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

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How five #Republican appointees to the #SupremeCourt licensed corruption of our elections by our most powerful econ… https://t.co/Th00Nr0VGSToday is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes the fundamental rights… https://t.co/5CURYVeFO1This initiative aims to make teaching climate science as normal as teaching chemistry or physics: https://t.co/LIYodeUmPN
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseNo jump shots. No ferns. No memes. Not this time. I’m going to give it to you straight: If you need health insuranc… https://t.co/rThqk0VTXA
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSo far there either is or has been activity in: Special Counsel; ED-VA; SD-NY; USA-DC; Main Criminal; NSD. You’d ha… https://t.co/gxCNbNmlB0Re #Butina plea to DC US Atty: it may be that “her activities did not directly connect to [#Mueller] investigation,… https://t.co/kFXSkafuBSHumankind’s test: does science or corruption prevail? So far, corruption is winning. #Timetowakeup. https://t.co/CzQvF5jpitThanks @NECouncil for having me this morning to discuss priorities for RI in the new Congress. https://t.co/ZrljEbKRzXThe extent of fossil-fuel dominion over #Republicans is a bad joke. They are a dependency of this industry, and i… https://t.co/NfA1CWIf5CCheryl has played an important role in bringing together textiles manufacturers across the state through… https://t.co/F9G6QZZOxK
12/10
2018
.@MyConstitution's President @ElizabethWydra on Trump's permanent AG pick: “Clearly the pressure over President Tru… https://t.co/ODzcWGAec6
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSenators must press Barr to commit to defending the rights of all – immigrants, women, people of color, LGBTQ peopl… https://t.co/IHezB0RwQn
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseOK, I don’t often tweet cars, but... this is pretty cool. https://t.co/YwrDmbYbP5I have known Bill Barr a long time. He has a long record in both the private sector and public service that needs t… https://t.co/U4cqzYuS4g
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12/9
2018
Barr must firmly commit to protect the Special Counsel, operate independently of the WH, & uphold the rule of law.… https://t.co/elRf7Z3hhf
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseFormer @FECI Chair, @AnnMRavel: "I don’t think I’ve ever seen a situation where illegal coordination seems more obv… https://t.co/QIxBj7JIPPI’ve Been Expecting You cartoon by @TomTolesToons. https://t.co/XGC6jIbi4UAmerica's Fourth National Climate Assessment projects that sea levels will rise another metre in the next 80 years,… https://t.co/JuXApeuuDj
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWATCH: I’m discussing climate change with @SenWhitehouse on the Senate floor. https://t.co/Q5kAgojsxJ
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSad to watch this #RI species decimated. And if you want to know who was tougher about winter diving, when that we… https://t.co/9wekv0dRvWFYI, key research on interaction of young winter flounder with crangon shrimp was done by PhD candidate Sandra Thor… https://t.co/OWZStAGIOW
12/8
2018
The Air Force missed six opportunities to prevent the #SutherlandSprings shooter from being able to buy a firearm b… https://t.co/zBw4T6IVhX
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThis proposal is another illegal attempt by the #Trump administration to prop up an industry already buckling under… https://t.co/uqJZn6GrlxThank you @SenFeinstein for joining me for this week’s #TimeToWakeUp speech & for your kind words. I look forward… https://t.co/aFWRNWpmhJIn the next Congress, Democrats must force action on climate change. An infrastructure bill could be one of our 1st… https://t.co/ou3wJCDTdT
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseSeems pretty basic info, but Trumpsters @BetsyDeVosED, Pruitt and now #Whitaker have all kept dark money links secr… https://t.co/zyHC0sjEbUThese are good questions about #Whitaker. Another is how @TheJusticeDept officials could know when he needs to re… https://t.co/YP5tFJwFvnMy bipartisan #SaveOurSeasAct is now law and helping reduce plastic debris in our oceans. It’s going to take everyo… https://t.co/NQdWst2UWYBernard #McNamee will never be independent, and will always have his thumb on the scale for the vested interests: t… https://t.co/5e00fRd4BKI will have questions about William Barr's record & positions on pressing issues facing @TheJusticeDept, particular… https://t.co/H8W4WFbkZrWe will never forget the Americans who lost their lives during the attack on #PearlHarbor, “a date which will live… https://t.co/c5NOqDF6F5We’ll likely never get a subpoena from #Republicans to enforce our request, to permit litigation. https://t.co/Xdp0tDYUljWhat was "far too overbroad, far too overreaching, far too wide ranging” was Stone’s assertion of the Fifth. If he… https://t.co/SOz9uFULuINone do, on balance; and some like @exxonmobil remain remorselessly opposed, net, in their lobbying and electioneer… https://t.co/CAbZZXTvxcGood news/bad news: these companies all deserve credit for using renewable energy to support their business activit… https://t.co/pP9O54AehLTrump admin has distinguished itself with terrible energy appointments. #McNamee is conceivably the worst. It i… https://t.co/OGYkjuqMrz
12/7
2018
I join my fellow former @TheJusticeDept officials in expressing deep concern over #Whitaker’s conflicts of interest… https://t.co/nauBie2D91Elevating a man with deeply troubling political and professional conflicts of interest to Acting Attorney General b… https://t.co/IQ3OzIk74qWith this federal grant, @segreenhouse can help scale the success of more small businesses that are creating jobs a… https://t.co/211e3Bd3cI#TimeToWakeUp: From Coast to Coast with @SenFeinstein https://t.co/oxsuco9C1m.@HopperAbby asks what we should focus on in our advocacy efforts. @SenWhitehouse: “Focus on how important [#solar]… https://t.co/bOYioTN4Pq
Retweeted by Sheldon Whitehouse.@SenWhitehouse joins @HopperAbby at the #SEIAPolicySummit to discuss what’s next for energy and #solar on the legi… https://t.co/CEjy3w1kiK
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseDemocratic senators (most on Judiciary Committee) press DOJ to give Congress more info on potential conflicts of in… https://t.co/wjrXVu9YlO
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseI’m thrilled to help deliver this federal investment to streamline the gateway to Aquidneck Island and Jamestown fo… https://t.co/lUAl2KMuIQKoch bros. are at it again and this time they’re trying to protect their fossil fuel fortune by gunning for electri… https://t.co/QeYNVjieUXThis is big: trade associations and front groups have long been Big Oil companies’ tools to hide their political mi… https://t.co/YbpZzUf0Gr.@Shell, “following years of resistance,” will work “to halve its ‘net carbon footprint’ by 2050,” AND will “review… https://t.co/RpDkouKGzw.@usdafsa's #RI State Director, Dr. Sullivan, stopped by yesterday to provide an update on some of the Ocean State’… https://t.co/cVefDshRJR
12/6
2018
And last, still no mention of Ukraine switch in #Republican Party platform for Russia. Presumably done by the emi… https://t.co/8yQrlalwtbFifth, #Flynn cooperation helped “related firsthand witnesses to be forthcoming” with Special Counsel. Not sure who… https://t.co/SjP6hhvPeCFour, lest there was any doubt, #Flynn provided “long-term and first-hand insight” and “firsthand information about… https://t.co/re0iei5WkkThree, “investigations in which he provided assistance are ongoing.” Maybe the end is not so in sight as some suggest.Two, Flynn assisted a criminal investigation that is completely redacted, so presumably not a known criminal invest… https://t.co/HyNW18WstLWhat are the key takeaways from the #Flynn sentencing memo and “addendum”? One, thank goodness for a free press.… https://t.co/6Rav3fBCrUMcNamee's record of service to the fossil fuel industry is disqualifying and I strongly oppose his nomination to… https://t.co/dWmISf37cAI Oppose Bernard McNamee's Nomination to @FERC https://t.co/qCwNKTuby9The flow of illicit Chinese fentanyl is fueling the dramatic spike in opioid overdoses. This is a positive step in… https://t.co/1ariuwWoiq
Retweeted by Sheldon Whitehouse.@realDonaldTrump seems to think it’s not obstruction or tampering if it’s done in plain view. https://t.co/0pthDGwiBYThere is nothing more important to our democratic republic than democracy itself. Voter suppression, dark money, &… https://t.co/iF1jLIjIRJ
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehousePresident George H.W. Bush’s final trip down the steps of the US Capitol. https://t.co/2X1i3C03xR
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseDamning report released by @UCSUSA outlines how the @Interior with @SecretaryZinke at the helm attacks scientists,… https://t.co/EqPAOy6syFMy colleagues & I just sent a letter to @TheJusticeDept demanding an explanation of its handling of potential polit… https://t.co/5XTqvEC9u1
12/5
2018
"The Senate's leading climate hawk, @SenWhitehouse, praised the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act as an 'im… https://t.co/dhDQbXKXBf
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseHow many times are Trump officials going to get reprimanded for violating the Hatch Act before they decide to follo… https://t.co/k8wLx2sOYf
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseOur communities sent me and my fellow Members-elect to Washington with a call to action – get dark money out of pol… https://t.co/uM0pCoFqwA
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseThis new report from @Insure_Future shows European insurers are ditching coal, while US insurers are enabling new c… https://t.co/2inj0kOe0KAnyone at all familiar knows that “adoptions” is Russian code for Magnitsky Act sanctions — with repeal of those sa… https://t.co/VbIqedVB8kThis piece is good but misses a key to the June 9th meeting. https://t.co/F3eT49oqH7 @RBrulle and @TimmonsRoberts presented really compelling research @BrownUniversity revealing how the fossil fuel in… https://t.co/BkBtcH1tvB
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseMeanwhile, fossil fuel industry still lies and obstructs, and holds #Republican Party by the choke chain. https://t.co/xnWLH5zhlC.@SirDavidBBC at climate conference Monday: “If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the ext… https://t.co/cDHYbrqTbG.@ritextiles is getting the industry’s attention for its approach to growing textile manufacturing in #RhodeIsland.… https://t.co/QACYdydqMbToday begins National Influenza Vaccination Week. This #NIVW we're highlighting how #fluvaccine is the most importa… https://t.co/FEMIhwEIoy
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseToday’s environmental scourge is climate change, but sadly, the rise of polluter funding now dominating the… https://t.co/aTPjwfskRsHe signed into law the 1990 #CleanAirAct amendments, which significantly improved air quality and reduced acid rain… https://t.co/X94KOKiINLPresident Bush, like #RhodeIsland’s John Chafee, understood the #Republican Party’s legacy of conservation as a core conservative value.Also Bush: "We know that the future of the Earth must not be compromised. We bear a sacred trust in our tenancy h… https://t.co/erFxvhTTk4George H.W. Bush on Climate change: https://t.co/lkcqMjPCwB
12/4
2018
Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a time to promote #inclusion and #equality for individuals… https://t.co/Kn3W5w7xS8
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseI joined the @RedCross for their #HolidayMailforHeroes event to sign cards and extend holiday greetings to our serv… https://t.co/UIieWdNVhMI introduced the bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act to help businesses in times of financial hardship res… https://t.co/3epgENCb7JSmall businesses form the backbone of the American economy. In #RhodeIsland, they boost our local economy and impro… https://t.co/9cE6Va6rIwThis is the powerful political infrastructure of the right-wing Koch Brothers that has the #Republican Party dancin… https://t.co/LYiSuPSU1w.@RBrulle and @TimmonsRoberts are doing incredibly important research at @BrownUniversity into the fossil fuel indu… https://t.co/kk3658x1kB.@SenWarren has a simple idea: the narrow demographic from which corporate boards are usually drawn, and the narrow… https://t.co/FUHlLYhqwY
12/3
2018
My editor’s letter this week. https://t.co/dfISaTGSXR
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWith many people traveling to visit family and friends, the holiday season can be a dangerous time to drive. I’m gl… https://t.co/9491MEctKB#RI is leading the charge to ensure that inmates have access to quality medication-assisted treatment, but many U.S… https://t.co/NkxHSivZBFHappy 255th anniversary to my friends at Touro Synagogue! Steeped in history, Touro Synagogue in #NewportRI is the… https://t.co/tdouZ8eP6s
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseNailed the look. https://t.co/k8TVRnvWCa
12/2
2018
We still remember the hero Lafayette, and the perfidious Benedict Arnold, after 240 years. Why would the Iranians f… https://t.co/YenBntJNeLToday, I join all Americans in remembering the life and legacy of President Bush, who served his country in uniform… https://t.co/hDLZwIx8sG
12/1
2018
They have made my point very nicely! https://t.co/kJzuDrbYomThe Senate unanimously honored the @RedSox! View a resolution sponsored by @SenWarren, @SenMarkey, @SenWhitehouse,… https://t.co/ANEsA4U33P
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseI was proud to work with @senrobportman to write the #bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act back in 2… https://t.co/IiAUcb2w8T.@SenJeffMerkley, @SenWhitehouse introduced legislation today to establish a federal zero-emission vehicle standard… https://t.co/LrpJJtHjuy
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseOligarch questioned: the guy who bought Trump Florida estate and whose jet and yacht had an amazing habit of turnin… https://t.co/ElBRKyvbYGThank you @SenWhitehouse @SenatorCarper @DougJones for showing our @CleanAirMoms #cleanairkids some love yesterday!… https://t.co/Hy9gp5UPrK
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseCaptain Matthew J. August made the ultimate sacrifice for his country, and I am proud to have worked w/… https://t.co/M6Q2ugyJik
Retweeted by Sheldon WhitehouseWhy we fight: “[The Northeast] region is looking at ‘the largest temperature increase in the contiguous US’—3.6 deg… https://t.co/WCTDZgblbZ
11/30
2018

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