Concision

Does the structure of the memo make sense? Does each paragraph flow from the next? If the memo is repetitive, long-winded, or disgoranized, then it is not cohesive.

Peter Navarro, Assistant to President Trump, sends Memo Warning of Mass Coronavirus Death Circulated in January, 2020

Memos reviewed by Lauren Brodsky, HKS Lecturer in Public Policy

Picture of Covid-19 Memo

The New York Times and Axiom have exposed the pleas, on the record, of Assistant to the President Peter Navarro in the months leading to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s excruciating now to read these memos, written January and February, whereby Navarro lit the siren for the administration to act quickly and prepare.... Read more about Peter Navarro, Assistant to President Trump, sends Memo Warning of Mass Coronavirus Death Circulated in January, 2020