Friday Morning Fight: CNBC Panel Explodes Over COVID Restrictions
December 4th, 2020 4:00 PM
On Friday’s Squawk Box, the CNBC panel devolved into chaos with corporate liberals defending “big box retailer[s]” as necessary and worthy of staying open during the worst throws of the coronavirus pandemic whereas other public places must and should remain closed in the name of public safety. While the sentiment on Twitter sided with this blatant discrimination, panelist Rick…
Bill Gates Blasts Parler as ‘Great’ for ‘Holocaust Denial’
November 20th, 2020 4:50 PM
American billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, said Parler is a haven for the promotion of conspiracy theories. Following increased censorship around the election, many conservative voices have urged their audiences to transition to Big Tech alternatives like Parler, and YouTube alternative Rumble.
CNBC Cuts Buttigieg Donor Off When He Says Nation Repudiated Far Left
November 4th, 2020 4:49 PM
It’s not often when you see a Democratic presidential donor actually concede on live television that America really doesn’t want anything to do with leftist politics.
Tom Cotton Slam Dunks CNBC Host Over Hunter Biden Laptop Story
October 25th, 2020 6:26 PM
On Friday's Squawk Box, Senator Tom Cotton stunned Andrew Ross Sorkin into momentary speechlessness with his reply to a question about the media suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story.
WATCH: These Cable Hosts Savage Each Other Over ‘Your Friend’ Trump
May 27th, 2020 1:51 PM
The usually more placid Squawk Box exploded on Wednesday as two of the co-hosts blasted each other about the shutdown, jobs and Donald Trump. Co-host/New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin mocked fellow co-host Joe Kernen as nothing more than a puppet for “your friend” Donald Trump. Kernen accused his fellow host of being too negative on the stock market and recovery.…
Shark Tank Star Destroys Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Proposal
June 7th, 2019 3:52 PM
Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary and CEO Gerald Storch brought a free market reality check to Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) arguments for a $15 minimum wage on CNBC’s Squawk Box June 6. Sanders went to Arkansas to attack Walmart over wages and demanded at its annual shareholders meeting that it raise wages even more on June 5. O’Leary and Storch both…
Dems’ Wall Street Tax Plans Fall Flat on CNBC
May 24th, 2019 10:57 AM
Even CNBC's more liberal anchor wasn't thrilled with newly announced plans from Democratic candidates to tax Wall Street transactions. Reporter Ylan Mui told Squawk Box viewers on May 23 about plans from liberal candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) to tax Wall Street to pay for…
CNBC: 213,000 Jobs Added in ‘Great Report,’ ‘As Good as It Gets’
July 6th, 2018 2:26 PM
Last month, 213,000 new jobs were added to the U.S. economy — more than expected by analysts. Jobs figures from the previous two months were also revised up by a total of 37,000 jobs. This good news about job gains and increased participation in the labor market drew praise from CNBC’s panelists on July 6, even from former Obama administration economist Jared Bernstein.
NYT’s Sorkin Lobbies for Credit Card Companies to Ban Gun Purchases
February 20th, 2018 12:14 PM
Appearing on MSNBC in the 9:00 a.m. ET hour on Tuesday, with fellow anti-gun activist Stephanie Ruhle, New York Times finance editor Andrew Ross Sorkin touted his latest column demanding that banks and credit card companies ban their customers from making gun purchases with credit cards.
Libs Gripe as Companies Announce Bonuses, After Tax Bill Passes
December 21st, 2017 2:45 PM
Good news for the economy came quickly on the heels of the Republican-driven tax bill. AT&T, Boeing, Wells Fargo, Comcast and others announced employee bonuses or wage increases, additional contributions to training, charitable efforts and facilities, and U.S. investment. Some directly attributed the decision to changes that will affect them in the tax legislation.
Shocker: ‘Hardball’ Segment Makes Trump Tax Plan All About Trump
September 29th, 2017 1:01 PM
Following the lead of Thursday’s White House press briefing, MSNBC’s Hardball decided to not discuss how the Trump tax reform plan could help millions of Americans by unleashing massive economic growth, but instead how President Trump would benefit from it.
Liberal New York Times Rallies to Defense of Competitor: ‘Stay Bold'
September 8th, 2017 4:37 PM
The advent of computer and online technology has made it difficult for newspapers to continue producing and distributing copies of their printed editions while remaining afloat financially. As you might expect, large companies have often snapped up troubled publications in an effort to expand their firms’ influence far and wide. One recent example of this situation came on Monday, September…
7 Times Media Pushed CEOs to Dump Trump Over Charlottesville
August 16th, 2017 5:06 PM
The media don’t just make the news, they frame it. Journalists did it this week, pushing business CEOs to quit President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. After one CEO resigned in response to Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the media urged others to follow. The fallout resulted in Trump shutting down the group entirely.
Merck CEO Ken…
CNBC’s Kernen Slams Media Support for Liberal Obstruction
March 30th, 2017 4:00 PM
One CNBC anchor thinks the media are “in cahoots with the hating party” and it’s hurting the president’s ability to function with Congress. Squawk Box co-anchor Joe Kernen blasted the media for unequivocal support of Democrat obstruction of President Donald Trump’s economic agenda. He specifically criticized the liberal press for ignoring one Congresswoman’s…