ALEXANDER's Top 7 NEWS picks April 24th 2023 released at 5 pm EST
by Paul Alexander
i)NEW POLL: Whopping 70 Percent Think Biden Shouldn’t Run Again, Days Before He’s Set to Announce Reelection Bid
According to a new poll out Sunday from NBC News, 70 percent of Americans do not want Biden to run for a second term, compared to only 26 percent who do. Among those who don’t want the 80-year-old president to pursue a second term, 69 percent cite age as a reason why, with 48 percent calling it a “major” reason.’
ii)Hutchinson: Government Should Not ‘Interfere with Parental Decisions’ on Hormones for Trans Children
‘Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that the government should not interfere with parents’ decisions on hormone treatments for transgender children
Anchor Shannon Bream said, “Let’s talk about another hot-button issue, transitions for patients and people under the age of 18. People have argued that your position is not truly conservative. You vetoed a bill that would have prohibited hormone treatment or puberty blockers for people under the age of 18.”’
iii)Eric Adams: New York City Is Being ‘Destroyed’ by President Joe Biden’s Migrant Crisis
‘New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) said New York City is being “destroyed” by President Joe Biden’s migrant crisis during a panel discussion in Washington, DC, hosted by the African American Mayors Association.
“The city is being destroyed by the migrant crisis,” Adams bluntly stated.’
iv) Tucker Carlson and Fox News part ways
NO GOODBYE; STAFFERS CELEBRATE!; PRODUCER CLAIMED RAMPANT SEXISM, ANTISEMITISM, HARASSMENT
The stunning announcement came days after the network settled a high-stakes defamation lawsuit with Dominion Voting Systems.
‘Fox News said Monday it is parting ways with firebrand anchor Tucker Carlson, the network's most popular prime-time host and a leading voice in the modern conservative movement known for his conspiratorial rhetoric and culture-warrior provocations.
The network announced the stunning news days after it agreed to pay nearly $800 million to Dominion Voting Systems to avert a high-stakes defamation trial that had cast a shadow over the future of the network.’
v)Trump: ‘Nixon had no support … I have great Jim Jordan’
‘Former President Trump on Sunday compared himself to former President Nixon, touting the support he has in Congress and within his party as he weathered impeachment proceedings and now faces ongoing legal battles.
“I’ll never forget: When that happened, we had such great support. Nixon had no support. You know, he just didn’t have support. He was very, very tough with people. I get along with people. I mean, I have great Jim Jordan, and all these congressmen are great. They’re really incredible people,” Trump said in an interview with Mark Levin, aired on Fox News.’
vi)Don Lemon says he has been fired from CNN
‘Don Lemon was terminated from his anchor role at CNN, he announced Monday.
The news comes after Variety published a story earlier this month on allegations that he mistreated his female colleagues over the course of his career there. And earlier this year, he faced backlash over widely criticized comments he made on-air.
Lemon announced the news on Twitter, saying he was informed by his agent that he was being terminated.’
vii)NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell Forced Out After Sexual Harassment Claim From CNBC Reporter Hadley Gamble
‘Jeff Shell was forced out as CEO of NBCUniversal after an internal investigation into his relationship with Hadley Gamble, an overseas correspondent for CNBC, two sources confirmed to Variety on Monday.
In a securities filing on Monday, Comcast said that the company received a complaint of “inappropriate conduct,” including sexual harassment. During the investigation, “evidence was uncovered that corroborated the allegations,” leading to Shell’s termination “with cause.”’