Juul's Switch Network is designed to have the look and feel of a grassroots movement where citizens are emboldened by a shared cause to lobby lawmakers for change. But Juul's campaign is what politicos call an Astroturf campaign.
Ryan is very critical of Trump in the book "American Carnage" by Tim Alberta of Politico, in excerpts running in various publications.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg is attending a 2020 fundraiser hosted by Broadway executive Jordan Roth and his husband, movie producer Richie Jackson in New York.
The new Fox Corp. begin trading publicly following the completion of Walt Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox.
The Fed could use a few friends in Washington. The central bank has entered the Trump crosshair, and Powell's job has been in jeopardy.
GOP Rep. Kevin Brady says Americans are seeing smaller 2018 refunds because they got more of their own money in their paychecks.
McCabe tells NBC he had informed congressional leaders that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence probe into Trump after the firing of James Comey, and that none of the members objected to it.
Trump spoke at the White House on Friday without reading from a teleprompter and apparently without following a full script.
With the gavel and majority support on her side, Pelosi drew her line against President Trump's insistence on funding a border wall – and won, says CNBC's John Harwood.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to its worst week since the financial crisis in 2008, down nearly 7 percent.
The bill includes more than $5 billion for Trump's border wall, and it likely will not pass the Senate.
On Friday morning, Trump himself warned of "a shutdown that will last for a very long time" if the Senate didn't back a spending bill that includes funding for a southern border wall.
Trump's decision throws more chaos into the late scramble to keep the government running through Christmas and into the new year.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the cancellation of the GOP news conference after Speaker Paul Ryan took an emergency call from the president regarding the government funding bill.
Trump has lamented a lack of money to fund his proposed border wall, a key campaign promise that tripped up funding talks in Congress.
The House Republican fundraising committee suffered a major email hack in early 2018 as it tried to stall a Democratic blue wave.
A backer of California's failed gas tax repeal measure is proposing an initiative to shift tens of billions of dollars from state coffers to local governments for highway construction and maintenance.
Juul has prided itself on its independence from Big Tobacco. It may not be able to much longer, as Juul considers selling a minority stake in itself to Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Schumer targeted Trump's demand for $5 billion for his proposed border wall, which has derailed talks and raised the specter of a partial shutdown.
The measure could reduce thousands of sentences and save the federal government millions of dollars in incarceration costs. Still, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the bill is unlikely to be put up for a vote this year.