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David Corn
4 hours ago:   Friday Jul 1 - 10:56am
I almost feel sorry for @RepLizCheney having to appear with these numbskulls who are too crazy for even an SNL parody. You know she just wanted to scream at them. https://t.co/Bc8R1zJSKW

David Corn
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 12:34pm
RT @MotherJones: "To wage an effective counter-crusade, they need their own long view—of the past decades and, more important, of the days and years ahead." @davidcorndc https://t.co/oL5xJGa20X

David Corn
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 10:11am
RT @weisselbergers: True story. @DavidCornDC was with us too. Dashing gentleman and understated guitarist is David. https://t.co/34f07nljWW


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David Corn
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 10:10am
More guns, more climate disasters, more restrictions on freedom. This conservative Supreme Court may be the biggest (non-nuclear) threat the nation faces.

David Corn
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 9:22am
I’m sure the NRA will call for a full prosecution of this guy and a severe punishment. https://t.co/EoWZ8qA9Ca

David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 10:13pm
RT @mehdirhasan: Republicans have been falsely claiming that Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony was all secondhand hearsay. So we at the @MehdiHasanShow put together this mash-up video of everything she saw & heard *firsthand.* Judge for yourself how damning it is: https://t.co/KO5IdmmMzO


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David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 6:16pm
The great thing about being a MAGA King is that you don't need facts. But I like to go the extra mile. https://t.co/h3A5vrdeDy

David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 5:49pm
And more! https://t.co/ZjHvLKmGya https://t.co/Uo5jxs8iht https://t.co/VX5QDD8KYm


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David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 4:57pm
Remember Cipollone works for the office of the president. He is not the president's personal attorney. There's a good argument that the public deserves to know if he advised Trump or his aides that Trump was contemplating/attempting possibly criminal actions. https://t.co/dIfjO8Nnwj

David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 4:50pm
.@CSPAN with the big get! https://t.co/ynnEGwSpy4

David Corn
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 4:11pm
"2000 Mules" may be the most debunked documentary in film history. https://t.co/pQ6RBcG0se https://t.co/BFxVmZx3EY

David Corn
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 3:01pm
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David Corn
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 2:21pm
Trump inspires and helps autocrats around the world. https://t.co/OyErFRdtFT

David Corn
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 3:27pm
How many possible criminal acts were discussed at the #Jan6Hearings today? Assault. Obstruction of Congress. Corruptly impeding an official proceeding. Destruction of White House property.

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 2:56pm
From Wikipedia: Corruptly obstructing, influencing, or impeding an official proceeding is a felony under U.S. federal law.

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 2:35pm
“As an American, I was disgusted” by Trump’s tweet attacking Pence. This came a few minutes after she heard Meadows say about the “hang Mike Pence” chants that Trump “thinks Mike deserves it. He doesn’t think [the rioters are] doing anything wrong.” https://t.co/DheDa0uyws


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David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 2:10pm
You’re right. The president assaulting his lead Secret Service agent is ho-hum. As is a president knowingly sending an armed mob to the Capitol and a White House counsel worrying doing so would be a crime. But I’m sure other presidents have thrown dishes at the wall. https://t.co/fRG0tecXXn

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:58pm
Should Trump be prosecuted for assaulting Secret Service agent Bobby Engel? LAW AND ORDER!

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:50pm
#CassidyHutchinson testifying WH lawyer Pat Cippolone was worried that Trump joining or encouraging a march on the Capitol could be criminal. Cippolone must testify. Exec. priv. shouldn’t cover investigations of presidential crimes. https://t.co/pg4oli7IWS


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David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:35pm
#CassidyHutchinson says Meadows didn’t seem to care when told the 1/6 crowd had weapons AND Trump was informed that the crowd had weapons. And Trump was angry “we weren’t letting people in [to the rally]” who were armed. https://t.co/Nu67GDYk91


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David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:31pm
RT @markfollman: Trump supporters with AR-15s and Glocks at 14th and Independence. See our previous @MotherJones investigation of insurrectionists who brought guns to the nation's capital on January 6 https://t.co/ba33XRbCez #January6thHearings

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:26pm
#CassidyHutchinson testifying the Trump White House had warnings of potential violence on 1/6. Now consider the inciting speeches Trump, Giuliani, and others made that day. https://t.co/BcfipIybOg


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David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 1:01pm
RT @dfriedman33: I see no Hollywood celebs in the 1/6 Committee hearing room crowd today, but Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) is sitting with former Pence aide, Olivia Troye. And near her are Capitol Police officers who have previously testified, Aquilino Gonell, Michael Fanone and Harry Dunn.

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 12:52pm
For those West Coasters just tuning in....Please take a look at my most recent piece. https://t.co/MhWgxdSNrP

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 10:27am
In today's issue of my #OurLand newsletter: the important lessons to learn from the right's 50-year-long campaign to limit the freedom of women. (Plus the end of "Ozark.") Read/RT: https://t.co/FGaPT602Ly Please sign up for a *free* trial subscription at https://t.co/lpMfGEtovY https://t.co/30O54Qnrn8


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David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 9:19am
I agree with one caveat. I’m not sure everyone wishes for a world of freedom and equality. That may be the overarching challenge. https://t.co/madpXEUPkV

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 9:05am
RT @MotherJones: "I didn’t plan for the criminalization of speech," an employee at an Alabama abortion clinic told @kbeccaandrews after a lawyer warned her not to even refer patients to other clinics, lest she be charged with conspiracy to commit a crime. https://t.co/I2dtEN7zQp

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 8:54am
Today would be a good day to sign up for a free *trial* subscription to my #OurLand newsletter at https://t.co/lpMfGEKZnw.

David Corn
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 8:52am
RT @MSNBC: When questioned about the allegations, Sen. Johnson pretended to be in the middle of a call. “I’m on the phone right now,” he said, prompting @NBCNews’ Frank Thorp to respond, “No you’re not. I can see your phone.” (via @MaddowBlog) https://t.co/rnd2BRJBw5

David Corn
3 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 9:58pm
Especially if they participated in an attempted coup! https://t.co/2vUusjXgmv

David Corn
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 5:29pm
Maybe it’s best if we just give the gals the choice and let them decide. How about that? https://t.co/eBMhoGzDrD

David Corn
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 4:34pm
Is this a Liam Neeson or Keanu Reeves movie? https://t.co/XokV5ycxAx

David Corn
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 2:23pm
RT @sahilkapur: CBS News poll: Pluralities of Americans say Trump tried to stay in office through illegal means and that the Jan. 6 committee should recommend he be charged with crimes. https://t.co/6PAPAeYaZi https://t.co/f5VBRI1oVx


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David Corn
5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 25 - 9:02pm
RT @billscher: In May for @monthly I urged Democrats not to turn the demise of Roe into a circular firing squad over abolishing the filibuster and packing the Court, and instead, unite against anti-abortion Republicans. Not overly optimistic at the moment. https://t.co/mWTi3hzV5l

David Corn
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 25 - 10:16am
How much praise should we give the Republican officials who resisted Trump's attempted coup? I examine that in the latest issue of my #OurLand newsletter. Please read/RT: https://t.co/9wP6H28So6 Sign up for a free trial sub at https://t.co/REX6S9GbFg https://t.co/6sSOijpfGU


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David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 5:48pm
RT @MotherJones: "We're moving towards minority rule, in this country," says @DavidCornDC about the Supreme Court. "It's a hard truth to absorb. It's a hard truth to address." https://t.co/mJGFSeRNR1

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 5:48pm
RT @MotherJones: ICYMI: 🔊MoJo reproductive rights reporter @kbeccaandrews and DC bureau chief @DavidCornDC break down today's massive news and what happens next in the fight for health and freedom, with our deputy editor @jameswest2010: LISTEN BACK: https://t.co/mJGFSeAcZt

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 4:21pm
Good luck losing all those highly-educated, information workers. https://t.co/L4yOXjRmmp

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 4:14pm
RT @jameswest2010: I'm hosting this right now with @kbeccaandrews and @DavidCornDC tune in! https://t.co/JH03mUjOS0

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 4:03pm
We're live now....Come join us. https://t.co/ND7qi4UBOT

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 3:59pm
Receipts! https://t.co/e5y54HBLQE

David Corn
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 3:50pm
@joehagansays I don’t.

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 3:13pm
Coming to you very soon. https://t.co/ND7qi4UBOT

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 2:43pm
Odd how you didn't say that when Trump's inept management of a pandemic led to hundreds of thousands of preventable American deaths. Have a good weekend. https://t.co/9AJHlL5t46

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 2:39pm
The scathing dissent, in one sentence: "From the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no rights to speak of" https://t.co/1AjKGFa8kD

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 1:15pm
Area Woman Who Was Warned She Was Being Conned Complains About Having Been Conned. https://t.co/3wwSz6rel4

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 1:08pm
Please remember that the religious right has been working toward this day for literally 50 years. Organizing, plotting, maneuvering — all to reach this moment. It took a hell of a lot of money, time and commitment to pull this off. That’s what real politics requires. https://t.co/v3OQYq2YWd

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 11:52am
The goal: Gilead. https://t.co/WRGAOFZ20D via @MotherJones

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 11:17am
SCOTUS finally made it official: Roe is dead. Thank Trump, Ivanka and Jared, the GOP, all its voters, Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins, Rupert Murdoch, and the whole damn lot of them. https://t.co/MjosCkcbub via @MotherJones

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 10:34am
Please, let’s have no more bullshit from the right complaining about judicial activism from now on. https://t.co/nfR4aa9ktk

David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 9:38am
Trump came so damn close to corrupting the Justice Department to steal the 2020 election. This is frightening stuff. And it might even be criminal. https://t.co/EXXmR4DrGL

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 8:58pm
Duly noted. But I bet it felt like a raid. https://t.co/1idzX8LBXg

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 8:55pm
Today's 1/6 hearing was held on the 50th anniversary of Nixon's "Smoking Gun" conversation, which revealed his corruption of the Justice Dept. Here's my article explaining the connection and examining the importance of today's testimony. Please read & RT. https://t.co/02hGNUNW4s

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 6:33pm
I forgive you. https://t.co/pTSedTG6xk

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:56pm
Rudy Giuliani says that he told Trump he needed to put someone in at DOJ “who isn’t frightened of what would be done to their reputation.” #Jan6hearings https://t.co/V5Gf78lZRn


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:15pm
Coming Soon: At the end of the hearing, the committee will reveal the names of the GOP members of Congress who asked Trump for a pardon after January 6.

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:13pm
.@RepLizCheney adds, "Much more information will be presented soon" regarding Trump's actions on January 6.

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:08pm
.⁦@RepLizCheney⁩: “Our committee has just begun to show America the evidence we have gathered.” #Jan6hearing https://t.co/yhHdOhYFzL


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:06pm
What he said --> https://t.co/CsS15YE18U

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:03pm
My belief is that Garland has a high bar for permitting such raids. They must have a very strong suspicion Clark did something very wrong as part of Trump's scheme to overturn the election. https://t.co/Fth2qyXu3C

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 2:40pm
This is how it began. https://t.co/FUSWAUAoEa

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 2:38pm
By the way, I just ran into @CawthornforNC at the Capitol. I asked what's next for him. He said he didn't know. Probably going back home to his "business." Anything political ahead? "Maybe in some time," he said. "Going to raise a family first."

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 2:38pm
Indeed. Maybe there wouldn't have been 400,000 preventable COVID deaths. Just imagine. https://t.co/FdxUOOgBgR

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 1:48pm
If hundreds of thousands of preventable American deaths were okay on Trump’s watch, all bets are off. https://t.co/PywiewZUBc

David Corn
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 1:44pm
Don’t forget the emails!!!! https://t.co/FyQHnhRCbb

David Corn
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 22 - 5:19pm
Hard to believe, but is Trump's GOP getting even crazier? I examine this in the latest issue of my #OurLand newsletter. (Plus, George Carlin and @navalny.) Read/RT: https://t.co/SlURveX9RI Please sign up for a *free* trial sub at https://t.co/REX6S9GbFg https://t.co/IXw34BdbMH


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 22 - 3:10pm
RT @TimOBrien: Asked to commit crimes to demonstrate loyalty to Trump, Bowers and others testified at the Jan. 6 hearing that they chose to obey the law instead. Democracy hung on the integrity of a group of individuals — a slender thread. So what happens next time? https://t.co/YtatDLtaRr

David Corn
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 22 - 3:10pm
They are deplorable. https://t.co/y7K9Ma4ial

David Corn
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 22 - 3:07pm
An important piece from @abbyvesoulis. Her first as @MotherJones' new politics reporter! https://t.co/6PK6GvBV64

David Corn
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 22 - 1:27pm
A good reminder why you should subscribe to and support the nonprofit journalism of @MotherJones. https://t.co/17B1Gwh4TK

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 6:14pm
"There is nowhere I feel safe." https://t.co/xQkoV5kIcL

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 6:13pm
A Republican stood up to Trump. So right-wingers smeared him as a "pedophile." https://t.co/fPHnf0JL16

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 5:26pm
Perhaps the most absurd thing revealed by the hearing. https://t.co/E2REVNXs9v

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 3:19pm
A freckin' ginger mint. Rudy Giuliani claimed a ginger mint was an USB containing illegal votes. And this leads to racist death threats against an election worker. How much more absurd can this be? #J6Hearings

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 3:10pm
It is so refreshing to hear Republicans genuinely discuss the importance of respecting and defending the Constitution. It's been far too long, and it's good for the soul of America. #J6hearing

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 3:04pm
Doesn't Trump's request for @GaSecofState to find exactly 11,780 votes in Georgia suggest corrupt intent? He wasn't asking for a full review to make sure the election count was accurate. He was pushing for a particular outcome.

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:59pm
Brad Raffensperger: “The numbers don’t lie…The numbers were the numbers.” The phone call with Trump remains stunning. Raffensperger shoots down every allegation of election fraud, and Trump keeps pressuring him. https://t.co/bz1xUcHfjR


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:51pm
Donald Trump calling Frances Watson, the chief elections officer in Georgia, and asking her to do whatever she could seems rather wrong, right? #J6Hearings

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:37pm
Boy, these hearings sure are not good for @RudyGiuliani. Hard to believe, eh? #J6Hearings

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:19pm
Not that the Trumpers care, but Rusty Bowers was very clear on this point: When Trump says Bowers told him that the election was rigged and Trump had really won in Arizona, Trump is lying. Bowers testified he said no such thing.

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:16pm
"I do not want to be a winner by cheating." How can he remain a Republican? https://t.co/2ws4hleMEK

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 2:13pm
Rusty Bowers testifies that pro-Trump protesters have showed up at his house with trucks with video panels that call him a pedophile, a pervert, and a corrupt politician. All for not overturning legitimate election results. A powerful statement. #J6hearings https://t.co/A49m7PYkFE


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:52pm
On 1/4/21 Eastman called Bowers and asked him to orchestrate a vote to decertify the Biden electors. Bowers refused & said, “I took an oath” to the Constitution. Eastman replied, “Just do it and let the courts sort it out.” Real conservative principles here. https://t.co/MkIhQSOd7O


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:44pm
GOP House Speaker Rusty Bowers explains why he didn’t break his vow and go along w/ Trump & Giuliani: “It is a tenet of my faith that the Constitution is divinely inspired….For me to do that…is foreign to my very being.” https://t.co/5TpSsO7v2F


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:41pm
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says he twice asked Rudy Giuliani for evidence to back up his claim that 200,000 undocumented people and 5,000 dead people had voted in the 2020 election in AZ. Rudy each time said he would produce proof—but then did not. https://t.co/giKT7YjlMt


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:17pm
.⁦@RepLizCheney⁩: “Don’t be distracted by politics. This is serious. We cannot let America become a nation of conspiracy theories and thug violence.” #J6hearing https://t.co/Fy5Qw5Pc8n


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:13pm
.⁦@RepLizCheney⁩ says Trump’s efforts to pressure state officials to overturn legitimate election results “deserves attention” from the Justice Department. #j6hearing https://t.co/0RBTISWD9H


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 12:21pm
Can he ride a bicycle? https://t.co/na2WQaAfw8

David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 12:16pm
RT @DavidLeePreston: This arm held me, fed me, taught me to play chess, to ride a bike, drive a car. This arm played the mandolin, molded clay, planted trees, fixed motors, unplugged drains, built porches. 1985 photo of my father's Auschwitz tattoo and his Buchenwald jacket @nickkelsh @PhillyInquirer https://t.co/SszEuNhU8w


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 8:37am
Today would be a good day to catch up with the latest issue of my #OurLand newsletter and to sign up for a free trial subscription at https://t.co/REX6S9GbFg. https://t.co/lheSUkq0bo

David Corn
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 20 - 9:13am
RT @MotherJones: On this Juneteenth, watch Toni Morrison talk about the meaning of freedom https://t.co/rnhCxkqgkg

David Corn
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 4:59pm
This is nuts. And it’s nuts that people take @newtgingrich seriously. https://t.co/wfaALZAnm9

David Corn
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 3:55pm
In mere minutes. I know it's Father's Day, but dad can wait. Rush to your screen now. https://t.co/0gHXz9WCSC

David Corn
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 8:42am
Not a good look defending a police state. https://t.co/P6sp5ltw4s

David Corn
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 8:36am
Next stop: minority rule. https://t.co/z4sZ1Owmw6

David Corn
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 18 - 10:30am
A major publishing house plans to distribute disinformation about the 1/6 attack on the Capitol. This is a serious problem. Read @J_fassler’s account. https://t.co/x6rHOzrEpf

David Corn
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 18 - 10:05am
Is @elonmusk more dangerous than Peter Thiel? I examine that question in the latest issue of my #OurLand newsletter. Plus, Dumbass Comment of the Week, MoxieCam™, and more Please read/RT: https://t.co/lzrANi28cQ Sign up for a *free* trial sub at https://t.co/lpMfGEtovY. https://t.co/S4owCDfDuy


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David Corn
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 6:25pm
Maybe many Americans want another 400,000 preventable deaths. https://t.co/lFnQ8t1nI5

David Corn
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 1:34pm
How would @tedcruz know if he didn't watch? https://t.co/eAtvLFgZDt

David Corn
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 1:32pm
You underestimate them. https://t.co/YZTpBvKZr9