Susan Crabtree is the White House correspondent at the Washington Examiner' where she covers the administration and its conflicts with Capitol Hill, the 2016 election, spending battles and national security. She previously spent seven years as a senior editor and investigative reporter for The Hill and is a frequent commentator on Fox News and several other networks, including CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, as well as and numerous radio shows.
Before joining The Hill, Crabtree covered Congress for Congressional Quarterly. She also spent three years as a reporter for Roll Call newspaper, chronicling the House Republican leadership, Congress' response to the Sept. 11 attacks, as well as trade disputes and spending battles.
Crabtree has written for several magazines, including The Weekly Standard and The Economist-owned Capital Style, where she was a senior writer. She has won several awards for investigative reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club.
She is a native Californian and graduated with honors in journalism and political science from the University of Southern California.