Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Chris Cuomo Speaks Out on Firing: ‘This is Not How I Want My Time at CNN to End’

Chris Cuomo addressed his firing from CNN in a statement on Saturday. Cuomo, a top-rated host at the network at the helm of CNN’s 9 p.m. show Cuomo Prime Time, was suspended this week after documents were released revealing the extent to which he advised his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in battling […]

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Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Addresses Controversial China Comments on Fox Business: I ‘Did Not Think Clear’

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio was questioned on comments he made earlier in the week defending China in an interview with Fox Business Friday. Dalio, the founder of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, sparked controversy this week for defending China when asked by CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin about its human rights abuses and his investments there. […]

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Exclusive: Dr. Fauci Returns to Fox After Declining Interview Requests Since July

Dr. Anthony Fauci will appear for an interview on Fox Business Friday, Mediaite has learned, ending his months-long absence from the air at Fox. Politico’s Alex Thompson and Sarah Owermohle reported Thursday that Fauci has “almost entirely stopped appearing on Fox News since July” despite efforts from the network to book him. “Shows across the cable […]

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Senator Blunt Questions Biden FCC Nominee Over Her Tweet Declaring Fox News ‘State-Sponsored Propaganda’

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) questioned Gigi Sohn, one of President Joe Biden’s nominees to lead the Federal Communications Commission, over her criticisms of Fox News at a hearing on Wednesday. Sohn, a distinguished fellow a Georgetown Law who previously served as an aide to the FCC chairman in 2015, has taken fire from Republican lawmakers […]

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Jack Dorsey to Announce He Will Be Stepping Down as Twitter CEO: CNBC

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is expected to step down from his executive role, CNBC reported Monday. Sources told CNBC’s David Faber that Dorsey, a Twitter founder who now serves as its chief executive, is expected to announce he will be stepping down “in the near term.” Faber said he did not have information on who […]

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Trump Stopped Receiving Intel Briefings Entirely For the Last Month of His Presidency

Former President Donald Trump stopped receiving intelligence briefings entirely a month before the end of his term, according to new information released by the CIA. In an analysis of Trump’s briefings throughout his presidency, former CIA Inspector General John Helgerson described the 45th president’s tenure as a “unique challenge” for the intelligence community. Context: The […]

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JUST IN: Former Trump Adviser Steve Cortes Reportedly Leaving Newsmax After Vaccine Mandate Row

Steve Cortes is reportedly leaving Newsmax after a public spat with the network over its vaccine policy. Cortes, a former Trump campaign adviser and longtime cable news pundit who joined Newsmax earlier this year to co-host a prime time show, will host his last episode for the network at some point in the coming days, […]

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Dan Abrams Calls Out Nicolle Wallace’s Liberal Use of ‘Breaking News’ Chyrons on MSNBC

Mediaite founder and NewsNation host Dan Abrams criticized MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace and her liberal employment of “breaking news” chyrons, when the topic discussed is anything but breaking news. “Cable news programmers have long been unashamed to claim that everything is ‘breaking news’ — and not just news but ‘breaking news’ — to make you, the […]

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