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Oct 4, 2018 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
JUST IN: Anti-Kavanaugh protesters take over the Hart Senate Office Bldg. atrium on Capitol Hill. nbcnews.to/2RtmM3t
LIVE: Police have moved in to detain and remove protesters from large protest on Capitol Hill. pscp.tv/w/1mnGeoRbaBaxX
BREAKING: Key Republican Sen. Flake says he wants FBI background investigation briefly reopened before a full Senate vote, but for now, joins Republicans in voting Judge Kavanaugh out of committee. nbcnews.to/2Ojb8Jz
BREAKING: Sen. Murkowski, key Republican vote for Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation, says she supports Sen. Flake's call for a brief reopening of FBI background investigation on Kavanaugh - @LACaldwellDC
BREAKING: Pres. Trump rejects independent study that reports an estimated 2,975 people died in Puerto Rico in 5 months after Hurricane Maria; provides no evidence to discount the study; declares, without evidence, that the higher death toll is political ploy to make him look bad.
President Trump argues that the preliminary death toll he was given immediately after Hurricane Maria could not have gone up to the toll that independent study reports with an estimated 2,975 people dead; he does not site evidence to back up his refutation of the study.
Aug 29, 2018 • 6 tweets • 3 min read
"I think we did a fantastic job in Puerto Rico," President Trump says day after Puerto Rico Gov. Rossello increased official Hurricane Maria death toll from 64 to 2,975. nbcnews.to/2NwJHIM
Aug 21, 2018 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Cohen pleaded guilty to 1 count of causing an illegal corporate contribution in 2016 by working with the CEO of a media company in coordination and at the direction of a federal candidate for federal election to keep information from becoming public. (1)
In the plea, Cohen said the payment made was to a woman for $150,000 "for the principal purpose of influencing the election." (2)
Aug 21, 2018 • 11 tweets • 2 min read
BREAKING: As President Trump's former campaign chairman Manafort is found guilty in court on multiple counts, the president's former personal lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in different court to multiple counts in different case.
President Trump did not respond to questions about today's court cases involving his former aides, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort, as he boarded Air Force one while en route to a political rally.
Rep. Nunes: "If Sessions won't un-recuse and Mueller won't clear the president, we're the only ones -- which is really the danger. That's why I keep, and thank you for saying it by the way, I mean, we have to keep all these seats." on.msnbc.com/2nlUFVL - @maddow
Rep. Nunes: "Sometimes you love the president's tweets, sometimes we cringe on the president's tweets. But they're trying to make a political, this is all political as to why that story ran in the New York Times on the tweets." on.msnbc.com/2AUstDd - @maddow
Jul 28, 2018 • 7 tweets • 4 min read
In Mississippi, closed bridges and crumbling infrastructure threaten lives and livelihoods.
The state has never been known for its gleaming transportation network, but the situation today is worse than ever. nbcnews.to/2v9JYZV (1/7)
Residents now have to circumvent nearly 500 closed bridges declared unsafe.
Another 1,742 are posted with specific weight limits due to structural deficiencies.
Combined, that accounts for more than 20% of the county and local bridges in the state. nbcnews.to/2v9JYZV (2/7)
Jul 16, 2018 • 10 tweets • 5 min read
President Trump and President Putin to hold news conference after meetings in Helsinki. nbcnews.to/2LpCnNG
TUNE in to @MSNBC now for live coverage.
WATCH: Opening remarks at President Trump and President Putin news conference.
BREAKING: Federal grand jury is indicting 12 Russian intelligence officials for their hacking campaign during the 2016 election.
TUNE IN to @MSNBC for live coverage
Full Story: 12 Russian intelligence officers have been indicted in connection with hacking of the DNC and the Hillary Clinton campaign to "interfere in the 2016 election," officials announced Friday. nbcnews.to/2zBlUEH
EXCLUSIVE: Federal investigators have wiretapped the phone lines of Michael Cohen, sources confirm to NBC News
MORE: Sources tell NBC News' @Tom_Winter the wiretap was live leading up to the Cohen raid.
• At least one conversation was intercepted between Cohen and a White House phone line.
Jan 12, 2018 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
BREAKING: Democrat Sen. Durbin, who was in meeting with Pres. Trump: "He said these hate-filled things." nbcnews.to/2CVBh8m
Sen. Durbin: Pres. Trump "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist ... I cannot believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday."