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U.S. Senator from #RhodeIsland, the Ocean State. Follows, RTs ≠ endorsement, but I look forward to listening to you.

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Talking climate change with @RI_CRMC at @CranstonLibrary tonight. Thanks to everyone who came out to hear more about what RI is up against from rising seas. It's #TimeToWakeUp.
The “#RobertsFive” are causing a crisis of credibility that is rippling through the entire judiciary. https://t.co/HFdrj1i09R
When a President of the United States asks for “retribution” against @nbcsnl and calls @FBI agents “treasonous,” one has to wonder about his faculties.
I often point out how the fossil fuel industry directs certain things & the mouthpieces say certain things & then we behave certain ways, but this may be a record for the fastest response.

The @WSJ says it wants a congressional vote & that very day the vote gets announced.
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A good article on how revealingly hostile — to the facts and the law — #Kavanaugh’s opinion was. https://t.co/d8X8Mg9c3Z
As an experienced appellate lawyer who has argued for #RhodeIsland before the United States #SupremeCourt, it was hard to come to this realization, but I feel honor-bound to raise these concerns. https://t.co/HFdrj1i09R
Coulter: “The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.” https://t.co/vFoMyqW6W9

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MUST WATCH: Republican asks one of ’s US District Judge nominees basic questions of law & he can’t answer a single one. Hoo-boy.
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I don’t even know where to begin with ’s CEQ nominee Kathleen Hartnett White—she outright rejects basic science.
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.@realDonaldTrump rejects 100-0 Senate compromise he said he’d accept, manages only 47 Senate votes for Big Dumb Wall bill (48 w/ Pence), shuts down government.

Chaos and incompetence reign.
MUST WATCH: #Kavanaugh privately told me he had never taken a position whether a sitting President can be indicted under the Constitution. That just wasn’t true. #WhatsAtStake
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The news has dribbled out slowly, but the totals are striking: “the Trump campaign interacted with Russians at least thirty-one times throughout the campaign” and there were “at least 19 known meetings." https://t.co/w3Og2g0XGC
Just heard staff report that the list of GOP amendments being tucked into tax bill came not from Senate but from K Street lobbyists. They are literally running the show.
Most Predictable Headline Award goes to: “Trump @EPA Official... Arrested On Criminal Ethics Charges.” https://t.co/EFDFSLfWl8
If this is true, this is plain, slam-dunk, criminal obstruction of justice (18 U.S.C. 1505, 1512), subornation of perjury (18 U.S.C. 1622), conspiracy (18 U.S.C. 371) and likely aiding and abetting perjury (18 U.S.C. 2). https://t.co/k6BoPNYkol
I’ll remind everyone that we had a bipartisan deal agreed to. Begs the question: who told him to shutdown the government? This is orchestrated. #TrumpShutdown
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