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Republicans Wisely Avoiding CNN on El Paso and Dayton Shootings

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/6/2019 at 5:00pm
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President Trump spoke to the nation Monday morning about the horrific mass shootings that took place over the weekend in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH.

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The press created Russiagate and now they must deal with the consequences

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:00pm 3/25/2019 at 6:00pm
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Yesterday it was all about the Mueller report and the Barr letter.

Today the news and commentary seems to be focusing more on the press itself: will the MSM ever own up to the magnitude of their mistake/lies (I very much doubt it)? How much has their coverage of Russiagate damaged their...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Trump as tragic hero out of Greek Myth

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/23/2019 at 2:00pm
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Victor Davis Hanson has given a fascinating interview to Isaac Chotiner of The New Yorker.

The interview is well worth reading for the thesis that Hanson, a classics professor and military historian, offers about Trump.

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Politicians and lies: How the media forgot the difference between opinion and fact

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/14/2019 at 7:00pm

The title of this article by Holman Jenkins intrigued me: “Politicians Never Lied Before Trump,” and so I clicked on it. I was almost certain that the title was sarcastic—of course, politicians lie often, and have done so since time immemorial—and sure enough, the title was indeed meant as sarcasm.

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New York Times Called Out for Anti-Trump Bias by Former Executive Editor

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11:00am 1/3/2019 at 11:00am
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Media bias against Republicans has always existed but has reached a new high in the age of Trump. Talking heads on cable news frequently blur the lines between news and opinion. Supposed journalists openly root against Trump and for his opponents.

It has gotten so bad that even Jill Abramson, the former...

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Reporters talk tough, but will they really defy new White House press conference rules?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/25/2018 at 4:00pm
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After the White House agreed to give CNN’s Jim Acosta his press “hard pass” back, the White House also rolled out new rules governing the conduct of press conferences.

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White House restores Jim Acosta’s press pass, issues new rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10:52am 11/19/2018 at 10:52am
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Jim Acosta and CNN were granted a Temporary Restraining Order on Friday, November 16, 2018, restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass,” to allow him privileged access to the White House grounds for press briefings and other events, pending further court action.

The White House promptly announced that it would promulgate rules governing...

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Acosta got his press pass back, but his media colleagues will pay the price

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7:35pm 11/18/2018 at 7:35pm
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On Friday, November 16, 2018, the federal District Court in D.C. granted a temporary restraining order compelling the White House to reinstate CNN’s Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” that gives him privileged access to the White House for press briefings and events.

As described in our coverage of the decision, there is no...

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Court orders White House to restore Jim Acosta’s press pass

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30am 11/16/2018 at 10:30am
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Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump appointee, has just ruled on the motion of Jim Acosta and CNN for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass”.

Based on reports from reporters in the media room, it appears that the Judge ruled that while the White House doesn’t have to...

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OANN Brief: Acosta’s “repeated, unprofessional conduct … has hindered our free press from functioning effectively during White House briefings”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:43am 11/16/2018 at 9:43am
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The Judge will rule today on the motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Jim Acosta and CNN.

While most of the media supports Acosta, One American News Network filed late on November 15, 2018, for permission to file an amicus brief (pdf.) (full embed at bottom of post) opposing...

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Jim Acosta and his media enablers are on the verge of creating law that will damage journalism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/15/2018 at 4:00pm

“Bad facts make bad law” is a common saying. What that means is that bad facts in a specific case can create legal precedent that is damaging to others, not just the bad actor in the case.

Nowhere is that more clear than in the pending motion by Jim Acosta and CNN,...

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Court adjourns without yet granting Jim Acosta and CNN the emergency injunction they requested

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:44pm 11/14/2018 at 5:44pm
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UPDATE: The Judge has postponed the decision from 3 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

A federal District Court Judge in D.C., Timothy Kelly, heard two hours of argument today on the motion for a temporary restraining order requested by CNN and Jim Acosta regarding his White House “hard pass”.

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Gov’t: Trump has discretion to limit Acosta access, particularly after “disrupting press proceedings”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/14/2018 at 12:30pm
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On November 13, 2008, CNN and Jim Acosta filed in federal court in D.C. for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction seeking a court order overruling the White House decision to revoke Acosta’s “hard pass” — the press pass that provides Acosta with “regular and unescorted access to the White...

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CNN sues Trump over suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass after he got physical with White House intern

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:02am 11/13/2018 at 10:02am
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White House pulls Jim Acosta’s press pass for physically blocking female intern from taking back microphone

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9:08pm 11/7/2018 at 9:08pm
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We covered earlier today how CNN’s Jim Acosta refused to hand over a White House microphone when asked to do so, instead insisting on continuing to shout questions...

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Trump 60 Minutes Interview: Stands By Comments About Christine Blasey Ford

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00am 10/15/2018 at 11:00am

The 26 minute President Donald Trump gave to 60 Minutes spanned across numerous subjects, including Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the economy, and his relationship with people in his administration.

As you may remember, Trump received a lot of flack for a speech he...

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Trump calls Senate Democrats’ behavior in Kavanaugh hearings ‘a disgrace’ during press conference

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/1/2018 at 2:00pm

Trump held a press conference Monday morning to discuss the newly minted NAFTA deal.

Once the conversation was opened to the press, questions were directed toward Kavanaugh and the new FBI investigation.

Trump was typical Trump.

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