Daniel Allott, Washington Examiner

Daniel Allott

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New Hampshire, United States

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Past articles by Daniel:

Regretful Trump voters hard to come by in Michigan

New Baltimore, MICH. — Robert Rasch had never voted for president before 2016. Then Donald Trump came along, and finally there was a candidate he could get excited about. → Read More

'It’s a cover-up': Democratic voters in Utah react to Mueller findings

MAGNA, Utah — Democrats have mixed feelings about the results of the Mueller investigation. → Read More

‘Damn socialism, why are you chasing me?’ Chinese-Americans see ghost of communism in Democrats’ leftward turn

IRVINE, Calif.— When Saga Zhou first moved to the United States from China in 2009, she steered clear of politics. The Communist Party rules supreme in China, so most Chinese immigrants bring a built-in aversion to political involvement. → Read More

How local news can restore trust in the media

There are few careers with less job security than local newspaper reporter. Eighteen thousand newspapers have shuttered since 2004, leaving 1,300 communities with no news coverage. In 2017, newspaper reporter was ranked as the worst job in America for the third straight year. → Read More

How the blue wave died in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In the end, the moving vans and change of address forms wouldn’t be necessary. → Read More

The enduring power of a Trump rally

Conservatives often mock liberals for inventing the concept of safe spaces, places on college campuses where students can express themselves without fear of being made to feel uncomfortable or unwelcome. → Read More

'Appalled,' 'pissed,' and 'frustrated': Female Trump supporters react to Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Catherine Bolder didn’t find Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee convincing. In fact, Bolder thinks Ford’s description of an assault she said she suffered 36 years ago at the hands Brett Kavanaugh was “laughable — from the innocent little girl with the messy hair act, to the fake crying and the mucousy, crackling voice.” → Read More

What Gen. Custer can teach the anonymous Trump op-ed writer about duty and honor

Last week when the New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration official describing his part in an internal White House resistance movement to "frustrate" parts of President Trump’s agenda, the author framed the subversion as a matter of duty and honor. → Read More

Three steps for more civil political debate in the Trump era

Since the 2016 election, many have simply stopped trying to understand those with whom they disagree. But we can discuss politics if we ask fair questions and listen, then listen some more. → Read More

The Trump-loving Iraqi Muslim immigrants of Erie, Pa.

ERIE, Pa.— Ever since he began running for president declaring that “Islam hates us,” President Trump has been dogged by the accusation that he is bigoted against Muslims and immigrants, and particularly Muslim immigrants from the Middle East. → Read More

Trade war bruises family farms in Trump country

DODGE, Wis. — Ken Jereczek had one more thing to tell me. Ken and his son Paul had just finished giving me a tour of their 180-head dairy farm near the town of Dodge, Wis., a few miles east of the Mississippi River. They showed me the waterbed mattresses where the cows sleep, the Fitbit-like ankle monitors that signal when the cows are in heat, and the temperature-controlled sprinkler system… → Read More

Meet the 'plain old guy' who could end Mitt Romney's political career

SALT LAKE CITY — The way Mike Kennedy sees it, he’s “just a plain old guy.” He’s no Mitt Romney, the millionaire Republican elder statesman and Kennedy’s opponent for the party’s nomination for Utah’s soon-to-be-open Senate seat. And he’s certainly no Ted Kennedy, the late liberal senator with whom he shares a surname but not a bloodline. → Read More

What everyone's missing about Shania Twain's pro-Trump comments

In the uproar over country music star Shania Twain’s mildly pro-Trump remarks, a crucial point has been lost: Twain wasn’t endorsing President Trump’s character or even his policies, but rather his straightforward approach to politics. Criticism of her has glossed over this distinction, revealing how little liberals have learned from Trump’s election. → Read More

Full throttle: Bikers for Trump has big plans

Edgewater, Fla.—It was Thursday of Daytona Bike Week, and Chris Cox was standing on a makeshift stage out in back of the No Name Saloon, a biker bar advertising cheap beer and a wet t-shirt contest. → Read More

Meet the women of the Mormon resistance against Trumpism

SALT LAKE CITY—When President Trump issued an executive order last January halting travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries, it prompted howls of indignation from progressive and liberal civil rights groups. But some of the loudest voices of protest came from members of one of America’s most conservative organizations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. → Read More

With DACA in flux, 'Dreamers' from Trump country navigate a college minefield

As congressional wrangling over a DACA fix continues, young rural immigrants on the brink of college are waiting for their dreams to begin. → Read More

Even some Trump supporters worry that his character is undermining his presidency

Mr. Trump’s character flaws obscure the popularity of many of his administration’s policies and are hindering his ability to govern. → Read More

West Virginia still all-in for President Trump – THE RACE TO 2020

88 percent of Grant County voted for Trump in 2016, the highest share of any county in the state. What do they think of his job performance so far? → Read More

91 days: A fragile sobriety amid a drug epidemic in Erie, PA.

Drugs kill nearly 50,000 people annually in the US, a number that has doubled in a little over a decade. More people die from drug overdose... → Read More

Lost factories and construction pushed Erie County to put its hope in Trump

The topic that mattered most to Todd Sias and other Erie County residents was the one Trump zeroed in on: trade and manufacturing. → Read More