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Peter Baker
54 minutes ago:   Thursday Jun 20 - 6:55am
"Apologize for what?" Furor over Biden's recollection of working with segregationist senators in the 1970s exposes him to Democratic fire and shakes own advisers. ⁦@katieglueck⁩ ⁦@AsteadWesleyhttps://t.co/7BK5ynxb6X

Peter Baker
11 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 8:13pm
More than 150 years later, historians discover a Lincoln Bible they never even knew existed. https://t.co/ugIhM2uBkd

Peter Baker
18 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 1:27pm
Saudi forensic expert prior to Khashoggi murder: "Joints will be separated. It is not a problem. The body is heavy. If we take plastic bags and cut it into pieces, it will be finished. We will wrap each of them." @nickcbruce https://t.co/JnPOE55hOn

Peter Baker
21 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 10:05am
Defending himself against suggestions that he is too “old fashioned” for today’s Democratic Party, Biden invokes two Southern segregationist senators by name as he fondly recalls the “civility” of the Senate in the 1970s and 1980s. ⁦@katieglueckhttps://t.co/YTkyDWW4qe

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 8:06am
Ed Lazear, former chief White House economist under Bush, says labor slack has been almost eliminated and the end of the recovery is near. Will recession follow or will policymakers keep growth going? https://t.co/J709AmdJwL

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 10:39pm
RT @11thHour: With us tonight: @peterbakernyt @costareports @anniekarni @Eugene_Robinson @TheRickWilson @jwpetersNYT & @SteveKornacki #11MSNBC #11thHour https://t.co/FoHKZa7ID8


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Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 10:33pm
Four years later, Trump has retained his ability to provoke and thrill, to make soft-spoken people spit and foam, to endlessly entertain that segment of the population that enjoys seeing the other segment in a state of outrage. @harrispolitico https://t.co/xNSoXs4NcM

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 9:01pm
Trump introduces re-election slogan of "Keep America Great" but so far has offered nothing more than a typical rally, repeating consistent themes without articulating a new vision for what he would do in a second term.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:46pm
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York estimates that the tariffs cost the typical American household $414 in 2018. That is estimated to increase to $831 per household this year. https://t.co/QjN6z1XRrI

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:40pm
RT @costareports: There is a running theme of raw, partisan populism in this speech. Not so much good vs. evil, but “us” versus an ominous mob & elites. He casts Dems as an “angry left wing mob” who want to tear him and Kavanaugh down, abuse the law, curb rights, and welcome a “flood” of migrants.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:39pm
Trump has talked a lot about Hillary Clinton, who's not running, but so far not about Joe Biden or any of the Democrats who actually are.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:38pm
Trump shows off Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, both of whom lost the nomination to him and called him a "con man" in 2016 but are now his allies as he seeks another term.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:36pm
https://t.co/dp0ucpTJ8P via ⁦@nytimes

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:35pm
Trump, at Rally in Florida, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid - The New York Times https://t.co/v32HIkirwQ

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:30pm
Trump says he will have soon appointed his 145th judge, hitting on one of the biggest selling points with his conservative base.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 8:23pm
Trump boasts of taking on the lobbyists on the same day he replaces a former Boeing executive with a former Raytheon lobbyist as acting secretary of defense.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 2:13pm
Yum! https://t.co/swMtwnGu3s

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 1:46pm
Pooler @vmsalama reports discovering about half a dozen chefs outside the Palm Room doors at the White House cooking heaps of steaks for Thursday's congressional picnic. Who wouldn’t want steak cooked two days earlier? @shearm

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 1:01pm
Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn his nomination for defense secretary.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 12:39pm
“Lock him up”? With Democrats now taunting Trump with possible prosecution after he leaves office, law enforcement professionals worry that Democrats are adopting what they see as the president's politicization of the justice system. @dsamuelsohn https://t.co/EvWIiqbOeI

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 11:36pm
Great debut by @michaelcrowley who joined the @nytimes today just in time to crash on his first piece within hours of walking in the door -- in this case, a smart explainer of the Iran situation. So glad to have Michael on board! https://t.co/rEz557EoA0

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 10:36pm
After intervention by Trump's deputy attorney general, Manafort's transfer to Riker's Island was canceled and he will now remain in federal prison pending trial on state charges. @WRashbaum @katiebenner https://t.co/DXzFCuAPb2

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 10:32pm
RT @MarkLandler: .⁦@michaelcrowley⁩ had not yet used the coffee machine when he got his first NYT assignment. But no worries, it was an easy-peasy one... https://t.co/Lsl9uTLFiD

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 9:26pm
She will be replaced by Tim Morrison, who joined the NSC last year as adviser for weapons of mass destruction and biodefense. Trump hopes to shift the relationship with Russia to talk more about arms control, including a possible US-Russia-China treaty to replace the defunct INF.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 9:23pm
Hill has served through a tumultuous period in US-Russia relations and will finish out after a meeting expected next week between Trump and Putin in Osaka, Japan, on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 9:19pm
Fiona Hill, the top Russia and Europe adviser at Trump's NSC, will be stepping down at the end of August. A longtime Brookings scholar, she had committed to staying two years and will end up leaving after nearly 2-1/2.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 2:01pm
@adamliptak But this is an interesting case aside from any impact on Trump and his allies, addressing what does double jeopardy in America really mean. It was decided 7-2 and crossed normal ideological lines, with Ginsburg and Gorsuch in dissent.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 2:00pm
Supreme Court upholds longstanding concept of dual sovereignty, allowing states and the federal government to each charge a defendant for the same act. For Trump, it means pardoning associates would not shield them from state prosecution. @adamliptak https://t.co/97cd7ZQheS

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 12:32pm
Morsi was on trial on espionage charges when he fainted and died, Egyptian television said. His body was taken to a hospital. @declanwalsh https://t.co/1fakQ8b9tE

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 12:12pm
RT @AP: BREAKING: Egypt's state TV says the country's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 11:58am
German exchange student in Russia who wrote about environmental protests has been expelled. https://t.co/g8ul4FRYLI

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 11:17am
RT @williams_paige: “Being cross-examined by the press is as American as it gets. It does not happen in Moscow, Beijing, or Pyongyang,” @peterbakernyt once told outgoing WH press secretary Sarah Sanders. My latest, on the Arkansas politics/mindset to which Sanders returns: https://t.co/ENt0vuGanL

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 11:15am
RT @sbg1: His history classes were standing room only, for a reason. What a great professor and what a loss. https://t.co/8MYAO1Qzxd

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 10:34am
Greenblatt acknowledges that Mideast peace plan will likely be delayed until after new Israeli government is formed by Nov. 6, but tells @yaakovkatz that Trump can still negotiate during an election year. https://t.co/ZbzfTMd7QU

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 8:59am
Americans divided right down the middle on what the House should do about Trump, with 47 percent supporting an impeachment inquiry or continued investigations and 48 percent opposing, according to new poll by @WSJ @NBCNews. @mmurraypolitics https://t.co/SzZTquX4tC

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 8:35am
"It's much better to be with her than against her": Pelosi dominates her Democratic caucus through respect and fear as she resists pressure from the left for Trump's impeachment. @rachaelmbade https://t.co/d83cB2HaJI

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 8:28am
Census and gerrymandering decisions will test Chief Justice Roberts, a strong conservative who fears the court being seen as partisan. @scotusreporter https://t.co/AlZ8VdYgOw

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 10:49pm
“Telling the truth about Trump was dangerous to your career”: How a failing businessman pressured Forbes magazine, the Wall Street Journal, casino analysts, accountants and TV broadcasters to spread a myth of success. @JournalistJG https://t.co/zgX1VrOP59

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 8:16pm
“There’s always a tension for presidents around whether to submit a specific proposal to Congress or let the legislative process play out." @tackettdc @YLindaQiu

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 8:15pm
RT @tackettdc: Transcript: ABC News' George Stephanopoulos' exclusive interview with President Trump - ABC News - https://t.co/XcUW9Zo4be via @ABC

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 8:14pm
Trump says he plans to release a plan to replace Obamacare soon. "You’ll see that in a month when we introduce it," he tells @Stephanopoulos on @abcnews. "We’re going to have a plan." https://t.co/mn9xaE3URW via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 2:36pm
Confirming NBC report that Trump campaign is purging some of its pollsters after the leak of dismal polls the president claimed did not exist. Adding details about who’s out and who’s still in. @maggieNYT https://t.co/mPpq4FOlcg

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 8:16am
RT @dandrezner: So to recap: it’s treasonous that the New York Times reported on U.S. cyberstrategies that according to you are... not true? https://t.co/0YfRCt7lUu


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Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 16 - 8:12am
RT @NYTimesPR: @realDonaldTrump Accusing the press of treason is dangerous. We described the article to the government before publication. As our story notes, President Trump’s own national security officials said there were no concerns. https://t.co/MU020hxwdc https://t.co/4CIfcqKoEl


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Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:06pm
"Officials at the National Security Council … said they had no national security concerns about the details of The New York Times’s reporting about the targeting of the Russian grid.” @SangerNYT @nicoleperlroth https://t.co/B69O93DISS

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 8:32pm
RT @NYTNational: Since joining The Times, @maggieNYT has been a driving force behind much of our award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle. Ask her your questions about covering the White House: https://t.co/Xdif6suKpM

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 8:16pm
The internal Trump campaign polling that Trump claimed didn't exist showed him losing to Biden in March by 16 points in Pennsylvania, 10 in Wisconsin and seven in Florida. Trump led by just two in Texas. https://t.co/kbTKt77EWL

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 8:12pm
A lovely and oh-so-human Father's Day essay from a daughter who only knows her biological dad as a number and some details on a piece of paper. We're so lucky @esCochrane came along no matter who Donor #2065 was. https://t.co/haSEmxFWnR

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 8:06pm
RT @maggieNYT: ABC got the data that we reported on that POTUS denied existed and then told aides to deny existed and denied the denial https://t.co/UCyALUIm5T

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 7:56pm
RT @GlennThrush: Class by hisself--> https://t.co/MFm9x4SOka

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 5:24pm
The US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid, inserting computer code in a warning to Putin and a demonstration of how the Trump team is deploying cybertools more aggressively. @sangernyt @perloth https://t.co/tAwQMnHe5H via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 3:04pm
Pence was set to deliver a speech criticizing China’s human rights record on June 4, the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, until Trump stepped in to delay it to avoid upsetting a potential meeting with Xi Jinping. @jendeben @JenniferJJacobs https://t.co/eOEPixoHLE

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:18am
If you want to understand the economy and its many mysteries, @Neil_Irwin is the guy to read. None better. https://t.co/nxGXRAs0wn

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:17am
For any president, accusing another country of an act of war presents an enormous challenge to overcome skepticism at home and abroad. But for a president known for falsehoods and bombast, the test of credibility appears far more daunting. https://t.co/fkeJlJA0mA via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:10am
RT @costareports: Last night’s conversation... https://t.co/CiBk05J10k

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:10am
RT @BeschlossDC: JFK chose font for “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” on fuselage of Air Force One because it resembled font of early printed version of Declaration of Independence: https://t.co/LOQ9KgAnOd


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Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:10am
RT @declanwalsh: I interviewed General Mohamed Hamdan, known as Hemeti, whose fighters led the brutal assault on protesters in Khartoum on June 3. Story: https://t.co/Xn2VUZOvLa

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:09am
RT @MichaelCBender: The heart of the re-elect campaign is the hunt for phone numbers, which lets them reach supporters without having to buy TV ads or rely on the news media. Parscale says he has +33m numbers, or more than half the number of votes Trump received in 2016 https://t.co/S8EmoWBBlE

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:08am
RT @arappeport: An update: Treasury and BEP have released four statements on this. No comment on when design work on the Tubman note was halted, no commitment to ever produce one. “Everything remains on the table,” Len Olijar, BEP director says. https://t.co/UoFmU6XkOo

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 10:02am
In extraordinary retreat, Hong Kong’s chief executive indefinitely suspends a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China after hundreds of thousands took to the streets to protest. @KeithBradsher @jotted https://t.co/LJsaYFB7uJ via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 15 - 9:51am
NRA faces financial challenge that has prompted it to cut core functions like gun training. Along with its affiliated charities and political committee, it finished last year $10.8 million in the red. @carolleonnig @katiezez @thamburger https://t.co/1upzka7Wmj

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 4:51pm
RT @arappeport: Here’s an early design of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill created by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Steven Mnuchin said designs would be delayed until 2026 and a future Treasury secretary will decide who’s on the face of the note. https://t.co/brRwxuu8F1 https://t.co/o0ffu53tF2


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Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 3:04pm
RT @costareports: Tonight on @WashingtonWeek, four top White House reporters join the table to discuss Iran, President Trump's comments on foreign interference, and the debates inside the West Wing: @peterbakernyt @AshleyRParker @Yamiche @EamonJavers. Join us, 8 p.m. ET, only on @PBS.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Jun 14 - 8:38am
Trump accuses Iran of being behind the explosions that crippled two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and warned Tehran against trying to close the Strait of Hormuz. https://t.co/NV8Lcj5dSa

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 8:34pm
Trump used to repeat again and again that there was "no collusion" with Russia. Now with his latest comments, he's essentially pro-collusion, writes @sbg1 https://t.co/YbMU1Mdje6

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 4:20pm
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who fiercely defended Trump through a tumultuous period and presided over the end of the daily White House briefing, will step down at the end of the month. https://t.co/Thi7fhU0ER via @NYTimes

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 4:11pm
Trump announces that Sarah Sanders is out at the end of the month and suggests she run for governor of Arkansas.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 3:46pm
Israel’s cabinet will meet on Sunday to approve a new community in the Golan Heights called “Trump Heights,” in honor of the American president for recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the territory seized from Syria in the 1967 war. https://t.co/d6um3OBrIT

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 2:54pm
An escalation of hostilities in the waters off the Middle East stands to impact a wide array of nations. "During the 1980s Tanker War, you had upward of 30 countries whose ships were hit by Iran and Iraq.” @kgilsinan https://t.co/iWIcDrqDI7

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 12:05pm
The government agency that investigates Hatch Act violations recommends that Kellyanne Conway be fired for engaging in campaign politics while working at the White House. https://t.co/fw3fSW0rvD

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 11:55am
McCarthy defends Trump, saying the president would not let foreign governments interfere in American elections. He had a different view in 2016 when he privately told colleagues he thought Trump was on Putin's payroll. https://t.co/Fcv5hEsqNF

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 11:46am
Trump taps Eric Ueland as his new White House legislative director.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 11:03am
RT @jmartNYT: Among self-described moderates: Biden: 47 Warren: 11 Sanders: 9 As in Iowa, the liberal vote is carved up while Biden dominating with moderates. This is why some of Kamala’s folks winced at her drift left: there’s more open field in the middle https://t.co/HkSs5xaw9A

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 11:00am
Graham turns argument against Democrats: "The outrage some of my Democratic colleagues are raising about President Trump’s comments will hopefully be met with equal outrage that their own party hired a foreign national to do opposition research" on Trump. https://t.co/WqJzKQWVOO

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 10:38am
Schiff on Trump's willingness to take campaign dirt from foreign governments: ”The message he seems to be sending now is as long as a foreign power wants to help his campaign, they can count on him having the good discretion not to alert his FBI about it." https://t.co/WqJzKQWVOO

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 10:36am
RT @nytimes: Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive New York school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases. https://t.co/Zp0hgGkizX

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 10:13am
RT @NYTimesPR: A scholarship in Robert Pear’s name is being set up @columbia, where he received his master’s from @columbiajourn: https://t.co/CgxUvmNNE9

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 9:34am
Trump equates taking dirt on an opponent from Putin to having tea with the queen of England. https://t.co/WqJzKQWVOO

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 7:32am
RT @nytpolitics: A House committee moved toward holding 2 cabinet officials in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas on the census citizenship question https://t.co/ZUp2Ll3D5q

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 7:31am
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: Oil tankers were attacked again in the Gulf of Oman, forcing their crews to abandon ship and raising fears of a wider conflict https://t.co/ZzQI8hlGTW

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 7:29am
RT @nytimes: India's worst heat wave in decades, with temperatures rising to 123 degrees, has taken the lives of at least 36 people https://t.co/QudESLq1Pf

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 6:13pm
The only one with a split legislature: Minnesota

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 6:11pm
For the first time in more than a century, all but one state legislature is dominated by a single political party. by Timothy Williams https://t.co/fjuXlgsfac

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 1:33pm
RT @lisang: Podcast recommendation! This is such a smart, interesting conversation with @sbg1 and @Gilad_Halpern on the state of the media during the Age of Trump. Many wise and thought provoking observations. https://t.co/hcdYuq31tP

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 1:33pm
In Trump’s version of the Mueller report, he actually “rebuffed” Russia, facts notwithstanding: "It said no collusion and no obstruction and no nothing. And in fact it said we actually rebuffed your friends from Russia, that we actually pushed them back, we rebuffed them.”

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 11:05am
Trump claims executive privilege to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census ahead of a House committee vote to hold two cabinet secretaries in contempt. ⁦@juliehdavis@charlie_savage⁩ https://t.co/Rw9YyOougt

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 11 - 7:11pm
Trump told aides to deny that his polling showed him trailing Biden in many states he needs to win. And when the polling leaked, Trump instructed aides to say publicly that other data showed him doing well. ⁦@anniekarni⁩ ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/MSYY8gEFwr

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 5:14pm
One of the last of the House Republican managers who prosecuted Clinton’s impeachment in 1998-99 explains why he thinks the 42nd president committed high crimes and misdemeanors but Trump has not. @russellberman https://t.co/f2x5e7lfGe

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 1:50pm
In fairness, he had more fun than I did.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 11:13pm
A Saudi teenager imprisoned for four years for protesting the government when he was as young as 10 years old now faces execution. In Saudi Arabia, that is often done by beheading. ⁦@meganspeciahttps://t.co/M3VPLnYdkH

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 11:08pm
One of the most fun stories I got to cover in Moscow was the flight of the first space tourist, an American investor named Dennis Tito who paid Russia $20 million for a trip to the space station in 2001. NASA was unhappy. Now it's changed its tune. https://t.co/US87GBKQrVhttps://t.co/2v4GGDftqe

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 8:19pm
RT @NYTimesPR: @realDonaldTrump @nytimes Actually, we still stand by our story. We are confident in our reporting, and as with so many other occasions, our stories stand up over time and the president's denials of them do not. Calling the press the enemy is undemocratic and dangerous. https://t.co/Gimx1pdScP

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 7:10pm
Love how the @Nationals are determined to make something of this season despite the tough start. Today they hit four home runs back to back (to back to back), becoming the only team in baseball to have done that twice.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 7:03pm
RT @juliehdavis: “We’ll see if it works.” Trump backed down from tariffs in exchange for a set of commitments from Mexico most of which had already been made months earlier @shearm @maggieNYT https://t.co/3Wsv6LUntI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 7:02pm
Reupping this from @NYTimesPR in case there's any confusion: "We are confident in our reporting, and as with so many other occasions, our stories stand up over time and the president's denials of them do not. Calling the press the enemy is undemocratic and dangerous."

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 1:32pm
While politicians draw sharp lines, the public's views on abortion bear little resemblance to those of their elected officials or even those of the activists and ideologically consistent voters who post political content to social media. ⁦@Nate_Cohn⁩ https://t.co/VJUwihxJak

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 1:27pm
While Biden remains out front, Sanders slips and Warren and Buttigieg gain in latest Iowa poll by ⁦@DMRegister⁩ ⁦@CNN,⁩ reports ⁦@reidepsteinhttps://t.co/jAOSbIVAYX

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 1:24pm
Nearly 100 federal judges nominated by Obama, Clinton and Carter would be eligible to take semiretirement by the time the next president is inaugurated, an opportunity Democrats hope to exploit to tilt the courts back after Trump term. ⁦@hillhulsehttps://t.co/JCDkqQvc6L

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 1:20pm
US ambassador offers qualified support for Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank. "Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank," Friedman tells ⁦@halbfingerhttps://t.co/Sco73fxraL

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 9 - 12:51pm
Nine days in spring offered a case study in Trump’s approach: When the goal seems frustratingly out of reach, threaten drastic action, set a deadline, demand concessions, cut a deal — real or imagined — avert the dire outcome and declare victory. https://t.co/2pfrYHCJ5Y