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ill be on thisweekabc with gstephanopoulos at 9 00 am this morning tune in
I’ll be on @ThisWeekABC with @GStephanopoulos at 9:00 AM this morning. Tune in!
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ill be on thisweekabc with gstephanopoulos tomorrow at 9 00 am be sure to tune in
I’ll be on @ThisWeekABC with @GStephanopoulos tomorrow at 9:00 AM. Be sure to tune in!
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this morning i had the pleasure of speaking to representatives from wells fargo neighborworks america and neig
This morning, I had the pleasure of speaking to representatives from Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America, and Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore before they launched the NeighborhoodLIFT program in Baltimore.
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families across america need a raise to make ends meet today the house passed the act to give millions of amer
Families across America need a raise to make ends meet. Today, the House passed the #RaiseTheWage Act to give millions of Americans –and more than 97,000 people in Maryland’s 7th Congressional District– a long-overdue raise.
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the trump admin s policies have created cruel inhumane amp unacceptable conditions at our southern border toda
The Trump Admin's policies have created cruel, inhumane, & unacceptable conditions at our southern border.

Today, I am chairing an Oversight Committee hearing with Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan to examine these policies.

Tune in live at 10:00 AM:
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today the house took action amp held sec ross amp ag barr in contempt of congress this was not about party or
Today, the House took action & held Sec. Ross & AG Barr in contempt of Congress.

This was not about party or politics.

This was about maintaining the integrity of the Census and protecting our democracy.

My statement:
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it s congress duty under the constitution to ensure a full fair amp accurate census ag barr amp sec ross have
It's Congress’ duty under the Constitution to ensure a full, fair, & accurate Census.

AG Barr & Sec. Ross have blatantly obstructed our ability to conduct oversight into why the Admin wanted to add a citizenship question.
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im saddened to learn of the passing of supreme court justice john paul stevens his impact on our nation with h
I’m saddened to learn of the passing of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His impact on our nation with his more than 34 years on the Court was immense. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.
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today i had the immense honor to award the congressional badge of bravery to special agents crystal griner a c
Today, I had the immense honor to award the Congressional Badge of Bravery to @CapitolPolice Special Agents Crystal Griner, a constituent of mine, & David Bailey for their heroic actions at the shooting at a Congressional baseball game practice in 2017. Their bravery saved lives.
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today i voted to condemn the presidents racist xenophobic and hateful tweets americansand the entire worlddese
Today, I voted to condemn the President’s racist, xenophobic, and hateful tweets.

Americans—and the entire world—deserve better than this.

We must be so much better than this.

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the baseless gop attacks against are beneath the dignity of the house they damage this institution amp degrade
The baseless GOP attacks against are beneath the dignity of the House. They damage this institution & degrade our ability to serve as an INDEPENDENT check on the executive branch.

, thank you for tirelessly protecting our democracy. #IStandWithSchiff
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the trump administration is engaged in one of the most unprecedented cover ups since watergateand it is not ju
The Trump Administration is engaged in one of the most unprecedented cover-ups since Watergate—and it is not just about Russia. This cover-up spans across numerous investigations.
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rt if you think washington republicans are aiding and abetting the trump administrations by refusing to hold i
RT if you think Washington Republicans are aiding and abetting the Trump Administration’s #CultureOfCorruption by refusing to hold it accountable! #ForThePeople
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this is outrageous the ag is supposed to be an independent beacon of truth and justice instead barr is debasin
This is outrageous. The AG is supposed to be an independent beacon of truth and justice. Instead, Barr is debasing the rule of law, degrading our democratic institutions, and decimating any trust the American people have left in this Administration. #ReleaseTheReport
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mr president it s completely disrespectful to call names while on the hallowed grounds of normandy these polit
Mr. President, it's completely disrespectful to call @NancyPelosi names while on the hallowed grounds of Normandy. These political attacks were not only disrespectful, but they were wrong. The memory of America’s heroes deserve better—our country must be better than this.
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transparency is the foundation of our democracy the entire mueller report must be made public the american peo
Transparency is the foundation of our democracy.

The ENTIRE Mueller Report must be made public.

The American people deserve nothing less.

#ReleaseTheReport
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dr ford passed a lie detector test and asked for an fbi investigation will judge kavanaugh do the same
Dr. Ford passed a lie detector test and asked for an FBI investigation. Will Judge Kavanaugh do the same?
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after reading the attorney generals four page summary of the special counsels findings chairmen nadler schiff
After reading the Attorney General’s four-page summary of the Special Counsel’s findings, Chairmen Nadler, Schiff and I reiterate our call for the release of the Special Counsel’s full and complete report and all underlying documents.

See our statement:
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the presidents tweets were racist xenophobic deeply offensive to many americans amp have no place in the dialo
The President’s tweets were racist, xenophobic, deeply offensive to many Americans, & have no place in the dialogue of the world’s greatest democracy.

Many Americans yearn for the day when we stop fighting each other & realize that diversity is our promise—not our problem.
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barr misled congress and the american people to protect the president there must be consequences we must see t
Barr misled Congress and the American people to protect the President.

There must be consequences.

We must see the letter, get the full report and docs, and hear directly from Mueller.
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