Eli Yokley

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


Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Week in Review The White House President Donald Trump nominated Alex Azar to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and fill the position previously held by Tom Price, who left the administration amid criticism of his use of taxpayer-funded private charter jets. Azar, a former pharmaceutical company […]

Washington Brief: Trump Weighs In on Allegations Against Franken

By Eli Yokley Top Stories President Donald Trump mocked Sen. Al Franken on Twitter over allegations that the Minnesota Democrat kissed and groped a woman without her consent in 2006, before he was elected to the Senate. His jibes came after the White House said Trump does not plan to rescind his endorsement of Roy […]

Washington Brief: RNC Halts Fundraising Efforts for Roy Moore

By Eli Yokley Top Stories The Republican National Committee halted its fundraising efforts for Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) floated the possibility of a write-in campaign for Attorney General Jeff Sessions ahead of the Dec. 12 special election. President Donald Trump is expected to be thrust into the Republican […]

Washington Brief: Most Voters Say Moore Should Drop Out of Senate Race

By Eli Yokley Top Stories A nationwide poll found that 60 percent of registered voters – and half of Republican voters – say Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama’s Dec. 12 special election, should step aside following allegations that he molested a 14-year-old girl in 1979 and pursued other romantic relationships with […]

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Week in Review The White House President Donald Trump spent the week in Asia. In a speech to the South Korean National Assembly, he warned North Korea to “not underestimate us” and said there would be consequences for its nuclear program. In China, he said he blamed previous administrations, not Beijing, for taking […]