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  • Fox News hosts laud Michelle Obama's DNC speech: 'Sliced and diced' Trump

    08/18/2020 2:11:29 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 119 replies
    aol ^ | Aug 18th 2020 | JOSEPHINE HARVEY
    Fox News had high praise for Michelle Obama’s address at the Democratic National Convention Monday night. Obama denounced President Donald Trump for creating chaos and division and failing to lead with empathy and competence. She urged Americans to elect former Vice President Joe Biden. “It’s very difficult to try to connect with an audience without an actual audience there with you but she has the ability to connect with people through the screen,” Fox News anchor Dana Perino said. “You got the sense when you talk about authenticity, she has it in spades. “She has that voice, she has clarity,...
  • Juan Williams “Older voters won’t forgive Trump for COVID”

    08/10/2020 9:14:37 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 93 replies
    NT ^ | 08-10-20 | Paul Goldberg
    In a new Op-Ed for The Hill, Fox News contributor Juan Williams argues Trump’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic will hurt him with older voters. Williams brings up the examples of Stacey Nagy, who wrote in her husband’s newspaper obituary. “They blame his death…on Trump, Abbott and all the politicians who did not take this pandemic seriously and were more concerned with their popularity and votes than lives.”
  • CNN's Stelter accused of breaching network's confidentiality agreement with Sandmann: 'May cost him his job'

    07/28/2020 11:52:33 AM PDT · by Signalman · 110 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/27/2020 | Joseph Wolfsohn
    CNN's chief media correspondent Brian Stelter may have landed himself in hot water, according to the attorney of Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann. Last week, Sandmann announced that The Washington Post settled the $250 million defamation lawsuit he filed over its botched coverage of a viral confrontation with a Native American elder who had portrayed the Kentucky teen as the aggressor. This followed the multimillion dollar settlement agreement CNN reached with the teenager back in January. However, Sandmann's attorney, Lin Wood, spotted a retweet from Stelter of a tweet written by attorney Mark Zaid, who speculated about how...
  • ‘We’ll Keep Asking Every Week’: Chris Wallace Says Biden ‘Not Available’ For Interview

    07/26/2020 1:26:55 PM PDT · by John W · 60 replies ^ | July 26, 2020 | Andrew Solender
    Fox’s Chris Wallace: "In our interview last week with President Trump, he questioned whether his opponent Joe Biden could handle a similar encounter. Well, we asked the Biden campaign for an interview and they said the former VP was not available. We'll keep asking every week.”
  • Trump: Obama And Biden Spied On My Campaign, Should Be In Jail

    07/19/2020 1:19:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 7/19/20 | Tim Hains
    **SNIP** WALLACE: Whether it’s in 2021 or 2025, how will you regard your years as President of the United States? TRUMP: I think I was very unfairly treated. From before I even won I was under investigation by a bunch of thieves, crooks. It was an illegal investigation. WALLACE: But what about the good – TRUMP: Russia, Russia, Russia. WALLACE: But what about the good parts, sir? TRUMP: No, no. I want to go this. I have done more than any president in history in the first three and a half years, and I’ve done it suffering through investigations where...
  • President Trump calls Mary Trump's tell-all 'stupid' and 'vicious'

    07/19/2020 12:17:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 July 2020 | Talia Kaplan |
    President Trump said his niece Mary L. Trump “was not exactly a family favorite” and that he and his family “didn’t have a lot of respect or like for her.” Trump made the comments during an exclusive interview on “Fox News Sunday” a few days after his niece’s tell-all, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” set a first-day record for Simon & Schuster after the publisher said Thursday it sold 950,000 copies, including presales. During the interview Trump called his niece’s book “stupid” and “vicious.” Host Chris Wallace noted that one of...
  • Chris Wallace Insists Biden Didn’t Call For Defunding Police — Here’s The Clip Proving Him Wrong.

    07/19/2020 12:12:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 71 replies ^ | JULY 18, 2020 | Fox News
    Fox News host Chris Wallace confronted President Trump during an interview to air Sunday, where he accused President Trump of lying about presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden wanting to defund the police. During the “Fox News Sunday” interview, Trump explained that Biden’s platform has been adopted from the radical left, including defunding the police, citing the radical “unity” charter drafted by Biden and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). “It’s gotten totally out of control and it’s really because they want to defund the police, and Biden wants to defund the police,” Trump told Wallace. Wallace interjected, “Sir, he does...
  • Trump blames surging violence on ‘stupidly run’ cities, in ‘Fox News Sunday’ interview

    07/17/2020 3:50:43 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17 2020 | Morgan Phillips
    President Trump, in a “Fox News Sunday” interview with Chris Wallace set to air Sunday, blamed surging violence across the country on “stupidly run” cities, while also offering support for facial coverings to stop the spread of coronavirus but saying he wouldn't issue a national mandate. During the exclusive interview at the White House on Friday, Wallace asked Trump to explain why murder rates were up in cities like Chicago and New York. “I explain it very simply by saying they’re Democrat-run cities, they are liberally run. They are stupidly run,” the president said.
  • FNC’s Wallace Rejects Trump’s Claim that Biden Wants to Defund the Police

    07/17/2020 4:42:06 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 46 replies
    Breitbart - trending ^ | 7-17-2020 | Pam Key
    Friday in a preview an interview that will air Sunday, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace pushed back on President Donald Trump’s claim that Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden does not support defunding police departments. (snip) Wallace said, “Liberal Democrats have been running cities in this country for decades.” Trump said, “Poorly.” Wallace said, “Why is it so bad right now?” Trump answered, “They run them poorly, it was always bad, but now it’s gotten totally out of control, and it’s really because they want to defund the police and Biden wants to defund the police.” Wallace interjected,...
  • BIZARRO WORLD: Jill Abramson Thinks NY Times Full of ‘Centrists’

    07/16/2020 3:31:42 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of the Times, was a guest on Harris Faulkner's Fox News Channel show yesterday. Discussing the Weiss resignation, Abramson began by sloughing off Weiss's resignation as a "molehill," dismissing her as a "junior-level opinion editor." Abramson then made two absurd assertions: "The idea that the New York Times is edited by a cabal of left-wing journalists is just not true." "I don’t think it’s true that moderate voices are being hushed at the New York Times. Most of the opinion columnists at the Times are centrists. They are center to liberal." Get the rest...
  • Democrats ride ‘green wave’ as they try to capture Senate majority

    07/16/2020 12:36:21 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 16 2020 | Paul Steinhauser
    Democratic challengers in many of the key Senate races that will determine which party controls the chamber next year have over the past three months outraised the Republican incumbents they’re hoping to unseat in November’s general election. “The green wave of fundraising that helped Democrats take back the House in 2018 is now a tsunami of cash in Senate races for Democrats that could clear the way for them to flip the Senate in November,” said Jessica Taylor, who closely tracks the Senate races for the Cook Report, a leading non-partisan political handicapper. Republicans enjoy a 53-47 majority in the...
  • Biden and DNC outraise Trump and RNC during blockbuster fundraising month

    07/01/2020 11:03:49 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 01 2020 | Paul Steinhauser, Nick Givas
    President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden both set eye-popping fundraising records last month – but Biden’s records were larger. The former vice president’s campaign announced on Wednesday night that they, the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and their joint fundraising committees hauled in a combined $141 million in June, which was by far the campaign’s best monthly figure to date. Biden’s campaign called it a “jaw-dropping sum of money”
  • Israel threatens to shut down new TV channel for preaching 'gospel of Jesus'

    05/10/2020 9:12:57 AM PDT · by FewsOrange · 88 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9th May 2019 | Caleb Parke
    Israel is reportedly threatening to remove GOD TV channel just one week after its launch, claiming it is proselytizing. ... GOD TV began airing the 24/7 Hebrew-language "Shelanu TV" channel last week on Israel's HOT cable network ... “Today we made history! For the first time ever, a Messianic television channel is broadcasting the Gospel across Israel in the Hebrew language,” GOD-TV said in a statement April 29. “Shelanu translates to ‘Ours’ in Hebrew. We want every person in Israel to know, not a foreign Messiah, but a Jewish one! His name is Yeshua and He has not forgotten His...
  • Rough polling stretch has GOP operatives asking: Could Trump drop out? ( BARF ALERT! )

    06/28/2020 3:16:16 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 133 replies
    Fox News ^ | By Charlie Gasparino, Andrew O'Reilly, Lydia Moynihan
    Some GOP operatives are wondering if the president could drop out of the presidential race if his poll numbers don't improve. A stretch of lackluster polling for President Trump has some Republican operatives nervous about the president’s reelection prospects in November – with some even floating the possibility for the first time that Trump could drop out if his poll numbers don’t rebound. “It’s too early, but if the polls continue to worsen, you can see a scenario where he drops out,” one GOP operative who asked to remain anonymous told Fox News. Trump’s poll numbers in recent weeks have...
  • Chris Wallace pans John Bolton's White House tell-all: 'It is a bore'

    06/26/2020 3:40:31 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 26 2020 | Joshua Nelson
    "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace told the "Fox News Rundown" podcast Friday that former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s new book recounting his time in the Trump administration "is a bore." "I've got a copy of it and I've been reading it ... " Wallace told host Chris Foster. "I mean, it's like he just disgorged his diary ... Literally, you'll be reading and you see, 'At 11:00 on this day, I had this meeting with these people and at 12:00, I had this meeting with these people.' And, you know, sometimes the meeting is really interesting and sometimes...
  • Trump rails against Biden, 'Radical Left Democrats' over movement to defund police

    06/07/2020 9:51:47 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 06 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    President Trump railed against former Vice President Joe Biden and “radical” Democrats Sunday morning over a recent push to weaken law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Days after the death of Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died while in police custody after an officer kneeled on his neck, Black Lives Matter said they “call for a national defunding of police,” and notable Democratic voices have echoed the sentiment. “Sleepy Joe Biden and the Radical Left Democrats want to ‘DEFUND THE POLICE,’” Trump tweeted Sunday morning. “I want great and well paid LAW ENFORCEMENT. I want LAW &...
  • George W. Bush’s endorsement of Joe Biden ‘could change some votes’

    06/01/2020 4:01:56 PM PDT · by Menehune56 · 105 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 6/1/2020 | Shawn Langlois
    ‘Imagine if former President Bush, as Trump’s most recent Republican predecessor, backed a Democrat. Bush’s voice has the singular power to reach moderate Republicans and Republican-leaning independent voters, freeing them to walk away from the Party of Trump.’ That’s Fox News analyst Juan Williams musing in an op-ed for The Hill on Monday about what an endorsement from George W. Bush could mean for Joe Biden’s chances in the 2020 election.
  • Did Chris Wallace Just Say That???

    05/31/2020 4:57:39 PM PDT · by Penelope Dreadful · 69 replies
    Aural | 05/31/2020 | PenelopeDreadful
    I could swear I heard Chris Wallace say that the 6th leading cause of death for young black me was police brutality. Huh??? Sooo, I looked it up: Not even on the list: I may have misheard, but if I didn't and the falsehood rises again, here is the antidote.
  • Ari Fleischer on Trump saying Biden accuser sounds credible: 'Stay out of that'

    05/04/2020 4:34:00 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/4/20 | Joshua Nelson | Fox News
    Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer said on Monday that he was surprised to hear President Trump say that Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations against 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden sound “credible.” “Frankly, if I were the president, I would just stay out of that because this is what we got into with Kavanaugh, right? 'Was it credible, was it not credible, were there corroborating witnesses?’” the former White House press secretary said on “Outnumbered Overtime.”
  • 'Ghostbusters' reboot director Paul Feig says female-led movie was hindered by 'anti-Hillary movement'

    05/26/2020 11:59:22 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 77 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 26 2020 | Tyler McCarthy
    Paul Feig, the director and co-writer of the 2016 “Ghostbusters” reboot, noted in a recent interview about the film that he believes the “anti-Hillary movement” played a big role in the movie’s negative perception. The 57-year-old director’s announcement in 2015 that he would reboot the beloved comedy franchise with an all-female cast led by Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones drew a slew of criticism from fans of the original movies. The film ultimately underperformed at the box office, only earning $229.1 million worldwide. Speaking in an interview on Jess Cagle’s SiriusXM show, Feig explained that he...