TOWOIT #286: SOTU, STFU

I’m happy to report that I missed the State of the Union yesterday.

There was  no White House press briefing yesterday or today, but lots happening–so I went on Twitter to see what the WHPB cast of characters has been saying there.

Margaret Talev gave a sneak preview of the speech.

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So I’m learning more and more about how this works. Apparently some reporters had the job of being outside the White House waiting for Trump to get in the car and drive away, and they relay back to the other reporters what’s going on.

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John Gizzi live-tweeted the State of the Union, with gusto.

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And then retweeted this:

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Meanwhile, April Ryan:

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Cecilia Vega last night, after she mis-spelled Stephen Miller’s name in a tweet about the

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Well, this seems like some misplaced optimism

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John Roberts from Fox wrote this:

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Lots of nuts-and-bolts reporting about today’s train crash:

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Trey Gowdy is retiring from Congress

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Margaret Brennan retweeted a story about the Nunes memo

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I think this was sarcasm?

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And then there’s this matter about the was-going-to be ambassador to South Korea. I’m still confused about it. Mara Liasson retweeted this:

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We’ll see if there’s a briefing tomorrow.

 

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