Congressman Rogers on Iran Deal: ‘We Have Just Rewarded Very Bad and

November 24th, 2013 10:37 AM
Mike Rogers (R-Mich), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, had some harsh words for the agreement the Obama administration has just made with Iran concerning that nation’s nuclear program. Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, Rogers said, “We have just rewarded very bad and dangerous behavior...we may have just encouraged more violence in the future than we have stopped.”

CNN Ignores Sen. Feinstein Wanting to Take Offline

November 4th, 2013 6:21 PM
Prominent Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) said she warned the White House to take offline until the site was fixed, but the administration wouldn't do it. CNN made no mention of her claim, made on Sunday's Face the Nation, and didn't ask her about it when she appeared on Monday's The Situation Room. "I felt, and I said this directly to the President's chief of…

Candy Crowley: 'Who Cares' That 'Russia Got the Diplomatic Edge' in Sy

September 15th, 2013 11:00 AM
CNN’s Candy Crowley did her best Hillary Clinton Sunday. During a State of the Union discussion about the American-Russian agreement concerning Syria, Crowley asked a skeptical Congressman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), "Who cares" that "Russia got the diplomatic edge?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Obamacare Apologist Morphs Into Weasel When Challenged

July 9th, 2013 7:46 PM
Remember the 1989 movie "Say Anything"? Though the flick had nothing to do with politics, its title succinctly describes how liberals respond when they're on the losing end of an argument. I heard an example of this yesterday while listening to Ed Schultz's radio show with yet another guest host filling in for Schultz, who appears to have lost his appetite for work since MSNBC transferred "…

Mike Rogers: Snowden Should Go to Iran and N. Korea to 'Round Out His

June 23rd, 2013 5:01 PM
House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mi.) made a great joke about National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden Sunday. Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press, Rogers said, "If he could go to North Korea and Iran, he could round out his government oppression tour."

Congressman Rogers on NSA Phone Surveillance: ‘Greenwald Doesn’t H

June 9th, 2013 12:05 PM
Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, on Sunday had harsh words for the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald revealing last week that the National Security Agency is looking at phone records of virtually all Americans. Appearing on ABC’s This Week, Rogers said, “I know your reporter that you interviewed, Greenwald, says that he’s got it all and now is an expert on the…

Malkin Column: Obama's Emptiest Benghazi Talking Point

May 16th, 2013 6:50 PM
On Sept. 12, 2012, President Barack Obama vowed to "bring to justice" the perpetrators of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. On Oct. 26, 2012, Obama said his "biggest priority" was bringing the "folks" in Libya responsible for murdering four Americans to "justice." Tick, tock, tick, tock. While White House press secretary Jay Carney sneers at the GOP's "obsession" with what went wrong at…

House Intel Chairman: 'I'm Not Sure President Was Not Told' About Petr

November 18th, 2012 2:01 PM
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) dropped a bit of a bombshell on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday. Talking with host David Gregory about the David Petraeus affair, Rogers said, "I'm not sure the President was not told before Election Day."

Soledad O'Brien Lauds 'Successful' Auto Bailout That Cost Taxpayers

February 16th, 2012 2:43 PM
According to CNN's Soledad O'Brien, the auto bailout led to a "pretty incredible resurgence" in the American auto industry. She grilled Congressman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) on Thursday morning over candidate Mitt Romney's previous opposition to the bailout, saying that his opposition and the auto industry's eventual success could become a "huge, huge problem" for the candidate. "[H]e was…

Ed Schultz Claims He 'Broke the Story on Larry Craig' He Didn't Break

June 15th, 2011 3:59 PM
This from a man who describes himself as "an honest broker" -- something those who actually are aren't inclined to do. During an argument with a caller to his radio show Monday about Schultz demanding that erstwhile inveterate Twitter pic taker Anthony Weiner resign from Congress, Schultz made a claim that sounded more than a little dubious (audio here) --

CNN Leans Towards Gun Control and Its Supporters

January 12th, 2011 7:10 PM
CNN indicated its sympathy for gun control on Tuesday with two segments on The Situation Room where sound bites from gun control supporters outnumbered gun rights supporters by a three-to-one margin. During the first report, correspondent Dana Bash stated that Senator Patrick Leahy "supports gun rights," even though the Democrat actually has the opposite record on the issue. The previous…

MSNBC's Richard Lui: 'Is It Time to Rethink the 2nd Amendment

January 11th, 2011 1:35 PM
"Is it time to rethink the Second Amendment?" MSNBC anchor Richard Lui asked viewers of the January 11 "Jansing & Co." on the way to commercial break around 10:15 a.m. EST. [Video after page break; MP3 audio available here] Lui was teasing an upcoming segment in which MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing would interview House Intelligence Committee chairman and former FBI agent Rep. Mike Rogers (…