Morgan Chalfant is a staff writer at the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, Morgan worked as a staff writer at Red Alert Politics. She also served as the year-long Collegiate Network fellow on the editorial page at USA TODAY from 2013-14. Morgan graduated from Boston College in 2013 with a B.A. in English and Mathematics. Her Twitter handle is @mchalfant16.
The State Department on Tuesday expressed concern about a "dramatic increase in fighting" in Ukraine, after Kiev's military reported that seven soldiers had been killed in clashes with pro-Russian rebels in just two days.
The federal government leases space from foreign owners that is used by various agencies to store sensitive information and conduct classified operations, raising concerns about potential security implications.
Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Friday against lifting sanctions on Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, after a top White House adviser indicated it would be up for discussion.