John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood)

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White House Correspondent for @CNN

http://www.cnn.com

Washington, DC

2011-03-01 20:49:40

They are playing baseball in Taiwan because they have a competent government.

Wonderful scenes from TODAY in Taiwan... 😍

Wonderful scenes from TODAY in Taiwan... 😍

platform agreement between Biden/Sanders forces avoids every major landmine Republicans had hoped to detonate against Democratic ticket https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/us/politics/biden-sanders-task-force.html?referringSource=article...

New: Fox News executives issue internal memo condemning the "horrific" behavior of former top Tucker Carlson writer Blake Neff.

New: Fox News executives issue internal memo condemning the "horrific" behavior of former top Tucker Carlson writer Blake Neff.

Tucker Carlson’s top writer spent years posting virulently bigoted comments on a racist forum, using posts there for show material, and slipping “Easter eggs” for his friends into scripts. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/media/tucker-carlson-writer-blake-neff/index.html

How to cognitive

How to cognitive

Trump campaign "staff have been told to wear masks outside the office, in case they’re spotted by reporters, but they’ve been instructed that it’s acceptable to remove them in the office." They also reportedly joke about the actual coronavirus threat. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/10/trump-campaign-office-social-distancing-356439

BREAKING:  @Oliver Darcy reveals that the top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and other offensive content. The writer has resigned. http://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/media/tucker-carlson-writer-blake-neff/index.html

This is really worth your time about life post-Covid. Nuanced smart analysis from ⁦⁦ @David Leonhardt⁩ on an event that could change this country more than World War II or Great Depression. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-economy-two-years.html?referringSource...

Here is a trend we are watching closely in Maryland, as this gap in the positivity rate continues to widen. UNDER 35: 6.33% 35 AND OVER: 3.44%

New Yorker: “in a final act of revenge,” WH made clear “Trump opposed Vindman’s promotion. Senior Administration officials told Esper and Ryan McCarthy, the Secretary of the Army, to dig for misconduct that would justify blocking Vindman’s promotion.” https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/trumps-impeachment-revenge-alexander-vindman-is-bullie...

NYT calculation: "Florida has seen its average new daily cases increase more than tenfold since it began reopening in early May. Cases in Arizona have jumped by 858 percent since beginning to reopen May 8. Cases in Texas have risen by 680 percent since beginning to reopen May 1."

By saying the US isn't "doing as much as we could or should" strategically to push back on Russian support for the Taliban, the chairman of the joint chiefs essentially just called out  @Donald J. Trump.

Donald Trump is running for the presidency of an America that no longer exists. Here's why https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/07/trumps-bad-bet-white-christian-america/613954/?...

Trump is using Nixon's script in a new US: In 68, non-college whites were ~80% of voters; in Nov, they'll likely be a little over 1/2 that. Col+ whites were ~15% & non-whites were ~7-10%. Both will be ~30% in Nov. White Christians were 85% of US adults then. Now they're 1/2 that.

Angela Merkel yesterday: "As we are experiencing first-hand, you cannot fight the pandemic with lies and disinformation any more than you can fight it with hatred or incitement to hatred... The limits of populism and denial of basic truth are being laid bare." (via  @DW Europe)

So in case there was any doubt, Berman's opening statement makes clear he's saying, under oath, that Barr lied about him having stepped down. Not allowing for some kind of misunderstanding.

Lol, this is ridiculous.

Grover Norquist's organization, Americans for Tax Reform which has a long record of railing against federal government aid, received between $150K and $300K in
COVID small business aid from the Paycheck Protection Program...

Grover Norquist's organization, Americans for Tax Reform which has a long record of railing against federal government aid, received between $150K and $300K in COVID small business aid from the Paycheck Protection Program...

Dr. Fauci says increasing coronavirus cases are "really going to be a persistent problem" unless the United States fights the spread in "a different way than we're attacking it right now."

Good morning!  @Robert Laurie here with good news. We just received a message from HC. His oxygen levels are improving, he's had no complications from the meds, & he’s in no pain. We're grateful to God and for your prayers. Keep them coming! We're confident Herman will back soon!

On the golf course

On the golf course

well, i tried to ask him about the surging pandemic but Trump wasn’t having it

well, i tried to ask him about the surging pandemic but Trump wasn’t having it

well, I tried to ask him about the surging pandemic but Trump wasn’t having it

well, I tried to ask him about the surging pandemic but Trump wasn’t having it

“Until there’s a vaccine, I’m not setting foot on campus,” said Dana Ward, 70, professor of political studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., who teaches anarchist history and thought. “Going into the classroom is like playing Russian roulette.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/us/coronavirus-college-professors.html

“Until there’s a vaccine, I’m not setting foot on campus,” said Dana Ward, 70, an professor of political studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., who teaches anarchist history and thought. “Going into the classroom is like playing Russian roulette.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/us/coronavirus-college-professors.html

Independence from Great Britain was clearly in the U.S.'s economic interest.

Independence from Great Britain was clearly in the U.S.'s economic interest.

Dr. Anne Schuchat of  @CDC said that there's way too much virus spreading across the country for us to contain and we're not even beginning to be over this. Dr. Schuchat has worked on this for more than 20 years. When she speaks, we should all listen. https://bit.ly/3dT7yyu

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