Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand )

Natasha Bertrand

Bio National security correspondent @politico. @MSNBC contributor. Send tips: nbertrand@politico.com nbertrand@protonmail.com. Signal: 202-751-9269.
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iPhone : Steve Hotze left a voicemail for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asking him to order rioters be killed

The Texas Tribune obtained the voicemail Friday via a public information request
texastribune.org/2020/07/03/ste…

iPhone : NEW: Lawmakers want to know what Trump knew about Russian bounties. There's a precedent for finding out: The House Benghazi investigation. politico.com/news/2020/07/0…

Twitter Web App : NEWS: The House Judiciary Committee will hold a transcribed interview with the former U.S. attorney from SDNY Geoff BERMAN non July 9, per a congressional aide.

Twitter Web App : Sen. Tammy Duckworth announces that she will block the promotions of 1,123 military officers until the defense secretary "confirms in writing that he did not, or will not, block the expected and deserved promotion of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to colonel"

Twitter Web App : BREAKING: Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite long accused of being part of Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking operation, has been taken into custody in New Hampshire, sources tell the Miami Herald. Story to come.

Twitter Web App : Kyle Cheney Natasha Bertrand When policy makers then foul up their only responsibility- to act on the threats - it is infuriating. And demoralizing. To those men and women at the tip of the spear. Who collected the intell, in this case knowing that this could save lives of our US mil colleagues.

iPhone : Soldiers who served under Clint Lorance in Afghanistan see Trump's pardon as betrayal

“14 of his men testified under oath against him...not one of his former soldiers spoke in his defense. It took the jury of Army officers three hours to find him guilty” washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/…

iPhone : O’Brien said briefer chose not to raise intel w/Trump bc it was unverified. But intel would not be included in the PDB while simultaneously being too unreliable to brief the president about, because the assumption is that the president will read the PDB, former officials said.

iPhone : New: The WH is zeroing in on Trump’s intel briefer as the reason why Trump wasn’t told orally about Russia bounty intel (despite it being in PDB). Former officials, though, say “using the excuse that the briefer didn't tell him is just that: an excuse.” politico.com/news/2020/07/0…

iPhone : Looking forward to working with these two again soon. It hasnt always been easy.

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Twitter Web App : “Three separate Taliban sources told Insider that they were aware of Russian bounty payments being made — though they stressed that only the less-disciplined elements on the fringes of the group would take up such an offer.” businessinsider.com/russia-did-pay…