Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs )

Jennifer Jacobs

Bio Sr. White House reporter for Bloomberg News / @business. Reporting what I know, not what I think. jjacobs68@bloomberg.net đź’•Iowa
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Twitter for iPad : Asked if Amy Coney Barrett could pass the Senate, "I hope she can't. She stands for all the things Ruth Bader Ginsburg was against," Chuck Schumer said. "Someone of that philosophy does not belong on the court and could cement a hard-right conservative court ... for a generation."

Twitter for iPad : NEWS: Joe Biden entered September with nearly half-a-billion dollars in the bank — and $141 million more than President Trump.

Biden + joint DNC operations = $466 million
Trump + joint RNC operations = $325 million

nytimes.com/2020/09/20/us/…

iPhone : NEW: Lamar Alexander, who is retiring this year, sides with McConnell on filling the SCOTUS vacancy left by RBG.

Senator McConnell is only doing what Democrat leaders have said they would do if the shoe were on the other foot.”

iPhone : This straight out of the playbook in authoritarian countries. First you force the sale of an asset, then you force a “donation” to a foundation that acts to further your political goals. twitter.com/jenniferjjacob…

iPhone : Trump publicly explained his Tiktok fund idea at rally last night—it’s part of his “patriotic education” plan.

He wants to “educate people as to real history of our country...not the fake history.”

Tiktok’s Chinese parent co, ByteDance, in statement, distanced itself from idea.

iPhone : 🚨”Do me a favor,” Trump said on phone with Walmart and Oracle.

The execs were trying to resolve his Tiktok ban, by creating new US co.

Trump, determined to extract payment, proposed education idea.

Execs agreed. But didn’t fully get what Trump wants?
google.com/amp/s/www.bloo…

Twitter for iPad : TRUMP wants the $5 billion from the Tiktok Global deal to pay for "patriotic education" via his envisioned "1776 Commission."

Twitter for iPad : I will be putting forth a nominee next week. It will be a woman, Trump in North Carolina says of filling the US Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Twitter for iPad : đź‘€NEW IOW POLL đź‘€
Democrat Theresa Greenfield: 45%
Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst: 42%
Someone else: 3%
desmoinesregister.com/story/news/pol…

Twitter for iPad : MEADOWS has had multiple conversations with McConnell about SCOTUS, he tells reporters on AF1. Discussions were more about nomination process than individual people, Meadows says.

“Whether it provides additional energy or not" in race "is hard to tell. It’s too early to tell."

Twitter for iPad : The companies have agreed to terms with Trump for new TikTok Global to give $5 billion to an education foundation that will be established, sources tell me. Trump told press: "They're going to be setting up a very large fund...That's their contribution that I've been asking for."

Twitter for iPad : Tiktok may not shut down after all.

Trump said he’s approved Oracle Corp.’s bid for the U.S. operations of the popular video-sharing app. The Chinese govt must now sign off on the transaction for it to go forward.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…