Saturday, February 23, 2019

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Durbin on Green New Deal: ‘What in the Heck Is This?’

Durbin on Green New Deal: ‘What in the Heck Is This?’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) was asked for his position on the so-called Green New Deal, which is a piece of legislation that would remake the nation’s economy with a goal of curbing the threat of anthropogenic climate change.

GOP Rep. McClintock Calls for Special Counsel to 'Get to the Bottom of All the Skullduggery' within the FBI, DoJ

GOP Rep. McClintock Calls for Special Counsel to 'Get to the Bottom of All the Skullduggery' within the FBI, DoJ

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) was asked about the possibility of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein being called to testify before Congress given the allegations Rosenstein and others in the Department of Justice sought to invoke the 25th Amendment to have President Donald Trump removed from office.

Dershowitz on McCabe's 25th Amendment Effort: 'Clearly an Attempted Coup D'etat'

Dershowitz on McCabe's 25th Amendment Effort: 'Clearly an Attempted Coup D'etat'

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” former Harvard constitutional law professor Alan Dershowitz reacted to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s claim there were those inside the Departmentof Justice contemplating invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Donald Trump from the presidency.

SNL Lionizes Female Congressional Dems in 'Women of Congress' Superhero Sketch

SNL Lionizes Female Congressional Dems in 'Women of Congress' Superhero Sketch

In a takeoff of “Charlie’s Angels,” NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” celebrated female Democratic congressional members in it’s “Women of Congress” sketch. The sketch comes on the heels of female Democrats wearing white to last week’s State of the Union address given to a joint session of Congress by President Donald Trump.

GOP Sen. Kennedy: 'Facebook Is No Longer a Company, It’s a Country'

GOP Sen. Kennedy: 'Facebook Is No Longer a Company, It’s a Country'

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Sens. John Kennedy (R-LA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) discussed their efforts to regulate Facebook and other social media platforms, which are now playing a larger role in Americans’ every day lives.

Christie: Ralph Northam Photos Much Worse than Trump's 'Access Hollywood' Tape

Christie: Ralph Northam Photos Much Worse than Trump's 'Access Hollywood' Tape

In an appearance to promote his book “Let Me Finish” on Monday’s broadcast of radio’s “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) dismissed the notion that President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign “Access Hollywood” tape controversy, also known as “Billy Bush weekend,” was worse than the scandal currently facing Gov.

Jeanine Pirro to Ralph Northam on Press Conference: 'Are You Stupid?'

Jeanine Pirro to Ralph Northam on Press Conference: 'Are You Stupid?'

On Saturday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” host Jeanine Pirro led off her show with an “Opening Statement” segment aimed at Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA), criticizing him for his remarks on abortion and his apparent medical school yearbook photo in either blackface or a Klan robe.

Julian Castro: Best Thing for Ralph Northam to Do Is Step Aside and Resign

Julian Castro: Best Thing for Ralph Northam to Do Is Step Aside and Resign

Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said the best thing for Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) to do in the wake of his Klan robe and blackface yearbook controversy is to resign his post.

Maxine Waters: Its 'Absolutely' Appears We're Headed Toward Trump's Impeachment

Maxine Waters: Its 'Absolutely' Appears We're Headed Toward Trump's Impeachment

In an interview with CNBC’s John Harwood posted to his outlet’s website on Friday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) discussed the possibility of President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Waters said Trump’s dealings withDeutsche Bank warranted more scrutiny, which will highlight a joint congressional committee investigation planned with House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep.

Lindsey Graham: 'We’re Going to Build the Wall One Way or Another'

Lindsey Graham: 'We’re Going to Build the Wall One Way or Another'

On Wednesday broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) predicted the much-ballyhooed border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would ultimately get built. Graham explained how the Trump administration arrived at the $5.7 billion price tag, noting it was in specific locations where the wall was needed.

Watch: CNN Footage of Roger Stone's Arrest by the FBI

Watch: CNN Footage of Roger Stone's Arrest by the FBI

Early Friday, CNN cameras were on hand to capture the FBI raid and arrest of political operative Roger Stone, who was charged by the Robert Mueller’s Justice Department special counsel probe and indicted by a grand jury on seven counts, which include obstruction, false statements and witness tampering.

Chuck Todd: Buzzfeed Report a ‘Significant’ Development

Chuck Todd: Buzzfeed Report a ‘Significant’ Development

Friday on NBC’s “Today Show,” NBC and MSNBC host Chuck Todd boasted about the significance of a Buzzfeed story reporting President Donald Trump directed his then-legal counsel Michael Cohen to lie about a real estate project in Russia.

Coulter: Trump Is 'Dead in the Water' if He Doesn’t Build Border Wall

Coulter: Trump Is 'Dead in the Water' if He Doesn’t Build Border Wall

In an appearance on Tuesday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Vice News Tonight,” conservative columnist Ann Coulter acknowledged she did not see President Donald Trump succumbing to the wishes of “Manhattan elites,” as is it has seemed to many during the first two years of his presidency.

Pirro Slams Dem Rep. Tlaib for Running from Press -- 'Did Nancy Rein You in, Rashida?'

Pirro Slams Dem Rep. Tlaib for Running from Press -- 'Did Nancy Rein You in, Rashida?'

On this weekend’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” host Jeanine Pirro criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), the freshman congresswoman who said during her remarks at an event the new Democrat-controlled Congress would “go in and impeach the motherfucker,” apparently referring to President Donald Trump.

De Niro Reprises Mueller Role Again in SNL Cold Open

De Niro Reprises Mueller Role Again in SNL Cold Open

Once again this season, actor and chronic Trump critic Robert De Niro appeared on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” as Department of Justice special prosecutor Robert Mueller in the show’s cold open.

Carlson: NYC-Amazon Deal Shows Dems Are Party of 'Merciless Corporate Power'

Carlson: NYC-Amazon Deal Shows Dems Are Party of 'Merciless Corporate Power'

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson argued the deals reached by Amazon to locate in New York City and Northern Virginia, two Democratic Party-controlled regions of the country, was indicative of Democrats and ties to corporate power.

Mark Levin: Paul Ryan Is 'Utterly Wrong' on Birthright Citizenship

Mark Levin: Paul Ryan Is 'Utterly Wrong' on Birthright Citizenship

Tuesday on his nationally syndicated radio, conservative talker Mark Levin criticized House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) for dismissing President Donald Trump’s claim in an interview with Axios that he could end the immigration policy of birthright citizenship through an executive order.

Coulter: 'Yuppies and Welfare Recipients -- That's the Modern Democratic Party'

Coulter: 'Yuppies and Welfare Recipients -- That's the Modern Democratic Party'

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” conservative columnist Ann Coulter, author of “Resistance Is Futile!: How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind,” discussed how the Democratic Party has evolved over the past few decadesand has abandoned working class and a lot of America in order to cater to those wanting to advance identity politics and what she called the “yuppie lifestyle.

Rand Paul: 'I Think John Brennan's Actually a National Security Risk to the Country'

Rand Paul: 'I Think John Brennan's Actually a National Security Risk to the Country'

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said President Donald Trump was justified in revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance. According to Paul, Brennan should have had it revoked not just for what he was saying on national television but for other alleged misdeeds as well, which Paul listed.

Grassley: 'Five or Six' Dems Will Support Kavanaugh If GOP Gets to 50 Votes

Grassley: 'Five or Six' Dems Will Support Kavanaugh If GOP Gets to 50 Votes

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he anticipated “five or six” Democrats would vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President’s Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, with the caveat that Republicans can get the required 50 votes for confirmation.

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Gay Marriage

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Gay Marriage

In an interview with Marc Lamont Hill that aired on HuffPost Live, former President Jimmy Carter discussed his faith and being a born-again Christian. During that discussion, he touched on two hot-button topics regarding faith — gay marriage and abortion.

Maddow: Trump's SCOTUS Pick a 'Pull-the-Fire-Alarm Moment'

Maddow: Trump's SCOTUS Pick a 'Pull-the-Fire-Alarm Moment'

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow emphasized what a pivotal moment Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy’s vacancy will be for Democrats. According to the MSNBC host, the abortion issue warrants calling for what she described as a “pull-the-fire-alarm moment.

Graham: If You Don't Like Me Working with Trump, 'I Don't Give a Sh-t'

Graham: If You Don't Like Me Working with Trump, 'I Don't Give a Sh-t'

Friday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) dismissed critics that questioned his relationship with President Donald Trump. Graham, who opposed Trump in the 2016GOP presidential primary, said he didn’t “give a shit” about the criticism.

Trump: I Beat Clinton, Bush Dynasties --- 'Hopefully, I'm in the Process of Beating Very Dishonest Intelligence'

Trump: I Beat Clinton, Bush Dynasties --- 'Hopefully, I'm in the Process of Beating Very Dishonest Intelligence'

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” President Donald Trump made an impromptu appearance on the North Lawn of the White House to react to yesterday’s release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report, which took a critical look at the FBI’s handling of the probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized email server.

Gowdy Reaction to IG Report: 'Just What a Dark Day It Is for the FBI and the DOJ'

Gowdy Reaction to IG Report: 'Just What a Dark Day It Is for the FBI and the DOJ'

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) reacted to the Inspector General report on the Department of Justice and FBI’s investigation into the handling of the agencies’ probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized email server.

Corker: Republicans in 'Cult-like Situation' with Trump

Corker: Republicans in 'Cult-like Situation' with Trump

Wednesday in a press gaggle at the U.S. Capitol, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) reacted to incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford’s (R-SC) upset loss to State Sen. Katie Arrington in South Carolina’s first congressional district Republican primary.

GOP Reps Meadows, Jordan Hammer Jeff Sessions for Rod Rosenstein Defense

GOP Reps Meadows, Jordan Hammer Jeff Sessions for Rod Rosenstein Defense

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “The Ingraham Angle,” House Freedom Caucus members Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) voiced theirfrustration the Department of Justice’s refusal to turn over documents regarding the investigation of the 2016 presidential election and the Trump campaign.

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