Michael Smerconish

CNN’s Smerconish on Meryl Streep: All This Does Is Energize Trump’s Base

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” network weekend host Michael Smerconish reacted to remarks made by Hollywood actress Meryl Streep aimed at President-elect Donald Trump a night earlier at the Golden Globes awards ceremony. According to Smerconish, Streep’s effort won’t damage


Biden: If Trump Wins, ‘I’ll Extend a Hand’

On Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Smerconish,” Vice President Joe Biden discussed how he would react if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump emerged victorious in next month’s presidential election against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Biden said he still hopes Clinton wins,


Don King: Trump Will Fix Sexist, Racist System

Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish,” boxing promoter Don King said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will  fix America’s “corrupt, rigged, sexist and racist” system. King said he would dub Monday night’s presidential debate “The battle of liberty, liberty versus tyranny.” He


Brock Justifies Clinton’s Foreign Cash: ‘It Was a Global Initiative’

Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish,” Media Matters founder David Brock, a supporter of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, discussed the allegations of improprieties regarding the Clinton Foundation, in particular accepting donations from foreign governments that were lobbying for favorable treatment by the United States while Clinton was secretary of state.


CNN’s Smerconish: ‘Trump Is the George Costanza of the 2016 Field’

Saturday, CNN host Michael Smerconish compared GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump to George Costanza from the fifth season episode of “Seinfeld” titled “Opposite.” In that episode, George Costanza elects to do the opposite of what he would normally do in


Buchanan: Trump Has ‘Cross-Party’ Appeal

Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish,” host Michael Smerconish discussed the 2016 Republican presidential primary race and what has led to the rise of the party’s current front-runner, Donald Trump. Buchanan went in depth about Trump’s appeal and how what he had warned


Buchanan: ‘The Republican Party Is Under a Death Sentence’

In an interview that aired on CNN earlier this week with host Michael Smerconish, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan discussed the possibilities of who could ultimately emerge as the Republican presidential nominee and what that might mean in a general election.


CNN’s Smerconish: ‘Dishonest’ to Not Label Terror Acts Radical Islam

CNN host Michael Smerconsih criticized the Obama administration for not using the phrase “radical Islam” on Wednesday’s “CNN Newsroom.” “I think it’s dishonest by omission. Nobody is suggesting that we should describe these terror acts as having been committed by