Tag Archives: Breitbart

Pat Buchanan: The West Is Being Invaded And Colonized By People From Their Own Former Colonies

Notorious racist Pat Buchanan appeared yesterday on Breitbart’s SiriusXM channel to scream about, what else, brown people. Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: “The West itself is being colonized and invaded by folks from its former colonies who are changing the character of Western civilization and frankly who disregard many of the traditions and things that we have built,” ...

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Breitbart Denied Capitol Hill Press Credentials Because Bannon, Temporary Press Passes Won’t Be Renewed

USA Today reports: Breitbart News’ application for press credentials to cover Congress has been set aside, and the news outlet’s temporary credentials will not be renewed when they expire at the end of May. The Standing Committee of Correspondents, which controls membership in the Senate Press Gallery, tabled the news outlet’s application Tuesday, saying there are simply too many outstanding ...

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What If Trump DOES Fire Steve Bannon?

From the opening to a fascinating Politico piece: When Steve Bannon vacated a home in Florida in 2015, his landlord complained that an entire Jacuzzi had apparently been coated in acid. After conservative media star Dana Loesch left Bannon’s employ at Breitbart News in 2012, she filed a suit against the website, alleging a plot to “sabotage” her career. When ...

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Employees Pressure Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos To Block All Advertising From “Hateful And Bigoted” Breitbart

Buzzfeed reports: Inside Amazon, tensions are mounting as employees push management to stop running ads for Amazon products on Breitbart News. On March 22, a group of Amazon employees took issue with the company’s ads on Breitbart in an email to CEO Jeff Bezos and SVP Jeff Blackburn. Entitled “Amazon Must Stop Advertising on Breitbart News,” the email included a ...

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Campaign Finance Watchdog Group Claims Steve Bannon Got Illegal Payments From Pro-Trump PAC

Fast Company reports: A campaign finance watchdog said today that chief White House strategist Steve Bannon may have illegally benefited from spending by a pro-Trump super PAC while he led Trump’s presidential campaign. The Campaign Legal Center believes Make America Number 1, a super PAC that backed Trump, may have improperly subsidized Bannon’s salary. In a letter to regulators on ...

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Breitbart: Ha Ha, Bannon Still Attends NSC Meetings

Via Breitbart: One day after what was demonstrably one of the most-covered stories by the media focused on the “removal” of Steve Bannon, President Trump’s top adviser, from the National Security Council (NSC), he attended a council meeting, the Washington Examiner reported on Thursday. “White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has attended the first meeting of the National Security Council ...

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US Strategic Command Links To Breitbart

Little Green Footballs reports: Among other duties, the Department of Defense’s United States Strategic Command is in charge of the US nuclear arsenal, and is tasked with defending America against nuclear attacks. It was established in 1992 by President George H.W. Bush, to replace the outdated Strategic Air Command. And now, in the Trump era, their Twitter account is actually ...

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Ex-Breitbart Writer Joins Russian Propaganda Outlet

The Hill reports: A former Breitbart News reporter who quit the alt-right publication in protest plans to launch a radio show for Sputnik, a Russian propaganda network. “I’m on the Russian payroll now, when you work at Sputnik you’re being paid by the Russians,” Lee Stranahan, who served as a Breitbart investigative reporter, told The Atlantic. “That’s what it is. ...

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Breitbart: We Found The White House Leaker

Via Breitbart: Multiple senior White House sources tell Breitbart News that discussions to replace now former Deputy Chief of Staff Katie Walsh—an ally of Chief of Staff Reince Priebus who was removed from her position on Thursday—center on who has been leaking information out of the White House. Walsh was suspected of being a leaker, White House sources tell Breitbart ...

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Senate Press Gallery Committee Denies Permanent Capitol Hill Passes To Breitbart Over Bannon Ties

The Daily Beast reports: On Monday morning, the Standing Committee of the Senate Press Gallery denied Breitbart’s request for permanent press credentials for Capitol Hill, stating that they needed “more answers” before considering the right-wing website’s request again. The committee discussed a request letter sent to them by Breitbart’s Larry Solov late Thursday that was said to show White House ...

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Breitbart Celebrates Trumpcare Vote “Chaos”

Breitbart is thrilled with the “chaos” surrounding the bill they’d rather call “Ryancare.” They write: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R.-WI) cancelled the anticipated vote on the American Health Care Act — RyanCare — the latest sign that the bill is in a death spiral. As conservatives gain concessions in the RyanCare negotiations, more liberal Republicans have been dropping ...

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Feds Investigate Whether Far-Right Sites Helped Russian Bots Blitz Social Media With Pro-Trump Stories

McClatchy reports: Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some fictional — that favored Donald Trump’s presidential bid, two people familiar with the inquiry say. Operatives for Russia appear to have strategically timed the computer commands, known as “bots,” to ...

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Breitbart Flips Out Because Paul Ryan Once Said He Wouldn’t Defend Trump’s Sexual Assault Bragging

Breitbart is EVER so pissed that Paul Ryan once said he would not defend Trump’s bragging about committing sexual assault. And therefore that’s just total proof that Ryan is lying to Hair Furor about the Trumpcare bill. They write: On a never-before-released private October conference call with House Republican members, House Speaker Paul Ryan told his members in the U.S. ...

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REPORT: Trump Made His Wiretapping Claim After An Aide Slipped Breitbart’s Story Into His Reading Pile

The Associated Press reports: Last Thursday, as questions swirled around contacts between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Russian ambassador, a Reddit user posted a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Sen. Charles Schumer from a 2003 photo op. Two hours later, the blog The Gateway Pundit reprinted the photo with the headline “Where’s the Outrage?” The ...

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Breitbart Bucks Trump On GOP’s Healthcare Plan: Obamacare 2.0 Is Even Worse And Benefits “Illegals”

This morning Trump praised the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan: President Trump made some brief remarks today in support of the Obamacare replacement bill released by House Republicans last night. He said that Obamacare is collapsing and that he’s “proud to support” this replacement, which he expects to be clearer and “more popular” with the American people. “It’s a very complicated ...

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Breitbart Filed To Trademark “Big Gay Hate Machine” While Under Leadership Of Trump Advisor Steve Bannon

The New York Daily News reports: Alt-right news website Breitbart, under the leadership of Stephen Bannon, filed to acquire the trademark rights to the term “Big Gay Hate Machine,” documents obtained by the Daily News show. Breitbart News filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the offensive term on May 20, 2015, according to records from the ...

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Breitbart Rushes To Defend Jeff Sessions: The Fake News Media Is Conducting A “Coordinated Hit Job”

From Breitbart editor Joel Pollak: The Post does not provide the full transcript of the question, from Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), and Sessions’s answer. Instead it summarizes the exchange in a way that makes it seem that Sessions was asked if there was any contact at all between the campaign and representatives of the Russian government. The New York Times ...

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Breitbart: Maybe Trump Was Behind That Oscars Flub

Citing what was obviously a joke by an obscure entertainment writer, Breitbart is just asking the question, people. They write: A new conspiracy theory about Sunday night’s disastrous ending at the Oscars is making the rounds in Hollywood, according to a report in the East Bay Times: President Donald Trump sabotaged the “Best Picture” award as revenge against host Jimmy ...

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REPORT: Billionaire Breitbart Owner Secretly Helped Brexit Campaign Use “Emotional Triggers” On Facebook

The Guardian reports: The US billionaire who helped bankroll Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency played a key role in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, the Observer has learned. It has emerged that Robert Mercer, a hedge-fund billionaire, who helped to finance the Trump campaign and who was revealed this weekend as one of the owners of ...

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Billionaire Trump Megadonor Revealed As Breitbart Co-Owner At Capitol Hill Press Credentials Hearing

Politico reports: Back in November, Breitbart began the process to secure official Capitol Hill credentials. On Friday, the site’s CEO, Larry Solov, appeared before the Standing Committee of the Senate Press Gallery and revealed, for what is believed to be the first time, who owns the right-wing nationalist site that has grown exponentially in influence over the past few years. ...

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