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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

May 16 2018

May defeats Labour bid to force her hand on customs

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May defeated a bid by the opposition Labour Party on Wednesday to force her government to disclose details of its two Brexit customs proposals, thwarting efforts to embarrass her divided team.

May 11 2018

"Get on with it.": British PM May under pressure on EU customs decision

LONDON A row over Britain's future customs arrangements with the European Union has left the opposing Brexit camps more deeply entrenched than ever and Prime Minister Theresa May facing one of her toughest decisions yet.

May 06 2018

As debate rages, Britain still weeks away from customs decision

LONDON Britain is weeks away from making a decision on its future customs arrangements with the European Union, a minister said on Sunday, adding fuel to a debate that is all but stalling Brexit talks in Brussels and politics at home.

May 04 2018

Pro-Brexit MPs pressure May over customs plan

LONDON Pro-Brexit members of parliament heaped pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday over her future customs plans with the European Union, calling on her to drop what some say is her preferred proposal. | Video

Apr 30 2018

Britain's May names new minister to try to end immigration scandal

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as interior minister on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit. | Video

Apr 26 2018

British PM May feels more heat over EU's customs union

LONDON British lawmakers stepped up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May over her Brexit strategy on Thursday, criticizing her refusal to pursue a customs union with the European Union.

Apr 23 2018

May suffers another defeat in upper house over EU rights

LONDON Britain's upper house of parliament handed the government its third defeat over Brexit in less than a week on Monday, voting down plans not to retain EU rights in national law before Britain leaves the bloc.

Apr 20 2018

Britain confident in Brexit talks, sees no return to hard Irish border

LONDON/BRUSSELS Britain expressed confidence on Friday that no hard border with Ireland would return following Brexit, but European Union negotiators have dismissed a proposal by Britain on how to ensure goods would flow freely after it quits the EU.

Apr 19 2018

May dealt embarrassing Brexit defeat in House of Lords

LONDON The House of Lords inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May's government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit. | Video

Apr 18 2018

May faces embarrassing Brexit defeat in upper house

LONDON Britain's upper house of parliament is expected to inflict an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May's government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

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