The removals represent about 10 percent of the USPS stock of sorting machines. Removals are happening in every state but Alaska.https://t.co/6lOGfByZBC
— Christopher Ingraham (@_cingraham) August 14, 2020
Trump says that he would be glad to give the 25 billion to the post office if the Democrats give him what he wants.
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) August 14, 2020
The National Association of Letter Carriers, a union that boasts nearly 300,000 active and retired postal workers, endorsed Biden, warning the "survival" of USPS at stake https://t.co/2sFeVFCJeg
— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy_Siskind) August 14, 2020
Facebook has often shied away from any confrontation with President Trump over his rhetoric and use of the platform, but the promotion of vote by mail is likely to set up a clash https://t.co/QQK9A0OrHn
— NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) August 14, 2020
What’s very Trump is the way this USPS thing dances on the knife’s edge between menacingly authoritarian and just a huge unforced political blunder.
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) August 14, 2020
Column: Trump is so dumb trying to sabotage USPS, Democrats. He's hurting his own voters https://t.co/ArTj9u9SAC
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) August 14, 2020
Both should be prosecuted. Illegally in their positions, they have no immunity for any of the actions they took. https://t.co/Or438OmTR9
— Norman Ornstein (@NormOrnstein) August 14, 2020
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) August 14, 2020
Starting Line observed/got audio recording of Kanye West canvassers' discussion today:
"We gotta tell the right people what it is … It depends on who I’m talking to. It’s either for Republicans to vote for him … or vice versa, to get Trump in office"https://t.co/KhdL6eaGTy
— Iowa Starting Line (@IAStartingLine) August 14, 2020
“President Donald Trump’s…waging an unprecedented campaign to weaponize virtually every component of the federal government to partisan advantage.” https://t.co/heZiSAP1LD
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) August 14, 2020
The lawyer, Kevin Clinesmith, 38, who was assigned to the Russia investigation, plans to admit that he altered an email from the C.I.A. that investigators relied on to seek renewed court permission in 2017 for a secret wiretap on Carter Page. https://t.co/YWPWWjO6fs
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) August 14, 2020
Question for Barr: how are Flynn’s confessed lies to the FBI (repeated to the VP) not a crime, but Clinesmith changing an email (the full version of which he also sent to DOJ) is?
— Andrew Weissmann (@AWeissmann_) August 14, 2020
Disillusioned NC Republicans Call for a Future Without Trump https://t.co/bGCh7Hk4yq
— Mike Madrid (@madrid_mike) August 14, 2020
— Knight-Cronkite News Lab (@CronkiteNewsLab) August 14, 2020
Thread here. Read this…
It's Friday afternoon, no one's reading Twitter, so it's a good time for a THREAD. I wanna try to capture some recent thoughts I've been having & figure out if they're worth writing a Real Piece on.
Our subject today: WTF are Republicans doing? No, seriously. WTF.
— David Roberts (@drvox) August 14, 2020
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) August 14, 2020
Fines for refusing to wear face mask to increase as Boris Johnson announces new lockdown easing https://t.co/csDRaY5dhs
— Indy Politics (@IndyPolitics) August 14, 2020
“Boris Johnson is actively avoiding scrutiny. The House of Commons must come back from recess to hold the government to better account” https://t.co/VNdv7kYmTq
— Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) August 14, 2020
Britain mounted a heroic effort to build ventilators. But it never needed them.
Old-school firms answered Boris Johnson’s "call to arms" with 13,437 devices. Just one was used, but they’re on standby in case of a second coronavirus wave. https://t.co/bMamsD1JOx
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 14, 2020
Narrator: in October 2019, Boris Johnson agreed to a post-Brexit border down the Irish Sea. https://t.co/nQUJenqD1L
— Jennifer Rankin (@JenniferMerode) August 14, 2020
In a classic case of "no one tells us what to write" Phillip Collins was sacked by the Times for refusing to take down this tweet, new deputy editor Tony Gallagher who is close friends with Boris Johnson told him to take it down or he's gone pic.twitter.com/UPcfhkrLZF
— Low Key Mash (@terryfuck45) August 14, 2020
Amazing scenes of protest in Belarus after Lukashenko’s rigged election. Spare a moment from our own division and discord for the sheer bravery of these folks demanding democracy in a dictatorship. https://t.co/4YrMjErWt6
— Susan Glasser (@sbg1) August 14, 2020
Belarus may be a tiny country on another continent, but we should all be watching its people and asking ourselves if we are as brave as they are, if we care as much about democracy as they do, and if we would fight as hard for it.
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) August 14, 2020
OPINION: With Belarusians taking to the streets, Russia doesn’t want its own citizens to get too inspired and start questioning the state’s authority. https://t.co/WPTfLSfAKg
— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) August 14, 2020
— Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) August 14, 2020
— Dan Froomkin/PressWatchers.org (@froomkin) August 14, 2020
Little more than a month after the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement took effect, the Trump administration is scheduled to reimpose a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum Sunday, raising tensions between the two allies. https://t.co/wJqLpR6r09
— AP Business News (@APBusiness) August 14, 2020
This also marks the 7th storm of the 2020 season to break an earliest naming record. pic.twitter.com/cAsrOwdoZm
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) August 14, 2020
Global mean temperatures from Year 1-2200 including past uncertainties and possible futures on the vertical scale. pic.twitter.com/awR7Tr9ZN2
— Alexander Radtke (@alxrdk) August 12, 2020