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David Fahrenthold
Washington Post reporter, covering President Trump's businesses and conflicts of interest. MSNBC contributor. Tips? Fahrenthold@washpost.com
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Nick Miroff 10h
Replying to @NickMiroff
Trump brought up ND-based Fisher Industries again during an Oval Office meeting today with military commanders and WH officials. He continues to insist the border wall should be painted black and has said he wants "French Doors" instead of sliding gates, which he thinks are ugly
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Matea Gold 8h
NEW via Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe
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David Fahrenthold 9h
This story is astounding.
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Drew Harwell 9h
Replying to @drewharwell
Update: Facebook says the video "has been enqueued to third-party fact-checkers for review but as of 4pm PT, no fact-checker has rated" it. If deemed misleading, "we would significantly reduce the video's distribution in News Feed." Meanwhile, its views have surpassed 2 million
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Nick Miroff 10h
EXCLUSIVE -- President Trump has been urging the head of the Army Corps of Engineers to give a border wall contract to a North Dakota company, upending the federal procurement process and alarming military commanders and DHS officials NEW with
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Jenna Johnson 11h
Most Democratic candidates for president are embracing Obama — but not Obama-ism, ⁦⁩ writes.
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Charmcitycop 11h
Thx for publicizing this! I doubt would have done this without your tweets!
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The Washington Post 11h
The Post's Editorial Board: San Francisco police try to criminalize legitimate newsgathering
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David Folkenflik 12h
>: "Any gov't use of the Espionage Act to criminalize the receipt and publication of classified information poses a dire threat to journalists seeking to publish such information in the public interest, irrespective of DOJ assertion that Assange is not a journalist."
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Drew Harwell 12h
Replying to @facebook @Twitter
Update: YouTube pulled the videos after we sent them links and said they were never that prominent on the site. No response from or in the nearly five hours since I contacted them. On FB, the distorted Pelosi video has climbed to 1.7 million views
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Justin Elliott 12h
CEO of TurboTax-maker Intuit, , just asked on earnings call if the company will change its practices in response to congressional pressure and investigations. “We don’t actually see our behaviors changing. ... At the end of the day our focus is our customers.”
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Shawn Donnan 14h
Remember how the cost of tariffs and price impact on aluminum cans was going to be minimal? Well, the beer industry says it contributed to the loss of 40,000 jobs... Reminder: As of April, jobs in “primary metals” in US were up by 4,700 in last year.
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John Hudson 13h
The new charges dramatically raise the stakes of the case both for Assange and the news media, raising questions about the limits of the First Amendment and protections for publishers of classified information
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The Washington Post 13h
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange charged with violating Espionage Act, U.S. officials say, in case that could test First Amendment rights
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Alec MacGillis 14h
Wow, get this. With Baltimore's beleaguered city gov't debilitated by a ransomware attack, many employees set up temp Gmail accounts so they could keep doing their work. Now Google is disabling their Gmail, demanding the city pay for a business account.
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Ann Marimow 14h
NEW: D.C. Circuit agrees to quickly hear Trump appeal to block House subpoena for his accounting firm’s records. Oral argument set for July 12. Background:
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Drew Harwell 14h
New: Distorted videos of , subtly altered to make her sound slurring and warped, are spreading on social media. One video, on a conservative Facebook page where people call her a "drunk," "babbling mess," has been viewed 1.4 million times
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Tim O'Brien 15h
Paul Manafort wrote to Jared Kushner asking for consideration of a “major appointment’’ for his banker, Steven Calk. Kushner's reply: “On it!” Via
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Margaret Sullivan 17h
Transforming the media’s coverage of the climate crisis -- how journalists and news organizations can get involved via
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Matea Gold 17h
Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job via
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