As Impeachment Trial Looms, CBS Pushes Flake on Standing Up to Trump
January 20th, 2020 12:03 PM
The journalists at CBS This Morning on Monday alternated between praising former Senator Jeff Flake for his current stand against Donald Trump and complaining that the Republican didn’t take the stand sooner. Talking to the guest, co-host Tony Dokoupil played the role of good cop. He quoted, “Republican Jeff Flake of Arizona served in the Senate from 2013 until last year. In…
CBS’s Gayle King Speculates on ‘Secret’ GOP Candidate to Oppose Trump
March 12th, 2019 12:14 PM
CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King on Tuesday speculated on a “secret” Republican candidate who might oppose Donald Trump in a 2020 GOP primary. Talking to new CBS contributor Jeff Flake, King noted, “You made it clear you were not thinking about running against Donald Trump.”
Go Figure: CNN Sucks Up to Ocasio-Cortez Before the SOTU
February 5th, 2019 9:08 PM
With a stacked panel of liberals, CNN was firing on all cylinders as the network for The Resistance on Tuesday night ahead of the President’s State of the Union address. In conjunction with that, AC360 featured a soft interview by chief political correspondent Dana Bash of liberal firebrand and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her guest/far-left activist who was caught on…
CBS Welcomes New ‘Contributor’ Jeff Flake, Prompts Him on 2020 Run
January 30th, 2019 1:23 PM
CBS This Morning welcomed a new “CBS News contributor” to the network on Tuesday. Is this person there to provide partisan balance? Not really. He’s Jeff Flake. Co-host John Dickerson introduced the former Senator by prompting him on a presidential run: “Before we start, I want to find out if you want anybody to call you president. You thought about running in…
'Coward'! New York Times Takes Back Their Praise of Jeff Flake Book
November 16th, 2018 10:30 AM
Jazz Shaw at Hot Air pointed out that New York Times book reviewer Jennifer Senior is trying to attract attention by retracting her book reviews. (Now, she's a columnist.) Her article is headlined "I Take Back My Praise of Jeff Flake's Book."
Behold! A 12 Pack of NewsBusters Blogs from Media's War on Kavanaugh
October 8th, 2018 4:20 PM
After almost a month of attempts to impugn Brett Kavanaugh with flimsy, uncorroborated, 11th hour allegations, the liberal media saw their attempts come up empty on Saturday with Kavanaugh’s official confirmation to the Supreme Court. But left behind in their wake was one dumpster fire after another, ranging from fake news to bias that radicalized even the most hardened Never Trumpers…
Post-Cloture NBC Hopes Other GOPers Vote No; ‘Beyond Reelection’
October 5th, 2018 1:45 PM
During and after the cloture vote Friday morning to move forward with Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, NBC’s Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell held out hope that unnamed Republican Senators could change their minds to oppose Kavanaugh and that, amidst the onslaught of pressure (read: verbal harassment from the left), voting against the Judge is thinking “…
Matthews Hails Heitkamp’s ‘Profile in Courage’ Opposing Kavanaugh
October 4th, 2018 9:46 PM
On Thursday night, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was in a more jubilant mood than he might have been earlier in the week on the issue of stopping Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thanks to the “profile in courage” from Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp (ND) in opposing Kavanaugh. With Heitkamp opposing the Judge, Matthews expressed optimism that there was a “…
NBC Worries FBI Inquiry Being ‘Rushed’; Suggests Kavanaugh Lied
October 3rd, 2018 12:10 PM
In an interview with Republican Senator Jeff Flake and Democratic Senator Chris Coons on Wednesday’s Today show, co-host Savannah Guthrie feared that the FBI inquiry into allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was being “rushed” and even suggested that the federal judge may have lied under oath during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing a week earlier.
ABC: ‘Hero’ Flake ‘Soothed the Nation’ With ‘Stunning' Bipartisanship
October 2nd, 2018 4:29 PM
The move to nominate Jeff Flake for sainthood has commenced in the liberal media. His move last Friday to delay a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination brought fawning coverage from ABC’s Nightline on Monday night. Co-host Byron Pitts swooned that, to some, he’s a “hero” who “soothed the nation.”
Delay, Deceive and Destroy
October 2nd, 2018 12:43 PM
Who believes another FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh will be the end of it? If the FBI finds nothing to support Christine Blasey Ford's testimony that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party, will it be enough for Democrats to vote to confirm him? Republicans say the investigation is limited to her charge and that of a third accuser, Julie Swetnick, whose allegations,…
Pelley Hits Kavanaugh: ‘Does This Man Belong on the Supreme Court?'
October 1st, 2018 11:50 AM
During a fawning interview with Democratic Senator Chris Coons and Republican Senator Jeff Flake on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, CBS correspondent Scott Pelley urged them to denounce Brett Kavanaugh for defending himself against partisan liberal attacks during Thursday’s contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Cuomo Hails Flake: 'The Sunshine of Compromise and Common Ground'
September 29th, 2018 1:59 PM
During Friday’s Cuomo PrimeTime, host Chris Cuomo closed the show by praising Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake’s decision to demand an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, delaying the Senate vote on his confirmation by a week. Not surprisingly, Flake received media acclaim after bragging about donating…
NYT Opinions Cite Phony ‘Corroborating Evidence’ on Kavanaugh
September 28th, 2018 6:40 PM
The New York Times editorial page on Friday joined the paper's news pages in criticizing Brett Kavanaugh’s “angry” tone in defending himself against uncorroborated assault allegations during his Senate Judiciary Committee testimony on Thursday. And former executive editor Jill Abramson doesn't seem to know what “corroborating evidence" means.