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CNN Axes Trump Booster Jeffrey Lord Over Nazi Salute Tweet

The right-wing commentator had been arguing with a reporter from Media Matters.

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CNN has severed tied with conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted the Nazi salute “Seig Heil!” at Media Matters’ Angelo Carusone.

“Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said in the statement, according to CNN Monday. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.”

Lord on Thursday responded to a message by Carusone that pointed out the Donald Trump supporter misspelled her name in a column.

“Seig Heil!” he replied.

Lord went on to describe Media Matters as a “fascist” website that tries to quell free speech.

Elizabeth Preza is a staff writer for Raw Story. Follow her on Twitter @lizacisms.

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