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CNN’s Jim Acosta Demands President Trump Stop Calling the Media By These Two Words

Maybe he will when they actually start telling the truth.

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CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a man who has earned a reputation for annoying not only conservatives and Trump supporters with his abrasive style of journalism and rude behavior during press conferences, but the left also, has had about enough of the president calling the media “fake news.”

So much so, he’s demanding he and other conservatives stop using the phrase in reference to the country’s leading news networks. The reason why? He’s apparently scared that someone is going to get hurt.

The past week may have signaled a turning point in journalists fighting back against Trump’s attacks, with the White House Correspondents Association issuing a statement condemning him for praising a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year during a successful congressional campaign.

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Acosta, Maggie Haberman and WHCA President Olivier Knox talked about the personal toll the words have taken during a panel Monday at CNN’s “Citizen” conference. Knox said the day after Trump referred to some news organizations as enemies of the people, his child came to him in tears and asked if he was going to prison.

Trump has been advised that his words against the media have an impact, but “he doesn’t seem to care,” said Haberman, who covered Trump as a New York real estate baron and now in the White House. A.G. Sulzberger, publisher of The New York Times, also said that he was glad Trump broke an agreement to keep a conversation the two men had off the record because it revealed publicly that he had made the same point to the president.

“All he hears is the cheering of the crowd when he gets up and says it,” Haberman said.

Acosta wonders how serious Trump actually is in his criticism, and the extent to which “fake news” is just another line delivered by a man who made “you’re fired” a signature when he hosted “The Apprentice.”

Look, there’s a legitimate reason why so many people have a deeply negative view of the mainstream media and why they believe so much of what is being reported on is “fake news.”

It’s because it is.

The mainstream media has been compromised for quite sometime, trading in their mission to be an objective force  dedicated to providing folks with all of the facts they need to make informed decisions and hold elected officials accountable.

Instead, they are only concerned these days with pushing an agenda. And when it comes to ousting Trump as president, they have been quite aggressive, often misreporting facts in an eager pursuit of finding the big scoop that will be the president’s undoing.

While folks might be throwing around the term “fake news” a bit willy-nilly, until the media becomes somewhat honorable again, folks are going to be extremely skeptical, and given the track record here, they should be.

Source: Independent Record

 

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Dem Candidate Who Set Flag ABLAZE Now Considering Running for President (Details)

Oh, is that RIGHT!?

John Salvatore

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Stacey Abrams once set the Peach State’s flag on fire.

She also failed to win her gubernatorial race against Brian Kemp in Georgia last November, though she still has yet to actually concede.

Now, Abrams is considering a run for president in 2020.

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Can’t be Kemp, but can take down Trump, huh?

What sorcery is this?

From CNN:

Stacey Abrams, a rising star in the Democratic Party, said Monday it was possible she could seek her party’s presidential nomination next year.

Abrams’ comment came after an interview at the South by Southwest conference in Texas, where Abrams reportedly said she previously thought 2028 would be the earliest she could run for president, but over Twitter, she clarified: “Now 2020 is definitely on the table.”

About that pesky ol’ flag burning, via The Hill:

A decades-old news article about Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D) burning the state flag, which at the time included the Confederate battle flag, resurfaced on Monday.

Abrams stood on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in 1992 and burned the Georgia state flag which was viewed as a symbol of white supremacy due to its Confederate design, The New York Times reported.

Does Abrams not know that illegals can’t vote?

Abrams once voted to confiscate guns. She says she did it just to “start a conversation.”

Will anyone believe that reason?

And “start a conversation” about what, exactly?

Actually banning guns, of course.

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Check out what Black Panthers, who chanted “black power,” did for Abrams…

https://twitter.com/TheShannonBurke/status/1058837697282932736?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1058837697282932736&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theamericanmirror.com%2Fphotos-armed-new-black-panthers-rally-vote-for-stacey-abrams%2F

Do these Black Panthers know Abrams wants to confiscate their guns?

Will Abrams condemn the Black Panthers for carrying?

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Fox News Hits Judge Jeanine With ANOTHER Harsh Blow, Cancels Her Next Show

Are her days numbered?

John Salvatore

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Judge Jeanine Pirro saw her show canceled on Saturday night after comments she made about freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN).

Many millions of Americans, including President Trump, were not pleased.

Now, Fox News has delivered another blow to Pirro.

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They’ve already canceled her show for NEXT Saturday, too.

In fact, it looks like Pirro might’ve been suspended.

Check out the pictures below showing Fox News’s lineup. Notice there’s nothing about Pirro on Saturday, 3/23?

About the suspension:

—@brianstelter reports, per a source, that Fox News suspended @JudgeJeanine for two weeks following her comments on @IlhanMN. (Hence why she wasn’t on air last night.)

President Trump commented on Fox News pulling Pirro this past Saturday:

Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro. The Radical Left Democrats, working closely with their beloved partner, the Fake News Media, is using every trick in the book to SILENCE a majority of our Country. They have all out campaigns against @FoxNews hosts who are doing too well. Fox …..

….must stay strong and fight back with vigor. Stop working soooo hard on being politically correct, which will only bring you down, and continue to fight for our Country. The losers all want what you have, don’t give it to them. Be strong & prosper, be weak & die! Stay true….

….to the people that got you there. Keep fighting for Tucker, and fight hard for @JudgeJeanine. Your competitors are jealous – they all want what you’ve got – NUMBER ONE. Don’t hand it to them on a silver platter. They can’t beat you, you can only beat yourselves!

Here’s what Pirro said about Omar that has some people up in arms…

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Fox News Channel replaced tonight’s broadcast of Jeanine Pirro’s weekly program with a repeat episode of its documentary series “Scandalous,” just days after the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news network said it condemned remarks the outspoken host made about Minnesota Democrat Ihan Omar.

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During her broadcast last Saturday, Pirro, a former New York prosecutor, suggested Omar, a Democractic representative, did not respect the law set down by the Constitution of the United States. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which is antithetical to the U.S. Constitution?” Pirro asked.

Was what Pirro said all that bad?

Was there any TRUTH to what Pirro said?

After all, Omar hasn’t exactly been the most “America first” politician the nation has elected, recently.

We’ll just have to wait and see what this means for the judge’s future at the network.

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) rushed to the defense of the embattled Omar after she tweeted an anti-Semitic remark.

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted:

Unlike this President, Rep. @IlhanMN demonstrated a capacity to acknowledge pain & apologize, use the opportunity to learn abt history of antisemitism,+grow from it while clarifying her stance.

I’m also inspired by Jewish leadership who brought her in, not push her out, to heal.

AOC is “proud” of Omar:

Lots of people here proclaiming to be “woke” trying to police communities on what they are/aren’t allowed to be upset by.

I’m proud @IlhanMN raised the issue of lobbyist 💰 in politics & equally proud of her sensitivity to communities. Both are possible.

Omar showed no shame after responding to a series of tweets from journalist Glenn Greenwald.

LOOK:

Enter Omar with the anti-Semitic stereotype:

https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1094747501578633216?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1094747501578633216&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalistpapers.org%2Fopinion%2Fmuslim-rep-omar-shows-no-shame-wildly-anti-semitic-comment

If not immediately obvious, here’s the problem with her tweet:

“It’s all about the Benjamins baby,” Rep. Omar said, a reference to Jewish people and money. A typical antisemitic stereotype.

Omar then retweeted a “hook-nosed” tweet:

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