Tag Archives: Newsmax

Newsmax Host: I Smoked Weed And Woke Up In Kenya

The Wrap reports: Newsmax anchor Greg Kelly baffled people on Twitter after sharing his thoughts about cannabis that included a couple of details that pretty much no one believes are actually true. Kelly’s Twitter account contains a lot of uh, incoherent content like this. For instance, he recently accused President Joe Biden of not actually owning his dogs Champ and …

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Axios: Gaetz May Resign From House For Newsmax Gig

Axios reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has privately told confidants he’s seriously considering not seeking re-election and possibly leaving Congress early for a job at Newsmax, three sources with direct knowledge of the talks tell Axios. Why it matters: Gaetz is a provocative figure on the right who’s attracted attention by being a fierce defender of former President Trump. The …

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Cultist Network Newsmax Seeing Ratings Collapse

The Daily Beast reports: For Newsmax, it looks like midnight is approaching, and the upstart TV channel is in danger of turning back into a pumpkin. The pro-Trump cable news network—which barely registered in Nielsen ratings for the first six years after its chief executive and majority owner, Chris Ruddy, launched it in May 2014—prompted massive media attention for seemingly …

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Newsmax Attacks Biden’s “Dirty Unpresidential” Dog

Yahoo News reports: Newsmax host Greg Kelly and a guest on his show on Friday went after the appearance of President Joe Biden’s dog, Champ, prompting a wave of criticism and ridicule on Twitter. Kelly said that Champ, a German Shepherd, looks like he’s “from the junkyard.” “Did you see the dog? I wanted to show you something I noticed. …

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Newsmax Host: Outrage Over The Capitol Riot Is Racist

Media Matters has the transcript: There is a racial component. Have you noticed? Let’s talk about this, all right? It’s clear to me that there is a racial component. Because right now in America, who doesn’t have much status? White folk. Especially poor, white folk. Especially poor, white people who stormed the Capitol. They should not have done it and …

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Newsmax Host: Only One Person Died In Capitol Riot

“They’ve been lying about so much — including, by the way, that five people died on January 6th, 2021. It’s not true. Only one person died on that day. You know who it was? The unarmed woman, Ashli Babbitt. Unarmed woman shot and killed by Capitol Police. We’ve heard very, very little about that case. And you know what? That …

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Newsmax Guest Compares Twitter Bans To Holocaust

Media Matters has the transcript: MARC RUDOV: And let’s not forget big tech. Big tech is canceling us. If we go back 88 years, to Nazi Germany, the Third Reich was able to identify, and locate, and classify all of its citizens so it could purge the Jews. What big tech did it use? IBM. IBM with the IBM punch …

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Newsmax Segment Goes Wildly Off The Rails When MyPillow Freak Won’t Stop Screaming About Dominion

Mediaite reports: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been pushing all sorts of insane conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, including nonsense about voting machines. And Lindell tried to reiterate some of those claims in a Newsmax appearance Tuesday talking about his Twitter ban. But, you might remember, Newsmax recently aired a fact-check of claims about Dominion and Smartmatic — given …

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Newsmax Yanks Request For Sean Spicer To Cover WH

The Daily Beast reports: Newsmax, the conservative network where the former White House press secretary now hosts a nightly show, “formally rescinded” his WHCA application because they “already had enough people covering the White House.” Asked previously by Politico why he decided to apply in the first place, Spicer said, “I thought, why not? I cover the White House every …

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Newsmax Host: “I Wish Joe Biden No Success” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Newsmax host Greg Kelly had a very difficult time coping with Joe Biden officially becoming president on Wednesday. So much so, that he essentially wished for America’s failure. The former Fox News personality, who has helped Newsmax attract disgruntled Trump supporters by happily peddling election denialism, began his program on Wednesday evening by openly hoping that …

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Newsmax Host Rips Biden’s “Dark, Divisive” Speech

“It was full of cliches. But it was very dark. It was actually, you know, not unifying. It was actually quite divisive. “It’s very difficult to drive a unifying message when you’re going to simultaneously talk about an overblown sense of white supremacy and systemic racism. And you lead a party that is driving cancel culture in America. “You know, …

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Newsmax Host Sebastian Gorka Cuts Off MyPillow Nutbag Before He Can Tell More Voting Machine Lies

Media Matters has the transcript: SEBASTIAN GORKA (HOST): Mike Lindell, why are you fighting the legal battle for election transparency? You’re “Mr. My Pillow ” — what’s going on? MIKE LINDELL (GUEST): Well, I believe in this president, but — and I’ll tell you what, nobody realizes something, but a miracle we had on election night. At 11:15, you know, …

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Newsmax Disavows Virtually All Its Recent Guests

Via press release from Newsmax: Since election day, various guests, attorneys and elected officials have appeared on Newsmax TV and offered opinions and claims about Smartmatic and Dominion Systems, both companies that offer voting software in the U.S. Newsmax would like to clarify its news coverage and note it has not reported as true certain claims made about these companies. …

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Flynn: Trump Should Use Military To Force New Election

The Independent reports: “There is no way in the world we are going to be able to move forward as a nation,” General Flynn said. “[The president] could immediately, on his order, seize every single one of these machines.” “Within the swing states,” he continued, “if he wanted to, he could take military capabilities, and he could place those in …

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Newsmax Host: Significant Chance Trump Can Still Win

“Hey, remember Joe Biden’s speech yesterday when purportedly, he clinched the Electoral College? He didn’t do too much talking. He did more coughing, it seemed like. “A small sample of the coughs, and I’m concerned because the way it’s looking for Joe, his health, I don’t think he’s gonna make it for Donald Trump’s second inauguration. “Yes, on January 20th, …

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Newsmax Finally Caves: Biden Is The President-Elect

Mediaite reports: Newsmax TV anchor John Bachman finally declared that President-elect Joe Biden is, in fact, the president-elect, marking a massive step for the ardently pro-Trump network on their path to facing the reality that President Donald Trump lost his 2020 re-election bid. “The electoral college votes are being cast today, here is video from four states, New York, New …

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Voting Machine Firm To Cultist Networks: We’ll Sue

CNBC reports: Smartmatic in a press release said its letters to Fox News, Newsmax and One America News Network make clear that the company “is reserving all its legal rights and remedies, including its right to pursue defamation and disparagement claims.” The legal notice to Fox, shared with CNBC, accuses the news outlet of engaging “in a concerted disinformation campaign …

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Newsmax Host Melts Down: “It’s Not Over!” [VIDEO]

“It’s not over! It’s not over! Yes, there is breaking news, the Supreme Court has turned down — you can put that — yeah, go ahead, leave it up. “It’s not over, the Supreme Court did turn down the Texas case. You know by now the Attorney General of Texas was suing Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin along with about 20 …

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Trump Is Promoting Fringe Networks To Pressure Fox

The Washington Post reports: Behind the scenes, Trump has told others that pitting Newsmax and OAN against Fox News puts pressure on the larger network to cover him more favorably. He has also expressed concern in public and private about Fox News’s coverage in the final months of the campaign. Trump’s advisers, who largely overlooked both Newsmax and OAN in …

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Newsmax Plans Expansion Amid Anti-Fox News Furor

Reuters reports: Newsmas plans to hire more staff in the United States and London, debut a new primetime host and add more weekend programming to capitalize on post-election gains and some viewers’ discontent with Rupert Murdoch’s longtime ratings king Fox News. Aided by shout-outs from Trump on Twitter, Newsmax’s weekly primetime viewership has jumped 68% since the U.S. presidential election …

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