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Peter Elkind @peterelkind Fort Worth, Texas

ProPublica Senior Reporter. Co-author, The Smartest Guys in the Room. Author, Client 9 and The Death Shift. Formr Fortune Editor at Large. Retweet=worth reading

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I used to cover the Kennedy Center Honors for the @washingtonpost and they were never this interesting https://t.co/SqMRkmQdmB
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWe refuse to forget. #JamalKhashoggi https://t.co/Qi22223Ne5
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHe keeps “musing” about this—by ANY definition of American democracy outrageous. Which makes it harder to dismiss a… https://t.co/ALtdwW8FEBYou may have heard that yesterday the US ambassador to Denmark personally cancelled a talk at the Atlantic Council… https://t.co/ycv561hmrI
Retweeted by Peter ElkindNew: SEEMA VERMA said she was robbed of $43,000 in jewelry, including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant. Then she… https://t.co/n4g1RlSdmY
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWell bless your heart Nikki. I know you understand what you’re doing. The confederate flag is meant to honor and re… https://t.co/m2wXpwTlHI
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA high-level task force determined that SCAN did not distinguish truth-tellers from liars above the level of chance… https://t.co/znmmFGi0bY
Retweeted by Peter ElkindShocking! This has gotta stop! https://t.co/4MD6mpbPLi
12/8
2019
This tweet now has 1 million likes. https://t.co/moelFXCRLS
Retweeted by Peter ElkindScenario unfolding #Pensacola is terrible. Yeah, impeachment, I got it, but this should be top priority in America… https://t.co/TE0JCxdwQK
Retweeted by Peter ElkindNo coincidence that @realDonaldTrump and sycophants like @KimStrassel are now talking about a routine subpoena for… https://t.co/TOpvownMf2
Retweeted by Peter ElkindMore of the “best” people.... https://t.co/7nv214AL5UNew story: Frank Wuco, a new senior official at the State Department called Obama "a Kenyan," Pelosi a "Nazi," and… https://t.co/lTHZvLlW3K
Retweeted by Peter Elkind @DavidCornDC @RudyGiuliani Still waiting for that report from the crack team of investigators he sent to Hawaii.
Retweeted by Peter ElkindRemember: when Biden pushed to fire Ukraine's corrupt prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, he was backed at the time not just… https://t.co/jLqOC3qcsr
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHi, former NSA lawyer here. This is not how it works. At all. It's not how the law works. It's not how NSA works. I… https://t.co/YV9LJa9OWG
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHmmm, like the Saudis took care of the families and loved ones of 9/11 victims? https://t.co/9NRAJgpotE
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIt's official: the $3 billion that Cuomo & de Blasio offered Amazon for its #HQ2 would have been for nothing. Pure… https://t.co/Ob1OEMuhKd
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTexans on southern border vow to fight Trump’s efforts to take their homes for border wall - The Washington Post https://t.co/Px93PAhjY5
12/7
2019
"When Republicans go on about no first-hand witnesses, I wish that every Democrat would respond with, well, if you… https://t.co/HyIrLbHrrV
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAbridged version of Trump's monologue during a small-business roundtable at the White House this afternoon. Actual… https://t.co/Og0GrEgHVi
Retweeted by Peter ElkindCONTEXT: @RudyGiuliani's communications director, @Christianne_L_A, accompanied him to Budapest & Kyiv this week, a… https://t.co/DQzeQdLsK7
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA 16-yr-old boy died in Border Patrol custody. He had the flu They didn't take him to the hospital They didn't rel… https://t.co/GH2hsCxBwi
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHe murdered a journalist and had him chopped into pieces https://t.co/mi5WCNppKd
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA horrific episode, from start to finish. Including government lies about what happened. https://t.co/m9Gb1Uk70EThis was done in your name, America https://t.co/MGxqeRS5yp
Retweeted by Peter ElkindUnder Katherine Gorka's policy leadership, DHS abruptly revoked grants to fight white supremacy. We sued to find ou… https://t.co/EKJ73BsrlP
Retweeted by Peter ElkindYou know what would clear all this up? Trump officials testifying under oath & not withholding evidence. Trump offi… https://t.co/QtivdygsJH
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI was in the WH press pool that day. They let us backstage to interview Willie - who pulled out a joint and we all… https://t.co/i3XVRTXfQa
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSuch an important story: Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping… https://t.co/D1ppZXCBnh
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI was going along with this until I got to #1 which is obviously and immediately false. https://t.co/mYvOQZrK0q
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA bit strange for this denial to be unattributed.... https://t.co/lsrmII4VcmA 16-year-old migrant was diagnosed with the flu and had a 103-degree fever while in Border Patrol care. Instead o… https://t.co/6y7MoVvCv2
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12/6
2019
Members of the media who want to use this footage can get it here: https://t.co/woFYAcq9DV https://t.co/2B4r19qa2o
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThat lady has been a civil rights atty for 35 yrs @KellyannePolls. When you were dreaming of becoming a political c… https://t.co/OsKg4YB3Pe
Retweeted by Peter ElkindS.C. Magistrate Angel Underwood was suspended after conflicts involving her husband, the sheriff. But she wasn’t re… https://t.co/xYZijsRDYd
Retweeted by Peter ElkindVery interesting idea floated yesterday by some legal eagles impeach Trump but don’t send it to the Senate untilcou… https://t.co/HzHlRvVNvI
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWhen qualifications don’t matter anymore... https://t.co/rGF8kNkeWiEven nuttier than you could have imagined! A memoir of life inside Alex Jones’ lunatic fringe. https://t.co/yFMYJBSEwW via @NYTimes⁦@realDonaldTrump—who attacks his impeachment opponents ⁩as “deranged,” “sick,” “nuts,” “crazy,” and a “maniac”—com… https://t.co/qdGpYxoDqsTurley sang a very different tune during Clinton impeachment: “In a govt of laws existence of the govt will be impe… https://t.co/Ab85rdq105
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis is the kind of idiotic comment that gives Texans a bad name. https://t.co/RWd3tQGf4iIf a President can (1) categorically refuse to cooperate with Congress; (2) emphasize the absence of first-hand fac… https://t.co/qMXsYLHk4I
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIf you pay no mind to his lies about working for the FBI and the CIA and Homeland Security, and his lies about bein… https://t.co/sfTTmnoUfK
Retweeted by Peter ElkindRemarkable AG Barr comments on cops and community critics. https://t.co/P67R5cclyh via @NYTimes
12/5
2019
From @propublica: In Utah, a state with more payday and title loan stores than McDonald’s, 7-Eleven, Burger King an… https://t.co/0XBjCEftHR
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHere's a look at how that U.S. ambassador has been operating https://t.co/YHkG6l1ewU https://t.co/D4DvPQfRV4
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI cannot even imagine what it would be like to live in a country where, say, half of the population shared my relig… https://t.co/m5lfSoeBLi
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSome headlines from the web... NYT: "Trump Committed Impeachable Offenses, Scholars Tell Judiciary Committee" Wa… https://t.co/PDMvhaToYU
Retweeted by Peter Elkind @ailsachang @NPRrelving @RepJerryNadler @RepDougCollins Scholar Gerhardt tells lawmakers it is necessary to "protec… https://t.co/NrILip4Suc
Retweeted by Peter ElkindNADLER: What happens to the system of checks and balances when he orders all witnesses not to testify? GERHARDT: "W… https://t.co/tzjOJKyu5f
Retweeted by Peter ElkindJournalists: Whats a story you wrote that flew under the radar but that you think about all the time? Mine: How po… https://t.co/VRKUMGq5zQ
Retweeted by Peter ElkindReadout of closed-door House Democrats' meeting this morning on impeachment, acc to source: "Chairman Schiff pres… https://t.co/H9PtFxgwUH
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“I am expert on so many things it could have been some very esoteric subject.” Even when speaking in his own defens… https://t.co/DSAInWL7MZThanks for the kind words about our book. https://t.co/cXy1QMMxcdWould be far more instructive if GOP defense of Trump actions took the form of offering facts, rather than ad homin… https://t.co/9NI5grRDd3Pamela Karlan *is not* messing around: "Here Mr. Collins I would like to say to you, sir, that I read transcripts o… https://t.co/IjOQLneSJn
Retweeted by Peter ElkindGotta read this one! https://t.co/nDBwgUsxgf
12/4
2019
Mutual defense is the core premise of NATO, is it not? To express ambivalence over shortfall on level of defense sp… https://t.co/cXR0put8fYI'm sure the Rudy Giuliani calls to OMB have a perfectly good explanation and we'll know what it is in six hours wh… https://t.co/ru4FRbdA7G
Retweeted by Peter ElkindParnas lawyer —— > https://t.co/tDXTmAsplF
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWhy, as its aggression grows, is Trump saying the US should “get along” with Russia? Why is he trying to redefine N… https://t.co/zuWWPZqB6i
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI've now had the chance to go through the House Impeachment Report. My take thus far is it is a very solid, compre… https://t.co/wf7mUcPipc
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump's full quote on Adam Schiff in London: "I think he's a maniac. I think Adam Schiff is a deranged human being.… https://t.co/mw2neo5b45
Retweeted by Peter ElkindConsulting firm McKinsey worked for ICE and recommended the government cut food and medical spending for detainees.… https://t.co/h8tWBDKz59
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAmbassadors returning to the U.S. were given two options: review FOIA requests for Hillary Clinton’s emails—or reti… https://t.co/ySz53m94EY
Retweeted by Peter Elkind.@realDonaldTrump: “The one country who benefits the least from NATO is the United States.” The only time NATO’s Ar… https://t.co/MVGNwTnFbe
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWait, WHAT?? https://t.co/AjZi1wrZgu
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump versus your own eyes and ears: https://t.co/ytmf1owHeH
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWelp. Wilbur Ross just called Europe anti-American, so I'd say everything's going fine.
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“Properly” btw defined as: with specific facts (or previous administration policy positions) at odds with @realDonaldTrump statements.Watching commentary on remarkable Trump-Macron press conference, so striking (even now) how virtually every “factua… https://t.co/tm8ia7lDKPI keep seeing this line in the press. Serious question: is there any evidence Barr actually advocates maximalist ex… https://t.co/Gu9PtPSBQc
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI've been watching this come together for the last few months, and I'm so excited you get to see it now, too: "Th… https://t.co/D3reYHsomL
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump on his trip to Dover to meet the families of two soldiers killed the day prior in Afghanistan: "Their familie… https://t.co/4kYlmFzM5E
Retweeted by Peter Elkindoh so not joking after all? https://t.co/jjz8RUXcOz
Retweeted by Peter ElkindREMINDER The Trump campaign has held 16 contests to win meals w/Trump The Trump campaign admitted Trump never sho… https://t.co/NyIaqvFCV6
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis is disgusting and the people who go on his show share this status https://t.co/31oKJydRGD
Retweeted by Peter ElkindBottom line: This is completely at odds with repeated (and unsubstantiated) @realDonaldTrump claims Mueller wanted… https://t.co/q6D8MbnQKzICYMI: GOP-led committee probed possible Ukraine interference in 2016 election, even interviewing Alexandra Chalupa… https://t.co/T77C37n9yZ
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump has previously identified the legal experts who declared his call perfect as Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jar… https://t.co/uAJX3DL6Hm
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTime to catch up on some transcripts, let's see what I missed last week https://t.co/VE81GwtdWN
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12/3
2019
Just left an SDNY hearing for Lev Parnas the main actor in Giuliani’s Ukraine Squad. Most notable part: Parnas’ law… https://t.co/yW5BEO1jPR
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI want to issue my congratulations to his constituents, who, with this indictment already in place (and the facts t… https://t.co/jJfMcBNp4C
Retweeted by Peter ElkindStunning @UpshotNYT graphic here showing the explosion of income inequality within the country's biggest metro area… https://t.co/9V8HcGSrBH
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIt's wrong to hold House hearings that target the other party's Presidential candidate, say enthusiastic proponents… https://t.co/eezqZpFPB2
Retweeted by Peter Elkind.@SenJohnKennedy: Dr Hill is entitled to her opinion TODD: When does opinion become fact? K: I believe reports Po… https://t.co/7rjoflct5C
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAside from being another example of Trump profiting off the presidency, this raises a question about how Trump appo… https://t.co/qQ6o8KwOGt
Retweeted by Peter ElkindDocuments show the president’s company reported different commercial occupancy rate numbers — higher ones to lender… https://t.co/yg107uesC0
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA rare moment on the trail where actual humanity comes through. https://t.co/98xvKMdjsZ
Retweeted by Peter ElkindImportant thread https://t.co/mtwRcrJ7Zt
Retweeted by Peter ElkindDoes @RodRosenstein have anything to say about this topic? That would be more interesting than his lectures to “pun… https://t.co/NKDOQ4cOLb
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAccused of killing an unarmed, sedated captive, he held up the dead man's head by the hair for a trophy picture. Th… https://t.co/o6Sp1MJldJ
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“Honestly, his demeaning fake orgasm was really the straw that broke the camel’s back,” she says. The president cal… https://t.co/CVsqJtqTyARead Lisa Pages first interview in ⁦@thedailybeast⁩. https://t.co/PtesqKzN2R
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWow, it’s almost like all those complaints about not being able to participate in the earlier sessions were made in… https://t.co/OgLB3mQV6d
Retweeted by Peter ElkindFox News judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napoitano: "[Trump] hasn't presented a defense and I don't know if he plans… https://t.co/Rq3YDynA1y
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis is the guy Trump cleared. Six fellow SEALs reported him. They called him "El Diablo." https://t.co/AGV3yMisUT https://t.co/VtBoEqTG7I
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12/2
2019
“The farm rescue is now more than twice as expensive as the 2009 auto industry bailout, which ultimately cost taxpa… https://t.co/nB4q2QS4fA
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12/1
2019
This is insane for so many reasons. Among other things, it is terrible law enforcement. Why deport a key witness to… https://t.co/dz1iZjwcts
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11/30
2019

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