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CNN correspondent contradicts network's own report that armed protesters had no presence in CHAZ

CNN is offering conflicting reports about whether the Seattle protesters who have declared the territory of "CHAZ" are armed, one of the network's former producers pointed out. Over the past several days, a portion of Seatle's Capitol Hill neighborhood has been taken over by anti-police demonstrators who have created their own borders and forbid the presence of law enforcement. The territory is called "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone," or CHAZ. CNN media correspondent Oliver Darcy attempted to dismiss the violent element of CHAZ in a report on Thursday evening, saying the presence of militant Antifa members was "grossly exaggerated in right-wing media." Darcy cited a spokesperson for Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, who told CNN, "City officials have not interacted with 'armed antifa militants' at this site, but will continue to be on site to monitor the situation closely." However, just hours later, CNN correspondent D