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WashPost’s Marcus Admits ‘Democratic Tilt’ to Mueller Investigative Team

<p>While discussing the Russia investigation on MSNBC’s <em>Andrea Mitchell Reports</em> on Tuesday, even liberal <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Ruth Marcus had to acknowledge that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team had a definite “Democratic tilt.” The admission came in the wake of an FBI agent being removed from the probe due to anti-Trump bias.</p>

Kimmel Attacks ‘Disgusting’ GOP, ABC & CBS Applaud

<p>On Monday, liberal late-night host Jimmy Kimmel once again used his show to launch nasty attacks against Republicans over the issue of health care. While urging Congress to approve funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (C.H.I.P.), the comedian-turned-activist labeled the effort to pass tax reform “disgusting” and accused the GOP of “putting a tax cut that mostly goes to rich people ahead of the lives of children.”</p>

Kimmel Attacks ‘Disgusting’ GOP, ABC & CBS Applaud

<p>On Monday, liberal late-night host Jimmy Kimmel once again used his show to launch nasty attacks against Republicans over the issue of health care. While urging Congress to approve funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (C.H.I.P.), the comedian-turned-activist labeled the effort to pass tax reform “disgusting” and accused the GOP of “putting a tax cut that mostly goes to rich people ahead of the lives of children.”</p>

NBC Touts Left-Wing Activist Demanding Defeat of GOP Tax Bill

<p>While covering President Trump making a “final pitch” for the Republican tax bill, on Monday’s NBC <em>Today</em>, correspondent Peter Alexander declared that the legislative push came “despite criticism it benefits the wealthy more than the middle class.” He even promoted a social media video of a Democratic Party activist calling on Republicans to reject the plan.</p>

NBC’s Engel: Palestinian ‘Day of Rage’ About ‘Faith and Justice’

<p>For the third day in a row, NBC’s <em>Today</em> turned to Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Richard Engel to provide the latest Palestinian talking points denouncing President Trump’s decision to acknowledge Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Reporting from the city once again on Friday, Engel warned of an “Israeli crackdown” against violent “day of rage” protests being encouraged by Palestinian leaders.</p>

Pathetic: GMA Only Spends Two Seconds on Franken Resignation

<p>If you blinked during ABC’s <em>Good Morning America</em> on Friday, you literally may have missed the morning show’s reporting on the resignation of Minnesota Senator Al Franken. That’s because the coverage of the prominent Democrat stepping down over numerous sexual harassment allegations lasted only two seconds. That’s not exaggeration, a two-second mention of Franken’s name was all the broadcast could manage. </p>

CBS Mourns Franken Resignation: ‘The End to a Potentially Storied Career’

<p>Following Minnesota Senator Al Franken announcing his resignation on Thursday amid a series of sexual harassment allegations, CBS News special coverage of the lawmaker’s departure lamented what a “big blow” it was for the Democratic Party to lose someone with such a “nationwide progressive profile.” Anchor Bianna Golodryga even grieved “the end to a potentially storied career.”</p>

Chuck Todd Claims Dems Trying to Regain ‘High Ground’ With Calls for Franken Resignation

<p>During NBC’s Wednesday special coverage of President Trump’s White House address, anchor Lester Holt also covered breaking news about a growing list of Democrats calling on Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual harassment allegations. <em>Meet the Press</em> moderator Chuck Todd hoped the move would help the Democrats regain the “high ground” on the issue. </p>

NBC Turns Trump’s Supreme Court ‘Major Win’ Into ‘Minor’ Victory an Hour Later

<p>During the 7 a.m. ET hour of Tuesday’s NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie informed viewers of a “major win for the Trump administration in the U.S. Supreme Court” as a majority of the justices upheld the President’s travel ban. However, just one hour later, correspondent Kristen Welker appeared on the morning show and dismissed the news as only a “minor” victory for the White House.</p>

NBC 15X More Interested in Ex-Host Attacking Trump Than GOP Tax Bill

<p>In its desperation to avoid any discussion of a potential major legislative win for the Trump administration and congressional Republicans, Monday’s NBC <em>Today</em> devoted an astonishing 15 times more coverage to the morning show’s fired co-host Billy Bush attacking President Trump in a <em>New York Times</em> op/ed than to the GOP tax bill working its way through Congress. </p>

MSNBC Hopes Flynn Flip Brings GOP Agenda to ‘Screeching Halt’

<p>During MSNBC’s <em>Velshi & Ruhle</em> on Friday, the liberal co-anchors were giddy at the prospect that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleading guilty to making false statements to the FBI in the Russia investigation would bring the entire Republican legislative agenda to a “screeching halt.”</p>

MSNBC: Can Dems Stop ‘Zombie’ GOP From Passing ‘Bad Idea’ Tax Bill?

<p>On her MSNBC show on Thursday, anchor Andrea Mitchell was desperate to stop Republicans from getting a major legislative win by passing tax reform. In a softball interview with Democratic Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen, she breathlessly worried: “Do Democrats see any way to stop this bill from passing given the fact that Republicans are in the majority....[and] it looks as though enough compromises have been made to bring people on board there?”</p>

MSNBC: Can Dems Stop ‘Zombie’ GOP From Passing ‘Bad Idea’ Tax Bill?

<p>On her MSNBC show on Thursday, anchor Andrea Mitchell was desperate to stop Republicans from getting a major legislative win by passing tax reform. In a softball interview with Democratic Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen, she breathlessly worried: “Do Democrats see any way to stop this bill from passing given the fact that Republicans are in the majority....[and] it looks as though enough compromises have been made to bring people on board there?”</p>

Vanity Fair: Lauer Urged NBC Not to Fire Fellow Sexual Harasser

<p>According to NBC sources who talked to <em>Vanity Fair</em> on Monday, disgraced former <em>Today</em> show host Matt Lauer fought against the network’s recent decision to fire the morning show’s longtime booker Matt Zimmerman over sexual harassment allegations. Zimmerman’s firing came only week’s before Lauer himself was terminated by NBC following similar accusations.</p>

FLASHBACK: Hypocrite Matt Lauer Grilled Bill O’Reilly Over Sexual Harassment

<p>As news broke Wednesday morning of Matt Lauer being fired by NBC News over accusations of sexual harassment by a colleague, it brought to mind a September interview in which he grilled former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly about being fired for similar allegations.</p>

Media Thrilled That ‘Complicit’ is ‘Word of the Year’ Under Trump

<p>On Monday, Dictionary.com announced that it’s 2017 Word of the Year was “complicit,” citing left-wing accusations that anyone not fighting against the Trump administration was endorsing hate or racism. Liberal media outlets like The Washington Post and MSNBC gleefully seized on the dubious ranking as an exemplification of the Trump era.</p>

Liberal Reporters Fear Press Not Attacking GOP Enough

<p>On CBS’s <em>Face the Nation</em>, moderator John Dickerson asked his political roundtable if there were any stories they felt were not getting enough news coverage. Predictably, the liberal journalists on the panel fretted that Republican efforts on the state level to “ban abortion” and engage in “voter suppression” were happening “completely under the radar.”</p>

Pelosi Scolds Todd: Focus on Dem Sex Scandals Gives GOP ‘Cover’

<p>Appearing on NBC’s <em>Meet the Press</em> on Sunday, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was actually grilled by moderator Chuck Todd on numerous sexual harassment allegations made against Senator Al Franken and Congressman John Conyers. She had clearly grown accustomed to the usual softball treatment she has received on the network and complained about not being given enough time to bash Republicans.</p>

Pelosi Scolds Todd: Focus on Dem Sex Scandals Gives GOP ‘Cover’

<p>Appearing on NBC’s <em>Meet the Press</em> on Sunday, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was actually grilled by moderator Chuck Todd on numerous sexual harassment allegations made against Senator Al Franken and Congressman John Conyers. She had clearly grown accustomed to the usual softball treatment she has received on the network and complained about not being given enough time to bash Republicans.</p>

Nets Fear Political Conspiracy in DOJ Blocking Media Merger

<p>On Tuesday, all three network morning shows fretted over the Justice Department filing a lawsuit to block a planned merger between telecommunications giants AT&T and Time Warner Cable. Hosts and correspondents warned of “politics” being “at play” in the decision and touted how critics were “raising concerns about the motive behind the government’s legal challenge.”</p>

Nets Fear Political Conspiracy in DOJ Blocking Media Merger

<p>On Tuesday, all three network morning shows fretted over the Justice Department filing a lawsuit to block a planned merger between telecommunications giants AT&T and Time Warner Cable. Hosts and correspondents warned of “politics” being “at play” in the decision and touted how critics were “raising concerns about the motive behind the government’s legal challenge.”</p>

Megyn Kelly Subjected to Charlie Rose ‘Cross-Examine’ on Fox Sexual Harassment

<p>Opening her 9 a.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, NBC’s Megyn Kelly shared a story about being interviewed by now-disgraced PBS and CBS anchor Charlie Rose: "I wanted to share a story with you, not about harassment, but of an underlying dynamic between men and women that contributes to this culture in which inappropriate conduct goes unaddressed."</p>

MSNBC: ‘Slippery Slope’ to Hold Franken Accountable for Groping

<p>As reports came in Monday morning of another woman claiming she was groped by Minnesota Senator Al Franken, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle seemed to downplay the new allegations against the Democratic lawmaker. She warned that judging Franken’s behavior too harshly would lead down a “slippery slope.”</p>

CBS, NBC Hype ‘Controversy’ and ‘Cloud of Suspicion’ Over Museum of the Bible

<p>Fearing that America was one step closer to becoming a theocracy with the opening of the privately-funded Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., on Thursday and Friday, <em>CBS This Morning</em> and NBC’s <em>Today</em> hyped the supposed “controversy” swirling around the institution, even claiming that a “cloud of suspicion” hung over the building as it opened its doors.</p>

NBC Stays Silent on Menendez, Mocks ‘Trump’s Water-Gate’ Instead

<p>While NBC News has so far refused to cover the corruption trial of Democratic New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, on Thursday, the Today show found plenty of time to laugh at President Trump for taking a sip of water during a White House address on Wednesday. The broadcast devoted two separate segments, totaling 2 minutes 38 seconds, to the President being mocked for his clumsy effort to stay hydrated.</p>

MSNBC Declares GOP Stepped on ObamaCare ‘Landmine’

<p>Worried about Senate Republicans adding repeal of the ObamaCare health insurance mandate to tax reform legislation, on Wednesday, MSNBC repeatedly claimed that the GOP had stepped on a “landmine” and awakened a “sleeping giant” by taking up the issue. The liberal journalists eagerly predicted that the move would get Democrats “fired up” in opposition. </p>

Roker Warns: Climate Change Will Make Texas Flooding ‘More and More Prevalent’

<p>While reporting from Spring, Texas to promote charitable efforts to rebuild the community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, on Tuesday’s NBC <em>Today</em>, weatherman Al Roker used the devastation from the natural disaster to push the climate change agenda. Citing a MIT study, he warned that such deadly weather events would “become more and more prevalent.”</p>

Unlike Her NBC Colleagues, Megyn Kelly Presses Biden on His Offensive Rhetoric

<p>While <em>Today</em> co-hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie invited former Vice President Joe Biden to bash President Trump for using heated rhetoric, their colleague Megyn Kelly actually demanded the Democrat answer for his own offensive language while in office. She pressed him on his “divisive” remarks over the years and pointed out that “both sides” were guilty of nasty attacks.</p>

NBC’s Today Kicks Off Biden 2020 Campaign With Fawning Fanfare

<p>Beginning a book tour for his new memoir, <em>Promise Me, Dad</em>, former Vice President Joe Biden was treated to softball questions from the hosts and a live studio audience on Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>. During the more than 20 minutes of glowing coverage, Biden was repeatedly pressed on whether he was running for president in 2020. The cast of the morning show was giddy at the prospect.</p>

Frustrated MSNBC: ‘What’s it Going to Take’ for Latino Voters to Dump Trump?

<p>On Friday, while marking the one year anniversary of Donald Trump being elected president, MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff traveled to Nevada hoping to find that Latino voters who backed Trump in 2016 had now abandoned him. However, much to his astonishment, he found that they remained steadfast in their support for the President.</p>

NBC Treats Woman Like a Hero for Flipping Off Trump

<p>On Thursday, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly welcomed Julie Briskman on her morning show, who gained 15 minutes of fame by giving President Trump’s motorcade the middle finger while out for a bike ride in northern Virginia. The studio audience cheered and applauded as Briskman told Kelly “it felt great” to make the obscene gesture to the commander-in-chief.</p>

Meyers & Hillary Toast Dem Wins: ‘Now There’s a Little Bit of Hope’

<p>Appearing on NBC’s <em>Late Night With Seth Meyers</em> on Wednesday, which was aired early Thursday morning, failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was treated to a champagne toast by the liberal comedian as the two of them celebrated Democratic Party election victories in state and local races across the country.  </p>

Nets See ‘Stinging Rebuke’ of Trump in 2017, Dismissed Anti-Obama Wave in 2009

<p>What a difference eight years can make. On Wednesday, all three network morning shows hailed Tuesday’s election victories for Democrats as a “stinging rebuke” to President Trump that he “will likely take personally.” However, after Republicans won the Virginia and New Jersey governor’s races in 2009, NBC, ABC, and CBS were quick to downplay any suggestion that it was a referendum on then-President Obama.</p>

ABC: ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ of Dem Wins Are ‘Rejection of Trump’

<p>Giddy over Democratic wins in state and local elections across the country, on Wednesday’s <em>Good Morning America</em>, political pundits Matthew Dowd and Meghan McCain were eager to cheer the results as “rejection” of President Trump and a victory for “diversity and inclusion.”<br />  </p>

NBC Hails Rolling Stone as ‘Cultural Bible’ Advancing Liberal Causes

<p>In a friendly softball interview with <em>Rolling Stone</em> founder Jann Wenner for Tuesday’s NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Matt Lauer celebrated the liberal magazine’s 50th anniversary: “For five decades, <em>Rolling Stone</em> magazine has been the home of the cool, the groundbreaking and the controversial....its influence has stretched into pop culture, entertainment, and politics, ultimately becoming the cultural bible for baby boomers.”</p>

CBS’s King Grills Texas Gov: ‘Right Now We’re Just Focusing on the Guns’

<p>An interview with Texas Governor Greg Abbott about the horrific church shooting in Sutherland Springs on Monday’s <em>CBS This Morning</em> turned heated as co-host Gayle King made it clear that the only thing she was interested in was using the attack to push for gun control. “So now we’re at place where you get shot at a concert, at a school, at a movie theater, and now, in church. Do you now think that we have to think this is the new normal in this country for the citizens who live here?,” she asked the Republican.</p>

WHAT?! NBC Asks Rather Why People Think Media ‘Make Up Stories’

<p>In a staggering example of the press lacking any self-awareness, on Monday’s NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie fretted over “a recent poll that said nearly half of people think the media make up stories” and unbelievably turned to disgraced former <em>CBS Evening News</em> anchor Dan Rather to suggest ways in which the news media could “enhance its own credibility.”</p>

ABC Touts Fake News Poll About Tax Plan…Taken Before It Was Released

<p>On Friday, ABC’s <em>Good Morning America</em> touted a new ABC News/<em>Washington Post</em> poll claiming that a majority of Americans oppose the Republican tax plan that was announced on Thursday. The only problem was that the survey was conducted October 29 through November 1, meaning that any questions about tax reform were asked before the GOP actually released the legislative proposal.</p>

WashPost/ABC Poll Asks if Trump ‘Committed a Crime’

<p>A new <em>Washington Post</em>/ABC News poll released Thursday afternoon asked respondents to convict President Trump of an unknown “crime” in relation to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The leading question found “49 percent think it is likely Trump himself committed a crime in connection with possible Russian attempts to influence the election,” though most admitted that “this view is based on suspicion rather than hard evidence.”</p>

After NYC Attack, NBC Fears Muslims ‘Again Brace for Backlash’

<p>Just like clockwork, following Tuesday’s ISIS-inspired terrorist attack in New York City, the liberal media quickly painted American Muslims as the real victims. In a story published on NBCNews.com just hours after a jihadist used a rental truck to kill eight people and injured eleven others in lower Manhattan, reporter Chris Fuchs warned: “In the wake of Tuesday’s attack, some Muslim Americans and community leaders expressed concerns over how their religion would be perceived and whether Muslims would become targets of violence.”</p>
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