Eli Rosenberg

The Washington Post

@emrosenberg

Trump again praises strongmen who execute drug dealers. Rights groups say it’s a terrible idea.

Feb 15

Speaking at the White House to declare a national emergency for border wall funding, Trump spoke about a conversation he had with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Ocasio-Cortez learned lobbyists pay people to avoid waiting in lines on the Hill. She’s not pleased.

Feb 14

The practice has been going on for decades. But Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was able to kick-start a new conversation about it.

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One out of 3 Americans say wearing blackface on Halloween is acceptable, Pew survey finds

Feb 12

A slight majority — 53 percent of Americans — said they thought it was generally unacceptable for a white person to darken their skin for Halloween, Pew reported.

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‘No crisis exists;’ El Paso officials tell Trump to stop the falsehoods about their border city

Feb 12

"The County of El Paso is disillusioned by President Trump’s lies regarding the border and our community," they said ahead of Trump's visit.

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A grandma helped her boyfriend register to vote. She was just sentenced to prison for it.

Feb 9

Her case is the result of an aggressive push in North Carolina to prosecute noncitizens for voting, rather than addressing the ballot-tampering issues in Bladen County.

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Joshua Trump’s name got him bullied. Now the sixth-grader is going to the State of the Union.

Feb 5

The sixth-grade student drew headlines last year after his parents went public with the abuse they said he had suffered because of his last name.

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‘5,000 troops’: Photo of John Bolton’s notes raise questions about military role in Venezuela crisis

Jan 29

The plan raised speculation about the potential for military involvement in Venezuela. If enacted, it would mark a major escalation of U.S. involvement in South America.

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‘We can’t afford to run it now’: Bloomberg lambastes third-party candidates amid Schultz book tour

Jan 29

Michael Bloomberg knows a lot about third party candidacies. The former independent says they risk helping Trump get re-elected.

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How anonymous tweets helped ignite a national controversy over MAGA hat teens

Jan 23

Twitter suspended one of the main accounts behind the viral video, raising more questions about the integrity of social media platforms.

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How anonymous tweets helped ignite a national controversy over MAGA hat teens

Jan 23

Twitter suspended one of the main accounts behind the viral video, raising more questions about the integrity of social media platforms.

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George W. Bush delivers pizza to his unpaid Secret Service detail and calls for shutdown to end

Jan 19

Some 6,000 Secret Service employees are among the 800,000 federal workers not receiving paychecks.

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Senator asks FBI for perjury investigation of Kirstjen Nielsen over family separation statements

Jan 18

Nielsen testified, "We’ve never had a policy for family separation.” A senator said a previously undisclosed memo shows she lied.

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Florida official rebuked for calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib a ‘danger’ who may ‘blow up’ the Capitol

Jan 15

The Islamophobic message about Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, drew harsh criticism.

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World's oldest person record stood for decades. Then came conspiracy theory...

Jan 12

The email came just hours into the new year, landing in the inboxes of the two renowned French gerontologists who had validated the age of the oldest person ever documented in the modern world. Also copied was the consultant who analyzed age-related cases for…

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How Madame Calment, the world’s oldest person, became fuel for a Russian conspiracy theory

Jan 12

A Wikipedia war, troll accounts, vague threats. How Russian researchers sparked an international science scrum between East and West.

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Beto O’Rourke went to the dentist — and brought his Instagram followers with him

Jan 10

The videos were the latest example of O’Rourke’s comfort with social media. Other streams have included him eating in a car, getting a haircut and skateboarding.

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Trump claimed ex-presidents told him they wanted to build a wall. Four of them say it’s not true.

Jan 7

Trump has made some 7,600 false or misleading claims as president, and some have proved difficult to fact-check. This one wasn't.

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Trump ambassador uses Der Speigel fabrication scandal to take aim at journalists

Dec 26

“It’s absurd for them to pretend this is only about one reporter,” U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell wrote.

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President Trump asked a child whether he still believed in Santa: ‘Cause at 7, it’s marginal, right?’

Dec 25

Trump is an attention-generating machine. Case in point: his Christmas Eve phone call with a 7-year-old who wanted to find Santa.

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President Trump asked a child whether he still believed in Santa: ‘Cause at 7, it’s marginal, right?’

Dec 25

Trump is an attention-generating machine. Case in point: his Christmas Eve phone call with a 7-year-old who wanted to find Santa.

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