Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Rep. Cummings Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-CIA Chief's Security Clearance

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The lawmaker's letter was one of several reactions to the decision. Also Thursday, a former special operations forces commander defended John Brennan and asked Trump to revoke his clearance too.

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The White House backtracked this week on claims that President Trump has overseen more job gains among African-Americans than his predecessor, Barack Obama.

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Trump Campaign Targets Omarosa Manigault Newman Over Tell-All Book

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The president's campaign arm has filed a complaint against the former White House aide, saying she violated a 2016 agreement with her book and publicity tour.

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FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Political Lightning Rod Who Criticized Trump

Monday, August 13, 2018

The embattled former special agent lost his place in the Russia investigation over text messages that criticized then-candidate Trump and has been under a political bull's-eye ever since.

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Trump Doubles Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum From Turkey

Friday, August 10, 2018

President Trump called for a doubling in the tariff on imported steel and aluminum from Turkey, escalating a diplomatic spat with a key NATO ally.

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Democrats Seize On GOP Ethics Scandals In Midterms, Because It's Worked Before

Friday, August 10, 2018

Taking a page from their own 2006 playbook, House Democrats hope to capitalize on the insider trading allegations against Rep. Chris Collins and other GOP scandals to regain a majority in November.

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Democrats Hope To Capitalize On Criminal Case Against Republican Rep. Chris Collins

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Rep. Chris Collins promises to keep campaigning for his N.Y. House seat, despite insider trading charges. Democrats hope to make Collins a poster child for what they call a GOP culture of corruption.

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New York Congressman Pleads Not Guilty To Insider Trading Charges

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Rep. Chris Collins was charged with securities fraud along with his son and another man. Collins is accused of passing inside stock information to his son, who used it to make favorable trades.

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Despite Strong Economy, Federal Deficit Soars

Friday, August 03, 2018

Even with a healthy job market and rapid economic growth, the federal government is piling up debt. The government's deficit is expected to top $1 trillion next year.

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Trump Administration Eyes Capital Gains Tax Cut

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Trump administration is weighing a cut in the capital gains tax. It would save wealthy Americans up to $20 billion a year, but add to the federal government's red ink.

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Trump Administration Mulls Over Change In Tax Code

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Trump administration is floating an idea to unilaterally change the tax code by redefining how capital gains are calculated. A move that would benefit wealthy Americans.

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Trump Says 'No Problem' With Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Monday, July 30, 2018

Joined by Italy's prime minister, the president took questions from reporters Monday. He discussed border security and said he would be willing to meet with Iran's leaders with "no preconditions."

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From Helsinki To Another Potential Meeting With Putin, A Look At Trump's Week

Friday, July 20, 2018

From the joint press conference in Helsinki to the news that President Trump had invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C., for a second meeting — it has been a banner week.

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Is Trump The Toughest Ever On Russia?

Friday, July 20, 2018

President Trump boasts that he's tougher on Russia than any other president. His administration has adopted some tough policies, even though Trump's rhetoric is almost always friendly toward Moscow.

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Trump Invites Putin To Washington Despite Pushback From Helsinki Summit

Thursday, July 19, 2018

President Trump says he's looking forward to a second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, possibly this fall. That's despite the major blowback he got after the first meeting.

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Trump Still Answering Questions About His Controversial Remarks In Helsinki

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

President Trump is still answering questions about his widely panned summit with Russian President Putin. Trump insists he's been tougher on Russia than his predecessors.

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Obama Celebrates Nelson Mandela's Legacy In Johannesburg Speech

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Barack Obama speaks in Johannesburg to mark the centennial of the birth of Nelson Mandela. Obama has said Mandela inspired his political career; there was also a cautionary element to the speech.

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'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In one of his most high-profile appearances since leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama urged listeners to resist cynicism as he celebrated the legacy of Nelson Mandela.

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Trump, Putin Discuss Charges Of Russian Interference In 2016 U.S. Election

Monday, July 16, 2018

President Trump and President Putin hold a joint press conference after meeting for two hours. The leaders were asked about charges of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump, Putin Lead Press Conference After 2-Hour Meeting

Monday, July 16, 2018

Richard Fontaine of the Center For A New American Security offers his insights into the meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

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