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  • Trump can't keep up with all his promises - and neither can the US budget

    Trump's ambitious promises to expand infrastructure and military spending appear to make a balanced budget an afterthought.

  • Vivian Vance as Ethel Mertz and Lucille Ball as Lucy Ricardo in the I LOVE LUCY episode, 'Job Switching.'

    Gone are the days when stern Republicans imposed fiscal discipline.

  • Trump calls for a probe into the Clintons' ties with Russia

    President Trump sent a series of tweets recommending that the House Intelligence Committee look into ties between Bill and Hillary Clinton and Russia.

  • President Donald Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, February 28, 2017.

    Despite Trump's low approval rating, he still has time to turn it around, NBC News reports in First Read.

  • President Donald Trump greets reporters as he arrives to meet with congressional Republicans at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. March 21, 2017.

    The first year of every presidency offers the best chance for legislative achievement, with the new chief executive at peak strength.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- It's not unusual for a newly minted White House to present what's known as a "skinny budget," a wish list of spending requests for Congress and some basic economic projections. President George H.W. Bush's first take was 193 pages, and President George W. Bush's was around the same length, at 207 pages. It makes no assumptions about "mandatory"...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- It's not unusual for a newly minted White House to present what's known as a "skinny budget," a wish list of spending requests for Congress and some basic economic projections. President George H.W. Bush's first take was 193 pages, and President George W. Bush's was around the same length, at 207 pages. It makes no assumptions about "mandatory"...

  • Copies of President Donald Trump's overview of budget priorities for FY2018, titled 'America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.' on display at the Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Office of Management and Budget, on March 16, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Donald Trump's first crack at the budget, released on Thursday, took "skinny" to a new, anemic level.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- It's not unusual for a newly minted White House to present what's known as a "skinny budget," a wish-list of spending requests for Congress and some basic economic projections. President George H.W. Bush's first take was 193 pages, and President George W. Bush's was around the same length, at 207 pages. It makes no assumptions about "mandatory"...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act during his weekly press conference March 9, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Democrats comment as the Republican ACA replacement encounters resistance and difficulties, NBC News reports.

  • BRUSSELS, March 6- EU foreign ministers on Monday said the bloc would strengthen diplomacy to promote the fight against climate change in the face of a possible U.S. exit from the Paris agreement. President Donald Trump campaigned on promises to reverse the climate-change initiatives of his predecessor and withdraw from a Paris climate deal backed by 194...

  • Former Director of Central Intelligence James Woolsey

    Russia's attempt to influence elections is nothing new, former CIA Director James Woolsey told CNBC on Thursday.

  • March 1- Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld his decision in a major insider trading case, a federal judge called on the new Congress to pass a law that simplifies and broadens the definition of when trading on confidential information is illegal. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the United States has "fallen behind" Europe in failing to...

  • March 1- Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld his decision in a major insider trading case, a federal judge called on the new Congress to pass a law that simplifies and broadens the definition of when trading on confidential information is illegal. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the United States has "fallen behind" Europe in failing to...

  • President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama prepare to greet President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania at the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017.

    Penguin Random House wins bidding war for memoirs by former president and first lady, The Finanical Times reports.

  • President Barack Obama and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, with one volume to be written by each, the publishing company said on Tuesday. But in keeping with their past practice, the Obamas plan to donate a "significant portion of their author proceeds to charity," including the Obama Foundation, the publisher said in a statement. By comparison, fellow...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- After a turbulent start to his presidency, Donald Trump goes before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night to give a speech that will be closely watched for details of his plans for the economy and whether he can strike a more conciliatory tone. White House officials say the speech will include some gestures toward unifying a country polarized by a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- After a turbulent start to his presidency, Donald Trump goes before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night to give a speech that will be closely watched for details of his plans for the economy and whether he can strike a more conciliatory tone. World financial markets will be scrutinizing the 9 p.m. address in the House of Representatives for...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- After a turbulent start to his presidency, Donald Trump goes before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night to give a speech that will be closely watched for details of his plans for the economy and whether he can strike a more conciliatory tone. World financial markets will be scrutinizing the 9 p.m. address in the House of Representatives for...

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump makes a face during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.

    Trump's administration has gotten off to a slow start. Just 15 members of his cabinet and team have won Senate confirmation, NBC News reports.