You have to get people angry to tame the national debt, former Sen. Alan Simpson tells CNBC.
Bill George, former Medtronic chairman & CEO, and Jim Nussle, Credit Union National Association president & CEO and former OMB director, discuss the president's views on growth and the budget as outlined in his speech to Congress.
Discussing the reaction to President Trump's address to Congress with Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president, and Tom DeLay, former House majority leader.
"We've got to be sure we do keep our focus on our fiscal house," Republican Sen. Rob Portman tells CNBC.
We've got to have hearings on this, says Rep. Andy Barr, (R-Ky.), and member of the House Financial Services Committee, talking about the possibility of a border tax after President Donald Trump's message on trade at last night's address to a joint session of Congress. Also, Rep. Barr voices his thoughts on replacing Obamacare.
Officials familiar with the proposal say it calls for slashing 37 percent of the State Department and the USAID budgets.
Under Trump's proposal, most federal agencies will face budget reductions.
The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said the reported $603 billion defense budget request was low.
Veronique De Rugy, Mercatus Center senior fellow, and William Rodgers, Rutgers University professor and former Labor Department chief economist, discuss what to listen for in President Trump's speech at a joint session in Congress.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the effect on defense stocks following talk from President Trump on beefing up military spending in the budget.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on OMB Director Mick Mulvaney's comments on the budget at a press briefing.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Donald Trump's comments on Federal budget.
The U.S. economy is back to normal, the labor market is healthy again and inflation is headed higher, a Fed official said on Tuesday.
Mexican Finance Minister and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are meeting in upcoming weeks to discuss the countries' economic agenda.
Former Gov. Mitch Daniels, (R-Ind.), talks about implementing a tax plan that makes sense and limits the nation's debt burden. Also Daniels explains why he thinks the border adjustment tax could create jobs and bring money back into the country.
Unlike previous years, the estate tax — which very few families pay — might actually die this time, The New York Times reports.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, L.A. Clippers owner, talks about his new venture of using big data to monitor government spending.
Anthony Scaramucci will not be taking a senior job at the White House as previously announced, a senior administration official said Wednesday. NYT reports.
Scaramucci has been in limbo for more than a week since he agreed to sell his investment firm to a subsidiary of the Chinese conglomerate, HNA Group.
Protectionism worries for 51 percent of respondents is the first time any single concern has been expressed by a majority in the survey.