On Friday, former White House adviser Steve Bannon sat down with MSNBC’s Ari Melber in an exclusive interview.
During the interview, Bannon gave contradicting support for the Time’s Up movement and the #MeToo movement.
He first called the Time’s Up movement the “end of the patriarchy.” When asked by Melber to clarify, he said, “I’m not 100 percent with it, but I can see how it is powerful.”
Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden slammed him as being a charlatan.
“Let me just say on the whole issue of Time’s Up, I might agree with him in the power of the Time’s Up movement, but frankly, the idea that you can talk about the Time’s Up movement in any positive term, and then support Donald Trump, who is credibly accused by 16 women and Roy Moore who was accused of basically pedophilia demonstrates that he’s a charlatan,” Tanden said.
The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson, said he sounded crazy.
“The core of what he was saying is nonsense,” Johnson said. “He sounds like a pimp saying, ‘Hey, I got a great plan for you to pay for your college tuition.'”
Watch the video below via MSNBC.
The real threat to America isn’t Trump’s ‘deep state’ — it’s Trump’s corrupt state: Robert Reich
Trump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents, Democrats, and “enemies of the people” in the mainstream media, for conspiring to remove him from office in order to allow the denizens of foreign shi*tholes to overrun America.
But with each passing day it’s becoming clearer that the real threat to America isn’t Trump’s Deep State. It’s Trump’s Corrupt State.
Not since Warren G. Harding’s sordid administration have as many grifters, crooks and cronies occupied high positions in Washington.
Trump flips out over ‘RIGGED’ hearings as Democrats grill Hope Hicks
President Donald Trump ranted on Twitter while his former communications director testified before the House Judiciary Committee.
Hope Hicks complied with a congressional subpoena and testified behind closed doors to the Democrat-led panel, and the president raged online as word leaked out that a White House lawyer was objecting to many of the questions about her government service.
"The Dems are very unhappy with the Mueller Report, so after almost 3 years, they want a Redo, or Do Over. This is extreme Presidential Harassment," Trump tweeted. "They gave Crooked Hillary’s people complete Immunity, yet now they bring back Hope Hicks."
Soledad O’Brien shames the press for calling Trump’s lies about Central Park 5 a ‘controversial stance’
Former CNN host Soledad O'Brien has once again called out media outlets for whitewashing President Donald Trump's blatant lies.
This time, O'Brien took issue with a USA Today headline that mischaracterized Trump's lies about five black men who were falsely accused of raping a woman in New York's Central Park in the 1980s, only to have their convictions vacated in 2002 after DNA evidence exonerated them and another man confessed that he was the man who committed the brutal Central Park rape more than a decade earlier.
Instead of calling out Trump for lying about the case, the paper simply called Trump's continued assertions of their guilt a "controversial stance."