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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.
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.
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.
Coulter: “The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.”

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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."
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.”
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).
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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