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Mehdi Hasan @mehdirhasan Washington DC

Columnist, The Intercept. Host, Deconstructed podcast. Presenter, Al Jazeera English TV shows (UpFront & Head to Head). A Brit now based in DC.

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Joined Twitter 4/7/10


We pay waaaay more taxes 🤯. https://t.co/aZO4tISSDX
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTurns out my undocumented a** pays more taxes than you @realDonaldTrump.
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThis is also the conclusion of @DanAlexander21’s new book, “White House, Inc.” From the perspective of Trump’s busi… https://t.co/FtL2SRmm7N
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanHow Trump's base first appeals have backfired https://t.co/C1TlC5KXl6 You see it well in this AM's ABC/WaPo poll. H… https://t.co/TuD0xm7dDo
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanFacebook is "biased against facts," @mariaressa tells @brianstelter. "I worry that you can't have integrity of ele… https://t.co/ESrXrCMUKq
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanABC: His taxes CNN: His taxes Animal Planet: His taxes Cartoon Network: His taxes FOX News: Hearty fall soup rec… https://t.co/Ng2skpiKhC
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasanhowdy folks >i'm catholic >i'm not a democrat >pls read the article before getting mad >it is of course not a def… https://t.co/BPZO0qMy2a
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanWhy don’t you figure out how to get Americans Covid tested first. https://t.co/6vi8wjbk71
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanJames Q. Whitman’s book methodically explores how the Nazis took inspiration from American racism. https://t.co/pmNWtJ1eHB
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanCNN's Jake Tapper: "Your husband has been known to make the occasional gaffe." Dr. Jill Biden: "You can't even go… https://t.co/WSPbpbrpAK
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTrump knew something we didn't when he started balking at the peaceful transfer of power. If he loses the election,… https://t.co/u4naOZ1p0L
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanFirst it was the Uighur Muslims, then the Hui Muslims, now the tiny Utsul Muslim minority in Hainan are facing enfo… https://t.co/yQG6QOfhOA
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThe “this won’t change voters minds” stuff is beside the point. If you don’t care whether wealthy people are paying… https://t.co/5dBLTltIHG
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanNEW: India's Ministry of Health has confirmed the country's coronavirus case numbers surpassed 6 million today https://t.co/akGkGpnyhz
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIn the United States, teachers can only deduct up to $250 a year of the money they personally spend on school suppl… https://t.co/wnle4OBkW1
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanWeird to be trolled by the former acting DNI but sorry it’s not advocacy to ask people if they paid more than $750… https://t.co/fjTaGdXhib
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanRecall Romney, under pressure for months to release his taxes, criticized for a roughly 14 percent effective rate.… https://t.co/wWGThzoHa4
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanCourier-Journal: Ballistics don't support AG Cameron's claim Breonna Taylor's boyfriend shot officer… https://t.co/SrRpY5Qrdy
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan$72.9 million: Trump's IRS Tax Refund $885 million: Trump's subsidies for real estate empire $4.9 billion: Elon Mus… https://t.co/hi1TgU6mLF
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanNot that there wasn’t already cause for concern but a narcissistic fear of humiliation is now even more closely pai… https://t.co/lbFG3EfZYE
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIn ‘people who pay taxes’ news... “...undocumented immigrants contribute billions of dollars in federal taxes each… https://t.co/sKTe3A3l5X
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThere are people in Florida who can’t vote in this election because they owe more in *court fees* for *one case* th… https://t.co/yP9pKKyxge
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanShock of shocks! Donald Trump, the self-proclaimed billionaire, received a $72.9 million tax refund from the IRS wh… https://t.co/uXfEq4Azzu
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 https://t.co/t9vb4G5D5mThis is what Fox's supposed "straight news" division does with pretty much every story that portrays Trump in a neg… https://t.co/3VHkg2WLo2
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanHey, remember when the Panama Papers were released and they showed how basically every wealthy person on the planet… https://t.co/VQsiLg1AKU
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanHere’s what Biden should say: “If you make less than $200,000 per year, YOU paid Trump’s taxes If you’re wondering… https://t.co/BxXPgDes6i
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanCeline Dion spent $50 more on this Titanic hoodie than Donald Trump paid in income taxes in 2016 and 2017. https://t.co/1jb81T26C0
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanCompare how the Biden and Trump campaign react to the Parscale news https://t.co/4VOap5pM0G https://t.co/WU5TrNJcJA
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan"We’d expect nothing less from Donald Trump, who pissed away the chance to protect the lives of 200K Americans when… https://t.co/U4ucpuf8on
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanBiden campaign on President Trump's attempts to make up a drug test policy for the upcoming presidential debate: J… https://t.co/bQ4kMw6lo3
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanJohn Oliver: “The Supreme Court is about to lurch to the right for the foreseeable future, and if things seem hopel… https://t.co/IUHNeDB5ts
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanObama won re-election by spending every day calling his opponent a rich guy who doesn’t pay enough in taxes. Class… https://t.co/BBnPzxxCMV
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanSo uh...can you write off hair cuts?
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanBest part from @benyt's column: "a person familiar with the operation told me, on the condition of anonymity so as… https://t.co/GEtb6Sg78e
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTrump Wants to Discredit the Election. This Nerd Could Stop Him. https://t.co/wde6RLvyjH
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanFederal income taxes paid in 2017 (jointly with spouse): Joe Biden - $3,742,974 Kamala Harris - $516,469 Bernie Sa… https://t.co/a7swriUnCL
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIt's hard to care right now for a lot of reasons, but: The 2019 Uniform Crime Reports just posted. The takeaway:… https://t.co/5hVL8Y9yIv
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan#thereisalwaysatweet https://t.co/BSEQUGSePTThere is strong evidence in NYT tax story that 1) Trump's 2016 campaign was bid to revive his brand as $$ and att… https://t.co/AtRtZ0sa2n
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIt is impossible to read this exceptional @NYTimes story on Trump's taxes & not conclude he is a crook, his kids ar… https://t.co/n18kYyCoSv
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIn 2016 & ‘17, I paid thousands of dollars a year in taxes *as a bartender.* Trump paid $750. He contributed less… https://t.co/rgVMQfBlA4
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan#draintheswamp https://t.co/g7q7NInsz8Two billion! https://t.co/rSzf0oPsTC
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIf @KamalaHarris paid more money in taxes to India than the United States, Tucker Carlson would hack into the Emerg… https://t.co/04DnKxGrIR
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanSImple points for the evening: 1) If tax returns were “under audit” four years ago, they are no longer under audit… https://t.co/4xj1MCo9d0
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan @michelleinbklyn Biden should ask him on Tuesday and refuse to move on until there’s an answer.Seems like Democrats should be demanding to know who the president owes $421 million to https://t.co/VaakyyYi5M
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan @zachdcarter You’re so lucky. My wife would never ever agree. I believe @WajahatAli persuaded his wife to watch it… https://t.co/qmbAdjFWQjTo think, all those dodgy dossiers and falsehoods that Bush had to construct to justify his illegal invasion of Ira… https://t.co/pM29V5sqp1I love how we all just ignored the fact that the president accused his opponent of using performance-enhancing drug… https://t.co/PV6fcXawIoFormer Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale barricaded himself while armed in his Ft. Lauderdale home and threatene… https://t.co/7tBS5A6jku
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanImagine if Richard Neal had asked for Trump's taxes in, say, January, and used his authority to obtain them.
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTalking of which party and candidate is is anti-Catholic... https://t.co/nfCKgoP0WrThis is why the comparisons to Berlusconi were always unfair. At least Silvio could run a profitable business and t… https://t.co/QFsLZkkMoo
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanBy the end of the night, 38% of Americans will believe this is fine. https://t.co/aLdOuM9bjy
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan @FemiOke @AjeHeadToHead @AJUpFront Ha
9/28
2020
#mustread https://t.co/oSvdimMt7ZThe lies, the lies, they’re so constant, so regular, so incessant, so relentless, so predictable, so pointless ofte… https://t.co/riolmnim1iTrump just told reporters he wasn’t contacted for our story. His attorney is on the record in the piece > https://t.co/mwnX80U9h2
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThat somebody? America. https://t.co/EukEp6xlpr
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanAnother Trump lie and failure 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 https://t.co/jygG3BhkEdPity the campaign aide who had to scrap a flattened Paul Junge off the floor when Elissa Slotkin was done with him.… https://t.co/QqcQDuZcF4
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanHe spent 70,000 dollars on his hair https://t.co/MPGWf4VIGK
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTrump deducted 150% more in 'hairstyling' expenses from his taxes than the average American makes in an entire year.
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThe Ivanka deduction: https://t.co/lWx6anLDY7
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanNEW — @SpeakerPelosi just sent a letter to her Democratic colleagues keying on last nights @realDonaldTrump speech,… https://t.co/SROzwRSR1H
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanHey just a reminder that Donald Trump is definitely a tax cheat and the right-wing Supreme Court helped him keep th… https://t.co/vHjbwm1Fkt
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanUndocumented immigrants paid $11.7 billion in state and federal taxes in 2014. Trump paid only $750 the year he bec… https://t.co/Edc6zGVaMu
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThere's so much in these tax returns that are not *just* about Trump, but about how the rich have different rules.… https://t.co/N0xonyoECF
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan#draintheswamp https://t.co/600GUVAo5UTrump has taken business deductions for a property his company’s own web site calls “a retreat for the Trump family… https://t.co/ixSm7ZVgO3
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThe number of shady practices disclosed in this article boggles the mind. (And raises interesting questions about w… https://t.co/qgMv5MOHBf
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThis is the kind of stuff that would destroy other presidents or even state-level politicians: https://t.co/ZnmwRzBqh8”The IRS treats me very, very badly” - the President of the United States
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanDonald Trump is a crude personification of a rich elite which encourages struggling people to direct their fury at… https://t.co/eezDVbsL2K
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanLots of advice on political courage being given to AOC by people who are too cowardly to even utter the word occupation.
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanWorth noting that significant delinquent debt disqualifies most people from obtaining a government security clearan… https://t.co/eEcLyXFQM1
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanWell, ahem, that’s an achievement https://t.co/OXMpEvYmpJ“I expect him to take his tax obligations seriously, not literally,” Pauly Swingvohter told Salena Zito as he wiped… https://t.co/7lz1vfPHRb
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanWait a minute. He paid $70,000 to hairstylists to make his hair look like THAT? https://t.co/3Gp9RVDjgg
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan @mehdirhasan He should ask Trump how could he pay $130,000 to a porn star in 2016, but only $750 in tax.
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan"Are you a crook or a loser?" Just keep saying it to the most thin-skinned narcissist in this country, on live TV.I'd really like to see the results of the drug test, honestly. https://t.co/fgK75apD1I
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanIn summary, Trump is a catastrophically terrible businessman who pissed away all his inheritance and profits on stu… https://t.co/fMeaibPVzf
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanI'm in a Whatsapp group where a Muslim American friend is discussing buying chickens and collecting eggs to prepare… https://t.co/wxh0lOKUX9Trump paid far less in taxes than the typical blue collar worker he conned into voting for him. He’s laughing at th… https://t.co/LjGKHXZlY5
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasanwho. cares. about. his. supporters. get. independents. and. swing. voters. and. energize. the. base. https://t.co/e6Crt04NjXBiden should say to Trump at the debate: "Did you pay no taxes for 10 years because you used tricks to avoid payin… https://t.co/1UbqCMEh7i“Blue collar billionaire” https://t.co/BQWg3vVjFaLithwick: “It must be excruciating to stand next to the most contemptible president in history, knowing you wouldn’… https://t.co/fG2SPu7rSL
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanTrump paid $750 in taxes in ‘16 and ‘17 and NOTHING AT ALL in 10 of the 15 previous years. He thinks paying for pub… https://t.co/GhEAoOKrP8
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanThey got the tax returns. https://t.co/esFZqctFys
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanJust Posted: The NYT has obtained the president’s tax return information for thousands of personal and corporate re… https://t.co/HnngH2Y8MP
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan“Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency. In his first year in the White H… https://t.co/kv0c7q94EeYeah, there definitely wasn't another covert Program That Shall Not Be Named, as part of which the U.S. spent more… https://t.co/uh2P0CfZ2k
Retweeted by Mehdi Hasan @sarahleah1 🙏🏽😜 @mehdirhasan Chris Wallace has said it's not his role to fact-check! In 2016! Biden campaign apparently completely… https://t.co/Kj7K6k7cig
Retweeted by Mehdi HasanI don’t buy the fashionable BS that Trump’s lies don’t matter or that it’s impossible to call them out in real time. Nonsense.Since much of the media failed to do it for the past 4 years, Biden shouldn’t be afraid to call out lies as lies on… https://t.co/iyHUG9KwJh
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