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Karen Tumulty @ktumulty Washington, DC

Trying to adapt. Also political columnist for the Washington Post.

3,031 Following   168,103 Followers   46,074 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/31/08


Fox News just cut away from the White House briefing, meaning that now none of the cable networks are showing it. But thank God for CSPAN-3!
Retweeted by Karen TumultyOften when reporters tweet news, they cite some other reporter as the source. And over the years I've noticed that… https://t.co/VL0JPLggOP
Retweeted by Karen TumultyThey informed McCurry of the new procedures and at the first event where they used a motorcade, @markknoller approa… https://t.co/DX6QLHBa4Uto give both limos in the president's motorcade license plates with the same number on them. That way they could oc… https://t.co/9xE5y7QxkLThe answer from the press office was usually: Ask Knoller. My single favorite example of his sharp eye (as told to… https://t.co/o4iSJCNDdzSo hoping the @markknoller reports are not true. He is an institution, and what journalism should be. When I was co… https://t.co/oLQwHGoVFs @3fecta "For the time being" is not very reassuring.I try to avoid profanity on this platform, but holy shit. https://t.co/L5TxITOMU1“As usual, Trump is wrong on the law, but this time he’s even more wrong than usual. There is someone violating the… https://t.co/IwJ1FS36Ti
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTrump is doubly wrong about Twitter -- @tribelaw @jgeltzer https://t.co/Mx0iQ7S9voHere’s Trump’s Executive Order. The gist of it is that it tries to strip social media platforms of protection under… https://t.co/mHG1v1x2DH
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty.@milbank: "But don’t worry. Chuck Grassley has written a letter! In fact, he has written two. And they contain ste… https://t.co/35SxHSDapt"Context matters." The context here is that claims that this is meant only in a "political sense" are likely to get… https://t.co/czLp1lIBazWhen the president retweets a video that begins "the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat," that would seem to vio… https://t.co/DxkRsX4gF6Millennials are the unluckiest generation in U.S. history - The Washington Post https://t.co/hwaCci29o3
Retweeted by Karen TumultyThe President is not alright. Trump Promotes Video That Opens With ‘The Only Good Democrat is a Dead Democrat’… https://t.co/EJSxYNLUfS
Retweeted by Karen TumultyICYMI: Here is my column from earlier this week: https://t.co/Z12zv3G88f.@ruthmarcus & I disagree on this one. I've argued that Trump's slanderous Tweets about a dead woman should be dele… https://t.co/zW0CjU1cfgToday’s uncertain times "show us what happens in an urgent world." We must heighten collaboration and funding to se… https://t.co/FTrZMRvYFu
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5/28
2020
Trump's executive order on social media will no doubt have random words in quotation marks, others in all caps and several misspellings.For a numbers-obsessed Trump, there’s one he’s tried to ignore: 100,000 dead from the coronavirus, by @AshleyRParker https://t.co/pCpovtjKhC @ktumulty I like my voting like I like my cupcakes: Delivered. https://t.co/QAxMVUZf6w
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @ktumulty if there was an hour wait for a cup cake, i'd get it delivered, just like my ballot
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @inwondermint At the Bethesda one, you usually don't have to wait more than five minutes.For the record: I would never stand in line for an hour to get a cupcake. Maybe that's just me.UPDATE: McCarthy sidesteps questions on Trump’s baseless conspiracy theory involving a former congressman Via… https://t.co/wUmNIeEZqdYes, once the presser ended she walked over to us and while Scott was asking about masks, she answered that Q and t… https://t.co/wnCchxLw38
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @scottwongDC @pkcapitol Contrast with @GOPLeader: “I haven’t read that editorial. I was not here with Joe Scarborou… https://t.co/SbaCiFCtSg
Retweeted by Karen TumultyZING … LIZ CHENEY to @scottwongDC and @pkcapitol: “I do think the president should stop tweeting about Joe Scarboro… https://t.co/SgOEqxjU75
Retweeted by Karen TumultyToday’s read: @ktumulty column looking at the POWER OF OLDER VOTERS. Important to remember that they are not a mon… https://t.co/phPszVYjAC
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @PostOpinions @ktumulty @ScrippsBee @ChristineEmba @hiattf @RuthMarcus @mollylroberts @petridishes @Milbankhttps://t.co/PN7Bpq1XSP
Retweeted by Karen TumultyThought there wasn't going to be a spelling bee this year? Think again. C-O-M-I-N-G S-O-O-N Featuring:… https://t.co/M4uaCcqzp0
Retweeted by Karen TumultyJoe Kernen said today on CNBC that most countries are at 60 Covid deaths per 100K, and the U.S. is at 29. Per Hop… https://t.co/kYYDCe4V0Y
Retweeted by Karen TumultyA new fluff piece from me: Is the MyPillow guy the future of the Republican Party or is he just dreaming? https://t.co/FVctZqgyJv
Retweeted by Karen TumultyAnother unarmed black man has died at the hands of police. When will it end? A WaPo editorial @postopinions https://t.co/Fny19i5ytl
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @realDonaldTrump “We will strongly regulate, or close them down ...” The #1 reason to leave the Republican Party i… https://t.co/e5URhFWiJT
Retweeted by Karen TumultyI know Joe Scarborough. Joe is a friend of mine. I don't know T.J. Klausutis. Joe can weather vile, baseless accusa… https://t.co/jldWt7rI3B
Retweeted by Karen TumultyWhen you see a @jasondeparle byline, you know you are about to learn about something important that most people are… https://t.co/88pUpEFQLQ @Duchessjo44 @gtconway3d So you suggest that journalists leave the most powerful man in the world to dominate this… https://t.co/ZaaVvKZ3ClI am thrilled to announce that as of May 22, more than 8,500 @AmeriCorps and @SeniorCorps members have actively eng… https://t.co/kCZhOgo5jn
Retweeted by Karen TumultyIn writing this column for today's paper, I faced a dilemma that Trump frequently presents journalists: How to conv… https://t.co/0oZ7sJI0GmA welcome sign: While Trump has mocked wearing masks, suggesting it’s weak or politically correct, some Republicans… https://t.co/KEgzjr3PoJEditorial in the conservative Washington Examiner: "Trump's crazed Twitter rant on this subject was vile and unwort… https://t.co/wzMV3BikRCFrom The Post's Editorial Board: Another unarmed black man has died at the hands of police. When will it end? https://t.co/iLCpCfKBX7
Retweeted by Karen TumultyKayleigh McEnany’s latest briefing is a case study in gaslighting, whataboutism and false claims — @aaronblake https://t.co/natG4hLyO0
5/27
2020
Updated column: Fact checking is a good step, but @Twitter and @jack still should take down the @realdonaldtrump tw… https://t.co/BQhBoPQrDi @joshtpm @KevinMaddenDC @TonyFratto @karentravers By the way, that Ramble person wasn't named Karen. Just saying. @joshtpm @KevinMaddenDC @TonyFratto @karentravers Left out.Parsley. I have a few thoughts about parsley. https://t.co/cQah5tcSUY @realDonaldTrump ❗ Get the facts about what Freedom of Speech is https://t.co/fwPrTvFMo5
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTwitter could be very busy. https://t.co/PNfWTPB45V
Retweeted by Karen TumultyImagine being the complete ass who did this to Johnny Cash's granddaughter. https://t.co/eZHyNu69ze
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTwitter labels Trump’s tweets with a fact-check for the first time https://t.co/CUB5PAwe2t
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty"Trump is blowing what had become an important Republican advantage," pollster Geoff Garin tells @ktumulty https://t.co/spOLV2OcM5
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTrump in Rose Garden on event announcing lower insulin costs for seniors: "I don’t use insulin. Should I be? I ne… https://t.co/RlpQkNxsFt
Retweeted by Karen Tumultyit’s a bit peculiar that astronauts put on their space suits when outside the space station, yet wear ordinary unif… https://t.co/TvE5we1nS1
Retweeted by Karen Tumultylighter tweeting while I consider what kind of psychotomimetic I would have to ingest or inject to allow myself to… https://t.co/dagZpkmcMX
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @seungminkim It makes me love you even more..."No doubt Trump is going to get even worse ... we have not seen the bottom, because there is no bottom. But by taki… https://t.co/1wfuEdmLf8
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty“Perhaps you could argue that there is a ‘public interest’ in knowing that a deranged man sits in the Oval Office.… https://t.co/IX0UBWTY3z
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty⁦@AliVelshi⁩ ⁦@ktumulty⁩ ⁦@KatyTurNBC⁩ ⁦@andersoncooper⁩ ⁦@DavidMuir⁩ ⁦@soledadobrien⁩ #FacebookStakeholders https://t.co/f2m2VNjezn
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty"...you could argue that there is a “public interest” in knowing that a deranged man sits in the Oval Office. But T… https://t.co/FXnWoLzykX
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty.@ktumulty: “[B]y taking one small step in the interest of decency — removing those tweets that soil the memory of… https://t.co/BEe1pCDtMi
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTwitter, you share responsibility for Trump’s indecency. Do something about it. https://t.co/Z12zv3G88fSays @RobbyMook "There's no question now that the Democrats' path to a Senate majority runs through the Sun Belt.… https://t.co/WR7sXK1GJw
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTwitter Must Cleanse the Trump Stain (Be sure to read the linked letter from the widower of Lori Klausutis, begging… https://t.co/WWNbg94hMPI've written about how I'd vote for Hillary over Trump, how he is a gold mine for enemy intel, how he is a menace t… https://t.co/gJaFCr7ZUi
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5/26
2020
@dcg1114 Trend has accelerated with covid. Look at Trump approval among 65-plus in Quinnipiac in January versus May.Statement from Gov. Cooper’s spokesperson on today’s comments about the Republican National Convention: https://t.co/xDuNWstqjQ
Retweeted by Karen TumultyOffered to tell this guy all about my hysterectomy, but he didn't seem interested. Oh ... wait ... this was ... sex… https://t.co/npb1ArGdJ2 @bfhistory12 @MikeB35827447 @ArmandoNDK So why were you interested in my tampons? You brought them up, not me. @bfhistory12 @MikeB35827447 @ArmandoNDK I thought you were talking about my gynecological history. Which tampons wo… https://t.co/f9EfGZdxTU @bfhistory12 @MikeB35827447 @ArmandoNDK Happy to share. @bfhistory12 @MikeB35827447 @ArmandoNDK Hysterectomy. Would you like to know more? @AndrewInEcuador yes. I should have done that. @ArmandoNDK yup. bone spurs will do that to you.Little known side effect of bone spurs: an inability to spell and a willingness to slander a veteran on Memorial Da… https://t.co/iwq28ANYowPresident Trump took to Twitter on Memorial Day to call Rep. Conor Lamb, a sitting congressman and Marine Corps vet… https://t.co/v7MGkmwimT
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty“Presidents have in the past given leadership or comfort. But there is nothing coming from our current president,”… https://t.co/blPFII7UP8
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @joero3 Yep. Pretty much. @DKarol @MrWalterShapiro It has also been widely reported that his own internal polls are showing recent slippage a… https://t.co/tiSwp3vt7h @MrWalterShapiro @DKarol Agree. Trend predated covid, but the chaos -- which was already more than this group barga… https://t.co/pjBlSMu8f6This is the key point about the election. Trump long ago lost the young. Now he's losing older votes. And, bizarrel… https://t.co/BnheiK7SS6
Retweeted by Karen TumultyImagine encountering these three paragraphs at any other point in American history: https://t.co/T1mPN9cmJB https://t.co/4CUVuvcVhG
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTrump’s poor handling of the crisis may lose him the GOP’s most reliable voters https://t.co/oPCZ6G5IH4Via @maxboot: "They are accusing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden of four sins of which Trump himself stand… https://t.co/Dhj2CTU5bnPolitical conventions are difficult financial propositions for cities even when they have lots of time to prepare and raise money.Trump now threatening to move the GOP convention out of NC. Will be interesting to see whether any other governor w… https://t.co/SQwxk8CdKe @ebruenig Don’t worry. It will some day give them something to talk to their therapist about.I will definitely name all my children Karen. In these uncertain times it’s crucial they be able to hold their own… https://t.co/3bkaav9Laf
Retweeted by Karen TumultyHow many healthcare workers will die two months from now because of the choices people made this weekend? Is this w… https://t.co/gXcw3PRMdZ
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty#ReportingWhileFemale https://t.co/fjHfrabhGR
Retweeted by Karen TumultyTitanic (1997) Scientist: Where’s the diamond? Old lady: *three hour long story about how she lost her virginity*
Retweeted by Karen TumultyPresident Trump amplified on Twitter a series of demeaning personal attacks on rivals from a supporter with a histo… https://t.co/wds5x03KD1
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @ndhapple @sibyllacumae Nordic ware
5/25
2020
No holding hands during the Lord’s Prayer. No hymnals or holy water. And no congregating with friends after service… https://t.co/8WEI6kCbmn
Retweeted by Karen TumultyFascinating story from @dillonliam: Coronavirus impact on California's largest apartment complex - Los Angeles Times https://t.co/eW2sSqsoc3Only by defeating Trump in the fall will Americans be able to stand up and say they deserve something better than t… https://t.co/zp2C447YED
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @DavidBrodyCBN @realDonaldTrump @JoeNBC The president is not well.Florida family grieves as Trump spreads debunked conspiracy theory to attack MSNBC host, @craigtimes reports in… https://t.co/UXuzbjRSS0
5/24
2020

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