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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

Mar 03 2018

'Trade wars are good,' Trump says, defying global concern over tariffs

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, after his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggered threats of retaliation from trading partners and a slide in stock markets. | Video

Mar 02 2018

Trump - Handelskriege sind gut und leicht zu gewinnen

Washington/Brüssel US-Präsident Donald Trump lässt das Risiko eines Handelskriegs infolge der von ihm angekündigten Schutzzölle auf Stahl- und Aluminiumimporte kalt.

Mar 01 2018

Trump says U.S. to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on imported aluminum next week.

Mar 01 2018

Walmart joins Dick's Sporting Goods in raising age to buy guns

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Walmart Inc , the largest U.S. retailer, joined Dick's Sporting Goods Inc in raising the minimum age to purchase firearms to 21 after the massacre at a Florida high school that has reopened a fierce debate over gun control in America. | Video

Feb 14 2018

White House faces new pressure from Congress over aide's departure

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump faced new pressure on Wednesday from his Republican allies in Congress over domestic abuse allegations against a former aide as lawmakers questioned whether his administration has properly vetted top staffers. | Video

Jan 30 2018

U.S. SEC halts AriseBank's initial coin offering, alleges fraud

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has halted what it alleged was a fraudulent initial coin offering by Dallas-based AriseBank to raise $1 billion for its "AriseCoin" cryptocurrency, the agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

Jan 24 2018

U.S. accuses Nevada-based company of cryptocurrency scam

U.S. regulators on Wednesday accused a Nevada company and two men involved with it of misappropriating over $6 million from customers seeking to buy a virtual currency called My Big Coin, the latest in a string of cases involving cryptocurrencies.

Jan 05 2018

Deal on U.S. 'Dreamer' immigrants still ways off -Republicans

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 Congressional Republicans on Friday downplayed the likelihood of a deal soon with Democrats on saving 700,000 young, undocumented U.S. immigrants from being kicked out of the country in March, a possibility created by President Donald Trump.

Dec 29 2017

White House, Congress prepare for talks on spending, immigration

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON The White House said on Friday it was set to kick off talks next week with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders on immigration policy, government spending and other issues that need to be wrapped up early in the new year.

Dec 28 2017

Trump says China's stance on North Korea influences his trade policy

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he had "been soft" on China on trade issues and said he was not happy that China had allowed oil shipments to go into North Korea.


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