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Barb McQuade @BarbMcQuade Ann Arbor, MI

@UMichLaw prof; legal analyst @NBCNews, @MSNBC; former US Attorney, national security prosecutor, Eastern District Michigan; @Tigers, @UMich fan; wife, mom of 4

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Joined Twitter 2/4/09


@Lovedrea @maddow He would need to be convicted by the Senate to be barred from office. @Miakarina1 @maddow He would have to be convicted in the Senate to be barred from office. @glenda4Biz @maddow Yes @mlqdinh @maddow @MSNBC I think it would have to occur before he leaves office. @laura__3_14 @maddow @MSNBC He can be barred from seeking office only if he is impeached by the House and convicted… https://t.co/PfxVNoY36r @_ingonthename @maddow @MSNBC If he loses in Nov, he could run again in 2024. If impeached and convicted before his… https://t.co/giRXnbNyWM @skmsu @maddow @MSNBC Thanks! Hi to cousin Tammy. @dpcrva @maddow @MSNBC No. He was not convicted. Bar from office comes only if Senate votes to convict. @humptydumpty_kc @maddow @MSNBC Likely DC. Cases could continue past Jan if Trump and Barr leaves office if they have any merit @MrsTimmerzzz @maddow @MSNBC Only if there is evidence against him if other crimes. Stone’s crimes of conviction were uniquely federal. @DouglasRoop @maddow @MSNBC Yes, that’s possible. If called to grand jury to testify, Stone could assert Fifth Amen… https://t.co/Wcfl1GUK2gPromise to stop posting this when it stops being relevant https://t.co/BD4rjdxp26
Retweeted by Barb McQuadeAgree, @danielsgoldman. Special counsel regs have failed us. They were the result of too much focus on Scalia’s dis… https://t.co/DyXaNCWoFmThis is what they do to mobsters: https://t.co/jnOjpOBiySTrump commutes sentence of Stone. I will discuss with Rachel @Maddow at 9:20 pm ET on @MSNBC. https://t.co/ONPlFtRdgxJoining Rachel @Maddow at 9:20 pm ET to discuss another Friday night horror movie. https://t.co/ONPlFtRdgxKids gotta go to school, but Roger Stone is at risk in prison. Got it.
Retweeted by Barb McQuade @sarahcpr You win Twitter today.
7/11
2020
The pattern continues: Barr replaces a US Atty with his own close aide, this time in EDNY. The other pattern is tha… https://t.co/UGGzT3EdCbCrazy talk - Trump threatening to send federal forces into an American city. Seattle's progressive Mayor just happe… https://t.co/pq4oCsFw6n
Retweeted by Barb McQuade @willamtheblind @PreetBharara @MayorJenny As the one who is telling the truth.Trump’s tough talk on Seattle appears to be a fabricated attempt to diminish another progressive Democratic woman i… https://t.co/y1wvFwXdpVI have never met @sarahcpr, but whenever I see a new one of these, I smile and think, “Oh, there’s my friend Sarah.… https://t.co/W9fSJq8n4hAlright. Giddy-up! https://t.co/UWg1vlwbUjLooking forward to listening and learning from Lisa Monaco and Ken Wainstein, two national security experts who ser… https://t.co/eqEYZY1sM5As @jentaub writes, justice is coming. Once DA Vance has Trump financials, he can charge for any NY state crime th… https://t.co/Tpqjy4UN5cWEAR A MASK. ❤️ https://t.co/T39NNoWX4G
Retweeted by Barb McQuade @Jim_Neuman1 Agreed, but that costs money. Won’t happen.Baseball “purists” who oppose shortening games take note, average length of game has increased by more than an hour… https://t.co/kuA1ffIGOB @HowardJEsq @tigers Spitting has been banned during COVID!This highly touted matchup between @Tigers prospects ends in 7-pitch walk. I love baseball, but it’s become too slo… https://t.co/fp7mjsu1q0 @tom_shrub Yes. Trump will wait to make sure Stone is out of legal options before pardoning.Trump will stall as long as possible, but Roger Stone will never serve a day in prison because Trump will pardon hi… https://t.co/S45BxilRMQGood move. While FBI investigates cyber intrusions, their focus is often on national security threats. The prosecut… https://t.co/dg3H1PtSkZCongratulations, Madam Green Beret. We don’t know your name, but you are an inspiration to women and girls and to… https://t.co/noGDghbNWQInteresting idea, @glennkirschner2. We have specialized courts for patents, tax, immigration, and foreign surveilla… https://t.co/fMd4xM4kUZ @iamCharlesDavid @Morning_Joe @MSNBC Nope. He could come back.Large enough for Trump to read without his spectacles. https://t.co/RpytHgkxlM @AnneMilgram Thanks, @AnneMilgram. Glad to be in sync with such good company! @JoyceWhiteVance And they wouldn’t even let us serve coffee to guests at morning meetings. I would settle for those… https://t.co/65KkYwZIKxSo much happened on Thursday - #SCOTUS decisions on Trump’s taxes, motion for rehearing in Flynn case, Berman testi… https://t.co/Coi2GlSoqm @BridgetMaryMc Love the campaign mask. @ecapital36 @Redskins @NFL Washington Amendments is a good one. Nod to the Constitution and to the name change itse… https://t.co/3PUu8BbjqC
7/10
2020
As a party, Judge Sullivan has the ability to request en banc review by the full DC Circuit court and has now done… https://t.co/VIV6fJ8QPsGood to see ⁦@DetroitChamber⁩ leading the #MaskUpMichigan campaign. Good health is good business. https://t.co/vP7cEbRKp5 @Lemon_Chortles Absolutely. Court rejects Barr’s view of an imperial president. @JoshPheterson @nycsouthpaw @JVenook What people say and don’t say is such a window into their own minds. Barr repe… https://t.co/ayNkEWFK4fGeoffrey Berman testifies to Congress that AG Barr offered him the job as head of DOJ’s Civil Division, and THEN as… https://t.co/SoKVLqLk6E @mkraju Trump’s taxes are under the world’s longest audit. I’m going to start using that line for anything I don’t… https://t.co/q56fA7meKy⁦@JRubinBlogger⁩ writes that today’s @SCOTUS opinions rebuke Trump’s imperial view of the presidency. https://t.co/oRXTgX0qATNewly released recordings in Breonna Taylor case shed light on the hazards of executing warrants in the middle of t… https://t.co/OmQevbMyNBOne thing impacted by COVID was the opening of the International Wildlife Refuge Center. Yesterday I checked on its… https://t.co/Lx2wgVlVgr
Retweeted by Barb McQuadeClasses up the neighborhood! https://t.co/If4ppv9pZ3With #SCOTUS decisions simply teeing up further court proceedings, Trump once again uses the courts to delay accoun… https://t.co/YnSAFs4AqB#SCOTUS essentially punts on Mazars. While congressional subpoenas “may” be enforceable, courts below did not adequ… https://t.co/tio2E2GHRGKey language in Trump v Vance. https://t.co/o52GQy1LBQBut alas, Trump v Vance case is remanded to lower court, where Trump may raise further arguments. Wanna bet what he… https://t.co/pqOI7VrnaBRule of law lives! In Trump v Vance, #SCOTUS rules 7-2 that Manhattan DA gets Trump’s tax returns. Thomas and Alito dissent. @Martina Thanks for the retweet, @Martina. You are one of my heroes. 🙏Nothing better than summer in northern Michigan, @HeidiNBC. https://t.co/9SgqAsIFnrJUST ANNOUNCED: Tune in for the premiere of @MSNBC’s new show “The ReidOut” with anchor @JoyAnnReid starting on Mon… https://t.co/0mRxPqDPzg
Retweeted by Barb McQuadeEagerly awaiting the 10 am ET release of cases from #SCOTUS. Last day of opinions for the term means we will get th… https://t.co/Ub23M5GhlQThank you for your service and sacrifice for our country, @SenDuckworth. GOP attacks you because you are a formidab… https://t.co/X2sNwnWg1iGreat to see ⁦@JoyAnnReid⁩ take the anchor chair at @MSNBC. https://t.co/zwZMqkABLwIf the CDC changes its expert guidance on COVID at the order of the President, is it still expert guidance? Sounds… https://t.co/YjzKoPyAnQ @PreetiNMalani Wow! Eye popping, @PreetiNMalani @erv_robinson Ooh, concept names, like Freedom, Liberty, Independence. I like it. As long as it’s not Gridlock or Corruption. @Twittemus @Redskins @NFL Good one!
7/9
2020
Early lead to Washington Red Tails. Also some votes for Americans, Swamp Dwellers, and, a personal favorite, Filibusters. @Texasgiant1126 @Redskins @NFL Ouch!⁦@Redskins⁩ name change looks promising. Think of all the new merch you will sell, Dan Snyder. What should Washingt… https://t.co/lCUGMwLOlxNew episode of #TheOath with Chuck Rosenberg. Chuck talks to former Undersecretary of Defense Jim Miller about his… https://t.co/C3ax3hkIz3This is a travesty. Alexander Vindman, a patriotic hero pushed out of our military by a vengeful Commander in Chief… https://t.co/Ko0YlFJ3hA#SCOTUS gives a drum roll to build the drama for the Trump tax records cases. The big reveal will come tomorrow at… https://t.co/qscQOIgsQ7 @bhstark @Mimirocah1 Sure, but crime rate has a direct correlation. @beth_kania Agreed. @havjoul Good point. Harder to measure success than we might think.Too often, law enforcement measures success by stats - number of convictions, length of sentence. Stats that matter… https://t.co/4iMGkABij1Hope you will view our #BlackLivesMatter teach-out on reducing police brutality. ⁦⁦@WSheriff, ⁦@UMichiganAI⁩ https://t.co/cmn5N8X0lA @rgoodlaw writes in @just_security how Trump’s weak response to Russian aggression emboldened Putin. https://t.co/ADXkonXf3vCDC recommends voting absentee/by mail. I mailed in my absentee primary ballot yesterday. Couldn’t be easier, and i… https://t.co/DqJIj1nvmT @adallos Love the light on leftBolton counted on this delay when he refused to testify without a court order and wrote a book instead. https://t.co/T2O1bOfcIo
7/8
2020
⁦@JoyceWhiteVance⁩ explains the important role prosecutors can play in criminal justice reform. @TIME. https://t.co/TUkJ6ApP2G @repjohnlewis American hero.Court dismisses Republican challenge to Voters Not Politicians. Michigan voters rejected gerrymandering in favor of… https://t.co/48dQ5NlBs3⁦@NicholasRasmu15⁩ and ⁦@rgoodlaw⁩ argue that DNI memo about Russian bounties on US lives raises concerns about pol… https://t.co/gdYDgc5dcD⁦@Dahlialithwick⁩, ⁦@tribelaw⁩, and @RonaldKlain join ⁦@harrylitman⁩ to discuss the latest from the Roberts Court.… https://t.co/fDiB5zf8GcI will be looking for that Trump tax records opinion! https://t.co/pulbNkn4hfJoin the teach-out to learn how to reduce police brutality in America. Course is open through July 31. @UMichiganAIhttps://t.co/gq8X4b8Sos#BlackLivesMatter. Proud to be your ally. Much work needs to be done with urgency. https://t.co/VXQ7NbJPkd @MWalkerBaeli No.Stone needs to stall long enough to get past the election so that Trump can pardon him without political consequenc… https://t.co/cKzOUCTsfR
7/7
2020
Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Atlanta Mayor @KeishaBottoms. Public service is not glamorous. It is working i… https://t.co/DUETdU45VrProud to participate in this @UMich teach-out on police brutality and reform. @UMichAI. https://t.co/tUXtf4WQc8 https://t.co/1fuhLh4aCp @bye_don2020 I think we will see it before the Court adjourns.Perhaps predictable, but still important decision. #SCOTUS says states can prevent presidential electors from going… https://t.co/sQTzGVCB8k @LeahLitman Right again!Good morning https://t.co/vHv5jS1UoX
Retweeted by Barb McQuadeProud to work on projects with the brilliant lawyers at ⁦⁦⁦@protctdemocracy⁩. These lawyers are super heroes. Read… https://t.co/QnqrY6uh4W
7/6
2020

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