Vera Bergengruen

Vera Bergengruen

@VeraMBergen

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Washington Correspondent @TIME on the chaos beat || Formerly natsec @BuzzFeedNews & @McClatchyDC || Talk to me ➡️ vmbs@protonmail.com

Washington, DC via 🇺🇾 🇨🇱 🇲🇽 🇩🇪 & Miami
Joined on December 15, 2011
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“As his credential was being checked, another officer noted bumper stickers on the truck’s windows, which read, “Assault Life” and “If they come for your guns giv ‘em your bullets first,” police said” https://t.co/W0ONGDGS9F

More new posters around Columbia Heights https://t.co/MljdUPnZeU

More new posters around Columbia Heights https://t.co/MljdUPnZeU

Luv 2 take a relaxing Saturday stroll through the neighborhood https://t.co/6t2VlUCwdR

Luv 2 take a relaxing Saturday stroll through the neighborhood https://t.co/6t2VlUCwdR

““I just want people to know I’m a normal person. That I listen to my president who told me to go to the Capitol... so I would ask the President of the United States to give me a pardon.” https://t.co/zgIw1q8xnk

Quoted @jabinbotsford

@MyPillowUSA CEO Michael Lindell shows off his notes before going into the West Wing at the White House on Friday, Jan 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. https://t.co/AY6AyJNSyE

@MyPillowUSA CEO Michael Lindell shows off his notes before going into the West Wing at the White House on Friday, Jan 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. https://t.co/AY6AyJNSyE

not the best opsec by my pillow guy https://t.co/xABPPJJB3A

Spanish-language radio has blamed the Capitol riot on Antifa, members of the Black Lives Matter movement, and "Castro supporters" (always on brand) https://t.co/x4WRDsDdd8

Breaking: The National Rifle Association says it has filed a petition for bankruptcy

Numerous Spanish-language media outlets in Miami have been accused of spreading disinformation, incl. about last week's events. More than 20 Latino advocacy organizations are "demanding better fact-checking by reporters and more accountability for pundits" https://t.co/x4WRDsDdd8

Incredible. https://t.co/qqzxMzlKix

Let me get this straight: this woman flew to DC on a private jet, live-streamed the storming of the Capitol, and then interrupted it mid-insurrection to plug her real estate business? https://t.co/Lwv369mQKg

"Extremist experts and former law enforcement officials can only guess at how many of the nation’s police and military are members of militia or other extremist groups, or even hold extremist views they might be willing to act on." https://t.co/W9qsNs3BGC

Security officials say they are concerned that serving U.S. troops or law enforcement officers "could pose a clear and present danger to the President- and Vice President-elect and other senior U.S. lawmakers on Inauguration Day," @KimDozier reports https://t.co/W9qsNs3BGC

Apparently Facebook cares about violence in the U.S. but what about India, Myanmar and Ethiopia, human rights groups say. via @satariano https://t.co/UB3asvgBRV

"Thank you, but fuck you for being there.” - D.C. police officer Michael Fanone on his response to the few rioters who helped when others were trying to kill him https://t.co/EHKT7QMGvJ

Senior Research Fellow @ColinPClarke spoke with @TIME about state capitols' reactions to far-right threats: “That’s what I’m concerned about—Lansing, Mich., and Harrisburg, Penn., and Richmond, Va., and the Pacific Northwest in the coming days and weeks.” https://t.co/TdkPvlCxfm

At McKinley's second inauguration, people were just... chilling on the roof of the Capitol!!

(March 4, 1901) https://t.co/gpDql19NVw
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At McKinley's second inauguration, people were just... chilling on the roof of the Capitol!! (March 4, 1901) https://t.co/gpDql19NVw

We all knew this genre would arrive at some point, but it seems too soon https://t.co/54ouURFVWg

We all knew this genre would arrive at some point, but it seems too soon https://t.co/54ouURFVWg

TIME
3 days ago

"A real nightmare." State Capitols are racing to catch up to the far-right threat https://t.co/PeFd985Fpz

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