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CNBC’s Kernen Says Trumponomics ‘Optimism’ Helped Jobs

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March 10th, 2017 5:09 PM
The economic optimism of Donald Trump’s election is becoming harder to deny, although many liberals are still trying. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced March 10, that the U.S. economy added 235,000 new jobs in February, beating estimates by 38,000.  Following that news, CNBC’s Squawk Box co-anchor Joe Kernen argued Trump instilled confidence in the economy by…
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CNBC’s Santelli: People Want to ‘Put Cold Water’ on Trump Rally

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February 17th, 2017 3:11 PM
Rather than rejoice over the stock market rally, many people are pushing economic pessimism and that upset CNBC’s Rick Santelli. The CNBC editor and contributor complained about the pessimism on Squawk Box Feb. 16. “Much of the world always finds something to cheer about, always finds hope in every stock market. This particular rally, because of the president, everybody wants to put…
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NYSE Group President Says Trump’s Economic Plans ‘Already Working’

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January 19th, 2017 5:03 PM
It’s working. President-elect Donald Trump’s talk of lowering corporate tax rates and reducing regulation is already helping the economy, according to New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Group President Tom Farley. Farley shared his views on the economy and the causes of the recent stock market rally with CNBC’s Squawk Box on Jan. 18. Squawk Box anchors interviewed…

Media Predictably Mock Trump’s HUD Secretary Pick Ben Carson

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December 5th, 2016 10:07 PM
After Donald Trump chose former presidential candidate Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), journalists ridiculed the choice, mocked Carson’s beliefs and labeled him a “scammer.” Squawk Box co-anchor Joe Kernen anticipated the liberal media reaction on Dec. 5, saying, "Let's see, he's not a billionaire, so how's the…
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‘Mainstream Media Is a Loser’ After Election, Says CNBC’s Joe Kernen

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November 9th, 2016 12:13 PM
Squawk Box host Joe Kernen blasted the “mainstream media” as the election loser saying certain outlets should accept humiliation. “The mainstream media is a loser in this and not just in trying to analyze what was happening but trying to influence and affect what was happening,” Kernen said on Nov. 9.  
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CNBC’s Kernen: NYT Staff Has ‘Honorary Position’ in Clinton Campaign

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November 8th, 2016 8:47 AM
CNBC’s Joe Kernen slammed anti-Trump media bias on Nov. 8, and branded the New York Times as an honorary member of the Clinton campaign. He joked that The New York Times staff had “honorary position” in the Clinton campaign.  

CNBC’s Harwood Denies Allegation of ‘Collusion’ With Clinton Campaign

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November 7th, 2016 5:26 PM
Leaked emails from the Clinton campaign cast doubts on CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood’s ability to be an objective reporter when it came to Hillary Clinton. But after The Hill accused Harwood on Nov. 7, of colluding with the Clinton campaign, he denied the charge on Twitter.  
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Baseball Legend Johnny Bench Endorses Trump on ‘Squawk Box’

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October 3rd, 2016 11:17 AM
National Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench threw his support to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and argued on CNBC’s Squawk Box that Trump could “change Washington.” “I’m going for Donald,” Bench said on Oct. 3.
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CNBC’s Kernen Jabs Clinton's ‘Choreographed’ Meeting with Child

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September 12th, 2016 4:48 PM
Squawk Box anchor Joe Kernen jabbed the Clinton campaign for staging a meeting between the Democratic presidential nominee and a little girl in New York City. “It was so choreographed,” Kernen said on Sept. 12.
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CNBC’s Kernen Knocks George Stephanopoulos for Pro-Clinton Bias

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August 22nd, 2016 5:25 PM
When CNBC’s Joe Kernen calls someone out for liberal bias, it is usually one of his colleagues. This time, he hit ABC This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos. “I love when Steph goes after the Republicans, man. He's tough. He is tough. Whew,” Kernen remarked sarcastically in a jab at the ABC News’ chief anchor on Squawk Box Aug. 22.
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CNBC’s Joe Kernen Says He Follows NewsBusters on Twitter

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July 29th, 2016 4:12 PM
CNBC’s business news coverage took a humorous turn when Squawk Box anchors Joe Kernen and Andrew Ross Sorkin’s conversation turned to social media. On July 27, after reporting that Twitter shares were down following a disappointing quarter, Kernen revealed what he likes about Twitter and who he follows.  
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Kernen Calls For ‘Woodward and Bernstein' on Clinton Money Scandals

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July 22nd, 2016 2:44 PM
On the eve of the Democratic convention, CNBC’s Joe Kernen wanted to know why the media have failed to challenge Hillary Clinton on the issue of her personal wealth and the controversy surrounding the Clinton Foundation. Kernen, a Squawk Box co-anchor, pointed out that the media have been suspiciously silent on the subject of Clinton’s finances. During a discussion…
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CNBC’s Kernen Upset by Fed Decision Not to Raise Rate

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June 16th, 2016 1:46 PM
Following the Labor Department’s disappointing report that only 38,000 jobs were added in May, the Federal Reserve decided on June 15, 2016, they would not raise interest rates. CNBC Squawk Box co-anchor Joe Kernen reacted to the Fed’s decision the following morning. He criticized them for only raising interest rates once in the past nine years.
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Disgraced Anchor Dan Rather Criticizes Media's Coverage of 2016 Race

June 15th, 2016 6:14 PM
On CNBC's Squawk Box on Wednesday, Dan Rather somehow thought it was wise to offer criticism of the way the media has covered the 2016 presidential campaign so far. The former CBS anchor, whose career was crippled after the MemoGate scandal in 2004, asserted that there's "too much on the horse race, not enough on the substance of the race."