VIDEO: Larry Kudlow Says Nearly All ‘Data Shows A V-Shaped Recovery’
July 8th, 2020 1:37 PM
President Donald Trump’s National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow remains very optimistic about the prospects of a V-shaped recovery in the economy. And he says the data back him up.
WATCH: BET Founder Worth $550M Wants $14T in Reparations for Slavery
June 3rd, 2020 11:52 AM
The hypocrisy of mega-rich celebrities calling for reparations for slavery is astonishing. Black Entertainment Television Founder Robert Johnson, as summarized by CNBC, said that the “U.S. government should provide $14 trillion of reparations for slavery to help reduce racial inequality.” He’s currently worth an estimated $550 million.
WATCH: These Cable Hosts Savage Each Other Over ‘Your Friend’ Trump
May 27th, 2020 1:51 PM
The usually more placid Squawk Box exploded on Wednesday as two of the co-hosts blasted each other about the shutdown, jobs and Donald Trump. Co-host/New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin mocked fellow co-host Joe Kernen as nothing more than a puppet for “your friend” Donald Trump. Kernen accused his fellow host of being too negative on the stock market and recovery.…
Obama Aide Evelyn Farkas Admitted She Lied On MSNBC About Collusion
May 10th, 2020 6:56 AM
Sean Davis at The Federalist reports a newly declassified transcript of congressional testimony shows former Obama administration defense official Evelyn Farkas testified under oath that she lied during an MSNBC Morning Joe interview on March 2, 2017, when she claimed to have evidence of alleged Trump collusion with the Russians. "I didn't know anything." She had a feeling. This…
Obamacare Enforcer Sebelius Whines 27-28M in US Lack Health Insurance
March 13th, 2020 11:07 AM
Even the left now admits that Obamacare failed. The former Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary who helped oversee implementation of the disastrous Obamacare law just argued that “27-28 million” Americans have no health insurance. And that’s about 10 years after the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” was enacted in 2010.
Warren Buffett in ‘Sympathy’ with Sanders, Would ‘Vote’ for Bloomberg
February 24th, 2020 3:36 PM
Liberal billionaire Warren Buffett, who’s been fairly quiet this election cycle, took to CNBC to weigh in on the Democratic primary races. As it turns out, even The Billion-Dollar King of Abortion found self-proclaimed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) too left-wing.
Jim Cramer Criticizes MSM for Hyping Strong Xi Jingping Hand on Trade
November 29th, 2019 7:18 AM
For months the mainstream media has been portraying China's President Xi Jingping as having a much stronger hand than a supposedly weaker President Trump in the current trade war. However, CNBC's Jim Cramer wasn't buying that at all on Monday's Squawk Box. In fact he was very critical of the American press for the way they have been reporting this situation even going so far as to…
CNBC's Jim Cramer: 'The Only People Talking About a Recession Are Us'
September 8th, 2019 7:28 PM
Have you noticed all the talk recently by the mainstream media about a recession? Of course, many members of the MSM can barely contain their glee at the prospect of an economic downturn hurting President Trump's prospects in the election next year. Well, Jim Cramer on Thursday's Squawk Box told host Joe Kernen that the only people talking about such a recession are "us,"…
Feel the Bern? CNBC Hammers Sanders Adviser Over Democratic Socialism
June 14th, 2019 3:56 PM
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hit the campaign trail promoting “Democratic socialism” and claiming President Donald Trump supports “corporate socialism for the rich and powerful.” CNBC anchor Joe Kernen demanded clear definitions and answers from a Sanders adviser on June 13, attempting to learn whether democratic socialism would really mean more entitlements and…
Shark Tank Star Destroys Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Proposal
June 7th, 2019 3:52 PM
Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary and CEO Gerald Storch brought a free market reality check to Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) arguments for a $15 minimum wage on CNBC’s Squawk Box June 6. Sanders went to Arkansas to attack Walmart over wages and demanded at its annual shareholders meeting that it raise wages even more on June 5. O’Leary and Storch both…
Dems’ Wall Street Tax Plans Fall Flat on CNBC
May 24th, 2019 10:57 AM
Even CNBC's more liberal anchor wasn't thrilled with newly announced plans from Democratic candidates to tax Wall Street transactions. Reporter Ylan Mui told Squawk Box viewers on May 23 about plans from liberal candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) to tax Wall Street to pay for…
Jim Cramer: Talking Heads Fail to Understand China Trade War
May 18th, 2019 10:22 PM
We are currently hearing a lot of doom and gloom about the trade war with China from the media talking heads, particularly on MSNBC and CNN. Their big claim is that President Donald Trump has put the United States at a disadvantage by raising tariffs on Chinese goods in an effort to get China to lower their tariffs and other barriers on American exports to that country. However, CNBC's Jim…
April Exceeds Expectations, 3.6% Unemployment Lowest Since ’69
May 3rd, 2019 3:06 PM
April was a great month for jobs with another upside surprise.
CNN reported on May 2, that it was expected to be “a healthy but unspectacular” 185,000 jobs. Unemployment was expected to remain at 3.8 percent. MarketWatch was expecting a “robust increase” of around 213,000 jobs.
Two Out of Three Evening Shows Omit GDP ‘Whopper’
April 30th, 2019 10:13 AM
The U.S. economy grew so much more than expected in the first quarter that CNBC’s Rick Santelli called it a “whopper” and “really powerful” news on April 26. A day later, the news made the front page of The Washington Post and The New York Times.
The broadcast networks were less enthusiastic. Two out of the three evening news programs skipped the story entirely that…