Fight! PBS Pundits Hotly Disagree on a New Special Counsel for Trump
The Friday night "Week In Review" pundits on the PBS NewsHour had an actual disagreement, with Jonathan Capehart scribbling furiously during the more conservative half of the debate. The lead topic was Attorney General Merrick Garland naming another special counsel to hound Donald Trump.
NYT: Failed Mueller Probe Noble, Durham’s Mere ‘Fodder for Grievances'
New York Times legal reporter Charlie Savage and the paper’s official fact-checker Linda Qiu teamed up on Wednesday’s front page to cover the acquittal of Igor Danchenko for lying to the FBI in “Russian Analyst for Trump Dossier Acquitted of Lying to the FBI.” For the Times, it was a golden opportunity to again bash special counsel John Durham’s investigation into how the FBI…
Reporters Insist: We Don't Have Bias or Double Standards
Under stern questioning from a caller about the media obsession with Russian collusion on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Tuesday, USA Today White House correspondent Joey Garrison and Bloomberg congressional reporter Jarrell Dillard insisted they try to hold all politicians accountable and don't have biased double standards.
NY Times: Durham's Just Investigating 'Conspiracy Theories'
The New York Times, which pushed special investigator Robert Mueller’s investigation into allegations of Trump campaign collusion with the Russian government that proved illusory, is reveling in the acquittal of a Democratic operative in special counsel’s John Durham inquiry (an inquiry into “conspiracy theories,” according to Savage) into the possibly corrupted origins of Mueller’s…
Avlon Gloats Over Sussmann Verdict in Irony-Rich 'Reality Check'
If you ever feel like being lectured by someone who thinks you have the mental capacity of a toddler, look no further than CNN’s John Avlon. On Wednesday’s New Day, Avlon decided to use his five-minute monologue Reality Check to gloat over the acquittal of Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann and ironically tout CNN as “reality-based media” as opposed to “partisan media…
Another Big Story the Press Missed
WASHINGTON -- The day after Robby Mook, the head of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign for the presidency, implicated her at the top of a conspiracy to link Donald Trump in 2016 with a Russian bank, I could find no mention of it in the leading newspapers of the Republic, save The Wall Street Journal. The Journal covered Mook's testimony in a federal courtroom quite well.
Nets Ignore MASSIVE Durham Trial Bombshell on Fake Trump-Russia Ties
The trial of former Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann took a shocking turn Friday when Clinton 2016 campaign manager Robby Mook revealed on the stand that Hillary Clinton herself greenlighted the leaking to a reporter of what they insisted was the possibility of ties between the Trump Organization and the Kremlin-friendly Alfa Bank. And, as has been the case with the Sussmann…
‘Out for Blood’: Elon Musk Condemns Those Who Pushed Russia Hoax
Billionaire industrialist and free speech warrior Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet. The world’s richest man called out political disinformation when he condemned those who pushed the Steele dossier falsely claiming former President Donald Trump was tied to Russia.
‘Ministry of Truth’ Head Pushed Election Misinfo, Conspiracy Theories
Disinformation Governance Board leader Nina Jankowicz has a history of spreading false information herself. The Disinformation Governance Board (DGB) leader Jankowicz spread false Trump-Russia collusion talking points ranging from the debunked Alfa Bank narrative from 2016 to praising a speech that parroted the debunked Steele Dossier.
Hopped Away: Networks Dodge ‘Massive’ Revelations in Durham Probe
Last week, ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover on their top morning and evening shows not one but two new and significant happenings in Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe as not only did a judge deny indicted former Clinton attorney Michael Sussmann’s motion to dismiss, but a new Durham filing alleging the CIA knew Trump-Russia ties were “not…
Stewart BUSTS Media's 'Jail-Gasm' Over Mueller, Perverse Incentives
As NewsBusters previously reported, comedian Jon Stewart dedicated an entire episode of his Apple TV show, The Problem With Jon Stewart to how the media overplayed their hand with the Mueller report and filled their coverage with “bulls***,” and effectively turned it into a “noose-tightened, closed-walled, family-style jail-gasm.” But there was more to the show as he brought on media…
'We're F***ed!' Jon Stewart BLASTS Media 'Bulls**t' With Russia Probe
On March 17’s edition of The Problem With Jon Stewart, the comedian set his sights on the media as he spelled out how their outdated use of ratings coupled with perverse incentives were driving them into oblivion. And to make this point, Steward focused on how the media was addicted to the largest story of the Trump presidency: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the…
Barr Slams Media 'Temper Tantrum' Over Trump, Russia Probe
Appearing on Fox News Channel’s Special Report on Monday evening in a two-part interview to promote his new book, former Trump administration Attorney General Bill Barr ripped the “mainstream media” for their role in promoting the Trump-Russia collusion hoax to take down former President Donald Trump.
'The View,' Chelsea Clinton Celebrate How Hillary 'Took on Fox News'
For their post-State of the Union show, on Wednesday, the cackling coven of ABC’s The View was joined by Democratic Party princess Chelsea Clinton, who was treated like royalty as they all gushed over her opinions about the address, lawsuits against former President Trump, and how her mother, Hillary Clinton “took on Fox News” after they reported on how her campaign spied on Trump.…