John Harwood

John Harwood

White House Correspondent for @CNN

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"Republican primary candidates are often competing to show how conservative they are in a polarized landscape ever more defined by white-hot cultural battles. "guns are an easy visual shorthand."

from @bariweiss ⁩: "As of 2020, the leading cause of death among children in America is guns. "Not cars. "Not drugs. "Guns. "It was also the year that we had the highest rate of gun sales in American history."

Biden: "when in God's name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?"

"You don’t need another writer telling you what you already know: "that mentally ill people getting their hands on guns to commit mass murder this easily is deranged and wrong. "Accepting this as normal has nothing to do with respecting the Second Amendment."

"There’s simply no world in which our founders would look at inner-city gun violence and these sick teenagers in suburban schools and say this was their intention."

from @MaxBoot ⁩ "protecting gun rights matters more to Republicans than protecting the right to life "They aren’t trying to prevent mass shootings "They’re tossing out farcical ideas to fill airtime until anger dissipates and legislation stalls"


the husband of a top WH aide is trying, with increasing urgency, to tell the nation that President Trump is mentally ill

BREAKING from CNN:   “The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to a court record unsealed on Tuesday by the chief judge of the DC District Court.”

when Thurgood Marshall was confirmed in 1967 to become the first black man on the Supreme Court, 16 of 22 senators from the 11 states of the old Confederacy voted no or didn't vote when Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed today to become the first black woman, 18 of 22 voted no

pssst (whisper-voice): oil prices have FALLEN below $100-a-barrel today

NFL head coach for Houston Texans: “Yeah, I’ll take a knee. The players have a right to protest, a right to be heard. They’re not taking a knee because they’re against our flag. They’re taking a knee because they haven’t been treated equally in this country for over 400 years.”

average monthly job growth in 9 months since Trump's election: 179K average monthly job growth in 9 months before Trump's election: 199K

Will Hurd’s Texas district alone spans 42% of the entire US-Mexico border Hurd is a former CIA agent He is a Republican He opposes the wall