The panel on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” with Nicolle Wallace on Friday praised Sen. Kamala Harris for her “sterling debate performance.”
The panel noted how Harris went after former Vice President Joe Biden on the issue of bussing and segregation.
“Joe Biden said that he was supporting the local school boards doing the decisions, not the federal government, which is tantamount to saying I support state’s rights,” the Rev. Al Sharpton explained. “He said that. That’s not Kamala Harris confusing what he said. And if you need a day to explain that you are not with state’s rights, you only made the situation worse.”
“I’m talking about what he said out of his mouth, which was stunning to me,” he continued.
“I want to give her some more credit, which is when I was watching last night, I thought to myself of that line from ‘The Wire,’ that famous line people use a lot. When you come from the king, you bet not miss, and she didn’t miss. She went for Biden and she went in and the way that she did it was so masterful, was so surgical,” explained MoveOn’s Karine Jean-Pierre.
Jean-Pierre praised the Harris campaign for driving the point home by tweeting out a photo after the debate.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) June 28, 2019
MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann said, “she scored every time she spoke.”
“There was not a moment she missed. Every time she opened her mouth, she scored a direct hit on whatever she was trying to hit. She was at various time humorous, funny, emotional. It was a sterling debate performance.
“I would add to that, that every time she’s opened her mouth when a camera’s been on her since she first mused about running that’s been the case,” Wallace said. “So the performance was not an outlier, it was an extension of every moment we’ve seen from her.”
‘It’s all distractions’: CNN panel obliterates GOP for totally refusing to discuss Trump’s conduct
A CNN panel on Thursday obliterated House Republicans for once again completely ignoring the substance of allegations against President Donald Trump and instead throwing out numerous distractions intended to deflect attention from the president's actions.
"It's been distractions about the Bidens, it's been distractions about conspiracy theories about Ukraine's involvement in the election," said CNN legal analyst Carrie Cordero. "Yesterday, it was distractions about FISA and FISA so-called abuse. It was distractions from Congressman Gohmert reading calls from 1943! It's been all distractions and they won't wrestle with the actual conduct."
Fox News’ Chris Wallace calls Trump out for promulgating ‘the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our history’
Even though Fox News hosts like Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and Jeanine Pirro aggressively support President Donald Trump more often than not, he often takes to Twitter to complain when the right-wing cable news channel gives him a hard time. His main targets at Fox News include Judge Andrew Napolitano and Chris Wallace, both of whom have been highly critical of Trump at times. And when Wallace spoke at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night, he didn’t hesitate to call out Trump’s bitterly anti-media rhetoric.
Jersey City shooting a potential act of domestic terrorism: US prosecutor
A recent shooting at a kosher deli in a New York suburb was fueled by "anti-Semitism" and a hatred of police, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday.
"We believe the suspects held views that reflected hatred of Jewish people as well as hatred of law enforcement officers," he told journalists.
Authorities had previously stopped short of characterizing Tuesday's firefight, which left six people including two suspects dead, in Jersey City as motivated by anti-Semitism.
On Thursday Grewal also said authorities had evidence that the suspects had expressed interest in the fringe Black Hebrew Israelite movement, which has voiced hostility toward Jewish people.