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What Happens If Trump Tries to Fight a Subpoena?

What Happens If Trump Tries to Fight a Subpoena?

Bloomberg’s Stephanie Baker discusses the possibility of President Donald Trump receiving a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. She speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
America’s Last-Ditch Climate Strategy of Retreat Isn’t Going So Well

America’s Last-Ditch Climate Strategy of Retreat Isn’t Going So Well

After two vicious floods, Sidney, N.Y., decided to pull back from the river. Seven years later, things haven’t turned out as planned.
No-Deal Brexit Risk Is Back as Barnier Warns Talks May Fail

No-Deal Brexit Risk Is Back as Barnier Warns Talks May Fail

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is real again. European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier is ramping up his rhetoric and officials in private worry that the risk of a messy divorce, which had
Macron Calls Australian PM’s Wife ‘Delicious’

Macron Calls Australian PM’s Wife ‘Delicious’

Was it a Freudian slip? A joke about French gastronomy? A parody of Trump’s infamous comments?
U.S. Criticizes Burundi’s Plans to Alter Presidential Term Limits

U.S. Criticizes Burundi’s Plans to Alter Presidential Term Limits

The U.S. State Department said a referendum to amend Burundi’s constitution that includes changing presidential terms “through a non-transparent process” will undermine the East African nation’s
Koch-Backed Groups Are Selling Trump’s Tax Cuts Door-to-Door Ahead of the Midterms

Koch-Backed Groups Are Selling Trump’s Tax Cuts Door-to-Door Ahead of the Midterms

They’re spending $20 million to convince voters of the benefits of the GOP’s central achievement.
Leidos's Treatment of Female Whistle-Blower Gets Pentagon Review

Leidos's Treatment of Female Whistle-Blower Gets Pentagon Review

Defense Department attorneys are reviewing possible disciplinary action against Leidos Holdings Inc. after the Pentagon’s inspector general backed allegations that the information technology company
Trump’s Legal Team Lacks Security Clearances Needed for Mueller Negotiations

Trump’s Legal Team Lacks Security Clearances Needed for Mueller Negotiations

Donald Trump’s current team of lawyers lacks the security clearances needed to discuss sensitive issues related to a possible presidential interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to
Economists Invoke Great Depression in Warning to Trump on Trade

Economists Invoke Great Depression in Warning to Trump on Trade

To some of the biggest voices in U.S. economics, it could be 1930 all over again.
EPA Tweets About Science That Might Not Pass Pruitt’s Litmus Test

EPA Tweets About Science That Might Not Pass Pruitt’s Litmus Test

It’s Air Quality Awareness Week and the Environmental Protection Agency is taking the opportunity to share some important medical advice.
Brexit Bulletin: War Cabinet

Brexit Bulletin: War Cabinet

Today in Brexit: May’s war cabinet meets as a bitter fight rages about what Brexit should look like. Her best option could be to postpone a decision.

Iran Needs to Accelerate Reforms If Trump Quits Deal, IMF Says

Iran’s government will need to accelerate economic reforms, including plans to overhaul its banking system, should President Donald Trump decide to quit the 2015 nuclear accord with the Islamic
Gabon's Prime Minister Resigns After Court Dissolves Parliament

Gabon's Prime Minister Resigns After Court Dissolves Parliament

Gabon’s Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet presented a resignation letter to President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Tuesday after the Constitutional Court dissolved the central African nation’s
How Erdogan Made Turkey's Next Election Like No Other

How Erdogan Made Turkey's Next Election Like No Other

The most pivotal election in modern Turkish history will mark the abolition of the prime minister’s role and the coronation of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential office as the nexus of political
Inside Theresa May's Brexit War Cabinet, Where Tory Battles Rage

Inside Theresa May's Brexit War Cabinet, Where Tory Battles Rage

The prime minister and her inner circle refer to it simply as “The SN.” To everyone else it is Theresa May’s “Brexit war cabinet,” the group of senior ministers who set the U.K.’s course out of the
Primavera Capital's Hu Says U.S.-China Relations Filled with Risk and Uncertainty

Primavera Capital's Hu Says U.S.-China Relations Filled with Risk and Uncertainty

Former Goldman Sachs partner Fred Hu says Sino-US relationship, already fraught with tension and uncertainties, could destabilize global economy if the tension continues to mount. Chairman of the
Mueller to Cite Subpoena Power If Trump Won't Do Interview

Mueller to Cite Subpoena Power If Trump Won't Do Interview

Prosecutors working for Robert Mueller have made clear to Donald Trump’s legal team that the special counsel would consider a subpoena compelling the president to testify before a grand jury if he
What to Expect From U.S. Trade Team's China Visit

What to Expect From U.S. Trade Team's China Visit

JPMorgan Asset Management Vice President and Global market Strategist Zhu Chaoping discusses U.S. and China trade relations. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Texas Leads Red States Suing in Latest Effort to Kill DACA

Texas Leads Red States Suing in Latest Effort to Kill DACA

Texas and a half dozen fellow red states are trying once again to kill the Obama-era program that protects children who entered the U.S. with their parents without papers from being deported.