Peter Eleftherios Baker (born July 2, 1967) is an American journalist and author who is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times and a political analyst for MSNBC. He covers President Donald Trump, the fourth president he has covered after Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

After being briefly assigned as Jerusalem bureau chief for the Times Baker was, in December 2016, reassigned back to the White House beat for the incoming Trump administration.

Books in order of publication:

The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton. Simon & Schuster. 2000.

Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the End of Revolution. Simon & Schuster. 2005.

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House. Knopf Doubleday. 2013.

Obama: The Call of History. Harry N. Abrams. 2017.

Impeachment: An American History. Random House. 2018.

Baker, Peter; Glasser, Susan (2020). The Man Who Ran Washington. Doubleday.