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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

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Poland suggests 'Fort Trump' as U.S. weighs military base

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland's concerns about possible Russian aggression.

Sep 17 2018

UPDATE 4-Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bln in Chinese goods, spares some consumer tech

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart watches from Apple and Fitbit and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car seats.

Sep 14 2018

Trump readies tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese goods despite talks: source

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another $200 billion of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Sep 12 2018

Trump signs order to enable sanctions for U.S. election meddling

WASHINGTON Under fire over his handling of Russian election meddling, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday meant to strengthen election security by slapping sanctions on foreign countries or people who try to interfere in the U.S. political process.

Sep 06 2018

Senior Trump official describes resistance inside administration: NY Times Op-Ed

WASHINGTON Many senior officials in President Donald Trump's administration have been working from within to frustrate parts of his agenda to protect the country from his worst impulses, an anonymous Trump official wrote in the New York Times on Wednesday. | Video

Sep 02 2018

Obama, Meghan McCain rebuke absent Trump in tribute to fallen senator

WASHINGTON Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, once rivals of the late Senator John McCain, praised him in eulogies on Saturday and joined his daughter at a memorial service in subtle and not-so-subtle rebukes of President Donald Trump. | Video

Aug 28 2018

USA wollen nach Mexiko rasch Handels-Einigung auch mit Kanada

Washington Nach der vorläufigen Einigung mit Mexiko auf ein neues Handelsabkommen hat sich die US-Regierung zuversichtlich gezeigt, bis zum Wochenende auch mit Kanada eine Abmachung über die künftigen Handelsbeziehungen erreichen zu können.

Aug 28 2018

Neuer Handels-Deal USA-Mexiko perfekt - Druck auf Kanada

Washington/Mexiko-Stadt/Ottawa Nach monatelangem Ringen haben sich die USA und Mexiko auf ein neues Handelsabkommen geeinigt.

Aug 28 2018

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal, turn up pressure on Canada

WASHINGTON The United States and Mexico agreed on Monday to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to agree to new terms on auto trade and dispute settlement rules to remain part of the three-nation pact. | Video

Aug 27 2018

Exclusive: U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal; talks with Canada to start immediately

WASHINGTON The United States and Mexico reached a deal on Monday to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and talks with Canada were expected to begin immediately in the hopes of reaching a final agreement by Friday, a senior U.S. trade official said.

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