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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

04 Aug 2017

Trump administration goes on attack against leakers, journalists

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking up an issue that has infuriated Republican President Donald Trump, went on the attack against leaks on Friday, warning of a possible crackdown both on reporters and their sources inside the federal government. | Video

04 Aug 2017

Trump administration goes on the attack against leaks

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking up an issue that has infuriated President Donald Trump, went on the attack against a "culture of leaking" on Friday, saying such leaks were hampering the government's ability to protect the country.

03 Aug 2017

Rights groups assail Justice Department over college race probe

WASHINGTON Civil rights groups slammed the Trump administration on Wednesday over a U.S. Justice Department plan to probe whether colleges' racial-preference admissions programs discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants.

02 Aug 2017

Wray confirmed by U.S. Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump. | Video

02 Aug 2017

Wray confirmed by U.S. Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump. | Video

01 Aug 2017

Wray confirmed by U.S. Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump.

01 Aug 2017

Drug enforcement chief criticizes Trump in email to agents

WASHINGTON The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's acting director criticized President Donald Trump for telling law enforcement officers not to be "too nice" to suspects, urging DEA agents to show "respect and compassion" and saying he felt compelled to speak out when "something is wrong."

25 Jul 2017

Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

WASHINGTON Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defence of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews. | Video

25 Jul 2017

Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

WASHINGTON Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews.

22 Jul 2017

U.S. investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe - sources

WASHINGTON U.S. investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.

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