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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC he expects the mid-December round of tariffs on Chinese goods to take effect if no deal is in place between the two economic superpowers.

The U.S. has come to a “very substantial phase one deal” with China in the high-stakes trade negotiations between the two economic superpowers, President Donald Trump said Friday.

The Trump administration has ordered top diplomat Gordon Sondland not to appear for a scheduled deposition with House committees conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, a lawyer for the diplomat said Tuesday.

President Donald Trump on Thursday said that China should look into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, on the eve of restarted trade talks between the two economic superpowers.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Wednesday that Democrats are “making progress” on the trilateral trade deal with Mexico and Canada, known as USMCA, but need more assurances before they can approve the agreement.

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, whose profile in the primary race has risen in recent months, told CNBC’s John Harwood that a wealth tax could be a “disaster in practice.”

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday pushed back on House Democrats’ attempt to depose State Department officials as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Attorney General William Barr has “gone rogue” in his handling of a whistleblower complaint that led her to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office told a federal judge it has struck a deal with President Donald Trump’s lawyers to press pause on a subpoena for his tax returns.

President Donald Trump asked Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to “look into” former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, according to a White House memorandum of a July phone call released Wednesday.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Tuesday, two sources told CNBC.

For the 10 Democrats who have made it to third presidential debate, the biggest target may still be President Donald Trump. But the candidates will likely also spend more time staking out their competing visions of the future of American industries, and the government’s role in shaping them.

The government is weighing whether a recent court win for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should be appealed to the Supreme Court, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Tuesday.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday the U.S. and China have a “conceptual” agreement on enforcement concerns, emphasizing positive progress already made in trade talks, which are set to resume at high levels next month.

President Donald Trump said Monday at the G-7 summit that he believes China is sincere about wanting to make a trade deal with the United States.