MSNBC and CNN are pushing impeachment harder than the Dem presidential candidates themselves. On Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski suggests Democrats have a "patriotic duty" to impeach and MSNBC contributor Adrienne Elrod twice says that Dems have "no choice" but to impeach. On CNN's New Day, Alisyn Camerota reacts almost angrily to Jeffrey Toobin's flat assertion that Dems won't impeach. Camerota says "I'm not so sure. The feeling is today . . . is that if you don't do something [impeach], if you're Congress and you don't do something, then you're saying that the President is above the law."
CNN brings back Chris Cuomo to guest host on his former show, New Day. Cuomo proceeds to blast AG Bill Barr over his handling of the Mueller report, as if he's merely shielding the president. Cuomo also indulges in a humble brag about his looks.
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni claimed on CNN's New Day on Wednesday that President Donald Trump lacks the smarts to understand the full Mueller report. "I'm imagining someone doing a slideshow, you know, with little captions, here's what the report says. He may not. He doesn't have that sort of discipline or span of attention."
Hours before the Notre Dame Cathedral fire with cable news channels moving into rolling coverage from Paris, Monday morning’s New Day featured numerous analysts, commentators, hosts, and journalists defending Minnesota Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments downplaying the September 11, 2001 attacks and blasting the President for “taking [her] words out of context” and causing her to grapple with death threats.
Appearing on CNN’s New Day Thursday, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper weighed in on Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on Capitol Hill earlier in the week; particularly taking issue with his declaration that “spying did occur” on the Trump campaign at the hands of the intelligence community. Clapper also told co-host Alisyn Camerota that he could not “speak specifically” to what the FBI did, an apparent 180 from his denial that the FBI spied on the Trump campaign during an appearance on The View a year earlier.
CNN has discovered that Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is a white male, and they are not happy about it. The cable network went into race-baiting overdrive following the announcement of O’Rourke’s candidacy, airing hours of feverish handwringing over whether Beto’s “white maleness” rendered him an unacceptable candidate.
From 6:00 a.m. Eastern to 12:00 p.m. Eastern, CNN analysts, commentators, and hosts repeatedly takes such as “[t]here is a one man who pulled the trigger here” inside two Christchurch mosques on Friday afternoon (New Zealand time), but they very quickly pivoted using transition words like “but” to then place blame on President Trump due to the animal’s citation of the President in a screed CNN has heavily promoted throughout the day.
Offering the latest example on Monday’s New Day of how CNN has upped its game in working to destroy Fox News, Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter reveled in the controversies surrounding two opinion hosts to the point that he wondered why their straight news anchors aren’t quitting in mass protest.
On Friday's New Day on CNN, co-host Alisyn Camerota suggested that DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen last year lied and tried to cover up the change in policy that led to the separation of illegal immigrant parents from their children, but it turns out that the CNN host was citing a tweet by Nielsen that was taken out of context that actually only applied to asylum seekers following the proper legal procedure. In fact, at a June 2018 press conference, Secretary Nielsen even more explicitly stated that illegal immigrants are criminals and will be separated from their children during prosecution.
CNN host Alisyn Camerota gave gun control activist Andy Parker free rein to bash Republicans like Steve Scalise as “true believers” in the NRA while promoting his new memoir on Wednesday's New Day. Camerota treated Parker as if he were a friend, gushing praise for his activism and literally cheering on his agenda of turning America blue.
On this morning's New Day, co-host John Berman fretted that President Trump's signing of a check on days he was also fulfilling his presidential duties constituted a "jarring juxtaposition." Alisyn Camerota echoed Berman's concern over the "juxtaposition." That this was a ginned-up nothingburger is reflected in Berman's supposed concern that Trump signed a check on February 14th, 2017, "just after Michael Flynn was pushed out of the White House." But Flynn resigned on February 13th, so that awful juxtaposition that has Berman so verklempt didn't even happen on the same day. The faux outrage reached its absurd apotheosis when Camerota cited Trump for signing a check on the same day . . . that he pardoned a Thanksgiving turkey.
Less than 24 hours after an extremely heated exchange with Republican Congressman Mark Meadows during former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Oversight Committee, Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib appeared on CNN’s New Day Thursday, where co-host Alisyn Camerota asked her if she regretted apologizing to Congressman Meadows for effectively smearing him as racist.