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Kristen Welker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 7:07am
Top Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson to testify at Jan. 6 hearing https://t.co/t9ppkjkKyL

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 31 - 7:59am
The latest from @carolelee, @Petereporter, @ckubeNBC and myself: https://t.co/U8lPuhDfJp

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Friday May 27 - 4:38pm
When asked if former President Trump would call for new gun safety measures, an aide told me to “tune in.”

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Friday May 27 - 4:33pm
Trump aide provides excerpt of NRA speech: All of us must unite, Republican and Democrat—in every state, and at every level of government—to finally harden our schools and protect our children. What we need now is a top-to-bottom security overhaul at schools across this country

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Thursday May 19 - 10:07pm
A senior admin official confirms the Washpo scoop to ⁦@ckubeNBC⁩ that Kirby moves to WH. A source familiar says Kirby’s briefing appearances would only be occasional like Ben Rhodes' appearances during the Obama presidency & Sullivan or Finer now. https://t.co/BSY5kg60oF

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Thursday May 19 - 6:08pm
An administration official tells NBC News the first flights to get formula to the U.S. will start as soon as this weekend.   The first flight is currently expected to go from Zurich, Switzerland to Plainfield, Indiana. The admin is still working to identify the commercial plane.

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Wednesday May 18 - 6:02pm
President Biden to invoke the Defense Production Act to address the shortage in baby formula. Will also order DOD commercial flights to get formula from other countries and bring back to US.

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 17 - 12:34pm
More from @POTUS: “White supremacy is a poison.”

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 17 - 12:32pm
Speaking in Buffalo, @POTUS says; What happened here is simple and straightforward: terrorism.

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Friday May 13 - 7:13am
A must read by @carolelee and @MeetThePress https://t.co/Pyh9YYdlHC

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Monday May 9 - 2:10pm
Support Team Monty!! My dear friend @carolelee’s son Monty received lifesaving care at CHOP Philly! There is a spin-in this weekend to help other children like Monty. Please consider lending your support. Support TeamMonty by clinking on the link below! #HeartTeamMONTY https://t.co/qQwfGho4ol

Kristen Welker
1 month ago:   Friday May 6 - 6:52pm
Congratulations to my friend and colleague @chucktodd on the new @NBCNewsNow show and an exciting new chapter for @MeetThePress! I can’t wait to watch! MSNBC's 'Meet the Press Daily' will move to streaming channel NBC News NOW - Los Angeles Times https://t.co/vWZk17ULsY

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Saturday Apr 30 - 9:25am
Thank you ⁦@Essence⁩ for this great profile of me and ⁦@Yamiche⁩ as White House Correspondents’ Dinner Weekend gets underway: Yamiche Alcindor And Kristen Welker Talk Return Of WHCD, Mentorship And The Significance Black Journalists - Essence https://t.co/ynuMtw5gbh

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Friday Apr 29 - 6:21pm
Thank you to @glamourmag and @HereReedThis for this great interview to kick off WHCD Weekend: https://t.co/FaA9UfrkrH

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 27 - 10:22pm
New: Two sources familiar with the matter tell me President Biden will announce his request for a new supplemental aid package for Ukraine when he speaks at 10:45 am tomorrow. The price tag is expected to be robust but so far no word on the exact amount.

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 27 - 3:23pm
The latest from @carolelee and our team: https://t.co/Lp1AuH7TYD

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 27 - 3:11pm
New on Vice President Harris who tested positive for COVID yesterday: A WH official says the Vice President remains asymptomatic. She is feeling good and has been in touch with staff and working. We are taking all necessary steps to ensure her continued health.

Kristen Welker
2 months ago:   Friday Apr 8 - 5:30pm
Tonight on @NBCNightlyNews - I spoke with three young law students who told me why Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation is personal. Hear why they are inspired by this historic moment. https://t.co/mlGj0BSmG9


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Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 6:44pm
Congratulations to @craigmelvin for an amazing run on msnbc and a beautiful goodbye. See you every morning on @TODAYshow! https://t.co/GUyAjqvcQi

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 26 - 1:29pm
RT @mikememoli: "Be not afraid" -- the nation's second Catholic president begins address in Poland by quoting first Polish pope, John Paul II

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 26 - 8:46am
It was a powerful experience to meet with refugees who are at the center of this crisis. They are calling on the world not to look away. Here’s our report and how you can help. https://t.co/DRlieYl2u0

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 24 - 9:36am
RT @TODAYshow: President Biden is joining other NATO leaders at an emergency summit over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. @kwelkernbc has the latest. https://t.co/LAUgHw7cxg


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Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 24 - 6:48am
New and coming up on @TODAYshow: A source familiar with the administration’s thinking says today the United States is expected to announce plans to welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians and others fleeing. This will be done through a full range of pathways. More details to come

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 22 - 9:11pm
News on the president’s high-stakes trip to Europe from ⁦@ckubeNBC⁩, ⁦@carolelee⁩, ⁦@JoshNBCNews⁩ and myself: Biden weighs plans for more troops in Eastern Europeans https://t.co/XudCmz7RhO

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 22 - 9:20am
Judge Jackson tells the Senate Judiciary Committee: “I agree with Justice Barrett.” (Barrett told the committee she doesn’t have an opinion on what’s called “court packing,” or adding Justices to the bench.)

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Sunday Mar 20 - 9:34pm
RT @alivitali: Confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson kick off tomorrow. White House sources tell me & @kwelkernbc the WH Counsel’s office has led the nominee’s prep process, which has included mock hearings. She’s also already met w/ dozens of senators. (1/X)

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 3:12pm
When pressed by @JacquiHeinrich about whether Putin is a war criminal, president Biden initially said “no,” turned back around and asked her to repeat the question and revised his answer: “Oh, I think he is a war criminal.”

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 2:19pm
President Biden’s answer when I asked what it would take to send the MiGs President Zelenskyy has asked for: “I’m not going to comment on that right now. I’m not going to comment on anything other than what I’ve told you today.”

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 9:27am
.@GarrettHaake reports from colleagues in the room, you could hear a pin drop and some lawmakers wiped away tears as Zekenskyy played a video of the horrors that have unfolded in his country.

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 9:21am
President Zelenskyy: “to be the leader of the world means to be the leader of peace”

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 9:15am
In an emotional plea, Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy invokes Pearl Harbor and 9-11 in calling for more help from the U.S. and President Biden. “I have a dream …” Zelenskyy says as he asks for more military support and a no-fly zone.

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Monday Mar 14 - 1:56pm
Great a Scoop by ⁦@carolelee⁩, ⁦@mikememoli⁩ and ⁦@JoshNBCNews⁩ White House considering possible Biden trip to Europe https://t.co/3ZCliSOxXH

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 12 - 9:57am
Please take a moment to read this powerful essay by my dear friend and colleague ⁦@carolelee⁩. I’m so proud of her for sharing her story. NBC's Carol Lee Shares Update After Harrowing Birth Experience https://t.co/jQCCgoLMPE

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 12 - 8:56am
Please take a moment to watch @carolelee’s story - I’m so proud of her and Ryan for speaking out about Monty, Hudson and their beautiful family! https://t.co/uunBmplwrG

Kristen Welker
3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 8 - 5:14pm
.⁦@carolelee⁩ and I report on the shift in the president’s message on Putin: Behind the White House's messaging shift on gas prices https://t.co/hFvuUyJqp3

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 3 - 11:29am
On @MSNBC just now, Marc Short tells @PeterAlexander “We had concerns about the legal counsel the President was receiving and we’ve expressed those concerns.”

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 1 - 10:08am
A source familiar with the matter says tonight at SOTU the President will highlight his nomination of Judge Jackson, her deep qualifications, and that she is a jurist in the mold of Justice Breyer. Source says she’s not expected to attend.

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Saturday Feb 26 - 9:15am
RT @TODAYshow: .@ErinNBCNews is on the road in Ukraine after leaving Kyiv this morning. The correspondent reports on scenes of civilians "getting ready for war" as Russian forces invade the country. https://t.co/5i51ydgE9c


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Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Saturday Feb 26 - 9:13am
On @TODAYshow, @PeterAlexander turns the camera on iconic White House photographer @dougmillsnyt. It’s a must see! https://t.co/RvVFRiNAOK

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Thursday Feb 24 - 10:09pm
Source familiar with the process confirms this @cnn scoop. @POTUS has long said he’ll make a decision by the end of the month…White House says he’s on track to meet that deadline. https://t.co/3SR3h2lAPL

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 23 - 9:28am
Noah - your future is looking bright — can’t wait to watch you shine! @PeterAlexander @TODAYshow https://t.co/BsdtkfrFrY

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 22 - 2:25pm
Just now speaking from the White House @POTUS on Russia’s actions: “this is the beginning of a Russian invasion”

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 22 - 11:29am
More from ⁦@carolelee⁩, ⁦@PeterAlexander⁩ and myself on WH calling Russia’s actions an “invasion.” White House says Russia has invaded Ukraine, triggering stiff sanctions https://t.co/KELuYDiKsN

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 22 - 9:11am
The Biden Administration is now calling Russia’s actions “an invasion.” Deputy NSA Jon Finer told CNN: “An invasion is an invasion and that is what is underway.”

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Monday Feb 21 - 5:38pm
Two sources familiar with the process tell me, @mikememoli and @carolelee interviews for the next Supreme Court nominee are underway. These sources say POTUS is still on track to announce his pick by the end of the month.

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Friday Feb 18 - 5:02pm
In response to a question @POTUS says for the first time he believes Putin has mad a decision to invade Ukraine.

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 16 - 6:30pm
Senior Administration Official on Russian claims it’s withdrawing troops from the border with Ukraine: “We now know it was false. In fact …in the last several days, Russia has increased its troop presence along the…border by as many as 7,000 troops, with some arriving today.”

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 15 - 3:35pm
Speaking on Ukraine @POTUS says a Russian invasion of Ukraine remains “distinctly possible” but said there is still a diplomatic path.

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Saturday Feb 12 - 9:22am
Thank you to @curldc for teaching me and @PeterAlexander how to Curl! We loved it and we’ll be cheering for all the Olympians during this second week of the games! https://t.co/SOFddTegGI

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Friday Feb 4 - 1:45pm
I’m so proud of @carolelee for sharing her story - I’m in awe of her strength and of Baby Monty’s. This is a must read. https://t.co/xWjv7F9azn

Kristen Welker
4 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 2 - 6:27pm
A White House official tells NBC News, @SenSchumer met with @potus and they discussed the Supreme Court.   It was a part of the president’s continued consultations with members to get their advice as he works to chose a nominee.

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Sunday Jan 23 - 9:09am
The latest polling from ⁦@NBCNews⁩ - join ⁦@chucktodd⁩ on ⁦@MeetThePress⁩ where we’ll break down what the numbers mean for the president and his party. 'Downhill,' 'divisive': Americans sour on nation's direction in new NBC News poll https://t.co/8fHAnkCqcX

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Thursday Jan 20 - 7:22pm
Our report for ⁦@NBCNightlyNews⁩: Black voters in South Carolina voice frustration with Biden's first year in office https://t.co/3csgUktfHs

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 18 - 3:24pm
We’ve all been there @somaratheodore ! You handled it like a pro. Glad you’re okay and we can laugh about it! https://t.co/KXO0PgAVQi

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 18 - 7:02am
The White House is planning a new strategy as @POTUS enters his second year in office. The latest from @carolelee, @mikememoli and myself: https://t.co/Xc808hr8Jk

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Saturday Jan 15 - 9:01am
RT @BillHenleyUSA: Sunrise today, January 15, 2022 at 07:20AM. Right now it's 14°. Have a great day!

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Monday Jan 10 - 10:12am
Great scoop by ⁦⁦@KellyO⁩: Former 'American Idol' Clay Aiken makes second bid for Congress https://t.co/OgmIcbO6aN

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Saturday Jan 8 - 10:22am
.@PeterAlexander and I swim with the Sharks on @TODAYshow! It was the most extraordinary experience- take a look: https://t.co/kACDhUmL5T

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Friday Jan 7 - 11:55am
When asked by @PeterAlexander if Covid is here to stay, @POTUS said: “no I don’t believe Covid is here to stay.” He added “the new normal is not going to be what it is now, it’s going to be better.”

Kristen Welker
5 months ago:   Thursday Jan 6 - 9:35am
In his speech marking January 6th @POTUS squarely blames his predecessor for the attack. “He’s not just the former president, he’s a defeated former president.”

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Saturday Dec 25 - 9:20am
Merry Christmas from our family to yours! https://t.co/HBwmyNiLTy

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Thursday Dec 23 - 11:07am
The latest from me, ⁦@sahilkapur⁩ & ⁦@albamonica⁩: Biden faces legacy-defining challenge in salvaging his Build Back Better bill https://t.co/FygDmEIOG8

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Saturday Dec 18 - 2:05pm
More from ⁦@KellyO⁩: Biden to address omicron variant in Tuesday speech, unveil new steps to help communities https://t.co/ZDHotakoTQ

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Saturday Dec 18 - 1:59pm
NEW from @KellyO: https://t.co/H2nFqAlizV

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Thursday Dec 9 - 8:08am
The latest from our team on the Russia/ Ukraine crisis: Biden team weighs unprecedented sanctions against Russia over Ukraine https://t.co/8qflopVX3a

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 8 - 11:10am
Two White House officials tell me and @PeterAlexander, @POTUS told Putin in their video call: “One nation can’t force another nation to change its border; one nation cannot tell another to change its politics; and nations can’t tell others who they can work with.”

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 7 - 4:04pm
In the WH briefing moments ago @PressSec said @POTUS will veto the CRA, should it reach his desk. https://t.co/186qh0AY8Y

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 7 - 2:00pm
Sending so much love, adoration and respect to my friend and colleague @SheinelleJones on this important project. Thank you for highlighting a topic near and dear to my own heart, and to so many others, with such grace and compassion. I can’t wait to watch! https://t.co/RBPvuoQNhR

Kristen Welker
6 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 7 - 1:50pm
Congratulations @Yamiche ! We are so excited and fortunate to have you! https://t.co/lw67QZ76qh

Kristen Welker
7 months ago:   Saturday Nov 27 - 10:22am
On @TODAYshow, Dr. Anthony Fauci told @PeterAlexander he “would not be surprised” if the new Omicron variant is already in the U.S.

Kristen Welker
7 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 9 - 2:10pm
Congratulations to my friend @HallieJackson ! Can’t wait to watch ! https://t.co/quVDxLIaOX

Kristen Welker
7 months ago:   Friday Nov 5 - 5:42pm
Happy Birthday to your “Grandma Faye!” She’s my hero! https://t.co/7iReKkJ24l

Kristen Welker
7 months ago:   Friday Nov 5 - 9:58am
Huge congratulations to @PeterAlexander and @SheinelleJones! They are both so deserving! https://t.co/8ThOzqoBw3

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 2 - 3:27pm
In Scotland @PeterAlexander presses @POTUS on whether @Sen_JoeManchin will support BBB. POTUS’ response: “I believe Joe will be there.”

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Saturday Oct 30 - 5:15pm
Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, emailed Sens. Murray and Gillibrand to thank them for pushing for paid family leave and to urge them to keep fighting, according to officials in both Senate offices.

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Friday Oct 29 - 12:26pm
I am so proud of these superstars who are also dear friends- huge congratulations ⁦@KellyO⁩ NBC & ⁦@elysepg⁩: News Promotes Kelly O’Donnell to Senior White House Correspondent https://t.co/HjDFGi98d5

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Thursday Oct 28 - 5:02pm
We will all miss @GeoffRBennett - he is an incredible colleague, reporter and friend. I’m so excited for his next chapter!! Congratulations, Geoff! https://t.co/E8BnB0mFad

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 26 - 9:24am
Looking forward to joining @chucktodd on election night on @NBCNewsNow. Hope you’ll join us! https://t.co/yx3WS95jgR

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 26 - 9:22am
RT @richardhudock: .@kwelkernbc joins @chucktodd at the anchor desk next Tuesday as @NBCNewsNow tracks the consequential elections happening across the country, including the Va. gubernatorial race. This is the first of several specials in the lead up to the 2022 midterms. https://t.co/DmpwDtkiE1

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 12:22pm
.@POTUS met with Sen. Manchin at the White House today- one of several meetings with Dems today on the reconciliation bill. Still no deal in sight.

Kristen Welker
8 months ago:   Saturday Oct 9 - 8:47am
Check out this great piece on mountain biking by @PeterAlexander on @TODAYshow! https://t.co/OzcMdo00Yg

Kristen Welker
9 months ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 9:01am
Thank you to my @TODAYshow family and @PeterAlexander for the warmest welcome back to the show. And thank you to my loves, Margot and John for being with me on a big day! https://t.co/9FrYS612Dz

Kristen Welker
9 months ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 10:10am
Thank you to my @TODAYshow family for the most beautiful welcome back to work and for celebrating baby Margot! https://t.co/aYSQhZWVLs

Kristen Welker
9 months ago:   Thursday Sep 30 - 5:22pm
Thank you, @EmaBlonde and @people, for beautifully capturing the excitement John and I had when meeting our baby girl for the first time. I'll see you all back on #WeekendTODAY this Saturday but, until then, I'm soaking up every last moment here at home. https://t.co/iOHAjfsone

Kristen Welker
9 months ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 3:14pm
Congratulations to ⁦@albamonica & ⁦@merica⁩ - this baby hit the parent jackpot! Margot cannot wait to meet her new bestie: @NBC News' Monica Alba announces she is pregnant https://t.co/REt65k2DDL

Kristen Welker
9 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 8 - 10:04am
In the wake of 9/11, hundreds of people recorded their stories. 20 years later, these same voices return. @MSNBC_Films and @peacockTV present “Memory Box: Echoes of 9/11,” a @Yard44Films & @NBCNewsStudios production. Watch tonight at 10pET on @MSNBC and @peacockTV. #MemoryBox https://t.co/ogZQgKZo1I


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Kristen Welker
12 months ago:   Tuesday Jul 6 - 12:49pm
Thank you @GrowGen for all you do to make dreams come true! We’re so grateful for you! https://t.co/chUxsVPsN0

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Monday Jun 28 - 1:48pm
Our hearts are broken. We are all mourning today: Producer Ric Romo, beloved member of the TODAY family, dies https://t.co/jrhmBH5zid

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Saturday Jun 26 - 2:56pm
Thank you to my @TODAYshow family for the amazing welcome for Margot Lane! https://t.co/fCAQ0GcqxN

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 6:19pm
Thank you to my @TODAYshow family for the best welcome Margot could ever ask for — we are filled with joy and gratitude! https://t.co/IaaPtMPP8X

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Saturday May 29 - 9:47am
Thank you to ⁦@TODAYshow, ⁦@PeterAlexander⁩, ⁦@DylanDreyerNBC, and my mom for the best send off ever! See everyone in a few months! Kristen Welker’s mom shares her best parenting advice. https://t.co/hktOhyw9cU

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Friday May 28 - 7:36pm
Thank you @albamonica for being such a treasured friend and for the most stunning flowers. I’m so grateful. One more show on @TODAYshow Saturday with @PeterAlexander - thank you for all the love! https://t.co/E4SU8O4hKv

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Thursday May 27 - 2:12pm
@dougmillsnyt does it again - capturing history in motion. https://t.co/IJYIq4GwwV

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Thursday May 27 - 10:57am
Thank you to my @TODAYshow family for the warm wishes! So grateful to @SavannahGuthrie, @hodakotb, @craigmelvin, @DylanDreyerNBC & @lastcallcd for celebrating this moment! https://t.co/YVlBguHyOn

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 3:18pm
@NBCNews has confirmed this good scoop by @AprilDRyan https://t.co/IgPeBhsyeV

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Friday May 21 - 5:07pm
Senior Admin official tells @NBCNews: President Biden will host members of the Floyd family at the White House next Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of his death.

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 7:35pm
Sources familiar tell @NBCNews, with Congress unlikely to pass the George Floyd bill by next week, the WH is considering inviting negotiators to the WH and/or possibly Civil Rights leaders. No final decisions made about how @POTUS will mark the anniversary of Floyd’s death.

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Monday May 17 - 1:47pm
When pressed by @mikememoli on the crisis in the Middle East, @POTUS says he will speak with @netanyahu later today.

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Saturday May 15 - 10:05am
Thank you to @TODAYshow for the ability to highlight thechallenges of infertility. Also, a huge thank you to these families for speaking out and providing great advice to others. https://t.co/EXwiuC1oQF

Kristen Welker
1 year ago:   Tuesday May 11 - 10:05am
This is the best news - huge congratulations to @DylanDreyerNBC !!! You’re already such a super mom - can’t wait for your new addition! https://t.co/F6VkJ9SSXq