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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Friday, March 11, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Wall Street Journal fires back at Trump: 'The truth hurts'

The Wall Street Journal fired back Thursday at Donald Trump after he demanded the newspaper apologize for an editorial saying Hillary Clinton has a million more primary votes than he does and would crush him in the general election. Published March 18, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in West Palm Beach, Fla., in this March 5, 2016, file photo. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Rabbis to boycott Donald Trump at AIPAC

Dozens of rabbis and Jewish religious leaders are planning to boycott GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's speech Monday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the nation's largest pro-Israeli lobbying group. Published March 18, 2016

U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush wave as they board Air Force One to depart from RAF Aldergrove in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 16, 2008. (AP Photo/Michael Cooper)

Laura Bush: 'Don't ask' if I'll vote for Donald Trump

Former first lady Laura Bush refused to say whether she would vote for Donald Trump should he win the GOP nomination, saying she remains uncommitted since her brother-in-law Jeb dropped out of the race last month. Published March 17, 2016