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Renaissance's Dutta Says Criticisms of Kudlow Are Unfair

Renaissance's Dutta Says Criticisms of Kudlow Are Unfair

Neil Dutta, Renaissance Macro Research head of U.S. economics, defends President Donald Trump's pick of Larry Kudlow to lead the National Economic Council. He speaks with Joseph Weisenthal on "What'd
The Biggest Beneficiaries of the Dodd-Frank Rollback

The Biggest Beneficiaries of the Dodd-Frank Rollback

Mike Konczal, Roosevelt Institute fellow, discusses who benefits most from the Dodd-Frank bill passed this week. He speaks on Bloomberg's "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Koch Network Official Says Trump Tariffs Are ‘Crony Capitalism’

Koch Network Official Says Trump Tariffs Are ‘Crony Capitalism’

The political network backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch isn’t happy about the steel and aluminum tariffs proposed by President Donald Trump and is mobilizing grass-roots activists in 36
GOP Senators Seek Special Counsel to Probe Justice Department

GOP Senators Seek Special Counsel to Probe Justice Department

Four Republican senators asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to name a new special counsel to investigate the early stages of the Justice Department’s own
The Pennsylvania Special Election Still Isn’t Final. Now What?

The Pennsylvania Special Election Still Isn’t Final. Now What?

Pennsylvania’s special congressional election isn’t final, even after Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory while holding a narrow lead. The earliest the state can certify the results is March 26, but
Scaramucci Says Trump-Kudlow 'Marriage' Will Last a Long Time

Scaramucci Says Trump-Kudlow 'Marriage' Will Last a Long Time

Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci discusses the appointment of Larry Kudlow as White House economic adviser with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on 'Bloomberg Markets.' (Source:
Saudi Arabia Blocks Some German Business Over Rift

Saudi Arabia Blocks Some German Business Over Rift

Saudi Arabia is cutting back on its dealings with some German companies amid a diplomatic spat with its top European trading partner, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Scaramucci Says Kudlow Knows Trade 'Better Than Anybody'

Scaramucci Says Kudlow Knows Trade 'Better Than Anybody'

Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and former White House communications director, discusses the appointment of Larry Kudlow as White House economic adviser, President Donald Trump's
FEMA Strips Mention of ‘Climate Change’ From Its Strategic Plan

FEMA Strips Mention of ‘Climate Change’ From Its Strategic Plan

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, responsible for dealing with the effects of disasters like hurricanes and floods, has stripped the words “climate change” from the document meant to guide its
Irish Border Spat Complicates Brexit Transition Talks

Irish Border Spat Complicates Brexit Transition Talks

The U.K. has significant ground to make up on the Irish border issue before next week’s summit where it aims to clinch a deal on a Brexit transition period, European diplomats said.
Is Trump Right About Trade With Canada? It Depends Who You Ask

Is Trump Right About Trade With Canada? It Depends Who You Ask

The debate whether the U.S. runs a trade deficit with Canada has surfaced once again.
White House Calls FBI’s McCabe ‘Bad Actor’ Amid Firing Debate

White House Calls FBI’s McCabe ‘Bad Actor’ Amid Firing Debate

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday called former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a “bad actor.”
Russian Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Grid and Aviation, FBI Warns

Russian Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Grid and Aviation, FBI Warns

Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets in rolling attacks on some of the country’s most
Senate’s Rollback of Banking Rules Faces Headwinds in House

Senate’s Rollback of Banking Rules Faces Headwinds in House

House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling says the House won’t rubber-stamp the Senate bill.
Oil and Gas Leaders Warn Trump He Risks Harming Their Industry

Oil and Gas Leaders Warn Trump He Risks Harming Their Industry

President disagrees with executives about the importance of keeping dispute settlement procedures in the Nafta accord.
Peru’s Congress Starts Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Peru’s Congress Starts Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Peru’s Congress voted to start impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for a second time in three months for allegedly lying about his ties to disgraced Brazilian builder
Haitians Sue Trump Administration Over Immigration Policy

Haitians Sue Trump Administration Over Immigration Policy

Haitian immigrants are suing President Donald Trump and Homeland Security officials, alleging racism influenced a decision to end a program allowing them to live and work legally in the U.S. after
South Korea Shrugs Off Trump's Latest Threat to Draw Down Troops

South Korea Shrugs Off Trump's Latest Threat to Draw Down Troops

South Korea had a muted reaction after President Donald Trump hinted the administration might roll back military support for its longtime ally, a threat that came as the two sides seek to overhaul
Street Fight Looms as Turkey Moves to Storm Kurd Stronghold

Street Fight Looms as Turkey Moves to Storm Kurd Stronghold

Turkey is preparing for a street-by-street fight to capture the most important Kurdish-held town in northern Syria, and if victorious, won’t transfer control to the Syrian government, according to a