Ali Watkins

Politico

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Ali Watkins is a national security correspondent for Politico. She formerly covered national security for BuzzFeed News.

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Today marked another first for the Trump Administration as one of its least known but most controversial members faced reporters in Washington.

Trump's son-in-law speaks on Russia probe

Today marked another first for the Trump Administration as one of its least known but most controversial members faced reporters in Washington.

from To the Point

California Republican Devin Nunes  has recused himself  as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee while it investigates Russian interference in last year's election.

Nunes recusal is latest intelligence shakeup

California Republican Devin Nunes has recused himself as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee while it investigates Russian interference in last year's election.

from To the Point

Republican Chairman Devin Nunes, with apparent help from the White House, has scuttled the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling with last year's election.

The Senate Intelligence Committee enters the fray

Republican Chairman Devin Nunes, with apparent help from the White House, has scuttled the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling with last year's election.

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