"You can make the argument 'They're a private company'. Nope. No, no, no. There's all kind of government subsidies and tax breaks."
"For some reason, Representatives like Van Drew and Waltz keep leaving out one little detail here: Newsmax has always given its 24/7 brainwashing feed for free."
Cenk Uygur outlined why forcing a company like DirecTV to carry Newsmax doesn’t align with the United States’ capitalist views.
"It could go so far as to have their executives come talk to us and explain this to us in terms of the timing and intent....
"They understand that basically not having money, they demonetized us, which effectively censors us, and that was the goal."
Additionally, in a statement from the company, the move came late Tuesday due to a continued carriage fee disagreement.
"As I understand it, they are gone. Newsmax is off as of 11:59 PM last night."
Furthermore, they believe that companies such as DirecTV are censoring right-wing media on behalf of Democrats.
According to The New York Times, Republican leaders sat down last week with TV executives in New York and posed a question if they wanted to...
"I plan on giving you all the truth and be as independent of a thinker as possible."