Piers Morgan Denies Wrongdoing at Leveson Inquiry

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CNN host Piers Morgan, also a former editor of the British tabloids the Daily Mirror and News of the World, appeared in front of the Leveson Inquiry in London Tuesday to give testimony for a probe into the practice of phone-hacking at U.K. newspapers.

Morgan, appearing via live video feed from the U.S., stuck to what he has previously said about his alleged connection to the phone hacking scandal that shuttered the News of the World this summer, repeating that he never hacked a phone, listened to a voicemail message from a hackedphone or was aware that any stories printed in the paper had been obtained by his reporters engaging in the practice, overall seeking to keep his distance from committing to any wrongdoing.

A CNN spokesperson reached for comment Tuesday said in a statement that "Piers' testimony speaks for itself and does not impact his CNN program."