MSNBC's Wallace & Jordan Fret Trump Winning on NFL & National Anthem

October 11th, 2017 7:34 PM
On Tuesday's Deadline: White House, MSNBC Republicans Nicolle Wallace and Elise Jordan were leaning left on the issue of NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem as they fretted over the NFL caving in to President Donald Trump's complaints on the issue.

Stengel Claims 'Epidemic' of 'Excessive Police Violence,' 'Racism'

August 2nd, 2017 3:34 PM
On Tuesday's Deadline: White House, MSNBC contributor Rick Stengel claimed that there has been an "epidemic" of "excessive police violence" and "targeted racism" from the last few years during a discussion of President Donald Trump's recent comments joking about treating criminals roughly.

MSNBC: 'Mean' GOP Sees Health Care as 'Privilege,' 'Concierge Service'

June 23rd, 2017 7:02 PM
On Thursday's The 11th Hour on MSNBC, during a discussion of the debate over ObamaCare repeal, former Time magazine editor Rick Stengel -- also a former Obama administration official -- asserted that Republicans view health care as a "privilege" like a "concierge service" or "entitlement" that should be "starved."

Ex-Time Editor, Kerry Aide: Trump Leaving Paris Deal ‘Does Depress Me’

June 1st, 2017 6:27 PM
One series of MSNBC hot takes came on Deadline: White House about the U.S. leaving the Paris climate deal from former Time editor and Kerry State Department official Richard Stengel, who admitted that the move “does depress me a little bit” and will mean that the U.S. is now longer the most powerful nation on earth but simply “Little America.”  

Rick Stengel Accuses Trump of ‘Harassment’ of Nikki Haley

April 28th, 2017 4:08 PM
Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Friday, former Obama State Department official and Time magazine editor Richard Stengel hurled a wild accusation at President Trump, claiming the commander-in-chief guilty of “harassment” against United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley.

Williams, Stengel Blast ‘Novice’ Trump for Behaving Like an Autocrat

April 14th, 2017 2:21 PM
Earth to Brian Williams, it’s clear you had to learn on the job to not make stuff up! On Thursday’s The 11th Hour, MSNBC host Brian Williams and former Kerry State Department official/Time editor Rick Stengel blasted President Trump as “a novice” channeling world dictators while learning on the job.

Tillerson ‘Empowers’ Dictators By Ignoring Mitchell’s Hectoring

March 31st, 2017 4:59 PM
According to former Obama State Department flack (and former Time magazine editor) Richard Stengel, when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson refuses to answer shouted questions from hostile liberal NBC reporter Andrea Mitchell, America’s top diplomat “empowers” authoritarian regimes around the world.  

Morning Joe Hosts Insist Trump Aide Is a Threat to Democracy

February 14th, 2017 11:04 AM
Monday, on Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski discussed White House senior adviser Stephen Miller’s comments concerning the extent of the President’s power. Scarborough immediately got the ball rolling with a line of questioning for the administration, asking why they’d picked Miller to speak, saying: “Why did they have him say undemocratic things? Why did…

Former Journalist Says 'Journalist' Hostage Means Little to Iran Deal

November 2nd, 2015 5:11 PM
Monday’s Morning Joe featured a discussion with Richard Stengel, the Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. What proceeded was a discussion of the administration for securing the Iran Deal, without any effort to release Journalist Jason Rezaian, or the other three hostages of the government in Iran. Stengel would try to defend the lack of action…

Former Time Editor Hits Mandela From the Left: Not 'Very Progressive A

December 6th, 2013 4:48 PM
On Friday's CBS This Morning, former Time magazine managing editor Richard Stengel unexpectedly zeroed in on a part of Nelson Mandela's legacy that apparently wasn't sufficiently left wing. Moments after he lionized Mandela as "the George Washington of South Africa", Stengel asserted that "he [Mandela] had not been very progressive about HIV and AIDS when he was…

CNN Has Obama Nominee Connect Mandela to Obama -- Without Disclosing H

December 6th, 2013 3:00 PM
On Friday morning CNN hosted Richard Stengel, an Obama administration nominee, to discuss the President's connections to the late Nelson Mandela without disclosing Stengel's pending State Department position. Stengel is the former managing editor of Time magazine and hailed Obama's "eloquent" words: "I thought the President was very eloquent yesterday, talking…

Before Joining Obama, Time Boss Richard Stengel Forced Staffers Out Wh

November 25th, 2013 2:28 PM
Richard Stengel left the managing-editor job at Time magazine to work full-time at the State Department for his hero Barack Obama. But not long before he left, he was telling staff to accept a severance package or be laid off. Jim McElhatton of The Washington Times reports that these budget cuts “didn't extend to the more than quarter-million-dollar bonus that Time had doled in…

Daily Beast: 'Journalists Don't Retire, They Just Join the Obama Admin

September 13th, 2013 11:44 AM
"These days, journalists don’t retire, they just join the Obama administration," quipped Ben Jacobs of the Daily Beast in his September 13 post, "From Rick Stengel to David Axelrod, All of the President’s Journalists." But rather than see a problem with the liberal media-Democratic administration revolving door, Jacobs's story was decidedly matter-of-fact…

Revolving Door: Top Time Editor Taking State Department Job With John

September 12th, 2013 5:33 PM
Politico and Capital New York are reporting that Time managing editor Richard Stengel is stepping down from his news magazine job to join the Obama administration at the Department of State. It’s not as powerful a job as held by Time’s Strobe Talbott, who became Bill Clinton’s Deputy Secretary of State. It’s the post of Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and…