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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The U.S. House Financial Services committee has postponed a hearing planned for Tuesday on the use of U.S. sanctions against North Korea, Iran, Russia and Venezuela, according to a statement late on Monday. The delay was "due to scheduling changes in the House of Representatives," the panel said in a notice dated Sunday. In particular, lawmakers...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The U.S. House Financial Services committee said it has postponed a planned hearing on the use of U.S. sanctions against North Korea, Iran, Russia and Venezuela. Lawmakers were to examine the Republican Trump administration's actions toward Moscow, including the U.S. Department of Treasury's recent ones regarding several Russian companies...

  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA).

    Rep. Maxine Waters attributed the BB&T and SunTrust deal in part to a law that eased some bank rules passed after the financial crisis.

  • Should big banks be afraid of Maxine Waters' agenda?

    John Harwood and James Pethokoukis, economic policy analyst at American Enterprise Institute, breaks down the rising tension between Maxine Waters' political agenda and Big Bank CEOs.

  • Maxine Waters

    CNBC's John Harwood sat down with Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., who is the new chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee. They discussed the joint investigation into Deutsche Bank and how it might connect to the Trump administration.

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    CNBC's John Harwood sat down with Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to discuss diversity and how the complexion of the House has changed in her lifetime.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters speaking with John Harwood

    Despite Waters' reputation as a firebrand, Republican lawmakers credit her as a trustworthy colleague with a practical streak that can, at times, produce bipartisan cooperation. A wary business community hopes it can work with her in the same way.

  • Maxine Waters

    CNBC's John Harwood sat down with Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to talk about taxes and whether the rich should pay more. Here's what she said.

  • Waters wants tax fairness

    They laughed at Davos about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ suggestion of a 70 percent marginal tax rate. Maxine Waters isn’t laughing.

  • Waters targets Deutsche Bank, and Trump

    Waters is launching a joint investigation with House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff. Their goal: To understand why a bank trailed by accusations of money-laundering has done business with Trump.

  • The first African-American Financial Services chair makes diversity a priority

    Maxine Waters has created a new financial services subcommittee on diversity and inclusion. She says her goal with Wall Street executives is persuasion, not legislation.

  • The new House committee that has Wall Street nervous

    She brings a reputation as Angry Maxine to the House Financial Services Committee. But Maxine Waters says bankers shouldn’t take all her campaign rhetoric literally.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- U.S. congressional Democrats said on Tuesday they are not satisfied with the Trump administration's decision to ease sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, demanding briefings and planning legislation. And Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, wrote to Treasury Secretary...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- Four leading U.S. House lawmakers said on Tuesday they were considering legislation to ensure Russian aluminum giant Rusal and its parent En+, two companies tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, comply with an agreement that allowed them to be removed from a U.S. sanctions list. The U.S. Treasury Department said on Sunday that it was lifting...

  • Deutsche Bank has received an inquiry from two U.S. House of Representatives committees on the lender's ties to President Donald Trump, it said on Thursday.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.

    Dimon and Solomon gave Waters their perspectives on a wide range of topics, including where they stand on the economy.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 24- Deutsche Bank has received an inquiry from two U.S. House of Representatives committees on the lender's ties to U.S. Democrats now in control of the House of Representatives had been working out which House panels would take the lead in investigating Trump's business ties to Germany's largest lender, lawmakers and aides familiar with the...

  • Representative Maxine Waters, the Democrat who chairs the panel, and Representative Patrick McHenry, its top Republican, are behind the bill, which would order the Securities and Exchange Commission to review its existing rules around some executive investment plans. "I am glad to join Chairwoman Waters in this meaningful effort to help the SEC better...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. House of Representatives backed legislation on Thursday to keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminum firm Rusal, but the Trump administration is expected to lift them as soon as Friday. But the vote was only symbolic, after a similar measure failed in the Republican-led Senate on...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday backed legislation to keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminum firm Rusal, but the Trump administration is expected to lift them as soon as Friday. The Democratic-led House voted by an overwhelming 362 to 53 in favor of a resolution of disapproval...