Craig Melvin and Dick Durbin

MSNBC Refuses to Ask Durbin About Offensive ‘Token’ Comment

June 18th, 2020 4:37 PM

Just one week after he asked South Carolina Senator Tim Scott if Republicans were using him a “token” on the issue of police reform, on Thursday, MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin refused to ask Democratic Senator Dick Durbin about similar comments the Illinois lawmaker made about Scott’s proposed legislation.

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Ignoring a Black Conservative: ABC, NBC Skip Sen. Scott’s Reform Bill

June 17th, 2020 8:47 PM

After previously boasting about Democratic Party pandering (kneeling while wearing marks of the slave trade) and decrying President Trump’s executive order on police reforms, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News completely ignored the Senate GOP’s Justice Act, a package of police reforms authored by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC). And while the CBS Evening News

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CNN's Berman Cues Liberal Senator to Bash McConnell's Judge Moves

May 6th, 2020 11:57 AM
On Tuesday's New Day show, CNN host John Berman prodded Maine Senator Angus King (an independent who caucuses with Democrats) to bash conservative judicial nominee Justin Walker as he opened his interview with the Maine Senator. The CNN host gave no pushback when Senator King derided Walker as "that unqualified judge," and complained that it was "ridiculous" that they were…
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Blitzer Repeatedly Urges Dem to Call Barr a Liar, Force AG Out

May 1st, 2019 11:21 AM
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer practically begged his Democrat guest to call Attorney General William Barr, a liar, and find a way to force him out disgracefully, during CNN’s live coverage of the AG’s testimony before the Senate, Wednesday morning. That question was prompted by news that broke overnight, revealing Special Counsel Robert Mueller was not happy with Barr’s summary…
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Mitchell Slams Trump Putting Kids in 'Cages;' 'Shameful'

March 8th, 2019 10:26 PM
As Democratic Senator Dick Durbin appeared as a guest on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell displayed the latest example of a liberal journalist slamming the Donald Trump administration for doing something the Barack Obama administration also did as she called it a "shameful policy" for Border Patrol to keep children in "cages," echoing her…

Eminently Qualified Kavanaugh Facing Hostile Democrats

September 5th, 2018 12:46 PM
Since Robert Bork’s “borking” 30 years ago, Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for a high court nominee by a Republican president have become predictable. Democrats, who favor a “living Constitution,” meaning whatever they think the founding document ought to say, are pitted against “originalists,” who believe the document speaks for itself and should be…

‘Dreamers’ and Demons

January 31st, 2018 6:29 PM
Xinran Ji, 24, had big dreams. But demons demolished them. The bright hopes of young Xinran Ji, a University of Southern California engineering student from Inner Mongolia, died in 2014 at the hands of a then-19-year-old "Dreamer" and his thug pals. Mexican illegal alien Jonathan DelCarmen, who first jumped the southern border at age 12, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last…

Good News Vs. Private Conversations

January 18th, 2018 2:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Last week the headlines should have abounded with the year's good news. It was the economy: gross domestic product was up some 3 percent and, for the last quarter, nearly 4 percent; unemployment was down to a 17-year low, with black unemployment at the lowest level since such statistics were compiled. The stock market was soaring, up some 40 percent since Donald Trump…
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Meghan McCain Calls Out Durbin's 'History' of Lying About WH Meetings

January 17th, 2018 4:36 PM
After doubting the truthfulness of the White House doctor, who gave President Trump a clean bill of health yesterday, the hosts at The View skyped in Democrat Senator Dick Durbin on their show January 17, to ask him about Trump’s infamous “s***hole” comment and whether or not the DACA deal was going to happen.  
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AP Predictably Botches Reporting on Immigration-DACA 'Negotiating'

January 14th, 2018 1:14 PM
One reason a coherent debate about immigration is almost impossible in this country is that the press fails to honestly and accurately report even the most basic facts. A Saturday Associated Press report on the topic by Nicholas Riccardi exemplifies this consistent failure.
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'Hardball': GOPers Are ‘Sniveling,' 'Pathetic' 'North Korean Soldiers'

January 12th, 2018 11:15 PM
'When they go low, we go lower' must have been the mantra for Friday’s Hardball as host Chris Matthews and his opening set of guests denounced Republicans as “North Korean infantry men” led by “racist” President Trump, “sniveling and supine” Ben Carson, “decorative” African-Americans, and “pathetic” House Speaker Paul Ryan.
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Giddy CNN Swoons Dems Are Giving ‘Testier’ Gorsuch ‘Run for His Money'

March 21st, 2017 4:42 PM
During the second break in day two of Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing Tuesday afternoon, CNN detected some wind in their sails as they swooned and congratulated their Democratic allies for supposedly giving the “testy” Gorsuch “a little bit more of a run for his money.” CNN found nothing to object to in the first break around lunchtime, so it was inevitable that…
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CBS Hints at GOP Double Standard on Gun Control vs. Syrian Refugees

November 20th, 2015 1:01 PM
Friday's CBS This Morning hyped that "thousands on the government's terrorist watch list...bought firearms in the last decade...and all of the sales were legal." Nancy Cordes played up that a bill to "close that loophole" that has been introduced for eight straight years has "gone nowhere" due to opposition from the NRA and congressional Republicans. Cordes…
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CNN Highlights Bipartisan Attacks on Durbin's 'Back of the Bus' Smear

March 19th, 2015 4:34 PM
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, Brooke Baldwin actually pointed out that both Democrats and Republicans are "pretty angry" with Senator Dick Durbin for his incendiary "back of the bus" attack on Senate Republicans, after they delayed the confirmation vote of Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch. Republican guest Margaret Hoover attacked Durbin for his "incredibly…