Begala Accuses Trump of Politicizing the Plight of Angel Moms
June 23rd, 2018 3:35 PM
During Friday’s edition of The Lead With Jake Tapper, CNN political analyst Paul Begala reacted to President Trump’s meeting with the “angel moms” (and dads) who have lost their children as a result of crimes committed by illegal immigrants. Begala accused President Trump of “politicizing” these tragedies and using their pain to “divide America.”
CNN Disparages GOP ObamaCare Replacement: 'Rich People Will Like It'
March 7th, 2017 10:51 AM
The panel on CNN's New Day Tuesday disucssed the criticisms behind the just-released Republican Party proposal to replace ObamaCare. In discussing the content -- or "the broccoli," as co-host Alisyn Camerota called it -- the panel's opposition, excluding Washington Examiner columnist David Drucker, ranged from labeling it as benefiting the wealthy to citing a new poll showing Americans'…
CNN Panel Whines: Trump ‘Whiffed’ Statement on North Korea Launch
February 12th, 2017 10:56 AM
News broke late Saturday night that North Korea launched a missile in a show of force during the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit to the United States. During a quickly put together media event PM Shinzo Abe spoke first to condemn the launch and was backed up with a brief statement of support from President Donald Trump. But that wasn’t enough for CNN’s Inside Politics, whose Nia-Malika…
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 the election.
CNN Panel Frets Comey Hurting Clinton, Trump Talks Like a 'Tyrant'
November 8th, 2016 12:46 AM
On Monday's New Day on CNN, as a panel of regular CNN political analysts fretted that FBI Director James Comey has hurt Hillary Clinton's "momentum" and boosted Donald Trump with the recent resumption of activity in the Clinton email investigation, CNN political analyst David Gregory repeated his recent claim that Trump is speaking like a "tyrant" in calling for his opponent to be jailed and in…
CNN's Kucinich Brushes Off Clinton Sex Assaults as 'Conspiracy Theory'
October 10th, 2016 2:03 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Monday's New Day, CNN's Jackie Kucinich -- also of the Daily Beast -- tried to brush off accusations that Bill Clinton not only committed sexual assaults against women, but that Hillary Clinton took part in threatening the women to keep them quiet, as the Daily Beast Washington bureau chief suggested that such claims come "straight out of conspiracy theory land." It…
Press Minimizes Exposure of Hillary Ridiculing Sanders Supporters
October 3rd, 2016 9:29 PM
The press is going to extraordinary lengths to minimize the visibility of Hillary Clinton's damaging and disparaging February remarks at a fundraiser about how Bernie Sanders' supporters "are living in their parents’ basement," and how half of them don't know what ('just like Scandinavia') means" — stereotyping digs which don't survive even the most rudimentary efforts at fact-checking.
Kucinich: Trump 'Blowing Himself Up,' 'Killing Himself' on Immigration
September 1st, 2016 1:13 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Thursday's New Day, CNN political analyst Jackie Kucinich -- also of the Daily Beast -- suggested that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's handling of the immigration issue yesterday amounted to "blowing himself up" or "killing himself" politically as she hinted that Hillary Clinton is better off ceding the spotlight to her Republican opponent.
David Gregory Makes Excuses For Hillary Not Holding Press Conferences
June 6th, 2016 3:20 PM
On Monday's New Day, CNN's David Gregory barely acknowledged the criticism of Hillary Clinton for not holding press conferences before trying to offer excuses for the former first lady: "I think she would much rather give the spotlight of negative publicity to Donald Trump, who's doing an excellent job occupying that spotlight....I don't think she wants to face a series of questions and follow-up…
Gregory Minimizes Dem Chaos As 'Overblown,' 'Not As Big' As In GOP
May 25th, 2016 2:16 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN political analyst David Gregory downplayed the dispute between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters over DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz: "I do think this is overblown." Gregory later asserted that "there is certainly discord within the Democratic Party. It's not as big as we've seen and are seeing on the Republican side."
CNN's Louis: Right-Wing 'Kangaroo Courts' Already Convicted Hillary
May 7th, 2016 10:27 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's New Day, the morning after declaring that Republicans are "detached from rational" thought on Hillary Clinton, CNN political commentator Errol Louis continued inoculating Clinton from charges of malfeasance in the email scandal as he charged that, "in the kangaroo courts of right-wing talk radio, for Donald Trump, for the Republican party," a clean report from the…
CNN Plays Up 'Incredible' Trump, But Hypes 'Toxic' Platform
May 4th, 2016 3:53 PM
On Wednesday, CNN's New Day touted Donald Trump becoming the apparent Republican presidential nominee, but quickly spotlighted many of the most controversial components of his campaign. David Gregory trumpeted the "incredible accomplishment for Donald Trump," but soon added that the billionaire is "an incredibly divisive figure — huge negatives, toxic policy proposals." The Daily Beast's Jackie…
Baldwin Amused Over Bad Reception for Cruz, Bristles at Kasich on Rape
April 15th, 2016 7:10 PM
On Friday's CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, host Baldwin and guest Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast both seemed amused by reports that GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz got a negative reception at a New York Republican dinner, and, a bit later, Baldwin seemed to bristle at John Kasich because the Ohio Republican advised a college student at a town hall to avoid parties with alcohol to…
Surprise: Don Lemon Labels Hillary's Pro-Abortion Smear 'A Bit Much'
March 31st, 2016 6:44 PM
CNN's Don Lemon refreshingly went after Hillary Clinton on Thursday's New Day over her smear of Republicans/conservatives on Wednesday's AC360. Clinton used Donald Trump's stumble on the abortion to attack pro-lifers in general: "They all want to dictate a women's reproductive health care decisions...Now maybe, they aren't quite as open about it, as Donald Trump was earlier today. But they all…