Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Nat'l Political Correspondent, NY Times. Husband of the incomparable @bfischermartin. Email:

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Some news: @valdemings  has raised $1M since launching her campaign yesterday for #FLSen , per Dem official

via @AshleyRParker  As the pool was ushered out, we asked Biden if he has, in fact, convinced allies that America is back.   Biden, sunglasses in hand, gestured to Macron and said, “Ask him.”   The pool then repeated the question, to which Macron replied, “Definitely.”

All around the Lodge, along Highway 35, from Kalispell to Whitefish, are what the locals call “COVID homes,” prefabricated track houses that line up along what used to be a timber farm — all of which were built last year and sold at around $550,000.

“Jonathan Taub has a clever method to determine the quality of an Italian hoagie: You should be able to serve the sandwich’s meats and cheeses on a charcuterie board, and no one would bat an eye”

I asked how he gets ahold of his father, since his many phones were seized in that raid and, Andrew said, hadn’t yet been returned. “Carrier pigeon,” he deadpanned. “There are a lot of them in New York State.”

“eventually Republican leaders are going to have to find a theme, like former Speaker John Boehner’s groan-worth ‘Where are the jobs’ mantra. Its repetition might have annoyed reporters, but it was effective with voters.” @jonathanweisman ⁩

“Sixty-eitht percent versus 70 percent doesn’t matter,” said Andy Slavitt, who served as a senior adviser to the White House coronavirus response before stepping down last week. “What matters is 50 percent in Arkansas versus 90 percent in Vermont.”

“Then, it hits. My stomach starts to feel like someone backed up a cement truck, ran the boom down my gullet and started pouring. I wanted to be launched into the sun.”


@MittRomney  summoned me as lawmakers and press arrived at a secure location “This is what the president has caused today, this insurrection,” he said w fury in his voice.

NEWS: @JoeBiden  is taking down his negative ads, going all-positive, per source familiar. Decision was made *before* WH put out word Trump was going to Walter Reed

NEW from @MittRomney : “Every American adult should immediately receive $1,000 to help ensure families and workers can meet their short-term obligations and increase spending in the economy.”

News: @SenatorCollins  told me earlier this month in Maine that she would not seat a Supreme Court justice in October. “I think that’s too close, I really do,” she said. She said she’d also oppose seating a justice in the lame duck if there’s a change in presidents.

Trump just told reporters he wasn’t contacted for our story. His attorney is on the record in the piece >

A Senate Republican aide tells me he thinks there were about 20, give or take, Republicans who were *open* to a conviction Before our story on McConnell

The Virginia National Guard and 200 state troopers are being sent to DC, per a top Va official.