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MSNBC Analyst Michael Steele To Conservative Honcho: “I’ve Taken Crap You Have No Idea About”

Republican MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele confronted the head of the American Conservative Union over controversial comments made at CPAC yesterday suggesting Steele had previously been chosen the Republican National Committee chairman because “he was a black guy.” “I've taken crap you have no idea about,” Steele said to ACU chairman Matt Schlapp on Steele’s SiriusXM radio show today. (Watch the segment below). Schlapp, himself a familiar MSNBC pundit, attempted… Read


Fox News To Air Live Donald Trump Interview With Jeanine Pirro Tonight

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Fox News channel’s Justice with Judge Jeanine will present a live interview tonight with President Donald Trump. Jeanine Pirro will talk live via telephone with Trump on the economy and the debate on gun legislation in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shootings. A full transcript of the interview will be sent out following the show.  Trump has enjoyed a good relationship with Pirro, once even tweeting out a message to watch her show when she was going after… Read


‘The Blacklist’ Star Megan Boone Says Her FBI Character Will “Never Carry An Assault Rifle Again”

On NBC’s The Blacklist, Elizabeth Keen is an FBI profiler who teams with a former most-wanted fugitive to track down terrorists and criminals. In real life, the actress who plays her was moved by the events of Valentine’s Day at a South Florida high school and has made a personal proclamation. Megan Boone, who has played Keen since the series launched in 2013, tweeted today that the character is done with assault rifles in the wake of the shooting in which a gunman armed… Read


NRA’s Dana Loesch Calmly Left CNN Town Hall As Attendees Chanted “Shame On You”: VIDEO

Videos have emerged showing NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch calmly leaving the stage at this week’s CNN town hall on gun violence in schools, where some attendees had exited, and those who remained did not rush the stage, mulled around, and chanted “Shame On You.” [One of those videos can be seen, below] Loesch had told NRA super-fans at CPAC,  she feared for her life at the CNN town hall on gun violence attended by grieving students and parents from Parkland, Florida, where… Read


Four Broward Officers Took Cover Outside Florida School As Gunman Killed 17 – Report

When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, on Valentine’s Day, they saw not just the officer assigned to the school but three more Broward police officers with pistols drawn but taking cover behind their cars as a gunman was inside killing 17 students and staff, CNN’s Jake Tapper reported Friday, citing sources. When those Coral Springs police entered the building, the four original Broward officers on scene did… Read


Meghan McCain Discovers Donald Trump Lies, Blasting Her Cancer-Stricken Father At CPAC After Promising To Stop

Arizona Sen. John McCain’s daughter, TV personality Meghan McCain, announced Friday that she would wait until Wednesday to comment, after discovering President Donald Trump lies when he blasted her father at CPAC after promising to knock it off. “As you know, President Trump took some potshots at my father and got the crowd at CPAC to boo him,” The View panelists McCain said on-air, moments after Trump’s CPAC appearance. She said her mother will be joining her on The View… Read


Donald Trump Touts NRA Plan To Arm Teachers At CPAC

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President Donald Trump took the stage at CPAC this morning to promote the National Rifle Association’s proposal to arm teachers in the wake of the latest school semi-automatic rifle mass shooting. “When we declare our schools to be gun-free zones it just puts our students in more danger – well-trained gun-adept teachers and coaches should be able to carry concealed firearms,” Trump said, carrying NRA chief Wayne LaPierre’s water. LaPierre and NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch… Read


Stephen Colbert Lampoons Marco Rubio’s Remarks At CNN Gun Violence Town Hall

Stephen Colbert wasn’t so impressed as other TV talent that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio showed up for CNN’s town hall on school gun violence Wednesday night. “Just showing up isn’t that impressive; he works for those people,” Colbert said of the event, attended by about 7K people, including survivors and parents of  victims of last week’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Colbert said Rubio – aka “man who just received his cash from the NRA”  – was the… Read


Hollywood Activists Join In Pressuring Amazon To Drop NRA TV From Streaming Service

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Alyssa Milano is among a group of Hollywood activists calling on Amazon to drop the National Rifle Association’s online video channel from its streaming service. The hashtag #StopNRAmazon began trending on Twitter today, as Milano joined with Law & Order: SVU executive producer Warren Leight and actors Amy Hargreaves, Ally Walker, Evan Handler, Tara Strong and Misha Collins in putting NRATV in the social media cross-hairs. “The only way to really begin to chip away at the… Read


Ted Cruz Invokes ‘The Simpsons’ Along Party Lines, So Al Jean Pacifies Him

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Ah, good ol’ Ted Cruz is back in the news — and this time he’s dragging Springfield’s most famous family into the partisan brawl. Seems the Texas senator glommed on to The Simpsons during an appearance at CPAC today. Some reporters at the GOP chum-fest quoted Cruz as saying, “The Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson and Republicans are happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge.” And before you could say “Ronald Reagan embracing Bruce Springsteen,” he was… Read


Revelation About Florida School Officer Blasts Hole In Donald Trump Plan To Arm Teachers

Blasting a hole in President Donald Trump’s argument that arming a school like a bank would prevent kids with semi-automatic weapons from shooting up schools, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel acknowledged the armed deputy at Parkland, FL’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School never entered the building where last week’s slayings were occurring. Didn’t do much for NRA chief Wayne LaPierre’s gag about it taking a good guy with a gun to stop a bad guy with a gun either… Read


CNN Gun Violence Town Hall Trounces Competition In Early Ratings

UPDATED with ratings for primetime, total day: CNN's gun violence town hall was a ratings goldmine for the network, clocking 3M viewers, to top the timeslot. CNN offered the feed for Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action to all Florida affiliates; those stats are not yet available and it’s unclear how many viewers that will add to the pot. Meanwhile, the same block of time, Fox News Channel clocked 2.45M viewers and MSNBC 2.31M viewers Wednesday… Read