McKay Coppins

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

McKay Coppins is a staff writer at The Atlantic covering national politics. He was previously a reporter for BuzzFeed News, where he covered two presidential campaigns, and before that he wrote for Newsweek. Coppins is the author of the book, The Wilderness, about the battle over the future of the Republican Party, and his work has also appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. A frequent contributor to cable news and public radio, he has been featured on Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list and identified by Details magazine as a rising TV pundit.

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