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Franco Ordoñez

White House Correspondent

Franco Ordoñez is a White House Correspondent for NPR's Washington Desk. Before he came to NPR in 2019, Ordoñez covered the White House for McClatchy. He has also written about diplomatic affairs, foreign policy and immigration, and has been a correspondent in Cuba, Colombia, Mexico and Haiti.

Ordoñez has received several state and national awards for his work, including the Casey Medal, the Gerald Loeb Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism. He is a two-time reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists, and is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and the University of Georgia.

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President Trump Holds News Conference On Sanctions Over China's Actions In Hong Kong

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has testified before Congress on the spread of the coronavirus. Reports that his relationship with President Trump had soured first surfaced in April. Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Says He Is Planning To Sign 'A Very Major Immigration Bill'

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What Is Mexico's President Likely To Gain From His White House Trip?

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The Trump Administration Pushes To Reopen Schools In The Fall

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President Revives "American Carnage" Message

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The White House Coronavirus Task Force Gives Its 1st Public Briefing In Months

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Then-national security adviser John Bolton in Minsk, Belarus, in 2019. Sergei Gapon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bolton: Trump And China's Xi Talked 'Frequently' About Trump's Reelection

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President Trump speaks at Snap-on Tools in Kenosha, Wis., before signing a 2017 executive order to tighten the rules for technology companies seeking to bring highly skilled foreign workers to the U.S. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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Trump Freezes Green Cards, Many Work Visas Until End Of Year

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