That context may be important, and Jacobovitz complained to TheDC that other news organizations had made his client “the victim of … articles that have mischaracterized and taken out of context various tweets or TV statements.”
But Jacobovitz, speaking for Williams, declined to answer when TheDC asked him to provide a meaningful context for the March 30 tweets.
Reached for comment, Politico editor-in-chief John Harris told TheDC that he was largely unfamiliar with the mechanics of Twitter archives, and that ”it would be irresponsible for me to comment at this point.”
Although Jacobovitz said that he “represent[s]” Williams “with respect to negotiations with Politico,” Harris said he wasn’t aware of who Jacobovitz was.
This story was updated after publication.