Barbara Plett Usher

Barbara Plett Usher


BBC State Department Correspondent

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We’re hearing that Joe Biden still plans to address the nation tonight even though the race hasn’t been called yet - not to declare victory but to update on his growing lead #ElectionResults2020 

@secstate  Pompeo offers parting gifts to #Israel : guidelines for marking Jewish settlement products as "made in Israel" and labeling Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic

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Lots of empty seats on @SecPompeo ⁩ trip to LatAm, despite lots of StateDept journos who want to cover his travels

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I don't recall any US leader, or any world leader for that matter, threatening from the #UNGA  podium to totally destroy a member state

Sen Corker is requesting an open hearing w/ on Thursday next week to testify about what happened w/ at : "We #Russiad  l #Helsinki2018ke  to talk about these things publicly"

#Sanders: 'this is the real world: #Trump  is a danger for the future of our country and must be defeated' #DNCinPHL 

Breaking: Brett McGurk, the president's envoy to the anti #ISIS  coalition, has resigned in protest at #Trump 's abrupt decision to w/draw US troops from #Syria . Seems he was as blindsided as everyone else, here's what he told me just last week

Protesters at the gate of #Gulen  HQ, bringing #Turkish  power struggles to rural Pennsylvania

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#Trump tells Thanksgiving press pool that #SaudiArabia  could trigger a global depression by increasing oil prices, which 'would happen very quickly if we lose that relationship.'

Every Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee voted against #Tillerson 

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