@Politico congressional reporter covering national security & foreign policy. Proud Italian-American & Philly native. adesiderio@politico.com

Washington, D.C.
Joined December 2011
Things have unraveled.
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That was bound to happen. So many missed opportunities tonight. Sloppy
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That’s how you turn the tide after a putrid start. Keep it going boys #FlyEaglesFly
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LET’S GO GOOD GUYS #FlyEaglesFly
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Marjorie Taylor Greene is forcing another vote on a motion to adjourn that will go down in flames
We are voting NOW. The first and only vote in the series is on the motion to adjourn
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Andrew Desiderio retweeted
.@LeaderMcConnell asked unanimous consent to bring up the McConnell-Shelby bill/amendment that would remove debt limit and add Iron Dome funding back in. Leahy objected.
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McConnell says he's got the booster shot "I've been a lifelong champion of vaccinations"
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Wow
What a genuinely stupid reality
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Interesting that Zack Wheeler leads all NL players in WAR. #ZackWheelerTheRealMVP baseball-reference.com/leagu…
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FLASHBACK: Here's the document Harriet Hageman signed in an effort to rewrite RNC rules in 2016 — an effort viewed as something of a proxy for anti-Trump sentiment among the delegates >>>
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While Dems figure out the path forward on Biden’s domestic agenda this week, Afghanistan is creeping back up. Austin/Milley/McKenzie appearing before SASC/HASC. And MILLEY is certain to address his China calls under Trump. h/t @ktullymcmanus in HUDDLE: politico.com/newsletters/hud…
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The front page, two years ago today:
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PSAKI says Biden has decided he will NOT invoke executive privilege on Trump's behalf to shield any of his White House records from the Jan. 6 committee.
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SCOOP: The FBI has visited, emailed & called members of the vets’ groups working the Afghan evacuation -- outreach some describe as intimidating. In one instance, agency officials showed up at the home of Scott Mann, founder of TF Pineapple. politico.com/news/2021/09/24…
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House Foreign Affairs Committee top Republican Michael McCaul asks Blinken/Austin/Haines for all intelligence reports & assessments leading up to the Afghanistan withdrawal. gop-foreignaffairs.house.gov…
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