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Margaret Brennan

Moderator of Face the Nation & Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News

Margaret Brennan is moderator of the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan” on CBS News. She is also the Network’s chief foreign affairs correspondent based in Washington, D.C.. Brennan became moderator of “Face the Nation” in February 2018 and quickly became known for her tough but fair questioning of world leaders, politicians, and policy makers. She brings to her coverage of domestic politics a background in national security and financial news. She joined CBS News in 2012 and has held roles including State Department and White House Correspondent. While contributing across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, Brennan has broken stories including the news that members of the Trump Cabinet were discussing invoking the 25th amendment following the January 6th siege of the U.S. Capitol. She has covered historic moments such as the landmark nuclear deal with Iran; restoration of diplomatic ties with Cuba; the COVID-19 pandemic; the conflict in Ukraine; and the accord to transfer control of Syria’s chemical weapons.

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