The clip, which was first posted by another Twitter user and runs more than two minutes in length, plays audio from R.E.M.'s early-'90s hit single "Everybody Hurts" over excerpts from Trump's Feb. 5 State of the Union address. » Read More
The Commerce Department is expected to deliver long-awaited report on auto tariffs to the president by a Feb. 17 deadline, according to two sources familiar with the matter. » Read More
By: Brian Schwartz
"Like many other Americans, I certainly hope Vice President Biden decides to run in 2020. If he does run, I fully expect to support him any way I can," Chanos said in a statement first given to CNBC. » Read More
By: Jacob Pramuk
Democrats signaled a protracted fight — both on Capitol Hill and in the court system — to challenge Trump's national emergency declaration. » Read More
Trump's national emergency declaration, criticized by Democrats and Republicans when he threatened it, could bring swift legal and legislative challenges.
As President Donald Trump declares a national emergency to build a border wall, crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border are at their lowest levels in nearly 50 years.
"I wish Amazon had stuck it out a little bit longer, because in the long term I believe that this would have been a good deal for both," said Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y.
New Jersey Democrats Rep. Bill Pascrell and Sen. Bob Menendez introduced a bill in both the House and Senate earlier this week that would repeal the $10,000 federal cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions.
Lawmakers and President Donald Trump have until midnight Friday to fund nine departments and prevent the second partial closure since December.
Trump plans to sign a spending bill and declare a national emergency to try to build his proposed border wall.
Barr faced scrutiny from lawmakers over how he would handle special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe of Russian election meddling.
"I suspect there should be higher taxes for the wealthy around the world and I don't think they would object to that," the Virgin Group founder tells CNBC.
President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russian interference in the 2016 election.
"We have a lot of people here from other countries under a temporary protective program. Why don't we have a permanent solution for that?" Scott says.
Barring a sudden change, Trump is expected sign the spending legislation into law and prevent the second partial shutdown since December.
Biden recently signaled to donors he is leaning toward running but had not made a final decision, according to people speaking on condition of anonymity.
Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to, among other things, lying to Congress about Trump's real estate plans for Russia, and to campaign finance violations related to hush money payments to the president's alleged lovers, Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.
Lawmakers are proposing a massive overhaul to the student debt system, in which borrowers' monthly bills would be automatically deducted from their paychecks.
Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.
The resolution is not expected to pass the Republican-dominated Senate, but could force Democrats to make a politically awkward calculation.