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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.

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17 Aug 2017

Auto groups side with Canada, Mexico on NAFTA origin rules

WASHINGTON Auto industry groups from Canada, Mexico and the United States are pushing back against the Trump administration's demand for higher U.S. automotive content in a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.

17 Aug 2017

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as NAFTA discussions begin

WASHINGTON The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos.

16 Aug 2017

As NAFTA talks begin, Trump's 'America First' agenda looms large

WASHINGTON As the United States, Canada and Mexico kick off negotiations on Wednesday to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, the biggest uncertainty is whether a deal can pass President Donald Trump's "America First" test.

16 Aug 2017

With no U.S.-Canada deal, lumber talks to run parallel to NAFTA

WASHINGTON The United States and Canada have failed to settle a festering trade dispute on softwood lumber ahead of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), but will keep the lumber negotiations on a separate, parallel track, officials from both countries said.

16 Aug 2017

With no U.S.-Canada deal, lumber talks to run parallel to NAFTA

WASHINGTON The United States and Canada have failed to settle a festering trade dispute on softwood lumber ahead of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), but will keep the lumber negotiations on a separate, parallel track, officials from both countries said.

15 Aug 2017

Despite delay, U.S. expected to impose steel tariffs

LONDON/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is still expected to impose steel import tariffs on national security grounds despite the delay of a probe into the matter and pursuit of multilateral talks to reduce excess capacity, industry players and trade experts say.

14 Aug 2017

Trump's NAFTA autos goals to collide with industry as talks start

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week, aiming to shrink a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for cars and parts.

14 Aug 2017

Trump's NAFTA autos goals to collide with industry as talks start

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiation of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week, aiming to shrink a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for cars and parts.

14 Aug 2017

Trump's NAFTA autos goals to collide with industry as talks start

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week, aiming to shrink a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for cars and parts.

04 Aug 2017

U.S. lumber mill owners say 'no hurry' to reach deal with Canada

WASHINGTON U.S. lumber mill owners said on Thursday they were "in no hurry" to reach a softwood lumber deal with Canada that fails to limit Canadian producers' share of the U.S. market to a strict percentage.

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