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Rick Gates will be taking over as the campaign's liaison to the RNC based in Washington.
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerTrump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had come to view Manafort w trepidation after NYT story on staff + Ukraine pieces
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThat feeling when you're the first woman from #India to win a #Silver medal. #IND
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerAnd here's the official statement... MANAFORT OUT.
Here is the full bit of Trump talking about his "regret" - marked in red are the teleprompter deviations:
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThe other time Trump has come close to expressing regret? To @NYTimesDowd, on his Heidi Cruz Tweet. (h/t @jmartNYT)The real question: Will Trump regret expressing regret?This is incredible. For the 1st time - in prepared remarks, Trump expressing regret for some of his campaign conduct
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThe GOP Trump plan: "It’s going to be like Weekend at Bernie’s--you got to make him look alive, even if he’s not"
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerI might love this even more than @SaraJBenincasa's Tim Kaine Tweets. But it's admittedly a tough call... @EmilyABC We've been reunited!NYC parks department on naked Trump statue: "NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, no matter how small.”
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerInteresting story in @esquire about the Kushners
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThat thing where you forget your suitcase outside of security and the entire MHT airport flips outs — and then gently mocks you.MANCHESTER — Voter here asks Pence what he's going to do to make sure the election isn't "rigged" or "hacked." He suggests Voter ID laws.MANCHESTER — @mike_pence is playing a clip of @mkraju's great CNN interview with Gov. Hassan.Beautiful, painful writing on 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, a symbol of Aleppo's suffering: don't entirely understand this.
Imagine telling the GOP of even 2014: @BreitbartNews will literally run the campaign of your next prez nominee
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerManafort is the fellow in a le Carré novel who gets away with it and retires to his villa, but drowns five years later.
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerIn 3 wks on road: Pence has done 1 network intvw, 60 Minutes intvw, one 5-minute off-cam gaggle w/ traveling press, NewsHour, local outlets.
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThis isn't — or shouldn't be — a race to the bottom. tomorrow will mark two weeks since @mike_pence will have taken questions from his traveling press corps. read by @howardfineman... spent the night in Vegas and Trump news kept me so busy I didn't even have time to lose 💰. TURMOIL: Two major shakeups in two months. @maggieNYT and I report. @WSJ Scoop. And @maggieNYT and I have confirmed, as well.
Toomey is running a savvy, sophisticated race. And he might lose. Smart @PhilipRucker look at the "Trump two-step." Like A Fox: Trump brings on Roger Ailes. @maggieNYT and I with the details. from me and @AshleyRParker, AILES is helping on debate prep + possibly more for Trump >
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerNEWS: Roger Ailes to advise Trump in advance of debates. @maggieNYT and I report. @ChrisPKenny @MichaelCBender
HRC pro-tip: Wayne Berman played Donald Trump in Rubio debate prep, per @lanheechen at #HooverOTB.#HooverOTB #HooverOTB, @lanheechen says the first real opp. for Trump to move his numbers — and deal w the temperament issue —is the first debate.At #HooverOTB, @McFaul says Snowden came to Russia when he was still ambassador, "and really ruined my summer."
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerInside Donald Trump's (stalled) effort to save himself. @alexburnsNYT and @maggieNYT report. They’re just like the rest of us.
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DAMMIT! is the least accessible presidential nominee in modern times. Behind the stonewall, via @Hadas_Gold
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerTruth. Paladino says Khan's don't deserve to be called Gold Star parents:
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Why does everyone eat their medals?Pence says he denounced Mark Foley 10 yrs ago, unsure why he was at Trump's event & "we don't welcome his support"
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerTrump supporter swings by the press pen in Kissimmee, FL to let us know we're number one!!
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerCompilation of people yelling at the Donald Trump press corps at the Kissimmee (mainly @Acosta)
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerMilwaukee — A few protestors interrupting this Pence event here.Milwaukee — As crowd starts chanting, "Pence! Pence! Pence!", @mike_pence says, "Let's try 'Trump! Trump! Trump!'"Scott Walker's Clinton burn here in Milwaukee: "I wouldn’t even give her the password to my iPhone."
Retweeted by Ashley Parker is the single best piece of Olympic broadcasting ever aired. (h/t @thebeff)
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerLA CROSSE, Wisc. — Little boy named Mason asks @mike_pence. "How big is that wall?" ("As big as it needs to be," Pence replies.)Cc: @MichaelCBender #Mayo! Pence takes stage in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerCc: @mattfleg @MarkLeibovich Up next: Muscular, voice of God, Johnny Apple ledeall. Or, you know, just some cheese curds,I traveled with Pence for three weeks, and all I got was this story —> @AshleyRParker on "Survivor: Indianapolis" >>
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerMike Pence positions himself for 2016 — and beyond. My story on his odd couple relationship with Donald Trump: "has quietly reinstated press credentials for news outlets like Politico & The Washington Post” @AshleyRParker
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerOn Mike Pence, Cleaner-Up-In-Chief: Trump and Pence, the arranged marriage that has flourished beyond either family's expectations.
Pence Press riveted by #suctionguy. Cc: @VaughnHillyard @CassieSpodak @InesdLC (and our cheerful wrangler)."Friends and family have married, divorced, given birth, and died during this campaign, and I've missed it all."
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerAll your questions answered: "My Crazy Year w Trump" Katy Tur Talks Covering Donald Trump's Candidacy @marieclaire
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerMORAINE, Ohio — Voter asks Pence: "If Hillary Clinton is president, will Edward Snowden be her national security advisor?:Pence seems willing to extend Trump's Muslim ban to Christians and Jews, in interview w @SykesCharlie: Pence. #JV 📸: dangallo.foxnews! That's Parker-Rucker™ @JohnAshbrook... this shows up in seemingly every Dem ad.
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Like Uber, but for transporting dead bodies
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerWow, that Michael Phelps, he's like the male Katie Ledecky. #Rio2016 🇺🇸
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerSomething about Pence's deliberative, half-shout cadence to both absurd and compelling.And cue the rejoinder in 3, 2, 1... @GarrettHaake Yep. The interview was with NBC 10 — local Philly affiliate. (They wouldn't let Pence near the actual traveling press, natch).Asked if Trump was inciting violence against Hillary Clinton, Gov. Pence responds, "Of course not, no.""It was not clear whether Trump was inciting gun owners to use their weapons against judges or a sitting president."'s @NYTnickc @maggieNYT w the first crack at a story w legs — Trump seeming to call for violence against Hillary. to see if/when Gov. Pence weighs in... photo of Barbara Mikulski in 1978
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerOf overcooked steaks and meatloaf, and the bland nourishment of Americana: My deep-dive into Donald Trump's diet.
TRUMP TRANSLATION: I'm saying... But I don't want full responsibility for my statement just yet... a huge fan of this Daily Mail caption writer, who failed to recognise a dunk tank
Retweeted by Ashley Parker @JakeSherman NEWS you can USE, amirite?!Trump's "campaign is improvised, undisciplined, rushed and self-indulgent. And so is his diet." via @AshleyRParker
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThe perils of trap shooting while female... @TheDestro12 @costareports But now that he's vegan, Clinton had ceded the fast food crown... @oliverdarcy @jbarro I think he has ceded the crown w his veganism, creating a 2016 opening...I know everyone is obsessed w this new addition to the 2016 race, but... DONALD TRUMP LOVES FAST FOOD!🍔🍔🍔 Donald Trump: Junk food junkie. My report, from McDonald's to Jackson Hole Burgers... 🍔🍔🍔 guys, I got "slunch" into a story!(However, "scupcake") did not make the cut). Cc: Romney Ramblers, Donald Trump will have fries with that. via @AshleyRParker
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I have had the exact opposite reaction. name is Corey Cogdell-Unrein, not "wife of...." -- and she just won her 2nd bronze medal. Welcome to 2016.
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerThe Flake Act. A @NYTimesDowd original.
With the Governor-Elect of Chihuahua Javier Corral Jurado about to run the 2016 U.S. - Mexico International 10k!
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Trump talking waterboarding in Green Bay: “I’m absolutely okay with it. Let me tell you.”
Retweeted by Ashley ParkerYou don’t know my day, Cillizza... Editor: All the Olympic stumbles, mishaps and catastrophes, in one great scene memo from Rio.