Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander

@NBCNews White House Correspondent / Weekend @TODAYshow Co-Anchor / Ava & Emma’s dad / Cats & Cubs fan / RT’s are not endorsements

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Just out of the Oval. Biden calls Texas and Mississippi decisions to end mask mandates “a big mistake.” Criticized “neadrathal thinking.”

Due to @SenRonJohnson 's objection, the Senate clerk must read the 628-page COVID relief bill in its entirety, before debate begins.

JUST IN: Biden announces plans to deliver 25M+ masks to more than 1300 community health centers as well as 60K food pantries and soup kitchens, to reach some of the most vulnerable Americans.

Trump's taxes and underlying tax documents are now in the hands of the Manhattan DA, per his spokesman. h/t @Tom_Winter 

Such a special night co-hosting Evening of Wishes: Hope from Home for @WishMidAtlantic  with @AlisonStarling7  & these two girls. Thanks for your incredible generosity!

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The Senate votes 84-15 to confirm Gina Raimondo as President Biden’s Secretary of Commerce.


NEW: Ted Cruz booked his return ticket from Cancun to Texas at 6 a.m. today, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Cruz was initially booked to return on Saturday.

You can’t make this stuff up: Trump held Hanukkah celebration tonight, five days early, ahead of his Mar-a-Lago getaway. ?

Crowd cheers for @BarackObama  as his motorcade departs the Museum of the American Revolution.

Trump, responding to my question, concedes there’s no national emergency to justify building his wall: “I didn’t need to do this... I just want to do it faster.” That answer will complicate his legal case.

FLAG: Was Pence leaving Colts game a political stunt? Reporters were told to stay in van bc "there may be an early departure from the game."

Trump, today: “We have rounded the final turn.” Fauci, today: “We need to hunker down and get through this fall and winter, because it’s not going to be easy.”

JUST IN: Federal judge agrees to delay next meeting about extending deadline to reunite 101 children under the age of 5 until Monday because Trump administration lawyer has “dog sitting responsibilities” this weekend.