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  • ABC Continues Hunt For Amy Robach ‘Leaker’ After Getting Young Woman Fired From CBS

    11/13/2019 12:36:05 PM PST · by Red Badger · 19 replies ^ | by Wes Walker on November 13, 2019
    The same networks working to protect the identity of a leaker that may or may not be ‘Eric C’ with respect to impeachment, they are DESPERATE to ‘out’ their own whistleblower. It seems a little bit ethically dishonest, doesn’t it? Someone can release information intended to be damaging to the President without any fear of contradiction or scrutiny, but ABC has already reached out to another network to request the firing of someone ABC had assumed was the whistleblower. The person they had fired maintained her innocence and that was upheld by Project Veritas itself, who published a message sent...
  • It Is Shameful That ABC News and CBS News Are Punishing the Epstein Leaker

    11/08/2019 6:39:55 PM PST · by Ken H · 29 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Nov 08, 2019 | Irin Carmon
    It gives me no pleasure to report that I agree, on just this one thing, with Donald Trump Jr., who went on The View Thursday to say he shouldn’t be condemned for naming the Ukraine whistle-blower when ABC News is cracking down on its own Jeffrey Epstein–related leaker. This is a matter on which Trump Jr. is both self-serving and hypocritical, but let us acknowledge this broken clock. News organizations should not hunt down leakers in their ranks, not when it’s a matter of valid public interest — specifically, how the press reported on a serial abuser — even if...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-winning producer who was fired for 'leaking' ABC's Amy Robach's ...

    11/08/2019 7:14:55 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 33 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 8, 2019 | By Cheyenne Roundtree
    EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-winning producer who was fired for 'leaking' ABC's Amy Robach's bombshell admission that network killed Jeffrey Epstein story is revealed in Megyn Kelly's comeback interview Megyn Kelly sat down with the fired CBS staffer who leaked ABC's Amy Robach's hot mic revelation about Jeffrey Epstein can reveal the staffer is Ashley Bianco, 25, an Emmy-winning producer, who contacted the former Fox News star directly Bianco was fired from CBS on Thursday after the network was informed by her old employer ABC that she had 'leaked' footage of Robach Kelly teased the interview on Friday morning, announcing she had...
  • Clinton buddy Stephanopoulos the real reason ABC sat on that Jeffrey Epstein story?

    11/07/2019 6:55:38 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    AmericanThinker ^ | 11/07/2019 | Monica Showalter
    Project Veritas broke a scandal a couple of days ago, featuring an unwitting ABC News anchor, Amy Robach, fuming angrily that she had the Jeffrey Epstein scoop three years ago, with solid reporting, and ABC News refused to run it. Unlike Ronan Farrow, who quit NBC News on principle after the network spiked his Harvey Weinstein story and took his scoop to the New Yorker, (winning a richly deserved Pulitzer prize for it), Robach, for whatever reason, stayed on the job and decided to get along to go along, keeping her mouth shut. She's obviously found herself in hot water since the Veritas tape, and...
  • CBS News fires staffer who had access to leaked Amy Robach audio

    11/07/2019 7:09:40 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 90 replies
    NY Post ^ | Nov. 7, 2019 | Sara Nathan
    CBS News has fired a female staffer believed to have had access to the tape of Amy Robach raging against ABC, Page Six understands. The staffer previously worked at ABC News and had access to audio of ABC anchor Robach caught on a hot mic complaining her bosses had failed to air her interview with Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Guiffre. A TV source said the woman was let go on Wednesday, after ABC execs alerted CBS.
  • ‘ABC Standards’: Recall How Robin Roberts Helped Prop up Smollett Claims [Supercut]

    11/06/2019 6:15:48 AM PST · by tomselliott · 12 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 11/06/2019 | Tom Elliott
    On Tuesday, the undercover investigative journalism outfit Project Veritas released a video of ABC News anchor Amy Robach venting about ABC spiking her Jeffrey Epstein scoop three years ago. ... ABC News defended its refusal to air the story. In a statement, the network said, “At the time, not all of our reporting met our standards for air.” But where were these strict “standards” when ABC News covered the obviously fantastical claims of Jussie Smollett?
  • ABC News' spiking of Epstein story draws scrutiny toward Clinton ally George Stephanopoulos

    11/05/2019 8:14:23 PM PST · by Ken H · 37 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Nov 05, 2019 | Joseph A Wulfsohn
    The bombshell claim that ABC News "quashed" a story on allegations against Jeffrey Epstein has drawn new scrutiny on the controversy's ties to its own star anchor, George Stephanopoulos. Project Veritas, whose controversial founder, James O'Keefe, has described himself as a "guerrilla journalist," published the footage that featured ABC News anchor Amy Robach claiming the Disney-owned network refused to air an interview she conducted with one of Epstein’s accusers and even suggesting she'd uncovered new information about Epstein's ties to former President Bill Clinton as his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was running for president. "I've had the...
  • Project Veritas Exposes ABC News: Network Allegedly Killed Epstein Story Implicating Bill Clinton

    11/05/2019 9:41:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/04/2019 | Timothy Meads
    FULL TITLE: Project Veritas Exposes ABC News: Network Allegedly Killed Epstein Story Implicating Bill Clinton, British Family, and More UPDATE: ABC News responded to Project Veritas' story by denying that the network killed the alleged Epstein story. The network claims Robach's original reporting did not meet editorial standards and could not be verified. Anchor Amy Robach claims this clip was simply due to a "private moment of frustration." Here’s ABC’s response to a Project Veritas video of Amy Robach expressing frustration that her Jeffrey Epstein piece didn’t run. Robach: “I was caught in a private moment of frustration. ... In...
  • ABC News Interview Didn’t Help Hunter Biden’s Credibility At All: This Spells Trouble for Joe

    10/16/2019 9:06:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/16/2019 | Erielle Davidson
    If Hunter carries himself publicly as he did in this interview, people will neither like him nor trust him—and that may spell trouble for Joe. The fourth Democratic primary debate offered yet another opportunity for former vice president Joe Biden to dodge questions about his son Hunter’s shady business activities. While his father was running the Obama administration’s Ukraine policy, Hunter was serving on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company, earning up to $50,000 per month despite zero experience in the energy sector.In Tuesday night’s debate, when Anderson Cooper questioned Biden about the impropriety of this dynamic, Biden...
  • ABC News ‘slaughter in Syria’ footage appears to come from a Kentucky gun range

    10/14/2019 9:50:46 AM PDT · by gattaca · 63 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 14, 2019 | Becket Adams
    Are you distrustful of the coverage of what is happening now in northern Syria between the Kurds and the Turkish army? You have good reason to be. ABC aired supposedly shocking footage Monday morning purporting to be from the frontline battle between the Syrian Kurds and the invading Turks. The only problem is the footage appears to come from a nighttime demonstration at the Knob Creek Gun Range in West Point, Kentucky. After seeing a comment from Wojciech Pawelczyk, I began making some calls. As of this writing, it appears that this video is a hoax, and ABC has pulled...
  • Hunter Biden sits down for exclusive interview with ABC News

    10/14/2019 4:54:40 AM PDT · by grayboots · 85 replies
    Hunter Biden sat down with ABC News anchor Amy Robach over the weekend at his home in Los Angeles for an exclusive interview, and no questions were off limits. Tune in to "Good Morning America," "World News Tonight," "Nightline" and ABC News Live and starting Tuesday for more on Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and China as well as his reaction to President Trump's rally and tweets targeting him directly. Hunter Biden, the 49-year-old son of former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, has become the focal point of a political firestorm over his former position...
  • ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show

    10/14/2019 10:20:01 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 10 14 2019 | Matt Novak
    ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the way, but the video ABC News played last night is from a military gun demonstration in Kentucky that was published to YouTube in 2017. “This video, right here, appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town,” Llamas said on the October 13 broadcast as the video played. But the explosions in the video are identical to explosions seen in a video titled,...
  • WOW! ABC News Uses 2016 Gun Range Video and Lies to Pass It Off as Turkey Bombing the Kurds in Syria

    10/14/2019 8:18:29 AM PDT · by Jayster · 53 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 14,2019 | Jim Hoft
    The fake news mainstream media is working overtime to push their propaganda to smear President Trump. The latest lies coming from the media is the footage of Turkish fighters in northern Syria. ABC News played video this weekend of Turkey bombing the Kurds in Syria. But the video is not from Syria. The video is from a Knob Creek Machine Gun shoot in America back in April 2016 and loaded in 2017 to YouTube. You can see the onlookers watching the entire display.
  • Jordan trounces pretend journalist Stephanopoulos: ‘Trump NEVER asked China to investigate Biden’

    10/06/2019 1:47:15 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 23 replies
    TNS ^ | 10/6/19 | TNS Staff
    Many Americans who watch George Stephanopoulos on ABC News in the mornings have no idea what he used to do for a living. Along with another media hack, James Carville, this smug little person was once in charge of the Bill Clinton political “war room” and was widely credited with helping foist Slick Willy BJ” Clinton and his corrupt wife, Hillary, on the country.
  • Fake News: ABC News Claims That Biden Probe Was a Precondition for Trump-Zelenksy Call

    09/26/2019 7:48:16 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9/26/2019 | Matt Margolis
    Late Wednesday evening, ABC News reported that Serhiy Leshchenko, an "advisor" to Ukrainian President Zelensky, claimed that discussing the Biden case was a precondition of him having communications with President Trump. "This issue was raised many times. I know that Ukrainian officials understood." According to ABC News, "The Trump administration’s alleged insistence that the two leaders discuss a prospective investigation into Biden, one of the president’s political opponents, casts his July 25 conversation with Zelenskiy in a new light." Except it probably doesn't. It turns out that Serhiy Leshchenko advised Zelensky's transition team in April, but is no longer an...
  • Cokie Roberts, veteran journalist, political commentator and author, dead at 75. (trunc)

    09/17/2019 7:48:01 AM PDT · by libstripper · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept 1, 2019 | Fox News
    Cokie Roberts, the veteran journalist, political commentator and author, died, ABC News announced Tuesday morning, citing her family. She was 75. "We will miss Cokie beyond measure, both for her contributions and for her love and kindness," her family said in a statement.
  • Longtime journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

    09/17/2019 8:01:45 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/17/19 | Joe Concha
    ABC News, NPR and PBS journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has passed away at age 75, according to a network announcement. "Cokie Roberts will be dearly missed," said James Goldston, president of ABC News. "Cokie's kindness, generosity, sharp intellect and thoughtful take on the big issues of the day made ABC a better place and all of us better journalists." From 1996-2002, Roberts co-anchored ABC’s "This Week" with Sam Donaldson. She also served as a political commentator and chief congressional analyst for "This Week" during her tenure at ABC dating back to 1988. SNIP
  • George Stephanopoulos Says It Was A Mistake To Dine With Epstein After His First Stint In Jail

    07/15/2019 6:26:24 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 71 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/15/2019 | Andrew Kerr
    ABC host George Stephanopoulos said he regrets dining with Jeffrey Epstein about a year after the accused sex trafficker finished his first stint in jail for pleading guilty to soliciting an underage prostitute. “That dinner was the first and last time I’ve seen him,” Stephanopoulos said in an email to The New York Times. “I should have done more due diligence. It was a mistake to go.” Epstein hosted Stephanopoulos and a slew of other media insiders — including news anchors Katie Couric and Charlie Rose, comedian Chelsea Handler and director Woody Allen — at his Manhattan townhome in December...
  • Recapping All the News that Broke Over the Weekend

    07/08/2019 2:50:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush ^ | July 8, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: And here we are, back at it, folks. Great to be with you. After a long Independence Day weekend, Rush Limbaugh back at it here behind the Golden EIB Microphone at the distinguished and prestigious, one-of-a-kind Limbaugh Institute where there are no graduates and no degrees because the learning never ends. Telephone number, 800-282-2882. The email address, Man, a lot has happened. There was no downtime. The news — and life — does not take any time off anymore, no matter what the week, no matter the weekend, no matter the holiday. And, of course, Americans, as Newt...
  • WATCH: Tlaib Gets Combative When She's Called Out For Her Voting Record

    07/07/2019 11:00:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 58 replies ^ | July 7, 2019 | Beth Baumann
    Video at link. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) appeared on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday to discuss the immigration crisis plaguing America's southern border. Host Martha Raddatz pressed Tlaib on the fact that she voted against funding a $4.6 billion emergency border bill, something Customs and Border Patrol officials have said are desperately needed. Tlaib defended her position and even became defensive about her vote. "Do you know what the CBP [Customs and Border Patrol] agents on the ground said, Martha? Martha, do you know what they said?" Tlaib asked. "What did they say on the ground? Ask a CBP agent....