William Steakin
Brooklyn, NY

William is a Senior Breaking News and Media Writer for IJR. Prior to that, he covered politics and breaking news at AOL.com, leading the site’s 2016 election coverage. He studied politics at Columbia University in the City of New York, and wishes he ...more

Roy Moore Opponent's New Ad Lists Names of Accusers: 'Will We Make Their Abuser a US Senator?'
By William Steakin - 17 hours ago
Doug Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate running in Alabama against Roy Moore, premiered a new ad on Wednesday which lists and show
Senator Says Top White House Aide Faked a Bad Connection With Trump to Get off the Phone
By William Steakin - 19 hours ago
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) claimed on Wednesday that top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn faked a bad phone connection and hung up
North Korea Fires Back at Trump Following State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation
By William Steakin - 20 hours ago
North Korea responded on Wednesday to President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the rogue nation would be redesignated as a st
Kushner Reportedly Pushed Trump to Fire FBI Director James Comey
By William Steakin - 21 hours ago
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, reportedly urged the president and top officials to remove form
Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 Crashes in Pacific, 3 Still Missing
By William Steakin - a day ago
Three people are still missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed in the Philippine Sea en route to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reaga
Trump Blasts LaVar Ball as 'Poor Man's Version of Don King' in Wednesday Tweet Storm
By William Steakin - a day ago
In a lengthy morning tweet storm, President Donald Trump demanded recognition for his role in securing China's release of the three UC
Uber Reportedly Paid Off Hackers, Hid Cyberattack That Exposed Data of 50M Users
By William Steakin - a day ago
A massive breach in 2016, which resulted in over 50 million Uber customers and drivers having their personal data compromised, was ori
WH Military Personnel Removed Amid Probe Into Contacts With Foreign Women on Trump's Asia Trip
By William Steakin - a day ago
Three military personnel have been removed amid an investigation into the service members allegedly having “improper contact with fore
Another Staffer Reportedly Accused Rep. John Conyers of Sexual Harassment
By William Steakin - a day ago
Following a bombshell report Monday detailing several sexual harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), another ex-st
Trump Finally Speaks Out on Roy Moore: 'He Said It Didn't Happen, You Have to Listen to Him Also'
By William Steakin - 2 days ago
President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, inclu
Trump Admin Revokes Temporary Deportation Protection for Nearly 60,000 Haitians
By William Steakin - 2 days ago
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday plans to end a humanitarian program which allowed nearly 60,000 Haitians to live and wor
FCC Announces Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality Next Month
By William Steakin - 2 days ago
The Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday plans to vote on a total repeal of the Obama-era net neutrality rules which
Eight Women Accuse TV Host Charlie Rose of Sexual Harassment
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
Veteran TV host Charlie Rose has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women, who allege he made unwanted sexual advances toward
McMaster Reportedly Mocked Trump for Having Intelligence of a 'Kindergartner'
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
H.R. McMaster, national security adviser to President Donald Trump, reportedly mocked the president's intellect, saying he had the int
White House Defends Trump Saying He Should Have Left UCLA Players in Jail
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
The White House on Monday downplayed President Donald Trump's heated rebuttal over the weekend to LaVar Ball, the father of one of the
Trump Announces Plans to Declare North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he will declare North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, the latest action against th
Top New York Times Reporter Suspended Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
Glenn Thrush, star White House correspondent for The New York Times, has been suspended following a new report containing allegations
Kellyanne Conway Hints at Support for Roy Moore: 'We Want the Votes' on Taxes
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
Kellyanne Conway pulled up short of offering the White House's support for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday, who has been
Woman Alleges Franken Inappropriately Touched Her While in Office
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
A second woman has come forward on Monday alleging Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) inappropriately touched her by grabbing her buttocks during
First Roy Moore Accuser: 'I Wonder How Many Mes He Doesn't Know'
By William Steakin - 3 days ago
Leigh Corfman, one of the first women to come forward and accuse Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of pursuing a sexual relationship
Trump Fires Back at LaVar Ball: 'I Should Have Left Them in Jail!'
By William Steakin - 4 days ago
President Donald Trump responded on Sunday to LaVar Ball, the father of one of the UCLA basketball players released from China after b
Collins: Trump Sexual Harassment Allegations 'Remain Very Disturbing'
By William Steakin - 4 days ago
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Sunday that the multiple sexual harassment allegations against President Donald Trump “remain ver
Over 70 ​Alabama​ ​Pastors​ Sign Letter Calling Roy Moore 'Not Fit for Office'
By William Steakin - 4 days ago
Days after multiple Alabama pastors reaffirmed their support for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore amid allegations of sexual abus
Sanders Dodges Question on Whether Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair
By William Steakin - 4 days ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday declined to re-examine how the country, and Washington specifically, handled past allegations ag