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Feet to the Fire: FNC's Wallace GRILLS Comey on FBI’s Gross Misconduct

December 15th, 2019 3:46 PM
In one of the only instances of former FBI Director James Comey being held to some form of account for his overseeing of the bureau’s misconduct during the Russia investigation, Fox News Channel anchor Chris Wallace grilled Comey on what he knew about lies his people were telling the FISA court, his false statements to the public, and whether or not he would resign if he was still the head…

Bozell & Graham Column: Devin Nunes, Mocked for Being Right

December 14th, 2019 7:59 AM
A few weeks back on Life, Liberty & Levin, Rep. Devin Nunes boasted about his memo on FISA abuse: “And what we really find out now? Everything that we said at that time was 100 percent accurate. Everything that the Democrats and the media said at the time: 100 percent inaccurate.” The IG report backs up the Nunes version of events, and confirms the Adam Schiff/media rebuttal is…
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FLASHBACK: New Yorker Magazine Hyped Validity of Steele Dossier

December 14th, 2019 6:53 AM
In the wake of Justice Department Inspector Genereal Michael Horowitz's report, will the many mainstream media outlets who were hyping the validity of the Christopher Steele dossier now apologize? If so, The New Yorker magazine should be at the front of the apology line since they strongly hyped that dossier in both print and even in a video podcast in which their editor, David Remnick,…
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Matthews Hails Pelosi’s ‘Biblical’ Rhetoric, Blasts GOP ‘Puppets’

December 12th, 2019 5:30 PM
Unlike CNN, MSNBC’s Hardball didn’t surrender its entire hour Wednesday to the House Judiciary Committee debate on the Articles of Impeachment, but considering all the nonsense uttered by host Chris Matthews and an assortment of guests, perhaps it would have been better to follow CNN’s lead.
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Bozell Mocks Media Sadness Over Rocky Impeachment: ‘Wah!’

December 12th, 2019 11:32 AM
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday mocked media sadness that impeachment isn’t going exactly as planned. Appearing on Varney and Co., he reminded Fox Business host Stuart Varney that Chris Matthews blamed Fox News, adding, “[Matthews’s] thinking was 'Fox News is giving this other side of the story and the American people, half of America, is listening…
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CNN Newsroom Hosts Bungle Trump-IG Report Fact Check

December 12th, 2019 10:12 AM
CNN Newsroom co-hosts Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow like to think of themselves as being on the front lines in President Trump's war against the truth. Trump's Tuesday rally in Pennsylvania in the aftermath of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the FBI's handling of Crossfire Hurricane provided the duo another chance to put on…

Study: WashPost Twitter Page Bored to Death by Senate IG Hearing

December 12th, 2019 8:52 AM
Two weeks ago, we reported that looking at one day of The Washington Post's main Twitter page during an impeachment-hearing day in the House underlined the Post's impeachment obsession: Seventy of their 183 tweets and retweets (38 percent) were focused on impeachment. They promoted ten video tweets from the House attempt to remove Trump. But in the 24 hours of December 11, the IG…
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Pounding the IG Report, Cuomo Demands You Believe ‘Zero’ Spying By FBI

December 11th, 2019 11:46 PM
The network that catapulted “gaslighting” into our vernacular has been blowing a lot of hot air since the release of the DOJ inspector general report on the origins of the Russia investigation on Tuesday. Immediately following its release, the public understood that the FBI had lied to the FISA court to get surveillance warrants to spy on Trump campaign aides. Despite those facts, CNN…
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CNN Carried ONLY 33% of IG Hearing, But 99% of Impeachment Debate

December 11th, 2019 11:25 PM
On Wednesday night, NewsBusters examined the live coverage the top three cable news networks (CNN, FNC, and MSNBC) devoted to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and, most notably, far-left, pro-impeachment CNN only covered live 33.4 percent of the hearing. But when it came time for Wednesday’s impeachment hearing, CNN…

NYTimes Sticks Up for Discredited Dossier, Ignores IG Report Debunking

December 11th, 2019 10:23 PM
New York Times non-fiction book critic Jennifer Szalai emerged as the paper’s latest defender of Fusion GPS, the Democratic opposition-research firm led by former Wall Street Journal reporters Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, the deluded duo responsible for the discredited Russian “dossier” from former British spy Christopher Steele. They’re now trying to shore up their…
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ABC Anchor Muir LIES, Claims IG Found 'No Spying' from FBI

December 11th, 2019 8:47 PM
Senate Republicans grilled Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Wednesday, on how his probe could determine there was no political bias at the FBI against then-candidate Trump, when he couldn’t uncover a reasonable explanation for their “gross abuse” of the system, as Attorney General William Barr put it. Well, ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir…
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Chuck Todd Fears Dems Not Politicizing Impeachment Enough

December 11th, 2019 5:21 PM
Anchoring special MSNBC coverage of Wednesday’s Senate hearing with Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd worried that “Republicans are playing to win” when it comes to the impeachment of President Trump while Democrats were “trying to play by the rules.”

NYT: Report 'Debunks' Right-Wing Conspiracists; Dossier Finally Dumped

December 10th, 2019 7:57 PM
Move along, nothing to see here but right-wing conspiracy-mongering. That was the New York Times’ message covering the Inspector General report on how the F.B.I. came to investigate ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. Though the report was highly critical of the F.B.I., reporter Mark Mazzetti’s lead “news analysis” on Tuesday appeared under the banner headline…
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Barr: ‘Bogus’ Russia Investigation ‘Hyped By an Irresponsible Press'

December 10th, 2019 2:40 PM
During an exclusive interview with NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams aired on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr reacted to the Justice Department’s inspector general report detailing the FBI’s mishandling of the Russia investigation and also blamed the media for constantly hyping the faulty inquiry.