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The Wall Street Journal: Senate committee challenges president’s authority to order nuclear strikes

U.S. senators on Tuesday took a rare look at the decades-old presidential authority to launch a nuclear strike, posing questions at a hearing about the process President Donald Trump would follow if he were to order such an attack......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump to start unwinding Obamacare with executive order today

President Trump, using his authority to accomplish some of what Republicans failed to achieve with their stalled congressional health-care overhaul, will pave the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance regulations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2017

Trump is reportedly pushing for "sweeping" strikes in Syria — but Mattis is pushing back

President Donald Trump's national security team, led by newly appointed national security adviser John Bolton, is in favor of a sweeping military strike on Syrian forces, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Secretary of Defense Jim Mat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate committee to draft bill to protect Mueller from being fired

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday his .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: McConnell rules out legislation to block Trump’s tariffs

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all but ruled out advancing legislation to undo President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs, saying that such an action would be unlikely to succeed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump lawyer got arbitration order last week to silence porn star

A lawyer for President Donald Trump .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China dramatically boosts spending on internal security

China has substantially increased spending on domestic security, official figures show, reflecting mounting concern about threats inside its borders as President Xi Jinping moves to acquire more power and reassert the authority of the Communist Party......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

Powell Set to Testify Before Senate Panel on Interest Rates, Growth Outlook - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalPowell Set to Testify Before Senate Panel on Interest Rates, Growth OutlookWall Street JournalJerome Powell left Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill......»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump, Schiff exchange barbs over release of Democratic memo

A feud flared over the weekend between President Donald Trump and the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee over the release of a Democratic memo defending federal investigators’ handling of surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump endorses Romney for Utah Senate seat

Setting aside record of mutual disdain, president tweets ‘full support’ for GOP candidate to take Orrin Hatch’s seat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Immigration measures, including Trump-backed plan, fail in Senate

A bipartisan Senate immigration proposal failed to advance Thursday, as did President Donald Trump’s rival proposal, leaving Congress with no clear path for addressing the fate of hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump takes hard line on immigration as Senate releases plan

President Donald Trump on Wed.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump orders Guantanamo prison to stay open

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing U.S. military officials to keep Guantanamo Bay operating, reversing a 2009 order by former President Barack Obama to close the facility......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Graham pleads with Trump to support bipartisan immigration bill

In a sustained and unusually personal plea for support for a bipartisan immigration bill, Sen. Lindsey Graham took to the Senate floor late Wednesday night to make his case directly to President Donald Trump and his Republican and Democratic colleagues......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Steve Bannon keeps lips zipped under questioning by House panel

Steve Bannon, a once-close confidant who is now estranged from President Donald Trump, declined on Tuesday to answer questions from Congress about his time in government, committee leaders said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate votes to open debate on tax bill, as corporate rate still up in the air

The Senate voted Wednesday to open formal debate on the GOP tax bill, speeding toward a final vote as early as Thursday night, as Republicans considered whether to cut the corporate tax rate less than President Donald Trump has demanded......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Senate Republicans debate cutting corporate tax rate to 22%

Senate Republicans debated whether to cut the corporate tax rate by less than President Donald Trump wants in a bid to come up with money to pay for other priorities and win votes for a sweeping tax package......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

Senate committee questions Trump"s nuclear authority

Some senators want legislation to alter the president's nuclear authority.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China to send envoy to North Korea after Trump’s visit to Beijing

China said it would send a special envoy to North Korea, according to the official Xinhua News Agency, days after U.S. President Donald Trump pushed for more action from Beijing to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Confirmation hearing for Fed nominee Jerome Powell set for Nov. 28

The Senate Banking Committee will meet Nov. 28 to consider the nomination of Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to be the next central bank chairman, the panel announced Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Homeland Security nominee: ‘Dreamers’ won’t be targeted, border wall unnecessary

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security offered a degree of assurance to Senate Democrats critical of the administration’s tough immigration enforcement agenda during a confirmation hearing Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2017