DOJ to Hand Over Official’s Anti-Trump Texts, Amid Contempt ThreatPosted: December 7, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Law & Justice, Politics, White House | Tags: Cheryl Mills, Christopher Wray, Congress, Contempt, Devin Nunes, FBI, Huma Abedin, Peter Strzok, Rod Rosenstein, Tucker Carlson, video 1 Comment
Tucker’s Thoughts: Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin both lied to the FBI in the Clinton email server case, but thy are not going to jail like Michael Flynn, who also lied. A partisan FBI is treating him differently. #Tucker
The Justice Department is in the process of handing over to the House Intelligence Committee the anti-Trump text messages that got a key FBI official removed from Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, Fox News has learned — a move that comes as the panel weighs a possible contempt resolution.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., had demanded the text messages between FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom Strzok was romantically involved. Both were part of Mueller’s Russia team at the time. Page has since returned to the FBI, and Strzok was reassigned to the FBI’s HR department after the discovery of the anti-Trump texts.
[Tucker: Why Peter Strzok’s political views matter]
The existence of the texts first emerged publicly over the weekend. A source familiar with the discussion between the DOJ and House panel told Fox News on Tuesday that Nunes has been assured those messages will be turned over in the coming days.
The exact timeline is unclear, and only the relevant texts will be turned over.
Also unclear is whether this will satisfy committee Republicans who had been looking to move forward with a contempt resolution against top DOJ and FBI officials barring a breakthrough – after the agencies did not comply with a deadline to hand over long-sought information that goes well beyond text messages.
Nunes originally had given the agencies until “close of business” on Monday to “fully” comply with the panel’s demands. Otherwise, he threatened to move a contempt of Congress resolution against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray.
[MORE: The Incredible Tale of a Reckless, Partisan FBI Agent and Our Partisan Bureaucracy]
Strzok is a focus of their efforts. House investigators have long regarded him as a key figure in the chain of events when the bureau, in 2016, received the infamous anti-Trump “dossier” and launched a counterintelligence investigation into Russian meddling in the election that ultimately came to encompass FISA surveillance of a Trump campaign associate.
Nunes has sought documents and witnesses from the DOJ and FBI to determine what role, if any, the dossier played in the move to direct the surveillance.
[MUELLER AIDE FIRED FOR ANTI-TRUMP TEXTS FACING REVIEW FOR ROLE IN CLINTON EMAIL PROBE]
Strzok briefed the committee on Dec. 5, 2016, sources said. But within months of that session, House Intelligence Committee investigators were contacted by an informant suggesting that there was “documentary evidence” that Strzok was purportedly obstructing the House probe into the dossier. Read the rest of this entry »
[VIDEO] Mark Steyn: Russian ‘Scandal’ Has No RussiansPosted: June 28, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, Russia, U.S. News | Tags: Fox News, Mark Steyn, media, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
Mark Steyn: CNN has gone bonkers over a Russian ‘scandal’ with no Russians and will likely be a casualty of Trump. Their ‘nothing burger’ story may get ratings, but it will have diminishing returns.
College Professor Is Fired After Appearance on Tucker CarlsonPosted: June 25, 2017 Filed under: Entertainment, Mediasphere, Politics, Think Tank | Tags: Academia, Activism, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Marxism, media, news, Radical Left, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
We just discussed the free speech and academic freedom issues of schools investigating professors for their postings on social media. Now we have A New Jersey college professor who was fired by Essex County College after appearing on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Professor Lisa Durden staunchly defended a black-only Black Lives Matter event and caused an uproar of criticism over her highly insulting comments about “white people.”
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[VIDEO] Krauthammer: Not a Good Day for ‘Liar’ Trump, ‘Coward’ ComeyPosted: June 8, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Law & Justice, Mediasphere, Politics, White House | Tags: Charles Krauthammer, Donald Trump, FBI, Fox News, James Comey, media, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Dems’ Cloud: Fail to win Georgia Race, Russia Conspiracy FizzlesPosted: April 19, 2017 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, Russia | Tags: Conspiracy, Democratic Party, Georgia, Jon Ossoff, news, Tucker, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
Upstart Jon Ossoff’s failure to win the Ga. congressional seat, triggering a runoff – despite an $8.3 million war chest, must have Democrats wondering when they’ll win again. And what has happened to their conspiracy theories on Trump and Russia?
[VIDEO] James Rosen, Sketch ArtistPosted: March 18, 2017 Filed under: Comics, Entertainment, Mediasphere | Tags: Caricatures, Cartoons, drawing, Illustration, James Rosen, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Network Election Meddling: Tucker Carlson Takes On NBCPosted: March 15, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, Russia, White House | Tags: 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, MSNBC, NBC, Tucker Carlson, video, WaPo, Washington Post Leave a comment
Tucker Carlson: NBC did more to meddle in 2016 election than Russia by being behind the worst of all leaks – the infamous Access Hollywood Trump tape to WaPo, which could have swayed the elections more than Russian hackers. #Tucker
[VIDEO] Tucker vs. Bill Nye the Annoyingly Political Allegedly Science GuyPosted: February 27, 2017 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, Science & Technology | Tags: Bill Nye, The Tucker Carlson Show, Tucker Carlson, video 1 Comment
[VIDEO] Liberal: Why I Want Milo Yiannopoulos On My CampusPosted: February 9, 2017 Filed under: Censorship, Education, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Academia, Fox News, Free speech, Freedom of speech, Liberal, Milo Yiannopoulos, news, protests, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Krauthammer: Court’s Decision on Trump’s Order ‘Disgraceful’Posted: February 9, 2017 Filed under: Breaking News, Law & Justice, Mediasphere, Politics, U.S. News | Tags: 9th Circuit Court, Charles Krauthammer, Court, Fox News, San Francisco, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Rand Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ Bill May Have Friend in New AdministrationPosted: February 7, 2017 Filed under: Economics, Law & Justice, Mediasphere, Politics, Think Tank | Tags: Americans, Donald Trump, Economic growth, Federal Open Market Committee, Federal Reserve System, Fox News, Interest rate, Janet Yellen, media, Monetary policy, Rand Paul, Tucker Carlson, United States, video Leave a comment
Kentucky senator explains controversial proposed legislation that would subject Federal Reserve‘s monetary policy powers to outside scrutiny as it gets new life under a new administration – and may stand its best chance at becoming law.
[VIDEO] Does Judge’s Block of Trump Order Support ACLU’s Case?Posted: February 3, 2017 Filed under: Foreign Policy, Law & Justice, Mediasphere, Politics, U.S. News | Tags: ACLU, Anti-Trump protests, Executive order, Federal Judge, Fox News, Immigration, media, news, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] James Rosen’s Secret Talent: Imitating Trump and ObamaPosted: January 24, 2017 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Barack Obama, Fox News, James Rosen, media, news, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] ‘Your Point is Stupid!’: Tucker Carlson Takes On HuffPost WriterPosted: January 19, 2017 Filed under: Entertainment, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Donald Trump, Fox News, Hillary Clinton, Huffington Post, HuffPo, media, news, President of the United States, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
Justin Baragona writes:
…A segment on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight went completely bananas tonight over subjects as varied as Russia, Lyndon LaRouche, The Daily Caller and birtherism, among others.
Host Tucker Carlson brought Alex Mohajer on this evening to discussan article he wrote for Huffington Post where he makes the case thatHillary Clinton is the legitimate President of the United States. Mohajer, in his piece, stated that Trump had been groomed by Russia since the ’80s, citing an article by Executive Intelligence Review from 1987.
Carlson pointed out that EIR is a publication by well-known conspiracy theorist Lyndon LaRouche, asking Mohajer why didn’t he just cite a “Scientology source” and wondering if he thought it was a legitimate news source. And then that’s when things broke down!
The HuffPost writer hit back, saying that Carlson was the editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller and that for years that site questioned the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s presidency. The two went back and forth for a couple of minutes, with Carlson eventually threatening to end the interview because of his feeling that Mohajer was “saying Lyndon LaRouche is a legitimate news source.” Read the rest of this entry »
[VIDEO] Tucker Carlson’s Bizarre Interview with Demand ProtestPosted: January 18, 2017 Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Barack Obama, Chelsea Manning, Director of National Intelligence, Donald Trump, Edward Snowden, Embassy of Ecuador, Hillary Clinton, Julian Assange, Tucker Carlson, United States, WikiLeaks Leave a comment
“This is a sham, your company isn’t real, your website is fake, the claims you have made are lies, this is a hoax.” Carlson said. “Let me start at the beginning, however, with your name, Dom Tullipso, which is not your real name.
[Also see – Tucker Carlson versus the fake “Demand Protest” guy – HotAir]
It’s a fake name, we ran you through law enforcement-level background checks and that name does not exist. So let’s start out with the truth. Tell me what your real name is.”
While “Dom” never conceded that anything about Demand Protest was a hoax, he admitted that the group had a change of heart and will be protesting the anti-Trump protesters.
“We are greatly, greatly supportive of national treasures such as Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Peyton Manning,” Tullipso told Carlson. Read the rest of this entry »
[VIDEO] DEEP GOVERNMENT: Krauthammer on Buzzfeed-Russia-TrumpPosted: January 12, 2017 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Global, Mediasphere, Politics, Russia, White House | Tags: Buzzfeed, Charles Krauthammer, Donald Trump, Fox News, media, news, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Greenwald: Anonymous Leaks Not Evidence in Russian HackingPosted: December 19, 2016 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, Russia | Tags: CIA, Fox News, Glenn Greenwald, Hacking, media, news, propaganda, Tucker Carlson, video, Washington Post Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Highlight Reel of Tucker Carlson’s Legendary Interview with Kurt EichenwaldPosted: December 16, 2016 Filed under: Entertainment, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: 2016 Presidential Election, CIA, Donald Trump, Fox News Channel, Hillary Clinton, Kurt Eichenwald, Mental Hospital, Newsweek, Seizure, Tucker Carlson, Twitter, United States Secretary of State Leave a comment
Investigative reporter Kurt Eichenwald had something like a meltdown on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program Thursday night.
In response to repeated questions from Carlson to substantiate his tweeted allegation that President-elect Donald Trump spent time in a mental hospital in 1990, Eichenwald strangely claimed over and over that he wasn’t being allowed time to answer the question.
He was, and he also complained that they were wasting time, but Eichenwald never gave any…(read more)
[VIDEO] The Legendary Cuckoo Bananas Kurt Eichenwald Episode on Tucker Carlson: ‘I’ve Never Had an Interview Like This in My Life’Posted: December 15, 2016 Filed under: Humor, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: cuckoo, Filibuster, journalism, Kurt Eichenwald, media, Mental Illness, news, Newsweek, Smear, Tucker Carlson, Tweet, Twitter, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Tucker Carlson vs. Washington Post Over ‘Angry White Racist’ Trump VotersPosted: December 10, 2016 Filed under: Food & Drink, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Donald Trump, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Jennifer Rubin, journalism, Left Wing Hysteria, media, Media bias, news, propaganda, Racism, RUSSIA, The Washington Post, Tucker Carlson, video, White Male Leave a comment
Tucker Carlson takes on Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin over her claims that many of Trump’s voters are angry, racist white people. (December 9th, 2016)
[VIDEO] Rep. Schiff Said Carlson Holds Water for Putin, Then Tells Him Not to Resort to Personal InsultsPosted: December 7, 2016 Filed under: Global, Mediasphere, Politics, Russia | Tags: Fox News, Free Beacon, Hacking, media, news, Rep. Schiff, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] McMorris on Tucker Carlson: Fake News is Whatever Liberals ‘Determine to be Believed by the Right’Posted: December 6, 2016 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, U.S. News | Tags: fake news, Free Beacon, journalism, McMorris, media, news, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Kirby: We Don’t Know How Many Other Videos Have Been Edited, Editor Doesn’t Know Who Ordered ItPosted: June 2, 2016 Filed under: Censorship, Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, War Room | Tags: media, news, State Department, Tucker Carlson, video Leave a comment
[VIDEO] Father & Son: RNC Spokesman Raffi Williams and Juan Williams Discuss Ebony Magazine Editor’s Twitter SlanderPosted: March 29, 2014 Filed under: Mediasphere, Politics, U.S. News | Tags: Ebony, Ebony Magazine, Juan Williams, Managing editor, Raffi Williams, The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
Via Hot Air: Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson hosted [a discussion] on the lack of tolerance for diversity of thought demonstrated again this week, this time by a senior editor for Ebony Magazine.
The two squared off — or actually supported one another as son and father, respectively and respectfully. RNC deputy press secretary Raffi Williams joined his father Juan Williams to blast the pervasive notions that ideology has to be linked to ethnicity, and Juan urged everyone to open their minds to new ideas rather than dismiss people out of hand…(read more here)
Breitbart’s Last Great Caper: Superbowl Sunday Benefit Dinner with Host Bill AyersPosted: February 2, 2014 Filed under: Entertainment, History, Mediasphere, Politics | Tags: Andrew, Andrew Breitbart, breitbart, Dick Cheney, Drake Hotel, Sarah Palin, Super Bowl Sunday, Tucker Carlson, United States 1 Comment
How better to celebrate the anniversary of Andrew’s birth, Feb. 1st, than by rolling it into Feb. 2nd? Join me in celebrating the anniversary of Andrew’s last laugh:
“…Though the dinner took place on Super Bowl Sunday, Ayers and co. abruptly dismissed us before halftime, leaving our plan of attack only half realized, as we were attempting to ease into the evening like gentlemen and polite dinner guests…”
“…Ayers, in skullcap and earrings, shows us to an elaborate spread overlooking the city. We’ve entered a parody of a multimillion-dollar liberal lair…”
In 2012, Matt Labash recalls:
“…Tucker had invited several guests— me, his brother, Daily Caller reporter Jamie Weinstein, a contest winner, and provocateur Andrew Breitbart, aka the most aggressive man on the Internet…
…Ayers, in skullcap and earrings, shows us to an elaborate spread overlooking the city. We’ve entered a parody of a multimillion-dollar liberal lair. Unidentifiable abstract sculptures snake about the floor. Framed epigrams from Louise Bourgeois installations (“The Hour Is Devoted To Revenge”) line the wall. Cutouts representing the duality of the American spirit, from Thoreau and Rosa Parks (good), to Dick Cheney and Sarah Palin (evil), festoon our plates. Tofu and quinoa—pinko food—is among the seven savory courses served.
“This is the bomb, Bill,” Breitbart said to the former explosives-rigger…”
Apart from shuffling off to the kitchen or catching a few minutes of the game while avoiding awkward conversations about their past, the Weather-hosts couldn’t be nicer. They ask us about our backgrounds, which they already seem familiar with (thanks, Wikipedia!). They plump us with falling-off-the-bone hoisin ribs and fluff us with apple pie and Ameri-Cone Dream ice cream. “This is the bomb, Bill,” says Breitbart, after sampling the farmhouse cheeses. “It has explosive flavor,” I chime in…”
In a separate remembrance, Matt Labash writes:
“…Our friend, Daily Caller editor Tucker Carlson, had won the Ayers dinner at an Illinois Humanities Council auction, and had brought us along. Tucker and I were a little worried that we had in our possession a human grenade in Breitbart, though if we were being honest with ourselves, that’s precisely why we brought him. With Andrew, every day was anything-can-happen day.
As it happened, Breitbart was on his best behavior. “I’m here to learn,” Andrew said facetiously. It was part of the pleasure of keeping company with him. He wasn’t just a friend, he was a co-conspirator. Once we arrived at the apartment, much to Andrew’s and Ayers’s chagrin, they got along famously. Just two guys having dinner, finding commonality, even if Andrew regarded it his hidebound duty to passive-aggressively heckle Ayers as he served us plates of hoisin ribs and farmhouse cheeses. (“This is the bomb, Bill,” Breitbart said to the former explosives-rigger.)
Goodbye to the Obama MediaPosted: November 5, 2012 Filed under: Mediasphere | Tags: Associated Press, Barack Obama, Candy Crowley, George W. Bush, Obama, Republicans, Todd Akin, Tucker Carlson Leave a comment
By Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel
By tomorrow night we’ll likely know the name of the next president. But we already know the loser in this election cycle: political reporters. They’ve disgraced themselves. Conservatives have long complained about liberal bias in the media, and with some justification. But it has finally reached the tipping point. Not in our lifetimes have so many in the press dropped the pretense of objectivity in order to help a political candidate. The media are rooting for Barack Obama. They’re not hiding it…
- BIAS ALERT: Worst Media Election Spin Since 2008 (foxnews.com)
- Obama gets lucky on Benghazi conspiracy (voices.kansascity.com)
- After Week of Big Political News, the Big Loser? Liberal Bias (mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel: ABC fails ethics test (redalertpolitics.com)