Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto)

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CNN Anchor & Chief Nat Sec Correspondent, Author, “The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World” https://www.harpercollins.com/9780063005693/the-madman-theory/

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Washington, DC & New York, NY

2009-02-27 11:07:05

Scoop: Review of US Capitol security in wake of Jan 6 insurrection to recommend sweeping changes incl addition of more than 1,000 officers, a Nat Guard quick reaction force, & integrated system of quickly-deployable walls & fences around Capitol complex. W/ @Zachary Cohen

Don’t underestimate this: the US has now officially accused the effective leader of a close ally of ordering the murder of a journalist and US resident. That’s big.

Breaking: US intel report on murder of Jamal Khashoggi says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman was responsible: “We assess that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved an operation..to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,” it states.

Breaking: US intel report on murder of Jamal Khashoggi says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman was responsible: “We assess that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved an operation..to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi,” it states.

New: Biden administration has released long-awaited declassified US intelligence report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The administration provided the declassified report to Congress on Friday, ahead of its public release

GOP mayors v GOP House on Covid relief:

“Covid relief has got to be viewed as bipartisan..so shame on anyone who wants to make it anything but that.” Mesa AZ GOP @MayorGiles 

“This is a no brainer. It’s a very popular issue..regardless of your party,” OKC GOP Mayor @davidfholt

GOP mayors v GOP House on Covid relief: “Covid relief has got to be viewed as bipartisan..so shame on anyone who wants to make it anything but that.” Mesa AZ GOP  @Mayor John Giles “This is a no brainer. It’s a very popular issue..regardless of your party,” OKC GOP Mayor  @Mayor David Holt

Also downers, wearing seatbelts and using disinfectants during surgery but...

CPAC hosts get heckled after announcing they must comply with the private venue's mask rules, calling it “a downer” and “not the most fun.”

CPAC hosts get heckled after announcing they must comply with the private venue's mask rules, calling it “a downer” and “not the most fun.”

What’s the quid pro quo for Alaska here?

via  @John Harwood: Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski will meet with OMB Director nominee Neera Tanden on Monday as her confirmation hangs in the balance, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

Rep. Gregory Meeks tells @jimsciutto he will vote to support the Covid-19 relief package.
“Though I would want the $15 an hour to be a part of this …  I want to make sure that the relief that the American people need ... [is received] in as short a period of time as possible.”

Rep. Gregory Meeks tells  @Jim Sciutto he will vote to support the Covid-19 relief package. “Though I would want the $15 an hour to be a part of this … I want to make sure that the relief that the American people need ... [is received] in as short a period of time as possible.”

There’s interesting overlap between Dems and GOP populists both on minimum wage and stimulus checks. Question: could they have reached some sort of compromise on Covid relief?

.@HawleyMO Announces Legislation To Require $15 Minimum Wage for Billion-Dollar Corporations

@Josh Hawley Announces Legislation To Require $15 Minimum Wage for Billion-Dollar Corporations

A headline seemingly borrowed from another century: “Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has been transferred to a penal colony, Alexander Kalashnikov of Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service told reporters.” (PS: I am not making up the name of the Russian official quoted)

No mention of Jamal Khashoggi in WH readout of Biden call with Saudi King Salman.

No mention of Jamal Khashoggi in WH readout of Biden call with Saudi King Salman.

New: President Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud ahead of the release of a long-awaited US intelligence report on the killing of Saudi insider turned dissident Jamal Khashoggi. https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/25/politics/biden-us-saudi-recalibrate-khashoggi/index.html

Please join and feel free to ask me the tough questions!

Tickets are still available for tonight’s conversation with @jimsciutto and @juliettekayyem about Jim’s recent book, THE MADMAN THEORY. Sign up today, and we’ll see you at 6:30pm ET!

Tickets are still available for tonight’s conversation with  @Jim Sciutto and  @Juliette Kayyem about Jim’s recent book, THE MADMAN THEORY. Sign up today, and we’ll see you at 6:30pm ET! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/139433636761

Why isn’t this a simple: the US opposes any incarceration of anyone for their race or ethnicity?

Senator Brown brings up Beijing's mistreatment of the Uighurs, and asks Catherine Tai what she would do about it. Catherine Tai says she supports removing forced labor from supply chains, but declines to mention China, or Xinjiang, or Uighurs. She's being so unfortunately careful

I will not miss the age of Zoom.

Nice to see lawmakers of both parties ask questions to get to the bottom of the Capitol attack & solutions rather than deflecting or making political points.

Costco will raise its minimum wage to $16 an hour starting next week,  @Nathaniel Meyersohn reports.

Good detail here from  @Kara Scannell: Manhattan DA got the tax records only “hours” after Supreme Court ruled against Trump.

The Manhattan DA obtained Trump's taxes and records on Monday hours after the Supreme Court dealt Trump the final blow in his bid to block them, according to sources. The records total millions of pages, the sources say. https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/25/politics/trump-taxes-mazars-vance/index.html

Fact-checking the newest “big lie” - pushed by Sen. Ron Johnson and others - that the deadly Capitol insurrection was the work of “fake”
Trump supporters.

Fact-checking the newest “big lie” - pushed by Sen. Ron Johnson and others - that the deadly Capitol insurrection was the work of “fake” Trump supporters.

Breaking: Manhattan District Attorney’s office has obtained former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and related records, according to sources familiar with the matter.  @Katelyn Polantz  @Shimon Prokupecz reporting

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