is the Washington reporting fellow for the Texas Tribune. For the last two years he has worked as a research assistant to Politico's Peter Canellos while freelancing stories for publications like the Boston Globe, Slate, the Virginia Quarterly Review, and Politico Magazine. In the fall of 2018 he reported from the Philippines on the response of the Catholic Church to the country's war on drugs, a project supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is a 2017 graduate of the University of Virginia, where he studied English Literature and edited an online pop-culture publication.
Every Texas Democrat voted in support of the the $4.5 billion humanitarian aid package, which includes provisions to help migrant children. U.S. Rep. Will Hurd was the only Texas Republican to buck his party and support the measure.