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Michael S. Schmidt @nytmike Washington D.C.

reporter @nytimes contributor @msnbc

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Joined Twitter 11/17/08


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
EXCLUSIVE: Inside Facebook’s two-year campaign to delay, deny, and deflect the crisis consuming it.… https://t.co/MiVDapwAJV
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11/14
2018
Months after the First Lady went to Africa, Ivanka Trump will take her own trip there, underscoring the complicated… https://t.co/TOn9MAxpqz
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11/12
2018
NEW:Saudis Close to Crown Prince Discussed Assassinating Enemies a Year Before Khashoggi Killing w/⁦@ronenbergman⁩… https://t.co/5PXSf25gjn
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11/11
2018
Fact check: The White House pressured Sessions to make Whitaker his chief of staff. https://t.co/NfercUDLwz
11/10
2018
Acting Attorney General Once Declared Courts ‘Inferior’ and Criticized Supreme Court’s Power via @NYTimes https://t.co/ddwyevEfgC
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11/9
2018
Thx @matthewamiller. And @nytmike, reason that Whitacre must recuse is because he brought a series of disabling con… https://t.co/hKahD4BZCi
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt.@matthewamiller Rod Rosenstein was heavily involved in Comey firing (wrote rationale), which is one of the major i… https://t.co/1xbRtjyIHJThis tells the story of Sessions’ rise and slow moving downfall —- from his bond over immigration with Trump on the… https://t.co/XBNtJ5r6oN
11/8
2018
Fun fact: Here in DC we elect a pretend senator and a pretend congressman because the rest of you are totally fine… https://t.co/UYRjNZK49r
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11/7
2018
Roger Stone said he didn't talk to any Russians. He did. He said he didn't talk WikiLeaks with Trump campaign offi… https://t.co/cnqdQ6tzWC
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt @Lawrence not correct. Trump’s lawyers have never released the questions Mueller wants to ask Trump.
11/2
2018
Truth bomb - most of Stone's alleged friends on the campaign in 2016 held him at a distance, in part to avoid anger… https://t.co/ZHgLZ9auPy
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNEW: Mueller zeroing in on emails, other interactions between Stone and campaign officials in 2016 as he tries to f… https://t.co/xOjv9yqDV3
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtNEW: Emails we've obtained show how Bannon considered Stone a conduit to Wikileaks .. how closely Breitbart was tie… https://t.co/OdSL0jRisM
11/1
2018
@TylerKepner nyt reporterAnd in the end, more people will have seen Trump's tweet than took the time to learn nuanced understanding of what… https://t.co/eHhOZtZxX3Trump Tweet on LA pitching move is similar to other criticisms he levels in realtime. Turns out with benefit of tim… https://t.co/mGe5a6cyWf
10/29
2018
NEW w @katierogers, Kelly grabbed Lewandowski by the collar outside the Oval Office during a Feb fight, requiring S… https://t.co/CQ85v0P88P
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10/23
2018
From our brief sitdown with Trump today in the Oval Office W/@maggieNYT and @MarkLandler Trump Says He Believes Kha… https://t.co/XiAK4jAoTs
10/18
2018
NEW: McGahn officially out as White House counsel. Had goodbye meeting with Trump today. W/@maggienyt https://t.co/jty0Ydc601
10/17
2018
He hadn't tweeted WITCH HUNT (tm) since mid September. Something is agitating him/concerning him this morning. https://t.co/CQIJuGd1Po
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10/16
2018
A.G. Sulzberger: "We won't be baited into becoming 'the opposition.' And we won’t be applauded into becoming 'the o… https://t.co/xpY31CcFBz
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtMore evidence from @npfandos and @adamgoldmanNYT undermining Rod Rosenstein's denials that he suggested recruiting… https://t.co/pMhWRnJMq0
10/11
2018
"Rudolph W. Giuliani, Trump’s lawyer, said in an interview with The Post that Rosenstein told Trump his comment abo… https://t.co/tfiBekHy9H
10/9
2018
NEW: Trump Campaign Aide Requested Online Manipulation Plans From Israeli Intelligence Firm https://t.co/C4Ngc6XLdR
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10/8
2018
One big political Q, to me: does cementing a 5-4 conservative majority also cement Trump’s alliance with traditiona… https://t.co/9B9jp4JQVE
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtF.B.I. Review of Kavanaugh Was Limited From the Start https://t.co/GFjHvJKYnu
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10/6
2018
NYT EXCLUSIVE: Trump participated in "instances of outright fraud." https://t.co/rF6VLI9Z7r @DavidBarstow @susannecraig @russbuettnerPretty cool: Alex Burns, one of our best NY Times political reporters, is texting first-hand insights, intel & expe… https://t.co/btVnRQyuMx
Retweeted by Michael S. SchmidtBreaking: White House authorizes FBI to expand its abbreviated investigation into sexual misconduct allegations aga… https://t.co/GcqmP2H6mi
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10/2
2018
NEW: The White House has told the FBI that agents can interview anyone necessary to complete the Kavanaugh backgrou… https://t.co/6nmway4OzX
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10/1
2018
NEW: FBI interview of Mark Judge will include questions about BOTH Swetnick and Blasey allegations. https://t.co/KKfui2ej2zThe FBI will ask Mark Judge about both Swetnick and Blasey allegations. Others on Kavanaugh witness list: Leland Ke… https://t.co/zevAZYgpgs
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9/30
2018
🔥PLAYBOOK SCOOP: house gop leadership has agreed to allow a private group of republicans to grill Rod Rosenstein in… https://t.co/o6DqcwMwNq
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9/28
2018
NEW - Matt Whitaker told people he was taking over as acting DAG because Kelly told Whitaker that Rosenstein was re… https://t.co/X2cYZzZYzQ
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9/27
2018
@jonathanvswan Swan has been one the best on the entire Trump story. He’s thoughtful and thorough. Rare combination.
9/25
2018
@chrislhayes At that point he can be candid but stakes are lower. @chrislhayes He didn’t want to testify about whether he discussed wearing a wire or the 25th amendment.NEW: Rosenstein grew emotional at the White House, rehirerated he wants to resign and is concerned Trump will attac… https://t.co/WZxplqnzFD @Tatum_Oneal @Amy_Siskind @nytimes His name is Adam Goldman.
9/24
2018
I spoke with @IChotiner of @Slate about why @adamgoldmanNYT and I didn’t put a lot of weight in Rosenstein’s claim… https://t.co/3d9K4nxncbPer four people who've talked to Trump in last two days, his attention has been far more focused on whether Kavanau… https://t.co/AWWdOiRPw1
Retweeted by Michael S. Schmidt“The DOJ claim that Rosenstein was sarcastic when he suggested he wear a wire on Trump is not supported by our repo… https://t.co/mQd5fDrWUz“Just because you don’t like the facts, don’t comfort yourself by dismissing the story as fake or credulous reporti… https://t.co/RrYjmqUSmJ
9/22
2018
ALSO: Lisa Page’s memo makes no mention of the 25th amendment because it documents a different meeting (that same d… https://t.co/gixCEytlnvUPDATE: We’ve learned that on a second occasion, Rosenstein discussed wearing a wire. This was in addition to the e… https://t.co/2QDBUkY8Hm-------------------> https://t.co/J9o2BNQmiX
9/21
2018

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