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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

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U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

WASHINGTON The U.S. trade war with China is "on hold" after the world's largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday. | Video

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U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

WASHINGTON, May 20 The U.S. trade war with China is "on hold" after the world's largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.

May 15 2018

Trump Fed nominee signals skepticism on QE

Even as U.S. Federal Reserve Board nominees Richard Clarida and Michelle Bowman on Tuesday pledged their best efforts toward achieving the U.S. central bank's twin goals of full employment and low inflation, one appeared hesitant on a key Fed tool used in the past to attain them.

May 14 2018

Trump's Fed nominees set to add 'balance' to central bank

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration's latest two nominees to the Federal Reserve are everything it was once feared the White House would never support: insiders who will do little to rock the boat at the world's most powerful central bank.

May 14 2018

Fed's Mester reiterates support for gradual U.S. rate increases

The Federal Reserve should continue its gradual approach to raising interest rates given that inflation has not yet reached the U.S. central bank's 2 percent goal in a sustained way, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Monday.

May 07 2018

Fed officials say price pressures rising but no need to shift rate path

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. As benchmark oil prices touched $70 a barrel, Federal Reserve officials on Monday said that rising U.S. inflation and wage pressures are not enough yet to prompt a change in the central bank's rate outlook.

May 07 2018

Fed officials say price pressures rising but no need to shift rate path

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. As benchmark oil prices touched $70 a barrel, Federal Reserve officials on Monday said that rising U.S. inflation and wage pressures are not enough yet to prompt a change in the central bank's rate outlook.

May 07 2018

In first speech, Fed's Barkin backs U.S. rate rises amid strong economy

FAIRFAX, Va. U.S. interest rates have room to rise further given the remarkable strength of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve's newest regional Fed president said on Monday in his first major speech on monetary policy since he was appointed.

May 04 2018

Fed officials keep open mind on rate hikes, show little concern on inflation

PALO ALTO, Calif./WASHINGTON Two Federal Reserve officials who are currently voting members of the U.S. central bank's rate-setting committee said on Friday they were keeping an open mind on the total number of interest rate rises needed this year.

May 04 2018

Fed's Williams: I don't see any rapid increase in inflation coming

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve should continue to raise interest rates in a gradual way and there appears to be no abrupt rise in inflation on the horizon even as price gains have moved toward the central bank's target, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said on Friday.

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