Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast – April 13, 2016
Category: News Tracking
Ashley Parker, New York Times – April 13, 2016
In an hourlong interview, hosted by Anderson Cooper and featuring Mr. Trump, his wife, Melania, and his four oldest children, Ivanka Trump easily sidestepped a question about how her friendship with Chelsea Clinton had changed now that both of their parents were running for president. She also defended her father’s record on women with a personal soliloquy.
Hanna Kozlowska, Quartz – April 13, 2016
In an interview with Clinton, Cosmopolitan writer Prachi Gupta brought up Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s widely-praised decision to make his cabinet 50% women. “Do you think that’s an important commitment to make, and would you make a commitment to have at least 50 percent women in a Clinton administration Cabinet?”
Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast – April 4, 2016
After spending the first segment of The Daily Show Monday night hammering Hillary Clinton for refusing to debate Bernie Sanders, Trevor Noah welcomed his guest, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and urged her to get in on the “nastiness” going on between the two candidates.
Maggie Haberman, New York Times – March 30, 2016
Donald J. Trump, pressed Wednesday on his support for a ban on abortion and what it would mean in practice, said that “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions. Less than three hours later, Mr. Trump revised himself, issuing a written statement saying that such a ban would criminalize only those performing the procedure, not the women getting abortions. “The woman is a victim in this case, as is the life in her womb,” he said.
Eve Peyser, New York Magazine – The Cut – March 29, 2016
“All of a sudden you decide because the country’s doing so badly that you’re going to run for office, and then they take every single thing that you’ve ever said over a lifetime. Much of that I said in jest, much of that I said — although with the Fox debate, I didn’t say that in jest at all. I said that 100% because Megyn Kelly never treated me fairly and everybody knows it. But you say things, and I guarantee you I’m no different, if anything I’m far better than the people I’m running against.”
Emily Crockett, Vox – March 25, 2016
Jimmy Kimmel brilliantly parodied this idea Thursday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Hillary Clinton was a guest star, by “mansplaining” to her how to do her stump speech better. He even mansplained the term “mansplaining.”
Callum Borchers, Washington Post – March 25, 2016
CNN anchor Kate Bolduan, who’s had an eventful couple days on the air, shook her head in dismay as Adriana Cohen, a Trump enthusiast, hijacked a live interview that also included former Cruz spokeswoman Amanda Carpenter and steered it straight into the gutter.
Stephanie Condon, CBS News – March 21, 2016
Speaking with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Trump insisted his past language isn’t coming back to haunt him. “I think people understand,” he said. “I think people — first of all, half of that was show business.” He specifically referenced his mean-spirited remarks about actress Rosie O’Donnell and comments he made on his television show “The Apprentice.”
Karen Attiah, Washington Post – March 21, 2016
As the meeting ended and we were walking out of the room, I thanked Trump for taking my question. He turned to me and said, “I really hope I answered your question,” and added casually with a smile, “Beautiful.” I was stunned. I didn’t say thank you, and I don’t think I smiled.