A Montana Republican U.S. House candidate, on the eve of a closely watched special election, was charged with misdemeanor assault after a physical altercation with a reporter who confronted him with a question in his campaign office.
Robert Costa made his first appearance at the PBS Annual Meeting since being named Washington Week moderator in April. Costa introduced himself to the gathering of local station leaders, program producers and PBS employees and shared his vision for the future of Washington Week and efforts to expand the program’s digital presence.
Washington Post political reporter Robert Costa has been named the new moderator of Washington Week. Costa has been a frequent guest on Washington Week since 2014 and has been a guest moderator in recent weeks. Costa will oversee the weekly roundtable discussion and will expand Washington Week's digital footprint by filing periodic social media reports during the week. Robert Costa wrote the following letter to introduce himself to long-time Washington Week viewers.
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord is the latest example of his raw political instincts pulling him away from the center, in spite of a chorus of moderates in the business community and in the administration urging him to stick with the agreement.