Jennifer Jacobs

Jennifer Jacobs


Sr. White House reporter for Bloomberg. Reporting what I know, not what I think. jjacobs68@bloomberg.net ?Iowa

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NEWS: Biden admin's poised to name Russian Foreign Intelligence Service as perpetrator of SolarWinds, the months-long espionage effort. Govt is still dealing with fallout from the massive intrusion into govt computers and scores of private companies.

Ex VP Mike Pence had surgery yesterday to have a pacemaker installed.

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US officials in expanded bilat for 1st foreigner leader visit are (left to right) Gina Raimondo, Lloyd Austin, Tony Blinken, @PresElectBiden , Jake Sullivan, Janet Yellen, Kurt Campbell. They’re mee @sugawittering  with in State Dining Room.

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NEWS: The directive today on the refugee cap "has been the subject of some confusion, @PressSecPsaki  Jen Psaki says. "We expect the president to set a final, increased refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15," she says.

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Hours before the debate, a Trump camp email goes out: "I just finished debating Joe Biden."

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NEWS: The head of White House security office, Crede Bailey, is gravely ill with coronavirus and has been hospitalized since late September, I'm told. Security office handles credentialing for access to WH; works closely with Secret Service on security measures on the compound.

NEWS: One of the president's military aides, Coast Guard aide Jayna McCarron, has coronavirus, sources tell me. And so does one of the president's valets, who is also active duty military, and traveled with the president last week.

NEWS: One of Trump’s personal assistants has tested positive for coronavirus, sources tell me. Nick Luna, as bodyman, works in very close proximity to the president so it’s not surprising.

BREAKING: Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has the coronavirus. Meadows informed a close circle of advisers after the election. Story by me, @tylerpager  and @MarioDParker  out soon.

Biden’s Inaugural Committee is asking people around the country to illuminate buildings and ring church bells at 5:30p ET on Jan. 19 “in a national moment of unity and remembrance” for those who have died of coronavirus.

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