The GOP can avoid the worst effects of its legislative failures by passing retroactive tax cuts for this year.
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump wants to close a frustrating 2017 with the first overhaul of the tax code in more than three decades. The White House maintains that the House and Senate will begin considering a detailed tax overhaul after the August recess with final passage scheduled for November. But after the Republican drive to repeal the 2010 health...
Luther Strange, Roy Moore and Mo Brooks are contending to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.
The president's refusal to condemn the "Unite the Right" gathering in Virginia has begun pulling private disdain into the open.
Congress, now on its August recess, will return to confront a brutal September workload including two absolute must-do items: funding the government to head off a shutdown, and raising the federal borrowing limit to avert a potentially catastrophic first-ever default on U.S. obligations. "Virtually any substantial goals that the president intends to achieve,...
Ron Christie thinks there is only a 50-50 chance of Republicans passing tax reform, and the political infighting isn't helping.
Ron Christie, former special assistant to President G.W. Bush; Tony Fratto, former White House press secretary under Bush; and CNBC Contributor Jared Bernstein discuss the possibility of the Trump administration getting tax reform done before year end.
GOP senators line up behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after President Donald Trump repeatedly slams him.
Several of McConnell's GOP colleagues threw their support behind him following Trump's attacks.
The White House plans to release a brief document in early- to mid-September outlining a framework for overhauling the U.S. tax code.
Matrix Asset Advisors' David Katz says he doesn't think North Korea will have a long-lasting effect on stocks, but he sees volatility ahead.
Since Ronald Reagan's 1980 election, every new president has scored a major early legislative victory except one. That's Trump.
Trump slams Senate Republicans for failing to pass an Obamacare repeal plan.
CNBC's John Harwood weighs in on President Trump's latest comments on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest comments from President Trump on escalating tensions with North Korea.
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump on Thursday named a former aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as interim leader of the commission that oversees the U.S. power grid. The appointment came as Trump resumed his taunts of McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, expressing disbelief that McConnell couldn't persuade a GOP majority to pass a health...
President Trump has appointed Neil Chatterjee as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the White House said on Thursday.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest on President Trump versus Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell.
President Donald Trump slams Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for failing to pass the Obamacare repeal.
WASHINGTON, Aug 10- The White House said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had appointed Neil Chatterjee as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Last week the Senate confirmed Chatterjee and Robert Powelson as members of the FERC, restoring a quorum to the agency. Chatterjee had previously been an energy policy advisor to U.S. Senate...