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Eli Stokols

Eli Stokols is a White House reporter based in the Los Angeles Times Washington, D.C., bureau. He is a veteran of Politico and the Wall Street Journal, where he covered the 2016 presidential campaign and then the Trump White House. A native of Irvine, Stokols grew up in a Times household and is thrilled to report for what is still his family's hometown paper. He is also a graduate of UC Berkeley and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Trump's praise for a congressman's attack on a reporter, amid outcry over slain Saudi journalist, draws fire

President Trump, as he continued equating Democrats to a "mob" in the run-up to next month's midterm elections, praised a Montana congressman Thursday night for body-slamming a reporter last year.

'Trump TV' goes live from the White House (mostly on Fox)

Since former Fox News executive Bill Shine arrived in June as White House communications director, President Trump — always eager for media attention — has been increasingly brazen about using the White House as his personal, taxpayer-funded sound stage, and mostly through Fox's lens.

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