Wednesday, March 20, 2019

MixedTimes - Trent Baker

MSNBC's Hunt on Nunes Twitter Suit: Twitter's 'Debunked’ Idea It Silences Conservatives

MSNBC's Hunt on Nunes Twitter Suit: Twitter's 'Debunked’ Idea It Silences Conservatives

Tuesday on MSNBC, network commentator Kasie Hunt reacted to Rep. Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) defamation lawsuit against Twitter for “shadow-banning” conservatives, including Nunes. According to Hunt, Twitter has “widely debunked” the idea that Twitter is silencing conservatives by making their posts practically invisible to others.

'Morning Joe' on Trump's 'Abhorrent' McCain Tweets: 'He Is Not Well'

'Morning Joe' on Trump's 'Abhorrent' McCain Tweets: 'He Is Not Well'

Monday, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” responded to President Donald Trump’s tweets over the weekend that slammed deceased Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), saying the president is “not well” for criticizing the former senator for his role in passing on the Steele dossier to the FBI and the media.

Klobuchar: 'We Need Universal Healthcare in This Country'

Klobuchar: 'We Need Universal Healthcare in This Country'

While speaking to a crowd in Cedar Rapids, IA, 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) called for “universal healthcare” in the United States, saying she wanted the public option system that former President Barack Obama sought in the past but failed to get Congress to pass it as a part of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Schultz Warns the U.S. Could 'End Up with Socialism' if a Dem Wins 2020

Schultz Warns the U.S. Could 'End Up with Socialism' if a Dem Wins 2020

Possible independent 2020 presidential hopeful Howard Schultz cautioned the nation against electing another Democrat with how far the party continues to shift to the left. The former Starbucks CEO voiced his concern Thursday on with President Donald Trump and opined the country could not handle six more years of him as president but said electing Democratswould result in “socialism in America.

Watch: Hickenlooper Dodges Question About Being a Capitalist, If Capitalism Works

Watch: Hickenlooper Dodges Question About Being a Capitalist, If Capitalism Works

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), who recently added his name to the large list of Democratic presidential hopefuls, appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Host Joe Scarborough asked the former businessman if he had concerns about the rise of socialism within the Democrat Party, which Hickenlooper said he is proud of the “big tent” that is the Democrat Party that does not require labels.

Hoyer on 2020: Joe Biden 'a Very Viable Candidate'

Hoyer on 2020: Joe Biden 'a Very Viable Candidate'

Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) voiced his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020. Host Joe Kernen asked the Maryland congressman if Biden is a “viable candidate at this point,” to which Hoyer responded the former vice president is a “very viable candidate.

Klobuchar: ‘I'm Not a Socialist -- I'm a Democrat’

Klobuchar: ‘I'm Not a Socialist -- I'm a Democrat’

Tuesday, 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) distanced herself from fellow 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), saying unlike him, she is not a socialist.

Scalise on House Gun Control Vote: Dems Don't Want to Hear Both Sides

Scalise on House Gun Control Vote: Dems Don't Want to Hear Both Sides

Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) in a Tuesday appearance on “Fox & Friends” voiced his displeasure with being blocked from testifying as a witness in a forthcoming hearing on gun violence, despite having been involved in an incident with guns himself at a congressional baseball practice.

Charles Barkley: Jussie Smollett Should've Gone to Liam Neeson's Neighborhood

Charles Barkley: Jussie Smollett Should've Gone to Liam Neeson's Neighborhood

Thursday on TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” NBA legend and analyst Charles Barkley took a shot at “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett over his alleged fake hate crime against himself and actor Liam Neeson, who revealed this month he intended to kill a black man after he learned a friend was raped by one.

GOP Rep. King: Working Dems Most Hurt by Amazon Pulling Out of NYC

GOP Rep. King: Working Dems Most Hurt by Amazon Pulling Out of NYC

Representative Peter King (R-NY) discussed Friday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” Amazon’s decision to not build its second headquarters in New York City, which was applauded by many Democrats, including Rep.

Sarah Sanders: 'Rest Assured' Trump Will 'Deliver' on the Wall

Sarah Sanders: 'Rest Assured' Trump Will 'Deliver' on the Wall

Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders commented onthe border deal reached by the conference committee to avoid another partial government shutdown. Although Sanders said President Donald Trump will want to look at the full package before committing to signing the deal, she guaranteed the president will “deliver” on his promise of a border wall.

Filmmaker Spike Lee: Christopher Columbus Was a 'Terrorist'

Filmmaker Spike Lee: Christopher Columbus Was a 'Terrorist'

During a Wednesday appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” discussing his film “BlacKkKlansman,” director Spike Lee called Christopher Columbus a “terrorist.” Lee lamented the fact he was not told that George Washington owned slaves and that Columbus’ history is not taught in schools.

Dem Rep. Lowey: We Didn't Call Hannity, Coulter or Drudge Before Making the Border Deal

Dem Rep. Lowey: We Didn't Call Hannity, Coulter or Drudge Before Making the Border Deal

Tuesday, House Appropriations Committee chairwoman Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) defiantly dismissed criticism from some conservatives when she said she and her fellow congressional conferees did not talk to Fox News’ Sean Hannity, conservative talker Ann Coulter or Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge before striking the$1.3 billion deal for border security.

Gidley Slams New House Investigations -- 'Absolutely Pointless,' 'No Merit'

Gidley Slams New House Investigations -- 'Absolutely Pointless,' 'No Merit'

Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley pushed back Friday on the Democrat-controlled House launching investigations into President Donald Trump. Gidley slammedHouse Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) over the “pointless” investigations he has launched that have “no merit.

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Bernie Won't Be a 2020 Player

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Bernie Won't Be a 2020 Player

Do not expect Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to be a major player in the 2020 presidential race, that is according to Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA). Garamendi made declaration Wednesday during a Fox News Channel appearance.

Sharpton: Trump's 'Bizarre' -- 'This Man Has Lost It'

Sharpton: Trump's 'Bizarre' -- 'This Man Has Lost It'

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network host Al Sharpton discussed President Donald Trump’s behavior, saying he thinks the president has “deteriorated” and is now “bizarre.” “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough noted Sharpton and Trump knew each other well before Trump’s presidency and asked if he still recognizes him.

2020 Dem Hopeful Buttigieg: 'We've Got to Get Out of Afghanistan'

2020 Dem Hopeful Buttigieg: 'We've Got to Get Out of Afghanistan'

Pete Buttigieg, the Democrat Fort Bend, IN, mayor who announced a 2020 presidential exploratory committee sounded off on Thursday’s CBS “This Morning” on President Donald Trump potentially pulling troops out ofAfghanistan.

CNN's Mudd: AG Nominee Barr 'Is Going to Crush' the Trump Admin

CNN's Mudd: AG Nominee Barr 'Is Going to Crush' the Trump Admin

CNN analyst and former CIA official Philip Mudd on Friday predicted that if Attorney General nominee William Barr becomes theleader of the Department of Justice, he is going to “crush” the President Donald Trump administration.

Dean: 'It's Time the Young People Take Over' the Democrat Party

Dean: 'It's Time the Young People Take Over' the Democrat Party

While discussing the 2020presidential race,former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) called on the Democrat Party’s “young people” to take over. Dean noted on CNN’s “New Day” how “incredibly good” the younger candidates are on social media.

CNN's Stelter: Is the Public 'Ill-Served' if the Media Don't Talk About Russia More?

CNN's Stelter: Is the Public 'Ill-Served' if the Media Don't Talk About Russia More?

Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter questioned if American citizens are “ill-served” by the media not constantly harping on the ongoing Russia“drama.” “I was watching ‘Good Morning America’ this weekend, and both mornings they led with snowstorms and scares at malls and other stories, and not [Russia],” Stelter told Carl Bernstein.

Scarborough: 'Delusional’ for Trump to Say the Country Wants the Wall

Scarborough: 'Delusional’ for Trump to Say the Country Wants the Wall

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to President Donald Trump touting the support for theborder security wall amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Scarborough said Trump’s remarks were “delusional,” arguing his wall “is less popular than it’s ever been.

Nancy Pelosi Won't Rule Out Indictment, Impeachment of Trump

Nancy Pelosi Won't Rule Out Indictment, Impeachment of Trump

Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the likely next speaker of the House, sat down for an interview with Savannah Guthrie of NBC News’ “Today.” Guthrie asked Pelosi if she is willing to rule out impeachment once the new Congress takes over.

Dem Rep. Ryan: 'China Is Overtaking Us in Every Way,' 'We Are Falling Behind'

Dem Rep. Ryan: 'China Is Overtaking Us in Every Way,' 'We Are Falling Behind'

Wednesday on syndicated radio’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) warned that the United States of America is “falling behind China.” According to Ryan, China is “locking down long-term deals in Africa for raw materials,” trying to take over manufacturing in the world and investing billions in artificial intelligence.

Mulvaney: Trump 'Not Willing to Give Up' on the Wall

Mulvaney: Trump 'Not Willing to Give Up' on the Wall

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday’s “Fox & Friends” said that despite the Democrats’ refusal to negotiate a deal for border wall funding, President Donald Trump is “not willing to give up on the southern barrier.

New Yorker Mag Reporter: There Is No Trump 'N-word' Tape

New Yorker Mag Reporter: There Is No Trump 'N-word' Tape

Patrick Radden Keefe, author of The New Yorker story detailing how The Apprentice’s executive producer Mark Burnett “mythologized” Donald Trump into the White House, commented on whether a tape of the now-president using the “n-word” exists.

Gohmert: If Trump Doesn't Get Funding, He Should Keep Gov't Shutdown 'Until Hell Freezes Over'

Gohmert: If Trump Doesn't Get Funding, He Should Keep Gov't Shutdown 'Until Hell Freezes Over'

Friday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) saidon“Fox & Friends” thatif President Donald Trump does not gethisborder wall funding, he should keepthegovernmentshutdown going “untilhell freezes over.” “[B]ecause we keep seeing people losing their lives without [a wall], you do it to hell freezes over,” reasoned Gohmert, when asked how long Trump should continue the partial shutdown.

Economist Stephen Moore: Trump Ready to Fire Fed Chief Powell for 'Wrecking Our Economy'

Economist Stephen Moore: Trump Ready to Fire Fed Chief Powell for 'Wrecking Our Economy'

President Donald Trump economic advisor Stephen Moore said the president was “infuriated” withFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and is considering firing him. Moore suggested the Federal Reserve Board Sunday in his appearance on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable” should be “thrown out for economic malpractice,” adding that Powell is “wrecking our economy.

NYT's Haberman: Mattis Resignation an ‘Astonishing Rebuke of Trumpism’

NYT's Haberman: Mattis Resignation an ‘Astonishing Rebuke of Trumpism’

Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman discussed Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ resignation set for February, calling it an “astonishing rebuke of Trumpism” because he differed with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy.

Sanders: 'Sad Day in America' When Mexico Does More to Protect the Country Than Senate Dems

Sanders: 'Sad Day in America' When Mexico Does More to Protect the Country Than Senate Dems

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday chastised Senate Democrats for their lack of support on border security, including President Donald Trump’s border wall. Sanders noted in a “Fox & Friends” appearance how the Mexicogovernment has assisted with illegal immigration, calling it “a sad day in America” when Mexico is more willing to protect Americans than the Senate Democrats.

Carlson on the 'Russia Hysteria': 'The People in Charge Have Lost It'

Carlson on the 'Russia Hysteria': 'The People in Charge Have Lost It'

During a Tuesday monologue for his Fox News Channel show “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson discussed the “massive” cost caused by the “Russia fixation.” “[T]here’s been a cost to our Russia fixation, a massive one,” Carlson declared.

Scarborough: Trump's 'Going to Lose Badly' in 2020

Scarborough: Trump's 'Going to Lose Badly' in 2020

MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough predicted Tuesday that if President Donald Trump runs for reelection in 2020, then he is “going to lose badly.” “[L]et me say it right now, put it on tape, people can run it after the election in 2020.

Gary Cohn: 'I Am a Globalist --- I Believe We Live in a Globalized World'

Gary Cohn: 'I Am a Globalist --- I Believe We Live in a Globalized World'

Former President Donald Trump economic adviser and former Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn, when asked Tuesday on CBS’s “This Morning” about Trump calling him a “globalist” and if it was an anti-Semitic remark, proudly proclaimed himself as a globalist.

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