Philip Ewing Philip Ewing is NPR's national security editor. He helps direct coverage of the military, the intelligence community, counterterrorism, veterans and other topics for the radio and online.
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Philip Ewing

National Security Editor

Philip Ewing is NPR's national security editor. He helps direct coverage of the military, the intelligence community, counterterrorism, veterans and other topics for the radio and online. Ewing joined the network in 2015 from Politico, where he was a Pentagon correspondent and defense editor. Previously he served as managing editor of Military.com and before that he covered the U.S. Navy for the Military Times newspapers.

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Donald Trump's former longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, acknowledged his involvement in a scheme to inflate online poll results for Trump in order to make it appear he had more political support. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing in U.S District Court in June 2018 in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney general nominee William Barr met with senators including Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, last week. Barr has vowed to preserve special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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President Trump called the idea he might have worked on behalf of Russia a "hoax" at the White House on Monday. "A whole big fat hoax." News reports raised new questions over the weekend. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump, Following Explosive News Reports, Denies He Worked For Russia

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, January 10

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Attorney General nominee William Barr (left) is meeting with senators including Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday, ahead of next week's confirmation hearing. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 27

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, December 20

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, one of President Trump's most important early advisers, is the latest to depart the administration. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington. D.C., Tuesday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge Delays Michael Flynn Sentencing After Plea Of Lying To Feds

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, arrives at federal court for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday in New York City. He was sentenced to three years in prison. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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With Examination Of Trump Administration Inauguration Spending, List of Investigations Grows

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Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina pleaded guilty to serving as an unregistered foreign agent. She had sought to build back-channel links to the Russian government with the Trump campaign. AP hide caption

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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty In Foreign Agent Case, Admits Clandestine Influence Scheme

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