Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 9:38am RT @eliehonig: The attempts to discredit Cassidy Hutchinson are off base and unpersuasive. (THREAD) Peter Alexander 1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 9:24am NEW: President Biden says he would support changing the filibuster rules to codify Roe v. Wade. Peter Alexander 1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 10:11pm RT @kyledcheney: CHENEY at Reagan Library tonight:
"At this moment, we are confronting a domestic threat we have never faced before– a former president who is attempting to unravel the foundations of our Constitutional Republic."
GOP leaders, she says, have become "willing hostages." Peter Alexander 1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 4:53pm Cassidy Hutchinson’s attorneys provide @NBCNews the following statement on her behalf: “Ms. Hutchinson stands by all of the testimony she provided yesterday, under oath, to the Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.” Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 8:46am RT @NBCPolitics: Rep. Cheney reinvigorated her call for former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone to testify before the Jan. 6 committee in the wake of damning testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson. https://t.co/HxWcT4f0c0 Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 8:20am MORE: Secret Service spox Anthony Gugliemi tells me “the @SecretService has communicated to @DHSgov that any and all personnel that the January 6th Committee requests are available to testify under oath, responding to [Hutchinson’s] new allegations.” Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 8:00am A source close to the Secret Service says both men dispute Trump grabbed the steering wheel or assaulted an agent. They do not deny that Trump was irate and demanded they drive to the Capitol. (2/2) Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 7:58am NEW: @SecretService spox Anthony Gugliemi tells me the agents in Trump’s presidential SUV are “available to testify under oath, responding to [Hutchinson’s] new allegations.” (1/2) Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 9:21pm A January 6th Committee aide tells @NBCNews: “The Select Committee found Ms. Hutchinson’s testimony to be credible. The committee welcomes anyone who wishes to provide additional information under oath.”
h/t @haleytalbotnbc Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 7:25pm RT @realJodyHunt: Ms. Hutchinson testified, under oath, and recounted what she was told. Those with knowledge of the episode also should testify under oath. https://t.co/F69nuMH5oy Peter Alexander 2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 6:24pm 🚨 A source close to the Secret Service tells me both Bobby Engel, the lead agent, and the presidential limousine/SUV driver are prepared to testify under oath that neither man was assaulted and that Mr. Trump never lunged for the steering wheel. Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 12:51pm "Now with Roe gone we must be very clear: the health and life of women in this nation are now at risk,” President Biden says.
About a dozen White House aides attended his remarks - all of them women. https://t.co/boi76dmJjj
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 10:14am 🚨 The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion. Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 5:43pm Vice Chair Cheney's message to millions of Americans who put their trust in Trump: "It can be difficult to accept that President Trump abused your trust. That he deceived you. Many will invent excuses to ignore that fact. But that is a fact. I wish it weren’t true. But it is." Peter Alexander 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 4:46pm A person close to fmr Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone tells me: "Pat has been cooperative with the committee with President Trump's permission, but there are serious institutional concerns and privilege issues and those have been recognized by the committee." https://t.co/aFMnEroTf7 Peter Alexander 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 16 - 1:52pm President Biden’s last COVID test was this morning, and he tested negative, a source familiar with the matter tells @NBCNews. He was also tested on Monday, and also tested negative. Peter Alexander 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 11:44am RT @sbronstonkatz: “It’s probably the most damning and telling piece of information,” @RepDean tells @PeterAlexander of hours it took before fmr Pres Trump told Jan 6 rioters to go home “in peace” https://t.co/rfCBK0YApe
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Saturday May 28 - 8:02am RT @TODAYshow: "The Old Guard" have a sacred task this Memorial Day: They will continue their revered tradition of placing a flag at each of Arlington National Cemetery's more than 250,000 graves. @PeterAlexander has more on the emotional tradition and the update it's getting this year. https://t.co/dMrZ52sx7N
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Saturday May 21 - 6:08am NEW: The US offered North Korea COVID relief, including vaccines, as recently as last week through existing mechanisms, like COVAX, a White House official tells me.
And, regarding China, the US offered vaccines to China to provide to North Korea. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday May 20 - 7:16am RT @TODAYshow: BREAKING: Two secret service employees were sent home after an alleged drunken incident and heated argument during President Biden’s first trip to Asia since taking office. @PeterAlexander joins us with an update. https://t.co/u4djQgmcw8
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday May 13 - 11:02am NEW: Following Finland's leaders call for NATO membership "without delay," President Biden today spoke with Finland's president and Sweden's prime minister. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday May 12 - 10:02am RT @TODAYshow: Today, President Biden is marking one million lives lost to COVID-19. @PeterAlexander reports how the White House is marking this grim milestone. https://t.co/kXNhsiSy9b
Link to Image Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 11 - 5:27pm .@VP responds to failed abortion rights vote: "Sadly, the Senate failed to stand in defense of a woman’s right to make decisions about her own body… A priority for all who care about this issue should be to elect pro-choice leaders at the local, state & federal level." Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Wednesday May 11 - 5:21pm @dansteinberg Dan, Thanks for this note. I think I'll be on assignment out of the White House that day. I'll follow you, please DM me and I'll try to Zoom with your students. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 10 - 2:44pm NEW: This afternoon, President Biden will host @SpeakerPelosi and other lawmakers who recently traveled to Ukraine to hear about their experiences in the war zone . Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Sunday May 8 - 9:54am NOW: On this Mother’s Day, @FLOTUS Jill Biden just made a surprise stop in Ukraine to visit with Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska at a school. Dr. Biden is now safely back in Slovakia. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Friday May 6 - 12:55pm "VP Pence has never been pregnant, never will be, never will face a troubled pregnancy... I find it incredible that he'd speak for the millions of women in this country who are poised to lose their right to make their own decisions about pregnancy," @CecileRichards fires back. https://t.co/a1Duxf5qwZ Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Thursday May 5 - 3:40pm 🚨 President Biden announces Karine Jean-Pierre as White House Press Secretary, replacing Jen Psaki. Peter Alexander 1 month ago:   Tuesday May 3 - 2:59pm NEW: On SCOTUS draft opinion, Biden senior advisor tells me "it has the opportunity to galvanize the Biden coalition in ways that other issues don't... that's women, it's communities of color, it's young people across gender, and it's also suburban women and independent women." Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 29 - 12:44pm NEW: President Biden was tested for COVID-19 yesterday and was negative. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 29 - 9:18am RT @WHCommsDir: This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19. I last saw the President Wednesday in a socially-distanced meeting while wearing an N-95 mask, and he is not considered a close contact as defined by the CDC. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 28 - 10:30am JUST IN: President Biden to call on Congress to provide an additional $33B in security ($20B), economic ($8.5B) and humanitarian ($3B) aid to support Ukraine. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 26 - 12:29pm 🚨 VP Harris tests positive for COVID-19, per White House. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Friday Apr 8 - 7:51am Always proud to fill-in for the inimitable @mitchellreports today from 11a to 1p ET. Safe trip home! https://t.co/pP5Gm9uKgc Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 7 - 1:55pm NOW: Vice President Kamala Harris, the nation’s first Black VP, presiding over the confirmation vote for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, soon to become the nation’s first Black woman Supreme Court justice. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Thursday Apr 7 - 12:29pm The White House says President Biden is not a close contact of Speaker Pelosi, who just tested positive for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Pelosi was with Biden yesterday (photo).
The WH says the two had “brief interactions over the course of the last two days.” https://t.co/OzPQVRFGOa
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 6 - 9:58pm 19 years since David Bloom’s passing. Thinking of his family tonight.
May his memory be a blessing. https://t.co/CmasiS30sJ
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 6 - 5:13pm NEW: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy tells me he did not speak with President Biden during his White House visit for today’s Postal Service Reform Act signing: “No, I did not,” he said. “I have mail to deliver.” https://t.co/cIxpI6ySK6
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 6 - 1:45pm As we witness the atrocities in Bucha, remember the devastation inside Mariupol is likely worse.
The city's mayor estimates 5,000 people have died in Mariupol, including 210 children.
More than 90% of the city's infrastructure has been destroyed. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 6 - 10:39am NEW: The US announces new, full blocking sanctions on Russian elites and their family members, including sanctions on: President Putin’s adult children and Foreign Minister Lavrov’s wife and daughter. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 5 - 8:29pm SCOOP: The US will send an additional $100M in Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell @ckubeNBC and me. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 5 - 2:37pm NEW: Responding to my question what he says to Democrats worried about the midterms, President Obama tells me: “We got a story to tell, just got to tell it.” https://t.co/eBFsi0o9rA
Link to Image Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 5 - 12:50pm NEW: Former President Obama has arrived back at the White House for his first visit since leaving office. He is having lunch with President Biden before this afternoon’s announcement of new moves to strengthen the Affordable Care Act. Peter Alexander 2 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 5 - 9:32am Ivanka Trump is expected to appear before the January 6th committee later today, three sources familiar tell NBC News. via @GarrettHaake@haleytalbotnbc@ryanjreilly Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 11:02am RT @peterbakernyt: Trump: "So after 50 years of being virtually empty, I built up our oil reserves during my administration ... to 100% full.”
Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Jan 2017: 695 million barrels
Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Jan 2021: 638 million barrels
https://t.co/P4esCflAp1 Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 10:50am NEW: Today, President Biden is calling on Congress "to make companies pay fees on wells from their leases that
they haven’t used in years and on acres of public lands that they are hoarding without producing," per the White House. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 10:02am NOW: President Zelenskyy tells Belgian Parliament "thousands" of residents of Mariupol have died: "People are being buried in the courtyards in residential areas, or rather in the courtyards of what is now left of these residential areas." Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 9:56am RT @TODAYshow: New U.S. intelligence suggests Vladimir Putin is being fed misinformation about the war from his inner circle. Meanwhile, President Biden is preparing to take new action to combat rising energy prices. @PeterAlexander reports. https://t.co/DS2v5BtVkm
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 31 - 8:50am RT @ElBeardsley: Incredible testimony on BFMTV from this mayor of Melitopol who was kidnapped for several days by the Russians. He says they had no idea what’s going on. They told him we’re here to get the Nazis - he said I’ve been in this town 30 years and I’ve never met one…. then they said https://t.co/T8aL2DjZwH
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 9:20pm NEW: The Biden administration is weighing a plan to release approximately 1 million barrels of oil a day from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for about 6 months, a source familiar with the matter tells me. An announcement could come as soon as tomorrow. @NBCNews Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 12:27pm NEW: On their just-completed call, President Biden informed President Zelenskyy that the U.S. intends to provide the Ukrainian government with $500 million in direct budgetary aid. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 11:12am NOW: President Biden’s call with President Zelenskyy has started. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 10:44am NEW: President Biden will speak with President Zelenskyy at 10:45a. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 9:36am NEW: “We have information that Putin felt misled by the Russian military,” the U.S. official tells me. “There is now persistent tension between Putin and the MOD (Ministry of Defense), stemming from Putin’s mistrust in MOD leadership.” Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 30 - 8:53am NEW: "We believe that Putin is being misinformed by his advisors about how badly the Russian military is performing and how the Russian economy is being crippled by sanctions," a US official tells me, "because his senior advisors are too afraid to tell him the truth.” Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 24 - 1:47pm President Biden adds if G20 declines to expel Russia, Ukraine should be allowed to attend G20 meetings. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 24 - 1:42pm NEW: President Biden says he believes Russia should be removed from the G20. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 24 - 12:33pm RT @MacFarlaneNews: MINUTES AGO: Alabama’s Attorney General is questioned at Senate Judiciary Committee… and this exchange happened ====> https://t.co/3UCoe0Z3vz
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 23 - 3:14pm .@Madeleine, age 10, then known as Marie Jana Korbelova, smiling for the camera above the rooftops in Switzerland.
(Courtesy of the Albright family)
May her memory be a blessing. https://t.co/oh8E2Yynng
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 23 - 2:29pm Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the first woman to hold that position, has passed away from cancer at the age of 84.
The following statement on her passing was shared by her family: https://t.co/1yuS9IxSVv
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 23 - 8:48am “I think it’s a real threat,” President Biden says when asked about his concerns Russia will use chemical weapons in Ukraine. https://t.co/YUVhZ8263H
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 22 - 1:45pm Press Secretary Jen Psaki tests positive for COVID again and will miss President Biden’s trip to Europe. https://t.co/JhlhEZx6Jy Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Mar 18 - 11:01am President Biden’s secure call with China’s President Xi just wrapped up after 1 hour, 50 minutes, according to the White House. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 1:32pm NEW: Here’s the detailed list of the $800M in military equipment President Biden just announced the US is providing Ukraine. https://t.co/q2C9sG8f0K
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 1:09pm Pres Biden announces US will send cutting-edge drones to Ukraine. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 9:14am Speaking before Congress, President Zelenskyy invokes past attacks on US soil: “Remember Pearl Harbor… Remember September 11… Our country experiences the same every day." Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 8:58am RT @TreyYingst: A beautiful tribute to Pierre. We will miss him. https://t.co/lIBxtJ5eeH
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 16 - 8:54am RT @TODAYshow: With his nation under siege, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is set to address Congress this morning. @PeterAlexander reports on the message he plans to deliver to lawmakers in the U.S. https://t.co/YFcr4tDhzY
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Monday Mar 14 - 11:25pm RT @benphillips76: Ukrainian refugee kids arrive in Italy, and start at local schools. On their first day they enter nervously. You won’t believe what the Italian kids did next … https://t.co/XQ1z2gkezb
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Monday Mar 14 - 9:06pm RT @kaylatausche: BREAKING on @CNBC: @NATO leaders are discussing holding an extraordinary meeting in Brussels late next week, according to US and foreign officials, that Pres. Biden and other heads of state would attend.
Planning, these officials note, is not yet final.
More on @thenewsoncnbc Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Monday Mar 14 - 11:52am RT @TODAYshow: Russia is ramping up attacks across Ukraine. @RichardEngel has the latest from Kyiv. https://t.co/Wf5z2yIE0B
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 10 - 2:52pm RT @JoshNBCNews: NEWS: US Ambassador to UN @LindaT_G says Russia has committed war crimes, becoming first senior US official to make that allegation.
“They constitute war crimes; there are attacks on civilians that cannot be justified by any – in any way whatsoever,” she tells @BBCNews Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 9 - 3:32pm NEW: US officials are concerned Russia could be preparing to use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine after the Russian Ministry of Defense said Ukraine may be planning a false flag chemical weapon attack, an administration official tells @carolelee. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 8 - 11:34am NOW: President Biden announces US ban of Russian oil: “We will not be subsidizing Putin’s war.” https://t.co/npxndEJAYf
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 8 - 8:31am JUST IN: The US is expected to ban Russian oil imports with an announcement as soon as today, two sources tell @kwelkernbc and me. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Monday Mar 7 - 2:19pm POSSIBLE WAR CRIMES: A National Security Council spokesperson tells me US officials “are collecting evidence of possible war crimes, human rights abuses, and violations of international humanitarian law" by Russia. Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Sunday Mar 6 - 4:57pm RT @RichardEngel: Olesya got married today in a battlefield ceremony in Kyiv as Russian forces push closer into the city. https://t.co/M2cQO8s5hY
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Saturday Mar 5 - 7:23am This is hysterical. @alroker https://t.co/QVHgFKUsD7 Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Mar 4 - 7:31am RT @TODAYshow: Photographer Doug Mills has been at the White House for some of the biggest events throughout the years. Hear from him about his three-decade long career and what it was like covering 7 U.S. presidents. https://t.co/oRGwRuVarp
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Friday Mar 4 - 5:47am RT @EmilioMorenatti: Stanisislav, 40, says goodbye to his son David, 2, and his wife Anna, 35, on a train to Lviv at the Kyiv station, Ukraine, Thursday, March 3. 2022. Stanisislav has to stay behind to fight in the war while his family leaves the country to seek refuge in a neighbouring country https://t.co/B3C69V8JS9
Link to Image Peter Alexander 3 months ago:   Thursday Mar 3 - 8:31pm President Biden is speaking with President Zelenskyy right now, per a White House official. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 1 - 8:48pm NEW: Tonight’s designated survivor is Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 1 - 1:38pm RT @shaunwalker7: Unbearable scenes at Kyiv central station. Old people, kids, disabled people, pets, this train is already packed full. People fear it could be the last chance to flee. https://t.co/pOc5tx1kCH
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 1 - 1:32pm NEW: Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.S., Oksana Markarova, will be attending tonight’s State of the Union address as a guest of @FLOTUS, seated in her viewing box. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 1 - 12:24pm NEW: Gov @AsaHutchinson (R-AR) denounces Trump's praise of Putin: "Putin is evil, and he needs to be called such. Anybody who doesn't call out Putin for the person that he is, and the atrocities that he's conducting, they’re not the leader of the party that I believe in." Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Saturday Feb 26 - 2:06pm RT @jonsopel: If you haven't watched this, please do. What courage and dignity these people are showing #Ukrainehttps://t.co/HduG8LlUFE Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Friday Feb 25 - 8:16pm RT @POTUS: Judge Jackson is the daughter of former public school teachers, a proven consensus builder, an accomplished lawyer, and a distinguished jurist. I was proud to make this call. https://t.co/R9RhwT57DR
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Friday Feb 25 - 3:39pm 🚨 US to sanction Vladimir Putin and FM Sergei Lavrov, Jen Psaki announces. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Friday Feb 25 - 8:54am JUST IN: President Biden has decided to nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to the Supreme Court, multiple sources who have been notified of the decision tell @kwelkernbc and me. Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Feb 24 - 1:46pm President Biden: “Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war.” https://t.co/E0WPLQ3u4T
Link to Image Peter Alexander 4 months ago:   Thursday Feb 24 - 8:53am NEW: President Biden convened a meeting of the National Security Council this morning in the Situation Room to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine.
He speaks to G7 leaders momentarily.