Shooting survivor claims CNN scripted questions for town hall meeting


A student who survived the mass shooting at a Florida school said he pulled out of a town hall meeting because the CNN event was “scripted,” a claim the network strongly denied.

“CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted,” Colton Haab, a Junior ROTC member who shielded other students from gunfire at the Parkland, Fla., school, told WPLG-TV, an ABC affiliate in Miami, on Wednesday evening.

“I expected to be able to ask my questions and give my opinion on my questions,” the 17-year-old Haab told the station, adding that he wanted to talk about using armed military veterans to guard schools.

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