Ayesha Rascoe Ayesha Rascoe is a White House reporter for NPR.
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Ayesha Rascoe at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 22, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Ayesha Rascoe

White House Reporter

Ayesha Rascoe is a White House reporter for NPR.

Prior to joining NPR, she covered the White House for Reuters, chronicling President Barack Obama's final year in office and the beginning days of the Trump administration. Rascoe began her reporting career at Reuters, covering energy and environmental policy news, including the 2010 BP oil spill and the U.S. response to the Fukushima nuclear crisis in 2011. She also spent a year covering energy legal issues and court cases.

She graduated from Howard University in 2007 with a B.A. in journalism.

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President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit

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Trump's U.K. Visit Dominated By Criticisms Of British Prime Minister In Tabloid Interview

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Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

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Trump-May Press Conference Covers British Tabloid Story, Boris Johnson

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President Trump, Prime Minister May Give Press Conference After Bilateral Summit

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After Meeting With Prime Minister May, President Trump's Tone Softens

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, July 12

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News Brief: Trump Attacks NATO Allies, London Prepares, Supreme Court And Abortion

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Head Of EU Council Issues A Warning As President Trump Criticizes NATO

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Air Force One waits after landing in Bagotville, Canada, in June. At the G-7 meeting there, President Trump threw traditional U.S. allies into disarray over his trade and security policies. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stung By Trump At G-7, Allies Look For Better Outcome At NATO Summit

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Weekly Roundup: Tuesday, July 3

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President Trump signs a posthumous pardon for boxer Jack Johnson on May 24. The White House has privately asked prisoner advocates in recent weeks for the names of more potential clemency candidates. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, June 21

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