Skip to comments.NBC Blackout: Ignores Trumpís $1 Million Pledge to Harvey Relief
Posted on 09/01/2017 1:11:17 PM PDT by Kaslin
With the recovery process just beginning in some parts of Texas on Thursday, following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump pledged $1 million of his own money to aid relief efforts. Only two of the Big Three Networks (ABC and CBS) found it fitting to report Trumps act of charity. NBC Nightly News was the only network news show to ignore it, instead, they simply mentioned that Trump planned to visit Houston on Saturday.
In addition to Trumps pledge, Vice President Mike Pence was in Rockport, Texas to survey the damage, console the people, and personally help with the cleanup.
President Trump today pledged $1 million of his own money to disaster relief. The White House has asked for suggestions as to where that money should go, reported Co-Anchor Margaret Brennan in a news brief on CBS Evening News.
Brennan then touted Pences on the ground efforts saying: Today, Vice President Mike Pence comforted victims in Rockport, Texas. Then he got to work, rolled up his sleeves in 90-degree heat and helped clear debris in the city.
ABCs fill-in Anchor Tom Llamas also hyped Trumps pledged donation during World News Tonight. The White House announcing today that President Trump is pledging to personally donate $1 million to Harvey relief, and he'll return to visit the storm zone this weekend, he announced at the start of a segment that was partly about the White Houses relief efforts.
NBC Blackout: Ignores Trumps $1 Million Pledge to Harvey Relief
Vice President Pence was hands on in Texas today, helping haul away branches from a damaged home, while its emotional residents looked on, reported Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl, who shadowed the VP Thursday. He hugged hurricane victims and prayed with people outside a battered church. Its front wall ripped off.
But the positive tone didnt last long as Karl brought everything back to bitter politics and grilled Pence on the threat of a government shutdown. We asked about the President's threat to shutdown the government if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. A shutdown that would almost certainly impact recovery efforts, he stated.
Pence explained that the President was committed to the promises that he made to the voters, but the priority right now for President Trump and this administration is these families [in Texas].
As for the President, he'll be back here in Texas on Saturday, meeting with victims of the storm, something he did not do earlier this week, jabbed Karl as he was wrapping up his report.
Instead of reporting on Trumps personal $1 million contribution, NBC decided to spend time gushing over the rumors of a new iPhone said to be announced at an Apple press conference in September.
NBCs bias by omission was sponsored by Wayfair, Aleve PM, Ace Hardware, Preparation H, and Sprint to name a few.
CBS Evening News August 31, 2017 6:42:44 PM Eastern
MARGARET BRENNAN: President Trump today pledged $1 million of his own money to disaster relief. The White House has asked for suggestions as to where that money should go. The President will be visiting Houston on Saturday. Today, Vice President Mike Pence comforted victims in Rockport, Texas. Then he got to work, rolled up his sleeves in 90-degree heat and helped clear debris in the city, where Harvey made landfall last Friday
ABC World News Tonight August 31, 2017 6:42:55 PM Eastern
TOM LLAMAS: The White House announcing today that President Trump is pledging to personally donate $1 million to Harvey relief, and he'll return to visit the storm zone this weekend. Vice President Mike Pence was there today, comforting survivors of the storm and pitching in to help. ABC's Chief White House Correspondent, Jonathan Karl tonight, with an exclusive one-on-one with the Vice President.
[Cut to video]
JON KARL: Vice President Pence was hands on in Texas today, helping haul away branches from a damaged home, while its emotional residents looked on. He hugged hurricane victims and prayed with people outside a battered church. Its front wall ripped off.
MIKE PENCE: You've inspired the nation by your resilience and by your courage, and we just came here to commend you and to encourage you.
KARL: We joined the Vice President as he surveyed the damage from above in an osprey. As the Vice President promised, Texas will get everything it needs from the federal government. We asked about the President's threat to shutdown the government if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. A shutdown that would almost certainly impact recovery efforts. Is he going to put that threat to the side now and concentrate on rebuilding here?
PENCE: President Trump's made it very clear that we're gonna keep our promise to the American people. We've seen great progress in
KARL: Even if that means a shutdown?
PENCE: In reducing illegal immigration along our southern border and enforcing our laws. And the President's made it clear that we're going to stand firm. The priority right now for President Trump and this administration is these families.
[Cuts back to live]
KARL: In other words, Tom, the Vice President is not ruling out a government shutdown. As for the President, he'll be back here in Texas on Saturday, meeting with victims of the storm, something he did not do earlier this week. Tom
LLAMAS: All eyes on the President's trip to the region. All right Jon, thank you.
Lester will publicize Tyler Perry’s $1 million donation tonight.
Not to worry. Jesus rewards low key giving. They’re playing into the hands of the Lord.
A credible news outlet would first confirm the deposit...
Who is Tyler Perry, and who is Lester?
Black entertainer, and black news anchor for NBC.
yeah right, George Soros donating to Harvey relief effort. Only if it benefits him
I see, thanks.
Holy Bible - Matthew 5:11 (Phillips translation)" Then he began his teaching by saying to them, How happy are the humble-minded, for the kingdom of Heaven is theirs! How happy are those who know what sorrow means for they will be given courage and comfort! Happy are those who claim nothing, for the whole earth will belong to them! Happy are those who are hungry and thirsty for goodness, for they will be fully satisfied! Happy are the merciful, for they will have mercy shown to them! Happy are the utterly sincere, for they will see God! Happy are those who make peace, for they will be sons of God! Happy are those who have suffered persecution for the cause of goodness, for the kingdom of Heaven is theirs! And what happiness will be yours when people blame you and ill-treat you and say all kinds of slanderous things against you for my sake! Be glad then, yes, be tremendously gladfor your reward in Heaven is magnificent. They persecuted the prophets before your time in exactly the same way."
No matter, he didn’t do it to get publicity. And besides, he will soon hold a press conference or host a rally where they will have no choice but to air his comments about it.
Surely all the Hollywood lefties will show their “empathy” and all chip in. For attention only of course.
Nor did anyone (to my knowledge) applaud Don Jr.’s $16 million to the St. Jude Hospital for childhood cancer.
Or the multitudes of time as a private citizen DJT came through financially and otherwise to help people in dire need. And he NEVER asked anything in return.
Very well said
Another great find. Thanks for posting
It’s just as well that they don’t. I never liked the idea of celebrities giving huge donations and then advertising it. Makes me question their real intentions.
Once, a few years ago, a group of nuns had a fire and they needed to refurnish their new convent. They went to the local media asking for donations of used furniture. Well along comes a local furniture store owner, who called the station, to announce that he was donating brand new furniture to the nuns. Of course, he was lauded by the nuns and the TV station saying how wonderful and caring this man was. I saw it as a case of free advertising and self-grandizement. He could have just as easily donated the furniture quietly and not call the TV station to show how good he was. Never bought so much as a lamp from him.
Trump is so blessed if you go by that scripture.
It does not matter what #FakeNews NBC does or does not cover. We are not watching anyway and we know about the donation because of freerepublic.com and other outlets who do not censor news.
I look at that profile picture of Pence with the limb in his hands and try to imagine Bill Clinton or Obama or worse yet, Hillary Clinton doing such a thing. Pence looks as if he might even be able to keep it up for longer than two minutes.
Funny how the Clintons don’t give anything and gets a pass. Trump gives a million and gets ignored. The Clintons would rather chop off their hands rather than part with their ill gotten gains. They are disgusting human beings.
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