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Politics Orrin Hatch

  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday called tax code revisions a critical way to boost the nation's economy as he kicked off a White House meeting with chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers. The meeting included Target's Brian Cornell, Best Buy's Hubert Joly, Gap Inc's Art Peck, Autozone Inc's William Rhodes,...

  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday called tax code revisions a critical way to boost the nation's economy as he kicked off a White House meeting with chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers. Retailers came to the White House to encourage Trump to overhaul the corporate tax code and slash their rates, but companies...

  • President Donald Trump will welcome the chief executive officers of Target Corp, Best Buy Co Inc and six other major retailers to the White House on Wednesday morning to discuss tax reform and infrastructure. The meeting will include Target's Brian Cornell, Best Buy's Hubert Joly, Gap Inc's Art Peck, Autozone Inc's William Rhodes, Walgreens Boots Alliance...

  • The meeting will include Target CEO Brian Cornell, Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, Gap Inc CEO Art Peck, Autozone Inc CEO William Rhodes, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc CEO Stefano Pessina, J.C. Penney Company Inc CEO Marvin Ellison, Jo-Ann Stores LLC CEO Jill Soltau and Tractor Supply Co CEO Gregory Sandfort, according to the people familiar with the matter.

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    A congressional tax oversight committee will not seek U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday, installing the Trump administration's top official on tax reform, financial regulation and economic diplomacy. Confirmation would put a Goldman Sachs veteran in charge of the Treasury for the first time since the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday, returning a Wall Street veteran to the top U.S. economic and financial job for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin's appointment to Treasury signals the Trump administration's trust in bankers and...

  • WASHINGTON— A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former banker ran a "foreclosure machine" when he headed OneWest Bank. Orrin Hatch, R- Utah, chairman of the Finance Committee. Votes on Trump's Cabinet picks have exposed deep partisan divisions in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday, returning a Wall Street veteran to the top U.S. economic and financial job for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin's appointment to Treasury signals the Trump administration's trust in bankers and...

  • Tom Price, President Donald Trump's choice to be health secretary, is the latest of a handful of Cabinet nominees to eke out a confirmation victory in a bitterly divided Senate. By a 53-46 margin, the Senate ended procedural hurdles to financier Steven Mnuchin's nomination to be Treasury secretary. Minority Democrats have used Senate rules, where possible, to...

  • President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with small business leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2017.

    Traders may want to think twice before backing out of the reflation trade right now.

  • President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with small business leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2017.

    The earnings boosts fueled by tax cuts may not be quite as great as everyone had hoped.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The top U.S. Senate Republican on tax policy raised questions on Wednesday about a border adjustment tax backed by Republicans in the House of Representatives, and suggested it could have difficulty passing the Senate as a part of a U.S. tax reform. The Utah Republican did not say whether he thinks border adjustment could clear the Senate.

  • Representative Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services and banker Steven Mnuchin to be Treasury secretary Wednesday on a straight party line vote, sending the nominations to the Senate floor. Republican members of the committee, who were all present, then approved the nominees 14-0. The nominees are considered likely to be confirmed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The top U.S. Senate Republican on tax policy raised questions on Wednesday about a border adjustment tax backed by Republicans in the House of Representatives, and suggested the proposal could have difficulty passing the Senate as a part of U.S. tax reform. The Utah Republican did not say whether he thinks border adjustment could clear the...

  • Representative Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services and banker Steven Mnuchin to be Treasury secretary, sending the nominations to the full Senate for a vote. Republican members of the committee, who were all present, then approved the nominees 14-0. The nominees are considered likely to be confirmed by the Republican-majority...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday postponed votes on several of President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees, citing their responsibility to do a "thorough vetting," while Republicans accused them of unreasonable delays in considering the picks. Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee exploited Senate rules to delay until Wednesday a...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday boycotted a planned committee vote on two of President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees, Steve Mnuchin to be Treasury secretary and Tom Price to head the Health and Human Services department, postponing the vote. Republican Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, called the Democratic boycott "...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- The Republican-majority U.S. Senate Finance Committee will vote on Tuesday on the nomination of Representative Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, the panel's chairman, Senator Orrin Hatch, said on Sunday. At a hearing last week before the finance committee, Price minimized the impact he would have on changing the...

  • Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin has told senators that he would work to combat currency manipulation but would not give a clear answer on whether he currently views China as manipulating its yuan, according to a Senate Finance Committee document seen by Reuters on Monday. In written answers to supplemental questions from the committee following...