Democratic Congressman Makes Call to ‘Revoke’ Trump, Suggests Manafort Case Could Prove Trump Collusion

On Friday, Democratic Congressman Marc Veasey (TX) said he wished President Donald Trump could be “revoked.” Speaking to CNN’s Jim Acosta, Veasey started off by saying that he did not agree with Trump’s decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan‘s security clearance. “I think that the president was obviously wrong in him revoking Brennan’s security clearance,” Veasey said. “I just think that it’s, you know, a distraction, obviously.” Talk then turned to a letter, signed by more than a dozen senior intelligence officials, supporting Brennan and calling Trump’s decision to strip him of his security clearance, “deeply regrettable.” “What does it tell you that all these former intelligence and national security officials have signed on to this letter condemning the president’s action,” Acosta asked. “The president likes to say he’s being attacked by Democrats. There are Republicans and Democrats from the intelligence committee Continue reading "Democratic Congressman Makes Call to ‘Revoke’ Trump, Suggests Manafort Case Could Prove Trump Collusion"

Democratic Rep. Defends Pelosi After Trump Tweet: She’s a ‘Legislative Mastermind’

On Friday, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) defended House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shortly after President Donald Trump sent a tweet trolling Pelosi and the Dems. “Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi,” Trump wrote. “She is a wonderful person whose ideas & policies may be bad, but who should definitely be given a 4th chance. She is trying very hard & has every right to take down the Democrat Party if she has veered too far left!” Noting that Republicans are using Pelosi as a Continue reading "Democratic Rep. Defends Pelosi After Trump Tweet: She’s a ‘Legislative Mastermind’"

S.E. Cupp: Are Fox Newsers Like Bret Baier, Shepard Smith ‘Mortified’ by Laura Ingraham’s Remarks?

S.E. Cupp slammed Laura Ingraham today for her comments about a changing America and said others at Fox News must clearly dislike this kind of thing. On Wednesday night, Ingraham said, “In some parts of the country, it does seem like the America that we know and love doesn’t exist anymore.” She cited “massive demographic changes” and said this is about immigration and how the left wants open borders and to abolish ICE. Her commentary was widely condemned as a white nationalist dog whistle. Last night, Ingraham said her views are being “distorted” by white nationalists, saying, “You do not have my support. You don’t represent my views and you are antithetical to the beliefs I hold dear.” Cupp spoke with Jim Acosta this afternoon about her op-ed tearing into Ingraham’s remarks, saying, “When everyone hears it the same way, the problem isn’t we’re distorting it. Continue reading "S.E. Cupp: Are Fox Newsers Like Bret Baier, Shepard Smith ‘Mortified’ by Laura Ingraham’s Remarks?"

Hannity Slams MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for Pushing ‘Bizarre Anti-Trump Conspiracy Theories and Lies’

In the opening of his Thursday night show, Fox News’ Sean Hannity slammed MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for her peddling of conspiracy theories and lies. With the chyron blaring “Maddow delivers a dud,” Hannity said this about the MSNBC host who last night reported on audio she obtained of Rep. Devin Nunes‘ damaging comments made during a GOP fundraiser:
Don’t expect, by the way, to hear any of this over at conspiracy TV MSNBC where their top, left of Mao — their words — conspiracy theorist Rachel Maddow is pushing, and busy pushing, more bizarre anti-Trump conspiracy theories and lies. This is 24/7. Tom Brokaw, pay attention, this is your NBC News. And last night’s show, well, she broke another bombshell report because there is a secret recording from the House Intel committee chairman Devin Nunes where he warned about the consequences if Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats take Continue reading "Hannity Slams MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for Pushing ‘Bizarre Anti-Trump Conspiracy Theories and Lies’"

Fox News Panel Slams CNN’s Jim Acosta: ‘If He Wants to Write Opinion, He Should Change Jobs’

On Thursday, a Fox News panel slammed CNN’s Jim Acosta after he told Stephen Colbert the media was not supposed to be “part of the story.” On Wednesday, Acosta appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert touted his appearance beforehand on Twitter in a much-panned tweet. In speaking to Colbert, Acosta said this: “We’re not supposed to be the story. That’s not why I’m out there…I get accused of that from time to time and my attitude is, listen, I’m allowed to care about this country just as much as anybody else.” In response to a clip of Acosta’s words, Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Editor responded during the Fox panel,
“If he’s not part of the story, what’s he Continue reading "Fox News Panel Slams CNN’s Jim Acosta: ‘If He Wants to Write Opinion, He Should Change Jobs’"

Acosta Dismisses Critics Who Say He Wants To Be The Story: ‘I’m Allowed To Care About This Country’

CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta brushed off his critics Wednesday night who accuse him of wanting to make headlines. Appearing on The Late Show, Stephen Colbert pressed the reporter about how the media reacts to President Donald Trump‘s constant attacks. “Do you worry that the president points at y’all so much and there’s a natural need to respond as a human being that you end up being the story when that’s not really the goal of your journalism?” Colbert asked. “We’re not supposed to be the story, you know. That’s not why I’m out there,” Acosta responded. “I get accused of that from time to time and my attitude is ‘Listen, I’m allowed to care about this country as much as anybody else.'” “Look at the socks!” Colbert jumped in. And after taking a brief moment to point out Acosta’s very patriotic red, white, Continue reading "Acosta Dismisses Critics Who Say He Wants To Be The Story: ‘I’m Allowed To Care About This Country’"

CNN’s Jim Acosta: Trump Supporters Get Their View of the Media ‘Twisted and Warped’ By His Loyalists

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta appeared on The Late Show and discussed his recent interactions with Trump supporters at the Tampa rally last week. Stephen Colbert began the conversation by addressing Acosta’s confrontation with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over President Donald Trump‘s repeated attacks of the media calling them the “enemy of the people” and demanding her to say they aren’t the “enemy.” “It’s not a big deal, right? Just say, you know, we’re not the enemy of the people,” Acosta told Colbert. “At the end of the day, you shouldn’t be referring to journalists as the ‘enemy of the people.’ We’re not the enemy of the people.” The Late Show host probed the reporter about why Trump specifically doesn’t like CNN. Acosta responded by saying his network has to “be fact checkers in real time,” citing many of the president’s falsehoods like when Continue reading "CNN’s Jim Acosta: Trump Supporters Get Their View of the Media ‘Twisted and Warped’ By His Loyalists"