WASHINGTON, July 25- Approval and implementation of the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement will provide a major boost to the U.S. economy and help stave off a recession, Thomas Donohue, chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said on Thursday. Donohue, whose organization is spearheading a major campaign to win passage of the trade agreement, said moving...
WASHINGTON, July 22- President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders said on Monday they reached a deal on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps through Sept. 30, 2021. "I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy...
"I don't want to presume in advance we have to stop this," Sen. Pat Toomey says.
Facebook needs to address the anti-competitive behaviors of its digital coin, Kevin McCarthy says.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 11- President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices. Pro-Trump online personalities got together at what the White House billed as a gathering of "digital...
However, former FTC chairman William Kovacic says Republicans and Democrats can find a balance when it comes to regulating Silicon Valley.
"These are huge monopolies and we want to make sure we're doing everything we can to make markets work," says Rep. David Cicilline.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the investigations into tech antitrust as well as the latest details in the U.S.-China trade war.
WASHINGTON, June 4- Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday. Still, Senator Mike Lee, a Republican, said that the complexity of antitrust investigations suited them better to...
California's Central Valley continues to grow in population even though it suffers some persistently high unemployment.
House minority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) corporate tax plan.
Republicans oppose the effort arguing it would grant the FCC too much authority over the internet and deter private sector investment. The bill would repeal the order introduced by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, bar the FCC from reinstating it or a substantially similar order and reinstate the 2015 net neutrality order. Pai, who expressed regret last month about how...
Two House bills introduced this month by Republicans seek to redirect federal funds from California's controversial high-speed rail project and use the money for other purposes.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he takes Pelosi at her word that she's not looking to impeach President Trump.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R- Calif.) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest comments that she does not endorse impeaching President Trump.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R- Calif.) joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss the on-going budget fight in Congress.
"The Democrats have now agreed to more than 55 miles of new barrier being built," says the California Republican.
House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the current negotiations between the United States and China to reach a new trade agreement before tariffs automatically increase.
House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the tentative deal met in Congress to keep the government open, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's proposed Green New Deal, Senator Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax, the on-going China trade negotiations and much more.
The White House invites top lawmakers to meet about the standoff over border funding.