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Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with plans to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's…

     cnn.com  2019-02-20 18:00:13+00:00
Who's talking about this:  Amy KlobucharSeth AbramsonTom FittonJeff MerkleyShimon ProkupeczSheila Jackson LeeJohn CardilloKatelyn PolantzJM RiegerDr. Dena Grayson
  • Amy Klobuchar
    Amy Klobuchar @amyklobuchar

    Now more than ever it’s critical for Attorney General Barr to commit to releasing these findings to the public. https://t.co/c2BXI2AtT3

    Thu Feb 21 04:22:31 +0000 2019

  • Seth Abramson
    Seth Abramson @SethAbramson

    (THREAD) BREAKING: CNN says "AG Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Mueller's Russia probe—with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's confidential report." I unpack the news in this thread. https://t.co/yPjOgsYZiU

    Wed Feb 20 21:07:46 +0000 2019

  • Tom Fitton
    Tom Fitton @TomFitton

    Mueller special counsel operation ending? Let's hope so, for the sake of the Constitution. https://t.co/BCl1rJhEgo

    Wed Feb 20 21:44:46 +0000 2019

  • Jeff Merkley
    Jeff Merkley @JeffMerkley

    Let me be clear: Congress should have access to the Mueller report. A summary from Barr is not acceptable. We deserve to know the full truth. #Mueller #MuellerInvestigation https://t.co/PQB8DdpVE5

    Wed Feb 20 19:58:55 +0000 2019

  • Shimon Prokupecz
    Shimon Prokupecz @ShimonPro

    The grand jury that Mueller's prosecutors used hasn't apparently convened since January 24 the day it approved the criminal charges against Stone. https://t.co/lqHGPMmfnn

    Wed Feb 20 18:28:29 +0000 2019

  • Sheila Jackson Lee
    Sheila Jackson Lee @JacksonLeeTX18

    As a senior member of @HouseJudiciary I believe AG Barr must make the #MuellerReport public so all can learn how #Russia meddled in the 2016 election & whether that crime was aided & abetted by @realdonaldtrump or his campaign #TrumpRussia #Collusion https://t.co/SmTO4OnqfV

    Wed Feb 20 18:21:13 +0000 2019

  • John Cardillo
    John Cardillo @johncardillo

    Liking Bill Barr more and more. First he sidelined Rosenstein, now this. He was read in and brought up to speeed over the last two days, and now it's leaking that we can expect a report possibly next week. I'm reading this as he shut #Mueller down. https://t.co/tkIqoTLrD5

    Wed Feb 20 18:22:52 +0000 2019

  • Katelyn Polantz
    Katelyn Polantz @kpolantz

    NEW: As Mueller gets ready to wrap up, here's what we've seen @CNNPolitics: - Boxes carried out of the SCO - No grand jury meetings since Stone indictment - SCO prosecutors still coming in on holidays/snow days + additional DOJ prosecutors dropping by https://t.co/zrFE6JRTCT https://t.co/ser0mX3cph

    Wed Feb 20 18:20:01 +0000 2019

  • JM Rieger
    JM Rieger @RiegerReport

    "Mueller must submit a ‘confidential' report to the attorney general at the conclusion of his work, but the rules don't require it to be shared with Congress, or by extension, the public.” https://t.co/0LNA4msaoy

    Wed Feb 20 18:04:53 +0000 2019

  • Dr. Dena Grayson
    Dr. Dena Grayson @DrDenaGrayson

    LOTS of hedging in this story, but even if Mueller delivers his report soon, his investigation likely will NOT end soon. Mueller recently extended his grand jury for *another 6 months*.😎 Plus SDNY, DC, and others have MULTIPLE ongoing probes.😉 https://t.co/XUqfAIyRP2

    Thu Feb 21 00:34:33 +0000 2019

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Today in one sentence: House Democrats will file a resolution rejecting Trump's national emergency declaration; a federal judge banned Roger Stone from speaking publicly about his case; and the White House is forcing interns to sign non-disclosure agreements.

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Current Status: 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations – The party has seen a shift toward idealistic and morally driven policies, particularly on the subjects of race and inequality.

     nytimes.com 2019-02-21 18:43:38+00:00
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  • Byron York
    Byron York @ByronYork

    From NYT: Elizabeth Warren follows Kamala Harris in supporting payment of reparations for slavery. ‘Embracing specific goals and overtly race-conscious legislation that even the most left-wing elected officials stayed away from in recent years.’ https://t.co/sP8rSUsI8I

    Thu Feb 21 20:27:30 +0000 2019

  • Michael Savage
    Michael Savage @ASavageNation

    KAMELA AND OTHER EXTREMISTS CALL FOR REPARATIONS FOR BLACKS ON VERY DAY SMULLET HOAX EXPOSED! ARE THEY TONE DEAF, BRAIN FUSED AND PURELY EVIL? https://t.co/z6Pedg2xBI

    Fri Feb 22 02:00:48 +0000 2019

  • Jamil Smith
    Jamil Smith @JamilSmith

    Two leading Democratic candidates for president, @KamalaHarris and @ewarren, are voicing support for some form of government reparations for African Americans, @AsteadWesley reports. To put it mildly, I am very curious to see the details of their plans. https://t.co/D4TflyvsCT

    Thu Feb 21 23:57:06 +0000 2019

  • Steadman™
    Steadman™ @AsteadWesley

    Scoop: In first, Elizabeth Warren backs idea of reparations for black Americans. No details but says "we have to be honest that people in this country do not start from the same place or have access." (Remember, Bernie refused to back policy in 16) https://t.co/PbaMm3XSJJ

    Thu Feb 21 18:54:43 +0000 2019

  • Patrick Healy
    Patrick Healy @patrickhealynyt

    NEWS: Elizabeth Warren backs reparations for black Americans for slavery and discrimination. She follows Kamala Harris’s recent endorsement of idea. ⁦@AsteadWesley⁩ notes in his scoop that Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Prez Obama do not support. https://t.co/hc92BM0zXl

    Thu Feb 21 19:49:37 +0000 2019

  • Steadman™
    Steadman™ @AsteadWesley

    NEW from me: In a little noticed moment, Kamala Harris endorsed "some type of" black reparations last week on Bfast Club. I asked her for more details and polled other 2020ers abt reperations/plans to close wealth inequality between blacks + whites https://t.co/PbaMm3XSJJ

    Thu Feb 21 18:54:43 +0000 2019

  • maxwell
    maxwell @maxwellstrachan

    Really good scoop by @AsteadWesley: Two top presidential candidates — Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren — support reparations. That’s something Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have all been unwilling to do. https://t.co/u65LKDOxfm

    Thu Feb 21 20:40:18 +0000 2019

  • Jeff Stein
    Jeff Stein @JStein_WaPo

    Warren, Harris say they support race-based reparations, @AsteadWesley reports https://t.co/RCIdDSrEAv

    Thu Feb 21 19:10:44 +0000 2019

  • Waleed Shahid
    Waleed Shahid @_waleedshahid

    "That two leading Democratic candidates (Harris and Warren) have embraced reparations...is a major shift from past presidential campaigns and a win for activists who have tried to push the issue into the mainstream for decades." [email protected] https://t.co/sHBm6JvO4W

    Thu Feb 21 19:01:52 +0000 2019

  • Steadman™
    Steadman™ @AsteadWesley

    Also polled scholars on the different candidates policies re: the racial wealth gap. What stuck out from consensus: a thumbs up for Sen. Booker's "baby bonds" and a thumbs down for Harris' LIFT ACT/rent relief, which several said was not ambitious enuf https://t.co/PbaMm3XSJJ

    Thu Feb 21 18:54:44 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Judge broadens gag order against Roger Stone after Instagram post Judge broadens gag order against Roger Stone after Instagram post – Stone was trying to walk back an Instagram post appeared to include a gun’s crosshairs above the head of the federal judge overseeing his case.

     politico.com 2019-02-21 15:19:32+00:00
POLITICO POLITICO POLITICO POLITICO POLITICO Josh Gerstein
  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    A federal judge hit Roger Stone with a full gag order on Thursday, several days after the longtime Donald Trump associate posted a photo on Instagram that appeared to threaten the federal judge overseeing his case https://t.co/Dfbr3hTRBZ

    Thu Feb 21 21:08:31 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Roger Stone must shut up about Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation https://t.co/prthTPVkxE

    Thu Feb 21 23:45:08 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Roger Stone took the stand Thursday to ask for a second chance to keep his voice, days after a social media post put him on the precipice of a new gag order in his fight against Robert Mueller's charges https://t.co/Dfbr3hTRBZ

    Thu Feb 21 20:24:17 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Before U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued her decision, Stone took the stand to offer a formal apology. "I can only say I'm sorry. It was a momentary lapse in judgment. Perhaps I talk too much," Stone said https://t.co/Dfbr3hTRBZ

    Thu Feb 21 21:08:31 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Roger Stone took the stand to ask for a second chance to keep his voice, days after a loaded social media post put him on the precipice of a new gag order in his fight against special counsel Robert Mueller's charges https://t.co/8sFIJIn7Zk

    Thu Feb 21 20:30:07 +0000 2019

  • Josh Gerstein
    Josh Gerstein @joshgerstein

    Full account of high courtroom drama today as judge grilled then gagged Roger Stone, w/@dsamuelsohn and @matthewchoi2018 https://t.co/PxwmorfOl9

    Thu Feb 21 23:13:48 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Trump White House Is Forcing Interns to Sign NDAs and Threatening Them With Financial Ruin Trump White House Is Forcing Interns to Sign NDAs and Threatening Them With Financial Ruin – Not even the interns are exempt from the legally dubious rite of passage that is signing a Trump NDA.

     thedailybeast.com 2019-02-21 10:00:13+00:00
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  • Lachlan Markay
    Lachlan Markay @lachlan

    Great @swin24 scoop. The White House is forcing *interns* to sign NDAs and threatening them with financial ruin if they leak https://t.co/27BS5MbIor

    Thu Feb 21 14:43:32 +0000 2019

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    The White House is forcing interns to sign non-disclosure agreements and threatening them with financial ruin, The Daily Beast reports. This was all a standard facet of the Trump intern orientation process, billed as an "ethics training." https://t.co/Pr7HCtVanj

    Thu Feb 21 15:00:13 +0000 2019

  • Will Sommer
    Will Sommer @willsommer

    The White House is forcing interns to sign NDA's and threatening them with financial ruin. Scoop from @swin24 https://t.co/w7dN5LGatZ

    Thu Feb 21 13:04:10 +0000 2019

  • Evan Rosenfeld
    Evan Rosenfeld @Evan_Rosenfeld

    Legal experts have argued that these Trump-era NDAs are, quite simply, legally unenforceable & merely an intimidation tactic. Some maintain that even trying to enforce these w/ WH interns could result in financial blowback—for the WH officials. https://t.co/vA9VuX1BOx via @swin24

    Thu Feb 21 15:36:39 +0000 2019

  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol @BillKristol

    Interns are born free, but are in the Trump White House in chains. https://t.co/nOyRHNHESQ

    Thu Feb 21 17:46:36 +0000 2019

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    the interns signed their very own non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), with the envoy of the counsel’s office warning them that a breach of the NDA—blabbing to the media, for instance—could result in legal, and thus financial, consequences for them. https://t.co/KpsBEJLnME

    Thu Feb 21 19:30:12 +0000 2019

  • Molly Jong-Fast
    Molly Jong-Fast @MollyJongFast

    Forcing interns to sign NDAs because who knows what they’ll see in the trump white suprematist house. https://t.co/kcyUKqjxuc

    Thu Feb 21 14:42:04 +0000 2019

  • Claude Taylor
    Claude Taylor @TrueFactsStated

    Trump White House Is Forcing Interns to Sign NDAs and Threatening Them With Financial Ruin https://t.co/P6cL124rKE

    Thu Feb 21 14:47:16 +0000 2019

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    To veterans of other administrations, the act of compelling interns to sign these types of NDAs would seem odd, if not downright unenforceable or legally dubious. To this White House, it’s standard operating procedure. https://t.co/KpsBEJLnME

    Fri Feb 22 05:00:07 +0000 2019

  • Marlow Stern
    Marlow Stern @MarlowNYC

    most thankless job ever https://t.co/FTOPUJCtfx

    Thu Feb 21 15:10:14 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Residents of another Manhattan building vote to remove ‘Trump Place’ name Residents of another Manhattan building vote to remove ‘Trump Place’ name – In 2016, there were six “Trump Place” buildings on the Upper West Side. Soon, there will be one.

    washingtonpost.com 2019-02-21 21:41:56+00:00
David Fahrenthold Kyle Griffin Citizens for Ethics Rick Tyler Lesley Abravanel Dan Zak Ben Siegel
  • David Fahrenthold
    David Fahrenthold @Fahrenthold

    BREAKING: Another NYC building named after @realDonaldTrump has voted to take his name down. The "Trump Place" building at 120 Riverside Blvd will be the 6th NYC building to remove Trump's name since 2016. https://t.co/r1XNGqDzpb

    Thu Feb 21 21:45:40 +0000 2019

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Residents of another Manhattan building have voted to remove the Trump name. For the second time in four months, the name “Trump Place" will come down from a New York building facade, after condo owners at 120 Riverside Blvd. voted to remove the name. https://t.co/0tTl2yLjUC

    Thu Feb 21 21:50:58 +0000 2019

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    For the second time in four months, the name “Trump Place” will come down from a New York building’s facade, after condo owners at 120 Riverside Blvd. voted to have the name removed. https://t.co/xm1aAFFxy6

    Fri Feb 22 04:00:06 +0000 2019

  • Rick Tyler
    Rick Tyler @rickwtyler

    How to destroy your brand (for Dummies) - The Washington Post https://t.co/yxMoiZYudA

    Thu Feb 21 22:19:23 +0000 2019

  • Lesley Abravanel
    Lesley Abravanel @lesleyabravanel

    Residents of another Manhattan building vote to remove ‘Trump Place’ name. Can we take a vote to remove his name and subhuman being from the White House too? https://t.co/MNyqBEAAxm

    Fri Feb 22 01:13:43 +0000 2019

  • Dan Zak
    Dan Zak @MrDanZak

    Since Election Day 2016, six buildings in New York have removed Trump’s name. https://t.co/pW7l4r3V6S

    Fri Feb 22 04:17:40 +0000 2019

  • Ben Siegel
    Ben Siegel @benyc

    Residents of another Manhattan building vote to remove ‘Trump Place’ name https://t.co/HW9JZAhSww

    Thu Feb 21 21:58:00 +0000 2019

  •  Who else is talking about this

Current Status: New Election Ordered in North Carolina Race at Center of Fraud Inquiry New Election Ordered in North Carolina Race at Center of Fraud Inquiry – The unanimous ruling by the state Board of Elections was a startling turn in a case that underscored the risks of absentee ballot fraud.

      nytimes.com 2019-02-21 20:00:32+00:00
Adam Goldman matt blaze VoteVets Tom Perez Jeff Merkley Peter Baker Sen. Jeff Jackson Philip Gourevitch David Beard American Bridge
  • Adam Goldman
    Adam Goldman @adamgoldmanNYT

    Just before Mr. Harris called for a new election, he acknowledged that some of his earlier testimony had been “incorrect.” https://t.co/Or5gDuIEnk

    Thu Feb 21 21:28:08 +0000 2019

  • matt blaze
    matt blaze @mattblaze

    New election ordered in NC 9 House race amid credible claims of absentee ballot fraud. Unsure if this also means new primaries (I believe it does). Election do-overs are an EXTREMELY rare remedy. https://t.co/YganUXMQN4

    Thu Feb 21 22:00:36 +0000 2019

  • VoteVets
    VoteVets @votevets

    Members of the @NCSBE unanimously ordered a new election in #NC09 after hearing days of evidence of illegal activity by the @MarkHarrisNC9 campaign. https://t.co/dng6S05z0k

    Thu Feb 21 22:05:25 +0000 2019

  • Tom Perez
    Tom Perez @TomPerez

    Calling for a new election in #NC09 was the right decision. Americans shouldn't have to wonder if their votes will be counted. We need to fight like hell to make sure this doesn't happen again in #NC09 or anywhere else in our country. https://t.co/ckTgJ0kSQX

    Thu Feb 21 22:38:01 +0000 2019

  • Jeff Merkley
    Jeff Merkley @JeffMerkley

    This is exactly what should happen. The voters of North Carolina deserve a fair election that truly represents the will of the voters. #NC09 https://t.co/KkSIaHCsMd

    Fri Feb 22 00:56:46 +0000 2019

  • Peter Baker
    Peter Baker @peterbakernyt

    North Carolina orders a new election for a House seat after the Republican candidate abandons his defense and calls for a new vote. ⁦@alanblinder⁩ https://t.co/C7UnKmFwcs

    Thu Feb 21 21:34:41 +0000 2019

  • Sen. Jeff Jackson
    Sen. Jeff Jackson @JeffJacksonNC

    BREAKING: Unanimous board orders new election in 9th Congressional District amid evidence of pervasive absentee ballot fraud. https://t.co/5DHA1SwXvZ #ncpol

    Thu Feb 21 21:45:04 +0000 2019

  • Philip Gourevitch
    Philip Gourevitch @PGourevitch

    Oh... “[Harris] apologized to the board and explained some recent medical issues, including two strokes. And then he asked for a new election.” https://t.co/raMo5L7TYr

    Fri Feb 22 02:08:41 +0000 2019

  • David Beard
    David Beard @dabeard

    “Today was a great step forward for democracy in North Carolina. From the moment the first vote was stolen in North Carolina, from the moment the first voice was silenced by election fraud, the people have deserved justice" - @McCreadyForNC https://t.co/h8g7b9Vikq #NC09

    Fri Feb 22 03:43:00 +0000 2019

  • American Bridge
    American Bridge @American_Bridge

    After being caught in multiple lies, @MarkHarrisNC9 finally acknowledged #NC09 was tainted and now the @NCSBE has ordered a new election. Shame on the @NCGOP for giving election fraud a pass out of craven partisanship. #ncpol https://t.co/SlAG59O4p8

    Thu Feb 21 22:21:18 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Hogan rips RNC for shielding Trump from primary challenge Hogan rips RNC for shielding Trump from primary challenge – The Maryland governor, weighing a White House bid, said he expects to visit New Hampshire in the next few months.

      politico.com 2019-02-21 16:31:41+00:00
POLITICO POLITICO Grant Stern Alex Isenstadt Alex Isenstadt Michael Kruse Andrew Prokop
  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said he expects to make a springtime trip to New Hampshire as he weighs a 2020 challenge to Donald Trump — and accused the RNC of going to extraordinary lengths to shield Trump from a potentially draining primary https://t.co/vfWqaeiH03

    Thu Feb 21 21:42:02 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan ripped the Republican National Committee for going to extraordinary lengths to shield the president from a potentially draining primary https://t.co/0EUYPKh7q6

    Fri Feb 22 01:30:04 +0000 2019

  • Grant Stern
    Grant Stern @grantstern

    Dear Every Person Who Ever Blamed the DNC for Bernie Losing to Hillary, What do you think of the GOP? They want to cancel their primary, outright. They already merged the Republican Party's election gear with Trump 2020. https://t.co/DnhQBsDYnq

    Fri Feb 22 05:25:06 +0000 2019

  • Alex Isenstadt
    Alex Isenstadt @politicoalex

    AWKWARD: Hogan going to WH TWICE in the next few days for NGA weekend And Trump is headlining RGA dinner Friday night Will @realDonaldTrump be able to restrain himself from going after @LarryHogan ? https://t.co/FhI1FCZ29A

    Thu Feb 21 23:00:47 +0000 2019

  • Alex Isenstadt
    Alex Isenstadt @politicoalex

    NEW: 'What are they afraid of?': Hogan rips RNC for shielding Trump from primary https://t.co/FhI1FCZ29A

    Thu Feb 21 21:33:43 +0000 2019

  • Michael Kruse
    Michael Kruse @michaelkruse

    “Typically they try to be fair arbiters of a process and I’ve never seen anything like it and I’ve been involved in the Republican Party for most of my life. It’s unprecedented. And in my opinion it’s not the way we should be going about our politics.” https://t.co/dyxoF45MwO

    Thu Feb 21 21:57:10 +0000 2019

  • Andrew Prokop
    Andrew Prokop @awprokop

    Larry Hogan tells @politicoalex he thinks Trump looks invulnerable in a primary now, but "things have a way of changing." (You often hear this speculation in the context of what Mueller or other investigations might reveal.) https://t.co/o1UwAXXiHW https://t.co/2qfNY5n4z7

    Thu Feb 21 23:31:16 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Schumer: Senate Dems to introduce measure to block Trump's national emergency Schumer: Senate Dems to introduce measure to block Trump's national emergency – Schumer's move comes as House Democrats are preparing to introduce a similar measure.

    politico.com 2019-02-21 15:28:45+00:00
POLITICO POLITICO Stand Up America Marianne LeVine
  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that Senate Democrats will introduce a resolution to block Trump's national emergency declaration https://t.co/I3tYACkyEY

    Thu Feb 21 20:45:11 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Senate Democrats will introduce a resolution to block Trump's national emergency declaration https://t.co/Ra4WOnEkcS

    Thu Feb 21 20:31:14 +0000 2019

  • Stand Up America
    Stand Up America @StandUpAmerica

    “This issue transcends partisan politics, and I urge all senators—Democrats and Republicans—to support this resolution to terminate the president’s emergency declaration when it comes up for a vote in the Senate." https://t.co/W2HQaMBwYX

    Thu Feb 21 21:18:57 +0000 2019

  • Marianne LeVine
    Marianne LeVine @marianne_levine

    Schumer: Senate Dems to introduce measure to block Trump's national emergency https://t.co/pbA6Sis48e

    Thu Feb 21 20:37:26 +0000 2019

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Current Status: N.C. elections board orders new race in disputed House district N.C. elections board orders new race in disputed House district – The disputed 9th Congressional District will have a new election this year after testimony detailed a fraud scheme during the 2018 midterms.

    politico.com 2019-02-21 11:48:45+00:00
Marc E. Elias POLITICO Marc E. Elias POLITICO POLITICO Zach Montellaro Josh Marshall
  • Marc E. Elias
    Marc E. Elias @marceelias

    Mark Harris avoided further testimony under oath by belatedly agreeing—during cross examination—to a new election. But he still owes answers about his misleading statements and personal involvement in the scheme. The media should continues to pursue. https://t.co/2HqtipxoDx

    Thu Feb 21 21:57:25 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    BREAKING: Mark Harris, the Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, said Thursday he believes a new election should be called after hearing four days of testimony alleging that fraud took place during Harris' 2018 race https://t.co/Uj1l8KI9bz

    Thu Feb 21 19:57:33 +0000 2019

  • Marc E. Elias
    Marc E. Elias @marceelias

    North Carolina election board says Mark Harris' campaign withheld relevant documents https://t.co/2HqtipxoDx

    Thu Feb 21 19:24:53 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    State officials said Republican Mark Harris' campaign attorney withheld documents relevant to the investigation into fraud allegations in a contested congressional election https://t.co/MreWfXmqPa

    Thu Feb 21 17:20:58 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    The board voted to call a new House race after hearing testimony that the November election between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready was tainted by a scheme to collect and mark voters’ absentee ballots https://t.co/MreWfXmqPa

    Thu Feb 21 21:03:57 +0000 2019

  • Zach Montellaro
    Zach Montellaro @ZachMontellaro

    The hearing on allegations of election fraud in #NC09 has honestly been wild. @lbarronlopez has the latest turn from this morning, where the @NCSBE said the Harris campaign withheld documents https://t.co/V8lGhNhjE3

    Thu Feb 21 16:53:13 +0000 2019

  • Josh Marshall
    Josh Marshall @joshtpm

    lol better to err on the side of caution in this situation https://t.co/ssw0gdDsCT via @politico

    Thu Feb 21 19:28:46 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life – Mitch McConnell's life is about to get a lot more complicated.

   cnn.com 2019-02-21 21:27:55+00:00
CNN Chris Cillizza CNN Politics Chris Cillizza
  • CNN
    CNN @CNN

    Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life | Analysis by @CillizzaCNN https://t.co/RGmvmOLCI5 https://t.co/Bkitz07FLX

    Fri Feb 22 00:12:02 +0000 2019

  • Chris Cillizza
    Chris Cillizza @CillizzaCNN

    It's going to get awkward in the Senate. And soon. https://t.co/tWFIrRZMpR

    Thu Feb 21 21:36:29 +0000 2019

  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life | Analysis by CNN’s Chris Cillizza https://t.co/TgtcTTkAY4 https://t.co/SjpbqHX5UR

    Thu Feb 21 21:33:11 +0000 2019

  • Chris Cillizza
    Chris Cillizza @CillizzaCNN

    Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life https://t.co/tWFIrRZMpR https://t.co/l41BLdN8Pq

    Thu Feb 21 21:30:53 +0000 2019

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Current Status: IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records – Federal prosecutors have charged an analyst with the Internal Revenue Service with illegally disclosing confidential reports about Michael Cohen's bank records that revealed that President Donald…

   cnn.com 2019-02-21 20:17:16+00:00
Tom Fitton Eric Garland Josh Campbell Chris Geidner Shimon Prokupecz erica orden Yashar Ali 🐘 Kara Scannell Louise Mensch Evan Pérez
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    Tom Fitton @TomFitton

    IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records @CNNPolitics. (Another Deep State operative breaks law to try to destroy @RealDonaldTrump) https://t.co/4TsSvbJKQJ

    Thu Feb 21 21:16:30 +0000 2019

  • Eric Garland
    Eric Garland @ericgarland

    INDICTMENT AT @USAO_NDCA LINKS ILLEGAL LEAK FROM INTELLIGENCE AGENCY TO @MichaelAvenatti @RonanFarrow and @NewYorker, INTERFERING IN NATSEC INVESTIGATION https://t.co/ryKb5L9zC8

    Thu Feb 21 21:44:42 +0000 2019

  • Josh Campbell
    Josh Campbell @joshscampbell

    NEW: An IRS analyst has been charged with disclosing confidential reports about Michael Cohen's bank records that revealed the President's former lawyer sought to profit from his proximity to the White House —@KaraScannell reports https://t.co/EsS0o9vUvA

    Thu Feb 21 20:20:44 +0000 2019

  • Chris Geidner
    Chris Geidner @chrisgeidner

    CNN has this scoop: "IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records" to Michael Avenatti —> https://t.co/35wMdCE8uz https://t.co/jDGETvMaOf

    Thu Feb 21 20:40:15 +0000 2019

  • Shimon Prokupecz
    Shimon Prokupecz @ShimonPro

    IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records https://t.co/WFeOTeEkee

    Thu Feb 21 20:19:13 +0000 2019

  • erica orden
    erica orden @eorden

    NEW: An IRS analyst has been charged by federal prosecutors in the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California with disclosing confidential reports about Michael Cohen’s bank records. https://t.co/k2O2ZCQkn4

    Thu Feb 21 20:19:22 +0000 2019

  • Yashar Ali 🐘
    Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar

    IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records to ⁦@MichaelAvenatti⁩ https://t.co/F6qz7mUWrL

    Thu Feb 21 20:21:53 +0000 2019

  • Kara Scannell
    Kara Scannell @KaraScannell

    IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records - CNNPolitics w/ ⁦@eorden⁩ FULL STORY up now https://t.co/Ng8hSblbIq

    Thu Feb 21 21:30:27 +0000 2019

  • Louise Mensch
    Louise Mensch @LouiseMensch

    Mr. @MichaelAvenatti is named in the @MichaelCohen212 FINCEN leak charging documents for John Fry, a source for @JasonLeopold (a source whom @Buzzfeed presented as a 'resistor' and 'whistleblower' although Fry was actually pro-Trump) https://t.co/d3Edd7ubdn https://t.co/FETdWTPeJI

    Thu Feb 21 20:56:25 +0000 2019

  • Evan Pérez
    Evan Pérez @evanperez

    IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records - ⁦@KaraScannell⁩ breaks a story while doing courthouse liveshots on another — cuz Thursday. https://t.co/4Ab5TWrve7

    Thu Feb 21 20:25:44 +0000 2019

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Current Status: N.C. board declares a new election in contested House race after the GOP candidate admitted he was mistaken in his testimony N.C. board declares a new election in contested House race after the GOP candidate admitted he was mistaken in his testimony – The board’s vote followed Republican candidate Mark Harris’s testimony calling for a new election after he said he was mistaken in his testimony earlier in the day.

   washingtonpost.com 2019-02-21 20:08:23+00:00
The Washington Post Kirsten Gillibrand John Scalzi David Beard
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    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    N.C. board declares a new election in contested House race after the GOP candidate admitted misspeaking under oath https://t.co/MrVAgripxw

    Thu Feb 21 21:01:09 +0000 2019

  • Kirsten Gillibrand
    Kirsten Gillibrand @SenGillibrand

    Anything that undermines the integrity of our elections—whether ballot tampering, voter suppression, or foreign interference—is a poison to our democracy. Every vote should count, every time. I'm glad #NC09 will get a new chance to be rightfully heard. https://t.co/qEsXN4xM4u

    Fri Feb 22 00:48:41 +0000 2019

  • John Scalzi
    John Scalzi @scalzi

    "Please vote for me, this time neither I nor my underlings will attempt election fraud! I SWEAR." https://t.co/ffs3r865bf

    Thu Feb 21 21:08:30 +0000 2019

  • David Beard
    David Beard @dabeard

    Caught cheating, GOP Congressional candidate now says he is open to a new election https://t.co/3mShAFMO4m

    Thu Feb 21 20:32:26 +0000 2019

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Current Status: China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise – The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control.

     nytimes.com 2019-02-21 16:30:49+00:00
Brian Klaas Sui-Lee Wee 黄瑞黎 siraj hashmi The Tor Project Anna Fifield Trish Regan Sophie Richardson Nicholas Kristof Sophie Richardson Ananth Krishnan
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    Brian Klaas @brianklaas

    This is disturbing. China is collecting DNA to help oppress Uighur Muslims using genetic surveillance, with the help of US companies and US research. https://t.co/gTv5GBkimI

    Thu Feb 21 19:27:27 +0000 2019

  • Sui-Lee Wee 黄瑞黎
    Sui-Lee Wee 黄瑞黎 @suilee

    Here's the link to the piece: China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise https://t.co/Nw9cdZIs3t

    Thu Feb 21 19:02:10 +0000 2019

  • siraj hashmi
    siraj hashmi @SirajAHashmi

    this story is insane. 1) china uses the guise of free health checks to collect everyone’s dna. 2) china then uses that data to track its ppl, specifically uighur muslims, and puts them in “re-education” camps to make them loyal to the communist party. https://t.co/YsDIrd0865

    Fri Feb 22 04:51:35 +0000 2019

  • The Tor Project
    The Tor Project @torproject

    Here it is. DNA technology has been weaponized. https://t.co/CgUhhuQn9I .onion: https://t.co/tKAYuSvci6 #China #surveillance

    Thu Feb 21 21:47:02 +0000 2019

  • Anna Fifield
    Anna Fifield @annafifield

    How China has been using DNA to track Uighurs, with the help of American technology and a Yale professor. Alarming report — and terrific reporting — from ⁦@suilee⁩ https://t.co/bDF6Su7Dvf

    Fri Feb 22 01:47:50 +0000 2019

  • Trish Regan
    Trish Regan @trish_regan

    Scary stuff. We must stop American companies from exploiting US for the sake of profits. This is where govt can and must intervene - for national security’s sake. China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise https://t.co/lOZqROwdM6

    Thu Feb 21 21:36:58 +0000 2019

  • Sophie Richardson
    Sophie Richardson @SophieHRW

    "...Chinese scientists have contributed #Uighur DNA samples to a global database, potentially violating scientific norms of consent." China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise https://t.co/ozLqAR0rXE @hrw @hrw_chinese @HRWTech

    Thu Feb 21 20:46:26 +0000 2019

  • Nicholas Kristof
    Nicholas Kristof @NickKristof

    China uses American technology for DNA tracking as part of its repression of Uighurs in Xinjiang: https://t.co/4yS1J9Nce8

    Fri Feb 22 00:15:47 +0000 2019

  • Sophie Richardson
    Sophie Richardson @SophieHRW

    🤥🤥🤥 "In a statement, the #Xinjiang government denied that it collects DNA samples as part of the free medical checkups. It said the DNA machines that were bought by the Xinjiang authorities were for “internal use.” https://t.co/ozLqAR0rXE https://t.co/QVnThmxs4U

    Thu Feb 21 20:48:52 +0000 2019

  • Ananth Krishnan
    Ananth Krishnan @ananthkrishnan

    Brilliant reporting @suilee with this interesting tidbit: 'Chinese Ministry researchers published a paper describing a way for scientists to tell one ethnic group from another, citing their ability to distinguish Uighurs from Indians' https://t.co/rDtnn2UwaB

    Fri Feb 22 04:05:16 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Judge: Prosecutors violated law in dealings with Jeffrey Epstein victims Judge: Prosecutors violated law in dealings with Jeffrey Epstein victims – The ruling has implications for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who was U.S. attorney in Southern Florida at the time.

   politico.com 2019-02-21 14:19:03+00:00
POLITICO POLITICO The Marshall Project
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    POLITICO @politico

    A judge ruled that federal prosecutors broke the law by failing to keep victims adequately informed about a plea deal that Jeffrey Epstein, a prominent financier, cut to avoid federal prosecution for sexual encounters with numerous underage girls https://t.co/o6oSOI3bnm

    Thu Feb 21 23:16:58 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Judge: Prosecutors violated law in dealings with Jeffrey Epstein victims https://t.co/xqr582ylPe

    Fri Feb 22 04:00:05 +0000 2019

  • The Marshall Project
    The Marshall Project @MarshallProj

    Today, a judge ruled that federal prosecutors broke the law by failing to keep victims adequately informed about a plea deal that Jeffrey Epstein cut to avoid federal prosecution. More at @politico: https://t.co/Htyx5Jz9CJ

    Fri Feb 22 01:28:00 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Jim Jordan: Michael Cohen’s testimony a ‘charade’ to begin impeaching Trump Jim Jordan: Michael Cohen’s testimony a ‘charade’ to begin impeaching Trump – “This charade is an affront to our committee's constitutional obligations,” says Jim Jordan.

   politico.com 2019-02-21 11:07:42+00:00
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Current Status: Biden getting closer to White House bid but serious concerns remain Biden getting closer to White House bid but serious concerns remain – As he weighs a decision, Biden is carefully considering how a campaign, and the president's likely attacks, would affect his family.

   nbcnews.com 2019-02-21 09:57:00+00:00
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Geoff Bennett Alex Seitz-Wald
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    NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt @NBCNightlyNews

    As he weighs a decision, Joe Biden is carefully considering how a campaign, and the president's likely attacks, would impact his family. https://t.co/HBLygraoNZ

    Thu Feb 21 14:10:00 +0000 2019

  • Geoff Bennett
    Geoff Bennett @GeoffRBennett

    Joe Biden is the “senior statesman in a Democratic Party eager to unite quickly behind someone who can win back the White House. But he’s also a grandfather and a father trying to keep the family together.” More from @mikememoli on Biden weighing a bid https://t.co/2ojKCSGKG7

    Thu Feb 21 11:13:19 +0000 2019

  • Alex Seitz-Wald
    Alex Seitz-Wald @aseitzwald

    Biden-whisperer @mikememoli on MTP Daily: "The people closest to the family tend to be the ones most bearish about Biden running," bc of Hunter's issues and Trump's willingness to go there. Story here: https://t.co/9pDQA5eMB2

    Thu Feb 21 22:41:30 +0000 2019

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