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Michael S. Schmidt @nytmike Washington D.C.

reporter @nytimes contributor @msnbc

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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
The NYT live updates on the Cohen testimony are 🔥🔥. This is what it just feel like to be on a slack channel with… https://t.co/barFfytOqs
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2/27
2019
Lots of detail here about the role that Rep. Matt Gaetz plays protecting the president. https://t.co/YANk0fKhOv
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2/26
2019
NEW w/@noahweiland: Mueller is the omnipotent face of the special counsel’s investigation. But it’s really prosecut… https://t.co/wlfHXkTkYD
2/25
2019
Who wore it better? Kyrie Irving and Victor Oladipo in ⁦@nytimes⁩ attire. #NYTimes https://t.co/OjdDSXzrIR
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2/23
2019
On Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. I'll be interviewing the top lawyer in the @nytimes newsroom @davidmccraw at… https://t.co/dCyyRW6960
2/21
2019
.@nytimes Publisher A.G. Sulzberger responded to President Trump’s continued attacks on a free press. https://t.co/l7ZM3cGkpu
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtOverlooked in story: The president even called his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, over the Fourth of… https://t.co/N1sQcXIoHC
2/20
2019
NEW: White House counsel's office concluded in Feb. 2017 that spokesman Sean Spicer gave a misleading account to th… https://t.co/WUutTK6b7dNEW: Trump raised with acting AG Whitaker the idea of getting the U.S. attorney in New York to "unrecuse" himself f… https://t.co/NfVW9JIrz8
2/19
2019
@jonathanvswan IN case we've forgotten. This is what @AoDespair said at the time. https://t.co/cJyM5Qqwy8In memo obtained by NYT, McCabe said “we discussed the president’s capacity and the possibility he could be removed… https://t.co/iVKw6uQP11Chatted w/ sportswriters who have gone on to cover politics about how sports is far more than just the "toy departm… https://t.co/1UYyVIBufd
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2/14
2019
'NYT' Reporter Covering Trump: We've Almost 'Lost The Ability To Be Shocked' @nytmike https://t.co/CFQmrjc92x
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2/8
2019
EXCLUSIVE: Saudi Crown Prince told a top aide he would use "a bullet" on Jamal Khashoggi, according to intercepted… https://t.co/zPcyxkxhNJ
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2/7
2019
The two people Don Jr. was talking to were Brian France, the chief executive of Nascar, and the investor Howard Lor… https://t.co/6X22COa7Nt
2/1
2019
Wouldn’t have predicted today would begin with my dog going nuts growling and barking at Bob Woodward’s dog thanks @nytimes daily pod
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtAfter the disputed BuzzFeed article about the Mueller inquiry, Bob Woodward talks about how an error threatened to… https://t.co/8OfnuMtHHs
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1/31
2019
Why has no Trump associate been charged with collusion (or conspiracy)? w/@SharonLNYT https://t.co/u89dMFulLL
1/26
2019
"Several people close to Mr. Trump have grown exasperated with Mr. Giuliani’s public appearances. They also express… https://t.co/qTH92EAWzb
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1/22
2019
Giuliani gave us a hard timeline for how long talks on Moscow tower project went on. Then he walked it back later i… https://t.co/qR585c4a0K
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1/21
2019
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1/20
2019
"But there is no such guarantee. The law does not require the Justice Department to release a report, and Mr. Muell… https://t.co/3Ez2mppUf5
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtDespite the widely held belief that a Mueller report will be sent to Congress, it's far from a guarantee that such… https://t.co/57TuqOOARH
1/17
2019
On today's Daily: William Barr under oath. What we learned from Day 1 of his confirmation hearing. @nytmike joins u… https://t.co/O3y5Ewnkyi
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1/16
2019
SCOOP: At Trump’s Inauguration, $10,000 for Makeup and Lots of Room Service via NYT https://t.co/WJ4y4Ctasc
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNew: Several times last year Trump told aides privately he wanted to withdraw the U.S. from NATO. @helenecooper and… https://t.co/160VWFG9hw
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1/15
2019
"I think it's the most insulting thing I've ever been asked," Trump says, when Jeanine Pirro asks if he is/was work… https://t.co/6kQpSfUw3x
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1/13
2019
Trump Laces Into F.B.I. Over Inquiry Into Whether He Aided Russia W/@nytmike https://t.co/kXEBud2w7c
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtGreat interview of @adamgoldmanNYT. Best development here, though, may be his baseball reference buried towards the… https://t.co/Lm2eWuvxqbEXCLUSIVE: Trump’s actions so alarmed FBI after Comey firing that it began investigating if he was working for Russ… https://t.co/zeldj3rKF8
1/12
2019
This is the funniest video of 2018, bar none. https://t.co/u7BHvHe0oQ
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1/1
2018
Breaking: MLB has reached a historic agreement with the Cuban baseball federation to allow players to be posted and… https://t.co/tZpOfzMKMF
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12/19
2018
On today's Daily: Part 2 of our year-end review of the Russia investigation and the threat it poses to President Tr… https://t.co/WggPWApyJN
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12/18
2018
On today's Daily: It was never clear what motivated Rod Rosenstein to hand the investigation of Michael Cohen over… https://t.co/Pvup4JZnLI
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12/17
2018
"Is the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, in a closed-door legal battle? If so, with whom?" @nytmike https://t.co/inyscRILwh
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12/16
2018
Hey little buddy @realDonaldTrump u need a bash brother for Chief if Staff. Got a secret reorg plan already. Also w… https://t.co/CMpFCWm5k9
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12/13
2018
This tweet, which advocates for Flynn to be pardoned by Trump, echoes filing tonight by Flynn’s lawyer @robkelner w… https://t.co/o8ivaDyZMaEven after Flynn’s filing here tonight we still don’t have an answer to one of the central questions of the Russia… https://t.co/fwbLXvxfJP
12/12
2018
Comey points out obvious: How could Pete Strzok be on team HRC if he helped draft the letter Comey sent to Congress… https://t.co/1gBtupvkda
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12/8
2018
This line from Mueller's filing on Cohen may tell us more about how the special counsel's office sees the world tha… https://t.co/175aQbSefD
12/7
2018
NEW: Obstruction in baseball? The players union is refusing to interview a man who has signed an affidavit laying o… https://t.co/qVeBgI8t6N
12/6
2018
When we started The Daily almost two years ago, we had no idea who would listen. Turns out a lot of people wanted a… https://t.co/qWPGozygfu
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12/4
2018
Came across this old item from 1977. This is what the list of misstatements at a presidential press conference used… https://t.co/sEjZJI5G1M
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12/1
2018
Joe Sexton, one of the best journalists I've ever worked for, shows that an editor can pick up his reporter's noteb… https://t.co/CILjeUStepNEW: Trump's lawyers say that their client's written responses to Mueller about building a Trump Tower in Moscow du… https://t.co/i8XIZmnfbRGuiliani attacks Mueller in statement: "It is hardly coincidental that the Special Counsel once again files a charg… https://t.co/LvdEkplUIGNEW MUELLER NEWS: Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is expected this morning to plead guilty to a new charge… https://t.co/EqDbcKBXUT
11/29
2018
On today's Daily: He's accused of lying to Robert Mueller, secretly meeting with Julian Assange and angling for a T… https://t.co/blkokdFJzB
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtPresident Trump just retweeted this. Maybe he didn’t notice his own deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, in the… https://t.co/C1g711Iq4q
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNEW: Giuliani said Mueller's team hammered Manafort on whether Trump knew about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting. “He w… https://t.co/dtOCzL0Sem
11/28
2018
NEW from @SharonLNYT: Mueller says Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has breached his plea agreement… https://t.co/B0zJYhMmJb
11/27
2018
-------------> https://t.co/ehVBIsZbTeUpdated version of story w/@maggieNYT confirms CNN reporting on how Trump repeatedly pressed DOJ officials — includ… https://t.co/BPY9arzRdw
11/21
2018
EXCLUSIVE: White House lawyers warned the president in a memo that he could be impeached if he tried to get the Jus… https://t.co/r2dJmvnON5“...current and former White House officials have said it was characteristic of a repeated blurring of the lines be… https://t.co/eoIdU1z6wE
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11/20
2018
The US really has prepared an indictment of Assange. Yes, this is the mother of all copy-paste warnings. Late-night… https://t.co/fyi0NXTVxJ
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11/16
2018
Mueller Team Has ‘Gone Absolutely Nuts,’ Trump Says, Resuming Attacks on Russia Inquiry via @NYTimes https://t.co/SnCK3nzHzO
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11/15
2018

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