Sarah Boxer

Sarah Boxer

politics & breaking news journalist // @cnn producer // @cbsnews alum // biking & #bigred diehard

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CNN has confirmed that 100% of congressional Democrats are vaccinated, across both chambers. Republicans, however? At least 92% in the Senate. But only at least 44.8% of House Republicans confirmed that they are.

DoorDash announces it will begin same-day deliveries of FDA authorized Covid-19 PCR tests across the US. via @AlisonKosik 

Derek Chauvin has arrived at the Hennepin County Government Center with his attorney Eric Nelson, according to a pool report. — @CNN 

Terrifying dispatch from NYT bureau chief based in New Delhi who has “been kidnapped in Iraq & been thrown in jail in more than a few places.” But now “I’m sitting in my apt waiting to catch the disease.” If his family gets really sick, “where will we go?”

Officer Fanone to @donlemon  on politicians downplaying the insurrection: “I don’t expect anyone to give 2 shits about my opinions. But I will say this. Those are lies. And peddling that bullshit is an assault on every officer that fought to defend the Capitol. It’s disgraceful.”

State Dept today advised US citizens against travel to Japan, as Olympics crash closer. Only abt 2% of Japanese citizens have gotten at least 1 shot of vaccine; The "Level 4: Do Not Travel" advisory is State’s highest cautionary warning level. via @CNN 

Delightful @PhillyInquirer backstory on some G7 gifting: “How a Philly shop built a bike — quickly and at a discount — for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The buyer: Joe Biden.”


The seemingly miles of beds being set up at Javits. It is absolutely unreal to see what the National Guard & first responders have put together here in just days.

Michael Cohen says Trump personally approved the Stormy Daniels hush money, saying $130,000 "is a lot less than I would have to pay Melania" and mused that if it got out, his supporters might “think it’s cool that I slept with a porn star.” via @WSJ 

Huge Philly crowd singing and chanting, heading from Independence Hall to City Hall, with jubilant supporters along the way.

Texas’s “most hate-filled town,” Vidor - which is 91% white & known for KKK activity - held a #BLM  rally yesterday. Some thought it was a “trap” & doubted if its 23-yr-old organizer existed. It wasn’t. She does. via @TexasMonthly 

Vindman's fmr supervisor, Ret. Brig. Gen. Peter Zwack, tells @BrookeBCNN : "I know Alex, I've known him for a long time... He's hurt, he's insulted, he's uncertain about his future." Of his character: "I trust him with my life."

@ErinBurnett  asks Brian Morgenstern, WH Dep Comms Dir if he can definitively say Trump tested negatively the day of the debate. Morgenstern: "I don't have that."

The questions have been about: Coronavirus, policing, education and climate change, while the country is literally on fire. Maybe these topics are just, who knows, top of mind for some folks who actually read in once in a while.

This was tweeted Friday morning. It’s midnight. Where’s the announcement.