Peter Alexander 5 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 10:39pm RT @JoeBiden: This wasn’t the right word to use and I’m sorry about that. Trump on the other hand chose his words deliberately today in his use of the word lynching and continues to stoke racial divides in this country daily. https://t.co/mHfFC8HluZ Peter Alexander 8 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 7:26pm RT @KFILE: While Biden has called Trump’s lynching comments “abhorrent” and “despicable,” in 1998 appearance on CNN, Biden said impeachment could end up being viewed as a “partisan lynching.”
Link to Image Peter Alexander 16 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 11:48am I responded to Gidley: "You know that's not true and I know that's not true." https://t.co/mN6eUYBO2q Peter Alexander 16 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 11:45am Asked specifically about Sen. Tim Scott, the GOP's only black senator, saying he wouldn't have used the word "lynching"... WH spokesman Hogan Gidley said that South Carolina's other senator, Lindsey Graham, agreed with Trump: "But look Senator Graham said it was a perfect word." Peter Alexander 16 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 11:31am Another stunning White House claim. Responding to my question about the president’s tweet comparing himself to the victims of lynchings, spokesman Hogan Gidley says: “The president’s not comparing what’s happened to him to one of the country’s darkest moments.” Peter Alexander 17 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 10:56am From the GOP's only black senator. https://t.co/Va5HEPkMmc Peter Alexander 19 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 8:48am Bobby Rush (D-IL), a civil rights activist who founded a chapter of the Black Panthers in the ‘60’s, says Trump should delete the tweet. https://t.co/OQmYSYMdEu Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 10:03am RT @RichardEngel: President Trump says, constantly, he’s pulling US troops out of “endless wars” in the Middle East. But NOW the defense secretary announced US forces leaving Syria to go to western IRAQ, which for years has been a FAR MORE DANGEROUS warzone. Peter Alexander 3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 9:36pm RT @TODAYshow: A newly released surveillance video shows the stunning moment when a high school coach disarmed a student with a loaded shotgun under his jacket and embraced him. @SamBrockNBC has the story. https://t.co/lcKUH4t8uV
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 5:53pm Loved filling in with your terrific team, @NicolleDWallace. Thank you. https://t.co/278QkhPgfh Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 6:26pm While this statement calls Mick Mulvaney “chief of staff,” a senior WH official tells me Mulvaney remains the “acting chief of staff.” https://t.co/TedVQMpoSL Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 5:56pm Read Mick Mulvaney’s statement, walking back today’s comments here: https://t.co/cnhbLW0DB0
Link to Image Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 5:54pm NEW: Mulvaney walks back today's press briefing: “There never was any condition on the flow of the aid related to the matter of the DNC server.” Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:24pm After Trump has repeatedly argued there was *no* quid pro quo with Ukraine, his chief of staff Mick Mulvaney publicly acknowledges there was a quid pro quo: "We do that all the time. Get over it." https://t.co/4tgSOPgDmV Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 12:41pm BREAKING: WH announces G7 next June will be hosting at Trump National Doral property in Florida. Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 11:16am NEW: Barack Obama on passing of Elijah Cummings: “He showed us all not only the importance of checks and balances within our democracy, but also the necessity of good people stewarding it.” https://t.co/EndK6wNeJN
Link to Image Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 10:23am As US journalists are escorted into Pence & Pompeo meeting with Erdogan, US official is heard saying: "No questions, no shouting. That is the agreement with the Turks." Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 9:36am Happening now: https://t.co/gaIWRrVtxY Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 8:10am The Kremlin's spokesman, on Trump's "Don't be a tough guy" letter to Erdogan: "It's a highly unusual letter."
https://t.co/6TD33S0yvj Peter Alexander 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 8:10am RT @GeoffRBennett: Terribly sad news: Rep. Elijah Cummings has died.
HIs office says: "At approximately 2:45 A.M. on Thursday October 17, 2019, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges." Peter Alexander 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 5:32pm I'm so proud to be your brother, Rebecca, and will not stop fighting blindness -- on your behalf -- until we find a cure. https://t.co/OKf11fUDRL Peter Alexander 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 4:43pm White House confirms authenticity of Trump letter to Erdogan, dated 10/9: “History... will look upon you forever as the devil if good things don’t happen. Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool! I will call you later.”
First reported by Fox Business. https://t.co/lImxfhb2j1
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 4:13pm RT @NBCNews: Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani will not comply with congressional subpoena against him, according to a letter from his attorney that was obtained by @NBCNews, asserting his view that the inquiry is "illegitimate" - @HallieJackson / @kwelkernbc / @PeterAlexander Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 13 - 8:34pm RT @TODAYshow: After being diagnosed two years ago, Brian Wallach founded and launched the “I Am ALS” organization, raising millions for research and leading the charge for increased federal funding directed towards ALS. @mollymhunter has this week’s Sunday Closer. https://t.co/xIcLnqT1Ac Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 8:32pm RT @Reb_Alexander: Today is World Sight Day—I am tremendously grateful for the vision I still have and humbled by living a life that is in a perpetual state of loss. My hope for today is that we can all take a moment to be grateful for what we have-vision or otherwise. 📸 : https://t.co/zWrxLD6oxjhttps://t.co/3lrafCNa37
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 9:27pm RT @brett_mcgurk: This weak WH statement is a bright green light for a Turkish invasion. It also makes no sense. It says Turkey is “now responsible” for ISIS prisoners. But those prisoners are in an SDF-guarded camp 230km away from the Turkish attack zone. https://t.co/yEjdtwIiUK
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 4 - 7:08pm RT @EamonJavers: NBC’s @PeterAlexander followed up on this with the WH press office today, requesting examples. They offered him this statement: “World leaders need to be able to speak freely in their conversations with the President--that is a key component to effective diplomacy...” Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 4 - 12:10pm RT @MittRomney: When the only American citizen President Trump singles out for China’s investigation is his political opponent in the midst of the Democratic nomination process, it strains credulity to suggest that it is anything other than politically motivated. Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 12:06pm Asked by @NBCNews & @CNBC why it was proper for President Trump to say China should investigate Joe Biden while pursuing a trade deal, a White House spokesman responds: "No comment." Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 10:28am Trump, on the White House South Lawn, says China should launch an investigation into the Bidens. https://t.co/YV114TJdvy
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 10:21am Asked what he wanted President Zelensky to do about the Bidens, “If they were honest about it, they would start a major investigation into the Bidens.” https://t.co/CZ0ikrtEdp
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 10:17am Awaiting Trump departure. My first question, a repeat of Jeff Mason’s that went unanswered: “What did you want President Zelensky to do about Joe and Hunter Biden?” https://t.co/G46by7Tqv0
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 2 - 3:33pm As always, incredibly proud and impressed by my friend & @NorthwesternU@MedillSchool classmate, @jeffmason1. Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 2 - 1:00pm Trump concludes his angry tirade in the Oval Office: "You have corrupt media in this country and it truly is the enemy of the people." Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 2 - 12:47pm RT @dougmillsnyt: .@realDonaldTrump responds to reporters question about Ukraine during a meeting in the Oval Office. https://t.co/NcVKjcFkmZ
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 10:38am In other news: A mouse literally fell out of the ceiling in our White House booth and landed on my lap. Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 8:53am Trump congratulates China on its anniversary of Communist Party rule hours after Hong Kong police shot a protester, with a live round, for the first time, since those protests began. https://t.co/Aw20OaxwdZ Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 11:25am Congratulations! You’ve earned it. We love you & can’t wait to finally spend our nights together at home!
@AlisonStarling7https://t.co/QEbDCei6qK Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 6:59pm RT @Reb_Alexander: Best date EVER for the George H.W. Bush Points of Light awards gala! (FYI: George H.W. signed the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities). https://t.co/f3oRjZP7R9
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 1:08pm Trump says whistleblower is “almost a spy.”
The acting Director of National Intelligence, a Trump-appointee, says whistleblower “did the right thing” & “followed the law every step of the way.” https://t.co/65FmmWVBsN Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 9:57am RT @GeoffRBennett: Under focused questioning by Schiff, Acting DNI Maguire confirms that he *first consulted the WH counsel’s office for guidance on whether to share with Congress a complaint about President Trump. Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 9:31am President Trump gives a thumbs up as he departs Trump Tower, while America learns a whistleblower says the White House tried to "lock down" records of Trump's call with Ukraine’s president. https://t.co/wufek8cyg0
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 8:56am Ukrainian president tweets photo with Trump and FLOTUS at a reception last night.
Today they’ll sit down for first time since that July phone call, exactly 2 months ago. https://t.co/fPANcDSvVv Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 5:07pm BREAKING: Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump: “Nobody is above the law.” Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 10:40am RT @JesseRodriguez: Joe Biden expected to deliver a new on-camera statement on Ukraine & Trump at 2pmET today, per @mikememoli Peter Alexander 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 10:31am RT @Yamiche: President Trump on Iran: "The United States does not seek conflict with any other nations ... But I will never fail to defend Americans interests."
He adds: As long as Iran's menacing behavior continues, sanctions will not be lifted, they will be tightened. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 11:29am RT @KellyO: "Iran knows if they misbehave they're on borrowed time" @realDonaldTrump who outlined at length his patient approach on use of military action and says it could be used against Iran but he hopes to find another way "I think restraint is a good thing." Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 11:14am Trump on ISIS: "I defeated the Caliphate." Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 10:55am Trump says he did nothing wrong on the call, then says he doesn't know which call is in question. https://t.co/mhWMsnbWpN Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 10:45am RT @jonallendc: How could Trump possibly know whether the whistleblower is “highly partisan” as he says on Twitter this morning? If DOJ or IC shared that info with him, which would kill any future whistleblowing.
Either he knows the identity of the whistleblower or he is pretending to. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 10:35am More from Oval Office right now:
Trump calls it a “ridiculous story” and a “partisan whistleblower.”
Says his conversations with world leaders are “always appropriate.”
Adds: "I do not know the identity of the whistleblower." Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 10:32am Asked whether he discussed Joe Biden with the Ukrainian leader, Trump says “It doesn’t matter what I discussed.” Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 15 - 9:58pm Trump’s quarrel should be with his Secretary of State. Last Tuesday, Pompeo told me: “The President has made very clear he is prepared to meet (Iran) with no preconditions.” https://t.co/9Or5N5WtaK Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 10:04am RT @jdavidake: Daybreak on the 18th anniversary. https://t.co/1K0uo6VrUs
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 8:23am RT @albamonica: “I haven’t even started campaigning yet.” Trump officially launched his re-elect in June. He’s held five mega-rallies since then. 10 total this year. Dozens while in office. https://t.co/mcAwQlC0pG Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 7:16am On this 9/11 anniversary, remembering the fallen. https://t.co/6Z9bB5eTSH
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 12:58pm NEW: Charlie Kupperman is acting National Security Advisor, per Hogan Gidley. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 12:33pm Palpable tension between WH & NSC staffs right now.
A pro-Bolton NSC official came to speak with reporters inside the West Wing when Press Secy Stephanie Grisham walked by, gave a look & said: "Oh look, right outside my office" as she walked past. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 12:02pm Apparently Trump didn't notify the rest of the White House after dismissing Bolton last night. Exactly an hour ago, the White House announced Bolton (alongside Pompeo and Mnuchin) would be briefing reporters this afternoon. https://t.co/sZyyrfp7B7 Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 1:25pm RT @MeetThePress: This Sunday marks five years of @chucktodd in the @MeetThePress moderator chair. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest and most memorable moments over the last half-decade. #IfItsSundayhttps://t.co/jomTx1B4xj
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 5 - 11:39am I second that. Happy Birthday, Dad! https://t.co/EPm7AZhzKs Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 5 - 11:09am SCOOP: Jason Greenblatt, Trump's Mideast peace envoy, is departing his post, per multiple senior administration officials.
Replacing Greenblatt? Avi Berkowitz, a longtime Kushner aide, with Brian Hook at State Dept also expected to take on larger role. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 5 - 10:25am RT @Neil_Irwin: Keep in mind the White House won't get the main BLS employment report, due out tomorrow AM, until late this afternoon. This is very likely about the private-sector ADP report and/or weekly initial claims. https://t.co/TiEYv3ezn4 Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 5:59pm "The map had been changed -- by the president -- with a black line that extended the storm’s path beyond Florida and into southern Alabama, according to people familiar with the matter."
https://t.co/FS6HY8wym8 Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 4:32pm Asked about the apparently altered Dorian map Trump showed with AL in the storm’s potential path, @NOAA tells @GeoffRBennett: “Please contact the White House Press Office.”
We did hours ago and have yet to receive a response. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 8:29am What a gracious gesture! Coco Gauff & Naomi Osaka leave @usopen crowd in tears after Osaka defeats Gauff & invites her to share post-match interview. https://t.co/Mg25qNXY2i Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 6:56pm RT @richardhudock: "Being a journalist doesn’t mean being popular; it means asking tough questions no matter who’s in power," @PeterAlexander tells @people after his exchange with President Trump yesterday.
https://t.co/kmILAvQgIZ Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 3:12pm For the record: Seth Moulton is a former Marine, an Iraq War veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star for valor after he “fearlessly exposed himself to enemy fire” during weeks-long battles with Iraqi insurgents in 2003 and 2004. https://t.co/Q0i7HgI4mZ Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 2:05pm Trump called me "an organ of the Democrats."
Here was the question he didn't like: "You said Russia was kicked out of the G8 because they outsmarted Obama; in fact it was because they annexed Crimea... They're still there, why let them back in?" https://t.co/aw086JW2K7
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 12:21pm RT @Yamiche: What a moment.
President Trump on the WH lawn just looked up to the sky and said, “I am the chosen one.”
He was talking about the trade war with China and repeated his claim that he needs to take on China for unfair trading practice. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 10:22am RT @TODAYshow: President Trump called off his upcoming trip to Denmark after the prime minister told him Greenland isn’t for sale. @peteralexander has the latest. https://t.co/iTjopMrVFg
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 20 - 2:45pm What a difference 11 days makes: On Aug 9, Trump mentioned NRA's slippery slope argument: "They think you approve one thing, and that leads to a lot of bad things. I don't agree with that. I think we can do meaningful, very meaningful background checks." https://t.co/lb0lTkg1Dx Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Sunday Aug 18 - 9:43pm RT @AlisonStarling7: Thanks @NationalMallNPS for an awesome bike lesson! No more training wheels! https://t.co/c1CPVg0XZ2
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 14 - 9:36pm RT @iaaforg: This is amazing ❤️ https://t.co/X3ikrI29JQ Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Aug 9 - 10:58am RT @ddale8: Biden referred to Theresa May as “Margaret Thatcher” tonight, the second time he’s done that since May. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Aug 9 - 10:56am In response to Trump questioning whether Biden is playing with a “full deck,” a Biden campaign aide tells @mikememoli: “Donald Trump’s deck is all jokers.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 7 - 9:42am Trump: "I think my rhetoric... it brings people together.” Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 7 - 9:37am Trump, moments ago: “My critics are political people that are trying to make points... and as much as possible I've tried to stay out of that."
Minutes later, on Biden: "I think Joe Biden is a pretty incompetent guy." Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Jul 23 - 3:36pm RT @AlisonStarling7: Happy Birthday to our smart, funny and kind 6 year old!! https://t.co/i0Bw5RghhN
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Jul 12 - 7:54pm RT @jdawsey1: VP saw 384 men sleeping inside fences, on concrete w/no pillows or mats. They said they hadn’t showered in weeks, wanted toothbrushes, food. Stench was overwhelming. CBP said they were fed regularly, could brush daily & recently got access to shower (many hadn’t for 10-20 days.) https://t.co/tHFZYxJF7C
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Jul 12 - 4:23pm @Cody_Gleason Shinola. Made in Detroit. Thanks for watching, Cody. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Jul 12 - 9:40am BREAKING: Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Jul 10 - 6:25pm READ IT HERE: Former Palm Beach (FL) State Atty Barry Krischer challenges Acosta’s characterization of why Acosta pursued a plea deal for Epstein: “I can emphatically state that Mr. Acosta’s recollection of this matter is completely wrong.” https://t.co/0Drs4vetTO
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Jul 10 - 1:26pm During a call Tuesday afternoon, Trump urged Labor Secy Alex Acosta to hold a news conference, addressing questions about his role in the Jeffrey Epstein plea deal, per a person familiar with the matter. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Jul 9 - 10:25pm A sampling of the companies Trump has targeted or issued threats to via Twitter:
Washington Post https://t.co/ST1F1eynPT Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Jul 4 - 4:57pm RT @alroker: For all the folks coming to the #fourthofjuly#festivities in #washingtondc please be careful. Dangerous thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain https://t.co/hhKfBtzhyX
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Jun 28 - 7:46pm RT @peterbakernyt: Trump lavishes praise on MBS at breakfast, telling him he has done a "spectacular job." He makes no mention of Khashoggi murder, which the US has concluded the crown prince ordered. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Jun 27 - 9:05am RT @Reb_Alexander: See you soon San Diego! Be sure to get your tickets to Saturday nights show. Can’t wait to see you all!
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