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Penultimate Psaki Show: Jen Denounces ‘Conspiracy Theory’ Crack Pipes

May 12th, 2022 9:29 PM

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki went before reporters Thursday for her penultimate press briefing and she made it one to remember as she falsely claimed it’s “a conspiracy theory” taxpayer dollars are funding free crack pipes despite reporting from the Washington Free Beacon that government-funded “safe smoking kits” contain crack pipes.

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Fox’s Hoff Makes Briefing Debut, Tangles With Psaki Over SCOTUS Threat

May 11th, 2022 10:35 AM

Filling in for Fox’s A-Team of Peter Doocy and Jacqui Heinrich, correspondent Alexandria Hoff joined The Psaki Show on Monday and Tuesday as Jen Psaki began her final week at the podium and Hoff made it count by joining other reporters in grilling her on the threats to Supreme Court justices due to the leaked draft opinion on abortion.

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MSNBC Laments Biden Admin Not Allowed To Follow 'Science' on Masks

April 21st, 2022 2:25 PM

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell and her Thursday guests decried the fact that President Biden won’t be able to govern in the name of “health and science” now that his public transportation mask mandate being struck down in federal court.

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Jacqui Hammers Psaki on Iran, Ukraine as WashPost Lobs INSANE Softball

March 16th, 2022 7:38 PM

If you can believe it, Wednesday marked the 200th episode of The Psaki Show (as per the AP’s Chris Megerian) and it featured some of everything, including a quintessential softball question about whether President Biden’s a morning or evening person and hardballs from Fox’s Jacqui Heinrich and Gray TV’s Jon Decker on the latest Biden White House word games.

After Pushing Anti-Trump Vulgarity, WashPost Decries Let’s Go Brandon

October 24th, 2021 8:45 AM

In an amazingly tone-deaf and hypocritical Saturday article for the Washington Post, White House reporter Ashley Parker and reporter Carissa Wolf bemoaned how, across the country, President “Biden’s critics hurl increasingly vulgar taunts.” This, after the paper, spent four years actively promoting such comments against former President Trump. They even took issue with the non-vulgar…

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No Doocy, No Problem: WH Journos Step Up, Hammer Psaki on Afghanistan

August 30th, 2021 6:39 PM

Hours before the U.S. military announced the official end of the war in Afghanistan, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki took heavy fire on Monday afternoon from a litany of establishment liberal media outlets, Fox’s Jacqui Heinrich, and usual cast member Philip Wegmann over the administration’s handling of the withdrawal, what to say to those being left behind, and whether America is now…

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MSNBC Slobbers Over Cookie-Loving Biden, Trashes 'Weak' McCarthy

May 26th, 2021 11:22 PM

They just can’t help themselves. In a classic display of Liberal media bias, MSNBC host Brian Williams moderated a panel in which he showcased the contrast between the way the mainstream media covers Republicans versus the way they cover Democrats.

Gag: ‘Transformational Leader’ Biden Gives Post Reporter Butterflies

April 27th, 2021 4:40 PM

Despite having some of the lowest approval numbers in a modern day president’s first 100 days in office, the Washington Post wants you to believe President Biden is doing a fantastic job. In fact, the Post’s White House reporter Ashley Parker’s lengthy puff piece to…

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Biden Gets to Define Bipartisanship Down

April 14th, 2021 9:20 PM

On the latest NewsBusters Podcast, we discuss how cooperative reporters are helping President Biden redefine the concept of bipartisanship. Washington Post reporter Ashley Parker explained "the president and his aides have proffered a definition of bipartisanship untethered from Washington." Biden can jam through massive spending bills with only Democrat votes and it's still…

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AP Reporter to Psaki: Should Cuomo Resign to Avoid 'Distractions?'

March 1st, 2021 6:13 PM

Monday’s White House press briefing provided a list of noteworthy moments as Press Secretary Jen Psaki was joined by DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, including a number of questions on scandal-plagued Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY). While Psaki continued to largely deflect, she had help as an Associated Press reporter wondered if Cuomo should resign to avoid unwanted “distractions” on COVID.…

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MSNBC: Don't Blame Biden For Virus Problems; It's All Trump's Fault

February 27th, 2021 2:30 PM

Don't you dare blame Joe Biden for any shortcomings regarding the coronavirus. It's not like he's president or anything. That was the recurring theme on Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show this afternoon. From The Washington Post's Ashley Parker, to Michael Steele of the infamous Lincoln Project, to MSNBC Dr. Irwin Redlener, to Wallace herself, the theme was pounded home—don't go…

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NBC Mourns No ‘Moral Victory’ for Dems, Fears Biden ‘Deeply Damaged’

November 5th, 2020 11:27 AM

Throughout special election coverage on Wednesday, partisan NBC journalists bitterly complained that the Democrats had failed to achieve a “moral victory” in Tuesday’s election or a definitive “repudiation” of President Trump. Network correspondents and pundits even admitted that if Joe Biden were to win the presidency, he would be “weakened” and “deeply damaged” by the race being so close.…

Column: Numerical Nitpicking of the Coronavirus Briefings

April 29th, 2020 6:44 AM
Throughout the Trump era, the media have hated the president, both coming and going. They condemned him for not having “formal” press briefings. Now they condemn him for having them. The Washington Post and The New York Times augmented their aggression on the briefings by doing content analysis of the transcripts.They're full of Trump "attacks" and "boasts,"…

Column: Press Briefings and Ego Bruisings

March 25th, 2020 6:44 AM
One of the more tiresome partisan polkas we’ve witnessed in the Trump years is the herky-jerky dancing around the White House briefing. First, journalists insist it’s a dangerously undemocratic practice to avoid a daily briefing. Then when suddenly there are daily briefings for a public-health crisis, journalists insist it’s a dangerous practice to air these briefings live…