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After a meteoric rise, Jonathan Swan has quickly become one of the most recognizable reporters covering American politics today. He spends his every waking minute talking to people who work in the Trump White House and collecting insider knowledge to share with his readers—and your audience.
Jonathan Swan currently serves as a national political reporter for Axios, the media company launched by Politico founders Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei. Swan covers the Trump presidency and Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.
He is regarded as one of the best-sourced reporters covering the West Wing and the Trump administration. He has broken some of the biggest stories of the Trump era, including being the first to report that President Trump would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, the first to report that Trump would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and the first to report that the president would terminate DACA.
As a star of Axios' HBO show, Swan has interviewed top administration officials including President Trump and Jared Kushner.
Meet Jonathan Swan
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Jonathan Swan takes audiences inside the 2020 presidential race, sharing how the rival campaigns are strategizing and the latest on how President Trump plans to use the executive branch to increase his chances of re-election. He also shares the latest on the coronavirus deliberations inside the West Wing and on Capitol Hill.
Trump on Trade and the Economy
Jonathan Swan has broken story after story about President Trump's tax, trade, and economic agenda, including vividly reported Oval Office scenes of the internal debates over the most consequential trade decisions. Swan has unparalleled insight on how the White House makes the decisions that shape the economy –– and your industry.
Behind the Scenes in Trump's Washington
You’ve seen him on TV. You’ve read his breaking news. You’ve come to trust his byline. But you’ve never heard him quite like this: unfiltered and uncompromising. An award-winning journalist with incomparable access to the halls of power, Jonathan Swan takes you behind the scenes in the Trump White House and on Capitol Hill. He introduces you to the people behind his headlines and explains what you might expect next from one of the least predictable administrations in recent memory. You’ll walk away with an insider’s view of Washington today and exclusive insight into how it will shape America tomorrow.
Looking to have newsmakers and influencers from across the political spectrum share the stage at your event? Jonathan Swan will be the perfect addition to moderate your conversation –– and make it unforgettable. He has moderated panels for a host of organizations, using his ace interview skills to coax panelists into sharing their richest insights and juiciest stories.