Daily Show Prep: Thursday, Oct. 26


Bias: 1,000 Minutes for Trump/Russia ‘Collusion’ vs. 20 Seconds for Hillary/Russia Scandal

MRC analysts have been tracking all evening news coverage of the Trump administration since Inauguration Day. From Inauguration Day, January 20, through last Friday, October 20, these broadcasts have aired an astonishing 1,000 minutes of coverage discussing Russia’s attempt to boost Trump in 2016, and speculation that Trump’s campaign may have colluded with the Russians in this project.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Panics – Claims She Was Unaware DNC Funded Russia Dossier

A spokesperson for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (R-Fla.), who was forced out as DNC chairwoman at the party’s national convention in 2016, also denied knowing about the arrangement.

Dems Called Don Jr.’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer “Treason” But Say Hillary Funding Russia Dossier ‘Standard Oppo Research’

“To meet with an adversary to try to get information to hijack democracy, the investigation is now more than just an obstruction of justice investigation, more than just a perjury investigation, it’s a treason investigation,” Kaine said.

WOW! POTUS Trump Personally Ordered DOJ To Lift Gag Order On Clinton-Uranium One Informant

Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts reports sources have told Fox News that President Trump personally instructed the Justice Department to lift the gag order on the Clinton-Uranium One informant.

Report: Seven Things to Know About The Clinton-Russia-Uranium One Scandal

Here are the seven facts about the Uranium One deal you need to know:

Joy Reid Lies About Clinton-Funded Dossier | Truth Revolt

The MSNBC host, not known for her accuracy to say the least, sent out a tweet propagating the “obvious truth” that the notorious dossier charging the Trump campaign with Russian collusion was commissioned by a Republican candidate.

FEC complaint accuses Clinton campaign, DNC of violating campaign finance law with dossier payments – Washington Times

Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee violated campaign finance law by failing to disclose payments for a dossier on Donald Trump, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.

Hour 2

Video Report: Jesus Campos Went to Mexico After Las Vegas Shooting; Returned Days Later in Rental Car: Tucker Carlson

Carlson was shocked that authorities allowed the only eyewitness to the Manadalay Bay massacre to leave the country while it was still thought that the shooter Stephen Paddock may have had an accomplice and why it took a leak of a government document for the public to find out.

Vegas Gunman’s Brother Arrested For Child Porn; Laptop Hard Drive Missing | Zero Hedge

The story of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s family just keeps getting weirder.

Five women accuse journalist and ‘Game Change’ co-author Mark Halperin of sexual harassment – Oct. 25, 2017

Veteran journalist Mark Halperin sexually harassed women while he was in a powerful position at ABC News, according to five women who shared their previously undisclosed accounts with CNN and others who did not experience the alleged harassment personally, but were aware of it.

George HW Bush apologizes to Heather Lind over claims | Daily Mail Online

Lind said in her since-deleted Instagram post it happened a second time: ‘And then, all the while being photographed, touched me again. Barbara rolled her eyes as if to say ”not again”. His security guard told me I shouldn’t have stood next to him for the photo.’

Hour 3

Obama Justice Department’s ‘Slush Fund’ Boosted Liberal Groups

President Barack Obama’s Justice Department created a “slush fund” of nearly $1 billion using legal settlements with banks and steered those funds to political allies on the left while excluding conservative groups, internal documents show.

Settlement Reached in ACLU Lawsuit on Behalf of Incarcerated Transgender Woman | ACLU of Oregon

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon (ACLU of Oregon) announced today that a settlement had been reached in their lawsuit against officials at the Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC) on behalf of Michalle Wright, a transgender prisoner who was denied essential medical care. Wright is currently incarcerated at the Oregon State Correctional Institution.

Progressive, “fair wage” pizza shop closing its doors – Hot Air Hot Air

One of the team leaders at Dudley is insisting that nobody, “is looking at it as a failure.”

Trump DOJ settles lawsuits over Tea Party targeting by Obama IRS | Fox News

The Trump administration, after years of litigation, has settled lawsuits with Tea Party and other conservative groups who say they were unfairly targeted by the IRS under the Obama administration.