WATCH: Former Obama Economist Warns US Heading for Econ ‘Collision’
February 21st, 2023 11:01 AM
Former President Barack Obama’s National Economic Council Director sounded the alarm on the Federal Reserve’s inability to tame inflation and warned about “a collision or crash down the road.”
Larry Summers Rips Biden for Blaming Sky-High Inflation on Putin
March 15th, 2022 1:36 PM
Economist Lawrence Summers tore into President Joe Biden for redirecting the blame for America’s inflation crisis. Summers, Obama’s former National Economic Council director, said Biden was flat-out “wrong” to blame inflation on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine during a March 11 segment on Bloomberg TV’s Wall Street Week.
WHAT? Paul Krugman Proclaims 40-Year High Inflation ‘Not a Crisis’
February 14th, 2022 12:55 PM
New York Times economist Paul Krugman must be a glutton for punishment. He’s gone from spending months downplaying the surging inflation threat, to admitting he was wrong on inflation, to now dismissing it altogether as a crisis.
FLASHBACK: Todd Whined About Trump Humiliating Clinton With Accusers
October 10th, 2020 12:15 PM
Another week has passed and journalists are again upset with the Trump/Pence 2020 team for how they handled a debate. This time, Chuck Todd hammered Mike Pence for being “evasive” and “deflecting.” Four years ago today, on October 10, 2016, things were exactly the same. NBC’s Todd was horrified when Donald Trump brought Bill Clinton’s sexual accusers to a debate.
VIDEO: Five Years Ago, Media Mocked Trump’s Announcement as a Joke
June 16th, 2020 8:30 AM
Five years ago today, when billionaire businessman Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015, the savants in the news media weren’t just skeptical — they were openly disdainful of the man who would go on to win the Republican nomination and the presidency.
Atlantic Highlights Bloomberg’s Plan to ‘Crush Trump with Big Data’
January 31st, 2019 4:03 PM
Media mogul and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg may or may not be running for president in 2020. But in either case he’s building what The Atlantic called “the most powerful political organization in America” designed to defeat President Donald Trump.
He already has a tremendously powerful media empire. It includes TV, magazine, radio, online and industry publications. Bloomberg News publishes 5,…
Sean Spicer Schools Reporter With Hilarious Response
March 10th, 2017 4:06 PM
During Friday’s White House press briefing, Bloomberg correspondent Justin Sink pressed Sean Spicer on whether the administration was “too excited” by a positive February jobs report released that morning: “Obviously you guys were excited by the jobs report, but maybe a little too excited. Both you and the President tweeting within an hour of the jobs data coming out, which is a violation of the…
Bloomberg WADR: Trump ‘Intends to Profiteer,’ Like LBJ and Harry Reid
November 21st, 2016 8:54 PM
Bloomberg’s political duo, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, seemed to take conspiracy theories about a Donald Trump presidency to a new level Monday evening’s With All Due Respect, when they speculated that the president-elect would “openly” and “with impunity” profiteer off of his elected position. And in the process, they implicated both President Lyndon B. Johnson, Senator Harry Reid in such…
Bloomberg: ‘Essential’ Press Be with Trump In Case of ‘Assassination’
November 16th, 2016 9:45 PM
The liberal media was up in arms Wednesday over President-Elect Donald Trump having the nerve to want a relatively quiet dinner with his family away from the press. Bloomberg’s John Heilemann decried the president-elect on With All Due Respect, calling the dinner, “a major brake in protocol and one the White House Correspondents Association called, quote, ‘unacceptable.’” When discussing why the…
Judd Apatow: Donald Trump Is an ‘Idiot,’ a ‘Crazy Person,’ a 'Madman'
November 2nd, 2016 7:26 PM
During an interview on the syndicated television program In Depth With Graham Bensinger, liberal writer, director and comedian Judd Apatow used the opportunity as a guest on the weekend show to slam Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as “a sociopath,” “a very, very dangerous person” and “a madman.”
Apatow's rant came after the host asked him a simple question: “How do you view Donald…
Eric Alterman: ‘Trump TV’ Might Want Scarborough, Halperin
October 29th, 2016 10:53 AM
If there’s ever a Donald Trump-centric TV channel, it’s likely that not all of its big names would be from the populist right, hinted What Liberal Media? author Alterman in his column for The Nation's November 14 issue. Alterman claimed that MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough “has made some of the most egregious pro-Trump arguments heard anywhere during this election cycle” and, regarding Bloomberg’s Mark…
Halperin: NYT ‘Putting Their Finger on the Scale Against’ Trump
October 14th, 2016 12:38 AM
Ever since The New York Times published numerous sexual assault accusations against Donald Trump on Wednesday the GOP nominee has been threatening the file a lawsuit against paper. In a response to Trump’s threats, the paper’s legal team put out a declaration basically saying “bring it on.” Mark Halperin, the managing editor for Bloomberg Politics, took exception with the Times’ message on…
Bloomberg’s Heilemann: Bill Clinton ‘Wasn’t Impeached Over Lying’
September 29th, 2016 11:45 PM
Following the first presidential debate on Monday, Donald Trump has turned his sights onto former President Bill Clinton in an effort to rout Hillary Clinton. At a rally in New Hampshire Thursday Trump reminded the public that Bill was impeached in 1998 for lying in a sworn deposition. But Bloomberg’s John Heilemann on With All Due Respect pooh-poohed the attack saying, “I believe it is much more…
John Heilemann: Trump’s Foundation ‘Way More Corrupt’ than Clinton's
September 20th, 2016 9:59 PM
The media was up in arms Tuesday following an expansive report by The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold, which alleged that Donald Trump used over a quarter of million dollars from his charity to pay for his personal legal problems. Bloomberg’s John Heilemann seemed rather perturbed by the allegations. “It suggests to me that the Trump Foundation, again if these allegations are true, is way…