On 'Russian Bounties,' Media Amplify Biden Talking Points

The story about President Trump allegedly ignoring reports that Russians were paying the Taliban bounties for killing American soldiers is nearly three months old and the facts have been in dispute since the moment it was reported. Yet, the story was given new life this week for no apparent reason other than the pundits' desire to keep pummeling the commander-in-chief. On Tuesday, Ben Rhodes, the Obama administration foreign policy wunderkind and MSNBC analyst, took a shot at Trump on Twitter, remarking that the president's assessment of the Iranian threat "might seem more credible if Trump...

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No, Trump Hasn't Made 20,000 'False or Misleading' Claims

There are now 21 on-the-record denials rebutting The Atlantic's bombshell alleging President Trump called American soldiers "losers" and "suckers." Ignoring the most problematic aspect of Atlantic Editor Jeffrey Goldberg's report - his sources were all anonymous -- many journalists saw this story as the perfect opportunity to wager the institutional media's credibility against that of the president, who to be charitable, has a strained relationship with the truth. Brian Stelter, the host of CNN's media criticism show, "Reliable Sources," began Sunday's episode with a monologue lamenting the...

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