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Trump Says May's Brexit Plan Likely to Kill U.S. Trade Deal

Trump Says May's Brexit Plan Likely to Kill U.S. Trade Deal

The U.K. government moved to limit the damage from President Donald Trump’s outspoken attack on Theresa May, after he warned that her soft Brexit plan will likely end hopes of a trade deal with the
Ex-Drug CEO Seeking Senate Seat Attacked by Old Industry Foe

Ex-Drug CEO Seeking Senate Seat Attacked by Old Industry Foe

A patient-advocacy group opposed to high drug prices says it will spend $1.5 million on ads attacking New Jersey GOP Senate candidate Bob Hugin, the former chief executive of drugmaker Celgene Corp.
Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry Says the Future Is Fintech

Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry Says the Future Is Fintech

Bloomberg's Elizabeth Dexheimer sat down with Republican Congressman and Financial Services Committee member Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican, to talk trade, the U.S. economy and his work
Head of Indonesia's Golkar Party Wants to Be Jokowi's Deputy

Head of Indonesia's Golkar Party Wants to Be Jokowi's Deputy

The head of Indonesia’s second-biggest political party doesn’t just want a seat at the cabinet table, he wants to be at President Joko Widodo’s side.
Rep. Hensarling Says Explanations Still Needed From Trump on Trade

Rep. Hensarling Says Explanations Still Needed From Trump on Trade

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Texas Republican, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Flake Blasts Trump on Trade Strategy and NATO

Flake Blasts Trump on Trade Strategy and NATO

Senator Jeff Flake delivered a blistering attack on President Donald Trump’s trade policy and approach to U.S. allies, saying he’s “baffled" that fellow Republicans aren’t pushing back harder against
U.S. Justice Department Says It’s Appealing AT&T-Time Warner Merger Decision

U.S. Justice Department Says It’s Appealing AT&T-Time Warner Merger Decision

The U.S. Justice Department said it’s appealing a judge’s decision allowing AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner Inc., renewing the government’s antitrust fight against a merger that created a
Trump’s Unrequited Love for Britain

Trump’s Unrequited Love for Britain

Donald Trump said Theresa May's Brexit plan is likely to kill off a U.S. trade deal. Read more.
Spain Says Fiscal Rigor Isn't Sacred in Raising Deficit Forecast

Spain Says Fiscal Rigor Isn't Sacred in Raising Deficit Forecast

Spanish Budget Minister Maria Jesus Montero said fiscal rigor shouldn’t trump economic growth as the new Socialist-led government raised its budget deficit forecast.
Manafort Fails to Win Freedom While Challenging Jail Order

Manafort Fails to Win Freedom While Challenging Jail Order

Paul Manafort has lost his bid to get out of jail while appealing a trial judge’s order that put him there.
Ban on U.S. Exports to ZTE Should Be Kept in Bill, Senators Say

Ban on U.S. Exports to ZTE Should Be Kept in Bill, Senators Say

Key senators wrote a letter aimed at pushing Congress to block President Donald Trump’s deal lifting a ban on U.S. exports to Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp.
Why Britain Is Headed for a ‘Soft’ Brexit

Why Britain Is Headed for a ‘Soft’ Brexit

With less than nine months until Britain is due to leave the European Union, the U.K. government finally has a plan. It aims to keep the biggest benefit of being part of the EU -- the ability to
Sen. Rounds Says Congress Can 'Drive Messages' on Trade

Sen. Rounds Says Congress Can 'Drive Messages' on Trade

Sen. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican, discusses his concerns about U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Meet the Congressional Candidate Looking to Oust Rep. Hurd

Meet the Congressional Candidate Looking to Oust Rep. Hurd

Gina Ortiz Jones, a Texas congressional candidate, discusses her candidacy, U.S. foreign policy and border security with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

U.S., China Say They Are Open to Talks Amid Escalating Trade War

The U.S. and China signaled they were open to resuming negotiations over trade after days of exchanging retaliatory threats, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Beijing must commit to deeper
Stormy Daniels’s Strip Club Charges Are Dropped Hours After Arrest

Stormy Daniels’s Strip Club Charges Are Dropped Hours After Arrest

Adult-film star Stephanie Clifford, whose fame has been multiplied by her lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump, was released hours after a now-voided arrest at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio,
Three House Democrats Offer Plan to Abolish ICE

Three House Democrats Offer Plan to Abolish ICE

The call to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has moved from a rallying point for Democratic Party’s left wing to a legislative proposal being introduced by three House
Trump Tweets ‘Very Nice Note’ He Says He Got From Kim Jong Un

Trump Tweets ‘Very Nice Note’ He Says He Got From Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump praised Kim Jong Un in an apparent effort to boost nuclear talks, after a series of setbacks raised doubts about U.S. efforts to convince the North Korean leader to give up his
Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

Interest Groups Rush to Sway Senators on Kavanaugh Nomination

The GOP’s race to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sparking a furious battle between liberal and conservative groups to sway half a dozen pivotal senators who are giving little hint of
Pompeo Warns Europe of Threats Posed by Support for Iran

Pompeo Warns Europe of Threats Posed by Support for Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo unleashed a new broadside against Iran on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, asking U.S. allies to “cut off all funding” so the regime