Peter Baker

Peter Baker


Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and MSNBC analyst. Proud husband of Susan Glasser of the New Yorker and CNN.

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Biden selects Harris as his vice-presidential running mate on, embracing a former rival who sharply criticized him in the primaries but emerged after ending her campaign as a vocal supporter. @alexburnsNYT  @katieglueck 

Trump: "I raised $400 billion extra in NATO, you know that, went from 130 to $400 billion and that's a year.” No, NATO’s secretary general has said the cumulative increase in spending from 2016-24 would be $400 billion. So he’s only off by a factor of 8.

In a time of economic upheaval, one of the smartest writers I know is @jimtankersle . Lucky for us, he has an incredibly timely new book out TODAY on what happened to the middle class success story: “The Riches of This Land.” ?

RIP Kurt Luedtke, whose first movie was “Absence of Malice” and whose second movie was “Out of Africa,” both of which are on my top 20 of all time. That’s a pretty good run for a former newspaper guy who went to Hollywood. @ClarkHoyt 

A competing group of Russia scholars led by David Kramer pushes back against another reset in policy toward Moscow: "Rather, the actions and behavior of Vladimir Putin’s regime pose a threat to American interests and values, requiring strong pushback.”

A day after he was sanctioned by China, @abramowitz  rejects the argument that oppression in Hong Kong does not affect America: "CCP repression is already shaping what we can say, where we can travel, the products we buy, and even the news we read.”

"I do not feel squeezed": FDA's Hahn caught between a president promising a vaccine by Election Day and scientists who say that's not feasible. @BySheilaKaplan ⁩

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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

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, Feb. 28: "The press is in hysteria mode" over coronavirus. Trump video, April 13: "The media minimized the risk from the start."

Trump: "You know the way it was asked. I was looking at you." Reporter: "No you weren't sir. I wasn't there yesterday."

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