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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

04 May 2018

U.S. prisoner release would be goodwill move by North Korea - White House

WASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday it would welcome the release of three Americans imprisoned in North Korea as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but that it could not confirm reports that they are about to be freed. | Video

20 Apr 2018

Canada hails progress on crucial autos file at NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON Canadian, Mexican and U.S. ministers seeking to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have made good progress on the key question of autos, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday as pressure for a deal intensified.

19 Apr 2018

Trump hails Pompeo-Kim meeting, says North Korea summit plans advancing

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that preparations were advancing for a first-ever summit with North Korea after CIA director Mike Pompeo visited Pyongyang and formed a "good relationship" with its leader Kim Jong Un. | Video

19 Apr 2018

Trump says Stormy Daniels sketch is of a 'nonexistent man'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said a man portrayed in a sketch released by porn star Stormy Daniels, who she said warned her to stop discussing her claims of a sexual encounter with Trump, does not exist.

12 Apr 2018

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles "will be coming" and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. | Video

12 Apr 2018

Ryan assured Trump won't fire special counsel, Senate eyes bill

WASHINGTON As President Donald Trump fumed over an FBI raid targeting his personal attorney, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday he has been assured Trump does not intend to fire the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling.

11 Apr 2018

Trump kündigt Raketenangriff auf Syrien per Twitter an

Washington/Beirut US-Präsident Donald Trump hat einen Raketenangriff auf Syrien angekündigt.

05 Apr 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on April 10-11

WASHINGTON Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify next week before congressional committees over a political consulting firm's misuse of customer data to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday.

03 Apr 2018

Trump declares DACA 'dead,' urges Congress to act on border

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump declared as "dead" on Monday a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and pressed Congress to pass legislation to secure the U.S. border with Mexico. | Video

29 Mar 2018

Barclays $2 billion fraud fine resolves major U.S. legal issue

LONDON/WASHINGTON Barclays will pay $2 billion to settle claims for billions of dollars of losses suffered by investors who bought toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2007 financial crisis, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

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