William James

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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UK's May sets out transition plan in bid to unlock Brexit talks

FLORENCE, Italy Prime Minister Theresa May set out a plan on Friday to retain full access to the EU's single market for two years after Brexit to try to reassure business and reset the tone of stalled negotiations with Brussels. | Video

22 Sep 2017

Großbritannien will Übergangsperiode nach Brexit

Florenz/Brüssel Die britische Premierministerin Theresa May will das Vereinigte Königreich schrittweise aus der Europäischen Union führen.

19 Sep 2017

Head of UK's anti-Brexit party appeals for help to stop EU exit

LONDON Calling himself a "proud saboteur" of the Brexit process, Britain's Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable on Tuesday appealed to opponents in all parties to put aside differences and fight a divorce from the European Union.

19 Sep 2017

'Disaster looms,' says head of UK's anti-Brexit party

LONDON Britain's Liberal Democrats are to set out on Tuesday their plan to stop Brexit, with party leader Vince Cable appealing to opponents in all parties to put aside "tribal differences" and fight a divorce from the European Union.

15 Sep 2017

U.S. must consider broader Iran threats when formulating new strategy: Tillerson

LONDON The United States must consider the full threat it says Iran poses to the Middle East when formulating its new policy toward Tehran, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday, adding that Iran had breached the spirit of a 2015 nuclear deal. | Video

12 Sep 2017

London seeks "deep security partnership" with EU after Brexit

LONDON Britain wants to have closer defence cooperation with the European Union after Brexit than other countries outside the union, according to a document that sets out a vision of "a deep security partnership" aimed at nudging talks forward.

11 Sep 2017

Don't throw Brexit into chaos, UK minister says before parliament vote

LONDON Britain faces a chaotic exit from the European Union if lawmakers vote against legislation designed to sever political, financial and legal ties with the bloc, Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said before a parliamentary vote. | Video

06 Sep 2017

Britain considers tough curbs on EU migration

LONDON Britain is considering measures to restrict immigration for all but the highest-skilled EU workers, a leaked government document said, plans some companies called alarming and an opposition lawmaker described as "plainly cruel". | Video

01 Sep 2017

Britain cannot be blackmailed by EU over exit bill: minister

TOKYO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Friday Britain would not be blackmailed into agreeing on the cost of leaving the European Union and urged Brussels to move negotiations on to discuss Britain's future relationship with the bloc.

31 Aug 2017

'I'm not a quitter' says UK PM May, vowing to fight next election

KYOTO, Japan Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted to continue as Britain's leader beyond the next parliamentary election, not due until 2022, dismissing expectations she could stand down after Brexit as early as 2019. | Video


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