Breitbart reveals owners: CEO Larry Solov, the Mercer family and Susie Breitbart. Back in November, Breitbart began the process to secure official Capitol Hill credentials.
On Friday, the site's CEO, Larry Solov, appeared before the Standing Committee of the Senate Press Gallery and revealed, for what is believed to be the first time, who owns the right-wing nationalist site that has grown exponentially in influence over the past few years. According to BuzzFeed's Steve Perlberg, who live-tweeted the meeting, Solov revealed that the owners are himself, founder Andrew Breitbart's widow, Susie Breitbart, and the Republican megadonor family the Mercers. Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media. Just over a week ago, Donald Trump gathered members of the world’s press before him and told them they were liars.
“The press, honestly, is out of control,” he said. “The public doesn’t believe you any more.” CNN was described as “very fake news… story after story is bad”. Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War. 1.
Soft Targets On April 12, 1982, Yuri Andropov, the chairman of the K.G.B., ordered foreign-intelligence operatives to carry out “active measures”—aktivniye meropriyatiya—against the reëlection campaign of President Ronald Reagan. Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!
Is it legal for a sitting President to be "wire tapping" a race for president prior to an election? Turned down by court earlier. A NEW LOW! I'd bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election! How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations. Such a bizarre passage, especially when you factor in that someone in the inner circle leaked it. WH spokeswoman: Trump doesn't accept Comey's denial of wiretapping claims. Trump's Wiretap Tweets Raise Risk of Impeachment - Bloomberg View. The sitting president has accused his predecessor of an act that could have gotten the past president impeached.
That’s not your ordinary exercise of free speech. If the accusation were true, and President Barack Obama ordered a warrantless wiretap of Donald Trump during the campaign, the scandal would be of Watergate-level proportions. But if the allegation is not true and is unsupported by evidence, that too should be a scandal on a major scale. A President’s Credibility - WSJ. ‘People Just Flat-Out Lie’ President Donald Trump called her “Hillary Clinton’s P.R. person” when she got a scoop he didn’t like last week.
Controversial Fox News host Bill O’Reilly called her “unruly” when she shouted questions at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Story Continued Below Well, it turns out Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports,” has some words for them, too. Jan Böhmermann Is the Seth Meyers of Late Night German TV.
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