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Quinta Jurecic @qjurecic Washington, DC

Managing editor, @lawfareblog; contributing writer, @TheAtlantic. Words also in @nytimes, @WashingtonPost, & elsewhere. RTs/likes = @infinite_scream.

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EXCLUSIVE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did… https://t.co/2LS5rMaTaL
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecicenjoying the implication here that a yale man is self-evidently above drug deals https://t.co/67sBdz0wj3
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic @EricColumbus They don't teach that outside YLS? @fordm I've been sitting here for 5 minutes trying to formulate this joke @qjurecic At state schools, they don’t teach you drug deals are illegal.
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecicto be honest, I do not really see the relevance of Bolton's Yale Law School diploma here https://t.co/eL5GrDlipD https://t.co/Vx5zNUcGxFBreaking: Bolton instructed aide to report Giuliani pressure campaign to White House lawyer. “I am not part of what… https://t.co/C15zqDy8p9
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicFiona Hill told House committees today that Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, appeared to… https://t.co/7rLclqgDvX
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicNEW: @FiveThirtyEight's impeachment tracker now shows majority support for impeachment for the first time.… https://t.co/StChcLD36R
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicNEWS: Sondland will also testify that after he attended Zelensky’s inauguration in May, he met with Trump, Rick Per… https://t.co/pJJvAlTDAk
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicPublic Servants Are Starting to Respond to Donald Trump’s False Attacks | The New Yorker https://t.co/fQgzQanMY6
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic“All I know is that I have a small grain of sand that I can contribute to the effort, and I want to put it on the r… https://t.co/W8Tfg5LLsl
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicNew - Fiona Hill raised concerns about Rudy Giuliani's role in US foreign policy toward Ukraine during her depositi… https://t.co/GR5ytIRav2
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicFiona Hill just left the Hill; she started at 10a
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicFiona Hill, who ran Ukraine, Russia and all of Europe policy in the Trump White House for 2.5 years, started testif… https://t.co/duQRfokQeN
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10/15
2019
NEW: Prosecutors examine Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s bank records & question witnesses about his work in Ukraine f… https://t.co/WEPijIEKDo
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicHuge >> https://t.co/o4yIuQ0QMK
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicNEW: SECDEF Esper admits "the release of many dangerous ISIS detainees" as a result of Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria.
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicButtigieg 2020: The Owl of Minerva Flies Only At Darkness @HeerJeet One of my favorite news clips of 2020I've been thinking about this tweet all day and I still love it. 2020 will be a battle between Left and Right Hegel… https://t.co/lOcuommXpbCome intern with us! We're fun. https://t.co/NfcZN0LUPRCome work with us! https://t.co/TlbY7NsWKA
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic @kadhimshubber that seems like a very Greg outcome @kadhimshubber not really sure ... I suppose he could cooperate with prosecutors and get a cushy short sentence in… https://t.co/T4YSQ2vQW8 @kadhimshubber I think Greg has the advantage of being so totally incoherent that it would be hard to pin a perjury or 1001 charge on him @lawrencehurley @lpolgreen Oh I'm sure there were practical considerations—but at the point where the majority of t… https://t.co/vdY7ZwYkkO @lpolgreen the whole thing reminded me of the section in Moby-Dick where Ishmael writes about the cabin boy who fel… https://t.co/NNm6olBvDU @lpolgreen Makes sense—and putting them all *on a boat* is the most absurd, extreme exampleanother succession thought: Still pondering what to make of the fact that most of this season took place outside th… https://t.co/CXHe3jJsbeSUCCESSION SPOILERS: the only thing I didn't love is that Shiv didn't have a more precipitous fall. seemed like t… https://t.co/zuB0X24RJaStoked that we're all talking about Hegel today apparentlyCurrent State Department homepage: A number of current and former diplomats have reached out to me to express uneas… https://t.co/d3CfTUZB4G
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicFormer DHS spox @DaveLapanDC writes: "Although the department was formed after 9/11 with the primary mission of pro… https://t.co/GV2oUEEtyr
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicSocialblade analytics for the channel that originated the video, with views, subscribers earned and money earned si… https://t.co/vdWVwlnjST
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicGAETZ emerges from the impeachment deposition. He was blocked from participating because he’s not on any of the thr… https://t.co/j64vA0oiUQ
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicWhen we warn about not amplifying polluted content, it's not (necessarily) a call to ignore. Sometimes we shouldn't… https://t.co/gH4BnwzeuG
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicThe photos of Hill and Yovanovitch arriving to testify before Congress make them look like action heroes https://t.co/eL5GrDCTOdBig Kendall Energy https://t.co/V6mugiWxC8
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicFiona Hill’s lawyer says she got a subpoena today to testify before the House impeachment probe, another sign Democ… https://t.co/wPmaDhWwxy
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic(purposefully being vague for folks who haven't watched yet!)within the story, it was perfect; but it jarred me out of the story because it was so impossible to divorce from th… https://t.co/3j7g66genRaren't we all longing for someone to stand up and do that right now?not spoilery I don't think: got some thoughts about how the ending of Succession is wish fulfillment in the current momentBut never did Henry, as he thought he did, end anyone and hacks her body up and hide the pieces, where they may be… https://t.co/SM9P0qiEJIFYI the title of last season's Succession finale and the title of this season's finale are both from this poem https://t.co/3EyocWLyKbyikes! https://t.co/obKCY9S4DT https://t.co/Awu6LoQ6ud
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecicif u like #Succession you'll LOVE this short. omg. brilliant. if u haven't seen it it will literally make NO SENSE. https://t.co/K0hmECwRhl
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10/14
2019
This is the equivalent of tossing a lit match into a powder keg and being surprised when it explodes because you th… https://t.co/ogVoQI22a3[holding 302 form] here's how *I* remember that conversation https://t.co/Q2Y0yALRhf
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicAsked GEN John Allen (Ret.), former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, for commen… https://t.co/u86A2CPBst
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic @page88 Don't know if I would consider this a violation of the oath on its face (though I could be convinced), but yes, I think that's rightA U.S. Army officer with knowledge of operations in Syria predicted in an interview w/ me Saturday that unless ther… https://t.co/Fa98lWneqV
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic @jamalgreene Then maybe. But you’d have to show that. And I think it would also depend on how Congress responded—as… https://t.co/GunQqDI7BT @becingber @marty_lederman Agreed on all points, including the use of the Serial theme @HeerJeet assume you're referencing Scarry? at any rate, that recalls the fascinating ICJ advisory opinion on wheth… https://t.co/XQyTf7XQpB @becingber Right—but one would have to prove that this was the driving consideration. Which seems quite difficult to do, no?RUDY & FARA: TRUMP’s advisers believe SDNY would have a tough time making a FARA case vs @RudyGiuliani for his pro-… https://t.co/61fQ7zuTeG
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicIt’s easy to understand why Mattis identifies more strongly as a “military person” than a political appointee. You… https://t.co/Bh4VkMEFek
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicThe category of things that are bad—even extremely bad, even evil—is larger than the category of things that are impeachable @lvgaldieri but it partly clears the bar because Trump is using his own personal lawyer and entities outside the us… https://t.co/qA6FnkLlSM @lvgaldieri Right, I suppose if you could prove to an adequate degree that the action in question was taken to furt… https://t.co/llf0niVh3Wsee the ever-wise Charles Black: https://t.co/Veyx7x3Azu https://t.co/QDnZNdG0Y6My unpopular opinion is that withdrawal from Syria is almost certainly not an impeachable offense, because foreign… https://t.co/rSc16fouEJ42 USC §2273, 10 CFR §§71.100 & 71.97 make it a federal crime to bring nuclear waste into a state without telling t… https://t.co/xBBSxXka5S
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic! “Gordon Sondland, intends to tell Congress this week that the content of a text message he wrote denying a quid p… https://t.co/1pPGVZ4peL
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicIt's a real Gorpman and Bleemer situation over hereI genuinely cannot keep track of who is paying who in this story. https://t.co/il9ufQocGG
10/13
2019
"the big homies!!!!!!!"amazing https://t.co/bpIFxJxIsr https://t.co/7XE4GICEZBBurn it down https://t.co/dkxtSdcbb2man now I have to actually watch this https://t.co/swu3NWEKb5U.S. servicemembers are not unconstrained “killing machines.” This is an issue very close to me, and one I wrote ab… https://t.co/vQcoraXsPK
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicNEW: The White House's crazy, ranty impeachment letter was crafted by ...Trump himself https://t.co/Pl97sTluxw
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicThe guy who the US govt thought was blocking anti-corruption efforts —-> Lutsenko is unnamed Ukrainian who led plot… https://t.co/uOJvAQX6Zl
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10/12
2019
@Jaime_ASantos @steve_vladeck I’m just saying, these things always happen when it’s least convenient @Jaime_ASantos @steve_vladeck It’s like carrying an umbrella to prevent it from raining!I'm ready for the next wave to hit, is what I'm sayingBustos, the DCCC chair, advised members to keep talking about healthcare/pocketbook issues and keep messaging on im… https://t.co/LDhZwJWrnX
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicThree (?) weeks after the Ukraine news broke, I have almost cleared out my enormous email backlogHas anyone written about how David Foster Wallace's "E Unibus Pluram" reads in the age of the internet?Trump won't say if Rudy Giuliani is still his attorney 'I dont know. I haven't spoken to Rudy... he has been my at… https://t.co/6mMTO1oPU6
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic"How Should the House Handle Impeachment? ," the latest from Susan Hennessey, Molly Reynolds and Margaret Taylor: https://t.co/wRtHyUd0rs
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicThe Parnas connection to indicted Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash. In an interview with Reuters last month, well… https://t.co/1JwidgbIST
Retweeted by Quinta Jurecic“Last night, the Committees learned that the State Department, at the direction of the White House, directed Ambass… https://t.co/ApcNfr6ARO
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicBREAKING: Federal judge BLOCKS the Trump administration's "public charge" rule change on immigration. Background f… https://t.co/g85CzWb4mk
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicBREAKING: A U.S. federal district court has ruled that President Trump violated the law by declaring a national eme… https://t.co/kB3ZiPM8gp
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicOur latest episode of The Report is live @lawfareblog! Thanks this week to @mattzap, @nytmike, @PreetBharara,… https://t.co/EiKEupDmo4Former White House Counsel Bob Bauer weighs in on that Pat Cipollone letter: https://t.co/YJ6s9DWtD8 @joshgerstein @EricColumbus Right, she seems to conflate the universe of impeachable and criminal offensesI'm open to being told I'm wrong here, but I genuinely don't see a way out of this if you follow Rao's reasoning.I.e., if you want to investigate allegations of harassment (by a judge or, say, a president), you HAVE to treat tha… https://t.co/SGjDXxo3jeConcerning sexual harassment/assault, Rao's opinion ironically strips out all the shades of gray and turns any pote… https://t.co/luGGWrUd0pRao's dissent is even worse than I've described below because it would keep Congress from investigating any illegal… https://t.co/zCMdVHQNEY
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicJust reemphasizing because the timing is crazy: Literally minutes after Yovanovitch testified that Deputy Secretar… https://t.co/KN9GfAOrOA
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicAlways a relief when Judge Tatel agrees with you. https://t.co/9VUIhMIAbE @staringispolite yeah, you're right. and yet the entire rest of the opinion seems to cut against that reasoning, no?Here's Yovanovitch's opening statement, delivered behind closed doors of the House Intel Committee https://t.co/IitI5fClsZ
Retweeted by Quinta JurecicLikewise, what about offenses that are legal but wrong? Rao's opinion seems to bizarrely assume that an impeachable… https://t.co/LtRL7hJ0HKThe longtime diplomat said she was “incredulous” that she was removed as ambassador “based, as far as I can tell, o… https://t.co/ToDLJ9THFY
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10/11
2019

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