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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

Feb 16 2018

Merkel sees no threat in new gas pipe to Russia, Poland disagrees

BERLIN The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to Europe's energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart.

Jan 27 2018

Trump warns Davos on unfair trade, says U.S. 'open for business'

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump took his "America First" message to the world's elite on Friday, telling a summit of business and political leaders that the United States would "no longer turn a blind eye" to what he described as unfair trade practices. | Video

Jan 26 2018

Trump warns Davos on unfair trade, says U.S. 'open for business'

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump took his "America First" message to the world's elite on Friday, telling a summit of business and political leaders that the United States would "no longer turn a blind eye" to what he described as unfair trade practices. | Video

Jan 26 2018

Paris could overtake London as top financial center: Le Maire

DAVOS, Switzerland Paris could overtake London as Europe's most important financial center in a matter of years, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said, after days of wooing American and European bankers in the Swiss Alps and gilded Palace of Versailles. | Video

Jan 26 2018

Trump to pitch America First to Davos elites

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to use his maiden speech to the World Economic Forum on Friday to promote his tax cuts, deregulation and trade policies to chief executives, bankers and political leaders. | Video

Jan 25 2018

President Trump talks up dollar in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ultimately wants the dollar to be strong, lifting the greenback and contradicting comments made by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin one day earlier. | Video

Jan 25 2018

Europe readies riposte to Trump's 'America First' push in Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his "America First" message. | Video

Jan 25 2018

U.S. official backs weak dollar amid fears of trade war

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin welcomed a weaker dollar on Wednesday, sending the greenback reeling and underlining concerns that U.S. President Donald Trump is stepping up his attack on China and other big trading partners as part of his America First agenda. | Video

Jan 24 2018

On eve of Trump trip, EU leaders warn against nationalism

DAVOS, Switzerland European leaders warned at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday against a return to nationalism, with France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel calling for more global cooperation to harness the forces of globalization. | Video

Jan 24 2018

At Davos, Canada's Trudeau speaks up on women's rights

DAVOS, Switzerland Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a passionate defense of gender and social equality in Davos on Tuesday, days before U.S. President Donald Trump was due to take the stage at a forum traditionally seen as an enclave of the global elite. | Video

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