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NEW: @maddow, @mitchellreports, @kwelkernbc and @AshleyRParker to moderate the next #DemDebate hosted by @MSNBC and… https://t.co/39EOmHh3Ct
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausHey! It's @nicole_hong's first story in the @nytimes! ----> Indicted Giuliani Associate Ties Case to Trump https://t.co/oDAb9LUzeM
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTaylor’s testimony: “On May 28 of this year, I met with Secretary Mike Pompeo who asked me to return to Kyiv to lea… https://t.co/wS3HVUThkhHe also took no questions after his Turkey remarks this morning, meaning he has yet to answer any questions about B… https://t.co/amJi2sKrnETrump took no questions just now as he left Washington for Pennsylvania. He usually speaks for about 20-40 minutes… https://t.co/C0h1Z6MYc7Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman plead not guilty, per ⁦@joe_palazzolo⁩. (Correcting last tweet.) https://t.co/VZ07urwuKeBy that point, Zelensky had been directly pressed for more than a month by both Volker (on July 2) and Trump (on Ju… https://t.co/lizeG6PQeQNYT reports a Ukrainian official learned of the frozen aid from a Pentagon official in early August, days after the… https://t.co/isPTe3zHT8“Seriously, who gives a sh — about Afghanistan?” Trump asked at a January 208 meeting at the Pentagon, according to… https://t.co/rQlHDWEommIn front of the Second Circuit, Trump's personal attorney William Consovoy says the Trump could shoot someone on Fi… https://t.co/V8ctdXoWzZ
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNEW: The Pentagon raised legal issues with the suspension of Ukraine aid, but still unclear how seriously OMB took… https://t.co/y2fg45TchF
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausBill Taylor says the secretary of Ukraine's National Security & Defense Council told him on July 20—five days befor… https://t.co/khSozk1eot
10/23
2019
Bill Taylor testified that Gordon Sondland told him: "Trump is a businessman. When a businessman is about to sign a… https://t.co/eS6IYtrYr9Trump met with members of his legal team—Jay Sekulow and Marty and Jane Raskin—at the White House today for a brief… https://t.co/iMScBmuSOyNEW: Trump has signed off on daily calls between White House aides and select GOP lawmakers to coordinate messaging… https://t.co/qiFLiN6P9a
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausCONFIRMED: @nataliewsj has obtained Bill Taylor’s explosive testimony to House committees. Read it here: https://t.co/3M2Q1xRrWSBill Taylor’s testimony, obtained by the Post, has Volker telling Sondland and Taylor that he would tell Zelensky t… https://t.co/m8n5GAXcOfGeorge Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state, told House committees last week that Volker told him his chat wit… https://t.co/keQfMIRU84Zelensky on his call w/Trump repeatedly emphasized his willingness to undertake investigations and was the first to… https://t.co/dYYyQ6CAbB @dnvolz @ByronTau Kurt Volker told Zelensky that doing so would help Zelensky overcome the stream of negative infor… https://t.co/pHQ3EcxX5BNEW: Weeks before the Trump-Zelensky call, Kurt Volker told Zelensky at a meeting in Toronto that he needed to conv… https://t.co/KIATy8h73R“Given the history in our country I would not compare this to a lynching,” McConnell says of impeachment, calling p… https://t.co/qQE6R4lB5H
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausUkrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, fighting extradition to the U.S., says his prosecution is politically motivated an… https://t.co/wklhGKG6N1
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus“All I have to say is that in my 10 short months in Congress — it’s not even noon, right — and this is my most dist… https://t.co/GKxHF6QBMXBrad Parscale discussed w/political operatives the possibility of using facial recognition at rallies to help analy… https://t.co/Tzm7QQwt5dWhen Trump wanted to bring the Cabinet to his June kickoff rally, Mulvaney cautioned about Hatch Act violations.… https://t.co/Kw3x1y5s7P
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTrump rallygoers waiting in line are now given phone numbers for offices of Democratic congressmen along with scrip… https://t.co/7M9Ch4WEAe
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus.@PressSec tells me that not renewing subscriptions to these papers is a real plan in the WH. https://t.co/Em7b8Qgtgj
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe diplomat who wrote “I think it’s crazy to with­hold se­cu­rity as­sistance for help with a po­lit­i­cal cam­pai… https://t.co/4LqVpoPoQ5Hannity and Trump are wearing the same outfit. https://t.co/QhmDlGOfPgTrump tells Hannity of the New York Times: "We don't even want it in the White House anymore. We're going to probab… https://t.co/oNd1UNnlxl
10/22
2019
Thrilled to be joining this team with @shalini. DMs open and awaiting your tips. https://t.co/NgSFPftT9u
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus @emmatscott @LaurizzleK @WSJVideo Then, his account jumps from 2015 to 2018. In Aug '18, Parnas posted a pic of a p… https://t.co/Vra5OLO6uI
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNEW: The private Instagram account of Lev Parnas reveals new clues about his access to the Trump family and his clo… https://t.co/R16LOtxZjU
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausWH lawyers told Trump that Mulvaney’s quid pro quo comments would complicate his defense. Trump didn’t share their… https://t.co/KqQTki9inWMulvaney was caught flatfooted by the blowback after his news conference He left the podium & walked into Stephani… https://t.co/KaR2jolPeW
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10/21
2019
"In my campaign, when I was talking about GDP or the business-friendly environment—that may have sold well in board… https://t.co/4soS1sbjmH
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNEW & IMPORTANT: A growing # of Hill Rs say they can no longer defend some of Trump’s recent actions, particularly… https://t.co/7b1GXntL3C
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10/19
2019
50 bank accounts! SDNY plans to produce “fairly voluminous” discovery in case involving associates of Rudy Giulia… https://t.co/1PnDKkNsTB
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNEW: Former Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis roasts Pres. Trump: "I earned my spurs on the battlefield."… https://t.co/cUPRFIlbqs
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNew: POTUS agreed on the need for Mick to walk back his comments and personally approved his chief’s statement. But… https://t.co/0TcSBNBlN5
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10/18
2019
Trump ordered Mick to the podium today. But senior White House officials were shocked when the acting chief describ… https://t.co/bnleNBfb9O
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausMulvaney was pressed on this several times at the briefing today. @jonkarl: "What you just described is a quid pro… https://t.co/aE4Tr10jukAnd now…Mulvaney walks back his comments. "Let me be clear, there was absolutely no quid pro quo between Ukrainian… https://t.co/wH0BRl5MLHThe Justice Department said that if the White House was withholding aid to Ukraine related to any investigation, “t… https://t.co/RjlKfRCufwWhite House officials were shocked by Mulvaney’s remarks linking aid to investigations. They expected him to repeat… https://t.co/VuwbkKybLYJustice Department officials were confused by Mulvaney's comments. If the White House withheld aid to encourage coo… https://t.co/yFyPTfpfda
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTrump has told at least two people privately there was no quid pro quo: 1. In Aug, he told Ron Johnson when asked i… https://t.co/e9xC5m8u0NMulvaney says the decision to hold aid to Ukraine was linked to Trump’s push for Ukraine to investigate a DNC serve… https://t.co/nsovxxad7nGordon Sondland says that in late July, he exchanged emails with Kurt Volker and Bill Taylor in which “we all agree… https://t.co/9Bn3UmFSkuSondland will recount to House committees his conversation w/Trump about a quid pro quo. He says he asked Trump: “W… https://t.co/MMqDOXTOaI“Inviting a foreign government to undertake investigations for the purpose of influencing an upcoming U.S. election… https://t.co/WgVY7q9D1FNEW: Gordon Sondland to criticize Trump on Ukraine in testimony before House committees today. He will say he and o… https://t.co/QTxZBhWigcBreaking: U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime Baltimore Democrat, has died. https://t.co/hQm4N5yWh3
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausJohn Hick­en­looper was spend­ing $55 to lure each new $5 donor be­fore he called off his pres­i­den­tial run this… https://t.co/v9Yr2FvLcl
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter "in the bin", the BBC has been told. https://t.co/OyV8y15erk
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausPLUS: Rick Perry tells @timpuko he expects to be at the Energy Department at Thanksgiving, but was less definitive… https://t.co/zZWp5QSUrp @TimPuko Perry’s call to Giuliani came after a May meeting at the White House where Trump told him, Sondland, Volke… https://t.co/TjmEQRccVyNEWS: Rick Perry called Giuliani this spring at Trump’s direction to try to resolve Trump’s concerns about meeting… https://t.co/vpbPMGfxEgPelosi on Trump, following the White House meeting: “He just kind of engaged in a meltdown. ... I pray for the Pres… https://t.co/nJ8NAGSQiP
10/17
2019
"Don't be a fool! I will call you later." --Trump in Oct. 9 letter to Erdogan https://t.co/6ZfUvhInGiIn the days before the Zelensky call, Bolton tried to shut it down. Trump was lukewarm and didn’t think it was wort… https://t.co/K786TE3f8X.@WSJ created a text analysis tool with 30yrs of public statements by 2020 candidates. It uses machine-learning to… https://t.co/8KPN4QXXfv
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIn addition to this, Eisenberg was consulted by CIA’s top lawyer when anonymous concerns about the Zelensky call we… https://t.co/6SzMSHz5hw
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNSC lawyer John Eisenberg was the one who directed records of the Trump-Zelensky call be moved to a classified serv… https://t.co/EYeOr73Veg
10/16
2019
Bolton sent his deputy, Charles Kupperman, to monitor Trump's call with the Ukranian president. Mulvaney sent his o… https://t.co/JZCFTN7sgl
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausPerry called Bolton on July 11, the day after the meeting w/ Ukrainian officials where Bolton and Fiona Hill were a… https://t.co/IYRZQvDvL9In the lead-up to the Zelensky call: - Bolton argued against, saying there was nothing substantive to discuss - Tru… https://t.co/DKMXXDvau4During Trump's presidency, both his chief of staff and his national security adviser have listened to most schedule… https://t.co/yullPdGZbaFormer Giuliani aide starting up a new pro-Trump super PAC https://t.co/5cZfcg8mN9
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausMulvaney carried out Trump's order to suspend aid. Bolton told the Ukrainians it would eventually be restored. Insi… https://t.co/exyNnXc1Z1
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausA spokesman for Sessions says he is cooperating with the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office and will be “providing do… https://t.co/dIisFROErEThe subpoena seeks documents from Sessions related to Giuliani’s business dealings & his involvement in efforts to… https://t.co/uO2wolRNsnNEWS: A grand jury has issued a subpoena related to the SDNY investigation into Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings i… https://t.co/3KRXPvaqx0Rudy Giuliani’s lawyer has sent a letter to Congress saying he doesn’t intend to comply with a congressional subpoe… https://t.co/RxdmMJM4BIBefore Zelensky's inauguration earlier this year, Kent visited Kyiv and counseled members of the incoming president… https://t.co/P78vTDlPS2
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausCuccinelli and Morgan are top internal candidates for acting Homeland Security chief, but regulatory concerns cloud… https://t.co/Ma4n9VBHUJ
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausBreaking: Bolton instructed aide to report Giuliani pressure campaign to White House lawyer. “I am not part of what… https://t.co/C15zqDy8p9
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausFiona Hill told House committees today that Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, appeared to… https://t.co/7rLclqgDvX @aviswanatha @nataliewsj Fiona Hill told House committees that after Sondland brought up investigations in a July 1… https://t.co/R1igWAN7ZnNEW: Fiona Hill told House committees today that she and other White House officials grew so alarmed about efforts… https://t.co/4ME14T8bDw
10/15
2019
House testimony expected this week— Mon: Fiona Hill, ex Russia adviser Tues: George Kent, deputy assistant secretar… https://t.co/56XbQ5BLCS @aviswanatha @rebeccadobrien Witnesses have been questioned about Giuliani since at least August. Investigators als… https://t.co/aokHG7BwDKNEWS: Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are examining Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine, including his fi… https://t.co/jT654DO4W9Fiona Hill, Trump’s former top Russia adviser, is set to testify on Capitol Hill this morning about Ukraine. https://t.co/xmAxaP1B7P“Some of Mr. Yang’s supporters told The Wall Street Journal that they once backed Mr. Sanders, an independent, but… https://t.co/v9eHM0Kpne
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThis is an excellent and heart-wrenching piece by @brett_forrest. Read it: https://t.co/0PruVnzbrh
10/14
2019
Every presidential impeachment — successful in forcing a president out or not — has upended the balance of power in… https://t.co/ztHfRZtuWV
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausBefore Sondland told another diplomat there was no link between Ukraine aid and a Biden investigation, he spoke for… https://t.co/ZgzsvoleOAConfirmed: Gordon Sondland will testify that his text denying a quid pro quo was based solely on his conversation w… https://t.co/9Uefyy1wO7“It was a quid pro quo, but not a corrupt one.” https://t.co/qq6BQzqOsK
10/13
2019
Rudy Giuliani’s longtime business partner and friend, John Huvane, resigned from their security company in recent w… https://t.co/aZVB6ePR8XA @WSJ analysis shows that the counties with “perfect” voting records from 1980-2016 largely have educational attai… https://t.co/4NgdsPWk5y
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThis @bykowicz @joe_palazzolo @georgikantchev story on Lev Parnas & Igor Fruman is full of amazing details on their… https://t.co/A2x3foaW9zLev Parnas first entered Trump world at an Oct. 2016 fundraiser hosted by construction magnate Robert Pereira, wher… https://t.co/thc00uGMNMNEW: Trump donor Robert Pereira tells WSJ he believes Giuliani & Trump first met indicted donor Lev Parnas at his F… https://t.co/7bMl1GK2yN
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausWhy the frequent trips to Vienna for Lev Parnas? A law firm run by Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing—who are both… https://t.co/0GIPfeniwa
10/11
2019
New: Lawyers for the whistleblower have asked Congress whether their client could submit testimony in writing inste… https://t.co/EPIWTtSQSU
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausRudy Giuliani tells @WSJ Parnas and Fruman were heading to VIENNA for business reasons. He says they've traveled t… https://t.co/8t3kfCeH9iLev Parnas and Igor Fruman had lunch with Rudy Giuliani at the Trump hotel in Washington YESTERDAY, a source who sa… https://t.co/EyY31iBCHx
10/10
2019

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