Tag Archives: Breitbart

Netanyahu Hires Breitbart Writer As Strategy Advisor

The Times Of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hired prominent right-wing journalist Aaron Klein as his new strategic and communications consultant, the Likud party announced Monday. Klein, 41, has advised Netanyahu for several months, but in recent weeks quit his job as Israel correspondent for the far-right Breitbart website to work for Likud full-time. Klein’s new appointment made …

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Gallup: Fox Viewers Are More Misinformed On COVID

Mediaite reports: People who consume news sources like Fox News are more than twice as likely to be uninformed about the coronavirus as those who take in sources like CNN and MSNBC, according to a stunning new survey conducted by Gallup. The Knight Foundation/Gallup poll published Thursday broke down results by “news diet,” which in the case of a “conservative …

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Ex-Breitbart Writer Joins WH Rapid Response Team

Politico reports: Adam Kennedy, who led the White House’s rapid response efforts on impeachment and other crises, including Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle, is leaving the government later this month, according to two White House officials. Kennedy will be replaced by Julia Hahn, a former Breitbart writer who is currently director of rapid response and surrogate operations for the White House, …

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Revealed: Miller Planted Anti-Rubio Stories On Breitbart

NBC News reports: White House senior adviser Stephen Miller had more editorial influence over the right-wing news website Breitbart during the 2016 presidential campaign than previously known and attempted to push articles attacking then-presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., according to a new batch of leaked emails shared with NBC News. The emails, which were first given to the Southern …

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Stephen Miller Shaped Breitbart’s 2016 Election Reports With Hundreds Of White Supremacist-Themed Emails

The Guardian reports: Senior Trump adviser Stephen Miller shaped the 2016 election coverage of the hard right-wing website Breitbart with material drawn from prominent white nationalists, Islamophobes, and far-right websites, according to a new investigative report by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Miller also railed against those wishing to remove Confederate monuments and flags from public display in the wake …

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Facebook Promotes Breitbart As “High Quality” News

Business Insider reports: Facebook’s handling of news content on the platform has previously proved controversial, but the social media giant is taking steps to prioritize “high quality” journalism in a new tab that launched for some US users on Friday. The news tab allows users to see top stories from across around 200 platforms, which include major publications like The …

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Trump Deletes Tweet Promoting Breitbart Interview In Which He Warned Critics About Reprisals From Military

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump used Twitter on Thursday night to promote an interview in which he explained how “tough” his supporters could get – and deleted the tweet Friday morning after the New Zealand mosque shootings. In his chat with the Breitbart News Network, Trump said: “I can tell you I have the support of the police, the …

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Steve Bannon Bashes Doc About Him As Trailer Debuts

The Washington Examiner reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, an architect of President Trump’s “nationalist” political and policy strategy, is warning about a pending movie release he says portrays him negatively. The film, “The Brink,” is coming to theaters March 29. Bannon let film crews follow him for a year, but despite his cooperation, the one-time film producer …

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Patreon Bans Homocon “Hater” Milo After One Day

Oh no! How will he ever make up that $2 million debt? Alt-right provocateur and former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was kicked off the fundraising platform Patreon a day after setting up his page to help donate to what he said would be a “magnificent 2019 comeback.” “I’ve had a miserable year or two, banned and de-platformed and censored and …

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Breitbart: Britain Voted For Brexit After MP’s Murder By Nazi, The #MAGABomber Won’t Affect US Voters Either

Breitbart’s Joel Pollak writes: On June 16, 2016, a man with a history of mental health problems and Nazi sympathies stabbed, shot, and killed British Member of Parliament Helen “Jo” Cox, a member of the Labor Party who happened to oppose the “Brexit” referendum. A week later, British voters went to the polls and chose to leave the European Union, …

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Junior Urges GOP Turnout: Trump Supporters Are “Fat, Happy, And Lazy” From Getting Everything They Want

“We’ve just got to stay motivated. You know, that’s the real problem. Our guys, they’re getting everything that they’re wanting. I mean, my father’s going through his list of promises and checking them off one after the other after the other. They’re sitting back and saying, ‘Hey this is great.’ They don’t realize Trump’s on the ticket in 2018.  “They …

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Steve Bannon: Vote For RINOs To Save Trump

The Hill reports: President Trump’s controversial former chief strategist Stephen Bannon is making an uneasy peace with the Republican establishment as he returns to the battlefield for the midterm elections. Bannon, who made his name as a populist firebrand eager to attack GOP leaders in Washington, is now urging Trump loyalists to hold their noses — even if the party’s …

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Steve Bannon Blasts “Gutless” New Yorker Magazine After Being Disinvited From Annual Festival

CNBC reports: Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Monday slammed The New Yorker’s decision to disinvite him from the magazine’s annual festival next month. “After being contacted several months ago and with seven weeks of continual requests for this event, I accepted The New [Yorker’s] invitation with no thought of an honorarium,” Bannon said in a statement to …

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Breitbart Links Dem US House Nominee To Terrorism

Democratic US House nominee Ammar Campa-Najjar, age 28, was born in California nearly 20 years after his paternal grandfather died. But even though he was raised a Christian and obviously never even met his grandfather, this is how Breitbart headlines their article. An excerpt: Campa-Najjar has faced heat over his Palestinian terrorist grandfather, Muhammed Yusuf al-Najjar, who headed up the …

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Candace Owens: The Media Is “Publicly Lynching” Paris Dennard For Being An “Uppity Black” Conservative

Of course Breitbart is all over this: Prominent conservative commentator Candace Owens tweeted Thursday morning that the media were attempting a “public lynching” of fellow black conservative Paris Dennard because he had proven an effective advocate for President Donald Trump. On Wednesday evening, the Washington Post‘s Aaron Davis published a story revealing that Dennard had been dismissed in 2015 from …

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Steve Bannon Warns That GOP Would Lose 40 House Seats If Election Were Held Today, Launches New Group

The Associated Press reports: Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans — rally around President Donald Trump. During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he’s convinced …

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Treason Jr. Wails: Democrats Will Next Censor Breitbart

And Breitbart dutifully promotes his claim: Donald Trump Jr. warned conservatives on Tuesday that Democrat activists together with Silicon Vally tech companies would move against news websites like Breitbart News. President Donald Trump’s oldest son commented on the issue after Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut advocated for Facebook and YouTube to take down the “iceberg of hate and lies” like …

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Bannon: The Biggest Threat To Trump Would Be Oprah

The Washington Post reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has weighed in on who could be President Donald Trump’s toughest challenger in 2020 – and it’s not Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren or any of the other scores of Democratic politicians positioning themselves for potential bids. The biggest foe, Bannon says, would be Oprah Winfrey. “I think …

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The Daily Caller Doxxes Man Behind Breitbart Boycott

The right wing Daily Caller reports: The founder of Sleeping Giants, a left-wing activist group that has targeted right-wing voices with boycott campaigns, has managed to keep his identity a secret, even as his own group has become a major political player among liberals. Until now. Sleeping Giants was founded by Matt Rivitz, an award-winning ad copywriter based in San …

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VIRGINIA: Richmond Bookstore Owner Calls 911 After Woman Calls Steve Bannon “A Piece Of Trash”

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports: A bookstore owner in Richmond said he called the police after a woman confronted Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist for President Donald Trump, in his shop Saturday. Nick Cooke, owner of Black Swan Books on West Main Street in the Fan District, said Bannon was in the bookstore Saturday afternoon and that a woman …

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