Friday, August 23, 2019

MixedTimes - Ian Hanchett

WH Spox Gidley: Trump Told the NRA He Wants 'Meaningful Background Checks'

WH Spox Gidley: Trump Told the NRA He Wants 'Meaningful Background Checks'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley stated that President Trump “was very clear” that he wants “meaningful background checks” during his discussion with the NRA.

Moulton: U.S.-Israel Relationship Will Be 'More of a Fight' Inside Congress

Moulton: U.S.-Israel Relationship Will Be 'More of a Fight' Inside Congress

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” 2020 presidential candidate Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) stated that the U.S.-Israel relationship will be “more of a fight” within Congress because President Trump is making the relationship into a “more partisan” issue.

Whitehouse: Democrats Engage in 'Way Too Much' Purity Testing

Whitehouse: Democrats Engage in 'Way Too Much' Purity Testing

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) criticized Democrats for apologizing too much and engaging in needless purity tests. Host Bill Maher brought up the advice he has given Democrats, such as going on Fox News,

Richmond: Mandatory Assault Weapon Buyback 'Something I Could Support'

Richmond: Mandatory Assault Weapon Buyback 'Something I Could Support'

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” House Democratic Assistant to the Majority Whip Cedric Richmond (D-LA) said that while there may be “some complications” with a mandatory buyback of assault weapons, “the thought of it does not offend me

Klobuchar on Israel Ban of Omar and Tlaib: Trump Is 'Exporting Intolerance'

Klobuchar on Israel Ban of Omar and Tlaib: Trump Is 'Exporting Intolerance'

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stated that while she doesn’t agree with the rhetoric of Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Israel, banning them isn’t something “a great

McCarthy: King's Remarks Show Why He Was Removed from Committees

McCarthy: King's Remarks Show Why He Was Removed from Committees

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reacted to Representative Steve King’s (R-IA) comments about rape and incest by stating that it isn’t the first time he’s had problems with something

CNN's Bash: Sanders' WaPo Attacks 'Incredibly Dangerous' and 'Very Similar' to Trump

CNN's Bash: Sanders' WaPo Attacks 'Incredibly Dangerous' and 'Very Similar' to Trump

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash criticized 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) attacks on the Washington Post‘scoverage of himas “very similar to what Donald Trump is doing,” and “incredibly dangerous.

Julian Castro: Trump 'Wants a Whiter, Wealthier Nation'

Julian Castro: Trump 'Wants a Whiter, Wealthier Nation'

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” 2020 presidential candidate former HUD Secretary and former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro (D) reacted to the Trump administration’s new immigration rules by stating that President Trump “wants a whiter, wealthier nation.

Dem Rep. Heck: Trump 'Hates All Immigrants,' Except His In-Laws and Wife

Dem Rep. Heck: Trump 'Hates All Immigrants,' Except His In-Laws and Wife

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) reacted to the Trump administration’s new immigration rule by stating that “the president hates all immigrants, except his mother- and father-in-law and his wife, evidently.

Green on Epstein Death: 'We Need to See the Video Immediately'

Green on Epstein Death: 'We Need to See the Video Immediately'

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Cavuto Live,” Representative Al Green (D-TX) reacted to the death of Jeffrey Epstein by stating that “We need to see the video immediately,” and “We have to see what happened, immediately.

Gillibrand: Epstein Death 'Should Be Reviewed'

Gillibrand: Epstein Death 'Should Be Reviewed'

While speaking on Saturday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) stated that the death of Jeffrey Epstein “should be reviewed.” Gillibrand said, “I think the crimes that he was — that were alleged against him were so deeply troubling,

Dem Rep. McGovern: McConnell Wants to 'Keep Taking the NRA's Blood Money'

Dem Rep. McGovern: McConnell Wants to 'Keep Taking the NRA's Blood Money'

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, RepresentativeJim McGovern (D-MA) criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for not calling the Senate back to vote on gun legislation by saying McConnell would “rather keep taking the NRA’s blood money in exchange for

FBN's Regan: Gun Control Could Be Trump's 'Nixon in China Moment'

FBN's Regan: Gun Control Could Be Trump's 'Nixon in China Moment'

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Trish Regan Primetime,” host Trish Regan argued that gun control “could be this president’s Nixon in China moment.” Regan said, “You don’t want people who are mentally ill having guns or access

McAuliffe: Attacking Biden for Obama's Policies 'Is a Dumb Strategy'

McAuliffe: Attacking Biden for Obama's Policies 'Is a Dumb Strategy'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) stated that attacking 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden for President Obama’s policies is “a dumb strategy.

Nadler: 'More Likely than Not' We'll Vote on Gun Bills Before Labor Day

Nadler: 'More Likely than Not' We'll Vote on Gun Bills Before Labor Day

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) stated that it is “more likely than not” that the committee will vote on various gun proposals before the district work period ends.

Dayton Mayor: Trump 'Is a Bully and a Coward'

Dayton Mayor: Trump 'Is a Bully and a Coward'

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley reacted to President Trump’s statements about her and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) by stating that the president “is a bully and a coward.

Conway: Executive Action Like the Bump Stock Ban 'On the Table'

Conway: Executive Action Like the Bump Stock Ban 'On the Table'

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway stated that using regulatory power or executive action to combat mass shootings in a manner similar to the bump stock ban is “on the

Maher on Dem Debates: Obama 'Is Not Woke Enough Now'

Maher on Dem Debates: Obama 'Is Not Woke Enough Now'

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher criticized Democratic presidential candidates for their attacks on President Obama during their debates. Maher mocked the notion that Obama, a person who is still hugely popular among Democrats, “is not

Axelrod: 'Bad News' for Biden 'Is This May Be the Best He Could Do'

Axelrod: 'Bad News' for Biden 'Is This May Be the Best He Could Do'

During CNN’s coverage of Wednesday’s CNN Democratic debate, CNN Senior Political Commentator David Axelrod stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s debate performance was a significant improvement over last time, and might have been the best

Freedom Caucus Member Norman: Budget Deal 'Not Acceptable'

Freedom Caucus Member Norman: Budget Deal 'Not Acceptable'

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” House Freedom Caucus member Ralph Norman (R-SC) blasted the budget deal as “not acceptable.” Norman said, “[A] two-year deal, which basically gives Congress a blank check to spend,

Green: I Hope Mueller Gives us 'the Courage' to Impeach

Green: I Hope Mueller Gives us 'the Courage' to Impeach

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Weekends with Alex Witt,” Representative Al Green (D-TX) expressed hope that “Mr. Mueller brings with him a backbone” and gives Congress “the courage to do what we must.

Brooks: In Trump's Vision, 'America Is Xenophobic'

Brooks: In Trump's Vision, 'America Is Xenophobic'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,”New York Timescolumnist David Brooks reacted to President Trump’s statements about four Democratic congresswomen by arguing that in President Trump’s vision of America, “America is xenophobic.

Jeffries: Trump Has Demonstrated 'A Reckless Disregard for Human Life'

Jeffries: Trump Has Demonstrated 'A Reckless Disregard for Human Life'

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) reacted to the “send her back” chants at President Trump’s rally and the president’s response to them by stating that Trump has demonstrated “a reckless disregard

Klobuchar: Trump 'Trying to Make People Hate Each Other'

Klobuchar: Trump 'Trying to Make People Hate Each Other'

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” 2020 presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stated that President Trump is “trying to open wounds, trying to make people hate each other.

Omar: Trump 'Is Fascist'

Omar: Trump 'Is Fascist'

While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) stated that she believes President Trump is both a “racist” and a “fascist.” Omar said, “We have said this president is racist.

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.

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