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Mexico reporter for Bloomberg, covering economics & politics. Past: NYC & Moscow, originally London. He/him. Views mine. Tips/chisme: mdehaldevang@bloomberg.net
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Sep 11, 2018 34 tweets 14 min read
THREAD: Some notes and thoughts from reading "Fear" yesterday. Firstly, as @HeathaT points out, it pays to collaborate on these projects: Bannon, Porter and Cohn seem major sources and all come off pretty well. Some anecdotes: When Bannon was first asked to chat to Trump about a presidential run in 2010, he replied: "I don't have time for fucking nonsense...this guy's not serious.
Aug 30, 2018 14 tweets 4 min read
THREAD: Last month, the Trump Organization announced it was spending $200m to build what's basically a small town next to his golf course in rural Scotland. It's very weird, for the following reasons:
qz.com/1341021/where-… 1. They claim they're paying for it in cash. It's really difficult to work out where they got that money.