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Glenn Beck's Lawyers: Issues With Tomi Lahren Go Way Back

Countersuit says she was 'uninformed,' 'embarrassed the company'

(Newser) - The battle between conservative personality Tomi Lahren and probably soon-to-be ex-boss Glenn Beck continues nearly a month after she was suspended from Beck's network, the Blaze. Despite Lahren's wrongful-termination suit against the two parties, Beck insists she wasn't fired and is still under contract, and he and... More »

Tomi Lahren Sues Glenn Beck and the Blaze

The conservative commentator claims she was wrongfully terminated

(Newser) - Tomi Lahren has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Glenn Beck and the Blaze, claiming her employers sought to "embarrass, humiliate, and undermine" her, Variety reports. The 24-year-old rising star of conservative commentary was suspended by the Blaze last month following an appearance on The View in which she... More »

Tomi Lahren's Job Suspension Is Permanent: Sources

Sources say Glenn Beck doesn't want her back at his network

(Newser) - Sources tell the New York Post that Tomi Lahren's suspension from The Blaze has turned permanent. Glenn Beck, who founded the conservative network, is "reminding the world of his conservative principles by sidelining Tomi," one source says. There had been talk that Beck has lately lost conservative... More »

Conservative Star Tomi Lahren Suspended From 'The Blaze'

After airing pro-choice views on 'The View'

(Newser) - Tomi Lahren, the young rising star of the right , has been suspended from her job at Glenn Beck-founded network The Blaze, sources tell the Daily Caller . Though the reason for her suspension, said to be in effect for at least a week, hasn't been confirmed, USA Today reports that... More »

An Unlikely Pair: Samantha Bee, Glenn Beck Talk Trump

There were insults, conciliatory gestures, and even hand-holding on Monday's 'Full Frontal'

(Newser) - Some "far-fetched alliances" emerged from Election 2016 (Kanye West and Donald Trump—really?), notes the Daily Beast , but on Monday night, another unlikely celebrity pair put on their best ugly Christmas sweaters and dished about Trump on late-night TV. On Full Frontal , conservative pundit Glenn Beck joined host Samantha... More »

Steve Bannon Is 'Terrifying Man' Who 'Wants to Burn It All Down': Glenn Beck

Trump's chief strategist draws fire from all sides

(Newser) - Glenn Beck has joined a chorus of voices expressing deep concern about Donald Trump's appointment of Steve Bannon as his chief strategist, Mediaite reports. Beck, who rose to prominence much like Bannon did—as a fiery, fear-mongering voice in conservative circles—minced no words Monday, calling Bannon "a... More »

Glenn Beck Urges GOP to Vote Against Trump

Even if that means a Clinton presidency

(Newser) - A surprising source has offered implicit support for a Hillary Clinton presidency, CNN reports. In a Facebook post over the weekend, Glenn Beck called on Republicans to vote against Donald Trump, an "immoral man who is absent decency or dignity," and urged the GOP to get Trump to... More »

Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck Feud Over Trump

Fox host says he has no interest in mending fences

(Newser) - The past few months have featured plenty of liberal versus conservative battles as Election 2016 nears the finish line. But two major players on the right took each other on this week—and it was all over Donald Trump. Hot Air reports that Fox News host Sean Hannity used his... More »

Clock Kid's Dad Sues Glenn Beck, Texas Mayor

He's alleging defamation

(Newser) - The father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school has sued conservative commentator Glenn Beck and a Texas mayor alleging they falsely portrayed the family as terrorists, the AP reports. Mohamed Mohamed filed the defamation lawsuit Sept. 21 in Dallas on behalf of... More »

Glenn Beck Suspended Over Guest's Trump Comments

SiriusXM says remarks were seen as advocating violence

(Newser) - Glenn Beck's show may be off SiriusXM for good because a guest made some ill-judged comments about Donald Trump—and Beck agreed with them. The satellite radio company says the Glenn Beck Program has been suspended for a week and may not return because of the remarks by thriller... More »

Glenn Beck: Zuckerberg Is Going to Meet With Me

Facebook rep confirms Zuck will meet with conservative VIPs

(Newser) - Following allegations that Facebook is burying conservative news , Glenn Beck says he will be meeting with Mark Zuckerberg to discuss the issue. Zuck had said he planned to reach out to conservative leaders, even though there's currently "no evidence" Facebook really is burying anything. In a Facebook post... More »

'Trump Is Hitler' Cry Only Grows Louder

Only a mustache away?

(Newser) - Two public figures from opposite ends of the political spectrum openly compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler this weekend—and Saturday Night Live sees him pretty much the same way. From around the Web:
  • "We all look at Adolf Hitler in 1940. We should look at Adolf Hitler in
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Glenn Beck to GOP: You Guys, I'm Done With You

Radio host is angry Republican leadership hasn't done what it said

(Newser) - Glenn Beck is done with the GOP, and apparently they're never, ever, ever, ever getting back together: "I’ve made my decision—I’m out. I’m out of the Republican Party," Beck said today on his radio show. "I am not a Republican; I will... More »

Glenn Beck: I'm Very Sick

Conservative pundit says he has neurological disease

(Newser) - Glenn Beck said today that he suffers from a severe neurological disease that doctors are unable to diagnose, Mediabistro reports. Appearing on TheBlaze, the conservative pundit says doctors have given him five to 10 years before he's unable to function. He also divulged seizures dating back to his time... More »

School Slammed for Using 'Tea Party' History Books

Charter school is pushing religious propaganda, group says

(Newser) - Reigniting the church-and-state debate, a group in Washington is criticizing a charter school for teaching history with books embraced by the tea party movement, the Arizona Republic reports. Americans United for Separation of Church and State says the Heritage Academy in Mesa, Arizona, shouldn't be using two books by... More »

Boston Marathon 'Suspect' Sues Glenn Beck

Beck was convinced Abdulrahman Alharbi was behind attacks

(Newser) - Remember the Saudi Arabian student who was briefly questioned and quickly cleared in the Boston Marathon bombing? Well, Glenn Beck was really convinced that 20-year-old Abdulrahman Alharbi was behind the attacks, railing against Alharbi on multiple episodes of his show even after he'd been cleared; now Alharbi is suing... More »

Sorry, Beck: Sometimes It's Too Late to Apologize

Caitlin Dickson, Matt Lewis say they're not letting Fox's ex-demagogue off the hook

(Newser) - Glenn Beck yesterday expressed remorse for, in his words, "helping tear the country apart" during his Fox News tenure. But Caitlin Dickson at the Daily Beast isn't accepting that apology, calling it "too little, too late." This is the guy who once told the world that... More »

Glenn Beck: I Helped 'Tear the Country Apart'

Says he should have been more 'uniting' on Fox News

(Newser) - Glenn Beck has apparently had some time to think since leaving Fox News to start his own media company in 2011. Speaking to Megyn Kelly yesterday, a bearded and apparently somewhat somber Beck reflected on his time at the network:
  • "I remember it as an awful lot of fun
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Boehner, Reid: The Guys Who Won't Budge

Boehner could end the shutdown tomorrow; Reid leaks emails in cutthroat move

(Newser) - The government shutdown is dragging on thanks in no small part to two men: John Boehner and Harry Reid. Boehner, the Washington Post points out, could almost certainly pass a clean CR and end the shutdown if he wanted to—but he'd have to rely on a coalition of... More »

Glenn Beck: I Could Have Said Things Differently

Says he regrets being so divisive in years past

(Newser) - A reflective Glenn Beck says he regrets that some of his fiery opinions caused division in the country over the last several years. He wasn't fully aware of the perilous times and people "at each other's throats," said the conservative radio host, who accepted a First... More »

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