FLASHBACK: Media Once Loved Julian Assange

April 11th, 2019 2:55 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested after being kicked out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London...finally. For media who have spent the fast few years focused on the narrative, Assange was seen as the face that symbolized the threat posed to the United States by Russia, second only to Vladimir Putin. However, it wasn't always that way.
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MSNBC's Glaude Wrongly Claims Record Death Threats Against Obama

November 15th, 2018 4:59 PM
On Wednesday's Deadline: White House, liberal MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude managed to include two myths in his commentary as he repeated a discredited claim that President Barack Obama received "exponentially" more death threats than any other President, and also suggested President Ronald Reagan was "hypocritical" on race as he wrongly claimed Reagan "declared his…
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MSNBC Guest Jokes About Using Time Machine to Change Trump, Not Hitler

September 13th, 2018 10:54 PM

Likely still bitter after having wasted millions trying to make Jeb Bush president, Republican strategist and frequent MSNBC guest Mike Murphy quipped on Thursday’s Deadline: White House that he wouldn’t have used to a time machine to go back in time to stop Hitler but instead change Donald Trump.

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MSNBC's Richard Stengel: 'America First Is Toxic Nationalism'

July 13th, 2018 6:58 PM
Talking heads on MSNBC and CNN got themselves all bent out of shape following President Trump’s appearance at a breakfast kicking off the 2018 NATO Summit. Wednesday’s edition of MSNBC Live With Katy Tur presented no exception. Former TIME magazine editor and Kerry State Department official Richard Stengel complained about President Trump’s “America First”…
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Wallace Likens Trump Admin to MS-13 Gang, 'Terrorizing' Kids

June 14th, 2018 9:25 PM
On Thursday's Deadline: White House on MSNBC, during a discussion of the White House's efforts to enforce immigration laws, the panel descended into hyperbole as host Nicolle Wallace actually likened the government to the MS-13 gang as she charged that the Trump administration is "terrorizing children" by separating them from their parents, as required by law.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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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.”  
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…