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Networks Choose Not to Cover Lefty Senator Joking About Killing Trump

April 6th, 2018 2:50 PM
For this installment of if the parties were reversed, the Thursday evening and Friday morning broadcast network newscasts refused to cover possible 2020 presidential candidate and Democratic Senator Kamala Harris (Calif.) joking on The Ellen Show about killing President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Fox News Channel’s Hannity naturally covered it, but…

Time Gives Jeff Sessions the OJ Simpson Photo Treatment

March 29th, 2018 7:23 PM
In June 1994, a Time Magazine cover photo of O.J. Simpson after his arrest generated heated controversy because his photo had been significantly darkened. The magazine's latest issue treats Jeff Sessions similarly, even though the Trump administration's Attorney General hasn't been accused of murdering anybody or credibly accused of any crime.
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Trump's AG Demands U.S. Attorney Go Easy on Wall Street on 'Billions'

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March 26th, 2018 12:35 AM
Season three of Showtime’s Billions is boasting its newest character: Waylon Jeffcoat (Clancy Brown), the new Trump-appointed redneck, conservative Attorney General who comes off as an over the top parody of Jeff Sessions. At the start of Sunday’s premiere, “Tie Goes to the Runner,” Attorney General Jeffcoat tells U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York State,…
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ABC Tries to Blame McCabe’s Firing on ‘Feud’ Between Him and Sessions

March 22nd, 2018 12:14 PM
Revealing the network’s desperate desire to find a nefarious motivation behind the firing of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, in reports for Wednesday’s World News Tonight and Thursday’s Good Morning America, ABC Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas suggested that the termination may have resulted from McCabe having opened and closed an investigation into Attorney General Jeff…
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Morning Joe Blames Money, Revenge, and Tweets for McCabe Firing

March 19th, 2018 12:42 PM
Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe lasted into the second week of the news cycle after he being fired by Attorney General Sessions over the weekend. His dismissal was accompanied by a shift in tone by the press, and by Monday, the usual suspects on MSNBC’s Morning Joe had memory-holed McCabe’s alleged transgressions for which the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility had…
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ABC Still Worried About McCabe Losing His Pension for Misleading IG

March 15th, 2018 9:41 PM
During Wednesday’s World News Tonight, ABC and anchor David Muir made it clear that they cared little about how former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe mislead Inspector General investigators. Rather, they were more concerned about him losing his pension. The same was true Thursday evening when their network competitors moved on from the story while ABC was still fixated on the possibility…
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View’s Hostin Frets: Firing McCabe, What 'Dictators Are Made Of!'

March 15th, 2018 1:45 PM
March 15 on ABC’s The View, the table briefly discussed the potential firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who is under fire from the Justice Department for allowing FBI officials to talk to reporters about sensitive information regarding the Clinton Foundation investigation, and then going on to mislead Justice Department investigators in their review of this behavior.
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NBC Adopts Gov. Brown’s ‘War on California’ Narrative Against Sessions

March 7th, 2018 8:56 PM
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in California on Wednesday as part of his effort to end their so-called “sanctuary city” and “sanctuary state” policies that forbid local law enforcement from working with federal agents on immigration matters. During NBC Nightly News hours later, the network showed who’s side they took in the debate when they framed the story using…

Sloppy Media Elites Imagine Racism in Sessions 'Anglo-American' Remark

February 17th, 2018 4:26 PM
The legion of the perpetually aggrieved "white supremacy"-obsessed jumped on a Monday remark by Trump administration Attorney General Jeff Sessions to concoct a bogus "racial dogwhistle" when he used the term "Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement" in a speech to the National Sheriffs' Association. Five days in, many of them still haven't…

New York Times Insists Non-Citizens Commit Less Crime Than Citizens

December 23rd, 2017 8:00 AM
On Thursday, Vivian Yee at the New York Times repeated the tired and unproven claim that "a large body of research has suggested that immigrants are no more likely, and often less likely, to commit serious crimes than native-born Americans." Though the article had plenty of links, there was no link to anything in that alleged "large body of research." Though Donald Trump…

CNN: Never Mind on the Jeff Sessions Russia Contact Disclosure Problem

December 11th, 2017 9:52 PM
In May, the establishment press went into overdrive after learning that Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't disclose two 2016 contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak on his disclosure forms applying for security clearance. On Monday, based on "a newly released document," the network reported that Sessions was accurately told that the disclosures weren't…
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CNN's Cuomo Gloats Over Sessions Hesitance to Investigate Clinton

November 15th, 2017 4:41 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo gloated over congressional Republicans apparently suffering a setback in their push for an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a way that it is unlikely that the CNN host would ever do if Democrats experienced a similar setback.
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‘Uranium Delirium’; Matthews Blasts Calls to Investigate Uranium Deal

November 14th, 2017 11:15 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews reluctantly waded into the Russia uranium deal story on Tuesday’s show, blasting the calls for a special counsel to investigate the “closed case” Obama-era deal and mocked the story as one that “the right-wing wants you to think is the biggest scandal since the Rosenbergs.”
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Matthews Hints Sessions Is a Racist for Attitude Toward Black Democrat

November 14th, 2017 8:54 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews hinted to Democratic Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was engaging in racist behavior based off of his attitude in answering questions from African-American lawmakers during the marathon House Judiciary Committee hearing.