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Trump Accused in Court of ‘Extreme Hostility’ to Women in Combat

Women in the U.S. military escalated their legal battle for equal footing in combat units, saying the Trump administration has shown “extreme hostility” toward integrating the armed services.
House Trump-Russia Probe Shouldn’t ‘Drag’ Out, Says Republican

House Trump-Russia Probe Shouldn’t ‘Drag’ Out, Says Republican

The Republican leading the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation said Monday there’s no reason to “drag" the inquiry out much longer and that Americans need some answers.
House GOP Agrees on $81 Billion in Disaster Spending

House GOP Agrees on $81 Billion in Disaster Spending

House Republicans on Monday proposed $81 billion in disaster relief for areas hit by hurricanes and wildfires, the largest standalone aid bill in recent years.
May's Core Brexit Team Meets to Talk EU Trade Deal

May's Core Brexit Team Meets to Talk EU Trade Deal

Political commentator Nina Schick discusses Brexit and what kind of trade deal the U.K. will seek from the European Union on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
The Major Tax Changes in the Republican Bill

The Major Tax Changes in the Republican Bill

The House and Senate will vote on the proposal this week.
Paul Manafort Wants to Spend Christmas in the Hamptons

Paul Manafort Wants to Spend Christmas in the Hamptons

Facing conspiracy and money laundering charges, Trump’s former campaign manager hopes to spend the holidays with his loved ones.
Pence Postpones Mideast Trip Until January for Senate Tax Vote

Pence Postpones Mideast Trip Until January for Senate Tax Vote

Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his planned trip to the Middle East until January as a critical Senate vote looms on a Republican tax overhaul.
Trump's Rivalry With China Overlooks U.S. Economic Reliance

Trump's Rivalry With China Overlooks U.S. Economic Reliance

President Donald Trump is breaking with recent U.S. convention by portraying China as a rival that wants to undermine American prosperity. But it may take more than an aggressive tone to change the
Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan

Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan

Here are key changes to U.S. tax law for individuals and businesses that have emerged from the final Republican bill that’s headed for votes in the House and Senate next week.
GOP Tax Plan May Miss the Mark on Trump's Promises

GOP Tax Plan May Miss the Mark on Trump's Promises

Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur discusses how the GOP tax bill won’t do all that President Donald Trump and GOP leaders said it would. He speaks on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
How to Impeach a President, Peruvian Edition: QuickTake Q&A

How to Impeach a President, Peruvian Edition: QuickTake Q&A

Just 16 months after his election, Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski could be ousted from office as soon as this week. The 79-year-old Wall Street veteran and former finance minister faces
Indonesia Losing Its Only Female Top Justice

Indonesia Losing Its Only Female Top Justice

Indonesia is set to lose its first and only female constitutional justice, whose term is up next year, potentially dealing a blow to women’s rights in a country where they’re being challenged in the
Trump Touts Muscular U.S Foreign Policy in Speech

Trump Touts Muscular U.S Foreign Policy in Speech

Bloomberg's Marty Schenker and Nick Wadhams react to President Trump's foreign policy speech to military and Homeland Security officials in Washington on Monday. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets."
Trump Says U.S. Seeks to Cooperate With Russia, China

Trump Says U.S. Seeks to Cooperate With Russia, China

President Trump talks about working with adversaries while announcing a new national security strategy at a speech to military and Homeland Security officials in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says N. Korea Situation 'Will Be Taken Care of'

Trump Says N. Korea Situation 'Will Be Taken Care of'

President Donald Trump talks about the threat of North Korea in a speech to military and Homeland Security officials in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says ‘Unrivaled Power’ Is Key to U.S. Defense Strategy

Trump Says ‘Unrivaled Power’ Is Key to U.S. Defense Strategy

President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. would pursue a muscular foreign policy reflecting his “America First” campaign promise in a speech introducing his first national security strategy
Michel Barnier Doubles Down on Brexit

Michel Barnier Doubles Down on Brexit

European Union Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier set out a hardline negotiating position just as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s key ministers were starting to unite behind a Brexit policy that may
U.K. Would Respond to Russian Cyberattack With Weapon of Choice

U.K. Would Respond to Russian Cyberattack With Weapon of Choice

If Russia launches a cyberattack on the U.K., the government would likely respond using its own weapon of choice rather than a tit-for-tat online exchange, the country’s top national security adviser
Saudi Budget Gap Falls Below 10% in 2017, Ministry Says

Saudi Budget Gap Falls Below 10% in 2017, Ministry Says

Saudi Arabia announced its budget deficit narrowed in 2017 to below 10 percent of economic output for the first time since the collapse in oil prices battered public finances, as the kingdom prepared
Trump Nominee Who Struggled to Answer Basic Questions Withdraws

Trump Nominee Who Struggled to Answer Basic Questions Withdraws

A White House official says the Trump judicial nominee whose qualifications were questioned by Republican senator has withdrawn his nomination.
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