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No Doocy, No Problem: WH Journos Step Up, Hammer Psaki on Afghanistan

August 30th, 2021 6:39 PM

Hours before the U.S. military announced the official end of the war in Afghanistan, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki took heavy fire on Monday afternoon from a litany of establishment liberal media outlets, Fox’s Jacqui Heinrich, and usual cast member Philip Wegmann over the administration’s handling of the withdrawal, what to say to those being left behind, and whether America is now…

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MSNBC Slobbers Over Cookie-Loving Biden, Trashes 'Weak' McCarthy

May 26th, 2021 11:22 PM

They just can’t help themselves. In a classic display of Liberal media bias, MSNBC host Brian Williams moderated a panel in which he showcased the contrast between the way the mainstream media covers Republicans versus the way they cover Democrats.

Gag: ‘Transformational Leader’ Biden Gives Post Reporter Butterflies

April 27th, 2021 4:40 PM

Despite having some of the lowest approval numbers in a modern day president’s first 100 days in office, the Washington Post wants you to believe President Biden is doing a fantastic job. In fact, the Post’s White House reporter Ashley Parker’s lengthy puff piece to…

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Biden Gets to Define Bipartisanship Down

April 14th, 2021 9:20 PM

On the latest NewsBusters Podcast, we discuss how cooperative reporters are helping President Biden redefine the concept of bipartisanship. Washington Post reporter Ashley Parker explained "the president and his aides have proffered a definition of bipartisanship untethered from Washington." Biden can jam through massive spending bills with only Democrat votes and it's still…

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AP Reporter to Psaki: Should Cuomo Resign to Avoid 'Distractions?'

March 1st, 2021 6:13 PM

Monday’s White House press briefing provided a list of noteworthy moments as Press Secretary Jen Psaki was joined by DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, including a number of questions on scandal-plagued Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY). While Psaki continued to largely deflect, she had help as an Associated Press reporter wondered if Cuomo should resign to avoid unwanted “distractions” on COVID.…

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MSNBC: Don't Blame Biden For Virus Problems; It's All Trump's Fault

February 27th, 2021 2:30 PM

Don't you dare blame Joe Biden for any shortcomings regarding the coronavirus. It's not like he's president or anything. That was the recurring theme on Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show this afternoon. From The Washington Post's Ashley Parker, to Michael Steele of the infamous Lincoln Project, to MSNBC Dr. Irwin Redlener, to Wallace herself, the theme was pounded home—don't go…

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NBC Mourns No ‘Moral Victory’ for Dems, Fears Biden ‘Deeply Damaged’

November 5th, 2020 11:27 AM

Throughout special election coverage on Wednesday, partisan NBC journalists bitterly complained that the Democrats had failed to achieve a “moral victory” in Tuesday’s election or a definitive “repudiation” of President Trump. Network correspondents and pundits even admitted that if Joe Biden were to win the presidency, he would be “weakened” and “deeply damaged” by the race being so close.…

Column: Numerical Nitpicking of the Coronavirus Briefings

April 29th, 2020 6:44 AM
Throughout the Trump era, the media have hated the president, both coming and going. They condemned him for not having “formal” press briefings. Now they condemn him for having them. The Washington Post and The New York Times augmented their aggression on the briefings by doing content analysis of the transcripts.They're full of Trump "attacks" and "boasts,"…

Column: Press Briefings and Ego Bruisings

March 25th, 2020 6:44 AM
One of the more tiresome partisan polkas we’ve witnessed in the Trump years is the herky-jerky dancing around the White House briefing. First, journalists insist it’s a dangerously undemocratic practice to avoid a daily briefing. Then when suddenly there are daily briefings for a public-health crisis, journalists insist it’s a dangerous practice to air these briefings live…
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Scarborough: Schumer's Threat 'Reprehensible,' But Rebuke Trump Too!

March 5th, 2020 4:53 PM
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough calls Chuck Schumer's attack on Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh "deeply disturbing" and "reprehensible." He says it is right for Chief Justice Roberts to have rebuked Schumer. But Joe goes on to sarcastically say that he expects Roberts and Mitch McConnell to also rebuke President Trump for attacking federal judges.
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Meet MSNBC’s Debate Hosts: A Bernie Booster and Joe Biden Fan

November 19th, 2019 8:00 AM

MSNBC has tabbed a Bernie booster (Rachel Maddow) and Joe Biden fan (Andrea Mitchell) to be the lead moderators for Wednesday’s Democratic debate, so it’s a good bet the questions will be skewed from the left. It won't be the first time: In June, MSNBC hosted a two-night debate event where 69 percent of the questions to the very liberal field of candidates were from the left. 

WashPost Spills Major Ink Bashing Trump as Racist, Defending the Squad

July 19th, 2019 5:07 PM
While NewsBusters has spent a copious amount of words this week on the liberal bias on television this week against the President for his criticism of the squad, a review of The Washington Post showed that it spilled more than its share of ink to defend the so-called “Squad” over the course of 16 print stories from Monday to Friday, ranging from supposedly straight news items to some…
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All Aboard the Crazy Train! Here’s the Ten Craziest Briefing Moments

December 24th, 2018 10:05 AM
Though they decreased dramatically in frequency as 2018 wore on, the year still offered plenty of aggravating and head-scratching moments inside the White House Briefing Room. Whether it was CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta making a fool of himself, CNN political analyst April Ryan trying to make herself into a martyr, or most of the press corps questioning the President’…
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Matthews, Friends Dismiss Warren Fiasco Because of...Trump's Taxes?

October 15th, 2018 9:40 PM
Talk about a red herring and case of whataboutism. On Monday’s Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews tag-teamed with Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker to downplay the fiasco concerning Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren’s razor-thin Native American heritage by invoking President Trump’s tax returns.