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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

Aug 03 2018

Daily Briefing: May and Macron talk Brexit at Mediterranean retreat

LONDON The Elysee Palace is adamant that this evening's meeting between Emmanuel Macron and British PM Theresa May at Macron's Mediterranean holiday retreat is not an attempt to sidestep the Brexit negotiation in Brussels. | Video

Aug 02 2018

Daily Briefing: Time to tighten - BoE seen acting

LONDON Investors are putting almost a 90 percent chance on the Bank of England announcing a hike in its Bank Rate to 0.75 percent from 0.50 percent at 1100 GMT today, market prices suggest, taking their cue from BoE chief Mark Carney's warnings about overheating risks.

Aug 01 2018

Daily Briefing: Factories read-out eyed ahead of BoE meet

LONDON July manufacturing PMI data across Europe start to roll in this morning, with economists expecting on average a flat or slightly weaker read-out than in June. There will be much focus on the UK survey two days before the Bank of England is seen raising interest rates.

Jul 31 2018

Daily Briefing: Brexit - no deal, no option

LONDON The possibility of Britain crashing out of the EU in eight months' time without any deal on a future relationship has become the latest focal point of the Brexit debate.

Jul 13 2018

Daily Briefing: Hurricane Trump blows through the UK

LONDON With friends like Donald Trump, Theresa May might be forgiven for thinking who needs enemies, although she’s not short in that department, either.

Jul 12 2018

Daily Briefing: No respite from Trump attacks for NATO

LONDON Donald Trump's European allies will try to move on from a deeply uncomfortable start to the NATO summit yesterday and focus on operational issues such as the alliance's war in Afghanistan.

Jul 11 2018

Daily Briefing: Trump in Europe - the awkward guest

LONDON European leaders will look with some trepidation to Donald Trump's visit to Europe starting at the NATO summit in Brussels today.

Jul 10 2018

Daily Briefing: May faces down hard Brexiters for now

LONDON British PM Theresa May holds the first meeting of her new-look cabinet today following the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis.

Jul 09 2018

Daily Briefing: Eyes on May government after Davis quits

LONDON British PM Theresa May's attempt to impose cabinet discipline around a softish Brexit solution lasted about 48 hours before being shattered by the resignation of Brexit minister David Davis last night.

Jul 05 2018

Daily Briefing: Europe's migrant fixation

LONDON Just under 46,000 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea this year so far, less than half the total for the same period last year and about a fifth of that for the first six months of 2016. And yet many of Europe's leaders can apparently think of nothing else.

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