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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent

Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Trump Administration.

Horsley took up the White House beat in 2009 after serving as a San Diego-based business correspondent for NPR where he covered fast food, gasoline prices, and the California electricity crunch of 2000. He reported from the Pentagon during the early phases of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before joining NPR in 2001, Horsley was a reporter for member station KPBS-FM, where he received numerous honors, including a Public Radio News Directors' award for coverage of the California energy crisis.

Earlier in his career, Horsley worked as a reporter for WUSF-FM in Tampa, Florida, and as a news writer and reporter for commercial radio stations in Boston and Concord, New Hampshire. Horsley began his professional career as a production assistant for NPR's Morning Edition.

Horsley earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from San Diego State University.

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Javier Yanez decorated with U.S. and Cuban flags in Old Havana, Cuba, in 2014. President Trump is expected to reverse some of the easing in U.S.-Cuba relations that President Barack Obama initiated. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba

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An American classic car is seen parked in front of the Capitol building in Havana. President Trump's expected changes in policy toward Cuba could make it more difficult for Americans to visit the island and for U.S. companies to do business there. Javier Galeano/AP hide caption

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Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

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Another Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump's Travel Ban

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Trump Denies Asking James Comey For Pledge Of Loyalty

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Ahead Of Comey Hearing, Intelligence Officials Testify Before Senate Committee

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Is The Economic Glass Half-Full Or Half-Empty? It Depends

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Unemployment Data Are Often Colored By Politics

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White House Defends U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement

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Trump Set To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Agreement

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