Category: Jake Tapper

Blue State Blues: When Will Media Ask Democrats to Disavow David Duke?

Former KKK leader David Duke supports Ilhan Omar, so it is only fair to ask Democrats the same question the media posed to Trump repeatedly in 2016.

Watch: Dems’ Star Witness Implodes as Even CNN Calls Out Cohen for Lying

“Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus.” That Latin phrase which has shaped common law translates to “false in one thing, false in everything” … but what it really boils down to is just common sense. We all know that honest people tend to be truthful in all areas of their lives, while the dishonest lie…

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CNN’s Tapper Suggests Trump, McCarthy Engage in Antisemitism Similar to IIhan Omar with ‘Rogue’ Control Room Bit

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper made light of charges of antisemitism aimed at freshman Rep. IIhan Omar (D-MN) with a “rogue” control room routine that included footage of President Donald Trump. During the segment, “The Lead” host told his staff to show tweets and clips of Omar, but instead, they showed footage of Trump and his tweets. Partial transcript as follows (courtesy of JAKE TAPPER: There’s been a lot in the news about bigotry. Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar this week was accused by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats of spreading “anti-Semitic tropes.” Omar has apologized, but our own Manu Raju found her quite unwilling to discuss the controversy when he asked her about it today. DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSWOMAN ILHAN OMAR (MN): Are you serious? What is wrong with you? MANU RAJU: I’m asking you a question about your tweet. You had a tweet saying that President Trump trafficked in hate. OMAR: Yes. I tweeted, and there’s a response. You can run that. Have a nice day. TAPPER: Omar’s apology that she referred to there was not good enough for President Trump. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Anti-Semitism has no place in the United States Congress.

CNN’s Tapper: ‘The President Is Lying to You to Get His Border Wall’

Monday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper said President Donald Trump was “lying” to advance his call for a border wall. In the show opening, Tapper said, “President Trump heading to the border as he repeats the lie that the border wall saved the city of El Paso, TX.” He continued, “As lawmakers are meeting right now to try to avoid the inflicting of pain on the American people by their own government due to yet another partial government shutdown, President Trump is heading to the U.S.-Mexico border tonight to the city of El Paso, Texas to pick up the political fight and that he seems to relish and continue to spread a falsehood that he loves to trot out.” Tapper explained, “The president using a false story that the barriers built in El Paso are exhibit A for why he should get the full $5.7 billion he demanded for a border wall or barrier or metal slats or whatever it is this week. Here is the  problem; whatever your position on border barriers or a border wall, the case the president lays out about El Paso is simply false. El Paso has never had ‘one of the highest

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