November 11, 2018, 4 p.m. CT
Robert Costa is a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where he covers the White House, Congress and campaigns. He is also the moderator of PBS’s “Washington Week,” an award-winning news discussion program, and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. A regular on “Meet the Press,” “Morning Joe,” and “PBS NewsHour,” he frequently travels across the country to report on how policies and politics affect Americans. Costa’s in-depth reporting on President Donald Trump, which has included dozens of interviews and feature stories, has been widely circulated. He previously was National Review’s Washington editor, a CNBC political analyst and a fellow at The Wall Street Journal. The New Republic called him “the most important reporter in the country” during the 2013 government shutdown and Washingtonian magazine has said he is “one of the next generation of journalists worth following.” He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds a master’s degree in politics from the University of Cambridge.