Grateful for my education, from public school in Midland, Texas, to the University of Texas, and Stanford Law School. Keep the doors of advancement open to all.

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Joined February 2013
“What distinguishes the current moment is that talk of ‘replacement’ is not just for torch-bearing neo-Nazis chanting ‘Jews will not replace us’ anymore.” washingtonpost.com/opinions/…
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“It’s now deep in the heart of the Republican Party and the conservative movement, promoted by TV hosts and high-ranking GOP officeholders and candidates.”
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I’m an optimist, Suzanne. (Maybe because I’ve been on vacation and away from the news.) I see this as part of his effort to rehabilitate his image. “Sure I lied, cheated and deceived, but let me tell you how TFG tried to overturn the election.”
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From the committee’s standpoint I think the goal is to confirm in sworn testimony what te told them in a private session.
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The point of modern propaganda isn't only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.
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"Why does he like Vladimir Putin so much?" they said. "Why does he like Kim Jong Un so much?" they said. As if the answer was ever a mystery.
EXCLUSIVE: Michigan’s top election official says she was told President Trump had suggested in a WH meeting that she be arrested for treason and executed after she refused to overturn 2020 presidential election results. nbcnews.to/3NkrRXC
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1/6 committee hearings promise to deliver the facts on how widespread the insurrection was among GOP officials. From then until Labor Day we should test and sharpen messages. Then full blast during election season, focusing on rallying our base and reaching the persuadable.
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A new independent analysis projected that, for the first time since 1976, the U.S. economy is poised to grow at a higher average annual growth rate than the Chinese economy in 2022.
China’s coronavirus lockdowns mean its economic growth may undershoot the US for the first time since 1976, a role reversal with potential political reverberations trib.al/vEr3KoS
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"Just make their record clear. They are a party of extremists, of racists, of misogynists, of opponents of basic freedoms, of enemies of the rule of law and democracy. Their words mean nothing. Their deeds reveal who they are." @djrothkopf threadreaderapp.com/thread/1…
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Tonight @AVindman and I will be on @MSNBC @DeadlineWH with Nicole Wallace. Both together. On prime time news. Twinning. — should be interesting.
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During yesterday's hearing on abortion rights, the GOP's main witness claimed that D.C.'s electrical company powers the lights with incinerated fetuses. Republicans aren't even trying to make their lies sound plausible anymore. Read more: salon.com/2022/05/19/fetus-p…
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"In a letter to Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), the committee’s co-chairs, Reps. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) indicate they want to talk to him.” washingtonpost.com/opinions/…
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“‘Based on our review of evidence in the Select Committee’s possession, we believe you have information regarding a tour you led through parts of the Capitol complex on January 5, 2021,’ their letter says.”
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“Trump doesn’t program what the base thinks and believes. The base programs what he says he thinks and believes. Trump doesn’t lead the base. The base leads him.”
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“In 2016, Trump wasn’t the base’s ‘messenger.’ The base was the messenger. Trump, to borrow Charles Murray’s memorable phrase, was ‘the murder weapon.’
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“At every rally, when he makes his entrance, he applauds the audience, at some length, signaling his respect. He’s the only American presidential candidate and president (that I know of) who ever did or does that.
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@seawiz2⁩ This is the sky in Albuquerque this morning. You’ll have no trouble breathing in NM if you avoid the fires. I recommend Carlsbad Caverns as one stop.
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“The data-driven answer to life is as follows: Be with your love, on an 80-degree and sunny day, overlooking a beautiful body of water, having sex.”
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