Accuracy in Media

Media Misses the Point While Trying to Avoid Normalizing Trump

President Trump met with Republican senators Tuesday to discuss tax reform, North Korea and other topics. The meeting was a “lovefest,” except for Sens. Bob Corker (R.-Tenn.) and Jeff Flake (R.- Ariz.), with “several standing ovations,” the president said. Meanwhile, elsewhere in Washington, a political action committee affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “declared […]

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CNN Praises Retiring Sen. Jeff Flake for Being Anti-Trump

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced his retirement from the Senate on Tuesday afternoon, which sparked reactions across the political spectrum. CNN published a piece on Flake’s retirement speech headlined, “Jeff Flake’s 9 toughest hits on Trump,” and detailed his criticism of the sitting president. Flake has been a vocal Trump critic, writing a book that […]

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Media’s Menendez Trial Coverage is Lacking

The liberal media protects its own, meaning the Democratic Party. Sitting New Jersey Democratic senator, Bob Menendez, is on trial for corruption charges related to bribing officials to pave the way for favors for a longtime associate, Saloman Melgen. Melgen has already been convicted for Medicare fraud, but Menendez is in trouble because he allegedly […]

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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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New York Times Columnist Charles Blow Used Gorsuch Hearing to Question ‘Legitimacy’ of President Trump

Charles Blow, a columnist at the liberal newspaper The New York Times, again questioned the “legitimacy” of President Donald Trump and tweeted his legitimacy concerns during the U.S. Senate hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Grouch: Can I just say this AGAIN: I can’t believe we’re even holding confirmation hearings for a Trump SCOTUS […]

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Trump Administration, GOP Senate have Cut 20.8 Million Paperwork Burden Hours, $501 Million in Regulatory Costs

The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Senate have cut back regulations and paperwork in government, per the American Action Forum (AAF): …the Senate was able to disapprove four regulations that resulted in $501 million in regulatory cost savings. According to AAF calculations, as of last week, the per capita regulatory burdens for 2017 now stands […]

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Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos, a pro-school choice advocate and philanthropist, has been confirmed by Senate vote to become the next Department of Education secretary to fill President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm DeVos. .@VP Pence breaks tie. U.S. Senate confirms #BetsyDeVos to be Secretary of Education, 51-50. https://t.co/xgthuQB51c #BREAKING […]

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Washington Post Points Out Frustrated Democrats Cannot Hold Up Trump’s Cabinet Nominees for Much Longer

The Washington Post’s PowerPost piece outlined how the Democrats in the Senate can stall, but not stop, the confirmations of Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees, despite the protests of Democratic Party-aligned protesters at Capitol Hill. The following paragraphs from the article outlines the quandary that the Senate Democrats face in trying to stop Trump’s cabinet nominees […]

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October 2017

10/26/2017 - Media Misses the Point While Trying to Avoid Normalizing Trump

10/25/2017 - CNN Praises Retiring Sen. Jeff Flake for Being Anti-Trump

September 2017

9/22/2017 - Obama Ignored Obamacare’s Failures in Criticizing GOP Efforts to Replace It

9/15/2017 - Media’s Menendez Trial Coverage is Lacking

9/8/2017 - In Latest Controversy, Democratic Senators Ask Trump’s Nominees about Religion

March 2017

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

3/22/2017 - New York Times Columnist Charles Blow Used Gorsuch Hearing to Question ‘Legitimacy’ of President Trump

3/16/2017 - Trump Administration, GOP Senate have Cut 20.8 Million Paperwork Burden Hours, $501 Million in Regulatory Costs

February 2017

2/7/2017 - Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary

2/2/2017 - Washington Post Points Out Frustrated Democrats Cannot Hold Up Trump’s Cabinet Nominees for Much Longer

November 2016

11/1/2016 - Democrats Pulled Spending in Florida against Marco Rubio

August 2016

8/25/2016 - Lost Liberal Media Narrative? EpiPen CEO is the Daughter of Democratic Senator Joe Manchin

May 2016

5/14/2016 - U.S. Senate Republicans Passed More Spending than Obama Requested

5/6/2016 - No Surprise: GOP will have a Tough Time Holding the Senate in November

5/2/2016 - Democrats Try to Tie SCOTUS Appointment to Trump

April 2016

4/27/2016 - Democrat Upset at Her Own Party for Blowing a Racial ‘Foghorn’ during Primary Race

4/22/2016 - Democrats Stonewall Criminal Justice Reform Bill

March 2016

3/16/2016 - Reagan’s Attorney General Backs GOP Line on Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee

February 2016

2/22/2016 - Claire McCaskill, Democratic Missouri Senator, says She Has Breast Cancer

2/4/2016 - GOP Senator Blasts Obama for Quietly Signing TPP Trade Deal

January 2016

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

December 2015

12/17/2015 - Obama’s Paris Climate Change Deal is “Just a Bunch of Pledges”

12/9/2015 - Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Harry Reid Three Pinocchios for Claim that Current Senate is “the most unproductive” in U.S. History

October 2015

10/30/2015 - Senate Passes Budget Deal, goes to Obama to Sign

September 2015

9/9/2015 - Democrats Secure Enough Votes in the Senate to Block the GOP on Iran Deal

August 2015

8/5/2015 - GOP Accuses Environmentalists, EPA of Colluding on New Climate Regulations

8/2/2015 - Senate Homeland Security Chair: Hillary Clinton’s Poor Handling of Classified Info is Dangerous

July 2015

7/29/2015 - GOP Establishment wants a Slow Process to Tackle Planned Parenthood Funding

May 2015

5/1/2015 - House GOP passes Budget that targets ObamaCare

April 2015

4/3/2015 - Democratic Senator Robert Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

March 2015

3/27/2015 - GOP-Controlled Senate Passes a Budget

3/27/2015 - Harry Reid to Retire and Not Seek Re-Election

February 2015

2/6/2015 - Tom Cotton: Terrorists should Rot in Guantanamo Bay

January 2015

1/31/2015 - How did YOUR Senator Vote on Keystone XL?

1/30/2015 - Senate passes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

December 2013

12/15/2013 - The Post-Filibuster World: Senate confirms First Nominee

November 2013

11/22/2013 - Harry Reid Goes “Nuclear”, wants to dismantle Filibusters

October 2013

10/2/2013 - Government Shutdown? Democrats reject GOP bid to keep Parks Open

10/1/2013 - Government Shutdown? 59% of Gov’t Workers head to Work

September 2013

9/25/2013 - Obama in Panic Mode: Don’t Defund ObamaCare, he warns

9/25/2013 - #MakeDCListen: Texas Senator Ted Cruz Takes a Stand during Marathon Speech

9/17/2013 - Obama: I Won’t Negotiate with Congress on Debt Ceiling

9/5/2013 - Senate Committee passes Syria War Resolution

July 2013

7/17/2013 - Liz Cheney to run for GOP Senate Seat

7/16/2013 - U.S. Senate Showdown on Nuclear Option

June 2013

6/30/2013 - Senate still pushes “Immigration Reform” bill

6/14/2012 - NBC’s Matthews to Elizabeth Warren: “Let me help you with this”

April 2012

4/12/2012 - When Mormons Saved Jewish Lives

June 2011

6/30/2011 - POLITICO buries Senate Democratic obstructionism on budget