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Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark covers Congress and national security for The Washington Times. He is a Kansas native and holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Kansas. Joseph spent ten years in the Navy after college and worked briefly in banking prior to obtaining his master's degree from the Columbia Journalism School and joining The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Joseph Clark

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the Utah Republican Party Organizing Convention at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, on Saturday, April 22, 2023. (Ryan Sun/The Deseret News via AP)

Pro-DeSantis group offers to pay for Trump to move from Florida to California

A political action committee backing Ron DeSantis for a potential 2024 White House bid is offering to help Donald Trump move out of Florida after the former president claimed that the state "continues to tumble into complete delinquency and destruction" under the Republican governor's leadership. Published April 22, 2023

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks at the National Rifle Association Convention in Indianapolis, Friday, April 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Jordan all in for Trump 2024

Rep. Jim Jordan says he is backing former President Donald Trump "all the way" for the GOP's 2024 presidential nomination. Published April 15, 2023

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2023, Friday, March 3, 2023, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Ex-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not running for president

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that he will not seek the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential race, ending speculation that he would challenge former President Donald Trump. Published April 14, 2023

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador embraces, President Joe Biden and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following a joint news conference at the North American Leaders Summit, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Mexico City. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

U.S., Canada, Mexico launch new efforts to battle fentanyl

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have pledged enhanced coordination measures to combat the rise of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, which the countries have jointly recognized as the foremost drug threat in North America. Published April 14, 2023