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Text messages show Roger Stone and friend discussing WikiLeaks plans

"Big news Wednesday ... Hillary's campaign will die this week," Randy Credico appears to have texted Stone six days before WikiLeaks email dump.

          nbcnews.com  2018-11-14 22:36:00+00:00
Who's talking about this:  andrew kaczynskiMaggie HabermanYashar Ali 🐘Clint WattsJulia IoffeNBC InvestigationsSUBPOENA POWER🗽Michael Del MoroMaggie HabermanRobert Maguire
  • andrew kaczynski
    andrew kaczynski @KFILE

    NBC News has text messages showing Randy Credico giving Roger Stone a heads up about forthcoming Wikileaks dumps. On Oct. 1, 2016: https://t.co/2SSkOr3wQj https://t.co/kGXBdRuEAE

    Thu Nov 15 00:35:30 +0000 2018

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    “Later that day, Credico texted Stone asking, “Why can't you get Trump to come out and say that he would give Julian Assange Asylum[?]” according to the texts obtained by NBC News” https://t.co/QirnxfL7og

    Wed Nov 14 23:46:01 +0000 2018

  • Yashar Ali 🐘
    Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar

    NEW: Exclusive text messages show Roger Stone and friend discussing WikiLeaks plans https://t.co/1twoZQKHdg

    Wed Nov 14 22:50:10 +0000 2018

  • Clint Watts
    Clint Watts @selectedwisdom

    Text messages show Roger Stone and friend discussing WikiLeaks plans https://t.co/sUGEJKEOHm

    Wed Nov 14 23:57:24 +0000 2018

  • Julia Ioffe
    Julia Ioffe @juliaioffe

    Let’s recall that WikiLeaks was also in direct communication with Donald Trump, Jr. during the campaign. https://t.co/LwLr6ODPFn

    Wed Nov 14 23:14:17 +0000 2018

  • NBC Investigations
    NBC Investigations @NBCInvestigates

    Roger Stone exchanged text messages with friend about WikiLeaks in the days before the site released emails stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. https://t.co/6t1yCK3Ba6

    Wed Nov 14 22:44:36 +0000 2018

  • SUBPOENA POWER🗽
    SUBPOENA POWER🗽 @Anthony

    “Big news Wednesday,” Stone pal, Randy Credico, texts Oct. 1, 2016 “Now pretend u don’t know me.” “U died 5 years ago,” Stone replied “Great,” Credico wrote back “Hillary’s campaign will die this week.” 6 days later, Wikileaks dumps Hillary’s emails https://t.co/YIHqsn7AA0

    Wed Nov 14 23:30:49 +0000 2018

  • Michael Del Moro
    Michael Del Moro @MikeDelMoro

    NBC News Exclusive: phone records suggest Credico told Stone he had insights into Assange's plans to release the Podesta emails days before they were released https://t.co/PRI74x9DPx

    Wed Nov 14 22:48:18 +0000 2018

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    This is a reminder that years of “Randy Credico RIP” jokes from the Stone Twitter feed are lost to aggregation. https://t.co/QirnxfL7og

    Wed Nov 14 23:37:35 +0000 2018

  • Robert Maguire
    Robert Maguire @RobertMaguire_

    Text messages between Roger Stone and Randy Credico show discussions of Wikileaks plans at the height of the 2016 campaign. Credico apparently provided Stone regular updates on Wikileaks' plans just days before hacked emails were released. https://t.co/K59LWXRHXq

    Wed Nov 14 23:18:51 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis – Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.

       nytimes.com 2018-11-14 21:01:00+00:00
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  • Carole Cadwalladr
    Carole Cadwalladr @carolecadwalla

    Facebook employed a notorious opposition research firm to accuse its critics of being "funded by Soros". Straight out of Viktor Orban's playbook. Congratulations, Facebook. You win America's Next Top Fascist https://t.co/gGqXYFhDJK https://t.co/Lh8yNSzUbX

    Wed Nov 14 21:39:41 +0000 2018

  • Kenneth P. Vogel
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  • Carole Cadwalladr
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    Here's the whole incredible story. Kudos to @nytimes. Without it, we'd never know @Facebook execs castigated employees for investigating Russian interference. Then smeared its critics with anti-semitic tropes that it lifted straight from the Kremlin https://t.co/mOXJERzFq9

    Wed Nov 14 23:05:48 +0000 2018

  • Sheera Frenkel
    Sheera Frenkel @sheeraf

    This story has been 6 months in the making. It started with a question: What happened inside Facebook over the last 3 years, and what did top executives, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, do in the wake of crisis after crisis battering the company? https://t.co/N6kaDNqfj6

    Wed Nov 14 21:02:26 +0000 2018

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    EXCLUSIVE: Inside Facebook’s two-year campaign to delay, deny, and deflect the crisis consuming it. https://t.co/MLgVwWYNWT w/@sheeraf @ceciliakang @AllMattNYT & @jacknicas

    Wed Nov 14 21:01:17 +0000 2018

  • Matthew Zeitlin
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    Wed Nov 14 21:40:29 +0000 2018

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    every part of this facebook investigation is astounding but this paragraph is just devastating https://t.co/OaTxTqFL7j https://t.co/K0QURfDzY9

    Wed Nov 14 21:42:49 +0000 2018

  • Ben Collins
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    As a guy who's been lied to and about by Facebook in the past, and remained fair and tried to give them credit when due anyway, I'm just aghast. Hiring someone to claim your protesters are paid by Soros is just... beyond the pale disgraceful corruption. https://t.co/Vwr3dC8v1c

    Wed Nov 14 21:29:17 +0000 2018

  • Ben Collins
    Ben Collins @oneunderscore__

    Sheryl Sandberg was angry at employees for... trying to find out if Russia had used its platform for propaganda. Unbelievable. https://t.co/Vwr3dC8v1c https://t.co/YuVep4pWow

    Wed Nov 14 21:36:35 +0000 2018

  • Ben Collins
    Ben Collins @oneunderscore__

    Read the rest here. Absolutely reprehensible. https://t.co/Vwr3dC8v1c

    Wed Nov 14 21:20:23 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Mueller Probes Possible Witness Intimidation by Roger Stone Mueller Probes Possible Witness Intimidation by Roger Stone – Robert Mueller’s office is exploring whether longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit a witness who is contradicting Mr. Stone’s version of events about his contacts with…

       wsj.com 2018-11-14 19:04:00+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Mueller's office is exploring whether Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit Randy Credico, a witness who is contradicting Stone's version of events about his contacts with WikiLeaks, people who have spoken to Mueller's investigators tell WSJ. https://t.co/LZxe6sAo35

    Wed Nov 14 19:15:03 +0000 2018

  • Renato Mariotti
    Renato Mariotti @renato_mariotti

    1/ Mueller is investigating attempts by Roger Stone to intimidate Roger Credico, a radio personality Stone claims was his back channel to WikiLeaks. @WSJ reports Mueller has asked about emails, text messages and online posts involving Stone and Credico. https://t.co/vcn7giuIQC

    Wed Nov 14 19:25:26 +0000 2018

  • Rebecca Ballhaus
    Rebecca Ballhaus @rebeccaballhaus

    Mueller's office is exploring whether Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit a witness—New York radio personality Randy Credico—who is contradicting Stone's version of events about his contacts with WikiLeaks, @shelbyholliday @aviswanatha report. https://t.co/KBJ22oFg6P

    Wed Nov 14 19:06:53 +0000 2018

  • Yashar Ali 🐘
    Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar

    NEW: Special Counsel Mueller’s office is exploring whether Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit a witness who is contradicting Mr. Stone’s version of events about his contacts with WikiLeaks. https://t.co/c8IMngG1OH

    Wed Nov 14 21:37:55 +0000 2018

  • Amy Siskind
    Amy Siskind @Amy_Siskind

    Indictment please. We NEED indictments! "Mueller’s office is exploring whether longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit a witness who is contradicting Mr. Stone’s version of events about his contacts with WikiLeaks." https://t.co/RAOPpMqwqA

    Wed Nov 14 19:18:43 +0000 2018

  • Byron Tau
    Byron Tau @ByronTau

    NEW from @shelbyholliday and @aviswanatha: Mueller is probing possible witness intimidation by Roger Stone. https://t.co/Dwchh1eVzD

    Wed Nov 14 19:09:14 +0000 2018

  • erica orden
    erica orden @eorden

    Mueller Probes Possible Witness Intimidation by Roger Stone https://t.co/5tLalZu169

    Wed Nov 14 19:06:42 +0000 2018

  • Catherine Rampell
    Catherine Rampell @crampell

    Mueller’s office is exploring whether longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone tried to intimidate and discredit a witness who is contradicting Stone’s version of events about his contacts with WikiLeaks https://t.co/VYPJ1eZ6Sl

    Wed Nov 14 19:18:40 +0000 2018

  • Adam Klasfeld
    Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports

    Experiment, savvy news consumers: Read this WSJ report on Mueller probe of Stone’s possible witness intimidation of Credico, and then check out the NBC one with Stone’s leaked texts. See if one looks different in light of the other. https://t.co/RCzyy7WimC via @WSJ

    Thu Nov 15 01:41:09 +0000 2018

  • Paul Beckett
    Paul Beckett @paulwsj

    WSJ SCOOP: Prosecutors in the Mueller probe are inquiring about emails, texts and posts involving Roger Stone and former friend, radio personality Randy Credico https://t.co/H5yXSKWSRN via @WSJ

    Wed Nov 14 19:19:13 +0000 2018

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       nytimes.com 2018-11-14 15:53:45+00:00
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    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    Trump is expected to make an announcement on criminal justice reform at 4:30, @npfandos and I report. He's still getting lobbied not to support the bill, and WH hasn't officially flagged the even yet, meaning things could change https://t.co/BEbP2o1vin

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  • Charles M. Blow
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    Wed Nov 14 21:50:52 +0000 2018

  • Nicholas Fandos
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    The fact that the WH had not yet scheduled the announcement was an indication that the famously mercurial president could change his mind. Senators and outside advocates for the changes were fretting about that possibility Wednesday morning. w/@maggieNYT https://t.co/WwcTMnZMGD

    Wed Nov 14 16:13:27 +0000 2018

  • Neal Brennan
    Neal Brennan @nealbrennan

    Hhahhha. Now that it looks like he might be facing a sentence himself. https://t.co/kduVGRn4nl

    Wed Nov 14 21:57:47 +0000 2018

  • CJ Ciaramella
    CJ Ciaramella @cjciaramella

    NYT and AP also reporting Trump will endorse FIRST STEP Act, although NYT also notes the afternoon White House presser still isn't confirmed yet, and opponents are making a last-ditch effort to change Trump's mind https://t.co/qKmrDK0NZI

    Wed Nov 14 18:17:13 +0000 2018

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       politico.com 2018-11-14 14:20:42+00:00
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     politico.com 2018-11-14 11:28:55+00:00
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  • POLITICO
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    Thu Nov 15 01:20:05 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
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    Wed Nov 14 16:40:06 +0000 2018

  • Eliana Johnson
    Eliana Johnson @elianayjohnson

    Pelosi's campaign for speaker hits snag as potential challenger emerges via ⁦@rachaelmbade⁩ https://t.co/wqsgQWCFqS

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    tmz.com 2018-11-14 22:45:00+00:00
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  • TMZ
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    #BREAKING: Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti Arrested for Domestic Violence https://t.co/YaCm5KUEQV

    Wed Nov 14 22:46:19 +0000 2018

  • Donald Trump Jr.
    Donald Trump Jr. @DonaldJTrumpJr

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    Wed Nov 14 23:11:14 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 23:06:59 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 23:17:31 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 23:00:16 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 22:52:04 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 22:50:53 +0000 2018

  • Michael Savage
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    Wed Nov 14 23:02:45 +0000 2018

  • Peter J. Hasson
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    "she hit me first" - @MichaelAvenatti https://t.co/lRjgyCIDUK

    Wed Nov 14 22:56:05 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 23:10:27 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Trump's mood takes a foul turn: 'He's pissed -- at damn near everyone' Trump's mood takes a foul turn: 'He's pissed -- at damn near everyone' – A political clobbering, bickering aides and now a public grenade launched across the White House by the first lady have placed President Donald Trump in a position he loathes: backed into a corner.

    cnn.com 2018-11-14 21:31:35+00:00
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    John Dean @JohnWDean

    He has earned no sympathy because the mess is all of his making. Trump's “pissed -- at damn near everyone.” Easy solution: Resign. Reason: He is incompetent, playing way over his head! https://t.co/Ir1vyVZ7EO

    Wed Nov 14 23:15:36 +0000 2018

  • Sarah Boxer
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    This. "After his wife ordered the astounding statement be released Tuesday afternoon, Trump was furious that what had been an internal staffing matter was now thrust into public view, leaving him to look like a bossed-around husband." https://t.co/NgjWtrfqoy via @CNN

    Wed Nov 14 22:42:31 +0000 2018

  • CNN
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    President Trump's mood takes a foul turn: "He's pissed -- at damn near everyone" https://t.co/b4mG3d3igP https://t.co/bBWAAkJG3y

    Wed Nov 14 21:44:39 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 22:28:18 +0000 2018

  • Jeremy Diamond
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  • CNN Politics
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    Wed Nov 14 21:36:53 +0000 2018

  • Josh Barro
    Josh Barro @jbarro

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    Wed Nov 14 21:57:12 +0000 2018

  • Chris Cillizza
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    "Yes, he's pissed -- at damn near everyone" https://t.co/ti0XBytALs

    Wed Nov 14 21:44:34 +0000 2018

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    "He'd long discovered the events on Sunday would not include a grand military parade like the one he witnessed a year ago on Bastille Day, leading him to wonder what the point of the trip was." https://t.co/R9CVemJJcI

    Wed Nov 14 22:02:11 +0000 2018

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    we are hoping to win the most names on a byline award category https://t.co/zV9X6Dgixx

    Wed Nov 14 23:06:39 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Trump meddles in McCarthy-Jordan leadership brawl Trump meddles in McCarthy-Jordan leadership brawl – The president is urging Kevin McCarthy to cut a deal with the conservative Freedom Caucus founder Jim Jordan.

    politico.com 2018-11-14 05:10:44+00:00
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    Kyle Cheney @kyledcheney

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    Wed Nov 14 12:50:53 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 11:59:05 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 14:35:05 +0000 2018

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    Wed Nov 14 17:02:36 +0000 2018

  • Helen Kennedy
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    Wed Nov 14 17:14:52 +0000 2018

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     nbcnews.com 2018-11-15 00:19:00+00:00
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Current Status: Republican senator threatens to vote against judges after GOP blocks vote on Mueller protection bill Republican senator threatens to vote against judges after GOP blocks vote on Mueller protection bill – Retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday that he will not vote to confirm the Trump administration's judicial nominees on the Senate floor or advance them in the Senate Judiciary Committee…

   cnn.com 2018-11-14 21:21:43+00:00
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    Wed Nov 14 21:30:27 +0000 2018

  • Jake Tapper
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    Wed Nov 14 22:34:23 +0000 2018

  • CNN
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    Wed Nov 14 22:36:07 +0000 2018

  • The Situation Room
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    Wed Nov 14 22:25:52 +0000 2018

  • CNN Politics
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    Retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake threatens to vote against judicial nominees after GOP blocks vote on Mueller protection bill https://t.co/MLuaHx9dq5 https://t.co/VDoBzy9Gxn

    Wed Nov 14 22:20:37 +0000 2018

  • OutFrontCNN
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    Thu Nov 15 00:33:43 +0000 2018

  • Vanita Gupta
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    Wed Nov 14 21:46:18 +0000 2018

  • Aaron E. Carroll
    Aaron E. Carroll @aaronecarroll

    Wait. WAIT. This might actually matter... GOP blocks vote on Mueller protection bill @CNNPolitics https://t.co/lzStszWRbY

    Wed Nov 14 22:48:42 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Mitch McConnell Blocks Bill To Protect Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Mitch McConnell Blocks Bill To Protect Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation – Sen. Jeff Flake vowed not to vote for any more of President Trump's judicial nominees until the Senate votes to protect Mueller, putting pressure on McConnell to change his mind.

     buzzfeednews.com 2018-11-14 21:17:31+00:00

Current Status: In Florida Recount Fight, Democratic Lawyer Draws Plaudits and Fire In Florida Recount Fight, Democratic Lawyer Draws Plaudits and Fire – Marc Elias, a veteran of high-stakes political battles, is a powerful behind-the-scenes operator who has faced criticism from both left and right.

   nytimes.com 2018-11-14 19:32:55+00:00
Stephanie Schriock Maggie Haberman Kenneth P. Vogel
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    Stephanie Schriock @Schriock1

    We owe @marceelias so much for his dogged determination to protect our voting rights. His knowledge and expertise is truly invaluable in these fights against voter suppression. https://t.co/dUbnutsSlq

    Thu Nov 15 00:02:53 +0000 2018

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    In Florida Recount Fight, Democratic Lawyer Draws Plaudits and Fire via ⁦@kenvogel⁩ and ⁦@PatriciaMazzei⁩ https://t.co/WOel7cqlYX

    Thu Nov 15 00:26:40 +0000 2018

  • Kenneth P. Vogel
    Kenneth P. Vogel @kenvogel

    NEW: Democracy advocates are cheering @marceelias's Florida recount efforts on behalf of @SenBillNelson. But they say MARC ELIAS's efforts to expand big $ in politics have empowered wealthy special interests, while hurting the interests of most voters. https://t.co/NJqZoYM4OV

    Wed Nov 14 20:33:04 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Trump campaign fundraises off CNN's lawsuit against him Trump campaign fundraises off CNN's lawsuit against him – The campaign asked supporters to take a "media accountability survey" to help "fight back against the fake news attacks and deceptions."

     politico.com 2018-11-14 14:43:36+00:00
POLITICO Marc Caputo
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    POLITICO @politico

    Donald Trump's campaign sent an email fundraising off a lawsuit filed by CNN against the president and several members of his administration, saying voters should donate to help keep the media accountable https://t.co/0gQQlAAVoe

    Wed Nov 14 19:51:40 +0000 2018

  • Marc Caputo
    Marc Caputo @MarcACaputo

    CNN projects a record $1.2b profit in the Trump Era Trump boots CNN reporter from WH; CNN sues Trump fundraises off CNN lawsuit. The circle is complete https://t.co/Vcb7XPJAvp

    Wed Nov 14 19:45:58 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Trump weighs Mississippi visit on heels of Hyde-Smith 'hanging' remark Trump weighs Mississippi visit on heels of Hyde-Smith 'hanging' remark – A video released last weekend showed Sen. Hyde-Smith joking that if she were invited by one of her supporters to a "public hanging," she would be in "the front row."

   politico.com 2018-11-14 13:11:40+00:00
POLITICO Judd Legum Edward-Isaac Dovere Alex Isenstadt Burgess Everett Resistbot
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    POLITICO @politico

    Trump weighs a Mississippi visit on the heels of Cindy Hyde-Smith's "hanging" remark https://t.co/cUYsRdMXLj

    Wed Nov 14 18:15:39 +0000 2018

  • Judd Legum
    Judd Legum @JuddLegum

    "Trump weighs Mississippi visit on heels of Hyde-Smith 'hanging' remark" https://t.co/P6fdbzXY2e

    Wed Nov 14 19:09:00 +0000 2018

  • Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Edward-Isaac Dovere @IsaacDovere

    the Republican president is weighing campaigning in a runoff Mississippi... to shore up a candidate who made a lynching joke and/or to claim a piece of a victory after midterms that overall showed the country moving away from him: https://t.co/VApO5frSQa

    Wed Nov 14 18:44:18 +0000 2018

  • Alex Isenstadt
    Alex Isenstadt @politicoalex

    NEWS: WH weighs pre-runoff visit to boost Hyde-Smith in MISSISSIPPI amid "public hanging" firestorm GOP mobilizing as an insurance policy: [email protected] poised to plow $1 mil+, with funding from RNC -RNC deploying additional field staff MORE: https://t.co/yQN4XK91ip

    Wed Nov 14 18:16:28 +0000 2018

  • Burgess Everett
    Burgess Everett @burgessev

    Trump weighing visit to Mississippi for Hyde-Smith after "public hanging" remark. And national Rs about to do $1M TV campaign per @politicoalex https://t.co/NbbeBPRnX3

    Wed Nov 14 18:15:30 +0000 2018

  • Resistbot
    Resistbot @resistbot

    He’s gone from “both sides” to, just one side. https://t.co/k7hy88JrXc

    Thu Nov 15 00:42:20 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Conservative Lawyers Say Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law Conservative Lawyers Say Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law – On the eve of the Federalist Society’s annual convention, leading conservative lawyers criticized Trump’s attacks on the justice system and the news media.

   nytimes.com 2018-11-14 10:00:12+00:00
Natasha Bertrand Kyle Griffin Kyle Griffin Bill Kristol Jennifer Rubin Orin Kerr Josh Campbell Amy Siskind Benjamin Wittes Laurence Tribe
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    Natasha Bertrand @NatashaBertrand

    Wow. One day before the Federalist Society's annual convention, longtime member George Conway (@gtconway3d) has announced the formation of Checks and Balances—a new group of conservative lawyers who believe Trump is undermining the rule of law. https://t.co/GhY59LUKvK https://t.co/NJGOj9qGkM

    Wed Nov 14 12:09:05 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    "The president has ... urged that the [DOJ] investigate his political opponents," ex-acting A.G. Peter Keisler said. "That's a fundamentally wrong and very dangerous view of the criminal justice system, and people from both parties ... should condemn it." https://t.co/FJXHWBn6JU

    Wed Nov 14 12:40:13 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Just as the annual Federalist Society convention is about to begin, George Conway (Kellyanne's husband) has formed a new group of more than a dozen conservative lawyers who believe the Trump admin is betraying the bedrock legal norms. https://t.co/FJXHWBn6JU

    Wed Nov 14 12:30:13 +0000 2018

  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol @BillKristol

    All honor to the lawyers--including @gtconway3d, @OrinKerr, @jadler1969 and many others--whose new group, Checks and Balances, will amplify their already powerful voices for the rule of law and speak conservative truths to the Trump Administration's power. https://t.co/papF24GvCE

    Wed Nov 14 12:29:47 +0000 2018

  • Jennifer Rubin
    Jennifer Rubin @JRubinBlogger

    Conservative Lawyers Say Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law- hugely important, points to careerism and intellectual dishonesty of much of Fed Society https://t.co/2fJKKpYXdL

    Wed Nov 14 11:41:53 +0000 2018

  • Orin Kerr
    Orin Kerr @OrinKerr

    I am proud to be a founding member of a new group of conservative lawyers, Checks and Balances. @adamliptak tells our story in today's @nytimes. https://t.co/aw5BmfuKmi

    Wed Nov 14 10:14:21 +0000 2018

  • Josh Campbell
    Josh Campbell @joshscampbell

    Influential attorneys organized by @gtconway3d are "urging their fellow conservatives to speak up about what they say are the Trump administration’s betrayals of bedrock legal norms." https://t.co/43tWin4c8k

    Wed Nov 14 13:59:30 +0000 2018

  • Amy Siskind
    Amy Siskind @Amy_Siskind

    Wow, George Conway - KAC's husband - announces a conservative group of lawyers are forming "Checks and Balances" to counter lawless Trump. https://t.co/QCw0ym7r4o

    Wed Nov 14 14:40:06 +0000 2018

  • Benjamin Wittes
    Benjamin Wittes @benjaminwittes

    Courage. https://t.co/gMK5kzu1HJ

    Wed Nov 14 11:56:54 +0000 2018

  • Laurence Tribe
    Laurence Tribe @tribelaw

    These lawyers are a credit to the legal profession, one that professes to be disciplined by law as a bipartisan endeavor constrained by truth and dedicated to justice, however old- school that might sound. https://t.co/YJQt23iPGy

    Wed Nov 14 21:07:31 +0000 2018

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