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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 21 2018

Prodded by Trump, FBI to look into complaint about its 2016 tactics

WASHINGTON The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization. | Video

May 18 2018

U.S., China talks focus on cutting trade gap, $200 billion target disputed

WASHINGTON/BEIJING China is "meeting many" Trump administration demands to cut its trade surplus with the United States, but a definitive deal to resolve deep trade differences could take a while to develop, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday. | Video

May 18 2018

China offering Trump package to slash U.S. trade deficit, officials say

WASHINGTON China is offering U.S. President Donald Trump a package of trade concessions and increased purchases of American goods aimed at cutting the U.S. trade deficit with China by up to $200 billion a year, U.S. officials familiar with the proposal said. | Video

May 17 2018

Trump seeks to placate North Korea's Kim over uncertain summit

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump sought on Thursday to placate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un after Pyongyang threatened to scrap an unprecedented summit, saying Kim's security would be guaranteed in any deal and his country would not suffer the fate of Muammar Gaddafi's Libya, unless that could not be reached. | Video

May 16 2018

Trump says 'We'll see' on North Korea summit, to insist on denuclearization

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Wednesday it was unclear if his summit with North Korea would go ahead after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of the unprecedented meeting, a move that could deny him a potentially major foreign policy achievement. | Video

May 16 2018

U.S., China to launch trade talks; China hawk Navarro's role reduced: officials

WASHINGTON The United States and China launch trade talks on Thursday in a bid to avert a damaging tariff war, with the White House's harshest China critic relegated to a supporting role, senior Trump administration officials said on Wednesday.

May 14 2018

U.S. blames Hamas for deadly Gaza violence

WASHINGTON The White House on Monday blamed the Palestinian militant group Hamas for deadly violence on Israel's border with Gaza where Israeli troops fatally shot dozens of Palestinian protesters. | Video

May 14 2018

U.S. blames Hamas for deadly Gaza violence

WASHINGTON The White House on Monday blamed the Palestinian militant group Hamas for deadly violence on Israel's border with Gaza where Israeli troops fatally shot dozens of Palestinian protesters. | Video

May 14 2018

Kushner: Peace deal to benefit both sides in Mideast conflict

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will say on Monday at the opening ceremony for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem that it is possible for both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to gain more than they give in any peace deal.

May 14 2018

U.S.'s Kushner: Peace deal to benefit both sides in Mideast conflict

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will say on Monday at the opening ceremony for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem that it is possible for both sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to gain more than they give in any peace deal.

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