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Katelyn Polantz @kpolantz Washington, DC

Justice, courts n’at @CNN

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Joined Twitter 3/29/11


NSA General Counsel Michael Ellis, who was installed by former Presi. Trump during his final days in office, was pu… https://t.co/FINzmiAv8l
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1/21
2021
End of an era! https://t.co/rCx4Rro4RhWho is Amanda Gorman? https://t.co/c3CtfAZopY
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzAnd there is Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, escorting VP-elect @KamalaHarris https://t.co/AHOf3bKCve
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe only defendant I covered in 2020 who was arrested on a gazillionaire’s yacht.
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantz @emptywheel @Popehat He already testified once!This always stuck with me: Pinedo had never even left California before he spoke to Mueller’s team. He helped ID Ru… https://t.co/uNt18haGhrPinedo’s case now feels like an alternate universe from Trump’s “witch hunt” campaign against Mueller and the sagas… https://t.co/fK6Y2BuTlKAs pardon chatter arises again, I think about this guy, Richard Pinedo, who sold fake identities to Russian electio… https://t.co/JUgEbsl0L4On @CNN, @kaitlancollins says she and @PamelaBrownCNN report President Trump will pardon Steve Bannon, noting the W… https://t.co/dzPAHn2X1r
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1/20
2021
>> @Donie: "Walking around DC, looking at all the barriers and security, I thought to myself: Had a quarter of this… https://t.co/CYHv3rlpxz
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzMike Pompeo will leave State Department as a Trump loyalist to the very end. A deep dive of Homs time at State, wit… https://t.co/aOqP0kBcR6
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1/18
2021
In non-insurrection legal news: Hashim Mooppan, the head of the DOJ Civil Division's appellate section who played a… https://t.co/Fo4zsMIToL
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1/17
2021
NEW: Trump's “pro-law enforcement” image has crumbled in his final days. Smart analysis by ⁦@joshscampbell⁩ : https://t.co/qSkr83RlyE
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzAfter receiving legal letter, conservative outlet American Thinker has issued an incredible statement admitting it… https://t.co/ol9Qwg7YHl
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzStill so many unanswered questions. https://t.co/PFJAq4tarT https://t.co/2EPeSRXyZH
1/16
2021
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has expanded its criminal investigation into the Trump Organization’s fina… https://t.co/GiiUdpD9no
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzHear from the DC Metropolitan Police cops who fought their way into the Capitol and withstood attacks to help prote… https://t.co/IvuqOB2WRI
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzTrump has been consumed by the unraveling of his presidency, which included a recent, casual discussion about possi… https://t.co/73Nedoas2d
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1/15
2021
DC attorney general wants to interview Donald Trump Jr. as part of Trump inaugural funds abuse probe… https://t.co/TvLK9t3Hvc
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzRioters were still ransacking the Capitol when Reps. Cicilline and Lieu, huddled in Cicilline's office and started… https://t.co/wFSjzmojjO
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzAfter a busy day covering impeachment, @kristin__wilson is now giving National Guard members from Delaware a tour t… https://t.co/yAzn6pHAXY
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1/14
2021
BREAKING: Donald Trump has just become the first US president to be impeached twice following a vote in the House o… https://t.co/PjGY6ykc0d
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNEW: Chad Wolf, who resigned as Homeland Security acting secretary, said Wednesday that President Donald Trump bear… https://t.co/160ArqyGBS
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNEW: Law firm Seyfarth Shaw has severed ties with President Trump’s businesses in response to public outcry over hi… https://t.co/gjL1klaj4a
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNew DOJ resource page showing case status and charging documents for federal defendants charged in Capitol riot:… https://t.co/Rb98xXRNzH
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzBREAKING: FBI in NYC arrested Eduard Florea, 40, Tuesday night on at least one weapons charge in response to online… https://t.co/u1CdNLBMag
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzPENCE writes a letter to Pelosi saying he won’t invoke the 25th Amendment https://t.co/PiMAzTInzB
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1/13
2021
Key steps in Trump Organization criminal probe stall as investigators await Supreme Court decision, from ⁦… https://t.co/v03jiTeX5BTrump takes no responsibility for inciting last week's Capitol riots. "It’s been analyzed," he said of his remarks.… https://t.co/F5XAYOB4xq
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNEW: Aaron Mostofsky, the son of a Brooklyn judge was arrested Tuesday morning by authorities in NYC for his connec… https://t.co/ABXZqMTS6i
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe FBI wants the public's help in identifying the man seen carrying a large Confederate flag in photos widely circ… https://t.co/GChyQmIFrF
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzCorporate revolt shakes political fundraising world, via ⁦@fschouten⁩ https://t.co/OBKK9jiGsg
1/12
2021
UPDATE: Johnson, accused in the U.S. Capitol lectern theft, was released Monday in Tampa. https://t.co/m44IpH80JR
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzWhat is the 14th Amendment and how could it be used to punish President Trump or to expel members of Congress? https://t.co/xyepyxvrXq
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzYes, we are trying to figure out what is going on here, the State website says Trump's term ended today. https://t.co/pRvprVsKMd
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzWhite House counsel Pat Cipollone and former Attorney General Bill Barr have warned President Donald Trump that the… https://t.co/8eQcfwTSr0
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantz- Trump won't lose pension if impeached, only if removed by Senate - Unclear if he loses Secret Service even if rem… https://t.co/LTe3jf5dsj
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe Supreme Court on Monday refused requests from the Trump campaign and other republicans to put several election… https://t.co/sBvmTQYjQv
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNEW: Here's the House's impeachment resolution, which charges Trump with one article of "incitement of insurrection… https://t.co/Axye4P5bbH
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzImportant detail in this story: The harder work now for investigators is to try to build potential domestic terrori… https://t.co/Rin7QH1fpVLATEST on the ongoing investigation: Feds are combing for details on whether rioters wanted to take hostages in C… https://t.co/AIRRlke4xG
1/11
2021
Reminder: While the feds charged a man who had a truck filled with homemade bombs 2 block from Congress, they’re st… https://t.co/UyI1WeedIxNew reporting from @Acosta: "VP Pence has not ruled out an effort to invoke the 25th Amendment and wants to preserv… https://t.co/r5U0Ya2zjD
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1/10
2021
“The Justice Department’s Office of the Pardon Attorney does not have a social media presence and is not involved i… https://t.co/eP7pYrrrIT
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzProsecutors just corrected this filing —replaced the description of a fraud investigation to reflect he was being s… https://t.co/BkXej4mGnNThere’s an extremely viral tweet that claims impeaching Trump means he can’t run in 2024. That is not true. Even a… https://t.co/Ix6aj1qkbR
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzJacob Anthony Chansley, man wearing a bearskin headdress during the Capitol siege, told the FBI he came to Washingt… https://t.co/XFkv1mi2eO
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNick Ochs, the Proud Boys Hawaii founder, was inside the Capitol Wednesday. He got arrested and charged for that.… https://t.co/Wy9qQo1JldAdam Johnson, the man seen carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern during the Capitol siege, has been arreste… https://t.co/9y1ZBJOxAq
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzFed court records are now describing assault rifles, homemade bombs around the Capitol melee Wednesday. One man w h… https://t.co/kLee5Rx1emAdam Johnson, 36, the man seen on video carrying Nancy Pelosi’s lectern during the mob riot of the U.S. Capitol, ha… https://t.co/eztPobPBWy
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzFeds say they found a pickup truck full of bombs and guns near Capitol insurrection. That’s just one federal defend… https://t.co/XZrNBmGARK
1/9
2021
Derrick Evans, the Republican West Virginia state legislator who posted a video of himself shouting "We're in! We'r… https://t.co/AcGrjNOkGK
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzProsecutors in the US Attorney’s office plan to open a federal murder investigation in the death of Brian D. Sickni… https://t.co/y3NFXYslyx
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe officer is on life support per Capitol Police union chair Gus Papathanasiou, who previously said the officer ha… https://t.co/zMCKHbLbR1
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos is now the second Cabinet secretary to resign over President Trump's response to th… https://t.co/4aRYI9lLpt
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzSeveral Cabinet secretaries informally discuss invoking 25th Amendment but Pence 'highly unlikely' to pursue | ⁦… https://t.co/ZHe2sPoLBG
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzDC US Attorney’s Office plans to open a federal murder investigation following this officer’s death, law enforcemen… https://t.co/Eqm4o3ldlZ
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzProsecutors 'looking at all actors,' including Trump, as charges are filed against Capitol rioters @evanperezhttps://t.co/z53YfgMLnO
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1/8
2021
!!! Pelosi says Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund hasn’t called her since the events of yesterday. Calls for his resignation.
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThese are devastating, terrifying to read. @sarahdwire: “I slid behind a row of chairs and looked up as a female re… https://t.co/uWXdDIcFguIt’s 12:30 a.m. on December 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Meaning that, technically, and due to the activities of dome… https://t.co/FKvyLOdz7N
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNew from CNN: "A growing number of Republican leaders told CNN that they believe Donald Trump should be removed fro… https://t.co/RutX8NzPnS
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantz40 USC §5104(e)(1)(B) & §5109 make it a federal crime to enter the floor of either House of Congress through the use of force and violence.
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzSecret Service was the first federal agency to come in for backup when US Capitol Police called. Marshals Service,… https://t.co/0hurhgDGsyDC attorney general Karl Racine: “We’re going to need the full light of day, the opportunity to have oversight an… https://t.co/CxaAhQ52cRThese quotes from law enforcement today: “Everything went wrong” “Nobody was communicating” “By the time the Capito… https://t.co/k6aiXrOXrlComplete chaos on federal grounds and a failure of law enforcement to protect the US Capitol building today. Why? W… https://t.co/vqQhsbT8V7
1/7
2021
The incredible show of force that we saw in DC this summer... Where is it? That was nowhere near what we are seeing… https://t.co/QlH2DF1BLQ
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzA central argument from the Trump campaign was that Biden would let mobs roam free without condemnation.
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzWhat an incredibly sad and scary day for this country.
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe Capitol is on lockdown amid a tense situation with demonstrators outside the building, according to Capitol cop… https://t.co/LcswFEjNTO
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantz @emptywheel Here here!Pres.-elect Biden has selected much of DOJ's leadership under (if confirmed) AG Merrick Garland, per @ArletteSaenzhttps://t.co/qUKCPIdF92
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantz.@jeffzeleny reporting @CNNPolitics : Joe Biden has decided to nominate DC Circuit Judge Merrick Garland as atto… https://t.co/fAhwEO6gsYRead this from @Phil_Mattingly @FoxReports to get yourself ready for a LONG day in the Capitol as the balance of po… https://t.co/1jsyG2j8sF
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzOn his radio show, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow says, “Some have speculated that the vice president could simply say,… https://t.co/h0zr9mNNg6
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1/6
2021
Also today: Judge rejects another Trump attempt to decertify Georgia votes https://t.co/3NpLc74ZmBFull story: Cleta Mitchell, who assisted Trump on call with Georgia officials, resigns from law firm https://t.co/Ijq1UefOdLPreviously: The legal industry had a very strong negative reaction to Trump’s Jan 2 call, where Cleta Mitchell was… https://t.co/kn9nu2H1B3New statement from @FoleyandLardner: “Cleta Mitchell has informed firm management of her decision to resign from Fo… https://t.co/hfGiWYTzdYhttps://t.co/tu6dnoKkA3
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzCleta Mitchell, the attorney Trump repeatedly cut off during his contentious call with Georgia's secretary of state… https://t.co/vLxSu1OBOe
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzTrump’s schedules have evolved into self-parody, now only consisting of a blurb about “many calls and meetings” tha… https://t.co/bG0SvVoQS9
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzFederal judge hints at possible discipline against lawyer after another GOP election lawsuit is tossed — w/… https://t.co/mD3gYVxeZd
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1/5
2021
Georgia's voting system implementation manager, a Republican, goes point-by-point to debunk Trump's conspiracies ab… https://t.co/jdjt2m6KQ2
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzLive right now on CNN, GA election official @GabrielSterling (Republican) proceeding through, rebutting and refutin… https://t.co/6UBUleE2ul
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzIt is not typical for Big Law to comment on politics, let alone on details of effort by their partners. “We are awa… https://t.co/1kmki34qJV!!: There were 18 attempted calls from the White House to GA secretary of state's office, sources telling my collea… https://t.co/TXIpoSgMw8
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe @JoeBiden team has watched closely, but weighed in sparingly, on repeated attempts to overturn his election. To… https://t.co/bVcQM2LQIW
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzOfficials in Brad Raffensperger’s office recorded his call with President Trump on Saturday, but Georgia's secretar… https://t.co/3lFH6H3rZ7
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1/4
2020
Thank you everyone, your messages have touched our hearts. We're so grateful for how much money has been raised in… https://t.co/pitgQdz3zZ
Retweeted by Katelyn Polantzthank you to these .@MNPDNashville officers who undoubtedly helped save lives this Christmas Day. •Officer B… https://t.co/XOZmfCWK5T
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12/26
2020
Heartbreaking to learn of Francesca’s passing. Thank you @KFILE and @RachelEnsignWSJ for sharing her life and smile… https://t.co/2ePbPykR9F43 USC §1733 & 43 CFR §4300.45 make it a federal crime to graze your reindeer on federal land without submitting a… https://t.co/qr801ifvrd
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzNEW with @kpolantz 📬 https://t.co/LvNvi7i535
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzA judge in Virginia has ruled that a courtroom lined with portraits of White judges could impede a Black defendant'… https://t.co/VfhoLk2u91
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12/25
2020
US President Trump has been playing the pardon long game his entire presidency | Analysis by @kpolantzhttps://t.co/Px54xWERnp
Retweeted by Katelyn PolantzThe pontiff has spoken 🙌 @jaketapper and @CNNPolitics style vindicated https://t.co/t601F9Eqg9
12/24
2020

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