We looked inside some of the tweets by @nytmike and here's what we found interesting.
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Trump took extraordinary steps to give AG Barr sweeping authorities to conduct a review into how the campaign’s ties to Russia were investigated, significantly escalating the efforts to place those who investigated the campaign under scrutiny. w/@maggieNYT https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/us/politics/trump-barr-intelligence.html …
The move — which occurred just hours after Mr. Trump again declared that those who led the investigation committed treason — gave Mr. Barr immense leverage over the intelligence community and what the public learns about the roots of the Russia investigation. w/@maggieNYT
Trump took extraordinary steps to give AG Barr sweeping authorities to conduct a review into how the campaign’s ties to Russia were investigated, significantly escalating the efforts to place those who investigated the campaign under scrutiny. w/@maggieNYT
“If you ask me, one of the main problems in Washington, DC, is that everybody is so busy running around trying to protect their reputation instead of protecting the republic, which is what they are supposed to be doing.” May 15, 2017 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cU1Zs1gNaow&feature=youtu.be …
He begged not to be fired via tweet, citing his decades of service and his reputation — and grew emotional — while seeking to keep his job amid Trump’s anger that he offered to wear a wire.
Today at a law enforcement ceremony at Capitol: AG Barr approached Pelosi, shook her hand: "Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?" Pelosi smiled and, per a bystander, told Barr the House Sergeant at Arms was there should an arrest be needed. Barr laughed; walked away
NEW: Barr has asked the US attorney in CT, John Durham, to examine the origins of the Russia investigation. Sure to please Trump but not current and former FBI officials who have defended their handling of investigation. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/13/us/politics/russia-investigation-justice-department-review.html … @adamgoldmanNYT @charlie_savage
As the White House and Congress escalate their constitutional showdown, President Trump and his team are essentially trying to call what they see as the Democrats’ bluff. The message: Put up or shut up. Impeach or move on. w/@peterbakernyt @maggieNYT
Robert was the kind of person who made those around him think about character and why people are the way they are. His tenderness was such that it made you think a lot about it as an attribute and then think about why it was worth thinking about.
“...year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer, The Times found when it compared his results with detailed information the I.R.S. compiles on an annual sampling of high-income earners.“
NEW: The decision to aim a US gov't investigator at a presidential campaign official shows the level of alarm inside the FBI during the '16 election and gives ammunition to Trump who claims the FBI spied on his campaign. w/@adamgoldmanNYT @MarkMazzettiNYT
.@MarkMazzettiNYT and @nytmike right at the crux of the matter: "In other words, Barr, who said at a Senate Judiciary hearing on Wed that “we have to stop using the criminal justice system as a political weapon,” now stands accused of doing exactly that.