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  • Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘ f—ing firing squad’

    11/21/2016 2:17:56 PM PST · by conservative98 · 719 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 21, 2016 | Emily Smith and Daniel Halper
    President-elect Donald Trump exploded at media bigs in an off-the-record Trump Tower powow on Monday, sources told The Post. “It was like a f—ing firing squad,” said one source. “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed…. “The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down,” the source added. A second source confirmed the encounter. “The meeting took place...
  • CNN Staff 'Revolts' Over Lewandowski Hire

    06/26/2016 5:06:55 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 57 replies
    Newsmax ^ | June 25,2016 | By Todd Beamon
    Staffers at CNN are "livid" that the cable network has hired Corey Lewandowski as an exclusive commentator after Donald Trump fired him from his campaign manager job earlier this week. "CNN is facing a near internal revolt over the Corey hiring," a source told The New York Post's Page Six. "Female reporters and producers especially. "They are organizing and considering publicly demanding" that Lewandowski be relieved, the source said. Jeff Zucker, CNN's president, quickly snapped up Lewandowski after Trump dismissed him on Monday. The presumptive Republican nominee had reacted to an ultimatum by Ivanka Trump in light of the Michelle...
  • CNN Host Tries Desperately to Get Corey Lewandowski to Trash Donald Trump – FAILS (VIDEO)

    06/26/2016 7:05:03 AM PDT · by blueyon · 51 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 6/25/16 | Jim Hoft
    "CNN Host Tries Desperately to Get Corey Lewandowski to Trash Donald Trump – FAILS (VIDEO)" ormer Donald Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski made his first appearance on CNN on Friday as its latest paid contributor. CNN host Erin Burnett tried her hardest to get Corey to trash his former employer and the Trump family. Corey refused saying it was an “honor” to work for Mr. Trump as his campaign manager for the past year. At the end of the interview Corey defended Donald Trump for saying Hillary’s home server was likely breached by foreign hackers. Burnett kept saying that there...
  • Rep. Alan Grayson: An AR-15 Rifle Can Fire ‘700 Rounds In A Minute’

    06/14/2016 4:09:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies ^ | June 14, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    No, Rep. Alan Grayson—an AR-15 rifle cannot shoot 700 rounds per minute. And CNN’s Erin Burnett did nothing to press him on this outrageous claim during her on-camera interview with him Sunday. Now, the AR-15 wasn’t the rifle used in the Orlando attack, which left 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in American history. It also was a likely terrorist attack, but let’s discuss these remarks by Grayson because it shows how the anti-gun Left has no clue what they’re talking about.Alan Grayson claims AR-15 can fire 700 rounds per minute, which is ridiculous “If I may just say...
  • Alan Grayson claims AR-15s can fire ‘700 rounds in a minute’ after Orlando attack

    06/13/2016 11:43:20 AM PDT · by george76 · 156 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 13, 2016 | Douglas Ernst
    Florida Rep. Alan Grayson used the aftermath of Sunday’s Islamic terror attack to claim AR-15 semi-automatic rifles can fire 700 rounds per minute. Security guard Omar Mateen killed 49 people and wounded over 50 others during an attack on a gay nightclub — the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Mr. Grayson, a Democrat, was asked about the massacre and soon turned his attention to the AR-15 rifle. ... “If [Mr. Mateen] was not able to buy a weapon that shoots off 700 rounds in a minute, a lot of those people would still be alive,” the congressman said. “If...

    06/02/2016 2:25:05 PM PDT · by GilGil · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/1/2016 | Erin Burnett
  • Chris Matthews' Melania Trump Leering Revives Erin Burnett Memories

    05/06/2016 12:33:37 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 6, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Put a lid on your libido, Chris. The video of MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews caught on hot mic Tuesday night after Donald Trump won the Indiana primary has gone viral. Matthews could be heard in the background drooling over Trump's wife, Melania. Of course, that resulted in a major part of the web community laughing at Matthews. However, what most probably have forgotten is that nine years ago, Matthews was caught on camera gushing buckets of drool over Erin Burnett who was host of CNBC's Street Signs at the time. So let us now watch both of Chris Matthews' drool sessions...
  • Fox News’ Latest Ratings Show Just How Effective is the Campaign to Kick O’Reilly Off the Air

    06/10/2015 12:59:32 PM PDT · by bigbob · 44 replies
    IJ Review ^ | 6-10-15 | Kyle Becker
    No matter how many times it’s attacked by its detractors, Fox News proves time and time again the Nietzchean dictum, “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” Unfortunately for its competition, that means yet another month for the “O’Reilly Factor” on top of its prime-time cable news slot, and as Newser points out – that makes 174 consecutive months and running. O’Reilly has been so “wounded” by a widespread, concerted campaign to portray him as Brian Williams’ doppelganger and to get him kicked off the air that he is up 41 percent from the same month of May last...
  • CNN’s Erin Burnett’s imagines Rand Paul as a ‘rabid spider monkey’

    08/16/2013 12:13:43 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 36 replies ^ | AUGUST 16, 2013 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    CNN’s Erin Burnett found herself confronted with the idea of Rand Paul as a “rabid spider monkey,” after a guest on her show used the imagery to describe the Kentucky senator in a fight. While discussing the feud with Gov. Chris Christie, Burnett’s guest, Hogan Gidley, a former communications director for Rick Santorum pointed out that Rand Paul refused to be bullied. “What’s fascinating to me here is Rand Paul saying, bring it on and if you come at me, I’m going to come at you like a rabid spider monkey, and he hit him right in the face,” Gidley...
  • LIVE thread: 10pm, CNN: “The Truth About Benghazi,” Erin Burnett

    08/06/2013 6:56:57 PM PDT · by thouworm · 172 replies
    CNN, Erin Burnett ^ | Aug 6, 2013 | CNN
    Nearly a year after the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, CNN’s Erin Burnett looks back at the night that took the lives of four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens. With special reports from CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon and chief national correspondent John King, Burnett revisits the night of the attack, the U.S. military response, the latest on the investigation, and the political firestorm in Washington D.C.
  • CNN's Erin Burnett Not Impressed With Obama's "Transparent" Administration

    08/06/2013 5:56:34 PM PDT · by NCDragon · 24 replies ^ | 8/6/2013 | Katie Pavlich
    Tuesday night on CNN, anchor and journalist Erin Burnett will host a one-hour special on the September 11 Benghazi terror attack. Monday night on her show, Burnett expressed discontent with the Obama administration, which promised to be the most transparent in history, handles questions about serious issues.
  • CNN Anchor’s Stunning Question to Laura Bush: To Affect Change Do We Just Need to Accept Some Anti-

    03/12/2013 8:26:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 3/12/13 | Becket Adams
    CNN anchor Erin Burnett during an interview with former first lady Laura Bush that aired Monday posed a bit of a head-scratcher: Should we “accept” anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism “when we want to make change” in the Middle East? See for yourself [courtesy NewsBusters]: “An Egyptian woman, her name’s Samir Ibrahim, and she’s done a lot of things, courageous things. She’s also been criticized for sending tweets that are anti-Semitic, anti-American,” Burnnett said during a segment on the George W. Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program. “Does the U.S. need to accept that when we want to make change? You have...
  • CNN's Erin Burnett: Obama’s Plan is Old & Doesn’t Add Up

    10/25/2012 10:16:48 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 33 replies ^ | October 24, 2012 | Kyle Becker
    When CNN host Erin Burnett vivisected Obama’s new economic plan, it became clear that the network was putting its reputation ahead of political capital with the current administration. Good for CNN.
  • CNN: Not Only Is Obama's Plan Old But It Doesn't Add Up (Wow, just Wow)

    10/24/2012 1:42:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/2/2012
    CNN: Not Only Is Obama's Plan Old But It Doesn't Add Up
  • CNN Anchor: What About The Muslim Vote? (video)

    04/04/2012 7:00:20 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 9 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 4, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    CNN's Erin Burnett tries to make the case that the Muslim vote is a key swing vote in the upcoming presidential election. "Muslims make up less than 1% of the population but there's big populations of Muslims in swing states like Pennsylvania, Michigan and Virginia and they could turn the vote," Burnett said. "That sort of sounds like the Jewish conversation we were having a few months ago when it came up that 46% of the Jewish population that supported Barack Obama were not excited about voting for him this time. Could you see a small group like this making...
  • Erin Burnett: My source says Boehner’s plan probably won’t prevent a downgrade but Reid’s would

    07/25/2011 7:51:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies · 2+ views
    Hotair ^ | 07/25/2011 | Allahpundit
    Freshly arrived in my inbox from CNN, the very first clip of Burnett in her new gig as anchor — and it’s a huge boost to Democrats. Go figure. I’m tossing this out there because (a) you’re sure to hear this point debated tomorrow by economists various and sundry, so we might as well get the ball rolling, (b) you may very well see it touted by the Cut, Cap, and Balance crowd as proof that Boehner’s proposal needs to be bolder, and (c) Burnett herself seems justifiably skeptical that Reid’s plan gets us any closer to sustainability than Boehner’s...
  • CNBC's Erin Burnett Boots Guest Analyst for Repeatedly Attacking Jim Cramer during Segment - Video

    04/18/2010 5:14:39 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 17 replies · 1,095+ views
    Here is video of CNBC's Jim Cramer being repeatedly attacked by guest analyst Sylvian Raines, as host Erin Burnett struggled to keep him in check. Raines kept insinuating that Cramer had been a "PR Rep" for Goldman Sachs, a charge Cramer disputed. Cramer said in response to the attacks, "I’ve blasted Goldman many times. I don’t need to hear that nonsense." When they came to a break, Burnett told viewers they would return, but said, "Sylvian will not be with us. You have to be more polite that that, Sylvian."
  • CNBC Guest Tells Truth, Calls Cramer Shallow, Is Yanked Off Air

    04/16/2010 8:25:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies · 1,498+ views
    zero hedge ^ | 04/16/2010 | Tyler Durden
    Any time Erin Burnett tells a guest "You will not be back, you have to be more polite than that" you know the "guest" is telling the truth, the one commodity rarely if ever discussed on General Electric's circus station. Enter (or rather, exit) R&R Consulting's Sylvain Raynes, a structured finance expert, who at 3:10 into the clip takes on what he calls the "public relations officers" for Goldman, and asks "is it all right if I am a little critical?" Apparently the answer is no. First, Sylvain completely destroys Cramer's false "breaking news" about Goldman being long Abacus... And...
  • 435 CockRoaches

    02/16/2010 8:02:45 AM PST · by TheDailyChange · 14 replies · 4,321+ views
    02162010 | TDC
    CNBC News Anchor Erin Burnett NAILED IT when she said this morning in reference to the 435 members in the House of Representatives. 435 Cockroaches? Put a smile on my face, WHAT A LADY!!!
  • Big Labor Targets Erin Burnett

    06/17/2009 5:42:03 AM PDT · by FromLori · 13 replies · 690+ views
    While we were distracted by the dislocation of Erin Burnett's hairdo yesterday, we missed the news that she has fallen afoul of the labor movement. It seems that Erin comparing the situation in Iran to the impending Employee Free Choice Act, labor's favorite piece of legislation, during her "Stop Trading" segment with Jim Cramer. After Erin's comemnts yesterday, the SEIU instructed its members to bombard Burnett and Cramer with emails pilloring her “irresponsible journalism” and “reckless reporting.” SEIU says that thousands of emails have been sent. Erin's long been a favorite target for the left, accused by a Huffington Post...
  • Burnett On Taxes: Obligation To "Pay As Little As You Can"

    05/04/2009 11:17:39 AM PDT · by politicalhub · 14 replies · 1,361+ views
    CNBC's Erin Burnett and Joe Scarborough had the following exchange on Monday's edition of "Morning Joe" on MSNBC: SCARBOROUGH: They tell me though it's all legal ... all legal. BURNETT: Of course it is. SCARBOROUGH: There's a big difference between tax avoidance and being an all out tax cheat. BURNETT: That's right. Isn't it your obligation in this country, there is a tax code for a reason, to take advantage of every bit of it you can and pay as little as you can.
  • Cramer Flip-Flops on Obama's Anti-Wall Street Rhetoric: 'The President has Become Pro-Shareholder'

    03/24/2009 11:13:26 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 22 replies · 764+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 24, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Could this be another case of a chastened CNBC succumbing to criticism from the left to improve its image? Just a day after CNBC named former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean a CNBC contributor, an uncharacteristically soft-spoken CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, appeared on NBC's March 24 "Today" along with CNBC "Squawk on the Street" co-host and "Street Signs" host Erin Burnett. In a tone similar to the apologetic one he had earlier this month on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," he complimented President Barack Obama's rhetoric toward high executive compensation. "We have to put the shareholders somewhere...
  • CNBC Host to Rangel on Bonus Tax: 'You've had Some Tax Issues of Your Own'

    03/19/2009 3:24:12 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 27 replies · 1,433+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 19, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    In the wake of the American International Group (AIG) bonus controversy, some have called the plans of congressional leaders to tax those bonuses at a rate of 90-100 percent "legislating with a vengeance." However, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., insists that doing this is a necessity, despite the premise that retroactively taxing anything is a dangerous precedent. In an interview with CNBC "Squawk on the Street" co-hosts Mark Haines and Erin Burnett on March 19, he explained different rules apply in these extraordinary circumstances. "When you violate the public trust, different rules apply...
  • The Road To Zimbabwe?

    03/19/2009 10:05:12 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 8 replies · 628+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    That’s Erin Burnett holding up a $100 billion Zimbabwe bill. It will buy you about three eggs. Could the USA be on the road to becoming the next Zimbabwe? Very doubtful. But the threat of high inflation is very real, and that’s what prompted Erin to display the bill during her Morning Joe appearance today. The CNBCer was responding to Joe Scarborough’s questioning about the inflationary risk of the government’s decision, announced yesterday, to create $1 trillion out of thin air that it will use to buy Treasury bonds and mortgage securities. View video here.
  • Cramer Takes on the White House, Frank Rich and Jon Stewart (very detailed)

    03/09/2009 7:49:38 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 40 replies · 2,655+ views
    Main Street ^ | 3-9-09 | Jim Cramer
    Suddenly, bloggers, opinion people, columnists and, yes, pundits who haven't paid attention to anything I have been saying or writing for the past 18 months are all over me. Suddenly, I find myself in the center of a firestorm over Obama's economic policies, taking enfilading fire from the "liberal" media (from serious columnist Frank Rich to entertainer Jon Stewart) while being defended by Rush Limbaugh, the standard-bearer for the Republicans. I'm uncomfortable being in the crosshairs of columnists and comedians I enjoy, and I find the embrace of Rush Limbaugh most certainly strange if not antithetical to many of my...
  • CNBC's Burnett Declares Schumer Not to Blame for IndyMac Failure

    07/24/2008 11:08:53 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 16 replies · 175+ views ^ | July 24, 2008 | Jeff Poor
    Don't blame Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., member of two influential banking committees - the Senate Finance Committee and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs - for IndyMac's collapse, says CNBC's Erin Burnett. Burnett, host of CNBC "Street Signs," disagreed with a claim by MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough that a letter to regulators from Schumer caused a run on the beleaguered bank IndyMac, which eventually led to its failure and takeover by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. "I don't think Chuck Schumer caused a run on the bank," Burnett said on MSNBC's July 24 "Morning Joe." "This...
  • Letter to NBC re: Erin Burnett calling the President a "monkey" - vanity

    12/01/2007 12:12:41 PM PST · by eartotheground · 54 replies · 1,702+ views
    self | December 1, 2007 | eartotheground
    Dear Sir/Madam: I am sure that MSNBC is facing a firestorm of criticism over Erin Burnett's characterization of the President of the United States as a "monkey". This letter is sent in order to join the chorus of protest over this vile, degrading slur directed at the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States during wartime. Her half-hearted "apology" which she delivered recently was completely inadequate to remedy this situation. If any news reporter said the same thing about any Democrat, they would be gone yesterday. I am demanding that Erin Burnett be fired, immediately. The head of...
  • Erin Burnett Apologizes, Wishes Bush a Great Weekend

    11/30/2007 5:42:08 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 81 replies · 478+ views
    It looks like Monkey-gate may be over. Earlier this week, Erin Burnett raised some eyebrows as she flippantly referred to President Bush as a "monkey" during Monday's broadcast of Morning Joe. The video on YouTube has over 60,000 views. Today, on Hardball, she apologized to President Bush. "Earlier this week I was on MSNBC, on Morning Joe, and I made a bad attempt at humor...I said something stupid, I just want to make sure I apologize if I offended anyone. I do have the upmost respect for the President, I hope he has a great weekend, and Chris, I hope...
  • Video: CNBC's Erin Burnett calls Bush a "monkey" - twice. (On Drudge)

    11/30/2007 6:45:10 AM PST · by Republican Red · 361 replies · 5,072+ views
    CNBC's Erin Burnett calls Bush a "monkey" - twice. Hilarity ensues Video
  • Rush On MSNBC's Morning Show (Plus Hilarious Exchange Between Rush And Erin Burnett Alert)

    10/23/2007 4:44:17 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 40 replies · 2,211+ views
    Rush ^ | 10/23/2007 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: We have this 13-minute interview I did with Scarborough today on his show on PMSNBC. But to understand the beginning of the interview, you have to hear this. They had Erin Burnett on preceding me, "the Street Sweetie," and she was upset that she was being "bigfooted" by me. This is what she said. ERIN BURNETT: I do want you to know, since you moved to 30 Rock I'm just patents, you know? I'm getting "bigfooted" by Rush Limbaugh today. JOE SCARBOROUGH: Mmm-hmm. BURNETT: I like Rush and everything but, you know, I used to be a part of...
  • Rush on 'Morning Joe': Drive-By Media Suppress Good Economic News

    10/23/2007 7:07:19 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 7 replies · 74+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The genius of Rush Limbaugh is his ability to distill wisdom into kernels that make sense to millions of Americans. He gave good examples of that talent in the course of his appearance on today's "Morning Joe." Rush began by praising CNBC's Erin Burnett, a frequent "Morning Joe" contributor. View video here.
  • Chris Matthews Sexually Harasses Erin Burnett

    09/13/2007 9:32:40 AM PDT · by MrArbitrage123 · 59 replies · 9,614+ views
    Another example of liberal hypocrisy Why is it ok for Democrats to sexually harass employees in the workplace? Here we have an example of Chris Matthews sexually harassing co-worker Erin Burnett of CNBC on national television. They are indeed co-workers as they both work for the same parent company. Granted, Mathews’ speech is slurred and his face is quite red so we could give him the benefit of the doubt and postulate that he had a few too many cocktails at lunch time; however, being inebriated on the job wouldn’t exactly mitigate the circumstance. Most workplace sexual harassment cases...
  • Leering Chris Matthews Asks Female CNBC Anchor to Move in Closer to Camera

    08/12/2007 6:54:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 117 replies · 10,819+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | August 12, 2007 | P.J. Gladnick
    Apparently Hardball host Chris Matthews has a bit of a problem keeping his lust in check on the air. On Friday evening's Hardball, Matthews was interviewing CNBC's Street Signs anchor, Erin Burnett, about the latest Wall Street news when suddenly he switched gears as you can see in this video. The official transcript isn't up yet on the MSNBC website but here is a transcription of the conversation as best I could understand it: MATTHEWS: Could you get a little closer to the camera?BURNETT: What is it? Is it (garbled) in strangely?MATTHEWS: Come in in...come in further...come in closer...really close.(Burnett leans...
  • The Street Sweetie Does It Again! (Rush Limbaugh: More Praise Of Infobabe Erin Burnett Alert)

    07/18/2007 4:00:49 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 31 replies · 5,842+ views
    Rush | 07/18/2007 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: As you might remember, if you were here yesterday, great economic news out there. I reported this great economic news, the stock market crossing 14,000 for the first time, nearly doubling the Dow Jones Industrial Average in five or six years. And I said, "You won't see this in the Drive-By Media." I was wrong. There was a report yesterday morning on the Today show from a CNBC reporter. Her name is the Street Sweetie, and her name is Erin Burnett, and she did a report with Meredith Vieira on the Today show that was excellent. So I played...
  • The Bush Economic Plan Worked (Plus Pics Of CNBC'S "Street Signs" Infobabe Alert)

    07/17/2007 3:23:08 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 17 replies · 2,192+ views
    Rush ^ | 07/17/2007 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I think this needs to be noted for historical purposes. On October 7th of 2002, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, having been battered by the Clinton-Gore dot-com crash and the aftermath of 9/11 damage and fear and pessimism, October 7th on 2002, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 7,181. That's less than 7200, for those of you in Rio Linda. Today, less than five years from October 7th of 2002, the Dow all but doubled. It did cross 14,000 today. It got back just under 14,000, but it crossed 14,000 today, a humongously huge story that is not being...
  • NBC Gals Gaga for Gunga Dan Rather

    07/10/2007 7:01:37 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies · 767+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Dan Rather might have left CBS under a cloud, but his star still shines brightly -- at least among some on the distaff side of the NBC networks.Rather was a scheduled guest on today's "Morning Joe," and neither Erin Burnett, reporting in from CNBC, nor MSNBC newsreader Mika Brzezinski, could curb her enthusiasm.Burnett was first to confess. CNBC'S ERIN BURNETT: You know who I had a crush on? . . . Don't you have Dan Rather coming on in a couple of minutes? Alright, so, when I was little, I thought I was going to marry Dan Rather. I watched...