Link to Image Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 4:12pm NEW: “It’s just fantasyland,” a person close to Don McGahn tells me, pushing back on Trump’s comments to ABC disputing McGahn’s testimony. (Full quote below.) https://t.co/lhRrVFKAu8
Link to Image Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 8:55am Trump, with Fox & Friends, on the First Lady: "We have our own Jackie O today, it's called Melania. We'll call it 'Melania T.'" Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 1:14pm @SemGeek Thanks, Greg. Really appreciate this note. He had been asked 25 minutes of questions in advance. Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 1:11pm Just asked Trump about Team USA women's soccer: "Big win," he said.
"Should they get paid the same as the men?"
Trump to me: "We'll talk about that later." Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 6:28am RT @tancredipalmeri: You maybe already saw this.
Tennis player Mahut losing at Roland Garros in front of his family, breaks down in tears.
His kid runs on court to hug him.
His opponent Mayer getting emotional.
Father and son walk away hand in hand.
Losing, winning, living.
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 4 - 9:42am RT @TODAYshow: “More than 10,000 people have now gathered in the streets of London… the President said that the descriptions of protesters on the street were as he described it fake news… we haven’t seen the giant crowds cheering for him but there certainly are protesters.” -@peteralexanderhttps://t.co/RWabmQm91s
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 1 - 6:43am RT @TODAYshow: Today on TODAY: @PeterAlexander is reporting live from Virginia Beach with the latest on the mass shooting yesterday afternoon that has left 12 people dead and at least 5 injured. Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Friday May 31 - 2:09pm RT @BarackObama: A story worth sharing: Twelve years ago, Brian joined my first presidential campaign. Two years ago, he was diagnosed with ALS and launched @iamalsorg to find a cure. Brian and Sandra wake up every day believing that we can win this fight—and that makes me hopeful, too. https://t.co/eETCgFnLgP
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 8:00am Trump, today: “I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected.”
Trump, 2016: “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 7:48am Appears to be the first time Trump has acknowledged Russia helped him get elected: "I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected." https://t.co/GOSAlFRy59 Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 7:37am Here's what Robert Mueller actually said, citing long-standing DOJ policy that forbids indicting a sitting president: "Charging the president with a crime was therefore not an option we could consider." https://t.co/daLP6jUnFW Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 29 - 11:40am In fact, as Mueller said, "the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing." https://t.co/4Li3dpnsOI Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 29 - 9:44am A senior White House official tells me the WH was *not* caught off guard by the announcement that Mueller would make a statement today.
Not clear whether they know what he will say. Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 29 - 9:34am Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III will make a statement on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 11 a.m. EDT, on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, per DOJ. Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 2:30pm MORE: Biden campaign responds to Trump: “And it’s part of a pattern of embracing autocrats at the expense of our institutions — whether taking Putin’s word at face value in Helsinki or exchanging 'love letters' with Kim Jong Un.” 2/2 Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 2:28pm Biden campaign responds, after Trump lands in US: “The President’s comments are beneath the dignity of the office. To be on foreign soil, on Memorial Day, and to side repeatedly with a murderous dictator against a fellow American & former Vice President speaks for itself." 1/2 Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 7:17pm The president names names when I asked him who, specifically, he’s accusing of treason, which can be punishable by death. https://t.co/FuDMcFZvH7 Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 7:12pm After pressing Trump on impeachment, the release of the “American Taliban” and disaster relief funding, I asked him if he’d support putting Harriet Tubman on the $20.
“We’ll talk about that later,” he replied. https://t.co/MYPU1q8f09
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 2:23pm President Trump is making an unannounced visit, with the First Lady, to Arlington National Cemetery.
He will be in Japan for Memorial Day. Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:41am WH aides watching Trump now: Ivanka Trump, Mnuchin, Sanders, Conway, Cippolone, Kudlow, etc. https://t.co/iKKvXG6w2V
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:21am Just minutes after Democratic leaders arrive at WH, all press being invited into the Rose Garden. Still, no explanation why. Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 8:25am RT @TODAYshow: House Democrats and Nancy Pelosi are locked in a clash over whether to pursue impeachment against President Trump and will meet behind closed doors today to discuss. @peteralexander has the latest https://t.co/sXCeoCC7C0
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 4:00pm NEW: House Judiciary Cmte issued subpoenas to Hope Hicks, fmr WH comms dr & Annie Donaldson, Don McGahn's fmr chief of staff for testimony & documents related to its investigation into obstruction of justice by Trump & his associates. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Saturday May 18 - 10:17am RT @TODAYshow: Luca Cesternino is one of 2 million U.S. children with a parent in the military. @PeterAlexander has the Cesternino family story and how @OurMilitaryKids is supporting military families like them. https://t.co/TBNwvH55F8
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 7:23pm So proud to share this story.
So impressed by Luca and the Cesternino family. https://t.co/ulYHS7nQit Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 2:11pm RT @NBCNightlyNews: We first met Luca when his dad, Staff Sgt. Rob Cesternino, surprised him at Taekwondo class in an emotional reunion.
Tonight on @NBCNightlyNews: @PeterAlexander talks to the family about the challenges kids face when their parents are deployed in the military. https://t.co/PSZLMBTas9
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 12:58pm RT @OriginalYoni: This video is everything.
Life lesson: Tears, disappointment and failure can turn into joy, self-confidence and success with the right people cheering you on.
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 9:36am I asked Steve Scalise -- twice -- whether he's advised Trump or will acknowledge that China does *not*, in fact, pay tariffs to the US, as Trump's repeatedly insisted. (American companies/consumers pay).
Scalise dodged the question... and spoke about Trump's support for farmers. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 8 - 11:45am Meanwhile, from across the pond:
"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor." Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 8 - 11:13am WH reverses plan to allow reporters into today’s 1130a Cabinet meeting. Now no press allowed. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 8 - 10:30am RT @NicolleDWallace: Read this until it sinks in: “I heard a gunshot,” said Makai Dixon, 8, a second grader who had been training for this moment, with active shooter drills and lockdowns, since he was in kindergarten. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 8 - 10:21am NEW: Trump asserts executive privilege on materials redacted from Mueller report in response to, what WH calls, Nadler’s “blatant abuse of power.” https://t.co/AsqaA240Lk
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 8:16pm WH releases statement on the CO school shooting: “Our prayers are with the victims, family members, and all those affected by today’s shooting...” https://t.co/ohwd4DJXJX
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 11:20am Nancy Pelosi at NYC event: "Trump is goading us to impeach him... Every single day, he's just like, taunting, taunting, taunting, because he knows that it would be very divisive in the country, but he doesn’t really care. [He] just wants to solidify his base.” Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 9:47am NEW: FBI Director Chris Wray was asked if he would call FBI surveillance "spying" as AG Barr did.
"That's not the term I would use," Wray said.
Wray said he knew of no illegal surveillance of any of the 2016 campaigns. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Saturday May 4 - 9:29am @BetsyT13@TODAYshow@NBCNews Thank, Betsy. Fortunately, we’re usually 90 minutes or two hours (a short show this week because of the Kentucky Derby). GMA is an hour every Saturday. Hope you’ll keep watching! Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday May 3 - 11:49am NEW: Trump and Putin spoke today, per Sarah Sanders. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 1 - 10:07am Key takeaway: Mueller’s letter was at least the *fourth* time the Special Counsel’s office asked the Justice Dept to release the report's executive summaries to provide an accurate characterization of its work. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 1 - 9:46am READ IT HERE: Here’s a copy of Mueller’s March 27 letter to Barr, complaining that his initial summary “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance” of Mueller’s work. https://t.co/ZSKeR0V0Ar
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Apr 30 - 10:40pm Here’s AG Barr’s full written statement for his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Cmte tomorrow. https://t.co/Sl3Y5cOlrg
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Apr 30 - 9:47pm Just spoke with Rudy Giuliani, who reacted to Barr/Mueller news:
“If (Mueller) didn’t want confusion, he should have made a decision. He was made Special Counsel to make decisions and the fact he didn’t says to me (President Trump) was innocent.” Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Apr 30 - 4:17pm .@ICMEC_official is celebrating 20 years of critical work this May and I am honored to host the #2019GalaForChildProtection in NYC this Thursday https://t.co/7R8T7yNlLM
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Apr 30 - 6:39am Rod Rosenstein, in resignation letter this week, thanks Trump for his “courtesy and humor.”
Last November, Trump RT’ed this meme calling for Rosenstein, and others, to be put behind bars. https://t.co/Hc4vgySVK2
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Monday Apr 29 - 2:32pm From the family of the Poway synagogue shooter: “To our great shame, he is now part of the
history of evil that has been perpetrated on Jewish people for centuries.” https://t.co/jPqqxouJaw
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Apr 26 - 11:01am Trump to reporters on the White House South Lawn: “If I am guilty of anything, it’s that I have been a great president.” Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Apr 26 - 8:30am Thanks @wwd for coming to see us at the White House. Incredibly proud to be a part of this team.
https://t.co/KvR47VkrLe Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Apr 26 - 7:33am Congratulations @mitchellreports on your Lifetime Achievement honor from the Washington Women in Journalism Awards!
Thank you for always setting the bar. https://t.co/FV6QXCuu5Y
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Apr 25 - 9:57am Volume II, Page 85: “On Saturday, June 17, 2017, the President called McGahn and directed him to have the Special Counsel removed." https://t.co/36cxqNwuJu Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 10:30pm RT @KellyO: With gratitude, joy, and lessons from thousands of stories. Tomorrow, I celebrate 25 years with NBC. Hope you will remember along with me over the next days as I post some favorite memories #GoingLivefor25.https://t.co/5oJ2BdSfOO
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 10:39am The Senate's vote is final. The Supreme Court has said that because the Constitution gives the Senate "the sole power to try all impeachments," a conviction on impeachment cannot be appealed to any court. (2/2) Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 10:37am Here are the facts, via @PeteWilliamsNBC: First, if the House began impeachment proceedings, or even voted to impeach, there would be nothing to appeal. And if the Senate were to convict him, no court would have the power to hear the case. (1/2) https://t.co/a8ERrGPnTK Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 10:30pm McGahn breaks his silence post-Mueller report... his lawyer providing @NBCNews this new statement. https://t.co/3aGvP0orK3
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 9:14am Trump, who immediately declared "Game Over," is clearly not over it. https://t.co/n5gDtF01Jr Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 4:03pm .@NBCNews, front and center among the crush of cameras, for Trump’s M1 departure. Happening momentarily. https://t.co/cdTbKnEfW6
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 11:41am Just asked Trump if Robert Mueller should testify? He looked at me, heard the question and kept walking. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 11:14am At event to celebrate Wounded Warriors, Trump goes off prompter, noting Mueller Report: “I’m having a good day too. It’s called no collusion, no obstruction.”
“This should never happen to another president ever again.” https://t.co/bLMBAVxLIn
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 9:31am RT @AriMelber: New: Trump WH staff hope to make Mueller Report news a “slow burn” that will blow over by “next week,” (after the Holiday weekend), reports @PeterAlexander now Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 12 - 10:29am New @nbcnews exclusive.https://t.co/X0ideDJWpm Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 11 - 4:08pm Trump, October 2016: "I love WikiLeaks!"
Trump, today: "I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It's not my thing." Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 11 - 10:29am Another Mills Masters-piece. https://t.co/Yy5CU0CzMN Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 11 - 8:34am FACT CHECK: The poll actually found Trump’s *unfavorable* rating — not his favorable one — stands at 55%. https://t.co/bnIAQaehwR Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 3 - 7:40pm Here’s my exchange today with a top White House aide, pressing her on Trump’s claim that wind turbines cause cancer. https://t.co/7l0X2vBibm Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 3 - 11:42am Trump, last night, without evidence, claimed “the noise [from wind turbines] causes cancer.”
Today, I asked WH aide Mercy Schlapp if that’s true. (Scientists say it’s not.)
Her reply: “I don’t have an answer about that... but I’ll update you if I get information.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 6:29pm Our exclusive with whistleblower Tricia Newbold: https://t.co/0tliVK1fKQ Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 5:38pm EXCLUSIVE with White House whistleblower:
ALEXANDER: How did you feel when files were moved out of your reach at work?
TRICIA NEWBOLD: "Humiliated. Absolutely. But it didn't stop me from doing what was right." Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 5:30pm RT @strickdc: ALEXANDER/NBC: Are you concerned about your livelihood? NEWBOLD: “Absolutely, given the past retaliation, I'm always concerned, but it's important that we stand up to do the right thing no matter what. “ @PeterAlexander Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 4:46pm Just sat down with whistleblower Tricia Newbold about WH security clearance practices. You’ll hear from her tonight @NBCNightlyNews@strickdchttps://t.co/34FCVEMDOY
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Mar 28 - 4:24pm Trump announces reversal on Special Olympics: “The Special Olympics will be funded, I just told my people.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 3:03pm @Acosta#trendsetter Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 26 - 3:51pm DOJ: It will take “weeks, not months” for AG William Barr to make a version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report publicly available. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Sunday Mar 24 - 3:54pm “The Special Counsel did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election." Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Sunday Mar 24 - 7:35am RT @peterbakernyt: A reminder that our colleagues overseas put themselves on the line every day to bring us honest reporting from some of the world's most dangerous places. https://t.co/0liH4DMcYv Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Mar 22 - 5:14pm BREAKING: Here’s the letter AG Barr sent to the House & Senate Judiciary chairs and ranking members, notifying them he has received Mueller’s report. https://t.co/RlhHA1WhJS
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Mar 22 - 5:03pm AG William Barr has received Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.
The investigation is over. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 10:07pm RT @LindsFerrentino: THRILLED I can finally talk about MY FIRST MOVIE I've been writing for the better part of the last two years.
Thank you to the wonderful geniuses David O'Russel, John Krazinski, and Allyson Seeger for letting me write this story about my good friend @Reb_Alexander. AH! https://t.co/anxkd1aIEb Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:08pm Trump, yesterday: "I gave [Sen. McCain] the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as president I had to approve."
Washington National Cathedral, today: "No funeral at the Cathedral requires the approval of the president or any other government official.” Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 12:07pm RT @NBCNightlyNews: 9-year-old Luca Cesternino was told he’d be sparring blindfolded with his Taekwondo instructors. Then he heard a familiar voice: his father, Staff Sergeant Rob Cesternino, who’d been deployed for nearly a year.
@PeterAlexander has the story. https://t.co/WwdcY1N6EW
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 11:08am Spotted entering the West Wing: Attorney General William Barr.
President Trump departed moments earlier for a business roundtable elsewhere in Washington. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 12:41pm The President ignored repeated questions from Kristen Welker and me whether his Twitter attacks were beneath the dignity of the Office. https://t.co/oF8nErYEjT
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 8:58am This is a must watch. We can't thank our troops enough for their service and their families for their sacrifice. https://t.co/0ImnkuZLtw Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 12:36pm Trump, just now, on why he continues to attack McCain nearly seven months after his death: "I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be." Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 7:30am Sarah Sanders: "The United States strongly condemns the attack in Christchurch. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. We stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand and their government against this vicious act of hate.” Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 11:39am Judge Amy Berman Jackson, during Manafort sentencing, says he’s “not being straight with me now.”
“Court is one of those places where facts still matter." Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 2 - 3:41pm Love this. Among the names of iconic women the US women’s soccer players will wear on their jerseys today:
https://t.co/6NXBQVDGsD Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Feb 28 - 5:39pm RT @nytmike: EXCLUSIVE: The White House chief of staff at the time, John Kelly, wrote a contemporaneous internal memo about how he had been “ordered” by the president to give Jared Kushner the top-secret clearance. w/@maggieNYT@adamgoldmanNYT@anniekarnihttps://t.co/cDkJjvVzgh Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Feb 28 - 12:53am BREAKING: WH announces a major “program change” to NK summit. Joint Agreement Signing Ceremony appears to be canceled and lunch between Trump and Kim Jong-Un appears to be scrapped, too. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 27 - 8:51pm I’ve seen hundreds of motorcades... but none like this.
Kim Jong-Un, departing our Hanoi hotel moments ago. https://t.co/bLnKKckilc
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 27 - 6:24pm Trump said NK is no longer a nuclear threat at end of Singapore summit, but as he & Kim Jong-Un sit down in Hanoi, US is dropping key demand.
https://t.co/pkPqVNn2wd Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 26 - 5:17am My reporter’s notebook from *inside* Kim Jong-un’s Hanoi hotel, where I’m staying, before I was ordered to clear out of the lobby... https://t.co/Rw4aTLXJIZ
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 19 - 8:31am Those 16 "cities," the President refers to, are as follows:
Virginia https://t.co/f63HmDOpFq Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 7:38pm NEW: Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration for US ambassador to the United Nations.