Friday, August 7, 2020

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

Clyburn: Biden's Diversity Comments Were About Continents Where People Have Roots

Clyburn: Biden's Diversity Comments Were About Continents Where People Have Roots

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) said 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments on the diversity of the African American and Hispanic communities were about “the diversity of,

Kudlow: We're Drafting Executive Orders, Considering Reemployment Benefits

Kudlow: We're Drafting Executive Orders, Considering Reemployment Benefits

On Friday’s broadcast of “PBS NewsHour,” White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said that the White House is taking a look at issuing executive orders on evictions, a payroll tax cut student loans, extending unemployment benefits, “and possibly added benefits

Biden: Illegal Immigrants Who Work 'Should Have Access' to Subsidized Health Care

Biden: Illegal Immigrants Who Work 'Should Have Access' to Subsidized Health Care

During an interview at the2020 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Joint Virtual Convention released on Wednesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that illegal immigrants who are working

Manchin on HEROES Act: 'Can't Cure All of the Social Needs' in a Pandemic Bill

Manchin on HEROES Act: 'Can't Cure All of the Social Needs' in a Pandemic Bill

During an interview with the "Fox News Rundown" podcast released on Wednesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized the HEROES Act, the $3 trillion coronavirus legislation passed by House Democrats back in May, by stating that he doesn't "support that amount that they're putting towards different areas," and arguing that while there are needs, "you can't cure all of the social needs within a pandemic bill or a health cri

Trump: I Want $600 Unemployment Benefits to Continue

Trump: I Want $600 Unemployment Benefits to Continue

During an interview with Gray Television on Tuesday, President Trump stated that he wants people receiving unemployment benefits to continue to get $600 a week in enhanced unemployment benefits and stated that for people who are on unemployment, “it’s not

Navarro: 'We'd Feel More Comfortable' if Microsoft Divested Chinese Holdings

Navarro: 'We'd Feel More Comfortable' if Microsoft Divested Chinese Holdings

On Monday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro stated that Microsoft’s cooperation with China is an issue as Microsoft seeks to purchase TikTok and stated, “maybe Microsoft could divest its Chinese holdings and then we’d feel

Pelosi: I'm Not Willing to Negotiate on $600 Unemployment Benefit

Pelosi: I'm Not Willing to Negotiate on $600 Unemployment Benefit

On Monday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that she is not willing to negotiate on the $600 federal unemployment benefit amount during the current coronavirus economic relief package negotiations and that she wouldn’t support decreasing

Brooks: Most of the Blame on COVID Relief Logjam Is on Republicans

Brooks: Most of the Blame on COVID Relief Logjam Is on Republicans

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks said that the blame for the impasse over coronavirus relief is mostly on Republicans, but also faulted Democrats for not having enough for small businesses in their plan.

Wyden: Senate GOP COVID Proposal 'Heartless' and 'Unthinkable'

Wyden: Senate GOP COVID Proposal 'Heartless' and 'Unthinkable'

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) stated that the coronavirus relief proposal by Senate Republicans is “heartless and it’s just unthinkable. There is no time to waste on these kinds of partisan proposals.

CNN's Lemon: Trump Lobbed 'a Slur at China' by Saying 'China Virus'

CNN's Lemon: Trump Lobbed 'a Slur at China' by Saying 'China Virus'

On Thursday’s “CNN Tonight,” host Don Lemon stated that President Trump lobbed “a slur at China” by referring to the coronavirus as “the China virus” while discussing the death offormer presidential candidate Herman Cain.

Fauci: 'I Don't Think We Need to Go to Lockdown Again'

Fauci: 'I Don't Think We Need to Go to Lockdown Again'

During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci stated that he doesn’t think “we need to go to lockdown again and shelter in place.

CNN's Berman to Navarro: Don't Say 'China Virus' on This Show

CNN's Berman to Navarro: Don't Say 'China Virus' on This Show

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” host John Berman objected to White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro using the term “China virus” to refer to the coronavirus because “There are Asian Americans who have told us that they have

Brooks: 'This Is Not the Time' for Fiscal Discipline

Brooks: 'This Is Not the Time' for Fiscal Discipline

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks argued that, given the current economic crisis, now is not the time for fiscal discipline and that the federal government should be sending out direct payments quickly, because earlier direct payments were

Schiff: Trump Could Refuse to Accept Results, Allow Peaceful Transition

Schiff: Trump Could Refuse to Accept Results, Allow Peaceful Transition

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) stated that President Trump’s statements and actions on voting mean that he“may end up doing more damage than any foreign government could by refusing to accept the results

GOP Rep. Banks: Need 'Better Leadership' from Esper on China

GOP Rep. Banks: Need 'Better Leadership' from Esper on China

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) applauded Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his leadership on “this new cold war” with the threat of China and stated that Pompeo is “the

Cuomo: Nursing Home Policy Criticism Is 'All Politics'

Cuomo: Nursing Home Policy Criticism Is 'All Politics'

During a press conference on Friday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) stated that the criticism of his nursing home policies during the coronavirus pandemic is “all politics” and that the issue is being pushed by those who are “politically

Dem Chicago Alderman: Mayor's 'Grandstanding' and 'Pettiness' Costing Lives

Dem Chicago Alderman: Mayor's 'Grandstanding' and 'Pettiness' Costing Lives

During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Chicago AldermanRaymond Lopez (D) sharply criticized Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) by stating that her “level of pettiness is causing disaster” and criticizing her public feud

Rand Paul: Cuomo 'Should Be Impeached' for Nursing Home Policies

Rand Paul: Cuomo 'Should Be Impeached' for Nursing Home Policies

During an interview with the “Fox News Rundown” podcast released on Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) called for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to be impeached over his “disastrous” and “terrible” nursing home policy “to send patients with coronavirus

Warner: Closing Chinese Consulate 'in Our National Security Interest'

Warner: Closing Chinese Consulate 'in Our National Security Interest'

On Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live,” Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) praised the closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston and warned companies that deciding to “sacrifice our values and principles to try to get access to the Chinese

Rubio: Chinese Consulate in Houston 'a Front' for Spying

Rubio: Chinese Consulate in Houston 'a Front' for Spying

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) stated that the recently closed Chinese consulate in Houston is “a front” and “kind of the central node of a massive spy operation, commercial espionage,

Missouri Gov.: I Will Pardon McCloskeys 'Without a Doubt'

Missouri Gov.: I Will Pardon McCloskeys 'Without a Doubt'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) vowed to pardon Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who he argued didn’t break the law and are victims of a “political” prosecution.

Barrasso: Lack of Payroll Tax Cut 'Wouldn't Be a Dealbreaker'

Barrasso: Lack of Payroll Tax Cut 'Wouldn't Be a Dealbreaker'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Senate Republican Conference Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) praised the idea of putting a payroll tax cut in the next coronavirus relief bill, but stated that not having a payroll tax

Stabenow: Payroll Tax Cut 'Is a Nonstarter'

Stabenow: Payroll Tax Cut 'Is a Nonstarter'

On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) stated that she thinks including a payroll tax cut in the next coronavirus bill is “a nonstarter” and she doesn’t believe either party supports the idea.

Clift: 'I Wouldn't Mock' Cuomo over Coronavirus Poster

Clift: 'I Wouldn't Mock' Cuomo over Coronavirus Poster

On Friday’s “McLaughlin Group,” the Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift said that she doesn’t blame New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for having the presidential ambitions that he likely has and said that she wouldn’t mock Cuomo for the poster touting

Kudlow: 'We'll Probably Sanction' Parts of the Chinese Economy

Kudlow: 'We'll Probably Sanction' Parts of the Chinese Economy

During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street,” White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said that the United States and China “are still engaging” on the phase one trade deal between the

Kudlow: 'We're Looking at Re-Employment Benefits'

Kudlow: 'We're Looking at Re-Employment Benefits'

During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street,” White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow stated that the White House is not going to eliminate unemployment benefits.

NIH Director: I Believe We'll Have Vaccine by End of Year

NIH Director: I Believe We'll Have Vaccine by End of Year

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins stated that if one of the coronavirus vaccine trials is successful, “tens of millions of doses” will be available by the end of the year,

Cuomo: 'We're Not Celebrating' New York's Handling of COVID

Cuomo: 'We're Not Celebrating' New York's Handling of COVID

On Thursday’s “CNN Newsroom,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) denied that he is celebrating New York’s handling of the coronavirus, but is noting that the people of New York flattened the curve and stated that “what happened in New

Todd: MSNBC's Daytime Newscasts Have 'No Editorial Point of View'

Todd: MSNBC's Daytime Newscasts Have 'No Editorial Point of View'

At the end of an interview with Trump Campaign Director of Communications Tim Murtaugh on Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live,” NBC host Chuck Todd stated that “there is no editorial point of view here on any of these newscasts on MSNBC in

Sanders: Biden's Proposals a 'Significant Step' But Don't 'Go Far Enough'

Sanders: Biden's Proposals a 'Significant Step' But Don't 'Go Far Enough'

On Tuesday’s “PBS NewsHour,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s proposals are “a significant step forward,” and, if implemented, would make him “the most progressive president since FDR.

Kudlow: 'I Think You Will See Additional Tax Cuts'

Kudlow: 'I Think You Will See Additional Tax Cuts'

During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “WSJ at Large,” White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow stated that he believes President Trump’s economic agenda for his second term will include “additional tax cuts,” and floated

Brooks: Biden Is 'Talking Like Donald Trump' and Not Obama with Economic Plans

Brooks: Biden Is 'Talking Like Donald Trump' and Not Obama with Economic Plans

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden has “made some concessions to the left,” without doing anything too radical that would scare away voters and said that Biden’s

Seattle Police Chief: 50% Defunding Would 'Decimate Public Safety'

Seattle Police Chief: 50% Defunding Would 'Decimate Public Safety'

On Friday’s broadcast of KTTH’s “Jason Rantz Show,” Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best stated that the proposed 50% defunding of the city’s police department would “decimate public safety for the city of Seattle” and would result in the loss of

Dem Rep. McEachin: Racial and Environmental Justice 'Intertwined'

Dem Rep. McEachin: Racial and Environmental Justice 'Intertwined'

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA) stated that Americans recognize more has to be done to deal with “two critical and intertwined issues in our nation: the unfinished work of racial justice and the need for environmental

Pelosi: Commuting Stone's Sentence, 'Appalling' and 'a Terrible Idea'

Pelosi: Commuting Stone's Sentence, 'Appalling' and 'a Terrible Idea'

During an interview that took place before it was formally announced that President Trump is commuting Roger Stone’s prison sentence broadcast on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “AC360,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that giving Stone clemency is “a terrible

Biden: 'Fracking's Not Going to Be on the Chopping Block'

Biden: 'Fracking's Not Going to Be on the Chopping Block'

During an interview with Newswatch 16 WNEP on Thursday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that fracking is “not going to be on the chopping block” if he is elected.