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Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act

Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act

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Mollie Hemingway: 'What is the point' of Joe Biden's candidacy if he 'acquiesces' to left on issues like abortion? Former Vice President Joe Biden's position as a moderate Democratic voice may be in danger if he changes positions when pressured, according to Mollie Hemingway....
2019-06-08 02:30

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is hol...
2019-06-06 07:30

GOP Senators Line Up Against Trump’s Mexico Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sai...
2019-06-05 14:00

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless illegal immigration from the country was stopped....
2019-05-31 05:15

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argumen...
2019-06-06 08:30

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
2019-08-08 05:45

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reforms plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
2019-08-07 19:00

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 23:15

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
2019-06-01 00:01

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade&#...
2019-08-13 03:45

In Relief To ATM Users, Non-Cash Transactions Wont Attract Charges Now The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks not to treat failed transactions at ATMs or non-cash withdrawal transactions such as balance enquiries or cheque book requests as part of "five free......
2019-08-15 07:30

NJ Hypes $120 Million Plan to Slash the Time Needed to Replace Newark’s Toxic Lead Pipes As concerns continue to grow about dangerous lead in Newark, N.J.’s drinking water, Mayor Ras Baraka, along with county and state officials, announced a plan to speed up replacement of the city’s lead pipes to about two years—down from about 10....
2019-08-27 07:45

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and single-serve coffee brewers....
2019-06-20 20:00

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee br...
2019-06-21 06:30

UPDATE 3-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc filed public comments on Thursday urging the U.S. government to drop plans for tariffs on Chinese imports that would raise the cost of consumer products from iPhones to coffee pods....
2019-06-20 22:30

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
2019-06-21 18:45

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
2019-07-16 08:15

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privac...
2019-07-16 22:30

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
2019-06-12 02:45

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 17:30

The Day Ernest Hemingway Liberated A Bar In Paris Even for Ernest Hemingway, a man whose bravado was matched only by his thirst, his liberation of the Ritz Hotel's bar in Paris was the stuff of legend....
2019-08-12 20:45

Congress asks FDA for plan to address potential major heparin shortage Congress wants to know what contingencies are in place if China's outbreak of African swine fever wipes out America's supply of the critically important pig-derived drug heparin....
2019-08-02 09:01

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
2019-06-07 02:30

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida,...
2019-07-21 18:15

A TV adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's memoir A Moveable Feast is in the works According to Deadline, Village Roadshow is developing a TV adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast. Actress Mariel Hemingway, the author’s granddaughter, is on board as a producer (alongside Get Carter’s John Goldstone and Sense8'...
2019-08-14 04:15

Best buds Hemingway the goose and Waffles the mini horse adopted together An unlikely pair of best buds — a miniature horse and a goose — were adopted together Wednesday after being rescued from the same Pennsylvania farm in July. Waffles, the 6-year-old mini horse, and his beaked pal Hemingway, were saved from...
2019-09-12 07:00

In Amit Shah, Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha Exit Dates, Congress Smells Plan Amit Shah and Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat were declared vacant on separate notifications on different dates in a possible attempt to stagger the two polls and ensure the BJP's victory,......
2019-06-13 15:15

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. ...
2019-06-06 15:45

US-Mexico Talks Continue, Trump Says More Progress Needed WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of...
2019-06-07 12:30

Hemingway says mainstream media pushing same narrative as 2016: 'Disappointing they haven't updated their spin' President Trump launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, but many mainstream media pundits continued their blistering criticism. ...
2019-06-19 19:30

Xi Gets Tougher on Trump After New Tariff Threat BEIJING (AP) — Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a “warning shot” at Washington by letting its yuan currenc...
2019-08-13 08:30

Trump to impose new 10% tariff on China US President Donald Trump announced that he will impose a new tariff on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September. The move comes amid slow-moving talks to end a costly trade war....
2019-08-02 01:15

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
2019-06-17 16:45

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
2019-06-08 06:45

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
2019-06-11 11:00

Trump says he will ‘likely’ follow through on Mexico tariff threats President Trump said Tuesday it’s “more likely” that he will carry through on his threat to impose harsh new tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico curbs immigrants illegally crossing the southern border. “We are going to see if w...
2019-06-04 20:30

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
2019-07-14 00:15

Trump Says India's 50% Tariff On US Motorcycles Unacceptable US President Donald Trump said that even though India has reduced its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 percent to 50 percent, it is still too high and not acceptable to him....
2019-06-11 08:30

Bank Stocks Decline After Trump's New Tariff Threat Bank stocks fell sharply after President Trump’s latest tariff threat sent U.S. Treasury yields tumbling and raised new questions about the outlook for economic growth....
2019-08-02 00:00

A tariff-hungry Trump is risking his economic successes Friday's jobs numbers, positive figures pointing to the creation of 164,000 net new jobs in July, serve as a reminder that President Trump still has a very good thing going for him with this economy....
2019-08-04 20:30

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-mi...
2019-06-10 00:45

Trump says Mexico is an 'abuser' of the US, amid tariff negotiations President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico ...
2019-06-02 21:30

Trump: U.S. to levy new 10% tariff on $300B of Chinese goods President Donald Trump on Thursday announced plans to levy an additional 10 percent in tariffs on China one day after the two countries concluded a round of trade talks in Shanghai....
2019-08-02 03:15

US To Slap 10% Tariff On $300 Billion More In Chinese Goods: Trump President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will hit China with punitive tariffs on another $300 billion in goods, escalating his trade war after accusing Beijing of reneging on more promises....
2019-08-02 03:30

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
2019-06-06 07:00

Trump resumes tariff threats against China and Mexico Trump's Monday morning tweets follow his announcement last week that the United States and Mexico reached a signed migration agreement. He also renewed tariff threats on China....
2019-06-10 22:30

Trump says Christmas shopping was factor in tariff decision U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday....
2019-08-13 20:15

Guatemala blames opponents after Trump tariff threat Guatemala's Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel on Tuesday blamed unnamed "national actors" for damaging relations with the United States and said they would be responsible if U.S. President Donald Trump puts tariffs on the poor Central American nation....
2019-07-23 19:30

US: Donald Trump reacts to China with tariff increase The US president increased tensions with the hike as the stock markets went into a tailspin. Trump tweeted that he would be increasing tariffs by 5% on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
2019-08-24 07:30

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
2019-06-07 06:30

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump is putting a tariff on summer!' Late-night hosts focused on Trump’s French visit and Elizabeth Warren’s well-constructed presidential campaignLate-night hosts focused on a variety of political topics, from Donald Trump’s trip to France to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth...
2019-06-08 02:15

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 Duties of up to 25% will be added if Mexico does not substantially stop the "illegal inflow of aliens" entering the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
2019-05-31 16:15

Trump: U.S. will hit $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with 10% tariff U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easing tensions between the world's two largest economies continue....
2019-08-01 21:30

Trump's tariff on Mexico could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's bigge...
2019-05-31 18:30

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
2019-06-03 20:30

Apple stock drops on Trump tariff threat Apple stock dropped sharply after President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the U.S. will put an additional 10% tariff on a remaining list of goods imported from China starting on September 1....
2019-08-01 20:15

Markets Rattled by Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Stocks and bond yields around the world fell after President Trump threatened to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, exacerbating concerns about global growth in an already edgy market....
2019-05-31 11:15

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
2019-06-06 15:45

Trump announces tariff-avoiding deal with Mexico The border-security standoff between Mexico and the United States ended Friday, with an agreement that averts tariffs on vegetables, car parts, refrigerators, tequila and other imports that would have walloped both countries beginning Monday. “I am p...
2019-06-08 06:30

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, ev...
2019-05-21 16:15

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
2019-06-11 16:30

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some to have awkward conversations with lenders and others all the way into bankruptcy....
2019-08-11 09:30

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
2019-05-31 05:15

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-17 19:45

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
2019-07-31 23:01

METALS-Copper jumps 1.3% on Trump's tariff delay; focus on ECB London copper prices rose 1.3% on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to a delay in hiking tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods by two weeks, while investors awaited news on a possible European Central Bank (ECB) rate cut. ...
2019-09-12 09:30

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-11 16:30

US Will Impose 10% Tariff On Chinese Goods Worth $300 Billion, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easing tensions between the world's......
2019-08-01 21:30

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
2019-06-03 00:45

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
2019-06-12 03:30

John Negroponte: Trump's new tariff on Mexico is 'bad politically and bad economically' "I think it's both bad politically and bad economically and I don't think it's really going to help solve the immigration problem, either," said the former American diplomat....
2019-05-31 16:15

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
2019-05-31 05:15

Trump tweets that his tariff policies are boosting American trade President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negotiate REAL trade deals, not the one-sided horror sh...
2019-08-03 18:00

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
2019-06-06 16:45

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
2019-06-06 18:45

Here's how oil and currency markets might react to Trump's surprise tariff hike Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners and Joseph Trevisani, senior analyst at FXStreet, join "Squawk Box" to check in on how oil and currencies are trading....
2019-08-02 17:15

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
2019-06-29 02:15

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said th...
2019-06-09 22:15

U.S. stocks plunge as China retaliates against new Trump tariff threat Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Aug. 5, after Washington tagged China a ‘currency manipulator,’ shaking fragile investor sentiment in a rapid escalation of the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-06 14:45

Oil gains about 3%; records loss for week after Trump tariff threat Oil prices gained about 3% on Friday a day after recording their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
2019-08-02 22:45

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beijing, capping one of the most extraordinary days in......
2019-08-24 11:30

U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump said on Friday....
2019-08-31 02:00

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes imm...
2019-05-31 18:15

Tariff wars: Duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in U.S.-China trade talks....
2019-08-02 03:45

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
2019-06-05 22:15

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-24 03:15

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01 10:15

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay Although Washington postponed a new round of tariffs on Chinese exports, Beijing has targeted US cars, oil and food. President Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade after the Chinese announcement....
2019-08-23 23:45

Pelosi ‘deeply disappointed’ by Trump’s tariff-averting deal with Mexico President Trump’s use of tariff threats against Mexico to induce concessions on migration policy was a counterproductive exercise in “threats and temper tantrums,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-06-09 10:30

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-04 00:00

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the ...
2019-06-07 11:45

Dow futures rise triple digits despite Trump's China tariff threat The U.S. president also defended his approach of imposing tariffs on international partners, saying these are putting the U.S. "at a tremendous competitive advantage."...
2019-06-11 12:00

WRAPUP 2-U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump said on Friday....
2019-08-31 02:45

President Trump Threatens New 10% Tariff Products From China Starting September (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying that beginning Sept. 1, he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed. The ...
2019-08-01 21:00

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
2019-06-04 04:30

European shares gain on Trump tariff relief, carmakers shine European shares gained ground on Tuesday, with Germany's carmakers outperforming, as risk appetite held firm after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-11 12:45

Trump's $300bn China tariff threat sends markets into tailspin Wall Street, Asian markets and oil fall after president’s tweet about placing tariffs on practically all remaining China tradeDonald Trump’s surprise decision to escalate the trade war with tariffs on another $300bn of Chinese goods has sent global f...
2019-08-02 07:00

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Good Will’ to China President Trump said the United States would delay its next planned tariff hike on China by two weeks, potentially giving negotiators a window to avoid the increase....
2019-09-12 12:30

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
2019-06-05 22:15

Over 200 U.S. footwear companies urge Trump to scrap proposed tariff hike More than 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
2019-08-28 18:45

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
2019-06-16 11:30

Trump delays tariff hikes by two weeks in 'good will' gesture to China President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he will delay increasing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods from Oct. 1 to Oct. 15 as a "gesture of good will" to China....
2019-09-12 04:30

U.S business groups urge Trump to postpone further China tariff hike Over 160 business groups on Wednesday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter to postpone all tariff hikes on Chinese imports scheduled this year, warning that it could hit shoppers with higher prices during the holiday season....
2019-08-28 22:45

Apple warns that Trump’s proposed tariff would impact its contribution to the U.S. economy Over the past few weeks, Apple’s stock price has been particularly volatile in light of a proposed tariff from the Trump administration that would tax devices imported from China by as much as 25%. And seeing as how the vast majority of Apple d...
2019-06-21 08:30

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
2019-06-11 02:00

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States...
2019-06-05 00:30

Fresh Trump Tariff Threat Roils Investors World-Wide Stocks fell, the Chinese yuan weakened and bonds and haven currencies rallied after President Trump threatened to extend tariffs to essentially all Chinese imports....
2019-08-02 05:15

Trump: U.S. agrees to delay tariff hike on some Chinese goods by two weeks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States has agreed to delay increasing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports from Oct. 1 to Oct. 15 "as a gesture of good will."...
2019-09-12 07:00

Trump's China tariff hike draws mixed reception from lawmakers President Trump's surprise Thursday announcement that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods drew mixed reaction from Senate lawmakers....
2019-08-02 02:15

Trump continues to hang tariff threat over Mexico despite reaching deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled renewing his tariff threat on Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't co-operate on border issues, as Democratic challengers criticized a deal reached to avert the tariffs as overblown....
2019-06-09 21:30

Here’s what people think about retiring early and Trump’s tariff threats dragging down stocks Readers weigh in on collecting Social Security early, paying off a mortgage before retirement and how President Trump's trade wars are impacting retirement plans....
2019-06-07 02:30

Trump delays China tariff increase as trade talks approach Negotiators are due to meet in Washington in coming weeks to push forward talks to end the trade war, which has rattled automakers and raised fears of a prolonged standoff between the two economic giants....
2019-09-12 14:00

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
2019-06-20 01:45

China charters first US crude cargo since newest Trump tariff threat Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on Chinese import, ending a monthlong trade truce....
2019-08-10 01:00

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
2019-05-31 15:15

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso weakens after Trump tariff blow Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday, with Mexico's peso sliding to its lowest in about five months after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. The Mexican peso slipped up to 3.6% and remained on...
2019-05-31 17:45

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
2019-06-11 16:45

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
2019-06-01 00:00

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
2019-06-29 14:30

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from enter...
2019-06-01 02:30

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigration now threatens to disrupt that shift and drive...
2019-06-02 21:30

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequen...
2019-06-01 04:15

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31 18:30

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
2019-06-03 18:15

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive cooperation" in allowing an influx of migrants to cross the border illegal...
2019-05-31 05:00

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
2019-07-01 02:30

Wall St. skids, jolted by Trump's surprise tariff threat on Mexico U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
2019-06-01 07:30

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even tho...
2019-06-02 19:15

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and ma...
2019-08-15 06:45

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
2019-06-09 20:45

Tariff postponements prove Trump 'doesn't care' about changing China, Wyden says Top Senate Finance Committee Democrat Ron Wyden said Tuesday that President Trump's move to temporarily exclude certain Chinese products from tariffs demonstrates that he isn't interested in forcing China to change its policies. The administration an...
2019-08-14 06:45

Japanese stocks rebound on Trump's tariff delay; Apple suppliers shine Japanese stocks bounced on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports in much-needed reprieve for markets, with chipmaking sectors and Apple-related firms enjoying the tailwind the most....
2019-08-14 05:15

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
2019-06-11 06:45

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop hi...
2019-06-05 02:30

Japanese stocks set to trade higher as Trump stands down on Mexico tariff threat Stocks in Japan were set to trade higher on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement last week that tariffs would not be slapped on Mexican goods....
2019-06-10 02:15

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-05 23:15

U.S. trade agency affirms Trump's extra 5% tariff hike on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Wednesday reaffirmed President Donald Trump's plans to impose an additional 5% tariff on a list of $300 billion of Chinese imports starting on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15....
2019-08-28 18:45

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
2019-06-11 21:15

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
2019-06-01 05:15

"Big Move": Trump Praises China Tariff Exemptions As Trade Talks Approach US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed an apparent olive branch from Beijing in the grinding trade war between the two nations, which came weeks before negotiations are due to resume....
2019-09-12 07:00

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
2019-06-13 22:45

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal President Trump announced an agreement just before punishing tariffs went into effect, but it was unclear whether he saw it as truly new concessions or a face-saving way to defuse his tariff threat....
2019-06-08 23:45

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy' U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China walked back commitments for a trade deal....
2019-06-13 00:00

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
2019-06-02 19:15

WRAPUP 3-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 23:45

China Vows Tariff Retaliation. Trump Fires Back. Stocks Tumble. Stocks fell after Beijing said it would answer the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods by increasing tariffs on American imports. Soon after, President Trump took to Twitter....
2019-08-23 20:45

Trump warns China against 'another Tiananmen Square,' says Tim Cook made 'compelling' tariff case President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a "very compelling argument" that the administration's tariffs on Chinese-assembled goods have made an unfair impact on the California-based tech giant, because its chief...
2019-08-19 02:30

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to open mixed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
2019-06-11 02:00

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
2019-06-07 14:15

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned this week that the US economy could be headed for a p...
2019-08-16 21:45

Kudlow sidesteps comment on report that Trump could delay, block tariff on Chinese goods White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow demurred on Friday when asked if U.S. President Donald Trump would delay or stop the imposition of tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods if China took some positive actions....
2019-08-02 22:45

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
2019-08-19 03:00

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
2019-08-02 03:15

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next month until “such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP.&...
2019-05-31 06:45

Mike Pence delivers Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with his threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
2019-06-06 01:30

Maryland Gov. urges caution on China trade war messaging after Trump's tariff tweet rocks market Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urged caution in how the Trump administration communicates about the trade war with China following Trump's tweet threatening new tariffs on Chinese goods....
2019-08-01 22:30

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
2019-06-09 18:15

Global markets plunge as Trump tariff threats reignite fears of long-term U.S.-China trade war Stock market volatility returned with a vengeance Friday on worries that U.S.-China trade differences will put the brakes on global growth. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 300 points, more th......
2019-08-02 19:00

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
2019-07-22 23:15

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
2019-06-03 13:45

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a ...
2019-07-10 20:45

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
2019-06-20 00:45

| US Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort US Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the latest sign of presidential "corruption"....
2019-08-31 06:45

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-06-28 04:30

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs. Trump vowed to go through with his 5% tariffs on Mexico if no deal on immigration is reached.    ...
2019-06-06 02:30

Waiting for Trump, Congress remains at loggerheads on gun legislation White House aides briefed Republican senators on potential legislative options but gave no indication of what the president is willing to sign into law....
2019-09-11 03:30

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congre...
2019-06-12 01:45

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
2019-07-10 15:45

Congress investigating Trump over US military trips to Scotland Conflict of interest concerns over military spending at Prestwick airport and discount offers at president’s resortCongress is investigating Donald Trump over a potential conflict of interest involving increased US military spending at Prestwick airp...
2019-09-07 17:45

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
2019-06-06 04:01

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-15 22:15

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 02:15

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
2019-05-21 16:30

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 06:15

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it sh...
2019-05-29 22:15

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 21:45

Trump touts possible Curt Schilling bid for Congress: 'Terrific!' President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona....
2019-08-13 21:45

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
2019-07-22 14:45

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
2019-07-14 21:30

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received military draft deferments including for a diagnosis...
2019-07-24 18:45

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 06:15

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending....
2019-08-22 23:00

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
2019-05-27 18:01

White House still considering tax cut bypassing Congress that Trump seemed to rule out President Trump tweeted about the proposal to unilaterally index capital gains to inflation, responding to an op-ed backing the idea with the comment. He asked: “An idea liked by many?”...
2019-08-30 21:45

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
2019-05-26 20:45

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
2019-06-13 04:15

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
2019-06-19 22:15

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
2019-05-28 15:30

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
2019-07-24 01:15

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
2019-05-28 15:30

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injuries related to their work in the aftermath of the Se...
2019-07-23 22:30

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decid...
2019-09-04 04:45

Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress The Trump administration will pursue the reform of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , the guarantors of over half the nation's mortgages, if Congress fails to act, officials told Congress on Tuesday....
2019-09-10 19:00

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In a court filing, House lawyers said the Justice D...
2019-08-21 20:30

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump would stay out of the way. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top ...
2019-06-19 02:15

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats are facing another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn def...
2019-05-21 15:00

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled disaster aid bill, in the perfect encapsulation of...
2019-05-24 02:45

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns whil...
2019-08-02 07:15

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 09:15

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle Association will be “fully respected and represente...
2019-08-09 18:30

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
2019-05-22 06:45

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in st...
2019-07-16 19:15

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was important to take care of the military in any spending legislation....
2019-07-22 23:15

Trump says he’ll work with Congress to stop ‘menace of mass attacks’ Trump's commitment to gun control has been in doubt ever since 17 students and adults were killed in a shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school on Valentine's Day in 2018....
2019-09-02 03:00

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid war....
2019-05-21 23:15

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
2019-06-04 05:45

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
2019-08-17 10:15

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the proce...
2019-05-21 16:15

Trump Says US Congress Give "Notice" Before Requesting State Tax Return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state......
2019-08-01 04:15

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
2019-08-13 02:15

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 06:15

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-21 17:30

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal....
2019-05-24 13:45

Donald Trump fired up over Curt Schilling’s potential run for Congress President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona. “Curt Schilling, a great pitcher and patriot, is considering a run for Congress in Ari...
2019-08-13 17:45

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
2019-08-07 16:30

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans to tell Congress that he sees similarities between Nixon and President Donald Trump....
2019-06-11 06:45

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
2019-05-21 17:30

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 17:15

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed efforts by House Democrats to get the president's fede...
2019-07-08 19:30

Pentagon tells Congress which projects it will defund to pay for Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
2019-09-04 23:15

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead of trying to impeach him....
2019-06-02 23:45

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
2019-07-20 06:45

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for info...
2019-06-05 09:30

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
2019-05-30 03:30

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state tax returns....
2019-07-31 20:15

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
2019-07-22 07:30

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawmakers that they lack oversight of the military’s in...
2019-07-11 15:15

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
2019-06-04 09:30

Trump's Justice Department to release some Mueller evidence to Congress: Nadler Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration struck a rare compromise on Monday in the battle over their investigations of him, with the Justice Department agreeing to provide evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russ...
2019-06-10 20:45

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has not relented and now two major financial institutions have turned over subpoenaed bank documents to a...
2019-05-23 22:15

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
2019-08-16 13:45

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-24 23:45

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-23 02:15

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
2019-06-23 00:00

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
2019-06-12 18:30

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 22:15

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigrants from the U.S. by two weeks....
2019-06-22 23:15

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
2019-05-22 21:15

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
2019-06-06 22:00

ANALYSIS: The cynical strategy behind Trump’s attacks on minority women in Congress Trump doesn’t actually do much to hide his sentiments in comments widely criticized as racist. That’s because there’s a strategy here, says Jackson Proskow....
2019-07-16 03:45

U.S. Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 21:15

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
2019-05-23 03:45

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
2019-05-24 06:15

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because of health issues, his lawyer said....
2019-06-22 01:15

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 12:15

Trump administration unveils Fannie, Freddie overhaul, urges Congress to act The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen a comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be safely freed from ...
2019-09-06 09:15

Hope Hicks Told Congress Trump Is Serious About Accepting Dirt From Foreigners Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary Committee session Wednesday as part of the House investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elect...
2019-06-21 03:45

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
2019-07-18 07:30

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigation...
2019-06-12 22:15

Congress Investigates Suspicious Air Force Trips to Trump’s Scotland Resort Violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause have been an ongoing concern since Donald Trump moved into the White House. But the latest scandals appear to take this administration’s grifting to a new level....
2019-09-08 06:30

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 19:30

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 campaign to congressional investigators, a key lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 21:45

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 06:00

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
2019-06-04 20:01

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
2019-05-30 14:30

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
2019-05-23 03:15

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House did...
2019-06-04 09:30

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
2019-08-16 13:45

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to ...
2019-06-12 23:45

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
2019-06-20 06:00

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-24 18:00

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
2019-05-25 07:45

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 00:45

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallies to those of Adolf Hitler....
2019-07-24 02:30

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 01:15

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
2019-08-01 21:45

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, freshman congresswomen in a tweetstorm, telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from. “Come...
2019-07-15 19:45

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
2019-05-24 22:45

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran...
2019-06-15 14:45

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders said on Monday they reached a deal on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps through Sept. 30, 2021....
2019-07-23 01:30

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
2019-05-21 16:30

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically da...
2019-07-23 00:45

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
2019-07-31 21:15

Trump’s North America trade deal in limbo as Congress leaves town Months of secretive talks between House Democrats and administration officials had produced no agreement on the rewrite of the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a key priority for the president....
2019-08-02 05:45

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70...
2019-06-03 23:15

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 01:00

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Neal from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York state tax returns under that state law, known as the TRUST Act....
2019-08-01 23:15

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists ‘no indication that anything has happened or will happen’ MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-05-21 15:00

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, req...
2019-07-08 18:45

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
2019-05-23 01:45

Mueller must testify in Congress before any Trump impeachment process begins: Democratic Rep. Garamendi A House Democrat said Wednesday that he wants to hear testimony from Special Counsel Robert Mueller before any impeachment process begins against President Trump. ...
2019-05-22 21:45

Countdown to US-Mexico tariff deadline: Trump says there's 'good chance' a deal can be reached Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on all Mexican imports unless the Mexican government stops the flow of Central American migrants into the U.S.        ...
2019-06-08 06:45

Trump's tariff threat over migration prompts sharp response from Mexico: 'There is a clear limit' Mexican officials are trying to reverse the Trump administration's decision to slap a 5% tariff on imports, in response to the migration crisis.        ...
2019-06-04 01:45

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
2019-06-11 02:45

Trump's ethanol plan goes into effect The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday officially opened up year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel blends, called E15, fulfilling a promise President Trump made to Iowa corn farmers....
2019-05-31 18:30

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the...
2019-07-10 11:45

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
2019-05-23 05:15

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
2019-05-23 00:45

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaratio...
2019-06-13 04:45

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 05:15

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U.S. House members to review portions of the presid......
2019-05-22 21:01

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 02:45

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 04:15

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity fina...
2019-05-22 01:30

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings ...
2019-05-22 18:45

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
2019-05-25 10:45

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
2019-05-25 15:15

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out the agency....
2019-06-20 03:30

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in his official capacities, is coming under increased congressional scrutiny....
2019-07-03 04:45

Congress and Trump risk seeing bipartisan victories on healthcare cost bills slip out of reach this fall Republicans, Democrats, and President Trump have a chance to pass legislation to lower healthcare costs, but risk squandering the opportunity because of the tight timeline this fall and organized opposition....
2019-09-09 14:00

Trump kills plan to cut billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump has scrapped a plan to freeze more than $4 billion in foreign aid in a move that would have been another end run around Congress’ power of the purse, according to multiple sources familiar with the decision. The president’s dec...
2019-08-22 22:00

| Trump drops plan to take back foreign aid US President Donald Trump has dropped plans to take back up to $4bn allocated for foreign aid, the State Department has said, in the face of opposition from both sides of the aisle in Congress....
2019-08-24 12:30

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump on Saturday announced he is delaying his plan to deport illegal immigrants by two weeks. “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats an...
2019-06-22 22:30

Democrats condemn reported Trump plan to bar most refugees from US Administration officials reportedly aim to slash admissionsBeto O’Rourke: ‘We need more refugees, not fewer’Leading Democrats have condemned reported moves by the Trump administration to effectively bar refugees arriving from most parts of the world....
2019-09-07 02:15

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
2019-06-15 06:30

Trump says he will unveil 'middle-income' tax plan in 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration would unveil a tax overhaul plan aimed at middle-income households next year, amid the 2020 presidential election....
2019-09-13 05:45

Trump criticizes automakers cool on his mileage plan Last month, Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administration's effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards....
2019-08-22 01:45

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment....
2019-09-09 05:00

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-21 00:30

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said...
2019-08-17 00:15

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaki...
2019-07-22 22:30

| US World Cup winners plan to snub Trump invite Megan Rapinoe says she does not think the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House....
2019-07-10 07:45

Trump signs off on plan to launch nuclear spacecraft WASHINGTON – President Trump Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum outlining new procedures to launch nuclear power systems into outer space. Trump directed the Department of Transportation to issue public guidelines within a year for commercial c...
2019-08-21 02:30

What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and family members at a Kabul wedding hall, an uninvited ...
2019-08-20 23:30

Trump criticizes Ford for backing Calif. mpg plan Last month, Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administration's effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards....
2019-08-22 06:45

Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised concern about El Salvador's ability to cope with a tough migration deal being pursued by the Trump Administration as she led a U.S. congressional mission to the Central American country on Fri...
2019-08-10 06:00

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
2019-06-06 22:45

How Trump’s Plan To Import Canadian Drugs Would Work Americans spend an average of about $1,200 per person, per year on prescription drugs, more than anywhere else in the world. Lowering those costs is one of the few topics uniting U.S. leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Trump...
2019-08-06 18:45

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official s...
2019-08-16 19:15

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spot...
2019-07-13 13:45

Trump’s July 4 plan has Washington scrambling to catch up WASHINGTON (AP) — Independence Day is just over three weeks away, and nobody in Washington seems to know exactly what the July 4 celebrations in the nation’s capital will look like. President Donald Trump has stated he wants to reshape the annu...
2019-06-12 07:15

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times local): 5:55 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has refrained from saying if President Xi Jinping ...
2019-06-11 14:30

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administration sought to add a question about citizenship to the upcoming 2020 Census....
2019-06-13 07:15

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
2019-08-03 12:30

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is for American citizens....
2019-06-18 03:30

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry ...
2019-08-01 03:15

How major toy companies plan to deal with Trump's China tariffs In the toy industry, President Donald Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time, as September is a peak holiday shipping month for companies like Hasbro and Mattel....
2019-08-02 17:30

Health chief says Trump working on prescription import plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he and President Donald Trump are working on a plan to allow Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs from Canada. Azar made the comments Tuesday in an interview with CNB...
2019-07-31 18:45

Battleground voters ‘overwhelmingly support’ Trump immigration plan Voters in several battleground states key to winning the 2020 election widely support President Trump’s newly unveiled immigration proposal spearheaded by chief adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-06-13 16:45

Trump administration unveils plan to privatize Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac The Trump administration's plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers.       ...
2019-09-06 17:45

Bah humbug! Trump's plan for more China tariffs to hit festive shoppers This year's holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese imports - because that will include tech products, game consoles, toys, cribs, ornaments and Santa hats....
2019-06-18 03:15

PhRMA CEO calls Trump drug importation plan 'far too dangerous' The CEO of PhRMA, a trade group representing pharmaceutical companies, slammed the Trump administration's new proposal to import drugs from foreign countries....
2019-08-01 11:15

Trump to meet with USDA, EPA officials about biofuels plan: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that would include boosting biofuels requirements for 2020 by 1 billion gallons, according t...
2019-09-06 11:45

Cramer's game plan: Expect the unexpected from both Powell and Trump After a "monster good week" for the market, Jim Cramer warns investors to have their guards up ahead of the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated policy meeting....
2019-09-14 01:00

Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescript...
2019-07-11 18:45

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-08-19 00:30

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) set national goals for reducing...
2019-06-20 02:15

Trump’s New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here’s What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before When President Donald Trump introduced a new immigration plan last Thursday, he told Americans that he wanted to shift the focus of the U.S. immigration system, going from giving many visas to families of those already here to a “merit” s...
2019-05-21 16:15

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project....
2019-06-21 16:45

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family....
2019-06-27 19:15

Trump administration unveils plan to revamp the housing market The plan would end federal control of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which back half of the United States' mortgages. Housing experts have warned that allowing them too much freedom again could raise mortgage costs for consumers while enr...
2019-09-06 13:45

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
2019-06-08 13:00

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense of the Palestinian question...
2019-06-23 15:30

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to comba...
2019-06-20 03:45

How Trump's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada would work President Trump wants to let Americans import prescription drugs from Canada, part of his agenda for lowering drug prices. He has eyed several measures to pursue the goal of lower prices, from mandating that drug companies list prices on TV ads (a po...
2019-08-07 01:30

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America’s southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants tr...
2019-06-01 09:30

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday....
2019-08-03 23:00

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and G...
2019-06-23 07:30

Democrat O'Rourke vows to end Trump's trade war with China under new plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan on Thursday that would end Republican President Donald Trump's trade war with China, but would also demand that China stop unfair practices such as currency manipulation and corporate es...
2019-08-29 21:00

Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days....
2019-08-21 22:15

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats....
2019-06-20 20:00

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
2019-06-06 05:30

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
2019-07-31 17:45

Trump firms up plan to import medicines but pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist...
2019-07-31 20:45

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security are p...
2019-07-08 01:45

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
2019-07-11 20:45

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Prot...
2019-06-20 14:15

Trump team hits home run by balking at its own drug-price plan In deciding today not to change certain rules related to pharmaceutical pricing, the Trump administration deserves great credit for its willingness to reexamine its own assumptions....
2019-07-11 23:15

Trump likely to unveil biofuel plan in 'the next couple of weeks': Agriculture Secretary President Donald Trump is likely to announce a plan that aims to mitigate the impact of waivers granted to oil refineries on biofuel demand in the next couple of weeks, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28 22:45

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
2019-05-24 05:30

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:00

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist...
2019-07-31 22:30

Trump’s New Math: Inside the Plan to Flip Blue States in 2020 When President Donald Trump steps on stage for a campaign rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico next week, even his own campaign staffers know he will be facing long odds. A Republican candidate for President hasn’t won the state since 2004, when Geo...
2019-09-09 15:00

"We Were Cocked Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
2019-06-22 05:30

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
2019-06-23 18:45

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the...
2019-06-04 07:45

Trump Peace Plan Wins Praise from Israelis, Rejection from Palestinians The Trump administration has delayed plans to roll out the political portion of its plan, which will be necessary to implement the economic part, until after Israeli elections in September....
2019-06-24 03:15

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
2019-05-21 16:45

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides....
2019-08-17 10:15

Trump team faces tough audiences as it sells Mideast plan President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers face skeptical audiences as they visit several locations in the region and in Europe starting Tuesday to rally support for what they have billed as a workshop on the economic foundations of peace between ...
2019-05-28 20:45

MSNBC panel blasts Trump's July 4 plan as 'dangerous' and 'un-American' It appears there's little appetite for President Trump's Fourth of July celebration over at MSNBC, where one panel called his plan "dangerous" and "un-American."...
2019-07-04 05:45

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2019-07-04 01:15

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the gesture....
2019-07-03 23:30

NIST releases AI engagement plan in response to Trump executive order The U.S. Department of Commerce released a plan for the federal government to engage in the creation of artificial standards in line with U.S. interests.Read More...
2019-07-03 06:30

Trump cancels plan to host Taliban leaders at presidential retreat Donald Trump has claimed he was set to meet with leaders of the Taliban at his presidential retreat before they admitted to an attack which killed a US soldier....
2019-09-08 09:00

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape...
2019-05-23 01:45

Trump administration outlines plan to allow the US to import cheaper drugs from Canada States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S....
2019-07-31 17:45

Iranians march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century."...
2019-05-31 10:45

Trump To Announce Plan To Boost Biofuel Demand Soon: U.S. Agriculture Secretary U.S. President Donald Trump will announce a plan to boost demand for biofuels within weeks, his secretary of agriculture said on Wednesday, as the administration seeks to assuage farmers angered by......
2019-08-30 21:45

President Trump Scraps Plan to Cut Foreign Aid Amid Bipartisan Pushback (WASHINGTON) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved. A senior administration official and a Democratic congressional aide confirmed...
2019-08-23 11:45

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous," his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 20:15

Trump’s housing plan could leave buyers fewer options, experts say The Trump administration’s proposals envision a smaller role for the government in the housing market, but leave it to lawmakers and regulators to figure out many of the details....
2019-09-07 09:15

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Con...
2019-06-12 14:45

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
2019-06-20 02:15

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to ...
2019-08-22 02:15

Mexico says concerned over Trump plan for longer detention of migrant children Mexico's Foreign Ministry expressed "concern" over a U.S. plan to permit extended periods of detention for migrant children and adolescents in a statement issued on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 03:45

Trump's Lead Negotiator on Arab-Israeli Peace Plan to Exit President Trump’s lead negotiator on his highly anticipated Arab-Israeli peace plan will be leaving the White House soon, throwing further into question the administration’s efforts to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
2019-09-05 20:45