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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

Aug 02 2018

U.S. states vow to fight Trump rollback on auto emissions

DETROIT/WASHINGTON California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future generations. | Video

Aug 02 2018

GM seeks to exclude China-made Buick SUV from tariff

Aug 2 General Motors Co is seeking an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility, the automaker said on Thursday, in a move to prevent the key model in the brand's U.S. lineup from becoming a victim of the U.S.-China trade war.

Aug 01 2018

GM taps former Trump aide to head lobbying efforts

WASHINGTON General Motors Co said on Wednesday it has tapped a former Trump administration economic and trade adviser to head its public policy efforts.

Aug 01 2018

GM to tap former Trump aide to head lobbying efforts -source

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 General Motors Co plans to announce on Wednesday that it has tapped a former Trump administration economic and trade adviser to head its public policy efforts, a person briefed on the matter said.

Jul 27 2018

Trump administration working on consumer data privacy policy

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is working to develop consumer data privacy policies, and the Commerce Department is meeting with big companies like Facebook Inc, Comcast Corp and Alphabet Inc as it looks to eventually seeing the policies enshrined in legislation, two officials said on Friday.

Jul 26 2018

EPA will enforce 'glider truck' limits after states sue

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's acting chief said late Thursday the government will withdraw a decision to lift strict sales limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as "glider trucks".

Jul 25 2018

Sinclair, Tribune shares jump after Trump knocks FCC in tweet

WASHINGTON Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc and Tribune Media Co shares rose on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized regulators for deferring a decision on their proposed $3.9 billion tie-up and a federal appeals court upheld a change in broadcast ownership rules.

Jul 25 2018

U.S. airlines change Taiwan reference on websites ahead of China's deadline

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The three biggest U.S. airlines changed how they refer to self-ruled Taiwan on their websites to avoid Chinese penalties ahead of a Wednesday deadline - revisions Beijing described as "positive developments." | Video

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