Kevin Whitelaw

Kevin Whitelaw

@KevinWhitelaw1

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Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. Government, Bloomberg News, Washington, DC. Previous stints at CQ, NPR, US News & World Report.

Joined on August 07 2012

Trump Fans Can’t Sue San Jose as a Group Over Violence at Rally

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Into the Unknown for Israel as Netanyahu’s Election Gamble Fails

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Channels 12 and 13 have revised their exit polls to give more seats to the Arab Israeli bloc, which has signaled it might support a Gantz premiership. They have ruled out supporting Netanyahu. Follow the Live Blog. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/live-blog/2019-09-05/israel-general-election via @business

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The lack of a decisive victory would be a stunning setback for Netanyahu, who gambled on a revote to strengthen his political hand -- and possibly keep himself out of jail. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/exit-polls-show-dramatic-deadlock-in-israel-s-repeat-election via @bpolitics

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“I have no obligation to be honest with the media because they are as dishonest as anybody else,” Lewandowski said in a response that could backfire on him if he runs for a Senate seat in New Hampshire.

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Corey Lewandowski defiantly refused to answer most questions from Nadler in a combative hearing that’s the first explicitly tied to Trump's potential impeachment. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/lewandowski-denounces-trump-haters-in-combative-testimony via @business

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Trump also complained that homeless people are living on the “best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings” as property owners pay “tremendous taxes” and picked their locations because of “prestige.”

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2019-09-17 19:53:03

This is big: DOJ wants Supreme Court to hear challenge to CFPB structure, argues CFPB director's power is unconstitutional. BUT the government says court can sever appointment provision instead of wiping out the whole agency

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Exit polls show Israel’s election producing a dramatic deadlock, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor former military chief Benny Gantz able to easily form a government. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/exit-polls-show-dramatic-deadlock-in-israel-s-repeat-election via @bpolitics

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2019-09-17 19:08:20

Dept. of What Timing: Circulated by @LeaderHoyer's office today as HJC Lewandowski hearing devolves into hot mess.

Dept. of What Timing: Circulated by @LeaderHoyer's office today as HJC Lewandowski hearing devolves into hot mess. https://t.co/YU02Tfv6vi

Saudi Arabia has restored just under half the output lost after its Abqaiq plant was attacked, and said it expects output to return to pre-attack levels by the end of September https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/saudi-arabia-partially-restores-output-at-damaged-oil-facility via @markets

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NYC mayor Bill de Blasio has less than 1% support in Democratic presidential race IN HIS OWN STATE, according to a new poll. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/buttigieg-airs-plan-to-better-disaster-response-campaign-update via @bpolitics

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Corey Lewandowski defiantly refused to answer most questions from Nadler in a combative hearing that’s the first explicitly tied to Trump's potential impeachment. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/lewandowski-denounces-trump-haters-in-combative-testimony via @business

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The U.S. has sued Edward Snowden over his book, claiming he disclosed classified information https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/u-s-sues-ex-nsa-contractor-edward-snowden-over-his-book via @bpolitics

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A mortgage industry executive with ties to a firm penalized in a predatory lending crackdown is now being considered by Trump to run Ginnie Mae https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/ginnie-punished-his-firm-trump-may-now-pick-him-to-lead-ginnie via @bpolitics

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2019-09-17 15:23:48

1/ Bloomberg has a must-read story out today on short-term, limited duration junk insurance plans that the Trump administration is promoting as an alternative to comprehensive ACA plans. The story highlights how bad these plans are for consumers.

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The Trump administration gave e-cigarette makers room to grow—then reports of vaping’s risks began to emerge https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-17/trump-s-fda-gave-vaping-room-to-breathe-until-the-crackdown via @BW

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Trump says he's ready to release the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, but corroding pipes, crumbling tanks, and an infrastructure bottleneck could limit its ability to help https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-16/disrepair-of-oil-reserve-may-hamper-its-value-in-saudi-crisis via @markets

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2019-09-17 14:32:11

It’s been almost a year since Elliot Schrage resigned from one of FB’s top jobs, hired his own replacement, and took public responsibility for one of FB’s biggest scandals. So what’s he up to now? He’s still working full time at Facebook!

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“I’m really sorry for everything you’ve gone through,” he said next. “But whether or not the insurance company had handled your case differently, you still would have had cancer, correct?”

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The Trump administration’s moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act have companies cashing in https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-09-17/under-trump-health-insurance-with-less-coverage-floods-market via @BW

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The Trump administration’s moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act have companies cashing in https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-09-17/under-trump-health-insurance-with-less-coverage-floods-market via @BW

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2019-09-17 13:41:51

@ZekeFaux @polly Not a great sign: "Health insurance also became the most common product pitched in robocalls — responsible, according to call-blocking service YouMail, for 387 million calls this April alone."

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The Canadian Arctic is warming three times faster than the global average. Here’s how it’s affecting the region’s economy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-09-17/in-planet-s-fastest-warming-region-jobs-come-with-thaw via @business

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Lewandowski seems ready to use this hearing to showcase his possible bid for a Senate seat in New Hampshire in 2020. This morning, he tweeted about the hearing using the hashtag #2020.

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Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s 2016 campaign manager, will appear for what promises to be a contentious public hearing Tuesday.

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Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s 2016 campaign manager, will appear for what promises to be a contentious public hearing Tuesday.

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