By Shane Trejo
The following article, YouTube Temporarily Removes ‘Fredo’ Video of Chris Cuomo, Claims It Violates ‘Policy on Harassment and Bullying’, was first published on Big League Politics.
A video of CNN’s Chris Cuomo showing the fake news anchor lose his cool and threaten a Trump supporter who called him “Fredo” with violent language was temporarily removed by YouTube today, claiming the content violates their “policy on harassment and bullying.”
UPDATE: YouTube has removed the original viral “Fredo” video from @theeconstituti1 for violating their “harassment and bullying” policy.https://t.co/EMnOeGnnQN pic.twitter.com/cjMXl0np30
— ALX (@alx) August 13, 2019
After being called out for their restrictive decision to protect Cuomo, YouTube quickly reversed their censorship and restored the video.
Unbelievable: @Youtube has taken down the viral video showing @chriscuomo threatening to assault a heckler and then grotesquely comparing “Fredo” to the N word. Youtube/Google literally covering up his racism and violent threats. You can’t make this stuff up. #StopTheBias https://t.co/A14f5CLSpN
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) August 13, 2019
Within minutes of a Tweet by @DonaldJTrumpJr, YouTube seems to have restored the video.
They only correct themselves when they get called out..
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