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Partner @VianovoLP. MSNBC Justice & Security Analyst. Recovering flack from DOJ, the Senate, and too many campaigns to count.

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As for the substance, I can believe the Criminal Division didn't know about the SDNY investigation, but it's hard t… https://t.co/1V2aXuQQ1HThis is an extraordinary statement for DOJ to make. They are implicitly acknowledging the president's lawyer is und… https://t.co/K0nbEEDJn3For everyone surprised Don Jr. didn’t testify before the grand jury, recall this from the report: "Some individuals… https://t.co/DWp6YMQfteAs I’ve predicted this growing existential crisis for the GOP Senate majority could change the impeachment dynamics… https://t.co/FKhDnRPmpK
Retweeted by Matthew MillerHe gets that he’s weak and that he is asking GOP Senators to defend too much. https://t.co/0zVXIOOYcB
10/20
2019
Really great that the Justice Department is being run by a conspiracy theorist. https://t.co/kTvbTIcN0wLet’s imagine a crazy scenario where Trump invites a foreign power to interfere in next year’s election and the FBI… https://t.co/E8Ez5sY3Tw @joshgerstein @emptywheel Most clients/lawyers don’t get to meet with the head of the criminal divisionHead of the criminal division squelched an investigation into Trump’s call to Zelensky that involved Giuliani, know… https://t.co/eXgQHdit8MDOJ actually gave a meeting with the head of the Criminal Division to someone who is the subject of an investigatio… https://t.co/vYYTJUvdWH
10/19
2019
@gregpmiller not a chanceThis is a must-read account of how Trump is undermining discipline and accountability in the military. He has essen… https://t.co/eGdVuuEbuP @OKnox “but enough about my time at Oxford”Oh my goodness, a leak from the secret depositions! I assume the Republicans continue to be outraged by this shamef… https://t.co/rQ8dNx2mt5
10/18
2019
They are as bad at scandal management as they are at running the government. @jbarro yeah, well I didn’t say it was smart. I initially thought he was trying to just get stuff out there ahead o… https://t.co/2Y8BKquPjsLike everyone around Trump, seems like Mulvaney’s goal is now protecting himself. This is the area where he has per… https://t.co/pYAtOU55Dx @emptywheel and not for having some scandal named after me. I’ll take it.Well this is something. https://t.co/tkynExFZd3So Mulvaney wants us to believe the money was being withheld ONLY to get an investigation into 2016 (as if that's o… https://t.co/LPGDaCOsEdMulvaney isn't just defending selecting Doral for the G7, he's openly praising how great a facility the president's… https://t.co/7r1CXTjJQLPardon me? https://t.co/WO8xOCnHlR @brianbeutler what a weird statement that wasThe key thing about this conversation is that it was on September 9, AFTER the WH had been told about the existence… https://t.co/SL9KGI92nC"Furthermore, my boss Secretary Pompeo was very supportive of our Ukranian strategy." Do tell us more, Ambassador. https://t.co/DtensoVFvPGiuliani in that story: “We’re not meddling in an election, we’re meddling in an investigation. nothing illegal ab… https://t.co/WDw87zNp92
Retweeted by Matthew Miller @jonathanchait right. it's just completely ridiculous.About Sondland's claim that he didn't realize on May 23 that what Giuliani and Trump were really after was a Ukrain… https://t.co/4hvk1qy2qP @emptywheel not a safe bet! but I would think they must be pretty sure no one can jam them for Luskin to let him make that statement.This is certainly one strategy. He better be damn sure no other witness is going to remember discussing Biden with… https://t.co/gTk3fmlROhThese are incredibly dangerous numbers for Republican Senators. https://t.co/eNXamKDfo8Rest In peace, Chairman Cummings. I hope your life and work serve as an example to more in public service.
10/17
2019
@mayawiley @TheBeatWithAri @woodruffbets Thanks for not correcting me when I called Gordon Sondland GeorgeListening to Trump today in Syria is like hearing RT. He is offering Russian and Turkish talking points. Directly c… https://t.co/mfY2Q522fQ
Retweeted by Matthew Miller @AaronBlake it's a coping mechanism @ryanjreilly wowIt's hard to believe this well-considered, nuanced piece of statecraft didn't get the job done. https://t.co/midqLCTULp @mayawiley I'm just amazed there is no on around him who can stage an intervention, I guess. I'm sure it was all fu… https://t.co/0GKHcnHCQL @joshgerstein maybe he just wanted the government to pay for his trip to NY.From current episode, "Bill Barr's Justice," @evanperez, senior DOJ coorespondent for CNN, tells @matthewamiller th… https://t.co/fjReg6X5TQ
Retweeted by Matthew Miller @qjurecic I guess my real point is that we all need people in our lives with the ability to stage an intervention.As the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation, Rudy can't possibly be dumb enough to do this, can he??? https://t.co/d0TbsjzdCWWho knows what this is about, but if I were the committee, I might want to test Sondland's widely-leaked claim that… https://t.co/fTzVs33MfqHard to understand how anyone thinks to propose something like this to a grieving family. https://t.co/lYFsgBvtLD
10/16
2019
@KevinMaddenDC missing the debate and game 4 for it, but dad’s gotta dad rock @emptywheel ExactlyDid not realize Rudy was having such a cash crunch that he had to borrow money from Marc Mukasey. Adds an interesti… https://t.co/RwI5YFA6by @GlenCaplin1 Congrats! @CoreyRobin probably would end up sort of similar to John Aschroft's legacy. The hospital room incident didn't wipe… https://t.co/wYmrJe8LLUIt's going to be fun watching the entire GOP and right wing media machine pivot on a dime and start attacking publi… https://t.co/N7zilZMdtCWhen John Bolton emerges as the hero of the story, you know the rest of the cast are some real next level villains. https://t.co/UUrAq39IToI dunno, he got the job without having to go through the confirmation process. That shows some level of skill. https://t.co/wdJnieW3D9 @marty_lederman @steve_vladeck Ah, then we agree. Excellent @joshgerstein @marty_lederman @steve_vladeck That’s where I come down as well @marty_lederman @steve_vladeck Right, but if the WH asserts it and you think it’s nonsense, are you just supposed t… https://t.co/a5YbJSYt7t @marty_lederman @steve_vladeck don’t you think sometimes there is a different duty? I.E. when these privileges are… https://t.co/0YHzzy3aVF @emptywheel Ha, I might have, yesLots of hand waving at supposed privileges and vaguely threatening language from the WH here, but the thing this le… https://t.co/NjFZwuLacx @JoyceWhiteVance @russelltim151 never feel like I can cross that threshold until I know someone is getting indicted… https://t.co/uv2xGV1x8s
10/15
2019
Examining his bank records? So much for the idea that he is ancillary to the core investigation. He sounds like a f… https://t.co/kUjYC2NutT @WajahatAli well that part’s a givenThe guy who opened the barn door is now running around yelling at the horses. https://t.co/QxvfJSJwHY @JoyceWhiteVance way to set the bar high, Joyce“Trade wars are good and easy to win”....if the person on the other side of the negotiating table is Donald Trump. https://t.co/y8iMYSoD7kSome of the targets in this video were sent bombs by a Trump superfan last year and the president responded by atta… https://t.co/7vPhDrXmz2
Retweeted by Matthew MillerThere is such a sickness in this country right now. https://t.co/GspEHyQfME
10/14
2019
Just re-reading the IC assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 election for no reason.… https://t.co/juXqXmpE9ySo, @harrylitman let @matthewamiller guest-host @talkingfedspod & you’ll want to listen to media insiders talking a… https://t.co/86UyXxWSvi
Retweeted by Matthew Miller @vermontgmg Given that, I wonder if he sticks with the “I didn’t know it was about Biden” line in his testimony. Come on...A penny for Mick Mulvaney’s thoughts.Every accusation against Trump w/r/t Ukraine has now been proven except for the explicit withholding of aide as par… https://t.co/Hrod93kWqb
10/13
2019
@JoyceWhiteVance https://t.co/LJgoOQskjRAmazing. Rudy’s argument is that he can’t be guilty of acting on behalf of a foreign government official because he… https://t.co/jARIiZOCy2
10/12
2019
“You know, Rudy Giuliani worked for me for a very short period of time.” https://t.co/mRo3McCr3QWhat is life really like these days at "Bill Barr's Justice"? Former OPA head @matthewamiller convenes a discuss… https://t.co/hNvZAwVSLH
Retweeted by Matthew Miller @danpfeiffer https://t.co/usFrWgf8skThank you for your service to the country, Ambassador Yovanovitch, and for being willing to stand up for what’s rig… https://t.co/pF2orxk6zeThis is a must-read from @vanitaguptaCR https://t.co/Lyc4ZoGlysIt is significant that Sondland is testifying over State Department objections. This will give cover to career offi… https://t.co/VPimy098yA
Retweeted by Matthew MillerI suspect the admin is quietly ok with this because they want someone to defend Trump, but either way, it reveals t… https://t.co/JJQ0NsjhYwI wanted to know what‘s going on inside DOJ and what Bill Barr is really up to, so I guest-hosted an episode of… https://t.co/a0SvsGlSXe @maggieNYT FreudianErdogan raised this issue 2 times with Biden (August & Sept 2016), even asking for @PreetBharara, who was leading t… https://t.co/NcqRvkzvUB
Retweeted by Matthew MillerI agree with this point so so so much. The Hill should take testimony from willing witnesses and presume those who… https://t.co/H7aweH1JDf
Retweeted by Matthew MillerThis is why the Hill doesn’t have to wait for court battles. This time there are enough witnesses who either don’t… https://t.co/zChGDR0Ksb
10/11
2019
You really couldn’t make this stuff up with Barr. https://t.co/Snfxqv1ZNo @kgosztola Yeah, that’s not at all how the investigation that led to him being charged began or how he came under scrutiny. @Mimirocah1 I think that's exactly rightWhere's the Nickelback soundtrack now? https://t.co/vJVMNRAyfD
Retweeted by Matthew MillerDOJ's decision not to open a full criminal investigation into the Trump-Zelensky call when they already had an open… https://t.co/ES5qEEAN8w @dznyc @emptywheel winner! @emptywheel I was just about to post this exact question!Oh my. Same two businessmen at the heart of that scheme to replace board members of the Ukranian gas company with p… https://t.co/HRY2Oc3BV0 @TexasTribAbby my first year at UT (92) was the last year they let you drink in public and walk around Commerce. Al… https://t.co/LzvUdV1nX1 @DevlinBarrett Wait until Trump finds out it was not just Strzok, but also Pat FitzgeraldFYI, Kiriakou pled guilty to disclosing the identity of an undercover CIA officer and now makes a living working fo… https://t.co/fDyMAUmKulThis is a really smart piece about the biggest question on the table right now. https://t.co/raft42RYCVShocking. Trump’s liaison to China on trade openly brags about raising attacks against the Bidens with the Chinese… https://t.co/X7Mf5GM49P
Retweeted by Matthew MillerBrutal and telling. If you think it’s ok to pressure a foreign government to investigate your political opponent, a… https://t.co/9YFlcG7b3F
10/10
2019
@nycsouthpaw arguably!
10/9
2019

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