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CNN’s Chris Cuomo dares Twitter user to name just one time he’s denied facts he doesn’t like — then the replies come rolling in

After the tongue lashing President Joe Biden gave CNN’s Kaitlan Collins for her Vladimir Putin question earlier this week — for which Biden later
apologized — far-left actress Rosanna Arquette was in no mood to make nice with the media.

Instead, she
tweeted that the president was “right to lose his patience with a journalist or any journalist who tries to twist his words. Calling that crap out is the way forward. Enough bulls**t. The truth and nothing but the truth.”

With that CNN’s Chris Cuomo
replied to Arquette that the “problem is truth is now at the mercy of what people want to be true. If you don’t like it…it isn’t the truth.”

That apparently was too much to take for another Twitter user, who promptly
called out Cuomo: “The story of your life, you constantly deny facts you don’t like.”

Uh oh.

Given the CNN host once
threatened a guy in public who referred to him as Fredo, the weak brother in “The Godfather,” Cuomo shot back and challenged his Twitter adversary to “name one” example:

It’s on!

As you might guess, Twitter went a little nuts after Cuomo threw down — and his tweet has been getting ratioed ever since, showing about 2,500 replies to just 741 likes as of Friday afternoon.

And what did some of those replies contain? Well, a decent number answered Cuomo’s dare to name just one example of him denying facts he doesn’t like.

Commentary writer Drew Holden offered a few examples:

The Daily Caller chimed in, too:

This guy put a humorous spin on his contribution:

Also:

Another user offered a
doozy of a reply: “Not enough Twitter space for your idiocy. Michael Avenatti BS; Covington kids lies; Brett Kavanaugh distortion; Russia Collusion over and over; Your Covid deception, etc. When people look for the ‘Great Deceiver’ on CNN they will say…’I knew it was you, Fredo. I knew it was you!'”

Here’s more on the matter from Sky News:


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Ana Navarro says CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin ‘sexually harassed himself maybe,’ defends his return to network after ‘accidental’ masturbation faux pas

Ana Navarro shocked absolutely no one during Monday’s episode of “The View” when she defended Jeffrey Toobin’s
return to CNN after the legal analyst’s embarrassing Zoom call masturbation fiasco last fall that cost him his longtime job with the New Yorker.

What did Navarro say?

After viewing part of Toobin’s on-air return to CNN, which took place last week, co-host Whoopi Goldberg noted that Navarro “worked for CNN” and then asked her, “Are you surprised to see him back on the air?”

Team player Navarro said no.

“You know, actually I’m not surprised he’s back on the air,” she answered. “But I will tell you when I saw that interview, oh, God, how embarrassing, how humiliating. I kept thinking to myself, ‘If I have to go on live TV and explain to the nation why I masturbated on a Zoom call, I think I would rather go sell avocados under I-95 than get my job back on TV.'”

Navarro explained that Toobin “was not sexually harassing anybody. He didn’t have the intent to sexually harass somebody. He was sexually harassing himself maybe.”

She added that Toobin’s
faux pas was an “accidental exposure” and that he was fired from the New Yorker for it and took a leave of absence from his CNN gig as well — and “during the election, during the hottest political and legal times.”

Navarro suggests CNN viewers should ‘have some grace’

“I also think CNN is a for-profit business. If viewers don’t like it, then they should make their views known,” she continued. “If they wanna have some grace, if they wanna say, ‘We’re not gonna cancel a guy because he made a stupid mistake.’ I think his bigger problem is, frankly, with himself, with his family, with his wife than it is with his CNN colleagues. Because it was not something that was done to us. It was something stupid, horrific, kinky, freaky that he did. But it wasn’t something he was trying to do to us, his CNN colleagues.”


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What’s the background?

Toobin was caught masturbating on camera during an October work call with the New Yorker, for whom he was a veteran staff writer. After his behavior came to light, Toobin
lost his New Yorker job — but CNN, for which he also worked, granted him a leave of absence rather than terminating his employment.He explained that he thought he’d turned off his camera.

“I didn’t think I was on the call. I didn’t think other people could see me,” Toobin told CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota during his high-profile return in front of the camera last week.

Toobin added to Camerota that it still didn’t excuse his behavior, and he called his actions “deeply moronic and indefensible.”

He also told Camerota he’d been in therapy during his leave of absence and did things like working at a food bank and is “trying to be a better person.”

After Toobin’s return to the cable network, the
Daily Beast said it interviewed CNN “insiders” about it — and some of them characterized Toobin’s comeback as “insane,” “awkward,” and “inappropriate.”

Past allegations against Toobin

It isn’t clear why Navarro referred to “sexual harassment,” but Toobin has been accused of it — both immediately after the notorious Zoom call and years before that.

The New York Daily News reported in 2010 that an unnamed “well-known media figure” said Toobin — who’s been married since 1986 — repeatedly hit on her at a Washington, D.C., party.

“He came up behind me and whispered in my ear,” the source told the paper, adding that “I couldn’t believe my ears. It was so disgusting. At the time, I never even knew people did that.”

The woman added to the Daily News that Toobin later followed her to her hotel room: “He tried to invite himself in. He said, ‘You know you want it.’ I said, ‘No, actually I don’t.'”

After Toobin was caught masturbating last fall, the Young Turks’ Adrienne Law tweeted in response to those defending him that “1. Masturbating at work is neither normal nor acceptable — it’s sexual harassment. 2. Individuals who engage in sexual harassment should suffer professional consequences. 3. These Toobin defenders are telling on themselves.”

The Daily News — citing an unnamed source — also reported in 2010 that after Toobin impregnated his mistress Casey Greenfield, he offered her “money if she’d have an abortion.”

The paper added that Greenfield carried the baby to term but that Toobin had stopped talking to her. The Daily News said Toobin agreed to take a DNA test, which ultimately proved he’s the father, and that a Manhattan Family Court judge ordered him to pay child support. The paper said that when Toobin refused to pay the full amount, sources claimed Greenfield’s lawyer threatened to notify his employers and garnish his wages — and then Toobin ponied up.

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Nancy Pelosi backtracks, reassures America that Democrats ‘did not rebuke’ Rep. Ilhan Omar

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemingly backtracked Sunday, reassuring America that Democrats did not, in fact, rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for comparing the United States and Israel to terrorist organizations.

What is the background?

Omar triggered controversy last Monday when she lumped together the U.S., Israel, Afghanistan, Hamas, and the Taliban as countries and organizations guilty of committing “unthinkable atrocities.”

“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban,” Omar said.

House Democratic leadership, of which Pelosi is the leader, responded by releasing a statement that condemned Omar’s comparison.

Legitimate criticism of the policies of both the United States and Israel is protected by the values of free speech and democratic debate. And indeed, such criticism is essential to the strength and health of our democracies. But drawing false equivalencies between democracies like the U.S. and Israel and groups that engage in terrorism like Hamas and the Taliban foments prejudice and undermines progress toward a future of peace and security for all. We welcome the clarification by Congresswoman Omar that there is no moral equivalency between the U.S. and Israel and Hamas and the Taliban.

Their statement came one day after a group of 12 House Democrats similarly rebuked Omar, who later denied conflating the U.S. with terrorist organizations.

What is Pelosi saying now?

During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Dana Bash confronted Pelosi over Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who “don’t seem to be letting this go.”

Bash noted that Pelosi and “top House Democrats released a pretty rare statement rebuking [Omar].” That’s when Pelosi seemingly backtracked on her earlier condemnation of Omar.

“OK. You know what? Let me just say this,” Pelosi began. “We did not rebuke her. We thanked— acknowledged that she made a clarification.”

“Congresswoman Omar is a valued member of our caucus. She asked her questions of the secretary of state. Nobody criticized those, about how people will be held accountable if we’re not going to the International Court of Justice. That was a very legitimate question. That was not of concern,” Pelosi added.

“Members did become concerned when the tweet that was put out equated the United States with the Taliban and Hamas,” she continued. “And then she clarified it. And we thanked her for clarification.”


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Pelosi said Friday that no disciplinary action will be taken against Omar.

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Report: Some CNN ‘insiders’ call Jeffrey Toobin’s post-masturbation return to the network ‘insane,’ ‘awkward,’ ‘inappropriate’

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin made his high-profile return to the network Thursday after a lengthy leave of absence over being caught masturbating during a Zoom call last fall — and some CNN “insiders” criticized his on-air segment as “awkward,” “inappropriate,” and even “insane,” according to a report from the Daily Beast.

What’s the background?

Toobin’s faux pas occurred in October during a work call with the New Yorker, for whom he was a veteran staff writer. After his behavior came to light, Toobin lost his New Yorker job — but CNN, for whom he also worked, granted him a leave of absence rather than terminating his employment.

The Daily Beast, citing two people familiar with the matter, reported that Toobin’s “friends” embarked on an “aggressive lobbying campaign” to bring him back to the network. The outlet added that CNN head Jeff Zucker also was open to giving Toobin a second chance.

The big day arrives

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota introduced Toobin by detailing his embarrassing moment and its aftermath. She then pointedly inquired, “What the hell were you thinking?”

“Obviously I wasn’t thinking very well or very much,” Toobin replied.

He explained that he thought he’d turned off his camera.

“I didn’t think I was on the call. I didn’t think other people could see me,” he said.

Toobin added that it still didn’t excuse his behavior and called his actions “deeply moronic and indefensible.”

He also told Camerota he’d been in therapy during his leave of absence and did things like working at a food bank and is “trying to be a better person.”

The Daily Beast noted that Camerota welcomed Toobin back at the end of the interview and said “many of us have really missed having your legal analysis.”

‘Insane’

Indeed, the Daily Beast characterized Toobin’s return as “cringeworthy” — and the outlet said it spoke to CNN “insiders” who said similar things.

One female CNN staffer said the interview was “a bit inappropriate in terms of a full segment of mea culpa and then a hard pivot to his legal analysis on air,” the Daily Beast said, referring to the fact that Toobin also spoke about a current news story during the segment.

The same staffer also said the “general feeling” from co-workers is that while they “trust” the New Yorker’s investigation that there weren’t similar incidents in Toobin’s past, “they also wonder if CNN followed through with an internal probe of its own,” the outlet reported.

The Daily Beast said the CNN staffer wondered, “And if so, why weren’t we informed?”

Another CNN employee told the outlet Toobin’s return was “just awkward” while a different network staff remarked with an “Oof.”

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A person familiar with the matter, meanwhile, pointed out that while there were “mixed feelings” at the network about Toobin’s return, he was greeted warmly by those in the newsroom following his interview with Camerota.

“Men and women hugged him after he left the set,” the source noted. “They seemed happy he was back. It’s invisible if people are grossed out because they wouldn’t be the ones to come up to him. The couple dozen in the newsroom seem happy to have him back.”

The feeling wasn’t shared by other CNN insiders, however. One former CNN contributor said they weren’t “surprised” that the network brought Toobin back but that “it’s insane they have him on air” after his transgression. Another insider observed that CNN came across as hypocritical.

The Daily Beast also said CNN did not immediately respond to a request for comment regarding its story.

You can read the entire Daily Beast story here.

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WATCH: Mark Levin hilariously mocks CNN’s Brian Stelter over ‘pathetic, softball’ Psaki interview

On “LevinTV” this week, BlazeTV host Mark Levin blasted CNN Brian Stelter for his “pathetic, softball” interview with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki over the weekend.

Levin called Stelter a prime example of “exactly what’s wrong with the media today,” noting in particular how the so-called “hard-hitting journalist” asked Psaki, “What does the press get wrong when covering Biden’s agenda?”

If you are a conservative, Stelter will attempt to rake you over the coals for your political views. But if you are a Democrat, you can expect a fawning lovefest of softball questions. While he claims to be an objective journalist, his questions reveal who he really is: a “democrat sycophant,” Levin added.

Watch the video clip below to see Mark destroy Stelter’s interview with Psaki and expose the symbiotic relationship between the Democrats and the media.

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Navarro says Fauci and CNN have ‘blood’ on their hands after study shows hydroxychloroquine doubles COVID survival rate

Former Trump adviser Peter Navarro has strong words for Dr. Anthony Fauci and far-left network CNN for dismissing the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19, after a new study found that treatments of the malaria drug combined with zinc more than doubled the survival rate of coronavirus patients on ventilators.

Navarro says Fauci and CNN have blood on their hands.

What are the details?

I had 60 million tablets of HCQ that Tony Fauci and @cc wouldn’t allow the American public to use because of their Hydroxy Hysteria,” Navarro tweeted on Thursday. “Blood on @JohnBerman @cnn and Saint Fauci’s hands. More than 50,000 Americans would be alive today.”

The economist shared a link to an article by The Daily Mail, titled, “Was Trump right about hydroxychloroquine all along? New study shows drug touted by former president can increase COVID survival rates by 200%.”

The Mail pointed to an observational study on 255 COVID-19 patients published in medRxiv on May 31, that was conducted by Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, concluded that “when the cumulative doses” of hydroxychloroquine and zinc “were above a certain level, patients had a survival rate 2.9 times the other patients.”

What’s the background?

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic last year, then-President Donald Trump touted hydroxychloroquine as a promising treatment against the virus.

Germany’s Bayer pharmaceutical company in turn donated three million doses of the anti-malarial to the U.S., as health care providers were already treating coronavirus patients with hydroxychloroquine-based treatments in France, China, and other nations, MarketWatch reported at the time.

The Washington Examiner noted Trump’s promotion of HCQ “earned him pushback from medical experts, including his own White House coronavirus team member Dr. Anthony Fauci, and political pundits who dismissed his claims and maintained the drug was ineffective.”

The new study on HCQ’s effectiveness comes as Trump has seen a series of apparent vindications in recent days, which was not lost on his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.

The younger Trump tweeted Wednesday, “In the last week alone, we’ve learned that the media, so-called fact checkers and their Big Tech enforcers lied to us about the lab-leak theory, Hydroxychloroquine and the clearing of Lafayette Square. All to hurt Donald Trump. What else are they lying about?”

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‘What the hell were you thinking?’: CNN host confronts Jeffrey Toobin about on-camera masturbating scandal as network reinstates shamed legal analyst

Remember Jeffry Toobin? He’s the longtime CNN legal analyst and former New Yorker staff writer who was caught masturbating on camera during a work Zoom call in October. Following the incident and a subsequent investigation, Toobin lost his New Yorker gig and took a many-months-long “leave of absence” from CNN.

Toobin’s ordeal and sudden unemployment was mocked and celebrated by many on the right. However, his left-wing coworkers were a bit more reticent — except for CNN’s oft-mocked media critic Brian Stelter, who complained that Toobin was “sidelined at a pivotal moment” just before the 2020 election.

Now, after several months of being off the air, Toobin is back at the liberal cable network that was apparently unable to find any other legal analysts able to perform and gratify the audience the way Toobin does.

But not before suffering the indignity of being interviewed on air by a female co-worker about his caught-on-camera shame.

What did he say?

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota introduced Toobin’s return by first highlighting and detailing his embarrassing moment and then asking, “What the hell were you thinking?”

“Obviously I wasn’t thinking very well or very much,” Toobin replied.

He noted that he thought he had turned off his camera and said, “I didn’t think I was on the call. I didn’t think other people could see me.”

Toobin said that the circumstances did not excuse his behavior and called his actions “deeply moronic and indefensible.”

He went on to apologize to his wife and family, CNN reported, and to the people who were on the call.

“And I’m sorry to the people who read my work and who watched me on CNN who thought I was a better person than this. And so, you know, I got a lot to rebuild, but I feel very privileged and very lucky that I’m going to be able to try to do that,” he said.

He also told Canerota that he had been in therapy and doing some public service like working at a food bank over the last several “miserable months” and is “trying to be a better person.”

“I am trying to become the kind of person people can trust again,” Toobin added.

According to CNN’s Stelter, Toobin will be appearing on CNN regularly again as the network’s chief legal analyst.

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Brian Stelter serves up softball question to Jen Psaki, interview slammed as being ‘propaganda’ and ‘bootlicking’

CNN host Brian Stelter was ridiculed online for a softball question to White House press secretary Jen Psaki that some labeled as “propaganda” and bootlicking.”

During CNN’s “Reliable Sources” talk show that aired on Sunday, Stelter asked Psaki, “What does the press get wrong when covering Biden’s agenda? When you watch the news, when you read the news, what do you think we get wrong?”

Psaki responded to the unchallenging question, “Look, I think some of our muscles have atrophied a little bit over the last few years, and there isn’t a lot of recent memory on how long it takes to get legislation forward, or how messy the process of negotiating and the process of getting legislation across the finish line can be.”

The amicable and favorable question by the friendly press was slammed on Twitter.

Newsbusters news analyst Nicholas Fondacaro said Stelter was “bootlicking.”

Conservative blogger Erik Soderstrom sounded off, “What a subservient, obsequious question for anyone in media to be earnestly asking the President’s mouthpiece. @brianstelter can’t wait to grovel before Democrats when he wakes up in the morning.”

Senior editor at The Federalist Mollie Hemingway tweeted, “Our corrupt media are absolutely nothing more than propagandists and should be treated as such.”

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s former grassroots director, Nicholas Sandmann, noted, “Media during Trump couldn’t say enough about how wrong everything he did was. Media under Biden can’t think of anything to even question in his administration.”

New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz referred to the time the press asked President Joe Biden about his milkshake, “Missed opportunity to get Jen’s favorite ice cream flavor.”

Conservative commentator Stephen L. Miller mocked Stelter by saying, “‘How can we do a better job of sucking up to you?'”

The News and Why It Matters” host Sara Gonzales mocked Stelter’s lack of journalistic integrity with a meme from “The Simpsons.”

Also from the same fawning interview, Stelter attempted to bond with Psaki based on them both being parents of young children, asking her if she fears for their children when they grow up considering the “craziness we’re seeing from the GOP.” Independent journalist Glenn Greenwald lampooned Stelter’s “sycophantic” interview.

Stelter then claimed that “a lot of liberals don’t think Fox should be called on” during White House press conferences, and asked, “So why do you call on Fox News and Newsmax?”

Stelter also asked what Psaki learned from previously being a commentator for CNN, and how that helps her in her current job as White House press secretary.

Stelter may have hinted that Psaki shouldn’t be taking questions from Fox News since it is CNN’s competition, but recently Stelter has been taking a beating in the ratings. In the first week of May, Stelter’s “Reliable Sources” talk show suffered its lowest ratings of the year, averaging only 810,000 total viewers for the May 2 episode.

“Reliable Sources” is down 53% in viewership since January.

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Buttigieg confronted on science for face mask mandates on airplanes — he admits it’s a ‘matter of respect’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg admitted Sunday that continued face mask requirements on public transportation under the jurisdiction of federal regulators is a “matter of respect” — not science.

Just last month, the Transportation Security Administration extended face mask requirements “across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13.”

The requirement went into effect on Feb. 1, less than two weeks after President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

What did Buttigieg say?

Despite proponents of pandemic-related restrictions arguing protective measures are necessary because science supports them, Buttigieg said Sunday that continued restrictions on transportation is not a matter of science at all.

Buttigieg’s admission came despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying that fully vaccinated people can basically return to normal life, which now includes more than half of all U.S. adults. Most states and municipalities have responded by dropping most, if not all, pandemic related restrictions or announced intentions to do so in the near future.

During an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz questioned Buttigieg why federal transportation guidelines deviate from CDC recommendations.

Buttigieg claimed “the differences have to do with the physical space” and alleged restrictions are “driven by public health considerations,” but said that, ultimately, continuing to wear a face mask and follow pandemic-related restrictions the CDC says are no longer necessary for fully vaccinated Americans is about “respect.”

“It’s a matter of safety but it’s also a matter of respect,” Buttigieg said. “And as we get back and as we’re so thankful to get back to the skies, to get back on the road, to get back to loved ones, let’s make sure we are doing it in a way that we can all be proud of.”


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In a separate interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper asked Buttigieg what science supports continued pandemic restrictions on transportation.

Buttigieg, however, did not directly answer the question, other than restating the premise of the question — that public health rules are currently different on airplanes and trains.

“The Biden administration says you will always follow the science. What science is there that says that a fully vaccinated person needs to wear a mask on a plane or a train or a bus?” Tapper asked.

“The public health guidance is a little bit different for situations like planes and trains,” Buttigeg responded.

“Of course, these rules and regulations and these bodies of guidance always evolve with the science,” he added. “But the bottom line is, we have a set of rules in place to keep people safe. And I really hope that travelers will respect flight attendants, bus operators, workers, anybody who is simply doing their job to keep people safe.”

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Buttigieg confronted on science for face mask mandates on airplanes — he admits it’s a ‘matter of respect’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg admitted Sunday that continued face mask requirements on public transportation under the jurisdiction of federal regulators is a “matter of respect” — not science.

Just last month, the Transportation Security Administration extended face mask requirements “across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13.”

The requirement went into effect on Feb. 1, less than two weeks after President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

What did Buttigieg say?

Despite proponents of pandemic-related restrictions arguing protective measures are necessary because science supports them, Buttigieg said Sunday that continued restrictions on transportation is not a matter of science at all.

Buttigieg’s admission came despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying that fully vaccinated people can basically return to normal life, which now includes more than half of all U.S. adults. Most states and municipalities have responded by dropping most, if not all, pandemic related restrictions or announced intentions to do so in the near future.

During an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz questioned Buttigieg why federal transportation guidelines deviate from CDC recommendations.

Buttigieg claimed “the differences have to do with the physical space” and alleged restrictions are “driven by public health considerations,” but said that, ultimately, continuing to wear a face mask and follow pandemic-related restrictions the CDC says are no longer necessary for fully vaccinated Americans is about “respect.”

“It’s a matter of safety but it’s also a matter of respect,” Buttigieg said. “And as we get back and as we’re so thankful to get back to the skies, to get back on the road, to get back to loved ones, let’s make sure we are doing it in a way that we can all be proud of.”


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In a separate interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper asked Buttigieg what science supports continued pandemic restrictions on transportation.

Buttigieg, however, did not directly answer the question, other than restating the premise of the question — that public health rules are currently different on airplanes and trains.

“The Biden administration says you will always follow the science. What science is there that says that a fully vaccinated person needs to wear a mask on a plane or a train or a bus?” Tapper asked.

“The public health guidance is a little bit different for situations like planes and trains,” Buttigeg responded.

“Of course, these rules and regulations and these bodies of guidance always evolve with the science,” he added. “But the bottom line is, we have a set of rules in place to keep people safe. And I really hope that travelers will respect flight attendants, bus operators, workers, anybody who is simply doing their job to keep people safe.”

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Rick Santorum out at CNN after backlash over comments about Native Americans

Far-left network CNN announced over the weekend that it has “parted ways” with conservative contributor Rick Santorum, following uproar over comments he made about Native Americans in a recent speech.

What are the details?

HuffPost was first to report Saturday that CNN “terminated” its contract with Santorum, a former Republican senator, amid calls to fire him over comments he made during a speech for Young America’s Foundation.

“If you think of other countries like Italy, Greece and China, and Turkey and places like that, they’ve all sort of changed over time, I mean, they’ve been there for millennia, in many cases, and their culture has sort of evolved over time,” Santorum told the audience.

“But not us! We came here, and created a blank slate, we birthed a nation, from nothing,” he continued. “I mean, there was nothing here. I mean, yes we have Native Americans but candidly there isn’t much Native American culture in American culture.”

The remarks drew furious condemnation online — including from one of his CNN colleagues who called him a “white supremacist.”

Santorum responded to the initial backlash with a brief statement, saying, “I had no intention of minimizing or in any way devaluing Native American culture.”

The senior political commentator was then confronted about his comments during an appearance on “Cuomo Prime Time,” where he told host Chris Cuomo that he “misspoke,” explaining, “I was talking about the founding, and the principles embodied embodied in the founding.”

“I would never, and you know, people have said, ‘Oh, I’m trying to dismiss what we did to the Native Americans,'” Santorum continued. “Far from it! The way we treated Native Americans was horrific. It goes against every bone and everything I’ve ever fought for, as a leader, in the Congress.”

One CNN executive told HuffPost that Santorum’s response on Cuomo’s show was the nail in the coffin for ending his tenure with the liberal network.

“Leadership wasn’t particularly satisfied with that appearance,” the executive told the outlet. “None of the anchors wanted to book him, so he was essentially benched anyway.”

Anything else?

In a story acknowledging that it had “parted ways” with Santorum, CNN pointed out two other conservative pundits who exited the network “amid controversy.”

Former Reagan staffer Jeffrey Lord was let go from the network in 2017 after controversially tweeting the words, “Sieg Heil!” at a liberal activist. Lord said that his message was misunderstood, and that he was mocking fascists, rather than glorifying Nazis as he had been accused by critics.

Then in 2018, CNN pulled the plug on former George W. Bush staffer Paris Dennard over allegations that he was terminated from Arizona State University “for making sexually explicit comments and gestures toward women.”

Dennard told the Washington Post that the allegations against him were “false,” saying in a statement, “It is sadly another politically motivated attempt to besmirch my character, and shame me into silence for my support of President Trump and the GOP.”

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Women’s group to CNN: Suspend Chris Cuomo for advising NY gov brother on sexual harassment claims

A women’s group has issued a scathing response after CNN admitted anchor Chris Cuomo joined calls advising his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), on how to respond to a barrage of sexual harassment claims against the Democrat.

Feminist organization Ultraviolet called on the network to suspend the anchor immediately, arguing, “This was a major network news anchor advising the Governor of New York to actively push back against sexual harassment allegations and denegrate (sic) survivors.”

What are the details?

On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that four sources say Chris Cuomo “joined a series of conference calls that included the Democratic governor, his top aide, his communications team, lawyers and a number of outside advisers” regarding the handling of several sexual harassment claims against the governor earlier this year.

The newspaper reported:

The cable news anchor encouraged his brother to take a defiant position and not to resign from the governor’s office, the people said. At one point, he used the phrase “cancel culture” as a reason to hold firm in the face of the allegations, two people present on one call said.

CNN admitted that Chris was part of the strategy calls, saying in a statement, “Chris has not been involved in CNN’s extensive coverage of the allegations against Governor Cuomo — on air or behind the scenes. In part, because, as he has said on his show, he could never be objective. But also because he often serves as a sounding board for his brother.”

“However,” CNN continued, “it was inappropriate to engage in conversations that included members of the Governor’s staff, which Chris acknowledges. He will not participate in such conversations going forward.”

What did the women’s group say?

Not good enough, Ultraviolet says.

“Make no mistake – this wasn’t just a brother talking to his brother about their lives, or even politics,” the women’s group wrote in reaction to the Post’s story. “This was a major network news anchor advising the Governor of New York to actively push back against sexual harassment allegations and denegrate (sic) survivors of abuse by defining their calls for accountability as ‘cancel culture.'”

The statement continues, “The fact that after this advice, Governor Cuomo instructed surrogates to attack and defame those who courageously came forward with their stories should not be lost on anyone.”

Ultraviolet concludes:

“CNN should immediately suspend Chris Cuomo and conduct a thorough investigation into whether or not his position of authority at the network has impacted how others covered the allegations against his brother, Governor Cuomo. Anything less is unacceptable, and further harms survivors of sexual abuse, who are already disinclined to come forward for fear of retaliation from men in power like the Cuomo brothers.”

Anything else?

CNN did not immediately respond to Fox News‘ request for comment on UltraViolet’s statement.

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CNN admits Chris Cuomo wrongly participated in strategy calls with his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is accused of sexual harassment

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo inappropriately participated in conference calls with his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), and the governor’s staff, giving advice on how the governor should respond to multiple allegations of sexual harassment levied by several women earlier this year, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

CNN admitted in a statement that Cuomo, one of the network’s leading anchors, participated in the strategy calls with the New York governor’s top advisers and said it was wrong for him to do so.

“Chris has not been involved in CNN’s extensive coverage of the allegations against Governor Cuomo — on air or behind the scenes,” the network told the Post. “In part because, as he has said on his show, he could never be objective. But also because he often serves as a sounding board for his brother.

“However, it was inappropriate to engage in conversations that included members of the Governor’s staff, which Chris acknowledges,” the statement added. “He will not participate in such conversations going forward.”

While anchoring his nightly news program on CNN, Cuomo “joined a series of conference calls that included the Democratic governor’s top aide, his communications team, lawyers and a number of outside advisers,” according to anonymous sources who spoke to the Post.

The calls happened earlier this year as scandal erupted around the governor, who is accused of non-consensual touching or making unwanted sexual advances towards aides who worked in his office and other women.

The governor vehemently denied the allegations against him and has resisted calls to resign from Democratic lawmakers and lashed out at his opponents, vowing not to bow to “cancel culture.” He said he apologizes if he unintentionally made some women feel uncomfortable, but denies that “feeling uncomfortable” is equivalent to sexual harassment. A 2019 law Cuomo signed defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome verbal or physical behavior based on a person’s gender.”

At least part of the governor’s defiant response seems to be a strategy suggested by his younger brother, the cable news anchor.

Chris Cuomo reportedly “encouraged his brother to take a defiant position and not to resign from the governor’s office,” the Post reported. “At one point, he used the phrase ‘cancel culture’ as a reason to hold firm in the face of the allegations, two people present on one call said.”

CNN, which has happily provided a propaganda platform for the New York governor on “Cuomo Prime Time,” said their anchor Cuomo will not face disciplinary action for this violation of journalistic norms.

Gov. Cuomo’s conduct is currently under investigation by the state attorney general and the state Assembly. Cuomo has announced that he would seek re-election in 2022.

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Longtime CNN contributor tweets, ‘The world today needs a Hitler’; has history of anti-Semitism

A longtime contributor to CNN found himself in hot water after tweeting, “The world today needs a Hitler.” The inflammatory tweet, which could be interpreted as a call for the extermination of the Jewish people, was posted to Twitter on Sunday amidst the rising tensions and violence between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East.

The CNN contributor quickly deleted the post, but it sparked social media users to comb through his Twitter profile. Adeel Raja, who has written dozens of articles for CNN, also appears to have a history of posting ant-Semitic messages on Twitter.

Donald Trump Jr. posted screenshots of the “Hitler” tweet as well as a CNN article that indicates Raja as a co-author, and his LinkedIn profile, where he describes himself as a “Freelance Contributor at CNN.”

“Hey @cnn this seems to be one of yours, but I imagine that surprises no one anymore,” Trump wrote.

The now-deleted “The world today needs a Hitler” tweet was just the tip of the iceberg. There were other tweets praising the murderous Nazi leader.

“The only reason I am supporting Germany in the finals — Hitler was a German and he did good with those Jews!” Raja wrote during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Another tweet from 2014 read, “My support for Germany is for what Hitler did to the Jews!”

One tweet from Raja’s verified Twitter account said, “Hail Hitler!”

Raja responded to a Twitter user calling for “Palestinian genocide….inner Hitler among Germans must resurface,” by enthusiastically tweeting, “Hell yeah!!!!!”

In another Twitter post, Raja urged terrorist groups to go to Israel, “ISIS, TTP, TALIBAN – please go to Israel ASAP!”

Raja is a longtime contributor to CNN.com. There are 53 results when you search for “Adeel Raja” on the CNN website. It appears that his first article for the CNN website was published on Jan. 2, 2014, and he was contributing fairly consistently to the site. Raja posted as recently as Sept. 16, 2020. Most of the articles he contributed are related to Pakistan, where he is allegedly based.

When asked about Raja, CNN spokesman Matt Dornic told the Washington Examiner that he has “never heard” of him and was “looking into it.”

RELATED: Jews attacked by pro-Palestinian protesters in Toronto. Anti-Semitic chants hurled in London: ‘F*** Jews, rape their daughters!’

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CNN presses Biden’s COVID czar on president’s refusal follow new CDC face mask rules. He responds by getting the agency’s guidance wrong.

CNN’s Jake Tapper pushed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients on why the president refuses to follow the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on face masks for people who are fully vaccinated against the virus.

Zients responded by claiming the president actually was following agency guidance while misquoting what the CDC’s guidance actually is.

What’s the background?

President Biden, who has been fully vaccinated since January, has sent a lot of mixed messages on face masks and CDC guidance, despite repeated claims that he and his administration would be “following the science” when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic.

Late last month, the CDC issued new face mask guidelines saying that fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear masks outdoors, or even indoors in many cases. Fully vaccinated people, the CDC said, can gather outdoors without wearing a mask except in certain crowded settings and can also gather indoors without wearing a mask or staying six feet apart.

Yet just a couple days after the agency issued its new “science-based” guidance, Biden was on NBC’s “Today” saying he would keep flouting the new mask rules by wearing a mask outdoors because, he said, “it’s a patriotic responsibility for God’s sake.”

And last Friday, the president was asked during an event at the White House why he chose to wear a mask when he’s fully vaccinated and around others who are also vaccinated.

He responded, “Because when we’re inside, it’s still good policy to wear the mask.”

What did the COVID czar say?

Noting the Friday exchange, Tapper asked Zients if it is “really necessary for a fully vaccinated person to wear a mask at a limited indoor gathering if everyone there is vaccinated.”

Zients responded by misquoting the actual guidance from the CDC.

“Well, the CDC has given guidance that, when you’re with family and friends that are vaccinated in small groups, you don’t need a mask,” the COVID czar said.

But that’s not what the CDC’s mask guidance for fully vaccinated people says.

According to the CDC, “If you’ve been fully vaccinated: You can gather indoors with fully vaccinated people without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart.”

Tapper — who confronted senior Biden adviser Anita Dunn on the same topic a week earlier — continued to press Zients on the president’s mixed messages about vaccines and notion of trusting the experts.

“Why does President Biden in a room full of vaccinated journalists — with everybody in that room vaccinated — why does he need to wear a mask?” Tapper asked.

Zients replied, “The president is going to continue to follow the CDC guidance” — though he didn’t admit that the CDC’s official guidance is to do the opposite of what President Biden is doing.

Tapper also cited former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent recommendation that the CDC start lifting indoor mask mandates now, in order to send a message of science-based vaccine confidence.

But Biden’s COVID coordinator was not to be moved off his defense of his boss’ decision to ignore actual CDC guidance:

We’re going to look to the CDC. The president from day one has said we’re going to rely on science and facts, and that’s what we’ll do. The CDC has, across the last several weeks, given guidance for vaccinated people to do indoor gatherings with other vaccinated people, as I talked about earlier, to not wear masks outside, except when you’re in a very crowded place. And we look forward to further guidance from the CDC about what the advantages are of being vaccinated. What is clear is anyone who’s not vaccinated should get vaccinated.

However, Tapper continued to press Zients on the messaging, saying, “I think one of the reasons why journalists are annoyingly harping on this and some health experts are is because there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and President Biden being able to take off his mask in a room full of journalists and White House staffers, all of whom are fully vaccinated, is a demonstration that the vaccines work.”

Yet Zients obfuscated on the president’s repeated and obvious refusal to follow CDC guidelines — and then preached that all Americans should … “follow the CDC guidance.”


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Biden’s energy secretary blames COVID-19 for soaring gas prices, but oil industry expert points at Biden

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is blaming the pandemic for soaring gas prices.

Since President Joe Biden took office on Jan. 20, the national average gas price has soared more than 50 cents. As of Friday, it stood at nearly $3 per gallon — $2.96. The average was $2.38 per gallon when Biden took office, and $2.11 per gallon on Election Day last year.

What did Granholm say?

CNN anchor Jake Tapper confronted Granholm on Friday about skyrocketing gas prices, asking the former Michigan Democratic governor whether high energy prices will slow down the post-pandemic economic recovery.

“Beyond whether or not you think your policies are to blame, are you worried that the prices could impact whether or not Americans travel, which is, of course, needed to put money back into the economy?” Tapper asked.

In response, Granholm suggested an out-of-control COVID-19 virus is to blame for higher prices at the pump.

“People need to travel, you’re right, but we need to get the virus under control first, we need to get to that 70%, we need to get to herd immunity,” Granholm replied.

“Why have gas prices gone up? Could that be because of the virus itself as well? Everything is tied together,” she added. “So I just want to say, this administration is totally focused on getting this virus under control, which means the economy will get under control, and then investing in the nation so that we can go big on America.”


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Ironically, Granholm’s remark about herd immunity comes after the New York Times published a story suggesting herd immunity in the U.S. is no longer probable.

What’s to blame?

While typical culprits such as refinery maintenance and converting to summertime blends are partly to blame for the surge in gas prices, oil expert David Blackmon recently explained in Forbes the Biden administration’s policies are also a major contributor.

“Since last November 3, the average price per gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has skyrocketed by 75 cents. The markets clearly see the Biden/Harris administration as one that will work to inhibit U.S. oil production, which will also have the effect of tightening the global market, and traders have responded by driving up the price of crude oil,” Blackmon wrote.

He explained:

President Biden’s Day 1 executive orders to cancel the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL pipeline and suspend the program for oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters were just initial shots across the bow. His order to raise the estimate for the “social cost of carbon” by over 700% will inevitably result in regulatory actions that will raise the cost of producing oil in the U.S., as will the coming effort by the Biden EPA to convince the courts to allow it to regulate carbon as a “criteria pollutant,” a topic I’ll address in more detail in the coming days.

All of these actions and more to come will increase the costs of not just oil and gasoline, but all forms of non-renewable energy for consumers, will make the country increasingly reliant on foreign oil imports and thus will render the country less energy secure than before. These outcomes are entirely predictable and are in fact features of the Biden/Harris plan, which is in part designed to make EVs and renewables more competitive by raising the cost of fossil fuels and other more traditional forms of energy. That’s not a value judgement: it’s just reality.

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CNN obsesses about Trump’s White House lawn while burying Biden’s underwhelming jobs report

The U.S. jobs report for April was extremely disappointing, and was so shockingly underwhelming that one CNBC financial analyst had to double-check the numbers because he couldn’t believe his own eyes on how abysmal the figures were. CNN showed its liberal bias by burying President Joe Biden’s depressing jobs report, but highlighted a report about how former President Donald Trump left the White House lawn in an unsatisfactory condition.

The U.S. economy added just 266,000 new jobs in April, when there were forecasts for nearly 1 million new jobs. To make matters worse, the unemployment rate rose to 6.1%. The dismal jobs report was arguably the most important news story on Friday…except on CNN.

The left-wing news website stealthfully sneaked the significant jobs report news into its “Trending” section, where CNN literally wrote: “Jobs report,” which gave zero indication that the jobs report was dreadful.

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However, CNN had no problem giving a story titled “The White House lawn ‘headache’ Trump left behind” prime real estate on the site’s front page. CNN promoted the anti-Trump article at the top-right of the front page. While the economic ramifications of an eye-opening jobs report didn’t warrant a top spot on the front page, the article about the Trump administration not getting the “paramount” upgrades on the property was deemed to be exceedingly newsworthy.

“They didn’t want the noise and, Melania Trump in particular, wanted to avoid disrupting the aesthetics on the back lawn, where there could perhaps be events,” CNN claimed. “The first couple decided to ‘pass it to the next guy,’ said one of the people familiar. That next guy ended up being President Joe Biden.”

CNN bellyached that Biden “has had to meet his helicopter, Marine One, on the Ellipse, the park below the South Lawn perimeter of the White House and just north of Constitution Avenue” due to construction on the White House lawn. The news outlet also kicked up a fuss that Biden “has had to motorcade approximately two minutes from the White House to the Ellipse to depart and arrive, where before he could ostensibly walk out his back door a few hundred yards and board his private transport.”

The liberal cable TV network has struggled to engage viewers in the post-Trump world. In Biden’s first 100 days in office, CNN’s ratings went from 1.2 million in the last week of January to only 749,000 for the week ending April 25. Brian Stelter-hosted “Reliable Sources” and the “New Day” morning TV program had their lowest ratings of the year last week.

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CNN’s ‘Reliable Sources’ suffers lowest ratings of the year — and it gets even worse for host Brian Stelter

The post-President Trump world has left many media outlets hurting for clicks and viewers, but possibly the hardest-hit network could be CNN. “Reliable Sources” suffered its lowest ratings of the year, and yet somehow the news gets even worse for host Brian Stelter.

“Reliable Sources” averaged only 810,000 total viewers for the May 2 episode, which was the smallest audience the show had so far this year, according to Fox News. It gets even worse for the struggling Sunday morning cable TV news show because in the highly coveted demographic of adults ages 25-54, “Reliable Sources” was able to garner an abysmal 163,000 viewers. The news opinion program had viewership below 1 million for five consecutive weeks.

To add insult to injury, “Reliable Sources” had better ratings without regular host Stelter, who has often been labeled as a “hall monitor” by his critics. The previous week’s episode with fill-in host John Avalon notched 907,000 viewers, nearly 100,000 more than when Stetler returned from vacation. Avalon also did better with the advertiser-friendly 25-54 demo, averaging 182,000 viewers.

“Reliable Sources” claims to examine “the media world – telling the story behind the story – how the news gets made,” but often spends large portions of the show criticizing Fox News, especially with Donald Trump not available as a viable target since he is out of the White House.

CNN’s “New Day” program is also struggling mightily, despite having a brand-new host. “New Day,” which has a new co-host in Brianna Keilar who replaced Alisyn Camerota, had its worst ratings of the year last week. “New Day” is averaging fewer than 500,000 viewers with Keilar at the helm, down 37% compared to the first quarter with co-hosts Camerota and John Berman, according to Nielsen Media Research. “Fox & Friends,” the direct competition for “New Day,” reeled in an average of 1.2 million viewers from April 26 through May 2.

Overall, Fox News was the clearcut ratings winner with an average of 2.3 million primetime viewers, surpassing MSNBC with an average of 1.6 million. “Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 2.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched cable news program of the week.

A new Rasmussen Reports survey found that CNN is likely to continue to struggle in the ratings department. A survey of 1,000 likely voters between May 3-4 were asked if they continue to watch the big three cable networks.

Fox News was the winner with 41% of viewers saying they continue to watch the conservative news channel. But viewers are less likely to watch left-wing cable networks CNN and MSNBC. A mere 25% of respondents said they “generally watch” CNN, and only 21% said they tune into MSNBC.

“It may be that the biggest loser in last year’s election wasn’t a political candidate, but CNN, which has seen its ratings drop precipitously since former President Donald Trump left office in January,” Rasmussen Reports stated. “Those numbers are a sharp reversal from four years ago, when Trump’s presidency proved a ratings gold mine for CNN. In a June 2017 survey, 47% of regular cable news viewers said they generally watched CNN, compared to 33% for Fox News and 16% for MSNBC.”

During President Joe Biden‘s first 100 days in office, ratings have plummeted for CNN and MSNBC.

“On average, 1.3 million household viewers were watching MSNBC in the last week of January, shortly after Biden took office,” The Hill reported. “For the week ending April 25, that number was 868,000. At CNN, those figures went from 1.2 million to 749,000.”

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Pat Gray: We are NOT a democracy!

CNN tweeted on Tuesday: “A dangerous, cultish devotion. Analysis: The GOP’s embrace of Trump’s movement based on lies shows he doesn’t have to be president to pose great risks to democracy.”

Pat Gray addressed the post and explained that America is not a democracy. He also questioned what these “grave risks” are that CNN claims Trump poses to the country.

Watch the clip for more from Pat. Can’t watch? Download the podcast here.

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CNN’s Jake Tapper questions whether pro-Trump Republicans should be given airtime

CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper questioned on Tuesday whether Republican politicians who he characterized as “cowardly” followers of former President Donald Trump should be given airtime.

During an interview with colleagues on CNN’s “New Day” morning program, Tapper went on a lengthy tirade against what he called the Republican Party’s embrace of “downright lies” and conspiracies as they relate to claims of election fraud and President Joe Biden’s progressive agenda.

“If they’re willing to lie about Joe Biden wanting to steal your hamburgers, and QAnon and the Big Lie about the election, what are they not willing to lie about?” Tapper said. “Why should I put any of them on TV?

“It’s remarkable that standing up for basic facts is now controversial within the Republican Party,” Tapper claimed in the interview, later making specific reference to Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and Republican House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (La.).

“The lie about the election on its own is anti-democracy, and it is sowing seeds of ignorance in the populous, and obviously has the potential to incite violence,” he said. “But beyond that is, if you’re willing to lie about that, what are you not willing to lie about? That’s where we are when it comes to the House Republican leadership, McCarthy and Scalise, and where we are with too many leaders of the Republican Party — they’re not willing to tell their voters the truth.”


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“I happen to believe that this country needs a strong, thriving, healthy, fact-based Republican Party,” Tapper continued, claiming that for the country to succeed, healthy debate needs to happen. “But we can’t have those debates if one side … is not willing to stick to standards and facts.”

TheBlaze reached out to CNN regarding Tapper’s remarks, specifically questioning whether the network is considering barring certain members of GOP leadership from making appearances, but has not yet received a response.

The Hill, in its coverage of the news, noted that in December, Tapper admitted that he had a policy of never booking former Trump White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany or Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller on his show.

“There are some people that are so mendacious, I just wouldn’t put them on air,” he reportedly. “Kayleigh McEnany, I never booked her. Jason Miller from the Trump campaign, I would never book him. These are just people who tell lies the way that most people breathe. There was no value in that.”

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Hillary Clinton ‘thrilled’ Joe Biden is using the COVID pandemic to push big-government agenda

Hillary Clinton celebrated on Sunday President Joe Biden’s aggressive push to enact a progressive, big-government agenda, commending Biden for using the COVID-19 pandemic as the means to expand government in Americans’ lives.

What is the background?

Despite having been president for just three months, Biden has already proposed $6 trillion worth of legislation.

First it was a $1.9 trillion pandemic-related economic recovery bill — that, of course, was filled with countless spending items unrelated to the pandemic — then it was a $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan that had very little to do with improving highways and bridges. Finally, Biden unveiled a $1.8 trillion plan that “seeks to expand access to education, reduce the cost of child care and support women in the work force,” the New York Times reported.

Biden has also proposed a massive immigration reform bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

What did Clinton say?

Clinton told CNN host Fareed Zakaria that she is “thrilled” Biden is exploiting the vulnerability of Americans caused by the pandemic “to try to push the agenda as far as possible.”

In fact, Clinton packaged government action as something that Americans — including Republicans and independents — view positively, citing Biden’s job approval.

“It wasn’t until the pandemic that I think a truly working majority of Americans … suddenly understood in a clear way that, you know what, there’s lots of times when we need the government, and we’ve been exposed as lacking in the kind of investments and support that we, as Americans, should be providing each other with the government as our partner,” Clinton opined.

“I’m thrilled that, you know, President Biden is taking advantage of this moment to try to push the agenda as far as possible,” she added.

However, polling data indicates that Biden is deeply unpopular with Republicans and extremely popular with Democrats and that only a slight majority of independents approve of Biden’s job.

Clinton went on to say that Biden is building on the work of previous Democratic presidents — and, of course, she took a shot at former President Donald Trump, although not by name.

“I think both, you know, Presidents Obama and Clinton did, too,” she said of having a big government agenda, “but they were more constrained given what the climate was politically during their administrations.”

“I think it builds on a lot of what did happen in prior Democratic administrations. But it also goes further. And it can go further because people understand, guess what, you know, we kind of were failed by our government for four years when we confronted one of the worst health care crises, economic crises that our country has seen,” Clinton added.

Overall, Clinton graded Biden’s first 100 days as president with an A.

“We now have a mature, experienced president, and thank goodness we do,” Clinton said.

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CNN’s Jake Tapper confronts top Biden adviser over why Biden wears face mask outdoors against CDC guidance

CNN anchor Jake Tapper confronted a senior adviser to President Joe Biden on Sunday over why the president continues to wear a face mask outdoors against recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What is the background?

The CDC released updated guidance last week saying that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a face mask outdoors.

This means that individuals like Biden — who received his first vaccine dose in December and his second shot in January — no longer need to wear a face covering outdoors under most circumstances. The CDC still recommends wearing one when attending “a crowded, outdoor event, like a live performance, parade, or sports event.”

What happened on CNN?

Tapper asked Anita Dunn, a senior adviser to Biden, whether Biden is sowing distrust in the efficacy of the vaccines by continuing to wear a mask outdoors against CDC advice.

“Should the president start following these guidelines and stop wearing a mask outdoors, stop wearing a mask indoors when with small groups of other vaccinated Americans, to show the American people there’s a benefit to getting the vaccine, you can take the mask off?” Tapper asked.

In response, Dunn claimed Biden “takes the CDC guidelines very seriously,” but conceded the White House is still treating Biden differently.

“We do take some extra precautions for him because he is the president of the United States,” Dunn said out of one side of her mouth, adding from the other, “But I would say that people should follow the CDC guidelines.”

Dunn then predicted that as more people become vaccinated, more people will enjoy mask “freedom.”

“Yes, more and more people, including the president, perhaps,” Tapper responded sarcastically.


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Anything else?

Dr. Leana Wen, the former commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department and former president of Planned Parenthood, sharply criticized Biden in a Washington Post essay last week, writing that Biden’s refusal to abide by his own CDC’s guidelines on mask-wearing sends a dangerous signal.

“Already, a very damaging narrative is taking hold: If the vaccines are so effective, then why so many precautions for the fully vaccinated? What’s the point of getting inoculated if not much changes?” Wen wrote.

Comparing Biden’s COVID-19 response to former President Donald Trump’s, Wen said, “the message coming from Biden isn’t right either.”

“Over-correction has a price; at best, it makes public health measures seem performative rather than science-based,” Wen wrote. “At worst, it calls vaccine efficacy into question.”

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CNN’s Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo actually defend officer who fatally shot teen girl who swung knife at other females

CNN’s Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night appeared to defend the officer who fatally shot a teenage girl caught on police bodycam video swinging a knife at other females during a fight in front of a Columbus, Ohio, residence the previous day.

What did Lemon and Cuomo have to say?

TheBlaze regularly takes to task Lemon and Cuomo for radical, leftist commentary they add to the news, but in this instance the pair delivered fair-minded, sober perspectives on the tragic incident, which took place just before the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin murder trial.

As Cuomo was signing off his program and passing the baton to Lemon, the pair began talking about the shooting. Lemon noted there was a “lot of emotion” and “lot of anguish” about it, but he pivoted and said, “We’ve got to be fair about what happens when police arrive at scenes.”

He explained that despite the fact that the victim was an adolescent, “when police are chasing people, they don’t know how old they are.”

“When they roll up on a scene, they see people tussling around, someone has a knife, and their job is to protect and serve every life on that scene,” Lemon continued. “And if they see someone who is in the process of taking a life … what decision do they have to make?”

They both also countered arguments many have made asserting that the officer could have used a Taser instead of a gun in that situation.

“Tasers don’t work the way guns work,” Lemon offered.

“Not at that distance,” Cuomo noted in agreement. “And not with that amount of time.”

Lemon reminded viewers that Tasters “don’t always connect” — the prongs have to grab the skin correctly in order for the electrical charge to effectively disable a suspect.

‘That’s why I’m not a police officer’

Then Lemon invoked the female who nearly became a victim: “If the woman in the pink was my sister, niece, wife, whatever … you have to make a decision. Is one life on that scene more valuable than another? And if someone is trying to take a life on that scene, do you protect the life of the person trying to take the life, or do you protect the life of the person whose life is in imminent danger at that point? That’s why I’m not a police officer.”

He also observed that “at a certain distance, a stabbing, a knife can be much more lethal than a bullet. And especially if you get stabbed in the artery, in the temple, somewhere that you’re gonna bleed out.”

Cuomo said, “I feel for that officer. You can hear it in his voice when … the man on the side was saying, ‘You shot my baby! You shot my baby!’ And [the officer] said, ‘She had a knife, she went right at her.’ You know this is something that he’s gonna have to live with also.”

Lemon added, “Either way in that position, I think that someone’s life probably would have ended. It could have been the other woman in the pink, or it could’ve been the 16-year-old who sadly ended up dying.”

Cuomo said he had spoken to “an older woman of color” about the shooting and that a man told the officer, “You shot my baby” — and the woman told Cuomo, “Shame on him!”

‘Where were the parents? What were they doing?’

When Cuomo questioned why the woman had that reaction, he said she told him, “He came running out of that house; why didn’t he stop it? Where were the parents? What were they doing? .. why did the police have to come and control that situation? Why didn’t he?”

Cuomo also observed that the man who ran out of the house is seen on bodycam video trying to kick a female in the head: “He’s an active part of the fight; the adults have to be adults, too.”

He also said that, in the end, the officer has a “duty to use force to protect his own life or the life of another.”


Don Lemon And Chris Cuomo Defend The Officer Who Shot Ma’Khia Bryant

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Lemon and Cuomo stand out from others on the left who remain upset about the shooting, despite the fact that it’s clearly visible that the teen girl was swinging a knife.

Such as NBA superstar LeBron James, who posted a tweet to his 50 million followers threatening the Columbus police officer who pulled the trigger, posting an image allegedly of the officer and adding the text, “YOU’RE NEXT.”

In addition, numerous media outlets even tried to hide the fact that the teen was swinging a knife when she was shot, outrageously jumping at the chance to refer to her as “unarmed.”

And as for those who just want to defund police and keep them away from all those commonplace knife fights between kids, the day before the Columbus incident a 13-year-old girl reportedly stabbed another 13-year-old to death in Cincinnati — and cops were nowhere in sight.

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Twitter PERMANTLY BANS James O’Keefe For Proving CNN Is Propaganda

Twitter is accurately being accused of protecting infamous propaganda outlet CNN after releasing undercover videos of the network’s technical director admitting to brainwashing the public. James O’Keefe, the founder of Project Veritas will no longer be able to use Twitter for the “crime” of exposing these mainstream media giants.

It should not really be a big surprise to anyone. The official narrative is the only one that will be allowed on this slave planet.  Twitter told O’Keefe on Thursday that his account was permanently suspended and will not be reinstated, citing an allegation that he used fake or multiple accounts to manipulate conversations on the platform. Twitter said in a statement to The Hill and other media outlets that “you can’t artificially amplify or disrupt conversations through the use of multiple accounts.”

James O’Keefe does promote the left vs. right paradigm lie, but that does not mean he should be silenced. Everyone should be outraged when anyone is silenced because eventually, that power mechanism will come for your speech.

The censorship by Twitter came after O’Keefe posted three straight days of scoops in which CNN technical director Charlie Chester is shown on video, talking to an undercover reporter. Chester, who reportedly thought he was talking to a Tinder date, told the reporter about CNN’s propagandist efforts to oust President Donald Trump, its fearmongering about Covid-19 to boost ratings, and its efforts to make Black Lives Matter look good, according to a report by RT. 

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O’Keefe also announced that once again (promoting the left vs. right paradigm lie) that he will once again attempt to use the system to beat the system that is silencing and censoring him.  He issued a statement on Thursday, vowing to sue Twitter for defamation and denying that he operated fake accounts. This is false, this is defamatory, and they will pay,” he said. “Section 230 may have protected them before, but it will not protect them from me. The complaint will be filed Monday.” He invited supporters to follow him on Telegram.

This system is not set up in our best interest or in James O’Keefe’s. It is set up to protect the rulers and masters from the slaves. We have got to unite, reject the political dogma of the left vs. right paradigm and their perceived power over us.

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