Eli Yokley

Reporter

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Eli is a Reporter at Morning Consult covering politics and campaigns.


Washington Brief: Justice Dept. Calls for Inquiry After Trump Demands Probe Into Whether FBI ‘Infiltrated or Surveilled’ His Campaign

By Eli Yokley Top Stories The Justice Department asked its inspector general to assess whether political motivation tainted the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe into ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. The development came after Trump tweeted a “demand” that the Justice Department “look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled […]

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Week in Review The Trump administration President Donald Trump said he will nominate Robert Wilkie, the acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to lead the agency. Wilkie, who’s also undersecretary for defense and readiness at the Pentagon – has served as acting secretary since Trump fired David Shulkin in March. […]