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Peter Baker
31 minutes ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 10:26am
Putin has gone into self-isolation after a doctor he met with last week tested positive for the coronavirus. https://t.co/6cu3cofLlU

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:57am
An inspector general audit revealed a broader pattern of sloppiness by the FBI in seeking permission to eavesdrop on American soil in national security cases going beyond the Carter Page case. ⁦@charlie_savage⁩ https://t.co/msy7qYiVrA

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:53am
One of the authors of a White House study last year that warned about a pandemic now says it would make sense for the administration to effectively shut down most economic activity for two to eight months to slow the virus. ⁦@jimtankersleyhttps://t.co/qW0CvW08GH

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:50am
RT @Indira_L: Editor @SusanBGolberg on why @NatGeoMag is looking at #Autism among young adults, a large number of whom are unemployed, underemployed, or lack a romantic partners https://t.co/CSxyA1olZ9 @NatGeo

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:49am
RT @CNBCnow: Dow tumbles 700+ points to start second quarter as Trump warns of ‘very painful two weeks’ https://t.co/9W5nxtToNJ https://t.co/SM4XcMPC4Q


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Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:48am
Haven't read the first but Dobbs's masterful book on the Cuban Missile Crisis is gripping even if you think you know the story -- partly because Dobbs turns up new information showing that we really didn't. https://t.co/kq0xMFByQl

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:43am
RT @CarlosLozadaWP: What a detail in NPR’s review of ⁦@jonkarl⁩ book: As acting chief of staff, Mulvaney told staff to read A FIRST-RATE MADNESS, a book arguing that in "times of crisis, we are better off being led by mentally ill leaders than by mentally normal ones." https://t.co/xac4bmuarM

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:43am
RT @shearm: Trump will see more Americans die from the coronavirus than Presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon saw die in the Korean and Vietnam Wars combined. @peterbakernyt https://t.co/AmrStjPqDF

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:42am
But the latest poll by @politico and @MorningConsult suggests that the bounce could be fading. @POLITICO_Steve https://t.co/4yEHjVF0pU

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:38am
Despite the criticism, some independents and Democrats in recent polls gave Trump credit for his handling of the coronavirus, pushing his approval ratings higher. ⁦@tripgabriel⁩ ⁦@llererhttps://t.co/V4cPnGwOLr

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:23am
Although they make up only 12% of Israel's population, the ultra-Orthodox account for 40% to 60% of the coronavirus patients at four major hospitals. ⁦@halbfingerhttps://t.co/8s3BTIABbi

Peter Baker
1 hour ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:14am
Trump has treated the Defense Production Act as if it were a break-the-glass last resort. But in fact it has been used to place hundreds of thousands of orders by Trump's administration alone. ⁦@KannoYoungs⁩ ⁦@AnaSwansonhttps://t.co/k3s6r5OjSf

Peter Baker
4 hours ago:   Wednesday Apr 1 - 6:47am
The grim-faced president who appeared in the White House briefing room for more than two hours beside charts showing death projections of hellacious proportions was coming to grips with a reality he had long refused to accept. https://t.co/MdE6xmYVDz

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:52pm
And US death toll in various wars: Civil War: 600,000 World War II: 400,000 World War I: 115,000 Vietnam: 58,000 Korea: 36,000 Iraq: 4,500 Afghanistan: 2,300 (Including combat and non-combat deaths in war zones) https://t.co/CnXOGwi9Fc https://t.co/Mqd38wgkWO

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:51pm
For comparison purposes, US death toll in past pandemics: Spanish Flu, 1918-20: 675,000 H2N2, 1957-58: 116,000 H3N2, 1968: 100,000 H1N1, 2009: 12,469 https://t.co/nDSii3SsGG

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:34pm
Trump, Feb. 26: "This is a flu. This is like a flu." Trump, today: "It's not the flu. It's vicious."

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:26pm
And this is just in the United States. https://t.co/qSbLqhoaLS

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:22pm
Started covering the White House in 1996 and it's hard to remember many briefings as grim or sober as this one. The best case scenarios outlined today envision about twice as many dead Americans as the entire Vietnam War or more.

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:15pm
"We're going to go through a very tough two weeks," Trump says. After that there will be a "light at the end of the tunnel" but it will be a "very, very painful two weeks."

Peter Baker
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:05pm
If Americans follow the guidelines, Birx says that the death toll is likely to be between 100,000 to 200,000.

Peter Baker
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:21pm
"We were built for this": The health and medical news website Stat (https://t.co/ztWh6m41iN), with the fabulous @rickberke as its editor in chief, has become even more of a must-read in the coronavirus era. @marcatracy https://t.co/nrZPtCX5Xn

Peter Baker
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 2:46pm
Update: New publication date of Sept. 29 set for our book, "The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III," with @sbg1 Pre-ordering, of course, always allowed and even encouraged: https://t.co/pmWaBwpnB4 https://t.co/0OU8kH7qj3 https://t.co/KV7RtGGcfg

Peter Baker
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 2:17pm
Fanciful speculation that doesn't help Biden, who's already way behind Trump in finances. Trump and RNC committees began March with roughly $225 million in cash on hand while Biden and the DNC had only $20 million after debts. @ShaneGoldmacher https://t.co/4qxyJ43InX

Peter Baker
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 2:11pm
Trump lashes out lately at a series of high profile women, including a governor, a CEO and a speaker. ⁦@anniekarnihttps://t.co/GRsDbF31Nw

Peter Baker
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 2:05pm
Captain of virus-racked aircraft carrier pleads to be allowed to bring his crew ashore to be quarantined: "We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die. If we do not act now, we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset—our Sailors." https://t.co/4y3wTjyWbJ

Peter Baker
21 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 1:45pm
With Biden functionally sidelined, Democrats wistfully ask what about Cuomo, whose approval rating in New York has shot up by 27 points to 71%. "I'm not running for president," he says. ⁦@mattfleghttps://t.co/b5Lkv5fcGA

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 12:50pm
RT @andrewsweiss: Video of Putin sharing an elevator ride 6 days ago w the chief doctor of Kommunarka hospital Denis Potsenko who tested positives for #coronavirus https://t.co/SmRhYJeTf9

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 12:49pm
RT @vermontgmg: Governor Cuomo says 332 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours in New York, a big leap. That means last Friday, a New Yorker was dying every ten minutes. Yesterday, it was every six minutes. Today, it's down to every four minutes. Every. Four. Minutes.

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 12:45pm
"As the coronavirus pandemic brings the world to a juddering halt and anxious citizens demand action, leaders across the globe are invoking executive powers and seizing virtually dictatorial authority with scant resistance." ⁦@selamgkidanhttps://t.co/0Mo3SHXmmZ

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:47am
There's no better, smarter, more insightful correspondent at the White House than @jonkarl. Check out his new book, "Front Row at the Trump Show," out today. https://t.co/QnYdqeZzJb https://t.co/8CqA3cS90O

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:38am
Meanwhile, in a country where all important events usually revolve around Putin, he has been curiously absent or tardy lately, leaving it to lower level officials to deliver bad news and announce coronavirus restrictions. @ATHigginsNYT https://t.co/IxM1veiivh

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:34am
The head of Moscow's main coronavirus hospital, who met with Putin a week ago, has tested positive for the virus, Russian state television reports. The Kremlin says there's no reason to worry about Putin's health. https://t.co/42po8Y1jZy

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:25am
David Remnick talks with @sbg1 about Trump, Biden, the coronavirus and the election in this week's @NewYorker podcast. https://t.co/9xESUirIZw

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:22am
When Bush 43 wanted to tackle AIDS in Africa, his aides called in Tony Fauci. "What if money were no object?" he was asked. They expected him to ask for more for vaccine research. Instead, Fauci said, "The thing you can do now is treatment." Thus was born Bush's PEPFAR program.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:14am
Hopeful news from Bay Area where doctors report fewer cases than they expected to see at this point and officials credit the lockdown with stemming the tide of patients they feared would flood into emergency rooms. @debra_kahn @cmarinucci https://t.co/dhh6JGCTd7

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:15pm
Trump: 83% of Republicans but just 18% of Democrats approve of his handling of the virus. Media: 68% of Democrats but just 37% of Republicans say it's doing well. https://t.co/FUQRG93V9y

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:14pm
Most Americans of both parties think public health officials and their state and local leaders are doing well in responding to the coronavirus but they break sharply along party lines over Trump and the media.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 11:37pm
Trump, Thursday: “I don't believe you need 40,000 or 30,000 ventilators.” Reporter, today: “You’ve said repeatedly that you think some of the equipment that governors are requesting they don’t actually need.…” Trump: “I didn’t say that. I didn’t say that. I didn’t say that.”

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 11:19pm
RT @SpyTalker: Watch @Yamiche politely stand her ground as Trump levels personal insults on her for asking a simple question about what he told Hannity (falsely) about ventilators last week. https://t.co/HbqQM2cUA1

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 11:10pm
RT @CBSNews: Maria Mercader, our beloved CBS News colleague, died from COVID-19 on Sunday at age 54. "It's nearly impossible to be someone EVERYONE loves, but Maria was." https://t.co/HEKNnnBNlj https://t.co/uvFKMGKBg8


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Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 9:08pm
"She’s dead, and I’m quarantined. ... I didn’t get to say goodbye. I don’t even know where her body is right now, or if the only thing that’s left is her ashes. From normal life to this hell in a week." As told to ⁦@elisaslowhttps://t.co/MMl4CLc9XG

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 1:56pm
I'm not telling ... https://t.co/uN8w2YN5cX

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 12:24am
Hours after Trump signed a stimulus bill that included $25 million for the Kennedy Center, its president Deborah Rutter told the National Symphony Orchestra that their paychecks would end this week. ⁦@PeggyMcGlone⁩ ⁦⁦⁦@MBrodeurhttps://t.co/6Pca0CLnOg

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 12:16am
Trump makes up ground and pulls close to Biden in latest ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ ⁦@ABC⁩ poll. Biden's lead has been trimmed to 49% to 47%. ⁦@sfcpoll⁩ ⁦@danbalzhttps://t.co/4BS4qrmwCF

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 12:03am
Florida's governor blocks reporter representing two of the state's biggest newspapers from coronavirus briefing. https://t.co/9fnM9Bsa9y

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 11:59pm
RT @Indira_L: ⁦.@NatGeo⁩ Society launches emergency global fund for journalists to cover #COVID19, especially in underserved communities that may lack evidence-based information on #coronavirus. Apply now #grants #journalism https://t.co/nlK9LrFPS6

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 9:16pm
RT @davidgura: @peterbakernyt We should start a Zoom book club!

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 6:07pm
Great biography, totally worth reading if you're shut in (or even if you're not). https://t.co/M8So64jbni https://t.co/MyqPrzpJjf

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:43pm
Important read, critical to understanding how we got to where we are now. https://t.co/PT1cj0tfyS

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 5:42pm
Great book, finished it a couple days ago. While there are obviously significant differences, it's eerily prophetic. https://t.co/CbXEaEQP3T

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 4:36pm
RIP John Sears, the Republican strategist who worked for Nixon and Reagan before falling out with each but was "wise beyond his years and beyond his peers." https://t.co/Kt2O7vu695

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 4:32pm
RIP Joseph Lowery, the civil rights icon who helped Dr. King organize the Montgomery bus boycott and spent the rest of his life fighting for racial justice. https://t.co/Gy61Z0gcOe

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 4:27pm
RIP Tom Coburn, a maverick conservative senator who waged a lonely war against government excess, to the consternation of his colleagues. "He once prescribed a ‘spinal transplant’ for 70 percent of the Senate." https://t.co/hyarXI9oIv

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 4:18pm
It's ⁦@TeviTroy⁩ 's birthday -- one way to celebrate is to order his new book, "Fight House," a smart chronicle of the feuds and intrigues that have characterized the White House from Truman through the present. https://t.co/LYGt42wODl

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 2:53pm
Church of the Holy Sepulcher, built on the site where Jesus was said to be buried and resurrected, is closed due to the pandemic. When was the last time it closed to the public like this? "The year 1349 at the time of the Black Plague." ⁦@SBHendrixhttps://t.co/7whCt76LYQ

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 12:25pm
Sick with fever, a dry cough and other symptoms, @Peggynoonannyc⁩ got a coronavirus test on March 17. She still hasn't received the results. "If this is happening to me, it's happening to others." https://t.co/l1kX08I1tu

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:45pm
RT @ESCochrane: evergreen sentiment, but really really lucky that @juliehdavis has had my back and my edits for this whole crazy month of news, late night after late night, rewrite after rewrite. https://t.co/xN6wLWYPYN

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:44pm
RT @juliehdavis: Here's to the dogged, tireless, courageous @ESCochrane, who has done an amazing job documenting and bringing to life a dizzying period of coronavirus legislating for @nytimes readers https://t.co/RheYo7wXLY

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:43pm
Trusted, respected ... and a class act. https://t.co/nANts1vQUc

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 9:15pm
Trump has told peo­ple he wants his sig­na­ture to ap­pear on the di­rect pay­ment checks that will go out to many Amer­i­cans in the com­ing weeks, an administration of­fi­cial tells ⁦@siobhanehughes⁩ ⁦@nataliewsjhttps://t.co/x0MDTGMKpR

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:35pm
Trump says taxpayers may end up owning big shares of major corporations like Boeing that take aid from the stimulus legislation.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:33pm
Asked how long the restrictions in America may have to go on, Trump makes no mention of reopening by Easter. He says he wants it to be as soon as possible "but we also want to open safe -- otherwise what did we do?"

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:26pm
Trump, Wednesday: "The LameStream Media is the dominant force in trying to get me to keep our Country closed as long as possible in the hope that it will be detrimental to my election success." Trump, Friday: "The media's been pretty good."

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:22pm
Trump on what he wants from governors: "I want them to be appreciative. We've done a great job."

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 5:45pm
Trump signs an order authorizing the secretaries of defense and homeland security to summon military and Coast Guard reservists to active duty "for the effective conduct of coronavirus disease response," as he puts it in a notification to Congress.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:24pm
Trump signs $2 trillion stimulus package. "I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," he says. But he had five Republican congressional leaders and no Democrats for the signing.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:04pm
The order Trump signs directs Azar "to require General Motors Company to accept, perform, and prioritize contracts or orders for the number of ventilators that the Secretary determines to be appropriate."

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:02pm
Trump abandons negotiations with GM and invokes Defense Production Act to force it to produce ventilators. "GM was wasting time," he says in statement. "Today’s action will help ensure the quick production of ventilators that will save American lives."

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 1:09pm
It's called "disaster diplomacy," the foreign policy opportunities that present themselves at moments of big crisis. So far, North Korea and Iran have rebuffed US outreach while Russia and China seek to extend their influence. @michaelcrowley @jakesNYT https://t.co/ajnSGEUuRW

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 1:04pm
After days of intrigue, gamesmanship and partisan assaults, the Senate finally came together after nearly coming apart. The inside story by our all-star congressional correspondents @hillhulse and @ESCochrane https://t.co/AdwRoFLjSr

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:30pm
Checking for winged swine overhead -- Donald Trump and John Kerry agree. https://t.co/wVqtZnFwH1

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:38am
White House on Wednesday was prepared to unveil a joint venture between GM and Ventec Life Systems to produce as many as 80,000 ventilators when word suddenly came down that the announcement was off. @SangerNYT @maggieNYT @KannoYoungs https://t.co/326n91USiG

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:15am
Trump's approval rating rises to 48% with 46% disapproving in @washingtonpost @ABC poll, his highest ever in this survey and the first time more Americans backed him than didn't. @danbalz @EmGusk https://t.co/5WTZINnIMv

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:00am
In Russia, they're stockpiling on buckwheat, freezers, garlic, sex toys and condoms. https://t.co/YjJYMczBIK

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:34am
From "The Great Influenza" by @johnmbarry: “A severe influenza pandemic would hit like a tsunami, inundating intensive-care units even as doctors and nurses fall ill themselves and generally pushing the health care system to the point of collapse and possibly beyond it.”

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:08am
RT @GlennKesslerWP: No. Italy actually banned all flights from/to China, before Trump. Trump let the flights keep coming, with 11 exceptions for non US citizens https://t.co/LzwNJReMRH

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:06am
RT @Indira_L: Mutations don’t mean #coronavirus is becoming more harmful. Instead, subtle shifts in the virus’s genetic code are helping researchers quickly figure out where it’s been, as well as dispel myths about its origins @NatGeo@NatGeoMaghttps://t.co/EXfRhqzv86

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:04am
RT @kenvogel: BURIED IN THE FINE PRINT: On page 203 of the stimulus bill passed late last night, there's a tax tweak that could save wealthy real estate investors $170 BILLION over 10 years. @JesseDrucker shines a spotlight on the little-noticed provision. https://t.co/8A7hiWUjpL

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:00am
RT @carolynryan: Very unusual @nytimes front page tomorrow to show record 3 million unemployment claims. https://t.co/Gc0mvaVOMX


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Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:00am
RT @SangerNYT: With the great @maggieNYT and @KannoYoungs and @AnaSwanson, we dig into the central question for the Trump adminsitration: What is the cost of their six-week delay in preparing for the scope of coronavirus? One answer: they are still trying to figure out how to order ventilators. https://t.co/4m1lrKamsn

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 11:59pm
RT @kenvogel: THIS IS RICH: The big cruise lines incorporated offshore (@CarnivalCruise in Panama, @RoyalCaribbean in Liberia, @CruiseNorwegian in Bermuda), allowing them to avoid US taxes. But now they're worried that their offshore registrations will prevent them from getting US stimulus $. https://t.co/ojhUo5Fa5L

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 8:50pm
"Despite the day’s grim news, with his administration reporting a record-high week of unemployment claims, Trump continued his upbeat tone. The world 'is going to end up better than ever,' he said." ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/mv6jCsQEux

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:00pm
At least 81,321 people are known to have been infected with the coronavirus in the US, more cases than reported by China, Italy or any other country. https://t.co/Pqe4BLAl5Y

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 5:58pm
A three-day market rally has lifted the S&P 500 by around 17%, its best such run since 1933. https://t.co/O6L8ulAXal

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 5:56pm
Trump: "Nobody would have ever thought a thing like this could happen." Again, many people thought a thing like this could happen, including the Trump administration, which conducted a simulation last year underscoring how underprepared the government was. https://t.co/8zq8vxCu4z

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 2:46pm
RT @michaelbd: Last night EMS in New York took 6,406 medical 911 calls, the highest volume ever, surpassing 9/11/01.

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 12:22pm
RIP Richard Reeves, the legendary chronicler of presidents, including JFK, Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton, and astute observer of American history. (Obituary written in advance by our own dear colleague Dave Stout, who himself passed away in February.) https://t.co/zAUiFfxJDf

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 11:39am
Despite efforts to keep Trump and family from benefiting, the $2 trillion package includes provisions that could potentially provide financial help. ⁦@EricLiptonNYT⁩ and ⁦@kenvogel⁩ comb through a bill where even the fine print has fine print. https://t.co/rXiVj8I5J3

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 11:22am
"I'm not an evil psychopath who wants to cull the old people": What happens when a lawyer goes on Twitter to urge reopening the economy even at the expense of elderly Americans who are "expensive to maintain" and "not productive" anyway. ⁦@mffisherhttps://t.co/7myky8VZZ4

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 11:07am
US authorities charge Venezuela's Maduro with federal drug trafficking crimes, escalating the confrontation that has dominated Latin America. @ktbenner https://t.co/IUr9INmWEE

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 10:54am
Empty slots and high turnover have left parts of the federal government unprepared and ill equipped for what may be the largest public health crisis in a century. @jestei @KannoYoungs https://t.co/DPbFmY3QnF

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 10:53am
More than 3 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, by far the most in recorded history. The worst week ever until now was in October 1982 when 695,000 filed claims. https://t.co/fdgFmgHpyx

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:39am
The New York Times is providing free access to the most up-to-date information and guidance on the coronavirus outbreak. Readers can sign up with an email address to read all the articles available on https://t.co/jLzS2GhnHV.

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 11:54pm
Senate unanimously approves a sweeping $2 trillion fiscal measure to shore up the economy as it weathers the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, advancing the largest fiscal stimulus package in modern American history. https://t.co/QLg2xTc5Oq

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 11:46pm
RT @MrWalterShapiro: I revere his Kennedy in the White House book and use the Nixon book as my basic reference. More than that, I have so many memories of interesting conversations with him. And once again, sadly, our world grows smaller. https://t.co/v07JgbqNyQ

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 7:02pm
RT @TimDugganBooks: Join us and @SixthandI for a live stream of Esther Safran Foer in conversation with @FranklinFoer to discuss her new memoir, I WANT YOU TO KNOW WE'RE STILL HERE, on March 31st at 7pm! RSVP for free here: https://t.co/NvTF5bT5WM

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 7:01pm
RT @NPRKelly: From the @NewYorker that just landed on our doorstep https://t.co/DHcAfMXHjr


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Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 7:01pm
G7 foreign ministers fail to agree on a joint statement after the Trump administration insists on referring to the coronavirus outbreak as the "Wuhan virus" and the other nations reject it as needlessly divisive. ⁦@John_Hudson⁩ ⁦@smekhennethttps://t.co/PQy4d0xZzl

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 6:55pm
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: An ex-FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in 2007 on an unauthorized CIA mission, Robert Levinson, died in Iranian custody, the U.S. concluded https://t.co/DVCNWBQucK

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 6:52pm
RT @nytimes: People have died in the ER while waiting for a bed. There aren't enough ventilators. This entire hospital will soon be dedicated to the coronavirus. New York City hospitals are at the center of the pandemic in the U.S. “It’s apocalyptic," one doctor said. https://t.co/f6kJU33yI7