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Fmr FBI Special Agent, lawyer, faculty @JacksonYale. Tiger(ish) mom. @CNN analyst. Editor @just_security. Karaoke, golf, and Shakespeare aficionado. Views mine.

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Trump’s legal team isn’t just arguing for acquittal. They’re trying to lay groundwork for the inevitable bogus clai… https://t.co/nMhYqvCMT0
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @whoshotbrown That’s not true. While it’s true that self-dealing actions are impeachable, not all impeachable actio… https://t.co/FKqFGwdbmIA President worthy of this country would urge peaceful assembly, not lie to stoke division. https://t.co/NPG6VAFaLB
Retweeted by Asha RangappaThis is true. If Dersh and others are getting airtime to make their (very legally dubious) arguments to sway public… https://t.co/sdd9WBmcQGI look forward to reading the transcript. https://t.co/AC6g7F7Kay
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @lauferlaw @joshchafetz I can’t believe this is even a conversation @joshchafetz Wouldn’t the foreign invasion make the country an enemy per se, making inaction to defend treason??So Dersh’s position is that even if a POTUS failed to defend the U.S. from a foreign invasion that occupied a porti… https://t.co/PCERIdxH9qThis acknowledgment that they were wrong and commitment to do better is a welcome development at a time when many i… https://t.co/bOQ48TB2U0
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @yashar 😘 @KellybeansTweet @yashar Please correct the typos! (I just came in from outside and my fingers are frozen I can’t type) @yashar There a different audiences for each. The quote tweet is for your followers, and the reply is for anyone re… https://t.co/5dFdZUvYkI“There's no reason for the National Archives to ever digitally alter a historic photograph," Rice University histor… https://t.co/lc0fVxkLks
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa👇🏽 https://t.co/jP0OjBCgYMCALLED IT https://t.co/rHcSMYP6bWA cartoon by @JasonAdamK. https://t.co/PS42PHGVF9
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @RepSwalwell @NewYorker @GerardAraud @JasonAdamK 😂 Yes we did! @RealStirfryguy @welkerlaw @neal_katyal He's a Reply Guy, don't bother. Too lazy to read Neal's book and has nothin… https://t.co/lljbaoge1P @welkerlaw @neal_katyal (Oh, and he does cite the specific number -- "39 and counting") @welkerlaw @neal_katyal Yes, actually he notes that he has "argued more cases than just about anyone" in front of S… https://t.co/JbG6evSze9 @shanlonwu @VRValicento @eliehonig @JeffreyToobin But he claims he is not a part of the legal team, Shan. So while… https://t.co/CAYpeKYzSE @welkerlaw @neal_katyal Your logical reasoning us embarrassing. Neal Katyal has made so many arguments before SCOTU… https://t.co/eYnw6dG6ab @jehinmethuen @RyanHerra If I weren’t a woman it wouldn’t have been, either 🤷🏽‍♀️“The investigation provides a stark counterpoint to Trump's own attempt to coerce Ukraine's president to announce a… https://t.co/eFfycZivxI
Retweeted by Asha RangappaMy piece for @CNNOpinion which explains how Ukraine’s real investigation exposes the sham that Trump was trying to… https://t.co/KZHdhGCeVf @jehinmethuen @RyanHerra Do you often note your female colleagues’ “experience limitations” as a way to avoid being… https://t.co/wOWqIroz1f @StinaSternberg I’m not sure you can see it in the angle of the clip but there’s a moment where my eyes cut to Erin… https://t.co/0qsFd6E8pq @nc_turn 😂 @danielmcfadin It’s the gift that keeps on givingOMG Rep. Mike “‘Splainer” Turner is now a campaign ad! 😂😂😂 What do I know about campaign ads, though? I mean, I ha… https://t.co/OYB9wAaiNRI’m the chair of the Va House Public Safety Committee, the Committee he is referring. We WILL be bringing sensible… https://t.co/99EeUx7tnp
Retweeted by Asha RangappaIs the President inflaming the situation in Virginia where the Gov. has had to declare a state of emergency ahead o… https://t.co/FFqhYLCCv7
Retweeted by Asha RangappaI can’t tell you name of this band, but I know they’re opening for The Police. https://t.co/mRu1H8uQut
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @CIAspygirl @DevinCow Dammit, I want a photo with Lev! Criminals never want to take selfies with me 😔So from Asha’s tread it looks like Trump is calling witnesses at the Senate trial starting with Alan Dershowitz— wh… https://t.co/ByA1uZitVg
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @ALawler007 @Popehat @jbf1755 @BradMossEsq A+ @jbf1755 He was being sarcastic. (We’re doing Twitter improv...also, follow @Popehat!)On #AlanDershowitz trying to be a witness in the Senate trial. "That shipped sailed" @AshaRangappa_
Retweeted by Asha RangappaLove @AshaRangappa_ when she said “well they aren’t @JudgeJeanine .“ when saying at least trump has some real lawye… https://t.co/FosuVCv6EZ
Retweeted by Asha Rangappadid @AshaRangappa_ for real just say we're not talking about @JudgeJeanine, we're talking about actual legal expert… https://t.co/9oKkOQQbuD
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa#ROFL @AshaRangappa_ on @CuomoPrimeTime “it’s not @JudgeJeanine so it’s a step up” on @realDonaldTrump adding… https://t.co/6z8eRqvkDp
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @Popehat Is this true @jbf1755? Was A. Ham part of the Deep State?? As Membership Chair I’m pretty sure I blackball… https://t.co/zBUGsMvOPr“The subjects of [a court for the trial for impeachments] are those offenses which proceed from the misconduct of p… https://t.co/bHi2heId3qThis isn’t just misspelled, it’s a terrible legal argument. There is no more core power Congress possesses than the… https://t.co/jLMOaWJXGL
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @AshaRangappa_ ✔️An impeachable offense need not be a crime. There were few crimes for a long time after adoption o… https://t.co/JTexq1qPxp
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @rossgarber OMG Ross, we agree on something! This calls for 🍷 and 🍟.@AshaRangappa_ writes that Ukraine's investigation of the alleged surveillance of former Ambassador Yovanovitch co… https://t.co/4sxlKB9Tl1
Retweeted by Asha RangappaNot to mention that this approach is also overinclusive. There are likely crimes that ARE criminalized in the feder… https://t.co/YPpMtJJzkN✅ This is one of the dumbest talking points and it needs to be retired. We didn't have a robust fed criminal code u… https://t.co/TjygN7tBOV @OK_Dumbass @MiekeEoyang He graduated from Yale so he should really already have them @mavericklemming @iamaxian @neal_katyal Yes, better put. It's stipulating the facts more than conceding them. But e… https://t.co/ZYmxYmsHNq
1/18
2020
@MiekeEoyang As she points out, this isn't what the Constitution contemplates. If it did, then Trump's legal claims… https://t.co/1nvEEfdg9e.@MiekeEoyang lays this out very eloquently in this piece. If the Senate wants to act as an appellate court, then i… https://t.co/pDbIPVfqAIWhich is not what the constitution contemplates. https://t.co/9ZhCnt8x2J
Retweeted by Asha RangappaAnother way to say it is that the Senate is already treating this as some sort of appeal -- a review of "the record… https://t.co/9wZWkjirZUYes, basically. The argument is, "He did it, but so what?" Normally questions of law (👆🏾) are decided by a judge, a… https://t.co/WWTetNczgX @neal_katyal I say this in seriousness, by the way. If Trump gets to bring in a scholar/litigator who is NOT a part… https://t.co/0XAdTEPkkxRaise your hand if you'd love to see @neal_katyal, who's argued more SCOTUS cases than anyone, present the historic… https://t.co/BUIj7jXdcm @joelockhart Joe I don't think I've ever seen you mansplain...but if I ever give you that smile you'll knowAttached is the first page of a five page letter in which the lawyer for @DevinNunes threatens that Rep Nunes will… https://t.co/IpkszabcsM
Retweeted by Asha RangappaA lady being greeted by the lions she helped raise as cubs https://t.co/eY2NyhCyX9
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @ToddRowleyPA13 @RepSwalwell 👍🏽 @LeifSkodnick I can totally see Dersh wearing this suit @lauferlaw I would assume expert (though with expanding circle of crimers in this scandal maybe he’s also a fact wi… https://t.co/SwCwjCyOYJSooooo...he’s a witness?? Is this how you back door into testifying for Trump while the Senate officially claims it… https://t.co/W64GrsH1EsI forget why Ken Starr is no longer the President of Baylor University. Oh, right. https://t.co/N3f4Pj3sw1
Retweeted by Asha RangappaI’m just going to keep retweeting this until the senators start talking about it. https://t.co/K7z9IjoPHR
Retweeted by Asha RangappaIn other words, Dershowitz will argue the exact opposite of the position of the Framers of the Constitution. https://t.co/a8VmgIYk06
Retweeted by Asha RangappaThe investigation in the potential surveillance of former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch was officiall… https://t.co/4qP24UQ1xX
Retweeted by Asha RangappaTrump has added Ken Starr to his defense team. Now House Managers can point across the well and say: “There’s the… https://t.co/g9Lgp2AVgx
Retweeted by Asha RangappaCongress tried to impeach both Nixon and Clinton for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It’s very hard fo… https://t.co/P0kqWfT1kX
Retweeted by Asha RangappaYOU, TOO, CAN HAVE A PERFECT PHONE CALL WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP! CALL THE DONALD J. TRUMP PERFECT CALL HOTLINE: +1 (9… https://t.co/lX4iBD1nXe
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa.@AshaRangappa_ please get word to our Deep State operatives at GAO that we are very proud of them. Amazing work.… https://t.co/DZOwDaQGwS
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @secupp Thank you, S.E.! 💜Girls: know that a gorgeous smile like @AshaRangappa_ ‘s belies her cunning wit and intelligence. May every girl po… https://t.co/7dHsxbUbca
Retweeted by Asha RangappaThere are things in the world that bring me joy: A Musical Shoe Sale Asha's badass reaction to someone trying to pe… https://t.co/V6CwZdWJ80
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @theautismdad Thank you, Rob! 🙏🏾 @GChernack It was not you! (But I’m sure you know him) @RepSwalwell Thank you, @RepSwalwell! @joshchafetz His name is Rob Miller Numbersalad, Josh. Show some respect @JamesAGagliano James if you are trying to beat Yashar at bad takes you must do better. Controversial opinions on f… https://t.co/BKBWNUNMfJ @TheTaffinator @craigwk8 @RepMikeTurner @ErinBurnett @OutFrontCNN @CNN I just posted it!Hey Mr. VP, thought you might enjoy this little thread of you dodging questions about Trump/Ukraine. Seems you're t… https://t.co/51ljsypLeH
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @JonahBlank @FBI Thanks, Jonah!Here’s the clip! https://t.co/hoWbYkJ7cJI haven’t been mansplained at quite this level since law school...and that involved me asking a 3L what he was doin… https://t.co/1u8egHbdnLOh, the look on @AshaRangappa_’s face while @RepMikeTurner is spinning like a top is GIVING ME LIFE!! 😹… https://t.co/WubRMR5bhG
Retweeted by Asha RangappaHaha @AshaRangappa_ right now listening to Rep. Mike Turner stan for Trump ... @OutFrontCNN https://t.co/eHToQajNHa
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1/17
2020
Hi, @RepMarkMeadows The Democrats have lots of first hand witnesses. You can add Lev Parnas and John Bolton to t… https://t.co/ld5r23ffgL
Retweeted by Asha RangappaThe FBI has arrested 3 men suspected of being members of The Base. The men had weapons & discussed traveling to the… https://t.co/L4cRDzXITj
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @jenmercieca They take more photos of themselves with each other than I do of (or with) my childrenWe now know that Trump broke the law on the front end, when he ordered aid to Ukraine withheld. A reminder that hi… https://t.co/zVI14459MeWell, using interstate commerce (including wires) to communicate threats against foreign officials is a federal cri… https://t.co/wehjA76jBPThis hospital in England has helped my friend Adrian’s son Gabriel, who was born with a genetic heart defect https://t.co/i2kILnIQXy @celata_kathleen @renato_mariotti This is what I think was going on 🎯Yeah see the difference is when you litigate it, you are publicly contesting the law’s validity and agreeeing to ab… https://t.co/ngEOpV3LKn“Early in his presidency, Trump agrees to participate in an HBO documentary that features all ... living presidents… https://t.co/1ovzPDQiu7
Retweeted by Asha Rangappa @Cdbrow1 Excellent exampleGAO (Government Accoutability Office) is a non-partisan watchdog - essentially a pesky, dogged accountant that does… https://t.co/uPYQy0X7I1
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1/16
2020

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