Government

Twenty months before Election Day, Americans have a clear message for 2020 presidential candidates: keep your socialist hands off our government programs.

Ylan Mui reports that lawmakers from both parties are in discussions to avert another government shutdown.

According to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, 35 percent of small-business owners nationwide said they experienced a “sales slowdown” attributable to the lack of demand from nearby federal workers.

Dan DiMicco, former Trump campaign trade advisor, and Robert Holleyman, a deputy U.S. trade representative under Obama, actually agreed on Friday that China is the biggest trade cheater and must be stopped. But how to actually achieve that goal is where things break down. DiMicco, also former CEO of steelmaker Nucor, believes President Donald Trump‘s metals tariffs are a …

Meg Tirrell reports on claims that Mylan misclassified the EpiPen in order to pay smaller discounts to states.

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf deflected repeated questions about whether pay clawbacks were coming.

If you were to guess which government agency has had to pay out the most in court in recent years, the Department of Energy probably wouldn’t come to mind.