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Peter Baker
3 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 6:06pm
White House @PressSec on court asylum ruling: "This temporary injunction is yet another example of activist judges… https://t.co/PVYm9AB2Ni

Peter Baker
3 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 6:06pm
RT @HallieJackson: There has not been a formal White House briefing in that room since October 29. (h/t @albamonica) https://t.co/LZZBGGy

Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 5:08pm
RT @shearm: I turned 50 in May. Today, the checker at the grocery took one look at me and then gave me the over-50 5 percent discount for t…

Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 5:08pm
Trump ally Graham pushes back on Khashoggi, predicting "strong bipartisan support for serious sanctions against Sau… https://t.co/Fi2kQu1zBZ

Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 5:02pm
Trump told the White House counsel last spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary… https://t.co/Sv4NbvuFF5

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 4:01pm
"The time has come for new leadership": The fight over another Pelosi speakership exposes deeper split among Democr… https://t.co/89zNk3UFAo

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:58pm
Grassley, who has done more to put conservatives on the bench than anyone in the last three years, calls in chits w… https://t.co/bjzXaeygCb

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:52pm
The stock market’s gains for 2018 are erased in early trading as a sell-off led by giant technology stocks continue… https://t.co/0cOv45y1Lr

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:48pm
Trump, who vowed "severe" punishment for Khashoggi assassination, opts to stand by the Saudi regime that killed him… https://t.co/MCiu3F83Nq

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:42pm
RT @nytpolitics: Under the Trump and Bolsonaro administrations, the U.S. and Brazil may be on the verge of a "golden era of relations,” say…

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:42pm
RT @PamelaPaulNYT: And here they are! The 100 Notable Books of 2018 from The New York Times Book Review, it our spiffiest display yet. http…

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:37pm
.@washingtonpost publisher Fred Ryan: "President Trump’s response to the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashogg… https://t.co/Jp9ljixEcl

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:37pm
RT @juliehdavis: Important point here. Pelosi can afford to lose more than a dozen Ds, including all those who just won competitive distric…

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:36pm
RT @GlennKesslerWP: It would require WH reporters to cooperate, but every time the president fails to answer a question, or dodges it, the…

Peter Baker
5 hours ago:   Tuesday Nov 20 - 3:35pm
RT @jdawsey1: “It is what it is,” Potus says of Khashoggi killing and Saudi Arabia while leaving the White House.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 8:32pm
RT @williams_paige: At one WHCA panel discussion, the Times's @peterbakernyt told Sarah Sanders that if the President is "gonna say things…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 6:35pm
.@whca's @OKnox : "For as long as there have been White House press conferences, White House reporters have asked f… https://t.co/IVIFyDcE7K

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 5:24pm
RT @ktumulty: Worth noting: retired Adm. William McRaven was on Trump’s short list for national security adviser. https://t.co/ls4ejz54ip

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 5:24pm
RT @jwpetersNYT: How the Florida recounts this year are basically just a dress rehearsal for 2020, which is going to be nasty, brutish and…

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 5:21pm
Ex-Trump aide: “Lincoln famously had his Team of Rivals. Trump had his Team of Vipers. We served. We fought. We bro… https://t.co/lCGzolOZ7b

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 5:15pm
Panetta: "The president’s statement criticizing McRaven for not getting bin Laden sooner is patently ridiculous. It… https://t.co/CY1RmtDWO4

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 4:51pm
Great move by the White House Correspondents' Association @whca which is dispensing with the comedian for this year… https://t.co/sMmki8T9wK

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Nov 19 - 5:03am
The trade dispute between the US and China left the annual meeting of the Asian Pacific nations unable to agree eve… https://t.co/zywaXc55cm

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Sunday Nov 18 - 11:15pm
Wonderful news! https://t.co/EriNA9HXBb

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:41pm
RT @npfandos: Thursday's GOP Caucus lunch got heated: @SenTomCotton warned the bill would lead to the immediate release of 1000s of felons…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:41pm
RT @CatieEdmondson: Some helpful office wisdom c/o the House ethics committee “There is no place in any congressional office for looking u…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:36pm
RT @kenvogel: INSIDE THE DEMOCRACY ALLIANCE: Major liberal donors discuss ways to combat inequality while sipping chardonnay & eating tuna…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:31pm
Fact check, please. @GlennKesslerWP https://t.co/rE2GQYjUJh

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:29pm
RT @ConStelz: Another must read from @sbg1 on Rep Adam Schiff https://t.co/Wd6OiRcW58

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:28pm
RT @MarkLandler: As evidence of MBS’s role in the Khashoggi killing piles up, Trump has dropped any pretense of faulting the Saudi prince.…

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:28pm
RT @jaketapper: There’s a quote from a WH spokesman right in the story. https://t.co/uyaA1ykUKb

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 6:57pm
Immigration drove Brexit but no longer seems as powerful an issue in Britain. Just 27 percent name it as the countr… https://t.co/ioGsdqVp8v

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 6:19pm
Gillum concedes Florida governor’s race to DeSantis, ending an extra-innings battle that gripped much of the countr… https://t.co/kavXSO7Jxl

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 1:16pm
Uber is my side gig. Shh, don't tell. https://t.co/3mABdGat5X

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:09am
RT @hillhulse: Mitch McConnell just will not put criminal justice bill on the floor despite strong bipartisan backing. Queasy about the pol…

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Nov 17 - 9:08am
Absolutely, done right, it does serve both parties. But even when its utility as an information source seems dimini… https://t.co/L5fAO0DOBO

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:59pm
Republicans and Democrats joined together to craft legislation to overhaul criminal justice and even Trump got on b… https://t.co/CdmAkJj2yE

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:54pm
Agreed. Amid everything else, it kind of went unnoticed. https://t.co/9nM4hwCojn

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 6:41pm
“There are venereal diseases easier to get rid of than, say, the Washington Redskins’ owner, Daniel Snyder,” writes… https://t.co/l8lB9XWgnM

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 5:58pm
Abrams gives up her bid for governor of Georgia but says it should not count as a concession, only a recognition th… https://t.co/1sbLOiC28t

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 3:20pm
RT @AaronBlake: Trump/WH's argument now is all about Acosta allegedly being rude to other reporters. Have other reporters complained? Seem…

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 2:23pm
And if Trump wins reelection in 2020, it will be the first time in US history that we will have four two-term presi… https://t.co/0WwXFgerRL

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 1:57pm
This may be a first: White House plays Elvis song during Medal of Freedom ceremony at which the late singer will be… https://t.co/SyINDKfFlz

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 1:47pm
In recent weeks, Trump has asked aides in one conversation after another a pointed question: Is Mike Pence loyal? T… https://t.co/jiQyvIubFL

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 1:45pm
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was hospitalized with broken ribs just last week, joins fellow justices at the White House… https://t.co/3dx6lehCXy

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 1:30pm
RIP William Goldman, one of the greatest screenwriters ever, including the all-time best movie, “All the President’… https://t.co/5XdMQQLAcj

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 1:00pm
Trump seems to suggest that after writing new regulations to satisfy the judge, he will go back to court to bar… https://t.co/lnxpZpfH51

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 12:59pm
White House Correspondents' Association says it "welcomes today’s ruling, in which a federal judge made it clear th… https://t.co/4UV4UzajLc

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 12:53pm
Trump says his people are treated badly at press briefings and he has told them that they can just leave. Except th… https://t.co/CM7DUp8AOA

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:41am
White House @PressSec says it "will temporarily reinstate” @Acosta’s hard pass but "will also further develop rules… https://t.co/gVet1ZGbGZ

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:38am
RT @sbg1: #FirstAmendment

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:21am
On a Capitol elevator, Steve King, who just won reelection after being accused of sympathy for white nationalists,… https://t.co/HWl1CIiaJ8

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:16am
Interested in presidential history? So is Mike Shaw and he knows more about it than almost any of us. Follow him at @execpowerblog

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 11:12am
“We know where you sleep at night,” they chanted outside Tucker Carlson’s home. @PeterBeinart says liberal protests… https://t.co/hDKbsGi7nr

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 10:54am
White House Must Restore Press Credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta, Judge Rules ⁦@grynbaum⁩ ⁦@Emily_Baum⁩ https://t.co/RmgIRBqjSg

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 10:32am
RT @katie_rcfp: TRO granted in @CNN @Acosta case on 5th Amendment/due process grounds (court did not reach #FirstAmendment claims); WH orde…

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 10:29am
Judge sides with CNN, orders White House to restore pass for @Acosta

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:56am
Trump once asked so few questions in a briefing that military commanders cut their PowerPoint slides from 18 to thr… https://t.co/Ew75vqE6sA

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:52am
Once viewed as a "safe pair of hands," Britain's May now struggles to hang onto her job as she navigates the treach… https://t.co/RV5cpTg9DK

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:47am
"He's the No. 1 requested speaker, hands down": Trump Jr. becomes the voice of Trumpism on the trail even as he ste… https://t.co/iNJrEE4IdV

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:25am
Prosecutors accidentally reveal sealed indictment against Assange, whose WikiLeaks group in 2016 released Democrati… https://t.co/52BaKugo5l

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:17am
Bannon and Cohen? Adam Schiff has some questions he'd like to ask. The incoming Democratic chairman of the House In… https://t.co/lib8R331b3

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 7:09am
"Something like this is done once in a generation": How Grassley and Durbin put aside the rancor over Kavanaugh and… https://t.co/ZvQlmqkDDZ

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 8:04pm
DeSantis appears on track for victory in Florida governor's race but Senate contest heads into double overtime as s… https://t.co/D35y4JntDN

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 5:44pm
RT @NYTimesPR: .@nytimes announces our all-star team on Capitol Hill. Read on in a note from @BumillerNYT, @jonathanweisman and @hamiltonbi

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 5:42pm
Yipes, that's scary. I don't trust my own memory! https://t.co/jMy1oyRSUa

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 3:25pm
Trump plans to go to California on Saturday "to meet with individuals impacted by the wildfires,” said spokeswoman @LWalters45

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 1:57pm
Terrific oral history of the Clinton impeachment 20 years later, with interviews with many players on stage and off… https://t.co/E2PoKxVV2L

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 1:35pm
The economy is doing well now but could be in for a slide starting late next year as the impact of tax cuts begins… https://t.co/SLXuPpKg0E

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 1:32pm
RT @sbg1: One of those days when it's hard to decide which political car crash to watch: Washington's or London's.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 1:32pm
RT @John_Hudson: Key bureaus inside the State Department signed off on a memo to Pompeo supporting a "crimes against humanity" determinatio…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 1:32pm
White House Correspondents Assn @whca joins CNN case: "If the president were to have the absolute discretion to str… https://t.co/oejsOJ9HVj

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:33am
RT @StandUpWithPete: Next it's @rodnordland of @nytimes reporting from Afghanistan. Check out his recent pieces here: https://t.co/ObqjMyGa

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:30am
RT @BCAppelbaum: People misunderstand the purpose of Twitter. It was actually created as a place for media members to complain about air tr…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:30am
Fearless leader @BumillerNYT makes it official: Our all-star Hill team to cover the new Congress will be led by the… https://t.co/hYOG5hxzkG

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:12am
RT @CarlosLozadaWP: WaPo's 50 notable nonfiction books of 2018: https://t.co/GJ8luME5Ch Including books by @MaxBoot @elizagriswold @gregpm

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:09am
Agree on DCA. Love that airport. BWI, not so much. https://t.co/aLzrzPfIBM

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:08am
In his attack today, Trump says Mueller "worked for Obama for 8 years." Actually, Mueller, a Republican, was appoin… https://t.co/1lZVSEZZRh

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 9:00am
Saudi prosecutor: "The crime was carried out after a physical altercation with the victim where he was forcibly res… https://t.co/Ci9JiExIaB

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 8:16am
That quick squiggle you made on an electronic signing pad? In Florida, that could get your ballot thrown out. ⁦… https://t.co/ISy95ENMrK

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 8:09am
In Asia, Pence chides Burma's leader for cracking down on free press. In Washington, lawyers for Pence's boss were… https://t.co/NdyKG4wX6q

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:34am
After a two-year pause in the bipartisan effort to overhaul criminal justice, lawmakers come together behind a bill… https://t.co/eTaCnSjv4E

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:30am
As Saudis seek to protect MBS, prosecutor says the 15-man team sent to Turkey to confront Khashoggi had orders to r… https://t.co/y6Ni5BnQFb

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:07am
RT @JasonSchwartz: Quick take from CNN hearing: Judge seemed skeptical of several of CNN’s claims, but also asked tough questions of govern…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:04am
RT @grynbaum: Joint statement on CNN/Acosta lawsuit from AP, Bloomberg, First Look Media, Fox News, Gannett, NBC, NYT, Politico, USA Today,…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:03am
If only we had Gwen around to help us make sense of what's happening these days. We miss her more than we can say. https://t.co/WY5fv7Y0zQ

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 7:00am
RT @shearm: Why are NYT readers lucky to have @juliehdavis covering Congress? Fabulous sentences like this: “Mr. McCarthy, a golden retriev…

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 6:58am
Avenatti arrested on a felony charge of “domestic violence with visible injury." He insists he has "never struck a… https://t.co/gjMKgT4eXk

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 6:51am
Theresa May faces a deep political crisis after two cabinet ministers quit, including her chief Brexit negotiator,… https://t.co/qq8vVAWuQL

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Nov 15 - 6:43am
Macron dismisses Trump’s Twitter tantrum, saying it was aimed at his domestic constituency. He is “doing American p… https://t.co/s2hfnpAuHR

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 6:24pm
The least surprising White House departure maybe ever: “Mira Ricardel will continue to support the President as she… https://t.co/JAopEMnoXY

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 4:48pm
Trump hails bipartisanship as he endorses a consensus bill to overhaul criminal justice. “This is a big breakthroug… https://t.co/9XNhQKyeTj

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 4:44pm
Come tonight for a talk about the history of impeachment... https://t.co/C4RzRsA8oV

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 2:55pm
RT @katierogers: A day after Melania Trump's East Wing publicly blasted Mira Ricardel, nothing has changed regarding her employment status…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 2:55pm
RT @MarkLandler: Very nice get by ⁦@jdawsey1⁩ & ⁦@PhilipRucker⁩ on Trump’s dyspeptic Air Force phone call with Theresa May. https://t.co/oh

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 1:24pm
Calling the Gaza ceasefire a “capitulation to terror,” Liberman resigns as defense minister and calls for early ele… https://t.co/Jp5ybst7NP

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 1:19pm
“We take the cake on crazy in Broward”: This is the county where a school board member stashed her bribes in a rest… https://t.co/7oLJVkKRll

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 1:00pm
Like so many episodes of The Trump Show, the martyrdom of Jim Acosta provides an entertaining sideshow — and the Wh… https://t.co/jq3hPo6IcC

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 12:09pm
RT @ForeignAffairs: Russia and its leader, Vladimir Putin, are never far from the headlines. To add context to Moscow’s internal politics a…

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 14 - 12:09pm
RT @danbalz: Take time to read this one from ⁦@jdawsey1⁩ ⁦@PhilipRucker⁩. Five days of fury: Inside Trump’s Paris temper, election woes an…