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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

May 23 2017

Ex-CIA chief: Worries grew of Trump campaign contacts to Russia

WASHINGTON Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path."

May 18 2017

Hinweise auf engere Kontakte zwischen Trump-Team und Russland

Washington Die Kontakte zwischen dem Wahlkampfteam von US-Präsident Donald Trump und der russischen Regierung sind offenbar enger gewesen als bislang bekannt.

May 17 2017

More U.S. Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

WASHINGTON A small but growing number of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans called on Wednesday for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, and one even mentioned impeachment, spurred by a memo from the fired FBI chief that Trump tried to impede the agency's investigation.

May 04 2017

FBI's Comey defends Clinton email probe announcement, but feels 'nauseous'

WASHINGTON FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday it made him "mildly nauseous" to think his announcement of the reopening of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails affected the 2016 presidential election, but he had no regrets and would make the same decision again. | Video

Apr 30 2017

Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up outreach to allies in Asia to secure their cooperation to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs.

Apr 26 2017

Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked a federal judge's ruling that blocked his executive order seeking to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants, vowing to appeal it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Apr 25 2017

U.S. ex-officials to testify at May 8 Senate hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON Two former U.S. officials - intelligence director James Clapper and deputy Attorney General Sally Yates - will testify next month in a Senate investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday.

Apr 24 2017

Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

Apr 23 2017

Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. | Video

Apr 20 2017

Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

WASHINGTON A political newcomer who thrilled Democrats with a strong finish in a Georgia congressional race - despite attacks by President Donald Trump - will face an experienced Republican candidate in a June runoff election for a district long dominated by the party. | Video

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