Wednesday, July 17, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

Biden: No POTUS Has Been as 'Openly Racist and Divisive' as Trump

Biden: No POTUS Has Been as 'Openly Racist and Divisive' as Trump

While speaking to reporters, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden reacted to President Trump’s tweets about Democratic congresswomen by stating that “there has never been a president in American history who has been so openly racist and

Booker: Trump 'Fanning the Flames of Racial Violence'

Booker: Trump 'Fanning the Flames of Racial Violence'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reacted to President Trump’s tweetsabout Democratic congresswomen by stating that President Trump is engaging in language that is “clearly bigoted, vile, dangerous” and is “literally fanning

GOP Rep. Hurd: Trump's Tweets 'Are Racist and Xenophobic'

GOP Rep. Hurd: Trump's Tweets 'Are Racist and Xenophobic'

While speaking with CNN on Monday, Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) stated that President Trump’s tweets about Democratic congresswomen “are racist and xenophobic.” Hurd said, “The tweets are racist and xenophobic.

Gillibrand: Planned ICE Raids 'Absolutely Unconscionable'

Gillibrand: Planned ICE Raids 'Absolutely Unconscionable'

During an interview broadcast on Saturday’s edition of MSNBC’s “Up,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) stated that President Trump’s planned ICE raids are “absolutely unconscionable.

Ocasio-Cortez: Pelosi Is 'Absolutely Not' a Racist

Ocasio-Cortez: Pelosi Is 'Absolutely Not' a Racist

While speaking with CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Manu Raju on Thursday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stated that it is “worth asking why” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is “singling out four individuals” but said that Pelosi is not a racist.

Cuccinelli: ICE Raids Are 'Absolutely Going to Happen'

Cuccinelli: ICE Raids Are 'Absolutely Going to Happen'

While speaking on Wednesday, acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli stated that the ICE raids President Trump has discussed will “absolutely” take place. Cuccinelli said, “They’re absolutely going to happen.

Brooks: 'Deterrence Doesn't Work' with Immigration

Brooks: 'Deterrence Doesn't Work' with Immigration

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that we have learned that “deterrence doesn’t work” with immigration. Brooks said, “One, we’ve had these great jobs numbers.

Biden: I Was 'Wrong' to 'Give the Impression' I Was Praising Segregationists

Biden: I Was 'Wrong' to 'Give the Impression' I Was Praising Segregationists

During a speech on Saturday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden apologized for giving the impression that he was praising segregationists during earlier remarks on working with segregationist senators and said that he is “sorry for any

Buttigieg: Trump's Planned July 4th Parade 'Makes America Look Smaller'

Buttigieg: Trump's Planned July 4th Parade 'Makes America Look Smaller'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) criticized President Trump’s plans for July 4th celebrations by stating that the event the president has planned “makes America look smaller.

McCarthy: Biden Isn't Going to Be the Nominee, Sanders Has the Best Shot

McCarthy: Biden Isn't Going to Be the Nominee, Sanders Has the Best Shot

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has the best shot of becoming the Democratic Party nomination in 2020 and predicted that former Vice President

Dem Rep. Quigley: Trump Acts Like 'Putin Owns Him'

Dem Rep. Quigley: Trump Acts Like 'Putin Owns Him'

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Weekends with Alex Witt,” Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) stated that President Trump acts like he is “compromised” and “Putin owns him.” Quigley said, “I am concerned that the president continues to act as if he

Maher: It's Time for Ten of the Democrats to Drop Out

Maher: It's Time for Ten of the Democrats to Drop Out

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher said ten of the Democratic presidential candidates should drop out because the field is too large. Maher named former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), former Representative

Meeks: 'Biden Is on the Ropes' - 'You Can Get Off the Ropes'

Meeks: 'Biden Is on the Ropes' - 'You Can Get Off the Ropes'

On Friday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) stated that after last night’s Democratic debate, former Vice President Joe Biden is “on the ropes.” Meeks also noted that last night’s debate was only the first round.

Van Jones: Biden 'Had a Breakdown'

Van Jones: Biden 'Had a Breakdown'

During CNN’s coverage of Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, CNN host and former Obama Special Adviser Van Jones stated that the debate “had a breakdown: Biden.” Jones praised the “masterful performance” by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) during the debate and predicted

Trump: I Don't Need Congressional Approval Before Striking Iran

Trump: I Don't Need Congressional Approval Before Striking Iran

During a portion of an interview with Hill.TV released on Monday, President Trump said he doesn’t need approval from Congress before launching strikes against Iran. Trump said, “I like the idea of keeping Congress abreast, but I wouldn’t have to

John Lewis: I Don't Think Biden's Remarks Are Offensive

John Lewis: I Don't Think Biden's Remarks Are Offensive

While speaking to reporters on Friday, Representative John Lewis (D-GA) stated that he doesn’t think 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments about working with segregationist senators are offensive.

Booker: If Biden Is the Nominee, 'Everybody' Should Support Him

Booker: If Biden Is the Nominee, 'Everybody' Should Support Him

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) discussed his dispute with fellow 2020 Democrat former Vice President Joe Biden and said that “everybody should join ranks and support” whoever the Democratic nominee

McConnell: 'There Is Not Much Support' in GOP Conference for Tariffs

McConnell: 'There Is Not Much Support' in GOP Conference for Tariffs

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that there “is not much support” in the Republican conference for tariffs and that he hopes that the tariffs President Trump has threatened to impose on Mexico

Holder: OH, MO, and GA Abortion Laws 'A Very Tangible Result of Gerrymandering'

Holder: OH, MO, and GA Abortion Laws 'A Very Tangible Result of Gerrymandering'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” National Democratic Redistricting Committee Chairman and former Attorney General Eric Holder stated that the abortion bills that were recently passed in Ohio, Missouri, and Georgia are “a very tangible result of gerrymandering.

Maher: Supporting Impeachment ‘Becoming the Politically Smart Thing’

Maher: Supporting Impeachment ‘Becoming the Politically Smart Thing’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that the impeachment debate has changed and supporting impeachment is “becoming the politically smart thing.” Maher said, “I think the debate on impeachment is finally different.

Nadler: I 'Urged' Pelosi 'to Consider an Impeachment Inquiry'

Nadler: I 'Urged' Pelosi 'to Consider an Impeachment Inquiry'

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that he “urged” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “to consider an impeachment inquiry.

Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Surveillance Order Seems 'Like an Effort to Distract'

Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Surveillance Order Seems 'Like an Effort to Distract'

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reacted to President Trump’s orderthat the intelligence community cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into surveillance during the 2016 election by stating that “it seems much more like an

Cummings: 'I'm Getting There' on Supporting Impeachment Inquiry

Cummings: 'I'm Getting There' on Supporting Impeachment Inquiry

While speaking with CNN on Tuesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) stated that he is “getting there” on supporting an impeachment inquiry. Cummings said, “I think what the president has done has put us in a position where

O'Rourke: 'I Don't Have Complete Confidence' That Trump Was Fairly Elected

O'Rourke: 'I Don't Have Complete Confidence' That Trump Was Fairly Elected

During an interview broadcast on Saturday's edition of MSNBC's "AM Joy," 2020 presidential candidate former Congressman Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) said that he doesn't have "complete confidence" that voting systems weren't breached in 2016 and President Trump's election was fair.

McDaniel on Alabama Abortion Ban: 'I Would Have the Exceptions'

McDaniel on Alabama Abortion Ban: 'I Would Have the Exceptions'

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel stated that she doesn’t agree with the Alabama abortion ban’s lack of exceptions. McDaniel said, “Listen, personally, I would have the exceptions.

Hickenlooper: 'Trump Is a Form of a Natural Disaster'

Hickenlooper: 'Trump Is a Form of a Natural Disaster'

During a portion of an interview with MSNBC broadcast on Saturday’s “Up,” 2020 presidential candidate former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) stated that “President Trump is a form of a natural disaster, in very real ways.

Schweizer: The Left Is Just Attacking Me and the NYT, Not Refuting the Facts

Schweizer: The Left Is Just Attacking Me and the NYT, Not Refuting the Facts

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Breitbart News senior editor-at-large and Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer stated that no one is refuting the facts about his andthe New York Times‘ reporting about 2020 Democratic presidential

Brooks: Warren's Student Debt Forgiveness Plan 'A Very Terrible Idea'

Brooks: Warren's Student Debt Forgiveness Plan 'A Very Terrible Idea'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks said 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) student debt forgiveness plan is “a very terrible” policy that is “helping people who are going to be doctors and lawyers.

Brooks: I Like the Way Biden 'Made This About Values'

Brooks: I Like the Way Biden 'Made This About Values'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks said that he likes the way former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announcement “made this about values.” Brooks stated, “I actually like the way he made this about values.

Maher: Biden Owes Hill 'a Real Apology'

Maher: Biden Owes Hill 'a Real Apology'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden owes Anita Hill “a real apology.

Giuliani: 'It Would Be Good' if Mueller Testified

Giuliani: 'It Would Be Good' if Mueller Testified

During an interview with the Fox News Channel on Thursday, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani stated that it “would be good” if Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified. Co-host Sandra Smith asked, “Do you expect Robert Mueller to testify?” Giuliani responded, “I

Sekulow: Mueller Report Is 'a Very Good Win'

Sekulow: Mueller Report Is 'a Very Good Win'

During an interview with MSNBC on Thursday, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow stated that he believes the Mueller report is “a very good win.” Sekulow said, “[P]age 181, ‘The investigation did not establish that the contacts described in Volume I, [Section

Perez: Trump's Attempting to 'Distract' From Other Issues by Going After Omar

Perez: Trump's Attempting to 'Distract' From Other Issues by Going After Omar

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” DNC Chair Tom Perez reacted to President Trump’s tweeted video about Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) comments about September 11th by stating Trump wishes to “distract people” and “talk about one or two members

Trump: Mueller Report Release 'Up to the Attorney General'

Trump: Mueller Report Release 'Up to the Attorney General'

During an interview broadcast on Saturday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” President Trump stated that the release of the Mueller report is “up to the attorney general, whatever he wants to do.

Dem Judiciary Rep. Raskin: Barr's New Letter 'Inscrutable, but Disturbing'

Dem Judiciary Rep. Raskin: Barr's New Letter 'Inscrutable, but Disturbing'

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” House Judiciary Committee member Jamie Raskin (D-MD) commented on Attorney General William Barr’s letter about the release of the Mueller report by saying, “it’s somewhat inscrutable, but disturbing what the attorney general has

Booker: 'I Want to Know How You're Going to Pay for' Free College

Booker: 'I Want to Know How You're Going to Pay for' Free College

During a town hall on CNN on Wednesday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) stated that when he hears people talking about free four-year public college, “I want to know how you’re going to pay for that.

Trump: 'I Have Plans' to Release FISA Applications

Trump: 'I Have Plans' to Release FISA Applications

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” President Trump said he does have plans to release the FISA applications related to the Russia probe. Host Sean Hannity asked,“Do you have plans to release those FISA applications, Gang of

Trump: 'I Don't Want to Talk About Pardons Now'

Trump: 'I Don't Want to Talk About Pardons Now'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” President Trump stated that he doesn’t “want to talk about pardons” at the moment. Trump said, “Well, as I told you, many, many people were hurt, incredibly hurt by this whole

Swalwell: 'We're Going to Subpoena' Mueller

Swalwell: 'We're Going to Subpoena' Mueller

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) stated that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be subpoenaed by Congress. Swalwell said,“[P]eople are on their way to jail, have gone to jail.

Dershowitz: Nunes 'Has No Case at All'

Dershowitz: Nunes 'Has No Case at All'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said that Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) “has no case at all” against Twitter.

Trump: 'I Don't Mind' Mueller Report Being Public - 'Let People See It'

Trump: 'I Don't Mind' Mueller Report Being Public - 'Let People See It'

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, President Trump said he doesn’t mind the public seeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and stated, “Let people see it.” Trump responded to a question on whether the public has the right to see

Nunes: Twitter Lawsuit 'The First of Many'

Nunes: Twitter Lawsuit 'The First of Many'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) stated that his lawsuit against Twitter is “the first of many” lawsuits. Nunes said,“So, this is the first of many, Sean.

Jeb: 'Our Friends No Longer Believe That They Can Trust the U.S.'

Jeb: 'Our Friends No Longer Believe That They Can Trust the U.S.'

During a portion of an interview set to air on Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Axe Files,” former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush praised some of President Trump’s policies, but criticized his foreign policy approach as a “really dangerous” one that has undermined trust in the U.S.

Dem Rep. Castro: 'Cost' of Trump's 'Intolerance' Is 'Part of What We See Today' with NZ Terror Attack

Dem Rep. Castro: 'Cost' of Trump's 'Intolerance' Is 'Part of What We See Today' with NZ Terror Attack

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) stated that there is a “cost” to President Trump showing “intolerance,” and that cost is “part of what we see today, that there are people out there, who are unstable, that will be inspired by that and then take action,and in this case, shoot people and kill people.

O'Rourke: 'Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt' That Trump Attempted to Collude and Obstruct

O'Rourke: 'Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt' That Trump Attempted to Collude and Obstruct

During an interview broadcast on Friday’s “CBS This Morning,” 2020 presidential candidate former Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) stated that it is “beyond the shadow of a doubt” that President Trump at least attempted to collude and to obstruct justice, but that the election is “perhaps…the best way for us to resolve these outstanding questions.

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