Peter Alexander 4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 5:09pm NEW: @PressSec tells me, given the latest CDC guidance and data from the DC Health Department, the White House is telling all staff – in spite of their being vaccinated – they must again wear masks indoors on campus, beginning today. Peter Alexander 4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 10:47am RT @haleytalbotnbc: As we hear the powerful stories from officers on Jan 6 can’t help but think of the entire USCP force, including those that lost their lives as a result of that day.
As you walk around the Capitol today officers are glued to the hearing, watching their colleagues testify. https://t.co/ljw2Br7tk3
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 27 - 9:33am RT @NBCNewsPR: NOW: @PeterAlexander anchors an @NBCNews Special Report as the first public hearing by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6th Capitol riot is set to begin. Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 16 - 5:02pm JUST IN: @Facebook responds to Biden (“They’re killing people”) re: COVID misinformation: “The facts show Facebook is helping save lives. Period.”
Full statement here. https://t.co/5bj7mwuI4J
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 2:53pm President Biden: "The big lie is just that... a BIG lie." Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jul 13 - 1:57pm WH clarifies that they have no guidance whether President Biden will meet with Texas legislators. Deleted earlier tweet. https://t.co/jkve4L4Jy0
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Friday Jul 9 - 8:00pm RT @NBCNightlyNews: 14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde, well known for her record-breaking skills on the basketball court, has become the first African-American champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The winning word was “murraya.”
@PeterAlexander shares her story. https://t.co/9nwpwYtTC6 Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 7 - 6:03pm RT @TODAYshow: It was 25 years ago this month that TWA Flight 800 exploded minutes after takeoff from New York’s JFK Airport, killing all 230 people onboard. Now the wreckage from that crash, which helped teach valuable safety lessons, is to be destroyed. @PeterAlexander reports. https://t.co/Ev8P5HGQuG
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 24 - 1:13pm RT @meridithmcgraw: Lol @PeterAlexander: “After many years it looks like Infrastructure Week may finally be here.” Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 24 - 8:17am RT @TODAYshow: “She’s leaving a path for others.”
In his first interview since the inauguration, @SecondGentleman Doug Emhoff speaks with @PeterAlexander about the unique role he sees himself and his wife, Vice President Kamala Harris, playing in Washington. https://t.co/t8aKGHcqgd
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 8:27am RT @NBCNewsPR: JUST ANNOUNCED: Doug Emhoff sits down exclusively with @PeterAlexander in his first interview as Second Gentleman.
Watch tomorrow on @TODAYshow, @NBCNightlyNews, @MSNBC & @NBCNewsNow.
Tune in for a first look tonight on @NBCNightlyNews at 6:30 p.m. ET.
⬇️https://t.co/IiObbHmBvm Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:29am NEW: The first Biden-Putin session (with Blinken and Lavrov) wrapped up after one hour and 33 minutes, per a WH official.
They are now moving into an expanded meeting with additional officials. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 7:34am Notable that today’s talks are on time. Putin - known for gamesmanship and making US presidents wait - made Obama wait for 40 mins at the 2012 G20 summit in Mexico.
Today, Biden didn’t leave his hotel until 6 mins after Putin arrived at summit site. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 6:29am In front of Villa La Grange, the historic Swiss estate that will host today’s Biden-Putin summit, scheduled to start less than an hour from now.
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 10:18am I hope Swiss chocolates count as groceries. https://t.co/pDMooamLDk Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 3:10pm Secretary of State Tony Blinken & Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in the front row, chatting, ahead of President Biden’s NATO news conference. https://t.co/FFv471QDrU
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 2:56pm President Biden is more than 2 hours late to his NATO news conference. No explanation from the White House for the extended delay. https://t.co/SN3JbgH5He
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 6:55am JUST IN: President Biden will hold a *solo press conference after his meeting with Vladimir Putin Wednesday. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 6:24pm NEW: @FLOTUS & Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton will participate in an early childhood education roundtable and tour of a school in Cornwall, England tomorrow. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 10:59am .@FLOTUS with a simple message on the back of her jacket: LOVE.
“We’re bringing love from America… This is a global conference, we’re trying to bring unity across the globe.” https://t.co/pm5khF9fUW
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 11:13am NEW: WH details plan to share first 25M of 80M vaccine doses worldwide:
Nearly 19M thru COVAX to countries in need: Latin America, Caribbean, South & SE Asia, Africa
6M to nations incl. Mexico, Canada, Korea, West Bank & Gaza, Ukraine, Haiti, Iraq, Yemen, UN frontline workers Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 7:15am NEW: The Queen will meet President Biden & First Lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle on Sunday, June 13, per Buckingham Palace. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 7:28am Free beer!
Anheuser-Busch announces its biggest beer giveaway in history: "When we reach the 70% milestone, America, your next round will be on us"
https://t.co/oimXKkTGD2 Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 4:34pm President Biden in Tulsa: “My fellow Americans, this was not a riot, this was a massacre.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 3:51pm NEW: Biden condemns anti-Semitic attacks as "despicable, unconscionable, un-American, and they must stop."
"We cannot allow the toxic combination of hatred, dangerous lies, and conspiracy theories to put our fellow Americans at risk."
https://t.co/nElWiZeJA3 Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 1:55pm First on @nbcnews: Four former Homeland Security secretaries (Ridge, Chertoff, Napolitano & Johnson, who served D’s & R’s) slam today’s Senate vote blocking the creation of a bipartisan, independent Jan 6 commission as “deeply alarming.”
Full statement here: https://t.co/9UmiQTYlIB
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 1:31pm Karine Jean-Pierre @KJP46 becomes the second Black woman in 30 years to lead a White House press briefing. https://t.co/RbiTDDjWqx
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 12:50pm Glad you were there, @SRuhle. Looks like she crushed it! Look forward to seeing you back in the chair @RuhleOnMSNBC tomorrow. https://t.co/sK28v10Wsd Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 10:17am "When they do more evil, I do more Jewish."
A powerful message from Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers on the recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks. https://t.co/JFHNhA2gw3 Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 4:15pm RT @evanvucci: A Marine holds the door as Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, walks into the White House. https://t.co/tbsavLTzcx
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 10:37am RT @GOPLeader: Marjorie is wrong, and her intentional decision to compare the horrors of the Holocaust with wearing masks is appalling.
Let me be clear: the House Republican Conference condemns this language.
My full statement: https://t.co/KnliN3YbJ2 Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 25 - 10:06am BREAKING: President Biden will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Switzerland on June 16, per WH. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Monday May 24 - 6:03pm NEW: Ben Crump tells me tomorrow, on the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, he & the Floyd family will meet with Pelosi and, separately, with senators from both parties, in addition to their WH meeting w Biden.
Their goal: to “keep momentum going” for policing reform. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday May 21 - 9:48pm RT @CBSEveningNews: A woman who nearly died at sea is reuniting with her rescuers after 35 years –– returning to the spot where they pulled her from the water.
@SteveHartmanCBS is “On the Road” with how a woman who lost her family has gained a pair of guardian angels. https://t.co/fHN3Sv0IAYhttps://t.co/GAvZ5qu4Uy
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday May 21 - 5:30pm NEW: Marking the first anniversary of George Floyd’s death next Tuesday, President Biden will host members of the Floyd family at the White House, per a senior administration official.
@kwelkernbc Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday May 20 - 12:05pm VP Harris spoke this morning with Jordan's King Abdullah II about the conflict in the Middle East, a WH official tells @albamonica and me. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 19 - 9:56am In a call this morning, President Biden "conveyed to [Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu] that he expected a significant de-escalation today on the path to a ceasefire," per the White House. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Monday May 17 - 5:23pm Biden spoke with Netanyahu today.
The White House says “the President expressed his support for a ceasefire...”
Full readout here. https://t.co/ibVHCDXHpw
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday May 14 - 3:47pm NEW: Biden has signed an executive order revoking several Trump EOs, including Trump's proposed “National Garden of American heroes," a vast outdoor park that Trump said would feature statues of the “greatest Americans to ever live.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 5:20pm RT @SecGranholm: We just got off the phone with #ColonialPipeline CEO. They are restarting pipeline operations today at ~5pm. More soon. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 1:45pm RT @dougmillsnyt: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after speaking with reporters outside the West Wing following his meeting with President Joe Biden. @GOPLeaderhttps://t.co/ebNLkFVVDs
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday May 12 - 11:54am Biden is heard saying, “Yes,” muffled by shouts, when I asked him if he can trust and work with McCarthy. Deleted last tweet to accurately update it. https://t.co/ylrJ0w9qiJ
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 11 - 12:09pm NEW: Pres Biden is hosting @SenatorSinema at the White House today to discuss the American Jobs Act and the ongoing negotiations in Congress about investing in US infrastructure, per WH. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Saturday May 8 - 4:12pm RT @MichelleObama: This afternoon was a difficult one for our family. We said goodbye to our best friend—Bo—after a battle with cancer. We are grateful for the love you showed him over the years. Please hug the furry members of your family a little closer tonight—and give them a belly rub from us. https://t.co/zOk3SPABsT
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday May 6 - 12:52pm Worth noting: On January 6, Stefanik and Cheney voted against a Republican objection to AZ’s 11 Electoral College votes that the state certified for President-elect Joe Biden. (Stefanik supported the Republican objection in PA.) https://t.co/G7VOPTAfWn Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:33am RT @TODAYshow: With her leadership role in the GOP in jeopardy, Rep. Liz Cheney has written an op-ed for the Washington Post imploring Republicans to turn away from former President Trump’s rhetoric. @PeterAlexander reports. https://t.co/tw1RZoAEfG
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday May 6 - 9:30am ON TAP: Biden will speak today near the Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles, LA.
I'm told he'll be joined by the Republican mayor – who recently wrote an op-ed with the Democratic mayor of Shreveport on the need to the pass the American Jobs Plan – and the Dem LA governor. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 3:29pm On a possible meeting with Putin this summer in Europe, Biden says, “That is my hope and expectation – we’re working on it.” Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Sunday May 2 - 7:36am RT @TODAYshow: “The economy will thrive if we have fair taxes ... But America won’t be just fine if we allow our infrastructure to crumble,” @SecretaryPete tells @PeterAlexander in an exclusive interview on the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan. https://t.co/1kdpcgVeA4
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 5:39pm Just wrapped our interview with @SecretaryPete aboard Amtrak between Raleigh & Greensboro, NC. Discussed infrastructure, jobs, electric cars, Afghanistan withdrawal, his (bike) commute and family life.
Exclusive sit-down tomorrow @TODAYshowhttps://t.co/Tzj6lZNaJ2
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 4:24pm NEW: President Biden will visit former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia on Thursday, a White House official tells NBC News. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Monday Apr 26 - 8:00pm RT @NBCNightlyNews: From the kick-off of his campaign to the start of his presidency, President Biden pledged to unite the county.
@PeterAlexander speaks with Georgia voters about whether they think the president is following through on that promise. https://t.co/Sh8eQRkMwl
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Apr 23 - 11:53am RT @kwelkernbc: After years of really tough infertility struggles, my husband, John, and I are so thrilled to share that, with the help of a surrogate, we will welcome a baby girl and become a family of three in June. https://t.co/s2eqJ8QaK6
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Apr 16 - 9:33am RT @carolelee: Among hundreds of posts in secret Facebook groups for special forces accessed by NBC News: misinformation about a "stolen" 2020 election, racist comments about SecDef Austin & support for QAnon.
w/ @annaschecterhttps://t.co/pNYl0Z6bOe Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Apr 9 - 12:39pm RT @washpressclub: Aspiring Journalists.... Join us today at 1 pm EST for WPCF webinar"THE FIRST 100 DAYS : Covering a White House Transition and the Role of a White House Reporter" with @PeterAlexander@jbendery@jonkarl@anitakumar01@AprilDRyan & @Shawna our amazing panel For link -www.wpcf.org Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 7 - 12:45pm Sad to learn America's oldest Medal of Honor recipient, Charles Coolidge, has died just a few months shy of his 100th birthday.
May he be remembered for his heroism, courage and patriotism.
https://t.co/uOqeJqJ0bC Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 7 - 9:56am RT @TODAYshow: Video showing a frightened 10-year-old boy sobbing and pleading for help from a Texas border patrol agent after he was abandoned by a larger group is adding new urgency to the immigration crisis. @PeterAlexander reports. https://t.co/nG9pRrFFAP
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 6 - 1:08pm "The absolute most important thing in [Officer Billy Evans'] life was his two children, Logan and Abigail... Their dad was their hero long before the tragic events of last week." https://t.co/jW3rucHBRv Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 6 - 9:37am U.S. Capitol police officer William ‘Billy’ Evans, killed in the line of duty last week, will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda next Tuesday, Pelosi and Schumer announce. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Sunday Apr 4 - 2:39pm RT @briannnnf: Jalen Suggs' all-time game-winner against UCLA called by Gonzaga's IMG radio team of Tom Hudson and Adam Morrison (yes, that Adam Morrison): https://t.co/DBtqdFjenL
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Saturday Mar 27 - 10:22am @CapehartJ@kwelkernbc@somaratheodore It’s still unclear. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Friday Mar 26 - 8:52pm RT @TODAYshow: Almost every year, the Kennedy family gives a Profile in Courage Award to honor acts of bravery by public officials. This year’s recipient is Mitt Romney, the only Republican senator who voted to convict during Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in 2020. @PeterAlexander reports. https://t.co/lmyeFGOOdt
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 25 - 2:02pm Biden: “Yes, my plan is to run for re-election.” Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 25 - 11:10am Biden to host his first press conference in the East Room today. I’m told he’s had a pair of tabletop prep sessions - one in West Wing, another in East Wing. https://t.co/ZbbmLTPMHy Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 25 - 8:16am RT @TODAYshow: Today is Medal of Honor Day, when the U.S. honors heroic military service members. Work is underway in Texas to construct a permanent tribute to them in the form of a museum. @PeterAlexander has the details. https://t.co/xUPTtND8MJ
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Saturday Mar 20 - 7:46am RT @TODAYshow: Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the new CDC school guidelines saying, “A number of studies showed ... if children wear masks consistently and you compare children that are at 3 feet versus children that are at 6 feet, there was no difference at all in the infection rate among them.” https://t.co/yBTf35dnar
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Saturday Mar 20 - 6:57am Next on @TODAYshow: Dr. Fauci joins us live for your questions about new CDC guidelines for schools, fears of another wave & whether you’ll need booster shots to combat COVID. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 18 - 11:46am President Biden has ordered that U.S. flags on federal grounds, including at the White House, be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the Atlanta shootings. https://t.co/Mj1p5bpfqX
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 17 - 4:58pm RT @MacFarlaneNews: NEW: Man wanted by US Capitol Police was stopped by Secret Service near Naval Observatory (which houses Vice President's residence)
Police say they found a long gun, a large amount of ammunition and several gun clips w/ ammunition in man's car parked in a DC garage Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 17 - 12:37pm NEW: Treasury announces that approximately 90M direct payments have already been paid out - mostly, by direct deposit - as part of the American Rescue Plan, signed into law last week. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 16 - 6:09pm “There will be more (actions) soon”:
White House official responds to ODNI intel community assessment of foreign threats to the 2020 US elections. https://t.co/2GN9u7cHwL
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 16 - 4:24pm NEWS: President Biden will hold a formal press conference on the afternoon of Thursday, March 25th, per Jen Psaki. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 16 - 10:00am Unaccompanied children in Border Patrol custody, as of Sunday pm: 4,276
Last Monday, there were just over 3,200 unaccompanied minors in CBP custody, a record.
Of unaccompanied minors now in custody, 2,943 had been in custody over 72-hour legal limit.
via @JuliaEAinsley Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 16 - 9:29am Lt. Col. Yevgeny "Eugene" Vindman, who was fired last year from his job in the Trump White House after he raised concerns about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, says the Army is set promote him. https://t.co/Y7FaM1DDKr Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 11 - 10:21pm RT @jeffmason1: .@FLOTUS listens in the background. https://t.co/dbnDiq42Yc
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 11 - 3:37pm The attorneys overseeing the investigation into sexual harassment claims made by Gov. Cuomo have set up a website with a voicemail, email, & text number for potential victims to contact them.
https://t.co/48A7POqWbv Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 10 - 5:25pm RT @VickyNguyenTV: Tonight at 8pm EST. Please check and make sure you know how to stream NBC News Now https://t.co/G4g5ZzpY28
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Mar 4 - 3:24pm Due to @SenRonJohnson's objection, the Senate clerk must read the 628-page COVID relief bill in its entirety, before debate begins. Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 3 - 2:19pm RT @NBCNews: NEW: President Biden calls Texas and Mississippi decisions to end mask mandates “a big mistake" and criticizes what he views as “Neanderthal thinking” after CDC warned against complacency in the face of emerging coronavirus variants on Monday. https://t.co/Mmdln3gNG6
Link to Image Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 3 - 2:06pm Corrected spelling: Neanderthal Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 3 - 2:05pm Just out of the Oval. Biden calls Texas and Mississippi decisions to end mask mandates “a big mistake.” Criticized “Neanderthal thinking.” Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 3 - 1:57pm Just out of the Oval. Biden calls Texas and Mississippi decisions to end mask mandates “a big mistake.”
Criticized “neadrathal thinking.” Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 2 - 3:00pm The Senate votes 84-15 to confirm Gina Raimondo as President Biden’s Secretary of Commerce. Peter Alexander 5 months ago:   Sunday Feb 28 - 7:08pm Such a special night co-hosting Evening of Wishes: Hope from Home for @WishMidAtlantic with @AlisonStarling7 & these two girls. Thanks for your incredible generosity! https://t.co/ORLupsZABv