One of the least appreciated aspects of this drama is the influence of Turkish President Erdogan, who has shown the ability, through the well-timed release of crucial details, to fuel the global outrage against Saudi Arabia or tamp it down » Read More
By: Christine Wang
The government said that Khashoggi got into a fight with the people he met at the consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The kingdom alleged that Khashoggi died in that clash. » Read More
By: Mike Calia
Trump added that he'll work with Congress on what the U.S. response should be, but that he would prefer not to hurt American companies and jobs by cutting billions of dollars in arms sales to the kingdom. » Read More
By: Christina Wilkie
Trump took a visibly tougher line with Saudi Arabia, and appeared to dismiss the blanket denials coming from Riyadh, where officials insist they know nothing about Khashoggi's disappearance. » Read More
The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.
Elena Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, is accused of using using social media platforms to create thousands of social media and e-mail accounts that purported to be from Americans, to "amplify divisive social media and political content."
Prognosticators believe Republicans have a strong grasp on the Senate even as massive fundraising numbers help Democrats in their bid to take the House.
Trump suggested O'Rourke wants to "turn Texas into Venezuela" — deploying rhetoric he has used in an attempt to portray Democrats as dangerous leftists.
A federal judge on Friday scheduled a Feb. 8 sentencing date for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud. Manafort showed up to the Alexandria, Va. courthouse clad in a prison jumpsuit and sitting in a wheelchair.
This comes after his session was cancelled due to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin dropping out, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.
"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.
Amid broadsides from Democrats, Republican lawmakers who have pushed to repeal Obamacare for years are pledging to protect coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
New York's 22nd District has become a key midterm battleground where the economy and Trump are under scrutiny.
The measures are significantly more dramatic than some previous Democratic proposals – a reflection of the proximity to the midterm elections and the early interest surrounding the presidential race in 2020.
The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first.
The arrest comes two days after the husband of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said he received a threatening letter that referred to Collins' support for Kanvanaugh, and which claimed to be tainted with the deadly toxin ricin
There is no border wall, no Obamacare replacement, no infrastructure program. GOP candidates instead lean on a strategy of linking Democrats with financial ruin, cultural disorder, and physical danger.
"It certainly looks that way to me. It's very sad," Trump said when asked if Khashoggi is dead.
This would be a significant step that would enable the Kremlin to surpass the U.S. and China. The U.S. is currently unable to defend against this breed of threat.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announces he will not attend next week's investment conference in Saudi Arabia, the latest high-profile dropout amid a global outcry over the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.