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Jon Sopel has been the BBC’s North America Editor since 2014. He has covered the 2016 election and Trump's White House at first hand, reporting for the BBC across TV, radio, and online. As a member of the White House Press Corps, he has accompanied both President Obama and President Trump on Air Force One and interviewed President Obama at the White House. He has travelled extensively across the US and recently rode a Harley Davidson down the West Coast (that wasn't for work though). He lives in Washington and London.

He is the author of the If Only They Didn't Speak English: Notes from Trump's America.

Books by Jon Sopel


Join BBC North America Editor, Jon Sopel, as he takes you behind the scenes on an election year like no other ...

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If Only They Didn't Speak English

The definitive book on the making of Trump's America from the BBC's North America Editor, Jon Sopel. Now updated with an exclusive new chapter.

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A Year At The Circus

Jon Sopel, the BBC's North America Editor and author of the breakout political book of 2017, If Only They Didn't Speak English, takes us inside the chaos of Trump's White House.

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