Trump suggested O'Rourke wants to "turn Texas into Venezuela" — deploying rhetoric he has used in an attempt to portray Democrats as dangerous leftists. » Read More
By: Dan Mangan
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." » Read More
By: Kevin Breuninger
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. » Read More
By: Brian Schwartz
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. » Read More
"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.
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 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.
Until both countries resolve their economic and political differences, defense ties are expected to remain brittle, according to strategists.
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.
Vice President Pence appeared to take a tougher stance on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance than President Trump, who pushed back on the growing chorus of criticism against Saudi Arabia this week.
President Donald Trump shouldn't be criticizing independent federal agencies like the Federal Reserve, his former top economic advisor Gary Cohn says.
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.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he told President Donald Trump to give Saudi Arabia "a few more days to complete" an investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Chris Hughes, an advocate for a basic income, contends that less than a third of Americans have reaped the benefits of President Donald Trump's tax cuts.
The missing Saudi journalist wrote that actions against a free press in these countries "no longer carry the consequence of a backlash from the international community. Instead, these actions may trigger condemnation quickly followed by silence."
"You'll find every president has an insight into how the markets work," says the former Fed chairman whose tenure spanned four administrations.
If the U.S.-Saudi relationship turns sour over Riyadh's alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Tehran could reap economic and political gains.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein characterized the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections as "appropriate and independent" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.