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 ...

Democrats force delays in votes on Price, Mnuchin, Sessions

Feb 1, 2017

Democrats force delays in votes on Price, Mnuchin, Sessions

Democrats forced delays Tuesday in planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump’s picks for Health and Treasury secretaries and attorney general, amid growing Democratic surliness over the administration’s aggressive early moves against refugees and an expected bitter battle over filling the Supreme Court ...

Trump's nominees stray from his path on Russia, torture

Jan 14, 2017

Trump's nominees stray from his path on Russia, torture

In two days of Senate confirmation hearings, Donald Trump’s national security nominees have shown they aren’t afraid of disagreeing with their boss, even on matters at the heart of his campaign promises. Trump’s picks for defense secretary, secretary of state and Central Intelligence Agency ...