Tag Archives: CNN

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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LIVE VIDEO: CNN’s Democratic Debate Night Two

CNN reports: Tonight’s debate will start at 8 p.m. ET and end around 10:30 p.m. ET. The debate will air exclusively on CNN and will stream live in their entirety, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, exclusively to CNN.com’s homepage, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android …

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Trump’s “Socialists” Attack Ad Blankets CNN [VIDEO]

Fortune reports: Donald Trump won’t be on stage for the two nights of the Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, but he’s not missing the opportunity to take shots at the candidates. The president’s re-election campaign is airing a 30-second attack ad that opens with 10 Democrats, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, raising their hands when asked if …

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LIVE VIDEO: CNN’s Democratic Debate Night One

CNN reports: CNN’s two-night presidential debates starts tonight at 8 p.m. ET in Detroit, Michigan. Our live coverage here begins at 7 p.m. ET. The CNN debate brings the Democratic candidates to the battleground state of Michigan, which Trump won in 2016. The lineups for each night were announced July 18 on air during a live, random draw for transparency …

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CNN Draws Nightly Lineups For Next Dem Debates

The New York Times reports: There will be a round two for Joseph R. Biden Jr. versus Senator Kamala Harris. After Ms. Harris’s criticism of Mr. Biden’s record on race issues dominated the story line following the first Democratic presidential debate last month, the two will square off again later this month in Detroit when candidates gather for the second …

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CNN To Hold Live Drawing For Dem Debate Lineup

CNN reports: CNN will conduct a live draw to determine which night each candidate will appear in the highly anticipated Democratic presidential primary debates airing later this month on the network. Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper will moderate the Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debates over two nights, July 30-31, from Detroit, said a network spokesperson. Both nights will air …

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Trump Calls For Boycott Of AT&T To Destroy CNN

Axios reports: President Trump said that if Americans stopped “using or subscribing” to AT&T that “big changes” might occur at CNN, which is owned by the telecommunications giant, in a Monday tweet. The AT&T-Time Warner merger — approved earlier this year after a Justice Department attempt to block it — spurred a great deal of antitrust rhetoric from both the …

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Maduro Regime Yanks CNN Off The Air Amid Uprising

CNN reports: CNN has been taken off the air in Venezuela by the government. DirecTV, Net Uno, Intercable, and Telefónica all received orders from Venezuela’s government regulator Conatel to block CNN. CNN en Español was blocked in Venezuela in 2017. CNN obtained a video that appears to show the exact moment it was taken off the air by the Venezuela …

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