Ken Frydman John Berman Brianna Keilar John Avlon CNN New Day 8-16-22

Overwrought on CNN: Giuliani's Goal Is 'To Die A Free Man'

August 17th, 2022 5:42 AM

Two of Rudy Giuliani's former aides turned on him with a vengeance on CNN's New Day on Tuesdayt morning. First up, former Rudy spox Ken Frydman. Commenting on Rudy being made a prosecution target in Fulton County, Georgia, Frydman said that Rudy's strategy is to "delay, delay, delay," and that: "At this point in his life, Rudy's goal is to die a free man."


Chris Wallace, CNN Hate Talk of Federal 'Gestapo'...Unless Dems Use It

August 14th, 2022 7:15 AM

On Friday's New Day, CNN anchor Chris Wallace said Republicans characterizing the FBI’s action at Mar-a-Lago as a "huge" “Gestapo” tactic is "out of touch with reality." The FBI should not be compared to the Nazis. CNN and their Democrat friends save that for Republicans. 

John Berman Phil Mudd CNN New Day 8-12-22

Does CNN Analyst Know More than WashPost on Nuke Docs at Mar-a-Lago?

August 13th, 2022 1:43 PM

On New Day, CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd claimed even the Top Secret clearances he had as a senior official at the FBI and CIA would not have permitted him to view the documents regarding nuclear weapons that allegedly were at Mar-a-Lago.  Mudd also twice referred to Mar-a-Lago, for purposes of deriding the security measures in place there, as a "beach house."


Brianna Keilar takes KJP to Task Over Inflation Reduction Act

August 12th, 2022 4:31 PM

In an unexpected but not unwelcome act of journalism on Friday morning, CNN anchor and New Day co-host Brianna Keilar pushed back on White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s misleading answers about the Inflation Reduction Act.

Mika Brzezinski  Joe Scarborough MSNBC Morning Joe 8-11-22

Morning Joe Hilarity: Back to 'Are the Walls Closing In On Trump?'

August 11th, 2022 10:25 PM

Among other gloating over Trump's travails, Mika Brzezinski and George Conway both claimed that "the walls are closing in" on Trump.

Joey Jackson CNN New Day 8-10-22

Walls Closing In AGAIN? CNN Predicts Indictment of Trump Is 'Imminent'

August 10th, 2022 9:19 PM

On New Day, CNN legal analyst Joey Jackson predicts that the indictment of Donald Trump in connection with January 6th is "imminent."

Ryan Lizza CNN New Day 8-8-22

CNN Analyst: 'Enormously Consequential' Biden In 'Pantheon' of Greats

August 10th, 2022 10:02 AM

On Monday, CNN analyst Ryan Lizza declared: “For history, I think it’s a pretty big deal....You have to go back to – depending on how you define these things – to LBJ. So, I think for history, Biden – I don’t think there’s much debate anymore, he is an enormously consequential president and just judging him by his legislative agenda, you know, he’s sort of in that modern pantheon now.”…


CNN Tees Up Indiana Abortionist to Attack State's Abortion Law

August 5th, 2022 9:03 PM

Since she performed an abortion on a 10-year-old Ohioan rape victim, Indiana abortionist Dr. Caitlin Bernard has become something of an icon to the post-Roe pro-abortion movement. New Day co-host Brianna Keilar interviewed…


CNN Implies Hungary's Orban Will Launch a Second Holocaust

August 4th, 2022 9:14 PM

With Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaking at CPAC in Texas on Thursday, CNN ran a segment on Thursday morning’s New Day which took Orban’s recent controversial comments that “we do not want to become peoples of mixed race” and ran with them, heavily implying that Orban would unleash a second Holocaust on the world if Hungary’s economy slips into a recession.

NewsBusters Podcast: CNN Ratings Plummet, While Fox News Keeps Rolling

August 3rd, 2022 10:28 PM

The New York Times reported on the front page of its Business section on Wednesday that CNN's ratings are terrible and their financial picture looks rough. But reporter Benjamin Mullin wrote absolutely nothing about the network's liberal tilt, or losing its daily fearmongering about Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Fox was touting strong ratings for July.


CNN Parrots Dem Tropes—'Democracy on Ballot, Election Denier, Big Lie'

August 3rd, 2022 10:34 AM

On CNN's New Day, co-hosts Brianna Keilar and John Avlon, discussing Tuesday's primary results, parrot Democrat tropes, "democracy on the ballot," "election denier," and "the big lie." This despite new CNN head Chris Licht saying he wants the network to become less partisan, and to avoid such tropes, singling out "the big lie," because it "makes the mistake of adopting branding used by the…


CNN Deceptively Edits Audio to Pass Off Sunday Host as Hungary’s Orban

August 2nd, 2022 4:55 PM

With Reality Check host John Avlon taking John Berman’s co-host slot for this week of CNN’s New Day, there was even less of a moderating voice at the table than normal to stop S.E. Cupp from ranting about the current state of the Republican Party. Less well known was Berman's apparent influence in avoiding deceptive editing, as Avlon apparently tried to pass off audio of…

Elie Honig CNN New Day 7-27-22

CNN Killjoy: Vastly Premature to 'Talk About Trump in Orange Jumpsuit'

July 28th, 2022 6:21 PM

On CNN's New Day, CNN legal analyst Elie Honig says, regarding speculation the Justice Department might indict Donald Trump in connection with January 6th, that it's"vastly premature" to "talk about Trump in an orange jumpsuit."


Romans Spins on Recession, Declares Some Are Always In A Recession

July 28th, 2022 11:51 AM

CNN chief business correspondent Christine Romans joined both New Day and CNN Newsroom on Thursday to discuss the new GDP numbers that showed the U.S. economy has met the definition of a recession. This definition, she argued, should be ignored and it should be remembered that some people always feel like they are in a recession due to income inequality.