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New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman: Trump's Secrets About Roger Ailes Allows Him To Attack Fox News "With Impunity"

From the April 4 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: CHRIS HAYES (HOST): One of the other things in your piece I thought was really interesting was the relationship with Trump and Roger Ailes of Fox, which as been one of the more fascinating sort of subplots of this campaign season. Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly: "Animals Get More Protection Than The Unborn In This Country"

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: When you ask me 'what does the Constitution say?' The answer is: it says nothing.BILL O'REILLY (HOST): All right, but I think the founders would be shocked...Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly: Trump's Support Comes Primarily From Angry White Men

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: Bill O'Reilly: "Racial Persecution Really Isn't The Problem In Baltimore," It's "Personal Behavior"O'Reilly Claims He's Never Seen Racism From Donald Trump, Then Highlights His Racist TweetBill O'Reilly Blames Black Lives Matter For "The Rise Of Fascism On American College Campuses"

Watch A Conservative Economist Tear Apart Trump's Economic Messaging

From the April 4 edition of MSNBC's Meet The Press Daily: STEVE KORNACKI (HOST): Joining me now, economist Doug Holtz-Eakin, who said this about Trump's economic predictions: "it's irresponsible. It's baffling that he would do this, and also substantively wrong. Show More Summary

Fox's Cavuto Lectures Higher Minimum Wage Advocate About The Price Of Big Macs Going Up

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto: NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): Do you find this a little bit too fast? Too much too fast? I mean even some liberal economists, some union economists are saying, we could see when...Show More Summary

Fox's Outnumbered Hosts Parrot Conspiracy Theory That White House "Censored" French President Saying "Islamist Terrorism"

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: ANDREA TANTAROS (CO-HOST): The White House is under fire today, accused of censoring a video of French President Fran├žois Hollande where he used the words "Islamist Terrorism." The remarks were part of Hollande's address last week at the nuclear summit in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Wash. Post Report: Leaked Poll Proves Most Businesses Support Raising Minimum Wage

The Washington Post reported on leaked documents obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy that disprove right-wing media claims that businesses are opposed to raising the minimum wage. On April 4, The Washington Post reported on...Show More Summary

Even This Fox Business Host Says Trump Can't Eliminate The National Debt In Eight Years

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson: GRETCHEN CARLSON (HOST): Donald Trump predicting a massive recession soon, but saying that as president he could eliminate the national debt within eight years. Show More Summary

On Fox, Trump's Senior Adviser Brags About The "Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Free Media" Trump Has Received

From the April 4 edition of Fox News' The Real Story: GRETCHEN CARLSON (HOST): We saw Donald Trump all over the air waves over the weekend and last week. As a senior adviser to him, do you ever recommend potentially that he not do so...Show More Summary

Sen. Whitehouse: WSJ 's "Exxon Knew" Falsehoods Are Part Of Its "Long Tradition" Of Protecting Polluters

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) called out The Wall Street Journal for its long history of wrongly defending fossil fuel companies, including the Journal's recent attempts to confuse its readers about the rationale for a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of Exxon Mobil and other oil companies. Show More Summary

Chris Cuomo Debunks The 'Bathroom Predator' Myth Behind Anti-LGBT Laws

New Day host Chris Cuomo debunked the baseless defense of a recent anti-LGBT law in North Carolina that broadly bans transgender people from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity by Peter Sprigg, a spokesperson for anti-LGBT hate group, the Family Research Council. Show More Summary

CNN's Romans: Trump's "Impossible" Plan To Eliminate National Debt Is Part Of A "Magical Mystery Tour Of Math"

From the April 4 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello: POPPY HARLOW (HOST): Like all candidates and all presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump is making a lot of promises. But his latest promise is a very big one. He told The Washington Post in a 96 minute interview that if he is president, he will be able to eliminate the $19 trillion U.S. Show More Summary

Media Trash Trump's "Impossible" Proposal To Erase The National Debt In Eight Years

Media called Donald Trump's claim that he could eliminate the national debt in eight years by renegotiating trade while still cutting taxes "impossible" and "absolute fabulism" that "insult[s] the intelligence of Americans" because "the...Show More Summary

On CNN, Art Laffer Defends Trump's Lies About Unemployment And His Laughable Plan To Eliminate National Debt

From the April 4 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello: POPPY HARLOW (HOST): Art, to you. Big headlines over the weekend about what Donald Trump told The Washington Post in terms of the economy. He said the U.S. economy is heading towards a very massive recession. Show More Summary

Morning Joe Panel Claims Trump Made Campaign "Mistakes" Because He's "Exhausted" From Being "On Television Constantly"

From the April 4 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: JOE SCARBOROUGH (CO-HOST): I want to follow up with this report that everybody close to him, and he has suggested in this interview with Maureen Dowd, everybody is wanting him to be more presidential. Show More Summary

On MSNBC, Republican Political Analyst Slams Trump And The GOP's Continuous "Drumbeat Of Anti-Women" Rhetoric

From the April 4 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: MIKA BRZEZINSKI (CO-HOST): So Elise, that lack of discipline I think that people are pointing to -- you know, there are certain things that were said in the past [by Donald Trump] that everyone felt were so damaging, that actually, I think, played into the feelings of primary voters. Show More Summary

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Urges Senate Republicans To "Just Hold The Hearing" For Judge Merrick Garland

From the April 4 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: MIKA BRZEZINSKI (CO-HOST): And finally, the uphill climb for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee just got steeper this weekend. Two Republican Senators, Jerry Moran of Kansas and Lisa...Show More Summary

The Familial Ties That Bind The Anti-Garland Judicial Crisis Network To Its Dark Money Funder

A Media Matters investigation of the discredited right-wing group Judicial Crisis Network (JCN), the main source of baseless smears against, and false characterizations of, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, reveals a familial web...Show More Summary

CBS' Megyn Kelly Profile Omits Her Record Of Misinformation And Race-Baiting

A CBS Sunday Morning profile of Megyn Kelly extolled the Fox News host as an "independent" "rising star" with a "reputation for asking tough questions to anyone," but interviewer Charlie Rose failed to mention Kelly's record of misinformation, fearmongering, and problematic racial rhetoric. Show More Summary

Wash. Post 's Ruth Marcus: Trump's Abortion Position Alienated Democrats And Republicans, Yet Is "Less Extreme Than Ted Cruz's Position"

From the April 3 edition of CBS' Face the Nation: RUTH MARCUS: When you have a week where your campaign manager is accused of battery against a reporter, and that's not the worst thing that happens to you in the week, that's a really bad week. Show More Summary

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