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CNN Anchor & Chief Nat Sec Correspondent, Author, “The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World” https://t.co/zebCQ5NguP
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Oct 8, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Oct. 4-7
Should Senate Vote to
Confirm Kavanaugh?

Yes 41%
No 51%
Oct. 4-7
Should Senate Vote to
Confirm Kavanaugh?

Yes No

Now 41% 51%
September 38% 39%
August 37% 40%

Sampling error: +/-3.8% pts
Aug 8, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
To be clear on today's Trump admin sanctions on #Russia for #Skripal poisoning:
- They are mandated under the 1991 Chemical & Biological Weapons Control & Warfare Elimination Act for chemical weapons use.
- WH blew past the law's 60-day deadline by a month.
2/The law mandates a second, more Draconian round of sanctions unless:
-Russia assures the US it is no longer using chemical or biological weapons
-Russia allows onsite inspectors to ensure the government is not using chem/bio weapons
Jun 10, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
What’s behind Trump-Trudeau feud? Under WTO, Trump can only impose tariffs on Canada by declaring it, in effect, a national security threat. Trudeau called it “kind of insulting” for Canadians to be deemed a threat having fought “shoulder to shoulder” with US in so many wars. 1/ 2/ This is apparently the comment that led Kudlow & others to claim Trudeau “stabbed Trump in the back”. What is required to invoke national security exception under WTO? First, “security interests relating to fissionable materials or the materials from which they are derived”
May 14, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
“Trade deficits caused by artificial means...are not blameless. They are blameful and shameful” - Commerce Secretary Ross @PressClubDC “All of these abuses have been well documented in the media. Your media. Not Fake News.” - Commerce Sec Ross @PressClubDC
Feb 24, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
Its release is buried (likely intentionally) on the weekend but the Democratic Memo has some significant new information. Item 1- Memo says: “FBI’s concern about and knowledge of Page’s activities..long predate the FBI’s receipt of Steele’s information..Steele’s reporting did not reach the counterintelligence team at FBI until mid-Sep 2016, more than 7 weeks after the FBI opened its investigation”
Jan 9, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
#FusionGPS Transcript contradicts GOP argument #SteeleDossier was a political document. First, Steele went to FBI himself concerned Trump being blackmailed, fearing “national security threat” said Simpson 1/ 2/When Steele met with FBI in Sept 2016, @FBI told him they had similar intelligence from “an internal Trump campaign source”, that is a “whistle-blower” inside Trump organization.