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Richard W. Painter @RWPUSA Mendota Heights MN

Law Professor. Former chief White House ethics lawyer 2005-07. Independent. Host of Politics Podcast https://t.co/ILGWtVpWFY, Views expressed are my own. IM🍑

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Even some GOP leaders rebelled at this emolumentally awful idea. Good riddance. Donald Trump: Florida resort won't… https://t.co/Cd79k5a9Qv
10/20
2019
Whether or not the rumors of bed bugs at the Trump resort are true, the emoluments clause of the constitution flatl… https://t.co/3GEnQT0fGl
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterWhether or not the rumors of bed bugs at the Trump resort are true, the emoluments clause of the constitution flatl… https://t.co/3GEnQT0fGlSo long as Trump Tower Istanbul turns a profit, @realDonaldTrump doesn’t care. But the Constitution cares. That’s w… https://t.co/JWT9I2EJKPThis is BS. They’re having it there because nobody else wants to stay there. White House defends Trump's Florida r… https://t.co/Qnw9uNgatK @doccandidate @NDLaw From the Eighteenth Century up through Jimmy Carter evangelicals supported strict separation of church and state.My weekly podcast here: Emoluments at the Heart of Trump's Self Inflicted Impeachment https://t.co/KBTSukAZZQWhat everyone should focus on isn’t Bill Barr’s @NDLaw speech alone, but the fact that it is part of a determined e… https://t.co/kAixHO6Orl
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterWhat everyone should focus on isn’t Bill Barr’s @NDLaw speech alone, but the fact that it is part of a determined e… https://t.co/kAixHO6OrlBill McGurn knows full well that if he had put such inflammatory rhetoric on religion in an official speech by Pres… https://t.co/nigRH17XSgWilliam Barr’s supporters at Notre Dame, the Wall Street Journal and elsewhere are calling me (an Episcopalian) a t… https://t.co/e9tGmV3KAs
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterWilliam Barr’s supporters at Notre Dame, the Wall Street Journal and elsewhere are calling me (an Episcopalian) a t… https://t.co/e9tGmV3KAsReal Christians and real Americans don’t try to use the power of the government to impose their religious faith on… https://t.co/uT1cGJBCCwOf course @realDonaldTrump says markets will crash if he’s forced out. As nervous investors sell during an impeachm… https://t.co/3d5So9HOrO
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterOf course @realDonaldTrump says markets will crash if he’s forced out. As nervous investors sell during an impeachm… https://t.co/3d5So9HOrOAs for the kid, don’t mess with him. At the rate we’re going, he is a future president.What should the security guard say? “Pretty please don’t call me that nasty word that you can use but I cannot use… https://t.co/Xygmy4FyBXThis is political correctness run amok. The guard should get his job back and the student should get suspended. Rid… https://t.co/MX4cHBv3WKLet’s go’ Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it. https://t.co/N1VxqA6sudStocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts https://t.co/jWqmPFZPlIHe’ll ignore the law? This is a page from the Trump playbook. The House of Commons should solve their problem with… https://t.co/LFj0614WdITrump asks the G-7 for massive emoluments. The U.S. betrays the Kurds while Trump Tower Istanbul rakes in more emol… https://t.co/ShQ1tzJPr1
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterTrump asks the G-7 for massive emoluments. The U.S. betrays the Kurds while Trump Tower Istanbul rakes in more emol… https://t.co/ShQ1tzJPr1Emolumental: Mulvaney and Trump Like Doral for a G-7 Quid Pro Quo https://t.co/LJYd49gsT3This emolumental disaster originated with the opening of Trump Tower Istanbul and is ending with one of he most not… https://t.co/uS7zCyT49FSilly stunt. We’ve had enough fake news. Now let’s get this emolumental disaster of a president out of there. Camp… https://t.co/xH2tDv7WeLWhen @senatemajldr is placing phone calls to @VP to complain we know @realDonaldTrump is in trouble....Even Republicans are losing patience with this emolumental disaster of a president. Mitch McConnell slams Trump ad… https://t.co/is1mL7JmeY
10/19
2019
I was on @CNNTonight last night with @donlemon. Can’t wait to go on again if @realDonaldTrump will sue me. In a lib… https://t.co/fQ1NN8YqmWHere we go ... again. And this will keep on happening until ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ gets impeached. Giuliani pushed Tru… https://t.co/AcNa4aNWvPTrump Administration officials to U.S. taxpayers: F—- You. Richard Painter Goes Off on Trump Officials' Gov't Spen… https://t.co/NGzcLMHypuEven Republicans agree, it’s time to impeach ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩. Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he's now for Tr… https://t.co/6JIvrunEmn @LickyNo She supports it. Ask her to change her position!Putin friendly Glencore is using PolyMet, a penny stock company, to open a dangerous sulfide mine in the Lake Super… https://t.co/0XaeRRicR4“As [@DrCraigMalkin] puts it, when pathological narcissists ‘can’t let go of their need to be admired or recognized… https://t.co/f8zQQ7yeXI
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterEthnic cleansing, assisted and ratified by the president of the United States. https://t.co/vHreSyS4GG
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterPresident Trump requested foreign assistance for his political campaign in exchange for U.S. foreign aid. He solici… https://t.co/outQaA26xHCorrupt. Unconstitutional. Impeachable. https://t.co/ODUq0teb1j # via @HuffPostPolA liar gets caught — however briefly — telling the truth. Of course ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ is upset. Mulvaney links U… https://t.co/uij4d7EDdLFor a fleeting moment Mulvaney told the truth before he went back to lying for ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩. The time for imp… https://t.co/T13tCDSP7ISo long as Trump Tower Istanbul continues to bring in the emoluments this is apparently A-OK with the USA. Syria '… https://t.co/RmlLY1eSQB"We have lost a peaceful warrior for the American people." - Rep. John Lewis remembers his colleague and friend, Re… https://t.co/8gbg1IlBbg
Retweeted by Richard W. Painter"This is not only self-dealing, this is a violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution," says Richard Pai… https://t.co/pejzVy8ZRh
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterWe need to find these “Trump chaos traders” (insider traders), charge them, convict them and put them in the slamme… https://t.co/DozpffntnmA bribe is a bribe is a bribe. Someone is headed to the slammer. Mulvaney Says, Then Denies, That Trump Held Back… https://t.co/oNNkKKxF8z @future20206 We celebrate him today. He was a man of faith. You are free to go your own way, but today we celebrat… https://t.co/YjroF1elTKA U.S. President with his hand out. A violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution and an impeachable off… https://t.co/wdM6o09lNpMucho dinero. Trump organizará en uno de sus hoteles la cumbre de los 7 países más poderosos del mundo https://t.co/WjrJE7oeof
10/18
2019
Quid pro quo. And that’s a bribe. Mulvaney says Ukraine aid was tied to Trump's desire for investigation https://t.co/ObOOfOXCQN @future20206 Let him have his religion and you have yours. Today we celebrate his. @al_ghazi1 @NDLaw Nope. That’s for a court to decide. But why waste our tax dollars on that brief? @lnhudlow @TheJusticeDept @NDLaw It should, but that’s not how @realDonaldTrump sees it. @al_ghazi1 @NDLaw You know darn well that attorneys general are there to investigate and lock up criminals— includi… https://t.co/ycGCLAWLDtHere it is. The Barr speech showing our Attorney General’s complete ignorance of the First Amendment and the rest o… https://t.co/YNBp6FtuwkTouting Notre Dame football, “religion” and Bill Barr’s revolting speech at ⁦@NDLaw⁩ - in a single op-ed? Now DOJ f… https://t.co/KPT6nTmByBOne man prayed; another man spewed hate. Which man followed Jesus? God knows. But do we? As Trump continues tweets… https://t.co/qymRT7EdpHIf a sixth grader launched a social media attack on a classmate like this, the principal would call him in for a ch… https://t.co/kcoLBBVnZP
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterIf a sixth grader launched a social media attack on a classmate like this, the principal would call him in for a ch… https://t.co/kcoLBBVnZPOur daily (sometimes hourly) reminder on Twitter that our President is a basket case. https://t.co/EqiR1tjcgeRep. Elijah Cummings: A great House oversight committee chairman. A great American. https://t.co/TVNkJxSNYT @NumquamPerit @realDonaldTrump Only against her. The other candidates wisely did not go down this route. @LisaDugan16 @realDonaldTrump The record is clear — he’s nuts. @kellypmccarthy @realDonaldTrump True indeed. Keep it coming @realDonaldTrump @eiretrish @realDonaldTrump True indeed. And the last thing we need is to have the candidate running against him to… https://t.co/oM0CcHNrdW @FraserMacLeod5 @realDonaldTrump Indeed. The more he Tweets the more he digs himself in. @CurtisMaurand @realDonaldTrump Absolutely.Cabinet officials should not work for the president’s personal lawyer. This is corrupt. Rick Perry Called Rudy Giu… https://t.co/Qs36VzAASmWe need to focus on impeaching and removing @realDonaldTrump, not arguing with Twitter. https://t.co/K8LDP465rb
10/17
2019
Atty. General Barr, as he pledged at ⁦@NDLaw,⁩ is spending our tax dollars litigating over religion. Religious free… https://t.co/vRyzmeTxSIAmericans worship in many different ways and do not want jihad or sharia law in our country, whether it be Catholic… https://t.co/N3F7v8N6OT
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterAmericans worship in many different ways and do not want jihad or sharia law in our country, whether it be Catholic… https://t.co/N3F7v8N6OTThe values and views that Attorney General Barr expressed at ⁦@NDLaw⁩ are fundamentally un-American. Shameful! Bar… https://t.co/BK3EnWvKlTFinally, Democratic presidential candidates are willing to stand up to corrupt DFL Party bosses who are bought by t… https://t.co/hgKlxzUNIv @JohnVil65502032 @alfranken @RepPeteStauber Agreed. @herringtowater @RepPeteStauber @alfranken As a senator he represented the entire state for nine years.There has been talk in Democratic circles of running @alfranken against @RepPeteStauber for weeks. And of course th… https://t.co/uWD4ylozBH @Oriole63Trail @alfranken @RepPeteStauber Why not? He’s not in it for his ego and he would pick up a seat for the D’s.As for Trump crony @RepPeteStauber in MN CD8 it’s not enough for @alfranken to say “shame on Stauber.” Franken needs to run and kick his a—.
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterAs for Trump crony @RepPeteStauber in MN CD8 it’s not enough for @alfranken to say “shame on Stauber.” Franken needs to run and kick his a—.With @alfranken Democrats have a winning candidate to run for the House in MN CD8 against @RepPeteStauber. Get read… https://t.co/COhcHHvo04 @Taxpaye58811181 @SidneyPowell1 @GeorgePapa19 Funny.The real issue is why there are so many wrongful convictions in the first place. Wrongful convictions are not a pro… https://t.co/bNQVyYhKbz @rogerboom @amyklobuchar @ewarren You are talking about Trump I assume.When it comes to America's national security I will NEVER be quiet.
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterThe worst thing any Commander in Chief can do is to give land back to the enemy that was taken through blood and sa… https://t.co/JBxzx8uXRp
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterI worry we will not have allies in the future against radical Islam, ISIS will reemerge, & Iran’s rise in Syria wil… https://t.co/tAv7c6B0NC
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterThe statements by President Trump about Turkey’s invasion being of no concern to us also completely undercut Vice P… https://t.co/3ugO056F2g
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterTrump is imploding — fast. Trump trashes Graham over criticism of Syria policy https://t.co/CktIpNm0KvThe problem isn’t @amyklobuchar. It’s the corrupt DFL politicial machine that supports destroying our environment w… https://t.co/g62OWQnCLT
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterThe problem isn’t @amyklobuchar. It’s the corrupt DFL politicial machine that supports destroying our environment w… https://t.co/g62OWQnCLTWe will NEVER allow Jared & Ivanka’s billionaire landlord or Putin friendly Glencore (via its penny stock company P… https://t.co/JqwScevhoYCongrats on a good debate @amyklobuchar. Now reverse your position on sulfide mining and acknowledge that @ewarrenhttps://t.co/nvXMOc3FFa @rahlee_lee @Debswc @realDonaldTrump That is a big problem with her. We’ve had enough of that. @alissakmclean @realDonaldTrump @ewarren He needs to go. And we will never again elect a president who is so stupid… https://t.co/oTP4G8rNTo @alissakmclean @realDonaldTrump Get a grip and read the First Amendment, the 25th Amendment and the impeachment cla… https://t.co/xoyL6mjUOeWho cares about his Twitter account? The impeachment clause and the 25th amendment clearly provide for ⁦… https://t.co/DX7itvqMov
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterThe last thing we need is a president who focuses on the editorial content and rules of a private media company, wh… https://t.co/RnGw1jvbxf
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterThe last thing we need is a president who focuses on the editorial content and rules of a private media company, wh… https://t.co/RnGw1jvbxfAnyone sensible can tell from that Twitter page that @realDonaldTrump should not have access to nuclear weapons. He… https://t.co/Q7gqOvFu5v
Retweeted by Richard W. PainterAnyone sensible can tell from that Twitter page that @realDonaldTrump should not have access to nuclear weapons. He… https://t.co/Q7gqOvFu5v
10/16
2019

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