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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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Prominent British Conservative distances himself from Steve Bannon

LONDON One of the leading British politicians pushing for a sharp exit from the European Union, Jacob Rees-Mogg, says he has no interest in joining a campaign to disrupt EU operations organized by former Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon.

Sep 14 2018

Steve Bannon drafting curriculum for right-wing Catholic institute in Italy

Former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon is helping to craft the curriculum for a leadership course at a right-wing Roman Catholic institute in Italy, stepping up his efforts to influence conservative thinking in the church.

Sep 05 2018

Associate of Trump adviser Stone to testify in Russia meddling probe: lawyer

An author and conspiracy theorist who communicated with a longtime adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the author's lawyer said on Wednesday.

Aug 28 2018

Congressman Nunes sought meeting with UK spy chiefs in London

LONDON Congressman Devin Nunes, chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee and a strong supporter of President Donald Trump, sought unsuccessfully to meet chiefs of Britain's three intelligence agencies on a recent visit to London, according to two sources familiar with his itinerary.

Aug 20 2018

New outcry over Trump's revocation of Brennan security clearance

More than 175 former U.S. State Department and Pentagon officials added their names to a statement signed by former national security officials criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to cancel the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

Jul 27 2018

Ex-Trump strategist Bannon targets Britain in anti-EU campaign

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump's former political strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact with three potential rivals to British Prime Minister Theresa May and will make another trip to Europe in August, he told Reuters in an interview.

Jul 23 2018

Former Trump aide Bannon sets up group to undermine EU

LONDON Former Donald Trump political strategist Steve Bannon and a top associate have created a Brussels-based political organization intended to undermine, and ultimately paralyze, the European Union, Bannon and the associate told Reuters.

Jul 23 2018

Stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange's future 'coming to a head': source

LONDON The diplomatic impasse over Julian Assange's six-year stay in Ecuador's London embassy is coming to a head, a source close to the WikiLeaks founder said on Monday, after media reports the South American country would rescind his political asylum.

Jul 17 2018

Breitbart lobbying prompted U.S. envoy to raise Tommy Robinson case with British

(This July 16 story corrects first name of U.S. congressman in paragraph 12 to Paul not Louis)

Jul 14 2018

Trump's ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist Tommy Robinson

(This July 13 story fixes dateline and typo in eighth paragraph.)


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