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U.S. Senator from #RhodeIsland, the Ocean State. RT≠endorsement. #TimeToWakeUp

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I was there. The silence was deafening. https://t.co/bCToaN4JLzLet’s be clear, the President is declaring a national emergency because he couldn’t deliver on a ridiculous campaig… https://t.co/ZUUJqPrPMh
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2/17
2019
“If you don’t like the #GreenNewDeal, what’s your plan? Where is it?” @SenWhitehouse calls out @senatemajldr McConn… https://t.co/La4XOxVUqy
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseAs an experienced appellate lawyer who has argued for #RhodeIsland before the United States #SupremeCourt, it was h… https://t.co/6LiOSAIFJYDuring his announcement this morning, the President said of the #NationalEmergency declaration: "I didn’t need to d… https://t.co/v6sdDDNiKM
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseProud to be with my colleague @SenWhitehouse at the Munich Security Conference and the panel on the threats of… https://t.co/mg3a5omaJP
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseCoulter: “The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.” https://t.co/vFoMyqW6W9.@SenWhitehouse on @EPA's #PFAS announcement: “After a year of hemming and hawing, Scott Pruitt and Andrew Wheeler… https://t.co/Vmt4lAAbjA
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseAmazing https://t.co/P395Djv7WFJust introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 with a record 190 original co-sponsors! Time to ban weapons of war from our communities!
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSince #CitizensUnited, no @SenateGOP members have brought up a serious piece of legislation to limit carbon dioxide… https://t.co/hCRyBfW9AqTrump Cabinet prepares for national emergency declaration: https://t.co/MWdl16zfxP“I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather to do it much faster.” —President @realDonaldTrump Mr. President, how ca… https://t.co/5NvTbStk96
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2/16
2019
NEW: @SenJackReed & @SenWhitehouse are backing a bill that would offer Medicare coverage to Americans starting at a… https://t.co/W30WfX75MU
Retweeted by Sheldon Whitehouse"I don't need to do this," says the president, declaring a national emergency. Mr. President, you’re absolutely r… https://t.co/LCamTyOvNsA. Big ideas take definite shape over time. B. #GreenNewDeal is still in big idea stage. C. Let’s have a great time… https://t.co/5O69ZUeFSYIt is past time for our nation’s largest pharmacies to follow @CVSHealth’s lead and stop selling #tobacco products.… https://t.co/kyWTnJJawlGood article on how @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell may have whacked a hornet’s nest with his ridiculous stunt on a… https://t.co/Zh9mAhWyVp#Republicans kowtow to @realDonaldTrump when he says ridiculous things about #climate, confirm climate-denying nomi… https://t.co/UtEGp3g4g2.@realDonaldTrump’s condition for agreeing to fund the government is to make up a ‘national emergency’ out of thin… https://t.co/gQhWIT9KsLNow that Congress managed to get something done without the White House torpedoing it, @realDonaldTrump is thrustin… https://t.co/n6YP405E1GThe agreement notably includes a significant investment in the coastal infrastructure and resiliency fund I designe… https://t.co/lR7176EAu0This was Congress at work: a bipartisan, bicameral group negotiated this deal in good faith to avert the chaos of a… https://t.co/fpILhKa55A
2/15
2019
“Who brings a bill to the floor that you intend to vote against?” —@SenWhitehouse blasting Republicans’ refusal to… https://t.co/CDgf4jXCKP
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseI was glad to have the chance to speak with our law enforcement agencies at the @MjrCitiesChiefs Association &… https://t.co/VDLx3LUIoXInstead, #Barr dodged questions, and left himself space to protect the president from potential consequences for se… https://t.co/HbU456aTDHVague assurances from a skilled lawyer like #Barr that evaporate under close questioning just don’t cut it. He ha… https://t.co/PLeYUxcpTFThank you to @SenWhitehouse for meeting with Brady Pendergast and @SORhodeIsland advocates today and offering your… https://t.co/jnCojWmcn8
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWho benefits from unlimited #moneyinpolitics? Here’s another @realdonaldTrump judicial nominee, a campaign finance… https://t.co/joNNHlwo8P @SenWhitehouse shares a timely message to Higher Ed leaders encouraging their continued work in transformative clim… https://t.co/ax2zkJBvS7
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseA year ago, 17 students & teachers were senselessly murdered in the #ParklandSchoolShooting. Today, we remember t… https://t.co/nqaJHHNyARSince Senator McConnell became @SenateMajLdr, there has not been one bill to meaningfully reduce carbon emissions.… https://t.co/Yzgt0dfLg3
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWhere’s the GOP #climate bill? 🤷🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/Bl4Z53bp9jDear @SenateMajLdr McConnell: Stop trying to distract from the fact that the GOP has no plan on climate change.… https://t.co/6mBdhalOOg
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseAfter a year of hemming & hawing, Pruitt & #Wheeler’s @EPA is punting on action to tackle a serious public health r… https://t.co/pWgPyazc963️⃣And the Manafort/Russia cigar club meeting at the “heart” of the Mueller probe took place on August 2, 2016. https://t.co/v4NnaWglhFInteresting timeline: 1️⃣The Ukraine change in the GOP platform favoring Russia occurred the week of July 11, 201… https://t.co/lYxlSa82npJudge: Manafort “intentionally made multiple false statements” to Feds. Click, click, click, the ratchet tightens.Announcing my Medicare at 50 Act. Watch live here -> https://t.co/Xb16zcvyi5
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2/14
2019
US Senate just voted 92-8 for my Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild & Scenic River initiative. Pleased to work w/… https://t.co/HJF1o1TLaG
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseRIP “Opportunity,” after 15 years of operating on Mars. And think its mission was only supposed to last 90 days.… https://t.co/aHSdrjvnoYI wish Col. Pete Gaynor well as he takes on the role of Acting Administrator at @fema. Col. Gaynor was an asset to… https://t.co/K4HRDHkYMCDr. Washington is a pioneer in #climate science and the first African American to win the prize. Dr. @MichaelEMannhttps://t.co/LtjFjjMlIECongratulations to @MichaelEMann and #WarrenWashington on being awarded the 2019 @TylerPrize for Environmental Achi… https://t.co/AWs1OuEZGfProud to join @senjackreed and @davidcicilline in introducing the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act. The Li… https://t.co/KrXG5a14pOI’m not alone in wondering about the media infatuation with the supposed end of the #MuellerInvestigation. It’s a… https://t.co/zpBh04ZjGa“When you drilled down into the weeds, you couldn’t get a straight answer” —@SenWhitehouse explains why he cannot s… https://t.co/F0FGGN1xFp
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2/13
2019
It was a joy to meet with Brady and the @SORhodeIsland team to discuss these rewarding programs & the need for stro… https://t.co/8NdNCzlhLWNet zero here we come: immediate steps will reduce @BrownUniversity GHG #emissions by 75 percent below 2017-18 leve… https://t.co/HSnwbEJSNX
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseInstead of trying to cause mischief, the #Republican Party should put forward its own serious proposal to address… https://t.co/jr1OWdvToIFor 10 years since #CitizensUnited, there’s been no GOP plan to address #climatechange in the Senate. Now, in this… https://t.co/LI9see8nlEHow convenient! Only hours after the @WSJ editorial, @senatemajldr McConnell calls for such a vote. The @WSJ an… https://t.co/MYKwXsCkmGTypical fossil-fuel mischief out of the @WSJ editorial page, asking for a climate-related vote that they hope will… https://t.co/OEHVeavgsDHappy Black History Month, Rhode Island. https://t.co/RAdsWxo6z3
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseI’m backing the #FAMILYAct because making real paid leave available to all workers means stronger families, stronge… https://t.co/Ucz3TSrIn3From fish to honey: nothing is safe from microplastics https://t.co/FQZCKU94b0 #environment https://t.co/SvDEivWLn8
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseLooking across the #Republican party, you find a strong and solid desire to address the climate problem. It’s jus… https://t.co/VzVUoWpjWsWhere did the money from Trump's "tax cuts for the middle class" go? To wealthy corporations who have spent $1 tril… https://t.co/ZJHkc9t5AT
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseReally appreciate the work our #RhodeIsland @SkillsCoalition does to ensure that workers receive proper training an… https://t.co/DR1QCycOpwThis morning Commerce Secretary Pryor joined @SenJackReed, @SenWhitehouse, Reps. @JimLangevin and @davidcicilline a… https://t.co/H69rkmN4Xb
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2/12
2019
Great to be w/ #URI students, exhibitors, Pres Dooley @SenWhitehouse @Polaris_mep @ritextiles at @universityofri 1s… https://t.co/4z3kAsaKEg
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseHappy International Day of Women & Girls in Science! Women play a critical role in the science & technology advance… https://t.co/A0YMZ4Mztu
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThe private sector has come together to form the @EndPlasticWaste & commit $1.5B to solving the problem of marine… https://t.co/Nqnto1HMczToday is a new beginning for the #textle industry in #RhodeIsland - @SenJackReed @SenWhitehouse @davidcicillinehttps://t.co/fXcKR8tLWr
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThe big #GOPTaxScam was all about providing big benefits for big donors, so no one should be surprised that tax ref… https://t.co/8ajsnijcKUThanks to @SenWhitehouse’s leadership, @ritextiles is reinventing the textile industry in #RI. Today’s first networ… https://t.co/I8Zw3ubuLq
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseAfter years of working to bring together textiles companies to help grow the industry, proud to see the amazing tur… https://t.co/pmfNKvciBkTrump @EPA not collecting fines, not doing inspections, is polluters’ dream come true. This is how polluters get… https://t.co/RV7AeeVkRSAnd it has embraced presidential conduct that, if engaged in by a #Democrat, it would have been denounced as corrup… https://t.co/Y5pZuRm6K8The #Republican party has abandoned its core commitments to constitutional norms, to conservative principles & even… https://t.co/vVkRCpBtwk#Republicans, on impeaching @realDonaldTrump to remedy “the institutional corruption, weakness and self-betrayal of… https://t.co/o2w6wKlVT3I will spot the fossil fuel industry ending the electric vehicle subsidy, if they will eliminate the massive subsid… https://t.co/j6PcaCV8JGAnd every time a fossil fuel plant emits carbon dioxide and other pollutants, you help pay for it. https://t.co/rd1zjZbZXs
2/11
2019
Back in 2009, @realdonaldtrump signed this letter, published in the @nytimes, urging then-President @BarackObama to… https://t.co/fT7zxxokcn.@SenWhitehouse is exactly right. We need to stop referring to Trump judicial nominees as “conservative.” They’re d… https://t.co/RzbfQDunsu
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThank you @ProJo for great Sunday cover on climate and weather, and for understanding that “in our Ocean State, it’… https://t.co/eCsghFQ22ITeam ⁦@IRIglobal⁩ was pleased to meet with ⁦@SenWhitehouse⁩ to discuss Ukraine, Venezuela and other frontline state… https://t.co/N49CGG2RvA
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseISO-New England runs our electric grid, and makes sure there’s enough power for all of us with a “capacity auction.… https://t.co/BHWPAnq0d8. @SenWHITEHOUSE Continues Carbon Capture Push with Introduction of Bill to Promote Negative Emissions #USEITActhttps://t.co/WwacY2ELgy
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2/10
2019
Roberts knows how far he went in 73 5-4 partisan decisions to serve #Republican donor interests, and is now backped… https://t.co/90vXwtpQRuI see it differently. I think the theatrical partisanship of Kavanaugh spooked Roberts. https://t.co/Pr0giQYygo @USDragon1 Michael Woody and @SenWhitehouse are visionaries who see the great work happening in RI’s textile sector… https://t.co/TSJeNFlM2y
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWorth a listen – @FinancialTimes spoke with two presenters from our #ClimateChangeFuture conference at… https://t.co/Eh6YH8AfluNEWS: Proud to partner with @SenWhitehouse to demand answers from the NRA on whether there was a deliberate effort… https://t.co/LpiiJJv4oN
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseIn 2009/10, the Koch brothers, #BigOil, and others spent a fortune to kill climate change legislation. They will… https://t.co/l7IGFILuqi
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseDemocratic lawmakers pressed the NRA for more information around millions of dollars in donations the group funnele… https://t.co/C69L2D9NCj
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWait til we start digging out who the $18 Million donor was to the @judicialnetwork to stop Garland and get Gorsuch… https://t.co/YC60IelkNNThey forced a vote on whether the subject of FACT secret funding was in order, as soon as it was first mentioned.… https://t.co/vy221kD1OeDouble-layered deception? Who tries that hard to hide? Not anyone up to any good. We need to keep digging — “foll… https://t.co/kTmTRgMnVuWhitaker did political hit work for a front group called FACT that does not reveal its donors. Today he admitted… https://t.co/1eSf2kdV3k#Whitaker takeaways: Is it just me, or did the guy look more like a lost bouncer in a suit than an acting Attorne… https://t.co/X31wNVzazAICYMI, last week’s stellar #ClimateChangeFuture conference at @BrownUniversity laid out the challenges RI needs to… https://t.co/xuFMYNBJmV.@SenWhitehouse and I teamed up for a forum on Capitol Hill today highlighting a newly formed non-profit called the… https://t.co/2YhpQBi316
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2/9
2019
The Supreme Court made the right decision to stay a Louisiana law that would cripple women’s reproductive freedom.… https://t.co/rnZ3ZrkvWC
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSCOTUS has just temporarily blocked a ruling by the 5th Circuit that violated precedent & was designed to shut down… https://t.co/7Qd99Qp67H
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThis week on Newsmakers, U.S. Senator @SenWhitehouse joins @TimWhiteRI and @TedNesi. Lots to cover - wish me luck k… https://t.co/wi4NOtTGSf
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseGreat to meet with @universityofri President David Dooley. Researchers at URI are at the leading edge of research… https://t.co/nFyE4F5V5zThe #SupremeCourt is right to block the mean-spirited Louisiana law that seeks to deny women their constitutional r… https://t.co/68pMVDdJzrProud to see @ProvidenceVA is a top performer, providing the high quality care our veterans deserve. https://t.co/jl6maOklLDWe know it’s time to rebuild our infrastructure. That's why I’m proud to join @SenAlexander and Congressman… https://t.co/nn7pAJIQWI
2/8
2019

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