Government And Institutions

Trump Tax Reform Could Boost Small Caps

Though Washington politics over President Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have fueled seesaw action in the U.S. stock market this week, it’s not so much health-care reform Wall Street wants as much as an overhaul of the tax system.

Trump: 'We Were Very, Very Close' on Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Trump's SEC Pick Clayton Gets Warren Tongue Lashing

President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, white collar lawyer Jay Clayton, faced an aggressive line of questioning from Wall Street watchdog Senator Elizabeth Warren during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday.

House Vote on ObamaCare Delayed, Says Senior GOP Aide

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday delayed a vote on legislation to begin dismantling Obamacare as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new federal healthcare policy, according to a senior House Republican aide.

Health Care Domino: Why Trump's Tax Cuts Depend on the ObamaCare Repeal

The House of Representatives Rules Committee is meeting Wednesday to set the stage for the big health care debate Thursday, when the full chamber will vote on a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Some Republican lawmakers are banking on passage of the American Health Care Act in order to focus on another pivotal item of the Party’s agenda: tax reform.

Supreme Court Nominee Stakes Out Independence from Trump

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.