Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Worker Shortage Could Dampen Economy

Friday, December 08, 2017

The U.S. job market has bounced back from a hurricane related slowdown this fall. But with unemployment hovering near 4 percent, a worker shortage could damper future economic growth.

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FACT CHECK: President Trump's Record On Jobs And Stocks

Friday, December 08, 2017

President Trump bragged this week about job gains and a rising stock market. So what are the facts?

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9 Sticking Points The House And Senate Have To Work Out In Their Tax Bills

Monday, December 04, 2017

Now that the Senate has passed its own version of a tax bill, lawmakers have to iron out differences with the House bill. The final product could then be sent to the president to be signed into law.

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Republican Senators Pass Tax Bill

Saturday, December 02, 2017

The Republican overhaul of the tax code overcame hurdles to pass the Senate and includes some changes average Americans may feel come tax time, should it make it to the president's desk.

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White House Appears To Be One Step Closer To First Legislative Victory

Friday, December 01, 2017

President Trump tweeted this morning that the Republican tax bill is "getting better and better" as Senate GOP leaders appear to have the votes to pass its tax overhaul measure. This would be the White House's first major legislative victory.

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Trump Reportedly Considers Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The move could come within weeks, according to multiple media outlets. President Trump brushed off questions on the topic during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, saying only, "Rex is here."

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FACT CHECK: President Trump's Tax Speech In Missouri

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

President Trump traveled to Missouri Wednesday to promote the GOP tax plan. Here's a closer look at some of the claims he made.

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Trump Visits Missouri To Tout GOP Tax Overhaul Bill

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

President Trump traveled to Missouri to tout the GOP tax overhaul bill as a boon for the middle class. But analysts say the bill mostly benefits the wealthy.

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Democratic Leaders Pull Out Of Government Funding Meeting After Trump Tweet

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

President Trump was supposed to sit down with Republican and Democratic leaders to talk about government funding. But a political tit for tat has resulted in the Democrats pulling out of the meeting.

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Who's In Charge Of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Monday, November 27, 2017

The White House appointed Republican congressman Mick Mulvaney as interim director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at the same time that Richard Cordray, its outgoing leader, said Leandra English would serve in the interim. So, who's in charge?

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Trump Addresses Some Sexual Harassment Issues, But Not All

Friday, November 17, 2017

President Trump slammed Democratic Sen. Al Franken for sexual misconduct, even as he sidestepped claims against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. Trump faced similar accusations during the campaign.

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President Trump Meets With Duterte On Last Leg Of Asia Tour

Monday, November 13, 2017

Trump is in the Philippines where he met with President Rodrigo Duterte, who's been criticized for his controversial war on drugs. Human rights activists say it has left more than 13,000 people dead.

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On Final Stop Of Asia Trip, Trump To Meet With Controversial Philippine President Duterte

Sunday, November 12, 2017

President Trump held a joint news conference with Vietnam's president. Trump travels to the Philippines next, where on Monday he'll be the first U.S. leader to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Trump: Putin Again Denied Interfering In Election And 'I Really Believe' He Means It

Saturday, November 11, 2017

While Trump says he believes the sincerity of the Russian president's denials made during a summit in Vietnam, Trump agrees with U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia did interfere in the election.

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President Trump Delivers Warning To Asia-Pacific Leaders Regarding Trade

Friday, November 10, 2017

President Trump laid out his "America First" vision of international relations in the Asia-Pacific region. He wants to rebalance trade relationships and prefers bilateral deals to multilateral ones.

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Trump Is In Vietnam For Asia-Pacific Economic Summit

Friday, November 10, 2017

President Trump, at the APEC summit in Vietnam, delivered an address Friday morning. His message: No more big trade deals with multiple countries for the U.S. Trade is topping the agenda.

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A Year After He Was Elected, What's Changed Under President Trump?

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to reverse many of the policies of his predecessor, Barack Obama. A year later, NPR takes stock of what's changed under President Trump and what hasn't.

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Trump Lands In China, North Korea To Be A Main Discussion Topic

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

President Trump is counting on China to help put the brakes on North Korea's nuclear program. And, he also hopes to negotiate more favorable trading terms.

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North Korea Is Very Much On Trump's Mind As He Visits South Korea

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

President Trump is in South Korea as part of his tour of Asia. He's expected to use his speech to the National Assembly in South Korea to deliver a message that other countries need to do more to rein in the threat of North Korea's nuclear program.

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Trump Visits South Korea, Meets Its President

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

President Trump visited American troops in South Korea, and he held bilateral meetings with South Korea's president. North Korea is at the top of the agenda.

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