Reporter covering domestic policy and national affairs Education: Princeton University, A.B. in Politics, magna cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies
Juliet Eilperin is The Washington Post's senior national affairs correspondent, covering how the administration is transforming federal environmental policy and the agencies that oversee it. She is the author of two books, "Demon Fish: Travels Through The Hidden World of Sharks" and "Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives." Eilperin has worked for The Post since 1998. She previously served as The Post’s White House bureau chief, national environmental reporter and House of Representatives correspondent.
Honors & Awards:
Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Media, 2011
Foreign languages spoken: English, some Spanish Books by Juliet Eilperin:
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) demanded Tuesday that the heads of two federal intelligence agencies provide documents detailing how White House officials sought to edit and then suppress written testimony saying that human activities are warming the planet and that the climate changes underway pose a grave national security threat.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in an interview that he will emphasize the importance of curbing marine debris during an upcoming summit with his Group of 20 counterparts in Japan, rather than seeking new action on climate change.
The White House barred a State Department intelligence official from submitting written testimony to Congress after agency officials refused to excise the document's references to the scientific consensus on climate change.
The findings, issued nearly a year after Pruitt resigned amid controversy over his spending, travel and ties to lobbyists and outside groups, highlight the fiscal impact of his penchant for high-end travel and accommodations.