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ABC's Jon Karl Argues With Rubio Over Hurricane Relief Spending

October 2nd, 2022 11:05 AM

On ABC’s This Week, co-moderator John Karl on Sunday used a portion of his interview with Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to fight with him over whether Rubio will support federal aid for his state’s hurricane recovery efforts if the bill has pork spending in it. Despite Rubio making his position crystal clear over the years, Karl insisted on haranguing the Senator. 

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GOP Guest Schools ABC Panel on Biden Migrant Crisis

September 18th, 2022 11:00 AM

During Sunday morning’s “Powerhouse Roundtable” segment on ABC’s This Week, former Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence Marc Short slammed co-anchor Jon Karl for crying about Governors Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Greg Abbott (R-TX) sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard and Vice President Kamala Harris’s residence respectively. Short accurately pointed out how the United States didn…

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Move over Abe! ABC's Karl Compares Liz Cheney to Teddy Roosevelt

August 21st, 2022 10:51 AM

Days after recently ousted anti-Trump Congresswoman Liz Cheney laughably compared herself to former Republican President Abraham Lincoln, ABC’s This Week co-moderator Jonathan Karl took it a step further and compared Cheney to former President Theodore Roosevelt. The ahistorical idol worship didn’t end there, USA Today bureau chief Susan Page suggested Cheney could have the…

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ABC's Karl Grills Jean-Pierre on 'Orwellian' Inflation Reduction Act

August 14th, 2022 11:04 AM

On Sunday’s edition of ABC’s This Week, viewers witnessed a random act of journalism from co-anchor Jonathan Karl who challenged White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on why the recently passed legislation referred to as the Inflation Reduction Act should be called that since according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the legislation will have a negligible…

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ABC Highlights Bipartisan Calls for Transparency in FBI Trump Raid

August 9th, 2022 9:11 PM

On Tuesday, the day after the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s Florida home at Mar-a-Lago, ABC’s World News Tonight highlighted how not only have Trump’s allies come out in opposition to the FBI’s raid and its lack of transparency but some of Trump’s biggest critics have expressed their dissatisfaction.

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ABC, CBS Warn of No 'Transparency,' 'Overreach' in FBI’s Trump Raid

August 9th, 2022 3:12 PM

The “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC dedicated extensive time Tuesday morning to the stunning news that former President Trump’s Palm Beach, Florida home of Mar-a-Lago was raided Monday night by the FBI, but the liberal networks were surprisingly not ready to celebrate with ABC and CBS noting there’s been very little “transparency from the Justice Department or the FBI” and, if…

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ABC's Jon Karl: Biden 'on a Roll' Legislatively, Christie Mocks Him

August 7th, 2022 11:00 AM

On Sunday’s This Week on ABC, host George Stephanopoulos and chief Washington correspondent, Jonathan Karl gave their best effort to help prop up the floundering Biden administration and their horrendous economic record. Despite their own polling showing 69 percent of voters give Biden a failing grade on the economy, Stephanopoulos referred to the economic picture as a “tale of two…

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ABC Pans Dem Meddling in GOP Primaries as Embarrassingly Hypocritical

July 31st, 2022 11:15 AM

On Sunday’s This Week on ABC, both co-moderator Jonathan Karl and his panelists on the “PowerHouse Roundtable” tore into the Democrat Party congressional campaign arm: the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) for running ads promoting Trump-backed candidates in GOP primaries. One panelist, USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page declared it both “risky…

NewsBusters Podcast: Al Gore Meets 'Caress from the Press'

July 25th, 2022 10:12 PM

In a maddening round of Sunday interviews, network anchors gushed all over Al Gore and Liz Cheney, and each were asked if they would run for president. Gore compared "climate deniers" to Uvalde cops, and Chuck Todd didn't blink. Instead, he made three false statements, arguing Americans were all on one side on abortion, guns, and climate.

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ABC Pokes Gore From the Left on Climate Change

July 24th, 2022 7:00 PM

On This Week, ABC's Jonathan Karl prods Al Gore from the left, suggesting that Biden should declare a national "climate emergency," and criticizing Biden's moves to increase the availability of oil to decrease gas prices as "counterproductive in terms of the climate agenda."

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ABC Trumpets ‘Powerful’ January 6 Hearing as Liz Cheney’s ‘Moment’

June 10th, 2022 1:52 PM

Following months of build-up and a plethora of coverage (seven minutes and 56 seconds) previewing Thursday’s primetime hearing of the House Select Committee on January 6, ABC’s Good Morning America went all-out on Friday with nearly 12 minutes (11:55) hyping the “powerful,” “high-stakes, primetime hearing” detailing the “carnage at the Capitol” that included Congresswoman Liz Cheney (…

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Priorities: Networks Spend Over 3x More on J6 Than Kavanaugh Attack

June 9th, 2022 12:47 PM

On Thursday ahead of the first primetime hearing of the House Select Committee hearing on January 6 (which could be described as Nancy Pelosi's third run at impeaching Donald Trump), the morning broadcast network news programs showed total devotion to the cause of their fellow leftists by spending over three times more airtime on January 6 than the attempted assassination by a disturbed…

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ABC Invites Kinzinger to Convince GOP to Support Gun Control

May 29th, 2022 11:26 AM

On Sunday’s This Week on ABC, co-anchor Jonathan Karl hosted the first episode since the tragic mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and predictably Karl used it to push his party’s gun grabbing agenda. Laughably, the only Republican guest he had during the main portion of the show was Congressman Adam Kinzinger. Kinzinger’s job as per usual wasn’t to defend his party, but to trash it and praise…

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ABC PR Touts Poll Blaming Big Oil and Putin, Not Biden for Gas Prices

April 11th, 2022 4:47 PM

When the network news divisions take public opinion polls, and President Biden looks terrible in them, they have a tendency to downplay them. ABC reported on their latest poll with Ipsos under the headline "Most Americans blame Vladimir Putin, oil companies for high gas prices: POLL."