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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Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations

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President Trump Gives Impromptu Interview With Fox News

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U.S. And North Korea Agree To Set Aside Decades Of Tension At Summit In Singapore

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Trump, Kim Agree To Deal To Denuclearize North Korea

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Following his historic handshake with Kim Jong Un, President Trump said, "I feel really great. It's going to be a great discussion and I think tremendous success. I think it's going to be really successful and I think we will have a terrific relationship. I have no doubt." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Listen: The NPR Politics Podcast Analyzes Trump And Kim's Denuclearization Agreement

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What Action Follows Trump-Kim Summit May Be Even More Important

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President Trump And North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Set To Meet For Summit

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In this handout provided by Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore on June 10, 2018. Terence Tan /Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump And Kim Eager To Declare Success In Singapore 'No Matter What Happens'

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President Trump shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House last week. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How Artful Is Trump's Dealmaking?

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January Memo To Mueller Says Trump Has Authority To Pardon Himself

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Latest On Trump, North Korea And Tariffs

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President Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol (left), top deputy to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after their meeting at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump: Summit With Kim Jong Un Is On For June 12

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