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Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Friday Jul 1 - 8:31am
RIP Hershel “Woody” Williams, a veteran of the bloody battle of Iwo Jima and the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II. https://t.co/dc0avQgkab

Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Friday Jul 1 - 8:17am
Bold abroad, measured at home? As Biden returns from Europe, some progressives say they wish he were as assertive at confronting challenges to democracy in America as he is overseas. ⁦@EliStokolshttps://t.co/Tx0F0ayanA

Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Friday Jul 1 - 8:12am
Nearly half of Americans (48%) say Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in Jan. 6, while 31% say he should not be, per ⁦@APNORC⁩ poll. Another 20% say they don’t know enough to have an opinion. ⁦@FarnoushAmiri⁩ ⁦@NuhaDolbyhttps://t.co/lEK8u9EYhe

Peter Baker
8 hours ago:   Friday Jul 1 - 7:55am
The S&P 500 fell 20% in the first six months of 2022, the worst first half of a year since 1970. But if it follows the 1970 pattern, it could rebound. The market fell 21% the first half of that year, then rose 27% the next six months. ⁦@elaineywchenhttps://t.co/VbVJCepmk1

Peter Baker
22 hours ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 5:49pm
"Facing down the threats that” Trump and Putin "pose to democracy has become the defining challenge of Biden’s Presidency,” writes @sbg1. "It’s by no means clear, however, that he’s winning.” https://t.co/SRzwKF3aJ3

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 2:03pm
@ratemyskyperoom @sbg1 Got more M&Ms today in fact! Enjoying the book a lot. It's a fun and irreverently insightful read. Thanks for including us.

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 11:11am
Okay, giving up after being left on hold for more than 2-1/2 hours hoping an airline agent might, you know, actually pick up. ⁦@DawnGilbertson⁩ makes clear this is not an unusual situation these days in our broken air traffic system. https://t.co/ubTqquPWmG

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 10:32am
Supreme Court limits EPA's ability to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, dealing a blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to address climate change. @adamliptak https://t.co/Ax6dkKOyQt

Peter Baker
1 day ago:   Thursday Jun 30 - 9:28am
Biden calls for eliminating the filibuster to pass legislation codifying abortion and privacy rights. But it would probably still require winning more Democratic seats in the fall because at the moment there don't appear to be 51 votes.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 12:25pm
RT @scotusreporter: NEW: Justice Breyer informs White House he will retire at noon tomorrow, clearing the way for Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as his successor

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 12:25pm
Putin went into his invasion of Ukraine hoping to undermine NATO. Instead, he has succeeded in expanding it further.

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 12:09pm
NATO formally invites Sweden and Finland to join, expanding the alliance to two countries that remained neutral during the Cold War but now see Russia as too big a threat to remain on the sideline. ⁦@StevenErlanger⁩ ⁦@shearmhttps://t.co/QGys3nu7st

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 8:23am
Presidential tirades, advisers seeking pardons, Cabinet consideration of the 25th Amendment and possible witness tampering -- @hulse sums up yesterday's blockbuster testimony from inside the room as only he can. https://t.co/IAa2sAYGvo

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 7:50am
The idea is nowhere near fully baked yet but Biden is leading an international effort to create "an inverse OPEC" in which major nations try to cap the price of Russian oil to drive down Putin's revenue. ⁦@jimtankersleyhttps://t.co/lDw7NC7NE9

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 7:24am
For some legal experts, yesterday's testimony changed the calculation on Trump's criminal exposure. “I have gone from Trump is less than likely to be charged to he is more than likely to be charged.” ⁦@alanfeuer⁩ ⁦@GlennThrushhttps://t.co/grkCSeu1bp

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jun 29 - 7:18am
Trump’s had bad moments, but few worse than Hutchinson’s testimony, writes ⁦@danbalz⁩. More Republicans will be asking themselves if this is the person they want as their nominee in 2024. Taken as a whole, it was devastating in the extreme." https://t.co/KpxMQo5hMI

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 7:57pm
RT @KannoYoungs: They will not deny that Trump wanted to go to the Capitol. https://t.co/zFePDN6XgX

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 7:57pm
RT @KannoYoungs: Both Robert Engel and the driver of Trump’s SUV are prepared to testify under oath that neither man was assaulted by Trump and that he did not reach for the wheel of the vehicle, as Hutchinson testified today, according to Secret Service officials

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 7:49pm
Trump has never been seen as the most stable occupant of the Oval Office by almost anyone other than himself but today's breathtaking testimony depicted an unhinged commander in chief veering wildly out of control as he desperately sought to cling to power https://t.co/bg8DInbf6K

Peter Baker
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 5:52pm
Without Meadows, Jan. 6 might never have happened, @sbg1 noted in this piece three weeks ago, a point that seems borne out in today’s testimony by his own former top aide. https://t.co/vIUuybUpcq

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 3:10pm
Mulvaney, Trump’s third chief of staff, tweets that the last part of today’s hearing suggesting there has been witness tampering may be the most perilous for his ex-boss: "If there is hard evidence, that is a serious problem for the former President."

Peter Baker
3 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 28 - 3:05pm
Did Trump commit a crime? "This is the smoking gun," Sol Wisenberg, a former deputy to Ken Starr, tells me about today's hearing. "There isn’t any question this establishes a prima facie case for his criminal culpability on seditious conspiracy charges."

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 2:45pm
House Jan. 6 committee abruptly schedules a hearing for Tuesday afternoon to hear what the panel called “recently obtained evidence” and take witness testimony. ⁦@lukebroadwater⁩ ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/lxvA0lFsXJ

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 12:02pm
An auction for dead cockroaches that once ate moon dust? Sorry, NASA says, they’re ours. ⁦@vimalnythttps://t.co/BYXi0NDjyZ

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 11:57am
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: A Russian court said the U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner’s trial would start Friday. Griner, who has been detained since February, will remain in custody until the trial ends, her lawyer said. https://t.co/7nzEuZvMBb

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 11:56am
RT @BostonGlobe: US basketball star Brittney Griner appears in Russian court https://t.co/8t4NADOrmU

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 11:53am
An auction for dead cockroaches that once ate moon dust? Sorry, NASA says, they’re ours. @vimalnyt https://t.co/VsLpOi34p8

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 10:57am
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have joined in the scrutiny of a merger involving Trump Media that has been under investigation by financial regulators for months. Disclosure indicates grand jury has issued subpoenas. ⁦@MattGoldstein26https://t.co/4DwtH9Kx3e

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Monday Jun 27 - 10:52am
The Supreme Court's 6-3 decision in favor of a high school football coach's 50-yard-line prayers begins to chip away at decades of precedents that forbade pressuring students to participate in religious activities. ⁦@adamliptakhttps://t.co/nZledL8dql

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 9:09pm
Once had to sneak out of Iraq, almost got blocked from leaving Kuwait, was detained in Tajikistan, was blackmailed to get out of Afghanistan and my wife is now banned by Russia but I never thought I'd be trapped in Canada.

Peter Baker
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 8:05pm
That feeling you have when your connection is canceled after a transatlantic flight and the airline rebooks you for two days later, while adding two more connection flights, the airline phone line isn't taking calls and the line at the airport is at least 3 hours long. @AirCanada

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 7:21am
"The greatest innovation in the history of bankruptcy": How a corporate attorney devised a way to divert thousands of lawsuits against companies facing liability claims. ⁦@FedcourtJunkie⁩ ⁦@mike_d_spector⁩ https://t.co/1vcl1xLymH

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 6:55am
Three months after his last visit to Europe, Biden returns to a tougher situation regarding Russia and must rally allies to stick with a grinding confrontation with Moscow that may drag on for some time to come. ⁦@SangerNYThttps://t.co/2chZahgg7u

Peter Baker
5 days ago:   Sunday Jun 26 - 6:09am
Did Trump believe his big lie? ⁦@rgoodlaw⁩ ⁦@NormEisen⁩ and ⁦@BarbMcQuade⁩ argue that it does not matter legally and he can still be prosecuted for trying to overturn the election. https://t.co/RhC0wOfQUk

Peter Baker
6 days ago:   Saturday Jun 25 - 9:43am
Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill, while acknowledging that it doesn't do everything he wanted. “God willing, this help save a lot of lives.”

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 11:48am
Trump, who once declared himself to be "very pro-choice," has now proved to be the single most decisive figure in overturning Roe v. Wade.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 11:14am
RT @nytimes: The Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade will be one of the signal legacies of President Donald Trump, who vowed to name justices who would overrule Roe. All three of his appointees were in the majority in the 6-to-3 ruling. https://t.co/QMcMKpWFxC

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 24 - 10:22am
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion after almost 50 years in a decision that will transform American life, reshape the nation’s politics and lead to all but total bans in about half the states. @adamliptak https://t.co/HwGGPiFLhN

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 3:07pm
Out this week — “Give Me Liberty,” the new biography of a Cuban dissident who defied Castro and inspired his people, by the remarkable Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Hoffman (@thedeadhandbook). https://t.co/Te1NiZ78nK https://t.co/tfQmlT4vbl

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 11:05am
Supreme Court strikes down New York law limiting the carrying of guns outside the home in a major Second Amendment ruling that could affect laws in other states like California, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey. @adamliptak https://t.co/2BR3MxGC8E

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 23 - 6:58am
Biden's approval rating fell for a fourth straight week to 36%, matching its lowest level in ⁦@IpsosReuters⁩ poll, and approaching Trump's low of 33% during his own presidency. ⁦@rosehorowitchhttps://t.co/1qsTuyPrDd

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:20pm
RT @nytimes: The New York Times studied China’s surveillance capabilities by examining more than 100,000 government bidding documents. China’s ambition to collect personal data is more expansive and invasive than previously known, our investigation found. https://t.co/I56kVq7n4p

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:20pm
RT @nytimes: Thousands of Ukrainians were taken to “filtration camps” and forced to resettle in Russia. Some escaped. These are their stories. https://t.co/7ZKBdjbray https://t.co/8xttsQXC3B


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 1:17pm
RT @nytimes: A Nobel Peace Prize medal put up for auction by a Russian journalist to help Ukrainian child refugees sold for $103.5 million to an anonymous buyer. Dmitri Muratov will donate the proceeds to UNICEF. https://t.co/JQNQaQoUW5

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 21 - 10:00am
The collapse of Israel's ungainly governing coalition sets up an awkward visit for Biden in a few weeks and a fifth election in just over three years. ⁦@PatrickKingsley⁩ ⁦@IKershnerhttps://t.co/fbQVWRhiwj

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 20 - 3:48pm
Right-wing Senate candidate ad shows him and armed men raiding a house for anti-Trump Republicans. “Get a RINO hunting permit. There’s no bagging limit, no tagging limit and it doesn’t expire until we save our country.” ⁦@alanfeuerhttps://t.co/08fXc7D9XP

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 6:41pm
Yup, movie still just as awesome too.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 11:11am
RT @GlennKesslerWP: I wrote 12,000 words on every mass killing since 2015 and whether a proposed law might have prevented it. There was only space for about 2,500 words in the print edition so in a first, we added a QR code to take print readers to the full story. https://t.co/So2Za1bGUa


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Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 11:10am
Fifty years after Watergate, it seemed like a great time to reread the original "All the President's Men," by @carlbernstein and @realBobWoodward -- and it is still as riveting and powerful as the first time. Maybe tonight I can convince our household to rewatch the movie.

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 9:27am
"The problem with sanctions on Russia is that they will only work if they hurt us too": In Europe, ⁦@DoyleMcManus⁩ finds that the Ukraine war hits home far more than in the US and many worry fatigue will erode Western solidarity. https://t.co/CGvYzOxWJp

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 9:24am
Among the obstacles to a renewed nuclear deal with Iran: Iranian officials have refused to speak directly to American officials since Trump’s exit from the original 2015 deal. ⁦@michaelcrowley⁩ ⁦@jakesNYThttps://t.co/Dx8QU6N5cm

Peter Baker
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 19 - 9:14am
RIP Mark Shields, "just a guy who likes to argue about current events at the barbershop — the pundit next door." Also a class act who believed in the nobility of public service even as he skewered its worst practitioners. ⁦@ClydeHabermanhttps://t.co/yIuCmDDlOj

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 11:32am
Looking forward to the book! https://t.co/dW7ueQMn19

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 10:35am
RT @nytimes: Before the invasion of Ukraine, European cities were playgrounds for Russia’s elite. But as Europe started to close its airspace to Russian planes, the superwealthy found new destinations. See where their private jets are flying now. https://t.co/an6BGA10f3

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 10:35am
RT @nytimes: President Vladimir Putin’s appearance at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was delayed by “large-scale” cyberattacks on the conference’s computer systems, the Kremlin said. https://t.co/w61L2C0GOL

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 10:34am
RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The European Commission recommended Ukraine for EU candidacy, the first formal step in a process that normally takes more than a decade. https://t.co/8hty3nKPUV

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 17 - 10:34am
Only 39% of Americans approve of the job Biden is doing as president. A stunning 47% "strongly" disapprove; just 16% "strongly" approve, per @USATODAY @Suffolk_U poll. @SusanPage https://t.co/7zGPXx5rjk

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 16 - 10:31pm
Trump’s scheme to pressure Pence unfolded in a series of inflammatory presidential tweets, angry phone calls, and bizarre White House meetings that were a mix of constitutional-law seminars and live reënactments of “The Godfather.” ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/GWcXdkwT7j

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 16 - 8:46am
RT @HowardMortman: LUTTIG -- June 9, 2005, @washingtonpost article by @peterbakernyt speculated on whom Pres. Bush might pick for #SCOTUS to replace Sandra Day O'Connor https://t.co/WvqYrHJPgH


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Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 16 - 8:01am
Biden thought Austin and Blinken went too far in talking about victory over Russia, worrying that the comments set unrealistic expectations and increased the risk of direct conflict with Moscow. ⁦@carolelee⁩ ⁦@ckubeNBC⁩ ⁦@KenDilanianNBChttps://t.co/TiSsSrQo3i

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 15 - 3:04pm
RT @arappeport: Biden slaps oil companies for profiteering at the pump @peterbakernyt But @SecYellen said at last week's @dealbook conference in DC that corporate greed was not causing prices to soar: "I see demand and supply as largely driving inflation." https://t.co/BabGLuuePq

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 10:48pm
Can’t wait for this! https://t.co/WHBnr0xYUh

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 3:27pm
The "peace party" vs the "justice party": Western leaders have to decide whether to double down on arming Ukraine or press harder for negotiations with Moscow to end the war. ⁦@StevenErlangerhttps://t.co/Jt1MwgZMiF

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 2:49pm
Russian court orders Brittney Griner held another 18 days, pushing her jail stint past the four month mark. @NeilMacFarquhar https://t.co/HgsEhzyWB6

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 2:47pm
Ukrainian and Russian soldiers clash in street battles in the city of Sievierodonetsk and the last bridge linking the city with Ukrainian-controlled territory to the west is destroyed. @DanBilefsky https://t.co/y275xGASrq

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 9:39am
Trump is out, José Andrés is in. The famed chef is opening a restaurant in the space of the former Trump hotel in DC. ⁦@emilyaheilhttps://t.co/CVQQu1nm5y

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 9:21am
Drunk, agitated and spouting fantasy versions of reality, Giuliani roamed the halls of the White House on Election Night and told the president what he wanted to hear. ⁦@shearm⁩ ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/ToG8GUkrHo

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 9:00am
Afghan officials who fled the Taliban takeover now live in luxury homes in places like Dubai, Turkey and California. A former finance minister had at least 10 US properties to choose from. ⁦@jessdonatihttps://t.co/Tm76GQfomj

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 14 - 8:05am
White House formally sets Biden trip to Saudi Arabia for mid July, but downplays prospect of any help with energy prices. https://t.co/9QZvxKhjAB

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 13 - 7:06pm
"Those who knew better about the election and told Trump he had lost were pushed away or chose to abandon the field, leaving Trump to...Giuliani and the progressively more absurd counsel he offered. It was "Team Normal" versus “Rudy’s team." ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/Uk1MTob7VS

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 13 - 3:46pm
White House @presssec says she has nothing to announce about anticipated Biden trip to Riyadh but “we continue to plan for a trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia."

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 13 - 8:33am
It's not just the two septuagenarian frontrunners for president in 2024. The average age of the Senate at the beginning of this Congress was 64.3 years — the oldest in history. Seven senators are in their 80s, notes ⁦@mikeallenhttps://t.co/4kGwyQgWwO

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 13 - 8:13am
Brazil's Bolsonaro takes a page from Trump's playbook and tried to discredit an upcoming election in case he loses -- but unlike Trump, he may have the military on his side. ⁦@jacknicashttps://t.co/sqtfLE9OUq

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 12 - 2:33pm
Nearly four months into the war, sanctions and the withdrawal of a torrent of Western companies have failed to completely dismantle the Russian economy or set off a popular backlash against Putin. ⁦@antontroian⁩ ⁦@INechepurenkohttps://t.co/idpJ9aOj5o

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 12 - 2:26pm
Palin leads a 48-candidate field for the vacant House seat in Alaska. ⁦⁦@Azihttps://t.co/7ryWSyqOod

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 12 - 2:18pm
For more than two decades, the military has tightly controlled the images of Guantanamo but now the stalwart ⁦@carolrosenberg⁩ has obtained official photographs of the prison and its inmates long withheld from the public. https://t.co/PnVrtlFliH

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 12 - 12:25pm
Bipartisan group of senators reaches deal on gun safety legislation. Its modest provisions fall short of what Biden and many Democrats want but with 10 Republicans committed, it can actually pass the Senate. ⁦@CatieEdmondson⁩ ⁦@anniekarnihttps://t.co/mStsCfm6Ul

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 12 - 10:11am
While Trump mulls comeback, the shadow campaign for the 2024 GOP nomination is underway with at least 15 potential candidates traveling the nation, huddling with donors or testing messages. ⁦@michaelscherer⁩ ⁦@jdawsey1⁩ ⁦@isaacstanbeckerhttps://t.co/sjsqZOmHfl

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 11 - 6:43pm
@ratemyskyperoom @ErinBrockovich @ProfMMurray @jemelehill @RichardHaass @CapehartJ @KattyKay_ @sbg1 @MsLaToshaBrown @ananavarro @brittlestar @TheRickWilson @keithbaldrey @BeschlossDC @VinGuptaMD Looking forward to reading it!

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 11 - 6:25pm
Would-be assassin said he had found Kavanaugh’s home address online by matching press photos of protests outside the residence with online street directories and mapped images of the property. ⁦@MattHjourno⁩ ⁦@ChristianM_CA⁩ https://t.co/4tAQMmxAgt

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 11 - 3:20pm
He had means, motive and opportunity. But did Trump commit a crime? The House Jan 6 committee believes so and is laying out a path for Garland to prosecute the former president. But it's unclear if Trump will ever face a jury of his peers ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/eTCeYmg9aR

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 7:47pm
Dmitry Kovtun, one of the former Russian intelligence agents accused of fatally poisoning Litvinenko with green tea laced with radioactive polonium in London, dies of covid at age 56.⁦@samrob12https://t.co/Uy4LYRhJ4M

Peter Baker
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 7:35pm
At least 20 million watched the prime time Jan. 6 hearing, more than a typical daytime meeting on the Hill but a fraction of the audiences generated by presidential debates or State of the Union addresses. ⁦@koblinhttps://t.co/YxDQUf39C8

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 10:27am
The rise in inflation deepened the political challenges for Biden and his economic team, who have sought in recent weeks to reassure wary Americans that the specter of price hikes was beginning to fade. @jimtankersley https://t.co/4tCQnKkEAQ

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 10:22am
Inflation climbed to 8.6% in the year through May, dashing hopes that prices had begun to plateau. @jeannasmialek https://t.co/o0vx6ODi5w

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 9:49am
Virginia deal for a new Commanders stadium collapses and a majority of the DC Council says they don't want the scandal-tarred team either. https://t.co/K6yqyB5BrE

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 9:02am
The Jan 6 committee offers a virtual indictment of Trump. But if Garland disagrees and the hearings turn out to be the only trial Trump ever faces for trying to overturn the election, the panel resolved to at least win a conviction with the jury of history https://t.co/4DD7us6aga

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 8:20am
"It was in the end appropriate that it should be a Republican who emerged as the most brutally effective prosecutor of Trump, the former President who has not only escaped being banished and disgraced by his party but remains its leader" says ⁦@sbg1https://t.co/cy8BV3b5W3

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 8:15am
@jonathanweisman You can never have too many John Tyler references.

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 10 - 7:32am
Stripped of their White House backdrop, their power and their masks, Jared and Ivanka were shown as advisers who understood the election was not stolen but did little if anything to stop Trump. ⁦@maggieNYThttps://t.co/D0tbrsPsBq

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 11:53pm
In the entire 246-year history of the United States, there was surely never a more damning indictment presented against an American president than outlined tonight in a cavernous congressional hearing room where the future of democracy felt on the line. https://t.co/G2KDfQLl1n

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 10:59pm
Miller tweets that what he said afterward, though not shown by the committee, is "I think it's safe to say he disagreed with Matt's analysis."

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:57pm
RT @sbg1: To recap: Jared Kushner washed his hands of trying to stop Trump's coup, bought a $32 million lot in Florida in December 2020 and dismissed threats by the WH counsel to quit as "whining"

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:51pm
Cheney: "I say this to my Republican colleagues who are defending the indefensible. There will come a day when Donald Trump is gone but your dishonor will remain.”

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:48pm
When Cipollone and other White House lawyers threatened to resign, Kushner said, "I took that to just be whining to be honest with you."

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:47pm
Cheney: "Others who could have acted refused to do so."

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:45pm
Confirming what DeVos just said, Cheney says Cabinet secretaries discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump.

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:44pm
Trump made no calls to any element of government to send help to the Capitol but Pence did. Meadows told Milley, “We have to kill the narrative that the vice president is making all the decisions."

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:32pm
Scott Perry and “multiple” other Republican congressmen sought pardons in the last days of the Trump administration stemming from their attempt to overturn the election.

Peter Baker
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 9 - 8:30pm
RT @sbg1: There is going to be enormous pressure on Merrick Garland as a result of these hearings laying out what amounts to a case against Trump