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Jim Tankersley @jimtankersley Washington, D.C.

Tax and economics reporter, The New York Times, DC bureau. Dad. Backpacker. Cardinal🌲 Oregonian eternal.

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8/3
2020
“Facts Man claps on the one and the three” is one of the more devastating sentences I’ve read in a while, courtesy… https://t.co/UVNPgzl2rO
8/1
2020
Thanks, Peter! Gratuitous pre-order link plug here: https://t.co/T87NbyZfm2 https://t.co/5vajq981xK @peterbakernyt Thanks Peter!I love this thread https://t.co/8JdfhPi8mjHonestly can't believe this has been scheduled but, well, fingers crossed, I guess? https://t.co/jsVDM5oLIg"It’s an extraordinary document, one that strikes me as an instant American classic and almost certainly the keynot… https://t.co/nPipQeG4fo
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @EmGusk Please pin this tweetI’m excited to start my exciting new job @CNN on Monday, working with some of the smartest folks in the news busine… https://t.co/LGilKf1MsU
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @jimtankersley Slight modification on where the division lies. 1) Pelosi for multitrillion dollar bill 2) McConn… https://t.co/aLpE0ak3v8
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyThis hits shelves two months from today. Pre-order to get your copy signed and be invited to a special release par… https://t.co/tSQzhs7fPC
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @RyanLEllis Wild card is WH, right? WH officials increasingly saying they want to extend the benefit.WH officials keep stressing their top priorities are UI benefit extension, eviction moratorium.White House press sec Kayleigh McEnany, asked if the admin is insisting on liability reform in negotiations with De… https://t.co/TAc86LmxehThread on a projection consumption decline from expiring UI supplements--> https://t.co/DooEIXfoyV @AlecMacGillis @michelleinbklyn I mean to be fair there are actual components that might differentiate it, includin… https://t.co/JHC8IgcjqpThanks so much for the Morning Money shout-out today, @morningmoneyben @AubreeEWeaver ! https://t.co/KOYL2OqJbF @AlecMacGillis Sorry for the asterisk!Introducing our fall reopening model Virtual PLUS+, a robust online learning experience that will engage students 1… https://t.co/CywCFbbDDT
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyAlexandria schools announce they will go "Virtual-plus" - aka no in-person instruction - for fall. cc: @AlecMacGillisThe MLB season is basically Highlander now. https://t.co/F5bTNpVnWeDemocrats are wondering aloud why Trump is not more engaged in an effort that carries huge stakes for people, busin… https://t.co/mwwT8aTOxkPresident Trump probably has just one more shot to cut a deal with Congress to boost the economy before November.… https://t.co/lwoRE5o20h @bencasselman Don’t you have another story to write? Slacker
7/31
2020
@morningmoneyben Ben, I say this sincerely: Go Yankees. (Today only.)Stoked to read this new @jimtankersley joint. https://t.co/yomqqAKmg8 https://t.co/0FZyjNcPkf
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @AlecMacGillis yeah. @AlecMacGillis Announcement coming tomorrow. (Not that I have been refreshing my inbox for days...) @AlecMacGillis Alexandria still has not announced a decision. @JStein_WaPo Jeff did you schedule this tweet during ACA repeal three years ago? Nice. cc: @taragolshanThis is a big stat for thinking about how US economy is getting reshaped: 54.1% of college grads worked from home… https://t.co/MEZBBmal5X
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyInteresting. Cassidy, Daines, Romney & Rubio propose a shift in stimulus-payment structure. $1000 per person, inste… https://t.co/PbYGhrXzhC
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyOffered as an illustration of the limits of "fundamentals"-based election models: The "Time for Change model", as… https://t.co/K0D7BJY4hF
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @jameshohmann The warning signs have been building for a month in the data, and they're not getting better: https://t.co/2yByhwycW9 @EdwardMcKernan https://t.co/z3tX7vG59e And it's Jim, thanks. @ElizWebHand @TaraSinc yes, see subsequent corrective tweetTechnically, worst since the immediate aftermath of WW2... https://t.co/ViByp0cbWdThe ... good news? ... from Deutsche Bank researchers is that Q2 was not the worst GDP contraction in US history. J… https://t.co/I8izezv1ewDemocrats think they have a strong hand. Senate GOP lacks consensus. The administration has been inept. @lieber2khttps://t.co/oAnzMtWHrK
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyBuried in today's annual GDP revisions: Trump can once again claim a year of 3 percent growth! But now, Obama can,… https://t.co/vPvIycESmuCOVID has mostly led to a collapse in the services economy. Of the total 32.9% annualized decline, a full 9.5% wa… https://t.co/bXLVlGZVcq
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyPortrait of an economic in a medically induced coma https://t.co/gTjDEr6QH5
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyContinuing claims UP 5.4% WoW.
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyU.S. gross domestic product fell 9.5% in the second quarter (32.9% annualized), by far the biggest drop on record. https://t.co/rvAlmOFoqh
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley1.43m initial claims. Still ugly.
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyThe U.S. economy shrank at a 32.9% annualized rate in Q2. https://t.co/dZQYed7p8x
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7/30
2020
“These negotiations are in a bad, bad place,” ⁦@lieber2k⁩ says, pretty much summing it up. Latest on the stimulus… https://t.co/Tb7AKNCzXsIt has come to my attention that some @mcclatchy journalists believe they will be fired if they publicly state supp… https://t.co/8HmKzUpxUM
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyOne thing I have been contemplating for the last few minutes is the idea that Kelly staged the whole window-breaki… https://t.co/YDX9PNA4KEMajor League Baseball suspended Joe Kelly for 8 games for throwing at a couple Astros. It suspended Astro players… https://t.co/5HQZA3kErm
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyThe "cliff" that unemployed workers have feared for months is here. The $600/week in extra unemployment benefits is… https://t.co/vafNKd3LAj
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyHigh frequency, non-standard data indicate that the pace of the recovery looks like it has slowed..The data are po… https://t.co/HJ1bHvu3Qp
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyIt's been a sad week. My piece on Emmanuel Farhi here: https://t.co/mjiNhcY0nD
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley$1.2 trillion score from @BudgetHawks for the GOP stimulus proposal. Includes roughly: $500b for biz (tax cuts/dir… https://t.co/PorrbGmlaYEmployment in the @uscensusbureau Household Pulse Survey bounced back a bit last week, by +1.9 million. The surve… https://t.co/EsJShdmA5W
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyYour occasional reminder that this is not the most optimal way to do economic policy in the middle of a pandemic... https://t.co/oHKxwmmzsI
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7/29
2020
At least a dozen Portland protesters charged in federal court (many of them for minor crimes like "failing to obey… https://t.co/Ynbvy29LUG
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyBREAKING: My will to leave the house. (This dad joke is for my son and my son only, I apologize to the rest of yo… https://t.co/gwpQppmSyl @SoumayaKeynes If there was a Pulitzer for trade podcast gif work... @RichardRubinDC Rich I have an idea for a summer camp activity for your kids.Catching up to this Neal-Wyden letter from yesterday. IRS has, as you might expect, a way for lawmakers to forward… https://t.co/MfzCHaKkBd
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyThe second bullet point in Biden's racial justice plan is: "Reform Opportunity Zones to Fulfill Their Promise" https://t.co/SfvJtLUJxb
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @likaluca Evergreen tweet.My book is 1 week old! I could write an extra chapter based on the tips and ideas I've gotten this week. Thanks for… https://t.co/D68cy18QxH
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7/28
2020
This possibility is disastrous for the economy — the polar opposite of what we need to get our middle class back on… https://t.co/PF7qXBArtGMLB Announces Players Will Now Be Quarantined For 14 Days Between Bases https://t.co/dubtOKuF9m https://t.co/8WJduoeUmD
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley“I’m not sure that it is, is it?” McConnell said when asked why money for the FBI building is in GOP recovery bill.… https://t.co/oBR2iX5cJu
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyThis spending could help the president's business, by preventing the construction of a rival hotel if the FBI moves… https://t.co/0jyYDURbdpHere is the provision that President Trump pushed for, and Senate Republicans included, to help rebuild FBI HQ down… https://t.co/cW1qF6fHJWNote that the business meals deduction expansion isn't in the Grassley/Finance Committee portion of the proposal. E… https://t.co/EynipPLXXe
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @conorsen Here are all the details! https://t.co/h5bRiRAY9s @JHWeissmann broader criteria for dependents, but otherwise yepFull details on the proposed second round of direct checks. $1,200 for individuals earning up to $75k/yr, phase out… https://t.co/WpTcXyedRRUI benefit proposed @ $200/wk -- but: "Starting in October, this payment would be replaced with a payment (up to $… https://t.co/qTzxnOpUkS
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @jakewertz Waiting on details, but I think you're right -- $1200 per individual, not household @andyhre @davidmwessel previous as well -- it's a second dip.Grassley says $1,200 direct payment for households, plus $500 per dependent regardless of aid.Details: https://t.co/bcrHuOjvF5The GOP proposal includes a (narrowed eligibility) new round of PPP and an alternate source of aid for small biz in… https://t.co/wqosceDADnChuck Schumer is on the Senate floor reading blind items on unemployment insurance mechanics from around the countr… https://t.co/RCNCxBDXPiA little while back I had a long chat with @LettieriDC for his @AEI podcast, about the struggles of working America… https://t.co/twZxXxvXZWBREAKING: Senate Republicans unemployment plan could take 5 months for some states to execute… https://t.co/3Wk28WGJGJ
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @UpdatedPriors @MichaelRStrain @Noahpinion Mulligan/Moore is the only argument I have seen that the benefit IS hold… https://t.co/Q0w7WNpbBSThis @reidepstein story is fantastic. https://t.co/mTYSN1296f
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7/27
2020
A push from the White House for money to rebuild the F.B.I. headquarters in Washington has emerged as a topic of de… https://t.co/KM0j4gHURA
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7/24
2020
Dodd Frank didn't solve all of our problems. Case in point? This well-known hedge fund trade. What regulators kne… https://t.co/HEsJzIG5HT
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyAs House minority proposals, these GOP plans are less likely to be law than House D or Sen R plans. But maybe parti… https://t.co/xiPi7TTLyc
Retweeted by Jim TankersleyEveryone once in a while, it's fun to do some old-school Wonkblogging. Here's an explainer (w/ @bencasselman) on th… https://t.co/Tmo7xQimZB @offbroadwaystl It's a typo! We are fixing. You are correct. @NickRiccardi I read the last tweet in this thread first, assumed it was about the Mets. The actual content is much better.The Senate GOP Phase 4 bill will include a second round of PPP funding for some small biz, with narrowed criteria.… https://t.co/0pXLZxMKAqAnd inspired by a text from @Neil_Irwin! https://t.co/12ddLi3w0bBaseball thread that turns into a post-COVID economy thread —> https://t.co/FXxCwJOum6
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @RichardRubinDC @richpriz @R_Thaler @taxjusticewonk I’m sure others will also richly enjoy pre-ordering: https://t.co/Ap004sOmPiFellow tax reporter @jimtankersley wrote a book called “The Riches of this Land” so I preordered it and I am eagerl… https://t.co/fUrFQ3OVEg
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7/23
2020
Sounds like the economy is becoming... Monopolized. (and has been for the past 40 years, pandemic or no)… https://t.co/kvcbz91BtC
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @MikeMadden A common, and correct, critique.I knew this piece needed more baseball in it: https://t.co/nb7KBP3ppt https://t.co/N8MnQnM9c9
Retweeted by Jim Tankersley @KevinWGlass It is! But, again, it's one thing not to pay it when you have stiff competition for players. Quite ano… https://t.co/Ax4zqTe9UkThis is also true and a great point. Thanks, Boston! https://t.co/29pJcmngjl
7/22
2020

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