Peter King, football writer

Football Writer King Takes Aim at ‘United States of Guns’

May 31st, 2022 12:59 PM

Football writer Peter King veered far out of his lane Monday, using his sports column to preach for gun control. He also called this country the “United States of Guns.” In his column Football Morning in America, he demanded more gun laws and called for a ban on the sales of AR-15 rifles. 


MSNBC's Hayes Trashes Peter King as 'Notorious' 'Anti-Muslim' Bigot

November 12th, 2019 5:10 PM
MSNBC host Chris Hayes devoted the final segment of Monday’s All In to weighing in on the retirement of longtime Republican Congressman Peter King. In addition to portraying, Hayes King’s retirement as part of a large “red exodus” among House Republicans, Hayes attempted to characterize the retiring lawmaker as an “anti-Muslim” bigot.

Cupp Unloads on Relitigating Sandy During Harvey; ‘How Old Are You?'

August 30th, 2017 10:03 PM
On the Wednesday edition of her HLN show, conservative/libertarian host S.E. Cupp ripped into the current political debate over disaster relief funding in light of Hurricane Harvey that’s centered around how lawmakers felt about the so-called Sandy relief package in January 2013.

2012: NBC Pushed Back at Suggestion Obama Admin Leaked Classified Info

May 16th, 2017 3:24 PM
Like the rest of the liberal media elite, NBC's Today was in a frenzy over the Washington Post's charge -- denied by the Trump administration -- that the President shared classified information in a recent meeting with Russian officials. Co-host Savannah Guthrie started Tuesday's show by saying the White House was in "crisis mode," with "outrage in Washington" over the "jaw-dropping story." But…

NBC: Unsigned Michael Sam Would've Been 'NIghtmare Situation' for NFL

September 4th, 2014 9:36 PM
With less than an hour to go until kickoff on the 2014 NFL season, NBC Sports kicked off a new season of predictably left-of-center political pontifications. Holding that dubious honor tonight was Sports Illustrated senior writer and NBC Sports contributor Peter King, who, during pre-game analysis, insisted that the Dallas Cowboys signing rookie defensive end Michael Sam to their practice…

Rep King: NYT Trying to ‘Help Hillary Clinton’ and Take Benghazi I

December 30th, 2013 5:11 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, the New York Times on Sunday published a controversial front page piece about the events surrounding last September's attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya. It immediately evoked harsh criticism from House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) who said on Fox News Sunday, "[T]hat story is just not accurate." On Monday, Congressman Peter…

Hurricane Sandy Relief: Networks Attack GOP, But Mention Pork Only

October 29th, 2013 2:10 PM
Striking the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy tragically devastated communities causing an estimated $50 billion in damages. By the end of January 2013, a relief bill was passed for Sandy aid, after the bill was delayed because of wasteful spending. House Republicans opposed a pork-ridden $60 billion Senate bill ($10 billion higher than damage estimates) and chose not to vote on it…

Golly it's a 'Great Day' for GOP 'Civil War', Goofy CNN Anchor Gushes

September 20th, 2013 2:10 PM
It's gotten to the point where CNN anchor Carol Costello makes Ted Baxter look like Edward R. Murrow. Costello is dispensing with any pretense of objectivity and has decided to let her left-wing flag fly -- this while the execs at CNN scratch their heads over the network's abysmal ratings. If I want liberal media on cable, I'll turn to MSNBC thanks very much and thereby avoid, to borrow from…

Gregory Doesn’t Like King Wishing Obama Was ‘More of a Commander-i

September 8th, 2013 12:57 PM
Congressman Peter King (R-N.Y.) said on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday, “I wish [President Obama] was more of a Commander-in-Chief than a community organizer.” This seemed to shock host David Gregory who shot back, “Why do you say that? I mean, that's like a campaign line. What does that mean?” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Congressman King: ‘Al Qaeda Is in Many Ways Stronger Than It Was Bef

August 4th, 2013 11:37 AM
Remember all that talk from President Obama during last year’s campaign about al Qaeda being decimated? Apparently not, for on ABC’s This Week Sunday, Congressman Peter King (R-N.Y.) said, “Al Qaeda is in many ways stronger than it was before 9/11 because it's mutated and it spread and it can come at us from different directions” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Limbaugh Slams Liberals for Defending Muslims While Blaming 'Right Win

April 17th, 2013 11:57 AM
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh used his Tuesday radio program to criticize members of the mainstream media and others on the political left for diverting any potential blame from Muslims as the possible terrorists behind Monday's Boston bombings while suggesting that “right-wing” groups were possibly involved in the attack on the marathon. “If you are a Muslim, and it turns out…

NBC's Lauer Hypes: GOP 'In Throes of a Civil War' Over Sandy Relief Bi

January 3rd, 2013 12:02 PM
At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer teased an upcoming interview with New York Congressman Peter King by seizing on House GOP disagreement over when to schedule a vote on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill: "...fresh off the fiscal cliff fight, the Republican Party appears in the throes of a civil war. This morning, we'll talk to an outspoken GOP congressman who urged voters in…

CNN Tees Up Republicans and Democrats to Hammer Speaker Boehner Over S

January 2nd, 2013 5:48 PM
After House Speaker Boehner pulled a vote for Hurricane Sandy aid on Tuesday, CNN gave a microphone to outraged politicians who bashed the House GOP for not voting on the relief bill that Senate Democrats loaded with pork. CNN gave two interviews to Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) airing his grievances against fellow Republicans, and anchor Don Lemon interviewed three Democrats who wanted the…

CBS Touts GOP Talk of Benghazi 'Coverup,' Notes Petraeus Promoted 'Spo

November 12th, 2012 4:47 PM
On Monday's CBS This Morning, Sharyl Attkisson filed a hard-hitting report on the possible ties between former CIA chief David Petraeus's resignation and the continuing controversy over the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Attkisson spotlighted how Petraeus told several members of Congress that "video of the Benghazi attack supports an element of spontaneity, as the…