Sharpton Wrongly Claims Trump Never Condemned Anti-Asian Racism

May 4th, 2020 2:51 PM
On Saturday's PoliticsNation show, MSNBC host Al Sharpton devoted a segment to claiming that President Donald Trump has stoked up racism against Asian-Americans by accurately linking the COVID-19 virus to China. He also incorrectly claimed that President Trump had not spoken out against anti-Asian racism even though the President did so not only on Twitter but also in one of his televised press…

TV News Either Misrepresents or Ignores Latest CBP Move

February 17th, 2020 5:22 PM
When the Trump administration deployed elite Customs and Border Patrol forces to round up violent offenders in ten sanctuary cities, CNN and the big three broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) largely ignored the topic. The only network to devote more than two news briefs to the story over the weekend was MSNBC, which somehow managed to report fewer details in over 16 minutes of coverage than…

MSNBC Hypes Trump's 'New Threat,' Have ICE 'Terrorize' Illegal Aliens

February 16th, 2020 2:04 PM
On Saturday evening, MSNBC Live host Richard Lui presided over an all-liberal panel discussion of reports that ICE will be sending special agents into sanctuary cities to arrest illegal aliens that are taking refuge there. Lui described the move as a "new threat" to illegal immigrants, and his guests declared that President Donald Trump wants to "terrorize" illegals with "cruelty" to please his…

MSNBC's Lui Lauds Strict Illinois Gun Laws Even Though Murder High

February 17th, 2019 4:12 PM
On Saturday's MSNBC Live, weekend anchor Richard Lui provided an unchallenged forum for 17-year-old Houston city council candidate Marcel McClinton to advocate for more gun control. The MSNBC host also suggested that Illinois is better off than Texas because it has more stringent gun laws and a higher grade from an anti-gun group, but he did not notice that the murder rate for Illinois in recent…

MSNBC Guest Frets Over '1000-Year Reich' After Kavanaugh Confirmation

October 9th, 2018 5:39 PM

During Sunday’s edition of MSNBC Live With Yasmin Vossoughian, the panel had few kind words about Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Guest Danielle Moodie-Mills remarked on guest host Richard Lui’s comment that President Trump had a very good week, saying “it’s just funny to me that a good week for Donald Trump is a horrible week for our democracy and the American public.”…


MSNBC Worries About Police 'Overreacting' After London Terror Attacks

June 4th, 2017 6:20 PM
MSNBC's Richard Lui appears to be testing the limits of irresponsible media coverage of terrorist incidents. Up until now, the press has fretted in the aftermath of such attacks about possible retaliations or "backlash" against Muslims or others not involved in them, even though such misguided revenge-seeking has rarely occurred. Saturday evening, Lui worried about police "overreacting" shortly …

Women's March Co-Chair: 'Hands Off Planned Parenthood' Is Priority

January 17th, 2017 12:58 PM
Planned Parenthood is more than just a partner for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington. To begin his Sunday segment, MSNBC Richard Lui described the women’s march as an event that “started out as a rallying cry for women to show their solidarity against Trump” before turning to Linda Sarsour, the national co-chair of the Women's March on Washington, for more information.

MSNBC's Joy Reid: Right-Wing Media Are 'Stoking Racial Resentment'

August 20th, 2015 4:22 PM
MSNBC attempted to discredit conservative media on Thursday when Richard Lui brought on Joy Reid, a national correspondent for the network, to eviscerate right-wing news outlets for allegedly exposing Black Lives Matter organizer Shaun King as white. The Daily Caller, Breitbart News,The Blaze, blogger Vickie Pate, and CNN’s Don Lemon have all contributed evidence which strongly suggests the…

Even After New Emails, MSNBC Panelists Still Dutifully Dismiss Benghaz

May 5th, 2014 6:11 PM
Forget about the newly released White House emails – MSNBC personalities will never admit that the Benghazi scandal is anything more than a Republican talking point. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, fill-in host Richard Lui at least brought up the new revelations in the scandal, but he and his guests continued to treat it like a big, fat nothing burger. [Video below. MP3 audio here.]…

MSNBC Showcases Six Pro-Choice Guests, Zero Pro-Lifers on Roe v. Wade

January 23rd, 2014 1:20 PM
The annual March for Life took place yesterday in our nation’s capital, and MSNBC marked the occasion by inviting a slew of pro-choice guests onto its daytime programming to slime the pro-life movement without giving any pro-lifers a chance to respond. Between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, MSNBC featured six pro-choice guests and zero pro-life guests. During the 11 a.m. hour of MSNBC Live…

MSNBC’s Richard Lui Hypes GOP’s Supposed ‘Empathy Gap

January 7th, 2014 5:28 PM
It should come as no surprise that when Republicans don’t support liberal polices such as raising the minimum wage, expanding Medicaid or extending food stamp benefits that MSNBC will slander them as heartless and compassionless. That was the basic message during a segment on January 8 between fill-in host Richard Lui and NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray. The segment began with…

MSNBC's Lui to Gun Control Advocate: How Do You 'Up the Ante' After Mi

October 22nd, 2013 4:29 PM
Not only did MSNBC substitute host Richard Lui drop any pretense of objectivity in an interview segment with gun control advocate Pia Carusone on the October 22 Jansing & Co., but his ghoulish exploitation of yesterday's fatal school shooting in Sparks, Nevada, appeared to cuase his guest to reel back a little bit. [LISTEN to MP3 audio here; WATCH video below the page break] Noting that "…

MSNBC's Jansing Promotes National Action Network Conference, Omits Sha

April 3rd, 2013 1:15 PM
Aside from his daily MSNBC hosting duties, Al Sharpton founded and serves as president of the tax-delinquest liberal National Action Network (NAN), which is at present heavily involved in a push for new federal gun control legislation. This morning, MSNBC dutifully dispatched reporter Richard Lui to cover the NAN conference in New York City, from which Lui reported during the 10 a.m. Eastern…

MSNBC’s Richard Lui to GOP Rep on Gay Marriage: ‘What If One of Yo

March 15th, 2013 11:23 AM
MSNBC’s gay marriage advocacy continued unabated on Friday. Speaking with Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Ut.) on March 15, host Richard Lui asked the congressman if his support for traditional marriage would change if “one of your children were to be gay.” Lui’s question came following the Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announcement that his son is gay and that he now supports same-sex marriage…