Tag: George Stephanopoulos
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Associated PressMarch 12, 2017

Faced with aggressive on-air questioning about the president’s wiretapping claims, Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn’t flinch, she went folksy. Speaking to George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America,” she pulled out a version of an old line from President Lyndon Johnson: “If the president walked across the Potomac, the media would be reporting that he could not […]

Associated PressMarch 7, 2017

George Stephanopoulos‘ “Good Morning America” interview with White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday is an instant milestone in the hostile relationship between the Trump administration and the media. In the discussion about President Donald Trump‘s weekend accusations — offered without proof — that former President Obama ordered Trump’s New York home wiretapped, Stephanopoulos […]

Martin DyckmanDecember 7, 2016

So Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring out of a Northwest Washington restaurant. Imagine that. Actually, someone did. The fake “news” then raced around the internet like chicken pox through a kindergarten. But who could possibly believe such trash? Actually, people did. The restaurant and its neighbors were besieged with death threats. And […]

Mitch PerryDecember 5, 2016

Among the nuggets of information procured by watching the Sunday morning public affairs shows was that David Petraeus was one of the 93 million Americans who didn’t vote for president last month. “I don’t vote,” the retired four-star Army general told George Stephanopolous in ABC’s This Week when asked who he backed for president. “So that’s an easy answer. […]

Associated PressMarch 2, 2016

Here’s a look at highlights from television coverage of Super Tuesday voting in the presidential campaign: — TRUMP’S PODIUM The broadcast networks ABC, CBS and NBC gave the campaign an hour of prime-time coverage, and Donald Trump put pressure on them right away. Trump has dominated coverage almost since his announcement last summer, and was […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 7, 2016

ABC’s “This Week” featured the two GOP New Hampshire front runners, Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (in an exclusive interview), jockeying for position ahead of the Tuesday vote. ABC, which hosted Saturday night’s final GOP debate before the New Hampshire primary, promised coverage centered on the election. Trump led off, and clearly, as on “Face […]


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