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Philip Rucker

Senior Washington Correspondent at The Washington Post. Political Analyst for NBC News & MSNBC. Co-author of “A Very Stable Genius,” a No. 1 NYT Bestseller.

Washington, DC

Joined on 23 July, 2009

http://averystablegeniusbook.com

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In first call with Putin, Biden marks a return to skepticism from the top, ⁦@agearan⁩ and ⁦@karendeyoung1⁩ report

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Replying to @11thHour: Day 7: Biden goes big on vaccines and takes more executive actions to undo the policies of his predecessor.

Here tonight:…

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Day 7: Biden goes big on vaccines and takes more executive actions to undo the policies of his predecessor.

Here tonight:

@PhilipRucker
@ProfMMurray
@McFaul
@mtosterholm
@DrJasonJohnson
@SteveSchmidtSES

#11thHour

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Crushing news. ⁦@PostBaron⁩, a monumental force in American journalism who led the Post’s renaissance, is retiring. Marty made us all smarter journalists and pushed us collectively to exciting new heights.

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Quoted @CarolLeonnig

So thrilled to report this news: My book on the @SecretService -ZERO FAIL- is coming May 11! Cannot wait to share the heart-stopping stories of this elite force, and alarming scandals some hoped to conceal. Be among the first to pre-order your copy.

Can’t wait to read @CarolLeonnig’s account of the Secret Service, “Zero Fail” —>

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Quoted @tonydokoupil

Visual confirmation:

Congratulations to @tonydokoupil + @KatyTurNBC!!! The best news!

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How growing up in Aynor prepared one of the nation's top reporters to cover Trump — a terrific profile of the singular ⁦@jdawsey1

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Replying to @shaneharris: Today, @mattzap and I take a deep look at how the attack on the Capitol will spur a crackdown on domestic extremists. http…

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Quoted @jdawsey1

NEWS: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former press secretary for President Trump, will announce tomorrow that she’s running for governor of Arkansas. She’s seen as leader in the polls and the president’s preferred candidate in a GOP state. Expect video announcement of her bid. Yeah but I

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Biden is firing some top Trump holdovers, but in some cases, his hands may be tied, via @Reinlwapo and @agearan

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Today, @mattzap and I take a deep look at how the attack on the Capitol will spur a crackdown on domestic extremists.

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Trump made 30,573 false or misleading claims as president. Nearly half came in his final year. — a ⁦@GlennKesslerWP⁩ Fact Checker capstone

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Replying to @jdawsey1: PALM BEACH — Trump jumps into a divisive fight over the Republican party's future. But his allies are trying to bring the par…

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PALM BEACH — Trump jumps into a divisive fight over the Republican party's future. But his allies are trying to bring the party together and stop him from creating a third one, even as he wants leverage and revenge. W/⁦@michaelscherer⁩:

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Quoted @AshleyRParker

They’ve blasted out a redwood’s worth of paperwork and memoranda. They’ve signed a slew of executive orders. And they’ve reinstituted daily, generally staid, news briefings. @AnnieLinskey and I on the return of the establishment technocrats—aka Team Biden.

A redwood’s worth of paperwork!

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Replying to @GaryGrumbach: FAUCI on @maddow: "I've been wanting to come on your show for months and months. You've been asking me to come on your sh…

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FAUCI on @maddow: "I've been wanting to come on your show for months and months. You've been asking me to come on your show for months and months, and it's just gotten blocked. Let's call it what it is. It just got blocked because they didn't like the way you handle things."

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Replying to @seungminkim: Bit of NEWS here from my new colleague @OKnox - Clinton, Bush + Obama unite for a new PSA to urge Americans to get vaccina…

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Bit of NEWS here from my new colleague @OKnox - Clinton, Bush + Obama unite for a new PSA to urge Americans to get vaccinated

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“Lincoln had the Civil War, Wilson had the pandemic, Roosevelt had the Depression, Kennedy had the height of the Cold War, and Johnson had unprecedented civil and social strife. Biden has D, all of the above” — @RahmEmanuel to @AshleyRParker + @mviser

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Replying to @maggieNYT: Amid a lot of coverage about the work Meadows was said to have been doing to try to mitigate Trump’s behavior post Nov 3, ⁦…

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Replying to @AshleyRParker: “They’re having not just to play three-dimensional chess, but they’re playing three-dimensional chess in an antigravity…

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“They’re having not just to play three-dimensional chess, but they’re playing three-dimensional chess in an antigravity chamber with the pieces flying off the board.” @mviser and me on the myriad crises facing Biden.

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Amid a lot of coverage about the work Meadows was said to have been doing to try to mitigate Trump’s behavior post Nov 3, ⁦@anniekarni⁩ ⁦@katierogers⁩ report that he was angry w the chief usher for trying to help Biden team.

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Replying to @DeadlineWH: "I don't think anybody in that briefing room today sitting down expected to be called fake news or attacked personally, so…

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"I don't think anybody in that briefing room today sitting down expected to be called fake news or attacked personally, so for starters that's a change. It's a much more professional exchange of questions and answers than we've been used to" - @PhilipRucker w/ @NicolleDWallace

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Quoted @playbookplus

WAPO’S PHIL RUCKER and CAROL LEONNIG will follow up their No. 1 NYT bestseller “A Very Stable Genius” with a book about President DONALD TRUMP’S final year in office. Penguin is the publisher. The latest in Playbook:

Some personal news: I’m teaming up again with @CarolLeonnig to write a book about President Trump’s final year in office. We’ll pick up where we left off with “A Very Stable Genius.” I’m thrilled to be working again with the great Ann Godoff and the all-stars at @penguinpress!

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