Politics and Government

The White House is preparing two orders that would put its trade agenda into motion, according to an administration official.

U.S. stocks began the week on the wrong foot, opening sharply lower on Monday as enthusiasm about President Donald Trump’s agenda dwindled.

Trump criticized President Barack Obama for playing golf, but the White House says Trump uses his time at the links to get business done.

Trump’s approval rating sunk to 37 percent, while those who disapprove of the president’s job stands at 58 percent.

House GOP leadership and President Donald Trump have pushed to rally support for the plan amid some opposition.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will have to tread carefully in South Korea and China as he initiates talk of aggressive measures against North Korea.

The budget will strip infrastructure funding from federal agencies to divert funds to a forthcoming executive branch infrastructure plan.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is signaling that he will crack down on federal drug laws.

Americans should expect to see major infrastructure improvements, longtime Trump friend and fellow real estate mogul Richard LeFrak says.

The latest infrastructure report from the American Society of Civil Engineers assigns schools a D in 2017, down from a D+ in 2013.

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ latest “infrastructure report card” gives the nation’s overall infrastructure a grade of D+.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tells CNBC automakers wanted to re-evaluate new fuel economy standards.

Under Trump’s proposal, most federal agencies will face budget reductions.

Steven Mnuchin did not repeat his promise that there will be “no absolute tax cut for the upper class.”

Two leading chief investment strategists tell CNBC that Trump’s promised pro-growth agenda should help drive the stock market even higher.