Tag Archives: CNN

CNN Contributor Defends Limbaugh’s Attack On Pete Buttigieg: Only Biden Compares To Trump’s Manliness

“Is anybody going to look masculine next to Donald Trump on stage? I think the only Democrat out there would be Joe Biden. Do I think it should matter on the issue of his sexuality? No. Now, I do think and I talked about this on my radio show literally yesterday with only Democrats calling in, does it matter that …

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WH Bans CNN From Traditional Pre-SOTU Luncheon

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s targeting of CNN is moving to yet another arena: The annual presidential lunch with television network anchors. CNN anchors are being excluded from Tuesday’s lunch, three sources said on Monday night. Trump, like presidents before him, typically invites anchors from all the major networks to dine with him at the White House in advance of …

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Gabbard Complains CNN Froze Her Out Of Town Halls

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) says she’s received no explanation or response from CNN regarding not being invited to a series of town halls the network is hosting in New Hampshire days before a crucial primary there in February. Gabbard is currently polling 4.8 percent in the RealClearPolitics index of polls in New Hampshire, ahead …

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CNN Cancels Iowa Town Halls Due To Senate Trial

Via press release from CNN’s communications team: CNN has canceled the Democratic presidential town halls scheduled to take place next week ahead of the Iowa caucuses because of the ongoing impeachment trial, a CNN spokesperson said Thursday. The network is working on rescheduling the town halls, the spokesperson said. CNN was scheduled to host the leading contenders for the Democratic …

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CNN Announces Moderators For Next Dem Debate

CNN reports: The seventh Democratic presidential debate will be moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Abby Phillip as well as The Des Moines Register’s Brianne Pfannenstiel next week, the network announced on Wednesday. Blitzer anchors “The Situation Room” on CNN. Phillip is a political correspondent for the network. Pfannenstiel is chief political correspondent for the Register. CNN, in partnership with …

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REPORT: CNN Settles Lawsuit By MAGA Hat Student

Louisville’s Fox News affiliate reports: CNN agreed Tuesday to settle a lawsuit with Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann. The amount of the settlement was not made public during a hearing at the federal courthouse in Covington, Kentucky. Sandmann’s lawsuit sought $800 million from CNN, the Washington Post and NBC Universal. Trial dates are still not set for Sandmann’s lawsuit against …

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Trump Rages At AT&T For Not Firing CNN Management

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump closed out the first day of 2020 with a fresh round of attacks on a favorite target, CNN — as well as their corporate parent, AT&T. In a Wednesday evening tweet, the president suggested leadership changes at both CNN and AT&T — citing ratings struggles at the former and a lack of action from the …

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Devin Nunes Files $435M Defamation Suit Against CNN

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, has filed a $435 million defamation suit against CNN over a story that alleged Nunes met with a fired Ukrainian prosecutor in an effort to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The story — “Giuliani associate willing to tell Congress …

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Nancy Pelosi To Hold CNN Town Hall On Impeachment

CNN reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will participate in a CNN town hall in December, where she will take questions directly from a cross-section of voters as her colleagues consider articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. CNN’s Jake Tapper will moderate the December 5 event that will air live at 9 p.m. ET from Washington, DC. Pelosi has been …

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CNN Poll: 50% Want Trump Shitcanned, +8 Since June

CNN reports: Half of Americans say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, a new high in CNN polling on the topic and the first time that support for impeachment and removal has significantly outpaced opposition. As support for impeachment has inched upward, however, Trump’s approval ratings overall …

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CNN Hires Trump Cultist Former GOP Rep. Sean Duffy

The Daily Beast reports: During Sunday morning’s State of the Union, anchor Jake Tapper introduced former Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) as a new paid contributor for the network. “Let’s bring in new CNN contributor, commentator and former congressman Sean Duffy,” Tapper said ahead of a panel discussion. “Thank you for being here and congratulations on joining the CNN family.” A …

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LIVE VIDEO: 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate

The New York Times reports: Each of the 12 candidates onstage tonight will be looking for standout moments. But if history is a guide, avoiding the wrong kind of standout moment may be even more important. However superficial it may be, a gaffe at a debate can destroy a campaign. Just look at Rick Perry’s “oops” moment in 2011, when …

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SNL Skewers CNN’s LGBTQ Town Hall [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Democratic presidential candidates, Billy Porter and an unexpected kiss were all part of the cold open on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. This week’s CNN LGBTQ town hall was prime fodder for lots of laughs and cameo appearances during Saturday night’s episode. Alex Moffat’s Anderson Cooper said they were “going to go out – all out,” bringing …

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Trans Activists Disrupt LGBTQ Town Hall [VIDEO]

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Protesters demanding attention to ongoing violence against transgender women momentarily disrupted Thursday night the CNN town hall on LGBT issues as several Democratic candidate were on stage. The first time protesters came on the stage just as an audience member was about to ask the first question of Pete Buttigieg. Their numbers were …

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LIVE VIDEO: CNN Hosts 2020 Dems On LGBTQ Rights

CNN reports: CNN and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation will team up to host a town hall featuring Democratic presidential candidates answering questions on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. The Thursday prime-time event in Los Angeles, airing live on the eve of National Coming Out Day, will feature the largest ever audience for a Democratic presidential town hall …

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CNN Refuses To Run Lying Trump Ad That Attacks CNN

From the Hollywood Reporter: CNN won’t run a 30-second advertisement purchased by Donald Trump’s re-election campaign after the network decided it does not meet their standards. The advertisement, which was tweeted by the president last week, relates to Joe Biden’s conduct toward Ukraine while he served as vice president. In it, a narrator derisively refers to CNN personalities Don Lemon, …

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New York Times And CNN To Host Next Dem Debate

The New York Times reports: The New York Times and CNN will co-host the next Democratic debate near Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 15, with the possibility of a second round one night later depending on how many candidates meet the qualifying criteria. The Democratic National Committee announced Friday that the debate would be held in Westerville, Ohio, on the campus …

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CNN To Broadcast Human Rights Campaign Town Hall On LGBT Issues With 2020 Dem Presidential Candidates

Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: Today, HRC Foundation announced CNN as the exclusive broadcast partner for the organization’s LGBTQ-focused town hall for Democratic presidential candidates this fall. The evening will constitute the largest-ever audience for a Democratic presidential town hall devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) issues and will mark the first time in …

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Trump 2020 Trolls CNN With “Fredo Unhinged” Shirt

USA Today reports: A “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirt is being sold on the official Donald Trump re-election website following a viral video of CNN journalist Chris Cuomo yelling at an apparent stranger who called him “Fredo”. Trump has also taken to Twitter to mock Cuomo and criticize CNN’s defense of him. Trump’s feud with CNN only intensified after Cuomo exploded at …

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Cuomo Threatens Man After Confrontation [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A profanity-laced video surfaced Monday night showing CNN anchor Chris Cuomo threatening to throw a man down the stairs for calling him “Fredo,” referring to the fictional character Fredo Corleone from “The Godfather” films. But the core of the backlash centered on one claim from Cuomo: that calling an Italian person “Fredo” was comparable to using the n-word …

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