A Senate panel said Friday that Donald Trump Jr. and President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort agreed to discuss handing over documents ahead of a possible public hearing.
The president of the United States has vast constitutional power to grant pardons to individuals facing possible prison terms even before charges are filed, or to commute the sentences of folks already languishing in jail. President Donald Trump is said to be curious about the possibility of using pardons to short-circuit the broadening investigation into his, his campaign’s and his team’s connections with Russia. There’s even talk about whether a president can pardon himself, which has never be
The Senate parliamentarian issued a preliminary finding that key parts of Republicans’ health-care proposal don’t qualify for a fast-track procedure being used by the GOP, dramatically complicating Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s already slim prospects of passing a bill next week.
Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump administration’s new communications director, finally made the leap from Wall Street to the White House. Selling his hedge-fund firm to a Chinese company will take longer.
SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s new communications director, speaks to reporters at the White House on Friday. (Source: Bloomberg)
The Russian lawyer who held a controversial meeting with President Donald Trump’s son as his father campaigned in last year’s election had represented Russia’s main intelligence agency in a long-running property dispute, court documents show.
Republican Congressman French Hill of Arkansas discusses Dodd-Frank, regulation and tax reform. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
The U.S. debt limit needs to be raised in a “calm, thoughtful” manner that steers clear of political uncertainty that would spook markets, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden said.
President Donald Trump scored a partial win when the U.S. Supreme Court approved implementation of a narrowed version of his travel ban on refugees for 120 days and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days. The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments on the ban, which was blocked by lower courts, as soon as October. In the meantime, it allowed the administration to enforce the prohibition against foreigners who lack a "bona fide" relationship with the U.S. The high court on Jul
Qatar’s ruler will address his nation on Friday evening in his first public speech since the crisis with a Saudi-led alliance erupted last month.