Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Trump Holds Campaign-Style Pennsylvania Rally

Sunday, April 30, 2017

President Trump rallied supporters in Harrisburg, Pa. on his 100th day in office. He defiantly defended his young administration's track record.

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Trump Criticizes '8-Year Assault' On Gun Rights At National Rifle Association

Friday, April 28, 2017

President Trump speaks to the National Rifle Association, the gun rights group that strongly backed him in the 2016 campaign. NPR takes a look at what is on his agenda when it comes to gun rights.

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With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA — Not End It

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Despite his long-standing criticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Trump has opted to reopen negotiations on the deal rather than run the risk of scrapping it altogether.

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Trump Administration Calls For 'Massive' Tax Cut

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

President Trump spelled out his opening bid in what's likely to be a lengthy debate over tax policy. Trump wants what he calls a "massive" cut in tax rates, but even some Republicans warn that could balloon the federal deficit.

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Commerce Department Orders 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber Imports

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Commerce Department has called for a 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber imports. It's the latest sign of the Trump administration's more aggressive stance on trade enforcement.

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Trump's First 100 Days: Policy Priorities

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

During the campaign and the transition period, Donald Trump outlined an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in the White House. How's he doing, as that milestone approaches?

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Trump, The Golfer In Chief

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump plays a lot of golf. But not nearly as much as Woodrow Wilson.

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Trump Issues New Executive Actions Ahead Of 100th Day In Office

Friday, April 21, 2017

President Trump has been signing a flurry of executive actions as he approaches his 100th day in office. Some of his orders make good on campaign pledges. Others seem tailored to make the president "look busy," without actually doing very much.

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Trump Hosts Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots At The White House

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

President Trump hosts Super Bowl champs, the New England Patriots, at the White House. He has long had ties to the team, but the visit, although a tradition, is not without controversy.

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Trump Will Toast NFL's Patriots At The White House — At Least Most Of Them

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

President Trump will host the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at the on Wednesday. The president has strong ties to the team. But some players are boycotting, saying they don't feel welcome.

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Trump Travels To Wisconsin To Tout 'Buy American, Hire American' Policy

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump traveled to a tool making company in Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday and announced an executive order that calls for stricter enforcement of laws requiring the federal government to buy American-made products when possible. The second part of the order will sharpen the focus on the H1-B visa program. The executive order calls on the departments of commerce, labor, homeland security and state to more strictly police the visa program, which is used to recruit foreign tech workers.

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

Monday, April 17, 2017

During a visit to the Snap-on tool company Tuesday, President Trump will sign an executive order designed to reinforce government purchasing policies and discourage the heavy use of guest workers.

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Trump Continues To Shift Positions On Key Campaign Issues

Friday, April 14, 2017

This week, President Trump said NATO is no longer obsolete and slammed Russia for its alliance with the Syrian regime. Those positions are at odds with views he held on the campaign trail.

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Bomb Dropped On Afghan Province Was Historic In Size

Friday, April 14, 2017

The Pentagon says the U.S. dropped the largest conventional weapon ever used in combat to hit an underground ISIS complex. Some speculate the action was also meant to send a message to North Korea.

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Trump Changes Tone In Meeting With Secretary General Of NATO

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President Trump spoke about a strong commitment to NATO during his meeting with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday, a major switch from his rhetoric on the campaign trail.

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Trump, In A 180-Degree Switch, Says NATO 'No Longer Obsolete'

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President Trump, who has questioned the relevance of NATO and challenged allies to spend more on their own defense, met on Wednesday with the head of the military alliance.

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Sean Spicer Apologizes For Controversial Assad-Hitler Comparison

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Spicer apologized for his comments Tuesday when he wrongly suggested that Hitler never used chemical weapons in an attempt to underscore the horror of Syria's alleged use of those weapons.

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White House Press Secretary Suggests Even Hitler Didn't Use Chemical Weapons

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In a press briefing, Sean Spicer answered a question about the gas attack in Syria by comparing Hitler, favorably, to the Syrian regime. His attempts to clarify the statement only made matters worse.

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From Red Lines To Blurred Lines: The Trump Administration's Syria Shift

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Before and after last week's chemical weapons attack, the Trump administration sent conflicting signals about foreign intervention, Russian cooperation and the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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White House Spokesman Stumbles Over Assad-Hitler Comparison

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In the middle of an international debate about Syria, Bashar Assad, Russia and Iran, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer made an ill-conceived, ahistorical reference to Hitler. He later apologized.

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