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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

16 May 2018

EPA chief tells U.S. lawmakers he has fund to fight ethics complaints

WASHINGTON U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said on Wednesday that he now has a legal fund in place to help him fight off a growing list of allegations against him related to his spending and reported ethical missteps in office.

13 May 2018

Trump administration axes project to generate power from plutonium

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to kill a project it says would have cost tens of billions of dollars to convert plutonium from Cold War-era nuclear bombs and burn it to generate electricity, according to a document it sent to Congress last week.

13 May 2018

Trump administration axes project to generate power from plutonium

WASHINGTON, May 13 The Trump administration plans to kill a project it says would have cost tens of billions of dollars to convert plutonium from Cold War-era nuclear bombs and burn it to generate electricity, according to a document it sent to the Senate last week.

11 May 2018

U.S. military seeks rules for drilling in eastern Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK An expansion of oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico would interfere with U.S. military testing unless the Pentagon and another agency develop rules to govern the work, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a report this week.

11 May 2018

U.S. military seeks rules for drilling in eastern Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, May 10 An expansion of oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico would interfere with U.S. military testing unless the Pentagon and another agency develop rules to govern the work, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a report this week.

11 May 2018

Analysis: U.S. diplomats face tough task imposing new Iran oil curbs

WASHINGTON By restoring sanctions against Iran, U.S. President Donald Trump has tasked a little-known State Department office with convincing companies and governments worldwide to cut imports of Iranian crude - even if that means paying more to buy oil from other suppliers. | Video

07 May 2018

Trump lawyer Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said on Sunday he would not rule out the possibility that payments were made to women other than porn star Stormy Daniels to get them to stay silent about allegations against Trump. | Video

28 Apr 2018

U.S. seeks revision of rule on offshore oil wells made after BP disaster

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday proposed relaxing a rule on offshore oil wells that was finalized after the 2010 BP Plc disaster and crude spill in the Gulf of Mexico, as part of its effort to slash regulations it considers burdensome on industry.

25 Apr 2018

U.S. environment agency proposes limits to science used in rulemaking

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule on Tuesday that would limit the kinds of scientific research it can use in crafting regulations, an apparent concession to big business that has long requested such restrictions.

24 Apr 2018

Lockheed says 'flow' battery will boost use of renewable power

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp hopes to launch a new "flow" battery made of inexpensive, nontoxic materials that can help utilities save money and use more renewable energy, company officials said on Monday.

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