Josh Gerstein (@joshgerstein )

Josh Gerstein

Bio Senior Legal Affairs Contributor, POLITICO
priors: White House & China correspondent @ ABC. Also CNN & NY Sun

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Android : CBP is experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems at various air ports of entry & is taking immediate action to address the technology disruption. CBP officers continue to process international travelers using alternative procedures until systems are back online.

Android : Israel should not block entry to members of congress who support BDS. Israel has nothing to hide. It’s an open democracy. Allowing them in will expose their hypocrisy in boycotting Israel, while themselves demanding that they not be boycotted by Israel.

Android : JUST IN: The Army tells me the Pentagon's chief war crimes prosecutor, Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, has been extended in service to Nov. 1, 2020.

He was due to retire this year; stopped talking to reporters in 2017.…

TweetDeck : And heres the same nominee lamenting that the US military doesnt dip bullets in pig fat to kill Muslim militants, or wrap up their dead bodies in pigskin...

TweetDeck : Kellyanne Conway avoided getting fired for “egregious and ongoing” violations of the Hatch Act after the Merit Systems Protection Board didn’t have enough sitting members to issue a ruling. The backstory by Rebecca Rainey:…

TweetDeck : "It did not help that some of the terms used throughout the more than 300 pages of documents — 'hxrstory,' 'cisheteropatriarchy,' 'accompliceship' — were inscrutable to many in Sacramento and beyond."

TweetDeck : NEW: Jurors at Greg Craig trial heard today about how pollster Doug Schoen approached Craig for a project funded by a Ukrainian oligarch, then handed Craig off to Paul Manafort. Craig's accused of lying to DOJ about the work

TweetDeck : NEW: When SF chose Scoot for its scooter pilot, it was partly bc they promised to serve areas beyond downtown, esp the 7 designated communities of concern. But Scoot has drawn a red line around parts of 2 of those neighborhoods: Tenderloin & Chinatown…

TweetDeck : New Third Circuit decision on NJ's OPRA: "That [the New Jersey Institute of Technology] withheld records at the behest of the FBI does not afford it a basis to abdicate its role as the records custodian"… #FOIAFriday #FOIA

TweetDeck : Interesting to think of the effect this would have on Republican states considering joining the National Popular Vote compact. California could also choose to reenfranchise current felons. Both of these moves make NPV buy in by R states less likely (not that they are buying now)…