Robert Costa

Robert Costa is a national political reporter for The Washington Post and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He covers President Donald J. Trump and Congress, and frequently appears on “Meet the Press,” “Morning Joe,” and PBS’s “Charlie Rose.” His recent work has focused on the power struggles within the Republican Party and for the past two years on Trump’s political career. He previously was National Review’s Washington editor, a CNBC political analyst and a fellow at The Wall Street Journal.

The New Republic has called him ”the most important reporter in the country” during the 2013 government shutdown and Washingtonian magazine said he is “one of the next generation of journalists worth following.” He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he is a member of the board of trustees, and earned a master’s degree in politics from the University of Cambridge.