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NY Times Man Whines on NBC: They Never Dug Deep Enough on Trump-Russia

August 31st, 2020 5:33 PM

The conservative half of the country might suggest the liberal press beat the dead horse of the Trump-and-Russia issue into a fine paste. But on Monday’s Today, NBC's Willie Geist brought on New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt to promote his new book, Donald Trump v. The United States. Schmidt lamented the Mueller probe never got to the bottom of the issue, and…

New York Times Hypes Watergate-Level ‘Smoking Gun’ in Bolton Book

January 28th, 2020 10:34 AM
New York Times Peter Baker’s lead-story “news analysis” on Tuesday suggested revelations from an unpublished memoir by Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, John Bolton, could be a Watergate-like “smoking gun” -- or at least would in normal political times.  Baker eagerly and perhaps prematurely made his “smoking gun” case: “…

NYT Perked Up in the PM: Democrats 'Painted' Trump as 'Risk to Nation'

July 24th, 2019 8:03 PM
Wednesday was Mueller Day on Capitol Hill. For seven hours the special counsel provided testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee, carried live for those Americans still interested in his completed investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. electoral process in 2016. The Times saw "conservative conspiracy theories" and griped that Rep.…

NY Times Unhappy With 'Weird' Mueller Result, Hits Barr: 'Impartial?'

March 26th, 2019 9:44 PM
Days after the Mueller report dropped with a thud, disappointing the vengeful left, the New York Times is hurriedly changing the subject and burying the lead, moving on from “collusion” to unsubstantiated hints that Trump could still be guilty of something. Tuesday’s front-page story found reporters desperately spinning the subject to “obstruction of justice” while…

NY Times Sourly Shifts to Trump Obstruction of Justice, Slimes AG Barr

March 25th, 2019 2:32 PM
Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 elections is over, after finding no Trump-Russia conspiracy and issuing no indictments against Americans. With “collusion” a dead letter, the liberal press is investing hope in the other charge, “obstruction of justice.” A story by the New York Times focused on that other avenue in “Barr Goes…
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Watch Chris Matthews Suffer an EPIC Meltdown Over the Mueller Report

March 22nd, 2019 10:50 PM
Perhaps no single reaction Friday night to the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation rivaled that of MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews, who was apoplectic, inconsolable, and irate at the notion the Mueller team will not offer any further indictments in hopes of criminal charges concerning Russian collusion. And even his most adored guests couldn’t avoid…

NY Times Hails Obama-Donating Mueller Prosecutor

February 26th, 2019 2:46 PM
With special counsel Robert Mueller’s feverishly anticipated report on the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia expected to drop soon, the front page of Tuesday’s New York Times threw the spotlight (and some air kisses) toward Andrew Goldstein, a prosecutor in Mueller’s office, in “Cautious and Calm Prosecutor Quietly Anchors Mueller Team.” The reporters…

‘Morning Joe’ Gives More to Ivanka E-Mail Than Day One of Hillary

November 20th, 2018 3:57 PM
On Tuesday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-hosts and former Trump enthusiasts dedicated just over five minutes more during their first show after a Washington Post scoop about Ivanka Trump using a private e-mail address to conduct official government business than they did on March 3, 2015 for the first show since The New York Times blew the whistle on Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail…

CNN Gives 11x More Coverage to Trump Scandals than Immigration Plan

January 25th, 2018 11:47 PM
Early Thursday night, the White House released the parameters of an immigration plan being sent to Congress, which included legalizating 1.8 million illegal immigrants. However, this dramatic attempt at a compromise fell on deaf ears at CNN. From 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern, CNN devoted an astonishing 11 times more coverage to the Trump-Russia probe, discrediting the Peter…
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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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Civility: Matthews Compares Trump to Dictators Idi Amin, Kim Jong-Un

July 20th, 2017 10:34 PM
President Donald Trump was compared to another murderous world dictator on Thursday night as MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews suggested Trump is just like former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un since Trump and Kim “love the parades” where they can serve as the star alongside military demonstrations.

NYT Hails FBI's Comey for Sparing Hillary, Chides His Pro-Police Views

July 10th, 2016 1:00 PM
FBI director James Comey endured condemnation from conservatives for his weak-kneed decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for gross negligence in handling classified documents as Secretary of State. But New York Times reporters Michael Schmidt and Eric Lichtblau gave him an atta-boy on the front page of Wednesday’s edition paying tribute to his toughness, patience, and principles --…

Obama-Clinton Emails Make His Related Kroft Interview Statements False

October 31st, 2015 11:58 PM
A Friday evening story at the New York Times covered the Obama administration's decision to "try to block the release of a handful of emails between President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton." In it, reporters Michael D. Shear and Michael S. Schmidt demonstrated that President Obama undoubtedly did not tell the truth in his interview with CBS News's…

NY Times Does HRC's Bidding In Story On Criminal Inquiry Into Email

July 24th, 2015 11:24 AM
News broke on Hillary Clinton's email controversy Thursday night, and Michael Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo led with this sentence in their initial report on nytimes.com: "Two inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into whether Hillary Rodham Clinton mishandled sensitive government information on a private email account she used as secretary of…