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Manafort Doesn't Want Jury to Hear of Trump Campaign or Alleged Collusion

Manafort Doesn't Want Jury to Hear of Trump Campaign or Alleged Collusion

Paul Manafort doesn’t want jurors at his Washington trial to hear any mention of his role as campaign chairman for Donald Trump or of alleged collusion between the campaign and Russia.
Nominee Judge Kavanaugh Pledges to Keep 'Open Mind' in Every Case

Nominee Judge Kavanaugh Pledges to Keep 'Open Mind' in Every Case

President Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh will fill the post when Justice Anthony Kennedy retires at the end of July. (Source: Bloomberg)
What Brett Kavanaugh Will Bring to the Supreme Court

What Brett Kavanaugh Will Bring to the Supreme Court

Bloomberg's Greg Stohr and Sahil Kapur discuss Brett Kavanaugh's background and what he could bring to the Supreme Court. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Fill Supreme Court Seat

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Fill Supreme Court Seat

President Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh will fill the post when Justice Anthony Kennedy retires at the end of July. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Is a Washington Insider and Regulation Skeptic

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Is a Washington Insider and Regulation Skeptic

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, is a Washington insider who has been at the center of political and legal controversies for most of his career.
Trump Loses Bid to Modify Settlement Over Child Detention

Trump Loses Bid to Modify Settlement Over Child Detention

The Trump administration lost a bid to get around an agreement that prevents the U.S. from locking up underage immigrants indefinitely in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities.
Eurasia Group's Hirson Sees a Trade Truce Before Midterms

Eurasia Group's Hirson Sees a Trade Truce Before Midterms

Michael Hirson, Asia director of Eurasia Group, discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and China and where he sees it heading. Hirson speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised China for opening its doors to foreign investment, drawing a contrast with the U.S. stance on trade. Her comments followed a meeting with Chinese Premier Li
May Plows On Toward Brexit, But Could Split Her Tory Party

May Plows On Toward Brexit, But Could Split Her Tory Party

Theresa May looked likely to survive any attempt to remove her as U.K. prime minister over her Brexit strategy. But furious lawmakers warned that she could split her Conservative Party trying to get
California Beats Trump's Legal Attack on Sanctuary Laws

California Beats Trump's Legal Attack on Sanctuary Laws

A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California’s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at protecting the state’s undocumented and immigrant
Supreme Court Pick Is 'Life or Death' Fight, MoveOn.org's Wikler Says

Supreme Court Pick Is 'Life or Death' Fight, MoveOn.org's Wikler Says

Ben Wikler, MoveOn.org's Washington director, discusses President Donald Trump's chance to shape the U.S. Supreme Court with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Lopez Obrador's Path to Changing the Constitution in Mexico

Lopez Obrador's Path to Changing the Constitution in Mexico

Mexico’s incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is so close to reaching a constitutional majority in both houses of congress that it’s become a pastime of analysts’ to calculate how he’ll
Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Treasury and Finance Minister

Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Treasury and Finance Minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan named his son-in-law as economy czar in a new administration and removed the last member of an investor-friendly financial team that’s been gradually pushed to
Turkish Lira Slumps as Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Economy Chief

Turkish Lira Slumps as Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Economy Chief

Turkey’s lira plunged after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed his son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, as economic chief of his new administration, fueling investor unease that the government can calm
Mueller Seeks to Bar Manafort ‘Selective Prosecution’ Argument

Mueller Seeks to Bar Manafort ‘Selective Prosecution’ Argument

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal judge to block Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, from arguing at his trial in September that prosecutors are
Trump-Ordered Talks on Future of Fuel Economy Stuck in Neutral

Trump-Ordered Talks on Future of Fuel Economy Stuck in Neutral

Talks between the U.S. and California on auto emissions standards have made little progress since President Donald Trump told his agencies to pursue a deal, according to a top state official, who’s
Trump Tweets Again on Drug Prices, Investors Mostly Shrug

Trump Tweets Again on Drug Prices, Investors Mostly Shrug

The days when Donald Trump could rock pharmaceuticals stocks with mere threats about drug prices are gone.
Molina, Centene Stand to Benefit From Halt in Obamacare Payments

Molina, Centene Stand to Benefit From Halt in Obamacare Payments

The Trump administration’s decision to suspend some Obamacare payments could leave a few health insurers feeling flush -- for now.
Top House Republicans Question Apple, Alphabet on Privacy

Top House Republicans Question Apple, Alphabet on Privacy

Alphabet Inc. and Apple Inc. are facing questions about their privacy practices from four top Republican members of Congress as tech companies fail to assuage lawmakers’ concerns.
U.S. Government Can’t Reunite All Immigrant Toddlers by Tuesday Deadline

U.S. Government Can’t Reunite All Immigrant Toddlers by Tuesday Deadline

The U.S. government won’t be able to reunite all immigrant children under five with their families by Tuesday’s deadline, but a federal judge in San Diego appeared satisfied with the progress
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