The Tuesday evening following the first 2016 presidential debate, CBS Evening News was eager to share the opinions of people at debate watch parties from all across the country, including Los Angles, Philadelphia, and Dallas. Of the three watch parties they covered, CBS chose to lead with Los Angles where the makeup of the room was highly biased.
A.J. DELGADO, TRUMP CAMPAIGN ADVISOR: Let me give you the example of the great César Chávez, the great Mexican-American, a legend in our community whether you’re Cuban, Mexican, Colombian, whatever, because César Chávez would be on the border on horseback, watching and pushing out undocumented immigrants crossing the border, why? Because he wanted to help Latinos that were already here.
FÉLIX DE BEDOUT, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: This is just a sampling of what are millions of people like them [unauthorized immigrants] that have contributed to this country in many ways. If Mr. Trump’s policies on immigration were applied, they would not be able to tell their stories of success. Why deny it to others?
More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.
Following Monday night’s presidential debate, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence visited all three network morning shows on Tuesday and was repeatedly hammered by hosts over Donald Trump’s debate performance. Hostile questions accusing Trump of everything from lying to tax evasion were hurled at the Indiana governor.