Tag Archives: MSNBC

MSNBC’s Morning Joe Team Blasts Back In Washington Post Op-Ed: Donald Trump Is An “Unmoored” Liar

MSNBC’s Morning Joe team blasts back in a WaPo op-ed: President Trump launched personal attacks against us Thursday, but our concerns about his unmoored behavior go far beyond the personal. America’s leaders and allies are asking themselves yet again whether this man is fit to be president. We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is …

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Greta Van Susteren Parts Ways With MSNBC

Vanity Fair reports: A few days shy of her six-month mark on air, Van Susteren’s business is finished on MSNBC, according to people familiar with the situation. The anchor, whose show struggled to gain traction even as the rest of her colleagues were buoyed by anti-Trump hysteria, has parted ways with the network. She will not appear on the show …

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Right Winger Hugh Hewitt Lands MSNBC Gig

From the Hollywood Reporter: MSNBC, which has been soaring lately in both ratings and in advertising prices, is giving radio host Hugh Hewitt his own show, adding another conservative voice to a lineup that already includes Fox News poach Greta Van Susteren and former George W. Bush communications hand Nicole Wallace. Hewitt’s self-titled show will air on Saturday mornings at …

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MSNBC Hosts Battle Over Trump’s Mental Health

The Wrap reports: MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski called President Trump a “narcissist” and said it’s possible that he’s “mentally ill in a way” on Thursday, but her fiancee and co-host Joe Scarborough was having none of it. His tapered down behavior comes on the heels of criticism from rival Sean Hannity “I said it months ago… he’s not …

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Rachel Maddow To Return To Her Show Tonight

Some of us were getting worried: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow says she will be returning to her show Tuesday night after being absent since May 25. “I’ll be back on the air tonight — 9pm ET MSNBC. Huge heartfelt thanks to everyone who sent good wishes while I was out — happy to be back!” wrote Maddow. MSNBC on Tuesday announced …

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MSNBC Panel: Trump Is Mentally Unstable [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: On Tuesday, the gang over at Morning Joe spent about 30 minutes suggesting the President of the United States is mentally unstable. A lot of words like “anxious,” “afraid,” and “crazy” were bandied about. In addition to those superlatives, however, was another theme carped on directly by Joe Scarborough and historian Jon Meacham: “Memory.” The two men both …

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Far-Right Websites Launch Boycott Campaign Against Rachel Maddow In Retaliation For Sean Hannity

Far-right extremist Brent Bozell, who is best known here for calling President Obama a “skinny ghetto crackhead” during an appearance on Fox News, is leading a call for advertisers to boycott the Rachel Maddow Show. The move comes in retaliation for the boycott movement against Fox host Sean Hannity. Via Bozell’s outlet Newsbusters: Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell …

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Lawrence O’Donnell: I Might Be Leaving MSNBC

After weeks of rumors, this morning MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell acknowledged that his contract with the network may not be renewed. But O’Donnell might not be the only one departing. Via Mediaite: The air is thick with MSNBC intrigue: amidst a week of rumors that primetime host Lawrence O’Donnell’s days at the network are numbered, a Daily Beast report says …

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MSNBC Morning Joe Hosts: Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Secretly Detests Trump [VIDEO]

Salon reports: MSNBC morning hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough stepped up their attacks on President Donald Trump’s adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday, telling viewers that she secretly loathes her employer and hates spinning for him. According to Brzezinski, during Trump’s presidential bid, Conway would express disgust at having to defend Trump at the end of segments, but only when …

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George Will Becomes MSNBC Contributor

Politico reports: Washington Post columnist George Will has joined MSNBC as a contributor. Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, was most recently a contributor at Fox News, though he became a free agent in January when Fox declined to renew his contract. Before joining Fox in 2013, he spent three decades as a contributor with ABC. A conservative columnist, Will broke …

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SNL Riffs On MSNBC’s Morning Joe [VIDEO]

The Washington Post recaps: “Saturday Night Live” took a break from a cold open focused entirely on President Trump — and instead poked fun at “Morning Joe,” with Kate McKinnon playing Mika Brzezinski and Alex Moffat as Joe Scarborough. In the sketch, the pair launch into “the most casual of political conversations” about House Republicans’ recent passage of the GOP …

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Hosts Get Engaged

People Magazine reports: They’ve only hinted at a romance, but now Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough going public – and planning to tie the knot. The Morning Joe anchors are engaged, an MSNBC spokeswoman confirms to PEOPLE. A source told Page Six that Scarborough proposed during the couple’s vacation to France and Monaco in celebration of Brzezinski’s 50th birthday. “Joe …

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Trump Attacks “Bad People” At MSNBC Over “Criminally Offensive” Tax Leak: No Respect For The Law [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: President Donald Trump sounded off on MSNBC, Snoop Dogg, Alec Baldwin and his other public foes in a sit-down with Fox News’ Jesse Watters that aired Saturday. The Watters’ World interview, which took place just before Trump’s Nashville, Tenn., rally, kicked off with Trump voicing his thoughts on MSNBC host Rachel Maddow’s decision to reveal two …

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REPORT: Trump’s Legal Team Considers Suing MSNBC Over The “Illegal” Publication Of His 2005 Tax Return

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Just like the hundreds of others Trump has threatened to sue but never followed through. Fox News reports: Personal attorneys working for President Trump are weighing possible legal action against the cable news network MSNBC and a private journalist for reporting a portion of the president’s 2005 tax returns, a move the Trump legal staff believes could …

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Trump Slams Maddow Report As “Fake News”

The New York Daily News reports: Take a wild guess at how President Trump reacted to the latest leak of his tax returns. Trump awoke early Wednesday morning to dismiss MSNBC’s scoop from the previous night as “fake news,” even though the White House confirmed the authenticity of the 2005 tax forms released by an anonymous source. Seven minutes later, …

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OPEN THREAD: Rachel Reports “Trump Tax Returns”

Rachel Maddow blew up Twitter tonight with the report that her team has “Trump tax returns.” Which returns, which years, and even which Trump have not been disclosed. Sooooo, let’s all watch Rachel together tonight and use this post as an open thread. I’ve embedded a bootleg live stream below.

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Morning Joe Panel Is Aghast At Trump’s Presser: The President Has Lost His Grip On Reality [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were stunned — and terrified — by what they saw Thursday during President Donald Trump’s bizarre and vapid news conference. “That would have been a really funny hour or so of television if he weren’t president of the United States,” Scarborough said. “It was one of the most chaotic, rambling press …

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Bans Kellyanne Conway

Mediaite reports: Mika Brzezinski of Morning Joe revealed a tidbit that many may not know about the way Kellyanne Conway gets herself booked onto so many shows on behalf of the administration: the Trump campaign manager turned Senior Counselor often times texts directly to schedule an interview hit. But after what Brzezinski calls a never-ending cascade of “fake news, [and] …

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe Team Slams Conway As Clueless Relentless Liar: She’s Not Worth Interviewing [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway’s assertion that former national security adviser Michael Flynn enjoyed “the full confidence of the president” just hours before he offered his resignation is proof that President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager is “out of the loop” and acting recklessly, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said Tuesday morning. “She goes out and lies and …

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Networks Hike Ad Rates For Shows Trump Watches

Politico reports: MSNBC and Fox News are capitalizing on President Donald Trump’s TV watching habits, dramatically increasing issue advocacy advertising rates in recent weeks as companies and outside groups try to influence Trump and his top lieutenants. The ad rates for “Morning Joe” have more than doubled post-election, according to one veteran media buyer. Trump, who reportedly watches the show …

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