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Dem Sen. Coons Calls on Acting AG Whitaker to ‘Recuse Himself’

Sunday, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) called on acting Attorney General Michael Whitaker to “recuse himself.” Despite Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s vote of confidence in Whitaker, Coons said he questions Whitaker’s ability to serve as Jeff Sessions’ replacement because of his past criticisms of FBI special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation. “[I] do think Matthew Whitaker, the acting AG should recuse himself given his past statements,” Coons said on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC.” He added, “Frankly, the test here is whether Matthew Whitaker is someone whose legal ideas and…

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Watch: Joy Reid Suggests Racism Behind Republican Criticism of Brenda Snipes

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested Saturday that the outpouring of Republican criticism of Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is driven by racism. On Friday, Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ordered Snipes to transfer a tally of all votes cast to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Gov. Rick Scott by 7:00 p.m. EST — a deadline the Broward official did not meet. Naples Today reports: Snipes is the subject of lawsuits contending she has mishandled vote counting in Broward for the midterm election that ended Tuesday and blocked access for candidates who say…

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‘Misfire’: MSNBC Airs Fake Graphic Showing Andrew Gillum Winning Florida Vote

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes was left red-faced Monday evening after the cable news network aired a graphic showing Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum beating his Republican rival Ron DeSantis by 45,000 votes. Of course, polls for the hotly contested race do not close until Tuesday evening. [embedded content] “Quick clarification here,” Hayes told viewers. “Just want to say, earlier this hour, uh, we showed a graphic of the Florida gubernatorial race. May have caught your eye because our system had inadvertently populated some test numbers. “Obviously, we do not yet…

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Cher: If Trump Suffers No Consequence in Midterms, ‘I Don’t Understand How We’re America Anymore’

Monday MSNBC’s “Hardball,” entertainer Cher bemoaned the possibility that Republicans could hold Congress and President Donald Trump could avoid “consequences.” Cher said, “I would vote for Democrat because I just believe that, you know, he’s shown who he was. He showed who he was even before, Central Park 5 and saying that President Obama was Kenyan, you know, and Muslim from the way that he has used hate. And we say this all the time, everyone says this, he’s a liar. He uses hate. He uses fear. You know, I’ve said…

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Scarborough: Trump’s ‘Been Playing the Racist Card,’ ‘It’s Like Charlottesville Every Day’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough lit into President Donald Trump for “playing the racist card” and lining up with “some of the most abhorrent regimes in the 20th century.” “This last week, let’s just be really blunt about it, it’s why Republicans are scared of him right now. It’s been race. He’s been playing the racist card. He said, ‘I’m a nationalist.’ David Duke comes out the next day saying, ‘Thank you. Thank you so much for finally admitting that you’re a white nationalist.’ Then you have…

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Steve Schmidt Blames Breitbart, Rush, Levin for Synagogue Shooting: ‘Blood on Their Hands’

Political analyst Steve Schmidt declared on MSNBC on Monday evening that conservative media figures and outlets, including Breitbart News, had “blood on their hands” in the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday that claimed eleven lives. Schmidt, a former campaign manager for the late Sen. John McCain who now backs the Democrats, said on All In with Chris Hayes: Kellyanne Conway, despicably, today goes on national television, she said, well, this shooter’s movies were because there is an antireligious sentiment. No, ma’am. The propaganda industry that she commands, with the vile president that she serves,…

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Meacham: Bomb Scare May ‘Exceed the Scope of Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

Thursday, MSNBC contributor and historian Jon Meacham weighed in on the bombs sent out this week to various political commentators and Democratic politicians. He said that the scare may “exceed the scope” of former President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. “It’s, I think, the most widespread attempt on the lives of high American officials since, and it may, in fact, exceed the scope since the assassination plot against Abraham Lincoln in 1865. The potential for disaster was enormous, the scope of it is fascinating and I think that what it tells us…

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Donald Trump: The ‘Fake News’ Media Are Making People Go ‘Loco’

President Donald Trump attacked the “fake news” media for making people go “loco” at a rally in Nevada Saturday. Trump joked about how he will be criticized for calling women at his rallies “beautiful” because the media will “go wild” over it. “I’ll tell you, these people have lost their way–they’ve gone loco, headed by the crowd of fake news,” Trump said. “I’ll tell you, honestly, the single greatest ally that the Democrats have is the fake news media.” “Because without that, these crazy ideas, I can’t believe they’d go…

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Ann Coulter: ‘Democrats Have No Right to Bring in Millions of People’ for Votes

New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says Democrats “have no right” to use the United States immigration system to import new voters to replace Americans. In a new profile by The Guardian, Coulter explains how the country’s legal immigration system — importing more than 1.5 million immigrants every year — is beneficial to the wealthiest of Americans while driving down the wages of the poor and working class. Coulter notes: Immigrants are great if you’re rich. You live in New York or LA, you get your…

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Michael Eric Dyson: Kanye West ‘White Supremacy by Ventriloquism’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson criticized hip-hop artist Kanye West’s appearance in the Oval Office earlier in the day with President Donald Trump. Dyson hammered West for various aspects of the White House appearance and accused the West of being a vehicle for white supremacy. “This is white supremacy by ventriloquism,” Dyson said. “A black mouth is moving, but white racist ideals are flowing from Kanye’s mouth.” Follow Jeff Poor on Twitter @jeff_poor http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/breitbart/~3/VVQrEvOwVD8/

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