Congressional reporter focusing on national security Education: Harvard University, AB cum laude in history; Fletcher School at Tufts University, MA in law and diplomacy Karoun Demirjian covers national security policy on Capitol Hill, with a focus on defense, foreign policy, intelligence and matters concerning the judiciary. She was a correspondent based in The Washington Post's bureau in Moscow. Before that, she reported for the Las Vegas Sun as its Washington correspondent, the Associated Press in Jerusalem, the Chicago Tribune and Congressional Quarterly, and worked at NPR. Demirjian is also an on-air contributor to CNN. Honors & Awards:
David Lynch Regional Reporting Award, Washington Press Club Foundation
Professional Affiliations: Standing Committee of Correspondents Foreign languages spoken: Russian, German, Armenian
One would keep the administration from using federal funds for strikes. The other seeks to repeal a 2002 authorization that has been used to justify the killing of a top Iranian general. But both face difficult odds in the Senate.
Senators said administration officials still aren’t substantively engaging Congress on the strike that killed an Iranian general, as the House prepares two bills to restrain President Trump’s actions against Tehran.