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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New cars and cargo containers are shown in a staging area, on April 6, 2018, at the Port of Tacoma in Wash. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump ordered the Commerce secretary to look into whether tariffs are needed on vehicles and auto parts imported to the U.S. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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News Brief: Hopes Dwindle For North Korea Meeting, Southern Primary Results, Olympics Scandal

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South Korean President Meets President Trump To Discuss North Korea

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President Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday in the Oval Office of the White House. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Warns Summit With North Korea May Not Happen On Schedule

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U.S., China Step Back From Trade Dispute

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Planned Trump Summit With North Korea Hits Roadblock

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NAFTA Negotiations Have Yet To Produce A New Agreement

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News Brief: New Trump Tower Meeting Documents, NAFTA, Burundi Referendum

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President Trump Puts 'America First' On Hold To Save Chinese Jobs

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White House Continues To Step On Its Own Message With Mixed Signals From Trump

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The Latest Fallout From Rudy Giuliani's Comments Regarding Payment To Stormy Daniels

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Steel coils sit on wagons leaving a factory in Duisburg, Germany on March 2. U.S. President Trump Monday decided to hold off on imposing most steel and aluminum tariffs until at least June 1. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Delays Most Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum

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