Last night during the Republican presidential candidates’ YouTube debate, CNN failed to disclose that a questioner, Retired Brig. Gen. Keith Kerr, who asked about gays and lesbians serving in the military, is actually a co-chair of “Veterans and Military Retirees for Hillary Committee” and a steering member of “LGBT Americans for Hillary.” (See the question here.) CNN Senior Vice President and Executive Producer of the debate, David Bohrman, later acknowledged the network’s error:
We regret this, and apologize to the Republican candidates. We never would have used the General’s question had we known that he was connected to any presidential candidate.
Phil Singer, a spokesman for the Clinton campaign, told Raw Story: “[Kerr] is not a campaign employee and was not acting on behalf of the campaign.”