National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns Education: University of Notre Dame, B.A. in American studies; University of Cambridge, M.Phil. in politics Robert Costa is a national political reporter at The Washington Post. He joined The Post in January 2014 and covers the White House, Congress, and campaigns. He is also the moderator of "Washington Week" on PBS and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He holds a bachelor's degree in American studies from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree from the University of Cambridge.
Rudolph W. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, has told associates his ambition is to stall the vote certification in an effort to have GOP lawmakers pick electors, a outcome that appears unattainable.
The president has peddled unsubstantiated claims about the vote count in the state, where he trails Joe Biden, and the state’s two GOP senators have challenged the credibility of the Republican secretary of state.