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Carol Leonnig
Washington Post reporter, MSNBC contributor, finder of fact. If you have a story tip, email me at carol.leonnig@washpost.com
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How the Saudis describe the murder and likely dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and subsequent Saudi govt coverup? " The discussions that took place . . . did not go as required and developed in a negative way."
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Marty Baron Oct 19
Saudi government acknowledges journalist Jamal Khashaoggi died while in that country’s consulate in Istanbul. Developing.
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
BREAKING now... Looks like Saudis have found the person to blame. By royal decree... a fist fight went wrong and caused Jamal Khashoggi's death. Qahtani, dubbed Saudi Arabi's Steve Bannon, is fired. Why do I think we're going to need an independent investigation?
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John Bolton Oct 19
Heading to Moscow tomorrow to meet with senior Russian leaders, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, to continue discussions that began in Helsinki between our two countries.
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WHCA Oct 19
WHCA Statement on President’s Remarks in Montana
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Jim Acosta Oct 19
The disturbing part of Trump’s jokes about Gianforte was the effect on the crowd. I saw one young man in the crowd making body slam gestures. He looked at me and ran his thumb across his throat. I talked to him after the rally was over. He couldn’t stop laughing.
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
PROJECT LAKHTA: Elena Khusyaynova, 44, is accused of managing an influence operation “to sow discord in the U.S. political system” with chatter on hot topics: Confederate flag Gun control NFL national anthem protests.
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
BREAKING: Justice Department charges Russian woman in first criminal case against a foreign national for trying to interfere in 2018 midterm elections. Director of National Intelligence issues WARNING.
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Chris Hayes Oct 18
So this week the president has helped cover up the murder of one journalist and is now praising the assault of another journalist.
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John Hudson Oct 18
"Any of you work for ABC?" Pompeo takes a swipe at for reporting that he saw a transcript and heard a tape of Khashoggi in the consulate. (Via pool report en route to Mexico)
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
In NYC this Monday? Come to to hear , NYT lawyer McCraw, Prof Pozen and me talk about reporting in an era of disinformation. Audience gets to ask questions.
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
SCOOP Mnuchin still plans to attend Saudi anti-terror financing meeting after Khashoggi disappearance, by
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James DeSarno Oct 18
Nikki Haley at the Al Smith dinner: "Actually, when the president found out I was Indian-American he asked me if I was the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren."
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Carol Leonnig Oct 19
Smart story and stunning point below: “He’s got a personal relationship,” said, “and he’s built it himself, with three heads of state who have murdered somebody within another person’s country within the last year.” h/t
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Jennifer Jacobs Oct 18
Scoop: John Kelly and John Bolton engaged in a profanity-laced argument outside the Oval Office today, I'm told. The shouting match was so intense others worried one of the two men might immediately resign. Neither is resigning, I'm told.
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Barton Gellman Oct 18
If you want to talk confidentially with a journalist (say, me), turn on “disappearing messages” in Signal, delete messages after sending them in other apps, and switch off backup to iCloud in WhatsApp. Signal app is safest. Reporters, tell your sources.
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Carol Leonnig Oct 18
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Carol Leonnig Oct 18
Replying to @lrozen @SimonMarksFSN
We are trying to determine its veracity too
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Frances Townsend Oct 18
One of alleged 15 team in team per takes to social media to defend himself
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