My Twitter feed today is filled with hot takes denouncing Russian opposition liberals. I share many of these sentiments. I have the scars from the "visa ban" debate from last summer to show it. Many Russian liberals denounced me as being "anti-Russian" back then. 1/ THREAD
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT On February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops into Ukraine on a ‘special military operation.’ Since then, tens of thousands of people have been killed and millions have fled Ukraine. Here are the key milestones
2. Please avoid sweeping generalizations about whole categories of people. Not all Russian liberals think alike. Some are imperial. Some - @IlyaYashin - are about to go to jail for years because they opposed the war. That's real sacrifice; more than I or most others are doing. 2/
US man ‘trapped’ in Russian-controlled Donetsk despite release from prison
I love the Russian people. That is why I have to tell you the truth. Please watch and share.
Hate to say it, but we need to increase oil & gas output immediately. Extraordinary times demand extraordinary measures.
🌟 A star is born! Behind the curtain of dust and gas in these “Cosmic Cliffs” are previously hidden baby stars, now uncovered by Webb. We know — this is a show-stopper. Just take a second to admire the Carina Nebula in all its glory: #UnfoldTheUniverse
This hasn't gotten enough attention, but you need to know. Everybody needs to know. 1/ It's about the massive coverup campaign underway to disguise the octopus-like Russian election interference operation being run on Trump's behalf. Please read this whole thing.
In 2012, I wore a hoodie on the House Floor to make a statement about the deadly consequences of racial profiling. On Wednesday, @RepMattGaetz wore a gas mask in the chamber, making light of an epidemic that has killed 14 Americans. Guess which one of us was forcibly removed.
American elections should be decided by the American people, not by the Russian Government. Retweet if you agree!