Michael S. Schmidt

Michael S. Schmidt


reporter@nytimes contributor@msnbc

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NEW: A second intelligence official with more direct information about President Trump and Ukraine is said be considering whether to file a whistle-blower complaint. w/ @adamgoldmanNYT 

NEW: The video showed the president as a mass shooter executing members of the media and his political opponents in a church. It was played at a pro Trump conference at the Trump resort in Miami last week. w @maggieNYT 

NEW: Days before filing a whistle-blower complaint, a C.I.A. officer brought a vague version of his accusations to an aide for Adam Schiff on the House Intel Committee. @julianbarnes  @AllMattNYT 

NEW: The review is focused on how deputy WH counsel John Eisenberg concealed the call transcript. Trump has refused to take responsibility for the “perfect” call leading some aides to fear the review is designed to find a scapegoat @maggieNYT  @julianbarnes 

NEW: The many roles of the president’s lawyer: Giuliani -under investigation himself-met in recent weeks w/ sr DOJ officials to discuss a foreign bribery case for one of his clients that Giuliani described as “very, very sensitive.” w @kenvogel  @ktbenner 

trump has not paid him for his work.

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Buried in our story: Trump said to Comey that he should consider putting reporters in prison

EXCLUSIVE: White House lawyers warned the president in a memo that he could be impeached if he tried to get the Justice Department to investigate his rivals. w/

SCOOP: Mueller investigating $150,000 donation Ukrainian steel titan made to Trump's foundation in 2015 for 20 min video talk Trump gave to conference in Kiev. Michael Cohen arranged the payment. Trump was running for R nom at the time. w/

Text from my mom: "WTF who wrote that Op-Ed? You can tell me."

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