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.
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JERUSALEM Less than an hour after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus. | Video
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. | Video
Washington/Jerusalem Die Pläne von US-Präsident Donald Trump, Jerusalem als Hauptstadt Israels anzuerkennen, haben weltweit harsche Kritik und Sorge vor einem neuen Gewaltausbruch im Nahen Osten ausgelöst.
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fuelling violence in the Middle East. | Video
JERUSALEM The Israeli parliament voted on Monday in favor of a draft law barring police from publicizing its conclusions in criminal probes -- legislation seen as shielding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under investigation for corruption.
JERUSALEM Two of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest allies have initiated legislation in what opponents say is a rearguard action to try to shield him from a police probe into corruption allegations against him.
JERUSALEM Israel shot down a Syrian spy drone over the Golan Heights on Saturday, the Israeli military said.
REINEH, Israel A week after Dareen Tatour posted a poem on Facebook entitled "Resist, my people, resist," Israeli police came to her home in the middle of the night and arrested her.
JERUSALEM From an argument over dog poo to an alleged anti-Semitic caricature he posted on Facebook, Yair Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's 26-year-old son, is courting controversy with his social media activity.
JERUSALEM Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem's most holy sites on Friday and were then killed by security forces, police said, in one of the most serious attacks in the area for years. | Video