In mid-January, Donald Trump had a back-and-forth with CNN’s Jim Acosta during which the then president-elect accused Acosta of representing a “fake news” organization as Acosta defended his network:

After that, Acosta tweeted a defense of CNN that is still currently pinned on his page:

That tweet might need replacing in light of a recent CNN story by investigative reporter Tom Frank that was suppose to have shown collusion between a member of the Trump transition team and Russia — a report that has been pulled:

The story at the link has been pulled and now just displays the retraction:

Here’s an interesting question:

In any case, Anthony Scaramucci defended himself when the CNN report was published but later accepted their retraction:

Meanwhile, others see it as further evidence that CNN has earned the “fake news” label:

Stay tuned.