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Rep. Kinzinger Says Mueller Will Get Answers About Russia

Rep. Kinzinger Says Mueller Will Get Answers About Russia

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican, discusses former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors in the Russia probe with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Shery
Rep. Engel on Flynn's Guilty Plea, Tillerson

Rep. Engel on Flynn's Guilty Plea, Tillerson

Rep. Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat, discusses former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors in the Russia probe with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Shery Ahn
What to Expect in the Aftermath of Flynn's Guilty Plea

What to Expect in the Aftermath of Flynn's Guilty Plea

Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker discusses former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia probe. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Holtz-Eakin Says Core Elements of GOP Tax Bill Make Sense

Holtz-Eakin Says Core Elements of GOP Tax Bill Make Sense

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president, discusses the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Mark Barton on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Waters Pushes for Deutsche Bank Trump-Linked Russia Probe

Waters Pushes for Deutsche Bank Trump-Linked Russia Probe

Representative Maxine Waters, expressing concern that a U.S. inquiry into Deutsche Bank AG’s $10 billion mirror trading scheme has "gone dormant," asked the Justice Department for an update.
Lawmakers Skeptical of Trump’s $12 Billion Plan to Prevent Flooding

Lawmakers Skeptical of Trump’s $12 Billion Plan to Prevent Flooding

The Trump administration’s proposed $12 billion initiative to reduce future flood damage met with skepticism in Congress.
Comey Makes His Instagram Debut With a Bible Verse on ‘Justice’

Comey Makes His Instagram Debut With a Bible Verse on ‘Justice’

James Comey, the FBI director fired earlier this year by President Donald Trump, published his first Instagram post shortly after former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying
U.K. Future in Dublin’s Hands, Tusk Says

U.K. Future in Dublin’s Hands, Tusk Says

European Council President Donald Tusk threw his weight behind the Irish government on Friday, saying the European Union will be led by Ireland when it comes to assessing the U.K.’s proposal on
German Police Defuse Explosive Device Near City Christmas Market

German Police Defuse Explosive Device Near City Christmas Market

German police in Potsdam, near Berlin, defused a suspected incendiary or explosive package found in a street close to the city’s newly-opened Christmas market.
Mueller’s Probe Reaches Trump’s Inner Circle

Mueller’s Probe Reaches Trump’s Inner Circle

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Donald Trump reached into the president’s inner circle as former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to a criminal charge and
Ethics Committee Seeks Records on All House Harassment Claims

Ethics Committee Seeks Records on All House Harassment Claims

The House Ethics Committee requested information on all claims of sexual harassment or misconduct against current members of the chamber and their employees.
Sen. James Lankford to Vote Yes on GOP Tax Bill

Sen. James Lankford to Vote Yes on GOP Tax Bill

Senator James Lankford, a Republican from Oklahoma, announced he will vote in favor of Senate Republican tax legislation. Bloomberg's Marty Schenker reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
McConnell Predicts No Government Shutdown as House Sets Plan

McConnell Predicts No Government Shutdown as House Sets Plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted that the government would remain open past this week, a day after House Republicans announced a plan for a two-week extension of federal funding that
South Africa’s ANC Race Tightens as Dlamini-Zuma Takes North West

South Africa’s ANC Race Tightens as Dlamini-Zuma Takes North West

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa saw his lead over Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma narrow in the race for the presidency of the ruling African National Congress as the party’s branch nomination
Honduras Officials to Count Final Votes by Hand

Honduras Officials to Count Final Votes by Hand

Honduras’ electoral court says it has counted nearly 95% of the vote boxes from last Sunday’s presidential election.
This $480 Billion Manager Says Tax Overhaul Would Spur More Than Four Fed Hikes

This $480 Billion Manager Says Tax Overhaul Would Spur More Than Four Fed Hikes

In the eyes of Bob Michele at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the bond market should brace for a shock from the Federal Reserve if U.S. lawmakers manage to pass a tax-overhaul measure.
Michael Flynn to Plead Guilty to Lying to FBI Agents

Michael Flynn to Plead Guilty to Lying to FBI Agents

Former Trump Administration National Security Leader Michael Flynn will plead to making false statements to FBI agents about contacts with a Russian envoy. Bloomberg's Greg Farrell reports on
Sen. Ron Johnson to Vote Yes on GOP Tax Bill

Sen. Ron Johnson to Vote Yes on GOP Tax Bill

Senator Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin, will vote in favor of Senate Republican tax legislation after ensuring changes on pass-through businesses, according to an aide. Bloomberg's Kevin
Flynn Said to Have Reached Out to Russia at Kushner's Behest

Flynn Said to Have Reached Out to Russia at Kushner's Behest

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents and is providing cooperation that promises to take Special Counsel Robert Mueller deep into Donald Trump’s
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