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Tennessee House group advances ‘fake news’ resolution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A small group of Tennessee lawmakers has advanced a proposal for a non-binding resolution stating that the state recognizes CNN and The ...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A small group of Tennessee lawmakershas advanced a proposal for a non-binding resolution stating that the staterecognizes CNN and The Washington Post as “fake news.”

Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss said Tuesday that he wants tocondemn the news organizations for their coverage of President Donald Trump andhis supporters.

Four Republican on a House subcommittee supported themeasure, while one Democratic member opposed. Two Republicans declined to voteon the proposal.

It now goes to the full House Judiciary panel forconsideration.

All seven subcommittee members are up for reelection laterthis year.