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.
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BUENOS AIRES The U.S. Treasury's top economic diplomat said on Sunday that China's move away from market liberalisation was an increasing concern for world economies as currency stability meant that exchange rate issues needed less attention in the G20 and other international forums.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said it will begin accepting requests on Monday for product exclusions from President Donald Trump's new steel and aluminum import tariffs, but it could take up to 90 days for the agency to make determinations.
WASHINGTON Steel and aluminum users that depend on imported products not available from U.S. producers may have to wait up to 90 days for an exclusion from the Trump administration's new metals tariffs, according to a Commerce Department document.
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is pressing China to cut its trade surplus with the United States by $100 billion, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday, clarifying a tweet last week from President Donald Trump. | Video
Washington/Berlin US-Präsident Donald Trump will nach seinen Importzoll-Plänen für Stahl und Aluminium Reuters-Informationen zufolge nun gezielt Einfuhren aus China zurückdrängen.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, two people who had discussed the issue with the Trump administration said on Tuesday. | Video
WASHINGTON Governments and central banks need to collaborate on developing regulations for crypto-assets to prevent them from becoming a new vehicle for money laundering and terrorist financing, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will urge the European Union to lower its trade barriers, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday, calling them unfair to U.S. farmers and industry, a view rejected by the EU and challenged by a Republican senator. | Video
WASHINGTON The owner of a shuttered aluminum smelter in southeastern Missouri said on Friday the firm would restart two of the plant's three production lines following President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs of 10 percent on imported aluminum and 25 percent on steel.
WASHINGTON, March 9 The owner of a shuttered aluminum smelter in southeastern Missouri said on Friday the firm would restart two of the plant's three production lines following President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs of 10 percent on imported aluminum and 25 percent on steel.