Peter Baker

Peter Baker

Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and MSNBC analyst. Husband and co-author with @sbg1 of "THE DIVIDER: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021"

A case study in how a Hunter Biden conspiracy theory starts out from a random tweet and works its way though conservative media to the GOP House. @GlennKesslerWP  and @AdriUsero  break it all down.

Biden taps Jeff Zients to replace Klain as chief of staff, people familiar with the decision say. w @katierogers  @shearm  Confirming report by @tylerpager  and @yabutaleb7 

"Superman has Bizarro, a powerful antagonist who resembles him from afar but has the opposite instincts," writes @Noahbierman ⁩. Florida's DeSantis and California's Newsom have each other.

More than 50 current and former lawmakers at various levels of the Russian government have signed an open letter in support of Navalny.

Thanks to your generosity, we have passed the $300K mark for the GoFundMe drive for the family of Blake Hounshell. It's still not too late to donate if you're able.

Justice Department, with concurrence of Biden's legal team, searched the president's Wilmington home on Friday and found six more classified documents, some stemming back to his days in the Senate, Bauer says. The search lasted more than 12 hours and covered the whole premises.

Anyone interested in diplomacy, the Cold War or just a fascinating study of one of the most important figures of the 20th century should read the new @PhilTaubman ⁩ biography of George Shultz, with never-revealed stories.

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Federal ethics law: "An employee shall not use or permit the use of his Government position or title or any authority associated with his public office to endorse any product, service or enterprise ... "

Trump: “We’re doing very well.” Coronavirus deaths over the last 7 days: Australia: 70 Canada: 37 France: 51 Germany: 49 Italy: 55 Japan: 27 Spain: 57 Sweden: 27 UK: 414 US: 7,189

Trump, Feb. 26: "This is a flu. This is like a flu." Trump, today: "It's not the flu. It's vicious."

Trump confirms that White House has suspended the hard pass of a reporter because it doesn't like the way he does his job. This is something I've never seen since I started covering the White House in 1996. Other presidents did not fear tough questioning.

Did Trump commit a crime? "This is the smoking gun," Sol Wisenberg, a former deputy to Ken Starr, tells me about today's hearing. "There isn’t any question this establishes a prima facie case for his criminal culpability on seditious conspiracy charges."

In the first year of Trump’s presidency, the S&P 500 hit new records 62 times and finished up 17%. In the first year of Biden’s presidency, the S&P 500 hit new records 70 times and finished up 29%.

Trump: "So after 50 years of being virtually empty, I built up our oil reserves during my administration ... to 100% full.” Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Jan 2017: 695 million barrels Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Jan 2021: 638 million barrels

The president of the United States praises the convicted felon who ran his campaign because "he refused to break" and give information to prosecutors.

Old enough to remember when it would have been shocking to see a former president admit that his goal was to have "overturned the Election."