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Dec 7 5 tweets 3 min read
A sitting @GOP congressman from #Arizona expresses support for terminating the US Constitution. Members of the US Congress are sworn into office with an oath to support and defend the Constitution. Image
Dec 7 4 tweets 2 min read
“We’re going to win Georgia,” @POTUS tells reporters at Joint Base Andrews. And @AP calls #GArunoff for incumbent @ReverendWarnock over @HerschelWalker.
Dec 6 5 tweets 1 min read
In #NYC, the jury has reached a verdict in the criminal tax fraud case against Donald Trump’s company. Verdict is guilty on all counts, including tax fraud.
Dec 3 6 tweets 3 min read
What is arguably more noteworthy is we now have a former president calling for suspending the US Constitution. Reaction from a US Senator (D-#Hawaii):
Dec 1 8 tweets 3 min read
In other news...Kanye West (who considers his bipolar disorder a superpower) today told conspiracy theorist Alex Jones that Hitler is good, he's pro-Putin and Elon Musk is "my boy." Some reaction:…
Dec 1 6 tweets 4 min read
"I didn't anticipate them being as brutal as they have been" says @POTUS of #Russia. "He's not going to succeed," says @POTUS of Putin.
Nov 28 6 tweets 3 min read
People should be allowed the right to assemble and to peacefully protest, replies NSC spokesman John Kirby when asked about the #ChinaProtests.… Image "We're watching this closely as you might expect we would," adds Kirby when asked again about US reaction to #China detaining peaceful protestors. "We'll see where things go." Image
Nov 28 4 tweets 3 min read
#Cryptocurency lender @BlockFi reportedly filing for bankruptcy today.… The @BlockFi Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing has been submitted, according to media reports.
Nov 28 7 tweets 4 min read
An eruption has begun in Moku‘āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, @Volcanoes_NPS in #Hawaii. At this time, lava flows are contained within the summit area and are not threatening downslope communities. #Hawaii #volcano
Nov 28 4 tweets 2 min read
A small plane has crashed into power lines in #Maryland, reportedly knocking out service to thousands of households. Confirmed by the local utility ~85,000 customers without power.
Nov 25 4 tweets 1 min read
Update: "Kanye West very much wanted to visit Mar-a-Lago. Our dinner meeting was intended to be Kanye and me only, but he arrived with a guest whom I had never met and knew nothing about," says former President Trump in a statement.
Nov 23 4 tweets 3 min read
Nov 22 10 tweets 5 min read
Dr. Anthony Fauci making what is likely his final appearance at the @WhiteHouse briefing room lectern. Image Here's the study Dr. Fauci just referenced during his likely final appearance in the @WhiteHouse briefing room.…
Nov 22 4 tweets 3 min read
Investigative reporter @JimLaPorta fired by @AP.… As a former @AP newsman (decades ago) I can attest that before a story hit the 'A' wire there were layers of highly-skilled editors who scrutinized what reporters in the field submitted.
Nov 21 7 tweets 3 min read
Turkey pardoning event underway on the South Lawn of the @WhiteHouse. Image This is the largest "national turkey presentation ever held" at the @WhiteHouse, according to @POTUS. Image
Nov 21 4 tweets 3 min read
On Monday, a day after turning 80, @POTUS will pardon two #Thanksgiving turkeys, a @WhiteHouse tradition that is 75 years old. On Tuesday, @POTUS and @FLOTUS head to Nantucket, #Massachusetts for #Thanksgiving2022 and they are scheduled to remain there until Sunday, according to the @WhiteHouse.
Nov 18 5 tweets 1 min read
Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing a special counsel to take over two major criminal investigations involving former President Trump.… He’ll exercise ‘independent judgment’ and move ‘expeditiously’ in Trump investigations, says newly appointed special counsel Jack Smith.
Nov 18 4 tweets 3 min read
M6.9 #quake reported off #Indonesia coast.… Offshore #quake in Indian Ocean near #Indonesia. Image
Nov 17 8 tweets 4 min read