William Steakin
Brooklyn, NY

William is a Senior Congressional and Breaking News Reporter 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 ...more

What Do Robert Mueller's Latest Indictments Actually Mean for the Russian Investigation?
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The Justice Department dropped a bombshell on Friday, charging 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for illegally using soc
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Special Counsel Charges 13 Russian Nationals Over Interference With US Election
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Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday brought charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for meddling in the 2
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Former Playmate Claims She Had Affair With Trump, Details Cover-Up Attempt
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A former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump starting in 2006 is raising questions about a purporte
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It's Official: Mitt Romney to Run for Utah Senate Seat
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney officially announced his campaign for a Senate seat in Utah on Friday following mon
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Trump to Address Nation on Florida Shooting Thursday, Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff
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President Donald Trump will deliver his first public remarks Thursday morning following the mass shooting that occurred at a South Flo
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Trump: 'I Am Totally Opposed to Domestic Violence ... It Almost Wouldn't Even Have to Be Said'
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President Donald Trump told reporters Wednesday he is “totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind” when asked about former White
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'Fox & Friends' Defends Mike Pence: 'What's Wrong With a Man Who Doesn’t Want to Cheat on His Wife?'
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During a segment on Tuesday morning, “Fox & Friends” tackled the recent criticism of Vice President Mike Pence's religious views by bo
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Gowdy: House Oversight Committee Investigating Rob Porter Controversy
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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) revealed on Tuesday night that the House oversight committee has launched an investigation into former White
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FBI Responds to Shooting at NSA Headquarters
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Authorities responded on Wednesday to a shooting at the National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, according to th
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Trump's Lawyer Says He Paid Adult Film Star With His Own Money
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President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer told The New York Times on Tuesday that he paid $130,000 of his own money to adult f
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Anthony Scaramucci: John Kelly 'Must Resign'
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Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took to Twitter on Tuesday to call for White House chief of staff John K
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US Intelligence Agencies Expect Russia to Target Midterm Elections
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United States intelligence agencies predict that Russia will attempt to tamper with the upcoming 2018 midterm elections through cyber
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White House: New Susan Rice Email 'Raises a Lot of Serious Questions'
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The White House on Tuesday said an email that former national security adviser Susan Rice sent herself on President Donald Trump's Ina
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Rob Porter Told White House That His Ex-Wife's Black Eye Was Accidental: Report
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Shortly after bombshell domestic abuse allegations came to light, former White House staff secretary Rob Porter told senior staff in t
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Trump's Daughter-in-Law Taken to Hospital After Opening Letter Containing Suspicious Substance
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UPDATE [2/12/17, 4:48 p.m. EST]:Donald Trump Jr. confirmed on Twitter that his wife, Vanessa Trump and their children are “safe an
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Schumer Blasts Trump's Infrastructure Plan: 'A Plan to Appease His Political Allies'
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heaved the first blow against President Donald Trump's long-awaited infrastructure propo
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No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign: Report
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Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, the third-highest ranking official at the Department of Justice, is set to resign from her po
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Pence Says There's 'No Tolerance' for Domestic Abuse in Trump White House
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Vice President Mike Pence commented Friday on former White House staff secretary Rob Porter's exit this week after his two ex-wives ca
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Trump on Rob Porter's Exit Amid Domestic Abuse Allegations: 'We Wish Him Well ... He Says He's Innocent'
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President Donald Trump on Friday praised former White House staff secretary Rob Porter's work in the administration a day after he res
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GOP, Dems Rip Rand Paul Over Government Shutdown: 'Just Grossly Irresponsible'
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on the Senate floor Thursday night, during his marathon speech that would ultimately lead to another brief
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Conservative CNN Analyst: Trump White House Protects Abusers
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Conservative political analyst Amanda Carpenter ripped into the Trump administration Thursday for what she viewed as a pattern of prot
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Ryan Praises Pelosi's Eight-Hour Speech, Promises to Bring DACA Bill to Floor If Budget Passes
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) agreed on Thursday to bring a solution to the House floor for those affected by the Trump administrat
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George W. Bush: 'Pretty Clear Evidence That the Russians Meddled' in 2016 Election
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Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that there is “pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled” in the 2016 presidential
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Report Contradicts GOP Senator, Fox News Claim That New Texts Link Obama to Clinton Email Probe
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A report published Wednesday contradicts multiple claims made by Fox News and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) that newly unearthed text mess
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