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Roberta Rampton

White House Editor

Roberta Rampton is NPR's White House editor. She joined the Washington Desk in October 2019 after spending more than six years as a White House correspondent for Reuters. Rampton traveled around America and to more than 20 countries covering President Trump, President Obama and their vice presidents, reporting on a broad range of political, economic and foreign policy topics. Earlier in her career, Rampton covered energy and agriculture policy.

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President Trump hosts a roundtable discussion Monday on police and community relations with law enforcement officials in the State Dining Room at the White House. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump has long pushed for manufacturing to return to America. Now, he says, the coronavirus pandemic has proven his point. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump on Sunday described models showing U.S. coronavirus cases could peak in two weeks — at Easter — a time when he had hoped things would be back to normal for parts of the country. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How 15 Days Became 45: Trump Extends Guidelines To Slow Coronavirus

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Hot off the presses: President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2021. The election year proposals are unlikely to gain traction in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Again Proposes Slashing Foreign Aid In Budget

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Democrats say President Trump is exacting "retribution" on Gordon Sondland (left), the outgoing U.S. ambassador to the European Union, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman because they testified in the impeachment hearings. Drew Angerer and Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's State of the Union address laid bare his bitter partisan standoff with Democrats and left little doubt that legislative accomplishments between now and the election will be difficult. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Alan Dershowitz told NPR on Friday he would make constitutional arguments for President Trump at his Senate impeachment trial. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Draws Line On His Role In Trump Impeachment Defense

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