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Trump Revokes Washington Post’s Press Credentials

GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump escalated his war with the media yesterday when he decided that his campaign would no longer issue press credentials to The Washington Post because of the paper’s “incredibly inaccurate coverage” of his campaign. Trump issued the ban in a Facebook post on Monday: “Based on the incredibly inaccurate coverage and reporting […]

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White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed Thursday that President Obama is the “most popular politician in America.” Earnest made that claim in response to a reporter’s question about whether the ongoing battle for the Democratic presidential nomination between Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will be an impediment to gaining ground on GOP […]

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June 2016

6/14/2016 - Trump Revokes Washington Post’s Press Credentials

May 2016

5/24/2016 - Celebrity-in-Chief: Obama Dines with Anthony Bourdain during Asia Trip

5/11/2016 - Newsweek Thinks Obama is the Coolest President, Ever

5/6/2016 - White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

5/5/2016 - Obama Drinks Water from Flint, Michigan to Show It’s Safe to Drink

April 2016

4/21/2016 - Obama Administration Gives Grant to Islamic Charity Linked to Hamas by Israel

March 2016

3/17/2016 - NRA: No, We Don’t Back Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee Garland

3/4/2016 - Obama’s War on Coal, via Halting Leases, Could Cost $650 Billion

January 2016

1/8/2016 - Of Course: Obama Vetoes ObamaCare Repeal Bill

December 2015

12/8/2015 - Fox News Suspends Two Contributors for On-Air Swearing About Obama

November 2015

11/30/2015 - Less than 1% of Obama’s Regulations are Tested for Cost to American Businesses, Consumers

11/25/2015 - WaPo’s Milbank Wants Tougher Talk from President “Oh-Bummer”

11/23/2015 - Morning Joe: Obama’s Tone Deaf Response to Terror Attacks Makes Americans Feel “Leaderless” [Video]

11/20/2015 - CNN Reporter Suspended for Tweet on Syrian Refugees

11/12/2015 - Obama may be Taken to Court over Guantanamo Bay Closure

August 2015

8/6/2015 - All Eyes on Fox News GOP Debate

April 2015

4/7/2015 - Obama’s Push will Lead to Labor Blitz on Employers

4/6/2015 - U.S. Ambassador Barred from Official Visits by Czech President over Obama’s Russian Policy

4/5/2015 - Liz Warren: We Have No Other Choice But to Negotiate with Iran

4/5/2015 - Lebanon’s Hezbollah calls Iran Deal a “Victory”

4/2/2015 - Kerry almost working alone in Iran Nukes Deal as China, France, Russia Leaves Talks

4/1/2015 - Obama lifts Hold on Delivering Military Aid to Egypt

4/1/2015 - Netanyahu: The World Needs a “Better Deal” with Iran

4/1/2015 - Americans want Voting to be Easier, but Not Mandatory

March 2015

3/31/2015 - Obama’s Cuba Reset doesn’t Sit Well with Americans

3/31/2015 - State Department: No Consequences for Iran after Missing Deadline

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: Retired General says White House Knew Bergdahl Deserted His Post

3/26/2015 - Liberal Think Tank Finds Only 5 Positive Things about ObamaCare

3/25/2015 - Experts: Too Many Holes in Obama’s Nukes Deal with Iran

3/24/2015 - White House: Yes, Yemen is Still a Model for Counterterrorism even in Civil War

3/23/2015 - Obama Launches Passionate Defense of ObamaCare, Ignoring Polls and Reality

3/23/2015 - Hey Democrats, ObamaCare Hasn’t Aged Well

3/14/2015 - National Archives: “We Live in Constant Fear” of Obama

February 2015

2/26/2015 - Texas: Obama’s Amnesty Hurts States

2/19/2015 - CNN Poll on DHS Shutdown Blame Omits Democrats as an Option

2/11/2015 - Once Hailed as Success, U.S. is closing Embassy in Yemen

January 2015

1/31/2015 - Obama’s anti-Gun Operation Chokepoint, Explained

1/28/2015 - ObamaCare Enrollment Figures Released, but Can We Trust Them?

1/24/2015 - So Obama is Upset at Netanyahu’s Visit to Congress

1/23/2015 - Obama and Hashtags: Why Some Over Others?

1/22/2015 - Snoozer- Obama SOTU Speech Least Watched Since 2000

1/20/2015 - Obama’s chief of staff, not Obama, takes blame for U.S. Snub of Paris Rally

1/5/2015 - CNN Falls For Fake North Korea Account Tweet

December 2014

12/30/2014 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin Admits 2014 Was a “Difficult Year” for the Network

12/25/2014 - Obama goes Golfing in Hawaii with Malaysia’s Top Leader

12/19/2014 - Megyn Kelly: “Boy oh boy, did I see a lot of MSNBC anchors” at White House Christmas Party [Video]

12/3/2014 - CNN Mocks White House Over Unqualified Ambassadorial Appointments [Video]

November 2014

11/20/2014 - Obama Receives Upside Down Pinocchio from Washington Post Fact Checker for Immigration Flip-Flop

11/17/2014 - CBS Evening News: “Embarrassed Democrats” Distancing Themselves from Obamacare Architect [Video]

11/7/2014 - White House Spin on Midterm Elections Stuns Reporters [Video]

October 2014

10/31/2014 - What Price News? $70k Per Person to Fly with Obama to Asia

10/29/2014 - USA Today’s Susan Page: Obama “More Dangerous to the Press” than “Any Administration in American History” [Video]

10/9/2014 - Obama Blasts the Media for Feeding “Cynicism”

September 2014

9/13/2014 - Michael Moore Says Obama Will Go Down in History As the First Black President, and Nothing Else [Video]

August 2014

8/13/2014 - WaPo’s Dana Milbank: Obama’s 39% Approval Rating Isn’t That Bad Considering How Miserable America Is [Video]

July 2014

7/29/2014 - MSNBC’s Chuck Todd: Americans Are “Fatigued” From Obama [Video]

7/25/2014 - Hillary Clinton Admits That She Might Need to Work on Press Relations

7/23/2014 - Media Hit Obama for Placing Fundraising Above World Crises [Video]

7/16/2014 - Obama Gets 3 Pinocchios for Saying GOP Blocked Every Serious Idea

7/14/2014 - White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Favors CNN for News [Video]

7/7/2014 - Jay Carney’s Parting Shot: Press Takes a “Shallow Approach”

May 2014

5/27/2014 - NY Times’ Jonathan Martin: Obama Administration Going Through a Rough Patch [Video]

5/12/2014 - Obama’s Statement on GOP Filibusters Receives “Four Pinocchios” From Washington Post Fact Checker

5/7/2014 - White House Withholds Full Contents of Benghazi “Media Strategy” Emails [Video]

5/6/2014 - Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

5/2/2014 - Nancy Pelosi on Benghazi Emails: Nothing New—Just “Diversion” and “Subterfuge” [Video]

March 2014

3/25/2014 - NY Times Reporter: Obama Administration is “The Greatest Enemy of Press Freedom” in a Generation

3/18/2014 - Robert Gibbs: Democrats Could “Absolutely” Lose the Senate in November [Video]

3/14/2014 - AP WH Correspondent: Democrats Distancing Themselves From Obama [Video]

February 2014

2/13/2014 - Candidate Obama versus President Obama on Executive Power [Video]

December 2013

12/20/2013 - Chris Matthews: Obama is the Political Loser of the Year [Video]

12/17/2013 - True Confessions—HHS Secretary Sebelius Admits that Some People May Be Facing Higher Premiums Under Obamacare [Video]

12/13/2013 - Politifact Names Obama’s “If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Keep Your Health Care Plan” Promise As Its Lie of the Year

12/9/2013 - MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry: Obamacare is a “Derogatory Term” Conceived by “Wealthy White Men” [Video]

November 2013

11/22/2013 - With Ratings Sagging, Obama Meets With MSNBC Hosts, Liberal Pundits

11/19/2013 - Poll: Obama’s 39% Job Approval Rating Ties GW Bush’s 2nd Term

11/15/2013 - Obama Chides Media for Ignoring Good News on Obamacare—Medicaid Signups [Video]

11/5/2013 - New York Times Editor Defends Editorial Saying Obama “Misspoke”

September 2013

9/27/2013 - Seymour Hersh: American Media is “Pathetic”

9/6/2013 - AP Reporter Questions Obama’s “Courageous move” [Video]

9/4/2013 - Chris Matthews: Democrats Have to Vote for War to “Save the President’s Hide” [Video]

August 2013

8/28/2013 - Al Jazeera Favorite McCain Ignores Constitutional “Niceties” on Syria

8/26/2013 - Obama Presides Over Security Meltdown

8/19/2013 - Robert Gibbs Advises Hillary Clinton to Distance Her 2016 Campaign from Obama, Bill [Video]

8/10/2013 - AP Issues Correction of Obama Quote [Video]

8/7/2013 - Chris Matthews: MSNBC Doesn’t Have a Pro-Obama Bias Because He Has Never Appeared on the Network

8/1/2013 - Obama tells Dems “Not to Believe Everything You Read in The Huffington Post”

July 2013

7/30/2013 - Obama Must Have Watched PBS

7/25/2013 - Obama’s Misleading Obamacare Claims

7/23/2013 - Larry Grathwohl: Eyewitness to Communist Terrorism

7/15/2013 - Anti-NSA Campaign Reaches Capitol Hill

7/9/2013 - State Department’s Credibility Remains in Tatters

7/3/2013 - Battle Over Student Loan Rates Obscures Larger Issues

7/1/2013 - Latest Obama Leak Investigation Targets Retired General

June 2013

6/19/2013 - Obama Administration Attempts to Intimidate State Department Whistleblower

6/17/2013 - Pew: News Coverage Strongly Favors Gay Marriage

6/13/2013 - Media Downplay Their Conflicts of Interest

6/12/2013 - America is Under Attack and At War

6/12/2013 - Obama’s Off-the-Record Meeting Catches Reporters Off-Guard

6/11/2013 - Can the Media Protect Hillary Clinton from Latest State Department Scandal?

6/7/2013 - People Power Against the Department of Justice

6/7/2013 - Second Thoughts: New York Times Editorial Changed to Soften Criticism of Obama

6/3/2013 - New York Times’ Jill Abramson: “Concerned That the Process of News Gathering is Being Criminalized”

6/3/2013 - Obama/Holder Justice Department Threatens First Amendment

May 2013

5/29/2013 - Dishonoring America’s Veterans

5/24/2013 - Jay Carney Admits White House Criticism is “Legitimate” [Video]

5/23/2013 - Obama’s Leak Obsession Leads to Privacy and Free Speech Abuses

5/22/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part Two

5/22/2013 - IRS Scandal Reaches the White House

5/21/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part One

5/21/2013 - Robert Gibbs Takes a Swipe at Maureen Dowd—Dowd Fires Back [Video]

5/20/2013 - Bob Schieffer Grills White House Adviser Over Scandal Response [Video]

5/17/2013 - Chris Matthews Grills Carney—Even the Bush Administration Conducted Leak Investigations in Public [Video]

5/15/2013 - Obama Fires IRS Commissioner as Scandal Grows

5/15/2013 - Obama Gives New York Times the Chills

5/15/2013 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Obama “Four Pinocchio’s” on Benghazi Statement

5/14/2013 - Fortune Teller Jay Carney Said in 2006 that He Wouldn’t be a Very Good Press Secretary [Video]

5/13/2013 - Maureen Dowd Hits Obama on Benghazi

5/13/2013 - The Wit and Wisdom of Herbert Romerstein

5/10/2013 - Disgusted? Freddie Mac makes 2nd largest profit in history

5/9/2013 - Admiral James Lyons (Ret.) Calls Benghazi Hearing “the tip of the iceberg”

5/3/2013 - How Obama Obstructs Justice in the Search for a Communist Terrorist

April 2013

4/18/2013 - Media Excuse Themselves on Gosnell Trial Coverage

4/17/2013 - MSNBC’s Joy Reid Praises Obama Reaction to Boston Marathon Bombings, While Criticizing Bush

4/9/2013 - Media Misrepresenting Judicial Confirmations

March 2013

3/29/2013 - The Unaffordable “Affordable Care Act”

3/27/2013 - CNN Exposes Obama’s High-Speed Rail Boondoggle

February 2013

2/11/2013 - Tina Brown: Obama “Would Be Impeached By Now on Drones” If He Were Bush [Video]

January 2013

1/22/2013 - CBS News’ Political Director Urges Obama to “Destroy the GOP”

1/18/2013 - Obama Shuns Fox News at Press Conferences

1/15/2013 - Obama Blames Gun Owners for “Ginning up Fear,” Sparking Record Gun Sales

December 2012

12/20/2012 - ABC’s Jake Tapper Nails Obama for Being AWOL on Gun Violence [Video]

12/10/2012 - NYT Reporter: White House is “So Much Cockier” Than in 2011

12/5/2012 - White House Opens Its Doors to MSNBC Hosts

12/3/2012 - Left-Wing Media Plans to Get Tough on Obama

November 2012

11/29/2012 - Esquire’s Charles Pierce Calls Martin Bashir’s Show a “Moral Nightmare”

11/23/2012 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: “We Are Not Pro-Obama”

11/20/2012 - Media Gave Romney the Shaft During Election

11/7/2012 - Chris Matthews: Obama Will Lose the South Due to Republicans Stoking Racial Fears

11/6/2012 - NBC’s Savannah Guthrie Sees Hurricane Sandy as Sent “Seemingly From Above” to Help Obama Get Re-elected

11/6/2012 - Chris Matthews Accuses Romney’s “Revenge” Reaction Of Stoking Racial Fears

October 2012

10/22/2012 - Stephanie Cutter: Obama’s Libya Response Has Been a “Very Transparent Process” [Video]

10/19/2012 - Andrea Mitchell: MSNBC Pays Men More Than Women[Video]

10/16/2012 - NBC’s Chuck Todd: Romney Could “Win the Election” in the Next Debate

10/10/2012 - Chris Matthews: Obama “Big Bird” Ad is “Mickey Mouse”

10/9/2012 - Andrea Mitchell Doesn’t Want to Be Obama Campaign Tool—This Time

10/8/2012 - Juan Williams: Obama Lost Debate Because of Twitter

10/3/2012 - Biden is Right—Middle Class Has Been “Buried the Last Four Years” [Video]

September 2012

9/20/2012 - Andrea Mitchell Covers for Obama Campaign By Not Airing Redistribution Video

9/11/2012 - CNN’s Don Lemon Grills Debbie Wasserman Schultz over God, Jerusalem and Israel [Video]

9/7/2012 - Obama Campaign Stands Behind Biden’s False “Romney Bailout” Charge

August 2012

8/14/2012 - Matt Lauer Exposes Obama Campaign Doublespeak on Paul Ryan

July 2012

7/23/2012 - Former DNC Chair Howard Dean Says Economy “Getting Stronger” Despite Evidence To the Contrary

7/19/2012 - Chris Matthews Can’t Understand Why Conservatives Keep Bashing “the Perfect American”

7/17/2012 - David Axelrod Spins “Felon or Liar” Tactic about Romney on CNN

June 2012

6/18/2012 - CNN’s Crowley Not Buying What the Obama Campaign is Selling

May 2012

5/21/2012 - Washington Post Hires Left-wing Blogger to Bash Conservatives

5/3/2012 - Joy Behar: Republicans Would Have Held a Ticker-Tape Parade if Bush had Killed bin Laden [Video]

April 2012

4/10/2012 - Media Ignore MSNBC Host Moderating Partisan White House Forum

March 2012

3/23/2012 - Chris Matthews Declares He’s a Centrist

3/13/2012 - Piers Morgan Grills Obama Film Producer Over One-Sided “Documentary” [Video]

November 2011

11/30/2011 - DNC Attack on ABC’s Jake Tapper Fails

11/17/2011 - Michael Moore: Obama is Trying to Destroy Occupy Movement

October 2011

10/18/2011 - P.U. to Pew Media Bias Survey

10/16/2011 - W.H. Chief of Staff Says Some in the Media “Carry Water” for Politicians [Video]

10/15/2011 - Sharpton Compares His Jobs March to “Occupation Wall Street” [Video]

September 2011

9/21/2011 - NY Times Bill Keller: “Obama Is In Danger of Being A One-Term President”

9/7/2011 - White House Refuses to Disavow Teamsters President Hoffa’s ‘SOB ‘ Comments

9/2/2011 - Sharpton Caught Unaware of MSNBC Campaign Endorsement Policy

August 2011

8/21/2011 - Axelrod Admits That Obama’s Jobs Plan Will Rely on Old Ideas

July 2011

7/29/2011 - Matthews’ Bad Math: “Half the Debt Came from Bush”

7/28/2011 - Round Two: White House Spox Carney Goes After Fox’s Henry Again

7/27/2011 - White House’s Carney Loses Patience, Turns on Press Corps

7/26/2011 - Liberal Bob Beckel Compares MSNBC-Fox News Rivalry to “A Kindergartner Playing Baseball Against the Yankees”

7/18/2011 - CBS’s Schieffer Maintains that Bad Economy is Mostly Bush’s Fault

7/7/2011 - FACTS: Obama’s Town Hall Lacked Them

May 2011

5/14/2011 - Obama’s CNN Foreign Policy Adviser

5/8/2011 - Carney Brings Down the White House

April 2011

4/28/2011 - MSNBC Leads “Birther” Talk

4/24/2011 - HuffPo’s Fineman Blames GOP Congress for Obama’s Low Poll Numbers

4/20/2011 - Freudian Slip? Matthews Calls Obama a Muslim

March 2011

3/21/2011 - What Liberal Bias? Biden Hires WaPo Reporter

3/14/2011 - MSNBC’s Ratigan: Left Won’t Criticize Obama Because He Is a Black Liberal

3/3/2011 - Obama Tries to Manage the Press

February 2011

2/16/2011 - Obama Overwhelmed By W.H. Press Corps.

January 2011

1/21/2011 - The Thrill Is Back for Chris Matthews

December 2010

12/23/2010 - Brokaw Compares Obama’s Resurgence to Lazarus

12/16/2010 - Streisand Tells Larry King That She Is Disappointed in Obama