Politics and Government

White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said Thursday that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is “getting close” to a trade deal with Mexico.

Rep. Francis Rooney, a Republican, just signed on to the FAIR Drug Pricing Act, a bill that requires basic transparency for pharmaceutical companies that drastically spike the price of a drug.

With some of the biggest factors boosting second-quarter growth expected to fade over time, President Donald Trump will have his work cut out for him. But that doesn’t mean he can’t get it done.

The Trump administration plans to offer billions in aid to farmers hit by tariffs on their goods, a move that aimed at easing the pain caused by Trump’s escalating trade war in key electoral states.

The developments come as Democrats look to at least hold the line in the Senate, where the GOP holds a slim 51-49 majority.

The Commerce Department is opening an investigation into whether imports of uranium — the chemical element that fuels nuclear power — pose a risk to national security.

The chief economic advisor to President Trump spoke at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha conference in New York.

Eamon Javers reports the latest news from Helsinki on the meeting between President Trump and Russian President Putin.

Wilfred Frost reports from London on the President’s trip to the UK, where he’s expected to meet with prime minister Theresa May and the Queen.

President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly called Mueller’s probe a “witch hunt,” was briefed on the case earlier in the week and that “the president is fully aware of today’s actions by the department, said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Steve Sedgwick reports on President Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom amid protests and demonstrations.

Kavanaugh appears set to lay down mostly conservative rulings on issues that matter to Republicans.

Wilbur Ross revealed to CNBC that he shorted shares in two more companies, Air Lease and Ocwen Financial Corporation, than previously had been reported.

Canada Friday fired the latest round in a widening trade war sparked by President Donald Trump’s tough trade stance that helped him win the 2016 presidential election.

Trump told reporters that his next nominee will likely come from a list of 25 candidates drafted in part by his campaign and updated after the election.