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Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor. Not silenced. Just a bit muffled

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Biden camp weighs in on the Stone commutation: "Pres. Trump has once again abused his power, releasing this commuta… https://t.co/tkeUZ78aEv
Retweeted by Jon Sopel @mrsmclovell Michaela, I don't want to question your ambition, but shouldn't you be setting the bar a good deal higher than that....?LAW AND ORDER! https://t.co/Ans3GQfuov
7/11
2020
Correct me if I’m wrong, but aren’t the Republicans known as the party of Lincoln? 🧐 https://t.co/6bcB0k4aBv“Face masks have become weaponised in the US.” - @BBCJonSopel https://t.co/aaFw2Bt1V6
Retweeted by Jon SopelMy diary of the week for the ⁦@standardnews⁩ https://t.co/UQTLPMmbICIsn't this just a repeat of the agenda from 2016, except with the word 'more' added a couple of times? https://t.co/DsGzw9meNl
7/10
2020
Not the best week for Latin American leaders.... https://t.co/NXK9hrgCTRThis is hair raising, disturbing and depressing. In the abstract I can’t quite believe this is happening here, in t… https://t.co/igsPgqOKKrYou know how @realDonaldTrump likes to say he employs the brightest and best.... #notthesharpestknife https://t.co/iFDc46mTPrexactly https://t.co/z9mOI9essb @paulwrblanchard @mediamasters_fm You clearly don’t get out much 😉 But seriously, I agree ...really enjoyable conversationThis is important. On legal principle, this is an awful day for @realDonaldTrump. The Supreme Court has ruled agai… https://t.co/QBvpKOrkZc
7/9
2020
From the Associated Press #TulsaTrumpRally https://t.co/zefoNN1ioLCompare and contrast from @realDonaldTrump Today with Mexican president: “The United States is home to 36 million… https://t.co/LiJpAMAkkeThe ink is barely dry on the page. Latest #americast from ⁦@maitlis⁩ and ⁦@awzurcher⁩ and me https://t.co/gZFfN9o1YySlowly being pan fried in ⁦@WhiteHouse⁩ Rose Garden, awaiting ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ 🥵🥵🥵🥵 https://t.co/o9XqKDQRH7Really striking - though hate to quibble - but new cases yesterday in the US were in excess of 60,000.... https://t.co/MYHfkYsH3PToday I officially requested retirement from the US Army, an organization I love. My family and I look forward to t… https://t.co/jMX5Q8T65E
Retweeted by Jon SopelMy indecision is final... https://t.co/UENWZPBWh4Trump: "Because we're doing more testing, we have more cases." Since June 12, increase in avg daily tests: 37% Si… https://t.co/g4P5lNDYpO
Retweeted by Jon SopelOh lordy...... https://t.co/Jqv0iZclP1What??? https://t.co/DMScG2nXXM via @nypost
7/8
2020
You kinda wonder what would be a bad place https://t.co/xeaGDBDyHwDo you see a problem with this quote from @realDonaldTrump press sec on the book by the president’s niece? She says… https://t.co/p4NA9EZWIU59 years ago today I was released from Parchman Farm Penitentiary after being arrested in Jackson, MS for using a s… https://t.co/d6VjDPFfbd
Retweeted by Jon Sopel💸💸💸 My latest cartoon for tomorrow's @Telegraph 📥 Subscribe to my weekly newsletter to receive my unseen cartoon… https://t.co/NcCOxWEmhG
Retweeted by Jon SopelThis is a blistering attack on China by Chris Wray, and is a mark of how much relations between China and the US ha… https://t.co/uXS5o0kYi4Sincerely hope he recovers quickly. But really... what's the Portugese for 'karma'? https://t.co/j2tq8ks0jgMight come in handy 😷 #bbcnewsten @BBCNews @BBCOne 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 https://t.co/OTQVBcZRpO
Retweeted by Jon Sopel @SarahbaxterSTM @JoeBiden @ProjectLincoln Exactly....The Lincoln Project of disaffected Republicans is in some ways more effective than the @JoeBiden campaign. It is pl… https://t.co/0VTuhyhSqbAs President Bolsonaro waits for his covid test results, the U.S. Embassy in Brazil says the Ambassador Todd Chapma… https://t.co/xenhNJNrIT
Retweeted by Jon SopelWith the ink barely dry on the draconian National Security Law, HK authorities are now removing books from librarie… https://t.co/Nj9l0TjP3N
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7/7
2020
@tamarakeithNPR @whca Many congratulations, and good luck @YellsOnPolitics @Cat_Headley Lol...Note use of the adjective ‘corrupt’ and not ‘sleepy’. Trump campaign realized that ‘sleepy’ was doing @JoeBiden no… https://t.co/wbsgFItByVAt 10 @huwbbc: James Robbins+#China @WillGompertzBBC +arts cash @ColleenLHarris+music @bbclaurak+economy… https://t.co/JW9oqi4NfW
Retweeted by Jon SopelBold claim of the day from @realDonaldTrump press secretary on #coronavirus as cases continue to soar in the US, br… https://t.co/9pHFa3yBdhWow. Unflinching response from #NASCAR driver, Bubba Wallace - says always respond to hate with love...even when th… https://t.co/gB5hGfRuSjTrump approval falls 1 point to 38% in new Gallup poll - his worst result this year. Disapproval steady at 57%. G… https://t.co/0JcDZKty0K
Retweeted by Jon Sopel @Crimsontider ‘Crying racism’ InterestingJust so we’re clear this is the ‘door pull’ that was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage - the only one at the track li… https://t.co/CuumhWEL45This is addressed to the only black driver in NASCAR who found what looked like a noose in his garage https://t.co/AP9imwCjWG
7/6
2020
I read this thinking it was start of a joke (like horse walking into pub ‘why the long face’). But no. It happened https://t.co/LDTuPj9umG @Davetrotter4 Not for me to condone or condemn. People can make up their own minds. But the #BLM protests don’t see… https://t.co/rv9Q0Vr5lhWhen royalty becomes toxic. According to @nytimes the lobbyist who's represented all sorts said this about… https://t.co/w9V7ba69fF
7/5
2020
Hang on. All good sentiments, but if I’m not mistaken this is being sent as her father is addressing an event where… https://t.co/lx1v67IZ6kNEW - Kim Guilfoyle, girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus in… https://t.co/04hWZkPlaG
Retweeted by Jon SopelKimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend a top surrogate for the Trump campaign, has tested positive for CO… https://t.co/e8ZmuvIh7S
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7/4
2020
Ghislaine Maxwell Charged in Manhattan Federal Court for Conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to Sexually Abuse Minors https://t.co/ekmjC1BcVp
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7/3
2020
Millionaire businessman, Herman Cain, and co-chair of Black Voices for Trump, pictured below with no mask at the… https://t.co/dRB7z0Rpsg @Dr_MatthewSwann @BBCOne Matthew - if you are outside, and can socially distance, and you are not within two metres… https://t.co/RTdEFlo5dS"Who knew that mask wearing would be frontline, sort of character-building, or emasculating, stuff at this point in… https://t.co/PM4sKfr1kV
Retweeted by Jon Sopel @davidrushe @andywasley @maitlis Am in the US, so don’t know the answer to this, but has Specsavers reopened?FBI arrests British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein https://t.co/BK7kxItKfg
Retweeted by Jon Sopel.⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ says economy is ‘roaring back’ after adding 4.8 million jobs - but still some fires to put out,… https://t.co/JwWFtDIc1N#Americast is back! 🇺🇸@maitlis, @BBCJonSopel & @awzurcher will be with you until polling day On this episode...… https://t.co/1XdiQXKcqm
Retweeted by Jon Sopelof course..... https://t.co/RVcWEY2YJ7
7/2
2020
Given what's happened here in the US where bars have opened - and are now closing again because cases of… https://t.co/GaaYItqDAOWe’re back. We’re out of lockdown @Americast is up and running again with ⁦@maitlis⁩ ⁦and @awzurcher⁩ - Has anythin… https://t.co/j68ZFGzlmP @jameshartKey @JoeBiden No. I don’t think it’s that. He always said beginning of August. There is massive vetting t… https://t.co/mtrKO1u6IW @hugorifkind It was. Your tv must be broken too.... @cornwallchar @haynesdeborah Agreed. She was charming and the consummate pro.@realDonaldTrump tells #FoxBusiness that he would happily wear a mask. And says he looks good with a mask. ‘A bit… https://t.co/hd6zkokbq8The kid has this mastered. Wait for mum to go on tv. Walk in during her live report and ask for a biscuit. Fluster… https://t.co/xL9niQ1Oe6
7/1
2020
@BoySkegness Je rêveAll quite modest really. Am sure richly deserved. Nothing to see here.... https://t.co/QIoi24B64R"The president does read," press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says. "The president is the most informed person on pla… https://t.co/iPhhva7yub
Retweeted by Jon SopelThe White House says Trump has now been briefed on what was in his daily written intelligence briefing back in February, per the NYT.
Retweeted by Jon SopelOn day when #Anthony Fauci says US could hit 100k new #coronavirus cases per day, and adds that things are going in… https://t.co/c7isWqDSqg @WickedsQueen665 @BBCBreaking Good luck to you...Goodness what a difference a days makes. Today #AnthonyFauci says new #coronavirus cases could rise to 100k per day… https://t.co/XjWTuswmHFThis tweet doesn’t feel as though it comes from a happy place... https://t.co/GvSQUmOd2hJust think about this - America deemed less safe than counties like Rwanda and Morocco. Pretty damning indictment o… https://t.co/isKh333YDNThe White House was aware in early 2019 of intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Tal… https://t.co/UDyWpyu32y
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6/30
2020
Lawyers for this couple, now being investigated for threatening peaceful Black Lives Matter protestors, say they ac… https://t.co/aK7mgf9hHO @tw10101 @Aiannucci @realDonaldTrump Totally agree. But to use the hideous, bloodless jargon, death is a lagging in… https://t.co/K9J4irwBqb @BroodingHamlet @lassie_dl @realDonaldTrump Interesting answer to my question about how we should cover pandemic. I… https://t.co/x86BdkbDj6 @BroodingHamlet @lassie_dl @realDonaldTrump Luke - luckily for Obama he never had to deal with anything as awful as… https://t.co/X6IBSg1jpPPress Secretary to ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ says administration aware that there are “embers” of coronavirus that need to… https://t.co/17x1Wg29K3 @SteveIndyCar @executiverocker @realDonaldTrump Convention scheduled for end of August - moved from Charlotte, NC,… https://t.co/Ih7vUpNNUV...and where @realDonaldTrump will be addressing the Republican convention....with a mask on? https://t.co/rKAtBUemeM @trowynt @Ron_Christie But showing good tasted to go for the petunias @PaulTwinn 50 shades of grazeAssociated Press confirms: Trump knew “Intelligence officials told the AP that the president was briefed on the ma… https://t.co/dRbJD0PpMF
Retweeted by Jon SopelWhoa. Trump's now claiming "intel" has just reported to him they didn't find the Russia-Taliban information credibl… https://t.co/2XZzcGbk1k
Retweeted by Jon SopelInteresting though that intel services had tipped off media in belief it was credible https://t.co/DYnuNQ6UCz @Louise00flour 🙏Battle lines are being drawn.... https://t.co/LdLqvkAaPK @AasmahMir @timesradio Up so early. Anything much happening today?Love this picture of Adele being driven around by Noel Gallagher https://t.co/dVTD1mcvmQ
Retweeted by Jon Sopel @elizamil52 Maybe should have replied 'Mr Squonk aka Mr Dodo. Or the other way around' @BergdahlJB Kind of you to say @andychurchill53 Thanks Andy... @DukeOfHemingway God bless you, sir @JosieeMariee__ @realDonaldTrump Feel for you Josie. A lot of people in same situationMyopic idiot I may be, but at least I know when to use 'their', as opposed to 'they're'. Also I admire your braver… https://t.co/7wsdhTySK5 @MikeTonge @realDonaldTrump Because if your job and home are here, then that's where you need to beThis a pretty powerful point @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/J7ep2oQYJd
6/29
2020

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