Edition:
United States

Amanda Becker

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

Aug 14 2018

Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses, including the former Trump campaign chairman himself, who told the judge he did not want to testify in his own defense against bank and tax fraud charges. | Video

Aug 10 2018

Bank sped up Manafort loan approval as CEO sought Trump cabinet job: witness

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia The head of a small Chicago bank was directly involved in approving $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort while seeking Manafort's help securing a post in the new administration, a witness testified on Friday in Manafort's fraud trial. | Video

Jul 24 2018

No welcome mat for Putin from U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON Russian President Vladimir Putin, accused of interfering in U.S. elections, will not be invited to address Congress or visit the Capitol if he accepts President Donald Trump's invitation to come to Washington, Republican congressional leaders said on Tuesday. | Video

Jul 24 2018

Senate Democrats press for documents on Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON The top U.S. Senate Democrat charged on Tuesday that Republicans were dragging their feet in obtaining the documents needed to properly vet President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, but Republicans countered that the demand was designed to delay a Senate vote.

Jul 21 2018

Democrats with intel, military backgrounds tout service after Trump-Putin summit

WASHINGTON Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer running in a competitive congressional race in Virginia, is using the outcry over President Donald Trump's meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to press what she and other Democrats believe will be a powerful campaign theme.

Jul 17 2018

Trump schaltet nach Kritik an Putin-Gipfel auf Angriff

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump hat sein Gipfeltreffen mit dem russischen Staatschef Wladimir Putin gegen Kritik verteidigt und der Presse eine falsche Darstellung vorgeworfen.

Jul 17 2018

Trump verteidigt sich nach Kritik an Gipfel mit Putin

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump bemüht sich in Washington nach der massiven Kritik auch aus den eigenen Reihen an seinem Auftritt mit Russlands Staatschef Wladimir Putin um Schadensbegrenzung.

Jul 16 2018

U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as 'weak' in Russia summit; some push new sanctions

WASHINGTON Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint news conference.

Jul 16 2018

U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as 'weak' in Russia summit; some push new sanctions

WASHINGTON Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint news conference.

Jul 13 2018

House Republicans face off with FBI agent at raucous hearing

WASHINGTON An FBI agent who criticized Donald Trump in text messages during the 2016 campaign vigorously defended himself at a raucous congressional hearing on Thursday that highlighted the deep divisions over a probe of Russian election meddling that has clouded Trump's presidency. | Video

Markets

  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary