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Harry Litman @harrylitman La Jolla, San Diego

Washington Post columnist. Former US Attorney, DOJ official.Teach con law at UCSD and UCLA. Practice law @CCWhistleblower. Exec. prod. & host, @talkingfedspod.

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More trouble from Trump from the Pentagon, as Dep Ass Sec of Defense Laura Cooper explains why the President's hold… https://t.co/eXzztZOQGj
11/12
2019
ok then -- make a website of your very own and do fabulous things with it! (makes me look powerful since you'll cl… https://t.co/8oPmUXwgWA @JulieZebrak nice!Don't invite Mick Mulvaney and John Bolton to the same party. Mulvaney's efforts to jump into lawsuit draws opposi… https://t.co/ySgPIQCrGCspeaks for itself: “I would make the argument that every politician in Washington, other than me, virtually, is tr… https://t.co/DSHwlgAgpgMeanwhile,back in Muellerland,Roger Stone's trial is underway. Steve Bannon testified Stone claimed to be in contac… https://t.co/USkZFNRiTe
11/11
2019
@Thetaelizabeth @SCPlus WeTrump on Sondland: "I hardly know the gentleman." https://t.co/gz7v2DaSoP
Retweeted by Harry LitmanRepublicans show their hand for impeachment witnesses: Hunter Biden, his biz partner, Steele dossier sponsor. wha… https://t.co/M3Wc18Z6cgthat's basically accurate: https://t.co/U0vXXpV3NS https://t.co/uBaPB6QMLyLooking forward to listening to this upcoming @talkingfedspod series on impeachment recorded live in Washington.… https://t.co/4T0nzhYGVD
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Retweeted by Harry Litman"that stability is ult built on a found of shared polil cult norms, not laws. The terrifying lesson of the order..… https://t.co/32RYppRWOhlisten up kids @harrylitman https://t.co/xtBIBuvGWO
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11/10
2019
"There can be little doubt that a campaign of character assassination awaits this whistleblower if his or her ident… https://t.co/Xt6gzDtVzA @talkingfedspod has a huge week in store in DC. We're doing a live 5-podcast series--free to all-- at GWU to coin… https://t.co/MllvpLR7X2We're really excited about this. As impeachment hearings begin, @talkingfedspod returns to DC for a 5-podcast seri… https://t.co/pYcnCNkhA0
Retweeted by Harry LitmanWow is this now the best they’ve got? https://t.co/Poo2W9N7VwBoth Hill and Vindman finger Mulvaney. Lines clearly drawn now: Giuliani, Sondland, Volker, Mulvaney Pompeo in roug… https://t.co/LyQclTmKh3
11/9
2019
Thank you very much, particularly for your kind words about the podcast. We're really enjoying it and I feel proud… https://t.co/jYfvGVDNeeyou are too nice, @GottaLaff!. What kind words -- thank you very much. https://t.co/WuFB8V12xa"the WB's job is done. WB statutes exist to incentivize people to come forward with allegations of wrongdoing for g… https://t.co/rB2Ft0GEhoBrutal week for the president. Every day his rogues' gallery is filled in with more vivid detail. Now Rudy lawyer… https://t.co/7Xjilv4sWS
11/8
2019
Are there lessons to be learned from the horrific massacre of 8 US citizens by a drug cartel in Northern Mexico? Lo… https://t.co/puVgKZnTJj
11/7
2019
.@paulwaldman1: Giuliani is the central figure, and he has not valid attorney client privilege claim not to testify… https://t.co/eEfYnZxN5J"That doesn’t mean naming the WB would be any less reprehensible. But, in the absence of a muscular remedial struct… https://t.co/Ig9yLChv0aOK sports fans, of course Trump Jr and Rand Paul are "retaliating" against the whistleblower. It's base, sinister,… https://t.co/hzWgL8AZeCTrump Jr has no regard for confidentiality protections under the law. Taking a page from @theblatt , someone shoul… https://t.co/JLKIc9fnSr @MarkSZaidEsq @RandPaul Uggh. What a pseudo-intellectual that guy is.They’re still following across the pond, and you have to think that Western Europe is rooting for Trump’s comeuppan… https://t.co/EhBM0jwyYCYou couldn't call Sondland's revisions coming clean -- he's still being totally squirrelly, vague, and trying to mi… https://t.co/XMGHo74qF6
11/6
2019
Late breaking news: Sondland and Volker excerpts out. More to discuss on @ChrisJansing at 2 pm ETRs now arguing Whistleblower Protection Act doesn't forbid disclosure, just "retaliation." simple minded and wrong.… https://t.co/6uJy9LyYUrIn fact, the 2nd Circuit’s opinion is so narrow and straightforward, and the president’s legal arguments so prepost… https://t.co/k13mMAjwpAThe transcripts reveal a mob-like foreign policy, and fully justify the routine decision to have initial deposition… https://t.co/xAB3a0agRx.@MaxBoot in @PostOpinions “Chaos and confusion reign because we are at the mercy of a president with a disorderly… https://t.co/hGZzRJ6GYO @yankees1958 @JoyceWhiteVance @JillWineBanks @BarbMcQuade Full criminal liability @truebloodnet @BarbMcQuade We’re in the distinct minority — everyone is betting on them to take itWhat will these guys say if physical harm comes to the WB?? This is truly despicable. https://t.co/afTNtbd4AxThey’re following around the world, and it’s not our finest hour. Looking forward to discussing recent events on… https://t.co/COWNpqOprH @DavidJollyFL was totally on fire in @DeadlineWH with @NicolleDWallace . I was a guest speaking after him, and I wa… https://t.co/YgldbaldQEOK sports fans, the court of appeals’s decision in Trump v Vance is another decisive rebuke of another preposterous… https://t.co/krSHgIT54z
11/5
2019
@MarylouCulkar6 Thanks so much, @MarylouCulkar6 . Always eager to acquit myself on @DeadlineWH especially with the… https://t.co/s14Gfzj4oHTrump looking to make it vicious and personal--trying to tomahawk WB and Vindman--now that facts are beyond dispute… https://t.co/cu64sENAA9What makes Trump's bullying of Vindman and WB particularly vile is it would only make sense as a link in a chain of… https://t.co/PtkqBLpV4HI'm a whistleblower lawyer-- see @CCWhistleblower -- and agencies such as the SEC can and do clobber WB's whose com… https://t.co/lGtI5bhYaXUnder the federal False Claims Act, a whistleblower who is retaliated against has a special separate claim. Not so… https://t.co/WvInydF2dzCA 2: “We note that the past six presidents all voluntarily released their tax returns to the public. it reinforces… https://t.co/tcuFE38BZXCA 2 affirms in Trump v Vance case, as prefigured at argument. Presidential immunity does not bar the enforcement o… https://t.co/C7gfhHwgYtElection Day tom -- get out and vote. But first, listen to an ALL NEW episode of @talkingfedspod on the troubled s… https://t.co/LckWhay8Yg
Retweeted by Harry LitmanWe taped live @TexasTribune this ALL NEW episode of @talkingfedspod on the troubled state of voting rights. Great d… https://t.co/iII9RJO3TBNot to mention the law that prohibits revealing their identity. https://t.co/SosITJ7OMOWonder if he’s the ultimate source of Trumps delusions about the server in Ukraine. https://t.co/NRiaZR9c2b
11/4
2019
@nypost Holy cow. I know where that is! That’s crazy. Thanks for sendingCan I just echo this unbelievably important question from @eliehonig. why was this fact omitted or redacted from t… https://t.co/Z1L49Vo5vi
11/3
2019
How can they not? The US nominee for Russ Amb admitted It Under oath in the Senate,and admitted it was wrong. That’… https://t.co/1BiqHIhOuYNSC Counsel eisenberg seems to have been the one who ordered the misclassification of the transcript. He has a date… https://t.co/c81Rof7eXH
11/2
2019
Coming Monday— a special new @talkingfedspod on barriers to voting rights, taped live at @TexasTribune festival, wi… https://t.co/HvW2SpQZa7Another great painting— that’s 3. Starting to fill a room https://t.co/xSIcIOr3lVExcellent piece by @BarbMcQuade revealing the magician's "art"-- such as it is -- in the Trump-Giuliani canard "jus… https://t.co/6nfo58X9uJAnd not just that. He’s demonstrating his own incorrigibility. https://t.co/idIpPqdqK2Agree with .@carriecordero . If this wasn’t the country over party moment, when could it be?? https://t.co/k7C2JeAMfr
11/1
2019
.@sbg1 in NYorker:"In the alter-reality world in which partisan loyalties are more impt than factual niceties, the… https://t.co/bmYnCKup9MNominee for Russia Amp forced to testify Trump's exchanges w/ Zelensky were a quid-pro-quo and were wrong. Literal… https://t.co/lP0TeV1TgtI've seen a lot faster..."A fed judge on Thurs fast-tracked a case involving a key impeachment witness ...Judge Le… https://t.co/Ic4Gh6UpRpoops sorry. Harriet Miers, W's WH Counsel, sued in USAttorney scandal, took the same sort of broad "I can't even s… https://t.co/Yd4jXttDNpHouse should subpoena Bolton immediately (now he's just been "invited"). Otherwise, he just piggybacks on Kupperman… https://t.co/8nB5s3jq5RJudge Jackson in McGahn case: "I am not analyzing this on a blank slate," as DOJ attorney James Burnham began his… https://t.co/RzWJOlaXntyes. specifically out of sync with an impeachment vote before Xmas. He has a very strong contrary streak. https://t.co/bNNQjoF0QnJudge Leon won't hear Kupperman case (on which also hinges Bolton case) until 12/10.Morrison tells Congress he was worried that leaking of 7/25 call transcript would harm relations with Ukraine, and… https://t.co/a5rBIhgEDm @jlaw1954 no. scared yet? @emptywheel love that first-grade grimace trying to negotiate the problem...Look who's back--> #robertlivingston, now super lobbyist but previous almost Speaker in 1998, who was running Clint… https://t.co/q0Kk9A3K1A @chachaspillane the whole jury/GJ analogy is useful but imprecise, and both sides use it when they like abandon it… https://t.co/KdjfA38l7yLots of action on the Hill today -- vote on process resolution, Morrison testimony -- and the developments serve to… https://t.co/1wcKUDAOKRCalifornia fires: https://t.co/VDe4zkwiqr
10/31
2019
Tim Morrison, who took over for Fiona Hill, is now leaving the NSC. But not before he testifies tomorrow. Just th… https://t.co/xHX5M5uQZdRush Limbaugh announces "[t]here isn’t gonna be a vote on any articles of impeachment because they don’t have a cri… https://t.co/iKRDc0q0YjOkay. So. DoJ filed a motion for an emergency stay with Howell AND the appeals court. Appeals asked for a few more… https://t.co/XToL5mG15N
Retweeted by Harry LitmanLive from the BBC.... not doing My Bonnie -- but will be talking with @bbcmikeembley at 12:05 AM ET about Alexand… https://t.co/3RXjsYPlOrRs: OPEN THE HEARINGS, DUE PROCESS VIOLATION! Dems: OK. Rs: TOO LATE! can't put Genie back in bottle. And your… https://t.co/CDyboTP9FN
10/30
2019
@talkingfedspod @Politicon @harrylitman @MalcolmNance @BarbMcQuade @davidfrum 2/3 @talkingfedspod from @Politicon w… https://t.co/DB9bgsSEwG
Retweeted by Harry LitmanSome photos of @talkingfedspod from @Politicon w/ @HarryLitman @MalcolmNance @BarbMcQuade @davidfrum #Politicon2019 https://t.co/nR3Dkss7iR
Retweeted by Harry LitmanDefinitely totally permanently free. Hope you understand -- we have to spend a fair bit to make it and seems like a… https://t.co/HRYFKbozA1
Retweeted by Harry Litmanthey really have only one gear in their crappy Soviet-era tank. https://t.co/VBASTcZcRWAs the court opinions come rolling in, the rule of law is serving as the ultimate check on abuse of power.… https://t.co/ldPie0DLba
Retweeted by Harry LitmanFrom Lieut VIndman's statement, he is as bad as it gets for Trump: an unassailable patriot who was actually on the… https://t.co/bqXJoz3RoR @harrylitman "That feature sticks in the craw of many conservatives, who see independent agencies as an ungainly ad… https://t.co/ymGYKvy0A6
Retweeted by Harry LitmanDefinitely. And that’s the sort of wedge that experienced investigators and prosecutors know exactly how to work. https://t.co/hQNpNPteBIWe'll be moving to a partial subscrip model in which founding sponsors have access to additional content. And to gi… https://t.co/MFGRiIfWfQ
Retweeted by Harry LitmanHi TalkingFeds listeners. We are going to inaug a partial subscription model soon, where founding sponsors who pay… https://t.co/CDTohhCmt5
Retweeted by Harry LitmanJust who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? Nobody knows more about him and his role in ISIS than @MalcolmNance, who wrote th… https://t.co/yAy8cOYFfZ
Retweeted by Harry LitmanA counter-intelligence investigation of Rudy G??Hello? @FrankFigliuzzi1 and Harry discuss what that's all about in… https://t.co/L8DbCnUNyw
Retweeted by Harry LitmanThe additional content that founding sponsors will have for $5 a month on Patreon includes some solo explanations b… https://t.co/q3hldMYXBA
Retweeted by Harry LitmanI have another word: illegal https://t.co/Vrv45i1PauAnd here's the second ALL NEW EPISODE LIVE from POLITICON in Nashville. @BarbMcQuade @davidfrum @MalcolmNance do a… https://t.co/Q8dYcDYS8UWhat a great time at @Politicon and two terrific ALL NEW EPISODES, both on theme "Is the Dam Breaking?" Here's the… https://t.co/JCTSK4pkv7
10/29
2019
This figures to be a can’t-miss great conversation. https://t.co/S67SREDh9Pahem -- that's "toasted" -- we all toasted the rule of law. https://t.co/zS0LtCwHuH
10/28
2019

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