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Peter Alexander
2 days ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 8:31am
Those 16 "cities," the President refers to, are as follows: California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Hawaii Illinois Maine Maryland Michigan Minnesota Nevada New Jersey New Mexico New York Oregon Virginia https://t.co/f63HmDOpFq

Peter Alexander
5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 7:38pm
NEW: Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration for US ambassador to the United Nations.

Peter Alexander
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 11:19am
Trump, responding to my question, concedes there’s no national emergency to justify building his wall: “I didn’t need to do this... I just want to do it faster.” That answer will complicate his legal case.

Peter Alexander
6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 10:44am
Per Trump, there’s a national emergency on the border... but he begins Rose Garden remarks talking about China, North Korea, etc.

Peter Alexander
1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 3:10pm
SIREN: McConnell says he just spoke to Trump, who said he's willing to sign the border deal & will declare a national emergency at the same time.

Peter Alexander
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 10:59pm
When I walked into today’s Cabinet meeting as the pooler, Trump pointed at me and said: “He didn’t talk about crowd size last night,” adding sarcastically, “I’m shocked.” https://t.co/sVVLyvmkCl

Peter Alexander
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 4:23pm
Sarah Sanders: “President Trump condemns all acts of violence against any individual or group of people - including members of the press. We ask that anyone attending an event do so in a peaceful and respectful manner."

Peter Alexander
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 12:51pm
I asked Trump if the Mueller report should be made public? He didn’t respond, but nodded, disapprovingly, at my question.

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 3:34pm
JUST IN: House Intel Chair Adam Schiff responds: “If the president is worried about our hiring any former administration people, maybe he should work on being a better employer.” https://t.co/eox5QUyeWW

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 9:23am
"I will never let you down," Trump promises attendees at the National Prayer Breakfast.

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 10:23pm
RT @MarleeMatlin: Sometimes you see the most unexpected people at the salon. #Nowords https://t.co/KGYfgvJa0s


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Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 9:41am
House Intel Cmte announces Michael Cohen’s closed-door testimony postponed until February 28th... the same day Trump meets with Kim Jung Un in Vietnam.

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Feb 5 - 9:21pm
“We must reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution — and embrace the boundless potential of cooperation, compromise and the common good." - President Trump

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Feb 2 - 11:29am
NEW: A spokeswoman for Gov @RalphNortham says he will *not* be resigning at today’s 230p press conference. Northam told a VA state senator it’s *not* him in the offensive photo.

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Feb 2 - 11:04am
JUST IN: Trump is playing a round of golf with Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, per WH.

Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Feb 2 - 10:22am
RT @Trevornoah: I only cried twice watching this video https://t.co/erb8FgerQl


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Peter Alexander
2 weeks ago:   Friday Feb 1 - 6:23pm
NEW: Full Northam statement: “I am deeply sorry for the decision I made to appear as I did in this photo and for the hurt that decision caused then and now.” https://t.co/ebmgshr4cJ


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Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 31 - 4:08pm
RT @strickdc: NEW: @RepDonBeyer and @RepTedLieu just wrote the White House asking for Jared #Kushner's security clearance to be revoked citing @NBCNews @NBCInvestigates @KenDilanianNBC @PeterAlexander https://t.co/XcxaJaHz5d


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Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 31 - 1:28pm
RT @Tom_Winter: NBC News Exclusive: "Whistleblower" in White House security clearance office gets suspended less than a week after @strickdc and @PeterAlexander story about Jared Kushner's clearance issues. Latest here: https://t.co/z7XwuoEHEu

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 31 - 12:54pm
RT @albamonica: Being a campaign embed was the best. If you're interested in an extremely eye-opening, grueling and worthwhile experience on the trail in 2020, apply here: https://t.co/9GZ0TDRDYv

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 5:17pm
A Schultz advisor responds: “Mistakes happen. We’re not trying to contribute to the toxicity of the debate.” https://t.co/AOuqgbidR3

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 4:14pm
Sarah Sanders to CBN: “I think God calls all of us to fill different roles at different times & I think that he wanted Donald Trump to become president.”

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 9:03am
This should make the only item on the President's schedule today -- his intelligence briefing -- very interesting. https://t.co/PMucmEMvur

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 8:05am
Trump declared victory in December: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria." Trump today contradicts that claim: "Caliphate will soon be destroyed." https://t.co/5MWNrtvRxa

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 8:14pm
A heckler interrupts Howard Schultz’s opening remarks at a NYC bookstore tonight, yelling: “Don’t help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire asshole.”

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 4:48pm
RT @MarieKondo: Well if this isn't a #MotivationMonday post, I don't know what is! 👏✨💛 https://t.co/qMwqzwTbHR

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 2:35pm
Rush Limbaugh, on January 7: “We are very fortunate the guy (Trump) does not cave.”

Peter Alexander
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 1:45pm
Question for the President: How can you cast this as anything other than a wasted five weeks of (financial) pain for Americans caused by you?

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 9:28pm
RT @KenDilanianNBC: Exclusive: Career security specialists rejected Kushner for top secret clearance but were overruled, from @strickdc, @peteralexander and me https://t.co/pitDOPlhse

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 8:15pm
RT @NBCInvestigates: EXCLUSIVE from @strickdc @KenDilanianNBC and @PeterAlexander Watch @allinwithchris for more. https://t.co/heGkrmO1eU

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 4:41pm
WH says Trump is demanding “a large down payment on the wall” before he would agree to a 3-week short-term spending bill to reopen the government. McConnell and Schumer meeting now to see whether they can work out of the deadlock.

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 4:34pm
BREAKING: Unexpectedly, the press pool just got called to gather. Trump wants to say something.

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 3:29pm
🥶🥶🥶 https://t.co/ZAzdjHCBDW

Peter Alexander
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 23 - 3:00pm
Trump fires back at Michael Cohen, "I would say he's been threatened by the truth," responding to Cohen's assertion that he's indefinitely postponing testimony due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. Giuliani.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 22 - 1:02pm
A senior administration official tells me Rudy Giuliani's recent comments about the Russia inquiry are “not helping” & is questioning why Giuliani keeps going on TV: “If nothing good can come of it, don’t do it.”

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 22 - 10:15am
Pompeo in satellite video to Davos: "It should not go unnoticed that we’ve also defeated the ISIS Caliphate in Syria and Iraq... There’s a lot more work to do, and with your help, I know we’ll achieve it."

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 20 - 4:41pm
Get some rest and feel better soon, @kasie. https://t.co/Z5inO8D7uA

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 20 - 4:22pm
Actually, it was 38 years ago, not 40... when Reagan was president, not Carter. https://t.co/B1YraOw0Sx

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 9:50am
@IrishTomS When possible, I fly. The only hour each week, my phone is off and no one can reach me!

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 10:59am
More WH response to Pelosi's charge: "The idea we would leak anything that would put the safety and security of any American at risk is a flat out lie.” (2/2)

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 10:59am
WH responds to Pelosi's charge: "When the Speaker of the House and about 20 others from Capitol Hill decide to book their own commercial flights to Afghanistan, the world is going to find out." (1/2)

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Friday Jan 18 - 10:06am
From Brett McGurk, the just-departed US envoy to the ISIS fight: "Trump said he beat ISIS. Instead, he’s giving it new life." https://t.co/WY15ojAmOj

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 6:11pm
BREAKING: Trump cancels Davos delegation, per Sarah Sanders, "out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 4:14pm
Hoyer: “I think the President’s actions were petty, mean-spirited and beneath the President of the United States.”

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 2:15pm
NEW: Trump responds to Pelosi: “I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed,” calling it a “public relations event.” https://t.co/GM7tzNGJDR


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Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 10:53am
NEW: Giuliani looks to clarify his comments from last night because, he says, they were “misinterpreted”: https://t.co/J8oHI2qWL6


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Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 6:25pm
RT @RichardEngel: Trump used to say, often, he’d never telegraph his war plans or US troop movements because it could help ISIS. But in Syria he’s doing just that, often. ISIS, knowing US forces are leaving, may be trying to show with today’s attack it’s not defeated.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 3:13pm
Pence, this morning (hours after Americans killed in deadly Syria blast): "The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated," Pence, this afternoon: "We will never allow the remnants of ISIS to reestablish their evil and murderous caliphate."

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 1:11pm
"We've been planning for this for months, as we always do. It didn't start up 29 days ago," the official said. (2/2)

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 1:11pm
Secret Service is fully ready to offer full protection during the #SOTU, a sr. law enforcement official tells @petewilliamsnbc. "It's a no-fail mission," the official says. Though USSS personnel are not being paid, the intelligence & protection functions are fully staffed. (1/2)

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 11:44am
3-2-1 Contact. https://t.co/svMIAPwvgx

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 10:53am
"The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated," Pence says in speech to diplomats, hours after ISIS claims responsibility for a deadly blast in Syria, blamed for multiple US casualties.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 8:40am
In 2014, Trump touted King as a "special guy, a smart person, with really the right views on almost everything." Their ideologies are so in sync, Trump said, "We don't have to compare notes." 2/2 https://t.co/l67Hml47vb https://t.co/RRdP360qDF

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 8:39am
When I asked whether Trump supports the House's condemnation of Steve King, Sarah Sanders called his racist comments "abhorrent." Adding: "The Republican leadership unlike Democrats have actually taken action when their members have said outrageous & inappropriate things." 1/2

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 15 - 12:06pm
Sarah Sanders says Trump invited Democrats & Republicans for lunch at the White House today to discuss the shutdown stalemate, but all of the D’s turned him down: “Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend,” Sanders says.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Saturday Jan 12 - 11:12am
RT @PhilipRucker: It seems the president was watching @PeterAlexander, @kwelkernbc and me talk on @TODAYshow this morning about the lack of a strategy in the White House to end what is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history https://t.co/FKfEXtCMVV

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 1:37pm
The World Economic Forum in Davos doesn’t start until 12 days from now. Bad sign for furloughed/unpaid federal workers. https://t.co/tAysWeNfvV

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 10:42am
RT @CarrieNBCNews: In a March 2016 memo outlining how he'd compel Mexico to pay, the Trump campaign wrote "It's an easy decision for Mexico. Make a one-time payment of $5-10 billion to ensure that $24 billion continues to flow into their country year after year." https://t.co/CDbpfgglbg https://t.co/W4z0gO6gfM

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 7:15am
RT @TODAYshow: “The President’s scripted remarks last night offering almost nothing new, declaring a growing humanitarian and national security crisis.” @peteralexander reports on President Trump’s first Oval Office address https://t.co/jnViLWs28u


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Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 9:12pm
Same speech, new setting.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 10:43am
BREAKING: Democratic leaders Pelosi & Schumer to deliver tonight's response to Trump's address on border crisis and government shutdown.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 2:26pm
RT @KellyO: My question to the president, “Can you relate to the pain of federal workers who can’t pay their bills?” Pres. Trump:”I can relate...”. Watch: https://t.co/WJCBHZQ15x


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Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Dec 25 - 11:05am
“It’s a disgrace what’s happening in this country, but other than that, I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas!” - President Trump, asked by reporters about Mueller, in the Oval Office this morning

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Dec 25 - 7:48am
@suzedonahue @NBCNightlyNews Thanks, Sue. SuitSupply.

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Tuesday Dec 25 - 7:45am
RT @PeterAlexander: What the holidays are all about! RT to spread the spirit. I promise it’s worth a watch. https://t.co/jQHotAQDAH

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Monday Dec 24 - 8:06pm
What the holidays are all about! RT to spread the spirit. I promise it’s worth a watch. https://t.co/jQHotAQDAH

Peter Alexander
1 month ago:   Monday Dec 24 - 6:28pm
Anchoring @NBCNightlyNews... now. Hope you’ll join us.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 11:38am
RT @APDiploWriter: “#US envoy to anti-IS coalition quits over Trump's #Syria move” https://t.co/vxM8lH7OxT

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 21 - 10:25am
Trump, last week: "I am proud to shut down the government for border security... So I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not going to blame you for it." https://t.co/2MsrSRRSgl

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 21 - 9:47am
To be clear, Putin praised Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria and America's Defense Secretary opposed it. https://t.co/7QvaWWNQLB

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 21 - 8:15am
RT @alex_mallin: Read this exchange between @PeterAlexander and @PressSec on Syria. Sanders says "the idea that Putin is happy about this is ridiculous" (he said he was) and endorses concept it will make Russia have to "do more in the region." https://t.co/Qrv718Iber


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 9:37pm
RT @RichardEngel: A sr military official told me US special forces troops distraught, upset, morally disturbed by having to tell their kurdish allies in Syria that, because of orders, their promises of defense won’t be kept.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 6:28pm
Last fall, Corker said three men — Tillerson, Mattis & Kelly — “help separate our country from chaos.” By February, all three will be gone.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 5:54pm
A senior U.S. national security official to @JoshNBCNews: “Wheels are coming off.”

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 1:25pm
BREAKING: Speaker Ryan reports Trump says he told GOP lawmakers he won’t sign short-term spending bill passed by Senate.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 11:21am
NEW: WH announces Trump meeting with House GOP at noon re: short-term spending bill. Sanders: "At this moment, the President does not want to go further without border security, which includes steel slats or a wall. The President is continuing to weigh his options.”

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 20 - 8:14am
Trump shifting explanations for troops withdrawal. Yesterday: We've "defeated" ISIS in Syria. Today: We'll leave it to others to fight ISIS there. https://t.co/DHmJXPo4oK

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Sunday Dec 16 - 12:14pm
RT @Edelman11: In Remembrance.  בזיכרון עץ חיים #StrongerThanHate Joyce Feinberg Richard Gottfried Rose Mallinger Jerry Rabinowitz Cecil Rosenthal David Rosenthal Bernice Simon Sylvan Simon Daniel Stein Melvin Wax Irving Younger 🎨 @MACHE275 🙏 @CJPBoston 🇮🇱 https://t.co/PUUszklkUz


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Saturday Dec 15 - 10:57am
Thanks for joining us, @PhilipRucker. As always, sharp analysis & insights. https://t.co/p4hUnty0Ue

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 12 - 4:15pm
RT @KenDilanianNBC: Wow: The National Enquirer's parent company has admitted to prosecutors that it made the $150,000 payment in "concert with" the Trump campaign "in order to ensure that the woman did not publicize damaging allegations about the candidate before the 2016 presidential election."

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 12 - 12:29pm
NEW: Lanny Davis, an advisor to Michael Cohen, tells me Cohen "will some day be appearing like John Dean before a congressional committee on national TV and he will tell the full truth about Donald Trump."

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 11 - 3:51pm
Pelosi, speaking to Democrats behind closed doors, about today’s Oval Office meeting & the President’s insistence on a border wall: “It’s like a manhood thing for him... as if manhood could ever be associated with him.” h/t @AlexNBCNews

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 11 - 1:06pm
RT @mitchellreports: .@PeterAlexander: All Americans feel like Mike Pence right there sitting there speechless as he watched it play out as he held a smile on his face #AMR

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Sunday Dec 9 - 7:54pm
In a single sentence, a source close to the president sums up Trump’s challenge in trying to lure a new chief of staff: “History has already predetermined the next guy’s fate.”

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 6:13pm
RT @JoshNBCNews: MANAFORT filing: Special counsel says he lied about: 1) His interactions with Kilimnik 2) Kilimnik's participation in count 2 of superseding information 3) wire transfer to firm working for Manafort 4) another DOJ investigation 5) His contacts with administration officials

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 6:08pm
To be clear, the court documents released regarding Michael Cohen do NOT use the word "conspiracy," nor do they name the president as an unindicted co-conspirator.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 5:11pm
If I read this correctly, prosecutors are accusing Trump of conspiracy, a felony, as it relates to Cohen committing campaign finance violations “at the direction” of Trump. https://t.co/u2rzmPprKK

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 5:06pm
🚨“ In particular, and as Cohen himself has now admitted, with respect to both payments, he acted in coordination with and at the direction of Individual-1. As a result of Cohen’s actions, neither woman spoke to the press prior to the election.”

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 3:26pm
Trump on Tillerson, then and now: From “world class player and dealmaker” to “dumb as a rock” in two years flat. https://t.co/hWFA54knCp


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 3:23pm
Trump on Tillerson, then and now: Then: “His tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics make him an excellent choice for Secretary of State." (12/2016) Now: “He was dumb as a rock and I couldn’t get rid of him fast enough.” I think that went well. https://t.co/eOTRP1pDlY

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 7:58am
Trump says he doesn’t know conspiracy theorist (and prominent “birther”) Jerome Corsi. Last month, Corsi told @NBCNews he had phone records that show he and Trump spoke 4 or 5 times in March, April & May of 2011, in conversations that lasted 20 to 30 minutes. https://t.co/e2xJIERiQk

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 6 - 8:14pm
Multiple sources familiar with the decision tell me President Trump is expected to announce Heather Nauert as UN Ambassador Friday.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Thursday Dec 6 - 1:38pm
My @TODAYshow Confidential debut @SIRIUSXM right now. Give us a call: 855-355-4789. https://t.co/7Ca9UxXmpe


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 11:05pm
Thanks for saying hello, Carly! See you on the casino floor. https://t.co/9ulylXtPPk

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 8:18pm
@mspeier1 @joe_manniello Thanks for the feedback. I found it classy that the entire Bush family returned to the Capitol, during their period of mourning, and shook hands/thanked every single person there, many of them strangers, who had come to pay their respects.

Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 5 - 7:13am
Gorgeous sunrise over the National Cathedral as Washington prepares to bid farewell to 41. @TODAYshow https://t.co/HzKwE88mP4


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 7:44pm
Class act: Bush 43, returning to the Capitol Rotunda to pay tribute to 41 & thank well-wishers, picked up Brittan Collett of Tampa’s 5 month-old daughter, Sienna and posed for this pic. https://t.co/jyAF1FOUQZ


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 4:42pm
RT @NBCNightlyNews: Americans have made their way to the Capitol Rotunda to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush. Tonight on @NBCNightlyNews, @PeterAlexander speaks with Neil Bush about the remembrances and tributes to his father. https://t.co/SYCcEsovDn


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 4:41pm
Trump pats George W Bush on the back as the Trumps arrive at the presidential guesthouse to visit with Bush family. https://t.co/SZyui9kWrs


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Peter Alexander
2 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 9:38am
The clearest Biden has been on his possible intent to run in 2020. https://t.co/TvUxrgw4bE