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12 Establishment Media Journalists Who Fueled the Jussie Smollett Flames

Establishment media journalists and pundits uncritically accepted and promoted Jussie Smollett’s elaborate “hate crime” story, just one week after the mainstream media fostered the false narrative surrounding the Covington Catholic students, resulting in a laundry list of impending defamation lawsuits. Here’s 12 establishment media commentators and journalists who fueled the Jussie Smollett flames with impassioned and uncritical reactions to the Empire actor’s imaginative account of his supposed run-in with Trump supporters in “MAGA country” Chicago. 1. Eugene Scott – Washington Post‘s The Fix reporter “To many, the Smollett incident — and the political…

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Donald Trump Hosts Establishment Media for Off-The-Record Lunch Before State of the Union

President Donald Trump invited top establishment media news members to lunch prior to his State of the Union address on Tuesday, the White House confirmed to Breitbart News. The guest list included CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and David Muir, NBC’s Savannah Guthrie and Lester Holt, CBS’s Margaret Brennan, PBS’s Judy Woodruff, Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Martha MacCallum, CBN News’ David Brody, and C-SPAN’s Steve Scully, according to reports. Presidents traditionally host this off-the-record lunch to give news anchors a preview of what to expect…

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Democrat Presidential Hopefuls Court Al Sharpton, Ignore Controversial Past

Democratic presidential hopefuls are courting Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network (NAN) as they jockey for support in the increasingly crowded 2020 primary field — ignoring Sharpton’s controversial history. Former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg both joined Sharpton and NAN for a breakfast in Washington, DC, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day on Monday morning. WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: Former Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by Rev. Al Sharpton during the National Action Network Breakfast on…

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Fake News Never Sleeps: National Review Falls for More Anti-Trump Media Hoaxes

When I was a younger man and life was more fun, first thing in the morning I would roll over, snatch the ashtray off the nightstand, plop it on my chest, and light me up a Newport. Man, I miss third grade. But now that I’m closing in on 100, I’m snatching the iPhone and checking the news — which is just as unhealthy. Anyway, it was a little before 6 a.m. on Sunday morning when I first learned of the Covington Catholic High School controversy. By then it was…

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MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch: Trump Will Start Civil War if Impeached

Appearing on MSNBC’s Hardball Friday, contributor Donny Deutsch claimed President Donald Trump will start a civil war in the United States if he is impeached. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows:  CHRIS MATTHEWS: Donny, it’s great to have you on the show. I watch you on all the other shows, so I’m going to take advantage of you being here. Tell me about Donald Trump. If he gets impeached, but not convicted, say that happens. It’s very likely something like that will happen. What’s he going to do? Is he…

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Eric Swalwell: All Evidence I’ve Seen Shows Trump Is a Russian Agent

CHRISTOPHER MATTHEWS: Let’s talk about the materiality [of BuzzFeed’s report] here. How material was this to the role of the president of the United States. To cover up a business deal, told one of his people to lie about it. Is that relevant to his role as head of state? Tell me how. REP. ERIC SWALWELL: This is Watergate plus, right? Watergate was more of a domestic issue, rule of law at stake, the articles involved, contempt of Congress, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power. Here, if you step…

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Donald Trump Rages at ‘Fake News’ After Reporters Leak Details from Off-the-Record Lunch

President Donald Trump expressed frustration Wednesday night after top television news anchors selectively leaked damaging details of comments he made during an off-the-record lunch. “Gave an OFF THE RECORD luncheon, somewhat of a White House tradition or custom, to network anchors yesterday – and they quickly leaked the contents of the meeting,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Who would believe how bad it has gotten with the mainstream media, which has gone totally bonkers!” The New York Times, who was not invited to the lunch held at the White House on…

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Democrats Demand Equal Airtime After Networks Commit to Trump’s Border Security Address

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer released a statement Monday evening demanding equal airtime for Democrats after all major news networks announced their intention to air President Trump’s upcoming address on border security. “Now that the television networks have decided to air the President’s address, which if his past statements are any indication will be full of malice and misinformation, Democrats must immediately be given equal airtime,” the statement reads in part. Schumer/Pelosi call for Democrats to have equal airtime in a statement responding…

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Every Major News Network to Broadcast Trump’s Oval Office Address on Border Security

According to new reports, every major news network plans to televise President Trump’s first address from the Oval Office Tuesday night. CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox News and Fox Business all plan to air Trump’s address focusing on border security. “ABC, NBC, MSNBC taking, too. So trump will have a primetime platform across broadcast and cable tomorrow night to push the idea of a “crisis” at the southern border,” Politico media reporter Michael Calderone said in a tweet. CSPAN will also televise the address. C-SPAN will air, too,…

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TV Networks Consider Not Airing Trump’s Border Security Address

According to The Hill, CNN and Fox News Channel are planning to air Trump’s address on border security, while the basic cable networks CBS, NBC, and ABC have not committed one way or the other. MSNBC has not made a public comment one way or the other, and the network has repeatedly opted not to air Trump events before. Trump plans to address the nation for the first time from the Oval Office Tuesday night on “the humanitarian and national security crisis on our Southern Border.” The government shutdown over Democrats’…

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