Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court Education: University of Florida, B.S. in Journalism
Robert Barnes has been a Washington Post reporter and editor since 1987. He joined the paper to cover Maryland politics, and he has served in various editing positions, including metropolitan editor and national political editor. He has covered the Supreme Court since November 2006.
If confirmed, the former Kennedy clerk who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could allow President Trump to solidify a more conservative majority on the Supreme Court.