Free Beacon Joseph Simonson

Joe Simonson is a senior investigative reporter for the Washington Free Beacon. He previously worked as an investigative reporter and campaign correspondent for the Washington Examiner. His work has appeared in the New York Post, the American Conservative, and National Review. He lives in Washington, DC. His Twitter handle is @SaysSimonson. You can reach Joe at

Border Patrol Is 20 Percent Smaller Than White House Claims, Admin Official Testifies

White House regularly touts 23,000 Border Patrol agents. Border Patrol chief says the number is just 19,000.

March 17, 2023

Dems Punt Confirmation Vote on Embattled Biden Judicial Nominee

Vote on Michael Delaney's nomination canceled as Dems struggle with sidelined senators

March 15, 2023

Left-Wing Advocacy Groups Blast Biden's Judicial Pick

Sexual assault victims advocacy groups outline 'grave concerns' about Michael Delaney, who stripped minor sexual assault victim of anonymity during trial

March 11, 2023

FACT CHECK: Biden's Press Sec Says Fentanyl at the Southern Border Is at Historic Lows

Karine Jean-Pierre: 'Because of the work that this president has done … it's at historic lows'

March 9, 2023

Senate Dems Schedule Hearing for Biden Judicial Nominee Under Fire From Sexual Assault Victim

Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen lead charge on nominee who attempted to strip underage sexual assault victim of anonymity

March 7, 2023

Semafor Is Paying a CCP Front Group To Promote Its China Initiative, CEO Confirms

CEO Justin Smith brings close ties with Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang to new media venture

March 7, 2023

Senator Says Senate Will Move Ahead With Controversial Biden Judicial Nominee

Michael Delaney was in peril as parents of sexual assault victim spoke out

March 6, 2023

Feds Open Investigation Into Suspected Illegal Immigrants Accused of Killing Bald Eagle

Two Honduran nationals fatally shot nation's bird with intention of cooking it for dinner

March 6, 2023