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Annie Karni

Annie Karni covers the White House for The New York Times. Before that, she covered Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

Prior to joining The New York Times, she covered the White House for POLITICO. She worked as a political reporter at the New York Daily News, where she covered the 2013 mayoral race and the Bill de Blasio administration.

She is also a veteran of the New York Post and the now-defunct New York Sun.
 

Most Recent Appearances

Recent Stories

  • The New York Times
    March 16, 2019
    Vice President Mike Pence was doing just fine in the background. Then a Democrat called him “decent.”
  • The New York Times
    March 1, 2019
    President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White House’s top lawyer, four people brief
  • The New York Times
    February 22, 2019
    The White House said on Thursday that it planned to leave about 200 American troops in Syria, signaling a partial retreat from President Trump’s announcement in December that he would withdraw all 2,000 forces after what he described as a victory ove
  • The New York Times
    February 19, 2019
    President Trump on Monday delivered his sharpest warning yet to Venezuela’s military authorities in an increasingly tense showdown over that country’s crisis, proclaiming they would “lose everything” by remaining loyal to President Nicolás Maduro and
  • The New York Times
    February 16, 2019
    Standing in the Rose Garden on Friday morning, President Trump heaped praise on Rush Limbaugh, the right-wing radio show host, who earlier in the week gave his blessing to a bipartisan spending bill that did not include the money Mr.
  • The New York Times
    February 2, 2019
    President Trump plans to use his State of the Union address on Tuesday night to outline a bipartisan and optimistic vision of the country, a senior administration official said on Friday.
  • The New York Times
    January 26, 2019
    For two years, Roger J. Stone Jr. has seemed like the most obvious suspect in an old-fashioned mystery, the self-described dirty trickster taunting the special counsel, Robert S.
  • The New York Times
    January 18, 2019
    A bus emblazoned with the United States Air Force logo was idling outside the Capitol on Thursday, members of Congress on board, ready to depart for Joint Base Andrews and a waiting military aircraft.
  • New York Times
    December 28, 2018
    “During his surprise visit to American troops in Iraq and Germany this week, President Trump singled out red “Make America Great Again” caps in a sea of military fatigues, signed a “Trump 2020” patch and accused Representative Nancy Pelosi and other
  • New York Times
    December 28, 2018
    “During his surprise visit to American troops in Iraq and Germany this week, President Trump singled out red “Make America Great Again” caps in a sea of military fatigues, signed a “Trump 2020” patch and accused Representative Nancy Pelosi and other
  • New York Times
    December 26, 2018
    “President Trump visited American military forces in Iraq on Wednesday, a surprise trip and the first visit to troops stationed abroad in a combat zone by a commander in chief who has made withdrawing the United States from foreign wars a signature i
  • Politico
    September 11, 2018
    President Donald Trump has called journalist Bob Woodward’s book on his administration a work of “fiction” and a “scam,” claiming that quotes in the book are “made up" and that the author is a "liar." At the same time, sources famil
  • POLITICO
    August 11, 2018
    Nothing can change your mind about a person as quickly as getting dumped or fired.
  • POLITICO
    July 14, 2018
    The Range Rover inched slowly along the gravel path toward the castle, delivering President Donald Trump to the regal encounter he’d been anticipating for days: a meeting with the Queen of England strictly devoted to pomp and circumstance, a refreshi
  • POLITICO
    July 12, 2018
    With London distracted by soccer and Brexit, the president's former strategist has set up shop at a five-star hotel to fuel Europe's surging brand of Trumpism.
  • POLITICO
    June 28, 2018
    President Donald Trump is expected to tap former Fox News executive Bill Shine as communications director, the latest sign of the network's growing influence over the West Wing.
  • POLITICO
    June 23, 2018
    Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.
  • POLITICO
    June 23, 2018
    Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.
  • POLITICO
    June 18, 2018
    Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer is often referred to as “Bibi’s brain,” for his close relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But according to a new book, he might sometimes play the role of “Jared’s brain,” too.
  • POLITICO
    June 11, 2018
    Solomon Lartey spent the first five months of the Trump administration working in the Old Executive Office Building, standing over a desk with scraps of paper spread out in front of him.
  • POLITICO
    May 14, 2018
    President Donald Trump signaled Sunday he would help out a Chinese phone-maker that has been banned from accessing U.S. technology, a top priority of Chinese trade negotiators coming to Washington later this week for talks.
  • POLITICO
    May 12, 2018
    White House chief of staff John Kelly has declined all requests to appear on the Sunday show circuit, even though the president loves seeing his staff mount combative defenses of him on TV.
  • POLITICO
    May 8, 2018
    President Donald Trump has shaken up his legal team in the last three weeks — and he’s still not happy.
  • POLITICO
    January 12, 2018
    Oprah Winfrey’s viral Golden Globes speech sounded, to many viewers, like a soaring convention speech — if not her own, then certainly the spotlight-stealing speech delivered as a surrogate for someone else.