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MSNBC's Sharpton Defends Tawana Brawley Rape Accusation Hoax on PBS

January 21st, 2023 6:21 AM

Appearing as a guest on the latest episode of PBS's Firing Line, MSNBC host Al Sharpton let it be known that he has not backed down from his infamous claims from 1987 that a teenage black girl was raped by several NYPD cops, which was ultimately found to be a hoax by a grand jury.

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Scarborough: DeSantis Is Like 'Jeb!' He Should Avoid Trump, Skip 2024

January 20th, 2023 11:51 AM

On Morning Joe, Scarborough suggests that DeSantis is akin to Jeb in 2015: someone loved by the donor class, but who can't stand up to Trump. Scarborough predicts that DeSantis will decide not to run in '24, will finish his gubernatorial term with sky-high approval ratings, then run in 2026 when he doesn't have to worry about facing Trump.

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Scarborough: Conservatives Have No Right to Criticize Griner Swap

December 9th, 2022 10:49 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough suggests conservatives have no right to criticize Pres. Biden's deal to trade a notorious arms merchant for Brittney Griner, given January 6, and Trump's dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes, and his notion that parts of the Constitution could be terminated given the 2020 election. 

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Sharpton Asks Clyburn to Decry McCarthy Removing Dems from Committees

November 28th, 2022 4:48 PM

On Sunday’s Politics Nation, MSNBC host Al Sharpton asked outgoing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn about how Kevin McCarthy is running for House Speaker and threatening to remove Ilhan Omar, Eric Swalwell, and Adam Schiff from House committees. 

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Jewish Ex-Trump Staffer Let Don Lemon HAVE IT on Anti-Semite Fuentes

November 28th, 2022 11:27 AM

On CNN This Morning, Don Lemon gets into a testy exchange with a former Trump aide who is Jewish on the subject of Trump's dinner with Nick Fuentes. Lemon repeatedly tries to shut his guest down when he tries to raise the issue of antisemitism on the part of Squad members like Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ocasio Cortez. At one point the guest tells Lemon not to put words in his mouth. 

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Sharpton: DeSantis As Bad As Trump, Banning Books and 'Anti-LGBTQ'

November 12th, 2022 11:05 PM

On Friday's Deadline: White House, MSNBC host Al Sharpton predicted Donald Trump is toast and he knows it, that he'll take an "exit ramp" and ultimately not run in 2024. Then, like most liberals this week, he suggested Gov. Ron DeSantis was worse. 

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WHAT?! Scarborough AND Sharpton Compare Abrams to Moses

November 9th, 2022 3:00 PM

MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough and PoliticsNation host Al Sharpton teamed up on Wednesday to react to Stacey Abrams losing Georgia’s gubernatorial election for the second consecutive cycle by comparing her to Moses.

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Sharpton Claims Country In Worst Shape 'Since The Civil War'

September 3rd, 2022 4:04 PM

PoliticsNation host Al Sharpton joined his MSNBC colleague Alex Witt on her Saturday show to offer his thoughts on President Biden’s recent speech and his recent meeting with Biden. For Sharpton, the country is in the worst position it has been in since the Civil War because he falsely believes states are doing things like eliminating early voting.

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Morning Joe Surprisingly Skeptical Of Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness

August 26th, 2022 11:15 PM

Morning Joe is surprisingly skeptical of Biden's student loan forgiveness program. Much of the criticism aired focused on the unfairness of the plan, which helps people who have gone deep into college debt, while doing nothing for those who didn't go to college, or who saved to go to college or went to less expensive schools.

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On Abortion, Sharpton Declares 'The Bible Is About Choice'

August 4th, 2022 2:35 PM

President of National Action Network and MSNBC PoliticsNation host Al Sharpton joined Chris Jansing Reports on Thursday to discuss abortion and religion. Sharpton didn’t understand how one could be a good Christian and be pro-life because, according to him, “the Bible is about choice.”

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Morning Joe Swoons Over Biden Attacking Trump on January 6 Inaction

July 26th, 2022 12:29 PM

The Morning Joe panel swoons over Pres. Biden having attacked Trump's "courage" in not doing more to stop the Capitol riot. 

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MSNBC 'Christians' Forget The Bible's Teachings on Human Life

June 27th, 2022 7:59 PM

Church is supposed to be on Sundays, but that didn’t stop Pastor Joe Scarborough and his right-hand man, host of Politics Nation “Reverend” Al Sharpton from preaching a passionate sermon on abortion on the Monday service of Morning Joe.

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Morning Joe Warns Dems: Latte Liberals Driving Blacks & Latinos To GOP

June 20th, 2022 2:50 PM

Morning Joe frets over the phenomenon of "soy" latte liberals driving working-class blacks and Latinos away from the Democrat party and toward the GOP.

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Al Sharpton's Sudden Respect for 'Absolutely Heroic' Mike Pence

June 17th, 2022 8:35 PM

On Morning Joe, Al Sharpton gives "respect" and "credit" to "absolutely heroic" Mike Pence for his actions on January 6th: refusing President Trump's demand that he refuse to certify the election results, and remaining in the Capitol despite the presence of some rioters chanting "hang Mike Pence." By contrast, Lawrence O'Donnell said whoa, whoa don't make him a hero.