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Paula Reid is an American journalist and attorney who is the CBS News White House Correspondent. She appears regularly on CBS Evening News, Face the Nation, and CBS This Morning. She is also a fill-in anchor on CBSN.
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GSA designates Joe Biden "apparent winner," enabling official transitionThe General Services Administration has given President-elect Joe Biden the green light to begin the official transition process for his incoming administration. CBS News White House correspondent..
Biden transition process begins, as federal agency unlocks resources after weeks of delayAfter weeks of delay, Emily Murphy, the administrator of the General Services Administration, formally authorized the initial steps of handing over control of the federal government. Paula Reid..
Trump makes fourth public appearance since election and does not take questionsPresident Trump made his fourth public appearance since Election Day on Friday, when he held a news conference to discuss his administration's efforts to reduce the price of prescription drugs. The..
Trump pressures Michigan officials in bid to overturn electionPresident Trump welcomed Michigan state lawmakers to the White House on Friday in hopes they can help him win a state he lost, even though they have said they will not attempt to overturn the popular..
Experts urge Trump to back COVID-19 measures amid "dire" pandemicEven as top health experts warned the coronavirus pandemic is out of control, President Trump has neither mentioned it nor made any public appearances. Paula Reid reports.
Trump campaign requests recount in two Wisconsin countiesThe Trump campaign is requesting a recount in two heavily Democratic counties in Wisconsin as the president continues to push unfounded claims of voter fraud. This comes after he fired his top election..
Biden wins in Georgia, Trump takes North Carolina, CBS News projectsCBS News projects President-elect Joe Biden will carry the state of Georgia, matching President Trump’s 2016 Electoral College win. Mr. Trump is projected to take North Carolina. The president..
Biden to push for new coronavirus stimulus deal as cases spikePresident-elect Joe Biden is set to tackle the next stimulus bill as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise across the country. However, he's facing major challenges from top Republicans. CBS News..
Top GOP senators say Biden should receive classified briefings, as Trump stalls transitionSeveral advisers to President Trump tell CBS News that while the president is increasingly aware that his legal battles are unlikely to succeed, he likes to be seen as a "fighter" and wants to fire up..
Trump absent from coronavirus task force meetings as pandemic surgesSources tell CBS News President Trump has not attended a White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting in months. It comes as cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from the virus surge nationwide. CBS News..
Trump hasn't met with COVID-19 task force in months, sources say meetings lacks substanceAs COVID-19 cases spike, President Trump has not met with his pandemic task force in months, and sources tell CBS News the recent meetings lack substance and a coherent message. Paula Reid reports from..
As Trump makes baseless fraud allegations, Republicans back his refusal to concedePresident Trump is expected to visit Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, participating in his first public event in nearly a week amid his refusal to concede the election. As Paula Reid reports,..
Barr gives boost to Trump's unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraudAttorney General William Barr has given President Trump's unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud a boost by allowing prosecutors to go around long-standing policies to investigate allegations of..
Attorney General Barr paves way for prosecutors to investigate claims of voter fraudAttorney General William Barr issued a new memo paving the way for prosecutors to investigate claims of voter fraud. Paula Reid reports from the White House.
Trump pursues legal challenges to vote count in battleground statesPresident Trump continues to make claims of voter fraud with no evidence, while his campaign pursues legal challenges in several battleground states. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid..
President Trump's legal team vows to file more voter fraud lawsuits, despite no path to reelectionWith Joe Biden projected as the president-elect, there's no longer any clear path for president Trump to reach the 270 electoral votes necessary for reelection. However, Mr. Trump isn't giving up. His..
Trump gears up for legal battle following Biden winJoe Biden was declared the projected winner of the 2020 presidential election. However, President Trump has not yet conceded and is instead gearing up for legal battles in multiple states? Paula Reid..
Trump remains largely quiet as Biden is projected 2020 winnerCBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid reports on the Trump campaign's reaction to President-elect Joe Biden's projected victory.
Trump vows to keep fighting amid Republican rebukesAs soon as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden pulled ahead in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, the Trump campaign blasted out a statement saying they'd continue to pursue lawsuits and recounts..
Trump falsely declares victory and claims election is being stolenThe Trump campaign has filed lawsuits to stop the vote count in both Michigan and Pennsylvania. The campaign is demanding access to the vote counting sites, and they want to review each ballot. Paula..
Trump returns to the White House ahead of election nightPresident Trump is back at the White House, where he plans to spend the evening watching returns. After Democrats maintained a lead in early voting across several states, the Trump campaign is counting..
Trump rally attendance capped by Minnesota officials amid COVID-19 concernsPresident Trump is spending his last few days before the election in key battleground states -- including Rochester, Minnesota, where state officials cut back attendance to Mr. Trump's Friday evening..
Biden focuses on pandemic while Trump plans string of campaign ralliesJoe Biden is focusing in on the pandemic, while President Trump is campaigning in Arizona today. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joined CBSN with an update on the final days on the..
Trump downplays coronavirus and attacks mail-in voting while campaigningRising coronavirus cases in Michigan didn't stop thousands of supporters from cheering for President Trump, or the president from saying the pandemic is getting too much attention. Paula Reid reports.
Mark Meadows Might Be the Second Most ‘Reckless’ Man in the White HouseWhite House chief of staff Mark Meadows was hopping mad. And, as usual, he was not wearing a mask as he furiously dressed down CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid—invading her personal..
Trump hitting several key battleground states this week despite second coronavirus outbreak in the White HousePresident Trump and Vice President Pence continue making campaign trips despite a second coronavirus outbreak affecting several Pence aides in the White House. CBS News White House correspondent Paula..
Trump battles for Pennsylvania as Biden leads in crucial statePresident Trump blanketed Pennsylvania with three separate stops in hopes of turning out longtime Republicans and overcoming Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's gains in Philly and Pittsburgh...
At least 5 aides to Vice President Pence test positive for coronavirusPresident Trump is again downplaying the pandemic while he hits the campaign trail, despite the outbreak spreading throughout the White House. At least five aides to Vice President Mike Pence have..
Final presidential debate strikes a calmer note than the firstAfter the debate, one of the president's advisers told White House correspondent Paula Reid said the president stuck to the plan.
Trump and Biden prepare for debate as intel officials announce foreign election interferenceIntelligence officials say Iran and Russia are interfering in the U.S. campaign. The announcement came as both presidential candidates are preparing for the final debate tonight. CBS News White House..
Obama speaks at campaign event for Biden in Pennsylvania, lashes out at TrumpIn his first in-person campaign event for Joe Biden, former President Obama called out President Trump's coronavirus response. In a series of blistering criticisms, he accused the Trump administration..
Trump, Pelosi and McConnell at odds over coronavirus stimulus dealHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is citing progress in stimulus relief talks with the White House as tens of millions of Americans struggle in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. But Senate Majority..
President Trump continues his attacks on Dr. Anthony FauciPresident Trump sent a barrage of attacks during his latest rally as he trails in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. Paula Reid has the latest.
Trump and Biden prepare for final presidential debatePresident Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will have their mics muted when their opponent gets 2 minutes to speak during their final debate Thursday night. CBS News White House correspondent..
Trump derides Fauci as "disaster" as experts warn pandemic could worsen in weeks aheadOn a campaign call with reporters Monday, the president unloaded on Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, as well as other scientists. Paula Reid reports.
President Trump and Joe Biden campaign in key battleground states FridayWith Election Day a little more than two weeks away, President Trump and Joe Biden hit the campaign trail in key battlegrounds Friday. Meantime, there are mounting concerns over whether the president's..
Intel community fears Russia targeted Giuliani to discredit BidenPresident Trump was given a heads up in 2019 that Russian intelligence was feeding his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, disinformation about Joe Biden, CBS News has confirmed through administration sources...
Trump touts COVID-19 recovery, holds large rally in Iowa despite White House guidelinesPresident Trump held a rally with around 5,000 supporters in Iowa on Wednesday night, even though White House coronavirus task force guidelines state that gatherings in the area should be limited to 25..
President Trump undergoes aggressive and experimental coronavirus treatmentAs President Trump remains in the hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus, a high-level source familiar with the president’s health is warning “the next 48 hours will be critical.”..
Trump not on a "clear path to recovery," senior official saysPresident Trump, who was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday for COVID-19 treatment, is "still not on a clear path to recovery," a source familiar with the president's health said..
Press secretary: "White House operations" decided it was safe for Trump to go to New Jersey fundraiserWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany took questions outside on Friday amid the news the president and first lady had COVID-19. She told CBS News' Paula Reid that "White House operations made..
President Trump, first lady test positive for COVID-19 after aide contracts virusPresident Trump and first lady Melania Trump said early Friday morning that they tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine immediately. The announcement came after top White House aide..
Trump tries to walk back debate comments on white supremacistsLawmakers on both sides of the aisle criticized President Trump for his failure to denounce a far-right extremist group known as The Proud Boys during the first presidential debate. CBS News White..
President attempts to clean up "stand by" comment, earlier refusal to denounce white supremacistsPresident Trump on Wednesday attempted to clean up controversial comments he made Tuesday night while refusing to denounce white supremacists. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers sought to distance..
Fact-checking Trump and Biden in the first presidential debateIn their first debate Tuesday night, President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden clashed over issues like mail-in voting and how to handle the California wildfires and the coronavirus..
Fact-checking the first presidential debate after a chaotic night in ClevelandIt was a chaotic first presidential debate in Cleveland. Several things the candidates said were at least partially untrue. Paula Reid provides a fact check from the White House.
New details emerge from another New York Times report on President Trump’s taxesThe New York Times released another report on President Trump's taxes and how his hit reality TV show helped him rake in millions of dollars. Paula Reid reports.
Trump denies New York Times report on his taxes ahead of first presidential debatePresident Trump is on the defensive after a New York Times article revealed information about his tax records that he has spent years concealing. The Times report comes ahead of the first presidential..
Trump attacks New York Times report alleging he avoided paying taxes for yearsPresident Trump in a press conference on Sunday denied a New York Times report that alleged he avoided paying income taxes for years, and only paid $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017. Paula Reid..
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death reshapes political landscapeThe death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a top campaign issue. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid and Boston Globe deputy Washington bureau chief Liz Goodwin spoke..