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Democratic Rebuttal to GOP FBI Memo May Be Released This Week

Democratic Rebuttal to GOP FBI Memo May Be Released This Week

The Republican leading the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation said he wants to see as early as this week the release of a Democratic rebuttal to a GOP memo alleging FBI abuses of
Singaporeans Should Likely Brace for Tax Hikes

Singaporeans Should Likely Brace for Tax Hikes

It looks increasingly a done deal that Singaporeans should brace for big tax changes in this year’s budget.
Trump's Move to End DACA Program Blocked by Second Judge

Trump's Move to End DACA Program Blocked by Second Judge

U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to end a program protecting hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants from deportation was blocked by a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York. It’s
Senate Struggling to Find Votes for an Immigration Compromise

Senate Struggling to Find Votes for an Immigration Compromise

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wants to wrap up immigration legislation this week even as senators working on bipartisan compromises say none of the proposals offered so far has enough
Macron Says French Structural Unemployment of 9% Is Scandalous

Macron Says French Structural Unemployment of 9% Is Scandalous

President Emmanuel Macron says he finds it scandalous that France has a “structural” unemployment rate of about 9 percent.
Trump Pushes Import Tax That White House Says Isn't in the Works

Trump Pushes Import Tax That White House Says Isn't in the Works

President Donald Trump doubled down on his pledge to impose a so-called reciprocal tax on imports, though a senior administration official said the White House has no formal plan in the works.
Macron Ready to Order Syria Strike If Chemical Attacks Proven

Macron Ready to Order Syria Strike If Chemical Attacks Proven

President Emmanuel Macron said chemical attacks on civilians in Syria would constitute a “red line” that will lead to French air strikes.
Gov. Snyder Says Michigan a Fiscal Model for GOP

Gov. Snyder Says Michigan a Fiscal Model for GOP

Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican from Michigan, discusses the business revitalization of his state, infrastructure investment, and autonomous vehicles. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on
U.S. Touts Nafta Progress as Republicans Urge Trade Caution

U.S. Touts Nafta Progress as Republicans Urge Trade Caution

The Trump administration is signaling progress on Nafta talks, particularly with Mexico, as Republican lawmakers voice support for a trade deal President Donald Trump has threatened repeatedly to
Israel Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Bribery

Israel Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Bribery

Israeli police recommended charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.
Democratic Rep. Yarmuth Calls Trump's Budget a 'Confession Document'

Democratic Rep. Yarmuth Calls Trump's Budget a 'Confession Document'

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky, ranking member of the House Budget Committee, discusses President Trump's budget proposal on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Richest Backers Lost $11.6 Billion in the Selloff

Trump’s Richest Backers Lost $11.6 Billion in the Selloff

It’s been a rough February, even for President Trump’s biggest financial backers.
Trump Proposes 'Reciprocal Tax' on Imports

Trump Proposes 'Reciprocal Tax' on Imports

President Donald Trump discusses imposing a “reciprocal tax”, a tax on imports from other countries at the same rates those countries impose on U.S. products. He met with Democrat and Republican
Trump Says U.S. Steel, Aluminum Being Decimated by Countries Dumping

Trump Says U.S. Steel, Aluminum Being Decimated by Countries Dumping

President Donald Trump discussed his administration’s investigation of steel and aluminum imports in a White House meeting with Democrat and Republican lawmakers. (Source: Bloomberg)
Zuma Has Next Move in ANC Power Battle as Gupta Home Raided

Zuma Has Next Move in ANC Power Battle as Gupta Home Raided

The noose tightened on South African President Jacob Zuma as the police went after key allies while leaders of the ruling African National Congress vowed to force him from office.
In Exile, Bannon Sounds the #MeToo Alarm

In Exile, Bannon Sounds the #MeToo Alarm

He sees female empowerment as the next great political backlash, which means trouble for Republicans.
Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting

Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting

Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra quit his post after admitting he lied about attending a 2006 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wray Says He Won’t Discuss Russia Investigation With Trump

Wray Says He Won’t Discuss Russia Investigation With Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray said he won’t discuss the Russian investigation with President Donald Trump.
Why Abby Joseph Cohen Changed Her Bullish Tone

Why Abby Joseph Cohen Changed Her Bullish Tone

Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs senior investment strategist, discusses the volatility in U.S. equity markets, and fiscal policy from the Trump Administration. She speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene
Drone's Close Encounter With Jet Spurs Call to Tighten Laws

Drone's Close Encounter With Jet Spurs Call to Tighten Laws

A video from a drone that flew within feet of an airliner over Las Vegas and prompted outrage on the internet has spurred three influential U.S. aviation lobbies to call for tighter regulations on