President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the names of two nominees to fill vacant posts on the Federal Reserve Board, after two of his earlier choices withdrew from consideration in the face of criticism. Trump said on Twitter he intends to nominate Christopher Waller, an executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Judy Shelton, the...
ST. LOUIS, June 25- St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Tuesday that he had been approached by the White House about a possible seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, but said he would not consider leaving his current job. Trump has grown increasingly critical of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell in recent months, slamming him for steering...
Stephen Moore says he has paid off a $75,000 income tax lien but that the IRS owes him money.
Trump's embattled Federal Reserve board pick Stephen Moore is comparing reaction to his nomination to that of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
President Donald Trump's controversial pick of Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve failed, and his recommendation for Stephen Moore remains under attack. Here's what the recent headlines mean for the future of the Fed.
Dino Kos, chief regulatory officer at CLS, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the future of the Fed now that Herman Cain has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve Board.
Federal Reserve nominee Herman Cain is withdrawing his name for consideration after some resistance from Senate members. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.
At least four Republican senators had come out against his nomination, meaning he likely could not have been confirmed.
The prospective nominee promises to pursue a stable dollar if confirmed to a central bank board that he thinks is too dominated by academics.
Cain said he is "very committed" to the process despite an apparent lack of Senate support, he told The Wall Street Journal.
President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, Stephen Moore, once joked that he had used Hillary Clinton's photo as a bullseye to potty train one son. Both Moore's and Herman Cain's candidacies for the Fed face heavy criticism.
Larry Kudlow insists that controversial Trump picks Herman Cain and Stephen Moore are still in the running to join the board of the Federal Reserve.
In recent days, at least four GOP senators said they would not back Cain, seeming to torpedo the nomination before it even become official.
Republicans are close to stopping the nomination of Herman Cain to the Fed board if it is sent to the Hill. Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed Reserve governor and former deputy treasury secretary under Pres. Obama joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss the opposition and comments from Fed vice chair Richard Clarida.
Republican opposition has reached a level of stopping the nomination of Herman Cain to the Fed board if it is sent to the hill. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.
Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer, N.D., on Thursday became the fourth member of his party's caucus to tell reporters he would vote against the nomination of former pizza executive Herman Cain to join the board of the Federal Reserve.
The director of Trump's National Economic Council struck a decidedly noncommittal note when asked about Cain's support within the White House. On Capitol Hill, Cain's prospects for Senate confirmation grew dimmer by the day.
Speaking to reporters at a private lawmakers' retreat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called conservative commentator Stephen Moore and businessman Herman Cain "the worst, ill-suited appointments that the president could come up with."
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Herman Cain's path to the Federal Reserve board could be blocked before the president even nominates him. At least three GOP senators reportedly plan to vote against Cain, if the president formally chooses him. Staffers for Senators Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski confirmed their opposition to Cain and reports say Senator Cory Gardner also plans to vote against him. Vice President Mike Pence weighs in on the nomination process and what President Trump is considering for the role on the board.