Speaking from the Brookings Institution in Washington, Azar says that pharmaceutical companies cannot stand by and defend the status quo on drug pricing.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the third quarter GDP.
President Trump launches another salvo in the immigration debate as Mexico tried to prevent a thousands-strong migrant caravan from flooding its border.
The deficit climbed to $779 billion, $113 billion higher than the previous year, according to a statement from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.
There had been some doubts about whether the president would sign the bill, raising the specter that funding for the government would lapse as early as Monday.
"We still got some stuff to do" after the November midterm elections, Mulvaney says. "There is no money for the border security yet, and that is a problem for us."
The auto industry has a choice to make: Which language will cars speak when they talk to one another?The New York Times reports.
The decision to grant a waiver to Element Electronics of Winnsboro, South Carolina, led the firm to reverse its previously announced decision to close its plant, which employs more than 130 people, in the face of looming tariffs.
"If we teach an entire generation of people that the first major loan they take out, they don't have to pay back, I'm worried about the long-term impact of that," the Trump aide says.
Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) acting director, speaks to CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin about how he wants to change the CFPB and financial regulations.
Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) acting director, speaks to CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
"I think Ted's got a competitive race by all indications," McConnell said, as he identified other competitive Senate races in this year's midterms. "We certainly expect to win Texas, but I think he does have a competitive race."
Some banking regulations were rolled back this year, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — which was created by the 2010 measure — looks different than it did just a year ago.
Ten years after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and helped trigger a global financial crisis, Democrats appear to be more staunch defenders of government regulation.
The White House is considering a partial shutdown if spending legislation does not include funding for President Donald Trump's border wall, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success, called the news "a devastating turn of events with outstanding student debt now at $1.4 trillion and rising."
A local plant in Winnsboro, South Carolina, is going out of business, and the company is pointing blame at the Trump administration's latest wave of tariffs on imported goods from China.
Government ethics experts immediately sounded the alarm, suggesting it may have been a violation of the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in political activity while on the job.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is expected to remain at his post for the foreseeable future, according to three Trump associates and two White House officials.
Mick Mulvaney, OMB director, discusses how his personal views and the administration's views on the economy square up.