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Protesters gather along “Black Lives Matter Plaza” just down the street from the White House. https://t.co/lSaoqp41Zo
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6/7
2020
The deployment of officers in military-style riot gear, sometimes without identifying insignia, has raised concerns… https://t.co/5oNTw0F0rf
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausBerlin today https://t.co/Jk1qPGNXXY
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe Trump administration blames antifa for protests gripping the nation. But arrests and other records obtained by… https://t.co/hOvRG0idQ2
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6/6
2020
This week, as the US considered deploying active duty troops on its streets, DoD has held several backgrounders/OTR… https://t.co/8MfVTCb1vX
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausWSJ editorial: "Every President has breakups with advisers, but Mr. Trump has gone through them like an assembly li… https://t.co/gu5Qvv5l8uAs WSJ reported last month, White House legislative affairs director Eric Ueland left his post today for a job at t… https://t.co/9h1OtZfiOgA US Park Police spokesperson said it was a “mistake” to insist it didn’t use tear gas on Monday to disperse a crow… https://t.co/UB7CL2mc59WHCA statement on today’s press conference—at which Trump took no questions—where seats were initially placed far a… https://t.co/0dag22YhH1“I’m scared to see another [Covid] surge," one protester said. "But I really think this is a once-in-a-generation c… https://t.co/EtIFa59ycP
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausSCOOP: Trump directed the pentagon to reduce thousands of forces from Germany by September and ultimately cut in ha… https://t.co/G2gPEy0mgo
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIn the past several days, @NYTMetro journalists embedded in protests have reported that officers had charged at dem… https://t.co/ky125OdrDP
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe unemployment rate in May was uneven across racial groups. From April to May: - African-Americans: Up 0.1 percen… https://t.co/s51qXm0mLDJohn Kelly, asked if he agrees with Trump’s decision to terminate the U.S. relationship with the WHO, says in gener… https://t.co/qNEV5vrtZf.@Scaramucci asks John Kelly if the president is a “very stable genius,” as Trump has described himself. “What’s a… https://t.co/OfVfqTi6RGTrump’s former chief of staff is criticizing the president’s actions in an interview with Trump’s former communicat… https://t.co/Ne1IkEGoJrJohn Kelly, in interview with @Scaramucci, says he agrees w/Mattis. "The idea that you would unleash American activ… https://t.co/LaIkJ2pdYrTrump says he thinks he’ll buy an RV and start traveling around in it with the first lady. “I don’t think anybody would mind that."“He’s always attributing everything to me,” Trump says of Mike Pence.Italy is reopening its borders for tourism but for now, locals are embracing the peace and quiet to visit the Colos… https://t.co/LhAy0oj092
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausOver the past two weeks, Trump has tweeted or retweeted other people’s tweets 545 times. Ten of them mentioned the… https://t.co/TfRkfK3wQwSHOCKING VIDEO: LAPD officers seen striking protesters with batons in Fairfax district confrontation… https://t.co/Fou0gcG03O
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausNew York City witnessed zero confirmed deaths due to coronavirus on Wednesday. It's the first day without a COVID-1… https://t.co/Iq6JQezOJy
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausHow integrated is your city? https://t.co/nGs2DJW4fT
6/5
2020
Breaking: police canisters gathered by @wusa9 crews Monday night show federal police DID use artificial CS tear gas… https://t.co/bBKLabzzVL
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausPlans for Trump to go to his Bedminster NJ golf resort this weekend appear to have been scrapped: https://t.co/Thtu0Gv44SThree authors have retracted a recent Lancet study that found that using the antimalaria drug hydroxychloroquine to… https://t.co/0Q6A3EdnhpInbox: Trump intends to nominate Corey Lewandowski and Dave Bossie to be members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.DC police chief confirms there were ZERO arrests yesterday/night. That is down from 29 day before and 288 day before that.
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausAs protests endure, black professionals weigh how much to share in professional life: "This is my day job, and bein… https://t.co/U1dyAb3Fo8
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus.⁦@EricaLG⁩ ⁦@ktbenner⁩ exclusive. “He was, from the beginning, trying in his humblest form to show he was not res… https://t.co/h4LCmGbWAX
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus“As police across the country use such chemical agents to quell protests and rioting, they also are triggering thos… https://t.co/YmJQSYQhLhNEW: Some Dems are sounding alarms about their outreach to young black men, saying the party wasn’t doing enough to… https://t.co/kDgHv0McKW
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausStunning scene in downtown D.C. as the sun begins to set. Thousands are lying on the hot pavement in extreme heat a… https://t.co/YsDJQ7BTZd
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6/4
2020
Former Trump defense sec: "Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American peopl… https://t.co/Xg2IPzQF2uTrump tells Spicer said he went to St. John's because "somebody suggested it." "Somebody said let's go, let's walk."Trump to Spicer on the people who are protesting: "a lot of bad people,” "some great people, "people who don't want good for our country.".@PressSec says she isn’t aware of Esper raising concerns about using active duty forces to the president before he… https://t.co/GitWo50pcEThe Secret Service moved Trump to an underground bunker for a time Friday night due to the protests, according to a… https://t.co/uH2syZ2Mg1Trump tells Fox News radio that his trip to the bunker on Friday was “much more for an inspection” and that “I was… https://t.co/58vq5Nxh9BBoth federal and local law enforcement in DC clearly got told today to not do anything provocative. Crowds (smaller… https://t.co/DkaBq2WMwR
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausWell done story by my colleagues: The killing of George Floyd shows how hard it is to alter entrenched police tacti… https://t.co/byF9LtTj9S
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausI've seen enough. Rep. Steve King (R) has been defeated in #IA04.
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTwo officials said Meadows said at senior staff meeting this AM that the church photo op was Ivanka Trump's idea… https://t.co/t0R1VGkx6H
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTrump ended his remarks in the Rose Garden before walking to St. John’s by saying he was heading “to a very, very s… https://t.co/AxFQClmDXKEsper says he had no warning about the St. John’s photo op & thought they were going to observe a vandalized bathro… https://t.co/GnPtfCs1wahttps://t.co/xJhk6kcD2x
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6/3
2020
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Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausAt St. John’s on Monday, Ivanka Trump handed her father the Bible to hold as media cameras were escorted from acros… https://t.co/0ADZme6X1E
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus“Ms. Trump brought the Bible from the White House inside a white MaxMara bag she was carrying, officials said.” https://t.co/6BuVyDomoBShares of gun manufacturers soared Monday https://t.co/qGhRLI6AGa
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausRepublican Sen. Tim Scott: "Obviously, if your question is, should you use tear gas to clear a path so the presiden… https://t.co/mWsU7bXPUdTrump was frustrated w/the coverage of the protests & wanted to show that he wasn’t holed up in the White House as… https://t.co/2ZRLxOONJd
6/2
2020
In the Rose Garden, Trump calls himself "an ally of all peaceful protesters." At the very same moment outside the W… https://t.co/7YuMFnPRzk
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIf governors don’t “dominate,” Trump told them: "You’re going to look like a bunch of jerks.”… https://t.co/KUe649a3ILThe WH played clips of police marching w/ & hugging protesters, hours after Trump urged the nation’s governors on a… https://t.co/UuQjrOsI4rHEAR IT: Trump calls state officials "weak," insists they must dominate, and vows to "clamp down" in DC. https://t.co/ARsIhAvCJe
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus"A look back at recent history suggests that it is precisely at moments like this, when shocks pile on in successio… https://t.co/P9t7HXeFeP"You have to do retribution." https://t.co/ABZJNde7KJDozens of Facebook employees, in rare public criticism of their own company, protested executives’ decision not to… https://t.co/doFbFFi52WTrump pushed governors to get tough on violent protesters in a conference call today, telling them: "Most of you ar… https://t.co/mXF7s9glHxTake an early look at the front page of The Wall Street Journal https://t.co/O3sr0HrxKk https://t.co/a83HGMxqDI
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausA @wsj reporter joins the disturbingly long list of journalists getting roughed up by cops https://t.co/GVPa9pbDIN
Retweeted by Rebecca Ballhaus“Past presidents have sought to play a healing role when the nation is on edge, but Trump’s instinct is to plunge i… https://t.co/cb4gvMlQGGPast presidents’ efforts’ to defuse tensions: Obama met w/activists in 2014 amid Ferguson protests. Even Nixon—who… https://t.co/Rk9uSHdGrRNEW: Fire was in basement of St. Johns, and is out, my @washingtonpost colleague @phscoop reports from DC fire depa… https://t.co/FyhHARM7rf
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe historic St. John’s church across from the White House has been set on fire: https://t.co/mWgtdkwBq3
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6/1
2020
“Trump Plays Macho Man as America Burns” https://t.co/v8SgQtzf15The scene near the WH as of about a half hour ago. https://t.co/Noo2wdqAPT
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIt has been a year of national trauma that started feeling like another 1998 with impeachment, then another 1918 wi… https://t.co/02k0MMsqxb
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIn counties with the most virus cases, Biden leads 72-24%, per ⁦@ABC⁩ ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ poll. In the 2nd-highest qu… https://t.co/U0iBOPaqiG
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausTrump today said he would designate Antifa a terrorist organization. Antifa isn’t an organization per se but a loos… https://t.co/9nUhod4VB1Under Obama, DOJ launched dozens of investigations into troubled police departments to assess whether they were sys… https://t.co/AOREiSKu9v
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausIn nearly two decades with the Minneapolis Police Department, Derek Chauvin faced at least 17 misconduct complaints… https://t.co/KR8U48iY2W
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5/31
2020
NEW: Republicans say they will provide masks, temperature checks and covid tests at Trump’s nominating convention,… https://t.co/cR3zGbcSXW
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausProtests over racism and police violence have broken out in at least three dozen cities since George Floyd was kill… https://t.co/0GFlXEssnK.@realDonaldTrump reacts as he refuses a handshake as he steps off Marine One to board Air Force One at Joint Base… https://t.co/S9pMMfUW3n
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe Supreme Court rejected a California church’s challenge to the state’s limit on in-person religious gatherings d… https://t.co/tn7sYuj8Df
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausOne of the best, smartest, impromptu speeches I have ever heard. Amazing leadership. https://t.co/SHiPBdVDvC
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThis is horrible, unacceptable and an attack on the First Amendment. https://t.co/qkHJyv6Lrx
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5/30
2020
Not a single passage in these transcripts where Flynn says it was wrong for Russia to interfere. Wrong to hack into… https://t.co/MQNVwjwC3y
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausMiami’s police chief used the phrase in 1967 explain how the threat of police violence had prevented riots and loot… https://t.co/rAe6N694weTrump, on his use of the “looting” phrase: "I don't know where it came from or where it originated. ... I wouldn't know a thing like that.”>@dnvolz reviewed lightly redacted summaries of calls between Flynn and the Russian ambassador from Dec. 2016 and J… https://t.co/QdA7EQSwKKFlynn to Kislyak: "I ask Russia to do is to not, if anything, I know you have to have some sort of action, to only… https://t.co/kPovUjps8IHere it is. Flynn-Kislyak, Dec. 29, 2016: https://t.co/aNKVKsI0Ki
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausEmployees used individual accounts to buy between $28M and $42M worth of coffee vouchers. Dozens of little-known co… https://t.co/o4JBq9HRvmThis is an amazing account by @jingyanghk of how Chinese upstart Luckin Coffee sold vouchers worth tens of millions… https://t.co/JWyZDbX9AOThe Biden campaign has canceled plans for a fundraiser headlined by Andrew Weissmann, a former top Mueller prosecut… https://t.co/nH73y5N1M9Twitter has now attached a notice to the White House tweet of this, too. https://t.co/4MbXEgsAGHHere's our latest intel on Trump's upcoming press conference to announce a response to China's HK crackdown: *Expec… https://t.co/j9uh0qy36b
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausThe White House Deputy Chief for Communications: “Twitter is full of shit.” https://t.co/jnl8C4iTLdThe official White House account is now quoting Trump’s tweet verbatim after Twitter flagged and demoted it due to… https://t.co/SYBkz6n6hj
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausMinnesota police arrest CNN reporter and camera crew as they report from protests in Minneapolis… https://t.co/wGI9BPQ66B
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5/29
2020
Two days after Twitter factchecked him for the first time, Trump says he’d shut the platform down if his lawyers co… https://t.co/PmzeKSTJVqOANN’s question at today’s briefing seems to be more of a suggestion: that Trump should welcome a defamation lawsui… https://t.co/HQXwPlUGxpTrump campaign fundraising off his fight with Twitter, as he prepares to sign an executive order seeking to limit s… https://t.co/4xVsAjVapFscoopy: the US threatened sanctions against two Liberian tankers filled with Iranian oil headed to Venezuela and no… https://t.co/n0OLSD0TLD
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausA helpful explainer about what’s happening in Hong Kong right now: https://t.co/ROrWpiIYat
Retweeted by Rebecca BallhausAs drafted, the White House order would seek to reshape the way that federal regulators view Twitter and other soci… https://t.co/vh7K9ZCpgc
5/28
2020

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