Accuracy in Media

Washington Post Editorial Board: Democrats Anger Clouding Their Judgment on Gorsuch

The Washington Post editorial board criticized Senate Democrats for attempting to block the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court because of their anger over the failed Merrick Garland nomination last year. The editorial board called Gorsuch a “well-qualified” judge and reminded readers that Democrats had abolished the filibuster for other nominations when they were […]

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Remember This? Democrats Used Nuclear Option First, Now Regret It

The contrast in headlines is interesting, when you look at it. In 2013, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tossed aside the filibuster by Republicans to invoke the ‘nuclear option.’ The Democratic Party then used it to appoint agency officials for then-President Barack Obama. Here are headlines from 2013: Washington Post: Reid, Democrats trigger ‘nuclear’ option; eliminate most filibusters […]

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CNN: Democrats Worried about GOP Using ‘Nuclear Option’ for Gorsuch appointment, but Democrats Used It First

Fact-check: True. CNN correctly pointed out that the Democratic Party had used the “nuclear option” in the Senate to get their way, which means that the Democrats lowered the vote threshold from the long-established 60 votes to a simple majority to pass legislation. Now, the Democrats worry that the Republicans will return the favor and […]

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April 2017

4/10/2017 - Liberal Media Go All-In on “Nuclear” GOP for Gorsuch Confirmation Vote

4/4/2017 - Washington Post Editorial Board: Democrats Anger Clouding Their Judgment on Gorsuch

4/4/2017 - Lost in Liberal Media Headlines: Democrats Killed the Filibuster under Harry Reid’s ‘Nuclear Option

4/4/2017 - WATCH: Democratic Senator Schumer Once Favored the ‘Nuclear Option’

4/4/2017 - Remember This? Democrats Used Nuclear Option First, Now Regret It

March 2017

3/27/2017 - CNN: Democrats Worried about GOP Using ‘Nuclear Option’ for Gorsuch appointment, but Democrats Used It First