Mark Knoller (@markknoller )

Mark Knoller

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Twitter Web App : Air Force One takes flight at sunset from Andrews en route Monroe, LA, where Pres will address 3rd campaign rally in 6 days.

Twitter Web App : A C32A/757 serving today as Air Force One, gleams in the afternoon sun on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews, awaiting Pres Trump for flight to Monroe, Louisiana for campaign rally tonight. #NTABP

Twitter Web App : He also asked POTUS to wrap it up, because they're supposed to be holding a 4 pm vote in the Senate on 2 judicial nominees (which is the theme of this East Room event, "judicial milestones") twitter.com/markknoller/st…

Twitter Web App : The president also decries judges who issue nationwide injunctions to invalidate executive actions and duly enacted laws. Says a good judge must suppress his personal views. If a judge wants to write the law, let them run for office, says President Trump.

Twitter Web App : Also called to the lectern, Lindsey Graham said the confirmation hearing for SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh was the worst experience Ive had in politics. Graham thanked President Trump for not pulling the plug on the Kavanaugh nomination.

Twitter Web App : Pres singles out Leader McConnell for helping to win Senate confirmation for his judicial nominees. At the lectern, McConnell trumpeted his decision not to let Pres Obama fill a SCOTUS vacancy on the way out the door.

Twitter Web App : The pres says he'll do "everything in my power to halt judicial activism." Denounces those who "want to impose by judicial decree what they failed to achieve at the ballot box." Condemns "highly political rulings" for imposing "unworkable edicts" on business and law enforcement.

Twitter Web App : At East Room event, Pres marks profoundly historic milestone and momentous achievement of nominating and confirming over 150 federal judges since he took office. Says it could hit 182 within 2 months. And they will uphold our Constitution as written, he says.

Twitter Web App : Pres Trump portrays easing tensions with Pres Erdogan on Syrian border situation. In next tweet, President Trump confirms Erdogan visit next Wednesday. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

Twitter Web App : .Melania Trump and Secretary Alex Azar arrive at Boston Medical Center for briefing on new treatments for babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, which babies suffer when withdrawing from certain drugs theyre exposed to in the womb before birth.

Twitter Web App : Public hearings in impeachment inquiry to begin next week:

Wednesday: Amb. William Taylor & A/S George Kent

Friday: Amb. Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch

Twitter Web App : .Ivanka Trump travels to Morocco to promote women’s economic empowerment for the US’s Women’s Global Development Initiative. 3 day visit.Senior WH advisor and the president’s daughter will also meet w/ Moroccan royals. twitter.com/ivankatrump/st…

Twitter Web App : On release of witness testimony, Kellyanne Conway says WH stands by its position there was no quid pro quo with Ukraine. In the WH driveway, she says you cannot impeach a president and remove him from office based on testimony in which witnesses say they presumed or interpreted.

Twitter Web App : Before departing for Louisiana, Pres Trump will be claiming a reaching a milestone in placing over 150 judges on the Federal District and Appeals Courts since taking office including 2 SCOTUS nominees. Some 55 addtl judicial nominees still awaiting confirmation.

Twitter Web App : Despite mixed results yesterday for his campaign efforts in Mississippi and Kentucky, Pres tonight offers his support in Louisiana, a state he won 58%-38% in 2016, to help GOP gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone unseat incumbent Dem Gov John Bel Edwards. Louisiana votes Nov 16.