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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

Nov 17 2017

Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across social media.

Oct 11 2017

U.S. flies bombers over Korea as Trump discusses options

SEOUL/WASHINGTON The U.S. military flew two strategic bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump met top defense officials to discuss how to respond to any threat from North Korea.

Aug 11 2017

Lockheed Martin wins $8 billion U.S. special forces contract

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp has won an $8 billion U.S. defense contract for global logistics support services for special operations forces, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Aug 08 2017

Vietnam wins U.S. defense pledges as tension with China grows

WASHINGTON/HANOI Vietnam has won the promise of a visit from a U.S. aircraft carrier and deeper defense cooperation from the United States as strains show with China over the disputed South China Sea.

Jul 28 2017

Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill. | Video

Jul 28 2017

Lockheed Martin given $3.7 billion interim payment for 50 F-35s: Pentagon

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $3.7 billion interim payment for fifty F-35 jet fighters that are earmarked for non-U.S. customers, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Jul 21 2017

U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for consumer rule violations

WASHINGTON Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday.

Jul 21 2017

U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for consumer rule violations

WASHINGTON Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday.

Jul 19 2017

Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort to appear before U.S. Senate

By Eric Beech, Patricia Zengerle, David Alexander and Jeff Mason

Jul 19 2017

Trump to nominate former Senate aide Peirce for SEC commissioner

WASHINGTON, July 19 U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Senate Republican aide Hester Maria Peirce to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said on Tuesday.

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