John Harwood

John Harwood

a Dad who covers Washington, the economy and national politics for CNBC. Find my Speakeasy interviews at

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“In the aftermath, we saw the images of Black maintenance workers sweeping debris from the halls of the Capitol and learned the stories of Black police officers who prevented the attack from being much worse than it could have been.” /3

“We all will remember where we were, what we saw and how we felt on Jan. 6. It was a desecration of one of the most recognizable buildings in the world and symbols of democracy — built by forced labor of people of African descent. Black folks ought to be as outraged as I am.” /4

what would make a far-right Trump supporter think to identify Russian intelligence as a helpful destination for a Democratic leader’s laptop?

few believed it four years ago, but @jonathanchait ⁩ was right - as events have by now made perfectly obvious

white men 31% yes everyone not a white man 59% yes

WashPost on Melania’s final hours: “Choreographing her own exit, trying to cement her legacy as a first lady who devoted much time to renovations of the WH, and making plans to continue her ‘Be Best’ initiative.” because “Be Best” has done so much


BREAKING from CNN:   “The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to a court record unsealed on Tuesday by the chief judge of the DC District Court.”

the pandemic is now EVERY WEEK taking twice as many American lives as were lost on 9/11

her husband is a billionaire coal-mining magnate

it did happen. 2014 Q2/Q3: 4.6%/5.2% which actually is higher than: 2017 Q2/Q3: 3.1%/3.0% magic

it happened in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 under President Obama

the Dow increased more in Obama’s first 11 months (29%) than Trump’s (24%)

if you wonder why some NFL players take a knee, watch this