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Jennifer Bendery
1 hour ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 11:28pm
@amyewalter Toss into the mix that 1 in 4 Americans thinks the sun revolves around the earth (https://t.co/XvQQpeMxDC) and now it's a party.

Jennifer Bendery
1 hour ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 11:13pm
@jbview Probably. But between the WH/Senate having to start all over on this seat + the admin's terrible job of vet… https://t.co/AU26p2P42F

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:28pm
RT @shaneharris: Mitchell just broke the news on stage to Coats that, per WH, Putin is coming to Washington. “Say that again?” Coats asked.…

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:27pm
@igorbobic I am not clicking on that

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:23pm
@seungminkim yaaaas

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:23pm
@eliotnelson I see you at your desk reading this Eliot

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:21pm
Man, so much excitement today on judicial nominations, right?!* *Speaking to the 4 people out there who also feel this way.

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:19pm
It also includes Tim Scott voting yesterday to confirm Andrew Oldham -- who has argued for gutting the Voting Right… https://t.co/o2lsceId9f

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:17pm
That includes pro-choice Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski voting to confirm ALL of Trump's anti-abortion judg… https://t.co/NiSa4VsJle

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:13pm
Also worth noting that, despite Tim Scott's objections today to a circuit court nominee with a record of racist wri… https://t.co/tC34UTP7Us

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 4:07pm
More than anything, today's shocking defeat of Trump's circuit court nominee shows the tremendous power that a sing… https://t.co/uwlOhAMp4E

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 3:56pm
Putin coming to DC? 👀 https://t.co/7pOuZ8l2Kf

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 3:54pm
On sinking circuit court nominee Ryan Bounds today, Tim Scott says he "had unanswered questions that led to me bein… https://t.co/wsrXTrWkEu

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 3:48pm
Today's rejection of Ryan Bounds is also a BIG blow to 1) Mitch McConnell, whose #1 priority is judicial confirmati… https://t.co/siIL3QdQM7

Jennifer Bendery
8 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 3:43pm
A stunning defeat for Trump's judicial plans, due largely to a single Republican senator https://t.co/fbkiX6ockn

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 3:27pm
Stunned that Ryan Bounds' nomination went down, but he had some real problems. I wrote about them in June.... https://t.co/rEuX23WMZU

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:43pm
Which Republican just sank Trump's circuit court nominee, Ryan Bounds? Tim Scott.

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:39pm
RT @zara915: Just found one of the best pool reports of all time by @jbendery that I forwarded to myself back in 2013. I miss you @JoeBiden

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:38pm
Wow-- McConnell just now on the Senate floor, on circuit court nominee Ryan Bounds, who was just about to get his c… https://t.co/axtHYrX738

Jennifer Bendery
9 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:33pm
Senior Dem confirms it: Trump's circuit court nominee Ryan Bounds, who was about to get his confirmation vote on th… https://t.co/v7109hUOix

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:30pm
wow https://t.co/gh9oc0Pyxr

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:25pm
"You guys rock. I love this show." -- CSPAN caller just now

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:10pm
A candidate for Alaska's congressional seat has never been to... Alaska https://t.co/kMGzYEd4qc

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 2:07pm
Some experts on constitutional law are urging Dems to try to subpoena the U.S. interpreter who was in the Trump-Put… https://t.co/w6d4T75AIE

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:55pm
RT @Jordanfabian: NEW: White House says President Trump "disagrees" with Putin proposal to allow Russians interrogate U.S. citizens: https:…

Jennifer Bendery
10 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:33pm
Seems like the only way lawmakers will know if it's legal for them to subpoena the U.S. interpreter from the Trump-… https://t.co/0LejnPdS8K

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:25pm
Laurence Tribe, a Harvard professor of constitutional law, strongly urges lawmakers to subpoena the U.S. interprete… https://t.co/BpavG61gky

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:22pm
“Executive privilege is traditionally about conversations with or memoranda from advisers," said one expert. "This,… https://t.co/1pCUFZnsZj

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:19pm
I asked some constitutional scholars if lawmakers can make the U.S. interpreter from Trump’s private, two-hour meet… https://t.co/8ISXCU4S6u

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 1:03pm
"I hope that we don't live in a world where controversial things that we write in college end our careers forever,"… https://t.co/OiEr4jHdcO

Jennifer Bendery
11 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 12:32pm
@LEBassett https://t.co/hqji8iZBaA

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 12:28pm
@LEBassett if you're smoking grammar, you clearly smoked something else before the grammar

Jennifer Bendery
12 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 12:27pm
@LEBassett what are you smoking over there

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 11:22am
This was on Monday: Q: "Did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials… https://t.co/yvb80oX315

Jennifer Bendery
13 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 11:18am
lol what https://t.co/RpabSPLVIj

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 10:22am
lol https://t.co/NgNgxivi9t

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:57am
RT @rabrowne75: First on CNN: President Trump's military parade in DC is expected to cost $12M according to US officials, nearly as much as…

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:56am
RT @sbg1: Days after Helsinki, it’s like the US government has disappeared. Russians brief on summit ‘agreements’ with Trump. What happened…

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:55am
RT @MerriamWebster: 'Yes': an affirmative reply 'No': a negative answer

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:55am
RT @jessicaschulb: Steve King is so unapologetically racist that most people (including journalists) tend to ignore him when he does terrib…

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:54am
RT @JebBush: Not dismissing this absurd request out of hand is an extraordinary sign of weakness by an American president. https://t.co/c8o

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:51am
World Wonders What Trump Has On United States That’s Forcing Nation To Keep Him In Power https://t.co/oOX3KtPEme via @TheOnion

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:46am
RT @Phil_Lewis_: front page of @HuffPost https://t.co/D9e3ahWjrV https://t.co/ApyygHj3TX


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Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:46am
RT @mattyglesias: Here’s the thing. Even a tough interview with the author of a new book constitutes an enormous gift of free publicity —…

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:45am
RT @McFaul: Thank you @marcorubio . https://t.co/M64ZdoSsnM

Jennifer Bendery
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:44am
RT @igorbobic: In each one of these examples, Trump says it could have been other countries https://t.co/UgUGOeIsPp

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:27am
RT @RepAdamSchiff: BREAKING: @RepSwalwell and I just made a motion in House Intel Committee to subpoena the American interpreter during the…

Jennifer Bendery
15 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 8:49am
why is anyone having sean spicer on https://t.co/NANcfwS34T

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 8:25am
this isn't creepy https://t.co/rjpbmIlFeg


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Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 8:19am
Good morning! A reminder that while all eyes are on SCOTUS, Republicans are busy confirming Trump's other lifetime… https://t.co/GAWGdvTnJX

Jennifer Bendery
16 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 7:59am
"Lol ok." -- Merrick Garland https://t.co/GFlZhYK9sE

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 9:28pm
@jbview @AZTanya IANAFOTA (I am not a fan of Twitter acronyms)

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 8:55pm
Lol https://t.co/eg7kmQMaK9

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 6:39pm
@jbview @AZTanya Jonathan did you really just write AFAIK Or maybe I should say, JDYRJWAFAIK

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:44pm
RT @justinjm1: “Either he’s compromised by Putin or he’s a pussy, in which case he should grab himself.” — U.S. diplomat on his boss, Trump…

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:37pm
@AZTanya @jbview It was, later. Obama initially was extremely slow to nominate.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:29pm
lol https://t.co/rz01JQLJBC

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:27pm
This is fine. https://t.co/jzSCAwl3ae

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:26pm
Meanwhile, in the House of Representatives... https://t.co/uRcYy5grQs


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:22pm
@OriginalCyn77 nada

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:20pm
@jbview I think that's just it: he didn't make it a priority

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:16pm
A non-binding, purely symbolic vote. Way to flex your legislative branch muscles, United States senators! https://t.co/2cvnYa2dTv

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 5:02pm
Jill Stein’s recount cash pays for her Russia legal defense https://t.co/34T98ny2sG

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:55pm
Anonymous donor pays tuition for medical school’s entire inaugural class https://t.co/eHT7Id3d0Y

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:54pm
RT @brianstelter: It happened! @PressSec tried to avoid @HallieJackson's follow-up questions by calling on The Hill's @JordanFabian. But Fa…

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:50pm
RT @SamantHarrin: Who needs good news?

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:49pm
If just one Republican had opposed Trump's circuit court nominee today, it would have gone down. But Andrew Oldham… https://t.co/0ErQgSLkZk

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:39pm
Today's Senate confirmation of Andrew Oldham marks Trump's 23rd confirmed circuit judge. This is a MASSIVE number o… https://t.co/BMNLqr1Dfd

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:35pm
In light of the WH press sec's epic gaslighting in today's briefing, gonna leave this one here.... Sarah Sanders:… https://t.co/GAoi6NtiR3

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:30pm
@Fritschner @MarkFHand you get an eye roll and a slow clap

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:28pm
More than 200 (!) civil and human rights groups urged senators to oppose Oldham. They warned that he's "a conservat… https://t.co/mzLh29AvQX

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:24pm
@wallnerr yep

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:22pm
Every Republican voted today to confirm Oldham to a *lifetime* seat on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has ar… https://t.co/z7y03viFgb

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:18pm
With all eyes on SCOTUS, Republicans are quietly confirming Trump's other lifetime federal judges. Today was Andrew… https://t.co/5ynPdWbG3k

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 4:14pm
lol https://t.co/zBjBajMUtK

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 3:20pm
👀 https://t.co/p9xxJInkmE

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 2:59pm
ah well. https://t.co/iI64Qb63Uc

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 2:48pm
Sen. Kennedy showed up. Confirmed 50-49.

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 2:40pm
Either someone is running late or Republicans are screwed on this judicial confirmation, barring a Mike Pence tie-b… https://t.co/swe2Ex52cj

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 1:55pm
@LEBassett I don't have time to organize something like this. Busy galloping freely. https://t.co/05c2Vax7YC


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 1:53pm
@NateWeixel Dems can still blab and force cloture votes to significantly drag out the clock

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 1:07pm
Inbox: Pee-Proof Underwear Company Icon Sends “Endurance Packages” to Women Senators Urging them to Protect Women’s… https://t.co/iRjCntKJZ3

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 12:54pm
RT @BradMossEsq: This literally contradicts exactly what the Director of National Intelligence just said. Point blank. https://t.co/EIPxhnN

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 12:25pm
I just started watching The Americans and it's a lit-tle too real https://t.co/b3XEsJWU2J

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 11:58am
RT @SenJohnMcCain: The people of #Montenegro boldly withstood pressure from #Putin’s Russia to embrace democracy. The Senate voted 97-2 sup…

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 11:49am
RT @igorbobic: Are you satisfied with Trump’s ‘clarification’? “I didn’t even read it,” Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says. <I tell him what Tr…

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 11:41am
Former White House stenographer says she quit because Trump kept lying and the WH kept leaving her out of his meeti… https://t.co/uJob3TM1LT

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 11:12am
On this day four years ago, @elisefoley and I stood behind Todd Akin in a live shot and raised *legitimate* questio… https://t.co/O5FsrKiQN3

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 9:27am
"Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting." Nobody knows what happened in that 2-hour… https://t.co/58CGFJ0Adg

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 8:59am
RT @marinafang: From yesterday: I looked at Trump's history of being forced into some kind of mea culpa — and proceeding to pour gasoline o…

Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 8:54am
praise be https://t.co/u5TUuGKpND


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Jennifer Bendery
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 8:35am
Speaking of kindness and kids: The Trump admin can't find the parents of 71 children who were likely separated from… https://t.co/Ki3NuflXSH

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 10:20pm
And... Tuesday is done. https://t.co/suv9RGpWLq

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 8:44pm
Nobody knows what happened in this private 2-hour meeting.* *Almost nobody. A U.S. interpreter was in there. Sen.… https://t.co/pwPdGNFq5M

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 7:12pm
Queen shade! https://t.co/d5AanBCdBD

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 7:01pm
RT @NateSilver538: Kavanaugh's numbers in this poll (+4) are the worst of any SCOTUS nominee that Gallup has tested. By comparison, Gorsuch…

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 7:01pm
RT @MEPFuller: It’s been a long-time coming, but I think today marks the transition of the House Freedom Caucus from an ideological organiz…

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 7:00pm
RT @christinawilkie: Oh my. The only line Trump crossed out of his talking points appears to say, "Anyone involved in that meddling to just…

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 6:58pm
RT @asmith83: Wow. Brett Kavanaugh's opinion that would open the door to foreign spending in our elections is being used by a Russian compa…

Jennifer Bendery
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 6:49pm
RT @McFaul: Go where? To Russia?! I'm banned from traveling to Russia. The Trump administration needs to get on the record right now and pu…