John Harwood

John Harwood

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

320677 followers  •  1664 follow  •    •

ME: Why do you think Trump wants to help Putin? BIDEN: I don't think the president has any notion of geopolitical concerns. ME: Doesn’t understand, as opposed to purposely because he is compromised? BIDEN: I don’t know. The result is the same.

when your mom says it, do you still stop? (my Mom’s 91 and i still do)

why yes i conducted a long-form interview w/Andrew Yang! here it is:

“just gimme some kind of sign, girl oh my baby to show me that you're mine, girl oh yeah...”

Joe Biden to me on the danger to American interests from Trump’s presidency: “He knows nothing”

I asked Biden about his “world laughing at Trump” ad, and Trump insisting he found “deep respect” at NATO meeting. ME: You think he actually believes that? BIDEN: He thinks if he says the lie often enough, repeats it, somehow people will believe it.


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

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

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

of the 40 deadliest US mass shootings since 1949 (8 or more people killed): --7 occurred in the 10 years before US enacted assault weapons ban --2 occurred in the 10 years assault weapons ban was in effect --26 have occurred in the 15 years since assault weapons ban expired