In a party-line vote, the Senate blocked Democrats’ bid to subpoena documents for the impeachment trial of President Trump that the White House has refused to release. Follow our live coverage: https://t.co/WqsdLlV63d
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 21, 2020
In his calm and methodical presentation, Schiff scored a victory: Democrats have effectively built the case that the Senate would be guilty of a coverup if it allows Trump to continue to conceal witnesses and documents. https://t.co/lheeauMVOd
— Jennifer Rubin (@JRubinBlogger) January 21, 2020
"Cipollone falsely described the genesis of the president's impeachment on Tuesday, with a confusing timeline that completely omitted the whistleblower complaint that led to the House inquiry and blames it all on Democrats." https://t.co/B3cWV4TMMw
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 21, 2020
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 21, 2020
From @JonathanTurley, one of the Republican witnesses in the House impeachment hearing: "The White House is arguing that you cannot impeach a president without a crime. It is a view that is at odds with history and the purpose of the Constitution." https://t.co/mP12uND33k
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) January 21, 2020
Now that the Senate GOP has voted for a coverup, reupping this. At some point, vulnerable GOP Senators will have to sell this crap sandwich to voters. And actually arging once and for all that Trump is innocent — and that the charges didn't merit a real trial — will be hard: https://t.co/YxACv9PICe
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) January 21, 2020
I understand why the President's counsel want to keep saying he "wasn't allowed" to participate in the House impeachment process.
— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) January 21, 2020
Gather up the rest of the Democratic Senators and walk the hell out. Shut the Senate down.
Why waste your time on a sham trial? https://t.co/MBliuD51yP
— Rep. Richard Dangler (@RDangler) January 21, 2020
Elsewhere in Trumpworld…
BREAKING: First confirmed case of the new coronavirus has been reported in Washington state, CDC says. https://t.co/l6yHdMciBY
— ABC News (@ABC) January 21, 2020
NEW: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives details about first confirmed case of new coronavirus reported in U.S., praises "rapid response" by health authorities. https://t.co/NeZ6WdfKoe pic.twitter.com/03yIgGIDoh
— ABC News (@ABC) January 21, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) January 21, 2020
💦Flood (also Australia)
🦗Plague of Locusts (East Africa)
And it's only Januaryhttps://t.co/z6lIDixLx1
— Raven Books (@ravenbooks) January 21, 2020
Remember: You are alive during an incredibly important time in the 50,000+ years of recorded human history.
We need you to help us change everything.https://t.co/SDrHQcVM3P
— Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) January 21, 2020
you say “prophets of doom”, I say “actual scientists” but whatever https://t.co/iw8N3iNeyR
— Jim Pickard (@PickardJE) January 21, 2020
— Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) January 21, 2020
Yeah no shit
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) January 21, 2020
About that hack. Here's our scoop: Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone 'hacked by Saudi crown prince' https://t.co/ksPaSTMpZB
— Stephanie Kirchgaessner (@skirchy) January 21, 2020
We've seen the Jeff Bezos-commissioned report into how his phone was hacked – and the conclusion with "medium to high confidence" was that malware came via a WhatsApp msg from Prince Mohammed bin Salman https://t.co/BJOkYV19Aq pic.twitter.com/qEVEYWwdwe
— Matthew Garrahan (@MattGarrahan) January 22, 2020
According to this poll Sinn Fein is rocketing forward in Ireland right now, although another recent poll merely has FF taking a huge lead.
The modern Sinn Fein's best election result is 14%, from last election in 2016. Prior to that, they were never above double digits https://t.co/6GPH6y5bSl
— Populism Updates (@PopulismUpdates) January 21, 2020
Irish foreign min Simon Coveney has warned that the EU will not agree to a free trade agreement with the UK unless it signs up to “equivalence” in the way goods are produced in the UK and the EU.
— Tony Connelly (@tconnellyRTE) January 20, 2020
— Peter Foster (@pmdfoster) January 21, 2020
This wasn’t on BBC front page news.
Or even top item on BBC Wales.
All of the UK's devolved law-making bodies have now voted against the Brexit withdrawal legislation.
“Brexit: Welsh Assembly joins Holyrood and Stormont in rejecting bill” https://t.co/2C6DNQvlMk
— Mike Galsworthy (@mikegalsworthy) January 21, 2020
Excl: Royal Mail to issue special set of stamps to mark Brexit after Boris Johnson wades in.https://t.co/ZAlAirw0Xj
— Tom Newton Dunn (@tnewtondunn) January 21, 2020
And in the latest episode of Today in Irrelevance…
— Michael Hughes (@michaeljhughes) January 21, 2020
Ian Lavery calls on @Keir_Starmer to pull out of the race.
He tells crowd: “We need a female leader of the Labour Party. Stand aside Keir.”
— Rachel Wearmouth (@REWearmouth) January 21, 2020
And of course…
… “But the Duke of York, who stepped down from royal duties in November following his disastrous Newsnight interview over his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has so-far kept his HRH title.” https://t.co/27aRt1NdnO
— 🕷 #RejoinEU #WeAreTheOppositionNow #FBPE #FBR (@Angie_RejoinEU) January 21, 2020