The story was published on CNN's website, but not used on-air, the network said.
This video is just the first from Project Veritas in the American Pravda series, and they plan to release more in the coming days with other shocking revelations.
The increase of CNN's daytime audience more than doubled and its prime-time audience jumped 70 percent previous year during Trump's presidential campaign.
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In recent months, several high-profile incidents have occurred, including subway trains stuck in tunnels for an hour or more. Emergency personnel have responded to a Manhattan subway station where passengers were reporting smoke and a loss of power.
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Of course, one individual was lapping this news up like a White Russian: President Twitter-fingers, who had a straight up FIELD DAY tweeting about the "failing!" outlet's journalistic error.
CNN's Jim Acosta gets into nearly daily skirmishes with White House press secretary Sean Spicer over questions about the administration's transparency. The White House believes that the media should review anonymously sourced stories on alleged ties between Moscow and US President Donald Trump and retract the hoax ones, a spokesperson has said.
O'Keefe said Project Veritas got the video last Friday and that a portion, in an elevator, was recorded at CNN's headquarters.
The story was about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between a Trump associate and the head of a Russian investment fund. CNN accepted the journalists' resignations Monday. CNN's public relations staff refuted Trump's notion that the network is hurting, saying it is completing the most-watched second quarter in the network's history. The law firm of one victim recently sued O'Keefe, alleging violation of a federal wiretap law. Scaramucci, in the story, said he exchanged pleasantries in a restaurant with Dmitriev.
A source close to CNN told BuzzFeed that the story's publication was a "massive, massive f-- up and people will be disciplined".
See all of Trump's rant against CNN, including a meme he retweeted, below.
CNN and the other fake news sites are likely going to tone down the importance of this video evidence, but the cat is now entirely out of the bag.