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  • Flashback: Tom Brokaw Calls Out Biden's Corruption in 2008

    10/22/2020 4:30:05 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 8 replies
    NBC Meet the Press - Tom Brokaw grills Biden on Meet the Press re: legislation that seemed to help Hunter Biden who worked for credit card companies and Biden's efforts to stop legislation aimed at curbing predatory lending.
  • Brokaw on Sanders’ 2020 Chances: ‘Really Hard to See’ How People Will Say ‘I’m for Socialism’

    02/03/2020 3:15:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/02/20 | JEFF POOR
    During the roundtable discussion segment of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” former “Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw admitted his skepticism of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) chances at the presidency, especially with the success of the economy. Brokaw said he did not see how anyone would say they were for socialism, given the nation’s current economic position. “I think, Chuck, that frankly among younger voters that’s a possibility for him. But with a strong economy, it’s really hard to see how a lot of people will step up and say, ‘I’m for socialism."
  • 'Learned a lesson': Tom Brokaw apologizes for inaccurate reporting on Richard Jewell and 1996 Atlanta bombing

    12/27/2019 10:35:07 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 63 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 26, 2019 | Mike Brest | December 26, 2019
    Longtime NBC anchor Tom Brokaw issued an apology to Richard Jewell, the security guard who saved lives in the aftermath of the 1996 Atlanta, Georgia, bombing and later became a prime suspect. Jewell, whose story was recently turned into a movie by Clint Eastwood, started evacuating people from Centennial Olympic Park during the Atlanta Olympics after he spotted the bomb. Days later, media outlets began reporting that Jewell was the primary suspect in the attack. His innocence, however, was announced after months of speculation. Brokaw, one of the journalists who reported that Jewell was a suspect, apologized on social media...

    12/27/2019 7:58:23 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 131 replies
    newsweek ^ | 12/24/2019 | JennI Fink
    There are "significant differences" between former President Richard Nixon's impeachment process and President Donald Trump's, according to journalist Tom Brokaw, including how the two leaders handled difficult times in office. "Nixon was always aware of being presidential," Brokaw told MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Monday night. "Trump plays from the gutter frankly." Last week, the House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach Trump for abuse of power and obstructing Congress. Trump has maintained his innocence since the inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine was launched in September, calling the process a "witch hunt," and his supporters, including Republican legislators,...
  • Tom Brokaw rants about some Americans not wanting ‘brown grand babies’

    01/27/2019 7:05:45 PM PST · by conservative98 · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 27, 2019 | Chris Perez
    Tom Brokaw has come under fire for comments he made about Hispanics during a “Meet the Press” appearance on Sunday. The legendary NBC News anchor — who was accused of sexual harassment last year by three different women — had been on the panel discussing immigration and what could help bring Americans together on the subject. “A lot of this we don’t want to talk about but the fact is on the Republican side, a lot of people see the rise of an extraordinary important new constituency in American politics — Hispanics, who will come here and all be Democrats,”...
  • Brokaw and Rose Go from Reading the News to Being the News

    05/03/2018 1:32:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | May 3, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Charlie Rose, 27 more women have come forward to say that Charlie did the nasty against their will. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: “Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 27 More Women.” And it’s further been learned that three CBS executives over the course of the many years that Charlie Rose was out Charlie Rose-ing these women knew about it and didn’t do anything. CBS was alerted to his alleged behavior as early as 1986 and as recently as April of last year, and they didn’t do anything about it. An additional 27 women have now come forward, 14 CBS...
  • Third woman accuses Tom Brokaw of unwanted sexual advances

    05/01/2018 2:08:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 1, 2018 | Sasha Savitsky | Fox News
    A third woman has accused legendary NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw of unwanted sexual advances, long before the newsman had become a household name. Mary Reinholz wrote a first-person account of her experience with Brokaw in The Villager, a weekly newspaper serving several New York City neighborhoods, alleging the journalist forcibly kissed her during a visit to her home in Laurel Canyon in 1968. She said both were journalists in California at the time, and that he had just helped her on a story when the encounter happened. "We talked and then, abruptly, he was embracing me and giving me...
  • Exclusive: NBC staffers felt pressured to sign letter defending Brokaw

    05/01/2018 6:54:50 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    NY Post PageSix ^ | April 30, 2018 | Emily Smith
    <p>Female staffers at NBC News are complaining they felt under huge pressure to sign the “women’s letter” defending Tom Brokaw against sexual harassment allegations.</p> <p>After former colleague Linda Vester claimed he “groped and assaulted” her in the ’90s, plus an anonymous assistant alleged he had made unwanted advances, more than 115 women signed the letter hailing the veteran anchor as “a man of tremendous decency and integrity.”</p>
  • NBC won't launch full investigation into Tom Brokaw allegations

    04/27/2018 6:43:12 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 27, 2018 | Emily Smith | New York Post
    NBC won’t be launching a full internal investigation into new sex harassment allegations against former news anchor Tom Brokaw, network sources told Page Six on Friday. “She’s given her side, and he’s responded. They don’t feel there’s anything left to investigate in the case,’’ an NBC source said, adding, “We may make further inquiries if more information emerges.” A Message from DIRECTV NOW Former NBC News war correspondent Linda Vester accused Brokaw in an article in Variety on Thursday of groping her and trying to kiss her against her will in the 1990s. She said she finally came forward because...
  • Brokaw denies allegations of sexual harassment: 'I was ambushed'

    04/27/2018 12:17:05 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/27/18 | Max Greenwood
    Veteran NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw mounted a scorching denial of allegations that he made unwanted advances on a young colleague in the 1990s, claiming in an email to several NBC News employees that he had been "ambushed" by a public smear campaign."I was ambushed and then perp walked across the pages of The Washington Post and Variety as an avatar of male misogyny, taken to the guillotine and stripped of any honor and achievement I had earned in more than a half century of journalism and citizenship," Brokaw wrote in the email, a copy of which was obtained by...
  • Tom Brokaw cancels commencement speech after sex harassment allegations

    04/27/2018 1:09:27 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 28 replies
    NY Post PageSix ^ | April 27, 2018 | y Gabrielle Fonrouge
    <p>Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw has canceled his upcoming commencement speech at a Connecticut university amid controversy surrounding the recent sexual harassment allegations made against him, reports said Friday.</p> <p>Sacred Heart University president John Petillo told the Hartford Courant that Brokaw did not want to distract from the event and will no longer be delivering the May 13 commencement speech for the school’s upcoming graduating class.</p>
  • Tom Brokaw Accused of Sexual Harassment By Former NBC Anchor

    04/26/2018 5:46:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 115 replies
    Variety ^ | April 26, 2018 | Elizabeth Wagmeister and Ramin Setoodeh
    Linda Vester had a reputation for covering tough stories. As a war correspondent for NBC News in the ’90s, she spent three tours of duty in the Middle East and took two assignments in Africa. But as it turned out, her biggest battle at work wasn’t in the field. She says it was as a victim of sexual harassment by Tom Brokaw, the legendary newsman who manned the anchor desk for “NBC Nightly News” for 22 years and hosted “Today” and “Meet the Press.” In a series of interviews with Variety conducted over several months, Vester alleged that Brokaw physically...
  • Tom Brokaw Declares “We’re At War” After Donald Trump Tweets Another ‘Fox & Friends’ Love Letter

    12/21/2017 7:34:54 AM PST · by Red Badger · 166 replies ^ | December 21, 2017 5:45am | by Lisa de Moraes
    Donald Trump this morning tweeted another love letter to Fox News Channel’s morning show Fox and Friends, faux-asking “Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news?” On Wednesday, web site Mediaite had named the FNC morning show the Most Influential In News Media for 2017, topping a list that also included, in reverse order, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Matt Drudge, FNC star Sean Hannity, and CNN chief Jeff Zucker. Mistaking Mediaite’s “most influential” for “best,” Trump crowed that the Trump News Network morning show hosts “deserve it” and that “the many Fake News Hate Shows should study your formula...
  • Political History Laughs: Sen. Kerry: Nation is 'Polarized' - The challenger on...

    11/15/2017 7:09:31 PM PST · by lefty-lie-spy · 27 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/1/2004 | Tom Brokaw
    I stumbled across this and had a wonderful laugh. This is an interview Tom Brokaw did with John Kerry just before the election in 2004 when he F-in' lost miserably to George W. Bush. Enjoy the historical laughs.
  • Brokaw Slams Brazile for ‘Beyond Counter-Productive’ Clinton Exposure

    11/08/2017 5:13:47 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 35 replies
    newsbusters ^ | November 5, 2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    The portion of former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s book exposing ethically questionable behavior by the Clinton campaign surprisingly got a lot of play on the network Sunday morning shows. But during NBC’s Meet the Press, former anchor Tom Brokaw was not pleased with Brazile for shedding light on how the Clinton campaign bought the DNC and added it to their campaign arsenal. And towards the end of the program, he criticized her for doing so. As the program was coming back from a commercial, Todd looked to veteran reporter Eugene Robinson and jokingly wondered, “What did the...
  • Brokaw Frets to McCain: Trump ‘Turned the Country Against’ Media

    11/02/2017 10:40:26 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 107 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 11/02/2017 | Kyle Drennan
    In an interview with Arizona Senator John McCain for Thursday’s NBC Today, Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw invited the Republican lawmaker to attack President Trump and painted the liberal media as the victim: “In the course of your political career, especially as a presidential candidate – as I learned first hand – you had some mixed relations with the press. The President has no use for the press, he has turned the country against us, in many ways.”McCain was quick to agree with Brokaw’s whining: “Yeah, I think the role of the press is more important than ever before. I hate...
  • I’m a pro-gun hunter. Vegas proves gun rights need limits.

    10/11/2017 8:42:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies ^ | 10/11/2017 | tommy brokaw
    It is time for civility to reign — and madness to be snuffed out. That is why I am for conditional access to military grade firearms. More complete background checks, for example, including medical records. Limits on stockpiling ammunition. Mandatory courses in safe usage. And more broadly, we need to have a dialogue about the place of guns in our society. I am not for banning guns. I do support the right to bear arms. But when a right becomes an acute threat to the general welfare it is time for re-evaluation.
  • Megyn Kelly Today, Today: In Which Tom Brokaw Gets Cut Off While Speaking Out Against the NRA

    10/03/2017 9:25:45 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 25 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 10/03/2017 | Bobby Finger
    Welcome to Megyn Kelly Today, Today, a new daily column in which we will share the most memorable things that happened on Megyn Kelly Today every morning until we are no longer able to watch Megyn Kelly Today without feeling like there will be no tomorrow. This is a short one because today’s Clip of the Day is all that really matters. Watch it below! Here’s a transcript: ·A man in the audience named Bill asked Tom Brokaw, one of Megyn Kelly’s guests, “We’re constantly bombarded with the news day and night. When does this become harmful to us and...
  • Gun Conversations Become ‘Emotional’ Between Gun Owners and People Saying There’s ‘Reasonable

    10/02/2017 8:22:24 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Oct 2017 | Ian Hanchett
    FULL TITLE - Brokaw: Gun Conversations Become ‘Emotional’ Between Gun Owners and People Saying There’s ‘Reasonable Middle Ground’ On Monday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Today,” Tom Brokaw argued that it’s impossible to have a conversation on what kind of firearms can be purchased because it becomes emotionally-charged between gun owners “who are protected by the NRA, and other people who are saying, ‘There ought to be a more reasonable middle ground.'” Brokaw stated there should be a national conversation on the amount of mass shootings in the US. He added, “You listen to those weapons, they’re on full auto at that...
  • eBay founder's links to Obama unveiled

    07/01/2009 9:46:10 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 42 replies · 1,480+ views
    wnd ^ | July 02, 2009 12:00 am Eastern | Drew Zahn
    Endorsement, appointment included in billionaire's connections Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar's politics have become the subject of blog commentary because the web auction site over the last week repeatedly scrubbed an offering of an allegedly genuine copy of President Barack Obama's birth certificate – from Mombasa, Kenya. But the company said it wouldn't get involved in any discussion of Omidyar's activities or political statements. Spokeswoman Evonne Gomez said, "We certainly wouldn't comment on our founder's political concessions or beliefs. He is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the company." She said if a question was submitted in writing, she would...