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CNN's Gergen Calls It 'Nuts' for Bill Barr to Urge 'Law and Order'

Late Saturday afternoon, during live coverage of the protests and riots in reaction to the police-involved death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, CNN host John Berman and senior political analyst David Gergen fretted over Attorney General Bill Barr calling for "law and order" in a statement addressing the violence.

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MSNBC Analyst Suggests Trump 'Corruptly' Going After Sen. Burr

It's a classic MSM damned-if-you-do-or-don't trap. On Joy Reid's MSNBC show today, MSNBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner suggested that President Trump is "corruptly" going after Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] because Burr has demonstrated insufficient "loyalty" to the president.
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Obsessed Joe Scarborough's Meltdown: 'Donald! Donald! Hey, Donald!'

Nary a day goes by that Morning Joe does not aver some variation on the notion that President Trump is not "well." But perhaps the time has come for Scarborough to take a hard look in the mirror. The corrosive effects of his unrelenting hatred of the president seem to be taking a toll on Scarborough's psyche. 

Column: Could Chuck Todd Be Any Lazier?

The late Tim Russert had a reputation of meticulous preparation for his Sunday turns on Meet the Press. Now it seems Chuck Todd spends more time working on his hair.
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Chuck Todd Offers Mealy-Mouthed Apology for Deceptive Edit, Blames CBS

Behold, the epitome of laziness. On Tuesday’s MTP Daily, NBC News political director Chuck Todd offered a muddled and pathetic apology/non-apology for the deceptive edit Sunday’s Meet the Press carried out against Attorney General Bill Barr, saying that he was “very sorry for that mistake” but blamed CBS News clips for this kerfuffle. Only in the final seconds of the 65-…
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NBC Tweets Apology After Chuck Todd Lies About AG's Comments on Flynn

Is it really too much to ask that the media report a quote, accurately? Apparently it is for NBC. On Meet the Press Sunday, NBC political director and MTP host Chuck Todd cut short a clip of Attorney General William Barr defending the DOJ’s decision to dismiss the Michael Flynn case in a CBS interview. After Todd edited the clip to take out crucial context, he absurdly proceeded to bash…
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Morning Fit: Mika Brzezinski Calls President Trump a 'Freaking Nut'

On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski called Donald Trump a "freaking nut." What prompted Mika to use a variation on the F-word to describe the President of the United States? That he had the audacity, via tweets, to defend himself and his administration.    
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MSNBC's Melber Refuses To Confront Schiff About Transcripts

During the early part of the Trump Administration it was not uncommon for Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to tell every TV camera and sympathetic journalist he could find that it was beyond doubt that Trump had colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign. But recently released transcripts showed former Obama officials, despite their public proclamations to the contrary, had no such…
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Nets Ignored Trump Proclaiming Flynn’s Innocence Before Case Dropped

A week ahead of Attorney General William Barr’s decision on Thursday to have the Department of Justice drop their case against former General Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce the innocence of his former National Security Adviser. “What happened to General Michael Flynn, a war hero, should never be allowed to happen to a citizen of the United States…
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Nets Celebrated Flynn’s Plea Deal But Decry Case Getting Dropped

Nearly two and a half years after accepting a plea deal because he was entrapped by anti-Trump FBI investigators, former General Michael Flynn saw light at the end of the tunnel Thursday. After the case was reviewed by the Department of Justice, Attorney General William Barr order the case be dropped citing the fact Flynn had not lied about anything material or central to the Russia investigation…

NYTimes Sees Conservative 'Assault on Virus Orders,’ No Label on ACLU

As some states take tentative steps towards resuming normal life, the New York Times on Thursday warned that Attorney General Bill Barr was getting into the debate on the side of fighting state restrictions on commerce and assembly. Reporters Lisa Lerer and Kenneth Vogel penned "Justice Dept. Signals Support for Fight Against Restrictions.” The text box set the hostile tone: “…
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MSNBC Trashes Bill Barr for 'Politicizing' Virus on State Lockdowns

On her Tuesday show, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell was in disbelief at the idea that the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division might sue states and localities for violating the constitution with excessive stay-at-home orders. It was not the first time Mitchell expressed confusion at the idea that the constitution still applies, even during a pandemic.
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Mitchell Aghast as AG Barr Vows to Defend Constitutional Rights

On her 12:00 p.m. ET hour show on Wednesday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell expressed her dismay at Attorney General William Barr vowing to defend the constitutional rights of citizens during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. She fretted that his comments were “a signal to the protesters” objecting to some of the more draconian shutdown policies across the country.
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Joy Reid Warns: Trump Might Use Virus as Guise to 'Reign as Monarch'

On her MSNBC show, Joy Reid warns that President Trump might use the coronavirus crisis as a "guise" to "reign as a monarch." She also mocks the President as "Apprentice Guy."