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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new CBS pollls of competitive states: GA Trump 47%, Biden 46% NC Biden 48%, Trump 46%

new CBS News Senate polls: NC Cunningham (D challenger) 48% Tillis (R incumbent) 38% SC Graham (R incumbent) 45% Harrison (D challenger) 44%

“The picture that perhaps emerges most starkly from the figures and tax schedules is of a businessman-president in a tightening financial vise. “Most of Trump’s core enterprises report losing millions, if not tens of millions, of dollars year after year.”

“His revenue from “The Apprentice” and licensing deals is drying up; he has sold nearly all the stocks that now might have helped him plug holes in struggling properties. “And within the next 4 years, more than $300M in loans — for which he is personally responsible — come due.”

“The records go much further to revealing the conflicts created by Trump’s refusal to divest his business interests while in the WH. His properties have become bazaars for collecting money directly from lobbyists, foreign officials and others seeking face time, access or favor.”

@HeerJeet  @jonathanchaiti  @mattyglesiasn  the story: “The records shed new light on the money behind the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, an enduring intrigue because of subsequent investigations into Russia’s 2016 interference. The pageant was the most profitable Miss Universe during Trump’s time as co-owner” /1

Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, armed, barricades self in Fort Lauderdale home, police called

pretty remarkabke that the NYT got Trump’s tax returns before the House of Representatives did


WH staffers are upset with each other for failing to stop Trump from telling Woodward what he knew when about coronavirus - thus revealing that tens of thousands lives could have been saved by stronger, earlier action

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%)

Trump Has Now Moved $2.3 Million Of Campaign-Donor Money Into His Private Business

NFL head coach for Houston Texans: “Yeah, I’ll take a knee. The players have a right to protest, a right to be heard. They’re not taking a knee because they’re against our flag. They’re taking a knee because they haven’t been treated equally in this country for over 400 years.”

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