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former Director of @OfficeGovEthics personal account - views my own Tweets are *not* legal advice. Wash your hands.

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The country is literally on fire. People are fed up w/ black folks & people of color being treated unfairly — a suf… https://t.co/iSTsWFM6hJ
Retweeted by Walter ShaubAs a US born citizen who spent a year and a half in a foreign prison for being a journalist, #PressFreedom matters… https://t.co/AKJvGXccyS
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @BrianKarem @realDonaldTrump Put a lid on it 🎶 Too late this time Put a lid on it I've got to get what's mine Put a… https://t.co/yvCON4bib4Remember Trump said white supremacists, Nazis, KKK and Alt Right in Charlottesville were "very fine people." One of… https://t.co/9IMn2jpyk9
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI will continue to await the Attorney General’s statement on unconstitutional policing and racism in law enforcemen… https://t.co/xR835m5nJw
Retweeted by Walter ShaubA group of Black men in Minneapolis attempt to prevent a group of White men from further vandalizing a building, an… https://t.co/ehLYc2nMvL
Retweeted by Walter ShaubA black woman confronts a two white women who are spray painting BLM on a building and asks them to stop because B… https://t.co/ItQNiKL8AG
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @ErickFernandez also, he lacks the authority to do this . . . and probably the ability, as there doesn't seem to be an "antifa" organizationNo one shot these guys with rubber bullets https://t.co/AQ5TIwE5Bl
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI'm making a lot of spelling and grammar errors on the Twitter machine today. I hope we can agree that this is the… https://t.co/sWBZxt9ermI gotta be honest the worst looting I've ever seen take place happened a few weeks ago when corporations collected… https://t.co/5SH0Ykma5e
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @HelenKennedy They were chuckling when they wrote that tweet. This is them trolling the US. @nachofiesta I long ago jettison everyone like that. I know no single person who talks that way.there are two americas: one fights for black lives and the other fights for brunch https://t.co/TFNsKghfmR
Retweeted by Walter ShaubPSA: there’s nothing to “designate” domestic terrorist organizations under. No law. It’s not a thing.
Retweeted by Walter ShaubOf course not. In fact, guys like that are the very reason why the government has no mechanism for designating dome… https://t.co/3PlQeqzDkpDoes this mean you'll be designated the armed white guys who stormed a capitol building and forced the cancellation… https://t.co/JSbirtD9rPThat will be kind of difficult since there is no legal mechanism for designating a group as a domestic terrorist or… https://t.co/QxNkp1dZks
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @waltshaub Stand up for right when you see wrong wherever you are, that's all.
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @williamsvanessa beautifully put! @waltshaub Dare to confront the people in your life who you know have, and continue to perpetuate hatred and ignora… https://t.co/Xgj5RTDtdh
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @markart777 @camanpour She's a very good one at that. Other reporters should follow her lead.Yes. Please do! We would be so much better off. But credit goes to @KarenAttiah who wrote the brilliant piece to wh… https://t.co/ZIl535TA4H @camanpour (Please mention @KarenAttiah, whose article I was responding too. I don't deserve credit for her work.) @nachofiesta Tell us what you're doing, so we can all do it. @nachofiesta You may want to scroll through my tweets. 50% of them are flagging specific examples of police brutality.I’m broken today. We have no powerful allies in this war. I laugh when people say MAGA and trump want to ‘start a r… https://t.co/mhcNnLHkha
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI think I've been doing that. What I'm also trying to do with this tweet is acknowledge the pain. I've spent so muc… https://t.co/Ug9TJ22hGO @nachofiesta I don't think that's what I'm doing. I've been using my platform to amplify voices. I've been calling… https://t.co/pC2TPfxZsJ @atrupar He must be talking about Fox News reports. @waltshaub We need you to speak up and out when you see or hear racism or racist talk. From family or friends. Be an ally.
Retweeted by Walter ShaubThere's anger. But there's also grief. Whatever those of us who are white are feeling, many of our fellow Americans… https://t.co/aKrG8E2lIjAre there headline awards? I would like to nominate one. https://t.co/5EKnXS6qUO
Retweeted by Walter ShaubYou’ve got to believe use the passive voice here isn’t an accident. 😡 https://t.co/T2cwhiKAsm
Retweeted by Walter Shaub👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 https://t.co/T74psmYXJK
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @writeordiewifey You may want to read up on Michael Curry before tweeting a response like this.As video of awful policing makes America look like an authoritarian foreign nation, the occasional happy instances… https://t.co/SwcZ7Ozac1
Retweeted by Walter ShaubThere are “experts” who will testify solemnly that this is a “precise tactical compliance strike” and within force… https://t.co/irEZ3UXX90
Retweeted by Walter ShaubThere is beautiful weather in Virginia. It will likely prove to be the most gorgeous day of the year here. Trump's… https://t.co/Nm1vt6CMwTGenesee County Sheriff (Flint, Michigan) Chris Swanson put down his helmet and baton and asked protesters how he co… https://t.co/kfDgLAgLMC
Retweeted by Walter ShaubWithout the proper context, it's impossible to understand the "Fed Up-rising" that is sweeping across America. This… https://t.co/I7O3F8G0aQ
Retweeted by Walter Shaub"love does not look like one man’s knee on another man’s neck, crushing the God-given life out of him“ -- Mic… https://t.co/85yRP2J2PZRemember when armed white people were protesting a couple of weeks ago? They said it was tyrannical that their gove… https://t.co/hMj1ty8k6j
Retweeted by Walter ShaubIn 2014 while protests continued in Ferguson after #MikeBrown, an unarmed teenager was killed by police ofcr Darren… https://t.co/OdPtLLBZT6
Retweeted by Walter Shaub"If the police patrolled white communities with the same violence that they patrol poor black neighborhoods, there… https://t.co/WirVY9mabe
Retweeted by Walter ShaubSanta Cruz Police Chief with no riot gear, no back up, just kneeling with the local community, it’s that simple https://t.co/aD41GKNuZX
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI think some see it. You see it, and I do. Here's hoping others do before it's too late. https://t.co/Vr0510KO35He continues, "Love looks like making the long-term commitment to racial healing, justice and truth-telling — knowi… https://t.co/uHgg247BOC"Love does not look like the silence and complicity of too many of us, who wish more for tranquility than justice."… https://t.co/5j96GEsXc4Also: do people think non equestrians can just grab a horse and ride it—with perfect equitation? Ahhh twitter is s… https://t.co/6vURWEyQWX
Retweeted by Walter ShaubIn case you didn't take the time to read, this one quote should alarm every single American- In response to a ques… https://t.co/7Q2pdiPvKF
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @CharlesMBlow he's so much worse than uselessSo our health care workers are wearing trash bags but our paramilitary police force has all the PPE they need, huh?
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @Freeyourmindkid Chad and Skip showed up after their lacrosse game (match? meet?) to screw up the protest, tell bla… https://t.co/FwTawS4BAHBlack Protesters in Baltimore begged the white folks who showed up to riot to stop, because the cops would end up k… https://t.co/hO3gmARBOF
Retweeted by Walter ShaubIf President Crime Spree talks about law and order today, let's recall this remark by Mueller: "if we had confidenc… https://t.co/U5EgSqqKnj“Light ‘em up.” Are you effing kidding me? Police fire rubber bullets at folks standing on the porch of their ho… https://t.co/O8py6lZ7tx
Retweeted by Walter Shaub“The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth" - African proverb
Retweeted by Walter ShaubRight. There’s more to who we are and what we know. Yet we get (often temporary) platforms when we are speaking… https://t.co/PuPb1Gphhv
Retweeted by Walter Shaub“He should just stop talking. This is like Charlottesville all over again. He speaks and he makes it worse. There a… https://t.co/FYErgMwUEe
Retweeted by Walter ShaubIgnore anyone who confidently argues that the protests & photos of police violence are “what Trump wants.” The sam… https://t.co/s1whNW6UJf
Retweeted by Walter Shaub👇🏽 From a former police officer. https://t.co/kkFmUsOAsh
Retweeted by Walter Shaub“Fuck everyone who’s not colored” is DEFINITELY something a black person would graffiti somewhere! 😂😂😂 Reminds me… https://t.co/H5zubSN6of
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @KellyO WHO is using military tactics??? Yikes.Please share this post everyone https://t.co/7gENl9OwYw
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI was going to tweet that this ignorance is why the government can't solve the problem. Then, I remembered this is… https://t.co/V8dVQqFlyXThere are so many cops throughout the country who are complete power-hungry sociopaths. Good God, this is deranged. https://t.co/Rg3jm4reOj
Retweeted by Walter ShaubNo one asked but here’s tips for media new to covering police and protest: - Damaging property isn’t “violence” -… https://t.co/HMKw3NKeLs
Retweeted by Walter ShaubAs I watch the video again of the NYPD vehicle attempting to run over protesters, I am even more sickened by… https://t.co/rTZW1DElIX
Retweeted by Walter ShaubScenes from cleanup on State Street in Madison this am, hundreds of people sweeping, scrubbing graffiti https://t.co/ndnaHBvwEE
Retweeted by Walter ShaubPeaceful protest in Minneapolis. Share this. Post this. It’s not exciting, it’s not shocking, but it is POWERFUL. https://t.co/tOIjXrPyJJ
Retweeted by Walter ShaubAlso, Tracy Jan wrote this amazing story in 2018 about Ferguson after everyone forgot. https://t.co/uKsMBqn865
Retweeted by Walter ShaubRegime security forces target journalists as fiery anti-government protests engulf cities across multiple provinces https://t.co/7t3WGG5DoQ
Retweeted by Walter ShaubDC Mayor Bowser on Meet the Press: "Well, I think that the president has a responsibility to help calm the nation,… https://t.co/2UZvkXUaNl
Retweeted by Walter ShaubHe means 41 million, but YES! https://t.co/TBVCIZwQy2“No driving while black. No swimming while black. No picnicking while black. No shopping while black. No standing w… https://t.co/4U6WG8a275
Retweeted by Walter ShaubMinneapolis Police slashed every tire on my rental car, as well as every tire of every car in this parking lot. https://t.co/lchFplYQ0n
Retweeted by Walter ShaubMinneapolis police here aiming directly at clearly identified journalists... Two members of a Reuters TV crew wer… https://t.co/OZnkMAjURD
Retweeted by Walter ShaubThis is a great piece, making the point that voting is necessary - but not sufficient - for fixing what ails us as… https://t.co/GrP2iEooZD
Retweeted by Walter ShaubNYPD plowed an SUV into a crowd of people last night. No acknowledgement. https://t.co/VzX4SwPADW
Retweeted by Walter ShaubI’m personally tired of the industry running to see a fire knowing that we desert those places when it’s over. 🗣WHA… https://t.co/iS78abDt4V
Retweeted by Walter ShaubTHIS PART. https://t.co/bLESppDmEm
Retweeted by Walter Shaubwatching a stream of the union square protests to see this police officer throw up what looks to be a white power s… https://t.co/78oxHP0ENA
Retweeted by Walter ShaubSome protestors in Brooklyn calling to loot the Target, but organizers are rushing in front of the store to stop th… https://t.co/ZK1wFMG0Ps
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @DavidHarleyBoyd No. The statistic is not wrong. https://t.co/wY5zjKGXd9 @waltshaub Today is the 99th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots, when white vigilantes killed 300 black Oklahomans… https://t.co/ezQLUFRYWE
Retweeted by Walter Shauband, while I condemn the burning and the smashing, I find it a whole lot easier to understand the pain, anger and h… https://t.co/QesjM5VsHxI condemn burning cars and smashing windows. But you know what else I condemn? The people who condemn that but neve… https://t.co/aYvm3TxywRPress being targeted in many cities. Why? https://t.co/3VX55ubgGJ
Retweeted by Walter ShaubThread: https://t.co/npyxYbLxt5”Our nation’s heart breaks right now because we have strayed far from the path of love. Because love does not look… https://t.co/k0vWYvDoxd
Retweeted by Walter ShaubYou can tell a lot about a person if the first time they spoke up was to condemn the riots and not the murder of George Floyd.
Retweeted by Walter Shaub4/ This family started the night thinking they’d need to defend their store from those looking to destroy it, and e… https://t.co/vamfOzd4JE
Retweeted by Walter ShaubIn a few locations there a police showing remarkable solidarity with public, like the ones who held up the sign tha… https://t.co/4axXA9tkvrand a new Joseph McCarthy emerges amid the fires https://t.co/qqnp8vwR9jMore of this please https://t.co/SKH65dCJoz
Retweeted by Walter ShaubOne officer forcibly removes another’s knee from the neck of the person being arrested. https://t.co/Y9uROMMpkw
Retweeted by Walter Shaub @DanielNewman Again. Not economic anxiety. https://t.co/fnHZEFdKk8 @DanielNewman They were not protesting out of "economic anxiety." There's pain all around. Trump's destroying Ameri… https://t.co/cDwqhiwKjV @DanielNewman They set up a stage outside a capitol building and had a girl dance around in a mask that looked lik… https://t.co/1gPXGeTsBs
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