Eli Yokley

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


Morning Consult Washington: Trump to Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Rod Rosenstein’s Replacement, Sources Say

By Eli Yokley Top Stories President Donald Trump is set to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, deputy secretary of the Transportation Department, as the new deputy attorney general. Rosen, who is said to have been chosen by recently confirmed Attorney General William Barr, would replace Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. (Bloomberg) Russian President […]

Morning Consult Washington: Bernie Sanders Announces Presidential Run

By Eli Yokley Top Stories Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for president again. In an interview, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 primary challenger acknowledged that he will encounter a “very different campaign” this go-around, and said 2020’s candidates should be judged “not by the color of their skin, not by their […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the American Property Casualty Insurance Association: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Morning Consult Washington will be off Monday for Presidents Day. Publication of the morning newsletters and afternoon updates will resume the following day. Week in Review Government funding Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to avert a government shutdown, including $1.3 billion for border barriers, a fraction of the $5.7 billion he […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the American Property Casualty Insurance Association: Trump Redirecting Nearly $7 Billion for Wall Construction via Emergency Powers, per Source

By Eli Yokley Morning Consult Washington will be off Monday for Presidents Day. Publication of the morning newsletters and afternoon updates will resume the following day. Top Stories President Donald Trump is planning to spend about $8 billion to construct physical barriers along the U.S-Mexico border, using emergency powers to tap into $3.5 billion Congress approved […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the American Property Casualty Insurance Association: Trump Plans to Sign Funding Bill to Avert Shutdown, Sources Say

By Eli Yokley   Top Stories President Donald Trump intends to sign legislation to avoid another partial government shutdown and fund about 25 percent of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year, sources said. The deal bipartisan leaders in the House and Senate announced on Monday includes $1.375 billion for a border […]