U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested there is flexibility in his approach to getting funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as talks to keep the government funded head to an end of week deadline.
Kashkari said he does not believe that spending more to build roads and airports would necessarily increase economic growth.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including the likelihood of a government shutdown, President Trump's agenda and the French election.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the threat to the country's economic data reports from the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Erica Groshen, former BLS commissioner, about the imperative to protect the integrity of government data. And Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman, weighs in.
Cohn recently said he did not know if tax reform could pass before the August goal the administration previously set.
Mnuchin recently backed off his statement that he wanted to see "very significant" tax reform passed by August.
Congress returns from recess next week, with only days remaining before the current resolution funding the government expires.
MSLGroup's Stan Collender, aka "The Budget Guy, says if there was ever a time for market uncertainty, it's now with the budget battle in Washington.
As Congress faces its April 28 funding deadline, negotiations are underway to extend the timeline. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.
A dysfunctional U.S. Congress faces a deadline to avoid another costly government shutdown.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) talks about using big data to help target areas of wasteful government spending, including entitlement programs, and weighs in on tax reform.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, shares his thoughts on Twitter and what advice he would tell CEO Jack Dorsey.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, shares his thoughts on Microsoft's product development. Also Ballmer
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, talks about his Microsoft holdings and the company's position in cloud computing.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, talks about tracking U.S. government spending with his new website USAFacts, and where found areas that are improving and those areas that are not.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO talks about the launch of a new website that tracks government spending.
Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO talks about the launch of USAFacts, a new website which offers a the American people an "annual report" on where the government is spending its money.
President Trump is breaking many of his campaign pledges and promises, The New York Times reports.
Through the first half of this budget year, the deficit is running 14.7 percent higher than the same period a year ago.