Politics Mitt Romney

  • Rudy Giuliani, attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the White House Sports and Fitness Day event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, May 30, 2018.

    Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday that there's 'nothing wrong' with taking information from Russians, after the Mueller report laid out extensive ties between the Trump campaign and Russians during the 2016 election campaign.

  • President Donald Trump's expected nomination of former pizza chain executive Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve appeared in jeopardy on Thursday after a fourth Republican senator voiced opposition, possibly denying Cain the support needed to be confirmed in the post. Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Cory Gardner, all Republicans, have each...

  • President Donald Trump's expected nomination of former pizza chain executive Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve appeared in jeopardy on Thursday after a fourth Republican senator voiced opposition, possibly denying Cain the support needed to be confirmed in the post. Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Cory Gardner, all Republicans, have each...

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- President Donald Trump's expected nomination of former pizza chain executive Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve appeared in jeopardy on Thursday after a fourth Republican senator voiced opposition, possibly denying Cain the support needed to be confirmed in the post. Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Cory Gardner, all...

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- President Donald Trump's expected nomination of former pizza chain executive Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve appeared in jeopardy on Thursday after a fourth Republican senator voiced opposition, possibly denying Cain the support needed to be confirmed in the post. If all of the Senate's Democrats and the two independents aligned...

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    Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer, N.D., on Thursday became the fourth member of his party's caucus to tell reporters he would vote against the nomination of former pizza executive Herman Cain to join the board of the Federal Reserve.

  • Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a White House briefing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

    The director of Trump's National Economic Council struck a decidedly noncommittal note when asked about Cain's support within the White House. On Capitol Hill, Cain's prospects for Senate confirmation grew dimmer by the day.

  • Herman Cain's path to the Federal Reserve board could be blocked before the president even nominates him. At least three GOP senators reportedly plan to vote against Cain, if the president formally chooses him. Staffers for Senators Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski confirmed their opposition to Cain and reports say Senator Cory Gardner also plans to vote against him. Vice President Mike Pence weighs in on the nomination process and what President Trump is considering for the role on the board.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, April 10- Potential Federal Reserve nominee Stephen Moore extended a remarkable run of commentary on the U.S. economy on Wednesday even as prospects for another possible Fed pick, former presidential candidate Herman Cain, appeared to fade. People under consideration for jobs at the Fed typically lay low ahead of confirmation...

  • President Donald Trump plans to nominate former pizza chain executive and Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, where he will help set interest rates for the world's biggest economy. Trump has been a vocal and strident critic of the Fed's rate hikes under Jerome Powell, whom the president picked two years ago to...

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    President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

  • The FAA said late on Tuesday that its ongoing review of the 737 MAX shows "no systemic performance issues and provides no basis to order grounding the aircraft." Cruz said it would be prudent "to temporarily ground 737 Max aircraft" until the FAA "confirms the safety of these aircraft and their passengers. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the FAA...

  • CHICAGO, March 12- The three U.S. airlines using Boeing Co's 737 MAX continued to stand by the aircraft on Tuesday, even as some customers, unions and politicians questioned its safety after an increasing number of countries banned the plane following a fatal crash in Ethiopia. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is one of the only major regulators to not...

  • The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose last month, in line with estimates, and in the 12 months through February the CPI had the smallest gain since September 2016. Boeing Co slumped 5.9 percent, extending Monday's losses, as more countries grounded the company's best selling line of jets following a second fatal crash in five months, while...

  • President Donald Trump spoke to Boeing Co's chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, on Tuesday, a source familiar with the matter said, after Trump posted comments on Twitter questioning whether airplanes have become too complex to fly safely. Additional details were not immediately available. Senators Mitt Romney and Elizabeth Warren called on the Federal...

  • The move came as the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and numerous countries including Britain, China, Australia, Germany, France and Singapore have grounded the aircraft. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the FAA should "immediately ground this plane in the United States until its safety can be assured." The FAA declined to comment on the...

  • The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent last month, in line with estimates, and in the 12 months through February the CPI rose 1.5 percent, the smallest gain since September 2016. "The takeaway from the data was that inflation is in check and that would allow the Fed to remain patient and that is always good for equities," said Chris...

  • WASHINGTON, March 12- U.S. senators Mitt Romney and Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX 8, days after a crash in Ethiopia killed everyone onboard one of the planes. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the FAA should "immediately...

  • Jeffrey Rosen speaks during a Senate Transportation, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 2017.

    President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy U.S. attorney general, the White House said on Tuesday night, in the latest shuffle in the Justice Department at a time when it faces close scrutiny over its Russia investigation.

  • Michael Stipe and Mike Mills attend the 25th anniversary of REM's album 'Out Of Time' album at Borderline on November 18, 2016 in London, England.

    The clip, which was first posted by another Twitter user and runs more than two minutes in length, plays audio from R.E.M.'s early-'90s hit single "Everybody Hurts" over excerpts from Trump's Feb. 5 State of the Union address.