Democrats signaled a protracted fight — both on Capitol Hill and in the court system — to challenge Trump's national emergency declaration.
The Republican president's move circumventing Congress represented a new approach to a 2016 presidential campaign pledge to halt the flow of immigrants into the country, which Trump maintains spreads crime and drugs. Trump made no direct mention in his Rose Garden comments of the funding bill, which represents a legislative defeat for him since it contains...
WASHINGTON, Feb 15- President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would declare a national emergency at the U.S.- Mexico border, a move Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his promised border wall without approval from Congress. Trump was also expected on Friday to sign a bipartisan government spending bill approved by...
Trump's national emergency declaration, criticized by Democrats and Republicans when he threatened it, could bring swift legal and legislative challenges.
Sen. Marco Rubio's fellow Republican from Florida, Sen. Rick Scott, also told CNBC on Thursday that he does not support Rubio's tax scheme on buybacks nor the Schumer-Sanders proposal.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joins "Squawk Box" to explain what he thinks of the various buyback deals put forth by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as well as Republican Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.
But the Republican president, who triggered a 35- day closure of about a quarter of the federal government with a December demand for $5.7 billion from Congress to help build the wall, said he did not anticipate another partial shutdown. I'm not happy about it, "Trump told reporters at the White House about the tentative funding deal, which would need to be passed by...
I'm not happy about it, "Trump told reporters at the White House about the funding deal that would need to be passed by the Democratic-led House and Republican-controlled Senate and signed by him. Democratic and Republican negotiators hammered out a deal on Monday night on border security provisions and money to keep several government agencies, including...
President Trump has reservations about a tentative government funding deal that needs his support to pass.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to back an agreement hammered out by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown that includes funds for U.S.-Mexican border security but not for his promised wall, the White House said on Tuesday. The Republican president triggered a 35- day partial...
Steven Mnuchin lauds the president's economic policies and jabs at what he sees as worrying socialist trends among lawmakers on the left.
Trump: "Choose between greatness or gridlock, results or resistance, vision or vengeance, incredible progress or pointless destruction."
President Donald Trump is widely expected to address infrastructure when he delivers his State of the Union address — but he'll have"three pretty tough bars to get over" to strike a deal, says Gene Sperling.
Wall Street is countering Senate liberals Schumer and Sanders after they said they'll seek legislation limiting buybacks.
The former Goldman CEO and the Vermont senator spar over social media about whether corporate stock buybacks divert resources from meaningful investment.
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Donald Trump on Tuesday was set to deliver a State of the Union speech challenging Democrats to approve funding for his long-sought border wall but stopping short of declaring a national emergency over it, at least for now. At 9 p.m. EST before a joint session of Congress, Trump likely will stir contention with remarks on immigration...
In President Trump's State of the Union address, he is expected to speak Tuesday night of setting aside hard feelings and moving forward.
A new proposal to restrict corporate buybacks is treating the symptom instead of the cause — and could result in companies shutting down in the U.S., says economist Diane Swonk.
Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, and Brian Brenberg, chair of the program in business and finance at The King’s College in Manhattan, discuss stock buyback legislation with CNBC's "Closing Bell" team.