Peter Gattuso

Peter Gattuso is a reporter for The Morning Dispatch, based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company in 2024, he interned at The Dispatch, National Review, the Cato Institute, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute. When Peter is not helping write TMD, he is probably watching baseball, listening to music on vinyl records, or discussing the Jones Act.

Peter Gattuso

The Rules for Using Campaign Funds on Legal Fees, Explained

Why an independent candidacy could help New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez pay for his defense in a federal bribery case.

The Jones Act, Explained

Analyzing the effects of a century-old maritime shipping law.

Fact-Check: Is the COVID Vaccine Killing One Person for Every 1,000 Doses?

A new article relies on data that is self-reported and unverified.

Fact Checking Claims That a Tick-Borne Disease Is ‘Suddenly’ Causing Red-Meat Allergies

The condition has been documented since 2007.

Secret Service Protection, Explained

RFK Jr. says he should be receiving security, but Secret Service protection this early in the election is extremely uncommon.

Fact Check: Has No Labels Said It Will ‘Do What It Takes’ to Help Trump?

The group has said the opposite.

Educational ‘Detracking,’ Explained

To close achievement gaps, more school systems are limiting course offerings for high-achievers.

Fact Check: Are Increased Disability Claims Contributing to Low Unemployment?

A recent viral tweet misinterprets disability awards and disability identification

Los Angeles’ Homelessness Referendum, Explained

Unpacking the city’s unorthodox strategy to shelter the homeless.