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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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18 Jun 2018

In coalition showdown, Merkel allies to decide on migrant plan

BERLIN, June 18 German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide on Monday whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilising her three-month-old coalition.

17 Jun 2018

Crisis averted? Minister says migrant row with Merkel can be overcome

BERLIN Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Sunday a row between his Bavarians and Chancellor Angela Merkel is serious but can be overcome, a signal that he may compromise to avoid a full-blown German coalition crisis.

16 Jun 2018

Defiant Merkel backs Europe migrant policy as Bavaria row simmers

BERLIN Migrant policy requires a European solution, German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Saturday, ceding no ground in a showdown with her Bavarian allies that threatens her three-month-old coalition government.

15 Jun 2018

Bavarians confront Merkel in German migrant policy showdown

BERLIN Bavarian conservatives on Thursday rejected a compromise on migrant policy put forward by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to avert a crisis in her loveless coalition just three months after it took office.

12 Jun 2018

Merkel faces conservative rebellion over German migration policy

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a rebellion over migrant policy on Tuesday that risks destabilizing her coalition, just as she is pushing European Union partners to agree a common solution.

06 Jun 2018

Merkel expects difficult G7, will seek out Trump for talks

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel said she expects "difficult discussions" at a June 8-9 summit of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies but will try to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump about their differences on Iran and trade tariffs.

31 May 2018

German carmakers hit by report Trump threatens to drive them off U.S. streets

BERLIN/FRANKFURT A report that U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to pursue German carmakers until there are no Mercedes-Benz rolling down New York's Fifth Avenue dented shares in the luxury car manufacturers on Thursday.

16 May 2018

Merkel backs Iran deal, cautious on euro zone reform

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel on Wednesday defended the Iran nuclear deal following its rejection by Washington, arguing the pact is the best way to tackle concerns about Tehran's role in Syria and its ballistic missile programme.

16 May 2018

Merkel backs Iran deal, cautious on euro zone reform

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel on Wednesday defended the Iran nuclear deal following its rejection by Washington, arguing the pact is the best way to tackle concerns about Tehran's role in Syria and its ballistic missile programme.

15 May 2018

German soccer stars under fire for posing with Turkey's Erdogan

BERLIN/DORTMUND Two top German soccer players made a mistake by posing for a photo with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman and national soccer coach Joachim Loew said on Tuesday, amid concerns over Turkey's human rights record.

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