Trump jokes about naming Ivanka to cabinet, CNN feigns faux outrage

Trump jokes about naming Ivanka to cabinet, CNN feigns faux outrage

Any chance Ivanka Trump could be Madame Secretary? (Bing free usage).
Any chance Ivanka Trump could be Madame Secretary? (Bing free usage).
Any chance Ivanka Trump could be Madame Secretary? (Bing free usage).

Trump bashing at its finest…

In what is quite possibly another case of the liberal media brazenly showing their pro-Clinton, anti-Trump bias, CNN has struck again.

As it turns out, in an interview with “First Coast News” in Florida, The Donald was asked if he had any possible female candidates in mind for various cabinet slots.

Trump did mention the popularity of his eldest daughter and also how it’s other people who often mention her name when the topic of cabinet positions arise.

However, CNN reporter David Wright described the Q & A in a somewhat different light: “Trump responded during the interview by naming his daughter, Ivanka and declining to identify any other women who could be considered for roles.”

“I want to know just as a female, who you would actually put into office as one of the first females in ivanka_trump_21your cabinet?” asked Angelia Savage, a reporter with “First Coast News.”

“Well there are so many different ones to choose, I can tell you everybody would say — ‘Put Ivanka in! Put Ivanka in!’ You know that, right?” Trump said.

“She’s very popular, she’s done very well. And you know Ivanka very well. But there really are so many that are talented people, like you,” he said to Savage, “You’re so talented, I don’t know if your viewers know that.” The GOP nominee proceeded to joke about naming Savage to his cabinet.

Another False Clinton Narrative Pushed By The Media

Not quite done yet, Wright also cited a somewhat snarky tweet sent out by opponent Hillary Clinton. The CNN reporter again stretch his credibility by “reporting” the following;

“Winking at a Mitt Romney gaffe from his 2012 presidential bid, Clinton wrote Thursday: ‘We know a guy with a binder, @realDonaldTrump. (He might not take your calls, though.)'”


“The Democratic nominee was referencing Romney’s remarks during a 2012 presidential debate about gender equality, when he said he’d reviewed ‘binders full of women’ for positions in his administration as governor of Massachusetts.”

Facts Are A Stubborn Thing

Interestingly enough, in spite of Wright being a professional journalist, he somehow failed to cite a couple of quite pertinent facts.

The Romney “gaffe” in question was actually a comment supporting successful women. As cited, Romney had “binders full of women” when searching for top-notch performers he wanted to appoint to his cabinet when he was the governor of Massachusetts.

From the 2012 Presidential Debate;

“We took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our Cabinet,” Romney explained during the debate on Tuesday. “I went to a number of women’s groups and said, ‘Can you help us find folks?’ and they brought us whole binders full of women.”

Again, despite Wright’s bona fides as supposedly a respectable member of the Fourth Estate, and despite his breathless headline of Trump floats Ivanka for Cabinet, prompting Clinton jab, the GOP candidate never “floated” any notion of appointing Ivanka_Trump_at_the_2009_Tribeca_Film_FestivalIvanka to any cabinet post. Only Wright pushed that blatantly false story.

Lastly, Wright may be CNN’s Politics Writer and Editor, and he very well may have degrees in both politics and history from UVA, but he known little of either.

Somehow, this politics writer and editor… this double major in politics and history… amazingly, he doesn’t know that there happens to be a federal law against nepotism.

Specifically stemming from Jack Kennedy hiring Bobby as his AG, Title 5 U.S. Code § 3110 – Employment of relatives; restrictions came into being.

Now I’m just an old beaten-down retired Master Sergeant of Marines, but is it asking too much that the politics writer and editor of a major news service who also holds double majors in politics and history actually conduct himself as an objective and properly educated journalist?

Don’t hold your breath, Top.

[Editor’s note: This is why I like to call it the Democrat-media complex…]


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