National Press Club

Yahoo correspondent to discuss book on Trump's cabinet, June 27

June 25, 2019 | By William McQuillen |

Alexander Nazaryan, national affairs correspondent for Yahoo, will discuss his new book, “The Best People: Trump’s Cabinet and the Siege on Washington,” as part of a discussion with Republican political strategist Rick Wilson at a National Press Club Headliners event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27.

Tickets cost $5 for Club members and $10 for non-members. When purchasing your tickets online, you will also have the option of buying a book. Books will be available for pick up and signing at the event. You may also purchase a copy of the book at the event.

Proceeds from the book sales will benefit the National Press Club Journalism Institute, the non-profit affiliate of the Club, so the Institute asks that you leave all outside books at home.

The book takes a hard look at President Donald Trump's cabinet, the president himself, his intentions and how the people he hired respond to his demands, policies and politics. In the book, Nazaryan argues that the “assault on the administrative state” promised by Steve Bannon in early 2017 never came.

A former Newsweek staff writer, Nazaryan has written on politics, books and culture for The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, The Village Voice, the New Criterion, Salon, and many other publications.