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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WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for the go-ahead from President Donald Trump, who sent mixed signals this week about a bipartisan bill that would shore up insurance markets.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted two major Chinese drug traffickers on charges of making illegal versions of fentanyl and selling the highly addictive drug to Americans over the internet and through international mail.
WASHINGTON Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello on Monday ordered an investigation into water distribution on the hurricane-battered island and warned there would be "hell to pay" for mishandling of supplies.
WASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker warned on Sunday that President Donald Trump risks setting the nation “on the path to World War Three" in an interview with The New York Times, the latest in a series public barbs traded over the day. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday he had never considered resigning and was committed to President Donald Trump's agenda, but failed to address whether he had referred to the president as a "moron," as NBC reported. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed the prospect of talks with North Korea as a waste of time a day after his own secretary of state said the United States was maintaining open lines of communication with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump drew a rebuke from the National Football League on Thursday after he said football team owners are afraid of their players, his latest criticism of NFL players kneeling during the U.S. national anthem.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a tax reform plan being discussed with lawmakers will cut taxes "tremendously" for the middle class, nearly double the standard deduction and try to make the tax code simple and fair.
WASHINGTON Protesters at Howard University chanted and booed on Friday through James Comey's first public address since he testified to Congress about his firing by U.S. President Donald Trump, challenging the former FBI director with a taste of the "real world" he was trying to describe to them. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged fellow Republicans to get behind the party's "last best chance" to repeal and replace Obamacare as congressional leaders scrambled to secure enough support ahead of a planned vote next week.
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