Tag Archives: Washington Post

Trump Celebrates Reopened Lawsuit Against WaPo

Trump is predictably celebrating yesterday’s ruling: A federal judge has reopened the $250 million defamation case filed by a Covington Catholic High School student against The Washington Post. The lawsuit can move forward but the focus is much more specific. In the lawsuit, Nick Sandmann accuses The Washington Post of libel, saying stories written about the January incident in Washington, …

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Federal Judge Revives Student Suit Against WaPo

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge reinstated part of a lawsuit against The Washington Post filed by the family of a Kentucky teenager that alleged the newspaper libeled the teen in its coverage of his encounter with a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial earlier this year. Judge William O. Bertelsman, who rejected the suit in July on …

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WaPo Editorial: Trump Corruption Is In Black And White

From the editorial board of the Washington Post: Text messages among U.S. diplomats and a Ukrainian official released by House committees definitively show that not only did the Trump administration seek to extract Ukrainian promises of political probes in exchange for a summit meeting, but also they spent weeks negotiating the deal both before and after the Trump-Zelensky phone call. …

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Trump Rages: “Disgusting And Fake” Washington Post Reporters Shouldn’t Even Be Allowed On WH Grounds

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump early Saturday lashed out on Twitter at two reporters from The Washington Post who he said “shouldn’t even be allowed on the grounds of the White House.” Trump called Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker “two nasty lightweight reporters” in response to their story published last weekend titled: “Trump’s lost summer: Aides claim victory, …

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Federal Court Boots MAGA Teen’s Suit Against WaPo

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: The $250 million lawsuit filed by Nick Sandmann against the Washington Post has been dismissed by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman, who heard oral arguments earlier this month, issued the ruling on Friday in the case that garnered national attention. “From our first story on this incident to our last, we sought to …

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Trump Screams That WaPo Is Fake News After WaPo Tweets Photos Showing What He Just Now Lied About

The Associated Press reports: President Trump on Monday lashed out at the media, targeting The Washington Post in particular, as he remained fixated on coverage of his ongoing attacks on four progressive congresswomen. In a series of tweets, the president claimed the “Mainstream Media” has “gone bonkers,” and accused the media of pushing “Radical Left Democrat views.” Trump took issue …

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Bezos Divorce: He Keeps All Of WaPo, 75% Of Amazon

NBC News reports: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos, have finalized their divorce. The powerful business executive, whose portfolio includes The Washington Post, and his now-former wife announced the dissolution of their marriage in separate statements on Twitter. “Grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other and everyone who reached …

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WaPo Issues “Editor’s Note” On Early Covington Reports

From an “Editor’s Note” posted this afternoon: A Washington Post article first posted online on Jan. 19 reported on a Jan. 18 incident at the Lincoln Memorial. Subsequent reporting, a student’s statement and additional video allow for a more complete assessment of what occurred, either contradicting or failing to confirm accounts provided in that story — including that Native American …

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Covington Student Sues Washington Post For $250M

The Washington Post reports: The family of the Kentucky teen who was involved in an encounter with a Native American advocate at the Lincoln Memorial last month filed a defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post on Tuesday, seeking $250 million in damages for its coverage of the incident. The suit alleges that The Post “targeted and bullied” 16-year-old Nicholas Sandmann …

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WaPo Fact Checker Hits Back At Trump’s Hypocrisy

Politico reports: The Washington Post’s fact checker hit back at Donald Trump on Tuesday after the president criticized the newspaper’s truth-squad column as being “only for the Democrats.” “The Washington Post is a Fact Checker only for the Democrats,” Trump tweeted. “For the Republicans, and for your all time favorite President, it is a Fake Fact Checker!” Glenn Kessler, the …

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Washington Post/Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer Of Blackmailing Him With Dick Pics

From a jaw-dropping Medium post by Jeff Bezos: Something unusual happened to me yesterday. Actually, for me it wasn’t just unusual — it was a first. I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse. Or at least that’s what the top people at the National Enquirer thought. I’m glad they thought that, because it emboldened them to put it all in writing. …

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Trump Cultists Erupt At WaPo’s Super Bowl Ad [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: The Washington Post debuted its Super Bowl commercial, narrated by Tom Hanks, during Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. The commercial showed scenes from major news events in history, from World War II through to the present day. According to the Post, Hanks’ narration “described the role of journalists as …

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WaPo Poll: 70% Don’t Believe Trump’s Nonstop Lies

The Washington Post reports: For months, President Trump has claimed that U.S. Steel has announced plans to build more than six new plants. Throughout the midterm election, he repeatedly said that Democrats had signed onto an “open borders” bill. And he has long charged that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election. None of these claims is …

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Washington Post Launches New “Bottomless Pinocchio” Rating For Trump’s Most Frequently Repeated Lies

The Washington Post reports: The bar for the Bottomless Pinocchio is high: The claims must have received three or four Pinocchios from The Fact Checker, and they must have been repeated at least 20 times. Twenty is a sufficiently robust number that there can be no question the politician is aware that his or her facts are wrong. The list …

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Death Penalty Sought In Killing Of Saudi Journalist

The Guardian reports: Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor is recommending the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, in a move that appears designed to protect the country’s powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. A spokesman for Saudi Al-Mojeb told journalists in a rare press conference in Riyadh on Thursday …

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Jeff Bezos Slams Trump For “Demonizing” The Media

Politico reports: Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos took aim at President Donald Trump over his criticism of journalists Thursday night, saying his rhetoric calling the media the “enemy of the people” erodes the freedom of the press the nation cherishes. “It is a mistake for any elected official in my opinion … to attack media and journalists. …

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Amazon Follows Apple In Topping $1 Trillion Market Cap

CNBC reports: Amazon just passed a $1 trillion market cap, and analysts are still telling investors to buy, buy, buy. Of the 47 analysts with ratings on Amazon, 45 (or 96 percent) say analysts should keep accumulating the shares, according to FactSet. That’s the highest ratio of buy recommendations among the 10 most valuable U.S. tech companies. Apple, which last …

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Washington Post: Trump Lies 7.6 Times Daily [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: One of the distinguishing characteristics of Donald Trump’s presidency has been his loose relationship with facts. As of the beginning of this month, The Washington Post’s Fact Checker had documented 4,229 false or misleading claims from the president — an average of nearly 7.6 a day. Trump’s allies have defended the president by suggesting that facts …

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ABC News Surfaces 2013 Clip In Which Trump Lavishes Praise On “Amazing” Jeff Bezos And WaPo [VIDEO]

ABC News this afternoon posted a previously unaired clip from a 2013 interview with Glorious Leader in which he lavished praise on the Washington Post and its then-brand new owner, Jeff Bezos. The transcript: ABC NEWS: “Jeff Bezos just bought the Washington Post. Good move?” DONALD TRUMP: “I think it’s great move for him. I think it’s great for the …

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WaPo: Help Us Identify Trump’s Golfing Partners

The Washington Post reports: On 111 days of his presidency, Trump has traveled to a golf course and spent several hours there. On a handful of occasions, he or the White House or his golf partners have revealed/admitted that he was playing golf. On most occasions, they haven’t — and the question of who joined him for his hours-long foray …

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