scott horsley 16 hours ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 9:23pm No. Not really. https://t.co/uZ9X52zfS9 scott horsley 23 hours ago:   Thursday Apr 18 - 2:35pm Finally, the report we've all been waiting for: The International Trade Commission's (unredacted) forecast of the new NAFTA's economic impacts. https://t.co/CnasLDeGsZ scott horsley 2 days ago:   Wednesday Apr 17 - 11:08am What happens when China stops buying cars made by a Chinese-owned automaker in South Carolina? https://t.co/Xc41YiYwXC scott horsley 4 days ago:   Monday Apr 15 - 11:40am https://t.co/yJFzF1trWN? scott horsley 1 week ago:   Wednesday Apr 10 - 9:55pm RT @LukeRunyon: “In effect, one of the things we’ve done historically — not meaning to, especially — what we’ve done is export some of the environmental consequences of water diversions.
“We’ve exported them to Mexico.”
Link to Image scott horsley 1 week ago:   Tuesday Apr 9 - 11:54am When trade geeks play drinking games, Airbus and Boeing subsidies are up there with Canadian softwood lumber. https://t.co/LLN3XAhCA2 scott horsley 1 week ago:   Monday Apr 8 - 5:38pm In an increasingly cash-free world, the average dollar bill now lasts more than twice as long as it did eight years ago. And that's flipped the argument for a $1 coin on its head. https://t.co/Z4l8ICEo3j scott horsley 1 week ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 8:32pm Scary report from @damianpaletta on the rise in risky lending, with regulators looking away. To anyone who lived through the last financial meltdown, the claim that banks are offloading the risk to others and thus have no skin in the game is not reassuring https://t.co/B58lLxvFTP scott horsley 1 week ago:   Saturday Apr 6 - 11:32pm Very interesting interview. But that’s one of our other Scotts: @scottdetrowhttps://t.co/5uVQweQqEz scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 4:33pm President Trump tries to put his stamp on the Federal Reserve, lobbying for lower interest rates and floating the idea of installing political allies on the central bank’s board. It could backfire. https://t.co/fNbJsKS5hIhttps://t.co/6ZnYcgaHUA
Link to Image scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 3:55pm Recall that Democrats are only demanding the tax returns because, unlike every other White House nominee for four decades, Trump refused to release them voluntarily. https://t.co/YfY4Qs9s9X scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 3:55pm WSJ: Trump's lawyer says handing over the president's tax returns, as House Democrats demand, "would set a dangerous precedent." https://t.co/J21kZgSTEQ scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 10:54am The US has added 5.1 million jobs in the 26 months since President Trump took office. (In the last 26 months of the Obama administration, the US added 5.6 million jobs.) scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 9:05am New March jobs report shows strong rebound from February's flukey slump, but somewhat slower pace of job growth than late last year. https://t.co/m2hEwdCU0W scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 6:38am https://t.co/m2hEwdCU0W scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 5:30am RT @NPR: Critics say the FAA basically let Boeing certify its own plane with the 737 Max jets.
But, it turns out, that sort of thing happens a lot with federal regulation. https://t.co/6eCP98KzCq scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 4 - 7:03pm For the second time in as many weeks, President Trump announces a controversial pick for the Federal Reserve board. Neither man has officially been nominated. https://t.co/CAd8vRhwHg scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 4 - 4:27pm @bruceymonkey firstname.lastname@example.org scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 4 - 1:49pm I'm working on a story about people who've been on disability insurance re-entering the workforce. If you or someone you know is in that position, I'd love to talk. https://t.co/2xkB0eJ5Fg scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Apr 4 - 12:47pm President Trump appears to back away from his threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico. Says he'll give Mexico a one-year warning to halt trafficking. After that, he says he may impose tariffs on auto imports or close the border. scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Apr 3 - 7:01pm RT @nprpolitics: JUST IN: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal has sent a letter to the IRS requesting copies of President Trump’s tax returns from 2013 through 2018. scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 1:30pm @mreddie2015 Great to hear from you, Eddie! scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Apr 2 - 9:25am My four-legged trade expert, Rosie, makes an unscheduled appearance in today's episode of "Up First." https://t.co/ZMKNFlOMekhttps://t.co/Cih3B6nmGT
Link to Image scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 5:17pm https://t.co/jdrf7kz8hh scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 12:03pm There's a new weekly roundup on the NPR Politics podcast...including a third-hand impersonation of Arnold Schwarzenegger (by way of Scott Detrow and Conan O'Brien) https://t.co/VziYON70jO scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 9:32am Sen. John McCain used to joke about getting calls from constituents about a late trash pickup or big water bill. "Why are you bugging me?" McCain would ask. "Call the mayor." The constituent would answer, "Oh, he's much too busy, I wouldn't want to bother him." #MayorsMatterhttps://t.co/eVCHXkgL6S scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Mar 28 - 11:52am In another sign the US economy is downshifting, fourth-quarter GDP growth was revised downward to an annual rate of 2.2%. https://t.co/HW197mQMv1 scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 9:47pm RT @scottdetrow: It’s called #journalism people. https://t.co/2y7umYLqzc scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 5:59pm President Trump's choice of Stephen Moore to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve board was drawing criticism...even before news broke that the IRS is trying to collect $75,000 in back taxes from him. (Moore disputes the tax.) https://t.co/idnZHlvlGy scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 26 - 10:11pm RT @tamarakeithNPR: @SamLynn143 Let’s make it happen. scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 25 - 5:58pm Whenever the yield curve turns upside down, investors’ smiles give way to frowns. https://t.co/CzUAR7oViuhttps://t.co/vwimD0Ikvm
Link to Image scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 25 - 8:36am NABE and the Federal Reserve have both downgraded their forecasts for economic growth this year to 2.1%. But those are independent assessments. NO COLLUSION! https://t.co/dWNKNOJ2mH scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 25 - 7:41am Business economists predict slower growth in 2019. https://t.co/r11LRb7s3l scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 22 - 10:19pm https://t.co/dAw3Pb25em scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 6:09pm RT @tamarakeithNPR: This is quite possibly the best celebration of C-Span's 40th birthday yet! cc @HowardMortmanhttps://t.co/gAW8zLlWp1 scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 4:01pm @wmkenkel@NateSilver538@nprpolitics I think that must have been my similarly named colleague, @scottdetrow scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 2:46pm https://t.co/WivNiDaB6l scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 9:01am https://t.co/EmeA4GstSG scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 9:25pm https://t.co/hUrAA4GrVb scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Mar 18 - 6:55pm Remembering economist Alan Krueger, whom colleagues say had a knack for shedding light on hugely important questions. https://t.co/4eu49zE3Ok scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Mar 18 - 10:49am Sad to learn of the passing of former White House economist Alan Krueger...a scholar, a public servant, and a Springsteen fan. https://t.co/EBPR8xBF0ohttps://t.co/ObOgfdfkX0 scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Mar 17 - 10:17am O’Bama told supporters he’d come home to find the apostrophe his family lost somewhere along the way. https://t.co/eCmXUKZxvohttps://t.co/m2ycWJm2kI scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 16 - 11:15pm @dmarknewman Actually, EIA says emissions jumped 2.8% last year, highest in 8 years. https://t.co/w9283zGoyO scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 16 - 10:33pm @dmarknewman Sorry. Here you go. https://t.co/cnPWemCTsI scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 16 - 9:03pm U.S. CO2 emissions jumped >3% last year, the biggest increase in 8 years. https://t.co/zrgr2FW3pS scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 16 - 8:55pm RT @asmamk: Hey twitter friends - I’ll be away from 2020 presidential politics for a few months because last Saturday we welcomed Baby Sulayman into our lives.
See you in July! https://t.co/J4sRYyA5pm
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 5:20pm After 10 years on the White House beat I’m excited to start a new job Monday as NPR’s economics reporter. If you have a good $ story send it my way. It’s been a privilege to have a front-row seat for two presidents. Even on the toughest days, it’s a thrill to look up and see this https://t.co/w6IUlBPj0Q
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 5:17pm https://t.co/jw7H17FmJo scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 2:41pm https://t.co/MGsbbIpAOD scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 15 - 1:43pm President Trump is proceeding with his multi-billion dollar border wall, despite Congressional opposition. Trump will veto a Congressional resolution limiting wall funding in an Oval Office ceremony at 3:30 pm ET. It's the first veto of Trump's time in office. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 5:08pm Bring it on! Team No Pie Refused will be ready! https://t.co/HreFqhyf8f scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 3:19pm RT @dougmillsnyt: .@realDonaldTrump and @SpeakerPelosi pass each other during a Friends of Ireland luncheon on Capitol Hill. https://t.co/lwf3XOMHBu
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 3:02pm At a Capitol luncheon with President Trump and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi salutes immigrants from Ireland and the rest of the world, borrowing the words of former President Reagan. https://t.co/uGQ2wOr3Yg
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 9:17am Just a reminder that the president’s budget calls for a 15% cut in the Agriculture Department next year. (Not likely to happen.) https://t.co/ZxBmbopbz3 scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 8:32am https://t.co/F4GMnuBAxP scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 6:35pm For decades, Boeing has cultivated influence in Washington with both Republicans and Democrats. That could be helpful as the company works to address the fallout from a pair of deadly plane crashes. https://t.co/MgwW4valrWhttps://t.co/fO0vuHP5Fk
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 7:16pm RT @vermontgmg: I remember talking to an FBI agent a couple years ago who said he worried about a wave of local and state corruption as local newspapers died. Once no one shows up to watch the meetings, read the contracts, etc etc.... https://t.co/fHirJRTmLs scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 5:14pm Boeing confirms that the call took place AFTER the president's critical tweets this morning. CEO Dennis Muilenburg stressed the company's position that its 737 MAX model is safe. https://t.co/PLF422rO8e scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 3:31pm Pres. Trump spoke by telephone today with the CEO of Boeing. The US aircraft maker has been under a microscope following two deadly plane crashes in 5 months. Trump himself appeared to criticize the company, tweeting earlier today that "airplanes are becoming too complex to fly." scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 1:01pm The federal deficit as a share of the economy has doubled since 2015. The Trump administration insists that's entirely a spending problem, not a revenue problem. But the numbers say otherwise. https://t.co/ObX7xRhGpD
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 12:22pm Accusing the rival political party of attacking Medicare is a popular campaign tactic. But it was bogus when Republicans leveled the charge against Obama (then kept the savings in their own budget) and it's equally bogus now. (Now voucherizing Medicare, that's different.) https://t.co/HhaA3Ilg2V scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Mar 11 - 5:03pm Congress has largely ignored President Trump's earlier budgets. And that's almost certain to be the case now that Democrats have a shared grip on the purse strings. https://t.co/bv1ZXtqEJGhttps://t.co/L8Red61BGd
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 12:57am @kevindleahy Tell me more about that poker jackpot? scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 12:56am Who hooooo! https://t.co/0oaBQTro1y scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Mar 6 - 9:14am Amid President Trump’s tariff battles, the US trade deficit in goods and services rose 12.5% last year to $621 billion. The goods deficit with China jumped 11.6% to $419 billion as imports from China rose and exports to China fell. https://t.co/KL6DOvtV9Q scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Mar 2 - 8:40pm So proud of my big sister, and all the reporters who’ve spent their careers doing this vital work. Pretty sure the need’s not going away. https://t.co/foqdxjntSr scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 1 - 6:38pm RT @stevekraske: Here’s why I covered politicians for so many years: the hope for better days ahead
https://t.co/Ee8yjTjs6q scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Mar 1 - 6:01pm Terrific sampler of the new Tedeschi-Trucks album on Morning Edition today. But looks like the web version took an accidental detour through the politics desk. https://t.co/J22uKAmslThttps://t.co/3OTErFZZwx
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 28 - 5:05pm President Trump -- who boasts of unparalleled skills as a deal-maker -- is coming home from his second summit with Kim Jong Un empty-handed. But experts say it could have been worse. https://t.co/v9CTOZUnfehttps://t.co/hkRkm4txU7
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 28 - 5:55am While you were sleeping, President Trump ended his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without reaching a nuclear deal. Catch up with a trans-Pacific episode of the NPR Politics Podcast. https://t.co/kEonEObU0V scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 27 - 7:20pm RT @DavidLauter: WH excluded 4 reporters, including LAT's @EliStokols from Trump-Kim mtg today. Times' editor @NPearlstine statement: "Previous administrations have often intervened to protect press access when foreign leaders have tried to limit coverage of presidential meetings abroad... /1 scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 27 - 1:15pm RT @nprpolitics: In a rare rebuke, the executive branch’s ethics watchdog refused to certify Wilbur Ross’ 2018 financial disclosure forms.
It’s the latest in the drama surrounding Ross’ financial disclosures. https://t.co/fNnUgVYTNN scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Feb 25 - 1:30pm This story is a welcome reminder of all the hospitality and decency I've encountered in Iowa over the years. It's also a cautionary tale for out-of-state reporters: Dress for the weather! https://t.co/eLRWcnxdMf scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 24 - 6:55pm President Trump will hold off — for now — boosting tariffs on Chinese imports. He cites “substantial progress” in trade talks this weekend. https://t.co/bPAXsjSLiK scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Feb 23 - 6:40pm Washington Post: On average this fiscal year, nearly 6 in 10 people in ICE detention have no criminal history, other than violating immigration law. (This figure was hard to come by during the debate over wall and detention bed funding.) https://t.co/yDUbDcYZro scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Feb 22 - 5:33pm RT @nprpolitics: The Trump administration is proposing a new rule that any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions is ineligible for Title X funding to cover STD prevention, cancer screenings and contraception. https://t.co/tG5kgSZCUe scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 4:05pm RT @nprpolitics: JUST IN: The North Carolina State Board of Elections has voted unanimously to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District amid many signs that the outcome was tainted. https://t.co/fxjXkgxDGX scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 3:18pm @MilesParks reports from North Carolina: GOP House candidate Mark Harris calls for a new election in the disputed ninth district. https://t.co/tu22UPCpUg scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 10:30am @scottdetrow That works out to about...yep...$27 per donation. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 3:04pm @MilesParks with the latest from North Carolia on that STILL contested House Race. https://t.co/hYHuj3hbwk scott horsley 2 months ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 10:40am @Fritschner Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 scott horsley 2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:38pm This comes hours after the president declared a national emergency to free up far more money for his border wall than lawmakers had approved. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/TqyQtxS2eo scott horsley 2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:36pm In a signing statement accompanying his signature on a bill to keep government operating through Sept. 30, President Trump tells Congress not to step on his constitutional authorities, but to observe the separation of powers. https://t.co/mbrAtPTRzW scott horsley 2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 3:40pm Congressional critics say President Trump's use of emergency powers to help pay for his border wall is different than the dozens of emergencies other presidents have declared in the last four decades. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/5ofUxcQSPO
Link to Image scott horsley 2 months ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 3:36pm President Trump insists using an emergency declaration to help fund his border wall is routine--something presidents have done dozens of times in the past without attracting much opposition. His critics argue this time is different. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/HWJ7HUi9pI
Link to Image scott horsley 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 6:11pm RT @nprpolitics: Despite pressure from President Trump, the Tennessee Valley Authority voted to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky — a plant that bought coal from a top Trump campaign donor. https://t.co/6oPnr8wLtY scott horsley 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 5:58pm The president's annual checkup finds him in generally good health. But at 6'3" and 243 pounds, Trump is now officially obese. https://t.co/lnChTjL4Br scott horsley 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 5:55pm Holiday Shopping Slump Jeopardizes Economic Growth https://t.co/9gciCApSAS scott horsley 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 2:34pm The Obama admin passed a big tax cut as part of the stimulus and left the money in paychecks so more workers would spend it. Good economics but bad politics as most people didn't believe they got a cut. Now the Trump admin is learning that same lesson. https://t.co/AvyFDrQVHZ scott horsley 2 months ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 2:17pm After disappointing retail sales in December, the Atlanta Fed lowers its forecast for fourth-quarter economic growth to 1.5%. If Q4 is 2% or less, GDP growth for all of 2018 would fall short of the White House target of 3%. https://t.co/EjVXaeLMRKhttps://t.co/kIDPzLCxs3