Ayesha Rascoe Ayesha Rascoe is a White House reporter for NPR.
Ayesha Rascoe at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 22, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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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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Trump Confirms He Ordered Airstrike Against Iran

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U.S. Aircraft Were Ready To Strike Iranian Targets, Reports Say

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters outside the White House on April 29. President Trump said she would leave her job as press secretary at the end of June. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders To Leave The White House

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Trucks pass along a border wall as they get into position to cross into the United States at the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday. Companies had been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump. Hans-Maximo Musielik/AP hide caption

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Trump's Negotiating Style Reshapes U.S. Role On World's Stage

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President Donald Trump presents the "President's Cup" to the Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament winner Asanoyama, at Ryogoku Kokugikan Stadium on Sunday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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PHOTOS: From Sumo Wrestling To Grand Parades, How World Leaders Try To Impress Trump

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Trump To Be The First Foreign Leader To Greet Japan's New Emperor

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, seen during a Fox News town hall in April, has suggested that prisoners should be allowed to vote. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Debate Over Voting Rights For Prisoners Divides 2020 Candidates

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White House Instructs Ex-Counsel McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

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Democratic Presidential Field Divides Over Whether Inmates May Vote

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