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President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027. Trump spoke as the Tax Policy Center said that while all income groups would see tax reductions, on average
LINCOLN, Nebraska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators voted on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada Corp's (Toronto:TRP.TO - News) Keystone XL pipeline through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built
Fed chair Janet Yellen will step down from the central bank's board of governors. Yellen's vacancy reinforces President Donald Trump's power to reshape the world's most powerful central bank. Supporters say Yellen, the first woman to lead the Fed, is a major loss.
The president's insults on Twitter followed two interviews Friday in which Clinton took on Trump and the Republicans.
President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it. Trump has been exultant in the wake of House passage Thursday of a massive tax cut bill that ranks as his and the Republican Party's top
The dozen American states that would feel the worst impact of NAFTA's cancellation all happened to vote for Donald Trump, according to projections released Friday by the biggest business lobby in the United States. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has stepped up its efforts to save the North American
Special Counsel Robert caught the Donald Trump campaign by surprise last month, issuing a subpoena to more than a dozen officials.
North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting Michael L. Dourson's nomination at serious risk. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements saying they will vote
Conservatives are celebrating President Trump's assault on energy regulations and climate programs but are ready to push him to go even further.
American lawmakers have escalated their campaign against the Trump administration's handling of the NAFTA negotiations, slamming White House policies in a series of letters this week. The signatories to one such letter are a trio of Republican senators, while another letter is signed by six dozen
Former prime minister Jean Chretien says he doesn't believe U.S. President Donald Trump will scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement. "Canada has benefited from NAFTA, the United States has benefited from NAFTA and Mexico has benefited from NAFTA," he said Wednesday. The former
North Carolina's two Republican senators said Wednesday they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting his nomination at serious risk. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements saying they will vote against Michael
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. and China agree that North Korea cannot just freeze its nuclear weapons program in exchange for concessions and that it must eliminate its arsenal. Trump was restating a long-standing U.S. position but suggested that China now concurred with Washington
While the South China Sea dispute was not high up on the list of President Trump’s priorities in Asia, he has now offered to mediate any talks that may take place
Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbours over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs. Song Tao, the head of China's ruling Communist
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering Allianz chief economic advisor and ex-Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian for Fed board governor. The news has been reported by Dow Jones/WSJ and CNBC, each citing a single anonymous source. El-Erian has plenty of financial sector experience and monetary policy
President Donald Trump plans to meet with House Republicans on Thursday ahead of an expected vote on tax overhaul legislation. Tax legislation is a top priority for Trump, who has no major legislative achievement after nearly a year in office. The House Ways and Means Committee backed the bill last
There could be new tax brackets in 2018 if tax legislation is enacted under President Donald Trump. The House Republicans' tax bill proposes reducing the current seven tax brackets to four. The Senate Republicans' tax bill proposes keeping seven brackets but changing the income ranges.
Legal experts huddled together at a recent conference to ponder a question that could go from being a distant hypothetical to one that dominates Canada-U.S.-Mexico relations: can an American president unilaterally cancel a trade deal? The reason it's suddenly relevant, of course, is President Donald
A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord. "It is important for the world to know, the American government may
Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to address "unfair trade practices" and "market distorting subsidies" in a statement that bore the imprint of U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the global trade landscape. The summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (