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Fed Board Nominee Nellie Liang Withdraws From Consideration

Fed Board Nominee Nellie Liang Withdraws From Consideration

Former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang withdrew from consideration for a seat on the central bank’s board of governors, the White House announced Monday.
Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

President Donald Trump hasn’t delivered on his promises to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure. So to remind him, companies that make equipment for construction and other industries are going
White House Not Actively Weighing Capital Gains Tax Change, Source Says

White House Not Actively Weighing Capital Gains Tax Change, Source Says

The White House isn’t actively considering the Treasury Department’s push to issue a rule that would slash tax bills for investors who have investment income, according to a person familiar with the
Trump’s Fed Bashing Could Backfire by Stiffening Rate-Hike Resolve

Trump’s Fed Bashing Could Backfire by Stiffening Rate-Hike Resolve

President Donald Trump’s extraordinary broadside against the Federal Reserve on Thursday may end up getting him exactly what he doesn’t want: higher interest rates.
Trump Blasts Powell’s Rate Hikes, Trespassing on Fed’s Independence

Trump Blasts Powell’s Rate Hikes, Trespassing on Fed’s Independence

President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases, breaking with more than two decades of White House tradition of avoiding comments on monetary policy out of respect for
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

The U.S. special counsel brought election meddling directly to Vladimir Putin’s doorstep just days before the Russian leader plans to meet with President Donald Trump, charging 12 Russian military
China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

Chinese and U.S. officials have raised the prospect of resuming talks over trade between the two nations after President Donald Trump ratcheted up the pressure by announcing a huge new round of
The White House Reportedly Wants Congress to Pass Something Called the FART Act

The White House Reportedly Wants Congress to Pass Something Called the FART Act

Axios reports that the White House wants Congress to pass a bill that “provides Trump a license to raise U.S. tariffs at will.” The bill is called the United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act. To
Yuan Slide Risks Reviving Trump's Attacks on China's Currency

Yuan Slide Risks Reviving Trump's Attacks on China's Currency

The yuan’s fastest fall since its 2015 devaluation is adding a new dimension to already frayed tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.
Farm Bill's Future Hinges on Fight Over Limits on Immigration

Farm Bill's Future Hinges on Fight Over Limits on Immigration

A fight over U.S. immigration policy -- not agriculture -- led to the demise of farm legislation on Friday.
House Rejects Republican Farm Bill After Immigration-Vote Deal Collapses

House Rejects Republican Farm Bill After Immigration-Vote Deal Collapses

A five-year $867 billion farm bill backed by the Trump administration was rejected in the U.S. House after GOP leaders were unable to quell a rebellion by a group of conservatives who are demanding
Trump Tells Automakers He Wants Them to Build More Cars in U.S.

Trump Tells Automakers He Wants Them to Build More Cars in U.S.

President Donald Trump told top auto executives at a meeting in the White House that he wants them to build “millions more cars” in the U.S.
Parties to White House Biofuel Deal Disagree What's Agreed

Parties to White House Biofuel Deal Disagree What's Agreed

A tentative deal on U.S. biofuel policy struck at the White House would allow year-round sales of higher-ethanol gasoline in exchange for possible policy changes to rein in compliance costs for
Peter Thiel and Palantir Are at the Heart of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Peter Thiel and Palantir Are at the Heart of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Silicon Valley billionaire -- and Donald Trump supporter -- Peter Thiel has emerged as an unlikely player in the international debate over Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers.
Trump Embraces the NRA, Abandoning Flirtation With Gun Control

Trump Embraces the NRA, Abandoning Flirtation With Gun Control

President Donald Trump expressed strong support for the NRA at its annual meeting Friday.
Amazon Stock Falls After Another Round of Trump Rants

Amazon Stock Falls After Another Round of Trump Rants

Amazon’s shares, resilient in recent days through President Donald Trump’s tweets, could be tested again Monday after a fresh round of critical comments over the weekend about the e-commerce giant.
Trump Renews Amazon Attack, Says ‘Post Office Scam’ Must Stop

Trump Renews Amazon Attack, Says ‘Post Office Scam’ Must Stop

President Donald Trump lit into Amazon.com Inc. for the second time in three days with a pair of Twitter messages that said the online retailer “must pay real costs (and taxes) now!”
Here’s What Trump Could Do to Amazon

Here’s What Trump Could Do to Amazon

President Donald Trump has renewed his long-running assault on the e-commerce giant.
Trump Renews Amazon Criticism After Report He’s ‘Obsessed’ With Regulating It

Trump Renews Amazon Criticism After Report He’s ‘Obsessed’ With Regulating It

President Donald Trump on Thursday fired off more criticism at Amazon.com Inc., saying his problems with the internet retailer predate his election a day after a report that he’s “obsessed” with