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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 08 2018

Senator Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin's government

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Wednesday he delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin's government, but the senator and the White House offered different characterizations of the message.

Aug 05 2018

Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton, saying it was "totally legal" and "done all the time in politics." | Video

Aug 01 2018

Trump urges attorney general to end Russia probe 'right now'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump appealed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election, drawing a rebuke from his fellow Republicans in Congress who said the probe must go on. | Video

Jul 31 2018

Trump says collusion is not a crime as first Russia probe trial begins

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump again attacked Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia and the 2016 U.S. election on Tuesday, reiterating that his campaign did not collude with Moscow and saying collusion is not a crime anyway.

Jul 31 2018

Nicaragua's Ortega rejects early elections, U.S. rebukes crackdown

WASHINGTON Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on Monday rejected the idea of calling a referendum on whether to hold an early election, while the United States said it was revoking visas of Nicaraguan officials connected to a crackdown on protesters.

Jul 30 2018

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats do not fund his border wall and back immigration law changes, betting that maintaining a hard line will work in Republicans' favor in November congressional elections. | Video

Jul 27 2018

Trump denies knowing of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied knowing about the 2016 meeting his son Donald Trump Jr. and other campaign staff held at Trump Tower with a group of Russians who offered damaging information about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. | Video

Jul 26 2018

Trump accuses Twitter of stifling Republicans, offers no evidence

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump accused Twitter Inc on Thursday of restricting the visibility of prominent U.S. Republicans, without providing evidence, and the avid user of the social media platform promised to investigate.

Jul 21 2018

Concern in White House over intelligence chief's Russian summit surprise

WASHINGTON While U.S. President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, aides said on Friday there is some frustration that the U.S. intelligence chief did not know about plans for a second summit and they hope that meeting will follow a more traditional pattern. | Video

Jul 20 2018

Trump droht mit Sonderzöllen auf alle Importe aus China

Berlin/Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump heizt trotz eindringlicher Mahnungen von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel und Wirtschaftsvertretern den weltweiten Handelsstreit immer weiter an.

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