A CNN source confirmed on Thursday that the network has elected not to renew the contract of conservative contributor Scottie Nell Hughes when it expires at the end of January.
Mediaite reported that Hughes has not been seen on CNN for weeks as the network has grown increasingly anti-Trump.
Something that I speculated about last month now appears to be true. CNN contributor Scottie Nell Hughes had her contract cut. pic.twitter.com/svb4AcUEuP
— Yashar (@yashar) January 12, 2017
Hughes took to Twitter to deny this rumor.
— Scottie Nell Hughes (@scottienhughes) January 12, 2017
However, CNN is no longer featured on her twitter bio, and her official bio states that she is currently political editor at .
Hughes became known during the 2016 presidential campaign season for frequently defending Trump at the liberal network. Given the fact that Trump blasted CNN as “fake news” earlier this week, it should come as no surpriser that the network has decided to let her go.
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