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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President Trump speaks with reporters at the White House on Tuesday. He told ABC News that he would be open to hearing information about rival presidential candidates from a foreign government. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Foreign Interference And 'Opposition Research' Are Not The Same

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A Closer Look At Trump's Remarks About Taking Information On A 2020 Rival

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Oversight committee Chairman Elijah Cummings can now, with the assent of the House leadership, file suit and ask a judge to order William Barr and Wilbur Ross to provide the census materials he wants. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The House, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., voted to authorize lawsuits in pursuit of materials related to the special counsel's Russia investigation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on June 5. The House is voting Tuesday on a resolution to authorize lawsuits to obtain information on the Mueller investigation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., says the Justice Department has agreed to release some information related to the special counsel report on Russian election interference. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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In a statement at the Justice Department on May 29, special counsel Robert Mueller said he did not think it would be appropriate for him to testify before Congress. But lawmakers have big questions for him. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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"I think Mexico will step up and do what they should have done," President Trump said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May after a meeting with her at 10 Downing Street. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi, pictured during a May 23 press conference, and her lieutenants in the House are confronting politically difficult decisions about the aftermath of the Russia investigation. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr, pictured at an event on Wednesday in Anchorage, Alaska, sat down with CBS to discuss the Russia investigation. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Steps Down Following Completion Of Russia Probe

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Trump Responds On Twitter To Mueller Remarks

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