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MSNBC's Tur Pushes Biden from Left on Forgiving Student Loans

April 29th, 2022 8:23 PM

On Friday morning, MSNBC host Katy Tur and contributor Geoff Bennett lamented that President Joe Biden is reluctant to spend even more federal money by going along with forgiving student debt -- a move many Democrats hope will boost them with young voters in this year's elections.

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Capehart Accuses GOP of 'Playing Games' Amid Putin WMD Threats

March 19th, 2022 11:21 AM

Math and logic were in short supply on the Friday edition of PBS NewsHour as Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart accused 31 Republican senators “playing games” with aid for Ukraine because they voted against a spending bill in which less than one percent of the money was for Ukrainian aid.

The Deeper and Deeper into Debt We Go...

March 16th, 2022 11:44 AM

In his State of the Union address, President Biden claimed he would, be “the only president to ever cut the deficit by more than $1 trillion in a single year.” While this is technically true, he ignores the fact that the reduction in the deficit will be due to the decreased expenditures associated with COVID-19 relief.

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ABC's 'This Week' Panel Attacks Manchin 'He Represents Plutocrats'

December 26th, 2021 12:17 PM

It’s now been a week since Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) went on Fox News Sunday and tanked President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, drawing audible sighs from the mostly liberal panel on ABC’s This Week. A week later and they still have not gotten over it. They spent the latter half of the so-called “Powerhouse Roundtable” railing against Manchin for not going along…

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CBS Asks if ‘Grown-Up’ Kamala Feels ‘Betrayed’ by Manchin

December 21st, 2021 2:32 PM

On Tuesday, CBS Mornings previewed Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan’s exclusive softball sit-down with Vice President Kamala Harris set to air on Sunday. Brennan was shown fretting to the VP about whether West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was “playing fair” or if Harris felt “betrayed” by his opposition to trillions in wasteful spending. Later, co-host Gayle King…

Editor’s Pick: Daily Wire on Press Asking if Manchin ‘Betrayed’ Biden

December 21st, 2021 10:30 AM

On Monday, The Daily Wire’s Virginia Kruta reported on West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin being “the topic of much discussion at Monday’s White House press briefing, where several reporters from multiple outlets asked press secretary Jen Psaki to weigh in on Manchin’s public announcement that he would not be voting for the Build Back Better Act.” The questions came after “Psaki referred to…

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Glaude: By Killing BBB, Manchin is 'A Kind of Relic of a Previous Era'

December 20th, 2021 7:54 PM

Professor and MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude Jr. was not happy with Sen. Joe Manchin's announcement that he is a no on the so-called Build Back Better bill, claiming him to be "a kind of relic of a previous era," who is indifferent to people suffering while he lives luxuriously. 

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‘Fatal Blow’: Nets Meltdown Over Manchin ‘Killing’ Biden Agenda

December 20th, 2021 4:38 PM

On Sunday evening and Monday morning, the network broadcasts of ABC, NBC, and CBS were in mourning over the “potentially fatal blow” dealt to President Biden’s radical left-wing agenda by West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who announced his opposition to proposed massive social spending legislation. Anchors and correspondents were distraught as they described how the White House was “reeling”…

Editor’s Pick: Hot Air on Lefty Host Asking Who’s Really President

December 20th, 2021 10:55 AM

On Saturday, Hot Air’s Karen Townsend reported on frustrated left-wing Comedy Central host Charlamagne Tha God demanding Vice President Kamala Harris tell him “who the real president of this country is”: “She became so flustered with his line of questioning that she told him to not start talking like a Republican....Charlamagne’s interview with Kamala turned ugly when he asked her a very…

Behold NYT Fairness:'Archconservative, Hard-Right' GOP Hates Governing

December 10th, 2021 8:34 PM

In a political climate where the hard-left nature of the Democratic Party has put them historically far behind Republicans in generic polling, The New York Times insisted that it’s the Republicans that are the radicals. Times congressional beat reporter Carl Hulse issued an insult, common from the Democratic-leaning snobs of the press corps in…

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‘It’s on Fox Right Now!’; Doocy, Psaki Do Battle Over China, Ill Biden

December 3rd, 2021 6:34 PM

An ill President Biden served as a focus of Friday’s White House press briefing, so it was natural that Fox’s Peter Doocy was in the middle of it in questioning Press Secretary Jen Psaki on that as well as the Build Back Better (BBB) Act and China’s refusal to allow for a complete investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.

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Todd Decries GOP ‘Sabotage,’ ‘Propagandist Media...On the Right’

December 2nd, 2021 4:55 PM

On Thursday’s MTP Daily, MSNBC host Chuck Todd tried to blame Washington “dysfunction” solely on Republicans and even suggested the GOP was attempting to “sabotage” Democrats ahead of the 2022 midterms. He later concluded that the “propagandist media...on the right” was to blame for Republican senators standing on principle and opposing government spending legislation.

Swindled Again By Big Government Waste

November 22nd, 2021 12:06 PM

Remember those “shovel-ready jobs” promised by the Obama-Biden administration in 2011? When many failed to appear after passage of this spending boondoggle, President Obama joked, “Shovel-ready was not as shovel-ready as we expected.” That law, noted Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), cost $787 billion, of which $48 billion was supposed to go for infrastructure…

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Joy Reid Dismisses Inflation as GOP 'Buzzword,' Says Economy Is Great

November 18th, 2021 12:13 AM

MSNBC’s The ReidOut host Joy Reid decided on Wednesday to channel NBC chief business correspondent and MSNBC colleague Stephanie Ruhle in dismissing the economic pain Americans are facing amid rising inflation, calling it a “buzzword bandwagon” by Republicans who “want you to believe the economy isn't doing well” when it’s “not bad” and people “are also spending a record amount of…