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John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 12:20pm
Will @realDonaldTrump attend Billy Graham's funeral and deliver one of the eulogies?

John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 12:19pm
@DaveDortman No thank you.

John Gizzi
5 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 10:59am
@EBOlady Am quoting Bergoglio, de Chardin, Pius X1, Aquinas, Chesterton & Alfred E. Smith in my address to Legatus in Bethesda tonite.

John Gizzi
5 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 10:56am
@ashsoles @newsmax 16 leaving. Read last graf.

John Gizzi
6 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 9:31am
Republicans Leaving House Could Reach 40 Soon | https://t.co/sK1qUkUE90 https://t.co/H2GSG4znOI via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
15 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 12:41am
@bromanmri @PressSec @BillClinton @POTUS As Ronald Reagan famously told Tip O'Neill, "Let's be friends after sundow… https://t.co/0fHQ2cNEMn

John Gizzi
15 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 12:37am
@MikePenceVP is a true-to-life version of Harley Hudson, the good-natured VP in Allen Drury's " Advise & Consent"

John Gizzi
19 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:27pm
@EBOlady Best books on '44 VO choice are John Culver's bio of Henry Wallace, "American Dreamer,"& "Sly & Able," bio. of James Byrnes.

John Gizzi
19 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:24pm
@EBOlady He knew Henry Wallace was controversial & couldn't have James Byrnes because he was a segregationist & lab… https://t.co/fJRwPVFKdm

John Gizzi
19 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:21pm
@EBOlady @ScottWalker That's what I know of. Obviously, he's a voracious reader so I don't know every book he's rea… https://t.co/LMcjHByuqg

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:14pm
@EBOlady Well, I answered your question. Dr. Bill Bennett, a Ph.d., said he wanted Walker for President because he… https://t.co/Qy7uk0oWUi

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:10pm
@EBOlady @ScottWalker, I recall you telling me you read all of Dr. Kissinger's bks, some of Russell Kirk's, and Wil… https://t.co/A205zQYkzo

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 8:06pm
@EBOlady He got a good job as executive with the Red Cross & got married.

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:56pm
@PressSec says"I can only imagine what @BillClinton would have been tweeting at 7 AM. Maybe I shouldn't imagine tha… https://t.co/2ykoiubAAY

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:53pm
@EBOlady @DPietrusza, presidential historian, made & 1st analogy between Walker & HST: both self-educated & voracio… https://t.co/SFTRPSpFML

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:48pm
@EBOlady @PressSec @MikeMcCurry Thanks. I will get right address from him.

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:45pm
@EBOlady No, it's just that I have the advantage of actually knowing them & spending time arpund them. It helps when you know your subject.

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:43pm
@EBOlady Am watching @PressSec on a panel w. former Clinton Press Sec. @MikeMcCurry & she is handling herself brill… https://t.co/UUXoUC36Am

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:40pm
@EBOlady @GovMikeHuckabee Walker is a Republican Harry Truman--self-educated, a voracious reader& a visionary who c… https://t.co/4oSeT54s6M

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:32pm
@EBOlady @GovMikeHuckabee Believe me, I know her & I know her Dad well--it is schtick from the South. And the elder… https://t.co/nzCudvDSBr

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:22pm
RT @KateBennett_DC: “I love your pearls,” McCurry says to @PressSec of how she’s doing each day in what he calls the “theater” that is now…

John Gizzi
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:15pm
@EBOlady As an old editor of mine said, "This is Southern b.s." George W. Bush deliberately mangled words--stratege… https://t.co/qzrUWvRju7

John Gizzi
21 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:09pm
At White House Correspondents Assn. with Martha Kumar, @PressSec & @MikeMcCurryHome https://t.co/fsEUQYXkYG


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John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 7:40am
RT @julianorobertrj: @johngizzi Frank https://t.co/vZh2Z9kXTv


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John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:35am
Veteran character actor Thos. Mitchell, Lt. Columbo in stage version of "Prescription Murder," was the brother of I… https://t.co/qmXpOxRHbA

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:31am
Peter Falk always said Columbo's 1st name was "Lieutenant" & he never volunteered 1st name on show. But several tim… https://t.co/JKRf0Rk0GV

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:29am
That's right: Thomas Mitchell, Uncle Billy in "It's a Wonderful Life" & great character actor, played Lt. Columbo o… https://t.co/PKVzGiQzP6

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:26am
50 yrs ago today, the world 1st saw Peter Falk as "Lt. Columbo" in NBC made for TV movie "Prescription Murder," w.… https://t.co/nYxtsGrbKn

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:12am
Delighted to learn one of my all-time favorite actresses, Dame Diana Rigg, is back on Broadway as Henry Higgins' mother in "My Fair Lady."

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 6:45pm
@LarryCaseysavvy Rep. Tom Rooney (R.-FL), of the famed football Rooneys, just became 37th Republican House Member t… https://t.co/opQviPGHGQ

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 6:42pm
RT @mikewarder1: @davidshepardson @WhiteHouse @realDonaldTrump The #WHCA annual dinner needs @POTUS more than he needs them. Send the VP. Y…

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 5:20pm
@EBOlady She wrote an occasional column for a VT. paper & that's how WHCA justified giving her a front-row seat for… https://t.co/JZYU86p1z5

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 5:08pm
@EBOlady You're not half-bad, Kiddo. Deo Gratias. And you certainly may call me John. But what may I call you?

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:43pm
@EBOlady When we would begin discussing whether to take her seat away, SW (Smarter Wife) would tell me: "Stay away… https://t.co/EVIHdkUKel

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:38pm
@EBOlady You are kinder to him than a number of my colleagues at the time, including the late Helen Thomas (whom I… https://t.co/8JvfFqfO52

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:36pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ One more thing: I don't have anything against the post-conciliar Mass & in fact attended fu… https://t.co/0J9Y7YTcuV

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:35pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ Kindly suggest to them that they contact the Fraternity of St. Peter in Nebraska. They wi… https://t.co/ZzkcmkL03P

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:33pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ My newsroom has 9 big screens and the briefings are repeated, so I see them outside frequen… https://t.co/PEW4i0HlVV

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:19pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ When an historic church in Baltimore where Cardinal Newman said Mass was closing, Archbisho… https://t.co/I7r0mFSEKR

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:18pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ I never critique press secretaries, since I have dealt with many different types (&, to be… https://t.co/C5uKA3SwMe

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:11pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ I assure you: that's not so because, more often than not, I don't get an answer I expect, b… https://t.co/BfLb4OWAcB

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:10pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ The history of the church points to its future, as Pius XI made clear. If this Pope contin… https://t.co/2CO3v0kQPf

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:06pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ See? I don't call anyone names--even if I disagree with them and ESPECIALLY if I don't kno… https://t.co/T4OZbKnQ5k

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:05pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ I certainly was, and I suggest you read the profile of me in Free Beacon News to see what f… https://t.co/QRrkpsmgej

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:03pm
@EBOlady Have a love of history and I agree with Santayana, Not sure what you mean, but if I can be likened to my C… https://t.co/7ypTiEWrty

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 4:00pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ When you're an overnight star, people are bound to shoot at you. FYI--I've dealt with ten… https://t.co/DTcrnmwT2m

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:57pm
@EBOlady Consider the words of my main man Pius XI: "Those wretches tainted with the error of Modernism hold that… https://t.co/86bfioTi59

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:55pm
@EBOlady Not only did I read him, I am quoting him Wednesday night in my address to Legatus: "Pessimism is a mortal sin."

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:51pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ Oh, because I heard and interpreted differently from you and this Pope? I think you'd say… https://t.co/pwTlJTQQoi

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:50pm
@EBOlady I certainly did--Rousseau (and his social contract), Locke, Erasmus ("Smash the Infamous Thing!), among ot… https://t.co/7rHs1xIedI

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:47pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ I'm sure he learned what he did but many of us are convinced he learned much of what he's s… https://t.co/tqHRGDToXz

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:33pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ But the Jesuits who taught me weren't infected--yet. Fairfield was one of the last hold ou… https://t.co/KpXurwQGeO

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:31pm
@EBOlady Among others. & FYI: Benedict pushed strongly to clean out abusive priests going back to when he was JP I… https://t.co/GtEUur4spQ

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:28pm
@EBOlady @JamesMartinSJ And when I was the speaker at our alumni assn. in DC, I was introduced as "educated by the… https://t.co/fizwsy4KWL

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:25pm
@EBOlady @EBOlady What we liked to say at Fairfield--where I studied not only philosophy but history and religion--… https://t.co/lxG9ZC23BH

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 9:38pm
@VJMachiavelli @Counterpart_STZ No. Obviously I missed something big!

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 9:04pm
RT @johnfund: When Will We Have the Guts to Link Fatherlessness to School Shootings? https://t.co/PnnIRr6hUY #Lifestyle via @pjmedia_com

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 11:15pm
With diverse colleagues from Indian press taking break from White House--a Hindu, a Christian , a Sikhh & the legen… https://t.co/gX4t1VqQGV

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 11:03pm
@EBOlady I never viewed Catholicism as part of any century but, as Cardinal Ottaviani put it, "semper edem" (always… https://t.co/3mi60KDxyM

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:51pm
@EBOlady Berdoglio came in a distant 2nd on one ballot in '05. & where Benedict's work made traditional Catholics w… https://t.co/AIJTL24jXy

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:45pm
@EBOlady W. respect, au contraire. That's moonshine: As John Paul's alter ego, he brought reports of child abuse to… https://t.co/GqcwdwJw9k

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:34pm
@jane_spillane @VanHipp Wow! Perhaps you & my good friend Van can write a tribute to MICKEY for NEWSMAX--& REMIND U… https://t.co/DUM8WOOU0j

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:30pm
RT @jane_spillane: @johngizzi @VanHipp Mickey's 100th birthday is coming up March 9. Can u believe that ?

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:26pm
@jane_spillane @VanHipp Holy smokes! As we're recalling "Mickey" on "Columbo," I realized we are 3 days from 50th a… https://t.co/5uSM0aFjz6

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:21pm
@jane_spillane @VanHipp Wow! Can't believe you're writing me, Mrs. Spillane, just as SW (Smarter Wife) & I watched… https://t.co/XEQWoPBHn6

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:14pm
RT @jane_spillane: @johngizzi @VanHipp Glad you are watching my husband. He got bumped off early on.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:13pm
RT @jane_spillane: @johngizzi @VanHipp Mickey always joked they spent over $1,000 on his nondescript clothes which they bought in Beverly H…

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:04pm
@timrouth It is! And I was a huge fan of Diana Muldaur!

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:03pm
@AliceinOlympia I respectfully disagree. He was no doubt a good person but calling an ecumenical Council when the C… https://t.co/Opviiurqlw

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 9:32pm
@AliceinOlympia As was John Paul II. Another reason I admired both.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 9:24pm
@bromanmri Traditional Catholic is a pre-conciliar Catholic. one who sees the pre-conciliar Church as preferable to… https://t.co/Ox7fkZvBp6

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 9:17pm
@mottocto @VanHipp Didn't know that. He also got his start with Timely Comics (forerunner to Marvel), working w. the late artist Jack Kirby.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 9:04pm
Watching Mickey Spillane on "Columbo," I recall he spent his final yrs. in SC & was a good friend of my good friend @VanHipp

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 9:01pm
Relying on memory, but I think in introduction to "The Final Conclave," Malachi Martin wrote that in early '70s, 4… https://t.co/OsUzUHEeHR

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 8:55pm
This Pope's decision to push for canonization of Paul VI speaks volumes about why traditional Catholics consider Benedict their Pope.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 8:48pm
Am w. SW (Smarter Wife), watching classic "Columbo" episode w. Jack Cassidy as literary agent about to lose his pri… https://t.co/TlRSywE7WO

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 11:50am
Has anyone seen Charlie Rose since The Fall?

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 2:21am
Still need help obtaining DvD or youtube of Rod Serling's classic political drama "Certain Honorable Gentlemen," ma… https://t.co/JncUKtZAKR

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 8:37pm
@MaxBoot really dissected conspiracy theories in his column in the DC Post today. It is absolutely dumbfounding tha… https://t.co/Fm54cSxLOY

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 5:26pm
As a past governor of Mass. & possibly future senator from Utah, Mitt Romney wld pick up a tradition from Sam Houst… https://t.co/3eiWTANaC5

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 5:17pm
RT @NJC_YAF: A great lunch today with one of DC’s best reporters @johngizzi! https://t.co/ESGtUNyeDr


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John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 11:55am
@2ndAmend1791 youtube. Just write in title on Google & enjoy!

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 8:06pm
@RayofHopeNov8 My cup runneth over. Thanks friend. Have you & your wife seen Hallbin "The Invisible Agent?"

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 7:17pm
@RayofHopeNov8 Ugh! He died fairly young, too. Late '60's. Sad. I often listen to His 1st wife, singer Frances Lang… https://t.co/IckzbYhSrM

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 7:05pm
@RayofHopeNov8 What does she say about Jon Hall?

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 6:12pm
@RayofHopeNov8 THE Jon Hall!?

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 5:57pm
Watching classic 1942 sci-fi (& very patriotic film) "The Invisible Agent," with Jon Hall, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Pe… https://t.co/Pi8mbj0d4l

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 2:28pm
Anything new from Noah the Time Traveler? Fascinated that Martin Luther King's granddaughter is President in 2030,… https://t.co/ADN8kmB5pg

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 5:02am
RT @ImadMesdoua: Seven years since the start of the #Libya-n revolution. The country remains fragmented despite UN envoy @GhassanSalame's e…

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 9:52pm
RT @fruityass21: @johngizzi I just think you are cooler than the other side of the pillow. I watch all the press briefings just for you, gu…

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 8:14pm
Death of Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai rekindles memories of his '08 race against Mugabe, in which… https://t.co/iZg65fOAwU

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:14pm
Will Trump Go To Broward County as 'Comforter in Chief?' https://t.co/WnZRgNRoQ7 #Newsmax via @Newsmax_Media

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 1:18pm
RT @csmonitor: Lots of questions for @RepAdamSchiff following the @csmonitor breakfast this morning. https://t.co/Bu3AbAjUiX


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 4:08am
To use a phrase about British Labour ldr. Michael Foot, the German SPD's maneuverings to get into a grand coalition… https://t.co/o27P99lSRB

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 4:03am
@oconnellap What makes you think I don't have any now?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 4:02am
@ImadMesdoua Wonder if @FedericaMog fedehad anything to do with it? And when is new Zimbabwean gov't. going to end asylum for Mengistu?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 4:00am
RT @AvengersTvShow: ❤ Sending #Love on #ValentinesDay ❤ 💕 #HappyValentinesDay Everyone 💕 https://t.co/Wk2ZQLpxcK


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:49am
@2ndAmend1791 Thanks for your concern & thoughtfulness.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:48am
@jgaltrand555 @PressSec I sympathize with you but as one who has been around for avwhile, I can say it's not new &… https://t.co/cTYmHJPfOc

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:42am
@dawn_comfort @SaraSerraiocco Stay