Politics and Government

Trump told congressional leaders a tale he heard from the German golfer to back his unsubstantiated claims that millions voted illegally.

With the Dow Jones industrial average climbing above 20,000 for the first time, here’s what happens when the index hits a multiple of 1,000.

Trump wants Mexico to pay for a border wall, writes Steven Kopits. But there’s a better source of funding available.

Comey, who started in the post in 2013, told top agents that Trump asked him to remain in the job, NYT reported.

Trump repeated his campaign pledges to roll back rules on companies, arguing that they have “gotten out of control.”

Hours before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Berkshire Hathaway chief tells CNBC that Trump has the “most important job in the world.”

“You won’t tax imports and exports equally,” Kevin Brady tells CNBC. “You’ll still have a tax advantage for foreign products.”

Sen. Pat Roberts jokingly offered Sen. Ron Wyden a Valium, setting off tensions even before Mnuchin gave his opening remarks.

The billionaire investor said that as Commerce secretary, he would be open to trade on conditions that are favorable to U.S. interests.

While Trump will inherit a generally strong economy, the recovery in state finances is losing steam.

NATO is essential to peace, Ret. Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis says at his confirmation hearing as Defense secretary.

No investigations found any conclusive or direct link between Trump and the Russian government, NBC reported.

Critics of Tillerson leading the State department have focused on his ties to Russia and lack of government experience.

Talk of a “border adjusted” tax has gone from the sidelines to center stage, which has a lot of people asking: What is it exactly?