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PBS Anchor Claims 'the American People' Are Critical of GOP Over Court

September 24th, 2020 10:44 PM

On Tuesday's PBS NewsHour, as she interviewed Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso over the issue of filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, host Judy Woodruff twice framed criticism of Republicans as coming from "the American people" as she spent the entire interview pressing him over the push to confirm a new justice before the election.

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Todd Makes Faces, Rages at GOP Senator, Claims Dems Wouldn’t Fill Seat

September 20th, 2020 4:47 PM

Proving to be a Democratic Party court jester and not the political “referee” he claims to be, NBC political director Chuck Todd spent part of Sunday’s Meet the Press yelling and making faces at Republican Senator John Barrasso (WY). According to Todd, his guest and Senate Republicans were “hypocrites” for following decades of precedent and filling a vacant Supreme Court seat in an…

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Todd: Trump Only ‘Technically Exonerated of a Crime', He Caused This

March 31st, 2019 12:53 PM
Despite the fact Attorney General William Barr’s letter explicitly quoted the Special Counsel’s report, stating, “[t]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities”, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd was on NBC Sunday suggesting the President wasn’t…
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Matthews Defends Green New Deal Over Common Sense, Maduro Over Bolton

February 13th, 2019 10:01 PM
In a wild Hardball on Wednesday, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews spent the latter portion of the program defending the Green New Deal, expressing dismay at Republicans for “mak[ing] fun of” the proposal seeking to address the dangers “we're facing as a species” because of climate change, and defending murderous Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro because National Security…
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Blitzer Lauds National Health Care: 'Works Well' in Canada, Europe

September 14th, 2017 5:50 PM
As Wyoming Republican Senator John Barasso appeared as a guest on CNN's Wolf show, host Wolf Blitzer pushed for the creation of a national health insurance program along the lines of the Bernie Sanders "Medicare for all" plan as he claimed that a similar system used in Canada and Europe "works well."
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Matthews Mocks Southerners Backing Sessions With a Hint of 'Dixie'

July 26th, 2017 11:02 PM
While covering on Wednesday the public ridiculing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Trump, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews bizarrely claimed that it’s “mostly southern senators” with “Dixie in their voices” who are supporting “a favorite of the old Confederacy.”
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NBC's Mitchell Hails 'Landmark' Climate Deal; Slams Anti-Science GOP

November 13th, 2014 12:10 PM
At the top of her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Wednesday, host Andrea Mitchell cheered President Obama "achieving a landmark climate agreement" with China to restrict carbon emissions: "I know this is going to take place over a long time, but – there are a lot of obstacles ahead, but this still marks a very big change from the stalemate between the U.S. and China..."

CNN Asks Steve King If GOP Is 'Chastened' By Election Losses

January 21st, 2013 2:45 PM
During CNN's inauguration coverage on Monday's Starting Point, correspondent John King helped bolster President Obama's image as he asked Tea Party Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) if Republicans were "chastened" by Democratic electoral victories. "The President won an election that many historians say he shouldn't have won, given the high unemployment rate,…

CNN Cajoles Republicans to Hike Tax Rates

November 29th, 2012 2:14 PM
Once again, CNN pressed a Republican to support income tax hikes. On Thursday, Starting Point co-hosts Brooke Baldwin and John Berman tried to paint GOP opposition to tax increases as at odds with the American people and a financial expert. "So here is one of the biggest guys in finance on the planet saying that maybe a tax rate increase should be part of a deal. Does he have a point?…

MSNBC's Craig Melvin to Sen. Barrasso: Isn't GOP 'Out of Step' with Vo

September 20th, 2011 12:33 PM
New MSNBC daytime host Craig Melvin is quickly adapting to the network's liberal ethos. Melvin, who was hired this summer from Washington, D.C. NBC station WRC-TV, pressed Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) from the left in an interview shortly after noon today about Republican opposition to President Obama's call for tax hikes on higher income earners. [video follows page break]

NBC's Mitchell Berates Republican: Are You Just 'Too Busy' to Meet Wit

November 17th, 2010 3:04 PM
NBC's Andrea Mitchell, hosting her self-titled MSNBC show on Wednesday, got into a bit of a tiff with Republican Senator John Barrasso over, of all things, a scheduling conflict. Mitchell opened her broadcast of Andrea Mitchell Reports asking why the Republicans delayed a meeting with the President as she whined: "How about that for setting a new tone of bipartisanship in…

MSNBC Host to Senator on 'No' Vote: Will You Take Blame When People Ha

February 6th, 2009 5:19 PM
Say goodbye to hope and change. It's time to embrace the politics of doom and gloom. MSNBC host Contessa Brewer, in an interview that seemed a lot like a lobbying campaign for the stimulus set for a vote in the U.S. Senate, quizzed Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., about the possibility that his vote against a stimulus bill could send the country spiraling into a Depression - and endanger the public's…