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Michael Barbaro
Host of The Daily, an audio show from the NYT. Previously covered presidential campaigns, City Hall and the US retail industry.
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New York Magazine 23h
“I once lived in an apartment with extremely thin walls — so thin you could hear the neighbors’ phones vibrate. So thin that I knew their Thai takeout order”
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Peter Baker 1h
Egypt detains correspondent after he arrives in Cairo, seizes his phone, holds him incommunicado for seven hours without food or water and then expels him from the country.
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The White House 4h
An update from Mick Mulvaney after this morning's senior staff meeting:
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Kaitlan Collins 4h
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Nick Confessore 5h
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Maggie Haberman 5h
The president asked Whitaker if Berman could unrecuse himself from the SDNY probe into Cohen. He directed Spicer to saying something that sounded “better” than initial reports about Flynn departure. This and other moments over the last two years inside WH.
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Michael S. Schmidt 5h
NEW: Trump raised with acting AG Whitaker the idea of getting the U.S. attorney in New York to "unrecuse" himself from Cohen investigations. w/
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Nicholas Fandos 5h
A re-examination of President Trump's actions by The New York Times reveals the extent of a sustained, more secretive assault on the machinery of federal law enforcement unlike any before seen in American history. w/
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Michael Barbaro 4h
The scoop at the top of this story -- about a Trump request to Whitaker, involving the SDNY investigation -- raises all kind of questions about whether Whitaker was honest and forthcoming before Congress in his recent testimony:
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Kevin Roose 8h
Last month, YouTube announced it was cracking down on harmful conspiracy theories. A week later, "Conspiracy Theories with Shane Dawson" got 30 million views. My column on YouTube's attempt to fix its homegrown misinformation problem:
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Peter Sagal 6h
Anchorman alert: Mr has a cameo in today’s “The Daily” podcast.
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Josh Dawsey 6h
WHAT? Ex-Jeff Sessions spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores is joining CNN as a political editor.
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Peter Lattman 20h
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Glenn Kessler 7h
Reminder: Trump cites the Fact Checker when we give Pinocchios to Democrats
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Theodoric Meyer 8h
Replying to @theodoricmeyer
Along with Crowley and Shuster, they include former GOP Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Lamar Smith, Dave Reichert, Luke Messer, Kevin Yoder, Tom Rooney, Barbara Comstock, Frank LoBiondo and Lynn Jenkins.
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Theodoric Meyer 8h
Replying to @theodoricmeyer
Nearly a dozen former lawmakers have joined lobbying firms or started their own consulting firms since leaving Congress last month, although not all of them plan to register as lobbyists.
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Courtney!!! Milan 🦖 7h
Fun writing tip: People sometimes say that you should always write strong sentences that clearly define the actors, but this is wrong. Weak circumlocutions in speech are actually extremely useful as a tell to indicate guilt without a direct admission.
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Michael Barbaro 7h
Democratic Congressman ousted by AOC for seeming out of touch and locked away in the DC Bubble becomes .... a DC lobbyist for a major influence-peddling firm.
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Chris Megerian 7h
Roger Stone could be in serious trouble over his Instagram post attacking the federal judge in his case. The judge has called a hearing.
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