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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National security adviser John Bolton said a new White House order on election security isn't aimed at any particular country. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Remarks On Bravery Of Flight 93 Crew And Passengers On Sept. 11

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National Security Adviser John Bolton told the Federalist Society on Monday that the International Criminal Court is a threat to American sovereignty and national security. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Montana on Thursday. His summer was marked by tweeting insults about black Americans who criticize him and praise for black celebrities who back him. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Takes On Trump In First Midterm Campaign Speech

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, September 6

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How President Trump Interacts With The Black Community

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President Trump's top aides have wrought an elaborate system of schemes to keep him from taking actions they feared would hurt the country, according to accounts in a new book by Bob Woodward. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Attacks Paper's Report On White House Counsel Don McGahn

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 16

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President Trump Responds To Omarosa's Book With Insults And Threats Of Legal Action

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President Donald Trump condemned neo-Nazis and white supremacists in remarks about the Charlottesville, Va. rally at the White House on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. He later undercut these remarks by blaming "both sides" for the violence at the rally. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Year After Charlottesville, Not Much Has Changed For Trump

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 9

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, August 2

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