Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders commented onthe border deal reached by the conference committee to avoid another partial government shutdown. Although Sanders said President Donald Trump will want to look at the full package before committing to signing the deal, she guaranteed the president will “deliver” on his promise of a border wall.
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GOP Sen. Lankford Cautions Against National Emergency -- 'Best Thing We Can Do Is Actually Reprogram Funds'
Wednesday, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) voiced his concern with President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency at the border, citing the possibility it gets “caught up in the courts.
During a Wednesday appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” discussing his film “BlacKkKlansman,” director Spike Lee called Christopher Columbus a “terrorist.” Lee lamented the fact he was not told that George Washington owned slaves and that Columbus’ history is not taught in schools.
Tuesday, House Appropriations Committee chairwoman Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) defiantly dismissed criticism from some conservatives when she said she and her fellow congressional conferees did not talk to Fox News’ Sean Hannity, conservative talker Ann Coulter or Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge before striking the$1.3 billion deal for border security.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday’s “Fox & Friends” reacted to Democrats asking to reduce the number of beds for ICE to use for detaining illegal aliens.
Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) commented on the border debate, accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of “wanting to make a political point” instead of working with President Donald Trump on a deal.
Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley pushed back Friday on the Democrat-controlled House launching investigations into President Donald Trump. Gidley slammedHouse Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) over the “pointless” investigations he has launched that have “no merit.
Dem Rep. Speier: I've Long Thought Trump Violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as Real Estate Developer
With Democrats ramping up investigations into President Donald Trump given their new majority in the House of Representatives, Rep.Jackie Speier (D-CA) claimed she had “long thought” the president as a real estate developer had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Do not expect Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to be a major player in the 2020 presidential race, that is according to Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA). Garamendi made declaration Wednesday during a Fox News Channel appearance.
Gabbard on NBC Report Russian Propagandists Back Her 2020 Campaign: 'Very Dangerous for Articles Like That’
During Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC,Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) lashed out at NBC News for running a reportsaying the same Russia propaganda machine that tried to hack the 2016presidential election is backing Gabbard’s 2020 run.
Wednesday while reacting to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on CNN’s “New Day,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) ripped the speech, calling it “political, divisive, calculating and even nasty.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Vice President Mike Pence defended President Donald Trump’s decision to partially shut down the government over funding for his planned border wall at the southern barrier.
Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network host Al Sharpton discussed President Donald Trump’s behavior, saying he thinks the president has “deteriorated” and is now “bizarre.” “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough noted Sharpton and Trump knew each other well before Trump’s presidency and asked if he still recognizes him.
Pete Buttigieg, the Democrat Fort Bend, IN, mayor who announced a 2020 presidential exploratory committee sounded off on Thursday’s CBS “This Morning” on President Donald Trump potentially pulling troops out ofAfghanistan.
Tuesday on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) commented on President Donald Trump’s planned border wall, which the senator referred to as a “racist symbol” of the Trump administration.
Monday, Roger Stone spoke with reporters about his arrest early Friday morning, saying greater force was used to arrest him than was used “to take down Bin Laden or El Chapo’ Stone said how it went down was a “raw abuse of power” because a CNN reporter was able to film his arrest.
During an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said he was “seriously” considering running for president as a “centrist independent” in 2020. “I am seriously thinking of running for president,” Schultz shared in the interview that aired Sunday.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and CNN “New Day” host John Berman battled Friday over President Donald Trump’s involvement with Roger Stone, who was arrested early in the morning by the FBI.
Fmr CIA Director John Brennan on Stone Arrest: The Shoes Yet to Drop 'Going to Be the Most Profound'
Friday, former CIA Director John Brennan reacted on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to President Donald Trump ally Roger Stone’s early morning arrest, predicting more shoes were going to drop.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday shot down the idea that the White House was not “accessible” to the media, calling it “absolutely laughable” in an interview with “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday.
While speaking to CNN Tuesday from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) accused President Donald Trump of trying to use unspent Puerto Rico relief funds to “build a monument to hate on the southern border.
Former NBC “Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw voiced his displeasure Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” with how the government is operating amid the partial government shutdown, calling it “embarrassing” and “troubling.
Former MLB star Curt Schilling sat down for an interview with Fox News’ Mark Levin, host of “Life, Liberty & Levin” to discuss his exclusion from the MLB Hall of Fame, despite his excellent statistics.
Sunday, Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) commented on the Democrats’ plans to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the party may not be “running to impeachment,” but also is not “running away from it either.
CNN analyst and former CIA official Philip Mudd on Friday predicted that if Attorney General nominee William Barr becomes theleader of the Department of Justice, he is going to “crush” the President Donald Trump administration.
One of the BuzzFeed News reporters who broke thereport that cited two anonymous sources claiming President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to intentionally lie to Congress appeared on CNN’s “New Day” Friday to discuss the bombshell.
Rand Paul: 'Affront' to Trump, Office of Presidency for Pelosi to Have 'Gall' to Ask to Postpone SOTU
Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) asking President Donald Trump to call off the State of the Union amid the continued partial government shutdown.
While discussing the 2020presidential race,former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) called on the Democrat Party’s “young people” to take over. Dean noted on CNN’s “New Day” how “incredibly good” the younger candidates are on social media.
During Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown, likening it to the “Seinfeld” tag of being the “show about nothing.
CNN senior legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin on Wednesday charged conservative talkers like Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham of only caring about their viewers rather than the good of the country.
During Tuesday’s CNN broadcast of “New Day,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper voiced his concern with The Washington Post reportthat President Donald Trump concealed details from his meeting with Russia President Vladimir Putin from his officials.
Tuesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough responded to various White House members saying nobody has been tougher on Russia than the Trump administration, calling it“an absolute lie.
Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter questioned if American citizens are “ill-served” by the media not constantly harping on the ongoing Russia“drama.” “I was watching ‘Good Morning America’ this weekend, and both mornings they led with snowstorms and scares at malls and other stories, and not [Russia],” Stelter told Carl Bernstein.
GOP Rep. Brooks, CNN's Berman Clash Over Border Security -- 'How Many Dead People Do You Have to Have, John?'
CNN “New Day” hostJohn Berman and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) battled Friday over border security and the possibility of President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to direct funding to build a wall.
During a Wednesday appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) said that he would not accept a plan for border security that did not include a physical barrier.
CNN Announces New Additions Mia Love, Luis Gutierrez -- Say They Could Make Shutdown Deal if Still in Office
Monday, CNN’s “New Day” introduced former Reps. Mia Love (R-UT) and Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) as new political commentators for the network. The two discussed the continued partial government shutdown, which “New Day” host John Berman suggested that if both Love and Gutierrez were still in Congress, they would work to get a deal done to end it.
Dem Rep. Jeffries on Shutdown: 'Stop Holding the American People Hostage Simply Because Donald Trump Wants a Medieval Border Wall'
Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) called for an end to the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s “medieval border wall.” Jeffries likened the shutdown to holding the American people “hostage.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” weighed in on the ongoing partial government shutdown, calling on House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “to show some guts” and make a deal for border wall funding.
In a sit-down interview with Anderson Cooper for CBS’s “60 Minutes,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) floated taxing the wealthy as much as 70 percent to fund her climate change plan called the “Green New Deal.
Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to President Donald Trump touting the support for theborder security wall amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Scarborough said Trump’s remarks were “delusional,” arguing his wall “is less popular than it’s ever been.
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel reacted Thursday on “Fox & Friends” to Sen-elect Mitt Romney (R-UT)’s op-ed that slammed President Donald Trump, saying Republicans need to “attack the Democrats” instead of each other.
Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the likely next speaker of the House, sat down for an interview with Savannah Guthrie of NBC News’ “Today.” Guthrie asked Pelosi if she is willing to rule out impeachment once the new Congress takes over.
Wednesday on syndicated radio’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) warned that the United States of America is “falling behind China.” According to Ryan, China is “locking down long-term deals in Africa for raw materials,” trying to take over manufacturing in the world and investing billions in artificial intelligence.
Wednesday during CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) went after President Donald Trump’s deal-making prowess because of his inability to get Mexico to pay for the border security wall that he claimed would pay for it during his presidential campaign.
Pelosi's Daughter Praises Mother's Leadership -- 'She’ll Cut Your Head Off and You Won’t Even Know You’re Bleeding'
Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is likely to be elected the next Speaker of the House, praised hermother’s experience and leadership. “She’ll cut your head off, and you won’t even know you’re bleeding.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown, accusing President Donald Trump of using “an extremist policy” to “hold the whole country hostage.
Monday, CNN “New Day” host Alisyn Camerota discussed the continued partial government shutdown, asking how it is possible to negotiate with President Donald Trump for a border wall because “he has lost track of what he’s asking for with his wall.
Monday, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) reacted on CNN’s “New Day” to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announcing plans to form an exploratory committee for a run for president in 2020.
Chuck Todd Dedicates Sunday's 'Meet the Press' to 'Climate Crisis,' Bans 'Climate Deniers' From Show
Sunday, NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd dedicated his final show of the year to the “climate crisis,” which he said has “been ignored for far too long.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday’s “Fox & Friends” said that despite the Democrats’ refusal to negotiate a deal for border wall funding, President Donald Trump is “not willing to give up on the southern barrier.
Patrick Radden Keefe, author of The New Yorker story detailing how The Apprentice’s executive producer Mark Burnett “mythologized” Donald Trump into the White House, commented on whether a tape of the now-president using the “n-word” exists.
Friday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) saidon“Fox & Friends” thatif President Donald Trump does not gethisborder wall funding, he should keepthegovernmentshutdown going “untilhell freezes over.” “[B]ecause we keep seeing people losing their lives without [a wall], you do it to hell freezes over,” reasoned Gohmert, when asked how long Trump should continue the partial shutdown.
Thursday, CNN commentator Bakari Sellers reacted to President Donald Trump’s visit to Iraq to meet with American troops at Al Asad Airbase, saying it is what a president “is supposed to.
Wednesday, CNN’s Don Lemon reacted to President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to the troops in Iraq at theAl Asad Airbase for Christmas, comparing him to the Grinch who “stole Christmas” from the troops.
Scarborough: Trump 'Used a Captive Audience of American Heroes to Push His Unpopular Domestic Agenda'
Thursday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC opened with host Joe Scarborough reacting to President Donald Trump’s visit to Iraq to meet with American troops. The host slammed Trump for using “a captive audience of American heroes to push his unpopular domestic agenda.
During Wednesday’s “New Day” on CNN, journalist Bob Woodward commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown along with Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis’ departure, calling what is going on right now in the White House a “governing crisis.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) during an appearance on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News Channel argued Democrats support border security when it is done “in a smart way.
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for praising President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria.
MSNBC analyst Rick Tyler reacted on Monday’s “Morning Joe” to the partial government shutdown and Defense Secretary James Mattis’ resignation in the wake of the Republicans having been, as host Joe Scarborough called it, “drobbed” in the midterm elections.
President Donald Trump economic advisor Stephen Moore said the president was “infuriated” withFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and is considering firing him. Moore suggested the Federal Reserve Board Sunday in his appearance on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable” should be “thrown out for economic malpractice,” adding that Powell is “wrecking our economy.
Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman discussed Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ resignation set for February, calling it an “astonishing rebuke of Trumpism” because he differed with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday chastised Senate Democrats for their lack of support on border security, including President Donald Trump’s border wall. Sanders noted in a “Fox & Friends” appearance how the Mexicogovernment has assisted with illegal immigration, calling it “a sad day in America” when Mexico is more willing to protect Americans than the Senate Democrats.
Friday in response to Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis announcing his resignation, MSNBC analyst John Heilemann suggested on “Morning Joe” that a lot of people “think it would be best for the country” if President Donald Trump were not to finish out his term.
Thursday on CNN’s “New Day,” House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria. Hoyer called Trump’s announcement “impulsive, as so many of his decisions are.
During a Tuesday monologue for his Fox News Channel show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson discussed the “massive” cost caused by the “Russia fixation.” “[T]here’s been a cost to our Russia fixation, a massive one,” Carlson declared.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) commended Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and the President Trump administration for the criminal justice reform bill, which the Senate passed.
GOP Rep.-elect Crenshaw on Pete Davidson: ‘What I Told Him Is That Everyone Has a Purpose in This World’
Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) spoke with Houston NBC News KPRC affiliate about his relationship with “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson, who posted a suicidal message on Instagram over the weekend.
MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough predicted Tuesday that if President Donald Trump runs for reelection in 2020, then he is “going to lose badly.” “[L]et me say it right now, put it on tape, people can run it after the election in 2020.
Former President Donald Trump economic adviser and former Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn, when asked Tuesday on CBS’s “This Morning” about Trump calling him a “globalist” and if it was an anti-Semitic remark, proudly proclaimed himself as a globalist.
Historian Jon Meacham said during Tuesday’s airing of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC that if President Donald Trump was aware of Russia’s efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election then it “is the definition of treason.
Jim Jordan Predicts No Government Shutdown -- Urges to 'Stand with the President' to Get Border Wall Funding
Monday on “Fox & Friends,” House Freedom Caucus co-founder Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) predicted there would not be a government shutdown over the $5 billion border wall funding.
During Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” on New York AM 970 radio, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the criminal justice reform bill, which he co-sponsors, predicting the bill would get 80 votes of support.
Friday on “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said now that the Democrats have won back the House of Representatives, they were operating as a “revenge majority” because they do not think President Donald Trump should have been elected.
Following his sentencing for pleading guilty to two campaign finance violations of giving hush money payments to women who claimed an affair with President Donald Trump prior to his campaign, former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen spoke with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos about the president and why he lied for him for “more than 10 years.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, sat down for an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos after pleading guilty to two campaign finance violations of facilitating hush money payments to women who claimed an affair with the president prior to his campaign.
Wednesday on CNN,Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said he “would love” to be able to regulate free speech, but lamented the First Amendment is preventing him. “I would love to be able to regulate the content of speech,” Lieu stated.
Wednesday,Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) weighed in on Michael Cohen’s hush money payments to women for President Donald Trump, calling Trump a “lying,” “weak president” for acknowledging payments now that he denied earlier in the year.
Tuesday on the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) commented on the prison reform bill’s status, doubting there is sufficient time leftin the session to get it passed.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) slammed former FBI Director Jim Comey Monday during Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” over his Capitol Hill testimony on the details of the ongoing Russia investigation.
During Monday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,”Secretary of State Mike Pompeocautioned that China is the United State’s biggest threat“in the medium to long term” because of its demographics and wealth.
Monday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough reacted to Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) remarks about how the United States would become a “banana republic” if every president were to be investigated by special prosecutors.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sat down withLeslie Stahl for CBS’s “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired Sunday in which the two discussed his feelings toward theU.S.
Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz on Friday’s “Fox & Friends” weighed in on FBI special counsel Robert Mueller’ssentencing memorandum that ret. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, also formerly President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, receive no jail time after pleading guilty to the crime of lying to the FBI due to “substantial” assistance in the investigation.
During Thursday’s “New Day” on CNN, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) doubled down on his stance thatthe protection bill for FBI special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion is “unnecessary,” arguing President Donald Trump is “too smart” to fire Mueller.
Dem Rep. Ryan on GM Closures: ‘How Much Longer Are We Going to Do This Where the Worker Doesn’t Matter?’
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) on Thursday’s MSNBC broadcast of “Morning Joe” discussedGeneral Motors’closing of car plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland, which has been met with criticism by President Donald Trump.
Tuesday, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and said while discussing the Democrats’ 2020 playbook that “DREAMers are every bit American” as his three United States-born children.
Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski reacted to former President George H.W. Bush’s passing over the weekend by blasting President Donald Trump, who she predicted would fake respect for the Bush family at the former president’s memorial service.
Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network host Andrea Mitchell remembered former President George H.W. Bush in the wake of his passing. In her praise for the former president, Mitchell commended Bush’s tax hike, saying it was a “tough budget decision” that “set the stage for years and years of prosperity.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday voiced his support for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA) in bid to regain her speakership and discussed what the Democrats need to be doing in the next two year’s of President Donald Trump’s presidency.
FS1's Sharpe Likens White Ravens Player Spitting on Black Bengals Player to Calling Him the 'N-word'
Monday, Fox Sports 1 “Undisputed” co-host Shannon Sharpe reacted to Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Marshal Yanda appearing to spit on Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict in their Sunday rivalry matchup.
Cindy McCain: John's Funeral Not Meant to Be a ‘Rebuke’ of Trump --- 'Had Nothing to Do with the President'
During Friday’s “CBS This Morning,” Cindy McCain, widow of former Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), commented on her husband’s funeral, saying his message of the need for civility was not intended to be a “rebuke” of President Donald Trump.
Bill de Blasio: ‘Amazon Understood That If You Come to New York City, You Have to Live by Our Values’
Wednesday, Democrat New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Amazon’s decision to build a headquarters in New York’s Long Island City. De Blasio said the city made it clear beforehand that the retail giant would have to live with New York City’s values.
Tuesday on CNN’s “OutFront,”American Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent and CNN contributor April Ryan weighed in on the White House pulling CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials because of his behavior.
Wednesday, ABC’s “Good Morning America” aired an interview with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, who opened up about her affair with former President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky detailed how to avoid charges, she had to cooperate with the FBI.
Wednesday while discussing the midterm election results that saw the Democrats take the House of Representatives, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez said to “expect” hearings into President Donald Trump.
Tuesday on CBS “This Morning,” former “Face the Nation” anchor Bob Schieffer commented on what the day’s midterm election results will mean. According to Schieffer, the midterm results are a “referendum on us” more so than it is about President Donald Trump.
Comedian Dave Chappelle shared that he does not watch football and what happened to Colin Kaepernick may be the reason. After telling TMZ Sports Sunday that he does not watch football, he went down to a knee like former San Francisco 49ers quarterback when he protested the National Anthem.
Speaking this week at Black Women Network Breakfast, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told voters that payback is coming if the Democrats take back the House. Waters told the attendees how “important” the upcoming midterm election is.
Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers on Trump Visit: 'Pleasantly Surprised by a Warm and Personal Side' That America Has Never Seen
Tree of Life Synagogue Rabbi Jeffrey Myers on Thursday discussed the president’s visit in the wake of the shooting that took the lives of 11 over the weekend.
Monday, MSNBC’s Rick Wilson blasted President Donald Trump for his behavior. “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough mocked Trump for being “a little snowflake” in his complaints against Hollywood and the media not liking him.