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 Says He Will Walk Out If North Korea Meeting Not 'Fruitful'

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North Korea And Trade Dominate Trump-Abe Meeting

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Trade And Nukes On The Agenda As Trump Meets Japan's Prime Minister

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For the second time in just over a year, President Trump ordered airstrikes on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria Is Latest Test For President Trump's Foreign Policy

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News Brief: Comey's Book, Trump Talks TPP Again, Syria And Pompeo

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White House Homeland Security Adviser Resigns

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Trump Cancels Trip To Latin America

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Trump Blasts FBI After His Attorney's Office Is Raided

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What Impact The Escalating Tariffs Threats Have Had So Far

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