Dan Abrams | Blog - Part 2

Dan to lead NATPE panel; awards ceremony in Miami

January 17, 2018
Filed under: Public Appearances — Charlotte @ 4:50 pm

On Tuesday, January 16th, Dan hosted the 4th Annual Unscripted Breakthrough Awards at the NATPE (National Association of Television Programming Executives) conference in Miami: "The NATPE Unscripted Breakthrough Awards are designed to honor programs and celebrate people that broke through the clutter in the preceding year, as well as becoming part of the cultural conversation ...

Weinstein Scandal; Dan Discusses

November 9, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 10:59 pm

From Dan's website LawNewz.com, Ronn Blitzer gives us Dan's further take on the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Watch here: https://lawnewz.com/high-profile/dan-abrams-harvey-weinstein-should-be-very-nervous-right-now/

Dan on Papadopoulos Scandal

Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 10:57 pm

From Mediaite's Josh Feldman, read about Dan's discussion of George Papadopoulos here: https://www.mediaite.com/tv/dan-abrams-question-still-remains-why-did-papadopoulos-lie/

Harvey Weinstein’s Legal Reprecussions

October 16, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 3:18 pm

This week on Good Morning America, Dan discussed the on-going scandal following former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of the Weinstein Company. Weinstein faces numerous allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and rape by female colleagues and actors, including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ashley Judd, following explosive exposes by the New York Times and the New ...

Dan Moderates LawNewz’s Trump Impeachment Debate

August 23, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:48 pm

On Wednesday, August 23rd, Dan moderated a Trump impeachment debate hosted by his website, LawNewz.com. Joining the pro-impeachment side was Fordham Law professor Jed Shugerman, arguing against attorney Ross Garber, who has previously represented U.S. Governors faced with impeachment. Prof. Shugerman pointed out that the crimes committed necessary for impeachment are not as high or ...

Dan Discusses OJ Simpson Parole Hearing

July 21, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 2:14 pm

On Good Morning America June 20th, Dan joined the studio to discuss the factors that ultimately led to the release of perhaps the nation's most infamous parolee, OJ Simpson. Dan mentions that the public has largely forgotten that Simpson was previously granted parole on five out of twelve of the charges lodged against him in ...

Dan talks Trump, “Morning Joe” hosts on Real Time with Bill Maher

July 5, 2017
Filed under: Public Appearances — Charlotte @ 7:30 pm

On July 1st, Dan joined panelists Katty Kay and Michael Steele on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. The panel discussed Trump's most recent controversy; namely, his disparaging tweets of MSNBC's Morning Joe cohosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. Dan pointed out that while "almost everyone" agrees that Trump's tweets-referencing Morning Joe's "low-rated" show and ...

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli Can’t Find an Impartial Jury

June 28, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 8:23 pm

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos On today's Good Morning America, Dan discusses the difficulties the court is facing in finding an impartial jury for the trial of investor Martin Shkreli, who was arrested in December of 2015 on security fraud charges, among others. Shkreli, who founded Turing Pharmaceuticals and in 2015 infamously raised the ...

Dan’s Take on Megyn Kelly’s Controversial Alex Jones Interview

June 16, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:38 pm

https://youtu.be/weZ0F6m3iOk On Sunday, June 18th, NBC is set to air what is already a controversial interview between anchor Megyn Kelly and far-right radio show host Alex Jones. Kelly has received widespread backlash for giving a mainstream platform to Jones, whose contentious views include that the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a staged ...

Comey Hearing: Trump’s Word Against Comey’s–Dan Weighs In

June 12, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:27 pm

On Thursday, June 8th former FBI director James Comey gave testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding private meetings that occurred between him and President Donald Trump. Corresponding as Chief Legal Analyst during ABC News' coverage of the hearing, Dan Abrams weighed in on the legal obligations Trump faces, should he maintain that Comey lied ...

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