Monday, November 19, 2018

MixedTimes - Pam Key

Joy Behar: Dems Lost Senate Because of Gerrymandering

Joy Behar: Dems Lost Senate Because of Gerrymandering

Wednesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Joy Behar mistakenly thought Senate seats could be gerrymandered. ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd said, “There has been a battle that happened in 2016 between geography, which Republicans have.

Flake: Republicans 'Grievance,' 'Hate Politics' Is Not Helping Our Candidates

Flake: Republicans 'Grievance,' 'Hate Politics' Is Not Helping Our Candidates

Friday onCNN’s “The Situation Room,”Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said Republicans using “hate politics” and “grievance politics” was not not helping Republican candidates. On George Soros, Flake said, “As you mentioned, he gives a lot of money to progressive and liberal causes.

Obama: GOP Is 'Just Blatantly, Repeatedly, Baldly, Shamelessly' Lying

Obama: GOP Is 'Just Blatantly, Repeatedly, Baldly, Shamelessly' Lying

Fridayin Miami,at a rally for Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and the Democratic candidate for Florida Governor, Andrew Gillum,former President Barack Obama said Republicans are “just blatantly, repeatedly, baldly, shamelessly” lying to“terrify folks” for the midterm election.

Steyer: Trump, GOP Have Created Atmosphere for 'Political Violence'

Steyer: Trump, GOP Have Created Atmosphere for 'Political Violence'

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” billionaire and Democratic donor Tom Steyerdiscussed the recent mail bomb scares targetingpolitical figures, including himself, and the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh a day earlier that resulted in the killing of 11 people.

Obama: If GOP Really Cared About Hillary’s Emails, They’d Be 'Up In Arms' Over Trump's iPhone

Obama: If GOP Really Cared About Hillary’s Emails, They’d Be 'Up In Arms' Over Trump's iPhone

Friday at a campaign rally for Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Wisconsin Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers, former President Barack Obama said Republicans were hypocritical because they were concerned about potential security breaches of Hillary Clinton‘s emails during the 2016 election, but are not concerned about foreign governments potentially spying on President Donald Trump’s iPhone.

S.E. Cupp: Trump 'Has Created a Culture of Comfort’ for Violence

S.E. Cupp: Trump 'Has Created a Culture of Comfort’ for Violence

Thursday on CNN’s “Wolf,” network political commentator S.E. Cupp said President Donald Trump “has created a culture comfort for violent rhetoric and actual violence.” When asked about the suspicious packages sent to several political figures and CNN’s New York offices, Cupp said, “Look, let’s be clear.

NBC’s Peter Alexander: Trump Nationalism Not Just Racist but Xenophobic

NBC’s Peter Alexander: Trump Nationalism Not Just Racist but Xenophobic

Tuesday onMSNBC, NBC News White House correspondentPeter Alexander said President Donald Trumpcalling himself a “nationalist” was “not just racial” but also has “xenophobic” undertones. Kasie Hunt asked, “Peter, can I ask you also about his using the word nationalist, saying, you know, out loud, I am a nationalist? How does the president kind of conceive of that term? Because it doesn’t, in many ways, have racial undertones.

Pelosi Predicts Dems Will Take the House, She Will Be Next Speaker

Pelosi Predicts Dems Will Take the House, She Will Be Next Speaker

Monday at a CNN “forum,” House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said if the midterm elections were held today, Democrats would win the majority, and she said she was “pretty comfortable” she would be electedspeaker.

Pelosi: 'People Ask Me All the Time Why Haven’t You Run for President'

Pelosi: 'People Ask Me All the Time Why Haven’t You Run for President'

Monday at CNN’s Citizen forum, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) saidpeople askher “all the time” why she hasn’t made a run for president. When asked if she would run for the high office, Pelosi said, “People askme all the time why haven’t you run for president.

Boxer: What Are the People Applauding 'Horrifying' Trump Thinking?

Boxer: What Are the People Applauding 'Horrifying' Trump Thinking?

Friday on MSNBC’s “All In,” former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) questioned what the Montana rally audience was thinking by applaudingPresident Donald Trump’s compliment of Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) for assaultinga reporterlast May.

Steve Schmidt: Trump Treated Immigrants Like Slaves at an Auction

Steve Schmidt: Trump Treated Immigrants Like Slaves at an Auction

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” former Bush and McCain campaign strategist Steve Schmidt compared slavery to the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, which is blamed for children being separated from parents after illegally crossing the U.S.

Rosie O'Donnell: Trump Is 'Evil,' 'I Want to Send the Military to the White House to Get Him'

Rosie O'Donnell: Trump Is 'Evil,' 'I Want to Send the Military to the White House to Get Him'

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” actress Rosie O’Donnell said President Donald Trump is “evil” and “dark.” After former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt spoke, O’Donnell said, “It gives me such comfort and hope to hear people who I before described as not my people, giving me a little hope to think to myself, there are people, bit of hope that there are still people who feel this way and believe this way that we’re going to right this ship.

Ben Rhodes: Journalists Around the World 'Are Less Safe' Because of Trump's Rhetoric

Ben Rhodes: Journalists Around the World 'Are Less Safe' Because of Trump's Rhetoric

Tuesday onMSNBC’s “Morning Joe” former Obama Deputy National Security Advisor and network contributorBen Rhodes said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric meant “journalists everywhere are less safe.” When asked about Trump’s response to the disappearance and likely killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Rhodes said, “What you have to realize is, there’s nobody else who can play the role of the United States to hold people like this to account.

Al Gore: Trump's Approach to Climate Change Is 'Literally Insane'

Al Gore: Trump's Approach to Climate Change Is 'Literally Insane'

Friday during an interview on “PBS NewsHour,” former Vice President Al Goresaid President Donald Trump’s approach to climate change in light of theUnited Nations’ new reporton the potentially devastating effects of a warming climate was “literally insane.

Eric Holder Rejects Michelle Obama’s Slogan: ‘When They Go Low, We Kick ‘Em’

Eric Holder Rejects Michelle Obama’s Slogan: ‘When They Go Low, We Kick ‘Em’

While speaking at an event for Democratic candidates in Georgia, former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder suggested to the crowd to “kick” Republicans. Holder said, “It is time for us as Democrats to be as tough as they are, to be as dedicated as they are, to be as committed as they are.

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace: 'Taylor Swift Is Her Generation's Oprah'

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace: 'Taylor Swift Is Her Generation's Oprah'

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” host Nicolle Wallace said pop star Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic candidate Phil Bredesen over Republican candidate Marsha Blackburn in the midterm Senate election in Tennessee will make a difference among her peers.

Hirono Refuses to Rule Out Impeaching Kavanaugh

Hirono Refuses to Rule Out Impeaching Kavanaugh

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week”Sen. Mazie Hirono(D-HI) would not rule out Democrats seeking to impeach Supreme Court Associate JusticeBrett Kavanaugh. Partial transcript as follows: KARL: This confirmation battle is over.

Flake: Kavanaugh Interaction with Senators 'Seemed Partisan,' 'Too Sharp'

Flake: Kavanaugh Interaction with Senators 'Seemed Partisan,' 'Too Sharp'

In a preview clip from “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh‘s testimony before the Judiciary Committee was understandable, but he said it “seemed partisan.

Klobuchar: ‘I Was Stunned’ by How Kavanaugh' Acted During That Hearing'

Klobuchar: ‘I Was Stunned’ by How Kavanaugh' Acted During That Hearing'

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN) said she was “stunned” by how Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh acted during her questions on his drinking habits in his teenage years at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

Warren: Kavanaugh Thinks He Is 'Entitled to a Supreme Court Seat'

Warren: Kavanaugh Thinks He Is 'Entitled to a Supreme Court Seat'

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh acted like he was “entitled to a Supreme Court Seat” during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.

Pelosi: Trump Is Trying to Break the #MeToo Movement

Pelosi: Trump Is Trying to Break the #MeToo Movement

Friday at her weekly press conference House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused President Donald Trump of trying to break the so-called “#MeToo” movement. While commenting on the testimony of Professor Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Pelosi said, “There are woman out there including my own daughter who think what the president is trying to break thew Me too movement.

Heilemann: Kavanaugh Is Making Trump, Republican Base 'Happy'

Heilemann: Kavanaugh Is Making Trump, Republican Base 'Happy'

Thursday on MSNBC’s special coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, network analyst John Heilemann said Donald Trump and the Republican base are pleased with Kavanaugh’s performance, but not moderates.

Chris Matthews: GOP Has an 'I Love Lucy'-Era Thinking of Women

Chris Matthews: GOP Has an 'I Love Lucy'-Era Thinking of Women

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” MSNBC hostChris Matthews said the way the Republican Party has handledDr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh showed an “I Love Lucy”-era in thinking of women.

Sharpton: Trump’s Tweet About Kavanaugh Accuser Put Confirmation in 'Jeopardy'

Sharpton: Trump’s Tweet About Kavanaugh Accuser Put Confirmation in 'Jeopardy'

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network host Al Sharptonsaid President Donald Trump‘s tweet about Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Blasey Ford has put the nomination in “jeopardy.” Sharpton said, “To come with the weight of the presidency, where he is clearly castigating this Dr.

Leahy: GOP's Rush on Kavanaugh 'Makes You Wonder What Else Are They Trying to Hide'

Leahy: GOP's Rush on Kavanaugh 'Makes You Wonder What Else Are They Trying to Hide'

Thursday on CNN’s “Wolf,” Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said Republicans in the Senate rushing through the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in light of the sexual misconduct accusations by Professor Christine Blasey Ford “makes you wonder what else are they trying to hide.

Dan Rather: Kavanaugh Nomination Is Hanging by a 'Rope'

Dan Rather: Kavanaugh Nomination Is Hanging by a 'Rope'

Monday onCNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” former CBS’s “Evening News” anchor Dan Rather said the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh meant his nomination was hanging by a “rope.

Durbin: Obama Had 8 Years Without a Major Scandal

Durbin: Obama Had 8 Years Without a Major Scandal

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,”Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) claimed former President Barack Obama went eight years in office “without a major scandal.” Partial transcript as follows: TODD: What concerns you more, that there’s an unelected cabal or the reports that come out from these anonymous sources.

DNC Chair Perez: 'Democracy Is on the Ballot' in November

DNC Chair Perez: 'Democracy Is on the Ballot' in November

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez said democracy was “on the ballot” in the upcoming midterm elections. Perez said, “People’s healthcare is on the ballot.

Sasse: I Think About Leaving the GOP 'Every Morning When I Wake Up'

Sasse: I Think About Leaving the GOP 'Every Morning When I Wake Up'

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) said he thinks about leaving the Republican Party “every morning.” Sasse said, “Iprobably think about it every morning when I wake up and I figure out, ‘Why am I flying out of Nebraska to go to D.C.

Joy Behar: Trump 'Loves Himself More Than the Country'

Joy Behar: Trump 'Loves Himself More Than the Country'

Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” Joy Behar argued President Donald Trump loved “himself more than the country.” Behar said, “The people gathered for [Sen. John McCain’s] funeral — they sang ‘God Bless America.

Durbin Calls on Kavanaugh to Release All Documents, 'Suspend' His Nomination

Durbin Calls on Kavanaugh to Release All Documents, 'Suspend' His Nomination

Tuesday at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court associate justice, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) called onKavanaugh to “suspend” his own nomination. Durbin said, “I’m going to make a suggestionto you today and it won’t bepopular on the other side of theaisle.

Lindsey Graham Defends Meghan McCain -- 'She's grieving'

Lindsey Graham Defends Meghan McCain -- 'She's grieving'

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defended the remarks ofMeghan McCain at her father Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) funeral. When asked about Meghan McCain’s swipes at President Donald Trump, Graham said, “If you say something bad about Meghan’s father, you will know it, she didn’t like it.

Kasich: Family Separation at the Border 'Is Not an American Value'

Kasich: Family Separation at the Border 'Is Not an American Value'

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) declared President Donald Trump’s immigration policies did not represent “American values.” Kasich said, “We have a leader who is either unable or unwilling to unite the country.

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Trump 'Has Done More to Hurt Workers Than to Help Workers'

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Trump 'Has Done More to Hurt Workers Than to Help Workers'

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” AFL-CIOchief Richard Trumka said President Donald Trump has “hurt workers.” On Trump’s performance for workers, Trumka said, “Unfortunately, to date, the things that he has done to hurt workers outpace what he’s done to help workers.

Dem Rep Lieu: Trump Is ‘Scared' of What's in the Steele Dossier

Dem Rep Lieu: Trump Is ‘Scared' of What's in the Steele Dossier

Friday onCNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said President Donald Trump was “scared of what’s in the dossier” compiled byformer MI6 officer Christopher Steele. Lieu said, “We know that with the FISA application, the relevant parts of Christopher Steele’s dossier were corroborated.

Rick Scott: Bill Nelson Is a Pelosi, Schumer Puppet

Rick Scott: Bill Nelson Is a Pelosi, Schumer Puppet

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,”U.S. senatorial candidate Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) said his opponent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) wasa “puppet” of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

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