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Jimmy Lai has been a thorn that Beijing has wanted to remove for a long, long time. But Beijing could not have gotten here without the help of many people in the Hong Kong establishment. This is a sad and astonishing moment. https://t.co/ANj4vDxClW
Large number of police have entered @appledaily_hk HQs in HK and sealed off the building. This officer told a reporter going live on the situation inside the building to switch off the camera but the reporter is keeping it rolling. https://t.co/RLUoF49ZiP
Each week it’s something new. What Beijing is doing in Hong Kong is straight from the playbook of the paranoid dictator. It continues to be jaw dropping to watch this global city fall under the pall of China’s hard authoritarianism. https://t.co/Xj41UkIgdN
Even before #COVID19 many of those pushing to cancel #CollegeFootball have spent years trying to kill youth & high school football as a way to end the game. They have no interest in getting to yes. Or in an honest cost-benefit analysis of playing versus not playing.
“I have always thought I might one day be sent to jail for my publications or for my calls for democracy in Hong Kong. But for a few tweets, and because they are said to threaten the national security of mighty China? That’s a new one, even for me.” https://t.co/vjCWodZOzE
1. President Trump had no choice but to issue the Executive Orders this afternoon, and given that Obama instituted DACA without legislation and John Roberts seemed okay with that, the president's DOJ will have strong grounds on which to defend them.
The Tea Party was already dead and buried, but this weekend the coffin was exhumed and all its biggest former cheerleaders took turns whacking the corpse in the head with a hatchet. https://t.co/yBlMSKR7zI
Today's update on the numbers: Of the 65,812 tests reported yesterday, 515 were positive (0.78% of total). Total hospitalizations are at 548. Sadly, there were 7 COVID fatalities yesterday. https://t.co/4Jp7KaQGwk
Let us not forget: the U.S. dropped two bombs on Japan. Today is the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. I visited four years ago, when the city was not on the itinerary as President Obama visited Hiroshima https://t.co/xzhrllAoiW
NEW: The latest @NPR survey of all 50 states finds 42,000 contact tracers nationwide. That's barely budged from 37,000 we found six weeks ago, & less than half of the 100,000 tracers @CDCDirector and others say we need to control the spread of #COVID19. https://t.co/FkOCp6koXJ
Corey has taken over Noem’s political account, which has elevated her profile & gotten her on Fox more It has also: -inflamed her cabinet -helped drive off her CoS -alarmed Pence staff -prompted eye-rolls w Trump staff when he tried to get potus back to SD for Sturgis (!) https://t.co/PeAQsJ738C
Trump has been talking to Noem for 3 years about being added to Rushmore. Check her recounting in video below - she at first assumed he was joking. But WH staff know better & last ya asked Noem folks about process for adding to the monument https://t.co/omPrYtOXTC
NEW: Trump’s Mt Rushmore speech got the headlines But it’s Noem’s unexpected trip back to DC w Lewandowski & Trump on AF One that has gripped SoDak + Pence for a month VP intrigue, ‘24 plotting & mistrust A tale for our Trumpian times w @maggieNYT > https://t.co/jfvrGHqGlx