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Peter Baker
26 minutes ago:   Thursday Apr 19 - 1:04pm
RT @McFaul: Thanks again to @vkaramurza for coming to @Stanford to show & discuss his most excellent film, Nemtsov. The film covers a lot…

Peter Baker
34 minutes ago:   Thursday Apr 19 - 12:55pm
RT @FSIStanford: We're live-tweeting @peterbakernyt's "Fire, Fury and Foreign Policy in the Trump Era" today at 12PM PST. Join us or watch…

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 2:55pm
“I unstuff his shirts," Barbara Bush once said of her role as political spouse. @TomDeFrank, who knows the Bush cla… https://t.co/MTM0JhlRVk

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 1:17pm
Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama all plan to attend Barbara Bush’s funeral on Saturday.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 1:09pm
A milestone moment of transition in Cuba: Raúl Castro, who took over from brother Fidel 12 years ago, is to step do… https://t.co/3KBG0VxSfJ

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 10:39am
RT @zzzzaaaacccchhh: I interviewed the Pulitzer Prize winner who now works for a brewery. He told me, "I miss the newspaper. But my quality…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 10:39am
RT @GregJaffe: Russia Sanctions Flap Erupts Into Open Conflict Between Haley and White House via @peterbakernyt @juliehdavis @maggieNYT htt…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 10:37am
Melania Trump will attend Barbara Bush's funeral on Saturday, her office says.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 10:21am
RT @tackettdc: "At one point, Mrs. Bush turned to her doctor. “You want to know why George W. is the way he is?” she asked. The doctor loo…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 10:21am
In Barbara Bush’s final days, faith, courage and a little last needling. George W. Bush recalls his farewell with h… https://t.co/U5BAWPxQA5

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 9:45am
"Who wrote that for her?" Trump yelled at the television. The sanctions flap with Haley is not the first time tensi… https://t.co/QHUU3I58HE

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Wednesday Apr 18 - 9:00am
"It’s neither sentimental nor hyperbolic to note that Barbara Bush was the last first lady to preside over an even… https://t.co/TXFIrKmqYi

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 11:45pm
“She was certainly not confused,” Kudlow says of Haley. “I was wrong to say that … She was basically following what… https://t.co/9Qn4w9R0ns

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 11:24pm
Mattis urged Trump to seek congressional approval before Syria strike, but the president rejected the advice.… https://t.co/dTFRR071Yl

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 9:06pm
Barbara Bush didn't shape policy but she shepherded her family through decades of campaigns. https://t.co/Yz7apMQIEv

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 7:49pm
Barbara Bush, Wife of 41st President and Mother of 43rd, Dies at 92 https://t.co/qak4UYn1ag

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 7:41pm
Bush office: “A former First Lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barb… https://t.co/IXldCJCZ54

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 6:30pm
Pushing back after Kudlow comment, Haley tells @DanaPerino of @FoxNews: “With all due respect, I don’t get confused."

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 5:46pm
RT @sbg1: Noted: https://t.co/2UzSk2AVqR

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 4:34pm
RT @nytimesworld: The first-of-its-kind joint warning about Russian cyber attacks from the U.S. and U.K is a milestone in the escalating us…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 4:34pm
Hear, hear! A titan of journalism, as she was aptly called yesterday. https://t.co/LrSeHEqutc

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 11:07am
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans favor tougher sanctions on Russia in new poll by @washingtonpost and @abcnews @sfcpoll https://t.co/UncdNMKXDW

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 8:57am
RIP Harry Anderson, who made us laugh in a world where we could use more of that. https://t.co/obtWnCoAT6

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 8:51am
Comey's book tour challenges image of detached lawman. “In a time when almost every public debate is defined by peo… https://t.co/zQyOUjh3ja

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 8:40am
The solicitor general told the Supreme Court that it would be "inappropriate" to be "impugning" the president's pol… https://t.co/69lEANHiPh

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 8:11am
Lacking a consensus around a single national narrative, the new National Memorial Hall for Israel's Fallen has pare… https://t.co/EaCB4SUkwT

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 7:50am
And huzzahs for the remarkable @CarlosLozadaWP, a Pulitzer finalist for his trenchant essays about Trump's America. Must reading every week.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Apr 17 - 7:42am
.@PhilipRucker @CarolLeonnig @GregJaffe and @DevlinBarrett anchoring the front page on the same day they won a Puli… https://t.co/hJVPMFFWUc

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 11:38pm
RT @RohdeD: Deepest thanks to @jelani9 & @RonanFarrow for your amazing journalism & for making us all so proud today @NewYorker. https://t.…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 11:23pm
RT @NYTimesPR: .@BumillerNYT thanks the Washington bureau during today's Pulitzer ceremony @nytimes. Watch the video: https://t.co/m3LXZhU

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 6:11pm
Me too... https://t.co/VJWY64GLPH

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 6:11pm
Or that @nytmike won two... https://t.co/lUBTw9DQYh

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 5:57pm
Congratulations to @nytmike @mattapuzzo @maggieNYT @SharonLNYT @MarkMazzettiNYT @adamgoldmanNYT @ScottShaneNYThttps://t.co/MNnKtbgaUB

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 5:17pm
Agreed — fabulous biography, smart, sophisticated and riveting. Congratulations @jaloysius! https://t.co/qHhBE2eOhu

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 4:56pm
RT @POTUSPressPool: 5:30 pm ET - @peterbakernyt joins @juliemason on SXM 124 to talk about former First Lady #BarbaraBush's health. https:/…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 4:54pm
Let's go with that... https://t.co/Vllo6DiskE

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 4:35pm
Totally understand dozing off while *watching* me but it looks like I'm boring myself now. https://t.co/5IonBjGS7u

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 4:20pm
Who could sleep with everything that's going on?? https://t.co/xEgQGcs1Wo

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 3:36pm
Very biased! Happily so. https://t.co/M0fJUlLTgT

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 3:35pm
RT @StanfordGlobal: It's another week packed w/intn'l events @Stanford, including fmr president of Brazil @dilmabr; journalists Ted Koppel,…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 3:25pm
RT @PressClubDC: Free tickets still available for tonight’s #KalbReport @PressClubDC – a discussion on “Putin’s Trump Card” w/ moderator @M

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 3:11pm
The Times and The New Yorker Share Pulitzer Prize for Public Service @grynbaum https://t.co/Thb29VhdmX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 11:56am
White House @PressSec says “We are considering additional sanctions on Russia and a decision will be made in the near future.”

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 11:00am
White House statement on former first lady Barbara Bush: “The President’s and First Lady’s prayers are with all of… https://t.co/wlYhYUjWAp

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 9:27am
The prosecutor put in charge of the Cohen investigation in New York endorsed Bush 43 and spoke at the GOP conventio… https://t.co/eac3Wb58UK

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 9:21am
In the generation since apartheid ended, tens of billions of dollars in public funds intended to improve the lives… https://t.co/ichR6GNP5n

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 9:15am
The view from Douma: “The American strikes did not change anything for Syrians. They did not change anything on the… https://t.co/X6bTRmIqtG

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 8:39am
White House disputes Macron's claim that he has persuaded Trump to keep US troops in Syria. https://t.co/AjLJ6Mm7Kj

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 8:36am
"There we're curse words, a lot of curse words": Trump felt misled into expelling 60 Russian diplomats, thinking he… https://t.co/sDekrYRxYv

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 8:31am
Trump approval rating stands at 40 percent in @washingtonpost / @ABC poll https://t.co/GtxdrMykpq and 39 percent in… https://t.co/DyVNJkjhgI

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 8:27am
Congratulations to the amazing @sbg1 as she concludes her run today as host of Global Politico and takes on a fabul… https://t.co/qKzIiU9eoX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Monday Apr 16 - 8:19am
The "smart gun" was meant to prevent a firearm from being fired by anyone other than its owner, but never took off:… https://t.co/YLRm73Ld8G

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 10:15pm
RT @sbg1: Always great to have a First Amendment lawyer in the family! https://t.co/Qme5DylSMC

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 10:09pm
Comey on Trump: "He is morally unfit to be president.” The interview with @GStephanopoulos -- @shear https://t.co/S2Eohxo8MB

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 10:01pm
RT @shearm: COMEY TRANSCRIPT: Here’s my annotated excerpts of the full, 5-hour interview that James Comey did with ABC News. https://t.co/e

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 10:01pm
RT @shearm: EXCLUSIVE: We got a look at tonight’s full, 5-hour interview of FBI Director James Comey. Come see what you won’t get during th…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 9:07pm
Congratulations to Jeff! A real champion of the First Amendment and transparent government. https://t.co/jNee4PF77j

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 3:43pm
Seriously ill, Barbara Bush, 92, opts to forgo further medical treatment. https://t.co/Gp7IGTNtm8

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 2:40pm
Trump set to impose new sanctions on Russia as punishment for enabling Syria's chemical weapons attacks. https://t.co/A27OqxMfWH

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Apr 15 - 2:23pm
In failing health, Barbara Bush, 92, "has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus… https://t.co/QaCeSZdSNK

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Apr 14 - 4:12pm
RT @MarkLandler: Thanks, David. Of course our posting a Trump-Abe curtainraiser 30 minutes before Tomahawks hit Syria is what you call sub-…

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Apr 14 - 2:32pm
Trump declares “mission accomplished.” But what exactly is the mission in Syria? https://t.co/kOJMrALq9g

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Apr 14 - 1:34pm
Russia responded to US-UK-French strike on Syria with outrage. But in Moscow, there was also a palpable sense of re… https://t.co/m2uA24q3gk

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 4:01pm
Valerie Plame on Libby pardon: "President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to I. Lewis 'Scooter' Libby on the basi… https://t.co/mfnxFta3i0

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 3:34pm
Cheney: “Scooter Libby is one of the most capable, principled and honorable men I have ever known. He is innocent a… https://t.co/P86Ks8n6tW

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 3:15pm
White House @PressSec says no one should be praising Comey. "We should be putting him down."

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 3:14pm
"President Bush is very pleased for Scooter and his family,” spokesman for Bush 43 says after Trump pardon.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 1:22pm
Trump pardons Scooter Libby. “I don’t know Mr. Libby,” he says in statement, “but for years I have heard that he ha… https://t.co/JogqwGCp3v

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 12:15pm
Comey’s book confirms that the FBI had in fact already opened a criminal investigation focused on Hillary Clinton’s… https://t.co/NdqYrBUKiU

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 9:31am
Yes and probably no more meaningful this time. But still a surprise to his new economics adviser even if it shouldn… https://t.co/muQoBTRX30

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Friday Apr 13 - 9:11am
Trump's suggestion to reconsider TPP was not just out of the blue. It was "out of the dark, navy blue,” Kudlow tell… https://t.co/l4NJJmkWp1

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 11:47pm
After repeatedly assailing Amazon and accusing it of profiting off unfairly low shipping costs, Trump orders a revi… https://t.co/fnNh9n6VDN

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 11:44pm
“This president is unethical, and untethered to truth and institutional values,” Comey writes in his new book, set… https://t.co/IXGLBJ1LMZ

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 9:45pm
Trump plans to pardon Scooter Libby, who as Cheney’s chief of staff was convicted in 2007 of perjury and obstructio… https://t.co/InU7oMKey3

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 4:56pm
RT @HansNichols: Secretary Mattis has cancelled his trip to New York tonight, per a Pentagon spokeswoman. He was scheduled to stay overnigh…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 4:32pm
Trump finishes NSC meeting on Syria and “no final decision has been made,” according to White House @PressSec. US i… https://t.co/ChdRrdu5cj

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 3:30pm
UK cabinet calls it “highly likely” that Syrian government was responsible for chemical attack and agrees on the ne… https://t.co/XBh0i3Beyl

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 2:02pm
White House spokeswoman @LWalters45 says "Rod Rosenstein met with the president at the White House regarding routine department business."

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:57pm
Trump says criticism of him reflects his efforts to reform Washington: “Every time you see me hit, you know that I’m draining the swamp.”

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:22pm
To be clear, the four or five senior NSC folks who have left since Bolton took over were all Trump appointees. https://t.co/zZTHGABK4b

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:20pm
RT @hdagres: - 31% of Americans and 41% of millennials believe that two million or fewer Jews were killed in the Holocaust - 41% of America…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:20pm
Mattis expresses caution about a strike on Syria. The question, he says, is "how do we keep this from escalating ou… https://t.co/lk0auAqpue

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:16pm
Fair point: Or Republican leader, pending results of the midterm election. https://t.co/m27sZlB6UW

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:14pm
RT @kaitlancollins: Spotted: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaving the White House.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 1:05pm
Scalise clears the way for McCarthy to become speaker. "I've never run against Kevin and wouldn't run against Kevin… https://t.co/KTSvC2Sjmm

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 12:50pm
RT @APDiploWriter: WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers: Trump has asked top trade advisers to look into rejoining talks on Pacific Rim trade agreem…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 12:49pm
@YeahSureYouBet @ledvinam Just for clarification, I don’t work for Politico and am not a columnist. My wife has wor… https://t.co/or5JtQYQp7

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 12:36pm
RT @AtlanticCouncil: Asked by @sbg1 what the secret is to “Trump whispering” in 2018—in one word—French Ambassador @GerardAraud has a defin…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 11:54am
Yup, pretty much like that: "White House Purging Michael Flynn Allies From National Security Council." https://t.co/0sck1PdyXl

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Apr 12 - 11:44am
The purge at John Bolton's NSC continues as Rick Waddell steps down. "Dr. Waddell is highly respected and very well… https://t.co/W0j7lSNzPt

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 11:13pm
RT @jmartNYT: RYAN told advisers he couldn't in good conscience run again knowing he may not serve full 2 years But that's cold comfort to…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 11:12pm
RT @NewYorker: Mohammed bin Salman is working with the White House to transform the Middle East. Is he driving out extremism, or merely sei…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 11:11pm
RT @JimGoldgeier: I am so sad to see this news. Karen was incredibly helpful to me early in my career. She was a great mentor to so many in…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 11:09pm
RT @TimAlberta: 203 likes is a bit much, the guy’s not THAT great

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 10:56pm
RT @juliehdavis: EPA's Pruitt wanted his name on agency swag & to turn challenge coin into a "Pruitt coin," including nixing the seal, whic…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 10:01pm
The missiles "will be coming." But what happens then? A landscape of uncertainty and peril awaits Trump's Syria str… https://t.co/Ru7kYLab9b

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 9:48pm
RT @nytimes: A Pennsylvania school district has supplied teachers with miniature baseball bats to use as a last resort if confronted with a…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 9:46pm
A president facing scandal and presiding over military action on the same day -- and oh, yes, a House speaker steps… https://t.co/epRchmxOPW

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 9:42pm
RT @PhilipRucker: Steve Bannon is pitching the White House on a plan to cripple Mueller probe and protect Trump, starting with firing Rosen…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 11 - 9:41pm
RT @michaelluo: This is fun, if you haven’t tried it yet. @NewYorker’s first musical cover! https://t.co/fBbsTdfMD5