MixedTimes - Trent Baker
During a Wednesday MSNBC “Morning Joe” segment reacting to President Donald Trump’s continued criticisms of former Sen. John McCain, hostJoe Scarborough blasted the president and what the GOP has become since Trump’s election.
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.
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to a recent poll showing that seven in 10 evangelicals support President Donald Trump, questioning why they would remain loyal to someone who is the “antithesis” of biblical teachings.
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.
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.
In an interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) voiced her support for taxing big tech companies, saying it is something that “could easily happen.
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.
Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough called for members of the media to back off of obsessing over freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who he said is the media’s “latest fad.
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.
Thursday, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) spoke on the House floor before voting “no” on the Democrats’ resolution to condemn all hate. Zeldin pointed out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) “double standard” for the “watered down” resolution that did not name Rep.
MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch commented Friday on “Morning Joe” on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s sentencing to 47 monthsin prison on tax and bank-fraud charges, which ended up being shorter than many believed it would be.
Friday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough reacted to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s sentencing to 47 monthsin prison on tax and bank-fraud charges, which Scarborough noted is “severely reduced.
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.
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.
During a Tuesday appearance on MSNBC, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) weighed in on the resolution Democratic leaders proposed to address Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) continuous antisemitism. Lieu agreed that all forms of religious bigotry, but said Omar should not be singled out because the resolution just condemns antisemitism.
Former CBS correspondent Lara Logan discussed her remarkson a podcast about the state of journalism in the United States in which she blasted the left-leaning media. Logan on “Fox & Friends” Thursday explained that politics and political discourse have “infiltrated” and affect how reporters cover certain topics.
Thursday, CNN reporter Jim Acosta reacted from Hanoi, Vietnam, to President Donald Trump failing to reach an agreementwith North Korea’s Kim Jong-un regarding denuclearization, saying trying to reach a deal on reality television is a little different than with a dictator.
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.
During Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” on New York AM 970, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich reacted to former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe revealingDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein conducted a pushto remove President Donald Trump from office.
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.
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.
Thursday on FNC’s “Fox News @ Night,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) commented on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) pushing for a vote to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on the southern border.
Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” network commentator Van Jones reacted to the case involving Jussie Smollett where the “Empire” actor is alleged to have staged a fake hate crime against himself.
Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) pushed back Wednesday on “CNN Newsroom” on the idea that the Democratic Party is lurching toward socialism in the wake of socialist Sen.
Tuesday on CBS’s “The Late Late Show,” 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listed some of the reasons she would declare a national emergency if elected.
During Monday’s “New Day” on CNN, former Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) acknowledged the “serious problem” at the southern border, but said it is not enough to declare a national emergency.
Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) reacted Monday to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe describing in an interview that talks about invoking the 25th Amendment had taken place to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Sunday on his MSNBC show, “PoliticsNation,” Al Sharpton called on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to “face accountability to the maximum” if he staged a hate crime that he could blame on white President Donald Trump supporters to show they are homophobic and racist.
During Sunday’s “Kasie DC” on MSNBC, Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) commented on President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border. According to Brown, the emergency declaration is “a pure power grab.
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.
Wednesday, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) voiced his concern with President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency at the border, citing the possibility it gets “caught up in the courts.
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.
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.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday’s “Fox & Friends” reacted to Democrats asking to reduce the number of beds for ICE to use for detaining illegal aliens.
Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) commented on the border debate, accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of “wanting to make a political point” instead of working with President Donald Trump on a deal.
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.
With Democrats ramping up investigations into President Donald Trump given their new majority in the House of Representatives, Rep.Jackie Speier (D-CA) claimed she had “long thought” the president as a real estate developer had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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.
During Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC,Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) lashed out at NBC News for running a reportsaying the same Russia propaganda machine that tried to hack the 2016presidential election is backing Gabbard’s 2020 run.
Wednesday while reacting to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on CNN’s “New Day,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) ripped the speech, calling it “political, divisive, calculating and even nasty.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Vice President Mike Pence defended President Donald Trump’s decision to partially shut down the government over funding for his planned border wall at the southern barrier.
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.
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.
Tuesday on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) commented on President Donald Trump’s planned border wall, which the senator referred to as a “racist symbol” of the Trump administration.
Monday, Roger Stone spoke with reporters about his arrest early Friday morning, saying greater force was used to arrest him than was used “to take down Bin Laden or El Chapo’ Stone said how it went down was a “raw abuse of power” because a CNN reporter was able to film his arrest.
During an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said he was “seriously” considering running for president as a “centrist independent” in 2020. “I am seriously thinking of running for president,” Schultz shared in the interview that aired Sunday.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and CNN “New Day” host John Berman battled Friday over President Donald Trump’s involvement with Roger Stone, who was arrested early in the morning by the FBI.
Friday, former CIA Director John Brennan reacted on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to President Donald Trump ally Roger Stone’s early morning arrest, predicting more shoes were going to drop.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday shot down the idea that the White House was not “accessible” to the media, calling it “absolutely laughable” in an interview with “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday.
While speaking to CNN Tuesday from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) accused President Donald Trump of trying to use unspent Puerto Rico relief funds to “build a monument to hate on the southern border.
Former NBC “Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw voiced his displeasure Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” with how the government is operating amid the partial government shutdown, calling it “embarrassing” and “troubling.
Former MLB star Curt Schilling sat down for an interview with Fox News’ Mark Levin, host of “Life, Liberty & Levin” to discuss his exclusion from the MLB Hall of Fame, despite his excellent statistics.
Sunday, Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) commented on the Democrats’ plans to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the party may not be “running to impeachment,” but also is not “running away from it either.
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.
One of the BuzzFeed News reporters who broke thereport that cited two anonymous sources claiming President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to intentionally lie to Congress appeared on CNN’s “New Day” Friday to discuss the bombshell.
Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) asking President Donald Trump to call off the State of the Union amid the continued partial government shutdown.
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.
During Wednesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown, likening it to the “Seinfeld” tag of being the “show about nothing.
CNN senior legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin on Wednesday charged conservative talkers like Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham of only caring about their viewers rather than the good of the country.
During Tuesday’s CNN broadcast of “New Day,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper voiced his concern with The Washington Post reportthat President Donald Trump concealed details from his meeting with Russia President Vladimir Putin from his officials.
Tuesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough responded to various White House members saying nobody has been tougher on Russia than the Trump administration, calling it“an absolute lie.
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.
CNN “New Day” hostJohn Berman and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) battled Friday over border security and the possibility of President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to direct funding to build a wall.
During a Wednesday appearance on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) said that he would not accept a plan for border security that did not include a physical barrier.
Monday, CNN’s “New Day” introduced former Reps. Mia Love (R-UT) and Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) as new political commentators for the network. The two discussed the continued partial government shutdown, which “New Day” host John Berman suggested that if both Love and Gutierrez were still in Congress, they would work to get a deal done to end it.
Sunday on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) called for an end to the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s “medieval border wall.” Jeffries likened the shutdown to holding the American people “hostage.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” weighed in on the ongoing partial government shutdown, calling on House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “to show some guts” and make a deal for border wall funding.
In a sit-down interview with Anderson Cooper for CBS’s “60 Minutes,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) floated taxing the wealthy as much as 70 percent to fund her climate change plan called the “Green New Deal.
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.
Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel reacted Thursday on “Fox & Friends” to Sen-elect Mitt Romney (R-UT)’s op-ed that slammed President Donald Trump, saying Republicans need to “attack the Democrats” instead of each other.
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.
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.
Wednesday during CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) went after President Donald Trump’s deal-making prowess because of his inability to get Mexico to pay for the border security wall that he claimed would pay for it during his presidential campaign.
Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is likely to be elected the next Speaker of the House, praised hermother’s experience and leadership. “She’ll cut your head off, and you won’t even know you’re bleeding.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown, accusing President Donald Trump of using “an extremist policy” to “hold the whole country hostage.
Monday, CNN “New Day” host Alisyn Camerota discussed the continued partial government shutdown, asking how it is possible to negotiate with President Donald Trump for a border wall because “he has lost track of what he’s asking for with his wall.
Monday, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) reacted on CNN’s “New Day” to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announcing plans to form an exploratory committee for a run for president in 2020.
Sunday, NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd dedicated his final show of the year to the “climate crisis,” which he said has “been ignored for far too long.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, CNN commentator Bakari Sellers reacted to President Donald Trump’s visit to Iraq to meet with American troops at Al Asad Airbase, saying it is what a president “is supposed to.
Wednesday, CNN’s Don Lemon reacted to President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to the troops in Iraq at theAl Asad Airbase for Christmas, comparing him to the Grinch who “stole Christmas” from the troops.
Thursday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC opened with host Joe Scarborough reacting to President Donald Trump’s visit to Iraq to meet with American troops. The host slammed Trump for using “a captive audience of American heroes to push his unpopular domestic agenda.
During Wednesday’s “New Day” on CNN, journalist Bob Woodward commented on the ongoing partial government shutdown along with Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis’ departure, calling what is going on right now in the White House a “governing crisis.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) during an appearance on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News Channel argued Democrats support border security when it is done “in a smart way.
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for praising President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria.
MSNBC analyst Rick Tyler reacted on Monday’s “Morning Joe” to the partial government shutdown and Defense Secretary James Mattis’ resignation in the wake of the Republicans having been, as host Joe Scarborough called it, “drobbed” in the midterm elections.
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.
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.
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.
Friday in response to Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis announcing his resignation, MSNBC analyst John Heilemann suggested on “Morning Joe” that a lot of people “think it would be best for the country” if President Donald Trump were not to finish out his term.
Thursday on CNN’s “New Day,” House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria. Hoyer called Trump’s announcement “impulsive, as so many of his decisions are.
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.
Wednesday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) commended Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and the President Trump administration for the criminal justice reform bill, which the Senate passed.
Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) spoke with Houston NBC News KPRC affiliate about his relationship with “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson, who posted a suicidal message on Instagram over the weekend.
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.
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.
Historian Jon Meacham said during Tuesday’s airing of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC that if President Donald Trump was aware of Russia’s efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election then it “is the definition of treason.
Monday on “Fox & Friends,” House Freedom Caucus co-founder Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) predicted there would not be a government shutdown over the $5 billion border wall funding.