Chuck Todd: Flynn Is Biggest Foreign Policy Scandal Since Iran-Contra
February 14th, 2017 8:16 PM
On Tuesday’s MTP Daily, moderator Chuck Todd attempted to spin the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn as a category five hurricane and the biggest presidential scandal involving a foreign government since the Iran-Contra Affair under the Reagan administration.
'The View' Panelists Express Delight Over Michael Flynn's Resignation
February 14th, 2017 7:06 PM
During Tuesday's edition of The View, ABC's weekday talk show, each of the five female co-hosts was delirious with joy as the panelists discussed Michael Flynn's resignation as the Trump administration's national security adviser. After Whoopi Goldberg stated that Flynn was "not feeling the love this morning,” fellow comedienne Joy Behar demanded that the 2016 presidential be “done again” because…
NYT's Friedman Freaks Over Trump’s ‘Pearl Harbor,’ ‘9/11-Scale’ Lies
February 14th, 2017 5:16 PM
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman can’t stop comparing Donald Trump to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Now he’s adding Pearl Harbor as another hyperbolic comparison. Appearing on Morning Joe, Tuesday, Friedman ranted about Mike Flynn’s resignation as National Security Adviser.
CNN Guest Demands WH Probes Since 'Future of Country...Is at Stake!'
February 14th, 2017 4:54 PM
On Tuesday, a CNN Newsroom segment strayed into territory that would make Chicken Little proud. Speaking to host Brooke Baldwin, former Obama State Department official Wendy Sherman proclaimed that “the future of our country...is at stake” when it comes to the need for investigations into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
Pelosi Cites Fake Flynn Tweet, Andrea Mitchell Doesn’t Correct Her
February 14th, 2017 1:53 PM
During her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Tuesday, host Andrea Mitchell interrupted her panel of guests to go to live coverage of House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi ranting about the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn at a press conference. In her comments, the left-wing lawmaker cited a fake Twitter account purporting to be Flynn.
Fake News: NYT Journalist Touts Bogus Mike Flynn Twitter Account
February 14th, 2017 1:13 PM
In another round of fake news, the New York Times on Tuesday quoted from a bogus Twitter account purporting to be from Mike Flynn, the general who resigned on Monday night as National Security Adviser. The Times used a quote from “@GenMikeFlynn” asserting, “But if a scapegoat is what's needed for this Administration to continue to take this great nation forward, I am proud to do my duty.”
Media Furious That Trump Got No Questions About Flynn at Presser
February 14th, 2017 11:06 AM
One of the more amusing yet pathetic spectacles of the Trump administration’s early weeks — the ongoing establishment press fury at the richly deserved lack of respect it is getting from the President and his press secretary — neared meltdown yesterday. This occurred because Donald Trump wasn't asked a question everyone knew he wouldn't answer if asked about Michael Flynn at a joint press…
Reiner Slams Trump's 'Cancerous Presidency,' Predicts Impeachment
February 12th, 2017 5:49 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC, left-wing activist and film maker Rob Reiner condemned President Donald Trump as a "pathological liar" who is "mentally unstable," and declared that "we're looking at a cancerous presidency that we cannot allow to spread," during a discussion of reports that National Security Advisor Michael Flynn had discussed the issue of sanctions on Russia…
Slate's Goldberg: 'Traitorous' GOP Want Tax Cuts, 'Forced Childbirth'
February 6th, 2017 6:39 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, liberal Slate columnist and recurring MSNBC guest Michelle Goldberg asserted that Republicans are being "traitorous" by support President Donald Trump, and that they were giving their support so that they can get in return "tax cuts, voucherized Social Security, and forced childbirth." She also found Trump to be a "madman" and a "…
NBC Criticizes Trump Admin for ‘Officially Putting Iran on Notice'
February 1st, 2017 10:00 PM
Kicking off NBC Nightly News on Wednesday, the network seemed to bizarrely come out against the Donald Trump administration for “officially putting Iran on notice” following an unsanctioned ballistic missile test on Sunday that violated UN resolutions. “National Security Adviser Michael Flynn accusing the Iranians of defying the UN. Did they do it?,” questioned anchor Lester Holt in the opening…
Ex-MSNBC Analyst Jebreal Goes on CNN Charging Trump 'White Supremacy'
January 29th, 2017 7:57 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, former MSNBC and Newsweek contributor Rula Jebreal had one of the biggest on-air blow-ups against a fellow liberal that you're likely to witness all year. As the group discussed President Donald Trump's recent executive order halting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries, after Jebreal repeatedly claimed that the…
CNN's Keilar Frets Trump Too Quick to Call 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'
December 21st, 2016 10:56 AM
On Tuesday's The Situation Room on CNN, substitute anchor Brianna Keilar not only worried that President-elect Donald Trump was "jumping the gun" by calling the attacks in Turkey and Germany "radical Islamic terrorism" too soon "before any information was out there," but she also fretted that Trump was "dangerously close to making this look like a religious war."
NYT’s Rutenberg Says TV News Must Stop Going Easy on Trump
December 12th, 2016 10:17 PM
After television news (and his own newspaper) spent the last eight years praising Barack Obama and defending him against GOP attacks, there’s a Republican about to take office and suddenly it’s high time for journalists to get tough on politicians. That’s the gist of New York Times media reporter Jim Rutenberg’s latest Mediator column “TV News Must Pull No Punches For Trump." Rutenberg praised…
Rubin Derides Trump Cabinet As 'Ignoramuses, Billionaires, Generals'
December 11th, 2016 11:02 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC to discuss ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson's selection to be Donald Trump's Secretary of State, allegedly right-leaning Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin derided the cabinet picks as "ignoramuses, billionaires, and a few generals," and fretted that it was "pretty frightful stuff."