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Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 23 - 12:08am
Washington has won its first World Series game since 1933. Sorry, I know everyone knows, just wanted to type those words. #GoNats

Peter Baker
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 8:23am
In six battleground states that may decide the 2020 election, voters support an impeachment inquiry but oppose removing Trump from office, poll shows. @nate_cohn https://t.co/GXBFTPOo0X

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 3:55pm
RT @IKershner: In a risky move two days before his 28-day deadline is up, Benjamin Netanyahu hands his chief rival, Benny Gantz, the chance to form Israel's next government https://t.co/8HXikQOLTd

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 2:16pm
“I think we saw that space opening up”: For the first time in the Democratic race, Buttigieg and Klobuchar see space for a moderate alternative to Biden. @ec_schneider https://t.co/Ukysfl2kVu

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 2:09pm
Netanyahu has given up his latest attempt to form a government, clearing the way for Gantz to try to become Israel's next leader. @halbfinger @IKershner https://t.co/t0xGUfUFWy

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 1:32pm
“Greatest economy ever.” Average postwar GDP growth: 2.9 percent. 2nd quarter 2019 GDP growth: 2.0 percent

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 1:22pm
It’s come to this — a television network split-screens the president with the words of the Constitution.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 1:21pm
Repeating it over and over doesn’t make it true. Contrary to what Trump says, the whistleblower complaint was factually quite accurate, according to the White House’s own rough transcript. Reupping this smart @YLindaQiu fact-check. https://t.co/tCqDlqyqY7

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 10:35am
RT @SherylNYT: I spoke to a member of House GOP leadership last night who called the decision to host the G7 at Doral “an unforced error” and said Republicans are greatly relieved that Trump walked it back. https://t.co/ZbRWyAJqUr

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 10:34am
RT @maggieNYT: After a difficult week, Mulvaney got support from a number of staff in the WH senior staff meeting today, per attendee, with a round of applause.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 9:10am
“How’d it go?” Mr. Mulvaney asked. “There’s a couple things we’re going to have to clean up,” Ms. Grisham told him. ⁦@MichaelCBender⁩ ⁦@vmsalamahttps://t.co/EeoYtVqxhN

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 9:00am
"We just didn't need this": It was the Republican concern, not Democratic criticism, that convinced Trump to reverse course on plans to hold the G7 at his own Doral estate. ⁦@maggieNYT⁩ ⁦@katierogers⁩ ⁦@EricLiptonNYThttps://t.co/il8AFhP0ti

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 8:57am
"He's a hypocrite": Trudeau keeps crisscrossing Canada to apologize but will Canada forgive him? Once a rising star of the left, now he faces blowback over pipeline, ethics and blackface. ⁦@DanBilefsky⁩ ⁦@ianraustenhttps://t.co/4KcEEKCMRF

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 8:46am
Sweeping out the Kurds from northern Syria is not Erdogan's only goal. He'd like a nuclear bomb too. ⁦@SangerNYT⁩ ⁦@WilliamJBroad

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 8:43am
RT @MichaelCBender: Mulvaney was caught flatfooted by the blowback after his news conference He left the podium & walked into Stephanie Grisham's office. “How’d it go?” Mulvaney asked. “There’s a couple things we’re going to have to clean up,” Ms. Grisham told him. https://t.co/KOdR7KXHYN

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 8:43am
RT @maggieNYT: Trump called into Mulvaney’s Camp David meeting w House moderate members Saturday and asked aides to find out what members thought of Doral for the G7. They all said it was a mistake. ⁦@EricLiptonNYT@katierogers and me https://t.co/gP5kPdvwVL

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 6:54am
Buttigieg surges in Iowa, jumping seven percentage points to put himself in the top tier in @USATODAY @Suffolk_U poll, per @SusanPage Biden: 18% Warren 17% Buttigieg 13% https://t.co/gdKto8yFqe

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 1:29pm
Derided as Deep State saboteurs, America's diplomats take their revenge as one by one they defy the Trump administration to provide evidence to the House impeachment inquiry. ⁦@nahaltoosi⁩ (Reposting with fixed link.) https://t.co/JT7SANr4J6

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 12:48pm
Derided as Deep State saboteurs, America's diplomats take their revenge as one by one they defy the Trump administration to provide evidence to the House impeachment inquiry. ⁦@nahaltoosihttps://t.co/iWdamfJjBP


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Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 12:20pm
Trump now finds himself mired in a season of weakness, defied by foreign leaders, judges, Republicans, conservative media and even officials inside his administration, ⁦@PhilipRucker⁩ writes. https://t.co/beKohY64iB

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 12:06pm
Prosecutors investigating the origins of the Russia probe have interviewed about two dozen current or former FBI officials, asking among other things about anti-Trump bias. ⁦@adamgoldmanNYT⁩ ⁦@WRashbaumhttps://t.co/nQeape6XF7

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 11:59am
As he seeks to end "endless wars," Trump describes the human toll of America's overseas conflicts in bracing terms. Some see authenticity, others exploitation. ⁦@michaelcrowleyhttps://t.co/4gWmRkECnp

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 11:43am
"It's as if they were two separate towns": In the city that split evenly for Netanyahu and his opponents, a picture of a polarized Israel. ⁦@IKershnerhttps://t.co/HXuHQbZEg2

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 11:35am
Trump's reversal on a G7 summit at his own Doral resort came at a time when Republican support was already splintering because of his Syria decision and yet is more needed than ever due to impeachment. ⁦@katierogers⁩ ⁦@EricLiptonNYThttps://t.co/1DHDM6VTpa

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 11:11am
Mulvaney, Thursday: "There were three factors. Again, I was involved with the process by which the money was held up temporarily, okay? Three issues for that." Mulvaney, Sunday: "I'm not acknowledging there's three reasons." https://t.co/jNN4npuVur

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 10:51am
A lovely ode to Washington baseball by the wonderful Donald Graham, who has been in the stands for all three teams that have called DC home, waiting for this World Series. https://t.co/GH4vWC0pRk

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 10:40am
Hamilton saw danger in a president who would "take every opportunity of embarrassing the General Government & bringing it under suspicion" so as "to throw things into confusion that he may ‘ride the storm and direct the whirlwind,'" Ron Chernow reminds us. https://t.co/zsVcgJZ8hR

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 11:45am
After his highest profile assignment to date, Pence finds himself the impassive, uncomfortable face of a much-criticized deal that gave Turkey what it wanted at the expense of the Kurds. ⁦@anniekarnihttps://t.co/q5wnkVp9YD

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 11:40am
"You tricked us!" Kurds feel betrayed by US as the "dregs" of Syria's Turkish-backed militias move in. ⁦@NYTBen⁩ ⁦@ddknythttps://t.co/SQfGlmFA4J

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 10:22am
Mattis: "I have earned my spurs on the battlefield. Donald Trump earned his spurs in a letter from a doctor." ⁦@christineNYThttps://t.co/nuKs9dykF6

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 7:29pm
Kasich comes out for impeachment, citing Mulvaney's comments confirming a quid pro quo linking US aid to Ukraine investigating conspiracy theory about Democrats in 2016. https://t.co/m3hy4Zgofw

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 7:24pm
Kent told House investigators that he raised concerns in 2015 about Hunter Biden serving on the board of a Ukrainian energy company but was turned away by an aide to the vice president. ⁦@John_Hudson ⁦@rachaelmbade@viser https://t.co/ZSgf5O37MI

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 5:16pm
“We were a little bit unconventional”: On the 1,001st day of the Trump Show, a proudly unpresidential president showed that he is writing the rules for himself. https://t.co/HLNSNZPmk8

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 9:30pm
Trump says it was good to let the Turks attack the Kurds. "Sometimes you have to let them fight like two kids,” he tells rally in Dallas. “Then you pull them apart."

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 8:47pm
“The floodgates may have opened”: The witnesses trooping up to Capitol Hill are providing a lot of information about the shadow foreign policy run by Trump’s lawyer and associates. @sbg1 https://t.co/V9GPDPqx0z

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 5:57pm
Mulvaney tries to take back what he said earlier in the day: "Let me be clear, there was absolutely no quid pro quo between Ukrainian military aid and any investigation into the 2016 election."

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 4:35pm
Sekulow: "The president's legal counsel was not involved in acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's press briefing."

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 4:34pm
RT @maggieNYT: Perry tells president he's resigning, per administration official. Happened as POTUS headed to Perry's home state of Texas today https://t.co/Vas6sWSuxT

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:11pm
He denies that an investigation into Biden was part of the consideration. But he’s just established that the aid was in fact conditioned on Ukrainian cooperation with Trump’s domestic political priority vis a vis Democrats in 2016.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:07pm
Mulvaney says the Ukraine aid was in fact tied to Trump’s desire for an investigation of supposed Ukrainian collaboration with Democrats in 2016. He describes it as one of three factors, the other two being a general concern about corruption and a belief Europe should do more.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:02pm
Mulvaney says money for Ukraine was held up because the president doesn’t like foreign aid in general, but acknowledges that Trump also raised with him the 2016 conspiracy theories that Bossert had told the president were “completely debunked."

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 12:44pm
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Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 8:56am
Taking over as national security adviser, O'Brien says he will reduce the number of NSC policy positions from 174 to under 120 by early 2020. https://t.co/i5q5pVW6YQ

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 7:12am
Rep. Elijah Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the Trump impeachment inquiry, died on Thursday in Baltimore at 68. David Stout @SherylNYT https://t.co/j49R3ckNB1

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 5:09pm
During meeting, Trump trashed Mattis, his first defense secretary, calling him “the world’s most overrated general. You know why? He wasn’t tough enough. I captured ISIS. Mattis said it would take 2 years. I captured them in 1 month.” (Per Democratic official.)

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 5:08pm
Trump to Erdogan: “History will look upon you favorably if you get this done the right and humane way. It 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!” (White House confirms letter obtained by @trish_regan)

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 4:15pm
Democratic leaders say Trump berated Pelosi in meeting on Turkey. “He called her a third-rate politician,” Schumer says.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 1:53pm
Sondland extensively used a personal phone for official business and repeatedly told foreign officials they were welcome to come to the White House whenever they liked, per testimony by Hill, who saw him as a security risk. @npfandos @adamgoldmanNYT https://t.co/6gM2fXA5Z0

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 1:29pm
Trump accuses predecessor of corrupting the 2016 election: "Maybe it goes right up to President Obama. I happen to think it does."

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 12:48pm
Graham blasts Trump for saying the Turkey-Kurd conflict “has nothing to do with us,” warning that if the president keeps making statements like that, it "will be a disaster worse than President Obama’s decision to leave Iraq.” @esullivannyt https://t.co/TX33Hd1daM

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 11:32am
RT @sbg1: Meanwhile: https://t.co/tULQqmGh8a

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 11:29am
RT @maggieNYT: the WH is doing an internal review of what happened in relation to the Ukraine call - a review some fear will result in a scapegoat. It has centered on the role of NSC counsel John Eisenberg, who moved the transcript to the secret system https://t.co/RwH5DKbKgj

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 11:29am
Trump defends his handling of the Turkish attack on America's Kurdish allies in Syria, saying his decisions have been "strategically brilliant." The fighting there "has nothing to do with us" and the Kurds are "not angels. They're not angels."

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 8:21am
Thank goodness that when we finally have these amazing ⁦@Nationals⁩ we also have ⁦@ThomasBoswellWP⁩, the poet laureate of Washington baseball, to capture this dream-like moment. His whole career has been leading up to this. https://t.co/KULjHKHaSY

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 8:12am
There are so many important things happening in the world -- Syria, impeachment, debate. But honestly this still seems like the top news in Washington. https://t.co/0mjXttxzz2


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 8:36pm
Best Inning in Nationals History.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 6:08pm
RT @sbg1: .@adamentous talks to Lev Parnas. Read: https://t.co/Anmz69wQi4

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 6:03pm
Hunter Biden says he probably would not have been named to the board of a foreign company if his last name weren’t Biden and acknowledged “poor judgment,” but rejected Trump accusations of wrongdoing. @katieglueck @stefsaul https://t.co/m7HZglcuag

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 6:01pm
Pence refuses to comply with a wide-ranging request for documents from House impeachment investigators trying to better understand any role he may have played in the president’s attempts to pressure Ukraine to political investigations. @anniekarni https://t.co/FC1KDOR2Du

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 5:44pm
State and Energy Department officials quietly review plans for evacuating roughly 50 tactical nuclear weapons that the U.S. has long stored, under American control, at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, about 250 miles from the Syrian border. @SangerNYT https://t.co/UuH7BLALNY

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 5:34pm
When administration officials held a conference call with conservative activists on impeachment, only a couple dozen joined the call and when it was opened up for questions, no one spoke up. @jwpetersNYT https://t.co/HcQW0Y77yt

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 4:49pm
As Biden tries to deflect Trump attacks on Hunter, he has raised as many questions as he has answered. If his family will shun foreign business if he becomes president, voters may wonder why they didn’t do it as vice president. @katieglueck @alexburnsNYT https://t.co/alUEjm5iSC

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 10:40am
In the White House ward room, Sondland insisted he was in charge of Ukraine policy, a moment that reminded Hill of Al Haig declaring he was in charge after Reagan was shot. According to whom? Hill asked. The president, Sondland answered. @npfandos https://t.co/KEg6tj6HYl

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 12:19am
@npfandos One person in the room during Hill’s testimony initially said Bolton mentioned Rudy in the quote, but two others have now said he cited Sondland: “I am not part of whatever drug deal Sondland and Mulvaney are cooking up."

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 10:43pm
@npfandos On another occasion, he said, "Giuliani’s a hand grenade who’s going to blow everybody up,” according to testimony by Fiona Hill.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 10:42pm
Breaking: Bolton instructed aide to report Giuliani pressure campaign to White House lawyer. “I am not part of whatever drug deal Rudy and Mulvaney are cooking up,” Bolton said, according to testimony to House investigators. @npfandos https://t.co/GO1pnMSyBl

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 9:21pm
I love the baseball announcers but they may not be the most reliable historians. They just noted that Washington hasn't seen a World Series since 1933 when Roosevelt was president -- Teddy Roosevelt. Um...

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 4:25pm
. @BNBuzz lists 11 "Books to Help You Make Sense of the Impeachment Process," including “Impeachment: An American History,” with @jmeacham @TimNaftali @jeffreyaengel https://t.co/bWmyNFZSMd

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 9:15am
Fiona Hill is prepared to testify today that she and other officials objected strenuously to the removal of the ambassador to Ukraine, only to be disregarded. https://t.co/Kt2UtvHbZp

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 3:09pm
@ChiTown_Burgh @sbg1 Won't argue with that.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 3:08pm
@camphorlane @sbg1 Sorry!

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 3:07pm
@susantimler @sbg1 My bad. Terribly embarrassing.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 2:57pm
"Right now it looks like Donald Trump will NOT win re-election," Kasich tells @sbg1 at #NewYorkerFest but he adds that it is hard to know because not all Trump voters will admit that to pollsters. (Earlier version left out a pretty important word in that quote. My apologies.)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 7:51pm
RT @maggieNYT: Our initial story on McAleenan resigning after a relatively brief and at times tumultuous tenure https://t.co/dLqs0NiI96 via ⁦@KannoYoungs⁩ ⁦@shearm⁩ me

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 7:51pm
RT @shearm: THE PURGE CONTINUES: @realDonaldTrump announces that Kevin McAleenan is out as DHS secretary, resigning to spend time with family, according to the president.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 7:49pm
Trump announces departure of McAleenan at DHS. That will mean he will soon be on his fourth homeland security secretary in less than three years.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 12:31pm
Then he recognized the Trump supporter — it was a high school classmate of his. “I thought you were cool.” @anniekarni https://t.co/WIdN8P4RZ3

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 12:30pm
Outside Minneapolis’s Target Center last night, protesters slammed Trump as a white supremacist. “I could have 100 black people with me if I wanted to!” a white Trump supporter replied. “Yo, man — pull them up,” a black Trump protester challenged him. "Call them up.” (1/2)

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 12:10pm
Former ambassador to Ukraine says she was told that Trump pushed for her ouster since summer 2018 based on “false claims.” @SharonLNYT @npfandos https://t.co/34z0E2r1mv

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 9:09am
“This may be the riskiest national security decision that he’s made to this point": In Syria, Trump finally pursues his get-out instincts, defying the establishment, his advisers and even his own party at a time he needs it. ⁦@jakesNYThttps://t.co/WXx6h1LU2Q via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 9:00am
Twenty five years! Congratulations. I remember when you arrived, a fresh-faced, talented young recruit. Now you're the wise veteran teaching the next generation -- and they're darn lucky to have you. https://t.co/wHiEfZNpC8

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 8:57am
"He's put his presidency at risk": The Republican criticism of Trump this week has been scathing -- on Syria but not on Ukraine. The first is allowed, the second is existential. @sbg1 https://t.co/7FFqnK55Gh

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 10:00pm
Trump goes after Democrats in combative campaign rally, singling out Biden in particular. “He was only a good vice president because he knew how to kiss Barack Obama’s ass,” the president said. @anniekarni https://t.co/vtRKH2KSLi

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 3:32pm
They may not have been at Normandy, but evidence suggests that at least some Kurds did fight on the side of the Allies during World War II. @JaceyFortin https://t.co/1h7lARRkiQ

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 2:32pm
McMaster says it’s not appropriate for the president to solicit foreign interference in domestic politics. “Of course no, absolutely not,” he said, adding: "What has to happen here is seeing our democracy play out, our separation of powers play out.” https://t.co/pklTex43sI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 9:21am
The White House refusal to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry is more a political argument than a legal one, aimed less at convincing a judge than convincing the public, or at least a portion of it. https://t.co/deqkfSUhY3

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 7:49am
"After Turkey’s invasion, the restoration of a united Syria seems further away than at any time since it began to disintegrate eight years ago,” writes @wrightr who knows more about the Middle East than almost anyone in DC. https://t.co/F3IlZ3ME4K

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 7:03am
A new high of 51 percent wants Trump impeached and removed from office, another 4 percent want him impeached but not removed, and 40 percent oppose impeachment, according to new @foxnews poll. ⁦@danablanton_nyc⁩ https://t.co/23DptExqu6

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 6:56am
Trump on the Kurds after allowing the Turks to move against them: “They didn’t help us in the Second World War. They didn’t help us with Normandy.” @michaelcrowley @EricSchmittNYT @helenecooper @maggieNYT https://t.co/2PFcJgcRM3

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 12:57am
In a world with so few heroes, it's so invigorating to see these @Nationals put on a master class in grit, resilience and character. Way to go Nats!

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 12:54am
RT @Nationals: 🗣 YOUR WASHINGTON NATIONALS ARE GOING TO THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES! FINAL // #Nats 7, Dodgers 3 https://t.co/qaNc3Uz1Y3


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 2:33pm
Once again, a president and a Congress are in a constitutional clash. For a concise look back at what the framers said and what happened with Johnson, Nixon and Clinton, check out “Impachment: An American History” with @jmeacham @TimNaftali @jeffreyaengel https://t.co/NKquPIbZ7N

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 11:09am
They called him a “racist,” a “fascist” and “the greatest charlatan of them all.” But many of the Never Trumpers from 2016 have changed their minds and joined his backers. “This is the guy who puts the knife in his teeth and swims the moat.” @jwpetersNYT https://t.co/ax6qEQ8E32

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 10:06am
“I feel like a Kurd today,” former Netanyahu adviser tells @Halbfinger. In Israel, Trump's decision to leave the Kurds to fend for themselves against Turkey has many wondering if he might abandon them too. https://t.co/ovOhR5lgYT

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 5:40pm
In a background briefing, senior administration official says the White House is not ruling out cooperation if the House adopts procedures that protect President Trump’s due process rights, as the White House defines them.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 5:33pm
White House to House Democrats: "President Trump and his administration cannot participate in your partisan and unconstitutional inquiry under these circumstances.” @npfandos @nytmike https://t.co/FjbWJnJpXQ

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 5:28pm
White House declares that it will not participate in impeachment inquiry because it is illegitimate and violates precedent and due process.

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 11:04am
The "exquisitely reported" new book "Border Wars" by ⁦@juliehdavis⁩ and ⁦@shearm⁩ is "essential reading for those searching for the 'beating heart' of the Trump administration," writes @JoeKleintime in a rave review. https://t.co/eVRwt6qCM5

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 9:38am
RT @PhilipRucker: A majority of Americans, 58 percent to 38 percent, support the impeachment inquiry, and 49 percent say the House should recommend Trump be removed from office, per new WaPo-Schar School poll https://t.co/5m81SjFrNy

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 9:38am
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The Trump administration blocked a top diplomat, Gordon Sondland, from sitting for a deposition today with impeachment investigators in the House https://t.co/anBkbYfz0e