Dad, husband, CNN Anchor of @TheLeadCNN and @CNNSOTU, author of the NYT best-selling novel @TheHellfireClub and non fiction @TheOutpostBook
RT @jaketapper: Vindman attorney Michael Volkov: “Senator Blackburn’s renewed attack on Lt. Col. Vindman reveals her true character — she…
He wrote more than 20 books, most of them novels. He told me this was his favorite:
RT @TRHLofficial:
RT @jmartNYT: .⁦@chicagosmayor⁩ spits fire at ⁦@BernieSanders⁩ + ⁦@ewarren⁩ “They were very supportive of the Chicago Teachers Union stri…
RT @NewsHour: Jim Lehrer “could spot a phony a mile away...he had a kind of a radar in terms of reading what was right and what wasn't,” sa…
RT @KBAndersen: @politico reports that “Trump's trial may hinge on Lamar Alexander”—and I immediately realized that @SenAlexander’s logo wh…
RT @McFaul: Senator @MarshaBlackburn, I served with Lt. Col. Vindman in Russia, where he served with honor and great distinction. His comma…
RT @SeamusHughes: Damn impressive reporting by ⁦@Jason_a_w⁩ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/23/revealed-the-true-identity-of-the-leader-of-americas-neo-nazi-terror-group
RT @kaitlancollins: The White House comments for the first time on the U.N. report tying the Saudi crown prince to the hack of Bezos's phon…
RT @mmcintire: @jaketapper This story we did in November explains the dubious QAnon-connected origins of the smear repeated by Senator Blac…
2/ “... and she continues to attack Lt. Col. Vindman, a decorated war veteran, by smearing his service to our country and his courageous act of reporting President Trump’s misconduct.”
Vindman attorney Michael Volkov: “Senator Blackburn’s renewed attack on Lt. Col. Vindman reveals her true character — she has failed to follow her oath of impartiality while serving as a juror... https://twitter.com/marshablackburn/status/1220452721616216087
RT @AdamSerwer: This is an insane story from @attackerman https://www.thedailybeast.com/regime-critic-says-saudis-tried-to-kidnap-him-on-us-soil
RT @MarkSZaidEsq: It is insulting, embarrassing & disgraceful that this person sits as a US Senator, especially as member of #WBer caucus.…
Like, @jaketapper has that Jimmy Stewart thing going.
 
A great voice, good looks, acting chops, great hair, and a sense of humor. Why isn't this man in prime time?
RT @maggieNYT: This is a scathing column on US transactional policy with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi https://www.inquirer.com/columnists/attytood/saudi-arabia-jeff-bezos-national-enquirer-donald-trump-20200123.html
When watching cable news with the sound muted I'm always struck by how good most of the anchors and on-air talent are at acting. Wolf excluded.
 
a little Roger Ailes roleplay?
Schumer says Senate subpoenas for more evidence and witnesses — backed by Ds and Rs, signed by Chief Justice Roberts — would be resolved more quickly. https://twitter.com/elisegaro/status/1220496757991387136
@RepJeffries jokes that perhaps everyone in the Senate can agree to subpoena the Baseball Hall of Fame to find out who voted against Jeter
RT @kevinliptakcnn: Trump says aboard Air Force One he'll likely release his Middle East peace plan ahead of next Tuesday's White House vis…
A friend sends this pic from Weare, NH
Trump campaign tweet below omits Clapper's VERY NEXT SENTENCE: "The issue here is, of course, motive or intent, were they trying to restrict this because of embarrassment or worse, wrongdoing, which seems to be the case here." http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1909/26/cg.03.html https://twitter.com/FrancisBrennan/status/1220460859589386240
RT @lilsarg: Christopher Cantwell was just arraigned in federal court in Concord, NH on charges of interstate extortion and threats. He is…
Attention South Carolina servicemembers and veterans (and those who love them) : 🇺🇸 https://twitter.com/tomnovelly/status/1220446919224451072
Schiff showing on Senate floor below notes provided to the House by former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas to argue POTUS's goal was the *announcement* of an investigation, not necessarily an actual investigation.
Sending love and support to Kate Lehrer and her family and to all my friends at @NewsHour -- @JudyWoodruff and @sarajust and all the talented journalists feeling Jim Lehrer's loss so acutely today.... May his memory be a blessing
RT @RonBrownstein: Could not agree more. No one was more unruffled, calmer and more focused amid chaos, and more generous w/his time. He wa…
RT @CNNSotu: Senators are considering a short, morning-only impeachment session on Saturday https://cnn.it/2Rnxhal
"It's all about family, not about fraternity," Lehrer later said. "It's something very, very special, and if you haven't been lucky enough to experience it, then I'm not even going to try to explain it."
Jim Lehrer followed in his father's footsteps by serving in the Marines in the 1950s; he later claimed his and his brother's "first foreign words were 'semper fidelis' and the first song we knew was the 'Marine Corps Hymn.' "
"It's all about family, not about fraternity," Lehrer later said. "It's something very, very special, and if you haven't been lucky enough to experience it, then I'm not even going to try to explain it."
Jim Lehrer followed in his father's footsteps by serving in the Marines in the 1950s; he later claimed his and his brother's "first foreign words foreign words were 'semper fidelis' and the first song we knew was the 'Marine Corps Hymn.' "
Jim Lehrer reflects on Marines at museum dedication in November 2006 https://youtu.be/VN_MDcniMsk via @YouTube
In 2013 he and Bob Schieffer came on The Lead to talk about covering the JFK assassination. I could have listened to them for hours https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2013/11/22/exp-lead-intv-jim-lehrer-bob-schieffer-covering-jfk-assassination.cnn
He was a debate moderator, a US Marine, a former newspaperman, a novelist, an anchorman, a dad, husband and grandpa, a role model. And he always had time to chat with younger journalists.
Oh no.... Jim Lehrer has passed away. What a loss. A wonderful man and superb journalist. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/press-releases/from-judy-woodruff-longtime-pbs-newshour-anchor-and-co-founder-jim-lehrer-has-passed-away
For those who follow such things, here is @jaketapper calling out Jay Sekulow for lying about what is included in the Articles of Impeachment. Tapper used the term "misinformation." https://www.mediaite.com/tv/jake-tapper-calls-out-jay-sekulow-for-factually-not-accurate-impeachment-claim-spreading-a-lot-of-misinformation/
Sanders Widens Lead In N.H. In New WBUR Poll https://www.wbur.org/news/2020/01/23/new-hampshire-bernie-sanders-lead-january
RT @BethanyAllenEbr: The student’s name is Luo Daiqing, now 20 years old. He was a first-semester freshman in Minnesota when he opened a Tw…
RT @BethanyAllenEbr: The case represents a dramatic escalation of the Chinese government's attempts to shut down free speech abroad, and a…
RT @BethanyAllenEbr: Scoop: A University of Minnesota student has been arrested in China and sentenced to 6 months in prison for tweets he…
@hrw reacts to the International Court of Justice directing Myanmar to prevent all genocidal acts against Rohingya Muslims https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/01/23/world-court-rules-against-myanmar-rohingya
RT @AN_Goldstein: My grandma Marianne and her family fled the Nazis in 1939, and she spent a lifetime telling the story. She died last mont…
RT @jaketapper: Great idea. There was a respected Washington Post columnist who i would love to have investigate the matter but you killed…
I love it when a plan comes together https://twitter.com/landofthe80/status/1220331116214857729
RT @washingtonpost: Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner, writes in Opinions: The world is better prepared for the coronavirus threa…
RT @gtconway3d: If I were really Martha Mitchell I’d have a head start
RT @BBCArchive: With all the tributes being paid to Terry Jones, we wanted to show a favourite Monty Python moment from the archives - a me…
RT @AJCGlobal: History in the making: The most senior Islamic figure ever to visit @AuschwitzMuseum, Secretary General of @MWLOrg_en Dr. Al…
City of Wuhan placed under lockdown as coronavirus outbreak kills 17 in China https://www.cnn.com/asia/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-intl-hnk/index.html
3 Americans dead after firefighting water bomber crashes in Australia https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/23/australia/australia-firefighter-crash-intl-hnk/index.html
RT @starsandstripes: .@USArmy Spc. Miguel Villalon spent his teenage years in the town of Aurora, Ill. after moving to the state from Texas…
Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for defamation over Russia remarks - CNNPolitics https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/22/politics/tulsi-gabbard-hillary-clinton-lawsuit/index.html
RT @ddale8: The White House says Schiff is lying for saying Trump withheld an Oval Office meeting that has...never happened. At the very…
RT @jaketapper: The Martha Mitchell who was famously proven correct about her complaints that the Nixon campaign was using "dirty tricks" t…
RT @jaketapper: Great idea. There was a respected Washington Post columnist who i would love to have investigate the matter but you killed…
RT @rgoodlaw: <thread> Biggest howler of #ImpeachmentTrial Day 2: Sekulow's lie that @jaketapper exposes.👇 But much larger point: The lie…
RT @jaketapper: Great idea. There was a respected Washington Post columnist who i would love to have investigate the matter but you killed…
RT @jaketapper: The White House Correspondents' Association (@WHCA), which does *NOT* make credentialing decisions, confirms to me that the…
RT @jaketapper: The Martha Mitchell who was famously proven correct about her complaints that the Nixon campaign was using "dirty tricks" t…
RT @jaketapper: Great idea. There was a respected Washington Post columnist who i would love to have investigate the matter but you killed…
RT @JohnWDean: George Conway (@gtconway3d) did a terrific interview with @jaketapper on the pathetic legal representation of Trump at the S…
RT @lindsmacnabb: .@gtconway3d to @jaketapper: trump’s defense team treating senate like “morons”
RT @jaketapper: Important context for arrest of ⁦@ggreenwald⁩ — Brazilian President Bolsonaro has been threatening Greenwald for a long tim…
RT @jaketapper: Important context for arrest of ⁦@ggreenwald⁩ — Brazilian President Bolsonaro has been threatening Greenwald for a long tim…
RT @zbyronwolf: .@jaketapper explains Democrats simply don't trust McConnell to ever allow a vote on witnesses because he has shown himself…
RT @jaketapper: Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger: Like Joe Biden, I Once Stuttered, Too. I Dare You to Mock Me. https://nyti.ms/36aBLFf
RT @jaketapper: ACLU Deputy Legal Director Louise Melling responds to National Archives: “Apologizing is not enough. The National Archives…
 
 
 
 
 
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