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1. Trump Disputes Book's Portrayal of White House Dysfunction
- Thursday, September 6, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded Wednesday against an explosive new book from journalist Bob Woodward, labeling the tell-all memoir "a work of fiction" as West Wing staff scrambled to rebut its vivid depictions of White House dysfunction.
2. Tell-All Book by Watergate Reporter Roils Trump White House
- Wednesday, September 5, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon is roiling the White House as current and former aides of President Donald Trump are quoted as calling him an "idiot" and admitting they snatched sensitive documents off his desk to keep him from taking rash actions.
3. In Tit-for-Tat, Trump Threatens More Tariffs Against China
- Wednesday, June 20, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a trade war.
4. Trump Picks Camera-Proven Kudlow as Top Economic Aide
- Thursday, March 15, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide, elevating the influence of a long-time fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration and has emerged as a leading evangelist for tax cuts and a smaller government.
5. Trump Considers TV Commentator as Possible Economic Adviser
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's strongly considering selecting CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow to succeed Gary Cohn as his top economic adviser, praising the veteran financial commentator and campaign supporter.
6. Trump Rolling Out Big Trade Tariffs, Sparing Mexico, Canada
- Friday, March 9, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – After a week of hints and uncertainty, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum but with temporary exemptions for Canada and Mexico as he seeks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. He suggested Australia and "other countries" might also be spared, a shift that could soften the international blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners.
7. Fund Manager Q&A: What to Expect From Muni Bonds in 2018
- Tuesday, January 16, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Municipal bonds took investors on a roller coaster at the end of 2017, as prices swung on concerns about what Washington's overhaul of the tax system will do to the $3.8 trillion market.
8. Senate Bill to Delay Corporate Tax Cut, Undo Local Deduction
- Friday, November 10, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans prepared to unveil sweeping tax legislation Thursday that would delay a corporate tax cut for one year despite strident opposition from some Republicans and the White House. The emerging bill would leave the mortgage interest deduction untouched for homeowners in a concession to the powerful real estate lobby but ignore a House compromise on the hot-button issue of state and local tax deductions.
9. Trump Nominates Jerome Powell to be Next Fed Chairman
- Friday, November 3, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his choice of Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the nation's central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, the first woman to hold the position.
10. Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's Top 2 Posts
- Monday, October 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve's top two jobs.
Trump may appoint Jerome Powell, a member of the Fed's board, potentially as chairman, and John Taylor, a Stanford University economist, as vice chairman, according to a transcript of an interview with Trump distributed by Fox Business.
11. Trump Indicates Fed Search Down to 5 Finalists
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is likely to make his selection for the next Federal Reserve chairman from five candidates, a group that includes current Chair Janet Yellen.
12. Trump Says He Will Decide on Fed Chair Within 2 or 3 Weeks
- Monday, October 2, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Friday that he has held four meetings to discuss who should lead the Federal Reserve starting early next year and expects to decide within two or three weeks.
13. Trump Economic Aide Says Tax Overhaul Aimed at Middle Class
- Friday, September 29, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump's economic adviser is pushing back against the suggestion that the administration's tax plan could benefit the wealthy.
Gary Cohn insisted Thursday that the plan is "purely aimed at middle-class families."
14. Trump Vows to Cut Taxes 'Tremendously' for Middle Class
- Wednesday, September 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump vowed to deliver on a major tax cut for middle-class Americans on Tuesday as the White House and congressional leaders prepared to release details on a tax overhaul proposal that would slash the corporate rate and simplify the nation's tax code.
15. Fed Announces a Start to Modestly Reducing Its Bond Holdings
- Thursday, September 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened economy and could mean higher rates on mortgages and other loans over time.
16. Senate GOP Struggles With Deficit in Work on Budget, Taxes
- Wednesday, September 13, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump's tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that's a prerequisite to any far-reaching change in the nation's tax system.
17. Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to Resign for 'Personal Reasons'
- Thursday, September 7, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer will resign next month for personal reasons, leaving a fourth vacancy on the seven-member Fed governing board.
18. Yellen Defends Bank Regulations Passed After 2008 Crisis
- Monday, August 28, 2017
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday emphatically defended the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system's health and disputing criticism that the rules have hurt lending.
19. A Puzzle for Central Bankers: Solid Growth But Low Inflation
- Friday, August 25, 2017
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) – Against a backdrop of strengthening growth but chronically low inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other central bankers are taking their measure of the global economy at their annual conference in the shadow of Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountains.
20. Top Fed Official: Bond Portfolio Could Shrink Soon
- Tuesday, August 15, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – A top Federal Reserve official suggested Monday that the Fed will likely announce next month that it will begin paring its bond portfolio – a step that could lead to slightly higher rates on mortgages and other loans.
21. Trump Plans to Release Tax Overhaul in Early September
- Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House plans to introduce its tax overhaul during the first two weeks of September, says Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic aide.
22. Trump Pushes for Privatizing US Air Traffic Control
- Tuesday, June 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump made his case Monday for privatizing the nation's air traffic control system, arguing that it will enhance safety and reduce wait times for consumers.
23. Trump to Push for $1 Trillion for Roads, Bridges
- Tuesday, June 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his domestic agenda that's gained little traction amid a slew of controversies that have engulfed the White House.
24. Trump Expected to Leave Climate Deal – But With 'Caveats'
- Thursday, June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for "caveats in the language" related to the exit and had not made a final decision.
25. Trump Plan Would Cut Taxes for Companies – And People, Too
- Thursday, April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class. But his ambitious plan is alarming lawmakers who worry it will balloon federal deficits.
26. White House to Share Financial Information About Top Staff
- Monday, April 3, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says it will share financial information about some top staff members late Friday.
President Donald Trump, a billionaire New York businessman, has hired some of the wealthiest people to ever serve in government. The financial assets of roughly 180 senior officials must be detailed in documents accessible to the public, and the Trump administration is continuing President Barack Obama's tradition of providing a way to access those documents through the White House website.
27. Trump Plans Office to Bring Business Ideas to Government
- Tuesday, March 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is establishing a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.
28. Trump's SEC Pick, an Ex-Goldman Lawyer, to Face Skepticism
- Thursday, March 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.
Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, is sure to face sharp questions from Democrats at his confirmation hearing Thursday over his years of work for Goldman and other financial giants.
29. Trump Moves to Scale Back Financial Regulations
- Monday, February 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations, and the Republican-run Congress cast a vote early Friday signaling that it's eager to help.
30. Trump Names Wall Street Lawyer Clayton as SEC Chairman
- Thursday, January 5, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose a Wall Street attorney with experience in corporate mergers and public stock launches as his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
31. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
32. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
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