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Kellyanne Conway Takes Apparent Shot at CNN by Hailing Fox & Friends Ratings

Kellyanne Conway’s feud with Chris Cuomo is apparently one she is not keen to let go of. After appearing on Fox & Friends Thursday morning to slam the media for its fixation on the Trump-Russia investigation, Conway took to Twitter to praise the Fox News program as “by far the highest-rated cable news morning show,” adding “#facts”: My full interview this morning … [Read more...]

John Avlon: Trump Has ‘Built a Big Beautiful Metaphor, That’s All the Wall Was’

Daily Beast EIC John Avlon commended President Donald Trump on building a “big beautiful metaphor” instead of a physical wall on the southern border while appearing on CNN Thursday morning. CNN’s Chris Cuomo kicked off a Thursday morning segment of New Day on fresh word from the White House that apparently the wall Trump has promised since he descended the gilded escalators might … [Read more...]

Arizona Senate Candidate Awkwardly Distances Herself From Bannon Endorsement

The spectacular flare-out of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has not come without consequences for the bevy of outsider political candidates he endorsed for office. Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward, who Bannon endorsed wholeheartedly as one of the soldiers in his anti-GOP-establishment revolt, appeared on CNN’s New Day Thursday morning to talk about the race. The … [Read more...]

CNN Laughs at Kellyanne Conway’s Explanation for ‘Nobody’ Talks About Clinton Remark

Chris Cuomo and New Day mocked Kellyanne Conway for her comment Wednesday night on CNN that President Donald Trump’s administration is not concerned with former opponent Hillary Clinton. Conway, engaged in a pretty bitter spat with Cuomo, derided CNN for obsessing over the 2016 election as the anchor grilled her about the Trump-Russia investigation. When Cuomo accused the White House of … [Read more...]

Trump Goes After FBI and Clinton After Watching Fox & Friends: ‘What a Mess!’

President Donald Trump suggested the FBI used the Russia dossier to “spy on the Trump campaign” and “influence the Election” in an early morning tweet sent out Thursday. He also threw out some speculation in his tweet, asking whether the “Dems or Clinton” paid Russians, of the location of “hidden and smashed DNC servers” and “Crooked Hillary … [Read more...]

WSJ Spiked Editorial on Trump’s Mob Ties, Reportedly Prompting Exodus of Opinion Staffers

The exodus of staffers from the Wall Street Journal’s editorial pages was likely caused by the paper’s embrace of Donald Trump during the 2016 election, in particular the spiking of an editorial on the then-candidate’s ties to the mob, according to an Esquire report. Sam Tanenhaus’ extensive piece on Never-Trumpers spent some time examining the “the rupture within the … [Read more...]

Trump Congratulates Fox & Friends for Being Mediaite’s Most Influential in Media

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to congratulate Fox & Friends for being number one on Mediaite’s most influential in media list. “You deserve it,” Trump wrote of his favorite morning show, “three great people!” Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news? You deserve it – three great people! The many Fake News … [Read more...]

‘My God, Is That SNL?’ Don Lemon Scoffs at Trump’s White House ‘Festival of Flattery’

CNN’s Don Lemon brought on a pair of presidential historians Wednesday night to analyze the “festival of flattery” that he mockingly said went down on the White House lawn in celebration of the passage of the GOP tax bill. After passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republican party leaders — from Paul Ryan to Mike Pence — took to a podium set up on the White House lawn to issue … [Read more...]

Nancy Pelosi, Paul Ryan and Clyburn: ‘Conyers Should Resign’ (UPDATED)

WATCH: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “Congressman Conyers should resign.” pic.twitter.com/rNAwXAS6h6 — NBC News (@NBCNews) November 30, 2017 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) to resign in a press conference, as the congressman finds himself engulfed in a sexual harassment scandal. “The allegations against Congressman Conyers, … [Read more...]

Joe Scarborough Absolutely Loses It on Trump’s Cabinet For Allowing ‘Mentally Unstable President’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough pretty much lost it Thursday morning during a rant against President Donald Trump’s cabinet members for allowing a “mentally unstable” man to run the country. During a segment on Trump’s increasingly erratic behavior, Scarborough suggested the president’s cabinet members invoke to 25th amendment to remove “the scam developer, scam … [Read more...]

ANOTHER ONE: Army Veteran Claims Al Franken Groped Her in 2003

CNN reported on Thursday that a new allegation of sexual misconduct has been leveled against Sen. Al Franken. An army veteran told CNN that while she was serving in Kuwait in 2003, prolific groper Franken cupped her breast during a photo op. The claim is the latest in a series of allegations of sexual misconduct leveled at the Democrat Senator, kickstarted by radio host Leeann Tweeden, who claimed … [Read more...]

TODAY Show Reads Matt Lauer Apology On Air: ‘There Are No Words’

A statement from Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions…” pic.twitter.com/f93rHXqKQD — TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 30, 2017 Matt Lauer’s (former) TODAY show co-hosts read out his first statement and apology in response to bombshell allegations of the extensive sexual harassment that led to the disgraced … [Read more...]

London Mayor Slams Trump For Fake Anti-Muslim Videos: ‘Official Visit…Would Not Be Welcomed’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan issued a statement Thursday morning slamming President Donald Trump for retweeting three graphic, unverified and anti-Muslim videos from the racist leader of an extremist U.K. political party. In the blistering statement, London’s Muslim mayor claimed the president “used Twitter to promote a vile, extremist group that exists solely to sow division and hatred in … [Read more...]

Retired Lt. Gen.: Trump’s Boastful Thanksgiving Message to Troops ‘Somewhat Insulting’

Retired Lieutenant General Mark Hertling appeared on CNN Thursday to discuss President Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving call to U.S. service members — and called the president’s remarks “somewhat insulting” and “off-kilter.” Hertling, a CNN military analyst, first noted that he was “thankful for the fact that [Trump] did address the soldiers,” but that “the … [Read more...]

Trump Replies to Tweet About Stoking Resentment Against Minorities: ‘MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!’

On Wednesday, Washington Post writer Greg Sargent tweeted out a link to his article on the feud between LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump, with the caption: “Trump regularly attacks high-profile African Americans to feed his supporters’ belief that the system is rigged for minorities”: New post: Trump’s rage-tweets about LaVar Ball are part of a pattern. Trump … [Read more...]

‘Grand Canyon of Idiocy’: Twitter Reacts to Joe Walsh Claiming Charlie Hebdo Doesn’t Make Fun of Muslims

Joe Walsh, the former congressman turned worst Twitter pundit in America, was back at it again on Thursday, serving up the most widely mocked response to Charlie Hebdo’s…let’s say ‘insensitive’ front page on the Harvey storm. The front page of the always-controversial French satirical magazine depicted Nazis drowning along with the headline “God Exists! He … [Read more...]

CEO of Laura Ingraham’s LifeZette Apparently Keeps Making Sexually Suggestive Comments

The CEO of LifeZette, Laura Ingraham’s obscure conservative blog, has frequently made inappropriate and sexually suggestive comments about female colleagues, according to a new report in the Daily Beast. The Daily Beast spoke to a number of employees at the syndicated radio host’s website, who painted the picture of an organization that “has become a deeply uncomfortable place … [Read more...]

ABC News’ Phillip Mena Heading to MSNBC for Anchor Gig

ABC News correspondent Phillip Mena is heading to NBC and MSNBC to serve as an anchor and host for the networks’ morning and weekend shows. The Emmy-award winning journalist, who joined ABC in April 2015 after a stint as an anchor and reporter at Houston’s KPRC, will co-anchor NBC’s Early Today with Frances Rivera, as well as fill-in host for MSNBC weekend shows. Mena started his … [Read more...]