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Max Baucus Says Trump Needs to Work Closer With Congress

Max Baucus Says Trump Needs to Work Closer With Congress

Former Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus explains why he supports the U.S. spending bill. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
U.K. Labour Fires Spokesman After Second Brexit Referendum Call

U.K. Labour Fires Spokesman After Second Brexit Referendum Call

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, fired his Northern Ireland spokesman Owen Smith after he called for a second referendum on leaving the European Union, a clear sign he’s not ready
Zuckerberg Gets Another Call to Testify to Congress

Zuckerberg Gets Another Call to Testify to Congress

Embattled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg received another call from Congress to testify on the unfolding Cambridge Analytica scandal.
U.K.'s Corbyn Offers ‘Regret’ on Backing Anti-Semitic Mural

U.K.'s Corbyn Offers ‘Regret’ on Backing Anti-Semitic Mural

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the U.K. opposition Labour Party, said he had been wrong to offer support to an artist who had painted a mural in London’s East End that apparently depicted Jews playing
U.K.'s May Welcomes EU Backing on Russia Spy Attack Response

U.K.'s May Welcomes EU Backing on Russia Spy Attack Response

Bloomberg's David Merritt discusses U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's effort to convince European Union allies to join her in blaming Russia for the March 4 poisoning of a former double agent in
Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea Is Very Close to Being Finished

Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea Is Very Close to Being Finished

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is nearing a trade breakthrough with South Korea during a news conference in Washington about his decision to sign a spending bill funding the federal government
Judd Gregg Says U.S. and China Would 'Suffer Dramatically' in Trade War

Judd Gregg Says U.S. and China Would 'Suffer Dramatically' in Trade War

Former Republican Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire discusses the $1.3 trillion spending bill and a potential trade war with China. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Trump Says He Will Never Sign Another Spending Bill Like This Again

Trump Says He Will Never Sign Another Spending Bill Like This Again

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Washington about his decision to sign a spending bill funding the federal government for the next six months. (Source: Bloomberg)
Berlusconi Says League Plotting Government With Five Star

Berlusconi Says League Plotting Government With Five Star

Silvio Berlusconi’s party accused the League of breaking the center-right coalition’s unity in an attempt to form a government with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement.
Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea ‘Close to Being Finished’

Trump Says Trade Deal With South Korea ‘Close to Being Finished’

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is nearing a “wonderful” trade breakthrough with South Korea, which is seeking relief from steel tariffs and in talks on revising a bilateral trade pact.
May Served Secrets Over Dinner to Win EU Allies for Russia Fight

May Served Secrets Over Dinner to Win EU Allies for Russia Fight

Leading up to this week’s EU summit, British officials worked overtime to explain the nature of the Russian attack to members.
Trump Says He Signed Spending Bill, Reversing His Veto Threat

Trump Says He Signed Spending Bill, Reversing His Veto Threat

President Donald Trump said he has signed a spending bill funding the federal government for the next six months, reversing a veto threat he made earlier Friday that shocked Washington after his
EPA Sides With Carmaker Calls to Ease Efficiency Rules, Sources Say

EPA Sides With Carmaker Calls to Ease Efficiency Rules, Sources Say

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that a landmark Obama-era effort to cut vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions is too aggressive and agrees with automakers that the standards should
U.K. Lawmakers to Investigate Executive Pay, Gender Wage Gap

U.K. Lawmakers to Investigate Executive Pay, Gender Wage Gap

U.K. lawmakers are investigating executive pay and the gap between what women and men earn at private companies.
Slovaks Hold Fresh Rallies Against New Cabinet Following Shuffle

Slovaks Hold Fresh Rallies Against New Cabinet Following Shuffle

Several thousand Slovaks marched in the capital Bratislava to protest against the government, a sign of continued public discontent over corruption that the resignation of former Prime Minister Robert
Bremmer Sees Much More Dangerous Geopolitical Environment

Bremmer Sees Much More Dangerous Geopolitical Environment

Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group founder and president, discusses China's response to President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese products and recent geopolitical tensions with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman on
Peru’s New Leader Has a Mandate to Fix a Poisoned Political Climate

Peru’s New Leader Has a Mandate to Fix a Poisoned Political Climate

Peru’s Vice President Martin Vizcarra will assume the nation’s highest office Friday under pressure from politicians, investors and the public to end the political confrontation that forced out his
Pork Twist: China Import Tariffs Hit Chinese Owner of Smithfield

Pork Twist: China Import Tariffs Hit Chinese Owner of Smithfield

Chinese tariffs on imported U.S. pork have so far hit only one producer very hard -- a Chinese company.
Tens of Thousands of Poles Protest Plan to Restrict Abortion

Tens of Thousands of Poles Protest Plan to Restrict Abortion

Poles took to the streets in protest against plans supported by the conservative ruling party to tighten what are already some of Europe’s most restrictive rules on abortion.
Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto

Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto

Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa discusses how seriously members of Trump's party are taking the President's veto threat of a spending bill with Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)