Fox News’ Laura Ingraham pressures Mitch McConnell to defend Trump

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. “He needs to show the American people that the GOP stands united behind the man that they elected to lead this country, run our foreign policy, help advance our economy,” she said. “McConnell needs to make sure that every Republican keeps pressure on Pelosi, Schiff and Schumer. His resolution with Lindsey Graham was a very good start.” Looking ahead to the likely Senate trial, “McConnell must also stop acting like his hands are tied,” Ingraham continued. She suggested that the rules should be updated: “These times require extraordinary measures.” She also said McConnell “can and should push …

How Murdoch’s many Suns play to both sides of Brexit

London (CNN)On September 5, as the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brawled in Parliament over Brexit and when to hold a general election, The Sun newspaper took a predictable stance, attacking Corbyn. Alongside an image of Corbyn’s face superimposed on the body of a chicken, the headline said “Corbyn clucks up Brexit! Is THIS the most dangerous chicken in Britain?” One of the peculiarities of media in the British isles is the many faces of The Sun, the best-selling newspaper in the country, owned by one of the most powerful media moguls in the English-speaking world, Rupert Murdoch.