Free Beacon Susan Crabtree

Susan Crabtree is a senior writer for the Washington Free Beacon. She is a veteran Washington reporter who has covered the White House and Congress over the past two decades. She has written for the Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, the Hill newspaper, Roll Call, and Congressional Quarterly.

State Department

Key Lawmakers Press Trump Admin to Revoke Iranian Student Visas

Push comes amid impasse on American hostages, outrage over sanction waivers 

March 22, 2019

One U.S. Family's Tortuous Battle In Dubai's Sharia Courts

Pope's recent UAE 'tolerance' praise shouldn't extend to judicial system, activists warn

March 18, 2019

Trump Warns Maduro to Stop Blocking Humanitarian Aid

Colombian president: Obstructing aid is a 'crime against humanity'

February 13, 2019

GOP Senators to Venezuelan Generals: 'You Have a Decision to Make'

Some lawmakers press Trump admin to re-designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, lift Helms-Burton waivers

January 31, 2019

Conservatives Press OAS to Take Tougher Stand Against Maduro, Cuban Infiltration 

OAS leader is a vocal critic but regional group has not kicked Maduro out

January 29, 2019
Venezuelan Opposition Leader Declares Self Interim President

Top Lawmakers Urge Pompeo to Ensure Safety of Diplomats in Venezuela

Engel, McCaul: Maduro retains control over Venezuela's security forces who could harm Americans who remain there

January 25, 2019
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

Attorneys: Iranian Court Decision on U.S. Hostages Imperils Many Americans

Ruling: Imprisoning Americans is justified because U.S. and Iran are in a state of 'hostility'

January 25, 2019

Trump's Colombia Ambassador Pick Remains in Limbo as Chaos Erupts in Venezuela

Conservatives remain opposed to Macmanus, renew push for political, not career ambassador

January 24, 2019
Gavin Newsom

Newsom's New 'Water Tax' Poses Test for California GOP

GOP activists say they will target vulnerable Democrats to prevent super-majority passage

January 22, 2019