Tag: John Heilemann


Heilemann: Trump ‘Was a Man Having a Manic Episode’ on Fox News

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour,” network political analyst John Heilemann described President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” as someone “having a manic episode on national television.” Heilemann said, “If the Trump agenda were

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Media Elites Plead Ignorance of Their Own ‘Open Secret’ Sex Harassers, Abusers

Now that no fewer than five high-level players within the elite media — power brokers connected to ABC News, NBC News, MSNBC, Bloomberg News, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, and the New Republic — stand accused of various forms of sexual misconduct, we are being led to believe that over the course of decades, nobody knew.

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," while discussing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary …

Heilemann: Clinton ‘Deplorables’ Remark Close to the Dictionary Definition of Bigoted

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s Friday night comments describing half of Republican nominee Donald Trump’s supporters as “deplorables” driven by “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic” beliefs, Bloomberg Politics co-managing editor John Heilemann said Clinton’s

US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016. / AFP / Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Opens Up In Sunday Interview: Cruz ‘Life In Politics Is Over’

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump spoke to Mark Halperin, a host of The Circus — the weekly political program carried on Showtime — about his reflections on the Republican National Convention that ended Thursday in Cleveland, including the controversy surrounding the speech delivered by his rival, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).


Heilemann: Trump More in Touch With GOP Than a Lot of Establishment Leaders

Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” Bloomberg Politics’ John Heilemann reacted to rift between Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. According to Heilemann, Trump was more in touch with the GOP base than establishment leaders like Kasich.


Heilemann: GOP Convention ‘Floor Stuff’ Doesn’t Matter

Bloomberg Politics’ John Heilemann reacted Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to the division among the people at the Republican National Convention, playing off the idea that the disunity in Cleveland is a big deal. He explained, “I think it’s 100 percent true


Brzezinski Rips Hillary: ‘Are We This Stupid?’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski and Bloomberg Politics Managing Editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann described the timing of former President Bill Clinton’s meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, a report in the New York Times that the Clintons


MSNBC Panel: Obama’s Defense of Hillary’s Email ‘Campaigning for Hillary,’ ‘Rigged’ Investigation, Like He’s Her Comms Director

MSNBC hosts Mika Brzezinski and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough, along with Bloomberg Politics Managing Editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann panned President Obama’s statements on Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” After


Heilemann: ‘Nothing the National Review Could Do More to Help Donald Trump’

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Bloomberg’s John Heilemann reacted to National Review’s so-called “manifesto” released yesterday attacking Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. According to Heilemann, that effort does more to help Trump than to hurt him. “First of all, I’d say


Heilemann: Xenophobia Has ‘Been Ascendant In the Republican Party’

Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor and co-host of Bloomberg TV’s “With All Due Respect” John Heilemann argued, “Nationalism, populism, xenophobia” have “been ascendant in the Republican Party” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball.” Heilemann said, during a discussion about GOP presidential candidate