Alex Emmons is a national security reporter for The Intercept. He joined The Intercept in 2016 as a politics intern.
Progressives Plan to Push Big Cuts to Defense Spending, Citing Coronavirus Crisis
“It is time to fundamentally change our national priorities,” Bernie Sanders said. His proposal would reduce Pentagon spending by $74 billion.
Left-Right Alliance Takes Aim at Surveillance Bill
Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi, allied on surveillance, face intense opposition from their wings — and from Donald Trump.
Amid Allegations of Sexual Impropriety, Excessive Drinking, and Power Politics, a Veterans Group Wages Civil War
At the heart of the dispute are sexual misconduct claims that the group’s U.S. leaders say indicate a “failure to protect the Team Rubicon brand.”
The Coronavirus CrisisSmall Business Rescue Money Flowing to Major Trump Donors, Disclosures Show
PPP loans were approved for a number of corporations whose executives have donated to Trump’s campaign, as small businesses struggled to access the funds.