Rosalind S. Helderman

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations

Education: Harvard University, BA in history

Rosalind Helderman is a political enterprise and investigations reporter for The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2001.
Latest from Rosalind S. Helderman

How Jack Smith charged Kosovo’s president and blew up a Trump meeting

Special counsel Jack Smith's Kosovo war crimes investigation at The Hague ended up canceling a meeting for President Donald Trump and sending leakers to prison.

January 24, 2023

New details link George Santos to cousin of sanctioned Russian oligarch

The New York congressman once claimed Andrew Intrater’s company was his “client." Another Intrater company allegedly made a deposit with a firm where Santos worked.

January 16, 2023

Trump campaign officials got subpoena asking new questions about Jan. 6

As grand jury activity increased, according to lawyers, a subpoena received Dec. 9 sought information on legal fees, voting machines, false election claims and more.

January 11, 2023

The most intriguing revelations, new evidence from Jan. 6 transcripts

The committee that investigated the riot at the Capitol spent the last two weeks publishing thousands of transcripts, emails, text exchanges, videos and other documents.

January 3, 2023

House panel releases Trump tax returns in another setback for former president

The Democratic-led panel released the financial documents for six years, capping a protracted legal and political battle that could have been prevented had former president Donald Trump followed presidential precedent and released his returns voluntarily.

December 30, 2022

For John Eastman and Clarence Thomas, an intellectual kinship stretching back decades

The Supreme Court justice and the lawyer who worked to help Trump try to overturn the 2020 election have a remarkable relationship that began years before Eastman served as Thomas’s clerk, a Post examination found.

December 23, 2022

Jan. 6 committee issues final report, suggests banning Trump from office

The House committee’s advice came as part of an 800-plus page report that marks the culmination of its 18-month investigation

December 22, 2022

How Trump jettisoned restraints at Mar-a-Lago and prompted legal peril

The inside story of how Trump transplanted the chaos and norm flouting of his White House into his post-presidential life, leading to a criminal investigation.

December 18, 2022

Justice Department asks judge to hold Trump team in contempt over Mar-a-Lago case

The request came after months of mounting frustration from the Justice Department with the former president’s lawyers.

December 8, 2022

Items with classified markings found at Trump storage unit in Florida

The former president’s lawyers say no classified documents were found at Trump Tower in New York or at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J.

December 7, 2022