During her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell dismissed the controversy over Bill Clinton’s private meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch as nothing more than a “conspiracy theory” as she rushed to defend Hillary Clinton.
[See NewsBusters for more.] In case you weren’t aware, the liberal Chris Matthews is the king of the “tough questions.” That’s according to a new ad airing on MSNBC. In the spot, Matthews brags, “I take it as my job not to just ask the tough questions... but to get answers to them.” He boasted, “That means following up...
[See NewsBusters for more.] Will journalists come to the defense of another media outlet? Maybe not if that organization is Fox News. The Washington Examiner's Paul Bedard on Thursday reported that Democrats on the Federal Election Commission (FEC) targeted Fox News for punishment in 2015.
More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.
The cast of MSNBC's Morning Joe on Thursday ripped into the Clintons over Bill Clinton having a private meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the midst of the ongoing FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal.
[See NewsBusters for more.] ABC and NBC on Wednesday and Thursday ignored the highly suspicious news that Bill Clinton had a secret meeting earlier in the week with Attorney General Loretta Lynch. This as the Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server. Only CBS bothered to cover the story.
On Wednesday one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides, Huma Abedin, testified in a sworn deposition to Judicial Watch about Clinton’s use of a private E-Mail and server, as a part of an ongoing lawsuit. That evening, two of the “big three” networks were silent about the testimony and the latest batch of E-Mails.
All of the “big three” news networks ignored new details Wednesday evening of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who went missing in Uruguay. “The detainee was transferred to Uruguay by the Obama administration in 2014,” stated anchor Bret Baier on Special Report, “But has since vanished and officials say he could be in Brazil.” The development provides Congressional Republicans with even more ammo to stop detainee transfers from Gitmo.
JUAN CARLOS GONZALEZ, UNIVISION CORRESPONDENT: Mrs. Salinas states that she will, as (she does on) every Tuesday, continue to go outside this clinic in order to pray, and discourage as many women as possible so that they do not undergo an abortion, and give a voice to those who can not defend themselves.
CECILIA SALINAS, TEXAS PRO-LIFE ACTIVIST: To place (this) in the hands of a pregnant woman about to enter a clinic has a very important effect.