Katie Benner

Katie Benner

@ktbenner

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Justice Department reporter at the New York Times. Send tips to katie.benner@nytimes.com or DM me for my # on Signal.

Joined on September 10, 2009
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New Piece: In this week’s @NewYorker, I profiled Rich Paul, the agent of LeBron James and many other stars, and wrote about how the NBA is changing, and the politics of the league. https://t.co/uLsHLPtyCH

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Proud to announce I'm officially joining the roster of regular @washingtonpost opinions columnists, a dream I have had for a long time. I'll be writing on international affairs, culture, and human rights-- and Texas-- for @PostOpinions. https://t.co/lUl6Pdwkmf

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This is a wild, wild scoop. The reason given for the fake persona is that there are times when it would ever be “inappropriate” for a CEO to comment. Why? I don’t get it. https://t.co/9gOmVMKXue

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Thank you @IChotiner for your smart (fast-paced!) questions about this month's leak investigation stories; and thank you to @briannamilord for good-humored, sharp fact checking :) https://t.co/7HnqEEQQho

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I asked how he gets ahold of his father, since his many phones were seized in that raid and, Andrew said, hadn’t yet been returned. “Carrier pigeon,” he deadpanned. “There are a lot of them in New York State.” https://t.co/CAyqP9ZML4

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In a reversal, Biden administration decides gang and domestic violence are grounds for asylum, a huge win for Central American migrants. Claims can now be decided "fairly, applying the law to their facts," said the lawyer, Karen Musalo. With @ktbenner https://t.co/fLy9vJrC88

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.@nytmike scoop: In a rebuke of Trump/Barr DOJ, Garland DOJ has told John Bolton that it has closed its criminal investigation into him. DOJ is also close to dropping its lawsuit against him. Trump had pressured DOJ to pursue Bolton. https://t.co/MljJLSv0d5

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"I meet lovely people who are passionate and committed to their neighbors. I care about that more than I care about meeting any politician." - @AsteadWesley, one of the best, most astute reporters at the NYT https://t.co/ZmOhgbIAIK

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Really nice profile of my talented colleague Astead Herndon ahead of Juneteenth weekend! ⁦⁦@AsteadWesleyhttps://t.co/kF20JHID1U

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Got to hold our book in my hands for the first time! The cover is even better in person than it is on the screen. So proud of @ceciliakang and myself for doing this, (working moms get it done), (pandemic or not)!!
Order here: https://t.co/sCwYZtdRjG https://t.co/Dfw7FhB3Tk

Got to hold our book in my hands for the first time! The cover is even better in person than it is on the screen. So proud of @ceciliakang and myself for doing this, (working moms get it done), (pandemic or not)!! Order here: https://t.co/sCwYZtdRjG https://t.co/Dfw7FhB3Tk

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6 years ago I recorded my first 20VC episode from my mother's kitchen and asked if we could unplug the home phone. Today we announce two new 20VC Funds: 20VC Early 📈 Pre-Seed-Series A 💵 $250K-$750K 20VC Explorer 📈 Series B-onwards 💵 $1M - $5M https://t.co/9hop0q8lvq

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Nearly a year after a judge's son was shot & killed in NJ, the DOJ IG finds the U.S. Marshals Service lacks the capability of adequately detecting threats against federal judges across the nation & uses outdated security equipment to protect judges’ homes. https://t.co/qHdw4zXplE

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"You get a real true sense for how much pressure Jeffrey Rosen was under. You get a real true sense also for how much the former president believed that this is how he could use the Justice Dept." - @ktbenner on Trump pressing DOJ to challenge the election w/ @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/iXuKD4ilbv

"You get a real true sense for how much pressure Jeffrey Rosen was under. You get a real true sense also for how much the former president believed that this is how he could use the Justice Dept." - @ktbenner on Trump pressing DOJ to challenge the election w/ @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/iXuKD4ilbv

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Quoted @FTC

Lina Khan Sworn in as Chair of the @FTC: https://t.co/0WzXu9wqMS

There it is — @linamkhan is now FTC chair https://t.co/DPswJmxJyA

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Two House committees examine the Capitol riot, Texas Democrats push voting rights legislation and @ktbenner reveals new details in how Donald Trump promoted false election fraud claims. Keep up with our politics briefing for updates throughout the day. https://t.co/ayTS3CNKb3

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"We stand behind The 1619 Project and Nikole’s work, for which she won a Pulitzer Prize last year, and oppose any attempt to restrict access to our journalism or that of any other news organization.”
— NYT issues a statement strongly supporting The 1619 Project and @nhannahjones https://t.co/KVZfPoK3B4

"We stand behind The 1619 Project and Nikole’s work, for which she won a Pulitzer Prize last year, and oppose any attempt to restrict access to our journalism or that of any other news organization.” — NYT issues a statement strongly supporting The 1619 Project and @nhannahjones https://t.co/KVZfPoK3B4

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“Today, I am releasing the first-ever National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism. It lays out a comprehensive approach to protecting our nation from domestic terrorism while safeguarding our bedrock civil rights & civil liberties.” - @POTUS https://t.co/fKSvHcBpbM

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NEW @AP investigation: Since the 2010's at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. One weapon was used in four shootings in Albany, NY. The Army didn't even know it was missing. https://t.co/vpLkoKehpt

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“Mr. Trump sent an email via his assistant to Jeffrey A. Rosen, the incoming acting attorney general, that contained documents purporting to show evidence of election fraud in northern Michigan” even after case had already been tossed. ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/VGvo2exigJ

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