Chuck Rosenberg Katty Kay Jonathan Lemire MSNBC Morning Joe 2-19-24

MSNBC Analyst on Fani Willis: This 'Mess' Means She Should Step Aside

February 19th, 2024 9:53 AM

On Morning Joe, legal analyst Chuck Rosenberg says that, based on his experience, when a supervisor on a case is involved in a relationship with a subordinate, one or the other should be removed from the case. He said that should apply regardless of whether the relationship between Fani Willis and Nathan Wade began before or after she hired him on her prosecution team.

Power In Pink! WashPost Fashionista Touts Fani Willis 'Fury' in Court

February 19th, 2024 6:13 AM

Washington Post's critic-at-large Robin Givhan has come under scrutiny for her fashion-based critique of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis during court proceedings. Despite the serious nature of the case in question, Givhan prioritized fashion commentary and posture analysis over the factual substance of the case. This angle has caused backlash among readers, many arguing that…


Jeffrey Toobin Outraged Willis, Wade Could be Disqualified for Lying

February 16th, 2024 8:37 PM

Former CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin was puzzled by the possibility of District Attorney Fani Willis and prosecutor Nathan Wade being disqualified from a RICO case involving Donald Trump, following accusations of perjury regarding their romantic relationship. During a discussion on Anderson Cooper 360, Toobin questioned how their relationship could prejudice the case. He was criticized for…


Nets Gush Over ‘Fiery, Fierce’ Fani Willis, Boasts She Won’t Lose Case

February 16th, 2024 5:14 PM

The Friday morning broadcast network news shows were in spin mode to defend and cheer on leftist queen and Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis as she gave “fiery, fierce”, and “dramatic” testimony in a hearing as to whether she will be tossed off the Georgia 2020 election case against former President Trump and his 18 co-defendants due to a romantic relationship with Special…


Lauding Willis, MSNBC Can't Differentiate Between Prosecution, Defense

February 16th, 2024 1:45 PM

MSNBC’s Joy Reid and Katie Phang were not happy on the Thursday edition of The ReidOut that Fulton County D.A. Fani Willis has had to defend herself against accusations that hiring Nathan Wade as a special prosecutor in the RICO-election case against Donald Trump represents a conflict of interest. The two played both the race and sexism cards against Willis’s critics, but the only…


'You Idiots': Colbert, Daily Show Worry Willis Affair Endangered Case

February 16th, 2024 10:14 AM

CBS’s The Late Show host Stephen Colbert and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show temp host Jordan Klepper were the only late night hosts to discuss Fulton County D.A. Fani Willis’s testimony on their Thursday shows and they were not happy with her for endangering the case against Donald Trump.


STUNNING AND BRAVE: ABC News Fangirls Over Fani Willis

February 16th, 2024 12:16 AM

Among all the networks, it was ABC that fangirled the hardest at Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ turn on the witness stand in a hearing to determine whether her office is fit to prosecute former President Donald Trump. 


‘Do Not Count Her Out’; CBS, Lefty Authors Hail ‘Badass’ Fani Willis

February 1st, 2024 11:46 AM

Monday’s CBS Mornings featured longtime journalists Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman, the co-authors of the new anti-Trump book Find Me the Votes, focused specifically on the Trump-Georgia case. Not surprisingly, the authors and co-hosts not only reassured viewers the case against former President Trump and his co-defendants won’t fall apart if Fulton County D.A. Fani Willis and…


Michael Steele: Fani Willis Scandal with Prosecutor a 'Little Thing'

January 29th, 2024 5:41 AM

On the new MSNBC show The Weekend, co-host Michael Steele calls Fani Willis' apparent affair with a prosecutor she hired and paid over $650,000, a "little thing."

Cal Thomas on the 2024 GOP Race: Is It Over?

January 19th, 2024 4:54 PM

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on Fox News Monday night as Iowa voters caucused and delivered a decisive victory for Donald Trump in his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination and a second term as president. Gingrich joyfully predicted that Trump would not only win the nomination but would win the White House in November with a minimum of 29 states. Gingrich…


NBC Avoids Reporting on Fani Willis Misconduct Hearing on Trump Case

January 19th, 2024 12:09 AM

Some of our major networks made an editorial decision not to cover the upcoming hearing, ordered by the judge overseeing the Trump trial in Atlanta, regarding misconduct allegations against Fulton County prosecutor Fani Willis. We are thus reminded of that great Iowahawk quote: “Journalism is about covering important stories, With a pillow. Until they stop moving.”


ABC Ends ‘Big Three’ Silence on Bombshell Against DA in Trump Case

January 15th, 2024 12:09 PM

On Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America broke the nearly week-long blackout among the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC on their flagship morning and evening newscasts in reporting the 2020 election case against former President Trump and his 18 co-defendants could fall apart as Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis has been facing allegations of a romantic relationship…


Lead ABC, CBS, NBC Shows Ignore Possible BOMBSHELL in Trump-GA Case

January 9th, 2024 12:03 PM

On Tuesday, the flagship morning news shows on ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to acknowledge a Monday night bombshell revelation via one of the 18 co-defendants of former President Trump in his Fulton County, Georgia case that the county’s district attorney office should be barred from prosecuting them due to an inappropriate romantic relationship between lead D.A. Fani Willis and a man brought on…

Mika Brzezinski Ken Block MSNBC Morning Joe 1-4-24

Surprise! Mika Calls Out Trump's Kiss-and-Tell Fraud Investigator

January 4th, 2024 10:07 PM

On Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski challenges Ken Block, who had been hired by the Trump campaign to investigate claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election, on his decision to make all his findings, which were contrary to Trump's interest, public.