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Stephanopoulos Caught Spilling His Inner Thoughts on Biden

'I don't think he can serve 4 more years,' ABC News anchor tells random person on NYC street

(Newser) - Fresh off his interview with President Biden last week, George Stephanopoulos had more to say Tuesday about the 81-year-old commander in chief—though now he's regretting saying it. TMZ has a clip of the ABC News anchor, dressed casually in workout attire on what the outlet says is Fifth...

Biden: If God Tells Me to Ditch Race, I Will
Biden: If God
Tells Me to Ditch
Race, I Will

Biden: If God Tells Me to Ditch Race, I Will

In ABC News interview, president tries to salvage 2024 campaign after disastrous debate with Trump

(Newser) - President Biden's much-anticipated interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, his first since his weak debate performance against former President Trump, aired Friday night, with the 81-year-old commander in chief showing no sign of stepping down from his post or away from his reelection run. "Look, I mean, if...

ABC News President Abruptly Departs

'Embattled' Kim Godwin was a controversial figure in the newsroom

(Newser) - ABC News President Kim Godwin is out, after three years in the role. In an email to staff Sunday night, Godwin, whose time as president of the network's news division included Whoopi Goldberg's suspension from The View and the Amy Robach-TJ Holmes affair , said she'd decided to...

'Anger' Problems Get ABC Weatherman Fired: Sources

Rob Marciano was a regular presence on 'GMA'

(Newser) - ABC News weatherman Rob Marciano, who has appeared on Good Morning America and World News Tonight for more than 10 years, is reportedly out of a job. Sources tell the New York Post the 55-year-old was fired after allegedly inappropriate behavior. Marciano had reportedly been pulled off-air entirely for a...

Trump Sues ABC, Stephanopoulos
Trump Sues ABC,

Trump Sues ABC, Stephanopoulos

Alleges defamation in interview with Rep. Nancy Mace

(Newser) - Former President Trump had a busily litigious Monday, filing court documents saying that he can't raise the enormous bond in his civil fraud case, and as the Hill reports, suing ABC News and George Stephanopoulos for defamation. The lawsuit stems from an interview Stephanopoulos did with GOP Rep. Nancy...

Longtime Anchor Swiftly Fired After Hot Mic Incident

Ken Rosato accused of calling co-anchor the c-word

(Newser) - The longtime anchor of one of ABC News' "flagship" local news broadcasts was swiftly fired after a hot mic caught him allegedly making some sort of inappropriate remark, sources tell the New York Post . New York's WABC 7 isn't revealing what Ken Rosato is accused of saying,...

ABC Producer Who Abruptly Quit Faces Child Porn Charge

James Meek could face 20 years in prison

(Newser) - When ABC News investigative producer James Gordon Meek abruptly quit in April last year after an FBI raid on his home, there were concerns that the raid may have been connected to his work. Instead, it was connected to a child pornography investigation and agents found images and videos of...

Co-Anchor in ABC Affair Drama Files for Divorce

TJ Holmes files to divorce his wife amid reports of affair with Amy Robach

(Newser) - Less than a month after reports broke that GMA3 co-anchors TJ Holmes and Amy Robach had been having an affair for months , Holmes has filed for divorce. Holmes wed Marilee Fiebig, his second wife, in 2010, and they share a daughter born in 2013, Page Six reports. Sources previously told...

ABC News Staff Shocked at Death of Executive Producer, 37
His Passion
'Shined Every
Sunday Morning'
on ABC

His Passion 'Shined Every Sunday Morning' on ABC

Dax Tejera, EP for 'This Week With George Stephanopoulos,' dies suddenly of heart attack at 37

(Newser) - The ABC News team is mourning an executive producer of one of its most well-known programs after his shockingly sudden death earlier this week. In a Saturday memo sent to staffers, ABC News President Kim Godwin relayed that 37-year-old Dax Tejera, EP on This Week With George Stephanopoulos, "died...

Pence: Trump's Jan. 6 Tweet About Me 'Angered' Me

Former VP tells ABC that former president's actions during Capitol riot were 'reckless'

(Newser) - Mike Pence hasn't said much about what happened on Jan. 6, 2021, specifically on how he felt about former President Trump's remarks before and during the riot at the US Capitol. That changed over the weekend with the release of part of an interview the ex-vice president gave...

Tortured Turpin Siblings Describe 'Hell' They Endured

'I thought I was going to die,' Jordan Turpin tells Diane Sawyer

(Newser) - Reflecting on her childhood, Jennifer Turpin says "the only word I know to call it is 'hell.'" It's no wonder considering the 32-year-old grew up in what media outlets have dubbed a "house of horrors." Turpin was one of 13 siblings rescued in...

At Town Hall, Voters Fire Back at Trump
Trump Has Rough Night
With Undecided Voters

Trump Has Rough Night With Undecided Voters

Even Joe Biden got in a dig during town hall in Philadelphia with the president

(Newser) - President Trump faced "an unusual moment of exposure" Tuesday night as he was confronted on his response to the coronavirus pandemic, his vow to wipe out ObamaCare, his comments on dead soldiers, and more by a group of undecided voters during an ABC News town hall in Philadelphia, per...

ABC News Cans VP Accused of Making Racist Remarks

After independent probe and administrative leave, Barbara Fedida won't be coming back

(Newser) - Last month, ABC News executive Barbara Fedida, who oversaw diversity initiatives at the company, was placed on administrative leave after a HuffPost article detailed "a long pattern of insensitive statements, including racist comments." Now Fedida won't be coming back. The Wall Street Journal reports that an outside...

Mary Trump Has One Word for Her Uncle

'Resign,' president's niece tells ABC's George Stephanopoulos as her new tell-all is released

(Newser) - On Monday evening—the same day that the gag order against her was lifted , and on the eve of when her new tell-all was set to be released—Mary Trump made her first tweet in years: "Happy Infrastructure Week," a long-running joke referring to the inability of her...

George Stephanopoulos Has Virus Along With Wife

But ABC News figure is largely symptom-free, unlike Ali Wentworth

(Newser) - Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos revealed Monday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus but has been relatively symptom-free, per the AP . The ABC News host revealed his diagnosis on the show, telling co-host Robin Roberts that he's "feeling great." The news comes about two...

Report: New Project Veritas Sting Hits ABC Again

Correspondent David Wright reportedly suspended after James O'Keefe's latest undercover video

(Newser) - It's not yet clear why an ABC News journalist has been disciplined by his network—but it's apparently the result of yet another Project Veritas "sting." Sources tell the Washington Post that longtime correspondent David Wright has been suspended, reportedly for comments he made while unknowingly...

ABC News' Amy Robach Has to Explain Her Epstein Comments

She's caught on a hot mic airing frustration about an interview not airing

(Newser) - "I'm so pissed right now." So ABC News anchor Amy Robach said in a private August conversation with her producer that was captured by a hot mic and released this week by conservative activist James O'Keefe's Project Veritas, reports Mediaite . Robach was talking about a...

ABC Airs Fake Video of Syria Bombing

Trump calls it a 'big scandal'

(Newser) - With the headline "Slaughter in Syria," ABC aired footage of what it said was a Turkish attack on a Syrian border town on Sunday and Monday. One problem: The video was actually of a popular military gun demonstration in Kentucky, Mediaite reports. ABC apologized after the video was...

The Whistleblower Has Struck a Deal: Schiff
The Whistleblower Has
Struck a Deal: Schiff
sunday talk shows

The Whistleblower Has Struck a Deal: Schiff

Rudy Giuliani also appeared on 'This Week'

(Newser) - Rep. Adam Schiff made it official Sunday, saying the whistleblower behind the explosive Ukraine complaint that triggered an impeachment inquiry has agreed to testify before Congress. Appearing on ABC News' This Week, the House Intelligence Committee chairman said it will happen "very soon" once precautions are established to protect...

She Aimed to Be the Next Steve Jobs. Far From It

Podcast, doc dig into the mess that was Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos

(Newser) - Theranos is kaput , but details of the once bankable blood-testing company are still coming to light, including in a documentary and six-part podcast from ABC News and Nightline. The first episode of The Dropout podcast, released Wednesday, dives into founder Elizabeth Holmes, particularly her desire to emulate Steve Jobs while...

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