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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At CPAC, Trump Reiterates Support For Arming Teachers To Prevent School Shootings

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After Florida Shooting, Trump Meets With Students And Teachers

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Kentucky bourbon could be the target of new tariffs from European allies if President Trump approves restrictions on steel and aluminum imports. Luke Sharrett/Getty Images hide caption

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Kentucky Bourbon, Wisconsin Cheese Could Be Targets In Trade War

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U.S. Trade Partners Threatening Retaliation If Proposed Tariffs Go Through

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Trump Considers Improving Background-Check System For Gun Purchases

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Though 13 Russians Were Indicted For Election Meddling, The Investigation Isn't Over

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A Chinese worker loads steel tubes onto a truck in China's Jiangsu province in 2016. The Trump administration is considering imposing steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Plans To Visit Parkland, Fla., After School Shooting

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Following The Latest School Shooting, Trump 'Speaks To A Nation In Grief'

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President Trump Reacts To Florida High School Shooting

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FBI Director Christopher Wray addressed the background investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter during a Senate intelligence committee hearing on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump is unveiling his 2019 fiscal year budget proposal on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Offers Spending Blueprint, But Congress Already Wrote The Check

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