University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

President Trump, Expert in Chief

Three journalists who have reported extensively about Washington—Major Garrett, Joel Stein and Philip Rucker—will share their stories and their insights about President Trump's style, substance and long-range impact on American governance.

Major Garrett

Major Garrett has been a fixture in executive branch reporting for 17 years, serving as a White House correspondent for three news outlets during the last four administrations. He has been the CBS News chief White House correspondent since 2012, and is a substitute anchor of Face the Nation....

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Philip Rucker

Philip Rucker is the White House bureau chief for The Washington Post and is a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He received a Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for coverage of Russian interference. His new book is "A Very Stable Genius: Donald J....


Joel Stein

Joel Stein was not easy to work with on this bio. He demanded a lot of changes, particularly in regard to his photo, which he believed could be adjusted to make him look younger, fitter, and, somehow, “famouser....

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