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NEW DETAIL per three sources: Trump said several times in mtg he wasn't concerned about terrorists 7,000 miles away… https://t.co/PLHy3eDcPo
Retweeted by Bill Kristol @kylegriffin1 I think we've already seen that running a chain of hotels does not qualify someone to conduct foreign policy.
Retweeted by Bill Kristol @noonanjo Worst job in the Marine Corps: being a 2nd Lieutenant at The Basic School in October and tasked to work t… https://t.co/PVydQccuGq
Retweeted by Bill KristolOK, maybe I am a feminist. https://t.co/iy4J6bIMLdThe GOP alternatives to Trump don’t support any of those things. You could help one of them or all three. You could… https://t.co/Hltd5oElEV"I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me,… https://t.co/5S0Tp1JEnt
Retweeted by Bill Kristol“Whenever the Vice President & a majority of...the principal officers of the executive departments” transmit “their… https://t.co/CPzVevGSJi @JakeSherman @maggieNYT @SecPompeo Let me know if the 25th amendment comes up. Safe travels!On Air Force Two on the way to Turkey, did Pence discuss the 25th amendment with Pompeo?The scariest thing about Trump's letter to Erdogan isn't that Trump dictated it. It's that no one--the national sec… https://t.co/P31MJaqYIpBy the way, if the White House is providing copies of Trump's letters to Erdogan to friendly news outlets, what's t… https://t.co/hxE5Hup4PzIt's worth noting this letter's cartoonish style. It's also worth noting that the letter is from a week ago. Erdoga… https://t.co/6JTCNTPAdb"The whole illusion of, 'Trump isn’t so bad after all, so what are you Never Trumpers complaining about?' is starti… https://t.co/sBzJQd2aDPThe Club is surely acting as an agent of the White House. Obviously the ad will have no effect on Romney, who's not… https://t.co/VHHd2rPKeKI worry we will not have allies in the future against radical Islam, ISIS will reemerge, & Iran’s rise in Syria wil… https://t.co/tAv7c6B0NC
Retweeted by Bill KristolHowever, I firmly believe that if President Trump continues to make such statements this will be a disaster worse t… https://t.co/MQqfKk281p
Retweeted by Bill Kristol“Esper struggled to answer some questions from members — including one about what the administration is doing to pr… https://t.co/dhtEsg4fHn“Sarah Longwell wants Republicans — especially on Capitol Hill — to screw their courage to the sticking place and s… https://t.co/PxCikC7jsU“It is the lack of action in Syria that has undermined our national security: by giving rise to the Islamic State;… https://t.co/vLXbK8MTkn“There is indeed a ‘regime-change war’ in Syria. It was begun in 2011 by the Syrian people, who have fought it enti… https://t.co/LXebthpZW1 @thedailybeast Get me some new candidates.
Retweeted by Bill KristolOf course the exploitation of the grieving parents was Trump's idea. "Trump’s national security adviser heaped pain… https://t.co/wx41O4Rg06Terrific column on the Nats by @ThomasBoswellWP: "That such a bullpen would now stand tall just fits the whole seas… https://t.co/12lDXj8fZO"'A stain on the American conscience' isn’t just a characterization of what Trump did to the Kurds in northern Syri… https://t.co/c3Zpbj25UO"The level of support for Trump being impeached and removed is...higher than it was for Nixon in all but the final… https://t.co/CZNTozF02F"And I need the Cardinals to win and avoid a sweep. Because I have tickets for my 11-year-old son and me for Game 5… https://t.co/l5iByU9JeqFrom @JVLast's debate analysis: "Confession #2: I watched the debate with the game on in the background. By which I… https://t.co/a7dofkO7Oq50 years ago today: the Miracle Mets win the Series. The Mets had never finished better than ninth place (out of te… https://t.co/8utCFEYU4UFine piece by Claremont's George Thomas: "The Trump presidency is a reminder that constitutional forms...do not suf… https://t.co/f9mjh1wOFgIf the Dems are so bad, the Pence-Haley ticket will beat them. https://t.co/CFZcgr1kOUWow first World Series in D.C. since ‘33 and impeachment too #DebateHaikusYikes seven to four in the fifth the Nats couldn't blow this could they yikes #DebateHaikusThis seems to be an attempt at deflection. It tries to focus attention on where the NSC lawyer stored the call tran… https://t.co/awi2D17wmoNew debate update Nats up seven to zero Dems in twelve-way mess #DebateHaikus #DebateHaikusYour debate update Trea Turner scored in the first The Nats lead Game Four #DebateHaikusIt sounds as if @PeteButtigieg read the piece by @GregWeiner1 in today’s @BulwarkOnline. https://t.co/0bWubsbK4U
10/16
2019
🤮 https://t.co/vjoi8wwagoIn light of news of Giuliani and OMB defying Congress, this fine article by ⁦@GregWeiner1⁩ is even more relevant th… https://t.co/nTWrewiSbo“In these past few days, I’ve been thinking of Charles Krauthammer, who said, ‘Decline is a choice,’ and explained… https://t.co/xAoPjC0A5oIt’s nice that President Pence will inherit such an enviable situation. https://t.co/GYyaV5Mx5nThis is the price I am ready to pay if this is what it takes to stand up for what I believe is right. It’s worth i… https://t.co/7okGSWHCJ2
Retweeted by Bill KristolRudy: “I don’t recall ever having a lengthy conversation [about Ukraine] with John [Bolton].” This makes things wor… https://t.co/CqAYFgPu0BThe fact that Republicans are complaining about hearings “behind closed doors”—i.e., actual fact-finding hearings a… https://t.co/onafcXFGSURudy: all his activities were in “representation of the president.” Was he representing him as an attorney? On what… https://t.co/sxai25UKNsMAGA = America humiliated thanks to Donald Trump. https://t.co/STdZ63VdmeThe Trump-Zelensky transcript turned out to pretty important. One wonders what we'd learn from the Trump-Erdogan tr… https://t.co/avM971z3BVICYMI: Thousands of Hong Kongers chant and wave the American flags in a rally, calling for U.S. Congress to pass th… https://t.co/OLKvGDwkk0
Retweeted by Bill KristolVery strong constitutionalist argument for impeachment on grounds of obstruction from @GregWeiner1: "The evidence i… https://t.co/kfNzMwHsmHFine piece by @ShayKhatiri: "...a U.S. president who is a catalyst for American decline. And this decline is going… https://t.co/ZZu8tf2Adz9 years ago today: Lance Corporal Irvin Ceniceros made the ultimate sacrifice in Sangin, Afghanistan. He fought and… https://t.co/HU8BmmPOxm
Retweeted by Bill KristolLet’s keep it simple: The president’s personal lawyer was paid by crooked businessmen from a foreign country, and… https://t.co/Z7A5nhoxxG
Retweeted by Bill KristolThis morning: the real @ScottWRasmussen finds 50%-38% support for impeachment, up from 42%-45% a bit over a month a… https://t.co/KAE0VSF0Cz"What do these American soldiers feel as they watch Trump retreat from the Syrian battlefield and leave their forme… https://t.co/vBuKl6NvnyHey, @realDonaldTrump: You don’t need the whistleblower (anymore) To know which way the wind blows. https://t.co/kJ1VIOdyG0“What a fi­asco. For­eign-pol­icy blun­ders of­ten take months or years to re­veal their dam­ag­ing con­se­quences,… https://t.co/Hh5pf7Z3D9
Retweeted by Bill KristolMike Pence: “The United States of America did not give a green light to Turkey to invade Syria.” If this were true,… https://t.co/Klg82RPP4F“‘I am not part of whatever drug deal Rudy and Mulvaney are cooking up,’ Mr. Bolton, a Yale-trained lawyer, told Ms… https://t.co/GipnkC86Nn“The fruits of an ‘America First’ doctrine are chaos, paralytic indecision, and the undisciplined sacrifice of Amer… https://t.co/WCV9SFcHcx“Trump’s acquiescence to Turkey’s move to send troops deep inside Syrian territory has...turned into a bloody carna… https://t.co/y3vm4lmEZbToo truthful to be funny. https://t.co/TCNm69PaE1
10/15
2019
@DavidAFrench To talk of the choice between plastic and paper straws is already to succumb in a Frenchian way to th… https://t.co/T41ypDYIZ7You can see from Trump's statement how sensitive he is to the obvious fact that he's given ISIS a new lease on life… https://t.co/wLhvCNji76This is the real Scott Rasmussen (who hasn't been involved in Rasmussen Reports for years). He's had Trump's job ap… https://t.co/2NnHjtUJNKThis is all smoke and mirrors from Trump, designed to obscure one fundamental and devastating fact: As a direct res… https://t.co/isXbXgm5t0The military sources concerned that Trump is undoing five years of work are right, but the bigger picture is that h… https://t.co/j6fLyJpiAc
Retweeted by Bill KristolObvious and yet insightful observation by @JVLast: “You will note that in the Trump video, he’s not killing Assad,… https://t.co/VRhlVmgTS9
Retweeted by Bill KristolFor some percentage of Trump voters,⁦ @JVLast⁩ argues, “a video about Trump killing politicians and celebrities and… https://t.co/PikndhZWpZ“It sounds like Rudy might be in some jeopardy for all the sketchy stuff he did. But then again, this is Trump Worl… https://t.co/DOaCu3oTYS“Many white voters of goodwill, suburban or otherwise, want to believe that America does—or should—work for everyon… https://t.co/u0LauYoIgI“The idea that courage among Republicans did not exist pre-Trump...is nonsense. The truth is actually quite the opp… https://t.co/MFi5KbeRNoThis is important from @RepKinzinger, with implications not just for national security but for American politics. T… https://t.co/DEuzXyLIj9I just.... i mean.... what? @realDonaldTrump I thought you were going to defeat ISIS, that is why people voted for… https://t.co/mYkETrrNwM
Retweeted by Bill Kristol"Republican members of Congress who are apoplectic...continue to support a president who has been unabashed in his… https://t.co/dvCI7gZI9cThis Trump tweet consists of five sentences. Each is false and irresponsible. 1. The Kurds aren't releasing ISIS fi… https://t.co/vI1rz9ZkEpA consistent isolationist like @justinamash is right to see Donald Trump as a fraud. https://t.co/ZanhzVUE8ZOur president, Mr. "I'm getting out of the Middle East mess," just sent 2,000 more U.S. troops to Saudi Arabia. Tru… https://t.co/axcGa5fUAGI've been re-reading the past week's reporting on Trump and Syria. Trump didn't suddenly remember he's an America F… https://t.co/WaEbobCWei“Trump has said repeatedly that the United States has taken the worst ISIS detainees out of Syria to ensure they wo… https://t.co/Lb211NFIR2“American leverage appeared all but gone. That threatened to give President Bashar al-Assad and his Iranian and Rus… https://t.co/q3jiY6nNUG🤮 https://t.co/hAuQEMywMIOn Trump's peculiar solicitude for Erdogan, this is worth recalling: Trump pressed Rex Tillerson in 2017 to help ou… https://t.co/ch4FB6tqxV
10/14
2019
Whether in the explicit context of its impeachment inquiry or not, Congress needs to discover promptly how and why… https://t.co/Yl810dgRDEGiven an existing impeachment inquiry on improper influences on Trump Administration foreign policy, and now with T… https://t.co/GIaK4HpskQYou know that game kids play on the beach? The one where they spend all day building an elaborate sand castle only… https://t.co/QW0ktk0LT6
Retweeted by Bill KristolNo words. https://t.co/hSyswgVkb6People are still underestimating Trump's ability to betray and destroy his oath and everything the US used to stand… https://t.co/0dOjdelgaJ
Retweeted by Bill KristolWith the power of the US presidency at home and across the world, Trump can create a flood of crises to distract fr… https://t.co/KKNGjePh5J
Retweeted by Bill KristolAs U.S. forces are evacuated, allies abandoned, civilians slaughtered and terrorists released, let it not be said t… https://t.co/kZvM2KfjXkWith all respect--and I have lots of respect--for Jim Mattis: The Constitution isn't self-executing. That's why mem… https://t.co/lRfuvK0wZ5Shame: while Kurds are slaughtered US military in full retreat in eastern Syria. Giving up control of airspace enables Turk invasion.
Retweeted by Bill KristolThe United States under President Trump: our foreign policy for sale, our allies betrayed, our military ordered to… https://t.co/M174MuMNRe"U.S. 'preparing to evacuate' remaining troops from northern Syria." This is the humiliating outcome Mattis and Kel… https://t.co/7hWwMLh5TcTrump is now basically saying that each of these Middle East disputes is "a quarrel in a far-away country between p… https://t.co/Mib6aRxyTdWho wanted Trump to withdraw U.S. troops and abandon the Kurds? Not the Defense or the State Department. Not the fo… https://t.co/OJhNNNAcBvUnfortunately, people look for complicated or ideological answers when the truth is simple and boring. They want po… https://t.co/FBzesqMqQY
Retweeted by Bill Kristol“Sondland intends to tell Congress...the content of a text message he wrote denying a quid pro quo with Ukraine was… https://t.co/zvhq5alXq0The Ukraine scandal and the Syria disgrace aren’t bugs of the Trump administration. They are features. And if Trump… https://t.co/XDSRuqFM9oRepublicans could perhaps rationalize supporting a Trump administration that had Mattis, McMaster, Kelly, Tillerson… https://t.co/ChwPkR0YQT
10/13
2019
Trump doing Kavanaugh no favors here. https://t.co/KGSjxkfchjToday on @BulwarkOnline podcast, @SykesCharlie & @BillKristol talk about Trump’s MN rally/ugly attack on Somali ref… https://t.co/tNlnoTfQRo
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10/12
2019

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