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  • WASHINGTON— A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners. The 105- page measure largely tracks talking points that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis., unveiled last summer and a similar outline...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said on Friday it will accept proposals next month for the design of a wall to be built near the U.S.-Mexican frontier, a first step in picking vendors for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Way ahead of schedule, way ahead of schedule, "Trump told the Conservative Political Action...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law. According to a draft of the proposal obtained by The...

  • WASHINGTON— In a story Feb. 23 about a meeting that President Donald Trump held with two dozen manufacturing executives, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to Doug Oberhelman as the CEO of Caterpillar Inc. Oberhelman is the current chairman and former CEO of Caterpillar. President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House...

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    Viewed from Wall Street, Donald Trump's presidency is going perfectly ... for now, Politico's Ben White says.

  • WASHINGTON— Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He predicted that President Donald Trump's economic proposals will be able to boost growth significantly to annual rates above 3 percent. Mnuchin said that tax reform is the administration's...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition. They urged the White House to support vocational training for the high-tech skills that today's manufacturers increasingly require— a topic Trump has...

  • You are about to be told that Social Security or Medicare benefits should be cut because of Americas rising longevity. That much is clear from a new report analyzing the impact of raising the Medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67, a favorite idea of U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans itching to push Medicare reform in currently chaotic...

  • Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI).

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • CNBC Update: Speaker Ryan saddles up on a horse

    CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports the latest headlines including House Speaker Paul Ryan's U.S-Mexico border visit.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts a news conference at the RNC after a meeting of the House Republican Conference, February 7, 2017.

    House Republicans do not expect the president to announce his own tax plan; instead, they anticipate he will simply align himself with theirs.

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    As Republicans debate a border adjustment tax, Trump may be the key, John Harwood writes.

  • 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.

    Buybacks keep rolling along, but here is why they are no panacea for all of the market's problems.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 21- Chief executive officers of 16 companies, including Boeing Co, Caterpillar Inc and General Electric Co, have urged the U.S. Congress to pass a comprehensive tax code rewrite, including a controversial border tax. Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed lowering the corporate income tax to 20 percent from 35 percent, imposing a 20...

  • President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump holds the bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017.

    Trump has been confronted with a series of administrative crises while struggling to move the ball on key policy priorities, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 21- Chief executive officers of 16 companies, including Boeing Co, Caterpillar Inc and General Electric Co, have urged the U.S. Congress to pass a comprehensive tax code rewrite, including a controversial border tax. Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed lowering the corporate income tax to 20 percent from 35 percent, imposing a 20...

  • President Donald Trump greets Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg during a ceremony celebrating the rollout of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at the Boeing South Carolina plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, February 17, 2017.

    In a letter to House and Senate leadership, top manufacturing CEOs argued that the current tax system penalizes American factory workers.

  • Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem— a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump's wall at the U.S.- Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. Despite the big power shift in Washington, the path to success— and averting a shuttering of the government— goes...

  • President Donald Trump meets with retail industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on February 15, 2017.

    The tax plan that promises the biggest cuts in corporate taxes without straining the budget looks increasingly unlikely to become law.

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    The plan would give 64-year-old millionaires like Rex Tillerson more money than young, poor people, New York Times reports.