Trump's team is in disarray, McCain tells Europe

Feb 18, 2017

Trump's team is in disarray, McCain tells Europe

Republican Sen. John McCain on Friday broke with the reassurances that U.S. officials have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying the administration of President Donald Trump is in “disarray.” McCain, a Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the ...

Trump taps Acosta as labor secretary, first Hispanic in Cabinet

Feb 17, 2017

Trump taps Acosta as labor secretary, first Hispanic in Cabinet

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration. Trump said Acosta, who did not appear with the president, “has had a tremendous career.” He ...

Feb 14, 2017

GOP-led U.S. House tax committee won't seek Trump's returns

A congressional tax oversight committee will not seek U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns, despite calls from Democrats for a review to determine possible business ties to foreign countries including Russia, the panel’s Republican chairman said on Monday. “If Congress begins to use its ...

Trump launches his attack on restraints on banks

Feb 4, 2017

Trump launches his attack on restraints on banks

President Donald Trump launched his long-promised attack Friday on banking rules that were rushed into law after the 2008 economic crisis, signing orders after meeting with business and investment chiefs and pledging further action to free big banks from restrictions. Wall Street cheered him ...