CBS EN Discovers Hush Money Probe's End, Upset No One Else Was Charged
July 19th, 2019 1:56 AM
After the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News refused on Wednesday to mention that the U.S. Attorney’s Southern District of New York office was closing its investigation regarding the now-infamous hush money payments, Thursday’s CBS Evening News noticed this legal victory for President Trump, but offered a tinge of disappointment there were no new charges. And similar to how…
NBC Juxtaposes Convicted Liar Michael Cohen With AG William Barr
May 5th, 2019 10:04 AM
With the liberal media boosting Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s partisan accusation that Attorney General William Barr committed a crime and lied to Congress, NBC’s Sunday Today highlighted Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer”, who was due in prison Monday on charges that included lying to Congress.
Jon Meacham: Trump May Be ‘in Thrall to a Foreign Power’
March 8th, 2019 3:52 PM
As part of MSNBC’s never-ending quest to find worst-case scenarios in the hope of bringing down Donald Trump, presidential historian Jon Meacham on Thursday yet again repeated the concept that the GOP occupant of the White House might be “in thrall to a foreign power” while referring to Russia. Meacham went on to compare the situation with the 1790s, when Secretary of State…
NYT Columnist Douthat: Cohen Testimony Discredits Steele Dossier
March 4th, 2019 1:48 PM
"Conservative" columnist Ross Douthat of the New York Times sounded like he was committing editorial-page heresy on Saturday for claiming that Michael Cohen's testimony before Congress last week cast doubt on the validity of the Christopher Steele Dossier which has been the main pillar of the quickly dissipating Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy theory.
CNN Panel: Cohen Lied to Congress About Not Wanting a White House Job
February 28th, 2019 9:23 PM
Soon after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen testified in front of the House Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday, a panel of commentators on CNN surprised viewers by contradicting the disbarred lawyer’s claim that he never wanted a post in the White House. Cohen’s troubles began when Dana Bash, the chief political correspondent for the liberal channel, pointed out that he was…
MSNBC Hits 'Racially Retarded' Meadows, Race-'Obsessed' Trump
February 28th, 2019 7:14 PM
On Thursday's Morning Joe on MSNBC, as the group freaked out over Republican Congressman Mark Meadows inviting a former Donald Trump employee, Lynne Patton, as evidence that President Trump does not treat minorities who work for him in a racist manner, MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch decried Meadows as "racially retarded," and Al Sharpton, of all people, declared that President…
Media Unanimous: Cohen is John Dean, and This Is Watergate
February 28th, 2019 5:37 PM
Justifying the gargantuan amount of Cohen coverage they provided yesterday, media talking heads continuously claimed that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen was a contemporary version of Nixon lawyer John Dean, and that his testimony constituted the Watergate hearing of our time.
NBC’s Guthrie Asks: ‘Were Democrats Able to Rehabilitate’ Cohen?
February 28th, 2019 11:44 AM
Following media efforts to lionize former Trump attorney Michael Cohen in the wake of Wednesday’s public Capitol Hill hearing, on Thursday, Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie hoped House Democrats were able to “rehabilitate” the convicted felon and help him “overcome” his complete lack of credibility.
Acosta Loses It After Hanoi Presser, Makes False Claim About WH Press
February 28th, 2019 4:19 AM
An hour after he trumpeted Thursday’s abrupt end of the second U.S.-North Korea summit, CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta appeared in need of a safe space following President Trump’s Hanoi press conference. Acosta wasn’t called on, so he aired his grievances on CNN while falsely suggesting the President had “steered clear largely” of the White House…
Obsession: CNN, MSNBC Spend 428 Minutes on Cohen, 12 on NoKo Summit
February 28th, 2019 1:08 AM
For all the liberal media’s prior pontifications about Wednesday being a “split screen” between two major events for President Trump, the congressional testimony of his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the denuclearization summit with North Korea, they were sure to only give the latter just a few pixels.
Nets Lionize Cohen, Chide Republicans for ‘Attacking His Credibility’
February 27th, 2019 9:50 PM
Despite Michael Cohen’s shady history and federal conviction for lying to Congress, the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) hung on his every word following Wednesday’s hearing before the Democratic-led House Oversight Committee. While glowing about his “dramatic public reversal” and “deeply personal takedown of a sitting president” (as NBC reporter…
CBS Hypes Cohen, 'Extraordinary Revelations' of 'Criminal Conspiracy'
February 27th, 2019 4:29 PM
CBS bowed out of live coverage of the Cohen hearing on Wednesday with hot talk. Anchor Norah O'Donnell summarized the "extraordinary" hearing this way: it "might be the most damaging testimony for a president since former White House counsel John Dean testified against President Nixon during the Watergate hearings." The words "criminal conspiracy" kept being…
Nets on Cohen Hearing: Impeachment ‘Test Drive,’ ‘Bullet to the Heart'
February 27th, 2019 2:06 PM
Moments before Wednesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing with former Trump attorney Michael Cohen began, the broadcast networks reveled in their own excitement as anchors and correspondents predicted doom for President Trump. The hearing was framed as everything from an impeachment “test drive” for Democrats to “a bullet right to the heart of the investigation into the…
ABC's Democrat Stephanopoulos Touts Cohen Having the 'Ring of Truth'
February 27th, 2019 1:18 PM
For Republicans, today's House Democrat-led hearing with former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen looks like a Democratic public-relations campaign...right down to the Democrats reviewing the testimony at the "objective" networks. ABC's George Stephanopoulos, who took his own turns testifying for a lying president with personal financial scandals during his time in the Clinton White…