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  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump on Friday promised a big announcement about tax reform next week and ordered an administration review of Obama-era tax rules written to discourage U.S. companies from relocating overseas to cut their tax bills. The process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on Wednesday, "Trump said during a visit to the...

  • *White House plays down next week as goal for passage. WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- A free trade deal between Britain and the United States would be "relatively straightforward" to negotiate because the two countries are similar, high-wage economies with floating exchange rates, British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on Friday. Speaking to reporters at the British Embassy in Washington during the International...

  • President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) during a luncheon at the Congress of Tomorrow Republican Member Retreat last January.

    "The House doesn't sense a lot of urgency to the economic plan is the way I look at it," Jim Cramer says.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as Obamacare funding. With Republicans controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress, keeping the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- British Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Friday that he believes the concept of a U.S.- UK free trade has strong support in both the Trump administration and in the U.S. Congress, led by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Hammond told reporters in Washington that he sees a "high-level commitment" in Washington for a comprehensive deal covering both...

  • WASHINGTON— Eager for a victory, the White House is expressing confidence that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could emerge in the House next week. The White House optimism is driven largely by a deal brokered by leaders of the conservative Freedom Caucus and the moderate Tuesday Group aimed at giving states more flexibility to pull out...

  • A White House official said on Thursday that Trump will issue an executive order directing the Treasury on the tax issues. He will also issue two memoranda asking for reviews of two parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law- the Orderly Liquidation Authority that sets out how big banks can wind down during a crisis and the Financial Stability...

  • "Some of the lowering in rates is going to be offset by less deductions and simpler taxes," Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said in a question-and-answer session on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in Washington. Mnuchin said dynamic scoring could give Trump and Congress a $2 trillion revenue cushion for the first...

  • WASHINGTON— Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could be achieved in the House next week. The White House optimism is driven largely by a deal brokered by leaders of the conservative Freedom Caucus and the moderate Tuesday Group aimed at giving states more flexibility...

  • KENOSHA, Wis.— In a story April 18 about a U.S.- Canada dispute over milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Canada had begun imposing import taxes on U.S. ultra-filtered milk. Canada changed its policy on pricing its domestic milk to cover more dairy ingredients, leading to lower prices for Canadian products including ultra-filtered milk that...

  • House GOP circulating new health bill proposal

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on a potential health care bill out of Washington.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan

    The new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is an attempt to bridge the gap between the House Freedom Caucus and moderates.

  • Robert Rubin

    But Rubin concedes that tax reform would provide "some stimulus" to get growth to about 2½ percent.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jung-un inspects Galido outpost and Jangjedo defending force located in the far south of Southwest sea in North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 13, 2016.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program as North Korean state media warned the Americans of a "super-mighty preemptive strike."

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday accused Iran of' alarming ongoing provocations' to destabilize countries in the Middle East as the Trump administration launched a review of its policy towards Tehran. "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran and it is clear there are many," Tillerson told reporters at the...

  • LONDON, April 19- The United States' first tax overhaul in decades may not pass Congress until well into 2017, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday, in a sign the timetable for the legislation has been pushed back. Some Republicans in Congress had hoped to pass the tax overhaul before August, but party divisions over the legislation and...

  • LONDON, April 19- The United States must keep military options on the table when dealing with North Korea, but it does not want to use them unless it has to, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said during a visit to Britain on Wednesday. President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from...

  • LONDON, April 19- The United States must keep military options on the table when it comes to North Korea, but it does not want to use them unless it has to, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said during a visit to Britain on Wednesday. "...of course we don't want to have military options employed, but we must keep all options on the table," he said when asked if the...

  • An Iranian woman and her son walk past Shahab-2 (L) and Shahab-3 missiles on display in front of a large portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a square in south Tehran.

    White House spokesperson Sean Spicer told reporters at a daily press briefing: "He's doing the prudent thing by asking for a review of the current deal."