Eli Yokley



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

Washington Brief: Pompeo to Meet With North Korean Official Today

By Eli Yokley Top Stories Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to head to New York today for a meeting with North Korean Gen. Kim Yong Chol, who is considered to be North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man. The White House said the United States has sent a delegation to the demilitarized […]

Washington Brief: Rep. Tom Garrett Won’t Seek Re-election

By Eli Yokley Top Stories Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.) said he is an alcoholic and will not run for re-election. The announcement by the 46-year-old freshman, who said last week that he would seek another term, came after a news report that Garrett and his wife used staff members to run errands and take care […]

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Eli Yokley Morning Consult Washington will be off May 28. Publication of the morning briefs and afternoon updates will resume the following day. Week in Review The Trump administration  President Donald Trump announced in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he was canceling the June 12 summit, and he cited “tremendous anger […]