• Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 16:26

    --Job Exporters To Be 'Taxed Heavily at the Border'

    WASHINGTON (MNI) - President-elect Donald Trump Thursday thanked United Technologies for deciding to keep more than 1,000 jobs in Indiana and threatened to slam any other companies that plan to move jobs to Mexico saying they will be "taxed heavily at the border."

    Trump also doubled down on his criticism of NAFTA, the trade pact with Mexico and Canada, calling it a "total and complete disaster," and a "one-way highway into Mexico."

    He repeated his pledges to eliminate regulations, redo trade pacts and adjust the tax code to make America's business environment more accommodating.

    Trump's strong language, both in praise of United Technologies and its Carrier subsidiary, and his explicit threats aimed

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:45

    --Bipartisan Policy Center Report Urges Focus On Long-Term
    --Committee For Responsible Federal Budget Report Offers Recommendations
    --Concord Coalition Paper Raises Key Questions

    WASHINGTON (MNI) - Of President-elect Donald Trump's many interests, the arcana of the federal budget does not appear to be one of them.

    His discussion of fiscal policy on the campaign trail this fall was very general and sometimes contradictory, often deviating widely -- and even wildly

    -- from traditional GOP fiscal orthodoxy.

    As Trump visits Indiana Thursday for a campaign style visit, he might do well to spend a few minutes while on his plane looking at the Web site of the Bipartisan Policy Center.

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:24

    --Speaker Ryan: Houses To Vote 'As Soon As Possible Next Week'
    --Ryan: GOP To Use 'Every Tool We Have' To Kill Obamacare, Enact Tax Reform


  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 16:32

    --House Budget Panel Chair Price Sees Bipartisan Support For New Rules

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 14:00

    WASHINGTON (MNI) - The following is select text of the summary section of the Federal Reserve's summary of economic conditions report, or Beige Book, released Wednesday:

    Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts indicate that the economy continued to expand across most regions from early October through mid-November. Activity in the Boston, Minneapolis, and San Francisco Districts grew at a moderate pace, while Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, and Dallas cited modest growth. Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Kansas City cited a slight pace of growth. Richmond characterized economic activity as mixed, and New York said activity has remained flat since the last report. Outlooks were mainly positive, with six Districts expecting moderate growth.

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:43

    --Speaker Ryan: Senate's Sked In Early 2017 Key Factor
    --Speaker Ryan: Will Take Time To 'Stand Up' Trump Admin


  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 07:13

    --Mnuchin, Ross Confirm Nominations To CNBC

    LONDON (MNI) - US President Elect Donald Trump has nominated Steven Mnuchin to serve as US Treasury Secretary in the incoming administration, Mnuchin confirmed to CNBC Wednesday.

    Wilbur Ross has been nominated as Commerce Secretary by the president elect.


    --MNI London Bureau; tel: +44 203-586-2225; email: les.commons@marketnews.com

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  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 17:30

    By Denny Gulino


  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:22

    --House Budget Chair Price Stepping Down To Become HHS Secretary