Edition:
United States

Yeganeh Torbati

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 29 2017

Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years. | Video

May 26 2017

U.S. visas issued to citizens of Trump travel ban nations continue to decline

WASHINGTON The United States issued about 50 percent fewer visitor visas in April to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday.

May 26 2017

U.S. visas issued to citizens of Trump travel ban nations continue to decline

WASHINGTON The United States issued about 50 percent fewer visitor visas in April to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday.

May 23 2017

Republicans push back against Trump plan to cut foreign aid

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress on Tuesday assailed his proposed cuts in the diplomatic and foreign aid budget, making it unlikely the cutbacks in global health, peacekeeping and other programs will take effect.

May 23 2017

Trump's budget proposes converting some military grants to loans

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.

May 23 2017

Trump's budget proposes converting some military grants to loans

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.

May 22 2017

Trump's budget proposes converting some military grants to loans

WASHINGTON, May 22 The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.

May 20 2017

U.S. calls on Iran to halt support for 'destabilizing forces'

WASHINGTON The United States on Saturday said it hoped Hassan Rouhani, Iran's newly re-elected president, will halt his country's support for "destabilizing forces", end ballistic missile tests and carry out democratic reforms during his second term.

May 20 2017

U.S. calls on Iran to halt support for 'destabilising forces'

WASHINGTON The United States on Saturday said it hoped Hassan Rouhani, Iran's newly re-elected president, will halt his country's support for "destabilising forces", end ballistic missile tests and carry out democratic reforms during his second term.

May 18 2017

U.S. academic groups oppose Trump's visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will have a chilling effect on international students studying in the United States.

More From Around the Web

Markets

  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary