A day after Channel 4 News aired the second part of its exposé on Cambridge Analytica that featured CEO Alexander Nix and other executives bragging to an undercover reporter how the company could use Ukrainian sex workers to entrap politicians, the UK network released the third part. And there is a whole lot to digest. In the conversations that were secretly taped between November 2017 and January 2018, Nix can be seen boasting that the data company was essentially responsible for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential election win. “We did all the research, all the data, all the analytics, all the targeting, we ran all the digital campaign, the television campaign and our data informed all the strategy,” he bellowed. Nix and other executives also discussed how they took money from pro-Trump Super PACs as well as the Trump campaign, running messages and ads for both the official presidential campaign as Continue reading "Cambridge Analytica CEO Caught on Tape Boasting About Self-Destructing Email System: ‘No Paper Trail’"
Immediately after today’s White House briefing, MSNBC’s Katy Tur called out Sarah Huckabee Sanders for avoiding the issue of whether Russia’s elections were free and fair. When specifically pressed on that issue today, the press secretary dodged and said, “We’re focused on our elections, we don’t get to dictate how other countries operate… We can only focus on the freeness and the fairness of our elections.” Once the briefing wrapped, Tur highlighted that part in particular:
“Notable, a big huge flag that Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the White House will not confirm what everybody can see with their own eyes. Video came out just the other day, video looked at by the Associated Press, which actually showed people in Russia stuffing the ballot boxes, yet Sarah Huckabee Sanders and this White House refuses to say that the election in Russia was not fair.”Tur read off one of Continue reading "Katy Tur Calls Out Sarah Sanders: White House ‘Refuses to Say’ Russia Election Wasn’t Free and Fair"
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer of porn star Stormy Daniels, is set to appear on Fox News @ Night Tuesday for an interview with Shannon Bream, a Fox News spokesperson told Mediaite. The interview comes after Avenatti said during an appearance on Ari Melber’s MSNBC show that he had not received a single interview request from Fox News. “Well, Ari, I’ve been invited to give interviews to literally hundreds of media outlets around the world, what is shocking to me is, I haven’t received a single request, not one, from Fox News,” Avenatti said. “They’ve reached out to me for copies of documents and things of that nature, and we’ve cooperated with them. But I’ve not received a single interview request from Fox News.” Well, now it looks like Bream’s recently debuted 11 p.m. show is the first to book Avenatti to talk about his bombshell Continue reading "Stormy Daniels Lawyer to Appear on Fox News Tonight After Complaining Network Hadn’t Booked Him"
The CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica is out. Alexander Nix, just one day after Channel 4’s undercover exposé revealing that he talked about entrapping politicians with sex workers, is being suspended. Per The Wall Street Journal:
Cambridge Analytica is suspending its chief executive, Alexander Nix, effective immediately, and is launching an independent investigation to determine if the company engaged in any wrongdoing, according to a person familiar with the matter… The company’s board suggested the suspension and Mr. Nix agreed to it, the person said. Mr. Nix had faced internal pressure in recent days to leave the company or take on a low-profile role with few responsibilities, people familiar with the matter said. The move was announced at a companywide meeting on Tuesday.This news came moments before the newest part of Channel 4’s stunning undercover exposé dropped. [image via screengrab] — — Follow Josh Continue reading "BREAKING: Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO Alexander Nix"