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David Rothkopf @djrothkopf Washington, DC & New York City

Proud father of J & L, husband of C, CEO, TRG, host, Deep State Radio; next book-"Traitor: A History of American Betrayal from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump."

5,491 Following   164,739 Followers   126,522 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/1/11


Wow I didn’t even know land curling existed but now Im an expert and this is the greatest shot of all time https://t.co/SG5yxpoXeC
Retweeted by David RothkopfToday’s reality check on Trump’s weaponization of trade and managed trade 👇🏽 “Trump’s Pyrrhic Trade Victories / In… https://t.co/fv4f43Gb6R
Retweeted by David RothkopfGOP now floating the defense that presidents have withheld aid from countries in the past...while failing to note t… https://t.co/ORFZA7Ump1So Trump is destroying our environment so he can build more golf courses. https://t.co/YyBkVVQc7X
Retweeted by David RothkopfValueless, clueless and odious is no way to go through life. Every time Mnuchin opens his mouth he degrades his of… https://t.co/4XhFIntF0bHot mic: In chat at start of World Holocaust Forum, Pence and Bibi chat about impeachment. “We are contending. He’s… https://t.co/v7AKLhrjSl
Retweeted by David RothkopfI don't know if it's a big deal but it's interesting to watch Team Bloomberg punch Trump in the face in real time,… https://t.co/IlpAkVd78d
Retweeted by David RothkopfOn CBS's hiring of Reince Priebus as an "analyst," recall that Reince debuted the "so what if he did it" defense of… https://t.co/fJjlywW2lL
Retweeted by David RothkopfWait, you’re tweeting this out yourself? You think this makes you look ... good? https://t.co/aHB0R0Mb8W
Retweeted by David RothkopfFriends, want to float the idea of a citizen led campaign to raise $1m in the next few weeks for each of the courag… https://t.co/8bff12LCKL
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @EdwardGLuce has pinpointed the origins of Mitch McConnell's ideas of justice and how to run a trial. Stalin...but… https://t.co/FKTxZM3Bc5Note: If you cannot abuse power then all applications of power regardless of purpose, beneficiary or victims are ac… https://t.co/qNRZhgxKLtIt will be interesting to someday learn the source of Trump's brainstorm to withhold aid and public support of Ukra… https://t.co/3DqozwrlkrA new Trump confession. Also, do you know who has trials with no witnesses? North Korea. #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/PLE46WCE2e
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @irmdaen Hola, the unroll you asked for: Thread by @djrothkopf: The most important consequence of the Senate trial… https://t.co/z57xACyQ7Z
Retweeted by David RothkopfDoesn't Priebus work for Michael Best & Friedrich LLP? Isn't Michael Best & Friedrich LLP representing the Trump Or… https://t.co/8oLTzFk79Z
Retweeted by David RothkopfThe White House Correspondents' Association (@WHCA), which does *NOT* make credentialing decisions, confirms to me… https://t.co/eGqXIDH5kc
Retweeted by David RothkopfHere is a blunt reality: if Chief Justice Roberts is saying nothing about Republicans violating the rules openly an… https://t.co/JTcujQHtWp
Retweeted by David RothkopfThe most powerful reporters—and spies—in America were haunted by the death of Mary Meyer, President Kennedy’s murde… https://t.co/gDmdKbClCt
Retweeted by David RothkopfIf the president has admitted he was soliciting foreign assistance with his 2020 campaign and has said he thinks th… https://t.co/Kv6EATeDHSGaslit Nation endorses Elizabeth Warren for President https://t.co/uXkXDP0DjK
Retweeted by David RothkopfI mean how many times do we, especially the Trump Administration, need to be reminded that MBS is not an American a… https://t.co/HpVXU781xR
Retweeted by David RothkopfBroadway 2020: Where schlock goes to die. Expecting “Saved by the Bell: The Musical” any minute. https://t.co/6SweUeDd0TBeijing has responded faster to the new threat than it did with SARS, but it still silences and punishes those who… https://t.co/O9uYZqalod
Retweeted by David RothkopfHow do you say chutzpah in Arabic? https://t.co/Uu2yQRhfWbThis is an essential question: was Ukraine policy the exception or the rule? https://t.co/Oarp6AOlRH
Retweeted by David RothkopfThis could be a big deal: Trump openly says he’s willing to cut Medicare, reversing on a 2016 campaign promise.… https://t.co/IXxr1fK4Jx
Retweeted by David RothkopfThe Flintstones were Americans, you see https://t.co/6sLqFnL2f7
Retweeted by David RothkopfBreaking: A second central Chinese city -- Huanggang, population 7.4 million -- is being put on lockdown -- @AFP
Retweeted by David RothkopfChina urges people to stop traveling in and out of Wuhan, a city of 9 million people, in effort to stem the spread… https://t.co/FhW6Fd4WsL
Retweeted by David RothkopfPresident Trump claims it would be a “national security problem” if former National Security Adviser @AmbJohnBoltonhttps://t.co/xvVQxCM2xU
Retweeted by David RothkopfTo those judging fairly, it is already clear that lacking a single fact in their defense, given the detailed, compe… https://t.co/PWrHKzCx52.@RepAdamSchiff is a one-man master class in effective advocacy. He’s spellbinding without showboating, clear as a… https://t.co/zKOPEOsbJo
Retweeted by David RothkopfBREAKING NEWS (REUTERS): Second Poll Says 72% of Americans Want to Hear From Witnesses in Impeachment Trial, and Ne… https://t.co/fA9hUopD5X
Retweeted by David RothkopfStill shooting kids in America. Nothing stops that. #GunViolence https://t.co/5GjMNBbf2C
Retweeted by David RothkopfThis is why, among many other reasons, @ewarren has my vote. https://t.co/DoYcsrHEgV
Retweeted by David RothkopfSome things are bigger than politics—including @ewarren’s constitutional duty to hold Trump accountable. She’s bui… https://t.co/H4ELLx5Qoa
Retweeted by David RothkopfWhich Democrat has done the most to distinguish themselves in this election year of 2020? (We all know the answer.… https://t.co/S5JwBLeWIaI did...not come close to that today. -AB https://t.co/V6svAB5WUI
Retweeted by David RothkopfEyes over here, folks. Ominous developments. (And a public health crisis causing an economic downturn in Asia cou… https://t.co/2tSeo4yNNtStocks in Asia were broadly down Thursday as the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus jumped to 17, deepening fear… https://t.co/d517KzfJmH
Retweeted by David RothkopfTwo-thirds of Americans under 30 support removing Trump. Change is coming folks. I only hope it gets here in time. https://t.co/UJ4t7bQsvj @djrothkopf Two words: London Whale.
Retweeted by David RothkopfJamie Dimon, the political philosopher the Age of Trump deserves. Or the End Times. He has the moral gravitas of… https://t.co/rW5Wv6MS9k.@Lawrence on Senator Lindsey Graham living "in terror": 'He now is running in terror of Trump for re-election in… https://t.co/pXvSJLOHfs
Retweeted by David RothkopfThis is a stunning development in a story that @thedailybeast has been on top of since Day 1. According to new UN r… https://t.co/mKPhH2sX8v
Retweeted by David RothkopfLet’s not let Michael Stenger off the hook. The Senate Sergeant-at-Arms has taken his own oath. He is not Sergeant-… https://t.co/GRmh477t8e
Retweeted by David RothkopfChief Justice is not enforcing the rules of the trial. https://t.co/Uu3nicMlF1
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @RepAdamSchiff And I should add, as is the case with all great leaders, Schiff's summation and much of his presenta… https://t.co/wT15lLAKQG @repadamschiff has placed himself in the pantheon of the best Congressional leaders of the modern era with his perf… https://t.co/okA7Jbmev1Fascinating new development here. If the White House holding up the aid to Ukraine was illegal (as GAO says it was… https://t.co/0JApYzp1tM
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @K8brannen @just_security @rgoodlaw I'm sure you're way too cool to even note your great work being read into the r… https://t.co/fRQ7OLQgvvVery sad. On days like these, we appreciate how much we need people like him. https://t.co/d7qF4TKQMOSir Michael Palin has paid tribute to his fellow Monty Python star Terry Jones. This is heartbreaking. https://t.co/qzguEbZ25t
Retweeted by David RothkopfCompletely agree. https://t.co/DQqWwAr9bh
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @rgoodlaw @just_security @K8brannen You guys are great, doing great work, having a great impact...and deserve great support!We need to know the names of the senators who are not there. Day by Day. https://t.co/p6LIUxjtFd
Retweeted by David RothkopfIf you are as impressed as I am with the important role reporting by @just_security is playing in the Senate impeac… https://t.co/iuLCbnxfEYAnd the stories that will be told of these days, when folks like @MittRomney @robportman @lisamurkowski knew in rea… https://t.co/9Z3mEv7BGI
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @lobylyn Hello, the unroll you asked for: Thread by @djrothkopf: The most important consequence of the Senate trial… https://t.co/VbD4N0jmTt
Retweeted by David RothkopfJohn Roberts is window dressing for the defenestration of American democracy https://t.co/liXt9RKjzb
Retweeted by David RothkopfSo don't see this rigged sham as merely a way that a corrupt president escapes accountability. It is a license for… https://t.co/l9rTzfRO6pIt will also set a precedent that impeachment trials need not be taken seriously in a judicial sense, that they are… https://t.co/Yzx3mugyNE...that abuse of power is not a thing, that the Constitution and the law are whatever he interprets them to be. Th… https://t.co/i9rrvlgV3AThe most important consequence of the Senate trial is not going to be the acquittal that seems a foregone conclusio… https://t.co/0hfILqavBeGive this a read... https://t.co/5c5kNPW0Tx
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WH counsel Pat Cipollone said Republicans weren’t allowed into the depositions of impeachment witnesses. That’s ind… https://t.co/PQKCHn3EKa
Retweeted by David RothkopfTrump, from Davos: “We have all the documents. The Dems have nothing.” Confessing stonewalling, are we? That’s the… https://t.co/DAkZQYgDpf
Retweeted by David Rothkopf1/ Today’s list of insanely dumb Senate GOP conceits - “Motions to table” votes for the Trump coverup can be waved… https://t.co/6oZVb4Gk3D
Retweeted by David RothkopfThank you @Jamie_Raskin. Together, we'll sweep out the corruption of the Trump administration and make our governme… https://t.co/Y7VMaPVt3H
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @RonaldKlain And just to be clear--if he is the candidate, I will support him and work for his victory with every fiber of my being. @RonaldKlain People have to make that judgment for themselves. And clearly, many agree with you. I will say one t… https://t.co/qz30fKy3FtMcConnell's approach to silencing truth and those who would stand up for it does have a foundation in the Anglo-Ame… https://t.co/YWZxhhLCyu @SenWhitehouse calls this Senate trial a "bizarre aberration" in an eloquent condemnation of its precedent oblitera… https://t.co/EN6oZAXvD3 @thomaswright08 I agree. But I also think the idea that candidate X is the only one who can win because of early po… https://t.co/x93EXZvTXJ @thomaswright08 Much will change when there is only one alternative to Trump. He is a historically weak candidate.… https://t.co/cetXGEOk7tAnd spare me the "national polls don't matter" arguments. I understand. Swing states are all. But swing state po… https://t.co/cICw7QyiKuEvery Dem defeats Trump. Don't settle for a second best candidate. Don't buy the "only one guy can win" arguments… https://t.co/JgoecfgendTrump says he still opposes the Clinton impeachment even though what was happening wasn't good, like "a lot of lyin… https://t.co/R18GaRccTk
Retweeted by David RothkopfNorth Korea said on Tuesday it was no longer bound by commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing, @Reuters rep… https://t.co/dgd5UjytLV
Retweeted by David RothkopfRIP, the most underrated Python. I got to have a pint with him at the Oxford Union once, and saw him with all the l… https://t.co/2J2dOp7Rli
Retweeted by David RothkopfOver the past 47 years, #RoevWade has protected the health, independence, and economic security of women across the… https://t.co/r9ZVMvgh8G
Retweeted by David Rothkopf💥Trump just CONFESSED to Obstruction of Congress. https://t.co/piskrpi4hY
Retweeted by David RothkopfAs Biden keeps fading, I don't know at what point the DNC realizes it has to get behind Warren to keep Sanders from… https://t.co/zfAkMcLdYb
Retweeted by David RothkopfTrump: "[Bolton] knows what I think about leaders” So do all of Trump's 70 million Twitter followers.
Retweeted by David RothkopfTrump says Bolton can't testify because it could reveal he doesn't have "positive" feelings about other leaders.… https://t.co/zhneR8sMHo
Retweeted by David RothkopfIt's fitting that only hours after John Roberts called for civility, Trump erupted in a supernova of lies and bad f… https://t.co/2PenQwJgoD
Retweeted by David RothkopfThis is your man, @GOP. https://t.co/fj54juwOfZ
Retweeted by David RothkopfNot an exaggeration. Ignore the warning at your peril. https://t.co/d9Ve3Tgw2NWithout hyperbole, the governing philosophy of contemporary Republican leaders is to destroy the Republic in order… https://t.co/6eQJ505uii
Retweeted by David Rothkopf @NellSco I wonder if it was the mean thing I was going to say.Clearly Trump thinks the same petulant, pouting Bernie Bros who helped elect him in 2016 will come through for him… https://t.co/lLmO495wtI
Retweeted by David RothkopfThis is what Senate Republicans are actively supporting -- Trump here is implicitly admitting he's concealing evide… https://t.co/IGi2UyycvA
Retweeted by David RothkopfFor the first time in the 2020 race @JoeBiden does not hold the lead in the @CNN national poll of Dem Primary voter… https://t.co/rZ0e7mo91h
Retweeted by David RothkopfThe military has spent years and millions trying to educate its force to take #TBI seriously and remove stigma. The… https://t.co/7Zs2eOo2rV
Retweeted by David RothkopfAnd Justice Roberts, the man who gutted the Voting Rights Act, admonished both sides. Imagine that... https://t.co/ayMoAjPPxg
Retweeted by David RothkopfHave you ever watched a criminal trial? The prosecutor always argues that the defendant is guilty. That’s literally… https://t.co/Ke0lkd0Wa1
Retweeted by David RothkopfCalling the US Senate the world's greatest deliberative body is like calling OJ Simpson America's most admired athl… https://t.co/mfDHWFgqhiMBS bragged that Trump’s son in law turned adviser, Jared Kushner gave him Classified CIA intelligence about other… https://t.co/PRP4mOvwMt
Retweeted by David RothkopfThe president used his speech at #Davos2020 to take another swipe at a child whom he will never measure up to.… https://t.co/8y2094ufDr
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