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Andrew Prokop @awprokop Washington, D.C.

Senior politics correspondent at @voxdotcom covering the impeachment inquiry

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Great WSJ look at Parnas's private Instagram. He posted a pic Trump's legal team the day after Barr released his su… https://t.co/5ZjWoigAjs
10/21
2019
Come on, the Crowdstrike conspiracy theory is stupid, says (checks notes) Mark Meadows https://t.co/7fFwAs1E1m https://t.co/yt1nwTaHOc
10/19
2019
You’re right, that (false) accusation much more closely resembles what *Trump* did in holding up $400 million of mi… https://t.co/UGAVs52XT4“Joe D and Victoria T” (as Trump recently called them) have billed a million in just a few short months, making Hun… https://t.co/PAvCB4gnNaBloomberg reports Firtash hired Trump’s lawyer pals in part because their son worked at DOJ and he thought that mig… https://t.co/cd7v4N2Jza
10/18
2019
Trump Admin / G7 / Doral is the best selection process since Dick Cheney was put in charge of picking George W. Bush’s VP nomineeUpdate: Per Mulvaney, we’ve moved on to admitting it’s a quid pro quo for aid too and claiming that’s just how fore… https://t.co/Ifix22JYMJThen there's Biden. Sondland is claiming he doesn't know "investigate Burisma" meant "investigate the Bidens." But… https://t.co/lwUpCtkwQqThe most dangerous issue for Trump is the military aid holdup. Ron Johnson says Sondland himself said privately it… https://t.co/44segWVE1FThat was already well-documented though. But on two crucial aspects of this that aren't quite as clearly documented… https://t.co/ZwFL9WIHIjI see some takes that Sondland is throwing people under the bus, breaking with Trump, etc. Not my read at all.So basically, Sondland's testimony is that he totally missed a high-profile, important media story on an issue he's responsible for.Sondland testimony: Ukraine has long been part of my portfolio May 9, 2019: NYT reports Rudy (the president’s lawy… https://t.co/mrVXUZbYcrNow this is interesting. Sondland says he doesn't recall discussions with WH about withholding security aid "in ret… https://t.co/pWBYraF0WlSondland plans to testify that he had no idea why Rudy/Trump were so interested in Burisma and was unaware of Biden… https://t.co/TdXt7Sd49U
10/17
2019
Leaving aside "collusion," Firtash situation seems like something Trump would be keenly interested in. A billiona… https://t.co/ieuxxbD8VFYou can also add Manafort's lawyers, Kevin Downing and Tom Zehnle, who generously volunteered their time to help ou… https://t.co/9tDPywwPnmLinks: (1) Time on Firtash: https://t.co/isCNA8AazL (2) Reuters on Rudy's payments: https://t.co/otYJiIfbdQ (3) R… https://t.co/fp3oO35e8eTrump's Mueller probe legal team & allies — where are they now? TOENSING, DIGENOVA, CORALLO: Working for indicted… https://t.co/s1AymI0LbX
10/16
2019
Amazing that this administration lasted, what, five months without a major federal investigation looming over it?… https://t.co/79dGYDtc8K
10/15
2019
Thinking of his own VP perhaps? https://t.co/cYd13s17A9Parnas/Fruman case has been assigned to Judge J. Paul Oetken of SDNY. (Obama appointee) https://t.co/GtCgNOnuMxSo… diGenova and Toensing don’t represent the president. Trey Gowdy doesn’t, per Trump today. Rudy sometimes say he… https://t.co/LcfDvOZtf7
Retweeted by Andrew ProkopWould Bolton testify? https://t.co/RTulZcwBP0
10/11
2019
Fiona Hill was top NSC Russia staffer from 2017 until this summer. Testimony scheduled for Monday https://t.co/yXhjkkzAYMWild piece by @hunterw. What in the world is going on there? https://t.co/Z6rmSj7N4O https://t.co/oeYmKfznUMI can't https://t.co/6f8ArVZ7fD https://t.co/BpXkMVDjAcWhich Parnas/Fruman business venture name best describes your energy?.@brendan_fischer deserves your follow https://t.co/MC3JZEvobBSDNY now looking into this question, per CNN https://t.co/icIVsRH8UX https://t.co/t0rcCBKlcaCNN reporting that Giuliani is under investigation -> https://t.co/IDyEq8i8NoIt's pronounced "kompro-prahnk," of course. Filing for a trademark.KomproprankWait, so was this old audio leaked by these pranksters "with suspected ties" to Russia's intelligence services to p… https://t.co/b8pfZXg2vBTwo days ago. Will Rudy still be game after today's news? https://t.co/elnIcnhsYuThis appears to be a printout from the WikiLeaks (Russia-hacked) DNC email dump from over three years ago? https://t.co/paLQ2Y5iC7 @lrozen https://t.co/awmVKR1a22 @lrozen Version now on SDNY docket has yesterday's date (10/09). No earlier date that I can find.Probably my favorite Lev Parnas fact is that he (and fellow defendant David Correia) started a company called "FRAU… https://t.co/nuGHCxkuePGenerous of these surely quite busy lawyers to "help out" people in need https://t.co/lB4zExKZBg.@CampaignLegal filed an FEC complaint about Parnas and Fruman's apparently illegal donation *nearly 15 months ago*… https://t.co/m7WZCyRm8JUS Attorney for SDNY Geoff Berman said Parnas and Fruman were arrested when they were "about to board an internatio… https://t.co/Zna2BSxYiqFBI's Bill Sweeney, on Parnas/Fruman: "Campaign finance laws exist for a reason. The American people expect and des… https://t.co/b7Bi9asrRTWell now that's interesting. https://t.co/X5PXxhl9LUThis meeting appears to have been bought with (allegedly) illegal political contributions. Parnas and Fruman gave $… https://t.co/tLFP4Xqvw0The scheme — falsely disclosed campaign contributions — is what bought them access to Trump's circles in the first… https://t.co/bEJeX0a9WCStill the best quote about these guys https://t.co/yYJCKgPotI https://t.co/ra8hXy8qRvLook at this photograph! https://t.co/xCvswzQTzuAn important sentence: "PARNAS's efforts to remove the Ambassador [Marie Yovanovitch] were conducted, at least in… https://t.co/9woSgtbzZSFoolproof plan https://t.co/turHG0zBr7The buzzards descend https://t.co/YUUlCXsgzFThe corruption was inside the house! https://t.co/QjzHjO1ciKTrump has said don't cooperate, but what happens if federal employees do want to testify? Will he have them fired?… https://t.co/AgjdYEjaAE
10/10
2019
You say “high crime tomayto,” Bill Barr would say “president lawfully exercising constitutional prerogative to advi… https://t.co/iGlDndJTVT.@j_kirby1 tells me it's this https://t.co/oHmsr3G7rF https://t.co/m9JixxlwMkWhat is the very, very powerful article? https://t.co/X650ezo3N9Seems fine to hold an inquiry vote, but it certainly wouldn't "derail" anything — Trump would just move onto some o… https://t.co/7sjBtejVW7Wow, there is ... a lot in here https://t.co/FGOjRNrvxOInteresting piece. But also: Mulvaney is personally involved in holding up Ukraine military aid at Trump's behest.… https://t.co/GaDfBAiGc0Chef kiss https://t.co/SaSgmmS3kD https://t.co/OIqq65gUpn
10/9
2019
Trump effectively does get to cross-examine witnesses already, through Jim Jordan and other Rs who will ask whateve… https://t.co/vXSPHNJEzJIn other words, it's very constitutional and very cool.Trump WH Counsel letter repeatedly claims that Dems' impeachment inquiry is "unconstitutional." The actual US cons… https://t.co/AfU5PSFIADMaybe they thought it was so beautiful, they wanted to preserve its unspoiled beauty for future generations? https://t.co/DbPLKtGLdnDoes Trump love that Sondland text so much because he’s the one who wrote it? https://t.co/Ob28nOuILP"The President then directed Porter to tell McGahn to create a record to make it clear that the President never dir… https://t.co/bQxOeH6F1SAt times like these, I remember the Mueller report's account of how Trump wanted Don McGahn to create a phony paper… https://t.co/G9RBPsJ0gi
10/8
2019
Hadn't seen this... the AP did find the original source of Parnas and Fruman's big GOP donations. It's from a $3M… https://t.co/xCfROgGhRFAnyway, this is the real explanation for this https://t.co/oCSawMLfbp https://t.co/aZ2kZ7NjfSGiuliani's fixers for the Ukraine caper "assisted Joseph diGenova and Victoria Toensing in their law practice," the… https://t.co/RqduyjzSUpBefore this, Parnas and Fruman bought their access to Republican circles in 2018 with a lot of money that showed up… https://t.co/DN6TZ1iomzRudy 5/09/19: "My only client is the president of the United States" Rudy 5/18/19: Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are… https://t.co/yUKhhzcfcoA very important question in all this is, who's paying Rudy Giuliani? -His work for Trump is "unpaid" -He's descri… https://t.co/tpyyeO9e6n
10/7
2019
Detail after detail in this great article can barely be believed https://t.co/WbmGjjNpS9
10/5
2019
"No quid pro quo" had a good run, but "Okay, a quid pro quo about a meeting but not about military aid" looks like… https://t.co/GsPq4Rum8K @nycsouthpaw Sen. Johnson contains multitudes.Wow, Sondland told Sen. Ron Johnson that Ukraine military aid was being tied to investigations. Clear why he didn… https://t.co/U3wh8jLjWN @nycsouthpaw Rudy also connected the dots to Volker, per Volker. https://t.co/L9j0b6OlcgSome hair-splitting here. Volker says he was never telling Ukraine to investigate *Biden*. (He was telling them to… https://t.co/raBPYercCpSome notable gaps here, particularly about the topic of military assistance in late August / early September https://t.co/qm68PWJpwZ @HayesBrown Did NYT take this claim out of their piece? Can't find it there now...Asked if DOJ is investigating Biden, Trump says, "That you'd have to ask Attorney General Barr"Trump says he wouldn't really mind impeachment in the House, because "then we'll get it to the Senate, and we're go… https://t.co/XpoXR3MPXtSanders, Biden, and Buttigieg have not released cash on hand numbers yet. https://t.co/hpzd9IgQRHMy longer writeup of the quite damning texts is here: https://t.co/qZ3zb8J665I hope none of the State Department officials involved in this Ukraine thing used their personal email accounts. @EricColumbus Yeah, entirely possible, who's in what timezone isn't clear, so I deleted for being a bit too speculative.Bill Taylor’s testimony sure should be interesting...Taylor: "As I said on the phone, I think iot's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political camp… https://t.co/aFS0MbizTcBill Taylor, Sept 1: "Are we now saying that security assistance and WH meeting are conditioned on investigations?"… https://t.co/WpJVHOFCMpSondland: "Do we still want Ze to give us an unequivocal draft with 2016 and Boresma? Volker: "That's the clear me… https://t.co/2VGmzJYbmvSondland: "I think potus really wants the deliverable" Volker: "But does he know that?" Sondland: "Yep" https://t.co/ZKudXR6OUFVolker, morning of Trump/Zelensky call: "Heard from White House -- assuming President Z convinces trump he will inv… https://t.co/gtWGmvxajLBill Taylor, July 21: "Zelenskyy is sensitive about Ukraine being taken seriously, not merely as an instrument in W… https://t.co/4KrLfEdUY7Volker, July 19: "Had breakfast with Rudy this morning... Most impt is for Zelensky to say that he will help invest… https://t.co/aq3YhR4SjnHere are the newly released Volker documents from House Dems — formatted so you don't have to turn your head to rea… https://t.co/tgPhmZpQlXAt least when Maureen Dowd wants to channel a Trump voter she makes the effort to call up her brother?
10/4
2019
@jbarro A worthy sequel to his "How my imagined Elizabeth Warren presidency proved me right about everything" piece… https://t.co/qzbujjCpcIBy this account, in a typical-for-diplomats fashion, Volker's main priority was helping *Ukraine* deal with Trump,… https://t.co/kUzrvRk8f9"The past 24 hours in Trump impeachment inquiry news, explained" — Read it before it's out of date! https://t.co/18eY5Y5qOf
10/3
2019

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