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Michael S. Schmidt @nytmike Washington D.C.

reporter@nytimes contributor@msnbc

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Per a guest, Bill O’Reilly was at POTUS second fundraiser in the Hamptons today.
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8/9
2019
Why we include (inessential) banter with our guests. Plus: @nytmike outtakes. In this week’s Daily newsletter: https://t.co/nuz5hVWgeN
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7/27
2019
Mueller’s Skepticism of Trump’s Truthfulness Heightens Impeachment Debate https://t.co/i53QbgAYEK https://t.co/HZ24Ga1eAL
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtAn impeachment article against Clinton accused him of lying under oath about an affair with an intern. Mueller says… https://t.co/J6NdZafbw5
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7/26
2019
After a long day, I found this visual time capsule of an important day in American public life quite moving. My hat… https://t.co/TRLBa2AIoZ
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtOn today’s Daily: The Mueller Testimony. @nytmike on what we learned: https://t.co/3dLqQ2SUNl
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtSoon after the special counsel’s office opened, aides noticed Mueller kept noticeably shorter hours than he had @ F… https://t.co/7EfiB0FF0n
7/25
2019
Follow our chat with the best collection of expert analysis you will find, from @maggieNYT @SharonLNYT @ktbennerhttps://t.co/OQVQDxdQwj
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7/24
2019
Out now: a special, evening edition of the Daily: A Guide to Robert Mueller's Testimony, with @nytmike: https://t.co/bXptcldlBw
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt**New Work***: Narcotraffickers, corruption, hit squads, love triangles and baseball: Sports Illustrated sent me t… https://t.co/kznLXrni3d
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7/23
2019
@jimevansmusic @maggieNYT @MarkMazzettiNYT @deanbaquet @BumillerNYT breaking news lights -- you never know when new… https://t.co/jcEMhDo4te
7/14
2019
@MarkMazzettiNYT @jmartNYT I've asked @MarkMazzettiNYT to check the transcript for "Collusion." I couldn't find my… https://t.co/S6XfFnL6x5Number of times these words were mentioned at the debate last night: Mueller 0 Special Counsel 0 Impeach/Impeachm… https://t.co/Au83uvJaDe
6/28
2019
Is Flynn preparing to take on the gov't? His new lawyer wants a security clearance. Prosecutors say there is no cla… https://t.co/VKNdfz3D6LFlynn’s new lawyer who has pushed conspiracies about Mueller wants a clearance. Prosecutors say there’s no classifi… https://t.co/3SzvfG4iu7
6/24
2019
From the Washington Examiner: "CORRECTION: The Washington Examiner has updated this story to: remove the characteri… https://t.co/VWcYTEybgwNEW: Andrew Weissmann has a book deal. It’s the first among the special counsel’s prosecutors @xanalterhttps://t.co/UkVZ1LI5CD
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt"Mr. Trump’s campaign against journalists should concern every patriotic American. A free, fair and independent pre… https://t.co/X1fFPZ9xng
6/21
2019
NEW: The interview plans are the latest sign DOJ will take a critical look at the C.I.A.’s work on Russia’s electio… https://t.co/5Yexg32eQ9
6/12
2019
But the president’s role, if any, remains a mystery. Dowd never said whether Trump directed him to make the overtur… https://t.co/6sWJbDU2j6
6/9
2019
No contempt. https://t.co/JdY3K9mKF2https://t.co/eQNaCR1Iv1
6/6
2019
He Threatened to Kill Jews. The F.B.I. Couldn’t Arrest Him. https://t.co/yNKIXgPHVT
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6/5
2019
Is Trump confirming part of the Mueller report? He has denied ordering McGahn to fire Mueller over his conflicts. B… https://t.co/jY1yUBnjf5On today's Daily: Robert Mueller breaks his silence, briefly, to explain his findings. Was it too late? With -- who… https://t.co/pZYpk6h2Mr
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5/30
2019
On Sunday, the last full day of Bill Buckner's life, 16 major leaguers struck out at least three times. Buckner pla… https://t.co/qtB7N6akS2
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtThe guidance that we needed a floor-length gown for tonight's imperial banquet came hours before my flight departed… https://t.co/4ZM7DmjBcU
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5/27
2019
Unlike Trump’s hollow threats and name-calling, Barr’s examination of how the intelligence community investigated t… https://t.co/liO0xlfHm8
5/25
2019
The move — which occurred just hours after Mr. Trump again declared that those who led the investigation committed… https://t.co/dZK1m9pgDLTrump took extraordinary steps to give AG Barr sweeping authorities to conduct a review into how the campaign’s tie… https://t.co/33LwvCSjFZ
5/24
2019
NEW: White House to instruct McGahn not to testify tomorrow w/@npfandos @maggieNYT https://t.co/JXJkqkZfAmHe begged not to be fired via tweet, citing his decades of service and his reputation — and grew emotional — whil… https://t.co/4VIzDqbeVO
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5/20
2019
Exclusive: Anti-money-laundering specialists at @DeutscheBank detected what looked like suspicious activity in… https://t.co/BzxdbH64UC
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5/19
2019
Today at a law enforcement ceremony at Capitol: AG Barr approached Pelosi, shook her hand: "Madam Speaker, did you… https://t.co/0goMMZSld4
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5/16
2019
From inside Mueller’s office: using calendars Judicial Watch obtained, we gleaned a few new facts about what was go… https://t.co/EZHZbu0rll
5/15
2019
NEW: Barr has asked the US attorney in CT, John Durham, to examine the origins of the Russia investigation. Sure to… https://t.co/n1tDUgvhC9White House reviews options for Iran, including sending some 120,000 troops to the region. @EricSchmittNYT https://t.co/Bfvc2mtPB3
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5/14
2019
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5/11
2019
At least twice in the past month, White House officials have sought to get former White House counsel, Don McGahn,… https://t.co/wqMiaYQQgxAs the White House and Congress escalate their constitutional showdown, President Trump and his team are essentiall… https://t.co/hl6VKWUqVo
5/10
2019
Robert was the kind of person who made those around him think about character and why people are the way they are.… https://t.co/bAvnVRD8jn
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtPicking a fight with @SenatorBurr? Interesting approach. https://t.co/SGlUUKpooM
5/9
2019
Some unfiltered, closed door, under seal Dreeben in here for all you connoisseurs. https://t.co/0zfuJxfeIB
5/8
2019
“...year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer,… https://t.co/ZyBPqmtCWE
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5/7
2019
NEW: The decision to aim a US gov't investigator at a presidential campaign official shows the level of alarm insid… https://t.co/bWnp9FqeOm.@MarkMazzettiNYT and @nytmike right at the crux of the matter: "In other words, Barr, who said at a Senate Judicia… https://t.co/qbJHOhWgdA
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5/2
2019
NEW: When the Mueller investigation ended, the battle over its conclusions began. W/ @nytmike https://t.co/7MWjJkVQqf
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt @Tobin_Tweets @maggieNYT I was referring to Trump, not Comey.Bill Barr is testifying. Follow along with @maggieNYT @charlie_savage @SharonLNYT @ktbenner @nytmike and me https://t.co/ilApx9gyJn
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5/1
2019
https://t.co/rc4qRzkv39 w/@MarkMazzettiNYTPretty remarkable. @ARod tested positive in '03, '06 and, when he got caught again in '13, set out to destroy MLB a… https://t.co/GbCzcN5N3C
4/30
2019
Rosenstein quoted Trump on the rule of law. “We use the term ‘rule of law’ to describe our obligation to follow neu… https://t.co/cdGsn7H5fRRod Rosenstein in speech tonight criticizing Obama admin handling of Russia investigation: “The previous Administra… https://t.co/VgITHgvFMZ
4/26
2019
I think it’s even harder to protect the privilege on a conversation you don’t believe exists... Because if it didn’… https://t.co/ng60ZxdTpl
4/25
2019
Trump wanted to fulfill campaign promise to "Lock Her Up." Tried 3xs to pressure Sessions into prosecuting Clinton.… https://t.co/3e5rQUP4cL
4/24
2019
The story of Trump’s top White House lawyer, Don McGahn —- the architect of some of Trump’s most notable accomplish… https://t.co/qsNauPxRrv
4/22
2019
One witness called friends and colleagues in the days before the report was released to see whether he could have t… https://t.co/GDoKr90e8uNEW: Rudy Giuliani attacks the credibility of Mueller’s chief witness, the former White House counsel, Don McGahn.… https://t.co/oZBAH2Wte0
4/20
2019
@AriFleischer You are misleadingly conflating the expression of a normative opinion (a subjective claim x is good o… https://t.co/k6PrTb4uvd
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtTomorrow’s @nytimes tonight: Mueller report lays out Russian contacts and Trump’s frantic efforts to foil inquiry.… https://t.co/HB5HUXvZgM
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4/19
2019
For nearly two years, President Trump’s lawyers and defenders have argued that it was impossible for him to illegal… https://t.co/GBxeaQ2h47When @nytmike and I broke that, there were efforts to discredit it. https://t.co/xHHLmQKnlp
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtMueller looked at a range of actions Trump to determine whether the president obstructed justice. Here are several… https://t.co/cxXsn71Y8R#ff my brilliant colleagues as we examine the Mueller report today @SharonLNYT @maggieNYT @ktbenner @nytmikehttps://t.co/06oAV5wWxm
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtRobert Mueller likely arrived at work this morning via a stunt worthy of a low-budget Fast and Furious spinoff… https://t.co/ZxCM8w1xb4
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4/18
2019
Gina Haspel got Trump to punish the Russians for the Skripal poisoning by showing him pictures of sick children and… https://t.co/OkaJpGjqtsBACKSTORY: In 2008, @NeeraTanden set up what she thought would be an easy interview for @HillaryClinton with @Faizhttps://t.co/GRHNZ1CkRe
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4/16
2019
Is he saying that Barr used additional intel that was not in Mueller’s findings to reach his conclusion there was n… https://t.co/u6fN3jeciS
4/15
2019
Who said print was dead. https://t.co/YipbSHSKWy“Language like this makes it harder, but I still think he’s entitled to that presumption and because I don’t unders… https://t.co/0Obhr1rhyW
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4/12
2019
@nytmike Something has been bothering me for a while. I owe you an apology and it's overdue. I scored you for the… https://t.co/V6I90odTT6
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4/10
2019
Some members of Robert Mueller's team have told associates that their findings are more troubling for President Tru… https://t.co/4opcee4NPC
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4/4
2019
NEW: Some of Mueller’s investigators see their report as more damaging for President Trump than attorney general Ba… https://t.co/wEd4PhK7jD
4/3
2019
Nadler is moving his own goal posts on this issue. https://t.co/var82q6E6N
3/30
2019
New explainer: why didn't Mueller make a call on whether Trump committed illegal obstruction of justice? Did Barr t… https://t.co/gq4vZkVmMc
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3/28
2019
Walking into Rayburn House Office Building this morning, a group of lobbyists was lined up at security, waiting to… https://t.co/sPEXBme5j0
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3/27
2019
On today's Daily: the entire point of having a special counsel is that an independent investigator comes to indepen… https://t.co/CdRN7vVNVL
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtTo report on how Robert Mueller lived the rest of his life over the past ~2 years, @noahweiland hunted down the Gen… https://t.co/aKwwjishUJ
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3/26
2019
—————> @maggieNYT https://t.co/Vy9znpvpE7Mueller’s team investigated for 22 months but in the end the special counsel reached no conclusion -instead produci… https://t.co/P9NsLxx3R2One of the main reasons for a special counsel is to remove political influence from an investigation. In this case,… https://t.co/ox1yLZ7r1b
3/25
2019
1st thought: Barr cleared Trump on obstruction despite the fact that the president -- whose intent was central ques… https://t.co/HIJ3wi0dgI
3/24
2019
NEW: Mueller’s Findings Will Remain Confidential at Least Another Day https://t.co/Trx9zPjNLu
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtListen to a special edition of The Daily on the Mueller report. @nytmike joins @mikiebarb to discuss what it means… https://t.co/5SbcghtTuC
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNYT's @nytmike: "It all depends on Attorney General William Barr." Our reporters answer reader questions on the Mue… https://t.co/WKggJOqxbD
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3/23
2019
NEW: Jt statement from Pelosi & Schumer: "Barr must not give Trump, his lawyers or his staff any ‘sneak preview’ o… https://t.co/8T7eqD4aQv
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtUnless you’re a counter-intel analyst, you may have lost track of how we got to this point in the saga and why Muel… https://t.co/JNprKS9BFV
3/22
2019
NEW: Spies trained by the United States and Israel work on behalf of authoritarian governments, spying on enemies a… https://t.co/Ol80DC3Mw2
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3/21
2019
Week ago Rabbi @HLGoldstein84 of @TempleSinaiDC texted me, wanting to know when the report was coming out because i… https://t.co/BFaMZ9lwS9
3/20
2019
Friday: David E. McCraw goes inside the fight for press freedom in the age of alternative facts in TRUTH IN OUR TIM… https://t.co/hxYJSwXCYi
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtI went to Manafort hearing. Here's how our system works... In the courthouse you're prohibited from: tape recording… https://t.co/NGg60UZd59
3/13
2019
Today we complete a 3-part series, What To Expect When You're Expecting (The Mueller Report). It started w/… https://t.co/eOnp4mMuLX
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3/12
2019
On today's Daily: Part 2 in our series -- What to Expect When Your Expecting (The Mueller Report): @nytmike on the… https://t.co/uVeJmzBX1n
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3/11
2019
NEW: Giuliani says that lawyers for multiple individuals under investigation have contacted him about whether Trump… https://t.co/ZKlrzthAY5
3/7
2019
White House rejects request for documents on security clearance abuses https://t.co/EWVwjb5Vw2
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3/5
2019
Inside Trump's twice-weekly intelligence briefings: the President's questions are all about economics and he fumes… https://t.co/LjmJlTbdAR
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNEW: In an effort to get through to a man who is openly hostile to them, Trump's intel chiefs have built their brie… https://t.co/l47HS2Ecus
3/3
2019
EXCLUSIVE: The White House chief of staff at the time, John Kelly, wrote a contemporaneous internal memo about how… https://t.co/8Wf0uP4zLp
2/28
2019

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