Spencer S. Hsu

Washington, D.C.

Investigative reporter

Education: Harvard University, B.A. in English

Spencer S. Hsu is an investigative reporter, two-time Pulitzer finalist and national Emmy Award nominee. Hsu has covered homeland security, immigration, Virginia politics and Congress. He received the Sigma Delta Chi award and Ursula and Gilbert Farfel Prize for excellence in investigative journalism in 2012.
Latest from Spencer S. Hsu

Items with classified markings found at Trump storage unit in Florida

The former president’s lawyers say no classified documents were found at Trump Tower in New York or at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J.

December 7, 2022

Landmark Oath Keepers verdict hobbles group, but the movement lives on

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted of seditious conspiracy in the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021, a rare legal consequence for the far-right group.

December 3, 2022

Accused Proud Boys leader wants D.C. police officer to testify in his defense

Defense attorneys for Henry “Enrique” Tarrio say their client provided Lt. Shane Lamond information on their locations during Capitol insurrection

December 2, 2022

Garland praises Oath Keepers verdict, won’t say where Jan. 6 probe goes

The Justice Dept. will weigh the conviction of Stewart Rhodes and a top deputy in deciding whether to pursue other high-profile Trump allies, people familiar with the matter said.

November 30, 2022

Who are the Oath Keepers? Key details in the seditious conspiracy trial

Who are the Oath Keepers? What did we learn from the trial of Stewart Rhodes? What connection is there to President Trump? We answer your questions.

November 30, 2022

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

The panel of seven men and five women deliberated for three days before finding Rhodes and a co-defendant guilty of conspiring to oppose by force the lawful transition of presidential power.

November 29, 2022

Defendants attack U.S. ‘manipulation’ of evidence in Oath Keepers trial

The Oath Keepers defendants claim that prosecutors used text messages out of context and videos with incorrect time stamps.

November 21, 2022

‘Democracy is fragile,’ prosecutor says at close of Oath Keepers trial

The highest profile trial in Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack investigation is nearing its end.

November 18, 2022

Ex-intel officer downplays Jan. 6 violence as Oath Keepers defendants testify

Over two weeks, at least two of the five accused of a violent plot against the U.S. government testified.

November 16, 2022

Federal judge strikes down Trump-era border policy known as Title 42

A federal judge in the District is expected to issue a major ruling that could affect the Title 42 policy on the nation's land borders, particularly the U.S.-Mexico border.

November 15, 2022