Mitchell on Becerra: 'Since When Is Being a Doctor the Requirement?'
February 25th, 2021 12:03 PM
Andrea Mitchell was distraught on her Wednesday MSNBC show over the fact that Republicans are not thrilled with President Biden's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra. She was also dismayed that thus far no Republicans have stepped forward to cancel Sen. Joe Manchin's decision to vote no on OMB director-nominee Neera Tanden.
MSNBC’s Ruhle Suggests Biden Create ‘Shadow Government’
April 16th, 2020 11:23 AM
While touting recent high-profile endorsements for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, on Wednesday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle argued that in order to counter the “daily clown show” of President Trrump’s coronavirus briefings, the former Vice President should establish a “shadow government” and hold his own daily press conferences on the pandemic.
Andrea Mitchell Fears ‘Skyrocketing’ Approval for Trump Amid Pandemic
March 25th, 2020 1:24 PM
During her 12:00 p.m. ET hour show on Wednesday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell revealed her greatest fear amid the coronavirus pandemic – Donald Trump’s approval ratings going up. She fretted over likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden “having difficulty” getting his message out during the crisis and support for the President “skyrocketing.”
Late-Night MSNBC Cannot Stop Bashing CNN Debate Moderators
August 1st, 2019 3:18 AM
Considering how much bashing MSNBC has done of the CNN Democratic presidential debates and the moderators (Dana Bash, Don Lemon, and Jake Tapper), it was no surprise when the late-night portion of their coverage (12:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Eastern Thursday) repeatedly bashed CNN for having and insufficiently covered issues like education and impeachment and created too much conflict.
Post-Election Myths: Team Obama Thought Jon Huntsman Would Be 'Trouble
November 21st, 2012 8:37 AM
Peter Nicholas of The Wall Street Journal is playing dumb. He played it straight when When Politico’s Mike Allen asked Obama campaign manager Jim Messina “which Republican would have had the best shot at beating your boss?” and Messina said Jon Huntsman.
“We were honest about our concerns about Huntsman,” Obama campaign manager Jim Messina said at a Politico breakfast event Tuesday. “I think…
Heilemann: Obama's a 'Brass-Knuckled, Pipe-Hitting' 'Brawler' Who'll
May 29th, 2012 12:45 AM
In 2008, Barack Obama with obedient media members such as New York magazine's John Heilemann convinced America that if they put their hope behind a junior senator from Illinois, their lives would instantly change for the better.
Now that things didn't turn out as rosy as these folks claimed they would, the White House needs to scare the public into thinking things would be far worse if Mitt…
Team Obama Cries 'Bull(bleep)' Against Billion-Dollar Campaign Estimat
December 31st, 2011 7:29 AM
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air put it best on the latest Obama campaign video: "You know, nothing says classy in a presidential campaign like having to bleep out a word from the national campaign manager in a prepared video." Campaign manager Jim Messina tells supporters it's "bulls---" that Obama will run a "billion-dollar campaign." In the shadow of Occupy Wall Street, will the media help Obama…
Media Focused on Big Bush Donors, Paying Little Attention to Obama's F
July 14th, 2011 3:53 PM
It's no secret that most campaigns are heavily funded by big checks from lobbyists, PACs, and rich donors, but President Obama's campaign team is turning away from that assertion, instead showcasing the claim that it is 98-percent-funded by grassroots support. Jim Messina, Obama's campaign manager, said "we did this from the bottom up," pushing the idea that the $86 million fundraising figure…