National political reporter covering campaigns, Congress and the White House Education: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, MS in journalism; University of California at Santa Cruz, BA in literature Michael Scherer is a national political reporter at The Washington Post. He was previously the Washington bureau chief for Time magazine, where he also served as the White House correspondent. Before joining Time, he was the Washington correspondent for Salon.com. Honors & Awards:
Lee Walczak Award for Political Analysis, National Press Club, 2013
New York Press Club Award for Political Coverage, 2014
The president argued that the American people were no longer interested in taking precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, even as the number of confirmed cases has been rising in a majority of states.