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Marine Pennetier

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

Jun 05 2018

Netanyahu to Macron: Nuclear deal will die, need to tackle Iran's 'aggression'

PARIS Israel's leader urged France on Tuesday to turn its attention to tackling Iran's "regional aggression", saying he no longer needed to convince Paris to quit world powers' 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran as economic pressure would kill it anyway. | Video

May 29 2018

Libyan factions agree to December 10 elections at Paris talks

PARIS Rival Libyan factions agreed on Tuesday on a declaration that would create a political framework to pave the way for U.N.-backed elections in December to end the country's seven-year-old conflict.

May 27 2018

Libyan rivals set for crunch Paris talks to break political deadlock

PARIS Libyan rivals will meet on Tuesday in Paris to agree on a political roadmap that aims to resolve disputed issues to pave the way for U.N.-backed elections this year.

May 23 2018

Macron tells global tech CEOs: 'There is no free lunch'

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told executives from the world's biggest technology firms that he believed in innovation but that he wanted tougher regulations and for them to contribute more to society. | Video

May 15 2018

French at growing odds with U.S. despite Macron's 'BFF' tactics on Trump

PARIS France's foreign minister warned on Tuesday that President Emmanuel Macron was prepared to respond to U.S. moves in the Middle East, marking a sharp departure from the warm relations on show during Macron's visit to Washington last month.

Apr 25 2018

European powers say they are nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS French President Emmanuel Macron called on the United States on Wednesday not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal as Western envoys said Britain, France and Germany were nearing a package that seeks to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to save the pact.

Apr 25 2018

Friends or not, France's Macron challenges Trump in Congress speech

WASHINGTON A day after flaunting his friendship with Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron forcefully challenged many of the U.S. president's policies on Wednesday, urging the United States to engage more with the world, step up the fight against climate change and stay in the Iran nuclear pact for now. | Video

Apr 25 2018

Trump and France's Macron seek new measures on Iran as deadline looms

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to seek stronger measures to contain Iran, but Trump refrained from committing to staying in a 2015 nuclear deal and threatened Tehran with retaliation if it restarted its nuclear program. | Video

Apr 23 2018

France's Macron visits Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance

MOUNT VERNON, Va./WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron emphasized pomp and ceremony on Monday as Macron began a state visit to Washington likely to be dominated by differences with the United States over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran. | Video

Apr 14 2018

For France's Macron, Syria red lines were credibility test

PARIS When Emmanuel Macron called Vladimir Putin on Friday, the day before launching his first major military operation with strikes on Syria, the French president knew the credibility of his foreign policy was at stake.


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