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Trump’s Military Parade Takes Shape

Trump’s Military Parade Takes Shape

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Pentagon is putting together options for a military parade President Donald Trump has requested.
Top Trump Aides Knew of Abuse Allegations Against Porter

Top Trump Aides Knew of Abuse Allegations Against Porter

Senior White House aides had heard of domestic violence allegations against President Donald Trump’s staff secretary before reports published on Tuesday and Wednesday that led to his resignation, four
Venezuela Oil Sanctions More Likely as Tillerson Tours Region

Venezuela Oil Sanctions More Likely as Tillerson Tours Region

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled the U.S. is closer to imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s oil sector, raising the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as his talks with opposition leaders
Senate Leaders Announce Bipartisan Two-Year Deal on Budget

Senate Leaders Announce Bipartisan Two-Year Deal on Budget

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on a bipartisan two-year budget agreement announced Wednesday that would provide nearly $300 billion more for defense and non-defense spending. He speaks on
Meet the Social Democrat Poised to Run Merkel's Finance Ministry

Meet the Social Democrat Poised to Run Merkel's Finance Ministry

While serving as mayor of Hamburg for the past seven years, he built a reputation as an unpretentious leader.
As U.S. Culls Diplomats, China Is Empowering Its Ambassadors

As U.S. Culls Diplomats, China Is Empowering Its Ambassadors

While U.S. diplomats endure staff cuts and low morale, China’s own foreign service is undergoing a revival.
Trump 'Right About the Market,' CEA Chair Hassett Says

Trump 'Right About the Market,' CEA Chair Hassett Says

White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett discusses recent market volatility and inflation. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Obamacare Sign-Ups Barely Fell Despite Trump Trashing It

Obamacare Sign-Ups Barely Fell Despite Trump Trashing It

President Donald Trump has frequently been accused of trying to undermine Obamacare, his predecessor’s signature health law. New data show that by at least one measure he didn’t do a particularly good
California Governor Candidates Dodge Pension Cuts That Brown Foresees

California Governor Candidates Dodge Pension Cuts That Brown Foresees

California Governor Jerry Brown said his successor likely would be able to cut public pension benefits when state finances sour. The fellow Democrats vying for his seat this year aren’t eager to wield
Senate Deal Would Avoid Shutdown as Funding Fight Turns to House

Senate Deal Would Avoid Shutdown as Funding Fight Turns to House

Senate leaders announced a bipartisan two-year budget agreement Wednesday that would provide nearly $300 billion in additional funding, a crucial step toward averting a Friday government shutdown and
Trump Applies Obama-Era Flood Aid Rules He Axed Six Months Ago

Trump Applies Obama-Era Flood Aid Rules He Axed Six Months Ago

Tucked into a document’s 101 pages was were virtually the same requirements as those that President Donald Trump revoked last August.
Trump Says Economy Makes Stock Selloff a 'Big Mistake'

Trump Says Economy Makes Stock Selloff a 'Big Mistake'

President Donald Trump tweeted out some investment advice Wednesday, pointing to the strong U.S. economy as a reason for investors not to sell off stocks. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on
Before Senators Advanced Him for EPA Job, This Lobbyist Fundraised for Them

Before Senators Advanced Him for EPA Job, This Lobbyist Fundraised for Them

The coal lobbyist in line for the No. 2 job at the Environmental Protection Agency hosted fundraisers for top Republicans on the committee that advanced his nomination Wednesday.
Top EU Court Gets First Case on Post-Brexit British Rights

Top EU Court Gets First Case on Post-Brexit British Rights

Judges at the European Union’s top court will get their first chance to rule on the rights of British people who remain in the EU after Brexit.
White House Advances Idea of Military Parade

White House Advances Idea of Military Parade

The White House is pushing ahead with the idea of throwing a grand parade to honor U.S. armed forces, brushing aside Democratic criticism.
Manafort Co-Defendant Has ‘Private’ Reason for Changing Lawyers

Manafort Co-Defendant Has ‘Private’ Reason for Changing Lawyers

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Wednesday unsealed a document that offers a partial reason for Rick Gates’ lawyers’ actions.
Merkel Finally Has a Deal. Did She Pay Too Dearly?

Merkel Finally Has a Deal. Did She Pay Too Dearly?

After four months of brinkmanship with her Social Democratic frenemies, Angela Merkel finally has a coalition agreement. But the cost of the deal is high, strengthening the SPD’s hand in pursuing
Czech Premier Backtracks on Plan to Win Extremist Party Support

Czech Premier Backtracks on Plan to Win Extremist Party Support

Czech billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis said he won’t rely on backing from an extremist anti-Muslim party as he continues in talks to secure support for his government more than three months
Pelosi Won't Support Budget Deal Without Promise on Immigration

Pelosi Won't Support Budget Deal Without Promise on Immigration

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she won’t support a budget deal to raise spending levels for defense and domestic programs without a commitment from House Speaker Paul Ryan to consider
GOP Report Questions FBI's Clinton Inquiry, and Trump Jumps In

GOP Report Questions FBI's Clinton Inquiry, and Trump Jumps In

A new Senate Republican report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation renews questions about whether bias in the Obama administration’s handling of the case influenced the outcome, including