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Washington Post reporter.
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Aug 19, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
.@tombrennerphoto creepin’ as WH press pool waits for @realDonaldTrump in Morristown NJ When you’re wearing $30,000 in lens on your shoulder and a guy asks you to take a photo with his iPad. @tombrennerphoto
Aug 17, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
Mayor Bowser’s chief of staff responds to Trump’s attack on local District government management. The animus/resentment between federal Washington and local DC has persisted for decades given lack of voting rights and especially since the federal control board era in the ‘90s.
Jul 20, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
This story from @RoigFranzia is fascinating, for a lot of reasons, including the question of race that jumped out at me, but is not addressed in the piece (or by the protagonists). washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl… The story concerns a photograph from a demonstration in Washington of an anonymous white woman and black man dancing in the Reflecting Pool and the photographers search, 50 years later, to find them. The mystery is half-solved when the woman reads a WaPo account and come forward.
Jun 28, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Today was third time I’ve been traveling on AF1 with a president during a mass shooting that gained national media attention. First was 2012 Aurora, Colo., movie theater massacre when Obama was campaigning in Florida. Obama cut campaigning short, addressed crowd somberly and flew to DC and convened meeting at WH. washingtonpost.com/politics/in-a-…
Jun 27, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Pano view: Trump rally in North Dakota Sheriff’s deputy says 5,800 in crowd, per @JenniferJJacobs . (Scheels Arena capacity listed at 6,000. Some seats on stage side not available tonight but floor standing room packed.)
Jun 12, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
Video on North Korea talks in Korean language being played at movie theater level volume ahead of Trump presser at #SingaporeSummit Now being replayed in English.
Nov 9, 2017 13 tweets 3 min read
On press access in China: today was not the first time that the Chinese did not allow questions in bilat with US president. In '09, Hu Jintao did not allow questions in a "joint press statement" with Obama. #thread The Obama WH was ultimately embarrassed and looked weak. Years later aides brought up to me how burned they felt by @helenecooper story in which she called visit "minutely stage-managed" by Chinese.