Gupta Touts 'Lifelong Conservative' Who Supports ObamaCare
January 6th, 2017 4:24 PM
Once Congress came into session and the process of planning for an ObamaCare repeal actually began, it didn't take long for CNN to try to undermine the effort by finding individual examples of Republicans to highlight who support ObamaCare in spite of voting for Donald Trump and presumably taking a conservative view on other issues.
CNN: 'Some People' Think GOP Seeks 'Total Control' of Congress
January 3rd, 2017 5:01 PM
On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello played up the possible fining of the congressional Democrats who organized the pro-gun control sit-in on the House floor in June 2016. Costello asked one of the sit-in participants, Rep. Steve Cohen, if he was "afraid" of the proposed punishment, and boosted a liberal talking point on the issue: "Some people might say that Republicans…
CNN Makes Sure to Remind Viewers of Rick Perry 'Oops Moment' from 2011
December 13th, 2016 11:54 PM
After news broke on Tuesday that former Texas Governor Rick Perry would be President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Energy Department, CNN anchors made sure to have fun reminding viewers of the infamous "oops moment" from October 2011 when Perry was unable to name during a debate the third department that he wished to eliminate if he were elected President -- which…
CNN Tees Up Muslim-American Olympian to Trash Trump, White Voters
December 12th, 2016 1:29 PM
On Monday morning’s CNN Newsroom, host Carol Costello trotted out Muslim-American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad for an interview which allowed Muhammad to attack President-elect Donald Trump, explain why the country shouldn’t unite behind Trump, and why white working class voters are foolish to think they’ve been left behind in today’s America.
NBC, CBS, CNN's Morning Shows Yawn At Church Bombing in Egypt
December 12th, 2016 1:12 PM
As of Monday morning, NBC's Today and CNN's New Day have yet to cover the deadly terrorist attack on a Coptic Christian church in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday. The NBC morning newscast's omission is particularly conspicuous, as Sunday's NBC Nightly News devoted a full report to the bombing. CBS's Sunday Morning gave the attack a one-sentence mention on December 11, 2016. However,…
CNN Frets Over 'Militarized View of America' That 'Created Mess'
December 8th, 2016 12:10 PM
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello boosted liberal criticism of President-Elect Donald Trump picking several retired generals to his Cabinet. She first asked former Obama Cabinet member Janet Napolitano, "Democrats — they're worried that Mr. Trump has picked so many generals....Does that concern you?" The anchor later hyped that "some...say a militarized view…
Daily Beast Writer: Fake News 'Radicalized' Shooter Like ISIS
December 5th, 2016 4:32 PM
On Monday's CNN Newsroom, The Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah bewailed the apparent power of "fake news," particularly after the Sunday shooting at a Washington, D.C. restaurant at the center of the "Pizzagate" issue. Obeidallah proposed a hypothetical scenario: "I wonder if a Muslim guy went to a pizza place with a gun...how that would have went down — I…
CNN Guest: Steve Bannon Helped 'White Nationalist Terrorists'
December 3rd, 2016 10:56 PM
TheRoot.com's Jason Johnson unleashed on Donald Trump on Friday's CNN Newsroom, after the President-Elect called for unity at his Thursday rally in Ohio: "I don't believe anything that Donald Trump says about unity. I can see that from the administration that he's picked. I can see that from the policies he's proposed." Johnson targeted the billionaire for an…
CNN's Costello Worries About 'Cost' of Carrier Deal; 'Slippery Slope'
December 1st, 2016 6:05 PM
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello hyped the possible impact to taxpayers for President-Elect Donald Trump's role in getting Carrier to stay in Indiana: "Donald Trump delivering on his vow to save Carrier jobs, and his economic team says it will deliver a lot more — but at what cost?" Costello brought on two Trump critics from both sides of the aisle, but didn'…
CNN Panel Becomes Shouting Match Over Donald Trump's Election Mandate
November 29th, 2016 7:24 PM
A Cable News Network panel discussion about President-Elect Donald Trump's habit of expressing his opinions on the Twitter website degenerated into a fiery clash on Tuesday morning between liberal and conservative guests despite the best efforts of anchor Carol Costello to prevent it from happening.
After Anthony Scaramucci, a member of the Republican victor's transition team, asserted…
CNN Implies Jerusalem Not Israel's Capital Unless Others Accept It
November 22nd, 2016 2:42 PM
On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, during a segment recalling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to put limits on who in the government is allowed to communicate with the Donald Trump administration, Costello and her guest, retired Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt, repeatedly spoke as if Jerusalem were not already Israel's capital, even though it has been…
Costello Rules Sessions Should 'Concern' Us; Links Him to Hate Crimes
November 18th, 2016 12:56 PM
The latest liberal media freak-out about the Trump transition commenced on Friday morning upon the announcement of Republican Senator Jeff Sessions (Ala.) as President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General and were led by CNN’s Carol Costello lashing out at the “controversial” Sessions who should “concern” Americans and linked him to hate crimes since…
CNN Guest: Bannon Is 'White Supremacist' with 'Ties' to KKK
November 16th, 2016 4:52 PM
Appearing as a guest on CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, The Root's Jason Johnson made his latest attempt to tie Republicans to the KKK as he charged that Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon is a "white supremacist with ties to terrorist organizations like the Ku Klux Klan."
The recurring CNN guest, who has a history of making dubious claims of KKK ties to Republicans, went on to…
CNN Rushes to Pile on ‘False’ Fox News FBI Story Spreading 'Lies'
November 4th, 2016 12:16 PM
On Friday morning, the rush to gang up on Fox News and Special Report host Bret Baier over his FBI story was full speed ahead with CNN repeatedly harping on Baier’s “completely false” bombshell being “a prime example of the echo chamber at work” spreading “lies” to hurt Hillary Clinton.