Politics and Government

Leaders of the House Judiciary Committee requested documents from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet, the committee announced Friday.

Democratic presidential hopefuls hammered President Donald Trump over his trade war with China in Thursday’s debate as fears grow about the conflict shaking the global economy.

John Harwood reports on Democratic Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren’s proposal on social security and how it may impact higher income Americans.

We hear the pros and cons regarding the strategy of a flat income tax where every income level pays the same rate. Joining us on this debate is Leon LaBrecque, Chief Growth Officer at Sequoia Financial Group and Peter Mallouk, who’s the President and CIO at Creative Planning Inc.

Ylan Mui reports from Washington where Oregon Senator Wyden is proposing his own plan to fund social security which includes focus on the capital gains tax.

The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to let employees openly debate political and workplace issues, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump “has approved” the Treasury’s plan to reform mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Leaders of 145 companies wrote a letter to the Senate Thursday, urging the governmental body to take action on gun safety.

State attorneys general are setting their sites on one of America’s richest families as they take aim at the opioid epidemic. Meg Tirrell reports.

Wall Street is keeping a close eye on the U.S. trade relationships with Canada and Mexico as the clock is now ticking on the Trump administration’s renegotiated NAFTA deal now known as USMCA. Kayla Tausche reports from Washington.

President Donald Trump’s trade advisor Peter Navarro believes it’s certain that Congress passes landmark trade legislation known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement before the end of the year.

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.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had fired national security advisor John Bolton, saying he had “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.”

Thomas Kurian, who took over Google’s growing cloud business last year, isn’t concerned about regulators hampering his ability to expand, even as the Justice Department investigates the parent company for potential anti-competitive behavior.

Senate Democrats will force another vote to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration as the White House faces backlash for funneling military money toward the president’s border wall.