Kudlow said that the Trump administration was exploring whether it could permit trucks carrying freight to cross the border if it is sealed. He cautioned that the president has not made any final decisions.
The proposal comes after Republican senators called for eliminating the estate tax, and as the 2020 presidential campaign gets going.
Congress has been expected to pass some sort of online privacy bill to pre-empt a stringent law passed by California. Rubio's bill, which would pre-empt the California law if passed by Congress, would require consumer protection regulator the Federal Trade Commission to draw up rules for companies to follow that are based on the Privacy Act of 1974, with a goal...
If the last face-to-face meeting among Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump is any guide, the discussion could prove tense — and unproductive.
WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The U.S. Senate confirmed Geoffrey Starks to join the Federal Communications Commission and approved a new term for Commissioner Brendan Carr late on Wednesday. His nomination was backed by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and is one of two Democratic seats on the five-member FCC. The FCC faces a number of significant issues in 2019,...
The briefing comes as Trump continues to demand $5 billion in taxpayer money for the border wall and Democratic leaders have shown no willingness to agree to it.
The White House invites top lawmakers to meet about the standoff over border funding.
As of Monday night, even Senate Republican leaders did not know President Donald Trump's plan to avoid a government shutdown amid an impasse over his proposed border wall.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12- A landmark U.S. bill that would speed adoption of self-driving cars is now "a long shot" to pass before the current Congress adjourns in the coming weeks, a key Republican senator behind the legislation said. Many automaker lobbyists and congressional aides say the bill would face even tougher odds in 2019 when Democrats and Republicans will...
WASHINGTON, Dec 3- Key U.S. senators are making a last-ditch effort to win approval of a bill to speed the use of self-driving cars without human controls, but face an uphill battle on Capitol Hill. The pair have been working for more than a year to try to win approval of the bill by the Senate and have said they may try to attach the measure to a bill to fund U.S. government...
Hyundai and its affiliate Kia together the world's No. 5 auto group both said they had cooperated with Senate Committee staff on the issue and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in its ongoing investigation. Hyundai said separately it "unequivocally the committee's goal of assuring the safety of vehicles. Hyundai welcomes a more...
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- A senior Democratic U.S. senator on Thursday unveiled draft legislation that would allow hefty fines and as much as 20- year prison terms for executives who violate privacy and cybersecurity standards. Senator Ron Wyden released a draft of legislation that would grant the Federal Trade Commission authority to write privacy regulations.
Senator John Thune has asked Apple, Amazon and Super Micro Computer for staff briefings about a Bloomberg report that the Chinese government implanted malicious hardware into server motherboards provided by Super Micro.
Republicans who spent their Fourth of July in Russia to help Trump in advance of the Helsinki summit distanced themselves from the president's remarks.
Sen. Richard Shelby told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that he hoped Trump's meeting with Putin could mark a turning point for relations between the two countries.
Senators from both parties drilled into Ross over the tariffs on metals and separate duties targeting Chinese imports.
Facebook still has not answered hundreds of written questions submitted from members of Congress after Zuckerberg's testimony in April, according to congressional staff.
Senate Democrats narrowly won a vote on Wednesday to save so-called net neutrality rules that ensure unobstructed access to the internet.
The internet is too important for partisan politics. Congress must codify widely accepted net neutrality protections through bipartisan legislation, says Sen. John Thune.
Mark Zuckerberg needs to answer lawmakers' questions without "hanging himself," Reputation.com's Michael Fertik says.