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Chris Jansing
15 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 5:00pm
Judge to Roger Stone: Stop! He said “I am hurtfully sorry for my own stupidity,” and she answered with a strict ban on making any public statements about his case adding, “In this age of social media there’s really no such thing as a takeback”.

Chris Jansing
15 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 4:47pm
Democrats have a chance to add to their House majority: NC’s state board of elections voted a new election in the disputed 9th Congressional District....GOP Mark Harris damages by his own son’s testimony about a scheme involving absentee ballots

Chris Jansing
21 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 10:27am
Yes @yasminv https://t.co/oupu7Iu7r8

Chris Jansing
21 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 10:18am
An incredulous Chicago police superintendent says the “attack” against Jussie Smollett was a phony publicity stunt he “choreographed” to advance his career because he was unhappy with his salary. https://t.co/dYRRtOmCc0


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Chris Jansing
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 9:01pm
FROM JUSSIE SMOLLETT'S LEGAL TEAM “Like any other citizen, Mr. Smollett enjoys the presumption of innocence...we intend to conduct a thorough investigation and to mount an aggressive defense."

Chris Jansing
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 8:47pm
In Downtown Indianapolis tonight. Talking to some Young Dems gearing up to the fight to win municipal races in Mike Pence’s home state. https://t.co/811dBgwMGp


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Chris Jansing
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 8:38pm
I did not know this was a thing. https://t.co/oz71ofnGiE

Chris Jansing
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 8:29pm
BREAKING: @SpeakerPelosi sends a letter to her caucus urging them to co-sponsor legislation “to terminate [Trump’s] emergency declaration using the termination mechanism within the National Emergencies Act”

Chris Jansing
1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 5:22pm
From Chicago PD -Case Update: Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury.

Chris Jansing
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 8:17pm
@yashar Your dad is awesome

Chris Jansing
3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 8:16pm
BREAKING: CA AG has filed suit against the Trump National Emergency - joined by Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawai'i, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, and Virginia.

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:30am
Trump, who likes to talk about letters, says Japanese prime minister Abe nominated him for a Nobel prize with a most beautiful five page letter”

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:19am
Asked about the influence of conservative media on his decision Trump says “Sean Hannity has been a terrific terrific supporter of what I do. Rush Limbaugh, he speaks for three hours without a phone call- he’s unbelievable”

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:17am
More Trump fact checking: “I built a lot of wall. I have a lot of money”.

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:13am
As Trump was trying to make a case for a national emergency he says “I didn’t need to do this. But I’d rather do it much faster”. Let’s see how the courts interpret that one.

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:11am
Trump’s logic on why the wall is a victory: “I wasn’t supposed to get a dollar. I got 1.4 billion. “ Doesn’t mention that’s less than the Democratic offer before the 35 day shutdown.

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:08am
Trump says he asked a couple of Generals about money being taken from their budget for the wall and those now unfounded projects “didn’t sound very important to me”

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:04am
Trump, who is off TelePrompTer, says he’s going to go into the oval office and signed the declaration for a national emergency, then it will go to court, then “we will possibly get a bad ruling”, and then it will end up in the Supreme Court.

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:55am
Trump says many previous Emergency declarations were for less important reasons. Past Nat Emergencies include 9/11, international sanctions & swine flu. At the time the flu had killed 1,000 Americans and hospitalized 20,000 w/vaccine shortage. Never for a construction project

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:49am
Trump says people saying most drugs coming through legal ports of entry is “a big lie, a big con game” and Nancy Pelosi knows it. No, no and no

Chris Jansing
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:47am
Pres Trump claims calling a National Emergency is not about politics but national security. “One way or another we have to do it.” Also claims - falsely - that walls are 100% effective

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 3:50pm
Pelosi is right that some Republicans are uneasy about a National Emergency declaration, understanding that it could open the floodgates for a Democratic President to declare emergencies they won’t like if they go along with this now.

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 3:41pm
@SpeakerPelosi says Trump’s plan to declare a National Emergency over the border is an “end run around Congress” and its constitutional oversight and budget powers

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 3:40pm
BREAKING: Trump plans to declare a National Emergency “ President Trump will sign the government funding bill...he will also take other executive action - including a national emergency” - Sarah Sanders

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 12:21pm
Your chances of reading the Mueller report are not looking good @KenDilanianNBC https://t.co/oY8XZaX65V

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 11:55am
Amazon officially pulls out of building HQ in Long Island City “While polls show that 70% of New Yorkers support our plans and investment, a number of state and local politicians have made it clear that they oppose our presence and will not work with us...”

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 4:44pm
Summarizing the deal to avert a shutdown @NicolleDWallace is short and to the point “Trump got beat” @MSNBC

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 4:41pm
@CapehartJ Tragically, kids do live this way. When I first covered school shootings no one could believe it happened to them. More recently, students tell me they aren’t surprised. Why is that okay????

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 4:36pm
Trump says construction of “a big wall, a strong wall” is underway and “You’d have to be in extremely good shape to get over this one. They would be able to climb Mt. Everest a lot easier, I think." As has been repeatedly fact-checked - there is no new wall under construction

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 13 - 3:33pm
The head of FEMA, Brock Long, has resigned “to go home to my family”. He had a rocky tenure - facing criticism over handling of Hurricane Maria response/Puerto Rico, and investigations into whether he misused government resources.

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 3:46pm
Check out these impressive women! https://t.co/oGdPhQWA5v

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 2:43pm
Just when you thought there was a deal, Sen Graham says he thinks that President Trump will still declare a national emergency because the barrier funding is still “insufficient”.

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 1:56pm
Government shutdown summary: -Congressional leaders praise compromise to avoid it while conservative commentators trash it - Trump not happy. - Won’t say he’ll sign it. - National emergency still possible

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 1:31pm
Head of NY DEA on why finding El Chapo guilty is so important: “The Sinaloa cartel is responsible, in large part, for the opioid crisis, since it was the Sinaloa cartel that first introduced America to Mexican heroin laced with fentanyl.”

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 12:51pm
Drug lord El Chapo guilty on all counts. Likely to spend the rest of his life in prison

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 12:24pm
The jury in the El Chapo drug trial has reached a verdict - waiting for it to be read. Witnesses gave 200 hours of testimony alleging a drug cartel run on murder, bribes - and a drug lord who called raping young girls “his vitamins”.

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 8:49pm
Big news tonight: Homeland Security conference committee leaders have announced they have reached a deal “in principle” —$$ for border security to prevent another partial government shutdown. Waiting for details

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 10:12am
The hearing room erupted with laughter when the witness told the chairman his 5 minutes was up. Matt Whitaker just got schooled on who’s in charge at the hearing - Jerry Nadler is still talking

Chris Jansing
1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 10:11am
It took just minutes for the Q & A to get contentious as Acting AG Matt Whitaker refuses to answer questions about how many briefings he got on the Mueller investigation https://t.co/azAFU8dzbS


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Chris Jansing
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jan 29 - 9:43pm
“I think it’s terrifying”. @brhodes on @realDonaldTrump continuing to have off-the-record conversations w Putin - asked by @maddow @MSNBC

Chris Jansing
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 10:53am
Ground stop at LaGuardia has been lifted but air traffic control delays persist at several airports

Chris Jansing
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 10:20am
Will this push Congress to act??! There’s a ground stop at LaGuardia because of staffing issues with air traffic controllers.

Chris Jansing
4 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 6:29am
Former Trump advisor Roger Stone has been indicted in the Mueller probe.

Chris Jansing
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 5:24pm
Trump says he knows more about technology than anybody. For the technology to work you have to have the wall. For example, cameras are mounted on top of walls.

Chris Jansing
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 5:18pm
Trump says he wants a "pro-rated down payment" on the wall in order to sign a bill to reopen government. If there’s no wall funding? “Well, I wouldn’t be happy with it.” That’s a change from “no cave”

Chris Jansing
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 4:03pm
Both Senate votes to reopen the government have failed. The clear message to President Trump: his proposal couldn’t pass the Republican-led Senate. Plan B is unclear

Chris Jansing
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 6:07am
@JakeSherman Welcome to NBC/MSNBC! We’re thrilled to work with you....

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 22 - 7:03pm
Is there any real football fan who would rule against the Saints’ ticket holders who are suing over that horrible pass interference no call, alleging mental anguish, emotional trauma, and “loss of enjoyment of life" True dat @saints @hodakotb from a lifelong @Browns fan

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 2:15pm
TSA worker to Trump in @NewYorker ‘How tall are you gonna build the wall?’ Because I work in the airport, and immigrants are getting on planes and coming over here no problem, bringing bread, cheese, cookies, and candy every day. You think these people all go back home?”

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 11:05am
No holding back by SoCal Dems ⁦@KatieHill4CA⁩ ⁦@RepHarley⁩ ⁦@GilCisnerosCA⁩ ⁦@katieporteroc⁩ ⁦@MikeLevinCA⁩ talking Trump and shutdown. Coming up shortly on ⁦@craigmelvin⁩ ⁦@MSNBChttps://t.co/IygOF8IFJC


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Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 8:45am
From our @NBCPolitics team: Impeachment seems much more likely if Thursday’s bombshell report is true that “Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow”

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 10:13am
Asked if the buck stops with him - Trump says “the buck stops with everybody”. The author of the Art of the Deal - unable to make one saying he is willing to declare a national emergency.

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Monday Jan 7 - 4:28pm
NBC exclusive: only SIX immigrants on terrorism database stopped by border control in first half of 2018 - not even close to the thousands Trump claims

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Monday Jan 7 - 2:21pm
Donald Trump’s first primetime address from the Oval … Showing how high the stakes are of a prolonged shut down but leaving the question of what he can say to convince the majority of Americans against his wall that this fight is worth it

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 3 - 2:28pm
A standing ovation for @SpeakerPelosi as she takes the gavel after being elected Speaker of the House.

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 11:56am
I will regularly remind my family of your tweet (and followers’ comments) for AT LEAST the next year. Many thanks. For the record though, I am a mere 61. https://t.co/ezl3i49z4U

Chris Jansing
1 month ago:   Wednesday Dec 26 - 11:05pm
Elaine May is a wonder in ⁦@WaverlyGallery⁩ - she’s what I want to be when I grow up. Great night of theater ⁦⁦⁦ https://t.co/nK2e7AV5xv


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Chris Jansing
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 21 - 5:51pm
McConnell now on the floor with just over six hours to gov’t shutdown - no deal yet

Chris Jansing
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 9:12pm
So - the defense secretary resigns in protest of Syria decision. Putin praises it. The Dow is down another 2%. And the budget fight to avoid a government shutdown devolves into chaos. One day in the Trump White House. Stop for a moment and consider that.

Chris Jansing
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 5:36pm
James Mattis resigns as Defense Secretary with a clear statement of disagreement with President Trump’s policies https://t.co/gZqjeqBfJi


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Chris Jansing
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 1:38pm
Yes - fantastic read on one of the greatest people I’ve had the privilege to know https://t.co/LjVxSb3l3U

Chris Jansing
2 months ago:   Monday Dec 3 - 1:39pm
@realDonaldTrump @N@k@j@@@h bhohhbbbhhhb@@@@

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 10:42am
A federal judge just ordered the White House to immediately reinstate CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's security pass - his lawyer calls it a victory for the First Amendment.

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Thursday Nov 8 - 9:26am
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell in her office at the Supreme Court last evening. Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side and she was admitted to the hospital for observation and treatment. Ginsburg is 85

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 10:34pm
Mixed results by party but reasons for everyone to celebrate: record turnout in many states. Congress will be more diverse. In places where incumbents long ran unopposed - voters had a choice. And tens of thousands of volunteers who had never been politically active - were

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 10:24pm
RT @frankthorp: Just now on @nbcnews: Sen @LindseyGrahamSC: "I think Jeff (Sessions) will step aside after the midterm..."

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 10:22pm
It’s official. NBC says Democrats will control the House.

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 10:14pm
Big results: Dems look poised to take the House and Republicans hold the Senate including a projected win by Ted Cruz over Beto O’Rourke.

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 10:01pm
NBC now projects Democrats have a 90% chance of taking the House

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 9:23pm
Close enough for you? https://t.co/9FvEuqLYXQ


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Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 9:06pm
This was Democrat Phil Bredesen earlier today - ⁦@NBCNews⁩ projects Marsha Blackburn has beat him to become the first woman Senator from TN https://t.co/6grEycUIup


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Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 9:00pm
If trends hold there’s a 65% chance that Democrats take the House: @MSNBC

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 8:43pm
Sen Claire McCaskill on @MSNBC I have no flippin’ idea how it’s going to go tonight

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 7:44pm
First flip of night and Dems take a GOP House seat in VA: Barbara Comstock projected to lose to Dem Jennifer Wexton

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 7:02pm
The WH not shying away from this election being a referendum on POTUS: “Trump has headlined an unprecedented 50 rallies—30 in the last two months alone—and he has campaigned for dozens of candidates at all levels of government,” adding he’s energized voters. We’ll know soon.

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 6:46pm
Top issue for voters today? Dems - health care. GOP - immigration. Independents - health care by almost 20 points. As @chucktodd put it: Independents looking more like Democrats tonight.

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 5:33pm
Voters in Antioch, TN - south of Nashville - have been consistently waiting in line one or often 2 hours. One man told me he’d wait 6 hours if he had to. https://t.co/xTHfMJOC3I


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Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 5:28pm
@mckaycoppins There were lots of kids with moms and dads at the 4 polling places I’ve visited in TN. They all pretty much looked like they wished they were boating

Chris Jansing
3 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 6 - 5:26pm
First exit polls just reported on MSNBC: Trump approval underwater 44% to 54% disapprove. Lower than Clinton and Obama at Midterms where Dems lost big in the House

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 5:20pm
Upset about what you’ve witnessed in DC for the last 24 hours? This book has never been more relevant. It comes out on Tuesday but order it today. I say this not because ⁦@SteveKornacki⁩ is a friend and colleague but because it’s REALLY good. Couldn’t put it down https://t.co/eDMKjpraQv


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Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 5:15pm
RT @KellyO: Lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford >>> Dr. Ford welcomes this step... https://t.co/1gGDXkILzK


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Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 5:11pm
Kavanaugh puts out statement after @POTUS ok’s FBI investigation: “I’ve done everything they have requested and will continue to cooperate.”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 5:05pm
Breaking: Statement from President @realDonaldTrump: “I’ve ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file. As the Senate has requested, this update must be limited in scope and completed in less than one week.”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 3:31pm
@NBCNews from Mark Judge's lawyer: Yes, if asked to speak to the FBI, he would. In my experience, an FBI interview is always confidential. – Barbara Van Gelder

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 3:29pm
AP reports: Brett Kavanaugh friend Mark Judge - who Dr Ford says was in the room and the only other eyewitness - says he'll cooperate with any law enforcement agency that investigates `confidentially'

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 2:52pm
NEW: @kasie reporting @JoeManchinWV is the latest undecided Senator to call for a one week FBI investigation to get to the bottom of the Kavanaugh allegations

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 2:40pm
Sen @lisamurkowski says she agrees with Flake on an FBI investigation that "is limited in scope" -- she (along with Collins) has NOT said how she'll vote

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 2:37pm
@JeffFlake says there was a discussion with @ChrisCoons about "how to lend more legitimacy to this process" and the result was a call for a limited FBI probe.

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 2:35pm
It looks as though @JeffFlake will be able to force a week's delay for an FBI investigation into charges against Judge Kavanaugh - @ChrisCoons gets choked up talking about it - says they share deep concern about the health of the nation.

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 2:10pm
WOW: "Somebody's got to explain this to Trump. I guess that's my job" @LindseyGrahamSC responding to moves to delay Kavanaugh's final vote for a week-long FBI investigation

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Friday Sep 28 - 9:35am
Jeff Flake a yes on Kavanaugh: “What I do know is that our system of justice affords a presumption of innocence to the accused, absent corroborating evidence. That is what binds us to the rule of law.... I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh.”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 6:38pm
Feinstein is being simultaneously being accused of holding back information (that she pledged to Ford to keep confidential) and accused of her Office leaking it. And the real question is - why aren’t they trying to get to the heart of the allegation?

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 5:02pm
“My life is totally and permanently altered. “ Kavanaugh to Cornyn - GOP abandon the prosecutor and now - Graham & Cornyn are passionately defending Kavanaugh.

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 4:51pm
Sen Graham is yelling at Dems: “This is not a job interview - this is hell! What you want to do is destroy this guy’s life. Hold this seat open and hope you win in 20/20”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 4:37pm
Kavanaugh won’t directly answer if he’s the drunken Bart O’Kavanaugh in Mark Judge’s book. Judge wrote: This book is based on actual experiences. In some cases, the names and details have been changed to protect the privacy of the people involved.

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 4:09pm
Kavanaugh says he didn’t pass out or black out from drinking too much but he might have “gone to sleep”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 4:05pm
Asked if he’d be okay with FBI investigation: “Senator I’ll do whatever the Committee wants. “

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 3:51pm
True that https://t.co/tkFwJA2Uzb

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 3:46pm
Kavanaugh says the term “Renate alum” in his yearbook was not sexual- intended to show affection. But she has said “... the insinuation is horrible, hurtful and simply untrue. I pray their daughters are never treated this way."”

Chris Jansing
4 months ago:   Thursday Sep 27 - 3:43pm
I liked beer. I still like beer. But I never drank beer to the point of blacking out. If every American who drank beer in high school is suddenly presumed guilty of sexual assault it’ll be an ugly new place in this country. I never committed sexual assault.