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  • Whitmer: State won't close down again following GOP lawsuits

    04/18/2021 9:08:23 PM PDT · by be-baw · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 18, 2021 | John Bowden
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), indicated Sunday that her state would not implement new coronavirus-related lockdown restrictions in response to a spike in new infections due to Republican-led lawsuits last year that challenged her constitutional authority to do so. Speaking Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Whitmer explained to host Chuck Todd that the lawsuits had left her without the ability to unilaterally implement new COVID-19 lockdown measures shutting down businesses in the state, which experts, including Anthony Fauci, have said is the best response in the face of rising infection numbers. "I have been sued by my legislature. I...
  • Georgia Lt. Gov. Duncan: GOP Doesn’t Need Election Reforms — We Need to Move Past Trump

    03/14/2021 8:54:15 AM PDT · by qaz123 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14Mar | P Key
    Lieutenant Gov. Geoff Duncan (R-GA) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Republicans did not need to pass election reform bills. Instead, he argued they needed to move past former President Donald Trump’s “tone and strategy.” Duncan said, “We passed four election reform bills two weeks ago in the senate. As you mentioned a second ago, there is a lot of solutions in search of a problem. Republicans don’t need election reform to win. We need leadership. Millions of Republicans are waking up realizing Donald Trump’s tone and strategy is un-winnable in forward-looking elections. We need real leadership and...
  • This GOP Senator Is Sticking Up for Cheney and Murkowski

    03/08/2021 2:46:29 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 3/7/21 | Bronson Stocking
    "I want to always make sure we nominate somebody who can win in November," Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) told NBC's Chuck Todd during "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "Lisa Murkowski knows Alaska better than anybody, and she's an incredible fighter for American energy. She hasn't made an announcement if she's even going to run again. If she does, I'm going to support her." Switching gears to Cheney, the senator argued that his fellow Wyomingite is a strong fighter when it comes to opposing the Biden administration. Cheney leads the House Republican Conference. Sen. Barrasso chairs the Senate Republican Conference. "So,...
  • Meet the Press - August 30, 2020 (Cedric Richmond: "Jacob Blake's death")

    08/30/2020 12:17:16 PM PDT · by Carlez · 16 replies
    NBC MeetThePress ^ | August 30 2020
    Meet the Press - August 30, 2020 [...] REP. CEDRIC RICHMOND: Well, I don't have a concern where we are on this issue. I mean, we have been very clear that police reform in this country is a necessity. And that unarmed Black people being killed by the police should be low hanging fruit. And if we could just get President Trump to acknowledge that and to push for real police reform, then let's address the issue of why NBA players did not play in basketball games. The fact that people are waking up and speaking out on Jacob Blake's...
  • ‘YOU’RE CORRECT’: NBC’s ‘Meet The Press’ Admits Their Segment On AG Barr Was Not Accurate

    05/17/2020 6:02:15 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 29 replies
    dailywire ^ | MAY 10TH, 2020 | Ryan Saavedra
    NBC News’ “Meet The Press” admitted late on Sunday that their segment earlier in the day on remarks made by Attorney General William Barr last week was false after host Chuck Todd was called out publicly by a spokesperson for the Department of Justice. The remarks that “Meet The Press” deceptively edited came from the following exchange from an interview that Barr had with CBS News reporter Catherine Herridge: HERRIDGE: In closing, this was a big decision in the Flynn case, to say the least. When history looks back on this decision, how do you think it will be written?...
  • Chuck Todd apologizes for airing edited William Barr clip

    05/12/2020 4:24:00 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05 12 2020 | Joe Concha
    NBC "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd apologized on Tuesday for airing a clip Sunday of Attorney General William Barr's interview with CBS reporter Katherine Herridge, which Todd acknowledged was misleading because of an edit that took Barr's remarks out of context. Todd and "Meet the Press" had come under heavy criticism for airing the clip, which made it appear that Barr had decided to drop charges against former national security adviser Michael Flynn for political reasons. After the clip from the May 7 CBC interview aired, Todd said that Barr "didn't make the case that he was upholding the...
  • A misleading moment on ‘Meet the Press’ unfairly edited Attorney General Barr

    05/11/2020 7:33:40 AM PDT · by rintintin · 23 replies
    Poynter Report ^ | May 11, 2020 | Tom Jones
    Shame on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Shady editing on Sunday made a point that simply wasn’t true and, worse, made Attorney General William Barr unfairly look bad. In a time when all media is fighting against charges of fake news, this inexcusable moment only lends credence to those who believe the press is out to get President Donald Trump and his administration. https://www.poynter.org/newsletters/2020/a-misleading-moment-on-meet-the-press-unfairly-edited-attorney-general-barr/
  • Fake News Alert: NBC Deceptively Edits AG Barr's Comments on Michael Flynn Decision

    05/10/2020 5:02:34 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5-10-20 | Bronson Stocking
    NBC's Chuck Todd played a deceptively edited clip of Attorney General William Barr's response to a question regarding the attorney general's decision to dismiss charges against former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Not only were Barr's comments taken out of context, Chuck Todd accused Barr of not citing "the rule of law" when the attorney general specifically stated the "rule of law" in his answer. "In closing, this was a big decision in the Flynn case, to say the least. When history looks back on this decision, how do you think it will be written? What will it say...
  • No, Dr. Fauci Hasn't Called for a 14-Day Lockdown Over the Wuhan Virus

    03/15/2020 11:34:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 15, 2020 | Beth Bauman
    During an interview on Sunday, NBC's Chuck Todd asked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about the need for Americans across the nation to undergo a lockdown, particularly because some states and areas are making people self-quarantine while others are not. "Are you risking something if not everybody is following the same guidelines?" Todd asked."No, Chuck," Fauci replied. "You always wanna be ahead of the curve. The golden rule that I say Is that when you think you're doing too much you're probably doing enough or not enough. That's the thing you...
  • After FISA Abuse, Chuck Todd Thinks DOJ’s Problem Is Too Much Accountability

    02/13/2020 10:58:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 13, 2020 | Mollie Hemmingway
    The U.S. Founders never would have adopted Chuck Todd's dangerous proposition that bureaucrats be allowed to operate a police force without political accountability. So much of the drama of the last three years of the Trump administration is about the conflict between the Constitution, which requires political oversight of the bureaucracy, and the Resistance’s strongly held view that political oversight of the administrative state is evil.The Russia collusion hoax was perpetrated by bureaucrats who admitted they were motivated by a a belief that their foreign policy vision was more appropriate and legitimate than the one chosen by the American people...
  • 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."
  • You Do Not Die Politically When You Take on Democrats and the Media!

    01/27/2020 12:26:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 27, 2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Do you remember the book by Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth? Remember that “bombshell book,” how that was gonna bring down the Trump administration? Remember that book? And then whatever happened…? Remember the New York Times or Washington Post (I forget which) published an op-ed from “Anonymous” that basically said, “Look, there are some adults in here, and we’re doing everything we can to make sure this guy Trump doesn’t go off and ruin things. Count on us! We can’t tell you who we are.” Well, then this person writes a book, and it was gonna be a “bombshell.” It was gonna...
  • Rand Paul: Trump Administration Is Giving ‘Contradictory Information’ on Soleimani Killing

    01/13/2020 6:43:55 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/12/2020 | Pam Key
    On Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) accused the Trump administration of giving “contradictory information” on why the president ordered the killing of former Iranian Quds force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Paul said, “I think we’ve heard contradictory information. We’ve heard from the secretary of state that they don’t know where or when but it was imminent. That to me does seem inconsistent. He thinks he can square the circle but to me it seems pretty inconsistent.”
  • NBC’s Meet the Press Libels The Gateway Pundit, Rush Limbaugh, Drudge, Infowars and FOX News for Spreading “Intentionally Bad Information”

    12/29/2019 9:42:21 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 49 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 29, 2019 | Kristinn Taylor
    NBC’s Meet the Press and host Chuck Todd libeled The Gateway Pundit Sunday morning with a graphic prepared by NBC reporter Ben Collins that falsely labeled TGP of being part of a “chain of intentionally bad information”. Todd also slandered TGP in his question about the graphic.
  • SEAL who shot bin Laden says James Comey is 'human [bleep]'

    12/17/2019 6:39:10 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/17/2019 | Tim Pearce
    Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill bashed former FBI Director James Comey after the release of the Department of Justice inspector general's report on alleged Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuses by FBI officials during President Trump's 2016 campaign. Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report on Dec. 9, following his two-year investigation into the FBI's and the DOJ's use of FISA warrants to surveil Trump’s campaign for evidence of election interference collusion with Russian agents. The report outlined 17 "significant errors or omissions" by FBI officials in the FISA applications to surveil Trump campaign adviser Carter Page but determined political bias...
  • MEET THE PRESS Corbyn's UK defeat was bad news for Sanders, Warren and America's left

    12/13/2019 9:47:11 AM PST · by conservative98 · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann | Dec. 13, 2019, 9:04 AM EST
    WASHINGTON — Always beware of drawing conclusions from one country’s election to another. But it’s also hard to ignore that the results in Britain last night were bad news for Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and America’s left — just 52 days before the Iowa caucuses. On Thursday, unpopular Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party trounced even more unpopular socialist Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party, with Labour having its worst general-election performance in three decades. Make no mistake: Neither Sanders nor Warren are as unpopular as Corbyn is in his country; in fact, Sanders and Warren have similar...
  • 'Weary' retiring Rep.Denny Heck says growing number in Congress no longer 'believe in compromise'

    12/08/2019 6:44:02 PM PST · by mdittmar · 74 replies
    NBC News ^ | Dec. 7, 2019 | Phil McCausland
    Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., said one of the reasons for his announced retirement from the House of Representatives is that a growing number of Republicans and Democrats in Congress "simply don't believe in compromise, don't believe even in principled compromises" anymore. In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" to be broadcast Sunday, the four-term representative of a district that includes the Washington state capital, Olympia, also said he will "go to my grave not understanding how some of my colleagues could simply turn the other way and overlook the president's behavior and his misdeeds." "My soul...
  • Ted Cruz Calls Out NBC’s Chuck Todd for Dismissing Ukraine 2016 Election Meddling — Says Ukraine, Media Wanted Hillary

    12/08/2019 1:36:57 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Dec 2019 | Pam Key
    On Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press‏,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that he believed Ukraine “blatantly interfered” in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Cruz said, “Any president, any administration is justified in investigating corruption. There was serious evidence of real corruption concerning Hunter Biden. [He] was on the board of Burisma, the largest natural gas company in Ukraine. Do you know how much he was paid every month? $83,000 — that’s a million dollars a year.”He continued, “The media ought to care if there is actual corruption. A million dollars a year, you know how much he makes...
  • Chuck Todd shoots down McCarthyism comparisons: 'Have we no sense of decency?'

    12/07/2019 7:27:58 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 50 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, December 6, 2019 | Andrew Blake
    Chuck Todd, the host of “Meet the Press,” fired back Thursday after being repeatedly accused of McCarthyism by conservative commentator and Fox News personality Tucker Carlson. Mr. Todd delivered a monologue about McCarthyism during the NBC show’s latest episode, saying the term has been used recently absent “much intellectual honesty or care.” Without mentioning Mr. Carlson by name, Mr. Todd weighed in on the heels of the Fox News host repeatedly comparing him this week to former Sen. Joe McCarthy, the late Wisconsin Republican who infamously accused Americans during the Cold War of being communists. Mr. Todd played a montage...
  • Intelligence Democrat: Stop using 'quid pro quo' to describe Trump allegations

    11/10/2019 8:46:46 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 10 2019 | Rebecca Klar
    Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said the focus of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump needs to shift away from the use of "quid pro quo" to describe Trump's alleged behavior. "They’ve got to get off the quid pro quo thing, because it's complicated, they've already attested to the fact that it occurred, and what we're dealing with here is corruption, abuse of power in a way that damaged American national security," Himes said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." Himes told host Chuck Todd he has two problems with the term. "... It...