Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) nearly physically dodged questions about whether she called for President Trump to go to “prison” behind closed doors last week, arguing the questions were just playing into the hands of the “diverter of attention-in-chief.”
Amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the Iranian government has revoked the press credentials of a New York Times reporter, effectively barring the journalist from covering the government for the past four months, the Times reported Tuesday.