Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1 )

Kyle Griffin

Bio Senior Producer. MSNBCs @TheLastWord. Opinions mine. Do not congratulate.
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iPhone : Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is proposing to raise taxes on capital gains to the same rates as ordinary income.

Wyden estimates the plan could raise $1.5 trillion to $2 trillion over a decade, and could shore up the Social Security Trust Fund. cnbc.com/2019/09/12/sen…

iPhone : More than 1,000 accounts across several different social media platforms with suspicious, bot-like characteristics helped push quote tweets from Trump campaign accounts during the third primary debate, according to an analysis provided to Axios. axios.com/most-shared-li…

iPhone : "We need political leaders—especially Republicans—to make clear, both publicly & privately, that for Trump to contest the valid results of an election would be a redline, and that he'd have zero support from them—indeed, impassioned opposition from them." slate.com/news-and-polit…

iPhone : Pool report: "The motorcade departed Trump National Golf Club ... Two protestors greeted the procession with signs as it passed. One read 'resign' and the other, 'fake POTUS.'"

iPhone : Scotsman: The Defense Dept. has postponed a lucrative military aircraft refuelling deal with Glasgow Prestwick Airport amid multiple investigations and growing scrutiny into U.S. military patronage and spending at the airport and Trump's Turnberry resort.
scotsman.com/news/us-milita…

iPhone : Sens. Udall, Collins, and Shaheen have filed a bipartisan resolution to force a vote to terminate Trump's national emergency declaration and "uphold the separation of powers outlined in the Constitution." tomudall.senate.gov/news/press-rel…

iPhone : Despite Trump's repeated claims otherwise, a top Justice Department ethics official concluded that Robert Mueller's sterling reputation and lengthy history of federal service meant it was unlikely any reasonable person would doubt his independence. politico.com/story/2019/09/…

iPhone : According to the pool report, Trump has arrived at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, VA.

This is Trump's 231st day at a Trump golf club and 299th day at a Trump property as president.

iPhone : Mother Jones: A Kremlin-controlled Russian bank has hired a Trump insider as a lobbyist. John Sweeney will be paid to help Vnesheconombank avoid sanctions. motherjones.com/politics/2019/…

TweetDeck : House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff is alleging that the nation's top intelligence official is illegally withholding a whistleblower complaint, possibly to protect Trump or senior White House officials. politico.com/story/2019/09/…

Twitter Web Client : "A president always defines his or her party, and today the Republican Party has taken a wrong turn, led by a serial self-promoter who has abandoned the bedrock principles of the GOP." twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…

Twitter Web Client : Trump challengers Mark Sanford, Joe Walsh, and Bill Weld: Canceling GOP primaries is a mistake.

"The primary nomination process is the only opportunity for Republicans to have a voice in deciding who will represent our party. Let those voices be heard." beta.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-ar…

Twitter Web Client : Latinx community groups are suing to block the Trump admin from collecting government records for the production of citizenship data that could help the GOP. The lawsuit marks the first legal challenge to Trump's executive order about citizenship data.
npr.org/2019/09/13/760…

Twitter Web Client : Q: Sometimes [Trump has] called you Nervous Nancy. What do you think of that?

Nancy Pelosi: Not much. I dont care what he says … Thats so irrelevant. Whats important are our policy differences. And we have very big policy differences.
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Twitter Web Client : New: Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are negotiating for Jeff Sessions's testimony in their impeachment investigation of Trump, according to WaPo.
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Twitter Web Client : Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford is not ruling out taking legal action to ensure that he appears on 2020 presidential Republican primary ballots around the country. That could include filing a lawsuit against the GOP in his own home state. thestate.com/news/politics-…