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Larry O'Connor was a columnist for The Washington Times.

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FILE - In this April 13, 2018 file photo, Ronan Farrow attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. NBC's news chairman has sent an exhaustive defense of the network's handling of Farrow's investigation of Harvey Weinstein to his staff members, saying any speculation that the disgraced Hollywood mogul had any role in the network's rejection of the story was baseless. NBC's decision not to air a story became an embarrassment, and returned to the news last week when Farrow's former producer publicly criticized the network. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Ronan Farrow: NBC News is lying about spiking Weinstein story

Journalist Ronan Farrow has responded to a statement from NBC News President Andy Lack where Lack claimed the blockbuster Harvey Weinstein story was not ready for broadcast last year and the network granted Farrow's request to take his reporting to the New Yorker. Published September 4, 2018

Journalist Salena Zito on Face the Nation.

Salena Zito fires back at attacks on her journalism

If the measure of a political journalist is the vehemence, vitriol, and histrionics from partisans unhappy with the unassailable facts revealed by your work, then Salena Zito has got to be at the top of her game right now. Published September 2, 2018

Louis Farrakhan, from left, Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson and former President Bill Clinton attend the funeral service for Aretha Franklin at Greater Grace Temple, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Networks crop Farrakhan from Clinton/Jackson/Sharpton image at Aretha's funeral

It was an image that caused quite a stir Friday afternoon. There on the stage presiding over Aretha Franklin's epic funeral extravaganza was former President Bill Clinton alongside former presidential candidates Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton. And immediately next to those three, in the same honored position as the ex-president and the civil rights leaders was anti-semite, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Published September 2, 2018

Hillary Clinton gives a lecture in the Edmund Burke Lecture Theatre, Trinity College Dublin ahead of receiving an honorary degree from the university, in Dublin, Friday, June 22, 2018. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)

GOP Rep: China hacked Hillary's emails and Strzok lied to Congress about it

" That was a lie. There is no way on this earth that he did not remember every detail because at that time he was doing everything he could to get Hillary Clinton elected as President and prevent a Republican from being elected. And when he got this horrendous news from his standpoint that his candidate, that his friend Hillary Clinton, had compromised the United States intelligence information, had compromised the United States Obama administration, there is no way Larry, he doesn't remember that..there's no way." Published August 29, 2018

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) appears on Fox Business, Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

Jim Jordan on Spygate: 'Biggest abuse of power I've ever seen'

Rep. Jim Jordan summarized Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's closed-door testimony before the House Oversight Committee with a stark and stunning proclamation Tuesday: "This is the biggest abuse of power I've ever seen," the Ohio Republican said. "And I'm going to keep digging at it and so are my colleagues." Published August 29, 2018

ESPN sportswriter Jemele Hill claimed Sunday morning that President Trump often uses "racial pornography" to fire up his base. (MSNBC)

Trump-hating sports anchor Jemele Hill reportedly out at ESPN

Hill became a lightning rod at the cable sports network after multiple reprimands and a suspension for her increasingly critical political comments directed at President Donald Trump and in support of athletes using their positions to protest American policies during the national anthem. Published August 26, 2018

Facebook temporarily bans Salena Zito's pro-Trump NY Post article

Zito told the Washington Times that she never heard directly from Facebook after she discovered her post had "disappeared" but "after trying to contact them through several different ways, the story miraculously reappeared." Published August 23, 2018

Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Omarosa tops NY Times Bestseller List

After weeks of relentless hype from the mainstream media hungry for new and interesting ways to promote negative stories about President Trump, Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all tome has landed at the top spot of the New York Times Bestseller list. Published August 23, 2018

Mark Levin on Fox News.

Mark Levin: 'Donald Trump is in the clear'

"Donald Trump's in the clear. Let's say Donald Trump even directed Michael Cohen to make payments in nondisclosure agreements. So what? He's allowed to do that," Levin explained. Published August 22, 2018