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Coalition of Industry Groups to Fight Trump Tariffs Is Growing

Coalition of Industry Groups to Fight Trump Tariffs Is Growing

A coalition of diverse business groups that banded together to oppose President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on Chinese products has grown to more than 100.
China's Relationship With Australia Remains Tense, Turnbull Says

China's Relationship With Australia Remains Tense, Turnbull Says

Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull said tensions with Beijing remained high four months after a spat over Chinese meddling in domestic political affairs prompted him to push for new legislation to
Pompeo Says Softer U.S. Policy Toward Russia Is ‘Now Over’

Pompeo Says Softer U.S. Policy Toward Russia Is ‘Now Over’

President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, CIA director Mike Pompeo, will say at his confirmation hearing Thursday that a milder American policy toward Russia is “now over.”
Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Depend on Trump Staying Out of It

Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Depend on Trump Staying Out of It

Add politics to the list of challenges that could derail another attempt to combine Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.
Nunes Wins Battle With Rosenstein to See Trump Probe Document

Nunes Wins Battle With Rosenstein to See Trump Probe Document

Justice Department officials on Wednesday provided House Intelligence panel members a fuller view of a classified intelligence document that may have kicked off the FBI’s investigation of contacts
Kalashnikov USA Is Target of U.S. Lawmaker’s Sanctions Probe

Kalashnikov USA Is Target of U.S. Lawmaker’s Sanctions Probe

A U.S. lawmaker called on the Treasury Department to investigate whether Kalashnikov USA, which makes AK-47-style guns in Florida, violated sanctions on Russian arms makers, after a Bloomberg report
Rep. Ann Wagner on Sex Trafficking, Big Tech, Paul Ryan, Syria

Rep. Ann Wagner on Sex Trafficking, Big Tech, Paul Ryan, Syria

U.S. Representative Ann Wagner discusses sex trafficking, big tech, Paul Ryan and Syria. She speaks with Kevin Cirilli in Washington D.C. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Weighs Strike Options on Syria as Allies Rally Over Attack

Trump Weighs Strike Options on Syria as Allies Rally Over Attack

President Donald Trump is still weighing options for U.S. military action against Syria as Western powers rallied against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over an apparent chemical weapons attack near
GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, internet regulation, and Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek re-election on
Rep. Ro Khanna Says Zuckerberg's Testimony Was Long Overdue

Rep. Ro Khanna Says Zuckerberg's Testimony Was Long Overdue

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony was long overdue. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source:
‘I Need China’: Duterte’s Pivot to Beijing Shows Signs of Payoff

‘I Need China’: Duterte’s Pivot to Beijing Shows Signs of Payoff

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was full of praise for Beijing and even declared his love for Chinese President Xi Jinping as he embarked on his third visit to China this week to foster warmer
Republic of Macedonia's Pro-EU Cabinet Wins No-Confidence Vote

Republic of Macedonia's Pro-EU Cabinet Wins No-Confidence Vote

Republic of Macedonia’s pro-European Union cabinet survived its first no-confidence vote in parliament.
Former Amb. Djerejian on How Trump Should Respond to Syria Attack

Former Amb. Djerejian on How Trump Should Respond to Syria Attack

Edward Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, discusses President Trump's options in responding to the chemical weapon attack in Syria. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Joe Weisenthal
Rep. Schakowsky Says Facebook's Not Going to Regulate Itself

Rep. Schakowsky Says Facebook's Not Going to Regulate Itself

Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, regulating social media, and Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek
May Summons Emergency Cabinet to Discuss U.K. Syria Response

May Summons Emergency Cabinet to Discuss U.K. Syria Response

Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency Cabinet meeting for Thursday afternoon to discuss the U.K.’s response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Trump FTC Pick Pledges to Monitor Tech Giants

Trump FTC Pick Pledges to Monitor Tech Giants

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, the last of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the FTC, said if selected she would keep a close eye on whether major tech companies are using anti-competitive or deceptive
Joe Barton Discusses Paul Ryan and Facebook Hearing

Joe Barton Discusses Paul Ryan and Facebook Hearing

Joe Barton, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman discusses Paul Ryan's decision to step down at the end of the year. He also gives his take on the Facebook hearing and regulations. He
Rep. Garamendi Says Trump 'Doesn't Have a Clue' on Syria Strategy

Rep. Garamendi Says Trump 'Doesn't Have a Clue' on Syria Strategy

Rep. John Garamendi, a California Democrat, discusses Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's House testimony on the social-media company's data breach, and possible expanded U.S. military
Paul Ryan's Departure Is an 'Expected Shock,' Says UVA's Larry Sabato

Paul Ryan's Departure Is an 'Expected Shock,' Says UVA's Larry Sabato

Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, discusses House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to not seek re-election. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Julia
Trump Administration Considers Making Some Food-Stamp Recipients Get Drug-Tested

Trump Administration Considers Making Some Food-Stamp Recipients Get Drug-Tested

The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing.