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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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. talks to reporters about his plan to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss race at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Sen. Tim Scott: 'No doubt that President Trump is not a racist'

Sen. Tim Scott said Monday that President Trump is "not a racist" and that Democrats are "overusing" the racism card against the president and Republicans ahead of the 2020 election because they have nothing else to run on. Published August 14, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Beto O'Rourke: Fox News, Breitbart sowing 'seeds of terror'

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke penned an op-ed Tuesday accusing conservative media outlets like Fox News and Breitbart of sowing the "seeds of terror" that result in political violence like the El Paso mass shooting. Published August 13, 2019

President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Washington, as he prepares to leave Washington for his annual August holiday at his New Jersey golf club.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump rips 'wacko comedian' Bill Maher: 'So many lies'

President Trump and comedian Bill Maher traded barbs on Twitter over the weekend after the president claimed the late-night television host made multiple false statements on his HBO show Friday. Published August 12, 2019