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…
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.
Parler CEO Warns Against Big Tech Censoring Trump Election Speculation
November 2nd, 2020 3:07 PM
The CEO of growing social media platform Parler warned Americans on CNBC about Big Tech’s Orwellian censorship against President Donald Trump that will continue right into election night. During Monday's edition of CNBC’s Squawk Box, co-anchor Joe Kernen asked Parler CEO John Matze about what Twitter will potentially do if Trump speculates an election win.
VIDEO: Larry Kudlow Says Nearly All ‘Data Shows A V-Shaped Recovery’
July 8th, 2020 1:37 PM
President Donald Trump’s National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow remains very optimistic about the prospects of a V-shaped recovery in the economy. And he says the data back him up.
WATCH: BET Founder Worth $550M Wants $14T in Reparations for Slavery
June 3rd, 2020 11:52 AM
The hypocrisy of mega-rich celebrities calling for reparations for slavery is astonishing. Black Entertainment Television Founder Robert Johnson, as summarized by CNBC, said that the “U.S. government should provide $14 trillion of reparations for slavery to help reduce racial inequality.” He’s currently worth an estimated $550 million.
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.…
CNBC's Jim Cramer: 'The Only People Talking About a Recession Are Us'
September 8th, 2019 7:28 PM
Have you noticed all the talk recently by the mainstream media about a recession? Of course, many members of the MSM can barely contain their glee at the prospect of an economic downturn hurting President Trump's prospects in the election next year. Well, Jim Cramer on Thursday's Squawk Box told host Joe Kernen that the only people talking about such a recession are "us,"…
Feel the Bern? CNBC Hammers Sanders Adviser Over Democratic Socialism
June 14th, 2019 3:56 PM
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hit the campaign trail promoting “Democratic socialism” and claiming President Donald Trump supports “corporate socialism for the rich and powerful.” CNBC anchor Joe Kernen demanded clear definitions and answers from a Sanders adviser on June 13, attempting to learn whether democratic socialism would really mean more entitlements and…
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…
Obama-Era Cheerleader Liesman Downplays Economy's Third-Quarter Growth
December 2nd, 2017 9:41 AM
At CNBC Wednesday morning, just after the release of the government's GDP report, Squawk Box panelist Steve Liesman appeared to do everything he could to downplay the significance, and even the relevance, of the 3.3 percent annualized growth estimate. At the end of the segment, he gave away his ignorance when he expressed outrage that the tax bill currently under consideration in Congress,…
AT&T CEO Tells CNBC Tax Reform Will Spur Investment, Hiring
May 4th, 2017 3:20 PM
The CEO of AT&T insisted that tax reform spurs business investment, which will lead to hiring and wage growth in an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box a week after the president proposed reforms.
AT&T CEO and chairman Randall Stephenson sat down with the Squawk Box crew on May 4, to discuss several issues including the possibility and impact of a tax reform plan on the U.S. economy.…
Hey, Journalists: Another ‘Blowout’ Jobs Report
April 5th, 2017 3:06 PM
Good things come in threes. This is the third month in a row for a strong jobs report. The question is: Will journalists continue to ignore the good economic news under President Donald Trump? The stock market surged April 5, after news of what CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman called “another blowout” jobs report from the ADP private payroll. According to the…
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…