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  • Moment CBS News anchor is left stunned by shocking poll showing how many Americans BACK deporting all illegal migrants

    06/11/2024 8:39:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 49 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 11, 2024 | James Gordon
    CBS News host Margaret Brennan appeared to be completely taken aback on her Sunday morning show, Face The Nation, after a recent poll appeared to suggest that the majority of Americans support the deportation of all illegal immigrants in the country. Brennan noted how President Joe Biden has deported and repatriated more people in the past year than any year since 2010, noting how such deportations were legally and practically complex. The CBS News/YouGov poll, conducted between June 5-7, found that 62 percent of registered voters favored a government program to deport all illegal immigrants. 'Homeland Security says that President...
  • Pete Buttigieg Makes Ridiculous Claim about EVs, CBS Host Laughs in His Face – WATCH

    05/29/2024 8:06:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    Daily Fetched ^ | May 29, 2024 | Jason Walsh
    Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg attempted to justify the progress on electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, prompting a laugh from CBS’s “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brenna. After $7.5 billion of taxpayers’ money being plowed into the initiative, just a “handful” of charging stations have been built. The interview took a comedic turn when Brennan pointed out the discrepancy between the investment made back in 2021 and the reality of the results. Just seven or eight charging stations have been built despite billions being spent, according to the Federal Highway Administration, “Why isn’t that happening more quickly?” asked Brennan. Buttigieg responded...
  • Attempted ‘fact check’ of pro-life Minnesota ad unwittingly affirms the ad’s claims

    05/08/2024 2:50:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Live Action News ^ | May 7, 2024 | Cassy Fiano-Chesser
    Like many states, pro-abortion legislators in Minnesota are working to make abortion until birth a constitutional right. Pro-life advocates are fighting back with an ad, and CBS Minnesota published an article claiming the ad was “misleading.” Yet the article then went on to affirm that the points made in the ad were, in fact, accurate. The ad was published by Minnesota Citizens Concerned For Life (MCCL), and said that the state has the most extreme pro-abortion laws in the country. “That claim is misleading,” CBS Minnesota said, before immediately admitting, “It is true that Minnesota has one of the most...
  • ‘Blue Bloods’ Future Is Sealed: The Long-Running Series Will Wrap For Good In December

    05/03/2024 12:34:55 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 62 replies
    Deadline ^ | 05/02/2024 | Lynette Rice
    Tom Selleck may have warned CBS earlier this year that there are an “awful lot of people” who aren’t ready to say goodbye to Blue Bloods, but there are no plans to extend the police procedural beyond its 14th and final season. During a press conference Thursday to discuss the fall schedule, Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach conceded that while they will miss the series at CBS, the drama will still wrap after the second half airs this fall. The first half of Blue Bloods‘ 14th season kicked off February 16. The second half of the season will return in October.
  • 2 Star QBs Fired from ‘The NFL Today’ in Major CBS Shift

    04/30/2024 1:17:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | George C. Upper III, Western Journal
    Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms will no longer co-host “The NFL Today” on CBS. James Brown, Nate Burleson and Bill Cowher will remain on the show, and will be joined this season by former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and former Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, according to the New York Post. Brown, Cowher, Esiason and Simms were all at the end of their current contracts this year, leading many — including the Post — to speculate that changes might be in the wind for the show’s hosting lineup. Esiason will remain as co-host on WFAN’s...
  • Nolte: CBS Tries to Rehabilitate Disgraced Dan Rather

    04/29/2024 1:08:49 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/29/2024 | JOHN NOLTE
    Disgraced former anchorman Dan Rather is 92 years old, and CBS, the network that fired him for trying to rig the 2004 presidential election, has joined the shameless rehab campaign. During the waning weeks of the 2004 presidential election, Dan Rather was determined to ensure incumbent Republican president George W. Bush did not win reelection. And so, on 60 Minutes II, he ran a story that claimed Bush went AWOL during his time in the Texas Air National Guard. The story was true, and Rather had the documents to prove it. The story was also phony and timed to devastate...
  • Dan Rather returns to CBS for the first time 18 years after his disgraced departure

    04/28/2024 11:22:08 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/28/2024 | AP
    NEW YORK — Dan Rather returned to the CBS News airwaves for the first time since his bitter exit 18 years ago, appearing in a reflective interview on “CBS Sunday Morning” days before the debut of a Netflix documentary on the 92-year-old newsman’s life. After 44 years at the network, 24 as anchor of the “CBS Evening News,” Rather left under a cloud following a botched investigation into then-President George W. Bush’s military record. Rather signed off as anchor for the last time on March 9, 2005, and exited the network when his contract ended 15 months later.
  • CBS’s King Whines People Don’t Care Enough About Trump Trial (Unlike ABC)

    04/17/2024 10:48:56 AM PDT · by Signalman · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/16/2024 | Curtis Houck
    Amid the voluminous coverage on the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC this week on the start of the hush money trial brought by far-left Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg against former President Trump, Tuesday’s CBS Mornings whined not enough Americans care about this ABC’s Good Morning America, who was tickled pink about Trump suffering. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman had just finished explaining why this Trump trial is “significant because it’s first” and “is a solemn day in court when you put a former President...on trial” when co-host and Democratic donor Gayle King kvetched about...
  • Billy Joel fans enraged after CBS pulls MSG concert broadcast during ‘Piano Man’: ‘Someone royally screwed up’

    04/15/2024 11:31:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 15, 2024 | Lauren Sarner
    They had been waiting for the longest time. During a televised Billy Joel concert on Sunday night, enraged fans slammed CBS for cutting it off in the middle of one of the hitmaker’s most popular songs. CBS was broadcasting the 100th concert of Joel’s residency at Madison Square Garden. It was slightly delayed due to the network’s coverage of the Masters golf tournament, which caused the snafu later.
  • Billy Joel Fans Not Feeling Alright After Network Cuts 100th Madison Square Garden Show Broadcast During ‘Piano Man’

    04/15/2024 6:22:42 AM PDT · by FLNittany · 58 replies
    Billboard ^ | 4-15-24
    Sunday night (April 14) was slated to be a triumphant first for Billy Joel. After half a century in the music business, the Piano Man was headed to prime time for his first-ever broadcast network concert special, The 100th: Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden – The Greatest Arena Run of All Time. Announced during this year’s Super Bowl and taped on March 28 during Joel’s 100th consecutive performance at the legendary New York city venue, the show was slated to run from 9-11 p.m. on CBS. Unfortunately, the network’s live coverage of the Masters golf tournament pushed back the...
  • CBS News Bringing Misinformation Unit to TV With Hiring of EP Melissa Mahtani (Exclusive)

    04/11/2024 2:32:17 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 24 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 9, 2024 | ALEX WEPRIN
    CBS News Confirmed, launched late last year, is focused on tackling misinformation, including the growing scourge of deepfakes and photos, videos and audio created by generative artificial intelligence. Now, Mahtani will be tasked with figuring out how best to bring its reporting to TV, digital and social platforms. Segments will run on CBS News programs leading up the the 2024 election, and a dedicated streaming show is planned for later this summer. “CBS News Confirmed is the right initiative at the right time,” Mahtani said. “We are witnessing an onslaught of misinformation that makes it harder for people to distinguish...
  • Kaine: We Have Questions About Biden’s ‘Legal Rationale’ for Yemen Strikes

    01/28/2024 12:08:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/28/2024 | Pam Key
    CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the Senate will press President Joe Biden over multiple airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen without congressional approval. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: And we have one of those, a- agencies with us later in the program, though far smaller than the 13,000 employees of the UN. President Biden has talked about these U.S. strikes on the Houthis continuing. I know you have some issue with that.
  • ‘SNL’ Mocks Democrats Defending Joe Biden’s Age and Vitality: ‘He Parkoured to the Top of the Border Wall’

    03/03/2024 4:05:46 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 30 replies
    March 3 (UPI) — This weekend’s edition of Saturday Night Live opened with a comedy sketch mocking defenders of U.S. President Joe Biden’s age, energy, and acuity. The 5-minute segment showed CNN anchor Dana Bash (played by Heidi Gardner) interviewing California Gov. Gavin Newsom (Michael Longfellow) about polls that suggest many Americans don’t think that Democrat Biden, 81, is sharp enough to lead the country for another four years if he wins re-election in November against presumptive Republican candidate and former president, Donald Trump, 77. The sketch also includes on-camera remarks from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre (played by...
  • DHS Chief Alejandro Mayorkas Refuses to Answer if Illegal Alien Who Murdered Laken Riley Should Have Been Deported (VIDEO)

    03/03/2024 3:59:37 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 22 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 3, 2024 | David Greyson
    DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday morning. Host Margaret Brennen had asked Secretary Mayorkas if the illegal alien who killed Laken Riley should have been deported. He never answered, but instead deflected the question. Laken Riley, a 22-year-old Georgia nursing student, was brutally murdered by one of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens. Biden won’t say Laken Riley’s name either. “Should this man have been deported?” Brennen asked Mayorkas. “One individual is responsible for the murder, and that is the murderer,” Mayorkas responded. “Are you saying there that the Federal Government had been informed about this...
  • Mayorkas: Federal Government ‘Not Notified’ About Suspect in Laken Riley Murder

    03/03/2024 3:48:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/03/2024 | Pam Key
    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the federal government was not notified about previous arrests by the suspect in the murder of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: I want to ask you about a- a criminal case that has become a political rallying point. You heard Donald Trump use this phrase, “migrant crime”. A 22 year old nursing student—I know you’ve been following this—Laken Riley, in the state of Georgia, was murdered allegedly by an undocumented Venezuelan migrant. The suspect had been detained by...
  • Khanna says Biden ‘needs to do something bold,’ especially with Israel-Hamas war

    03/03/2024 12:09:57 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/03/2024 | MIRANDA NAZZARO
    Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna (Calif.) suggested Sunday that President Biden “do something bold” and call for a permanent cease-fire in Gaza as support from his base appears to be wavering. CBS News “Face the Nation” anchor Margaret Brennan presented polling showing nearly twice as many Democrats rate Biden’s presidency as fair or poor compared with Republicans who say the same about former President Trump and claimed the president is “having a problem with his base.” “And that’s why I think he needs to do something bold … this is a problem,” Khanna said Sunday. “But if he can turn it...
  • CBS accused of ‘blatant’ bias against white male ‘SEAL Team’ writer amid diversity rules: suit

    03/02/2024 10:01:31 AM PST · by lowbridge · 23 replies ^ | March 1, 2024 | Alexandra Steigrad
    CBS and parent Paramount Global are being accused of “blatant” discrimination against a white, heterosexual male freelance writer as it imposed stringent diversity rules for writers on its “SEAL Team” series, according to a federal lawsuit. Brian Beneker, a script coordinator and freelance scriptwriter for CBS’ “SEAL Team,” was unlawfully denied a staff writer position due to his race, sex and sexual orientation, according to the complaint, filed Thursday in US District Court of Central California. Beneker, who became the script coordinator in 2017 on the pilot episode of “SEAL Team,” a drama about the pressure on a group of...
  • CBS News boss who signed off on firing Catherine Herridge to get free speech award

    02/27/2024 3:28:44 PM PST · by george76 · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 27, 2024 | Alexandra Steigrad
    The CBS News boss who signed off on the controversial ouster of Catherine Herridge — a respected Washington correspondent who has been embroiled in a high-profile First Amendment case — is nevertheless being honored with a free speech award next month. CBS News president Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews was selected by Radio Television Digital News Association to be among 13 honorees at the 33rd annual First Amendment Awards at The Watergate Hotel in Washington DC on March 9. The irony was not lost ... “The RTDNA must be tone deaf to give Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews and CBS News an award for the First...
  • CBS says it has returned notes belonging to journalist who was 'fired for investigating Hunter Biden' and denies trying to stop her reporting as Ted Cruz insists she was punished for going after the truth

    02/24/2024 7:00:53 AM PST · by george76 · 49 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 23 February 2024 | KEITH GRIFFITH
    CBS News has returned the notes it seized from a high-profile reporter the network fired for 'investigating Hunter Biden' .. ... SAG-AFTRA, the CBS workers' union, called the seizure of her notes 'completely inappropriate' and 'very unusual'. ... CBS News has returned the notes it seized from a high-profile reporter the network fired for 'investigating Hunter Biden.' Catherine Herridge, a veteran reporter covering national security and intelligence, was among the hundreds of CBS employees who were laid off by parent company Paramount last week. Herridge covered investigations into the Biden family, and the network seized her personal notes after her...
  • Why did CBS want to keep laid off Catherine Herridge's reporting files?

    02/23/2024 10:03:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/23/2024 | Monica Showalter
    When top investigative reporter, Catherine Herridge, was laid off at CBS, a lot of heads were shaking. Her layoff made no sense, she was their best performer, their most credible news reporter, the only reason they weren't completely dismissed as a woke and politicized "narrative" and "talking points" outlet. ABC News and NBC News could make no comparable claims, and MSNBC and CNN, not to mention, NPR, certainly could not. But, yeah, they got rid of her, just as she was uncovering some incredible political stories in an election year, including new stories about Hunter Biden's laptop and Joe Biden's...