ART OF THE DODGE: FBI Director Evaded GOP Questions 96 Times

July 14th, 2023 4:37 PM

House Republicans may have spent hours questioning embattled FBI Director Christopher Wray, but he spent much of that time dodging questions.

State Dept. Absurdly ‘Stands by’ Funding ‘Conservative Blacklister’

June 5th, 2023 4:48 PM

The Biden State Department claimed it “stands by” its funding to a group that blacklisted conservative sites.


Rep. Issa: Bipartisan Effort Needed to Fight Big Tech Censorship

January 9th, 2023 7:31 AM

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) says Republicans and Democrats must come together in the new Congress to fight “Big Tech” censorship online.


We’ve Survived 2021! Here’s the Most-Read NewsBusters Blogs From 2021

December 30th, 2021 5:07 PM

Continuing what’s become a staple of our year-end packages, NewsBusters used our Google Analytics to compile our ten most-read stories from 2021, which saw four writers from our News Analysis Division seeing stories crack the top ten along with one from MRC Culture and two from MRC’s Free Speech America.

Artificial Insanity? YouTube Censors Issa for Pro-Vax Comments

November 10th, 2021 3:27 PM

YouTube appears to have censored a speech about COVID-19 vaccines by Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA).


GOP Rep Torches Jim Acosta on Afghanistan, CA Recall Race

August 22nd, 2021 11:40 PM

Hack journalist Jim Acosta couldn’t keep up as his Republican guest schooled him on his own show, Sunday, over President Biden’s Afghanistan debacle. Acosta repeatedly tried to blame President Trump for the Taliban takeover, but Issa exposed the journalist’s utter hypocrisy.


Seriously? CNN Touts Claim Dana Loesch Has Threatened Journalists

September 5th, 2017 4:22 PM
CNN’s Brian Stelter continued his role as an unabashed liberal media cheerleader on Tuesday, promoting a pathetic statement from a media trade group claiming The Blaze host and NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch incited violence against journalists in an April video denouncing media bias. While the group Digital Content Next decried Loesch’s phrase “[w]e’re coming for you” as a trigger for violence, a…

Fake News: Matthews Claims GOPers Are Not Criticizing Trump’s Presser

August 15th, 2017 9:28 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews irresponsibly dabbled in fake/false news by claiming that Republicans and those in GOP leadership haven’t spoken out against President Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville violence, including his Tuesday afternoon press conference. Matthews was squabbling with frequent Hardball guest and GOP strategist John Brabender when he went down that path…

ABC, NBC Press for a Special Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Campaign

February 27th, 2017 10:11 PM
Both ABC and NBC were desperately backing calls from partisan Democrats, Monday night, to have a special prosecutor investigate the Donald Trump’s campaign for evidence of collusion with Russia. But, took a liking to call from one particular Republican. “In Washington tonight, pressure is intensifying for an independent investigation on Russia, including a call from a leading Republican,”…

CNN's Costello Fears Trump Has Secret Christian Agenda With Travel Ban

January 30th, 2017 12:03 PM
During the 9:00 hour of CNN Newsroom Monday morning, anchor Carol Costello grilled Republican Representative Darrell Issa on Trump’s executive order to put a temporary travel ban on immigrants from certain predominantly Muslim countries. Like the rest of the media, Costello wailed about the discriminatory impact of the ban on Muslims but she didn’t stop there. Costello even suggested the ban was…

CNN's Keilar Frets Trump Too Quick to Call 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'

December 21st, 2016 10:56 AM
On Tuesday's The Situation Room on CNN, substitute anchor Brianna Keilar not only worried that President-elect Donald Trump was "jumping the gun" by calling the attacks in Turkey and Germany "radical Islamic terrorism" too soon "before any information was out there," but she also fretted that Trump was "dangerously close to making this look like a religious war."

CNN’s Borger Slams Giuliani for ‘Hateful’ Comments, ‘Hijacked’ Debate

February 23rd, 2015 12:01 PM
On Sunday’s State of the Union, CNN’s Gloria Borger hosted three prominent Republican politicians to discuss the ongoing debate surrounding Rudy Giuliani and his suggestion that President Obama doesn’t love America. Throughout the combative segment, Borger hit the former New York City mayor for his “hateful” comments and went so far as to claim that he “kind of hijacked the conversation in a…

Sharyl Attkisson Slams Critics Who Won't 'Question Authority' Now

November 10th, 2014 11:48 AM
Former CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, celebrated the launch of her new book Stonewalled at a private residence in Georgetown among an audience that consisted of members in the media, whistleblowers from other scandals, and the outgoing House Oversight committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa. She told her media skeptics "if only you would occasionally apply that kind of skepticism to…

Maddow Mocks Republican's Geography Mistake—But Recently Made Her Own

October 25th, 2014 7:15 AM
Let she who is without geography sin cast the first globe!  On her MSNBC show last night, Rachel Maddow mercilessly mocked Darrell Issa for confusing Guinea with Guyana. The Republican congressman made his mistake during a discussion of the country in which the latest Ebola outbreak began.  Issa said it was "Guyana," a South American country, whereas in fact it was Guinea, a West African one.…