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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 21 2018

Trump: North Korea 'total denuclearization' started; officials see no new moves

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday North Korea was blowing up four of its big test sites and that a process of "total denuclearization ... has already started," but officials said there was no such evidence since a landmark summit last week. | Video

Jun 18 2018

Pompeo expects to return to North Korea 'before terribly long'

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he would likely travel back to North Korea "before too terribly long" to try to flesh out commitments made at a landmark summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore last week.

Jun 14 2018

Trump says summit removed North Korean nuclear threat, but Democrats doubtful

SEOUL/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and his top diplomat offered a hopeful timeline for "major disarmament," despite skepticism at home that Pyongyang will abandon its nuclear weapons following this week's summit. | Video

Jun 13 2018

Factbox - Next steps in U.S.-North Korea diplomacy, including new engagement

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have given few details about North Korea's pledge to work towards denuclearisation, American plans to end "war games" with South Korea or security guarantees Washington has promised Pyongyang.

Jun 13 2018

Factbox: Next steps in U.S.-North Korea diplomacy, including new engagement

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have given few details about North Korea's pledge to work toward denuclearization, American plans to end "war games" with South Korea or security guarantees Washington has promised Pyongyang.

Jun 13 2018

Factbox - Next steps in U.S.-North Korea diplomacy, including new engagement

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have given few details about North Korea's pledge to work towards denuclearisation, American plans to end "war games" with South Korea or security guarantees Washington has promised Pyongyang.

Jun 13 2018

U.S. aims for 'major' North Korea disarmament in 2-1/2 years - Pompeo

SEOUL The United States hopes to achieve "major disarmament" by North Korea within the next 2-1/2 years, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, speaking the day after President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim John Un for a historic summit. | Video

Jun 12 2018

Trump's North Korea summit falls short of Nixon-goes-to-China moment

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's dramatic meeting with North Korea's leader may have been choreographed to look like a Nixon-goes-to-China moment, but the summit appears to have failed to secure any concrete commitments by Pyongyang for dismantling its nuclear arsenal. | Video

Jun 12 2018

Trump, in trade feud with allies, say won't let them take advantage of U.S.

SINGAPORE U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up his feud with America's closest allies over trade, saying he could not allow them to continue taking advantage of the United States.

Jun 11 2018

'Fair trade, fool trade', Trump's tweets spew ire on NATO allies, Trudeau

SINGAPORE U.S. President Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend. | Video

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