CNN’s credibility crisis just got worse as ex-CNN political commentator Doug Heye points out their obvious journalistic imbalance via Twitter.

CNN Politics tweeted out one of their stories Saturday announcing that Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, will receive the JFK “Profile in Courage” award for being the only Republican senator to vote for former President Trump’s conviction during his first impeachment trial.

The tweet includes a secondary comment detailing the award “comes at a time when Romney is not holding the GOP accountable for restricting voting rights.”

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Heye replied to CNN on Sunday afternoon expressing distaste for the tweet’s telling language.

“This is the kind of bad tweet that discredits good journalists and gives evidence that a thumb is on the scale.”

Fox News reached out to CNN for comment about the tweet. 

According to his LinkedIn, Heye spent five years as a political commentator for CNN and now contributes to the Washington Post.

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Other political figures like Republican communicator Matt Whitlock also reacted to CNN’s tweet, labeling the left-wing network’s comments as “absurd propaganda.”

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