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Sep 26, 2018 • 41 tweets • 16 min read
“They would like to see me lose an election because they have never been challenged like this,” @POTUS says of #China.
“A lot of money is coming into our coffers” from tariffs on the “dumpers” from #China, according to @POTUS.
Sep 21, 2018 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein suggested he secretly recorded @POTUS and discussed the 25th Amendment, reports @nytimes. nyti.ms/2xxNdwl
“The New York Times’s story is inaccurate and factually incorrect,” Rosenstein said in a statement. “Based on my personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment.”
"Those who interfere with our liberties will pay a price," @SecPompeo tells reporters and specifically mentions past election interference actions by #Russia.
"What Secretary Kerry has done is unseemly and unprecedented," says @SecPompeo about @JohnKerry and his efforts to save #Iran#JCPOA. "It is beyond inappropriate."
Sep 14, 2018 • 17 tweets • 7 min read
Prosecutors file new charging document against ex-@realDonaldTrump campaign chairman @PaulManafort, signaling a possible plea deal, reports @AP.
A guilty plea to charges in his second trial (which was to be held in Washington, DC) is to be entered today by @PaulManafort, according to media reports.
Mysterious statement issued by @SenFeinstein on Kavanaugh #SCOTUS nomination.
“All I know is what I read, and I wouldn’t make any judgment of it until I get more information,” @ChuckGrassley tells reporters.
Sep 13, 2018 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
"As we continue to monitor Hurricane Florence, the President will receive an emergency preparedness update this morning," says @LWalters45 in statement.
Update: “This morning the President spoke with Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Mayor Bill Saffo of Wilmington, NC. The President offered his support and reiterated the federal government’s willingness to help with whatever is needed," says @PressSec in statement.
“We have half tonight” of the 72 living Medal of Honor recipients, says @POTUS. “You are the strongest, bravest and the finest among us. See my ego isn’t that big.”
“I don’t know if you’d ever win this award,” @POTUS says introducing @stevenmnuchin1. “Maybe in a different way.”
Sep 12, 2018 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
Center of #Hurricane Florence will move over the SW
Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas today and approach
the coast of the Carolinas on Thursday and Friday and move slowly near the
coastline through Saturday, according to @NHC_Atlantic.
Several fatalities reported following shooting at a video game tournament at Jacksonville Landing.
Aug 26, 2018 • 21 tweets • 9 min read
“Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family. At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years,” according to a family statement.