Rob Garver

Rob Garver

Rob Garver is national correspondent for The Fiscal Times, based in Washington, D.C. A longtime reporter on the intersection of the federal government and the private sector, he previously reported on the FDA’s botched oversight of drug trials for ProPublica and worked as senior researcher for Bob Woodward during the writing of Woodward’s New York Times bestselling book, The Price of Politics. Garver holds a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont.



Recent Stories By Rob Garver:

  • Another Hole in a Trump Story UncoveredNovember 30, 2015

    Either Donald Trump has one of the world’s greatest memories, as he himself has claimed multiple times, or he really doesn’t remember Serge Kovaleski, the New York Times reporter whose disability the...

  • Putin’s New Missiles Dial Up the Tension with TurkeyNovember 30, 2015

    Nearly a week after Turkish fighters shot down a Russian bomber that crossed into their country’s airspace for a few seconds, resulting in the death of one of its pilots, the tension between the two...

  • Trump Is Learning a Tough, Reality-Based Lesson from Black PastorsNovember 30, 2015

    Little more than a week after Donald Trump distributed – and then defended – wildly false claims about the number of people in the U.S. murdered by African Americans each year, the front-running...

  • Bush: Trump Is Wrong and Scary, but Still Better than ClintonNovember 29, 2015

    With Donald Trump continuing to dominate the field, the Republican presidential primary is beginning to resemble a thought experiment gone awry. Imagine a group of Republican die-hards sitting down...

  • Here’s Why Donald Trump’s Lies May Be Good for U.S. PoliticsNovember 29, 2015

    Finding an upside to Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy is a struggle. The billionaire former reality television star has coarsened the national dialogue about race and immigration, made personal...

  • A Christmas Present to Wall Street Could Shut Down the GovernmentNovember 27, 2015

    Add attempts to roll back Wall Street reform to the list of things that might cause a government shutdown next month, when Congress comes to grips with the need to pass an omnibus government spending...

  • Is There Really a ‘Christian Genocide’ in Syria and Iraq?November 25, 2015

    Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz last week made headlines when they proposed that the U.S. should only admit Christian refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria. There was...

  • Petraeus Warns: No U.S. Ground Troops in SyriaNovember 24, 2015

    Retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus, the man who oversaw the (temporary) restoration of order in Iraq following the Sunni awakening and the subsequent surge of American troops there, doesn’t see...

  • Turkey Shoots Down a Russian Fighter Jet: What Will Putin Do?November 24, 2015

    After Turkish planes downed a Russian fighter jet on Tuesday, Western leaders looked anxiously toward Moscow, waiting to see how President Vladimir Putin would respond to an attack he described as “a...

  • Donald Trump’s 8 (Most Recent) Blatant LiesNovember 24, 2015

    It should be clear by now to anybody paying attention that Donald Trump long ago determined that the traditional concepts of “true” and “false” have no relevance when he decides what words to let fly...

  • Americans Tell Pollster: We’re a Bunch of Stupid LosersNovember 23, 2015

    Is it possible that the American people have internalized all the abuse that Donald Trump has been hurling at his opponents during his campaign appearances? Because at a time when the leading...

  • Trump Turns to Race-Baiting and 9/11 FantasiesNovember 23, 2015

    It’s at the point in Donald Trump’s campaign for president when it’s plausible to ask whether the billionaire real estate mogul is looking for a face-saving way out of a race he never expected to win...

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