Haley Byrd Wilt

Haley Byrd Wilt is an associate editor for The Dispatch. She previously reported on Congress for CNN and The Weekly Standard.

Haley Byrd Wilt

China Competition a Bipartisan Bright Spot in Congress

Plus: An early look at the House GOP’s Afghanistan withdrawal investigation.

Nancy Mace’s Ilhan Omar Reversal—And Her Deal With GOP Leaders

Plus: The congressional response to the blockade on Armenians.

Making China Pay if It Attacks Taiwan

Lawmakers are laying the groundwork for economic sanctions on China if it invades Taiwan.

A Freewheeling House

Plus: An interview with a newly appointed member of the China competition committee.

Rule-Making Rebels

Rep. Thomas Massie, long a congressional contrarian, says he wants his role on the powerful Rules Committee to be constructive.

The Coming Debt Ceiling Standoff

Republicans want to rein in spending but can’t agree on exactly what to ask for.

The GOP’s George Santos Dilemma

National leaders tolerate him while New York Republicans urge him to step down.

House GOP Moves to Messaging Bills and Investigations

Plus, a new select committee on strategic competition with China.

Details on McCarthy’s Concessions Still To Come

Kevin McCarthy finally won over more than a dozen GOP detractors to claim the House speakership. But what did he give up to do so?

The House Could Become Even More of a Wild West This Year

In his speakership bid, Kevin McCarthy has promised conservatives open debate on spending bills.