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

Memo: Biden Could End COVID-Era Deportation Policy

Title 42 was used to deport thousands deemed likely to spread COVID

February 15, 2022

Meta's Human Smuggling Policies Contribute to Drug Crisis, GOP Lawmaker Says

Kat Cammack: Meta policy allows trafficking, exacerbates flood of drugs and weapons across border

February 10, 2022
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State Department Impeding Investigation Into Hunter Biden, GOP Senators Claim

Biden admin 'improperly' classified document about Hunter Biden's Ukraine work

February 8, 2022

'Squad' Member Cori Bush Employs Pro-Gun Private Security Firm

Defund the police advocate gave $90K to group that promotes pro-gun messages on social media

February 2, 2022

Meta Will Allow Solicitation of Human Smuggling on Its Platforms

Policy comes amid surge in Facebook groups devoted to human smuggling

February 1, 2022

New York Releases Rapper Arrested for Shooting Cop

Release came day before slain NYPD officer's funeral

January 28, 2022