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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

May 11 2018

Europe moves to safeguard interests in Iran after U.S. pullout

BERLIN/PARIS Europe's largest economies lobbied to protect their companies' investments in Iran on Friday, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington pulled out and threatened to impose sanctions on European companies. | Video

May 11 2018

Germany ready to help its firms keep doing business in Iran

BERLIN Germany is ready to help its firms continue doing business in Iran, its economy minister said on Friday, as the U.S. envoy to Berlin called into question the morality of such transactions.

May 04 2018

Exposed and dependent: Germany desperate to avoid trade war

BERLIN As Europe's biggest exporter to the United States and with more than 1 million German jobs at stake, Germany is desperate to avoid a European Union trade war with the United States.

Apr 26 2018

Ahead of Merkel trip to U.S., Germany downbeat on trade tariffs

BERLIN Germany expects U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum products to kick in on May 1, a senior government official said before Chancellor Angela Merkel travels to Washington to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday.

Apr 19 2018

Merkel urges compromise, Macron wants solidarity on euro zone reforms

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel called for a spirit of compromise on reforming the euro zone at a meeting on Thursday with French President Emmanuel Macron, who pressed for solidarity among members of the currency union. | Video

Apr 18 2018

Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

BERLIN The leaders of Germany and France meet on Thursday to try to work out a common position on reforming the euro zone, a sensitive issue that is testing the new government in Berlin just a month after it took office.

Apr 18 2018

Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

BERLIN, April 19 The leaders of Germany and France meet on Thursday to try to work out a common position on reforming the euro zone, a sensitive issue that is testing the new government in Berlin just a month after it took office.

Apr 18 2018

Merkel wants European Monetary Fund with national oversight: sources

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel backs the idea of a European Monetary Fund, provided national governments have sufficient oversight, sources close to her said before a visit by the French president.

Apr 17 2018

Merkel sounds upbeat on euro zone reform as coalition wrangles

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to reach a joint position with France on euro zone reforms by June, striking a cooperative tone before a visit from French President Emmanuel Macron whose push to overhaul the currency bloc has met resistance in Berlin.

Apr 11 2018

Unruly German cabinet ready to tackle bulging inbox, Merkel says

BERLIN We will argue, but we are ready to get on with governing Germany: that was Chancellor Angela Merkel's take on her new cabinet after a "get to know you" retreat for ministers.

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