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Peter Baker
2 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 1:39pm
@EWErickson Right, which is why some in the gun debate here may not fully understand when they point to it as a model.

Peter Baker
2 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 1:36pm
@JimMichie @IKershner Well, I was only there for five months. While I was there, I certainly saw a lot of guns. It’… https://t.co/QFOIGKvtw7

Peter Baker
2 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 1:20pm
Israel has a higher comfort level with guns than many countries, but its gun control laws are actually stricter tha… https://t.co/3V6mEnG5Pg

Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 11:29am
"This rifle is in no way an assault rifle. An inanimate object is not committing these crimes.” AR-15 owners explai… https://t.co/CTFT4DxqZa

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 10:54am
Billy Graham, a North Carolina farmer’s son who preached to millions in stadium events he called crusades, becoming… https://t.co/PuRNaJQQGp

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 10:45am
@AdrianaCohen16 @PhilipRucker @AshleyRParker @realDonaldTrump Obama certainly blamed some of his problems on Bush,… https://t.co/ypzcBIZsnf

Peter Baker
7 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 8:27am
New allegations raise the political and legal peril to Netanyahu, suggesting that he or some in his camp could be e… https://t.co/cAyQpRfR54

Peter Baker
7 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 8:16am
Trump critics find little room in Republican Party and now seek his support. @jmart https://t.co/LJAcfnVZkM

Peter Baker
7 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 8:12am
Even former Obama aides regret that he did not do more or at least speak out more on Russian meddling. But they fea… https://t.co/sf20I04qcY

Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 7:51am
Trump's habit of comparing himself to Obama: "If you watch Trump, he understands that there are two ways to be real… https://t.co/iJMqhQfUhD

Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Wednesday Feb 21 - 7:44am
Pence was set to meet with North Koreans during Olympics but Pyongyang canceled the session shortly beforehand.… https://t.co/suqF3PUnUL

Peter Baker
18 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 9:49pm
And thanks to the fabulous @ASimendinger for a terrific job of moderating our panel. https://t.co/XbFL0LE2g6

Peter Baker
18 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 9:40pm
Kushner is resisting giving up his access to highly classified information, prompting an internal struggle with Kel… https://t.co/T09aQ9tb0p

Peter Baker
18 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 9:20pm
RT @greta: Don’t forget giving a shout out for Polk award to @RonanFarrow ; he reported after his then employer refused to let him report i…

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 5:07pm
Trump orders Justice Department to develop regulations to ban bump stocks that can convert semi-automatic rifles in… https://t.co/PbhQeyUccj

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:59pm
@emilybeth83 @nytimes @washingtonpost Alas, the cost of the paper has gone up with the decline in advertising reven… https://t.co/iTy4rUuFRi

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:57pm
@harleyb11 @NicolleDWallace @michaelcrowley The point was the disparity between Trump’s refusal to speak critically… https://t.co/nz1ZZUGKka

Peter Baker
23 hours ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 4:36pm
Congratulations to the many admired colleagues at the @nytimes and @washingtonpost for winning Polk Awards honoring… https://t.co/0GsyDPaJXC

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 2:04pm
RT @CSZhao: This was a good episode. https://t.co/YR5efgjcSI

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 12:43pm
Mueller charges attorney Alex van der Zwaan with making false statements about communications with former Trump cam… https://t.co/fXxa5zseRm

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 12:34pm
Support for Trump tax cut program rises to 51%, a 14-point increase since it was passed in December, according to… https://t.co/TDEgucRUyp

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 11:50am
RT @ASimendinger: @peterbakernyt @steveholland1 @margarettalev to share a year's worth of insights about the WH press corps and covering Tr…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 9:36am
RT @AP: BREAKING: Special counsel's office files new charge against man accused of lying to investigators in Russia probe.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Feb 20 - 9:07am
Has the US done enough to counter Russia? “Obviously not,” Ash Carter tells @sbg1, “because they’re still at it. It… https://t.co/2QmBIPDETh

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 11:44pm
@CatBrodeur @katierogers "Mr. Hatch was under heavy pressure from Mr. Trump to seek re-election and block Mr. Romne… https://t.co/8CrlZRqRsq

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 11:27pm
RT @SpyTalker: Terrific get by .@sbg1 with Ash Carter, who dishes on Obama admin Russia strategy debate. https://t.co/ncrapCD3ry

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 11:27pm
Trump endorses Romney for Senate, reluctantly backing a Republican who has called him "a phony” and "a fraud."… https://t.co/iIIoCQ2f3Y

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 8:06pm
Scoop: After Moscow intervened in Ukraine, Ash Carter ordered the first war plan against Russian since the Cold War… https://t.co/XBw4g9t4Tv

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 3:37pm
Trump is planning to attend the Gridiron Dinner but no decision has been made regarding the WHCA dinner, says White House @PressSec.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 2:10pm
Russia supported Trump in 2016, indictment makes clear. But did it change the outcome? @jmartNYT @maggieNYT https://t.co/BL56eE3HAj

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 1:56pm
Filling a void in Syria, Iran presents a fresh threat to Israel. @NYTBen @IKershner @ABarnardNYT https://t.co/8UVHtPN551

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 1:51pm
At first, Trump was happy about indictment of Russians, seeing it as clearing him. But as he realized others did no… https://t.co/qObkOsSwMR

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Monday Feb 19 - 1:34pm
German foreign minister says he is not sure where to look to understand America. "Is it deeds? Is it words? Is it t… https://t.co/8PM7mA4ted

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 11:00pm
"If you show those photos, I’m gonna take you down": How Trump's lawyer helped guard him against salacious stories.… https://t.co/FU1HHcHMsl

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 5:40pm
Trump rewrites history with claim that he never denied Russian meddling. @YLindaQiu https://t.co/7vgKAfM5LX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 3:08pm
Second Afghan governor defies central government order to step down, deepening political schism between President G… https://t.co/0jwFgB0DTx

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 12:16pm
McConnell tells @JMart that Trump should rally behind Romney's Senate candidacy: "We don’t want to lose the seat, a… https://t.co/2jjhQxYHGS

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 12:11pm
Powerful, must-read look at intelligence failures and strategic miscalculations that left US soldiers in Niger in h… https://t.co/s1Fkc8idKr

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Feb 18 - 11:55am
No one can say what motivated people in the end to vote the way they did. But Mueller’s indictments make clear that… https://t.co/KhhtGKh4uX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 10:56pm
Russia isn't the only one to meddle in elections. "We’ve been doing this kind of thing since the C.I.A. was created… https://t.co/glH1D8IEGP

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 1:02pm
RT @adamgoldmanNYT: The @ScottShaneNYT knows Russia and knows how to tell a story based on facts. https://t.co/1hivA1HQrh

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Saturday Feb 17 - 11:20am
Indictment makes clear Russia is waging a virtual war against the United States. But with Trump focused on what it… https://t.co/3DW4wo2R78

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 7:49pm
Florida’s Gov. Scott calls on FBI’s Wray to resign after bureau failed to follow up on tip about school shooter: “1… https://t.co/kF3nm0S6Xq

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 7:28pm
The next few months, as Israel awaits a decision on a Netanyahu indictment, are likely to be raucous with foes port… https://t.co/GZVh8G0Dik

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 6:16pm
RT @GlennKesslerWP: In his first year as president, President Trump said 44 times that the Russia probe was a hoax perpetuated by Democrats…

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 6:11pm
RT @jonathanweisman: Hey, the New York Times just happened to have a wonderful and lengthy profile of the Russian troll farmer that Mueller…

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 6:11pm
"I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it,” Trump once said of Putin’s denial that Russia interfere… https://t.co/a72SAHbvAN

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Feb 16 - 1:25pm
Mueller indicts 13 Russians and three Russian organizations for interfering in the 2016 US election, the first char… https://t.co/nj4OYf1W1m

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 1:06pm
If Trump forecast comes true, the economy will be 12 percent bigger in 2028 than predicted by more cautious forecas… https://t.co/Uj12lYhWnz

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Feb 15 - 11:15am
For the White House, the Porter episode has become a case study in the perils of not getting a consistent story ou… https://t.co/Pm99S8mSeD

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 4:11pm
Repudiated by the governing African National Congress Party, cornered by opposition parties and abandoned by millio… https://t.co/AtJv1GKZMb

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:47pm
RT @michaelluo: .@sbg1 smartly returns the focus to the ongoing Democratic civil war. Her conversation with Rahm Emanuel. https://t.co/yEf8

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:46pm
RT @maggieNYT: Reince Priebus goes into striking on-record detail on incidents @nytmike and I reported on last year involving Sessions resi…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 3:45pm
How arduous was Priebus’s tenure as White House chief of staff? “Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50… https://t.co/UuWuzWwB5n

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 2:45pm
@NorthStarLizzie @maggieNYT @jestei For what it’s worth, Maggie gets accused of all being sorts of things — pro-Tru… https://t.co/qxFJ2PvOfK

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 2:41pm
Trump finally comes out against spousal abuse: "I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind. Everyone kno… https://t.co/plbFvY6yf1

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 12:26pm
@MarkColeman57 @maggieNYT @jestei Well, sorry it seems like that. We certainly don’t mean it as self-flattery. We’r… https://t.co/DQ5xlYA5WB

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 11:56am
White House rejects McCain-Coon immigration proposal, saying it "would increase illegal immigration, surge chain mi… https://t.co/d9AM3oUmYn

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 11:06am
On 14 of his last 19 radio shows, Trump attorney Sekulow has engaged in freewheeling discussions of the Russia prob… https://t.co/73TO7e31Um

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 11:00am
In “Trump-Free Zone” of Chicago, Emanuel not shrinking from a fight: "I’m not scared, I’m not intimidated,” he tell… https://t.co/Fc8a36lyIF

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 10:56am
Best advice @maggieNYT ever got from an editor? Not overthinking complaints from the people we cover, she tells… https://t.co/GGU7hEonWB

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 10:49am
Trump pulls even in new @politico @MorningConsult poll, with 47 percent now approving of his performance and 47 per… https://t.co/iEZYYguuQN

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 10:26am
McCarthy brushes off prospect of becoming White House chief of staff: “I have not spoken with the president about anything about a job.”

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:44am
"German unity is still a work in progress": The Berlin Wall has now been down longer than it was up but the country… https://t.co/C9gVQQ1kzb

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:42am
Elected officials in some states across the country — largely Republicans, but Democrats as well — are increasingly… https://t.co/cKKuKSwxJq

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:36am
Netanyahu's legal fate rests in the hands of an attorney general he appointed who now must decide whether to file c… https://t.co/ZJtUQFQIrp

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:32am
In a twist out of a political thriller, it turns out that a key witness in the corruption case against Netanyahu ma… https://t.co/vEVzG6Ae18

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:27am
Trump's willingness to open a dialogue with North Korea after months of refusing represents an important shift and… https://t.co/hQNDh447HH

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:23am
Trump lawyer says $130,000 he paid porn star Stormy Daniels came out of his own pocket but would not say whether he… https://t.co/w3KvvEtdx7

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:21am
McGahn suggested to Porter that he leave the White House last November but did not follow up, officials tell… https://t.co/iMcgbs2QLL

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Wednesday Feb 14 - 7:09am
Corker rethinks retirement but faces implacable opposition from the president he has feuded with. @jmartNYT https://t.co/mxsjfqKLSn

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 9:47pm
@AreelUS @BarackObama @ObamaFoundation @POTUS44 Thanks very much for coming — it was a great crowd and a great evening.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 2:16pm
Israeli police to recommend Netanyahu be charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust, raising questions about h… https://t.co/YgmZbD9d16

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 12:34pm
RT @ErikaMWalter: Fantastic use of @RPublicService's appointee data by @peterbakernyt here. A must read! https://t.co/TyqpdWGWuo

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 11:17am
Intelligence chiefs warn that Russia is likely to throw more propaganda at Americans in this year's midterm campaig… https://t.co/GKYEnNp0bI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 11:00am
At least four and as many as 100 Russians killed in fighting in Syria. @INechepurenko @NeilMacFarquhar @Tmgneff https://t.co/bbnZ2MLYzE

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 10:57am
Wray says FBI submitted a partial report on Porter in March and then completed it in late July. It provided more in… https://t.co/aTaotIPAg5

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 10:55am
FBI’s Wray just gave a different timeline of the Porter background investigation than the White House has given.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 13 - 9:17am
“There isn’t a huge appetite from many Republicans on the outside to explore job opportunities in this administrati… https://t.co/Ym029SRAsx

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 10:40pm
"Vacancies on top of vacancies": At the White House, a revolving gate keeps the staff churning. https://t.co/TX7J56PHEY

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 11:12am
RT @markknoller: Some other presidential portraits in the National Portrait Gallery: https://t.co/wphSfQ5XqF


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 11:12am
US intelligence on Kim Jong-un is so sketchy that it’s not even known what year he was born or the gender of his th… https://t.co/VeU6tEMPMm

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 10:56am
Mulvaney says that if he were still in Congress, he likely would have voted against the budget deal that Trump just… https://t.co/VSU6RTxg7q

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 10:53am
RT @maggieNYT: The focus has understandably been on Kelly re Porter. But a number of White House aides privately say McGahn is not getting…

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 9:25am
At FDA, Gottlieb has achieved something unusual among Trump appointees: He has quieted some skeptics and moved to p… https://t.co/ywtcTlOmqQ

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 9:19am
To expedite infrastructure, Trump will propose a “one agency, one decision” model in which one federal agency would… https://t.co/xhRQbTkeZq

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 9:10am
Pelosi's mixed messages on budget deal mark another turn in a political high-wire act that has become one of the lo… https://t.co/wF4eAsv01A

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 8:03am
Harvard Kennedy School names Dina Powell a senior fellow.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 7:53am
"They view it as a moment in history. If people have to die, it may be better to let them die now.” The Trump admin… https://t.co/2cHG1snfpI

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Feb 12 - 7:30am
Trump budget will make official what was already clear: After tax cuts and spending increases, president to abandon… https://t.co/ECLOBHEV71

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 11:30am
Russian airplane with 71 passengers and crew crashes after taking off from Moscow, presumably killing all on board.… https://t.co/mceAsG6v07

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:57am
Kelly had a choice of managing up or managing down. This past week made clear he hasn't managed to do either succes… https://t.co/4ltZsSWp4T

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:44am
Trump's abysmal numbers are edging up and the generic ballot is closing. But Republicans worry that Trump comments… https://t.co/dYP09TSGWS

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:30am
Terrific graphic by @jasmineclee and @aliciaparlap makes clear why Republicans are in strong position to hold onto… https://t.co/o0Jdor1REF

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:22am
"Hold on, that's not what I voted for": In Britain, second thoughts about Brexit may yet prompt a fresh referendum.… https://t.co/98yCUzOlbC

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:17am
Once again, a political prisoner in Iran ends up dead behind bars. Once again, Iran claims it was suicide.… https://t.co/5LuGh9kPxE

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 10:15am
Reuters publishes detailed investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya men by Myanmar soldiers and villagers, th… https://t.co/tIj6cAUHXL

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Feb 11 - 8:29am
This isn't how they would have done it, but liberal economists find that Trump and a GOP Congress have delivered th… https://t.co/ynaGq1urDz

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 10 - 11:59am
Despite pressure from Trump, most NATO allies have not developed plans to reach the goal of spending 2 percent of t… https://t.co/nJOLoyAeve

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 10 - 9:54am
A mysterious Russian, missing cyber weapons, a briefcase full of cash and a trove of supposed secrets about Trump:… https://t.co/wTTYnjQa5k