NEW YORK POST: Megxit #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/LuNIITagsA
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 9, 2020
"It's astonishing, it's momentous"
The BBC's royal correspondent Jonny Dymond explains what the announcement that Prince Harry and Meghan are stepping back as "senior" royals actually meanshttps://t.co/IYok4xD6FK pic.twitter.com/CrBJ7tAzBH
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) January 8, 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan to restrict media access in snub to tabloids https://t.co/cYUKKJQKuK
— The Guardian (@guardian) January 9, 2020
Under Meghan and Harry’s new website, under media, they’ve just torched the UK tabloids and royal media. pic.twitter.com/5dZO76VSpy
— Mark Di Stefano (@MarkDiStef) January 8, 2020
Like an immune system disorder in the body politic, the tabloids now attack the things they claim to represent – patriotism and prosperity.
Harry and Meghan are hounded out of the UK by our rightwing press. https://t.co/Y5vdX7QxnC
— Dan Owens #FBPE (@RedWedgie) January 8, 2020
Meghan Markle and her husband say they're stepping back as senior members of the Royal Family and will "work to become financially independent."
They'll split their time 50/50 between the UK and North America. pic.twitter.com/h3csuwSs3n
— AJ+ (@ajplus) January 8, 2020
It seems that Harry & Meghan are stepping down from their jobs in order to spend less time with their family. Kudos.
— Colm Tobin (@colmtobin) January 8, 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle mulling Canada move, giving up royal titles https://t.co/A3potWfsHX pic.twitter.com/jjF7gNEMcZ
— New York Post (@nypost) January 8, 2020
Where are my secret American monarchists at? If this whole constitutional republic thing doesn't work out, we could pull a Glorious Revolution, William & Mary reboot with Meghan & Harry. https://t.co/D2qBVNuN2u
— Seth Cotlar (@SethCotlar) January 8, 2020
Northwestern graduate moving closer to home after spending time abroad https://t.co/TZ18eIOXdQ
— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) January 8, 2020
The media: *constantly harasses and belittles Meghan and Harry*
Meghan and Harry: "Ok bye"
The media: "What could have possibly caused this"
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) January 8, 2020
UK tabloids: You have to deal with our racist nonsense.
Meghan Markle: Actually, I really don’t.
— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) January 8, 2020
Start digging another ditch as reality intrudes into the "get Brexit done" guff https://t.co/UhfGeVGocD
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) January 8, 2020
Truth is: Our partnership cannot and will not be the same as before. And it cannot and will not be as close as before because with every choice comes a consequence. With every decision comes a trade-off. pic.twitter.com/lfPgr82p6L
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) January 8, 2020
I feel utterly sorry for the British students of today and tomorrow, the real impacts of #Brexit are starting to be spelled out. All needless & so with no tangible gains in return; just rhetoric. https://t.co/NlUBiK1cmL
— Sen. Neale Richmond (@nealerichmond) January 8, 2020
“It is very disappointing that the 1st real act of the new government is to kick these children in the teeth. It is a betrayal of Britain’s humanitarian tradition & will leave children who are very vulnerable existing in danger in N.France /Greek islands,” https://t.co/nZ1wDPvkNz
— Fionna O'Leary, 🕷 #FBPE (@fascinatorfun) January 8, 2020
Holyrood has voted (unsurprisingly) to withhold consent from the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. It looks like the UK Govt will press ahead with the Bill regardless, invoking the proviso that devolved consent is only 'normally' required, and Brexit is not 'normal'. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/TsugKIa1ye
— Aileen McHarg (@AileenMcHarg) January 8, 2020
MSPs have voted to say Holyrood "does not consent" to UK Brexit legislation https://t.co/mLUydc7Uht pic.twitter.com/3c5S8T09a2
— BBC Scotland News (@BBCScotlandNews) January 8, 2020
Trump "littered his Wednesday address to the nation with inaccuracies — though he was mostly reading from a teleprompter," @ddale8 writes https://t.co/VES744NnS8
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 8, 2020
"One advantage Mr. Trump's got is he scares our enemies and our allies alike to death. [He makes] impulsive decisions, they may not make any sense for U.S. national security purposes." – Ret. Gen. Barry McCaffrey https://t.co/rypKMqqVzg
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) January 8, 2020
The Iranians did *not* miss. These buildings were hit quite precisely. pic.twitter.com/y2MZyT187R
— Jeffrey Lewis (@ArmsControlWonk) January 8, 2020
"Trump doesn’t merely lack a strategy," @johncassidy writes. "He hasn’t got a clue, and his occupancy of the Oval Office represents an enduring threat to us all."https://t.co/Wed6YKWaQx
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) January 8, 2020
"We got past this crisis, but are we going to be back again, waiting for President Trump to come out and brief the world if he’s going to take the United States to war or not?" – @RichardEngel https://t.co/BJYT34AZC7
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) January 9, 2020
President Trump turned to a familiar refrain in his speech on Iran today: inserting a shot at the Obama admin.
Susan Rice: "He remains obsessed with President Obama," and it shows "extreme weakness and insecurity." https://t.co/Pwr4OFMcCT
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) January 9, 2020
Here’s Rand Paul telling Wolf Blitzer that the intel the Trump admin cited to justify the Soleimani killing during today’s briefing didn’t go beyond “generalities” and “stuff you’d read in the newspaper” pic.twitter.com/fzabfEDWFo
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 8, 2020
The guys who brought you the Iraq War are back to pitch war with Iran. https://t.co/gagUEvP6WM
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) January 9, 2020
Does this mean he's "mourning" Soleimani or "repeating Iranian talking points" now? https://t.co/oCktP1GWHM
— Matt Lewis (@mattklewis) January 8, 2020
NEW: When asked for her reaction to the Iran briefing, @SpeakerPelosi said she couldn’t talk about it. But when reporters relayed that some are calling it the “worst briefing they’ve ever gotten,” she responded, “There’s stiff competition for that from this administration.” pic.twitter.com/qXzQBPPYY0
— Julia Boccagno (@juliaboccagno) January 8, 2020
The House will vote Thursday to limit President Trump's military action against Iran, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Pelosi says the admin carried out a "provocative and disproportionate military airstrike" and has no "coherent strategy." pic.twitter.com/Jc7AsbDa4B
— AJ+ (@ajplus) January 8, 2020