Michael A. Memoli

Writer

Michael A. Memoli has worked in the Los Angeles Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau since 2010, where he now covers the White House and the 2016 presidential campaign. He has spent the last 11 years covering national politics based in D.C. (plus a dozen or so swing states in presidential election years). A New Jersey native, he graduated from Loyola University in Maryland.

Recent Articles

  • Trump speaks with Taiwanese president, possibly provoking China

    Trump speaks with Taiwanese president, possibly provoking China

    President-elect Donald Trump had a potentially provocative phone conversation Friday with Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, which could upset delicate relations between the U.S. and the Chinese government. It is believed to be the first call between a president or president-elect with a Taiwanese...

  • Donald Trump speaks with Taiwan's leader, which could provoke China

    Donald Trump speaks with Taiwan's leader, which could provoke China

    Trump again threatens to tax companies that move jobs out of the U.S. Dec. 4, 2016, 4 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Companies that try to ship jobs overseas will face tariffs, Trump saysA top Trump...

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