Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

White House Asked FBI To Refute Reports Of Russia Contacts

Friday, February 24, 2017

The White House is pushing back on a story that alleged it tried to pressure the FBI to discredit reports of alleged communication between the Trump campaign and Russia. The story, which was reported by CNN, says the FBI resisted those efforts.

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Trump Orders Agencies To Reduce Regulations

Friday, February 24, 2017

Surrounded by corporate leaders, President Trump signed an executive action telling government agencies to slash "job killing" rules. Environmentalists argue the move could undo important protections.

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Trump Administration Denies That It Leaned On FBI To Knock Down Russia Story

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Trump administration is denying a CNN report that it tried to enlist the FBI to rebut stories of contacts between Russian intelligence officials and people associated with the Trump campaign.

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Trump Goes Back To Campaign Mode In Florida

Sunday, February 19, 2017

After a week of controversy, President Trump sought to energize himself and his supporters at a rally in Florida on Saturday, staged by his campaign operation.

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At Florida Rally, Trump Restates Campaign Promises

Saturday, February 18, 2017

A month into his presidency, President Trump sounded like candidate Trump at a boisterous rally in Melbourne, Fla.

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Trump Holds 'Campaign Rally For America' In Florida

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The White House says President Trump is taking his message directly to the people with an event in Florida Saturday that hearkens back to his campaign rallies.

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Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

Friday, February 17, 2017

President Trump and his aides have repeatedly made false claims about crime rates, voter fraud and the threat posed by international refugees. By exaggerating dangers, the White House hopes to justify new government policies.

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Trump Boasts Of 'Incredible Progress' In 4 Weeks Of Presidency

Friday, February 17, 2017

It's now four weeks since President Trump was sworn in. Despite setbacks, like the sacking of his national security adviser, Trump is talking about "incredible progress" he's made since taking office.

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How Donald Trump's Management Style Works (Or Doesn't) In The White House

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Donald Trump's background as a businessperson may not have prepared him for the challenges he's facing in the Oval Office.

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Recent Scandals Highlight Trump's Chaotic Management Style

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Donald Trump achieved fame and fortune as a businessman and reality TV star. Now he's trying to translate that experience to the White House. Trump's management style has produced a tumultuous first few weeks. On Monday, he effectively told his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, "you're fired."

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What Flynn's Ouster Means For Netanyahu and Trump

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

President Trump meets Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had considered the former national security adviser Michael Flynn to be an ally in the White House.

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Trump Discusses Trade, Immigration With Canadian Prime Minister

Monday, February 13, 2017

President Trump met Monday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. They were expected to discuss trade, immigration and their very different attitudes toward refugees.

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Trudeau To Visit Trump; Differing Refugee Policies To Be Discussed

Monday, February 13, 2017

President Trump on Monday welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House, where refugee policy and trade are expected to come up. Meanwhile, Trump's travel ban remains on hold.

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Trump Defends Travel Ban In News Conference With Japan's Prime Minister

Friday, February 10, 2017

President Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House Friday. In a joint news conference, Trump defended his controversial executive order on refugees and travel.

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Federal Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

Thursday, February 09, 2017

A federal appeals court unanimously rejected a request by the Trump administration to lift a temporary restraining order on the president's executive order on immigration.

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Trump Makes First Visit To U.S. Central Command In Florida

Monday, February 06, 2017

President Trump visited U.S. Central Command in Florida Monday and met with troops for the first time as their commander-in-chief. He promised to always have their backs. Trump also had a message for ISIS.

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Trump Tweets To Blame Judge Who Blocked His Executive Order 'If Something Happens'

Sunday, February 05, 2017

President Trump spent the weekend criticizing a federal judge who put a temporary stay on the travel restrictions he ordered last week. Vice President Pence and other GOP leaders took a softer tone.

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Court Requests And Orders In A Busy Weekend In Politics

Sunday, February 05, 2017

A court has kept a suspension of President Trump's order on refugees in place — for now.

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Immigration Ban Halted By Federal Judge

Saturday, February 04, 2017

A federal judge has temporarily halted President Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. NPR's Scott Horsley has the latest.

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Acting Attorney General Out After Refusing To Defend Trump Refugee Ban

Monday, January 30, 2017

The president replaced Sally Yates late Monday after she told Justice Department lawyers not to defend his executive order. The top federal prosecutor in suburban Virginia was elevated in her place.

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