ABC, NBC Rail Against ‘Partisan’ Republicans for Using Nuclear Option
April 6th, 2017 10:30 PM
In an act similar to that of a whining child, Senate Democrats attempted to block the President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch Thursday. Republicans, in turn, followed through on their promise to execute the so-called “nuclear option” to bring debate to a close and move the nomination forward. In response, ABC and NBC were up in arms that evening. “The Republican leader today…
CNN's Louis Frets 'Radical Action' of GOP Breaking Gorsuch Filibuster
April 3rd, 2017 9:47 PM
In multiple appearances on CNN on Monday, CNN political commentator and Spectrum News political anchor Errol Louis fretted over the Republican effort to bar the filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Louis called such a move "radical action" as he appeared on CNN's New Day, and, appearing later on CNN Newsroom, he worried that such an action would begin a precedent that would result in…
NBC’s Chuck Todd Badgers McConnell About Giving Garland a Vote
April 2nd, 2017 4:24 PM
With the Senate’s Supreme Court confirmation vote for Judge Neil Gorsuch just days away and the possibly of Republicans nuking the filibuster looming, NBC’s Chuck Todd seemed as though he was in a near panic on Sunday’s Meet The Press. Besides his declarations of the GOP continuing the Senate’s decent down the “slippery slope” of removing the filibuster, Todd pestered Senate Majority Leader Mitch…
Reiners Lament: GOP 'Racism' Blocked 'Smartest President' Obama
April 1st, 2017 3:25 PM
As father and son comedy writers and liberal activists Carl Reiner and Rob Reiner appeared as guests on Friday's Tavis Smiley Show on PBS, the two lamented that former President Barack Obama -- whom Carl called "the smartest President we've had since way back" -- was replaced by President Donald Trump -- whom Rob derided as "clearly mentally unstable." A bit later, Rob Reiner blamed "racism" that…
CNN's Camerota Lets Angry Democrat Blast Gorsuch Over 'Stolen Seat'
March 30th, 2017 12:59 PM
On CNN's New Day, Thursday, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley blasted Republicans for filling the vacant Supreme Court seat with Neil Gorsuch and for not allowing Obama nominee Merrick Garland a hearing last year. Instead of challenging the Democrat, such as citing polls which show Democrats oppose blocking Gorsuch, co-host Alisyn Camerota let Merkley rant about what he called a "terrible precedent."
Nets Find Little Interest in Senate Dems’ Filibuster of Judge Gorsuch
March 23rd, 2017 10:06 PM
Thursday was the final day for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear outside arguments for or against Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Despite his stellar qualifications, Senate Democrats vowed to throw a hissy-fit and filibuster the confirmation vote. The act is completely unprecedented and is clearly being done out of revenge. And even with that fact, the Big Three networks (ABC, CBS…
Mitchell Presses Ayotte on Gorsuch, Biden 'Taken Out of Context'
March 23rd, 2017 8:40 PM
As former New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte appeared as a guest on Thursday's Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the Neil Gorsuch nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, host Mitchell brought up "bitterness" from Democrats about the Senate's refusal to take up President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland last year. She ended up claiming that former Vice President Joe Biden was "taken…
Smiley: Will GOP Try to Ignore Slavery Ban After Garland Blocked?
March 22nd, 2017 6:30 PM
On Tuesday's Tavis Smiley show on PBS, as New York magazine's Andrew Sullivan appeared as a guest to discuss current political events, host Smiley at one point fretted that -- because Republicans denied President Barack Obama the chance to appoint Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court -- they were "trampling" on the Constitution, and oddly asked if they might ignore other parts of the…
Matthews Goes Bonkers, Demands GOP Confirm Garland, Not Gorsuch
March 21st, 2017 9:28 PM
Loony MSNBC host Chris Matthews concluded Tuesday night’s Hardball with a loud berating of Senate Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for not confirming Obama Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland, engaging in “low-level politics” harming the country.
Nets ‘Overshadow’ Gorsuch Hearing with Four Times More on Comey’s
March 20th, 2017 11:12 PM
Capitol Hill was a hive of activity on Monday. The House Intelligence Committee conducted a hearing with FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers about the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In the Senate, the Judiciary Committee conducted the first in a series of hearings in the confirmation process of Judge Neil Gorsuch. Both were major events on the hill but…
FLASHBACK: Media Advocated for Obama’s Supreme Court Picks
March 20th, 2017 9:15 AM
If the liberal media cover the Neil Gorsuch hearings the same way they handled Barack Obama’s choices for the Supreme Court, they will do everything they can to pave the way to an easy confirmation. When they weren’t singing the praises of their backgrounds, or even comedic stylings, liberal reporters and anchors tried to downplay the leftist leaning of Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor and Merrick…
Bill Maher and Al Franken Agree: Supreme Court Seat 'Stolen' by GOP
February 12th, 2017 8:28 PM
After he was elected to the Senate from Minnesota in truly dubious fashion, former Saturday Night Live comedian and Air America Radio host Al Franken spent the next several years keeping his head down in Congress while making few appearances on cable. This was the start of Franken's earnest effort to appear a statesman and put the clown act behind him.
Then in November, Donald Trump was…
Pants on Fire: Mitchell Says GOPers ‘Never’ Gave Garland 'A Meeting'
February 6th, 2017 11:47 AM
On Sunday’s Meet the Press, correspondent and MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell perpetuated a glaring lie that not a single Republican Senator met with Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland (when at least 16 met with him) in order to predict that the GOP should not underestimate the opposition aimed at Trump pick Neil Gorsuch.
Meltdown: Maddow Is Still Bitter ‘Moderate’ Garland Won’t Be on Court
January 31st, 2017 11:58 PM
Throughout her eponymous MSNBC show on Tuesday night, Rachel Maddow bitterly aired her frustrations that “non-controversial” and “moderate” Judge Merrick Garland wasn’t elevated to the Supreme Court thanks to a “radical” decision by Republicans to hold out for a conservative like newly-appointed nominee Neil Gorsuch.