NBC's Todd, Wife Threw 2015 Party For Christian-Bashing Clinton Flack
October 18th, 2016 12:00 PM
On Monday, Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller blog spotlighted NBC's Chuck Todd and his wife's apparently cozy relationship with Hillary Clinton's campaign communication director, Jennifer Palmieri. The Todds sent out invitations for a September 2015 event at their house honoring Palmieri and her husband, Jim Lyons. The couple included the Clinton flack's supervisor, campaign chairman John Podesta,…
MSNBC's Jose Diaz-Balart Pushes Animal Rights and 'Outrage'
July 30th, 2015 6:03 PM
During his MSNBC newscast on thursday morning, Jose Diaz-Balart abandoned his reporting to push his opinion on the death of “Cecil The Lion.” In the newscast, Diaz-Balart, along with Democratic Congresswoman Betty McCollum from Minnesota, called a larger focus on animal rights, and condemned big game hunting in general.
Radio Talker on MSNBC: Blacks Are ‘Terrorized’ by Cops Across America
March 17th, 2015 3:27 PM
On Sunday, police charged 20-year old Jeffrey Williams with shooting two Ferguson police officers. The officers are alive and recovering. There is cause for rejoicing, unless you're attorney and radio show host Lizz Brown, who thought that was a sideshow to be quickly dismissed.
Appearing with Jose Diaz-Balart on MSNBC’s The Rundown on Monday, Brown glossed over it: “I think that the arrest is…
WaPo Reporter: 'It Is the President Who Ratifies Treaties'
March 10th, 2015 11:35 AM
Let's call this one "technically true, but misleading." On today's Daily Rundown, discussing the letter sent by Senate Republicans to the Iranian regime, Washington Post reporter Ishaan Tharoor said that "it is the president who ratifies treaties."
Tharoor is right, but only in a trivial sense. The president does formally ratify treaties in that he exchanges instruments of ratification with…
MSNBC/Telemundo Air Obama Town Hall Pushing Illegal Immigration
February 25th, 2015 11:02 PM
On Wednesday night, liberal networks MSNBC and Telemundo teamed up to present a town hall on illegal immigration that featured President Barack Obama before a friendly auditorium of supporters and taking questions that ranged from softballs to ones from the far left that implored him to further expand his amnesty. The event was moderated by Jose Diaz-Balart, who serves as the anchor of both MSNBC…
Jose Diaz-Balart: GOP’s ‘Got To Be Very Careful’ On Immigration Reform
November 17th, 2014 12:30 PM
On Monday, November 17, Jose Diaz-Balart officially took over the hosting duties on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, replacing Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, and now anchors two hours of MSNBC’s morning programming. The MSNBC host used his expanded role at the network to promote President Obama’s proposed executive action on immigration reform and warned that the GOP has “got to be very careful”…
MSNBC Goofs: 'Right-Wing Radicals' Assault U.S. 'Soldiers' in Turkey
November 13th, 2014 12:56 PM
On Thursday's Daily Rundown on MSNBC, Jim Miklaszewski misidentified the political ideology of the protesters that attacked three American sailors in Istanbul, Turkey. Miklaszewski reported that "these radicals – these right-wing radicals, who are pro-communist and anti-U.S. – were more intent on propaganda than causing these individual sailors harm." The perpetrators are members of the Turkish…
Did Chuck Todd Say Too Much About MSNBC?
November 12th, 2014 12:22 PM
Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and moderator of Meet the Press, just released his latest book “The Stranger: Barack Obama In the White House” chronicling the Democrat’s first six years as president. While much of the book details the numerous political battles the administration was engaged in, three excerpts from the book are quite striking. Not only does Chuck Todd concede that MSNBC…
MSNBC Host to GOP: Give on Amnesty So Obama Doesn't 'Have' To Order It
November 7th, 2014 10:01 AM
The Republican devil would make him do it! On MSNBC's Daily Rundown today, Kristen Welker repeatedly blocked GOP Senator Ron Johnson's attempts to talk about President Obama's threat to issue an executive order granting amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
When she finally deigned to discuss the issue, Welker suggested that Republicans pass immigration legislation so that Obama doesn't "…
MSNBC Slams GOP Over 'Irresponsible' 'Politics of Fear' on Ebola
October 16th, 2014 11:05 AM
After citing numerous Republicans on the campaign trail criticizing the Obama administration's handling of the ebola crisis, on Thursday, MSNBC Daily Rundown host Craig Melvin condemned such criticism as "the politics of fear" and "irresponsible."
WashPost Writer Slams WH Claims It Had No Role in Prostitution Scandal
October 10th, 2014 5:20 PM
Appearing on Friday’s edition of MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, the reporter with The Washington Post who broke the story that White House officials knew that advance team member Jonanthan Dach had a prostitute stay in his hotel room during the 2012 Colombian prostitution scandal joined the program and took to blasting the White House’s numerous claims that no such cover-up exists.
Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories
August 28th, 2014 12:11 PM
In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the GOP's difficulty in attracting women voters: "...do the arguments about contraception end up...putting the party on mute with those same women voters who may like your economic proposals but say, 'You…
Chuck Todd 'Going to Bring Back Heart, Good Taste, Fairness' to 'Meet
August 26th, 2014 11:34 AM
Appearing at the end of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Tuesday, NBC News NASA correspondent Jay Barbree wished host Chuck Todd good luck in becoming moderator of Meet the Press, hailing the chief White House correspondent: "...when God was making Chuck Todd, he was disturbed for a moment, he got distracted, and he looked back and he'd made his heart twice his size." [Listen to the audio or watch…
Before Catching Himself, Luke Russert Speaks of the 'Murder' of Michae
August 15th, 2014 3:58 PM
Was it a simple mistake, or more deeply revealing of how Luke Russert regards events in Ferguson, MO? With Chuck Todd on his way to Meet The Press, Russert hosted MSNBC's Daily Rundown today.
Speaking with NBC reporter Ron Allen, on the scene in Ferguson, Russert said: "the big news this morning is we expect to hear for the first time the name of the officer who was involved in the murder…