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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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Joined Twitter 7/9/13


Confused. What danger do international students pose if they're... already here in the US? Immigration and Customs… https://t.co/91af23FKaW
Retweeted by Peter Elkindhmmm, if only he knew someone who could do something about this.... https://t.co/rE6w7gklRb
Retweeted by Peter ElkindJust saw a guy get politely asked to leave a store for not wearing a mask. He left in a rage, driving his sports ca… https://t.co/wJTEW8wbsU
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThese stories about the long-term damage to the health of people who have "recovered" from COVID are so frightening… https://t.co/gIM9vy6Tdi
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThe “hates America” smear knows no bounds. https://t.co/on00HcBgdYFlorida teen who died from coronavirus attended huge church party, was given hydroxychloroquine by parents, medical… https://t.co/aNGAYNPcsPI think about the sacrifices my Grandfather's generation, the greatest generation, made willingly for our country &… https://t.co/F9qM75oMbc
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIt takes a real man to bully an elderly woman, said no decent human ever. https://t.co/j1klEKNHaF
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTucker Carlson suggests Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who lost her legs in Iraq, hates America https://t.co/TZcSuLIZzO
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis is another excellent example of the ongoing psychological warfare that the @ProjectLincoln is using to get ins… https://t.co/grrAMOsokh
Retweeted by Peter ElkindMiami-Dade County has seen a 90% increase in the number of patients being hospitalized in the past 13 days...A pres… https://t.co/uujhTmirXV
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis occurred at the Gulf Coast Town Center location on 6/27 and one of the customers targeted said: "To give Costc… https://t.co/dbVvSLgJ1A
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHere we are again. How? https://t.co/MNlaXwRaMI
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWhoah - @harrisonjaime announces this morning that he raised an eye-popping $13.9 million in Q2 in his bid against @LindseyGrahamSC
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA political psy-ops ad. https://t.co/afwmIeKyGlThat it's July and we're still having testing shortages on this scale is insane. I drove by a testing center in Oak… https://t.co/GgUtUcyR3x
Retweeted by Peter ElkindOver 200k cases & days of over 10k cases in FL. In Miami-Dade, restaurants and gyms are closed again. Right now, I… https://t.co/yK29maVIzH
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThere is far, far more objective evidence that Tammy Duckworth loves this country than there is that Tucker Carlson… https://t.co/h1l7VMHKt3
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump's wildly untrue statement about 99% of coronavirus cases being "totally harmless" isn't just deceptive. It's… https://t.co/yOAHPeglkU
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA response to Tucker that's going viral >>> https://t.co/1vdiIt3xWW
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIn a move that could pit the Joint Chiefs of Staff @ military leaders against @realDonaldTrump draft Pentagon polic… https://t.co/bcnqO7UMjp
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThe Trump campaign is highlighting that a law firm Joe Biden hasn't worked at since 1971 got PPP funds? https://t.co/ErRrbE2auV
Retweeted by Peter ElkindJust scrolling through the Twitter feed of the president who "wants no part in cancel culture"... https://t.co/M1V2pgLuBb
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump on the confederate flag at SC statehouse in 2015: “let it go.” Trump on confederate flag at nascar events in… https://t.co/f2aVE68Zca
Retweeted by Peter ElkindBig Jim Justice, richest man in West Va., small-govt champion who also happens to be the governor, turns out to be… https://t.co/AYLsT0YS9J
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7/7
2020
Hours after the president suggested Bubba Wallace and NASCAR's decision to ban Confederate flags at races led to th… https://t.co/oViR2CiI90
Retweeted by Peter Elkind130,000 dead Americans and thousands more to come, a once in a century economic catastrophe, widespread and growing… https://t.co/xVogoNXVZp
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSmall government, anti tax advocate Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform Foundation got a PPP loan of ~$350,000, SBA disclosures show.
Retweeted by Peter Elkind.@PressSec is repeatedly telling reporters the president said something different than what he actually said. https://t.co/prBVaODLKW
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIrony is Dead https://t.co/v3bFKzL4Oj
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIf @MikeTrout can wear a mask running the bases, you can wear it in the grocery store. https://t.co/9TlgEbaXAt
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWH McEnany won’t say whether or not Trump thinks it was a mistake for NASCAR to ban Confederate flags.
Retweeted by Peter ElkindBubba Wallace responds to President Trump https://t.co/Wwb1MF2rp4
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis is seven years ago. Apparently calling for the team to change its name is a waste of time, but calling on the… https://t.co/mTcRtbjf1m
Retweeted by Peter ElkindEven Mississippi has abandoned the Confederate flag, but Trump explicitly defends it, playing to a smaller and smal… https://t.co/1TmNLh15NL
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSo easy to confuse “totally harmless” with “it won’t (literally) kill you.” https://t.co/68RcHpmQRETrump declaration of war against Canada coming shortly. I can see the tweet now: “They got off too easy in the War… https://t.co/Maxh0u4Z0Z
Retweeted by Peter Elkind @sarahcpr is,as ever, a hoot.But I hadn’t previously noticed last part of Trump audio she’s mocking (after ‘Lone Ra… https://t.co/Qkg8lYmiCPAsked why South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was allowed to fly on Air Force One after coming into contact w/ someone wh… https://t.co/UL9qGJOkmp
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAh the St. Augustine of Small Govt: "Drown it in the bathtub... but not yet." https://t.co/ybiX7ehqke
Retweeted by Peter Elkind.@margbrennan: "We think it's important for our viewers to hear from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the @CDCgov But we have… https://t.co/KfvByXDUR6
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThe state of testing July 6, 2020–for Major League Baseball! Underlines how far we are from “accurate and timely te… https://t.co/Bjs9kQLDJ1JOHN BOLTON: “If you could clock the amount of time [Trump] spent actually in the Oval Office versus the amount of… https://t.co/yVEm6ZpMa5
Retweeted by Peter ElkindQuite a thing for a former U.S. ambassador to Russia to say: https://t.co/COZ1byQcCE
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSenate Republicans just stripped a provision from the intelligence bill requiring campaigns to report foreign elect… https://t.co/nrNF5QG597
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThree quick items from latest roundup of local newsrooms doing the work: @MiamiHerald got body-cam video showing p… https://t.co/skVp2qkSWC
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI’m not a political scientist, but I’m pretty sure if anarchists were the Democrats base the nominee wouldn’t be Jo… https://t.co/gh327opkfA
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThis here is about as genuinely “Western” as that ol’ cowpoke @RalphLauren. https://t.co/prOg1FtVfw
Retweeted by Peter ElkindFUN FACT- When the George Harrison estate objected to the use of "Here Comes The Sun" to introduce Ivanka, they tol… https://t.co/zdAxZnUpJu
Retweeted by Peter ElkindDonald who? https://t.co/YbwibTs59oFox News cropped Donald Trump out of a photo it broadcast of Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, and Melania. (Fox… https://t.co/E0piSl1Ltb
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7/6
2020
Two Wuhans s a day. New unit. https://t.co/wdHafARkW8
Retweeted by Peter ElkindPolitics of statue-toppling aside, it's worth remembering that Trump ran on new infrastructure spending and, in a p… https://t.co/pLrVVAI7OQ
Retweeted by Peter ElkindJust watched a video of Trump supporters yelling “Go back to where you came from” at a bunch of Native Americans. Lord help us
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHer “Liars, Leakers, and Liberals” still takes the title of Most Sycophantic Trump Book, though Gingrich’s obsequio… https://t.co/8QJPk7JzHX
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAll to sell shoes and cars. https://t.co/5bpvujqlu8
Retweeted by Peter ElkindOpinion | Trump decries ‘cancel culture’ — but no one embraces it more - The Washington Post https://t.co/BnUV3PfaOLIf we treat our country as a joke, we will rapidly become one. We are rapidly becoming one, in the world's eyes rig… https://t.co/G8JnDI6lSc
Retweeted by Peter ElkindEvery day I think about a @lizziepresser story I edited about the effects of serious COVID-19 on the body — includi… https://t.co/QkY2s1FWG3
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThe winning sand sculpture of the Texas Sand Sculpture Festival. 👏👏👏 https://t.co/xZMDxJ09Pz
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“The Texas Medical Center...in Houston, reported that 97% of its 1,330 ICU beds were full on Wednesday. It expects… https://t.co/UFMXUQ2du5This explanation, which is the clearest I’ve seen, needs to be pounded home across a broad spectrum of media so tha… https://t.co/6NbBt2fwEu
Retweeted by Peter ElkindA doctor and top public health official (paid with your tax dollars), pressed three times, refuses to directly rebu… https://t.co/dSlSXBMTuIAnother LIE and a presidential threat. @CNN actually confirmed that a short clip from @realDonaldTrump speech bein… https://t.co/F0wcoYdZcX
Retweeted by Peter ElkindCNN's Dana Bash: You said in 2014 that Obama showed "failed leadership" with Ebola, when only 2 Americans died. Wou… https://t.co/7EQEWEy1cR
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTale of two networks... CNN banner just now: "TRUMP BASELESSLY CLAIMS 99% OF COVID-19 CASES 'HARMLESS'" Fox banne… https://t.co/n6eRupC6V1
Retweeted by Peter ElkindOn Sunday, the medical staff at a Houston hospital ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and a key dru… https://t.co/8URr7V1aeh
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHis bio says "KW Miller is a Constitutional Conservative." https://t.co/sv7SNRFDqW
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTrump, with no apparent basis, on coronavirus cases: "99% of which are totally harmless."
Retweeted by Peter ElkindAnd people on my twitter feed continue blame BLM protestors for the new spike in COVID-19 around the country. https://t.co/IGRVakKQm3
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7/5
2020
Private jet from Colorado to Sardinia with five Americans on board is denied entry to Italy because the EU has bann… https://t.co/lyqIcwYslq
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIncredible: "As coronavirus tore through Maryland nursing homes in March and April, state regulators did not conduc… https://t.co/9hBpnpu0o4
Retweeted by Peter ElkindYou know what I miss? Goofing around with kids. I goof around with our daughters, but as teens, I know they often d… https://t.co/CKwZCxHp3g
Retweeted by Peter ElkindConfederate generals weren’t our founding fathers. They were the founding fathers of a defeated Confederacy. They w… https://t.co/PiHVrUO0xa
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSeriously excellent youth pastor vibes https://t.co/MJ7Kc83SkT
Retweeted by Peter Elkind*This* is the White House’s denial that Trump is racist. https://t.co/rnr8AJs5I5 https://t.co/4lWYtl3RAx
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTweeting this over and over (and over) doesn’t make it true. Simple fact: More people are getting sick. (And testin… https://t.co/XuAL14tW5wHave a hard time understanding why US manufacturers have not (by now) figured out a way to make a couple of billion… https://t.co/6nYcyFeuPy
Retweeted by Peter ElkindTexas Governor Greg Abbott is requiring everyone in Texas to wear a face covering. It’s illegal to carry a gun whi… https://t.co/8oAD6ienEe
Retweeted by Peter Elkind @justinhendrix @opinion_joe LOL, you don’t know this? He’s the Pele of hot-dog eating! Wins every year!More from his tweet: “You know he’s a dangerous demagogue, utterly unfit for any public trust, much less the presid… https://t.co/pztdoCDcADScary math on Arizona. 500 new cases per million people per day. Test positivity more than 25%. Likely 3-10 cases u… https://t.co/KynC3GfLPf
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWhen they were refusing to impose pandemic measures, Trump repeatedly praised Repub govs (esp @GregAbbott_TX,… https://t.co/qFipvcHUBCThis is totally unacceptable; it requires long overdue aggressive action instead of what can largely be characteriz… https://t.co/RCZ8G5Cp31
Retweeted by Peter ElkindThe president, who so vociferously objects to "cancel culture" writ large, has repeatedly said he wants to tighten… https://t.co/o2II42OdyX
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIn June alone: Trump shared “white power” video Trump adviser shared video of a man with a chainsaw yelling n-word… https://t.co/FFGrME5KZl
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“They coddled this guy...and now it’s like some rats are jumping off of the sinking ship...I’m glad to see some Rep… https://t.co/UvyzXF6gog
Retweeted by Peter ElkindWith Trump's newfound determination to preserve and celebrate history, I can't help but recall his 2017 visit to th… https://t.co/9LbnfgIrf3
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSome seriously mixed messages coming from the Trump White House family. Ivanka (from wherever): "Be safe and respon… https://t.co/m2Ujs0BCfo"Now, political fights lead at times to physical fights, prompting some septuagenarians to pack pepper spray and st… https://t.co/g7pkXyoW8D
Retweeted by Peter ElkindDespicable. Where do people get the idea that they can behave like this? https://t.co/2umLGi6Q8jJuly 4, 2020. via @NYTOpinion https://t.co/28CW901cbOyou might already be familiar with our state attorney general, last seen demanding congress yell at people who want… https://t.co/qoOpTRp7z7
Retweeted by Peter ElkindPeriodic reminder that Peter Navarro was regarded as a political gadfly and all-around dingleberry in San Diego for… https://t.co/bOdj7XGViw
Retweeted by Peter ElkindHitler was a fascist. He killed 6 million Jews and others in concentration camps, and tens of millions -- civilian… https://t.co/pmrejDeFgZ
Retweeted by Peter Elkind“We won’t be social distancing” at the Trump celebration. Said South Dakota Governor @KristiNoem, aiming to make s… https://t.co/RgdTfuG2Ig
Retweeted by Peter ElkindI stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux & this is NOT ok with me https://t.co/iPVcFplOHa
Retweeted by Peter ElkindSteve Hotze left a voicemail for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asking him to order rioters be killed The Texas Tribune ob… https://t.co/8OHm85xt6l
Retweeted by Peter Elkindvia @anneapplebaum --> https://t.co/blhTTv0Crr https://t.co/Mdtn2M2L31
Retweeted by Peter ElkindIn fact, as Dr Giroir testified Thu, positivity rate is going up: “There is no question that the more testing you… https://t.co/Hv0LLjdL2F
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7/4
2020

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