White House Bureau Chief Education: Yale University, B.A. in History, 2006
Philip Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. He previously has covered Congress, the Obama White House, and the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns. Rucker also is a Political Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He joined The Post in 2005 as a local news reporter.
Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, 2018, for coverage of Russian interference
George Polk Award, 2018, for coverage of Russian interference
Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize, 2018, for distinguished reporting on the presidency
Sigma Delta Chi Award, 2018, for coverage of Russian interference
Professional Affiliations: Yale Daily News Foundation, Board Member
Under Trump’s direction, the administration has quietly been eyeing sweeping unilateral action on homelessness, with top government officials from multiple agencies touring California this month to formulate a strategy.
Over three days in Biarritz, Trump’s advocacy on behalf of Putin was the most contentious issue, and he said he would invite the Russian president to the next G-7 summit when the United States hosts in 2020.