Don Lee

Writer

Don Lee covers the U.S. and global economy out of Washington, D.C. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 1992, he has served as the Shanghai bureau chief and in various editing and reporting roles in California. He is a native of Seoul, Korea, and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Recent Articles

  • Trump moves quickly in bid to revamp America's trade policy

    Trump moves quickly in bid to revamp America's trade policy

    It was quick and easy for President Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. With a stroke of his new presidential pen, he buried the massive Pacific free-trade agreement that the Obama administration had painstakingly negotiated, even though the 12-nation...

  • Fact check: Did factories shutter and 'leave our shores' under Obama?

    Fact check: Did factories shutter and 'leave our shores' under Obama?

    Trump signs orders pulling out of Pacific trade deal, freezing government hires Jan. 23, 2017, 6:12 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump formally pulls U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership Group challenges Trump's business holdings as violation...

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