Author: Brian Flood

DHS blasts ’60 Minutes’ segment on family separation: ‘Agenda-driven work of revisionist fiction’

FOX NEWS The Department of Homeland Security called a “60 Minutes” report “a platform for the misleading narratives of open-borders advocates.” The Department of Homeland Security blasted “60 Minutes” on Monday in a scathing statement that called a segment from Sunday’s episode “an agenda-driven work of revisionist fiction” – but the CBS News program is standing by its story about families being separated at the border. The “60 Minutes” investigation by correspondent Scott Pelley explored the Trump administration’s strict immigration policies. “Our investigation has found that the separation of families began far earlier and detained many more children than...

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Sarah Sanders lashes out at media abuse in fiery clash with CNN’s Acosta

FOX NEWS Press Secretary Sarah Sanders took her long-running feud with CNN’s Jim Acosta to a new level during Thursday’s White House Press briefing, blasting the media for personal attacks against her and accusing the press of debasing the discourse in America.  The press secretary was responding to similar allegations leveled against President Trump. Specifically, Acosta asked Sanders to say whether the press is indeed the “enemy of the people,” as her boss has controversially claimed, after Ivanka Trump broke with her father on the statement at an Axios event earlier Thursday.   “I think it would be a good...

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Sarah Sanders slams April Ryan for ‘absolutely ridiculous’ question about Trump stepping down

FOX NEWS White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed American Urban Radio’s April Ryan during Tuesday’s press briefing for asking if President Donald Trump has thought about stepping down. Ryan, who is also a CNN contributor, asked, “With all of this turmoil, particularly this last week, has the president at any time thought about stepping down before or now?” Sanders fired back, “No, and I think that’s an absolutely ridiculous question.” Ryan was presumably referring to reports that Trump has been especially upset since the FBI executed a search warrant on his lawyer Michael Cohen. She tried to defend...

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Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe would punch President Trump: ‘This guy thinks he can intimidate everybody’

FOX NEWS Democratic Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe claims he would punch President Trump.  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Outgoing Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe talked tough about President Trump on MSNBC Thursday night, fantasizing to an admiring Chris Matthews about punching out the commander-in-chief.  “You would have to pick him up off the floor,” McAuliffe said on “Hardball,” as he described what he would do if President Trump ever got in his “space.” “That would be the last time Donald Trump ever did that,” added the longtime Clinton crony who reportedly could be considering a 2020 presidential run. The...

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‘Morning Joe’ guest worried Trump might invalidate 2018 midterm elections – even though he couldn’t

FOX NEWS GOP pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson is worried President Trump could invalidate future elections. A guest on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” oddly declared Friday that she is worried President Trump may try to invalidate the 2018 midterm elections to avoid a Democratic Congress — something the President can’t actually do.  Regular co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were absent, but Republican pollster and Washington Examiner columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson more than made up for the extreme anti-Trump rhetoric that MSNBC viewers have come to expect from the liberal morning show. Soltis Anderson said she is worried that if Republicans face...

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Matt Lauer dismissal puts harsh new focus on NBC News boss Andy Lack after Trump tweet

FOX NEWS Andrew Lack, NBC’s President and Chief Operating Officer, answers questions from reporters during NBC’s Summer Press Tour July 20, 2001, in Pasadena, California. AL/JP – RP2DRINKOOAA President Trump wasted no time piling on to his former employers at NBC after the bombshell announcement the network where he once starred on “The Apprentice” had fired Matt Lauer. In a tweet, President Trump called for “top executives” at NBC and its parent company, Comcast, to be fired for “putting out so much fake news” on the heels of Lauer being fired from the network. “Wow, Matt Lauer was just...

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders body-shamed by LA Times columnist

FOX NEWS White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House, Sept. 12, 2017.  (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) Los Angeles Times political columnist David Horsey body-shamed White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in his latest anti-Trump hit piece, describing her as a “chunky soccer mom.” Horsey originally wrote Wednesday that Sanders “does not look like the kind of woman” that President Donald Trump would chose for the high-profile role, assuming he would prefer “sleek beauties with long legs and stiletto heels” who could pass for “arm candy” in addition to serving as the White...

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Newsweek labels Values Voter Summit as ‘hate group’ ahead of Trump appearance

FOX NEWS Newsweek has labeled the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit  a “hate group” in a headline published in advance of President Trump’s speech there. The online story that appeared Thursday was headlined, “Donald Trump to speak at hate group’s annual event, a first for a president.”  It doesn’t explain who actually labeled it as a hate group until the third paragraph. Newsweek cites the Southern Poverty Law Center as the organization that deemed the Family Research Council a “hate group,” but the SPLC doesn’t exactly have the best reputation itself. The group claims to fight “hate and...

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