In an interview that aired Sunday on New York AM 970 radio with John Catsimatidis of “The Cats Roundtable,”former White House chief of staffReince Priebusweighed in on the upcoming 2018 midterms following Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
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A Georgia resident named Carol called into C-SPAN Tuesday to talk about Stacey Abrams’ gubernatorial race. After telling political analyst and former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile that she has been registering people in Georgia to vote Democratic, Carol said she hates and despises Republicans and hopes they “burn in hell.
MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” aired a clip of Sen. LindseyGraham (R-SC) discussing Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual misconduct allegations against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his treatment leading up to his confirmation.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) appeared on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” to discuss the Democrats’ plan to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh if they retake the House in the upcoming midterm elections.
Friday, NBC’s Chuck Todd tossed GOP Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) name out as one to watch out for in the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Kevin Hassett,chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers,celebrated during Tuesday’s “Mornings with Maria” on the Fox Business Network the new trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada, the USMCA.
GOP Sen. Ernst: Support of Kavanaugh Sends Message to Women 'That We Are Innocent Until Proven Guilty in This Great Country'
Tuesday, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) said her support of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct accusations sent a message to women in the United States that Americans are innocent until proven guilty.
During an interview for Sunday’s “60 Minutes” on CBS, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) discussed the Brett Kavanaugh hearings from last week, saying the Supreme Court justice nominee’s fiery opening statement came across as someone who was “unjustly accused” of something.
Friday on “Fox & Friends,” George Washington Law professor Jonathan Turley weighed in on Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh hearing from the day before and said the Supreme Court nominee did “a lot of good for himself” with how he handled his questioning.
Thursday on NBC’s “Today,” Megyn Kelly commented on the Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearings over sexual assault accusations, saying, “Democrats should be happy” it is not a trial becauseDr.
MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski played the clip Wednesday of President Donald Trump invoking laughterfrom leaders attending the United Nations General Assembly for saying, “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.
Former NFL star and ESPN Radio host Mike Golic went after the NFL Tuesday in response to its new, controversial roughing the passer rules. The “Golic and Wingo” co-host slammed the league for trying to protect quarterbacks in a way that causes defensive players to change how they try to sack the quarterback because roughing the passer penalties have been called more frequently.
During a Monday appearance on CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) suggested Congress would invoke a vote to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if they do not get the answers about Rosenstein wanting to secretly record President Donald Trump.
Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” network legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin weighed in on Brett Kavanaugh’s second accusation of sexual misconduct, calling it “preposterous” to believe the accuser, Deborah Ramirez, is lying.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) doubled down Sunday on his stance as a “no” vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. “I have made up my mind that I’m voting against Judge Kavanaugh, and that’s based on his jurisprudence,” Coons said on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC.
In an interview that aired Friday on NBC’s “Today,” former Vice President Joe Biden weighed in on the sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
ESPN “The Jump” host Rachel Nichols discussed the sexual harassment investigation involving the Dallas Mavericks organization Wednesday with owner Mark Cuban. Nichols pressed Cuban on his lack of knowledge and action regarding sexual misconduct within the organization he ran.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) during Thursday’s “Morning Joe ” on MSNBC weighed in on Brett Kavanaugh’s potential confirmation to the Supreme Court amid sexual misconduct allegations from over 30 years ago by Dr.
Tuesday on ESPN’s “First Take,” co-host Stephen A. Smith reacted to the New England Patriots trading for troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon, who the Cleveland Browns were prepared to cut after his long history of drug and alcohol abuse.
Count Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) as a “no” on Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Tuesday that he has “already heard enough” of the nominee’s “extreme views on presidential power” and his understanding of the Constitution to justify a “No” vote on Kavanaugh.
During a Thursday “Reality Check” segment for CNN’s “New Day,” political analyst John Avlon weighed in on President Donald Trump’s complicity with hurricanes. According to Avlon, if the United States continues to ignore climate science, “the cost of lives and dollars will escalate.
Monday, SiriusXM radio host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo criticized tennis star Serena Williams’ tirade at the U.S. Open after being penalized for receiving illegal coaching. Williams went on to berate the umpire and break rackets, even turning the situation into a sexist issue and about being a mother.
Jeh Johnson: 'I Do Worry' Cooperation with the Muslim Community Is ‘Weaker’ Because of Trump Admin Rhetoric
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday he worries and fears the cooperation with the Muslim community has weakened due to the rhetoric from the President Donald Trump administration.
Monday on ESPN’s “Get Up,” reporter Maria Taylor defended Serena Williams’ meltdown at the U.S. Open after tennis umpire Carlos Ramosaccused her of illegally receiving coaching. According to Taylor, Williams snapped because of “everything that she has dealt with her entire life has come brimming up to the top.
Watergate journalist Bob Woodward discussed his new book “Fear” Monday on NBC’s “The Today Show,” and accused President Trump and the White House of doing things that “jeopardize the real national security” of the United States.
Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,”Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discussed the 2018midterm elections and said it would be a “very hard task” for Democrats to take the Senate.
During Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” on New York AM 970 radio, Fox News “Justice” host Jeanine Pirro declared that President Donald Trump was “framed” in “an attempt to prevent the outsider” from being elected.
Kristol: Trump Tweeting About Lester Holt Tape Because He Thinks They're Moving Ahead on Obstruction Investigation
During a Thursday appearance on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour,”Weekly Standard editor-at-large Bill Kristol offered his theory on what was behind President Donald Trumpcalling out NBC’s Lester Holt on Twitter for “fudging” the tapeon his decision to fire James Comey in May 2017.
Following Tallahassee, FL Mayor Andrew Gillum winning Florida’s Democratic nomination for governor and Stacey Abrams being nominated in Georgia, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough raved Wednesday about the possibility of having two black progressive governors in the Deep South.
Monday, ESPN “First Take” co-host Max Kellerman responded to golfer Tiger Woods saying people need to “respect the presidency” when it comes to President Trump. Kellerman said Woods’ remarks bother him and make him “angry.
In a Monday appearance on “Fox & Friends,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy predicted the 2018midterm elections will come down to “results versus resistance.” “The party that gets the White House normally loses seats by 30 on the off year.
Sunday,the author of the Government Accountability Institute’s “Compromised: How Money and Politics Drive FBI Corruption,” Seamus Bruner, discussed how former FBI Director James Comey and special counsel Robert Mueller both profited by using their relationship as a revolving door to gain “millions of dollars.
ESPN's Beadle Says She No Longer Watches Football -- The Sport Doesn't 'Care About Women,' 'People of Color'
Thursday on ESPN’s “Get Up,” co-host Michelle Beadle reacted to Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer being suspended three games for mishandling domestic abuse allegations made against an assistant coach, saying she does not watch football – NFL or college – because the sport does not “really care about women” or “people of color.
In an interview that aired on “Fox & Friends” Thursday, President Donald Trump discussed Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who recused himself from any investigations related to the 2016presidential election.
Monday, former Speaker Newt Gingrich ripped former Director of theCentral Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan, saying he “should never have been” in that position. Gingrich argued on “Fox & Friends” that Brennan is political, “lacking in common sense” and lied about what happened in Benghazi.
A 2020presidential run could be in the worksfor Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), he saidSunday during an appearance on MSNBC’s“Kasie DC.” According to Swalwell, the decision will likely come after the November midterm elections.
New York Times columnist Charles Blow reacted Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day” to the possibility of a tape of President Donald Trump using the “n-word” existing. According to Blow, if a tape did come out to show the president using the “n-word,” his supporters would support him even more.
Monday,NBC News analyst John Heilemann reacted on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” toformer White House stafferOmarosa Manigault Newman claiming she heard President Donald Trump using a racial slur about African-Americans on tape.
During a Monday appearance on “Fox & Friends,” President Donald Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani discussed the ongoing Robert Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
To open Friday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Mika Brzezinski compared a video offormer President Ronald Reagan discussing immigration in America with Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham describingthe change in America with how Democrats view immigration.
During Wednesday’s “Cuomo Primetime” on CNN, Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) defended “Medicare for All,” reasoning thecost of “funeral expenses” will be reduced. “We’re paying for this system,” Ocasio-Cortez told host Christ Cuomo.
Wednesday on her Fox News Channel show, Laura Ingraham reacted toCongressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) criticisms of theDemocratic leadership that the socialist said is stuck in the 1990s, the era of “soccer moms” and Furbies.
Scarborough on Midterms: ‘Women Are Probably the Greatest Threat to the Republican Majority Right Now’
During Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough reacted to the highest amount of women ever being nominated for governor and House seats in November’s mid-term elections, declaring women to be the potential downfall of the GOP majority because President Donald Trump has “offended” and thus “activated” them.
Tuesday, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” reacted to the new Gallup approval ratings for President Donald Trump. “CNBC’s John Harwoodanalyzed the source of Trump’s support and found in the data that whites with no college degree approved of the president’s job 58 to 39 percent, while 29 percent of all other than Americans approved, 66 percent disapprove.
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Mika Brzezinski brought up “major flaws” in President Donald Trump’s border wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. “This is actually a shock,” co-host Joe Scarboroughsaid of the report.
During Monday’s broadcast of “First Take” on ESPN, co-hosts Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith claimed race was behind President Donald Trump bashing LeBron James after the Los Angeles Lakers star criticized him earlier in the week.
Wednesday, Fox Sports 1’s Jason Whitlock praised Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott’s courage to speak outin favor of standing for the National Anthem despite the “loud minority on Twitter.
During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said PresidentDonald Trump does not really care who controls the House or Senate and is solely using the Republican Party as a “convenience” to get re-elected.
Dem Sen Blumenthal: 'Americans Should Be Really Angry' About Trump’s ‘Consciously and Purposely Inflicted Cruelty’ on Immigrants
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) declared Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that “Americans should be angry” about President Donald Trump’s “consciously and purposely inflicted cruelty” on immigrants. Host Joe Scarborough asked,“Why are there no good numbers still? Why can’t we get the government, why can’t we get the Trump administration to give us good numbers on how many children they seized from the arms of their parents and have now lost?” “That is the question we’re going to be asking tomorrow when we have ICE come before the Judiciary Committee,” replied Blumenthal.
During “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News Channel, Vice President Mike Pence defended the White House’s decision to ban CNN’s Kaitlan Collins from a White House event for asking Donald Trump inappropriate questions, saying the administration will continue to maintain the “decorum that is due at the White House.
Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) acknowledged House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was to blame for preventing the initiation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s impeachment.
During Saturday’s “Justice” with Jeanine Pirro, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitzshared hisreaction to the tape lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded of himself and then-client Donald Trump discussing a payment toPlayboy modelKaren McDougal.
President Donald Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani called into Saturday’s “Justice” on Fox News Channel to discuss the tape lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded of himself and his then-client Donald Trump discussing a payment toPlayboy modelKaren McDougal.
Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson weighed in on a potential conflict with Iran following a sternly worded tweet from President Donald Trump to the nation’s president.
GOP Sen Lankford: 'No Reason' for Someone Out of the Administration to Have Access to Classified Info
Tuesday,Sen.James Lankford(R-OK) weighed in on the White House debating revoking security clearance from people in the Obama administration, saying “there’s no reason” for someone no longer in the position to have access to classified information.
During his Monday opening monologue for “Hannity” on Fox News Channel, Sean Hannity sounded off on the unverified Russia dossier that made up a large part of the FISA application, which Hannity deemed “a sad chapter in American history.
While filling in as a guest on ESPN’s “First Take,” ESPN Radio’s John Ireland reacted to the standing ovation Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader received in his first appearance since crude tweets from when he was in high school and shortly after he graduated were discovered.
Sunday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) responded to President Donald Trump’s trip to Helsinki to meet with Russia President Vladimir Putin, accusing the former “Apprentice” star on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” of being Putin’s apprentice.
During an interview with CNBC’s Joe Kernan, President Donald Trump said he was “ready” to impose more tariffs on China so he can “level the playing field.
Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” New York TimesWhite House correspondent Maggie Haberman declared this the “worst week” of President Donald Trump’s presidency. This week, Trump held a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and has since invited the controversial leader to the White House.
Danica Patrick on Ovechkin Winning Stanley Cup: Haven't Seen a Russian This 'Pleased' with Washington Since Putin Days Ago
During Wednesday’s ESPY Awards opening monologue, host and former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick took a swipe at the Trump-Putin summit and Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. Patrick congratulated Ovechkin’s Capitals for winning the Stanley Cup in May.
White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicted Wednesdayat CNBC’s Delivering Alpha conference in New York that economic growth could reach as high as four percent for “a quarter or two.
Tuesday, Fox News Channel’s Judge Jeanine Pirro responded to the criticism President Donald Trump has received for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, questioning what his critics would have preferred to bring the two countries to better terms.
Andrea Mitchell on Trump-Putin: We've Never Had a Summit Between a 'KGB Spymaster' and a President Who Spent Weekend Golfing
Sunday on MSNBC’s “KasieDC,” network chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell discussed the upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. She categorized the meeting as the United States having never had a president who spent the weekend golfing hold a summit with a KGB spymaster.
Saturday on “AM Joy,” MSNBC terrorism analyst Malcolm Nance warned Republicans who have “aligned themselves” with President Donald Trump in the Russiaprobe. According to Nance, when more indictments come out, Republicans will have to choose between embracing actions that could be called treasonous or with America.
“Outkick the Coverage” founder Clay Travis ripped activists, including a school associate professor Ellen Currano, that are pushing to have the University of Wyoming’s new slogan, “The world needs more cowboys,” removed due to racism.
Country music star Tim Atwood spoke with Fox News Thursday and offered up some advice for NFL players on taking a knee on the football field. Atwood said players should only be taking a knee if they “have a broke leg” or if they are praying, as seen by former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow.
Thursday on Fox Sports Radio’s “Outkick the Coverage,” MLB.com’s Jon Morosi predicted New York Mets minor league prospect and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow would be in a big league uniform by September because he has shown he “belongs” in MLB.
Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz took aim at the “hypocrites” at Martha’s Vineyard who are upsetand threatening violence because he has defended President Donald Trump, saying if he were defending Hillary Clinton in this same situation, he would be the “hero of the vineyard.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, appeared Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice” to discuss the letter he sent to House Oversight Committee chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) that referred a list of 42 names connected to the ongoing Russia probe.
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut was unable to fully relishthe moment Wednesday when he broke his own record at the annual July Fourth Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest for his 11th Mustard Belt.
Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) responded to bothSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) andHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) denouncing her remarks calling for citizens to confront members of President Donald Trump’s administration in public, saying Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” the two “will do anything to protect their leadership.
MSNBC contributor and Voto Latino CEO Maria Teresa Kumar said Saturday on “AM Joy” that President Donald Trump’s immigration policy was the“beginning” of an“ethniccleansing” because the Americangovernmentis“basically” sayingwho can be American and who cannot.
Friday on ESPN’s “First Take,” co-host Stephen A. Smith blasted former MLB star Sammy Sosa over using a skin bleaching cream to become lighter skinned. Sosa sat down with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap and deniedusing performance-enhancing drugs, but Smith argued the change in skin color “points to his guilt.
At the beginning of the month, President Donald Trump offeredprofessional athletes protesting the National Anthem to share names of people they believed should be pardoned for their non-violent crimes, but Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is not buying it.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban commented on Lexington, VA’s Red Hen ownerkickingWhite House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders out of the restaurant, praising the owner for “sticking up for what they believe in.
Earlier this week on the Fox Business Network, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz reacted toFBI agent Peter Strzok reportedly texting his intentions to stop President Donald Trump from being elected, calling it “collusion at the highest level.
In an interview with MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt for “Kasie DC,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said it is time to “critically re-examine” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), suggesting starting over “from scratch.
During her Saturday opening statement on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” Jeanine Pirro responded to the recent treatment members of President Donald Trump’s administration have received, saying the left has “devolved” into political abuse.
Dem Rep Jayapal: Trump, GOP Don't Want Solution to Immigration Issues --- They Create Crises to Drum Up Racism
Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) accused President Donald Trump and the rest of the GOP of lacking the “desire to see a solution to immigration issues.
In reaction toNBA Hall of Famer Kevin McHale receiving backlashon Twitter from media members and other users for attending a President Donald Trump rally in Minnesota Wednesday.
TMZ Sports asked UFC PresidentDana White this week about children and parents being separated when trying to illegally cross the United States-Mexico border. White said the policy was set before President Donald Trump came into office, adding it was a “sad” situation because children should never be taken from their parents.
Thursday on ESPN’s “Get Up,” Philadelphia Eagles safety and activist Malcolm Jenkins discussed the NFL’s new National Anthem policy that requires players to either stand on the field or remain in the locker room.
ESPN's Tony Reali Gives Monologue on Sports Show About Losing Child --- Ties It to Children in Cages
ESPN “Around the Horn” host Tony Reali announced Sunday that he and his wife were expecting twins and were able to deliver one, but not the other.
Following yet another disappointing performance, Fox Sports 1’s Jason Whitlock declared the end of golf legend Tiger Woods’ career as being considered among the “elite.” Woods has battled injuries and addiction and before the Masters in April, he had not played in one of golf’s four signature events since 2015.
Los Angeles Chargers center Mike Pouncey spoke with TMZ Sports over the weekend, telling the reporter he is open to taking President Donald Trump up on his offer of listening to pardon suggestions.
Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “The Next Revolution,” conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter advised President Donald Trump not to “fall for the actor children” at the border and cited a New Yorker article describing children with scripts and coaching to make situations appear worse.
Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praised President Donald Trump for announcinghis intention to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday.
During an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,”White House aide Kellyanne Conway responded to the release of the Inspector General’s report on the handling of the FBI’s and Department of Justice’s probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unauthorized email server.
In her Saturday opening statement for Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” Jeanine Pirro reacted to the Inspector General report, saying she was “worried” about the state of Washington D.C.
ESPN “First Take” co-host Stephen A. Smith said as the face of the NFL, “it would be nice” to see New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady take a stance one way or the other in the National Anthem debate.
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he and his teammates had “good, healthy conversations” regarding the National Anthem protests so the team would not be divided on the issue.
Wednesday, CNN host Wolf Blitzer responded to President Donald Trump referringto CNN as “fake news” in a tweet, arguing the network is “not the enemy of the American people.
Wednesday on ESPN’s “First Take,” co-host Max Kellerman weighed in on the prospect of Baltimore Ravens first-round selection Lamar Jackson, the 2016Heisman-winner as a quarterback, playing in a slash position with incumbent starter Joe Flacco still at quarterback.
CNN anchor Brian Stelter responded to President Donald Trump’s attacks on CNN’s credibility, calling it “absolutely disgusting.” Wednesday Trump singled out both CNN and NBC in a tweet for being “fake news” and has a long history of blasting the network.
NBA legend Dennis Rodman, a friend of both President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, has served as an unlikely bridge between two countries that were at one point at each other’s throats.
Monday on Sirius XM’s “The Howard Stern Show,” actor Alec Baldwin claimed he would take the presidency if he ran because he would run on “common sense” positions.
Despite not being invited by President Donald Trump, NBA legend Dennis Rodman showed up in Singaporefor the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and President Trump.
Joe Scarborough: People Applauding De Niro Last Night 'Don't Understand They Are Helping Donald Trump'
Monday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough responded to the standing ovation Robert De Niro received for saying, “F*ck Trump” at the Tony Awards. Scarborough hammered people applauding De Niro, saying they “don’t understand that they are helping Donald Trump’s reelection.
Monday on MSNBC, Stephanie Ruhle shared her reaction to actor Robert De Niro’s “F*ck Trump” comments during Sunday’s Tony Awards. While Ruhle said she shouts “some of those words in the shower,” the MSNBC anchor argued De Niro voicing his frustration with President Trump, Samantha Bee’s crude comments towards his daughter, Ivanka Trump, and Bill Maher wishing the economy would bottom out could be “hurting the cause.