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25 Feb, 4 tweets, 1 min read
Readout from Biden's call to SA King Salman today doesn't mention Kashoggi, but human rights came up
Here: "President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia to address the longstanding partnership between the United States
"and Saudi Arabia. Together they discussed regional security, including the renewed diplomatic efforts led by the United Nations and the United States to end the war in Yemen, and the U.S. commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian
"aligned groups. The President noted positively the recent release of several Saudi-American activists and Ms. Loujain al-Hathloul from custody, and affirmed the importance the United States places on universal human rights and the rule of law.
"The President told King Salman he would work to make the bilateral relationship as strong and transparent as possible. The two leaders affirmed the historic nature of the relationship and agreed to work together on mutual issues of concern and interest"

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25 Feb
Here's more on Anthony Aguero, a conservative livestreamer, activist and 'close' associate of Marjorie Taylor Greene's who was in the mob on 1/6 & said (counter the MTG's claims) that 'it was NOT Antifa'
She really needs to close her mouth…
2-Per @KFILE : "'We were all there. It was not Antifa and it was not BLM. It was Trump supporters that did that yesterday. I'm the first to admit it, being one myself,' said Aguero in a video posted on January 7.
3-"'I walked amongst all those people,' he added, later defending entering the Capitol.
Greene and Aguero have worked closely together over the years on causes such as immigration and the border wall and have attended pro-Trump rallies together.
Read 4 tweets
20 Feb
Dropped by WaPo this am:
Fed'l auth are investigating possible ties between Roger Stone, Alex Jones & Capitol insurrectionists
Was only a matter of time
-& Jones & Stone have it coming…
2-"The Justice Department and FBI are investigating whether high-profile right-wing figures — including Roger Stone and Alex Jones — may have played a role in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach as part of a broader look into the mind-set of those who committed violence and their
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Punchbowl News this am on 'The Week of Self Inflicted Wounds':
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This could be a deliberate false flag as GQP like to say...
We'll see
He said:
"I think [Dems] made some good points that I hadn’t seen..I was open minded when I started. I'm a President Trump supporter ever since he got elected, and he helped me get elected, but this is a trial.
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Read 4 tweets
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"Sen. JOSH HAWLEY (R-Mo.) not listening in the cloakroom. … Sen. RAND PAUL (R-Ky.), the only senator who refused to wear a mask, doodling on a pad of paper during the manager presentations. …
"Rep. AL GREEN (D-Texas), who infuriated his own party by forcing votes to impeach Trump in 2017 and 2018, sitting in the gallery and taking it all in. …
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