Thursday, February 21, 2019

MixedTimes - Pam Key

Rubin: Trump Rhetoric 'Giving People All the Impetus They Might Need to Commit Violence'

Rubin: Trump Rhetoric 'Giving People All the Impetus They Might Need to Commit Violence'

Monday onMSNBC’s “All In,”Washington Post opinion writer Jennifer Rubin said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric was “giving people all the impetus they might need to commit violence.” The discussion was about Coast Guard LieutenantChristopher Paul Hassonbeing charged with attempting to carry out a domestic terror attack.

MSNBC's Wallace Urges GOP to Abandon Trump --- 'This Is Your Moment to Get Off the Titanic'

MSNBC's Wallace Urges GOP to Abandon Trump --- 'This Is Your Moment to Get Off the Titanic'

Monday onMSNBC’s “Deadline,” host Nicolle Wallace said given President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get the funds for a wall coupled with the claims made by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe during an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” now was the time for Republicans to stop supporting the president.

Graham Vows to Hold Hearing on McCabe's 'Stunning' 25th Amendment Comments

Graham Vows to Hold Hearing on McCabe's 'Stunning' 25th Amendment Comments

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,”Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) vowed to hold hearing into former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claim that Justice Department officials had discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump.

Rush Limbaugh: 25th Amendment Discussions 'Silent Coup,' Mueller Probe a 'Cover-Up'

Rush Limbaugh: 25th Amendment Discussions 'Silent Coup,' Mueller Probe a 'Cover-Up'

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” nationally syndicated conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claim that Justice Department officials had discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump was a “silent coup.

David Hogg on AR-15s: ‘You Are Not Defending Yourself, You Are Hunting a Human Being’

David Hogg on AR-15s: ‘You Are Not Defending Yourself, You Are Hunting a Human Being’

Tuesday onMSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” gun control advocate David Hogg said he was working to “ban assault weapons” in his home state of Florida. Discussing working with relatives of some of the 17 people killed at last years mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, Hogg said, “Sometimes it does have to be state by state.

Joy Behar: In the Age of Trump 'Marijuana Should Be Mandatory'

Joy Behar: In the Age of Trump 'Marijuana Should Be Mandatory'

Tuesday on ABC’s “TheView,” co-host Joy Behar joked that during the Donald Trump presidency, “marijuana should be mandatory.” During a discussion onSen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) saying she smoked marijuana in college, co-host Sunny Hostin said, “I will say that Trump has lowered the bar so low that it’s not going the matter if she smoked pot during Tupac or during Biggie or during Beyonceor during anything.

Buttigieg: The Word Socialism 'Has Lost Its Power'

Buttigieg: The Word Socialism 'Has Lost Its Power'

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” South Bend, IN mayor and potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate saidthe word socialism had “lost its power.” When asked about President Donald Trump saying America will never be a socialist country, Buttigieg said, “Ithink he’s clinging to a rhetorical strategy, but it’s just a little different right now.

Rep. Swalwell: I Find Whitaker 'to Be Disrespectful Toward the Process' of Congressional Oversight

Rep. Swalwell: I Find Whitaker 'to Be Disrespectful Toward the Process' of Congressional Oversight

Friday on MSNBC, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said acting Attorney GeneralMatthew Whitaker was “disrespectful toward the process,” whiletestifying before the House Judiciary Committee. Swalwell said, “I find him to be disrespectful toward the process, which is kind of a theme we’ve seen with this administration, which is a lack of respect for oversight.

Sen. Graham: Trump 'Can Be a Handful'

Sen. Graham: Trump 'Can Be a Handful'

Thursday at theSenate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-NC) acknowledged that President Donald Trump “can be a handful.” While discussing the nomination of William Barr for attorney general, Graham said, “The president’s been — he can be a handful — that’s just the way it is with President Trump ” He added, “But he does ask people what they think and he asked me about the attorney general.

Spike Lee: 'Pure Hatred' of Blackface 'Is Happening Today' in Colleges

Spike Lee: 'Pure Hatred' of Blackface 'Is Happening Today' in Colleges

Wednesday onCNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” directorSpike Lee discussed the history of blackface in light of the controversy over both Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) and Attorney General Mark Herring (D-VA) admitting to darkening their faces for costumes during the 1980s.

MSNBC's Wallace: If Trump 'Were My Grandfather I Would Take Him for a Brain Scan'

MSNBC's Wallace: If Trump 'Were My Grandfather I Would Take Him for a Brain Scan'

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” anchor Nicolle Wallace said if President Donald Trump were her grandfather, she “would take him for a brain scan.” Reading from a New York Times’ story, Wallace said, “He recounted again the story of what he considered Senator John McCain’s betrayal in voting against advancing a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care program.

New Mexico Gov: Trump 'Militarizing the Border' --- 'Stoking Fear' with 'Racist' Rhetoric

New Mexico Gov: Trump 'Militarizing the Border' --- 'Stoking Fear' with 'Racist' Rhetoric

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Live,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) said she removed National Guard troops from the border in her state because she is concerned the Trump administration was “stoking fear” with “racist comments about Hispanic communities” in “an effort to get support for militarizing the border.

Former VA Gov. McAuliffe: 'I Have Zero Indication' Northam Has Been a Racist

Former VA Gov. McAuliffe: 'I Have Zero Indication' Northam Has Been a Racist

Sundayon CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) said he had “zero indication ” that Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) had been racist while discussing the controversy surrounding amedical school yearbook photo of people in blackface and a Klan robe.

Senate Approps Chairman Shelby: Trump Should 'Respect' Intelligence Agency Leaders

Senate Approps Chairman Shelby: Trump Should 'Respect' Intelligence Agency Leaders

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) called on President Donald Trump to “respect” U.S. intelligence agency leaders. Discussing Trump’s public disagreement with some intelligence assessments, hostJake Tapper asked, “Does this politicizing of intelligence bother you?” Shelby said, “It’s troubling to all of us.

Trump: 'I Have Intel People, but That Doesn't Mean I Have to Agree'

Trump: 'I Have Intel People, but That Doesn't Mean I Have to Agree'

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” President Donald Trump said he was not required to agree with theintelligence community. Partial transcript as follows: TRUMP: –but when it was chosen– well, we spent a fortune on building this incredible base.

Terry McAuliffe: Northam 'Is a Good, Moral, Decent Man'

Terry McAuliffe: Northam 'Is a Good, Moral, Decent Man'

Sundayon CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) saidGov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) was “a good, moral, decent man,” who he predicted will do the right thing and resign over the controversy surrounding amedical school yearbook photo of people in blackface and a Klan robe.

Stabenow: Border Bill Could Survive Trump Veto

Stabenow: Border Bill Could Survive Trump Veto

StabenowFriday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) said if a “smart” compromise on border security comes out of the ongoing bipartisan negotiations, “we will have enough votes probably to overturn a veto.

CNN's Maria Cardona: Donald Trump Is the 'Antithesis of Jesus Christ's Teachings'

CNN's Maria Cardona: Donald Trump Is the 'Antithesis of Jesus Christ's Teachings'

Wednesday onCNN’s “OutFront,” Democratic strategist and network political commentatorMaria Cardona called President Donald Trump “the antithesis of Jesus Christ’s teachings.” The comments came during a discussion about White House press secretary Sarah Sanders telling the Christian Broadcasting Network she believed God “wanted Donald Trump to become president.

Dem Rep. Speier: Trump 'Is Becoming a National Security Threat’

Dem Rep. Speier: Trump 'Is Becoming a National Security Threat’

Wednesday onMSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Rep.Jackie Speier (D-CA) declared that President Donald Trump was “becoming a national security threat” because the president disputeshis top intelligence chiefs assessments on ISIS, Iran and North Korea.

CNN's Gloria Borger: Trump Reopening Government Was a Complete 'Capitulation'

CNN's Gloria Borger: Trump Reopening Government Was a Complete 'Capitulation'

Friday on CNN’s “OutFront,” network chief political analyst Gloria Borger said President Donald Trump’s deal to reopen the federal governmentwas a complete “capitulation.” Borger said, “I was looking at the ‘Art of the Deal,’ and I missed this chapter about the great negotiation that never happened here.

Clapper: White House Denials on Stone Indictment 'Don't Pass the Giggle Test'

Clapper: White House Denials on Stone Indictment 'Don't Pass the Giggle Test'

Friday onCNN’s “Newsroom,”former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, also a CNN contributor, discussedthe news that Roger Stone was arrested early in the morning by the FBI. Clapper said, “I think clearly it does show a connection, coordination, synchronization, whatever you want to call it.

Stone: Mueller Charges 'Relate In No Way to Russia Collusion'

Stone: Mueller Charges 'Relate In No Way to Russia Collusion'

Friday after being arrested and charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Roger Stone told reporters outside the courthouse that his charges “relate in no way to Russian collusion, Wikileaks collaboration, or any other illegal act in connection with the 2016 campaign.

Sen. Hirono: 'Lying' Trump Is a 'Hostage-Taking, Amoral Person'

Sen. Hirono: 'Lying' Trump Is a 'Hostage-Taking, Amoral Person'

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Sen. Mazie Hirono(D-HI) said Democrats can not negotiate a solution to the government shutdown with President Donald Trump because he was “a hostage taking amoral person who makes no distinction between right or wrong.

Joy Behar: Lara Trump Is Marie Antoinette

Joy Behar: Lara Trump Is Marie Antoinette

Wednesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-hostJoy Behar comparedLara Trump, the wife of President Donald Trump’s son Eric, to French QueenMarie Antoinette who when told her subjects had no bread, she allegedly replied, “Let them eat cake.

ABC's Hostin: Covington Students Should Not Have Worn MAGA Hats to March for Life

ABC's Hostin: Covington Students Should Not Have Worn MAGA Hats to March for Life

Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host and network legal analyst Sunny Hostin said because the students from Covington Catholic High School involved in the viral video encounter with Native American activists were there for Friday’s March for Life in Washington, DC they should not have worn MAGA hats.

Kirsten Gillibrand: Trump 'Doesn't Care About Anyone But Himself'

Kirsten Gillibrand: Trump 'Doesn't Care About Anyone But Himself'

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) accused President Donald Trump of not caring about anyone but himself. While discussing Trump’s prosed deal to end the government shutdown, Gillibrand said, “The difference between what he has offered and what we were trying to purpose is we wanted a pathway to citizenship for all DREAMers.

Clyburn: Dems Did Not Rush to Judgment Over BuzzFeed Report

Clyburn: Dems Did Not Rush to Judgment Over BuzzFeed Report

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) said Democrats did not rush to judgment when a BuzzFeed News report said President Donald Trump instructed his former lawyer to lie to Congress.

Pence: Trump's Immigration Proposal to Reopen Government 'Is Not Amnesty'

Pence: Trump's Immigration Proposal to Reopen Government 'Is Not Amnesty'

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Vice President Mike Pence said President Donald Trump’s offer to Democrats to end the shutdown was not amnesty. Saturday, Trump proposed a deal that includes $5 billion to partially fund a wall on the U.S.

Sharpton: 'How Dare' Trump Portray Immigrant Children as 'Murderers and Rapists'

Sharpton: 'How Dare' Trump Portray Immigrant Children as 'Murderers and Rapists'

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network hostAl Sharpton said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on immigration is attempting to turn immigrant children “into murderers and rapists.” Discussing the 2016 Republican primary presidential candidates allowing then-candidate Trump to take a hard line on immigration, Sharpton said, “They played it like they were using the old model, but someone should have said, ‘Let me tell you something, I’m not accepting this new model where human beings are not human beings.

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'Disgusting' Trump 'Should Be Impeached for Having No Soul'

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'Disgusting' Trump 'Should Be Impeached for Having No Soul'

Friday onMSNBC’s “Deadline,” host Nicolle Wallace said President Donald Trump should be impeached for having “no soul.” During a discussion about the optics versus the consequences of the shutdown, Wallace said, “I don’t want to make the folks in the control room use the delay button, but my disgust, my disgust, I’m sure that is right, but this is all about optics, narratives.

Schiff: Trump Is Acting Like 'He's in the Fifth Grade'

Schiff: Trump Is Acting Like 'He's in the Fifth Grade'

Thursday, House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) called President Donald Trump “a fifth grader” for canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) upcoming international travel in response to her proposal to postpone the State of the Union address until the government is reopened.

Sarah Sanders: Democrats' 'Obstruction' on Government Shutdown 'Appalling'

Sarah Sanders: Democrats' 'Obstruction' on Government Shutdown 'Appalling'

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats’ unwillingness to negotiate with President Donald Trump was “appalling.” Discussing the government shutdown, Sanders said, “Nancy Pelosi has been unwillingto do anything, and that issimply not going to work.

Bill Maher: Trump Is a 'Traitor' -- We 'Have to Go Ahead' with Impeachment

Bill Maher: Trump Is a 'Traitor' -- We 'Have to Go Ahead' with Impeachment

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” comedian Bill Maher said President Donald Trump is a “traitor” who must be impeached. Maher said, “I’ve been using the word treason and traitor for the whole time he’s been in office and every guest I had on the show has been saying I was an alarmist and overstating the case.

MSNBC's Wallace: 'There Isn't a Strain of Racism on the Left'

MSNBC's Wallace: 'There Isn't a Strain of Racism on the Left'

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” hostNicolle Wallace declared there wasn’t a “strain of racism on the left” during a discussion about Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) racist statements. Wallace said, “In the same way that the “Access Hollywood” tape, grab them by the bleep, set Republicans back a generation with women, I think Republicans are back twice that.

Carl Bernstein: 'Evidence Suggests' Trump Is Putin's 'Pawn'

Carl Bernstein: 'Evidence Suggests' Trump Is Putin's 'Pawn'

Monday onCNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” network politicalanalyst and veteran reporter Carl Bernstein accused President Donald Trump of being the “pawn” ofRussian President Vladimir Putin. Bernstein said, “This president has at every turn tried to stiff, demean, and undermine and bury the Mueller investigation.

Pompeo: 'Absolutely Ludicrous' to Call Trump a Security Threat

Pompeo: 'Absolutely Ludicrous' to Call Trump a Security Threat

Sunday on CBS’s’ “Face the Nation,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said aNew York Times report that the FBI opened an investigation into if President Donald Trumpwas a potential national security threat was “absolutely ludicrous.

Dem Sen. Warner: 'Curious' That Putin Policies Were Being 'Parroted' by Trump

Dem Sen. Warner: 'Curious' That Putin Policies Were Being 'Parroted' by Trump

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen.Mark Warner (D-VA) said that President Donald Trump has “parroted” the policies ofRussian President Vladimir Putin. Warner said, “That’s the defining question of our investigation and the Mueller investigation; was there collusion? I’m not going to talk about what we may have been briefed in the gang of eight when these investigations opened.

Sen. Warner: Trump Is Worst Negotiator in History -- 'Does Not Think Through Anything'

Sen. Warner: Trump Is Worst Negotiator in History -- 'Does Not Think Through Anything'

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen.Mark Warner (D-VA) predicted President Donald Trump would go down as the worst negotiator in history. While discussing the government shutdown, Warner said, “Ithink history will show that Donald Trump, the supposed great dealmaker, and I’m working on a piece on this, that business schools and management consultants will look back for years and say this was the most in inept negotiation.

Hoyer: Government Shutdown 'Immoral, Stupid Policy'

Hoyer: Government Shutdown 'Immoral, Stupid Policy'

Friday onCNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD)said shutting down the government was an “immoral, stupid policy.” Hoyer said, “Our position is we have to stop using the shutdown of the people’s government as a strategy to obtain our objectives.

Joy Behar: Manafort Committed 'Treason' -- 'Lock Them All Up'

Joy Behar: Manafort Committed 'Treason' -- 'Lock Them All Up'

Wednesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Joy Behar accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman PaulManafort of committing treason. Behar said, “For two years we’ve been saying to ourselves, ‘How did the Russians know where to put the anti-Hillary ads? How do they know to put them in these conservative districts and these liberal districts?’ Well, you don’t have to be Russian to be a spy in this country.

CNN’s Jake Tapper: Trump Building ‘a Wall of Lies’ on 'Issue of Border Security'

CNN’s Jake Tapper: Trump Building ‘a Wall of Lies’ on 'Issue of Border Security'

Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper commented on President Donald Trump‘s policies and public statements on the “issue of border security.” Tapper said, “President Trump is preparing his prime time speech using the dignity and gravity and majesty of the Oval Office and Resolute desk to push his case for building the border wall, as the fact checkers prepare for their version of the Super Bowl.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats Have Compromised Too Much

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats Have Compromised Too Much

Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation” ran a preview of a “60 Minutes” interview airing Sunday night with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) When asked if she was willing to compromise,Ocasio-Cortez said, “Yeah, absolutely, absolutely.

Pelosi: The Impression You Get Is That Trump Would Like to 'Abolish Congress'

Pelosi: The Impression You Get Is That Trump Would Like to 'Abolish Congress'

On this week’s broadcast of “CBS Sunday Morning,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said her “impression” was that President Donald Trump would like to “abolish Congress.” Host Jane Pauley asked, “Are you recalibrating your assessment of how you can work with this president?” Pelosi responded, “Let me first say that our purpose in the meeting at the White House was to open up government.

Mick Mulvaney: Dems Are Stalling on Government Shutdown

Mick Mulvaney: Dems Are Stalling on Government Shutdown

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney accused the Democrats of stalling the negotiations to reopen the government. Mulvaney said, “The president said for a long time it’s $5.6 billion for border security, including the wall.

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