David Gura (@davidgura )

David Gura

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iPhone : We almost dont need the whistleblower to come out at this point, with everything that is coming out. - Heidi Przybyla on Rudy Giulianis efforts to fabricate a story on the Bidens on.msnbc.com/30Ll7tj

iPhone : Whats more and more clear is that the ENTIRETY of US foreign policy, and influence and institutional muscle was being brought to bear on an occupied country to execute a political hit job on the Presidents rival.

iPhone : Trump allies have suggested for days that without a formal vote, the House is merely conducting standard oversight, entitling lawmakers to a lesser level of disclosure from the administration.

The Justice Department raised similar arguments last month apnews.com/1fe55157bfcb4f…

iPhone : Now look at date.
9/9/19 is the same day that IG Atkinson tells house and senate intel about whistleblower complaint. Two days later, the money for Ukraine is released.

iPhone : Don’t kid yourselves, chillen: If a Democratic president asked a major American adversary — a Communist dictatorship — to investigate his domestic political opponents, we on the right would be howling at the top of our lungs — with good reason.

Twitter Web App : Pompeo, Tuesday: The president has made very clear he is prepared to meet with no preconditions.

Trump, Sunday: The Fake News is saying that I am willing to meet with Iran, No Conditions. That is an incorrect statement (as usual!).

iPhone : Intel Committee aides tell me they get 2 to 3 complaints a month, and they tell everybody the same thing: Go through the IG process. Thats what appears to have happened here. The only impact of the heads-up was that Schiff knew to make a stink when the complaint was withheld.

iPhone : Stunning talk on Morning Edition with ex-US diplomat. Friend of Kurt Volker, Ukraine envoy enlisted in President Trumps effort to investigate a rival. Jim Melville calls newly released text messages disturbing, compares his friend Volker to the story of a frog, slowly boiled.

TweetDeck : How did we get from a phone call in July to an impeachment inquiry this quickly?

Learn more: on.msnbc.com/2oNJ5a0

#11MSNBC #11thHour

iPhone : Sad news. Doris, who brought joy to so many when I met her in this moment live on TV with Katy Tur before Hurricane Irma in 2017, passed away last month.

I told her son how beloved she became to so many across the country, especially to me. #RIP Doris. snpy.tv/2wOe5ZI

iPhone : The statement was drafted by Gordon D. Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, and Kurt D. Volker, then the State Department’s envoy to Ukraine, according to the three people who have been briefed on it.

iPhone : Text messages between US diplomats and a senior Ukrainian aide released by the House Intelligence Committee show how a potential Ukrainian investigation into the 2016 election was linked to a desired meeting between Ukrainian President and President Trump

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Android : Here are the actual cover letter, summary and documents released by House last night, re effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Bidens son. documentcloud.org/documents/6453…

Twitter Web App : thanks Jennifer Rodgers . its your old office, so you have a good sense of how theyre feeling about it. Was it significant that no line AUSA was on the brief? twitter.com/JenGRodgers/st…

iPhone : Noteworthy from the texts Congress released tonight: Volker seems to have known before the July 25 call that Trump would raise the debunked Crowdstrike conspiracy theory. It wasn’t a spur of the moment Trump add. It was orchestrated and coordinated from the start.

iPhone : Trump’s speech, delivered from behind a lectern w/a presidential seal, was billed as an official WH event + his travel was not paid for by his campaign. But it was indistinguishable in much of its content from remarks He delivers at his MAGA rallies.


iPhone : I need a better explanation for how Antonio Brown loses $30m in guarantees because the team says his conduct was detrimental to the team resulting in a fine. Seems like a crazy imbalance of power if a team can simply fine a player and nullify his guarantees. Adam Schefter?

Android : “Sometimes, I think he is having a limbo contest with himself, to see how low he can go in his rhetoric,” she said. “I think he was surprised that this happened, because he thinks he can do whatever he wants.” Pelosi on Trump to Karen Tumulty

iPhone : He lashes out at journalists, he lashes out at the media in particular when he feels under pressure...I think thats what he did today.
- Jeff Mason, Reuters Top News White House correspondent who had heated exchange with President Trump during press conference

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iPhone : When starting pitcher walked four in the first isnt among the top 5 things that went wrong, youre gonna lose.

iPhone : A Florida man was sentenced to 10 days in jail and one year of probation for missing jury duty after oversleeping. He was also required to do 150 hours of community service, write an apology letter and pay a $223 fine, court records showed. nyti.ms/2LING6g

iPhone : Some thoughts from me as I reflect on Jamals murder, one year later.

Let the world hear Jamal Khashoggi’s last words in Arabic washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/…

TweetDeck : WATCH: President Trump calls on China to investigate political rival. #MTPDaily

Chuck Todd: “I dont say this lightly, but let’s be frank: a national nightmare is upon us. The basic rules of our democracy are under attack, from the President.”

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Android : An The Associated Press investigation finds nearly 1,700 priests accused of child sexual abuse are living across the U.S. with little or no oversight, many of them with jobs allowing them access to children. Read more: apne.ws/jeHpZbs

Twitter Web App : Im still laughing at the sheer guilty desperation of Sondlands texts. Basically, I want to be very clear we are not doing crimes here. Call me to discuss further.

SocialFlow : Using the terms “illegal alien or illegals with intent to demean, humiliate or harass a person in New York City is against the law and can result in fines as high as $250,000, according to new guidance from the citys Commission on Human Rights. nbcnews.to/30Jd1kT

iPhone : Text messages between US diplomats and a senior Ukrainian aide released by the House Intelligence Committee show how a potential Ukrainian investigation into the 2016 election was linked to a desired meeting between Ukrainian President and President Trump

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SocialFlow : Brexit is complicating the bloc’s fight against money laundering in the financial system bloom.bg/2OgUjyx

TweetDeck : Rudy Giuliani in May:

I’m going to give them reasons why they shouldn’t stop [the investigation] because that information will be very, very helpful to my client, and may turn out to be helpful to my government.” twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

iPhone : Your dose of beauty today.

Two cousins, Morris Sana and Simon Mairowitz have been reunited after 75 years. In 1944, they lost each other while attempting to flee from the Nazis in World War II.

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iPhone : Taylor, Volker and Sondland all reported up to Pompeo, who was on Trump’s July 25 call with the Ukrainian leader. Guiliani also gave Pompeo a packet of conspiracy theories to use to investigate the Bidens: nbcnews.com/politics/trump…

iPhone : The true chef’s-kissing-fingers part of all of this is that Volker is just laser focused on making sure the weapons sale happens, whatever it takes.

TweetDeck : .. according to a well-placed real estate insider, he was shocked that the co-op boards of at least three fancy buildings, including 950 and 960 Fifth Ave., responded, He need not even apply.

$WE twitter.com/PageSix/status…

SocialFlow : Going on a trip with a group soon? Here are tips from experts on making sure it goes smoothly:
🗣 talk through expectations in advance
✋🏼 set boundaries for how youll spend your time
📆 have both scheduled and unscheduled days
🎯 confront issues head-on

Twitter Web App : Me reading all these incriminating text messages of all the president’s men talking about crimes pic.twitter.com/OYEsiq5awH

iPhone : Can you give me a quid? QUID.
Can you give me a pro? PRO.
Can you give me a quo? QUO.

Whats that spell? Quid pro quo.

(Also, you dont need one. The ask alone is 😱.)

Thank you for coming to my TED Talk. washingtonpost.com/world/national…

TweetDeck : Keep standing by him Republicans, go ahead. Just know you’ll have to answer why you support a traitor. Keep sending drunken idiots on TV spouting talking points. You’re ruining our democracy cause you have no spine. What is your platform? “Our guy is a bit treasonery.” Good look.

iPhone : 🚨: Biden tells donors in Palo Alto that he’s raised $15 million this fundraising quarter, which is less than the $21.5 million he raised last quarter twitter.com/tylerpager/sta…

Tweetbot for iΟS : Tariffs, USTR says, are set for 18 October. twitter.com/JoannaSopinska…

iPhone : THREAD: The long, sad history of presidential siblings, children and in-laws who somehow find incredible business opportunities in the Peoples Republic of China. Have a seat. Buckle up.

iPhone : WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is preparing to formally object to Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as soon as Friday, saying it won’t cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House. apnews.com/1fe55157bfcb4f…

Twitter Web App : “Are we now saying that security assistance and White House meetings are conditioned on investigations?” twitter.com/pithywidow/sta…

SocialFlow : Investors getting closer to a climate change tipping point cnb.cx/2ImW6hI

iPhone : Bill Taylor is a former colleague and national treasure: West Point grad, Vietnam Veteran, career ambassador, swore multiple oaths as a soldier and diplomat to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution. No surprise he’s asking the appropriate questions.👇

iPhone : The several acts of anti-Semitism in Brooklyn on Rosh Hashanah are unacceptable and must be addressed.

There is no room for this kind of disgusting hate in Brooklyn or anywhere else in our state.

If you have any information I urge you to contact NYPD NEWS.

iPhone : Trump covers up his high Crimes until they’re exposed — then says “So what? I’ll do it again: here, watch me. See? That didn’t hurt so much, did it?” It’s a normalizing technique that works — until it doesn’t.

iPhone : The law is pretty clear, Willie: It is absolutely illegal for anyone to solicit, accept or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with any election in the United States. -- Ellen L Weintraub to Willie Geist

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SocialFlow : Until those questions are answered, and the mystery is resolved, Im inclined to paraphrase the battle cry of the Watergate days: Release the transcript! Chris Matthews

iPhone : The Civil War I find myself reminded of is the English one: rolling legitimation crises, roiling conspiracy theories, rampant constitutional cosplay, wild new radicalisms & militarized elites, & an overblown (but possibly decisive) role for the coruscating virtuosos of new media.

iPhone : Josh Rogin 1. The Republican Party.
2. The conservative movement.
3. Public figures who served their country as best they could in the Trump Administration and could now share their judgment of the president with their fellow citizens.

SocialFlow : NBC NEWS: U.S. ambassadors pushed Ukraine to investigate as condition for White House visit, texts show

iPhone : “As I said on the phone, I think it’s crazy to withhold or security assistance for help with a political campaign.”

iPhone : Trump’s new spin that he has a “duty” to investigate corruption is belied by the fact that he:

-Obstructed Mueller’s investigation

-Mocked sexual assault accusations against Republicans

-Criticized investigations of House GOP members

-Only wants Democrats to be investigated

Twitter Web App : Trump can say what he wants about me, but its outrageous that any president would sell out the people of Hong Kong behind closed doors.

The public must see the transcript of Trumps call with Xi. And we need a leader who will stand up for our values.

Twitter Web App : Texas Sen. @TedCruz discusses the life and legacy of Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal during his memorial service. #KPRC2

Complete coverage --> click2houston.com/news/local/liv…

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iPhone : What is described in these text messages doesn’t seem to bear much resemblance to what Ron Johnson and Rob Portman say Trump told them as to why he was not approving the aid.

iPhone : The State Dept texts discovered through the House’s inquiry confirm a prolonged and conscious push from the President and aides to condition calls and meetings, and potentially military aid, on Ukraine launching investigations for his political benefit.

iPhone : Saudi Arabia’s relationship with the United States has been damaged by the crown prince’s decision to kill Jamal Khashoggi. That relationship may not survive intact, Bruce Riedel writes: brook.gs/2mnonwJ

Twitter Web App : Many, many years ago, I requested a bifurcated trial. One part focusing on whether I had any liability--lets just settle that before saying anything about what the penalty should be if I do. But, it was DC traffic court, and His Honor was not inclined. Made him smile, though. twitter.com/nsterzenbach/s…

Twitter Web App : Someone should tell members of the GOP Senate caucus that patriotism means more than wearing a flag pin on your lapel and standing for the national anthem. twitter.com/nycsouthpaw/st…

Twitter Web App : Dear Little DJT - Your dad has now asked TWO foreign countries to manufacture lies about Joe Biden bc hes afraid to face him next year. 

Blaming CNN for not running your conspiracy theories wont change that. 

Also, If its what you say, I love it.

You have 0 credibility. twitter.com/DonaldJTrumpJr…