The Wednesday editions of ABC’s World News Tonight and CBS Evening News ignored the news that Republican Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul (Ky.) launched a new marathon speech on the Senator floor hours earlier in protest of the federal government’s collection of phone records. Paul, who plans to go on for as long as possible, is being assisted by both Republican and Democratic Senators in affirming their opposition to the bulk collection of phone records under the Patriot Act, which is under consideration for renewal.
Washington D.C.- In what has to be one of the more embarrassing moments of his career, CNN New Day anchor Chris Cuomo recently took to Twitter to school his audience on the language of the U.S. Constitution. The only problem: clearly it was Cuomo who needed the refresher.
Jumping into an argument about hate speech, Cuomo said this: “hate speech is excluded from protection. dont just say you love the constitution…read it”