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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

Aug 10 2018

Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira as Trump turns the screws

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON President Tayyip Erdogan told Turks on Friday to sell their gold and U.S. dollars to support the country's currency which plunged after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a feud with NATO ally Turkey by doubling tariffs on metals imports. | Video

Aug 10 2018

Trump escalates feud with Turkey, imposing higher metals tariffs

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump intensified his spat with Turkey on Friday by imposing higher tariffs on metal imports, putting unprecedented economic pressure on a NATO ally and deepening turmoil in Turkish financial markets.

Aug 10 2018

Trump escalates feud with Turkey, imposing higher metals tariffs

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump intensified his spat with Turkey on Friday by imposing higher tariffs on metal imports, putting unprecedented economic pressure on a NATO ally and deepening turmoil in Turkish financial markets. | Video

Jul 20 2018

Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets. | Video

Jul 18 2018

Trump says U.S. may pursue separate trade deal with Mexico

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States may hammer out a trade deal with Mexico, and then do a separate one with Canada later, sowing fresh doubts about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Jun 19 2018

BofA's Merrill admits misleading customers, to pay $42 million SEC fine

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch unit admitted to misleading brokerage customers about which firms processed their trades and agreed to pay a $42 million fine under a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Tuesday.

Jun 19 2018

White House defends immigration policy as outrage grows over children

WASHINGTON The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages. | Video

Jun 07 2018

U.S. says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

WASHINGTON/GUANGZHOU, China The U.S. State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said. | Video

May 17 2018

Trump: Countries not meeting NATO obligations will be 'dealt with'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that NATO members that do not contribute fully to the group would be "dealt with," and singled out Germany as a country he said was not doing enough.

May 02 2018

Texas teen charged with plotting IS-inspired shooting at mall

WASHINGTON A 17-year-old boy in Plano, Texas, has been arrested and charged with plotting a mass shooting inspired by the Islamic State at a shopping mall, law enforcement agencies said on Wednesday.

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