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Senior Fellow at @BrookingsInst. Editor in Chief of @lawfareblog. Law Analyst for @nbcnews and @msnbc. It was snowing. And it was going to snow.

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Johnson to bewildered leaders of countries with less to lose than his own: Comply with my demands or I’ll wreak cat… https://t.co/pgm9tuy13HHuh. When did this happen? https://t.co/pSXVmezQPUA really compelling conversation with ⁦⁦@chipbrantley⁩ and ⁦@andrewbeckgrace⁩ about their amazing podcast documenta… https://t.co/dEevQ1rA62Best. Endorsement. Ever. https://t.co/1jA7EmnK8V @S_R_Anders @lawfareblog Not to mention that I think it would be hard to tag Antifa with terrorism, as opposed to s… https://t.co/nEJt7pEv0LLooks like we may need to do another @lawfareblog explainer about the word “foreign” in the phrase “designated FORE… https://t.co/9ImUC8dpyrCatching up on your podcasts? Check out this @BulwarkOnline Podcast where I talked with @benjaminwittes about Cong… https://t.co/4vtgKBLZor
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesNow for @lawfareblog, a quick primer on Trump’s desire to buy Greenland, where it comes from, and why it’s probably… https://t.co/NdFNXoRdqg
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesI requested documents from the HK govt on what facial recognition tech it’s already using as protests get more tens… https://t.co/UvDUH6FN21
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesWhoa https://t.co/0Kxnt507t1What would happen if we took the idea of buying Greenland seriously? ⁦@S_R_Anders⁩ offers a primer on the history a… https://t.co/Hvg4uV0e03
8/17
2019
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Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @GeorgePapa19 @Susan_Hennessey Are you going to leave us a five star rating?The Report, Episode 5 is out! This one details the stories of Papadopoulos, Page, and Manafort. I've read these sec… https://t.co/7MOjvWFWTv
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesHuge thanks to @MarkMazzettiNYT @FranklinFoer and @PostRoz for breaking down this part of the Mueller Report. Even… https://t.co/dVyWC6tJjf
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes“The Report, Episode Five: Russian Overtures,” the latest from @susan_hennessey and @benjaminwittes: https://t.co/gM7RtNXAYo
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesThe Report, Episode 5, Russian Overtures https://t.co/Yysjys4pcPGreenland government: "Greenland is not for sale”.
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesWill you buy Greenland for me? @K8brannen Exactly @Misterchief ExactlyNever forget that it’s a great country. https://t.co/tUrxazdNox
8/16
2019
Morale is up at the @FBI. We got the results of the latest climate survey, and they are...surprising. https://t.co/LDV392GStHOk, this was not a news story I was expecting this evening. https://t.co/lpQ0JeFQKyReminder; this, this evening, at the @hirshhorn.... https://t.co/s9X64OmdzyYeah I was kind of proud of that.... https://t.co/uYNjX9sUFKThe Skyfall Edition with guests @qjurecic and @S_R_Anders! A Russian missile test accident kills scientists and rai… https://t.co/UqaaHgKe95
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesOn @BulwarkOnline Podcast, I chatted with @benjaminwittes about the "phantom impeachment" and why the Tiananmen Squ… https://t.co/sJmxLtNLDw
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesYou do. Trust me. In fact a plain-language explanation of the inverted yield curve is what your life's been missing… https://t.co/BZec9b43Ee
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @ymasumac @maureenogle @benjaminwittes I **think** this should work? But I’m terrible with The Twitter https://t.co/6c0JCXOH19
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8/15
2019
@ayhcheung With all due respect, our president's behavior is, in fact, all about us, I'm afraid. @benjaminwittes And here's the second major installment of the academic project. A deep dive into the Founding arch… https://t.co/foMaD2lB5G
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesHere’s a Lawfare podcast where @benjaminwittes explains why this finding has “tectonic” stakes for presidential pow… https://t.co/vrnVa0GuzX
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesWord https://t.co/275Dvtrcq8On today’s ⁦@BulwarkOnline⁩ Podcast: ⁦@benjaminwittes⁩ on the Phantom Impeachment https://t.co/fFi0a8yoVy
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @benjaminwittes joins @SykesCharlie on today's @BulwarkOnline podcast to discuss China, Hong Kong, the easy-to-win… https://t.co/CSBoDZF51E
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesIn our latest @lawfareblog FOIA project, @benjaminwittes and I try to get to the bottom of whether the FBI is dispr… https://t.co/az3G5tpCkK
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @jdmortenson When are you coming back on the podcast to discuss?I will be very interested to see what material @S_R_Anders and I get in response to this #FOIA--though quite candid… https://t.co/j4fZQOb87f @egoldman1 @OrinKerr I get alerted to it every year by a gaggle of excited 1Ls.https://t.co/yIvpzuC9lnThis is a really good conversation: https://t.co/rzWuPL8zuZ @becingber @OrinKerr I think I am the example of the non-consecutively paginated magazine article. So yes. @OrinKerr I'm in the Bluebook
8/14
2019
In the age of Trump, not even the beginning of impeachment proceedings offers a national moral inflection point. H… https://t.co/DtC9aj1oc3
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesFor @lawfareblog, I tried to explain the legal machinations through which the Indian government tried to revoke Jam… https://t.co/oPgxXtF5xS
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8/13
2019
@CGharpurey @SykesCharlie @DavidJollyFL @Ilhan Thank you @NigelQuartey @SykesCharlie @DavidJollyFL @Ilhan BingoBelatedly listening to this conversation between ⁦@SykesCharlie⁩ and ⁦@DavidJollyFL, whose comments about ⁦⁦@Ilhan⁩… https://t.co/w17erkxaC31. Trump Tower Moscow. 3. The infamous Trump Tower Manhattan meeting about Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. Bot… https://t.co/vb30IFqbez
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesAnd I wrote an article with the fabulous @DavidPriess! https://t.co/9tATdi3iwF
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesAn excellent historical review of Kashmir, along with an analysis of potential outcomes in the near term, by… https://t.co/43ALxIuVVp
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesAnd here’s a legal explainer on the constitutional law of it all: https://t.co/sNNksG7l3xHere’s @CChristineFair on the Indian government’s latest action: https://t.co/a5cWPNHfGXWondering what’s going on in Kashmir? So was I?Good thing nobody we know fed this ecosystem by releasing thousands of private text messages from a line agent and… https://t.co/ZXTcBlTG42Lawfare was doing what we do before Mueller, and we’ll be doing what we do long after the Trump scandals are gone. https://t.co/vMXR9QmveBhttps://t.co/nmswX4F7ooThe problem is not that Democrats are correctly describing reality. It is that what would normally be hyperbolic rh… https://t.co/jcobbRZGAqI was bemused by the tone of disapproval on the Sunday talk shows towards discussion of Trump as a racist who encou… https://t.co/Dr2NzalMyHWe'll be bloody fortunate if HK even *has* 40 years to wander the wilderness. https://t.co/7dZZQYj1b9
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesMore than thousand HKers sing Les Miserables' 'Do you hear the people sing?' at HK international airport with their… https://t.co/cK6e1vj1tj
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesEveryone podcasts in their own way and tonight's Apricot Tart and Buttermilk Ice Cream with Olive Oil and Fleur de… https://t.co/PKOp4460qy
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8/12
2019
How does the #Brexit debate play out in US politics? Listen to @A_Sloat and @benjaminwittes: https://t.co/55crwh4W3I
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @GregoryABrower Sure didBad ratio https://t.co/pxLWyE3jEnWow https://t.co/f8UcWjdL6B @DelPercioS @SykesCharlie https://t.co/NfcBCFUZjtThe UK has a looming cliff it looks increasingly likely to leap off. So @BenjaminWittes sat down with Brookings ex… https://t.co/est4qJjZD8
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesIn case what's missing from your life is an adorable baby elephant... https://t.co/etkIpQZMepFact check on “literally unfathomable”: Correct. https://t.co/Jlf8UMJX1zI challenge anyone (especially Republicans) to listen to episodes 3 and 4 of @lawfareblog The Report podcast withou… https://t.co/dhLU1DK5xY
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesOne of many heroes beaten or arrested in Moscow today. https://t.co/R0bQ5MSC3n
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8/11
2019
Why? https://t.co/hVl0aZmWsM.@A_Sloat breaks down Boris Johnson’s views on #Brexit via the @lawfareblog podcast: https://t.co/55crwh4W3I
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @WhitStillman ...is neither an “ow” sound nor an “oh” sound but a kind of hard a. So all English pronunciations are anglicizations. @WhitStillman It is a thrill to get a tweet from you, sir. A real thrill. I deeply love Metropolitan. As to the pro… https://t.co/8MtTaAR6jSThere aren’t enough foxes on @FoxNews. https://t.co/1n1LFNU4ck @Popehat the answer to your question about people under indictment running for president: https://t.co/1eW5IdASju https://t.co/zSoOJk7OIl @genryan This is possible, a plausible hypothesis. It is not stated in the report, however. Nor is evidence present… https://t.co/0ufYWMLjdo
8/10
2019
The past few years have provided a test of a theory about white supremacist violence that @qjurecic and… https://t.co/kCqt5WCq0V
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes @watchinuknowwho @hirshhorn I have heard an interview with the author and have been meaning to read it. But no, I haven't read it yet. @knoxlette You're very kind, thanks. Appreciate it.I'm excited to be moderating this discussion of atrocities, denialism, and evidence at the @hirshhorn on August 15.… https://t.co/sMPtKIZ1naEpisode 4 opening... https://t.co/qX0TvfeDMh.@qjurecic and @Susan_Hennessey on the run-up to the Trump Tower meeting. https://t.co/j2ikoF63zS.@juliaioffe on real estate, Trump's reputation in Russia, and Trump Tower Moscow. https://t.co/187Jjzol7mThank you @benjaminwittes @Susan_Hennessey and team for including @a_cormier_ and me in the latest episode of The R… https://t.co/lrkkj8NHm1
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesYou’re gonna have mighty clean bathrooms by the time we’re done.... https://t.co/39LhSvsQMbThe Tale of Two Trump Towers. A new episode of THE REPORT in which we bring to life the Mueller Report’s revelatio… https://t.co/W7Re3Ahdip
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes:) https://t.co/xdgZF9janR @a_cormier_ @JasonLeopold @juliaioffe @qjurecic To support projects like this one, please remember that Lawfare is… https://t.co/gUC0UjJXNcWarm thanks to @a_cormier_, @JasonLeopold, @juliaioffe, @qjurecic on this episode.Episode 4 of #TheReport is now out: "A Tale of Two Trump Towers" https://t.co/r3pfIodqDnI cowrote the piece @Qjurecic discusses here with ⁦@SykesCharlie, and I’m listening anyway because, well, I always… https://t.co/z5bG0XtCVT
8/9
2019
Word https://t.co/kYmoJLxMEBWith news of Sue Gordon leaving, I've already said all I can say: https://t.co/5GvfJaOJiS
Retweeted by Benjamin WittesWord https://t.co/mc8nTWMxgZ.@BobbyChesney’s post is worth your time. He and I also talked about these issues in more depth on this week’s ep… https://t.co/FIw8kYxJcR
Retweeted by Benjamin Wittes.⁦@BobbyChesney⁩ with a really fabulous explainer on all the issues surrounding the disparity between domestic and… https://t.co/iYomIMbnWg
8/8
2019

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