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Karen Tumulty @ktumulty Washington, DC

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

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Joined Twitter 3/31/08


Trump reversed course on hosting the G-7 at his club after learning that impeachment-weary Republicans were tired o… https://t.co/rNRASajf4lRe-upping this from last week. https://t.co/eouNx4UP1mNarrator’s voice: because it’s not true. https://t.co/ncQr509xYK
10/21
2019
This after questions about whether Warren would raise taxes on middle class persist: https://t.co/BYksS53j0k
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @gtconway3d @jonkarl https://t.co/SaXBHJdXTvLike steel, Nancy Pelosi gets harder under the heat, @ktumulty writes. "And when she stands up to speak, it is usu… https://t.co/PWYBRtqvwW
Retweeted by Karen TumultyThis 1964 UPI story was 55 years ahead of its time. @gtconway3d https://t.co/Y0V46Lxe4WIf Pompeo ever wanted to get more hated within @StateDept this line to @GStephanopoulos today is certainly going t… https://t.co/QqcuMUWRki
Retweeted by Karen TumultyActing chief of staff is collateral damage from Trump's G-7 reversal: -Mulvaney had publicly touted Doral as the si… https://t.co/xLgfGpoTAM
Retweeted by Karen TumultyPelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-Fire https://t.co/QqY6LaebPk“Zero cost to the USA.” Any way to document this? https://t.co/f4p3tQKaaP @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod @richardwolffedc be insulated from what one campaign official described derisively as… https://t.co/9PRuZXaKyv @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod @richardwolffedc Guess I’ll stick with the WashPost: In January 2011, nearly two years… https://t.co/k2aepekZQc @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod @richardwolffedc Again. Not my impression. And I was around. @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod I was around. But maybe the Daily Mail knows better. @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod Not my impression of what happened. @whitehousewoman I have too many things going on in my life to ever have to stress out on running out of paper towe… https://t.co/dMfUDih6hl @ChrisDJackson @davidaxelrod He wasn’t “sent packing.” He was sent out to organize the re-elect.After awhile, this can get a little overdone: “As he entered he greeted a few children at the front of the room and… https://t.co/WSnPE8t3kx
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10/20
2019
Terrific, insightful look from @PhilipRucker capturing the fragility of Trump's presidency at this crucial time. https://t.co/QjuIQZFVlc
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @EWErickson You haven't been there? Why do you hate America?Trump’s season of weakness: A president who prizes strength enters key stretch in a fragile state @PhilipRucker https://t.co/iHgyMSvcHW @FranHen01728556 one of which I too am currently wearing. @FranHen01728556 I've got four pair of the Amandas. @AisleWestern Little known fact: there are no calories in the free samples. Or so I choose to believe.Yep. And Don Julio tequila and Chopin vodka. White House staffers took over a Mar-a-Lago bar and drank $1,000 worth… https://t.co/BbJitgWbh2
Retweeted by Karen TumultyNot for the first time, I walked into Costco this morning, looked down, and realized everything I was wearing had b… https://t.co/1XxZdtSshC @rmcough @gtconway3d @SpeakerPelosi I get that. But tempering starts with heat, so I figured people would give me a little license...Giuliani pressed State Department, White House to grant visa to former Ukrainian official via @nakashimae @karounhttps://t.co/j26h7QQGB3https://t.co/aHdKbTlatL https://t.co/hSF6PXwWu7
Retweeted by Karen TumultyWhat has @realdonaldtrump’s biz charged taxpayers in the past? —$546/night for hotel rooms at Mar-a-Lago —$1,000 fo… https://t.co/9hRNKyRw9O
Retweeted by Karen TumultyIn admitting then denying quid pro quo, Mulvaney turns harsh impeachment spotlight on himself, by @ToluseO +… https://t.co/VE1gEtiEBa
Retweeted by Karen TumultyY’all. This piece is so fascinating. And a quick read too. https://t.co/pqnzHYXa36
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @MarciMcCall24 @gtconway3d @SpeakerPelosi you are my hero
10/19
2019
Hate to beg a read of one of my columns. But if you want to understand @speakerpelosi it helps to know her history.… https://t.co/NDA5Ax7SMG @dave_in_sa @MikeMadden The Southwest Airline series. So much better than an Acela series. Drink coupons! @gregpmiller Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? https://t.co/PnR6xPN5PhA tribute from @speakerpelosi: Elijah Cummings was our North Star https://t.co/grCbULzOZ9One word that is not in this op-ed: "Trump." One word that is in this op-ed three times: "Obama." https://t.co/2URLyzkuRe
Retweeted by Karen TumultyIt helps to understand @speakerpelosi history, which is why I wrote about it here: https://t.co/hG9NWyhIL6Trump has yet to figure out that Pelosi doesn’t melt down, @ktumulty writes https://t.co/jPzdTo0xD5
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty“They don’t want me saying these things because they don’t want people to hear what I have to say ... .What have I… https://t.co/P0Tsim2DDRLike steel, she gets harder under the heat. And when she stands up to speak, it is usually a smart idea to listen. https://t.co/hG9NWyhIL6Along with whatever amusement Pelosi felt when Trump tweeted out a photo that only confirmed her power, there must… https://t.co/diPelT9R8PTrump has yet to figure out that Pelosi doesn’t melt down https://t.co/hG9NWyhIL6Ceasefire reportedly didn’t last a day. https://t.co/QQxPaGM5IY
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty‘I didn’t take this job to keep it’: GOP Rep. Rooney hints he’s open to impeachment Via @mikedebonis https://t.co/JnVN2mc1l4
Retweeted by Karen TumultyMcConnell goes rogue: https://t.co/oqcyLsIoS6 @ArmandoNDK @washingtonpost Thank you! Now we can go back to arguing. @karlaent @wagstl @washingtonpost no apologies necessary. one thing you can't get into 240 characters is ... context. @karlaent @wagstl @washingtonpost this was what started my whole thread. I tweeted a link to it and tweeps starting… https://t.co/5tlvqULQt9 @wagstl @karlaent @washingtonpost This is not a rehashed conspiracy theory. It was TESTIMONY by a career foreign se… https://t.co/9ppjgIBDRU @schadroe We've written exponentially more about Trump than Biden. All candidates who have a reasonable chance of w… https://t.co/hNIhtaa5uA @KDbyProxy tee hee. @MrJoshPerry If you turned one over and smashed them together, they would be a sandwich.Nope. Nope. Nope. I'm rooting for a Southwest Airlines Series. https://t.co/v7zqBbF6azOur weekly parlor game | The bull’s eye just landed on someone new https://t.co/txT8ano1bMIs he gaslighting us, or being gaslit himself? https://t.co/S3bFX1k94w"Contrary to weeks of denials from the president and his defenders, a growing body of evidence makes clear it was T… https://t.co/XiUJQHZG7i
Retweeted by Karen TumultyOne of the most enduring excuses for the sexism that keeps women out of certain jobs is that women, on average, hav… https://t.co/SBfFyMLJRS
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @karlaent @washingtonpost thank you for subscribing. @karlaent @washingtonpost People had the information and voted for him anyway. Take a look at what his unfavorable… https://t.co/S0gIUFCE5r @thenumberofrest @washingtonpost Your perspective on my political leanings is not widely shared. Check out my many… https://t.co/2a9KDOCSJw @karlaent @washingtonpost Enough voted for him anyway to win a victory in the electoral college in a deeply polariz… https://t.co/DsKVWcchoe @karlaent @washingtonpost You said he wasn't vetted, and that the shady parts of his past weren't exposed. He was, and they were. @karlaent @washingtonpost And lots more where this came from: https://t.co/aUMLUvDi2z @karlaent @washingtonpost This was published in August 2016: https://t.co/YkbuJTy2fR @karlaent @washingtonpost https://t.co/JsIccjGcj1It’s mildly irritating that all these diplomats now recall raising concerns, but did it so quietly that no one can… https://t.co/fD9PN3ScDy
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @progressive_va @washingtonpost fair enough, though I think social media has a major share of the blame here as wel… https://t.co/QQMj5YVJw9Important re Biden: Diplomat tells investigators he raised alarms in 2015 about Hunter Biden’s Ukraine work but wa… https://t.co/Ox1CxcxdDE
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @mphayes11 @BubblesMcnutty @washingtonpost Trump was vetted, and continues to be. The country elected him anyway. https://t.co/JsIccjGcj1 @curts1girl @washingtonpost My job is actually to express my opinion. Which I just did: https://t.co/ssRRgLF7JI @ktumulty @washingtonpost Similar hilarity. Trump supporters: "WaPo is fake news!" * story comes out that support… https://t.co/TQ6z8asOA6
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @curts1girl @washingtonpost I think it is a good idea to tell the truth. It's also my job. @WasOnceLou @washingtonpost https://t.co/JsIccjGcj1 @chr_st_ph_r_ @washingtonpost Who is this "everyone" who has ignored it or pretended that it is just a spark? Not the @washingtonpostI will never stop being surprised/annoyed that the knee-jerk reaction of the Twitter Left to any @washingtonpost st… https://t.co/7oBzeVWIe2 @noelcourage @bumgarls I take it you are not a regular reader of the Washington Post. A subscription is a great dea… https://t.co/JI5rNA202E @Mkn2007 I take it you are not a regular reader of the Washington Post. A subscription is a great deal. https://t.co/AponDimODV @bumgarls I take it you do not have access to any newspapers or broadcast media. If you did, you might have noticed… https://t.co/hYe8oKsvbn
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty @bumgarls I take it you do not have access to any newspapers or broadcast media. If you did, you might have noticed… https://t.co/hYe8oKsvbn"When Kent raised the issue with Biden’s office, he was told the then-vice president didn’t have the 'bandwidth' to… https://t.co/SoxxEwU49USCOOP: Career diplomat George Kent told congressional investigators this week that he had raised concerns in early… https://t.co/qKNRPfIhTo
Retweeted by Karen TumultyA growing body of evidence puts Trump at the center of Ukraine efforts against rivals, by @AshleyRParker https://t.co/opTxG2xgMh
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty“I earned my spurs on the battlefield,” Mattis said. “Donald Trump earned his spurs in a letter from a doctor.” https://t.co/Lzkb7qA2ed
Retweeted by Karen TumultyNWS has put out a frost advisory. How is it possible we've skipped autumn on our way from summer to winter?“The cease-fire agreement reached with Turkey by Vice President Mike Pence amounts to a near-total victory for Turk… https://t.co/OIi8kQ7JGp
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty.⁦@ktumulty⁩: A congressman from Baltimore dies and, for a moment, there is decency in Washington. https://t.co/KwxyLHeJbs
Retweeted by Karen Tumulty💯🚨💯🚨The Washington Post just changed it’s parental leave policy: Now each parent gets 20 weeks — five months — of P… https://t.co/CGk88HwzBv
Retweeted by Karen TumultyCummings didn’t really have it right. We aren’t better than this. But if we hold close the example he set, there is… https://t.co/QAU7sh05hLElijah Cummings was known for unfailing consideration and sensitivity, not just for other members but also for thei… https://t.co/bFlh9QyvU7
Retweeted by Karen TumultyAlso, the whole rest of the story is brilliant. But you knew that. It was written by @pkcapitol https://t.co/NTGRMgQqQhSuch a lovely opening anecdote in this story by @pkcapitol: https://t.co/n61vP1yZw4My look @RepCummings rise from relative anonymity to the chairman who scared Trump into a tweeting tirade. Beloved… https://t.co/nvRhpb1zFw
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10/18
2019
He was known for unfailing consideration and sensitivity, not just for other members but also for their staffs, reg… https://t.co/TuDytht8Kb
Retweeted by Karen TumultyThe fleeting moment of decency in Washington over Elijah Cummings - https://t.co/b8WyudwVgsA measure of the singular qualities that Elijah E. Cummings brought to public service was the fact that something a… https://t.co/TslbPBLfaG
10/17
2019

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