On Monday afternoon, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta became absolutely unglued, expressing deep anger and horror at the Trump White House following the White House daily briefing that was conducted without audio or video to show viewers on orders from the White House.
There was civil unrest in Russia Monday, as anti-corruption protestors took to the streets all across the country during a national holiday celebration. Roughly 1,500 people were arrested for gathering to denounce their government. The White House came out strong and condemned Russia for cracking down on the peaceful protestors. All of the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) reported on the mass arrests during their evening broadcasts, but they all ignored the White House’s condemnation of the Russian government.
On Wednesday's New Day on CNN, it was another case of Philip Mudd going over the top into violent imagery against a Republican official as the CNN counterterrorism analyst declared that South Carolina Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy "ought to have his a** kicked" for asking former CIA Director John Brennan if he had seen "evidence" of the Donald Trump campaign colluding with Russia. Last December, Mudd notably flew off the handle about then-RNC official Sean Spicer as he proclaimed that he would like to "jump through the TV" and "take him behind the shed," tearing into Spicer as "someone who doesn't know his a** from a hole in the ground."
Liberals and Democrats continue hammering away at President Donald Trump on a daily basis in a variety of formats, but Jimmy Kimmel, the host of ABC’s late-night talk show, found a new way to slam the Republican occupant of the White House. Using a Schoolhouse Rock-style video entitled “I’m Just a Lie,” Kimmel managed to hammer away not only at Trump, but also Senior Counselor Kellyanne Conway and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
While a guest on Varney & Co. on the Fox Business Network on Tuesday, May 16, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee criticized a skit on the most recent Saturday Night Live program that attacked his daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who serves as deputy White House press secretary for the Trump administration.
Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, had strong words on Friday, May 12, for the show's rival on the Cable News Network: "You've got to stop putting [White House Counselor] Kellyanne Conway on the air. It's politics porn."
After remaining silent on the alleged March rape of a teenage girl and illegal immigrant in a D.C. suburb, journalists from ABC and CBS demanded the White House on Friday apologize, “retract” their comments on the case, and admit they “unfairly jump[ed] to conclusions” now that prosecutors have dropped the rape charges against the two teenage boys.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer blasted the press, as usual, Monday morning. "We go up there every day armed with a set of facts we have, and sometimes it becomes a game of gotcha, which is someone comes in and says, ‘Well, I know this instead,' and that's–if that's the game, it's who can stump the chump, then that's not really an exercise in trying to get to the bottom of a situation," he said on CBS This Morning.
Someone needs to tell the folks at the Comedy Central cable television channel that in order to have the word “Comedy” in your name, you should actually be funny. A perfect example of this concept gone wrong aired on Thursday evening, April 27, when the low-rated channel debuted The President Show, which mostly consists of President Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik sitting in the Oval Office with Peter Grosz as Vice President Mike Pence nearby.
MRC’s director of media analysis and NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham provided analysis on the Fox Business Network following White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s Thursday briefing, slamming the media for its collusion with the Democratic Party on attacking the Trump administration’s tax proposal as done solely to benefit President Trump.
There was a moment at Press Secretary Sean Spicer's White House briefing Monday that was significant. Asked by a reporter about North Korea's missile launch last weekend, Spicer said the administration was aware of the launch and that "it failed." End of story. Next question, please.
Following Wednesday’s White House press briefing, White House correspondents from ABC and CNN expressed their pathetic bitterness and sense of entitlement, whining the press secretary Sean Spicer didn’t call on them or some of their friends in the liberal media.