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Eliana Johnson

One of the best-sourced reporters covering the Trump White House, Eliana Johnson offers an up-to-the-minute perspective on the president's interactions with his staff, with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and with the news media. Morning to night, she is tracking down insider information to share with and your audience.

White House Correspondent at POLITICO, CNN Political Analyst, and Former Washington Editor, National Review

Expertise In:

  • American Politics
  • Communication
  • Election Forecast and Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Media and Journalism

Audience & Industry

  • Associations
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Corporations
  • The Professional Services Industry
  • Women's Events

One of the best-sourced reporters covering the Trump White House, Eliana Johnson offers an up-to-the-minute perspective on the president's interactions with his staff, with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and with the news media. Morning to night, she is tracking down insider information to share with and your audience.

Johnson brings her readers exclusive details on White House power struggles and big-time policy decisions. She broke the news that then White House chief-of-staff John Kelly had downgraded Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance. She was the first to report that then CIA director Mike Pompeo, who has become one of the most important figures in the Trump administration, was the odds-on favorite to succeed Rex Tillerson at the State Department. Regularly appearing on the most influential news shows on television, including NBC's Meet the Press, the PBS NewsHour, PBS Washington Week, and across CNN, her commentary is among the most trusted across the political spectrum. Johnson can offer a unique perspective on what's really going on behind the scenes and inside the Oval Office, mapping out the key issues and the most important players, what they mean and why they matter.

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Moderated Conversation with Eliana Johnson

Eliana Johnson answers any and all of your questions on American politics and the Trump White House, providing candid, unfiltered responses and perspectives gained from traveling the globe with Trump.

Trump and The Press

Does Trump really hate the news media? How do the president and the reporters he derides as the "enemy of the people" really interact behind closed doors? Eliana Johnson offers a fresh perspective based on two-plus years of covering Donald Trump, offering exclusive insight into how this relationship really works.

An Insider's Perspective on Trump's Washington

Eliana Johnson has has traveled the globe with Donald Trump, documenting some of the pivotal moments of the Trump presidency from Singapore to Hanoi. From serious policy matters to the personalities shaping the White House, Johnson will explain it all clearly, directly, and exclusively.