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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A Look At The Ethical Conflicts Trump's Children Have Faced

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Mulvaney Acknowledges Assistance To Ukraine Was Tied To Investigating Corruption

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President Trump Defends His Decision To Pull U.S. Forces From Syria

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Twitter Analysis Shows How Trump Tweets Differently About Nonwhite Lawmakers

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President Trump has said his concerns about corruption in Ukraine were behind his request to that country's president to investigate the Biden family. But anti-corruption advocates say Trump's administration has been weak on the issue. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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A Look At President Trump's Anti-Corruption Record

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2nd Whistleblower Comes Forward About Trump's Ukraine Call

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Trump Suggests China Should Also Investigate Former Vice President Joe Biden

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President Trump greets Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on the South Portico of the White House on Wednesday. They are holding a joint press conference amid a building impeachment inquiry into Trump. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Former national security adviser John Bolton criticized the Trump administration's approach to North Korea during a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Ousted National Security Adviser Bolton Slams Trump's Approach To North Korea

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The whistleblower complaint says notes from President Trump's call with the Ukrainian president, released this week, were loaded into an electronic system meant for classified information "of an especially sensitive nature." Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Officials Say White House's Use Of Secret System Is Unusual, 'Disturbing'

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White House Reacts To Whistleblower's Complaint

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