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Peter Baker
7 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 5:34pm
Did Trump and Putin make secret agreements or not? “It is terribly disturbing,” a senior US official tells ⁦@sbg1⁩.… https://t.co/dvglRIk2Ol

Peter Baker
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 10:22am
“Not awful. Not great,” says @thejoesexton. Huh? The Nats should have won the World Series and are struggling this… https://t.co/AQ1YosrZGa

Peter Baker
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:55am
Trump: "The Summit with Russia was a great success, except with the real enemy of the people, the Fake News Media."

Peter Baker
14 hours ago:   Thursday Jul 19 - 9:54am
RT @charlie_savage: I'll never write again! https://t.co/x5rV5cOGLy

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 11:08am
RT @juliehdavis: Just landed back in DC from Helsinki a short time ago, and wow. I don’t think the word “would” was the issue when we were…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 10:46am
White House announces $3.9 billion deal to buy two new Air Force One planes and claims credit for saving $1.4 billi… https://t.co/M9x9CmdYRE

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 10:33am
RT @JohnJHarwood: Trump comparing leader of democratic ally to Russia’s murderous dictator: “i don’t want to say who’s better” https://t.co

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 10:33am
Fascinating debate inside the Washington Post editorial board: @RuthMarcus says Trump advisers should resign… https://t.co/0NfxMvgeUp

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jul 18 - 10:11am
RT @MarkLandler: “The dam has broken,” said Bob Corker. But ⁦@peterbakernyt⁩ asks the essential question: Is this a turning point or just a…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 3:44pm
RT @nytimes: In Barack Obama's highest-profile speech since leaving office, he warned of "strongman politics" and leaders who "double down"…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 3:44pm
RT @tackettdc: "The Trump administration will end a longstanding requirement that certain nonprofit organizations disclose the names of the…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 3:42pm
RT @Cosmopolitan: An unprecedented number of @CNN's most prominent women are proving they can handle a maddening news cycle *and* morning s…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 1:16pm
Trump's motive seemed to be to fight, tooth and claw for the legitimacy of his 2016 election. ⁦@MarkLandlerhttps://t.co/fDPYvAkYck

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 1:14pm
"This is Putin's fourth US president and this is the summit he has dreamed of for 18 years." Andy Higgins ⁦… https://t.co/hGxm3kM7fC

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 12:24pm
Not since the Civil War when John Tyler went over to the Confederacy has the word "treason" been raised about a pre… https://t.co/zwqgE6Urtv

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 11:54am
After Trump's meeting with Putin, critics cry "treason." https://t.co/a4pl5h6YM6

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 12:13am
RT @juliaioffe: She took me shooting at a former KGB range. Seems insane now, six years after the fact.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 12:13am
RT @juliaioffe: She then moved to the US and got in touch, asking to hang out. Stupidly-or wisely—I was too busy with other things to engag…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jul 17 - 12:13am
RT @juliaioffe: My last story out of Moscow in 2012 was about a strange young woman trying to get Russia to legalize firearms. Her name was…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:32pm
RT @anniekarni: With no WiFi on AF1 in press cabin, the tweets are delivered to us on paper, making them look more like presidential statem…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:31pm
That's not an insult, it's an observation and one offered with no disrespect. The point is this a very restrained c… https://t.co/3PAXe3htEI

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:04pm
RT @sbg1: Sunrise over Helsinki. About to go on @cnn one last time before wheels up from the Summit https://t.co/iGS6k6PB1h


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Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 4:54pm
RT @jeffzeleny: Since well before the election, Trump has repeatedly argued that he Russia wanted Clinton to win. Today, we get the answer…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 3:40pm
As Trump makes nice with Putin, his Justice Department charges a Russian woman who tried to broker secret meetings… https://t.co/CyQq6eOgsB

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 3:40pm
RT @joshuamckerrow: First day back for me after 5 American journalists, my friends, murdered in our old newsroom. We press on. @capgaznews

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 3:28pm
RT @sbg1: We should all thank these terrific journalists today! #FirstAmendment https://t.co/3xWSlU8qy1

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 3:26pm
Ed Royce, the retiring GOP foreign affairs chairman: "I disagree with the president’s comments. There is simply no… https://t.co/PfA6eomwco

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 2:07pm
RT @MiriamElder: A giddy Lavrov says the talks went “better than super” https://t.co/xTDkV0OeKV

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 1:41pm
Ryan: "There is no question that Russia interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy he… https://t.co/9oWLCXq8cC

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 12:00pm
Great job by @JonLemire, thanks for asking the tough questions.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:58am
Not a new thought but worth noting again that Trump was far harsher on American allies Germany and Britain than he just was on Russia.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:57am
Asked if Russia has compromising information on Trump, Putin does not answer, saying instead only that he did not p… https://t.co/Q56Bcfp26R

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:56am
RT @RosieGray: .@jeffmason1 and @JonLemire both asked great questions at this press conference

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:52am
Trump: “President Putin was extremely strong in his denial today.” And Putin offered to have his investigators work… https://t.co/1hEp7pfIXT

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:51am
Asked if he would condemn Russia for its intervention, Trump instead criticizes FBI and talks about the Democratic… https://t.co/j3GQ8dcfcJ

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:44am
Fabulous job by @jeffmason1 today.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:43am
Putin says he wanted Trump to win the election: "Yes I did. Yes I did. Because he talked about bringing the US-Russ… https://t.co/QPMHdZinFr

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:43am
Putin just raised Bill Browder without being asked, attacking him and his associates for making money illegally and… https://t.co/si9tPcKyRh

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:40am
Regarding the 12 Russian military intelligence officers identified and indicted by the United States, Putin says, “I will look into it."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:39am
The consensus conclusion by US intelligence agencies that Russia intervened in the US election? “This is utter nons… https://t.co/ZzxwGAPg1t

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:38am
Trump repeats his refrain that there was “no collusion.” Worth remembering that his son, son-in-law and campaign ch… https://t.co/Umu0B4x1jV

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:37am
Trump keeps casting Russia’s election intervention in terms of a Democratic excuse for its defeat, not in terms of… https://t.co/nTbTDCX2Qk

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:35am
Trump repeats that the Mueller probe is responsible for trouble in the Russian-American relationship, not Russia’s… https://t.co/Hy4dlbHBPa

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:34am
Does Trump hold Russia responsible for anything? @jeffmason1 asks. “I hold both countries responsible."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:31am
Trump says that when he described Russia as a “competitor,” he meant it to be “a compliment."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:26am
Trump says he and Putin spent a lot of time talking about the Russian interference, expresses no criticism of Moscow’s actions.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:20am
With Trump at his side, Putin again denies US election intervention: “The Russian state has never interfered and is… https://t.co/0w70X2EhyF

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:12am
Trump and Putin have started their joint news conference in Helsinki. Watch here: https://t.co/iO0XA3u1Rm

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 11:00am
Tomorrow is the fourth anniversary of the shoot down of a civilian airliner over Ukraine that the west blamed on Russia, @sbg1 notes.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:56am
Tracing Guccifer 2.0’s Many Tentacles in the 2016 Election. ⁦@SangerNYT⁩ ⁦@jimrutenberg⁩ ⁦@EricLiptonNYThttps://t.co/TNr3xmpNms

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:41am
Rand Paul argues that diplomacy with Russia is the right approach: "I applaud President Trump for both chiding our… https://t.co/R2qNPdxEUc

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:06am
RT @MiriamElder: CNN should get rid of everyone today and just run @sbg1’s analysis of Trump-Putin.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:04am
RT @jimrutenberg: Tracing Guccifer 2.0’s Many Tentacles in the 2016 Election w/@SangerNYT @EricLiptonNYT + reporting from @MaggieNYT and r…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:04am
RT @Yamiche: In Russia, between 1998 and 2018, 58 reporters have been killed and just in 2018, around the world, 33 journalists have been k…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:03am
RT @sbg1: my latest is up @newyorker... more insights from Russia hands for every President since Reagan: @strobetalbott @McFaul Steve Hadl…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 9:02am
RT @secupp: No one’s mastered the art of looking unimpressed like Putin: https://t.co/LA5U932xd6


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Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 8:57am
With multiple would-be contenders and no obvious phenomenon or establishment-backed favorite, the early Democratic… https://t.co/H4vhoNcPCN

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 8:53am
Iran's nuclear weapons program was almost certainly larger, more sophisticated and better organized than most suspe… https://t.co/SuWgI2l1Ox

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 8:32am
US investors remain confident despite trade war, propelling domestic markets higher since tariffs were imposed even… https://t.co/MI8PPxrvyQ

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 8:27am
“If Trump says, ‘Let bygones be bygones because we have a world to run,’ that is essentially what Moscow needs from… https://t.co/gBQFYABQkT

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 8:25am
The Nationals dumped Dusty because two division titles and two 95+ win seasons in two years weren't good enough. At… https://t.co/N2Z1eHmSmH

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 7:29am
RT @juliaioffe: A reminder that the Russian Foreign Ministry called Mueller's indictment of 12 GRU officers "an informational false flag in…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 7:28am
RT @PhilipRucker: During his drive to palace to meet Putin, Trump passed a billboard that read, "Mr. President, welcome to the land of free…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 7:16am
At start of meeting with Putin, Trump says they will talk about trade, nuclear weapons, missiles and China, makes n… https://t.co/ksAkwk9NYm

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Jul 16 - 6:55am
How to characterize US policy toward Russia as Trump meets Putin? "Contradictory and incoherent." “Confused and con… https://t.co/VyQTsTqXuH

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Sunday Jul 15 - 10:11am
RT @maggieNYT: Wow https://t.co/OiayeH18si


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Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Sunday Jul 15 - 10:10am
RT @sbg1: Just landed in Helsinki and looking forward to talking Trump and Putin>> https://t.co/jnBHpA3gxD

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Sunday Jul 15 - 10:08am
RT @sbg1: Helsinki with @jaketapper... https://t.co/0Z3RrTUqPk


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Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 11:08am
RT @CitizenCohn: The argument @peterbakernyt addresses here is all over the right-wing feeds I follow. Unless I'm missing something, the…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 11:03am
@burlij Love the Shad Treatment! What a fabulous novel. And of course for nonfiction it's hard to beat Richard Ben Cramer.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 10:44am
Please do read it. It says that the Russians attempted "for the first time" to penetrate email accounts at the doma… https://t.co/8aPOW6n5a6

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 10:21am
This was in the indictment. If you think it's fake, your argument is with your country's intelligence services and… https://t.co/kfDPOyBoHi

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 10:06am
Greatest novel about politics? Jeb Bush suggests The Manchurian Candidate: "It is a good read and shows that the Ru… https://t.co/JILeaoFGpX

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:58am
RT @amyfiscus: Eritrea and neighboring Ethiopia opened the phone lines as part of their quite stunning and sudden end to 20 years of hostil…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:40am
RT @PhilipRucker: Horrific scene in Nicaragua, as government forces fired at students, priests, journalists and others trapped inside a chu…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:39am
RT @PolitiFact: .@realDonaldTrump said before he came along, defense spending by other NATO nations was going down. Data: It was going up.…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:39am
RT @juliehdavis: A diplomatic mess, a kind-of apology, a condemnation of immigration but not of Russia’s election meddling, tea with the qu…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:35am
RT @NYTNational: When President Trump pardoned a pair of cattlemen from Oregon, even their lawyer was mystified as to how exactly the case…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Saturday Jul 14 - 9:34am
RT @rickgladstone: Europeans have begun to believe that a strategy lurks beneath Trump's narcissism, sarcasm & bluster: subvert solidarity…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 11:26pm
RT @nakashimae: https://t.co/VqdgSisWOu

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 11:22pm
RT @nytimesworld: President Trump wants Canada to spend more on its military but are Canadians interested? https://t.co/FdtO6tags6

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 10:08pm
Trump publicly asked Russia to try to hack Hillary Clinton. And then on the same day, they did. ⁦@nytmikehttps://t.co/tQxpncm562

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 10:04pm
Trump knew the indictment was coming when he predicted an easy meeting with Putin. He knew it was coming when he at… https://t.co/ZqjuFp9UKN

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 6:03pm
RT @sbg1: Can’t make it up>> https://t.co/xDSsU3dOj0

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 12:20pm
Rosenstein says he briefed Trump on the charges earlier in the week.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 12:17pm
There is no allegation in the indictment that any American citizen committed a crime or that any of the actions cha… https://t.co/YGFzSbQGfE

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 12:13pm
Mueller indictments of Russians tie the hacking directly to the GRU, the Russian military intelligence agency.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 9:31am
RT @mikememoli: There was a period when the Obama press shop iced Fox in briefings. The rest of the press corps backed them up in the inter…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 9:30am
Congratulations! Fabulous news. https://t.co/hMOzs4fVAL

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 9:29am
RT @npfandos: This exchange just about sums up the hearing today: Strzok: “I am telling you that I and the other men and women of the FBI…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 9:29am
RT @maggieNYT: Trump is calling a taped interview that the Sun posted audio of “fake news”

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 7:59am
In 1952, Eisenhower shifted the GOP from the party of isolationism to a party of internationalism. Trump is moving… https://t.co/HIzaEjeg26

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 7:41am
RT @vali_nasr: I really enjoyed reading @SangerNYT new book on how cyber has changed international affairs. a serious book that would be a…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Jul 13 - 7:40am
“Our guy here is like an amateur boxer going up against Muhammad Ali.” Veteran American officials fear Trump will b… https://t.co/qffwAbU83O

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 12:38pm
RT @juliehdavis: Awkward. Story of Trump’s NATO summit visit “could be told in the tight smiles, stiff handshakes and averted gazes he exch…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 12:38pm
RT @npfandos: Republicans, who have already spent 10+ hours behind closed doors with Strzok, are unlikely to be moved.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 12:38pm
RT @npfandos: He will say he deeply regrets those famous text messages, BUT: “Let me be clear, unequivocally and under oath: not once in m…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 12:37pm
RT @npfandos: Pete Strzok is about to come out swinging: “I have the utmost respect for Congress’s oversight role, but I truly believe that…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 8:56am
RT @jeffzeleny: “I’m a very stable genius,” @realDonaldTrump tells Brussels news conference today.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jul 12 - 8:55am
Hard to believe it's been 10 years. He was always so full of life. He's missed. https://t.co/aHzg03APfs