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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

Jun 18 2018

Democrats press U.S. Justice Dept. officials on possible leaks to Giuliani

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats on Monday pressed Justice Department officials about whether some FBI agents may have leaked damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to Rudy Giuliani, now an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, shortly before the 2016 election.

Jun 14 2018

Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday. | Video

Jun 13 2018

Former U.S. Senate staffer's lawyers likely to seek Trump gag order

WASHINGTON Lawyers for a former senior Senate Intelligence committee official accused of lying to the FBI said they expect to ask a federal judge to issue an order banning officials, including President Donald Trump, from making public comments that could prejudice a criminal case pending against their client.

Jun 13 2018

Former U.S. Senate staffer's lawyers likely to seek Trump gag order

WASHINGTON Lawyers for a former senior Senate Intelligence committee official accused of lying to the FBI said they expect to ask a federal judge to issue an order banning officials, including President Donald Trump, from making public comments that could prejudice a criminal case pending against their client.

Jun 09 2018

U.S. probe of Malaysia's 1MDB picks up speed after Najib's election loss

WASHINGTON U.S. investigators have accelerated their probe into the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund set up by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and are exchanging more evidence with Malaysian authorities since Najib lost last month's election, three sources with direct knowledge of the probe said. | Video

Jun 08 2018

Former U.S. Senate staffer charged with lying to FBI over contacts with media

WASHINGTON A former U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee staffer appeared in federal court on Friday on charges of lying to FBI agents in a case that has raised concerns about media freedoms.

Jun 01 2018

U.S. grand jury questions social media advisor to key Trump supporter

WASHINGTON A social media expert who worked with influential Donald Trump ally Roger Stone during the 2016 U.S. presidential race testified before a federal grand jury on Friday after being subpoenaed by the special counsel investigating potential collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia.

May 31 2018

Mueller probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice Department

WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election spent $4.5 million between October last year and March 2018, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.

May 24 2018

Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of FBI 'spy'

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers said on Thursday they heard nothing in classified briefings by the FBI and intelligence officials to support President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated allegation that the agency placed a "spy" into his 2016 presidential campaign to help his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. | Video

May 22 2018

Obama administration too slow to probe Russian meddling in 2016: Senate sources

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate investigators have concluded that President Barack Obama's administration was too slow to investigate suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, two sources familiar with their inquiries said.

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