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Peter Baker
12 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:44pm
Biden’s order clears the way for a generation of young transgender Americans like Nic Talbott who have spent years waiting out the ban in hopes of serving in the American military. @David_Philipps https://t.co/NaeSM5PGsG

Peter Baker
12 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:37pm
After Roberts and Harris step aside, Leahy in his role as president pro tempore of the Senate will preside over Trump’s impeachment trial. @npfandos https://t.co/YnUQmTIluw

Peter Baker
15 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 1:11pm
Trump's Space Force was derided by critics and mocked on TV, but analysts say Biden may keep it as China continues to improve its capacity to take down satellites and potentially cripple modern American life. ⁦@WilliamJBroadhttps://t.co/ILk24PL2VX

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 11:41am
Putin responds to Navalny’s investigation on the palace, saying it “never has belonged to me.” His denial reflects the power of Navalny’s charges, which Putin evidently concluded he could not ignore. Navalny’s video has gotten 86 million views so far. https://t.co/E9fIs5fX3z

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 11:37am
Portman cites partisan gridlock in deciding not to seek reelection next year: “It has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and mark progress on substantive policy.” @hillhulse https://t.co/BSbunyhu4X

Peter Baker
17 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 10:33am
" ... And he’d say, 'Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, this stuff really works.' He would take just as seriously their opinion — based on no data, just anecdote." (3)

Peter Baker
17 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 10:32am
"... or, 'Boy, this convalescent plasma is really phenomenal.' And I would try to, you know, calmly explain that you find out if something works by doing an appropriate clinical trial; you get the information, you give it a peer review. ..." (2)

Peter Baker
17 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 10:31am
Fauci describes working for Trump in interview with Donald McNeil: "He was getting input from people who were calling him up, I don’t know who, people he knew from business, saying, 'Hey, I heard about this drug, isn’t it great?' ..." (1) https://t.co/qSkQHlD1Ry

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Sunday Jan 24 - 3:30pm
Could Trump pull a Nixon? "He lacks discipline, intellectual rigor and the doggedness Nixon used to pull himself up from the bottom," says ⁦@ElizabethDrewOH⁩. "But Trump has one advantage Nixon didn’t ... : a large and fanatically devoted following." https://t.co/4ukv2XDT18

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Sunday Jan 24 - 1:37pm
The Bidens stop at Call Your Mother, the bagel shop in Georgetown, en route back to the White House -- already a big change. Trying to remember but can't recall Trump ever stopping anywhere in DC other than his own hotel.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Sunday Jan 24 - 12:39pm
On his first Sunday as president, Biden heads to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown, where he has worshipped over the years, per pooler @TomDeFrank

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Sunday Jan 24 - 12:26pm
Justice and FBI debate how many of the mob that stormed the Capitol to charge--should they prosecute even those who only entered the building or just those who committed vandalism and threatened violence? ⁦@DevlinBarrett⁩ ⁦@hsu_spencer⁩ https://t.co/v0FCbKsfTz

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 11:39pm
How a GOP congressman from Pennsylvania helped steer Trump to a Justice Department lawyer who shared his conspiratorial view of the election and played a role in an ultimately foiled plot to overturn the results. ⁦@ktbenner⁩ ⁦@CatieEdmondsonhttps://t.co/Y73q9n2WFK

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 8:23pm
Final count from ⁦@GlennKesslerWP⁩ and his all-star team of factcheckers: "By the time Trump left office, he had accumulated 30,573 untruths during his presidency — averaging about 21 erroneous claims a day." https://t.co/k60jM0zdsT

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 1:41pm
"McConnell had a forty-eight hours like no one else. He became Minority Leader and his Capitol was invaded. Domestic terrorists got inside it this time—unlike on 9/11." ⁦@JaneMayerNYer⁩ explores McConnell's divorce from Trump. https://t.co/4LI5IFLIzx

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 1:32pm
When it was reported that Giuliani had asked for $20,000 a day to represent Trump in his effort to overturn the election, Giuliani called it a "lie." But @maggieNYT has the email showing that his firm did in fact ask for exactly that much. Giuliani now claims he didn't know.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 1:28pm
Demonstrations erupt across Russia protesting Putin's rule and Navalny's arrest. Authorities take thousands more into custody. ⁦@antontroian⁩ ⁦@AndrewKramerNYT⁩ ⁦@ATHigginsNYThttps://t.co/RPPKxzZ6h8

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 8:19pm
Trump is gone but the stunners are still coming: ⁦@ktbenner⁩ reveals how Trump pressured Barr's successor to try to force Georgia to reverse its election results only to be thwarted when top Justice Department officials threatened to resign en masse. https://t.co/w8jTAloLIR

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 6:43pm
McConnell welcomes agreement with Schumer, with aide calling it "a win for due process and fairness.” His statement clarifies that after all briefs the trial could actually start on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 6:16pm
Schumer announces that the impeachment trial will begin Monday, Feb. 8, after both sides have time to file briefs.

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 5:05pm
Missing Gwen... https://t.co/9Wupdb50UJ

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 4:27pm
In defining his mission for history as bringing together a divided country, Biden has made “unity” the watchword of his fledgling administration. But one thing that divides America is what unity actually means. https://t.co/ZmlcSfOCDU

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 3:26pm
Biden doesn’t object when asked if he supports McConnell’s request to push the Trump impeachment trial into February. “The more time we have to get up and running to meet these crises, the better.”

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 2:49pm
Among the new decorative touches in the Oval Office under Biden is a moon rock brought home by Apollo 17 in 1972. https://t.co/05XUv1nYnT

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 11:40am
Congratulations on a terrific run! We'll miss your smart and insightful dispatches. https://t.co/ROnnS8w7Kq

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 12:02pm
Biden said the ceremonies symbolized the triumph of democracy, writes ⁦@danbalz⁩. But if democracy met the stress test of recent weeks, the system remains under duress. Biden’s task is to ensure that the forces that threatened democracy are defeated. https://t.co/WAx5kp1t5l

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:44am
RT @katierogers: Professional news 🌟 : I’m writing a book! It’s on Jill Biden’s first year as first lady during on of the most unusual times in American history. I’ll explore how the very concept of the role has been heading toward a modern revamp, with reporting from Trump and Obama admins. https://t.co/G3T0NtksQq


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Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 9:35am
"Normally an incoming president ... doesn't have to say democracy remains intact," writes ⁦@GeraldFSeib⁩. "Yet for the first time since the Civil War, that reassurance was necessary." https://t.co/clAMdejFn3

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 9:32am
Time of transition -- ⁦@sbg1⁩ inaugurates the Letter from Biden's Washington: "Never have the old patriotic clichés about America sounded so good. May their words matter and their aspirations turn into reality. Is this what optimism feels like?" https://t.co/3PGsQ7sXje

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:45am
Among those who received last-minute pardons from Trump was one of the wealthy parents in the USC admissions scandal. But people cited by Trump's team as backing the pardon say they never did. ⁦@MattHjournohttps://t.co/HZJrszF5co

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:33pm
RT @jdawsey1: A very nice @maggieNYT dispatch from the final day. It was often infuriating but often inspiring and invigorating to compete against Maggie on the Trump beat. Kudos on an incredible run. https://t.co/bVtQXx2wyp

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:20pm
Senate confirms Haines as DNI, in the only Biden nominee ratified on his first day in office. Trump had two on his Inauguration Day while Obama and Bush each had seven. @julianbarnes https://t.co/8rMfC0SgeX

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:56am
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, taking office at a moment of profound economic, health and political crises with a promise to seek unity after a tumultuous 4 years that tore at the fabric of American society. https://t.co/WkqYhkCDRj

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:22am
Trump has departed the White House for the last time as president as he heads to Joint Base Andrews to address supporters and then fly to Florida. https://t.co/ux1vsglBDJ

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:37am
Among those granted clemency was William Walters, a wealthy sports gambler convicted in an insider-trading scheme, who paid tens of thousands of dollars to ex-Trump lawyer John Dowd to get him on Trump’s list. @maggieNYT @kenvogel @EricLiptonNYT @nytmike https://t.co/r6X9Xx2Syq

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:11am
Shortly after pardoning congressmen and lobbyists convicted of corruption, Trump releases an order at 1:07 a.m. revoking his own ethics executive order from 2017, freeing his own former aides from the limits he had imposed on their ability to lobby the government.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:02am
What's striking about the section announcing Bannon's pardon is it does not try to make an argument for it; it does not say he is innocent or has repented. All it says is "Mr. Bannon has been an important leader in the conservative movement and is known for his political acumen."

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:00am
Not on the list: Giuliani, any member of the Trump family or Trump himself. Of course, there are 11 hours left.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:59am
In a post-midnight announcement on his last day in office, Trump grants pardons or commutations to 143 people, including Steve Bannon, Kwame Kilpatrick, Elliott Broidy, Robin Hayes, Rick Renzi and Duke Cunningham.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:02am
Would be a very different night, wouldn't it? https://t.co/rsSMA3pPIj

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:01am
Trump decides to pardon Bannon, who was charged with trying to scam the president's own supporters. @maggieNYT https://t.co/8DGvwMXcJV

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:03pm
RT @marclacey: Kudos to our coronavirus data tracking project, which won a big IRE award. There are so many of you who helped make this special Thank you. https://t.co/5KF2KpYqeu

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:02pm
RT @npfandos: SCOOP w/@ktbenner: Justice Dept. ends stock trade inquiry into @SenatorBurr without charges, per Burr's lawyer and a person briefed on the case https://t.co/vFjC7FymOD

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 8:43pm
RT @michaelluo: Take a bow ⁦@sbg1⁩. Her final “Letter from Trump’s Washington.” Incredible run. Tomorrow, her weekly column becomes “Letter from Biden’s Washington.” https://t.co/Pfmcd7X7AV

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 8:43pm
RT @sbg1: And here’s my column, very much informed by this remarkable thread: https://t.co/AwYcWDZHOs

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 7:04pm
RT @dougmillsnyt: Tears roll down @JoeBiden's face as he delivers remarks during a send-off event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States tomorrow. https://t.co/Dg1PL9t1N7


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Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 7:04pm
RT @NYTimesPR: The @nytimes's efforts to track the coronavirus pandemic in the United States have been awarded a 2020 Philip Meyer Journalism Award, which honors the year’s best work using social research and data journalism methods. https://t.co/bSI4FvNfs1

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:21pm
@AshleyRParker @washingtonpost @agearan @seungminkim @AnnieLinskey @CleveWootson @mviser @WaPoSean @shearm @maggieNYT @katierogers @anniekarni @michaelcrowley Huge thanks too to @BumillerNYT and @hamiltonbill, our amazing leaders who steered us through a challenging term with great wisdom, patience and grace. Bill Will be moving on and we’ll be heartbroken when he’s gone. We won’t let Elisabeth escape that easily.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:19pm
@AshleyRParker @washingtonpost @agearan @seungminkim @AnnieLinskey @CleveWootson @mviser @WaPoSean As we wrap up four nonstop, roller-coaster years, just want to say thanks to my incredible partners on the beat, @shearm @maggieNYT @katierogers @anniekarni and @michaelcrowley. There’s no better team in journalism and I can’t imagine getting through this without them.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:16pm
@AshleyRParker @washingtonpost She’s going to be joined by a formidable team including @agearan @seungminkim @AnnieLinskey @CleveWootson @mviser @WaPoSean, each of them an all-star. They will be tough competition but good company in endless van pools.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:15pm
Excited for our great friend @AshleyRParker as she takes over as White House bureau chief for the @washingtonpost. She’s done a stellar job these last four years and has earned a deserved reputation as a must-read by anyone who cares about Washington. https://t.co/GDCtrlLH8t

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 1:28pm
McConnell: "The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people. And they tried to use fear and violence to stop a specific proceeding of the first branch of the federal government which they did not like." @npfandos https://t.co/kXhEe9tJBV

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 1:26pm
Support for convicting Trump has inched up to 55%, with 37% opposed in new @politico @MorningConsult poll. Among Republicans, 20% now support conviction, up from 14% earlier this month. @Ben___Leonard https://t.co/wz0P1A3gUJ

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 12:56pm
"We don't have Trump around right now and we are picking up the ball and running with it ourselves": Even after tomorrow's departure, rage about the 2020 election will live on not just among extremists but among many Americans. ⁦@stavernisehttps://t.co/S4kSzRYOyq

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:59am
@igorpianist @Olivianuzzi @Acosta @nytmike @PhilipRucker @jaketapper @JakeSherman @jonathanvswan @maggieNYT @MollyJongFast @emilyjanefox @DanRather @JenniferJJacobs @Yamiche @abbydphillip Thank you so much. Looking forward to calmer, healthier days ahead when we can devote more time listening to your amazing music.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:25am
A deep clean for the White House for new tenants? "Because the coronavirus doesn’t live long on surfaces, this kind of power wash is more like hygiene theater—a ritual meant to make people feel safer without actually reducing risk,” says @elainejgodfrey https://t.co/g6gFEUuvg4

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 10:27am
RT @AshleyRParker: So excited to become the WaPo’s new WH Buro Chief — filling some v big @PhilipRucker shoes, right down to the elaborate, color-coded (!) White House duty rotation Google doc. And #FF the rest of our awesome team 👇 https://t.co/KCybm3csfo


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Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 10:09am
"It's like your whole family is just vanishing": As the covid death toll reaches 400,000 in the US, a heartbreaking look back at the victims from just one day. ⁦@amy_harmon⁩ ⁦@abscribe⁩ ⁦@thomasfullerNYT⁩ ⁦@mannyNYThttps://t.co/3ckXJ9uC4p

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 10:05am
When did new presidents start riding to the inauguration with the outgoing presidents? Who was the first to "affirm" rather than swear the oath? Who gave the shortest address? Some inaugural fun facts from ⁦@christineNYThttps://t.co/8QIkcwgioD

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 9:54am
“These people are not representative of our country’s military,” Milley says as the armed forces step up efforts to find far-right extremists in their ranks following the attack on the Capitol. ⁦@EricSchmittNYT⁩ ⁦@jestei⁩ ⁦@helenecooperhttps://t.co/e4N6Ll7Yfd

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 6:50pm
Trump lifts covid-related travel restrictions on the European Union, Britain, Ireland and Brazil imposed 10 months ago, in favor of the new rule that anyone coming into the country on an international flight must have a negative coronavirus test or proof of recovery from covid.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 12:07pm
Acceptance of covid vaccine continues to rise: 56% in US say they will get it as soon it is available, per ⁦@USATODAY⁩ ⁦@Suffolk_U⁩ poll, a jump of 10 points since December and 30 points since October. ⁦@SusanPage⁩ ⁦@sarahbishihttps://t.co/7tFZ2Pv0Sh

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 12:01pm
RT @jonkarl: Rudy Giuliani now says he won’t on the Trump impeachment defense team. “Because I gave an earlier speech [at the January 6 Trump rally], I am a witness and therefore unable to participate in court or Senate chamber,” he tells me.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 11:05am
Failed leadership: At least 26 states ignored recommendations from the White House on masks and other health issues.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 11:02am
Rejection of expertise: More than 100 state and local health officials have been fired or have resigned since the beginning of the pandemic.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 11:01am
Chilling fact: Had the nation done what Washington State did in minimizing deaths, about 220,000 fewer people would be dead now.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:59am
As we near 400,000 covid deaths in the US in a year, ⁦@smervosh⁩ ⁦⁦@ByMikeBaker⁩ ⁦@PatriciaMazzei⁩ and ⁦@bymarkwalker⁩ look back on how it all went so wrong. https://t.co/mMGZsRNI7k

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:49am
Pompeo has made near-daily announcements of major foreign policy actions, many of which appear designed to cement Trump priorities and create roadblocks to new directions charted by the incoming Biden team. ⁦@karendeyoung1https://t.co/IzVxrckXq3

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:33am
Seven in 10 Republicans say Biden was not legitimately elected, suggesting that Trump's claims have taken root despite the absence of credible evidence. ⁦@danbalz⁩ ⁦@sfcpoll⁩ ⁦@EmGuskhttps://t.co/FCUAkaNEQ0

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 9:24pm
RT @sbg1: you can read my friend @rajivscribe on what it was like in the Green Zone in American-occupied Iraq this weekend: https://t.co/XTH9Y3d2KB

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 4:06pm
Trump associates have collected tens of thousands of dollars to help convicted felons secure pardons from the president in his last days in office. ⁦@nytmike⁩ ⁦@kenvogelhttps://t.co/gqFYGGFyFQ

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 11:46am
While Democrats will have the edge thanks to Harris's tie-breaking vote, a 50-50 Senate is a huge challenge for both parties. Lott and Daschle recall how they brokered a power-sharing pact the last time the parties split the chamber. https://t.co/YaDU0xGJry

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 11:32am
As a candidate, Trump said he could eliminate the entire national debt as president. Instead, it rose nearly $7.8 trillion on his watch, the third biggest increase relative to the size of the economy of any administration. Allan Sloan and ⁦@Cezaryhttps://t.co/dkTp1wT6Or

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 11:12am
"Republicans are now two parties, the party of Trump and the party of Never Trump, and the lines are more clearly defined than ever," writes ⁦⁦@danbalz⁩. "To say Republicans face a time of testing and introspection understates the period ahead." https://t.co/12hxlm1jlN

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 11:03am
Trump is being held to account as never before for what he says, finding his typical defenses--denial, obfuscation, powerful friends, claiming it was all a joke--insufficient in explaining away a mob acting in his name. ⁦@mattfleg⁩ ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/n6yXk3DI8O

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 10:52am
Modern family: When Harris is inaugurated vice president, she will bring to the national stage the contemporary model of a blended American clan. ⁦@jessicabennetthttps://t.co/isW5nGy3L6

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 5:54pm
Fact check: True! https://t.co/7uUQC5XkuM

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 5:50pm
Friend reminds us that the night before the 2009 inauguration, Obama and McCain joined together for a bipartisan unity dinner. Obama praised McCain as "an American hero." McCain vowed to "do the best I can to help you in the hard work ahead." https://t.co/zyjrY7WZgT

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 4:34pm
Washington, 2021. https://t.co/z6x6uKbEhB


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 4:33pm
Washington, 2021. https://t.co/gjbTTfjqQm


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 3:21pm
RT @ryanstruyk: New NPR/PBS/Marist poll on trust in 2020 election results: Biden voters: 97% accurate 2% not accurate Trump voters: 12% accurate 86% not accurate

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Jan 16 - 3:19pm
RT @shearm: SCOOP -@joebiden chief of staff @RonaldKlain lays out for WH staff the plan for first 10 days. It will include dozens of executive actions. Including a dozen on Jan. 20 alone. Obama did none in Jan. 20 and only 2 the next day. w/ @peterbakernyt https://t.co/xTcQxdHdWD

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 11:01pm
RT @oliverdarcy: After receiving legal letter, conservative outlet American Thinker has issued an incredible statement admitting it published "completely false" info on Dominion that had "no basis in fact." It apologizes to readers for "abandoning" journalistic principles. https://t.co/DVFf2eWBSD https://t.co/Qcqrb74q5L


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:58pm
RT @sbg1: The amazing @LukeMogelson was among the insurrectionists on 1/6. Read this peerless foreign corresondent on an American war zone: https://t.co/OOf8RlAuDP

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:55pm
@shearm The Fairfax Weekly!

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 1:21pm
Trump is leaving the White House with the lowest job approval of his presidency -- 29%, per ⁦@pewresearch⁩ poll. The share of his own supporters who describe his conduct since the election as poor has doubled over the past two months, from 10% to 20% https://t.co/XJKuEvy0Io

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 1:08pm
Rosenstein expresses regret over the policy that led to the separation of children from their parents at the border: "It was a failed policy that never should have been proposed or implemented. I wish we all had done better." ⁦@shearmhttps://t.co/FmhOcLRoZE

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:39am
These are the jumbo photos of Trump taken throughout his tenure that will be replaced with ones of Biden soon enough. Crates are in the press office for the move.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:23am
In the West Wing, the framed photographs that were on the wall outside of the press office have been taken down, leaving just the hooks behind, per pooler @Emilylgoodin

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:18am
Trump has always had an abundance of yes men and women around him, but Giuliani occupies a unique space in his orbit. Few people have had such durability with the president. The price has been two impeachments. ⁦@katierogers⁩ ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/UBVRcTVEgw

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:14am
"Kill him with his own gun": How DC police rushed to the Capitol to help defend the building only to run into a "medieval battle scene" with thugs and rioters. ⁦@phscoophttps://t.co/uUBOjwhOa9

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jan 15 - 10:11am
The mob came closer to Pence than previously realized. And the invader who reached his place in the Senate left a note: "It’s only a matter of time, justice is coming." ⁦@AshleyRParker⁩ ⁦@CarolLeonnig⁩ ⁦@pkcapitol⁩ ⁦@emmersbrownhttps://t.co/OBvDHcr3hu

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 11:23pm
@charlie_savage Very bummed.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 11:18pm
@MarkMazzettiNYT @npfandos And with great sweep and authority. We're lucky to have him.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 11:17pm
RT @MarkMazzettiNYT: In one year, @npfandos has twice written the lead story about the impeachment of a president. https://t.co/zt6nHjMfr1


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 10:26pm
RT @nytimes: Since March of last year, at least 400,000 more Americans have died than would have in a normal year, showing the true toll of the pandemic may be higher than previously known. See the breakdown by state: https://t.co/n6m1qkk0VX

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 7:12pm
Once again, Americans split right down the middle, with 50% for impeachment and 48% opposed, per ⁦@NBCNews⁩ poll. ⁦@mmurraypoliticshttps://t.co/B1JWOZigkU

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 7:02pm
RT @washingtonweek: Joining guest moderator @yamiche on #WashWeekPBS: @peterbakernyt @GeoffRBennett @seungminkim @PierreTABC Read more about this week here: https://t.co/eGqHde9jp6 Watch Friday at 8/7c on your local @PBS station, or stream live online on our website, Facebook or YouTube. https://t.co/cznCwZP4Cp


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 5:23pm
Trump, who briefly threatened to veto the government operations and covid relief bill last month in part because of what he called "wasteful and unnecessary" spending, identifies $27.4 billion to cut now that he has signed it, or 1.2%.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jan 14 - 5:09pm
RT @hillhulse: One of my favorites in this genre from the New Yorker in 1995. In criticizing the political views of Patrick Buchanan, Mr. Bennett said, "It's a real us-and-them kind of thing," not, as we reported, "It's a real S&M kind of thing." https://t.co/AJCpWVA6NP