Matthews: Harassment Allegation Against Me Was ‘Highly Justified'

April 28th, 2020 10:12 AM
It’s been almost two months since former Hardball host Chris Matthews stepped down from his weeknight post, but the MSNBC veteran demonstrated in an interview late last week that his views are just as liberal now as they were during his decades-long television tenure. After stating that the sexual harassment charge made against him by GQ columnist Laura Bassett was “highly justified,…

Column: The Sudden Crash of Chris Matthews

March 4th, 2020 7:47 AM
On the Monday before “Super Tuesday,” longtime MSNBC host Chris Matthews came on the air and promptly, tartly announced he was retiring, that “this will be my last Hardball.” His language and tone strongly implied he was being pushed out. Politically, it felt like MSNBC was shedding a host that had become a liability with the Sanders socialists who are a decent chunk…
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'Shut Up Chris': Behar Angry at Matthews for Insulting Hillary's Looks

March 3rd, 2020 2:34 PM
After MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews was forced out of a job Monday, the hosts of ABC’s The View had mixed reactions on Tuesday’s show. While some of the hosts praised Matthews, Joy Behar revealed she was fed up with the host’s sexist remarks about women. In particular, she was peeved he had complimented Republican women’s appearances while disparaging Hillary Clinton…
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Bye-Bye Chris! The Worst of Matthews

March 3rd, 2020 10:20 AM
He’s gone! After 23 years at CNBC and MSNBC, Chris Matthews has “retired” as Hardball host. Here at the MRC we’ve documented Matthews’s long career of slams on conservatives and his thrills over “immaculate” Obama and Jesus-like Bill Clinton. The following are just a few of those Hardball lowlights over the years: 
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Watch Kornacki’s Emotional Tributes to Matthews on Final ‘Hardball’

March 3rd, 2020 1:15 AM
Following Monday’s sudden retirement/pushing out of longtime MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews after a plethora of recent negative headlines, Hardball still needed some to see it through to the end. Frequent fill-in host Steve Kornacki was left to soldier on and, while he did, emotions were high. Putting aside Matthews's actions, Kornacki handled Monday night with command, genuine (and…
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Chris Matthews Announces RETIREMENT After Pressure He Be Fired

March 2nd, 2020 8:09 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball is no more! That was part of the somber announcement host Chris Matthews made at the top of the program on Monday when he announced his retirement from the network. The move came after a week of pressure from supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and the #MeToo movement for him to be fired for controversial comments he had made. The pressure appeared so great that he…
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Oops! Chris Matthews Confuses Tim Scott and Jaime Harrison

February 29th, 2020 9:48 PM
On Friday evening, MSNBC host Chris Matthews made an embarrassing faux pas as he seemed to forget that South Carolina has more than one black politician and confused Republican Senator Tim Scott with Democratic candidate Jaime Harrison.

Journalist Accuses ‘Unfit’ Matthews of Sexually Suggestive Comments

February 29th, 2020 12:38 PM
In a Friday night column for GQ, former Huffington Post reporter Laura Bassett revealed that MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was the cable news host she referenced in an October 2017 item alleging repeated inappropriate and sexually suggestive comments. She argued that, based on his “downright irresponsible” behavior that’s been an “open secret,” Matthews…
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Matthews Apologizes to Bernie; NO Remorse for Saying Worse About Trump

February 25th, 2020 9:52 AM
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews offered a mea culpa to 2020 Democrat candidate Bernie Sanders Monday night, after comparing his win in Nevada to the Nazis taking France in World War II. But the Hardball host did not feel the need to apologize to President Trump, or his family, for comparing them to Mussolini, Hitler, Sadam Hussein, or a whole host of other despicable dictators.
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Matthews: Sanders Win in Nevada Is Like France Falling to the Nazis

February 23rd, 2020 3:37 PM
As The Hill media reporter Joe Concha reported on Sunday, Hardball host Chris Matthews was the latest target of the so-called Bernie Bros as they demanded MSNBC fire him for a comment he made about their dear leader, Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) win in the Nevada caucus. According to Matthews, Sanders’ blitzkrieg through the first three states, and his increased momentum, reminded…
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Matthews, Pals: ‘Dictator’ Trump Is ‘Collaborating with the Soviets’

February 20th, 2020 10:05 PM
The Deep State and liberal media had quite the night on Thursday in light of a New York Times report that “Russia was interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Trump re-elected.” In the first 27 minutes of MSNBC’s Hardball, the narrative was that, without citing direct evidence, President Trump was a “wannabe dictator” “collaborating…
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‘Thrill’ Is Gone: 12 Years Later, Grumpy Chris Unhappy With 2020 Dems

February 12th, 2020 10:15 AM
The thrill is gone. Liberal MSNBC host Chris Matthews isn't happy with Bernie Sanders. This is quite a contrast to the Matthews of exactly 12 years ago tonight. On February 12, 2008, the liberal journalist swooned for Barack Obama, telling the country that the charismatic Democrat sent a “thrill” up his leg: 
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Matthews: Fascist ‘Black Mamba’ Trump ‘Cult’ Ready for ‘Violence'

February 6th, 2020 9:54 PM
Chris Matthews came completely unglued on Thursday night. Here’s just a few of the descriptions he had for Donald Trump and his supporters: “Violent,” “cult,” “violent purge,” “goose steppinng,” “dictator.” Regarding Trump’s comments made at the White House, Matthews suggested that, given a few less constitutional…

MSNBC Legal Expert Gave Cash to Democrat Who Voted for Impeachment

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January 16th, 2020 9:20 AM
It’s no question MSNBC has been begging for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. So, how does MSNBC legal analyst Jill Wine-Banks handle the issue of impeachment? By giving money to a Democratic Party House member who would later vote for impeachment.