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
The Dispatch Monthly Mailbag with Haley Byrd Wilt

The Dispatch Monthly Mailbag with Haley Byrd Wilt

Haley answers questions from members about working as a reporter on Capitol Hill, why she thinks Lazarus could be the "Beloved Disciple" in the Gospel of John, science fiction, and more.

Lawmakers Ask if U.S. Companies Helped Develop China’s Spy Balloon

Plus: More congressional scrutiny on China and high-profile House GOP hearings.

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.