United States

Jeff Mason

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

Jul 17 2018

Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit, stirs fierce criticism

HELSINKI Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home. | Video

Jul 16 2018

After pummeling allies, Trump ends wild Europe trip with Putin embrace

HELSINKI U.S. President Donald Trump's week-long adventure on the world stage in Europe came to a raucous conclusion in Helsinki on Monday, with American allies fuming and confused and Russian President Vladimir Putin literally smiling at his good fortune.

Jul 16 2018

Trump meets Putin after denouncing 'stupidity' of U.S. policy on Russia

HELSINKI Donald Trump met one-on-one with Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming his own country's past "foolishness and stupidity" for the two powers' hostile ties. | Video

Jul 16 2018

Putin und Trump zu erstem Gipfel zusammengekommen

Helsinki Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin sind am Montag in Helsinki zu ihrem ersten Gipfeltreffen zusammengekommen.

Jul 15 2018

On eve of Russia summit, Trump calls European Union 'a foe'

HELSINKI On the eve of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade. | Video

Jul 14 2018

Trump plays golf in Scotland before Putin summit amid Russian meddling charges

TURNBERRY/GLASGOW, Scotland U.S. President Donald Trump played golf on Saturday at his course on Scotland's west coast ahead of a summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin that could be overshadowed by accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. | Video

Jul 14 2018

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

GLASGOW, Scotland If U.S. President Donald Trump was inclined to be tentative when raising election meddling with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking in 2016 has made that approach a much harder sell.

Jul 13 2018

Trump vows 'great' trade deal with UK, abruptly changing tack on May's Brexit plan

WINDSOR CASTLE, England President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and Britain could secure a "great" post-Brexit trade deal, lavishing praise on Prime Minister Theresa May and contradicting his own withering assessment of her strategy publicized hours earlier. | Video

Jul 13 2018

Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

CHEQUERS, England U.S. President Donald Trump said he would discuss substantial reductions to nuclear weapons when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin but cautioned that a "rigged witch hunt" in the United States was hampering efforts to improve relations. | Video

Jul 13 2018

Trump sieht sich für Treffen mit Putin in starker Position

Chequers US-Präsident Donald Trump hat die Erwartungen an sein Treffen mit dem russischen Präsidenten Wladimir Putin gedämpft, sieht sich dafür nach dem Nato-Gipfel aber in einer gestärkten Position.


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