Articles by Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News


nbcnews.com Dec 07, 2021

Biden, under pressure on China, seeks to send a signal with Olympics diplomatic boycott
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

"It should not be a surprise that we would not go," a senior administration official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to publicly discuss the president's deliberations. Those allies haven't rushed to join the diplomatic boycott, but many lawmakers are applau . . .

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nbcnews.com Dec 06, 2021

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes to leave Congress to lead new Trump media company
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., one of former President Donald Trump's most loyal defenders, is leaving Congress to become CEO of the Trump Media and Technology Group, NBC News confirmed Monday. "Congressman Devin Nunes is a fighter and a leader. He will make an excellent CEO of TMTG," Trum . . .

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nbcnews.com Dec 05, 2021

In Georgia, Stacey Abrams relies on new voters to buck history
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

And while voters don't register by party in Georgia, the campaign's modeling of available information on newer registrants estimates that 45 percent are likely Democratic voters and 28 percent are likely Republican voters, with the remaining 27 percent unclassified as yet because of a lack of availa . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 25, 2021

U.S. lawmakers defy China by meeting with officials in Taiwan
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Five U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Thursday to meet with government officials, defying an admonition from Beijing to stay away from the hotly contested democratic island. "The auto industry’s largest supplier of microchips is here in Taiwan, so supply chain issues will most defini . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 17, 2021

Amid reports of White House friction, Harris allies advise her to focus on her job
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

"Focus on your job and you will be fine," Donna Brazile, who ran then-Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign, recounted telling Harris aides. "At the end of the day, the American people are not going to judge the vice president or the president in the first quarter of play." Amid tensio . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 10, 2021

Voting with Biden leads to calls for punishment from House GOP
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

But House Republicans aren't rushing to ostracize Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., who publicly posted a video of an animated version of himself killing a Democratic colleague and attacking President Joe Biden. And Punchbowl News reported Tuesday that GOP leaders are bracing for calls for the 13 to be stri . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 08, 2021

Trump looks like he'll run to reclaim the presidency in 2024
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — With each passing day, former President Donald Trump looks more like he is running to reclaim the Oval Office in 2024. What remains in some doubt is what, exactly, Trump wants to do with that power, according to GOP strategists. Next to Trump, the rest of the field looks downright tiny: . . .

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nbcnews.com Nov 03, 2021

Elections are a warning shot for Democrats. Will they heed it?
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — Democrats have plenty of scapegoats for Republican gains in Tuesday's elections — including President Joe Biden — but they don't have a shared plan to recover. The good news for Democrats is that they have a year before next November's midterm elections. "Terry McAuliffe sadly can blame . . .

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nbcnews.com Oct 29, 2021

Biden's future — and his party's — depends on whether Democrats can unify
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

And that was after abandoning any hope of getting a bipartisan agreement that would demonstrate Washington's ability to come together. The infighting isn't helping Democrats politically — it undercuts Biden's narrative and gives fodder to the party's critics — and it threatens to leave a bittersweet . . .

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nbcnews.com Oct 29, 2021

Biden wanted action on his agenda before jetting to Europe. Why progressives balked.
Jonathan Allen Is A Senior National Politics Reporter For Nbc News

WASHINGTON — For President Joe Biden, there was no time left to waste in creating a sense of momentum for his domestic agenda. Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia, urged the White House to deliver on the infrastructure bill before voters go to the polls Tuesday. And, per . . .

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