Brian Naylor NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.
Brian Naylor in 2018.
Stories By

Brian Naylor

If Funding Compromise Is Not Reached 400,000 Federal Employees Will Work Without Pay

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/679237300/679237301" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The U.S. Capitol is seen Friday as the Senate worked on a House-passed bill that would pay for President Trump's border wall. After a procedural vote in the Senate, both chambers of Congress adjourned until midday Saturday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption
J. Scott Applewhite/AP

President Trump arrives to speak at a signing ceremony for HR 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, at the Executive Office Building on Thursday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jacquelyn Martin/AP

The U.S. Government Is Careening Perilously Close To A Shutdown

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/678089598/678089599" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump awards a $100,000 check to a veterans charity in Sioux City, Iowa, during a 2016 event. His use of the Trump Foundation during the campaign raised legal questions about its activities. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A U.S. park ranger gives a tourist suggestions of other nearby places to visit while Joshua Tree National Park was shut down in 2013. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Here's What Would Happen If The Government Shuts Down This Week

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/676689450/677511406" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Central American migrants walk along the U.S. border fence looking for places to cross, in Tijuana, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rebecca Blackwell/AP

7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration And Shock In U.S. Border Patrol Custody

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/676622047/676703521" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Head Of Customs and Border Protection Testifies On Immigration Issues

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675820273/675820274" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

U.S. Postal Service Charges More to Shippers To Mail Their Packages

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/674918662/674918663" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A military honor guard carries the casket of former President George H.W. Bush during the funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR

Journalist Natasha Mozgovaya co-anchors Current Time in Washington, D.C., in 2015. It's produced by Radio Free Europe in cooperation with Voice of America, a government-funded news arm. Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Voice Of America Vows Independence, As Trump Calls For 'Worldwide Network'

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/673002168/673179958" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Chief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court "doesn't have Obama judges, or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges." Win McNamee/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Win McNamee/AP

Chief Justice Roberts Issues Rare Rebuke To Trump; Trump Fires Back

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/670079601/670142294" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript