Politics and Government

With Larry Kudlow about to ascend to top economic advisor to President Donald Trump, investors get an ally of markets, a supply-side free trader and passionate advocate for a strong currency.

Larry Kudlow and the White House confirmed that Kudlow has accepted the post of National Economic Council director.

President Donald Trump fired secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday.

While it will do little to change the composition of Congress, the Pennsylvania special election has implications for fundraising, recruitment and how voters view President Donald Trump ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Sen. Marco Rubio, who has been outspoken about gun violence in the wake of the Parkland massacre, will also attend the meeting.

President Trump suggests the steel and aluminum tariffs announced last week may not be a certainty.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Friday that President Donald Trump‘s tariffs are “no big deal.” During an appearance on “Squawk on the Street,” Ross said the tariffs will have a “broad” but “trivial” impact on prices. “What was announced yesterday by the president is a very broad concept,” he said. Ross used a can of Campbell …

CNBC’s Eamon Javers report President Trump is preparing to place tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Longtime Trump aide and White House communications director Hope Hicks plans to resign.

President Donald Trump has been talking to his friends about possibly asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to prosecute Robert Mueller, NBC News reported.

Ylan Mui reports on the latest the White House’s immigration reform framework.

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the highlights from President Trump’s speech to world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC his lack of concern about the dollar’s value is limited to the near term.

Aditi Roy reports on how the solar industry could be impacted by the Trump administration’s new tariffs.

Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on a government funding bill.