Monday, June 1, 2020

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

MSNBC's Velshi: Police Fired Tear Gas at Us 'Unprovoked'

MSNBC's Velshi: Police Fired Tear Gas at Us 'Unprovoked'

While covering events in Minneapolis on Saturday, MSNBC host Ali Velshi was hit with tear gas fired by police, which Velshi said was done with “no provocation” and “nothing that happened whatsoever.

Blackburn: Senate Judiciary Committee Will Hold Hearings on Policing

Blackburn: Senate Judiciary Committee Will Hold Hearings on Policing

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) stated that “everyone grieves” over the killing of George Floyd and that the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on policing, use of force, police-community

Clyburn: I Have 'No Confidence' in Barr Investigating Floyd Death

Clyburn: I Have 'No Confidence' in Barr Investigating Floyd Death

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) stated that he has “absolutely no confidence” in Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of George Floyd’s death and that Barr “is not about to go about meting out

MN Gov. Walz: I Underestimated 'Wanton Destruction' and Crowd Size

MN Gov. Walz: I Underestimated 'Wanton Destruction' and Crowd Size

During a press conference on Saturday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) stated that despite the “largest civilian deployment” in the history of the state, law enforcement lacks the numbers to respond to rioting in the state, and that “We cannot

McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

McConnell: Officers in Floyd, Taylor Killings 'Look Pretty Darn Guilty'

During a press conference on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the killings ofBreonna Taylor and George Floyd “are absolutely horrendous” events with “pretty obvious” facts that have led to understandable outrage, and the officers involved in

FNC's Gowdy: Floyd Death 'Is Murder' - Can't Survive with a Justice System People of Color Don't Have Faith in

FNC's Gowdy: Floyd Death 'Is Murder' - Can't Survive with a Justice System People of Color Don't Have Faith in

On Thursday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," Fox News Contributor, former prosecutor, and former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) stated that there is "no reason" why the officer in the George Floyd killing hasn't been charged with murder, stated that if he was a person of color, he would wonder how the Charleston church shooter could be arrested for murder without incident, while George Floyd was killed being arrested for suspicion of passing a counterfeit bill, and warned, "we're not going to survive with a justice system that communities of color do not have confidence in.

DOJ Spox: Barr Has Selected U.S. Attorney to Investigate Unmasking

DOJ Spox: Barr Has Selected U.S. Attorney to Investigate Unmasking

On Wednesday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Hannity,"Department of Justice Director of Communications Kerri Kupec stated that U.S. Attorney John Bash has been tapped by Attorney General William Barr to conduct an investigation of unmasking that will be supporting John Durham's investigation and stated that "looking specifically at who was unmasking whom can add a lot to our understanding about motivation and big picture events.

Biden: 'We'll Never Again Be Dependent on China' for Medical Supplies

Biden: 'We'll Never Again Be Dependent on China' for Medical Supplies

During an interview with Cleveland’s Fox 8 on Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden vowed that if he is elected president, the United States won’t depend on China or any other nation for medical supplies and

Biden: Twitter 'Should Say When Things Are Patently Not True'

Biden: Twitter 'Should Say When Things Are Patently Not True'

During an interview broadcast on Tuesday’s edition of CNN’s “Situation Room,” 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden argued that “when things are patently not true,” such as President Trump’s recent tweets about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and

Maher: 'Impeachment Turned out to Be a Horrible Thing'

Maher: 'Impeachment Turned out to Be a Horrible Thing'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that the impeachment of President Trump was “a horrible thing” that he wouldn’t do again if he had a do-over.

Biden: Trump Has 'Walked Away' from Rest of World, He's Not Having People at W.H.O.

Biden: Trump Has 'Walked Away' from Rest of World, He's Not Having People at W.H.O.

On Thursday's broadcast of CBS' "Late Show," 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Trump for walking away from the rest of the world during the coronavirus outbreak, which includes "not having our folks at any of the international meetings or the World Health Organization or dealing with those nations who are working on vaccines as well.

Mnuchin: 'Strong Likelihood' We'll Need Another Relief Bill

Mnuchin: 'Strong Likelihood' We'll Need Another Relief Bill

During an interview with the Hill on Thursday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that “there is a strong likelihood” that another coronavirus relief bill will be needed, but the administration will “step back for a few weeks” to see if

Pelosi: We'll 'Make Sure' Vote by Mail, Postal Service Funding 'Prevail' in Coronavirus Bill Negotiations

Pelosi: We'll 'Make Sure' Vote by Mail, Postal Service Funding 'Prevail' in Coronavirus Bill Negotiations

On Wednesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "The Last Word," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that coronavirus tests, tracing, and treatment, funding for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, direct payments and unemployment insurance, OSHA standards, funding for the Postal Service, vote by mail, and SNAP benefits are the "seven hills of Rome," that House Democrats are "there to make sure prevail when we go to the table for negotiation" on the next coronavirus aide packag

Schumer: Republicans 'Using Russian Propaganda' Against Biden

Schumer: Republicans 'Using Russian Propaganda' Against Biden

During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that by holding a hearing to subpoena a firm linked to Burisma, the Senate Homeland Security Committee is "promotingconspiracy theories that have already been discredited" and "using Russian propaganda" to slander "the family of the president’s political opponent.

Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump Was More of an 'Apologist' for China Than W.H.O.

Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump Was More of an 'Apologist' for China Than W.H.O.

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that the World Health Organization was “too cozy with China” in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, but President Trump “was the chief apologist for China’s early

Report: Trump Planning to Partially Restore Funding to W.H.O.

Report: Trump Planning to Partially Restore Funding to W.H.O.

On Friday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," host Tucker Carlson reported on a draft letter on a planned partial refunding of the World Health Organization by the Trump administration, which states that the U.S.

Schumer: Trump Picks on 'a Foil' Like Biden, China, and W.H.O.

Schumer: Trump Picks on 'a Foil' Like Biden, China, and W.H.O.

During an interview on MSNBC on Friday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that the Trump administration simply makes announcements on coronavirus, but instead of following through, picks on “a foil,” and “They’re going after Biden.

McConnell: 'High Likelihood' Senate Will Pass Another Stimulus Bill

McConnell: 'High Likelihood' Senate Will Pass Another Stimulus Bill

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that there is “a high likelihood” the Senate will pass another stimulus bill and he anticipates having to do so.

Ron Johnson: 'Many, Many Other Unmaskings' That Need Investigation

Ron Johnson: 'Many, Many Other Unmaskings' That Need Investigation

On Wednesday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Special Report," Senate Homeland Security Committee chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) stated that there were "many, many other unmaskings" besides that of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn that also need to be investigated.

Schumer: We Should Have 'Several' Coronavirus Oversight Hearings a Day

Schumer: We Should Have 'Several' Coronavirus Oversight Hearings a Day

During a speech on the Senate floor on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) argued that there should be coronavirus oversight hearings in Congress “several” times a day and such hearings “should occur in every committee, every week.

Schumer to Fauci: 'Go for It' in Testimony, Trump 'Needs to Hear the Truth'

Schumer to Fauci: 'Go for It' in Testimony, Trump 'Needs to Hear the Truth'

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discussed the forthcoming Congressional testimony by Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci and encouraged Fauci to “Go for it” because Fauci won’t have President Trump

GOP Rep. Waltz: China's Rise 'The Most Existential Threat' to the U.S.

GOP Rep. Waltz: China's Rise 'The Most Existential Threat' to the U.S.

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s News HQ,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) stated that China’s rise is the biggest “existential threat to the United States, to liberty around the world, to a free world order that we’ve

Scalise: Obama, Biden Should Answer for Their Role in Flynn Case

Scalise: Obama, Biden Should Answer for Their Role in Flynn Case

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that former President Obama and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden should answer for their possible roles in the

Brooks: It Appears FBI 'Screwed Up' Flynn Case, But I Can't Trust DOJ

Brooks: It Appears FBI 'Screwed Up' Flynn Case, But I Can't Trust DOJ

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks reacted to the dropping of charges against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn by stating that there is evidence of mistakes by the FBI, but he can’t trust the judgments of the

Barr: FBI Decided to 'Lay a Perjury Trap for Gen. Flynn'

Barr: FBI Decided to 'Lay a Perjury Trap for Gen. Flynn'

During an interview with CBS on Thursday, Attorney General William Barr explained the decision to drop the charges against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn by stating that the DOJ isn’t convinced that Flynn’s statements were “material to any legitimate

Reade: I'd 'Absolutely' Testify Under Oath

Reade: I'd 'Absolutely' Testify Under Oath

During a portion of an interview with Megyn Kelly released on Thursday, Tara Reade, who has accused 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden of sexual assault said that she would testify under oath and subject herself to

MSNBC's Williams: Trump Engaging in 'Daily Diversion to China'

MSNBC's Williams: Trump Engaging in 'Daily Diversion to China'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “11th Hour,” host Brian Williams stated that President Trump’s criticism of China’s handling of the coronavirus earlier in the day was part of a “daily diversion to China” by Trump.

Cotton: If W.H.O. Doesn't Change, We Should Create a New Organization

Cotton: If W.H.O. Doesn't Change, We Should Create a New Organization

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) argued that if the World Health Organization doesn’t reform, then the United States should “create a new organization that will be a world health organization, not

Barr: 'Time to Start Rolling Back' Some Coronavirus Restrictions

Barr: 'Time to Start Rolling Back' Some Coronavirus Restrictions

During a Twitter Q&A on Friday, Attorney General William Barr stated that “it’s time to start rolling back” some of the restrictions enacted to combat the coronavirus and that “in the appropriate case, we would consider taking action.

McCarthy: Flynn Revelations 'Bigger Than Watergate'

McCarthy: Flynn Revelations 'Bigger Than Watergate'

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that the recent revelations aboutformer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s case are “bigger than Watergate and we need to make sure people are held

Jeffries: Reade's Allegation 'Needs to Be Investigated Seriously'

Jeffries: Reade's Allegation 'Needs to Be Investigated Seriously'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of WNYC’s “Brian Lehrer Show,” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated that Tara Reade’s allegation against 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is “a serious allegation raised by a serious individual and