Talk about a political report that didn't age well. In fact, Dana Bash's report on Wednesday that Joe Biden remained firm in his support for the Hyde Amendment that prohibited federal funding of abortions didn't even make it past the next day.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has come under fire from the left and the media after he vocalized his support of the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment, which restricts the use of federal funds on abortions unless it’s in cases of rape, incest, and protecting the life of the mother. Thursday, CNN Newsroom ran a segment on the apparent controversy with CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash and USA Today columnist Kristen Powers.
On Thursday night, CNN gave 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, a town hall. Moderator Dana Bash, remarked about the tragic history of Bennett’s mother and grandparents, who lived through the Holocaust in Poland, but failed to mention the rhetoric used by Democratic congresswomen.
CNN and MSNBC's audiences heard repeated assertions on Wednesday that Special Counsel Mueller’s public briefing was “basically” a call for President Trump’s impeachment or prosecution. Rather than simply relaying what Mueller had actually said, cable hosts meticulously picked apart and psychoanalyzed his words to divine what the Special Counsel “really” meant: that the President was “a criminal” who ought to be impeached immediately.
On Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller held a press conference on the Russia investigation and the subsequent investigation into obstruction of justice. Mueller’s statement wasn’t very revealing, but that didn’t keep the liberal media from declaring President Trump guilty and jumping on the impeachment train yet again.
Although the Mueller report did not recommend any charges against the President, liberal journalists on cable and broadcast networks spent Thursday suggesting to audiences that impeachment was imminent, if not inevitable. Throughout Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, liberal talking heads on cable and broadcast news networks mentioned impeachment an astonishing 309 times during their coverage the of the newly-released Mueller report.
After a Thursday morning of losing touch with reality both before and after the release of the Mueller report, the CNN ostriches insisted that the President obstructed justice, the report is “pretty bad,” “very damaging,” Republicans are charting a legacy where lying about Russian contacts is acceptable, and the Mueller team want Congress to determine Trump’s guilt through impeachment.
In the first hour since the liberal media had time Thursday morning to sift through the Mueller report, the CNN analysts and hosts masquerading as Loony Tunes characters were distressed the Mueller team didn’t make a ruling on whether President Trump obstructed justice. But on the other hand, they cheered the report’s ten instances of possible obstruction constituted a “road map” for the House to impeach the President.
Discussing Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on Capitol Hill Wednesday, the panel on The Situation Room repeatedly used the terms “dog whistle” and “bullhorn” when describing his assertion that there was spying on the Trump campaign leading up to the 2016 election. CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin went so far as to accuse Barr of sending a “dog whistle” to Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Moments after first admitting President Trump was “cleared” and “exonerated” Sunday afternoon by Attorney General William Barr’s letter about the Mueller report, then walling it back on CNN Newsroom, the same assembled cast of analysts and journalists insisted that, while there may not have been enough evidence to charge President Trump with obstruction of justice, there was enough for Dems to impeach him. They also threw in some conspiracies about Barr’s motives for good measure.
The assembled cast of CNN reporters and analysts were staring down at their phones and printouts as they were reading Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress summarizing the Special Counsel report, Sunday afternoon. They seemed almost mystified by the findings when they began admitted President Trump would not be facing charges. But then once they seemed to realize what they were saying, they began walking it back.
Wednesday was CNN’s Democratic Town Hall with former Colorado Governor and 2020 hopeful John Hickenlooper in Atlanta, Georgia, which was only the latest in their series. And while there were some funny moments, there were plenty of far-left questions sprinkled throughout. One of which came from moderator and chief political correspondent Dana Bash, asking Hickenlooper if he would sign a national emergency to deal with gun violence.