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Icymi, scoop: The facial recognition firm Clearview -- which broke Facebook's rules to scrape countless photos -- t… https://t.co/ZFIxAIymV2The Bloomberg campaign is releasing sponcon that flagrantly violate FB's branded content policies on private accoun… https://t.co/kSJ52m7o27
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanI'm at Mustafabad, near the Loni Border, and new fires (set post-9pm) are burning in front of our eyes - Muslim jhu… https://t.co/bTv2z5zU9C
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan*its law enforcement *customers* @OKnox wow @OKnox 👎🏻Clearview AI -- whose entire customer list just got stolen -- broke Facebook's terms of service by scraping countle… https://t.co/ZR6VET98PZFacial-Recognition Giant Clearview AI Says Entire Client List Was Stolen https://t.co/9q34jsI3Em via @woodruffbets
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanScoop: Facial recognition company Clearview AI has told its law enforcement that an intruder stole its entire custo… https://t.co/jrINLUOTOxhttps://t.co/MqAlRqIDS3But there were huge differences. Gmail sent 63 percent of @PeteButtigieg's campaign email to the primary inbox. B… https://t.co/0vXpOBiVpV
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanIt's still unreal that flying foxes are a thing. Big flappy megabats. https://t.co/v4vCvh10ZQ
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanSanders on CBS: "Cuba is a dictatorship. I've said that eight million times"Watching the tenth Democratic debate. Bloomberg started to say he “bought” the Democratic wins in the House and caught himself.
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan[Democratic debate stage] Candidate: [chanting] math, math- Other candidates: math, MATH Moderator: [pounding he… https://t.co/4ybRkrYuiW
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNEW: Harvey Weinstein recorded a robocall for Mike Bloomberg’s 2005 reelection campaign, part of a political allian… https://t.co/ACGR9gcQ2H
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2/26
2020
SOON: #Republican leaders discuss how the #GOP can build a broad, sustainable coalition for the future with… https://t.co/lL7ArI4U7Z
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanStay tuned! https://t.co/iDI5u3YKtn
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan @alivitali Warren-critic John Delaney: "Everyone was very nice. It was just that the call with her was quite lengt… https://t.co/8a3cnJRsk0
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanSome professional news: I've been promoted to NPR's Washington Investigative Correspondent starting this week! I'l… https://t.co/8um70kxuJX
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanFormer Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio, now with @bsfllp, is on Capitol Hill tomorrow testifying about un… https://t.co/iPKghdAQsJ
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNew: @ewarren built a ground game that was the envy of the 2020 field. We took a close look at why in Iowa, NH, and… https://t.co/NVPhAJwG3I
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanFour Pinnochios for Joe Biden’s “ridiculous” claim that he was arrested while trying to visit Nelson Mandela in pri… https://t.co/KOobFr10gD
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNew: Ric Grenell has said he advised George Clooney on "substantive issues." A Clooney rep says Clooney has no reco… https://t.co/9siA6eLliZMora tweeted that Amy Klobuchar “looks like her name: pained, chunky, [and] confused origin/purpose.” Pete Buttigie… https://t.co/32ZsdUia56
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2/25
2020
A real nail in the coffin for caucuses: The Nevada Democratic Party's chair William McCurdy II said they'll look to… https://t.co/4l6Qrd5Pxl
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanCan't wait to read this https://t.co/rl4SZ7ETkG @arawnsley are you using some celeb lookalike app for this?NEW: Mike Bloomberg's campaign is preparing a media onslaught against Bernie Sanders. Opposition research, more dig… https://t.co/k57U9n6HEa
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan @dandrezner yes there are at least 3Carter Page will be interviewed at CPAC this week: https://t.co/R9axRJm83nIf you, like me, missed this book event because you went to the wrong Politics and Prose, you can fortunately now s… https://t.co/CWV04XJYxZYou can now catch @lachlan and me, herded by @mollyesque, talking about SINKING IN THE SWAMP on @BookTV on @cspan 💕 https://t.co/bRWX6thF89
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan“Surprise guest” and native Texan Marianne Williamson endorses Bernie Sanders for president at his rally in Austin,… https://t.co/j5IbhnM9GI
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanThe Trump White House and its allies, over the past 18 months, assembled detailed lists of disloyal government offi… https://t.co/q2VUVFc2YZ
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2/24
2020
Good morning! Coming up shortly on @MeetThePress with @KimberlyEAtkins @danpfeiffer and @hughhewitt #ifitssunday
2/23
2020
Just finished American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson. I honestly cannot remember the last time I found a novel so rivetingSo Bernie won at the Wynn and Bellagio sites. This is significant. Remember these are Culinary workers, and the Cul… https://t.co/4Hz4LeBx7B
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2/22
2020
@joeskc Thank you! @justinhendrix @BBQsnob OooohJohnny McEntee called in White House liaisons from cabinet agencies for an introductory meeting Thursday, in which… https://t.co/wtiGanjEsl
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanIs there a good book on the history of BBQ in America?Someone once told #DorothyDay to hold her temper. She replied, “I hold more temper in one minute than you will in y… https://t.co/sExMG9DBFS
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan*aide 😑Former US intel official confirms @dlippman's scoop to me: Former Nunes side Kash Patel is heading to ODNI https://t.co/e6Yjtahx5hComing up on @allinwithchris to talk about this story. Byline w/@woodruffbets @attackerman @samstein https://t.co/to7z6RfpbO
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2/21
2020
Oh. ... Oh, wow. https://t.co/9BS27qes4u
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanFix: Klitenic announced he is leaving earlier this weekRoger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in Federal prison. @woodruffbets and @CynthiaAlksne join #Hardball.
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanA week of huge departures from the senior ranks of ODNI: GC Jason Klitenic left earlier this week, Maguire ousted y… https://t.co/YElYorZzxOPoliticians who avoid serious on camera interviews end up getting exposed in the most revealing ways. The ones who… https://t.co/HMJzLzgqQt
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanGrenell must leave by March 11 unless there is a formal nominee to the Senate, officials confirm. @EricColumbus and… https://t.co/upyrIaEWIl
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanRecord breaker: 19.7 million tuned in to NBC and MSNBC for debate last night, setting an all-time high for a Democratic primary debate
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanStory: Stone gets 40 months; Judge Jackson says she would have made this decision regardless of Main Justice's "unp… https://t.co/WML2Pc8FaoJackson sentences Stone to 40 monthsJudge Jackson: “It would be equally improper to be buffeted by the winds blowing from the left...Roger Stone will n… https://t.co/Sgp8uBDW9jJudge Jackson: “He was not prosecuted, as some have complained, for standing up for the president. He was prosecute… https://t.co/mLmDww4HrcJackson notes Stone's support for friends and relatives going through hard times. Adds: “He’s rescued countless dog… https://t.co/YgA9Y0ODm3Jackson refers to Stone as "a dog lover, which is a good thing"They're taking a ten-minute breakCrabb: “This prosecution was and this prosecution is righteous”Crabb says he is not suggesting anything in the original memo was wrong. He says it was done in good faithDOJ now saying the steep sentencing enhancement for Stone applies after revised recommendation called this into que… https://t.co/0kS4hjP5Vp
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanJudge pauses opening comments to say anyone in the courtroom wearing sunglasses for a non-medical reason needs to take them offNEW: Deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates will be reassigned to become a senior adviser to Energy Secre… https://t.co/Xy5rsxssC4
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan @ellencarmichael agreeStone's sentencing hearing is gaveled inExclusive: Florida feds knew of New York victim in Epstein indictment 11 years earlier - ABC News via @ABC - https://t.co/HAfYBye19F
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanWarren team says it's the best hour of fundraising the entire campaign. https://t.co/wsqxDODmFq
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanParnas: “Victoria called Ric Grenell ... She basically asked him, if he sees any pressure coming from DOJ to extrad… https://t.co/XiSvAxCrB3
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan👀A Dem Nevada volunteer tells me they think the Nevada caucuses have potential to b a "dumpster fire." - Says they… https://t.co/9hByTTrNz3
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2/20
2020
Not to nitpick, but the heads of FBI, NSA, and CIA would argue - and likely win - that they don't answer to the DNI. https://t.co/ZjnZfntmk8
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanThis new Twitter blue-caption nonsense is making the app totally unusable on my phone, and that is probably a blessing in disguise"Nevada’s caucuses are far more complicated than Iowa’s, and there is trepidation that if just one element of the p… https://t.co/sJQzW1WzoiNEW from Vegas: After the Iowa meltdown, Nevada Democrats are leaving nothing to chance. Their caucus day manual in… https://t.co/GTtz3G2CO2
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNEW: @PeteButtigieg overstated pledges of support from black leaders, public figures or business leaders. My late… https://t.co/H9XBVdZcAU
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNew: Roger Stone Allie's day they see Trump's clemency blitz as a heartening sign of things to come https://t.co/8VrqHJGtOg @JennaMC_Laugh @ronenbergman Exit West is really beautiful and greatA huge blow to the WSJ and the China foreign press corps, and for such a terrible reason. @joshchin @Chao_Denghttps://t.co/hGIcsE7dmz
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff Swan🚨Interesting prosecution alert: DOJ just charged a Mexican citizen who lives in Singapore with acting as a covert a… https://t.co/aW6xHkPoEa
2/19
2020
Very fun that my phone is now autocorrecting Roger Stone to Roger Stonemason2020 Candidate’s star signs Buttigieg: Capricorn ♑️ Bloomberg: Aquarius ♒️ Gabbard: Aries ♈️ Klobuchar: Gemini… https://t.co/9zs401MVfI
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanZelensky to Sen. Murphy, per Murphy's Medium post: “As an actor, I always dreamed of becoming famous in America. An… https://t.co/ISKFPTXWN8NEW: The top intelligence community lawyer, whose move to block a whistleblower complaint from reaching Congress le… https://t.co/YZbF7tXCoQ
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanThe leaked document mentioned several re-education camps in Karakax, a county in Xinjiang. We located and verified… https://t.co/NbfiDoA5zS
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanEXCLUSIVE: China is tracking every movement of its Uighur minority to find reasons to detain them, a leaked documen… https://t.co/cuQiA2BDAT
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanGoing on tonight to talk about my and @lachlan’s new book SINKING IN THE SWAMP (buy it at the link in my twitter bi… https://t.co/jwv5l4ALRG
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2/18
2020
"Gallinaro, who escaped to Florida, was once bitten on the arm by another mayoral candidate when he tried to impoun… https://t.co/rj6AsB8nAB
2/17
2020
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I gave up no sacks, And won the Super Bowl too. https://t.co/yVp4YGbBly
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2/15
2020
Hard to overstate how frustrated Judge Walton was with DOJ's handling of an information request about its McCabe in… https://t.co/IKFUYS4310US counterterrorism presence will stay indefinitely in #Afghanistan, multiple officials tell me, but Taliban say 10… https://t.co/OqmkxIXYHW
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanNew, with @arawnsley: A federal judge blasted DOJ for their management of the McCabe investigation, calling it dist… https://t.co/o270Sl31ncBrings to mind that absurd line from Joseph Heller: “Why don’t we just bomb the map?” Crimea, Kashmir, Korea — Go… https://t.co/yUOWqpyDZO
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanScoop: In mid-December, Treasury signaled it was about to roll out new sanctions against people and entities linked… https://t.co/5BMcuZQbC3Came out to see @swin24 talk about his book, glad that the parole officer gave him a night off https://t.co/T79tdh8DsD
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanTrump has been asking for names of people he should fire. Many on the outside are more than happy to oblige https://t.co/1Sqzma6B1V
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2/14
2020
Representative Mac Thornberry of Texas, the top Republican on House Armed Services Committee, says President Trump'… https://t.co/DakcXM084c
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanOn this week's Chuck ToddCast, @woodruffbets and @CarlCannon discuss the New Hampshire primary results and what the… https://t.co/AIgNFfASvv
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanStopped on a whim by Ballona Creek on my way back from lunch and I was rewarded with approximately 100 Black-necked… https://t.co/bhs7ZH2NwW
Retweeted by Betsy Woodruff SwanThe Pentagon has agreed to send $3.8 billion (including $1.3B in National Guard funds) to build fences and other in… https://t.co/2Pkq40vWAM
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2/13
2020

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