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Jerusalem Bureau Chief, New York Times. Proud husband of Susan Glasser, Editor of Politico.

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Trump cancels his cabinet-level delegation trip to Davos next week "out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed,” says @PressSec
Trump ally Graham says Pelosi move all but disinviting Trump from State of the Union was “blatantly political” and Trump's retaliation canceling her overseas trip “is also inappropriate.”

“One sophomoric response does not deserve another,” he says.
Not only is White House turnover at a modern high, so is secondary turnover. According to @kdtenpas & at @EKamarck, 29@BrookingsInst% of top Trump staff jobs have turned over more than once. For instance, he’s on his 5th deputy national security adviser. https://t.co/I30nlV8H44
Trump: "In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate."
A day after she all but disinvited him from delivering the State of the Union address, Trump tells Pelosi he is canceling her trip to Belgium, Egypt and Afghanistan, citing the shutdown. The executive branch traditionally provides military transport for congressional trips.
The Trump administration likely separated thousands more children from their parents at the Southern border than was previously believed, according to a report by government inspectors. ⁦@mirjordan⁩ https://t.co/XyeAU09zXT
Ken Starr argues that Barr has no need to step aside from overseeing the Russia investigation because of his memo last year. "Expressing his legal perspective on a legal theory of obstruction of justice should not come close to justifying" recusal. https://t.co/4Gj8KMDIr1
“She is indestructible”: In the bizarro world that is British politics, the prime minister nicknamed Maybot awakens every day to find herself in crisis and every day survives in her grim, implacable way. @EllenBarryNYT https://t.co/ps4rz0aDkg
Meeting with staff, Mulvaney brandished "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency" by ⁦@ccwhip⁩, sharing passages about successful management models from past administrations. ⁦@maggieNYT⁩ ⁦@anniekarni⁩ https://t.co/swz9YuxHVo
Twenty four years ago a Republican-Democrat deadlock resulted in a governor effectively disinvited from delivering his annual address to the state legislature. He delivered it instead to a TV audience from his office. Remember this ⁦@hsu_spencer⁩? https://t.co/7Qawib663I
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