Tag Archives: Breitbart

White House Communications Director: I’m Deleting My Liberal Tweets That Disagree With Trump’s Agenda

Newly hired White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci this afternoon announced that he’s deleting all his old tweets that disagree with Trump’s agenda. Much to the pain of the haters, yesterday liberal Twitter took joy in sharing Scaramucci’s apparently now-discarded progressive positions on climate change, immigration, abortion, and same-sex marriage. And if there was any doubt that Scaramucci has sold ...

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Breitbart’s Manifesto: Our Goal Is The “Full Destruction And Elimination Of The Entire Mainstream Media”

Via Breitbart: Matthew Boyle, Breitbart News’ Washington Political Editor, gave a speech entitled “Combating Fake News: Replacing Establishment Media” at the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Wednesday. “The goal eventually is the full destruction and elimination of the entire mainstream media. We envision a day when CNN is no longer in business. We envision a day when the New York ...

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Breitbart Credits Trump With Launch Of Aircraft Carrier That Began Construction During Bush Administration

With a giant headline screaming “MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” this morning Breitbart credited Trump with the launch of a new aircraft carrier that began construction in 2005 during the George W. Bush administration. They write: Smelling of fresh paint instead of jet fuel, the U.S. Navy’s newest, most advanced aircraft carrier will join the fleet this weekend, bringing the nation’s ...

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REPORT: Ads On Breitbart Plummet By Nearly 90%

Digiday reports: Six months ago, Breitbart was riding the wave of the election, plotting an international expansion to provide a platform to spread far-right, populist views in Europe. But today, Breitbart is facing traffic declines, advertiser blacklists, campaigns for marketers to steer clear and even a petition within Amazon for it to stop providing ad services. There were just 26 ...

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Bizarro World: Breitbart Fires Writer For Hate Speech

CNN reports: Katie McHugh, the Breitbart writer who tweeted a number of incendiary remarks in the immediate aftermath of the London terror attack, is no longer with the right-wing news site, four sources familiar with the situation told CNN. Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow announced McHugh’s departure internally Monday morning. After this article was initially published, McHugh herself confirmed she was ...

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Breitbart: The GOP Has Its “Knives Out” For Trump

According to Breitbart, Sen. John McCain’s expressed alarm at the still-unfolding Trump/Comey scandal likely arises because he hates Russia so much. And apparently, that’s a bad thing. They write: McCain has been a proponent of the Russian election-influence narrative, and a central figure in Senate hearings on the issue. He expressed his dismay over President Trump’s decision to dismiss Comey ...

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LAWSUIT: Breitbart’s Owner Made Racist Comments

Bloomberg reports: Hedge fund mogul Robert Mercer, one of the biggest financial backers of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, was sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for calling Mercer racist and publicly criticizing his support of Trump. The complaint by David Magerman, a research scientist who worked at Renaissance Technologies LLC for two decades, alleges he was ...

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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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