Watch: CNN’s Lemon Opposes Taking Coronavirus Briefings Live, Cuomo Pushes Back

During the transition between CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime” and “CNN Tonight” on Monday, CNN hosts Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo disagreed over whether news networks should carry the White House’s press briefings live. Lemon said, “I’m not actually sure, if you want to be honest, that we should carry that live. I think we should run […]

MSNBC’s Hayes: ‘Crazy to Me’ Everyone’s Still Carrying Coronavirus Briefings Live

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” host Chris Hayes stated that it’s “crazy” to him that media outlets are still taking the White House’s coronavirus briefings live, “when you’ve got the MyPillow guy getting up there talking about reading the Bible.” Hayes began by saying that Trump uses the briefings as “propaganda sessions, regularly […]

CNN’s Acosta: W.H. Briefing Had ‘PR Stunt’ from ‘Mr. Pillow’ Plugging His Company

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested that the White House’s coronavirus briefings could be “better designed” by not having “these PR stunts like Mr. Pillow coming out and giving a plug for his company, and that sort of thing.” Acosta said, “I think these briefings could […]