Saturday, October 19, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

Van Jones: Hillary's 'Smear' on Gabbard 'Playing Right into' Russia's Hands

Van Jones: Hillary's 'Smear' on Gabbard 'Playing Right into' Russia's Hands

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” CNN host Van Jones stated that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s recent attack on 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is a “smear” that is “playing right into the Russians’ hands.

GOP Rep. Rooney: Mulvaney Made Quid Pro Quo 'Quite Clear'

GOP Rep. Rooney: Mulvaney Made Quid Pro Quo 'Quite Clear'

On Friday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) stated that acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney made it “quite clear” “that the actions were related to getting someone in the Ukraine to do some of these things.

Romney: Ceasefire Announcement 'Far from a Victory'

Romney: Ceasefire Announcement 'Far from a Victory'

During a speech on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) stated that while he welcomes the announcement of a ceasefire in Syria, “It is far from a victory.

Menendez: Trump 'Suggested that the Kurds Are Communists' in Meeting

Menendez: Trump 'Suggested that the Kurds Are Communists' in Meeting

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Robert Menendez (D-NJ) stated that during a White House meeting, President Trump “suggested that the Kurds are Communists, and therefore, all you Democrats must be very happy

CNN's King: Biden 'Was Almost an Afterthought' in the Debate

CNN's King: Biden 'Was Almost an Afterthought' in the Debate

During CNN’s coverage of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, CNN host John King stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden “was almost an afterthought” during the debate.

Axelrod: Warren Is 'the Frontrunner'

Axelrod: Warren Is 'the Frontrunner'

During CNN’s coverage of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, CNN Senior Political Commentator David Axelrod stated that 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is “the frontrunner” in the race.

Biden: Trump 'Most Corrupt President' in 'All of Our History'

Biden: Trump 'Most Corrupt President' in 'All of Our History'

During Tuesday’s CNN-New York Times Democratic debate, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that President Trump is “the most corrupt president in modern history and I think all of our history.

Dem Rep. Rouda: Some Impeachment Evidence Will Be Released to Public

Dem Rep. Rouda: Some Impeachment Evidence Will Be Released to Public

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Representative Harley Rouda (D-CA) stated that once the impeachment inquiry process progresses a little further, “you will start to see some of this evidence coming out to the general public.

Brooks: Impeachment Will 'Go On' Through South Carolina Primary

Brooks: Impeachment Will 'Go On' Through South Carolina Primary

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks predicted that impeachment will continue through South Carolina’s primary and possibly through California’s primary. Brooks predicted that impeachment will overshadow the campaign “in the extreme.

Brooks: Syria Withdrawal 'Terrible Decision, an Immoral Decision'

Brooks: Syria Withdrawal 'Terrible Decision, an Immoral Decision'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York TimescolumnistDavid Brooks stated that President Trump’s withdrawal of troops from northeast Syria is “a terrible decision, an immoral decision,” and “foreign policy by what Donald Trump’s latest emotion is.

Maher: My Confidence Biden Can Beat Trump 'Is Waning'

Maher: My Confidence Biden Can Beat Trump 'Is Waning'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that his confidence that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden can beat President Trump is “waning” and Biden “looks like a depreciating stock to me.

GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Syria Withdrawal 'Disgusting' and 'Sickening'

GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Syria Withdrawal 'Disgusting' and 'Sickening'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) stated that President Trump “made an impulsive decision” in withdrawing troops from northeast Syria and stated, “it’s disgusting.

Graham: Trump Showing Mentality 'That Paved the Way for 9/11' on Syria

Graham: Trump Showing Mentality 'That Paved the Way for 9/11' on Syria

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated that President Trump’s tweet about withdrawing troops from northeast Syria “is the pre-9/11 mentality that paved the way for 9/11,” and if the U.S.

McSally: I Hope Trump Reconsiders Northeast Syria Withdrawal

McSally: I Hope Trump Reconsiders Northeast Syria Withdrawal

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) stated that she hopes President Trump reconsiders his decision to withdraw troops from northeast Syria.

Kinzinger: 'We Certainly Have Not Won the War Against ISIS'

Kinzinger: 'We Certainly Have Not Won the War Against ISIS'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) reacted to President Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from northeast Syria and stated that the U.S.

Warren: Trump Shouldn't Be Banned from Twitter

Warren: Trump Shouldn't Be Banned from Twitter

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) dismissed suggestions that President Trump should be banned from Twitter. Warren was asked, “Should Donald Trump be banned from Twitter?” Warren laughed before stating, “No.

Nunes: 'This Is Not a Real Impeachment'

Nunes: 'This Is Not a Real Impeachment'

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) accused Democrats of trying to hide impeachment proceedings by keeping them in the House Intelligence Committee and stated that “this is not a

Connolly: Barr 'Needs to Resign'

Connolly: Barr 'Needs to Resign'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) stated that Attorney General William Barr should resign. Connolly said, “I think the attorney general needs to resign.

Holder: 'Republicans Are Going to Cheat' in 2020

Holder: 'Republicans Are Going to Cheat' in 2020

During an interview with “The Breakfast Club” on Monday, former Attorney General Eric Holder stated that “Republicans are going to cheat” in the 2020 election. Holder said he is “convinced” that Democrats will win in 2020, but he’ll work to

Pelosi: Barr 'Has Gone Rogue'

Pelosi: Barr 'Has Gone Rogue'

While speaking to reporters on Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Attorney General William Barr has “gone rogue.” Pelosi said, “Ido think the attorney general has gone rogue.

Warren: I Have Concerns About the Whistleblower's Safety

Warren: I Have Concerns About the Whistleblower's Safety

During an interview with CNN broadcast on Friday’s “OutFront,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated that she is concerned about the safety of the whistleblower and “about this whole investigation as it unfolds.

Sanders: 'The Impeachment Inquiry Has Got to Move as Quickly as Possible'

Sanders: 'The Impeachment Inquiry Has Got to Move as Quickly as Possible'

On Thursday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated President Trump is “probably the most corrupt president” in modern American history, and stated that the impeachment inquiry “has got to move as quickly

Gabbard: 'I Haven't Seen Much' from Warren to Show She's Prepared to Be POTUS

Gabbard: 'I Haven't Seen Much' from Warren to Show She's Prepared to Be POTUS

During a portion of an interview with Hill TV’s “Rising” released on Thursday, 2020 presidential candidate Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) stated that she hasn’t “seen much” from fellow 2020 candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to show what kind of leadership

Biden: 'Hard to Avoid the Conclusion' Trump Committed 'an Impeachable Offense'

Biden: 'Hard to Avoid the Conclusion' Trump Committed 'an Impeachable Offense'

On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that "it's awful hard to avoid the conclusion" that President Trump committed "an impeachable offense and a violation of constitutional responsibility.

Gabbard: Transcript Doesn't Make 'Extremely Compelling' Case for Impeachment

Gabbard: Transcript Doesn't Make 'Extremely Compelling' Case for Impeachment

On Wednesday’s broadcast of Hill TV’s “Rising,” 2020 presidential candidate Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) stated that most people who read the transcript of the Trump-Ukraine call “are not going to find that extremely compelling cause” for impeachment, but also stated

Graham: I Challenge Pelosi to Have an Impeachment Vote

Graham: I Challenge Pelosi to Have an Impeachment Vote

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) challenged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to have a vote on impeachment and accused moderate Democrats of “hiding behind her.

Gowdy: Comey's 'Not Going to Be Indicted'

Gowdy: Comey's 'Not Going to Be Indicted'

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Fox News Contributor and former Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) stated that former FBI Director James Comey is not going to be indicted.

Brooks: Giuliani Is Engaging in 'Mob Behavior'

Brooks: Giuliani Is Engaging in 'Mob Behavior'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani has fallen and is engaging in “mob behavior.” Brooks said, “[T]he fall of Giuliani is one of the great stories of our age.

Giuliani: 'Of Course' I Asked Ukraine to Look Into Biden

Giuliani: 'Of Course' I Asked Ukraine to Look Into Biden

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani stated that he asked Ukraine to investigate 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, before claiming “I didn’t ask them to look into Joe Biden.

Dem Sen. Jones: We Shouldn't Impeach Kavanaugh

Dem Sen. Jones: We Shouldn't Impeach Kavanaugh

On Tuesday’s “MSNBC Live,” Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) stated his opposition to impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Host Hallie Jackson asked, “Should lawmakers move forward with impeaching Justice Kavanaugh?” Jones responded, “No.

Manchin: 'I Haven't Seen Any More Facts Come Forward' on Kavanaugh

Manchin: 'I Haven't Seen Any More Facts Come Forward' on Kavanaugh

While speaking with CNN on Monday, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), the only Senate Democrat to vote in favor of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, stated that he voted for Kavanaugh based on the facts available to him at the

Dem Rep. Espaillat: 'I Agree with Beto' on Mandatory Buybacks

Dem Rep. Espaillat: 'I Agree with Beto' on Mandatory Buybacks

On Monday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) stated that he agrees with 2020 presidential candidate former Representative Beto O’Rourke’s (D-TX) call for mandatory buybacks of certain guns.

Biden: It's Fair to Play the Age Card

Biden: It's Fair to Play the Age Card

While speaking to reporters on Friday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that it’s fair for his rival presidential candidates to discuss age.

Jackson Lee: We're Investigating to 'Educate the Public,' and Find Facts

Jackson Lee: We're Investigating to 'Educate the Public,' and Find Facts

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” House Judiciary Committee member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) stated that the Judiciary Committee is “investigating so that we can educate the public, but as well, find all the facts that may be relevant

Nadler: 'Very Strong' Evidence on 'A Dozen' Impeachable Offenses

Nadler: 'Very Strong' Evidence on 'A Dozen' Impeachable Offenses

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that he believes there is “very strong” evidence on a “dozen” impeachable offenses by President Trump.

Coons: O'Rourke Saying We'll Take Guns 'Will Be Played for Years' Against Democrats

Coons: O'Rourke Saying We'll Take Guns 'Will Be Played for Years' Against Democrats

On Friday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), who has endorsed 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, stated that 2020 presidential candidate former Representative Beto O’Rourke’s (D-TX) statement that he will take away certain guns “will be

Matthews: 'I Don't Know Where You Get Away with' Saying You'll Take away AR-15s

Matthews: 'I Don't Know Where You Get Away with' Saying You'll Take away AR-15s

During MSNBC’s coverage of Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, MSNBC host Chris Matthews stated that 2020 presidential candidate former Representative Beto O’Rourke’s (D-TX) support for mandatory buybacks for certain guns is an “extreme” position and stated, “I don’t know where you

Harris on Power to Issue Gun EOs: 'Let's Say, Yes, We Can' 'And Yes, We Can'

Harris on Power to Issue Gun EOs: 'Let's Say, Yes, We Can' 'And Yes, We Can'

During Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) responded to charges that she wouldn’t have the authority to issue some of the executive orders on guns that she has promised to issue if Congress doesn’t act

Biden: Those Who Like Their Health Care 'Can Keep It'

Biden: Those Who Like Their Health Care 'Can Keep It'

During Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden vowed that under his healthcare plan, “the 160 million people who like their health care now, they can keep it.

Maher: 'I Love' Warren, But 'She Does Scare Me'

Maher: 'I Love' Warren, But 'She Does Scare Me'

During an interview aired on Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher stated that while he loves 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) “she does scare me a little bit.

McCarthy: Warren Is Going to Be the Nominee, Biden Is 'Collapsing'

McCarthy: Warren Is Going to Be the Nominee, Biden Is 'Collapsing'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will win the Democratic Party’s nomination and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice

GOP Rep. Reed: I Think Warren Will Be the Democratic Nominee

GOP Rep. Reed: I Think Warren Will Be the Democratic Nominee

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Representative Tom Reed (R-NY) predicted that 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will win the Democratic nomination.

Bishop: Trump and Pence 'Put Us over the Top'

Bishop: Trump and Pence 'Put Us over the Top'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Representative-elect Dan Bishop (R-NC) stated that President Trump and Vice President Pence put him over the top in his race for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.

Van Hollen: 'Good Riddance to John Bolton'

Van Hollen: 'Good Riddance to John Bolton'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) praised the departure of National Security Adviser John Bolton as “good riddance” to someone whose access to the president increased the risk of an unneeded war with Iran.

Nadler: I Think the Judiciary Committee Will Vote for an Assault Weapons Ban

Nadler: I Think the Judiciary Committee Will Vote for an Assault Weapons Ban

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) discussed the House Judiciary Committee’s upcoming hearing on an assault weapons ban and stated that he assumes “we will vote for” an assault weapons ban.

Nadler: Trump Opposing Subpoenas 'Is a High Crime and Misdemeanor'

Nadler: Trump Opposing Subpoenas 'Is a High Crime and Misdemeanor'

During an interview with NBC News on Monday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that President Trump’s vow to oppose all subpoenas by Democrats “is a high crime and misdemeanor” according to the Constitution.

FNC's Baier: I'd Bet 70/30 Pompeo Runs for Senate

FNC's Baier: I'd Bet 70/30 Pompeo Runs for Senate

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Daily Briefing,”FNC host Bret Baier said that if he was playing the candidate casino game from his show, “Special Report,” he would bet 70/30 that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo runs for

Brooks: Diverting Military Funds to the Wall Is 'a Crackpot Idea'

Brooks: Diverting Military Funds to the Wall Is 'a Crackpot Idea'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks stated that President Trump’s proposal to divert military funding towards a wall is “a crackpot idea,” but he wouldn’t be surprised if Congress “went back and reapportioned more money, and just piled

Maher: Hurricane Dorian 'Definitely Global Warming-Inspired'

Maher: Hurricane Dorian 'Definitely Global Warming-Inspired'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that Hurricane Dorian is a “souped-up” storm that is “inspired” by global warming. Maher said, “The whole thing really with this storm just shows how the two parties are

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