Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Tim Kaine @timkaine Richmond, VA

Husband to @AnneHolton, father of 3. U.S. Senator from Virginia. In my free time, I’m either outdoors, reading, or jamming on the harmonica.

773 Following   990,619 Followers   9,823 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/30/10


I am horrified by the attacks across Sri Lanka. Targeting innocent people, including in places of worship on Easter… https://t.co/v79uzl7XquThe beautiful Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City before this morning’s Easter Mass. “And He Shall Reign For… https://t.co/PRVhicAasy
4/21
2019
🎵 I roamed and rambled and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts And all around me,… https://t.co/cwldtwu14F
4/20
2019
What a joyous weekend for so many of us celebrating holidays across Virginia and around the world! I wish everyone… https://t.co/IYYaU9D3KkRobert Mueller *must* testify to Congress so the American public can hear an honest and unbiased account of the fin… https://t.co/HJPQORTPl9
4/19
2019
Terry has been a great friend and a strong leader for Virginia over the years. And as we all know, he’s a whole lot… https://t.co/UeOQrP6otH
4/18
2019
Here at @NASA_Wallops in Virginia, it’s a beautiful day for a rocket launch! 🚀 Tune in at 4:15pm ET to see… https://t.co/WInTV3Mouc
Retweeted by Tim Kaine
4/17
2019
Austin, Brian, Caitlin, Daniel, Daniel, Emily, Erin, G.V., Henry, Jamie, Jarrett, Jeremy, Jocelyne, Juan, Julia, Ke… https://t.co/5a2vhmbGgn
4/16
2019
Notre Dame has been a center of faith, beauty, and history for more than 800 years. To watch a place beloved by so… https://t.co/hQdicZSb8i
4/15
2019
Politicizing footage of a terrorist attack against the US in which thousands lost their lives is beyond disgraceful… https://t.co/e7aQOsdShr
4/13
2019
And that’s exactly what we did —> Today we introduced legislation to require Congressional review of nuclear inform… https://t.co/bHyrgSB9qS
4/10
2019
In the quiet Senate chamber, @SenDougJones and other lawmakers, including @SenAlexander, @SenKamalaHarris ,… https://t.co/FfOl1Q6hPJ
Retweeted by Tim KaineWho would have believed this? Instead of the US joining with Europe to pressure China on trade, President Trump’s a… https://t.co/dqBLbKlorMI also introduced the Child Welfare Workforce Support Act. The physical and emotional challenges inherent in child… https://t.co/e6NRNKFZEOLGBTQ youth are nearly 4 times more likely to experience childhood sexual abuse than their heterosexual peers. Th… https://t.co/UT5i711cDANATIONAL CHAMPS!! So proud of @UVAMensHoops and Coach Bennett!
4/9
2019
Wahoowa! Look Hoos going to the national championship!
4/7
2019
We need to do more to bring home the Americans wrongly detained in Iran. https://t.co/urylArIWQ4And my final question: Who in the US is benefiting from all this? I’m going to keep pushing until we get answers to these questions. 13/13All of this leads me to ask: Why should we help Saudi Arabia in a disastrous war in Yemen? Why do we turn a blind e… https://t.co/vyayrsni8FAnd additional reporting connects disgraced National Security Advisor Michael Flynn—convicted for lying about his t… https://t.co/Hs6P5G0fqERemember, Jared Kushner was initially denied a security clearance in the White House due to concerns about foreign… https://t.co/kkCeRqAYeWAnd beyond just the timing—who is getting these secret approvals? One major nuclear firm, Westinghouse, is owned by… https://t.co/riZKh3jC0yIn a hearing last week, I specifically asked Secretary Perry whether the secret approvals of nuclear information tr… https://t.co/NLqTTbKGilWe know that Saudi Arabia is intent on building a nuclear program—but they haven’t agreed to the non-proliferation… https://t.co/E0j6tKcOXzThen last week, we learned that the Trump administration has approved *secret transfers of nuclear technical inform… https://t.co/PMVvb26lbiYou would think the US would be up in arms about these horrors. But the Trump administration won’t stand up to Saud… https://t.co/YrJvzvaL4lIn addition to the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia has been arresting civil rights activists—includi… https://t.co/rJddi6ZIdvVirginia resident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticized Saudi policy in Yemen. For his advocacy against the war… https://t.co/67HNe8CB3DThe Yemen Civil War has been a humanitarian disaster, and Saudi intervention has made it worse. The US should NOT b… https://t.co/0VG8o7uZSbThis week, the House passed a Senate resolution ordering the President to stop US military support for Saudi Arabia… https://t.co/OlWpg1Dm5h
4/6
2019
Salah al-Haidar—a Virginia resident and son of women’s rights activist Aziza al-Youssef—has been arrested by Saudi… https://t.co/amAxS563OF
4/5
2019
As Winston Churchill famously said: “There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting… https://t.co/Kp5iaS2AbYUPDATE: The House just passed this resolution to end U.S. involvement in Yemen. I strongly urge the President to s… https://t.co/f4By2T621K.@MichaelBennet is a public servant I admire and one of my closest friends in the Senate. Wishing him and his famil… https://t.co/9QHo1gAJpZI wish @TyroneGayle could see this: his family and friends have created a scholarship in his name at his beloved Cl… https://t.co/mbrCU8VE1X
Retweeted by Tim Kaine
4/4
2019
We authorized $700 million in student loan forgiveness for public servants like firefighters, teachers, and nurses.… https://t.co/TPiJqN1BChPuerto Rico is part of the United States, period. And just like Americans in Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia,… https://t.co/JjkrF36iyNSay it with me, folks: More options, lower costs! We know what people want when it comes to health care. I’ve hear… https://t.co/grjro5lXiH
4/3
2019
We absolutely have to work harder for fair pay for all women. That work includes passing the Paycheck Fairness Act… https://t.co/HCPZMChdx1Today is #EqualPayDay, marking how long into the year women, on average, need to work in order to earn what men ear… https://t.co/qVi60gtnAnWhile Trump focuses on taking health care away from millions of Americans, we’re focused on making health care more… https://t.co/Gy2kDZxrcGMedicare-X is built on the existing Medicare framework and it includes the critical health benefits established in… https://t.co/7B6gcif2jOToday @MichaelBennet and I are really proud to introduce Medicare-X, a public health care plan that brings down pre… https://t.co/nKuqgQghtD
4/2
2019
GO HOOS! https://t.co/UroNXmqaG2
3/31
2019
Another day, another attack on women’s health from this administration. This drastic action threatens access to hea… https://t.co/qE3MuH6INk
3/29
2019
Striking down the Affordable Care Act = taking health care away from millions of American families. A lot of what… https://t.co/3DqhJLbsX2
3/26
2019
Please share these resources and reach out to those around you. A helping hand and a listening ear can make a world… https://t.co/jxUfo8uhlT
3/25
2019
America needs to see full Mueller report. All should be thankful for a professional who did his job thoroughly whi… https://t.co/p9GRq3MIt4
3/24
2019
Release the full report. Let the findings be out there for all to see. The American people deserve it. Our democracy deserves it.I am dismayed and very concerned by the hateful threats that have closed schools in Charlottesville. Expressions of… https://t.co/OzfqCOFDYc
3/22
2019
@BarackObama Virginia swings blue in both 08 and 12 and we can’t even get a final four nod??Wahoowa! https://t.co/0fNqDQaBls
3/21
2019
16 years ago this week, the Iraq War began. What followed was years upon years of devastating loss of life. Toda… https://t.co/2D90dSGc3yAnd as we mark the new year, I call on the Iranian government to release all Americans wrongfully imprisoned on gro… https://t.co/UaF3nEIQbKNowruz Pirooz! Wishing everyone in Virginia and across the world celebrating the beginning of spring a happy new year.I always say with this President—it's not surprising, but it's shocking. Bashing John McCain is beyond shocking. It… https://t.co/VTfZLt01K7
3/20
2019
Wow. I am positively shocked that this Administration would act in contradiction of earlier statements. https://t.co/UbfYnzO6LdWhen the President is shouting dangerous rhetoric like this into the global microphone of Twitter, can we even be s… https://t.co/vGIKrt7jVN
3/19
2019
That list includes military training centers in Virginia, a plant to prevent water contamination at Camp Lejeune, a… https://t.co/uH5jCA2sQBI was going to tweet out each of the military construction projects that are at risk of losing funding in order for… https://t.co/J1XN8CY4AQNews of a potential terror attack in the Netherlands causes great concern – know that we in the U.S. are praying fo… https://t.co/CJZuaD2XVMOn state travel with the boss @timkaine. Hello Danville! https://t.co/Jer0PPMhcL
Retweeted by Tim KaineFIVE teams from VA in the NCAA tourney‼️ Pretty cool. Cheering on all!
3/18
2019
Muchísimas gracias to the many kind people I met this weekend at the Colombian-Venezuelan border. You welcomed me,… https://t.co/MA55tj5JYSYou might have read about the electrical blackouts in Venezuela. What I saw this weekend is that it’s not just a po… https://t.co/F5E4JxYXkpSen. @timkaine: white nationalism is “on the rise and the president should call it out but sadly he's not doing tha… https://t.co/whRjlmSwun
Retweeted by Tim Kaine
3/17
2019
Estoy de visita en Colombia para ofrecer un mensaje bipartidista de apoyo al país. Agradezco al presidente colombia… https://t.co/495eju1Kdh
Retweeted by Tim KaineI came to the Colombian-Venezuelan border this weekend to better understand the reality on the ground, so I can be… https://t.co/srAk2iHYOZPhotos from my afternoon: I visited a soup kitchen at the Colombian-Venezuelan border to talk with people who are i… https://t.co/Y4OHZLWU88
3/16
2019
Absolutely heartbreaking news out of New Zealand. My deepest sympathies are with those who have lost a loved one fo… https://t.co/kYhlPwTOg6
3/15
2019
Congress is coming together today to stand up to this presidential power grab and say: Actually, Mr. President, you… https://t.co/Xj7fNjP3m2The President plans to cannibalize the Pentagon's budget to the tune of 6.1 billion dollars — dollars that we need… https://t.co/LSwM1Ya4AtThese are the facts: 1. Military leaders have told us point blank there is no military emergency at the border. 2… https://t.co/3BTqjF06YR.@TimKaine and I just got back from Ft. Belvoir, where we visited military family homes with @SecArmy. Too many fam… https://t.co/BLpEnxqh9L
Retweeted by Tim Kaine
3/14
2019
Tomorrow I will vote once again to END United States involvement in Yemen. Not only has support for this war *not*… https://t.co/DrXSGAjnLB @OKnox 🤷‍♂️Did somebody say #NationalPancakeDay? https://t.co/EzQnzcNSFy
3/12
2019
A parish near where I grew up proving that the more things change, the more they stay the same. What amounts to sta… https://t.co/V6X7ewTp84
3/11
2019
First bottle of Txakoli is on me!🍾 https://t.co/zvZKobj1Co https://t.co/8IjrZgG6yA
3/9
2019
Donald Trump, then: Iraq War was “single worst decision ever made” Donald Trump, now: Iraq war authorization rem… https://t.co/YxdRoxm3EBWe have a responsibility to use whatever platform we have to fight for true equality. We've got a long way to go, a… https://t.co/nw3n2uWYLuSome advice for men on #InternationalWomensDay — work for and with more women, befriend and mentor more women, elec… https://t.co/I5c2VzHdOTPresident Trump wants to pull 6 billion dollars from the Pentagon budget to build his wall, even as our military ho… https://t.co/kP5MwBTHKf
3/8
2019
It’s been 17 years since Congress authorized the Iraq War, and 28 since the Gulf War. Today, I introduced a bill to… https://t.co/dErmWye89TWhat Virginia resident Aziza Al-Youssef has endured in a Riyadh prison over the past nearly 300 days is deeply dist… https://t.co/u0KJ6EyrzT
3/6
2019
Congratulations to the Virginia National Guard's first female infantry officer on her promotion to captain! https://t.co/WEDp1FdApQ
Retweeted by Tim Kaine
3/5
2019
Trump says Kim Jong Un didn’t know about brutalization of VA student Otto Warmbier. MBS had no knowledge of VA resi… https://t.co/iJZ10AXzK1
2/28
2019
President Trump continues to praise Kim Jong Un despite zero evidence of denuclearization from North Korea in the e… https://t.co/PKLpcRx3tLHow many more pipe-bombers, terrorists with kill lists, pizza parlor conspirators and Synagogue shooters will there… https://t.co/qYKQrAfcppThis language from the President is a) a lie (Congress overwhelmingly passed a ban on infanticide 17 years ago that… https://t.co/NxBodFG9EJ @vademocrats Thanks team. But you know, I just call them “jokes.”
2/26
2019
With the painful controversies in Virginia, we find ourselves confronting again what it mean that our Commonwealth… https://t.co/ctckNIcpTv
2/24
2019
It’s not that complicated. A judge has confirmed what we’ve known for some time—that federal prosecutors under then… https://t.co/zyul0PqEGk
2/22
2019
This week Virginia has the chance to be the 38th and final state needed to ratify the ERA. It’s far past time for u… https://t.co/foNLat84R7
2/20
2019
Rainy Sunday so made soup for Anne and me. Check this vintage crock pot—at least 35 years old. American technology… https://t.co/EMx9mihf2w
2/18
2019
Thank goodness Europe is committed to diplomacy and peace. US abandonment of Iran deal was idiotic and driven by Tr… https://t.co/btLoUdrd8c
2/16
2019
-Removing lead from military housing -Making overseas bases safer -Upgrading hospitals that treat wounded troops… https://t.co/5csMvfgMha
2/15
2019
A year ago this week, 17 families in Parkland experienced the worst day of their lives. We are holding them in our… https://t.co/ufNrE5URB0
2/12
2019
Lieutenant Governor Fairfax should resign. The allegations against him detail atrocious crimes, and he can no longe… https://t.co/2XoomHt8y7
2/9
2019

0