Nets Skip Two Cases of Misconduct By Investigators in Russia Probe

September 10th, 2018 9:21 PM
The Russia investigation by the Special Counsel took major hits on Monday after a pair of stories came out that called their credibility into question. First came the revelation that federal prosecutors mislead the public on an aspect of alleged Russian agent Maria Butina’s relationship with a GOP operative. The other entailed evidence that fired FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer…

TV News: Obsessed by Russia, But No Time for Mueller’s Controversies

August 21st, 2018 8:55 AM
By far, the biggest news story of the Trump presidency has been the Russia investigation. As of August 15, the three broadcast network evening newscasts have devoted a combined 1,854 minutes to the probe, or nearly one-fifth (19.6%) of all of their Trump news. Yet virtually none of that airtime (just 62 minutes, or 3.3%) has been spent scrutinizing Robert Mueller’s investigation — a…

Noah Mocks Liberals Raising Money for Strzok Because They ‘Hate Trump’

August 17th, 2018 9:33 AM
While most of late night television is relentless in its attacks against President Trump and the right, occasionally Trevor Noah’s The Daily Show will criticize the left for being too gungho in its anti-Trump fervor. On the August 16 show, Noah targeted fired FBI agent Peter Strzok for profiting off of his anti-Trump texts by starting a GoFundMe page that has raised hundreds of thousands of…

Todd Freaks Out Over Strzok Firing: ‘Extraordinary and Un-democratic'

August 14th, 2018 3:50 PM
Taking to Twitter Tuesday morning, NBC’s Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd lost it over anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok being fired and President Trump praising the dismissal. Ranting that the president’s criticism of Strzok was “extraordinary and un-democratic,” Todd feared that other “civil servants” would be intimidated by the supposed effort to “…

Nothing to See Here: Nets Skimp on Firing of Peter Strzok

August 14th, 2018 1:40 PM
After deluging viewers with a seemingly unending amount of stories about fired ex-Donald Trump aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the networks on Monday night and Tuesday morning skimped on the news that anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok had been fired. ABC, CBS and NBC allowed just 9 minutes and 6 seconds of coverage to the development. In contrast, the gossipy reporting on Omarosa (over the…

CNN Expresses Sorrow for Strzok as Conservative ‘Punching Bag’

August 13th, 2018 12:42 PM
Showing their bias for anyone and anything anti-Trump, CNN’s At This Hour showed nothing but warm sympathy on Monday morning for Peter Strzok upon news he was fired by the FBI, repeatedly expressing hope that “he was treated fairly” and fretting that he was “a favorite punching bag” for President Trump and conservative media.

NYT Supports 'Savvy...Reliable' Strzok Against His GOP 'Antagonizers'

July 13th, 2018 7:11 PM
Things got frenzied at a House hearing on the federal investigation into possible Russia influence in the Trump campaign, as Republicans lobbed accusations at anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok, who responded by accusing them of playing into Vladimir Putin’s hands, while a Democrat said he deserved a Purple Heart. Strzok’s play of the Russia card worked for the Times, where an editor…

Cuomo, Lemon Blast GOP, ‘Embarrassing’ Strzok Hearing as ‘A Sham’

July 13th, 2018 3:42 PM
Following the tone set by The Situation Room panel hours earlier Thursday reacting to the congressional hearing with FBI agent Peter Strzok, CNN host Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon blasted Republicans as having conducted a hearing that was a “sham” and “travesty” that did the bidding or Russia and proved “why people want to vote the bums out” (read: Republicans, not…

Nets Refuse to Report Democrat's ‘Purple Heart’ Comment to Strzok

July 13th, 2018 9:36 AM
All three networks came to the Democrats’ defense Friday morning after the heated Congressional hearing Thursday where lawmakers questioned anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok about his biased role involved in the Clinton and Russia investigations. ABC, NBC and CBS didn’t hide their contempt for Republicans questioning Strzok, while they touted Democrats, ironically, as the ones were…

ABC Comes to Strzok’s Aid, Touts His ‘Searing Defense’ Against GOPers

July 12th, 2018 9:34 PM
Sparks flew on Capitol Hill Thursday as House Republicans grilled anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok about his bias and its possible influence on the high-profile investigations of Hilary Clinton and President Donald Trump. The hearing was basically a zoo between Democratic outbursts, Strzok’s righteous indignation, and Republicans holding them back. Of course, liberal media outlets like ABC…

CNN Panel: GOP Aided Russia, People Not Smart Enough to Discern Strzok

July 12th, 2018 7:51 PM
After almost six hours of testimony Thursday in the long-awaited public hearing of disgraced FBI official Peter Strzok, CNN’s The Situation Room featured a panel with glowing, Barack Obama-esque praise for Strzok while accusing Republicans of having conducted an “odious” hearing for “show” that did the bidding of Russia. One panelist even said the American people…

Chuck Todd Suggests Trump and GOP Are Out to Empower Vladimir Putin

July 12th, 2018 6:32 PM
Immediately following a dinnertime break in the marathon grilling of anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok in a joint House committee hearing on Thursday, MSNBC host Chuck Todd kicked off MTP Daily by siding with the former FBI agent and argued that President Trump and the GOP were empowering Russian President Vladimir Putin. And it was more than just baseless speculation, he insinuated it was their…

MSNBC Accuses GOP of McCarthyism, Praises Strzok’s ‘Integrity'

July 12th, 2018 5:11 PM
Following Thursday’s morning session of senior FBI official Peter Strzok testifying before Congress about anti-Trump text messages he sent during the 2016 campaign, MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing and her panel of paid NBC News analysts were unified in their condemnation of House Republicans and praise for Strzok. GOP members were compared to Joseph McCarthy while Strzok was laughably hailed for…

Nets Yawn as Anti-Trump FBI Lawyer Defies House Subpoena to Testify

July 12th, 2018 12:09 AM
On Wednesday, anti-Trump FBI lawyer Lisa Page was supposed to appear on Capitol Hill for a joint hearing with the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees who were investigating alleged political bias against the Trump campaign by the FBI. But instead of complying with the Congressional subpoena that called her there, she defied it and didn’t show up. The allegations against her were…