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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

Jun 14 2018

Malaysia to seek return of 1MDB money from banks, political parties

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia intends to recover all funds illicitly taken from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), and determine whether there are grounds for claims against companies, including Goldman Sachs , that profited from dealing with the beleaguered state fund.

Jun 08 2018

Exclusive: Malaysia considering seeking return of Goldman Sachs' 1MDB fees

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering asking the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) to get Goldman Sachs to return nearly $600 million in fees it earned from bonds raised for scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Jun 08 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Malaysia considering asking U.S. DoJ to get Goldman Sachs to return $600 mln 1MDB fees

KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 Malaysia is considering asking the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) to get Goldman Sachs to return nearly $600 million in fees it earned from bonds raised for scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

May 31 2018

Malaysia vows to meet deficit target, plug $5 billion tax hole

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will be able to meet its budget deficit target for 2018 even though the scrapping of a goods and services tax will blow a $5 billion hole in the government's wallet, the country's finance minister said on Thursday.

May 24 2018

Former Malaysia government used central bank, sovereign fund deals for 1MDB dues - sources

KUALA LUMPUR The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak used funds from deals with the central bank and the sovereign wealth fund to pay for some of the liabilities of beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

May 24 2018

Malaysian poultry biz Leong Hup International seeks $600 mln listing by year-end -sources

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Malaysian poultry producer Leong Hup International Sdn Bhd is looking to raise as much as $600 million in an initial public offering (IPO) and has hired three banks to kick off the process, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

May 24 2018

Former Malaysia government used central bank, sovereign fund deals for 1MDB dues: sources

KUALA LUMPUR The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak used funds from deals with the central bank and the sovereign wealth fund to pay for some of the liabilities of beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

May 24 2018

Former Malaysia government used c.bank, sovereign fund deals for 1MDB dues: sources

KUALA LUMPUR The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak used funds from deals with the central bank and the sovereign wealth fund to pay for some of the liabilities of beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

May 19 2018

Handbag and jewelry haul puts Malaysia's former first lady in spotlight

KUALA LUMPUR In early 2015, as Malaysians were protesting over government plans to introduce a consumption tax, the then first lady was complaining about the rising costs of her hairdresser.

May 16 2018

Malaysian police search five places linked to ousted PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 Malaysian police conducted searches through the night and into the Thursday morning at five places linked to ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak, including the family home where he stays, a senior police officer said.

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