MSNBC Cites Steve Scalise Assassination Attempt to Push Gun Control
August 9th, 2019 12:00 PM
If there is one theme constant in the media's coverage of the mass shooting in El Paso and Dayton it is that Democrats are sincere in their efforts to end gun violence, while Republicans are scared of the NRA and are only concerned about their political careers. NBC reporter Jonathan Allen joined MSNBC Live on Thursday to remind Congress that given the assassination attempts on…
Nicolle Wallace Suggests 'Blood' on Trump Hands If Squad Attacked
July 17th, 2019 6:02 AM
On her MSNBC show, Nicolle Wallace suggests that President Trump will have "blood on his hands" if, in the wake of his recent tweets, one of The Squad members is attacked. Wallace didn't play that game when a Rachel Maddow fan shot Rep. Steve Scalise on a softball field.
Nets Ignore Tlaib’s Latest Anti-Semitic Comments About the Holocaust
May 13th, 2019 2:04 PM
It’s really become like day and night for some people on the left to spew anti-Semitic comments, isn’t it? Well, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) did just that in a Yahoo News podcast released Friday that’s been ignored by the major broadcast network newscasts. CNN’s Early Start covered them three times on Monday by rushing to her defense, but was undone hours later on…
Nets Barely Mentioned That Scalise Shooter Was a Loony Leftist
October 29th, 2018 4:21 PM
While the liberal media have been obsessed with blaming Donald Trump’s rhetoric for provoking the man who sent letter bombs to Democrats and CNN last week, they barely mentioned that the man who shot at Republicans on a baseball in 2017 was motivated by anti-GOP hatred.
Cuomo Tries to Pin Liberal Violence on Trump Rhetoric
June 27th, 2018 5:11 PM
Tuesday night on Cuomo Prime Time, CNN host Chris Cuomo declined to condemn Democrat Maxine Waters’ inflammatory statements that liberals should harass Trump administration officials. Instead, he blamed President Donald Trump’s “divisive rhetoric” for a lack of civility in the country. Despite having two different guests challenge him on his 9:00 EST show, Cuomo refused to…
AP Repeats Discredited Claim Scalise Was Speaker for White Racists
April 13th, 2018 9:15 AM
In the aftermath of House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he will retire from Congress, amid the speculation about who might replace him as top Republican in the House, the Washington Post ran an AP story by Alan Fram which repeats the debunked claims that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was a speaker for a David Duke-founded white supremacist group without even acknowledging any of…
Wow: CBS Discovers Those Who See Gun Control as ‘Assault' on 'Freedom'
February 27th, 2018 4:33 PM
Given how strongly journalists have used the Parkland shooting to promote gun control, it’s surprising to see a simple realization of how the current debate sounds to half the country. That observation occurred on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning as co-host John Dickerson mentioned his own relatives.
By Lemon’s Twisted Logic, Should We Blame MSNBC for Scalise Shooting?
January 27th, 2018 4:00 PM
The headline was everywhere. Here’s just one from right here at NewsBusters: "Don Lemon Blames Donald Trump for Death Threats Made to CNN Employees."
Chelsea Handler Leaves Home Because Trump 'Setting the World on Fire'
December 9th, 2017 4:01 PM
If it weren’t for bad luck, liberal comedian Chelsea Handler would have no luck at all. First, her eponymous talk show on the Netflix pay cable television channel is being canceled at the end of the year, and now, her announcement that she’s moving out of her house because President Donald Trump is “literally and figuratively” “setting the world on fire” was…
Print Media Omit Paul Surviving VA Shooting from Assault Coverage
November 5th, 2017 1:44 PM
Friday afternoon, Republican Senator Rand Paul suffered a minor injury when he was attacked as he was mowing the lawn at his home. Most press coverage thus far has failed to note that Paul was present at the baseball practice where Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana and three others were shot in June, or that the FBI reportedly believes that yesterday's attack on Paul was politically…
60 Minutes Skimps on Scalise Shooter’s Lib Beliefs, Hypes Gun Control
October 3rd, 2017 3:20 PM
In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, CBS This Morning’s Norah O’Donnell jumped on un-aired footage of her 60 Minutes interview with another shooting survivor, Congressman Steve Scalise. Declaring it timely, the co-host on Tuesday introduced her push for gun control: “The shooting here is reigniting calls to debate the nation's gun laws. Before the massacre, we spoke with…
Bizarre WaPo Story Tries to Blame Righty Radio for Scalise Shooting
July 9th, 2017 4:04 PM
The blogosphere erupted in a collective roar at Washington Post reporter Peter Holley's bizarre attempt to blame the shooting of Republicans and their security guards in Alexandria, Virginia on conservative talk radio. Holley's cockeyed conspiracy theory was that the shooter, James Hodgkinson, may have listened to local senior-citizen radio host Bob Romanik back in Belleville,…
ABC, CBS Omit Shooting Threat at Senator Flake’s Office and Arrest
July 6th, 2017 10:00 PM
Red flags went up quick at the Tucson, Arizona office of Republican Senator Jeff Flake on Thursday when one angry leftist claimed that shooting all of the opposition was the way to solve “the Republican problem.” The leftist protestor also brought up the shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise and was arrest by police a short time later. This disturbing incident went unreported on…
Salon: 'Sociopathic' GOP Should Learn From 'Bigot' Scalise's 'Baptism'
June 23rd, 2017 10:15 AM
In an article posted yesterday, Salon politics writer Chauncey DeVega trashed Republican Rep. Steve Scalise as a "bigot" and accused the Republican party of being a "sociopathic" entity that has "weaponized" the Scalise shooting and is "drunk on conspiracy theories and other hallucinogenic beliefs." He also repeated the discredited claim that Scalise…