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Movement Afloat to Return Tapper to ‘This Week’?

ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper gained a lot of attention over the weekend when he subbed for ABC’s “This Week.” Some  journos clamored for more and for a Tapper return to the Sunday morning program he hosted earlier this year until Christiane Amanpour permanently filled the slot.

“Boy is it a nice treat to turn on This Week and see @JakeTapper in the anchor seat.” — said Editor of Business Insider/The Wire Glynnis MacNicol in a weekend tweet. TWT‘s Eli Lake agreed, saying, “ABC This Week is ten times better when @jaketapper is hosting. I’m not just saying that cause we went to the same high school.” In addition, Mediaite wrote a memo to ABC that read: Don’t fight it. Return Jake Tapper to This Week.

Tapper didn’t argue with them. “Thanks for all the kind words, tweeperinos. #thisweek,” he wrote. Clarification: Tapper’s note of thanks was to all who sent kind words not just MacNicol and Lake.

In other Tapper news… WaPo named the correspondent D.C.’s favorite political wonk on Twitter. Read more about the accolade, including his pseudo virtual acceptance speech here on our sister site TVNewser.

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