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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
10 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 5:24pm
My graduation tassel collection: 👩‍🎓 * Robinson HS Class of 1984 * Randolph-Macon Woman’s College (B.A. in English) Class of 1988 * American University (M.A. in Journalism) Class of 1994 https://t.co/kIayB2C24Y


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
11 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:54pm
RT @jeffmason1: White House's @PressSec says the Biden administration is looking at ways to accelerate the process of putting Harriet Tubman's profile on the $20 bill.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
11 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:49pm
Biden is staffing up OMB/OIRA: Sam Bagenstos—a labor law professor and accomplished civil rights attorney—will serve as OMB general counsel. OIRA’s new senior counselor is Sabeel Rahman. https://t.co/hQ28JXRjSR

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
12 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:20pm
I’m cleaning out my office and came across the lead story in the May 27, 2011, Daily Report for Executives 🗞 ⁦ Remember “retrospective review” ⁦@CassSunstein⁩? #blastfrompast https://t.co/auF22rjZ9l


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
21 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 6:08am
personnel = policy https://t.co/PReWxu1ew2

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 4:43pm
RT @ellengilmer: Jeffrey Bossert Clark, the DOJ attorney at the center of yesterday's bombshell NYT story, was the Trump admin's top environment lawyer -- someone we cover closely at Bloomberg @environment. Here's our story on what lies ahead for him: https://t.co/DLXBXD5XWk

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 3:54pm
@KevinMKruse @DineshDSouza DSouza *has* to have nightmares every time Kruse tweets “let’s dig in.” 😱

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 6:21am
Sad. https://t.co/d5ppG1SpXq

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 6:33pm
RT @JenniferJJacobs: Trump impeachment trial schedule: Monday: House managers read article of impeachment in Senate Tuesday: senators sworn in for trial Feb. 2: Trump's answer to article is due Feb. 8: Trump's pre-trial brief is due Feb. 9: House’s pre-trial rebuttal brief is due; trial can begin.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 6:13pm
@SusanEDudley 😊

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 5:33pm
RT @BridgetDooling: Missed this! OMB got its guidance implementing the Reg Freeze memo out on Jan 20. 🙌 https://t.co/TIRH2QzcdG

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 5:19pm
Here’s the EO you’ve been looking for ⁦@SusanEDudley⁩! https://t.co/dMEl3esO7s

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 5:16pm
RT @DtheGman: Mini-thread after a busy couple days over at the @AAF reg shop. First up, @Dan_Bosch putting a pin in Trump's term overall: https://t.co/TrH7Te3UJQ

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 5:15pm
RT @rbravender: Biden calls civil servants "the backbone of the federal workforce" in his executive order repealing the Trump order that made it easier to fire career employees. https://t.co/uHsr6qTZUi


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:51am
Congratulations @JRosenworcel 🎉 https://t.co/qojSR8ytBx

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:43am
RT @shapiro_stuart: Biden to rescind EO creating Schedule F employees. Wondering if that will automatically (or whether he will simultaneously) recategorize all of the OMB employees who were made Schedule F under the order. https://t.co/8iATgaZbmA

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:40am
ICYMI: Sharon Block appointed associate administrator at OIRA https://t.co/OqjXoOaxTL

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:37am
RT @Kent_PubCitizen: This Week at OIRA: Withdraws-for-all! (aka the great withdrawening) 24 regulatory actions pulled back from OIRA review #regulations https://t.co/8UGw7PfRlG


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 6:16am
RT @KateBennett_DC: Earlier this week, the chief usher *thought* he would be there to open the door for the new POTUS and FLOTUS. He was fired before they arrived. https://t.co/6vQLGpbis0

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 7:07pm
RT @KennethBaer: So proud and excited for my former colleague and friend! To sum up what Rob is doing, he is in charge of words; everyone else at OMB does numbers. @#congrats https://t.co/3deOpb9Go8

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 7:01pm
RT @whca: At Voice of America, a sweeping ouster of Trump officials on Biden’s first full day - The Washington Post https://t.co/esPSgmJZ5l

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 6:55pm
@Number10cat How many mice caught?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 6:02pm
RT @kreighbaum: Educators say Biden's plan takes teachers' Covid-19 concerns seriously and removes burdens from local school leaders. https://t.co/mwkgeMn6XS

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:59pm
Thoughtful ideas here ⬇️ https://t.co/9JCaUW3ZDt

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:55pm
Nothing like a new cardboard box! https://t.co/EkbuFh7T5z


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:20pm
RT @RegStudies: All of us at the GW Regulatory Studies Center are deeply saddened by the news of Jerry Ellig's passing. https://t.co/gv8N3pQUTd


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:18pm
@charaxid @PressSec @POTUS I’m so sorry but I retired in December 2020 and am no longer a WH reporter.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:04pm
RT @business: The House voted 326-78 Thursday to grant the waiver needed for Lloyd Austin to serve as President Joe Biden’s defense secretary https://t.co/TkgaN4XJpb

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:02pm
@abbydphillip Abby you’re doing a great job! ❤️

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 3:33pm
@josh_wingrove Yeah but what about national weather maps?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 3:01pm
@PaigeSmithNews https://t.co/9mNtZDMy2l


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:57pm
RT @igorbobic: An inside look at Biden's Oval Office https://t.co/Rb1drwsksN


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:45am
RT @EricSchultz: did not bury the lead: "White House press secretary Jen Psaki was prepared." https://t.co/w6YlKySpcE

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:44am
RT @tryptique: Kudos to Pres Biden and his team for prioritizing these reforms on Day One! https://t.co/9x8HJnLivP

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:20am
RT @ktumulty: Quite the cover image from @time: https://t.co/SSvSL1tHxR


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:18am
RT @Number10cat: @POTUS I understand you’re looking for a White House cat - may I send you my resume?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:13am
RT @jacklienke: Thrilled to see @azevin joining the team at DOE as deputy general counsel for energy policy! https://t.co/QuRUAh4f9A

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:11am
@petermshane I bet there aren’t any colorful drawings or videos either...

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:10am
A great thread by Susan here ⬇️ https://t.co/jqWH75fC0s

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 6:45am
GOOD RIDDANCE: Trump’s signature “2-for-1” executive order requiring agencies to cut two rules for every new one issued was rescinded yesterday, among other reg orders that never made sense. https://t.co/Ro4jZwZAiQ

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 6:38am
RT @BridgetDooling: This PM? It's a "yes, and" PM, to me. https://t.co/XjoGUsJsGd

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:31pm
RT @GeorgeTakei: You DO know that it’s only called the Paris Agreement because that’s where the meeting took place, right? It’s not actually a deal with “the citizens of Paris.” You know that...right? https://t.co/TiPILgEnJ5

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:23pm
RT @ProjectLincoln: It’s that simple. https://t.co/DxyVwuJdop


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:42pm
RT @Bencjacobs: And in a return to a more traditional White House press briefing, @PressSec's first question is from @ZekeJMiller of the @AP

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:38pm
@OKnox Ha, so deliciously policy related...

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:29pm
@JustSayLectern @PressSec Also you should know the lectern in the WH briefing room sits on a raised platform at the front of the room—so maybe the combo is a “podium”?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:26pm
@brittanys So, so happy...

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:25pm
@EricSchultz @jrpsaki @PressSec all this policy talk is boring...when does she start smugly insulting reporters??

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:18pm
@JustSayLectern @PressSec While technically accurate—she is standing at a lectern—in my nearly 12 years working as a WH reporter we always called it “the podium”

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:14pm
Just caught that tiny slip @PressSec! (who started to say President Obama) Psaki worked in Obama’s communications office years ago.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:09pm
Excited to see ⁦@PressSec⁩ at the podium—with fact sheets!! https://t.co/sN2iYJWpfq


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:06pm
RT @ChrisOpfer: News: Law Firm Morgan Lewis is dropping Trump and the Trump Organization as clients, most notably in the ongoing tax probe by NY Attorney General Letitia James. https://t.co/qHmNkPAxaC

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:04pm
.@ZekeJMiller is that you in the briefing room??

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:38pm
RT @jaketapper: .⁦@PattyTalorico⁩: “I took the photo at Beau Biden's grave that is going viral. Here's why” https://t.co/6kMIrWXTXT

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:17pm
@PeterVelz46 😅

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:12pm
RT @billingspg: .@WHCOS Klain's "Card Memo" is posted REGULATORY FREEZE PENDING REVIEW https://t.co/Wea9wDbRFX

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:33pm
"The incoming administration has also compiled a list of more than 100 agency actions taken during the Trump administration for review, in what could result in a massive regulatory revision." https://t.co/fDXLzFVAmR

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:30pm
RT @RepMcGovern: Thanks to @POTUS, the United States has just rejoined the #ParisAgreement on #DayOne. This is what it looks like when fact and science are valued in the White House. #ActOnClimate https://t.co/zDLtN2lPfm


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:25pm
RT @jeneps: President Biden begins signing a tall stack of executive orders during his first Oval Office appearance for press. https://t.co/oh1JqG0iJP


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:22pm
RT @tryptique: 🚨🚨🚨 https://t.co/13GQ9PVH0y https://t.co/6lVQkbLx7N


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:22pm
RT @AnnieLinskey: NEWS: Biden's Oval features a large painting of FDR, the drapes and rug from Bill Clinton's presidency. Read about it in the WaPo's exclusive look into Biden's new office. https://t.co/ypXKg9fMnV

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:51pm
RT @elwasson: SENATE has now flipped to the Democrats

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:49pm
RT @ZekeJMiller: Biden just walked into the Oval for the first time as president

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:38pm
RT @crampell: Inbox: White House chief of staff Ron Klain announces "Regulatory Freeze Pending Review" Excerpt https://t.co/CbRZCpAf9T


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:35pm
@W7VOA @WhiteHouse Thanks for this but the bottom is cut off—is there a link?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:26pm
can you post a copy of the memo? https://t.co/wSzJD95RKF

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:24pm
RT @jeneps: As Biden staff test the loudspeaker in the White House press area, @petervelz announces his return. "Hi, it's Peter Velz. Good to be back, everybody."

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:15pm
RT @Yamiche: Spotted at the White House: Ron Klain, the White House chief of staff, sporting a unity mask. It’s the message of the day. https://t.co/n1r3DPCGW5


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:01pm
Love @mikememoli! https://t.co/oCu0A4C68a

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:56pm
@josh_wingrove So no one was there to greet them or open the door for them???

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:12pm
RT @scottEmovienerd: exclusive images from my new book "Never Pick a Fight with a Teenage Girl" https://t.co/mVs96lzzwY


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:57pm
RT @HarlemFlipper: how it how it's started going https://t.co/oS0ZfQGizM


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:28pm
@KateBennett_DC @anniekarni Looks like she can breathe easier now.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:10pm
RT @hmcghee: “Being American Is more than a pride we inherit It’s the past we step into And how we repair it We’ve seen a force That would shatter our nation Rather than share it But while democracy Can be periodically delayed It can never be Permanently defeated” @TheAmandaGorman.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:05pm
Painstaking work ahead for OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) as it assesses regulatory damage. Respect to OIRA Acting Administrator Dom Mancini for steadying the ship until Biden picks his nominee. https://t.co/xeag24z2PS

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:58pm
RT @hassankanu: how will we describe *this* fist bump? https://t.co/NmeTvdfK86


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:26pm
RT @jonfavs: Biden’s inaugural address is the perfect opposite of the entire Trump presidency.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:16pm
RT @ZekeJMiller: It's Twitter official: @POTUS

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:13pm
RT @Jordanfabian: At 12:01 PM from Palm Beach, Florida, we have a full lid on Donald Trump’s presidency.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:28am
RT @samstein: Trump just pardoned Albert J. Pirro Jr., the husband of Jeanine F. Pirro

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:02am
RT @BarackObama: Congratulations to my friend, President @JoeBiden! This is your time. https://t.co/LXzxGnBAfz


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:49am
RT @Kent_PubCitizen: Biden will issue a memo rescinding Trump's deregulatory EOs and ask OMB to develop a set of recommendations for "improving and modernizing regulatory review" https://t.co/nFHTC2tahe https://t.co/WsqIQWnCaK


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:46am
RT @latelateshow: .@JKCorden and an array of Broadway friends bid farewell to President Trump, Les Mis style. https://t.co/l9PiSRvCOA


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:41am
@josh_wingrove Also did you find out whether Mexico ended up paying for the wall?

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:39am
RT @BillWeirCNN: https://t.co/bKpuILZAFS


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:35am
RT @DtheGman: Also, “Today, the president-elect will issue a Presidential Memorandum withdrawing the Trump Administration’s regulatory process executive orders...” Hardly unexpected, of course, but confirmation it’s happening from the jump. https://t.co/A4mT4uuBa7

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:32am
RT @Nigella_Lawson: Well, yes, Bitter Orange Tart just happens to be #RecipeOfTheDay. Apart from anything else, there are more things to make with Seville oranges than marmalade! This is not complicated: the base is bashed ginger nuts https://t.co/ZXSbk7uMX8 https://t.co/fbOM96sHKQ


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:26am
RT @jameshohmann: Randy "Duke" Cunningham, one of the corrupt GOP congressmen who received a midnight pardon from Trump, made a BRIBE MENU for a defense contractor ON CONGRESSIONAL STATIONARY with what they had to give him to get contracts. He was also supplied with prostitutes.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:45am
REGULATORY FREEZE MEMO: Among 15 actions expected from new Biden administration today, WH chief of staff will issue traditional “regulatory freeze memo” to pause any new regulations from moving forward and allow review of late-finalized regs. https://t.co/G0oMqdYRp9

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:29am
RT @Bencjacobs: Trump just revoked the executive order that banned administration officials from becoming lobbyists within five years of leaving government https://t.co/H4GboXs8il


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:26am
RT @JenniferJJacobs: White House cleaning crews are scrubbing the press secretary’s office to prep for the arrival of @jrpsaki. The cleaners are all over the West Wing and residence this morning, Inauguration Day. Some Trump aides left notes behind for the new staffers. https://t.co/H1VLXPJvTb


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:14am
List released early this morning: President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of an additional 70 individuals, per ⁦@PressSechttps://t.co/sstzCDcKKN

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 10:11pm
@ZekeJMiller @PressSecPsaki Zeke I’m having flashbacks to Trump’s first day...it wasn’t, umm, like this.

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 6:33pm
RT @ellengilmer: Tons of environmental litigation news today. First, the HUGE D.C. Circuit decision on climate regs https://t.co/7pFzO7ge7J

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 6:00pm
RT @DanielBShapiro: Empathy. Humanity. Leadership. https://t.co/FISqaWRXBB

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:15am
@tryptique No one *ever* could have predicted this!! 😉

Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:14am
RT @jacklienke: DC Circuit panel vacates EPA’s ACE Rule in a unanimous decision! No opinion yet. https://t.co/fCeLZOaiPv


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 7:21am
RT @aterkel: Stunning pictures of the National Mall set up for inauguration with flags representing Americans who can’t attend in person (via Getty) https://t.co/gi5kPHFkOt


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Cheryl Bolen Smelson
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:13pm
Trump went on a spree today, signing at least 7 executive orders and proclamations (two days before inauguration)🤔