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Fox host: ‘We had to give up our freedom’ during snow storm because climate change is a hoax

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The hosts of the Fox News program Outnumbered on Wednesday slammed the White House for saying that climate change affects more Americans than terrorism. Because according to one host, faulty “science” about a recent snow storm made Americans “give up our freedom.”

In a recent interview with Vox, President Barack Obama had said that the media tends to overstate the threat of terrorism compared with the threat of climate change and disease “because that’s what folks watch, and it’s all about ratings.”

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So on Tuesday, ABC News White House correspondent Jonathan Karl leveraged the recent tragic death of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller to suggest that the president thought climate change was a bigger threat than terrorism.

“I think, Jon, the point that president is making is that there are many more people on an annual basis who have to confront the impact, the direct impact on their lives of climate change or on the spread of a disease than on terrorism,” White House Press Secretary explained to Karl.

This notion outraged the hosts of Outnumbered on Wednesday.

“How many Americans have died from climate change?” host Andrea Tantaros asked.

“Climate change cannot dress up, cross continent borders, look like a neighbor, plan, plot, sit in the cut, and then blow something up,” co-host Harris Faulkner opined.

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Attorney Mark Eiglarsh pointed out that Ernest “is just saying it affects more people in terms of numbers.”

“No, this all about the president wants to make corporations the enemy,” co-host Melissa Francis insisted. “That’s much easier. He’s so much more comfortable fighting back against the 1 percent, against companies who are changing the environment rather than against ISIS.”

“Is there anything factually incorrect about the statement that more Americans are impacted by climate change?” Eiglarsh asked.

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“The science is off,” Tantaros shot back. “And let me point to a very recent example. That’s the most important thing, the science is off. We just had a snow storm two weeks ago in New York. They told us New York City was going to get blown out.”

“We had to give up our freedom and sit in our house, no cars on the road,” she continued. “Guess what? The models were wrong. So they got the models wrong on the science 24 hours before. How about those models 10, 20 years from now?”

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“The models were exactly right for the people in Boston,” Faulkner observed.

“This hysteria, this crisis, this spending taxpayer dollars to fix it, until we have it as a fact, I don’t think we should do it,” Tantaros declared.

Watch the video below from Feb. 11, 2014.

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‘Nice deflection, Mr President’: Adam Schiff busts Trump for trying to blame him for his leaky administration

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) took a shot at President Donald Trump on Sunday morning after the president tried to blame him for the leak describing a classified meeting lawmakers had with an intelligence official who warned the bipartisan group that the Kremlin is trying to help the president get re-elected.

As the president prepared to leave the White House for India, he told reporters that Schiff was to blame for the leaked meeting story, with the president insisting he personally had not been briefed on the report explosive report.

Responding to a 'Meet the Press" clip of the president making his accusation, Schiff tweeted back: "Nice deflection, Mr. President. But your false claims fool no one. You welcomed Russian help in 2016, tried to coerce Ukraine’s help in 2019, and won’t protect our elections in 2020. Now you fired your intel chief for briefing Congress about it. You’ve betrayed America. Again."

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Time magazine editor Anand Giridharadas criticized MSNBC host Chris Matthews over the weekend for his alleged bias against Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Giridharadas remarks came after Matthews compared Sanders' win in Nevada to a Nazi invasion.

"Last night was a historic win that I think a lot of us are still struggling to understand," Giridharadas explained. "It's historic because we may be seeing that we are paddling through a bend of a river in history here. Something is happening in America right now that actually does not fit our mental models."

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