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  • Mueller's Press Conference Was a Travesty

    06/01/2019 3:52:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2019 | Congressman Andy Biggs
    Was there ever a more useless press conference than that convened yesterday by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller? Words that came to mind as I watched the travesty were: unnecessary, irresponsible, and perhaps calculating. The first words out of Mueller’s mouth indicated that he had nothing to say that hadn’t already been said in his 400-plus page report. Well, then why did he organize a press conference? If everything he had to say had already been said, then there was absolutely no reason for him to jump in front of the media. If he had a presser, he should have...
  • Attorney General Barr will hold a press conference to discuss Mueller report at 9:30 am ET Thursday

    04/17/2019 6:48:35 PM PDT · by Innovative · 65 replies
    CNBC ^ | Apr. 17, 2019 | Mike Calia | Nadine El-Bawab
    Attorney General William Barr will discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's report at a 9:30 a.m. ET press conference on Thursday. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will accompany him, according to NBC News. There was no indication that the report would be released before the press conference. Mueller submitted the report to the Justice Department late last month. Barr will be releasing a redacted version of the approximately 400-page document, which details Mueller's findings about the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election. The redacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling is expected to be released to the public...
  • Chuck and Nan

    01/09/2019 8:43:35 AM PST · by Clutch Martin · 20 replies
    I was just up on YouTube it is 11:43 Eastern Time on January 9th and Chuck and Nancy have a little press conference going and of course you got the backdrop of some Union people and they were bringing up some union guy to have a little talk about the shut down Etc... I can only watch about a minute or two and I had to come up here and tell you all if you're interested, but it's more of the same they're not talking about the humanitarian and the ill legal activity along the border they're still talking about...
  • Trump Battles Rude, Out-of-Control Reporters

    11/07/2018 1:07:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 7, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here it is, folks. My mistake. I pulled out of the press conference too soon. Within two minutes of my leaving the press conference in the last half hour, Jim Acosta at CNN stood up, and this is what happened. THE PRESIDENT: They weren’t actors. They weren’t actors. No, it’s true. Do you think they were actors? They weren’t actors. They didn’t come from Hollywood. These were people — this was an actual — you know, it happened a few days ago. And — Trump grows angry with press, calls Jim Acosta 'rude, terrible person'ACOSTA: They’re hundreds of miles...
  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will hold a press conference for a law enforcement announce..

    07/13/2018 7:43:41 AM PDT · by bitt · 565 replies
    DOJ ^ | 7/13/2018 | DOJ
    Today at 11:45AM ET: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will hold a press conference for a law enforcement announcement. Watch live at http://www.justice.gov/live 7:24 AM - 13 Jul 2018
  • Al Franken: Streaming Presser (ended earlier today)

    11/27/2017 11:21:05 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 81 replies
    You Tube ^ | 27/11/17
    Let this be a lesson to you, young man. Yeah, dad. I realize now that I shouldn't grab a girl's boobs while she's sleeping and photograph. Now it's time to get back to work, and don't let me catch you resigning or doing anything like this again. Sure, dad.
  • Marco Rubio says Trump needs to work on his water drinking

    11/15/2017 2:32:54 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 35 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 15, 2017 | Victor Morton
    President Trump interrupted his speech Wednesday on his Asia trip a couple of times to drink from a bottle of Fiji water — and Sen. Marco Rubio said his drinking game needs some work. When Mr. Rubio, Florida Republican, gave the Republican response to then-President Obama’s State of the Union speech in 2013 — his first big moment in the national spotlight — he interrupted his speech to drink some water. The moment became an internet phenomenon and widely snarked at, a history that led Fox News producer Pat Ward to copy Mr. Rubio on his tweet of the Trump...
  • Conor McGregor sued by security guard struck by can at press conference

    09/10/2017 7:35:23 PM PDT · by BBell · 1 replies
    Money isn’t an issue for Conor McGregor these days, so he may scoff at the lawsuit he’s been served by a security guard who claims he was hit by a can hurled by McGregor during a press conference ahead of his fight against Nate Diaz last August.-snip-He claims McGregor made $15 million for his fight at UFC 202 with Diaz and that McGregor “significantly” struck Diaz 166 time during the bout. Fifteen million divided by 166 equals about $90,000, plus the $5,000 in medical expenses, and we get $95,000!
  • Time to End Presidential Press Briefings?

    05/22/2017 2:57:16 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 11 replies
    http://blog.dilbert.com ^ | 5-22-17 | Scott Adams
    Personally, I enjoy watching Sean Spicer spar with the press. It’s good entertainment. But press briefings don’t make sense in 2017. And they certainly don’t make sense for a Trump presidency. I’ll tell you why. The role of press briefings is to create two complementary illusions. The first illusion is that the administration is providing new and useful information. That rarely happens. And when it does, it could have been done more easily in the form of a press release in response to a written inquiry. A written response can be faster than a press briefing because it doesn’t depend...
  • Ann Coulter: Trump’s Press Conference Performance ‘Magnificent’

    02/17/2017 2:56:27 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    For those who’ve been subjected to the MSM’s cavalcade of criticism of President Trump’s press conference of yesterday, some welcome relief from Ann Coulter’s corner. On Sean Hannity’s radio show yesterday, chatting with witty and insightful guest host Mark Simone, the inimitable Ann offered up these observations: Trump’s performance was “magnificent”—Ann could watch it “over and over again.” She notes Trump mentioning that CNN is not just all anti-Trump, but “there’s so much hatred for me.” On courts ruling against exec order: it’s as if the New York Times and Salon editors are “running the court system.” Listen to audio...
  • Mika: Pence Won’t Give Trump Reality Check Because ‘He’s Waiting to be President’

    02/17/2017 6:32:16 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 66 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Morning Joe‘s coverage of President Trump’s press conference of yesterday was predictably apocalyptic. Joe Scarborough and Mike Barnicle asserted that Trump was detached from “reality.” But the most explosive moment came when Scarborough asked who within the White House will go to President Trump and tell him that he’s undercutting his credibility. When Mark Halperin proposed VP Pence for that job, Mika Brzezinski replied: “it’s not happening. He’s waiting to be President.” Was Mika implying that Pence has adopted a conscious strategy of letting President Trump implode so that he can assume the presidency when Trump is driven from office?...
  • President Trump Destroys Media - They Almost Cry In Multiple Responses

    02/16/2017 8:10:04 PM PST · by tony75034 · 19 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/16/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Donald Trump toys with a CNN reporter again, calling his network “very fake news” at today’s epic press conference where he pulled no punches and repeatedly called out the mainstream media for their bias and anti-Trump coverage. CNN’s Jake Tapper, NBC’s Chuck Todd, and Fox News’ Shepard Smith all threw a hissy fit about the way Trump treated the media. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.
  • Trump Triumphs Over Press

    02/16/2017 3:59:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 16, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    Trump Triumphs Over Press Feb 16, 2017 RUSH: In very measured tones, the president is firing howitzers at the media and the Washington establishment. I’ll characterize this later. Let’s just JIP it now to get in here while we can. THE PRESIDENT: …doing what I pledge to do. That’s all I’m doing. I put it out before the American people, got 306 Electoral College votes. I wasn’t supposed to get 222. They said, “There’s no way to get 222; 230 is impossible,” 270, which you need? That was laughable. We got 306. Because people came out and voted like they’d...
  • Immediate Reactions to Pres. Trump’s Newser: ‘A Doozy,’ ‘Amazing’ ‘Wow’

    02/16/2017 12:44:41 PM PST · by safetysign · 130 replies
    TVNewser ^ | 02/16/2017 | AJ Katz
    Stunned by today’s press conference? So were the broadcast and cable news network anchors who led special coverage. Here’s what they had to say right after Pres. Trump finished his remarks: ABC: “What a remarkable window into the state of mind of the President of the United States right there.” – George Stephanopoulos, 2:12 p.m. ET. CBS: “Well, a remarkable news conference…” – Scott Pelley, 2:12 p.m. ET. NBC: “Pres. Trump concluding an hour and 10 minute long session with reporters in the East Room…” – Lester Holt, 2:12 p.m. CNN: “Wow, what an amazing an hour and 15 minute...
  • Limbaugh on Trump: ‘This Was One of the Most Effective Press Conferences I Have Ever Seen’

    02/16/2017 1:31:34 PM PST · by detective · 135 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Feb 2017 | Jeff Poor
    Thursday following President Donald Trump’s press conference to announce his pick for Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh applauded Trump’s performance on his nationally syndicated radio show. Limbaugh while the media still won’t warm up to Trump, it was what his supporters wanted to see, which was a willingness to tout his achievements and take on some of the claims from the media.
  • NBC’s Welker Passive Aggressively Attacks Brody, Pavlich for Not Asking Trump ‘Tough Questions’

    02/15/2017 4:53:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 15, 2017 | Curtis Houck
    Following President Trump’s Wednesday press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker passive aggressively savaged Christian Broadcast Network’s David Brody and Townhall editor Katie Pavlich for questions to Trump that Welker deemed not to be “tough questions” concerning Mike Flynn. Welker told NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt that it was “striking” to witness the President inform the media that he believe Flynn “was treated unfairly” thanks to “leaks in the media — leaks by the intelligence community to the media.” Welker Passive Aggressively Attacks Brody, Pavlich for Not Asking Trump ‘Tough Questions’ However,...
  • 1:00PM THE PRESIDENT holds joint press conference with Theresa May, PM of UK, LIVE THREAD

    01/27/2017 6:23:39 AM PST · by maggief · 92 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | January 27, 2017
    1:00PM THE PRESIDENT holds joint press conference with Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • WATCH LIVE: President Obama Gives Final White House Press Conference

    01/18/2017 12:31:36 PM PST · by yoe · 85 replies
    The White House ^ | January 18, 1017 | POTUS
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  • VIDEO: Oh yes, it’s totally appropriate that Trump destroyed CNN during his presser

    01/12/2017 11:57:40 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/12/17 | Dan Calabrese
    "I recommend people that have some moral compass." I’ve embedded the entire video of Trump’s presser yesterday, although for this piece I’m focusing mainly on his beatdown of CNN and BuzzFeed, which starts at 1:07:45. Once you get to it, stick with it for awhile, because Trump takes a few questions on other subjects but comes back to the matter several times. He’s got harsh words not only for the media but also for the intelligence community, which he smacks down for constantly running to the press every time they talk to him. To demonstrate this, Trump explains that before...
  • NY Magazine: Trump 'Owns the Press' at First Press Conference

    01/11/2017 11:06:30 PM PST · by Zakeet · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 11, 2017
    Gabriel Sherman writes in New York Magazine that President-elect Donald Trump's got the upper hand against the media on Wednesday by turning his first post-election press conference "into a debate over journalistic practices." But observed as spectacle, Trump came away with a resounding victory. That's because Trump won even before he stepped before the microphone, by making the media the story. Last night, BuzzFeed published a salacious 35-page oppo-research dossier on Trump that alleged Russia possessed sexual and financial dirt on Trump that could be used to blackmail him. BuzzFeed justified reporting the unverified oppo-research document - which had been...