Thursday, August 16, 2018

MixedTimes - Pam Key

Omarosa: Trump 'Has Some Serious Mental Impairment'

Omarosa: Trump 'Has Some Serious Mental Impairment'

Monday onMSNBC’s “Live,”former White House staffer and “Apprentice” contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman said President Donald Trump “has some serious mental impairment.” On president Donald Trump critical tweet about her,Manigault Newman said, “I think it’s sad with all of the things going on in the country that he would take time out to insult me and to insult my intelligence.

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: Laura Ingraham 'Articulating and Embracing a Racist Ideology'

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: Laura Ingraham 'Articulating and Embracing a Racist Ideology'

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” host Nicolle Wallace said Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s comments about changing American demographicswas “articulating and embracing a racist ideology.” Wallace said, “You know what needs to happen? A Republican with a body part I won’t say should find a body part I will say, a spine, and call on all Republicans to boycott Laura Ingraham’s program until she apologizes for articulating and embracing a racist ideology like disparaging legal immigration.

MSNBC's Schmidt: Donald Trump's GOP Must 'Burn to the Ground'

MSNBC's Schmidt: Donald Trump's GOP Must 'Burn to the Ground'

Thursdayon MSNBC’s “Live,” former John McCain presidential campaign chief strategist and political commentator for MSNBC Steve Schmidt said for“new growth of a conservative movement” the Republican Party of Donald Trump must “burn to the ground.

Schumer: Trump 'Has Done Real Damage to the American Character'

Schumer: Trump 'Has Done Real Damage to the American Character'

Thursday on Marist Poll’s podcast “Poll Hub,” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) saidPresident Donald Trump had ”done real damage to the American character.” Schumer said, “We all knew he had some character traits that were not very admirable, no fidelity to the truth, a bulling, an ego that is enormous and as president its gotten much, much worse.

Gohmert: Mueller 'Hoping He Will Affect the Election and Screw Over' Trump

Gohmert: Mueller 'Hoping He Will Affect the Election and Screw Over' Trump

Wednesdayon Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said special counsel Robert Mueller would “love” it if his investigation into Russian election meddling during the 2016 presidential election goes past September and affects the 2018 midterm elections.

Chuck Todd Predicts Dems Could Win 40-60 Seats in November

Chuck Todd Predicts Dems Could Win 40-60 Seats in November

Wednesday on NBC’s “Today,” moderator for “Meet the Press” Chuck Todd reacted to the close congressional special election result last night in Ohio’s 12thdistrict and concluded the Democratic Party could pick up 40 to 60 House seats in the 2018 midterm elections.

Kellyanne Conway: 'I Don't Believe Journalists Are the Enemy of the People'

Kellyanne Conway: 'I Don't Believe Journalists Are the Enemy of the People'

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,”White House counselor Kellyanne Conway saidshe did not believe journalists were the “enemy of the people.” Conway was asked about President Donald Trump’s morning tweet which said journalists cause “division and distrust,” in America.

Booker: Democratic Party Has 'Lost' Its Way

Booker: Democratic Party Has 'Lost' Its Way

Friday at Netroots Nation 2018, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said the “Democratic Party nationally” had lost its way. Booker said, “There are a lot of folks who have stopped even participating in municipal elections because they don’t believe their vote matters.

Dem Rep Cohen: Trump, Giuliani, Cohen All 'Pathological Liars'

Dem Rep Cohen: Trump, Giuliani, Cohen All 'Pathological Liars'

Sunday onMSNBC’s “Live With Alex Witt,” Rep.Steve Cohen (D-TN) declared President Donald Trump, his attorney Rudy Giuliani and his former attorney Michael Cohen all “pathological liars.” Cohen said, “I think that Michael Cohen, Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump have about the same amount of credibility.

Larry Kudlow: Second Quarter Growth Rate Is 'Sustainable'

Larry Kudlow: Second Quarter Growth Rate Is 'Sustainable'

Friday onFox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,”President Donald Trump’s National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow said today’s announcement that the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) rose at a rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter was “sustainable” going forward.

Wolf Blitzer Demands Apology from WH for Blocking CNN’s Kaitlan Collins from Event

Wolf Blitzer Demands Apology from WH for Blocking CNN’s Kaitlan Collins from Event

WednesdayonCNN’s “The Situation Room,” host Wolf Blitzer demanded an apology from the Trump administration for blocking his network’s White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins from a Rose Garden event because the administration allegedly did not like the questions she asked President Donald Trump earlier in the day.

WH Spox Sanders: Russia Probe Is ‘a Hoax and Waste of Time’

WH Spox Sanders: Russia Probe Is ‘a Hoax and Waste of Time’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,”White House press secretarySarah Sanders saidspecial counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is “a hoax and a waste of time.” Sanders said, “I think you can see even just from the information that has been released is that the president’s been right all along, that this is a total waste of time, and certainly a waste of taxpayer money.His campaign had nothing to do with Russia, but everything to do with a great message to defeat Hillary Clinton.

Sanders: Trump 'Sold the American People Out' in Helsinki

Sanders: Trump 'Sold the American People Out' in Helsinki

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT) saidPresident Donald Trump “sold the American people out” during his summit withRussian President Vladimir Putin. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: Senator Sanders, Vladimir Putin was invited to the White House this fall.

Kamala Harris: Trump 'Got Played' by Putin

Kamala Harris: Trump 'Got Played' by Putin

Earlier this week on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said President Donald Trump “got played” at his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Whoopi: In Front of the Audience Jeanine Pirro Called Everybody a Name I Cannot Repeat on TV

Whoopi: In Front of the Audience Jeanine Pirro Called Everybody a Name I Cannot Repeat on TV

Friday on ABC’s “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg addressed the on-air and off-air confrontations with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro. The argument began during a segment on Thursday broadcast of “The View,” when after a heated exchange Goldberg ended the interview with Pirro by saying “Say goodbye! I’m done!” Pirro then said on Sean Hannity’s radio show, that Goldberg yelled at her after the show, “F— you, get the F out of this building.

Ellison: Not Allowing People to Cross Border Freely Creates 'Injustice'

Ellison: Not Allowing People to Cross Border Freely Creates 'Injustice'

During an interview with the editor-in-chief of Tikkun Magazine, Rabbi Michael Lerner‏, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) said it was an “injustice” that corporations are allowed to cross borders seeking low wage workers but workers are not allowed to cross the border seeking higher wages.

NBC's Chuck Todd: Strzok Hearing In 'Same Category' as McCarthyism

NBC's Chuck Todd: Strzok Hearing In 'Same Category' as McCarthyism

Friday on MSNBC, the host of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Chuck Todd criticized the congressional hearing for the way Peter Strzok, the FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election interference, was “treated.

CNN's Navarro: I Don’t Know How Anyone with a Conscience Can Vote for Pro Trump 'Rubber Stamp' Republican

CNN's Navarro: I Don’t Know How Anyone with a Conscience Can Vote for Pro Trump 'Rubber Stamp' Republican

Thursday onCNN’s “Newsroom,”network commentatorAna Navarro said she didn’tknow how anyone ”with a conscience” couldvote for a Republican who is a “rubber stamp” for President Donald Trump. Navarro said, “The problem, though, is that in so many races around the country, the issue is not what your policies are, the issue is not what you’re offering, the only issue that’s getting debated in Republican primaries is just how close you are to Trump and how much you’re going to be a rubber stamp for him.

NBC's Chuck Todd: Trump 'Is Winning,' Dems Are 'Reeling'

NBC's Chuck Todd: Trump 'Is Winning,' Dems Are 'Reeling'

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd saidPresident Donald Trump “is winning.” Todd said, “The announced retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy this week helped make one political reality clear: Despite his overall unpopularity, President Trump is winning, and the Democrats right now are reeling.

CNN’s Acosta Shouts Out to Trump: 'Will You Stop Calling the Press the Enemy of the People?’

CNN’s Acosta Shouts Out to Trump: 'Will You Stop Calling the Press the Enemy of the People?’

Friday at the White House after President Donald Trump’s remarks on the tax cut,CNN’s chief White House correspondentJim Acosta shouted several times, “Will you stop calling the press the enemy of the people?” Trump addressed the Capital Gazette shooting by saying, “This attack shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief.

FBI Chief Christopher Wray: 'I’ve Never Completely Understood the Term Deep State’

FBI Chief Christopher Wray: 'I’ve Never Completely Understood the Term Deep State’

Thursdaywhile testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, FBI Director Christopher Wray said he never had “completely understood” the concept of a “deep state” in government. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) asked, “So I asked in another hearing, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, was there a deep state at the State Department.

John Kerry: Trump Playing Into Putin's Narrative In 'Very Dangerous Ways'

John Kerry: Trump Playing Into Putin's Narrative In 'Very Dangerous Ways'

Thursday onMSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Secretary of StateJohn Kerry said President Donald Trump has “played into”Russian President Vladimir Putin’s anti-America “narrative in very, very dangerous ways” in an appearance from the Aspen Ideas Festival.

Pelosi: Supreme Court Has Done 'Violence’ to Our Democracy

Pelosi: Supreme Court Has Done 'Violence’ to Our Democracy

Thursday at a press conference, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said the Supreme Court’s decision on Janus v. AFSCME, which struck down laws requiring government workers to pay union fees, was “violence to our democracy.

Dem Sen Whitehouse: 'McConnell Rule' Should Apply to Kennedy Successor

Dem Sen Whitehouse: 'McConnell Rule' Should Apply to Kennedy Successor

Wednesday onCNN’s “The Situation Room,” Sen.Sheldon Whitehouse(D-RI) said since Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is so close to 2018 midterms, Democrats should demand the standard set by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) when he blocked President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland citing the 2016 election.

D. L. Hughley: Trump's 'Supporters Definitely Don't Think Racism Is a Disqualifier'

D. L. Hughley: Trump's 'Supporters Definitely Don't Think Racism Is a Disqualifier'

Tuesdayon MSNBC’s “The Beat,” comedian D. L. Hughley said President Donald Trump’s supporters didn’t think racism was “a disqualifier.” Hughley said, “When you have a president that is lower than norms of civility, when you call people racist names and misogynist names, xenophobic names, you can’t be shocked when people that represent you — you know everyone is talking about how Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the whole red onion thing and how uncivil that was.

GOP Rep Norman: House Members Pushing Ryan to Censure Rep Waters

GOP Rep Norman: House Members Pushing Ryan to Censure Rep Waters

Tuesdayon Laura Ingraham’s nationally syndicated radio show, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) said Republican House members met with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to request he censure Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) for her commentssuggesting people harass members of the administration of President Donald Trump at stores, restaurants, and gas stations.

Comey: 'Sure' I Was Deeply Suspicious of Trump From the Start

Comey: 'Sure' I Was Deeply Suspicious of Trump From the Start

Tuesdayon BBC’s “Hardtalk,” former FBI Director James Comey replied “sure” when asked if he was “deeply suspicious and skeptical” of President Donald Trump “from the start.” Host Stephen Sackur said, “Seems to me in your dealings with Donald Trump, from the get-go, from your first meeting with him before the inauguration in January of 2017, you very far from bringing a blank slate to your view of him, to your meetings with him, you were deeply suspicious and skeptical of Trump from the start, and that comes out clearly in your recollections in your memoir.

Cory Booker: Trump's 'Religious Test' Travel Ban Is a 'Moral Assault' on America

Cory Booker: Trump's 'Religious Test' Travel Ban Is a 'Moral Assault' on America

Tuesday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) reacted to the Supreme Court upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban on several majority Muslim nations. Booker said, “A religion-based travel ban, it makes no sense when you look at the countries in terms of security, it really was about our safety, it would be a different list, a different tailored lists.

Crowd Yells ‘Go Home Jim’ at CNN’s Acosta at Trump Rally

Crowd Yells ‘Go Home Jim’ at CNN’s Acosta at Trump Rally

Mondayin South Carolina, the rally crowd waiting for President Donald Trump shouted, “Go home Jim” at CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta. Acosta was doing a live shot during “The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer,” while a woman held up a “CNN Sucks” sign behind him.

Dem Rep Espaillat on Waters Calling for Harassment of Trump Officials: ‘I Support it’

Dem Rep Espaillat on Waters Calling for Harassment of Trump Officials: ‘I Support it’

Monday onCNN’s “New Day,” Rep.Adriano Espaillat(D-NY) said he “supports” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) calling on the public to “harass” members of the Trump administration. Partial transcript as follows: BERMAN: Are you comfortable with that, telling members of the administration they’re not welcome? ESPAILLAT: I love Aunty Maxine.

NBC's Engel: People Fleeing 'War Zone Dynamic' in El Salvador

NBC's Engel: People Fleeing 'War Zone Dynamic' in El Salvador

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” NBC News chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel said people were fleeing a “war-zone dynamic” in Central America. Partial transcript as follows: TODD: Richard Engel returned last night from a trip to El Salvador where he reported why people are willing to risk this dangerous journey and family separation to come to the United States, and Richard joins me now from Seaside, California, where we made him stop here to get on our show.

Flake Calls on Trump to Stop His Attacks on Democrats Over Immigration

Flake Calls on Trump to Stop His Attacks on Democrats Over Immigration

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said President Donald Trump needed to stop attackingDemocrats’ on immigration. Flake said, “Congress has to fix this. And what’s bothersome is the president’s rhetoric about the Democrats and their unwillingness to have any type of border security or control.

Rep Gutierrez: Trump Uses 'Cruel, Inhumane Policies' to Gin Up His Base

Rep Gutierrez: Trump Uses 'Cruel, Inhumane Policies' to Gin Up His Base

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,”Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) described the Trump administration’s immigration policy as “cruel” and “inhumane,” and added President Donald Trump’s rhetoric was used to “gin up” his political base ahead of the midterms.

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