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Commentary editor and columnist @USATODAY. Author of The Art of the Political Deal: How Congress Beat the Odds and Broke Through Gridlock. RT=hmm, interesting.

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@dandrezner @Yair_Rosenberg Depends on what the meaning and of “our” is. Probably a few thousand political obsessives.Whenever Trump opens his mouth what comes out is a barely comprehensible world salad. On Thursday, for example, he… https://t.co/0oFBBrMdnt
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence @DavidCornDC Rhetorical question.To the families of the fallen women and men who have died for this land we love: we thank you and honor your loss b… https://t.co/CdeMUcCFY6
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceNearly 100,000 lives have been lost, and tens of millions are out of work. Meanwhile, the president spent his day… https://t.co/Xi1JseqZQH
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceDear White People; Gonna need y'all to sit this one out. Black folks who have been black for long enough can identi… https://t.co/WLitGzp0t5
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5/24
2020
Something to think about on #MemorialDay weekend, by West Point grad @BenjaminEHaas: Graduation is not a combat mis… https://t.co/QIVm0SOsOz
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence7 of our top opinion columns this week: ICYMI With @Schneider_CM @usatoday editorial board Bonita Cameron… https://t.co/OmMqECZSDNRead this now. #brilliant https://t.co/2OnnE1ca3f
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceLeading presidential candidate attacks first African American editor of the New York Times by calling him dumb. I’m… https://t.co/lGeVl33byI
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceThis is your occasional reminder that decent politicians apologize when they cross a line in their discourse. https://t.co/u0mvDcf2jg
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceNow this is an obit. https://t.co/VLdljoq2lh
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceWhy is the president feuding with a third "woman from Michigan" amid a pandemic? You do the math. https://t.co/jV1y1XDa7s
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceHappy reopening everyone. // Hairstylist with COVID-19 served 84 clients [in May] while symptomatic, Missouri offic… https://t.co/l47t3srD8t
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceAND ALSO, ICYMI, Sen. @ChrisMurphyCT for his column on Trump and China https://t.co/na3BgC6gDy7 of our top @usatodayopinion columns this week: ICYMI With @Schneider_CM @usatoday editorial board Bonita Cameron… https://t.co/MobW09QaeB
5/23
2020
Something to think about on #MemorialDay weekend, by West Point grad @BenjaminEHaas: Graduation is not a combat mis… https://t.co/QIVm0SOsOz @kit_delgadoMD @ASlavitt @cmyeaton @T_Inglesby @EricTopol @DrLeanaWen @nicole_carroll .@aslavitt et al https://t.co/8DnSwObqjUh/t to @ASlavitt @cmyeaton @T_Inglesby @EricTopol @DrLeanaWen and colleagues + @nicole_carroll @JillDLawrence for s… https://t.co/48HVPKTtuR
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceGreat piece by @BenjaminEHaas on Trump's demand for an audience at West Point: Once more his ego takes precedence o… https://t.co/8zePZHJrNP
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceFrom @TheLancet, study of #Hydroxychloroquine or #chloroquine involving 96,000 patients: "Each of these drug regime… https://t.co/EhmraEqB0P.@gwlaw assistant dean @JTillipman on Trump's latest corrupt decision: Firing the State Department's inspector gene… https://t.co/kLRz0R2sR7.@USATODAY editor in chief @nicole_carroll talked to @ASlavitt about #OpenSafely for The Backstory: We're not as di… https://t.co/KdRnijbqIr.@usatoday editorial: Trump could save lives if he led by example. Instead, his messages are: Never mind the scienc… https://t.co/UQroXEchw8Gotta love Iowa politics. https://t.co/J1T3Ux4E6AWhile GOP operatives try to trot out pro-Trump doctors to push a premature re-opening (with a focus on Trump’s poll… https://t.co/rScM1XrtL2
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceWe can #OpenSafely. @ASlavitt led group of us on this new initiative. "It was important that #OpenSafely not only a… https://t.co/ZTryedDnyM
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5/22
2020
Trump starts his tour of Ford’s Rawsonville Plant with four executives in face masks. He isn’t wearing one. https://t.co/GZm6FTdEcv
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence @jerry_jtaylor Glad you enjoyed. Just got even more relevant.By @LOLGOP https://t.co/QOKeCpznbs @JillDLawrence Great piece!
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceA lot of people don't know much about conspiracists and the GOP, but they're going to be learning more.… https://t.co/sVMb1KAqJlUS pledges up to $1.2 billion to access 300 million doses of experimental COVID-19 vaccine https://t.co/sUfS3WwwXd via @usatodayThis is useful and sensible guidance from a bipartisan group of health and policy leaders. https://t.co/deSmttNyTe
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceBy @wwcummings: 'Talk with your lawyer, Bill Barr:' Kamala Harris warns Trump against attempt to 'suppress the vote… https://t.co/u8X4BgIfGGBy @kurtbardella: Trump didn't drain the swamp. Now Biden may drown him in it. https://t.co/pfeUxHo1Fu via @usatoday @usatodayopinionFrom West Point graduate @BenjaminEHaas, as cadets are about to return to campus for a 2-3-week quarantine: Trump s… https://t.co/o14ElzxnXiBy @HopkinsMedicine psychiatrist Joseph Bienvenu: #Coronavirus is a terrifying illness that could leave millions of… https://t.co/G7mrlOueTR
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceYou will remember this powerful essay, by law prof @MitchNathanson, for a long time: My son was born on 9/11 — now… https://t.co/sCMpel2YYp
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence.@usatoday editorial: Trump is trying to rewrite history and weaponize law enforcement to settle political scores.… https://t.co/s0HiFCXteH
5/21
2020
Happy Hour: https://t.co/m5jQwq0ViU with @itscaitlinhd @aedwardslevy @radleybalko @ASlavitt @nahaltoosihttps://t.co/I5ULXv1QjS
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceGreat scoop by Stephen Rae in Dublin. #EuropeanUnion #EuropeanGreenDeal #ClimateEmergency #ESG https://t.co/X4cx7muRxV
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence67%-27% Trump should wear a mask. @QuinnipiacPoll https://t.co/cSepF83zH7 https://t.co/1lD2OX2QZLBREAKING: Americans want their sense of normalcy back - but not at the cost of people’s lives. Today 20 bipartisan… https://t.co/FwvyX6Qyxp
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence11-point Biden lead in new ⁦@QuinnipiacPoll⁩ https://t.co/cSepF83zH7Who'll offer money to the winner of a contest to invent a universal sarcasm emoji? https://t.co/rX3JCEES7uThis, from 110 bipartisan leaders, is inarguable: Congress needs to reform itself in wake of #coronavirushttps://t.co/TMq343NINwI don't really expect it, but in a normal political environment, today would be the day Pompeo writes a brief, poli… https://t.co/MFwpz4T1IA
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence @MitchNathanson Thanks as well to @KelseyCBloom who edited this and @thuanelston who flagged it. And to the author… https://t.co/cXAlNxsbvJYou will remember this powerful essay, by law prof @MitchNathanson, for a long time: My son was born on 9/11 — now… https://t.co/sCMpel2YYpWho do you trust on how and when to reopen? 58% say Fauci, 27% say Trump. Not really a close call there. https://t.co/y4s8TptxgP
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence.@aslavitt et al are talking to most of the country today with their #OpenSafely blueprint in @USATODAY.… https://t.co/ktcvU326YEHmm. Weird. I wonder why Trump has a thing for inciting people against the WOMEN who run Michigan.… https://t.co/c2lMqFCWdn
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceAgain, let’s play “What If” What if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had billed taxpayers for private political/… https://t.co/gRPeA9Hrs5
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceBy @HopkinsMedicine psychiatrist Joseph Bienvenu: #Coronavirus is a terrifying illness that could leave millions of… https://t.co/G7mrlOueTR.@dailykos Abbreviated Pundit Roundup by @DemFromCT, with @aslavitt, Mark McClellan and 19 other bipartisan health… https://t.co/iS2YLcpVOEHow to get from now to normal, from ex @CMSGov chiefs @aslavitt (Obama) and Dr. Mark McClellan (Bush 43) plus 19 ot… https://t.co/VfnT5Av3uFIsn’t this what we’re accusing China of? https://t.co/m1D4RKCdgV
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceGood news for Democrats but best to stay nervous: New polls show Biden leading Trump in key states of Arizona, Flor… https://t.co/4Ny80dRPuMTrump also defended his move to sell arms to the Saudis over a congressional hold, despite the regime’s abysmal hum… https://t.co/lShA7YcPwj
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceInsightful and wry (as usual) from @MrWalterShapiro: Trump is stuck in 2016, but older voters are panicked by the 2… https://t.co/Xemew7S7wXAnalyst was praised for creating and running Florida’s coronavirus data website. Now she says she was fired for cha… https://t.co/lVw3TBLjhIThe latest tracking poll shows Republican Sen. Martha McSally losing ground to Democrat Mark Kelly but that's not w… https://t.co/Rb5o9NJjUo
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceIn this now declassified email that Susan Rice sent herself, we see that President Obama refused to request law enf… https://t.co/UpQRQWoW7x
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5/20
2020
New Georgia poll, May 16-18 @Civiqs President: Biden (D) 48% Trump (R) 47% Senate: Ossoff (D) 47% Perdue (R) 45%… https://t.co/WIwWU3hBdF
Retweeted by Jill Lawrence#ELB: New NBER Paper Shows Higher Rates of COVID-19 Among Wisconsin Counties Using More In-Person Voting Compared t… https://t.co/th1Ms6NupI
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceCan it happen here? https://t.co/ej3rGM6XPbAnother one of those all-purpose Mad Libs headlines, by @jameshohmann: "Trump appears emboldened by paltry GOP push… https://t.co/kvihdXl13sIf you need a laugh or 5 or 10, highly recommend this from @Faith_Salie of @waitwait and @CBSSunday: All I really n… https://t.co/uK6DhbOdHxIf cabinet members can remove IGs who are investigating them, and presidents can summarily dismiss IGs simply becau… https://t.co/WdqEUqSh2E
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceIn case you wondering, there’s an entire office in the White House that fact-checks presidential statements and let… https://t.co/3OVPrWBKKH
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceBy Transportation @SecElaineChao: Airlines must be fair to people hit by #coronavirus disruptions… https://t.co/gC6uqvqQKOFormer US attorney @BarbMcQuade on the #MichaelFlynn case as a microcosm of Trump's "dark arts" presidency: Will T… https://t.co/7PnQIClA6v.@LOLGOP on the threat posed by dangerous words from the president and his son: Enough with the QAnon and 'Liberate… https://t.co/Vfm6CRFqHsHappy Hour: https://t.co/wE2ZiS60p9 with @ericawerner @mattzap @DavidMDrucker @Kevinliptakcnn @ProjectLincolnhttps://t.co/Klcsg5xxek
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5/19
2020
Former US attorney @barbmcquade on this administration's latest attempt to co-opt US judiciary and justice: Will Tr… https://t.co/dl5v4a69j1Modeling this instead of mask-wearing and social distancing: Trump says he's taking unproven anti-malarial drug… https://t.co/bM5NFHyhozTrump and Barr are testing independence of courts in Flynn case. My thoughts in ⁦@USATODAY⁩ https://t.co/qUmxJ1rrG9
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceBy former US attorney @BarbMcQuade: Can our justice system survive the Trump team's dark arts? The #MichaelFlynn ca… https://t.co/dv4WeACK4DBy @JarrettDieterle and Teri Quimby: A century after Prohibition, will the #coronavirus finally end it? We'll drink… https://t.co/BPh1cWQjPmBy @drJoshS and Dr. Lisa Maragakis: 3 reasons #coronavirus testing is not a magic wand for businesses looking to re… https://t.co/MpIUuCesDJ.@dailykos Abbreviated Pundit Round-up by @DemFromCT, with @Schneider_CM in @usatopinion on Wisconsin's… https://t.co/FALwdMTihF @xpostfactoid They did impeach the guy..@CillizzaCNN on the latest IG firing: Trump does something with truly dangerous implications -- both for the prese… https://t.co/ljFyFVqdwn.@Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on just-released survey: Our new small business report shows scope of COVID struggle… https://t.co/kUcNwpmo8L.@1PatriciaMurphy in Atlanta on the Stacey Abrams moment: She shouldn't be Biden's VP, but she's changed the game f… https://t.co/gZD0Fi0yOv @JillDLawrence @LOLGOP @USATODAY @usatodayopinion I'm giving away 6 foot pieces of bamboo for free! https://t.co/RXIjgGEOxh
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5/18
2020
Dr. Tim Garson with a stern reminder about that 6-foot rule and strange ways to make it stick: Donuts, hockey stick… https://t.co/9wp9rqBDa3Novelist @MegWClayton on graduations and other traditions on hold: I'm grieving ceremonies lost to #coronavirus as… https://t.co/AV5kXc974XBy @Schneider_CM: Wisconsin's economy is reopening and it's a hot #coronavirus mess. Don't do what we did.… https://t.co/zb4GRkZOhqHandy list from @LedgeKing: The Trump administration has recently removed 4 inspectors general. Here are the ousted… https://t.co/apWaO0Mg5l
5/17
2020
By Diane Nine, friend and agent of the late White House correspondent Helen Thomas: She would have been a match for… https://t.co/aaB3knoQzyBy @bobblanddesign: I sent masks to health workers but the Trump administration seized them instead of helping… https://t.co/xBfLrMacHI!!! Now Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Eliot Engel says the State Inspector General was fired aft… https://t.co/tThH307cNQ
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceState Department watchdog ousted - POLITICO https://t.co/eBoypCbMcHTrump loves to talk tough on China, but his foreign policy has strengthened China's position at every turn. Hope… https://t.co/3SJwKHkFkt
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceQuick refresher course for NBC News in the three-beat, "truth sandwich" method. 1.) State what is true. 2.) Repo… https://t.co/lsR3DQ9Df3
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5/16
2020
Republican leader: My state shows why voting by mail is secure and trustworthy https://t.co/uvvYcV21Z5 via @usatoday @usatodayopinionHappy Hour: https://t.co/KVLeL2biLl with @AnnieLinskey @LisaDNews @TamaraLush @JonLemire @Fahrenthold @partlowjhttps://t.co/ioZBIuemJn
Retweeted by Jill LawrenceFrom PBS @NewsHour: What 74 former Biden staffers think about Tara Reade's allegations https://t.co/CvIrDEerUm
5/15
2020

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