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Matt Picht

Political Reporter

Matt Picht is a politics reporter in Washington, D.C., who mainly covers foreign policy and international news. He joined Newsy right after graduating from the University of Tulsa in 2013 and has been with the company ever since. Matt is always interested in a good story and hopes to shine a light on the human impact of foreign policy with his work.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar
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Sen. Klobuchar: Impeachment A 'Moment Of Reflection' In 2020 Race

President Trump and China Vice Premier Liu He
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Trump's New Trade Deal Includes China's Shopping List For U.S. Goods

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A US-EU Trade War Could Spell Trouble For Wine Lovers

Iranian nuclear facility
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Iran Nuclear Deal On Life Support After Soleimani Killing

Iranian nuclear facilities
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U.S. Attack Could Jeopardize What's Left Of The Iran Nuclear Deal

Democratic presidential candidates
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USMCA Support Will Be Key Test For 2020 Democrats

Shipping containers
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2019 Wrap-Up: A Little Progress And A Lot Of Chaos For Trade Policy

President Donald Trump
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NAFTA To USMCA: What's Different About Trump's New Trade Pact?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Richard Neal
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Democrats Back Trump's USMCA Deal After Winning Labor Protections

President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron
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U.S.-France Trade Fight Is The Latest Front In Digital Tax Debate

Holiday shopping
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Trade War Tariffs Won't Ruin The Holidays For Retailers

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FCC Moves To Keep China Out Of U.S. Telecom Networks

Huawei logo
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Huawei Still Faces U.S. Questions About Its Ties To Chinese Government

A patient in an adult social care home
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Brexit Poses Direct Threat to U.K. Adult Care

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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New Brexit Deal Could Mean Big Changes For Northern Ireland

Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Shinsuke Sugiyama and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer
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U.S.-Japan Deal Sets New Bilateral Standards For Digital Trade

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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U.K. Supreme Court Awards Parliament More Time On Brexit

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This Pa. Town Is An Unlikely Front In The U.S.-China Trade War

Pro-EU protesters outside Parliament.
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Boris Johnson Gets Backlash For Suspending Parliament

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron
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Russia Seems Unlikely To Reunite With The G-7 Any Time Soon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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Boris Johnson Gets A New Deadline In Brexit Talks With The EU

Hong Kong protesters
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Hong Kong Protesters Hold Peaceful March After Chaotic Demonstrations

Hong Kong police
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Hong Kong Businesses Struggle With Fallout From Protests

Protesters in Hong Kong International Airport
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Hong Kong Protesters Fight To Keep Public Support After Airport Chaos

Protesters in Hong Kong International Airport
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Hong Kong's Airport Protests Turn Chaotic And Violent

Members of Mexico's national guard
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Mexico's Citizens Aren't All On Board With Migration Crackdown

Migrants on a raft
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Trump Tries To Tighten The Rules For Central American Asylum-Seekers

U.K. Prime Minister-elect Boris Johnson
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Iran Crisis May Be Boris Johnson's First Test As U.K. Prime Minister

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and U.S. President Donald Trump
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The U.S. And Pakistan Are At Odds Over Counterterrorism Efforts

Japan's Foreign Minister and South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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What A Japan-South Korea Trade Fight Could Mean For Tech Industry