About 

  • Michael Warren is a reporter for CNN, based in the Washington D.C. bureau.

    Before joining CNN, Warren was a senior writer at the Weekly Standard, where he covered the White House, Congress, and national politics. He has covered two presidential elections, reporting from early primary states and during the general election, as well as three midterm elections. Starting in January 2017, Warren wrote a daily newsletter, "White House Watch," about the presidency of Donald Trump. In that newsletter, he covered national security, trade policy, the Russia investigation, and politics.

    Warren has also written about topics as diverse as the oil boom in North Dakota, the Beatles, the Iran nuclear deal, Vietnamese immigrants, and Obamacare. He has profiled numerous political figures, including Senator Harry Reid, UN ambassador Nikki Haley, Energy secretary Rick Perry, and Maine governor Paul LePage. He was a 2012 Robert Novak journalism fellow. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, Politico, the Washington Times, and City Journal.

    Warren graduated from Vanderbilt University. Originally from Georgia, he lives with his family in Virginia.