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HLN Apologizes for Censoring Pro-Donald Trump Shirt Worn by Baby-Saving Hero (Video)

”We blurred the logo and shouldn’t have; it was done in error,“ HLN spokesperson tells TheWrap

HLN says it made a mistake by blurring out a pro-Donald Trump shirt that was worn by a man being interviewed by the network for heroically saving a baby.

Steve Eckel, a retired New Jersey police officer, selected a shirt that said “Trump for President 2016” to wear during his TV appearance, and his message was seen loud and clear the first time the interview aired. However, when the segment was re-ared on the network, the Trump shirt was blurred out.

“We blurred the logo and shouldn’t have; it was done in error,” an HLN spokesperson told TheWrap.

The 53-year-old Eckel smashed through the windshield of a locked car with a sledgehammer to rescue an infant girl, according to the New York Daily News. The girl appeared to her rescuers to be struggling in the extreme summer heat.

HLN made news last week when it canceled “Dr. Drew” days after host Drew Pinsky made negative comments about Hillary Clinton’s healthcare. Numerous media organizations, including the Washington Post, were quick to tie Pinsky’s comments to the cancellation of his show, but HLN insiders told TheWrap that the decision to cancel the show was made a week before the controversial comments.

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