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Warren Calls Mulvaney’s CFPB Stint a ‘Vanity Project’

Warren Calls Mulvaney’s CFPB Stint a ‘Vanity Project’

Mick Mulvaney is shirking his duties as President Donald Trump’s top budget official, Senator Elizabeth Warren said Friday.
Trump Rejects Reports That Tillerson Is Being Ousted From State

Trump Rejects Reports That Tillerson Is Being Ousted From State

President Donald Trump rejected reports that he’s looking to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that despite some disagreements “we work well together.”
Trump Says Media Speculation That Tillerson Will Leave Job Soon Is 'Fake News'

Trump Says Media Speculation That Tillerson Will Leave Job Soon Is 'Fake News'

Trump says media speculation that Secretary of State Tillerson will leave job soon is 'fake news'
Rep. Denny Heck Calls Flynn's Plea 'Epic'

Rep. Denny Heck Calls Flynn's Plea 'Epic'

Rep. Denny Heck, a Washington Democrat, discusses former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors in the Russia probe. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on
Sen. McConnell Says GOP Has Votes for Tax Reform

Sen. McConnell Says GOP Has Votes for Tax Reform

Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on the latest developments in the battle to pass the Senate tax bill. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
NSA Surveillance Bill Sparks Lawmaker Debate Over ‘Unmasking’

NSA Surveillance Bill Sparks Lawmaker Debate Over ‘Unmasking’

Legislation to extend a major U.S. surveillance program that’s about to expire became a forum Friday for partisan debate over President Donald Trump’s allegation that the Obama administration
What Flynn's Plea Means for Jared Kushner

What Flynn's Plea Means for Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, is said to have told former national security adviser Michael Flynn to contact foreign ambassadors and foreign ministers of countries on the UN
Rep. Donovan Says He's Not Sure Tax Plan Will Pass

Rep. Donovan Says He's Not Sure Tax Plan Will Pass

Rep. Dan Donovan, a New York Republican, discusses the prospects for the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Rep. Castro Says Flynn Plea Huge for Mueller Probe

Rep. Castro Says Flynn Plea Huge for Mueller Probe

Rep. Joaquin Castro, a Texas Democrat, discusses former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors in the Russia probe with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg
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