Politics and Government

President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised farmers that China’s increasing aggression against U.S. agriculture in the spiraling trade war “will not be able to hurt them” – and vowed that “if necessary” he will give them more aid in 2020.

Ten U.S. senators are calling on Google to take “immediate action” to convert its growing number of contractors to full-time employees after six months of work.

President Trump calls on Republicans and Democrats to “come together and get strong background checks” for gun purchases, following two mass shootings over the weekend.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s “heartbroken” about the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours.

President Trump announced a trade deal which will help farmers in the country and as Kayla Tausche reports it is still connected to the tensions with China.

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to raise the U.S. budget and lift the debt ceiling for the next two years. It now heads to the Oval Office desk to be signed by President Trump.

Former Vice President Joe Biden faced heavy scrutiny during night two of the second Democratic debate in Detroit, but he wasn’t the only top candidate to come under fire. Sen. Kamala Harris, who shot up in the polls after the first debate, also faced withering attacks from her rivals.

Here are the top moments from Wednesday’s debate.

The Trump administration outlined on Wednesday a proposal that would allow the U.S. to legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, a tactic the U.S. pharmaceutical industry and regulators have warned could threaten consumer safety.

We speak with Ed Clissold, who’s the Chief U.S. Strategist at Ned Davis Research, about the overall trends he is seeing from buybacks.

John Harwood joins us to break down the first night of the Democratic Presidential Debate from Detroit where healthcare was in the spotlight.

The U.S. and China will resume trade negotiations in Washington in early September after the two countries discussed increasing Chinese purchases of U.S. agricultural products in the latest talks in Shanghai.

During Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, many of the Democratic candidates called for ending a favorite tax break of the rich. And now they have some unlikely allies: billionaire, conservative hedge-fund managers.

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown on Tuesday introduced legislation to curb Wall Street’s longtime and controversial practice of stock buybacks.

President Donald Trump is working on a proposal that would allow the United States to import drugs from Canada, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC.

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, on Tuesday disputed the notion that President Donald Trump would benefit in the 2020 election by not cutting a trade deal with China.