Napolitano Shocked By Gallagher Trial Bombshell: Once in a Lifetime, Witness on the Stand Says ‘He Didn’t Do it, I Did’


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Fox News’ Senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano expressed genuine shock at today’s bombshell testimony during Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s trial today, saying that  “it’s highly irregular, highly unusual, happens once in your lifetime that’s a lot that a witness gets on the stand and says ‘He didn’t do it, I did.'” Napolitano said that “this is almost Perry Mason-like, what stands out to me is this is a government witness that the government chose to put on the stand. Obviously, without thoroughly debriefing the witnesses, it’s almost unheard of for the government witness to say I did it.” The trial of Navy SEAL accused war criminal took a dramatic turn Thursday when a SEAL Team Seven medic revealed in testimony that he believes that he killed the teenaged ISIS fighter and not Gallagher himself. In stunning testimony, combat medic Corey Scott revealed that he put his thumb over Continue reading "Napolitano Shocked By Gallagher Trial Bombshell: Once in a Lifetime, Witness on the Stand Says ‘He Didn’t Do it, I Did’"

Eddie Gallagher Trial Bombshell: SEAL Team Seven Medic Claims HE Killed ISIS Fighter


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The trial of Navy SEAL accused war criminal Eddie Gallagher took a dramatic turn Thursday when a SEAL Team Seven medic revealed in testimony that he believes that he killed the teenaged ISIS fighter — and not Gallagher himself. Gallagher was turned in by seven of his fellow Navy SEALs for a series of war crimes, including apparently shooting civilians for sport. SEALs said he used a sniper rifle to gun down a school-age girl and an old man. In 2017, SEALs told investigators, Gallagher walked up to a teenage ISIS fighter being treated by medics and stabbed the prisoner to death with a hunting knife. In Thursday’s stunning testimony, combat medic Corey Scott testified on behalf of the prosecution that Gallagher had indeed stabbed the prisoner with a hunting knife. During cross-examination, however, he revealed that he put his thumb over a breathing tube after Gallagher stabbed the wounded Continue reading "Eddie Gallagher Trial Bombshell: SEAL Team Seven Medic Claims HE Killed ISIS Fighter"

‘Breaking News: Pigs Fly!’ Joe Scarborough Admits to Agreeing With Sean Hannity


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A Mika-less episode of Morning Joe opened Thursday morning with Joe Scarborough doing the previously unthinkable: agreeing with cable news rival Sean Hannity over the Trump administration’s conflict with Iran. Hannity interviewed President Donald Trump which aired Wednesday, and after the Fox News primetime host expressed real worry about the rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the commander in chief simply said: “don’t you worry about a thing.” Morning Joe opened with that clip, after which Scarborough exclaimed: “breaking news: pigs fly!” He then admitted that he shares the same concerns as his ideological foe. “ I agree with Sean Hannity. I really do. I mean, and anybody that’s seen what Iran’s done over the past decade, well, why don’t we just take it back a notch to 1979?” While this aired, Bob Marley’s Everything’s Gonna Be Alright Continue reading "‘Breaking News: Pigs Fly!’ Joe Scarborough Admits to Agreeing With Sean Hannity"

Maggie Haberman Says Trump Disconnected From Own Officials: He ‘Does Not Want a Conflict With Iran’


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New York Times White House reporter, and CNN contributor, Maggie Haberman shared insights on the current conflict between the United States and Iran Thursday morning, and how the conflicted foreign policy approaches between President Donald Trump and his top administration officials may impact how this particular story may unfold. Amidst rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, reports have come from Tehran that Iranian military shot down an American drone, which has raised all sorts of question about just where this conflict is going, and if it will lead to what some see as an inevitable war. When asked how she thinks President Trump will respond to a provocation like this, Haberman first noted Trump’s comment to Sean Hannity Wednesday night, in which he aggressively tapped down any concern by saying to the Fox News host “Don’t worry about a thing.” She then Continue reading "Maggie Haberman Says Trump Disconnected From Own Officials: He ‘Does Not Want a Conflict With Iran’"

Maggie Haberman Says Trump Disconnected From Own Officials: He ‘Does Not Want a Conflict With Iran’


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New York Times White House reporter, and CNN contributor, Maggie Haberman shared insights on the current conflict between the United States and Iran Thursday morning, and how the conflicted foreign policy approaches between President Donald Trump and his top administration officials may impact how this particular story may unfold. Amidst rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, reports have come from Tehran that Iranian military shot down an American drone, which has raised all sorts of question about just where this conflict is going, and if it will lead to what some see as an inevitable war. When asked how she thinks President Trump will respond to a provocation like this, Haberman first noted Trump’s comment to Sean Hannity Wednesday night, in which he aggressively tapped down any concern by saying to the Fox News host “Don’t worry about a thing.” She then Continue reading "Maggie Haberman Says Trump Disconnected From Own Officials: He ‘Does Not Want a Conflict With Iran’"

Joe Scarborough Passionately Defends Joe Biden’s Segregationist Comments With FDR Comparison


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Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough offered a passionate defense of former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent boasting of working civilly with Southern Senators who were also segregationist which started something of a rare bipartisan cable news firestorm in its wake. Some background: during a New York fundraiser, Biden fondly recalled his earlier days in Congress in which he worked in a civil manner with Senators James O. Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia, who were in favor of segregation. “I was in a caucus with James O. Eastland. He never called me boy, he always called me son,” Biden said. He later mentioned, “a guy like Herman Talmadge, one of the meanest guys I ever knew, you go down the list of all these guys.” Biden continued “well guess what? At least there was some civility. We got things done. We didn’t agree on much of Continue reading "Joe Scarborough Passionately Defends Joe Biden’s Segregationist Comments With FDR Comparison"

TBT: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Once Bragged That His Border Tent City Was A ‘Concentration Camp’


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Amidst the current “concentration camp” controversy, a nearly decade-old video has emerged of Sherrif Joe Arpaio bragging about his own Arizona border tent cities to which he also referred to as “concentration camps.” Why are people now debating the definition of this term? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started something of a firestorm of debate when during an Instagram Live video, she called out the Trump Administration’s current border policy for using “concentration camps.” She said: “The U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border and that is exactly what they are  They are concentration camps.” She then added, “If that doesn’t bother you…I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘never again’ means something.” For many, the term “concentration camp” evokes the genocidal campaign led by Adolph Hitler in which 6 million Jews were systematically killed in Continue reading "TBT: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Once Bragged That His Border Tent City Was A ‘Concentration Camp’"

De Blasio Rips Joe Biden’s Bragging About Past ‘Civility’ By Invoking Segregationist’s Use of N-Word


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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling out former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic 2020 frontrunner, by citing racist comments from a former segregationist with whom Biden boasted he’d achieved “civility.” During a New York fundraiser, Biden fondly recalled his earlier days in Congress in which he worked in a civil manner with Senators James O. Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia, who were in favor of segregation. “I was in a caucus with James O. Eastland. He never called me boy, he always called me son,” Biden said. He later mentioned, “a guy like Herman Talmadge, one of the meanest guys I ever knew, you go down the list of all these guys.” “Well guess what? At least there was some civility. We got things done. We didn’t agree on much of anything. We got things done. We got it finished. Continue reading "De Blasio Rips Joe Biden’s Bragging About Past ‘Civility’ By Invoking Segregationist’s Use of N-Word"

Mollie Hemingway Dings Reported Trump July 4th Event: ‘You Shouldn’t Use Air Force One for Political Gain’


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Federalist editor, and frequent Fox News guest, Mollie Hemingway is a consistent defender of all things related to President Donald Trump and a frequent critic of those who trespass against him. But during a Wednesday morning Fox & Friends segment dedicated to unfair media criticism of the commander in chief, she appeared to gently push back on reports of how the Trump Administration plans to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. President Trump teased plans for a Lincoln Memorial address during Tuesday nights campaign rally, a clip of which was first aired on the pro-Trump morning show. Host Steve Doocy then said that when Trump went to France on Bastille Day “he was so struck by the military presence big rollout” he decided “we have got to do that here.” He then noted reports that Trump is considering a flyover of Air Force one during the celebration. When asked Continue reading "Mollie Hemingway Dings Reported Trump July 4th Event: ‘You Shouldn’t Use Air Force One for Political Gain’"

Morning Joe Mocks Trump Rally ‘Victimhood’ With Montage of ‘Pity Party’ Complaints


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MSNBC’s Morning Joe highlighted what they see as President Donald Trump’s “real culture of victimhood” and outsider resentment that has fueled his rise to the White House Wednesday morning, following an Orlando campaign announcement rally that was derided by the show as a “pity party” of complaints. Co-host Joe Scarborough opened the segment by noting that “Republicans used to mock” the claiming of victimhood that he sees in Trump’s rhetoric, noting that the President is “even claiming that it would be over 50% but for Robert Mueller when in fact, he was at 38% before Robert Mueller began his investigation.” The conversation that followed focused on Trump’s not at all unreasonable position that the “they are all against us” was proven right in his historic 2016 election in which nearly every political “expert” and pollster predicted a loss to then-candidate Hillary Clinton. And that sense of resentment towards Continue reading "Morning Joe Mocks Trump Rally ‘Victimhood’ With Montage of ‘Pity Party’ Complaints"

Joe Scarborough Compares Trump’s Rally Performance to Fat Elvis: ‘His Heart is Just Not In It’


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Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough likened President Donald Trump’s performance at Tuesday night’s campaign rally to the later-stage performance of Elvis Presley. The Trump Campaign held a large rally in Orlando’s Amway Arena to ostensibly launch the commander in chief’s reelection efforts, and while it was presented as something unique, much of the rhetoric and stagecraft was very familiar to Trump supporters, who didn’t seem to be disappointed in the familiarity of the event. Scarborough, not surprisingly, saw it in another way: Trump was playing his “greatest hits” in a half-hearted manner that reminded him of late-career, overweight and the drug-addled King of Rock and Roll. “It’s Elvis in ‘77 sweating, trying to sing the old hits but his heart is just not in it,” Scarborough said, adding “They know what he’s going to sing before he sings it. They know all the words and the guy who was once Continue reading "Joe Scarborough Compares Trump’s Rally Performance to Fat Elvis: ‘His Heart is Just Not In It’"

Outnumbered Misrepresents AOC’s Concentration Camps Comment While Blaming Her for Misrepresenting Border Policy


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Fox News opinion show Outnumbered took on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s recent comments that the Trump administration is running “concentration camps” at the southern border in a remarkably curious manner on Tuesday. Some background? AOC (as the kids call her) hosted an Instagram Live video Monday night in which she said: “The U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border and that is exactly what they are  They are concentration camps.” She then added, “If that doesn’t bother you…I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘never again’ means something.” For many, the term “concentration camp” evokes the genocidal campaign led by Adolph Hitler in which 6 million Jews were systematically killed in what is obviously one of the darkest periods of the last century. But there is a broader term of “concentration camp” that AOC was referencing here Continue reading "Outnumbered Misrepresents AOC’s Concentration Camps Comment While Blaming Her for Misrepresenting Border Policy"

Trump Blames Fake News for Ignoring GOP Enthusiasm as Fox & Friends Promotes Orlando Rally


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President Donald Trump’s blaming the so-called “Fake News” for their coverage (or lack of therein) is nothing new, but on the morning of a planned campaign announcement rally to be held in Orlando, the commander in chief is aiming to bring attention to “Republican enthusiasm” best evidenced by “what is going on in Orlando, Florida, right now!” Though Trump has made his re-election intentions known pretty much since the day he took the oath of office, Tuesday evening’s political rally held in Orlando’s Amway Arena will be the official kick-off for the Trump 2020 campaign. Perhaps because Trump reelection plans are not news — and his political rallies are not at all uncommon — there hasn’t been a ton of media coverage of Tuesday night’s event. Of course, there is one notable exception to that rule, and that has been the very pro-Trump opinion morning show on Fox News: Continue reading "Trump Blames Fake News for Ignoring GOP Enthusiasm as Fox & Friends Promotes Orlando Rally"

Scarborough Calls Mike Pompeo ‘Disgrace’ and ‘Joke’: Made ‘A Fool of Himself’ In Chris Wallace Interview


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Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough harshly criticized Mike Pompeo Monday morning the day after the Secretary of State called “ridiculous” a question asked by Fox News’ Chris Wallace about President Donald Trump’s “walking back” his previous comments on being open to accepting foreign intelligence on a political rival. After airing the clip in which Wallace reminded his subject that “dating back to George Washington, it’s been said that foreign interference in our election is unacceptable,” Pompeo tersely offered “President Trump believes that, too. I have nothing more to add.” A vexed Scarborough reacted “Who is Mike Pompeo to say that Chris Wallace asks a ridiculous question when he’s just stating the truth? What a joke. And what a disgrace for Mike Pompeo to be given all the opportunities he’s been given in life, to get the degrees, to be able to go to the best schools in the world Continue reading "Scarborough Calls Mike Pompeo ‘Disgrace’ and ‘Joke’: Made ‘A Fool of Himself’ In Chris Wallace Interview"

WATCH: Trump Asks Mick Mulvaney to Leave Oval Office for Coughing Mid-Interview


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Anyone who has ever produced an interview for television knows that ambient sound is a rather significant concern when capturing an interview outside of a locked down studio. President Donald Trump is, among many things, an experienced subject for television interviews. So when his Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney coughed off-camera in the middle of the president’s answer on the release of his financial statements, Trump knew to stop-down and ask for a retake. The outtake portion of that video was released by ABC News, which you can see below: The answer interrupted by Mulvaney’s rogue cough focused on Trump’s ultimate release of “financial statements” and answer Continue reading "WATCH: Trump Asks Mick Mulvaney to Leave Oval Office for Coughing Mid-Interview"

Trump Announces Fox News Regular as New Border Czar in Fox & Friends Interview: ‘He’ll Be Reporting to Me’


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President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement that Fox News contributor, and former Acting ICE Director, Tom Homan will be rejoining his administration during a marathon phone interview Friday morning with Fox & Friends. Trump said of Homan “He’s fantastic, tough as you get and smart and he’s doing much of the legal work and we are putting in some great, strong but fair and good people.” When co-host Steve Doocy asked, “You’re bringing Tom Homan back?” Trump answered ” I would say that would be announced next week but except I would rather announce it now. He’s going to be very much involved in the border, that’s what he wants to be involved with.” He later clarified that Homan would be a Border Czar and added: “he’ll be reporting to me.” Watch above via Fox News.  

Mark Levin: Nancy Pelosi is ‘Fascistic’ For Alleging Trump Criminal Cover-Up


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Mark Levin appeared on Fox & Friends Friday morning and responded to questions about President Donald Trump’s recent controversial comments about listening to foreign intel on political rivals by instead yelling about recent comments made by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi has increased her criticism of Trump, and yesterday reiterated her allegation that the president is involved in a criminal cover-up, which Levin called “fascistic.” Levin opened by mocking what he sees as an unfair obsession that the media has with the president, saying “We endlessly talk what the president said. When he sneezes, when he blows his nose. When he brushes his hair. When he gets up in the morning. It’s Trump, Trump, Trump. Isn’t he a dictator? Isn’t he horrible? Can you believe what he said?” He then abruptly turned to the Speaker, saying “let’s put the breaks on it. Nancy Pelosi is fascistic. She just declared Continue reading "Mark Levin: Nancy Pelosi is ‘Fascistic’ For Alleging Trump Criminal Cover-Up"

Trump Dismisses ‘Confused’ WH Counsel Don McGahn: ‘Doesn’t Matter’ What He Told Mueller


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ABC News has released more interview footage between President Donald Trump and Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopoulos Friday morning in which the commander in chief appears to dismiss his former White House counsel Don McGahn as “confused,” and claimed it “doesn’t matter” what he told Special Counsel Robert Mueller. McGahn provided 30 hours of testimony to the office of Special Counsel, from which damaging details emerged about possible obstruction of justice charges that lay at the center of the current debate over House impeachment investigations. McGahn revealed to Mueller that Trump directed him to fire Robert Mueller and also alleged that Trump directed him to give false statements. McGahan refused both directions. Stephanopoulos pressed the president on this to which he replied “The story on that very simply, No. 1, I was never going to fire Mueller. I never suggested firing Mueller.” After Stephanopoulos followed up by asking Continue reading "Trump Dismisses ‘Confused’ WH Counsel Don McGahn: ‘Doesn’t Matter’ What He Told Mueller"

Joe Scarborough: Mitch McConnell is ‘Lying Through His Teeth’ In His Defense of Trump


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Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough called out Senator Mitch McConnell Friday morning saying that the Senate the Majority Leader was “lying through his teeth” in his defense of President Donald Trump. After playing a clip of McConnell’s recent appearance on The Laura Ingraham Show in which the senior senator from Kentucky dismissed criticism of Trump by saying “He gets picked at every day over every aspect of it but the fundamental point is they’re trying to keep the 2016 election alive and the investigation alive when the American people have heard enough.” Coming out of that clip, Willie Geist first said “No, actually that’s not what anyone’s talking about right now,” into which Scarborough interjected, “that’s such a lie! Willie, he’s such a liar. I’m sorry, he’s just lying through his teeth.” He then pointed out that, unlike President Trump, if a foreign agent like the Chinese were Continue reading "Joe Scarborough: Mitch McConnell is ‘Lying Through His Teeth’ In His Defense of Trump"

Trump Conflates Foreign Interference with Normal Diplomacy: ‘Should I Call the FBI’ on ‘the Prince of Whales’?


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Trump's Impeachment is a Fantasy in Today's Media Environment
President Donald Trump is defending his recent controversial comments to Good Morning America anchor George Stephanopoulos earlier this week in which he admitted that he would be open to hearing opposition research on political foes provided by foreign governments. The comments made in a wide-ranging interview has sparked bipartisan condemnation and counters comments made by Trump’s own FBI Director Christopher Wray, who had previously claimed that any candidate offered oppo research by a foreign agent should go to the FBI. “The FBI Director is wrong” is how the president replied. Trump defended his comments with a specious hypothetical that, just because he meets with “foreign governments” all the time, should he “call the FBI about these calls and meetings?”