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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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Senate Democrats demand information on Trump CIA nominee

WASHINGTON Three Senate Democrats complained on Wednesday that the CIA is refusing to make public important information about Gina Haspel, the senior undercover officer President Donald Trump has nominated to be the intelligence agency's next director.

Apr 21 2018

Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

WASHINGTON The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. | Video

Apr 19 2018

Justice Department watchdog to report on Clinton-related FBI leaks

WASHINGTON A long-awaited U.S. Justice Department internal watchdog report on former FBI chief James Comey's public disclosures on Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state and whether FBI employees leaked information to try to hurt her 2016 presidential bid is expected to be issued next month.

Apr 05 2018

U.S. congressional panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources

WASHINGTON Investigators on two congressional panels are looking into whether Russia acquired the data of millions of Facebook users and if companies with ties to then-2016 Republican election candidate Donald Trump's campaign played any role in providing it, three sources familiar with the inquiries said.

Mar 30 2018

Trump supporter Malloch says he will testify to Mueller grand jury

WASHINGTON An American academic who supports U.S. President Donald Trump and is a strong advocate of Britain's exit from the European Union will testify next month before the federal grand jury considering evidence in the investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia.

Mar 29 2018

Mueller probing Russia contacts at Republican convention: sources

WASHINGTON Investigators probing whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russia have been questioning witnesses about events at the 2016 Republican National Convention, according to two sources familiar with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiries. | Video

Mar 19 2018

Exclusive: Sources contradict Sessions' testimony he opposed Russia outreach

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted by three people who told Reuters they have spoken about the matter to investigators with Special Counsel Robert Mueller or congressional committees. | Video

Mar 15 2018

Democrats accuse Republicans of stalling on Trump administration records

WASHINGTON Democrats on a congressional oversight panel accused Republicans on Thursday of failing to insist that U.S. President Donald Trump's administration comply with requests for records in an investigation of security clearance practices, use of private jets and private email accounts.

Mar 12 2018

British authorities ban three foreign right-wing activists

Britain has banned three foreign far-right activists from landing on its soil in the last three days, a British security official said.

Mar 09 2018

Democrats seek subpoenas for White House security clearance data

WASHINGTON Democrats on a congressional committee investigating the White House's security clearance procedures on Friday urged the panel's Republican chairman to compel the Trump administration to turn over records they said were being withheld.

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