Scott Horsley Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News.
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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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From Helsinki To Another Potential Meeting With Putin, A Look At Trump's Week

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin answer questions during a joint news conference after their summit on July 16 in Helsinki. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 19

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Trump Invites Putin To Washington Despite Pushback From Helsinki Summit

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Trump Still Answering Questions About His Controversial Remarks In Helsinki

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Obama Celebrates Nelson Mandela's Legacy In Johannesburg Speech

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Former President Barack Obama speaks in Johannesburg on Tuesday at the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

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Trump, Putin Discuss Charges Of Russian Interference In 2016 U.S. Election

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Trump, Putin Lead Press Conference After 2-Hour Meeting

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Latest On Helsinki Summit Between Trump And Putin

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Trump, Putin Meet For 2 Hours In Helsinki

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President Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave a press conference after their meeting Monday in Helsinki. Trump sided against his intelligence officials, who have said Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump Says Europe Is 'Losing Its Culture'

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Trump Hammers Away At NATO Leaders On Military Spending

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In what was supposed to be a brief photo op ahead of a breakfast meeting, President Trump launched a verbal attack against NATO defense spending as cameras clicked away. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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