John Hudson

John Hudson


I cover diplomacy & national security for The @WashingtonPost | Tips: John.Hudson@WashPost.com or 202-334-9172 | Newsletter: https://t.co/FveMTxhPdo

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Taylor is not leaving much room for ambiguity. "President Trump did insist that President Zelenskyy go to a microphone and say he is opening investigations of “Biden and 2016 election interference."

Kent expressed dismay over Giuliani’s effort to oust Marie Yovanovitch and “gin up politically motivated investigations” “It was unexpected, and most unfortunate, to watch some Americans ... launch attacks on dedicated public servants advancing U.S. interests in Ukraine.”

George Kent didn’t offer an explosive new revelation, but Democrats drew on his decades of experience in Ukraine to refute key GOP conspiracy theories. Latest from @shaneharris ⁩ and me

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This video of Pompeo saying Trump will be an “authoritarian president” is striking to see in contrast to his current predisposition. Obtained by @sbg1 ⁩ for her new piece Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of Trump - The New Yorker

The Geert Wilders account has since deleted his photo with Lindsey Graham, but I had the tab still open on my browser so here it is:

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NEW: The Turkish government has told U.S. officials it has VIDEO and AUDIO recordings that prove Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate

SCOOP: Trump’s EU envoy who denied a “quid pro quo” in a text message now says he isn’t certain. “It’s only true that the president said it, not that it was the truth” says a person familiar with his planned testimony. My latest with @byaaroncdavis 

NEW: Just released testimony has Rex Tillerson explaining how Kushner ran foreign policy, with secret world leader meetings that left Tillerson and State Dept. out of the loop and in the dark on emerging U.S. policies and crises. From me and @jdawsey1 

SCOOP: Russia has made a secret offer to North Korea for a nuclear power plant, inserting itself into the high-states nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang. New report from me and

Members of the big K-pop band EXO attended a welcoming ceremony for Trump in South Korea. One of the band members handed POTUS a book, and he responded: “Great job guys, thank you very much.” Unclear if the band member was turtleneck guy or no-undershirt guy

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