Eli Yokley

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


Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the Electronic Payments Coalition: Trump Administration Mulls Sanctioning China for Human Rights Violations

By Eli Yokley Top Stories The Trump administration is considering sanctioning Chinese officials and companies over the detention of minority Muslims in large internment camps, according to current and former American officials. It would mark one of the first times the Trump administration has taken action against Beijing over human rights violations. (The New York Times) The […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the Electronic Payments Coalition: Trump Administration to Close PLO Office in Washington, Palestinians Say

By Eli Yokley Top Stories The Palestinian government said it has been informed by the Trump administration that the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington, D.C., office will be closed. The move, which American officials were yet to confirm, would leave the Palestinians without a formal presence in the nation’s capital. (CBS News) Lawmakers are expected to […]

Morning Consult Washington: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Week in Review The Trump administration Top officials in the Trump administration raced to deny that they authored an anonymous op-ed in The New York Times that detailed a resistance movement in President Donald Trump’s White House. Trump erupted in response, and White House officials are working to determine who wrote the op-ed, […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores: Trump Says He Won’t Fire Sessions Before November Midterms

By Eli Yokley Top Stories President Donald Trump said he will keep Jeff Sessions on as attorney general – at least until the midterm elections in November. In a wide-ranging interview, Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe as an “illegal investigation,” and reiterated calls for the Justice Department to investigate Hillary Clinton and […]

Morning Consult Washington, Presented by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores: Allies and Advisers Reportedly Worried Trump’s Legal Team Not Prepared for Possible Democrat-Led House

By Eli Yokley Top Stories Allies and advisers to President Donald Trump are said to be worried the White House and his legal team are not equipped to protect him if Democrats take the House. According to sources, Trump is considering adding defense attorney Abbe Lowell – who currently represents Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner – and […]