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Congress Passes Stopgap Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

Congress Passes Stopgap Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to fund the government through December 22nd. It came after President Trump met with Congressional leaders from both side of the aisle. Bloomberg's
Ex-OMB Director Stockman on Tax Reform, Russia

Ex-OMB Director Stockman on Tax Reform, Russia

David Stockman, former director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, discusses the House passing the stop gap funding bill, U.S. tax reform and Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. He speaks
Arizona Republican Trent Franks Resigns From House

Arizona Republican Trent Franks Resigns From House

Arizona Republican Trent Franks said Friday he’s resigning from the House immediately, moving up his earlier plan to leave at the end of January amid an ethics investigation into sexual harassment
Treasury’s Justin Muzinich Is Being Considered for Under Secretary

Treasury’s Justin Muzinich Is Being Considered for Under Secretary

Justin Muzinich, a counselor to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is being considered for nomination to be under secretary for domestic finance, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Democrats Ask Kushner If He Sought Help Abroad for Tower

Democrats Ask Kushner If He Sought Help Abroad for Tower

A group of Democratic lawmakers has sent a letter to White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner asking if since the election of his father-in-law Donald Trump he has discussed with foreigners the

Rules Requiring Airlines to Disclose Fees Killed by Trump's DOT

Two efforts to make airline fare information easier for customers to understand were killed by President Donald Trump’s Transportation Department.
House Panel Interviews Ex-Trump Adviser Walid Phares

House Panel Interviews Ex-Trump Adviser Walid Phares

A foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign met in private Friday with the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russian election interference.
Manafort Disputes Mueller Account That He Ghostwrote Op-Ed

Manafort Disputes Mueller Account That He Ghostwrote Op-Ed

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort denied Thursday that he ghostwrote an editorial with a longtime colleague tied to a Russian intelligence agency, as claimed by
U.S. Meat Workers Fear Reporting Safety Concerns

U.S. Meat Workers Fear Reporting Safety Concerns

Workers at U.S. meat and poultry processing plants are reluctant to tell federal inspectors about injuries or workplace hazards amid concerns that they could lose their jobs, according to a government
Modi May Face Photo Finish in Crucial State Poll

Modi May Face Photo Finish in Crucial State Poll

A cakewalk state election has turned into a closer than expected race for India’s prime minister as a landmark tax reform and his disruptive cash ban last year stoke economic discontent in his home
Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Dec. 9 Shutdown

Congress Passes Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Dec. 9 Shutdown

Congress passed a two-week extension of federal funding that averts a government shutdown this week but defers decisions on spending levels for defense and domestic programs.
Trudeau Leaves China Empty-Handed

Trudeau Leaves China Empty-Handed

Justin Trudeau saw a third way for trade, preaching “progressive” values as a fix to a global order put on the defensive by populists like Donald Trump. But this week in China, he got a crash course
House to Subpoena Justice Department Official on Trump Dossier

House to Subpoena Justice Department Official on Trump Dossier

A senior Justice Department official is set to be subpoenaed by the Republican chairman of a House committee to testify about his communication with the creators of a dossier containing allegations
Canada's MacNaughton Remains `Optimistic' on Nafta Deal

Canada's MacNaughton Remains `Optimistic' on Nafta Deal

David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the United States, discusses the Nafta talks and the U.S.-Canada trade relationship. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Two Black Lawmakers to Boycott Trump’s Civil Rights Museum Visit

Two Black Lawmakers to Boycott Trump’s Civil Rights Museum Visit

Two prominent black lawmakers said they won’t participate in the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday because President Donald Trump will be there.
Canadian Ambassador to U.S. Hopeful for Nafta Deal by March

Canadian Ambassador to U.S. Hopeful for Nafta Deal by March

Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. said he thinks reaching a March target to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement is still possible if negotiators can overcome thorny issues like American
Ramaphosa Says S. Africa's ANC in Challenge to Unite Party

Ramaphosa Says S. Africa's ANC in Challenge to Unite Party

Cyril Ramaphosa, one of two leading candidates contesting for the presidency of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, said its leaders must unite the party after this month’s elective
TSA Failed to Plan for PreCheck’s Popularity, Watchdog Says

TSA Failed to Plan for PreCheck’s Popularity, Watchdog Says

The Transportation Safety Administration failed to plan for the popularity of its PreCheck program, causing staffing headaches and a backlog of paperwork, according to a new report.
Rep. Louie Gohmert on Tax Bill, Government Shutdown

Rep. Louie Gohmert on Tax Bill, Government Shutdown

On "Bloomberg Markets," Congressman Louie Gohmert, a Republican from Texas, discusses the tax bill and a potential government shutdown. (Source: Bloomberg)
Wall Street to Get More Help on Stress Tests in New Fed Proposal

Wall Street to Get More Help on Stress Tests in New Fed Proposal

The Federal Reserve is responding to years of complaints over its stress tests for the biggest banks with a proposal to “significantly” open the curtain on how the famously hard-to-predict exams work.