Reporter covering the White House Education: University of Missouri, bachelor of journalism David Nakamura started at The Washington Post as a summer intern in 1992. After four years as a sports reporter, he moved to the local news staff and wrote about education in Virginia and Maryland and city government in the District. In 2004, he was part of a team that uncovered high levels of lead contamination in D.C. tap water, a series that won the 2005 Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting. He has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan. Honors & Awards:
Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, 2005
Honorable mention, Merriman Smith Memorial Award for excellence in presidential news coverage under deadline, 2016
Aides say the president is standing up to Beijing. But critics warn he’s created a dangerously tense relationship born out of a chaotic and undisciplined style that has defined many aspects of his presidency.
Recent events raised questions about what happens if a president can’t consent to transfer power. Reporter David Nakamura discusses practices around the president's health and safety and law professor Brian Kalt explains how the 25th Amendment works.
The 25th Amendment to the Constitution says the vice president would assume full authority if the president dies or is unable to perform his duties, but it is unclear as to what constitutes incapacitated.