Lara Jakes

Lara Jakes

@jakesNYT

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Diplomatic Correspondent @nytimes. RTs = interesting ≠ endorsement. Heart in 🇮🇶, soul in 🇮🇹, feet in 🇺🇸, mind on 🌍.

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Joined on March 13, 2011
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That's a 78% increase in the number of heads of state and national governments on Twitter from 2011. Which means Twitter is taking over the world. And we're ok with that.

NEW: Congressional sources tell @CBSNews Diplomatic Security is coordinating with both the FBI and the Ukrainian government on an investigation into potential threats relating to Amb. Yovanovitch. They are conducting the work in both the U.S. and in #Ukraine.

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Reporters should wear bodycams to ensure politicians can’t do what Sec’y Pompeo did here. As I’ve said before, I’ll trust a reporter over any politician. They live by ethics codes and are either honest and get things right or they don’t last. Tell me when that’s true of a pol.

Reporters should wear bodycams to ensure politicians can’t do what Sec’y Pompeo did here. As I’ve said before, I’ll trust a reporter over any politician. They live by ethics codes and are either honest and get things right or they don’t last. Tell me when that’s true of a pol.

Whoa. ⁦@SecPompeo⁩ escalates. Hard to see how this strategy ends well for him, especially in the long run.

Whoa. ⁦@SecPompeo⁩ escalates. Hard to see how this strategy ends well for him, especially in the long run.

In last hour, I’ve become genuinely curious about why the Secretary of State has a blank map of the world ready to produce on a moment’s notice.

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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the following happened after the interview in which she asked some tough questions to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the following happened after the interview in which she asked some tough questions to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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I’ll be tweeting from Wuhan Friday. And please remember we have a large team keeping you up to date on the virus outbreak here at the Times’ live briefing. A special shout out to our researchers working when they should be on holiday

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Replying to @realDonaldTrump

Yesss!!!!! I want all the merch!
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Yesss!!!!! I want all the merch!

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"Get rid of her!" is what the voice that appears to be President Trump’s is heard saying. "Get her out tomorrow. I don't care. Get her out tomorrow. Take her out. Okay? Do it."

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Democrats call Trump as an impeachment witness, writes @peterbakernyt

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FINALTAKE: "As his impeachment trial in the Senate begins and his re-election campaign heats up, Mr. Trump has indicated that he intends to highlight his administration’s efforts to restrict immigration." https://nyti.ms/30PDaA0  w/ @jakesNYT

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White House is expected to publish in the next 24 hours an announcement regarding the Trump peace plan, Israeli officials say

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. ⁦@shearm⁩ writing with imagery! 😆 ⁦

. ⁦@shearm⁩ writing with imagery! 😆 ⁦

Quoted @RusEmbUSA

Russia is interested in the Latin American countries to be stable and economically strong 🌎 https://tass.com/world/1111987  Rusia está interesada en los países de la región de América Latina sean estables, económicamente fuertes 🇨🇴 https://www.lafm.com.co/politica/rusia-no-ha-interferido-en-marchas-ni-politica-en-colombia-embajador-sergei-n-koshkin … 🇷🇺

Russia is interested in the Latin American countries to be stable and economically strong 
🌎 https://tass.com/world/1111987 

Rusia está interesada en los países de la región de América Latina sean estables, económicamente fuertes
🇨🇴 https://www.lafm.com.co/politica/rusia-no-ha-interferido-en-marchas-ni-politica-en-colombia-embajador-sergei-n-koshkin … 🇷🇺

.@RusEmbUSA responds to @StateDept analysis that concluded that Russian-linked tweets sought to stir dissent in LatAm protests. Read: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/19/us/politics/south-america-russian-twitter.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share … @nytimes

Trump officials say US will continue to negotiate with North Korea on denuclearization despite Kim Jong-un appointing a new foreign minister — Ri Son-gwon, supposedly a hardliner. US officials haven’t gotten any nuclear concessions yet. w/ @jakesNYT.

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To your point ⁦@khoureld⁩: The storming of a Kenyan airfield used by the U.S. military so alarmed the Pentagon that it immediately sent 100+ troops to establish security at the base in case it was in danger of being taken by the Shabab.

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The brazen Jan. 5 assault at Manda Bay, a sleepy Kenya seaside base near the Somali border, is only now drawing closer scrutiny from Congress and the Pentagon. ⁦@Tmgneff⁩ ⁦@EricSchmittNYT⁩ ⁦@charlie_savage⁩ ⁦@helenecooperhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/22/world/africa/shabab-kenya-terrorism.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share … @NYTimes

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Swiss officials foiled an apparent spying operation by Russians posing as plumbers in Davos for World Economic Forum

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McConnell revises trial rules to allow three days for each side to present arguments instead of two (as in Clinton trial) and will admit the House evidence rather than require a vote on whether to do so.

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