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.
The California Republican and current majority leader put down a leadership bid from Rep. Jim Jordan.
The upstairs-downstairs split within the Republican coalition requires more than hype about imagined threats of "invasion" from a bedraggled immigrant caravan, writes John Harwood.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has an economic message that resonates with a key portion of the president's voters. But he's no fan of Trump's tax cuts. Brown spoke to CNBC's John Harwood last week.
President Trump ripped House Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday after House Speaker Paul Ryan challenged Trump’s claim that he could eliminate birthright citizenship via executive order.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday ripped Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., a day after Ryan said the president could not eliminate birthright citizenship with an executive order.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., were all invited to Pittsburgh, sources familiar with the situation told CNBC.
Trump is taking on the 14th Amendment, passed in 1868 to grant citizenship to former slaves. It's one of the most heavily litigated provisions of the Constitution.
A gas tax repeal measure in California known as Proposition 6 that Republicans had rallied around is losing steam, and that's bad news for the GOP.
Juul spent half a million dollars on lobbying last quarter — up 167 percent from the previous quarter — as regulators weigh restrictions on the industry to stem a surge in teens using the devices.
But congressional leaders and White House officials all say they know nothing about any plans for a tax cut before the midterm elections.
"Any guy that can do a body slam, he's my kind of — he's my guy," Trump said. GOP lawmakers, including every Republican senator, did not answer CNBC's inquiries about the president's remarks.
Indicted California GOP Rep. Duncan D. Hunter's father came out swinging Tuesday against his son's Democratic challenger in a bizarre press conference where he called the Latino Arab-American candidate a "security risk."
Presidents often make extravagant claims for their policies. But rarely are they proven so false so fast as Donald Trump's claims about tax cuts and deficits. The Treasury reported that the 2018 deficit swelled to $779 billion.
The GOP's Congressional Leadership Fund is unleashing a new ad in New York's 22nd District tying Democratic candidate Anthony Brindisi to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Claudia Tenney to President Donald Trump.
In recent weeks, Trump raised fears that he would veto the legislation and let the government shut down.
Trump has waffled on the idea of shutting down the government in recent weeks as funding is set to expire at midnight Sunday.