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MSNBC guest rains hell on CNN reporter for calling Kellyanne Conway a ‘badass woman of Washington’

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MSNBC analyst Tiffany Cross excoriated CNN’s Dana Bash on Sunday for calling Trump aide Kellyanne Conway a “badass woman of Washington.”

Cross told MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin that media are making the same mistakes in the 2020 election that they made in 2016.

“We were talking about Hillary Clinton emails last year at this time,” she recalled. “It was revealed Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails from her personal account and many in violation of a federal rule. That story came and went. Trying to cover the Trump administration is like trying to catch confetti. It is impossible — the 24-hour news cycle no longer exists, now we’re in a 24-minute news cycle.”

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According to Cross, all three cable networks have become “echo chambers of news” that treat President Donald Trump’s lies like factual stories.

Columnist Gabriel Sherman explained that news outlets still “loathe” to call Trump a “liar” or a “racist.”

“Newspapers and journalists tend to use sort of opaque language,” he continued. “They say things like racially-tinged or misleading comments. By talking around the issues… it doesn’t break through the way Donald Trump’s language breaks through.”

Cross disagreed with Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank, who argued that media have done a better job covering Trump after the 2016 election.

She reminded her fellow guests of the seemingly unending panels of Trump voters that news outlets assemble.

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“I don’t remember that kind of interest in Obama voters,” she explained. “It’s ridiculous. Another network did a special on Kellyanne Conway and called her a badass woman of Washington.”

Cross remarks referred to a CNN puff-piece, in which correspondent Dana Bash called Conway a “badass woman.”

“You had a special on First Lady [Melania Trump] that never mentioned that she was a birther,” Cross said. “So, I think the media has a long way to go when it comes to covering this administration.”

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Nicolle Wallace rains hell on GOP: ‘It’s going to take a dead Russian hooker’ before they wake up to Trump criminality

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MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace this week heaped scorn upon her former party for making their minds up about impeaching President Donald Trump seemingly before hearings even started.

"It's going to take a dead Russian hooker at the bottom of the Hudson before Republicans wake up," she said. "They don't care about anything -- and now they also don't care about foreign interference in domestic elections."

Wallace then said that Republicans should be very careful about embracing a precedent in which it is acceptable for presidents to use their office to pressure foreign countries to investigate their political opponents.

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Meghan McCain snaps at View co-hosts for getting ‘cheap applause’ after she’s schooled on impeachment hearings

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain exploded after her fellow panelists criticized Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) for signaling he would not support impeachment for President Donald Trump, despite the testimony placing him at the center of an apparent extortion scheme against Ukraine.

The conservative McCain pointed out that independents had lost support for impeachment since hearings began, and she played a clip of Hurd explaining why he didn't believe the evidence supported impeachment -- and her co-hosts wondered if he had heard the testimony.

"I think the point of the show is we live in a world where every panel has a different view," McCain said. "I also lived in Virginia -- Trump MAGA hat people everywhere -- and there are people in this country, and congresspeople like Mike Turner who are not convinced what happened."

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Mar-a-Lago to host event for conspiracy nuts who believed Obama was a secret Muslim

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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is hosting an event for a far-right organization that once spread bogus conspiracy theories about former President Barack Obama being a secret Muslim.

The Washington Post reports that Trump's prized Florida resort on Saturday night will play host to the Center for Security Policy, a group that believes "mainstream Muslim organizations in the United States are secretly agents of anti-American jihad."

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