Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Trump Played A Low-Key Role In Weekend Shutdown Negotiations

Monday, January 22, 2018

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill worked through the weekend on a deal that would reopen the government. President Trump canceled plans to travel to his Mar-a-Lago resort, and stayed at the White House.


White House Says It Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown, But Will Congress Reach A Deal?

Friday, January 19, 2018

The White House says it does not want a government shutdown. But it's unclear if a deal will be reached in time to avoid one.


Trump Says His Commitment To Border Wall Is Rock Solid

Thursday, January 18, 2018

President Trump's proposed border wall has long been a rallying cry for his supporters. Aides say Trump's views on the wall have evolved over time, but the president insists his plan is still rock solid.


Lawmakers Working On Immigration, Government Funding As Deadline Looms

Monday, January 15, 2018

The aftermath of President Trump's alleged use of a vulgarity during immigration talks has brought uncertainty over possibly progress on that issue and averting a government shutdown by Friday.


As U.S. Accepts DACA Renewal Applications, Trump Says Program Is 'Probably Dead'

Sunday, January 14, 2018

President Trump said the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is "probably dead" even as a federal judge's order pressured the government to accept renewal requests from DACA recipients.


Lawmakers Trying To Reach DACA Deal After Fallout From Trump's Vulgar Comments

Friday, January 12, 2018

Amid fallout from President Trump's vulgar and disparaging comments about people from African nations and Haiti, lawmakers are exploring ways to salvage an immigration deal.


Trump Authorizes States To Impose Work Requirement For Medicaid

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New guidelines will allow states to impose a work requirement on recipients of Medicaid. It's the first time that Medicaid has permitted states to require that sort of pre-condition.


News Brief: Trump Pushes For DACA Bill, Bannon Out At Breitbart, California Mudslides

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

President Trump is pushing for a bipartisan deal to allow DACA recipients to remain in the U.S. Also, The Washington Post's Paul Farhi talks about Steve Bannon's ouster from Breitbart News.


Trump Calls For DACA Bill

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

President Trump says he'll sign whatever deal Republicans and Democrats are able to work out on DACA recipients. But differences remain over what such a deal would look like.


'Fire And Fury' Overshadows GOP Strategy Talks

Friday, January 05, 2018

President Trump reacted angrily to revelations in a new book — an account of his first year in office. Among those revelations: disparaging remarks by his former key strategist Steve Bannon.


IRS Warns Strategy Of Prepaying Property Taxes May Not Be Allowed

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Homeowners in high-tax areas have been racing to prepay their 2018 property taxes in an effort to beat the new deduction limits that take effect next year. But the IRS warns in many cases that strategy may not be allowed.


Why Public Approval Is Hard To Come By For Trump

Friday, December 22, 2017

Historically when the economy is in good shape so are the president's poll numbers. But there seems to be a disconnect between the current economy and President Trump's approval ratings.


News Brief: Senate Passes Tax Plan, Puerto Rico Update

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Senate has passed the Republican tax plan, which goes back to the House Wednesday after a procedural snag. We look at what it means for average Americans. Also, an update on Puerto Rico.


Trump Offers Blueprint For Military And Foreign Policy

Monday, December 18, 2017

President Trump outlines his national security priorities on paper, as is required by Congress. The document, known as a national security strategy, identifies challenges the U.S. faces overseas.


Rule Change Could Give Restaurants More Control Over Workers' Tips

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants more leeway to redistribute tips received by their employees. Critics say it's too much leeway.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?