On CNN's New Day Tuesday, co-host Chris Cuomo questioned if President Donald Trump will be able to overcome attacks on his credibility and the investigations that surround him and his team. His assertion came in the midst of polls placing Trump's approval rating below 40 percent nationwide with 80 percent of support among his fellow Republicans.
On CNN's New Day Tuesday, co-host Chris Cuomo implied his displeasure with FBI Director James Comey over the agnecy's handling of investigations last year, such as the hacking of the Democratic National Committee in addition to looking into whether then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton mishandled classified information on a private server while serving as Secretary of State. In front of the House Intelligence Committee on Monday, Comey testified and confirmed the FBI is looking into possible ties and collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, though news reports of what Comey confirmed have appeared at least a month beforehand.
The panel on CNN's New Day Tuesday disucssed the criticisms behind the just-released Republican Party proposal to replace ObamaCare. In discussing the content -- or "the broccoli," as co-host Alisyn Camerota called it -- the panel's opposition, excluding Washington Examiner columnist David Drucker, ranged from labeling it as benefiting the wealthy to citing a new poll showing Americans' satisfaction with their health care.
When Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015, the savants in the news media weren’t just skeptical — they were openly disdainful of the man who will be sworn in as America’s 45th President at noon tomorrow. Reporters sniffed that Trump’s campaign was a “carnival show” which threatened to turn the GOP primary race into “a joke.” CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin called Trump a “fool,” NBC’s Chuck Todd blasted him as “a political streaker,” and pundit after pundit insisted the real estate mogul had no chance of winning.
By Wednesday morning, the on-air, online, and print meltdowns by liberal media types were exploding at an exponential rate with CNN’s New Day facilitating a few as senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin shrieked at the idea of conservatives on the Supreme Court while chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour lost it over “far right” European figures being “eager and jubilant” about President-Elect Donald Trump.
Reacting to news that the FBI had released documentation on former President Bill Clinton's controversial pardon of Marc Rich from 2001, CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin exasperatedly declared that the agency was either being "oblivious and incompetent" or "actively partisan" in the presidential race. He later observed that the document release "makes the FBI look like a wing of the Republican party."
CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin continued vocalizing his opposition on Monday afternoon to FBI Director James Comey’s Friday letter revealing the discovery of new e-mails in the Hillary Clinton investigation as having “violat[ed]” a “principle” of the Justice Department to not “interfere in elections” but instead “go dark.”
When it comes to Supreme Court justices and their views of the Constitution, on the one hand there’s Clarence Thomas, and on the other there’s everyone else in the 227-year history of the Court, suggested CNN and New Yorker legal analyst Toobin in a Tuesday piece. Toobin called Thomas, who just marked a quarter-century as a SCOTUS justice, “not a conservative but, rather, a radical” who’s driven to advance “his own idiosyncratic interpretation of the Constitution.” Thomas’s jurisprudence is, in Toobin’s words, “reactionary” and “antediluvian.”
Between Monday night and late Tuesday, various media outlets made the bizarre comparison between Melania Trump’s CNN interview defending husband Donald Trump against allegations of sexual assault to the infamous sit down then-First Lady Hillary Clinton gave to NBC’s Today in 1998 where she denounced accusations against President Bill Clinton as part of a “vast right-wing conspiracy.”
On Thursday's The Situation Room, CNN personalities were in overdrive throwing around accusations of racism toward Donald Trump's base of support within the Republican party during a panel discussion. Senior political analyst Jeffrey Toobin repeated the recurring charge that "law and order" represents "code words for cracking down on African-Americans," claimed Republicans are engaging in "voter suppression," and accused Trump's "base" of being "sick and tired of African-Americans trying to get political power in this country."
On Friday's Anderson Cooper 360, CNN host Cooper moderated a debate between two liberals, one of whom took a stridently critical position of Hillary Clinton for her flimsy excuses for mishandling classified email when she was Secretary of State. As CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin came to the defense of the Democratic presidential candidate, George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley was sharply critical of Clinton as he accused her of "trying to portray" herself as "something of a village idiot" in claiming that she misunderstood the marking of classified email, and calling her explanation "perfectly absurd."
While much of the dominant media have gone soft on liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recent remarks attacking GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump -- unprecedented for a sitting U.S. Supreme Court justice -- her comments were enough that even liberal CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin slammed her as being "completely wrong," and even recommended that she "recuse herself" if the 2016 presidential ends up disputed in the Supreme Court.