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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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White House Didn't Previously Disclose Trump Meeting With Putin

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President Trump said on Tuesday that he was surprised at the effective failure of the Senate health care bill, which did not have enough support to move forward to a vote. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Latest Republican Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Dies In The Senate

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Trump's 'Made In America' Week Highlights Products Made In The U.S.

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Economists Warn Tariffs On Imported Steel Could Spark Trade War

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President Trump and first lady Melania Arrive At Orly Airport on Thursday in Paris. Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he was considering tariffs on steel imports. Pierre Suu/Getty Images hide caption

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In France, Trump Responds To Son's Decision To Meet With Russian Lawyer

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Trump, Putin Hold First Face-To-Face Meeting At G-20 Summit In Germany

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Morning News Brief: Trump Meets Putin, Russia Probe Update, New Tesla Car

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President Trump Asserts Commitment To NATO Defense Policy In Poland

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President Trump boards Air Force One before departing from Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey over the weekend. Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, among other heads of state, at the G-20 summit. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Gathering Of World Leaders, Trump's Meeting With Putin Stands Out

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