Ellison Barber is a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon, where she pens a daily column "Ellison's Must Read of the Day" and a weekly "Sunday Show Roundup." As a reporter, she covers Capitol Hill. Ellison is a frequent guest on Fox News Channel, and Fox Business Network. She is a former contributor at The Blaze. She graduated from Wofford College, has great taste in music, and currently lives in Washington, D.C. Her twitter handle is @ellisonbarber.
Documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon cast doubt on claims made Sunday by the secretary for veterans’ affairs that 60 people who manipulated wait time data have been fired by the agency over the last half-year.
The White House and the family of Kayla Mueller, an American aide worker held hostage by the Islamic State (IS), confirmed on Tuesday that Mueller died, but did not release any details on how or when she was killed.
House Republicans plan to vote on a resolution that could lead to a lawsuit over President Obama’s executive action on immigration, but sources tell the Washington Free Beacon suing the president is not their first choice.
As chaos in Yemen continued to escalate, Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, appeared on all five major talk shows on Sunday to defend the administration’s counterterrorism efforts in the region.