] The House Ways and Means Committee holds a hearing on how tax reform will affect the economy and job creation in the United States.Kevin Brady, chairman of the committee, told CNBC's "Squawk Box" earlier that Republicans can design a plan that can "break even in the budget over the first 10 years.

(Both made comments in media interviews that suggested the Benghazi probe may have been intended from the start to target Hillary Clinton.) "'Hillary Clinton's emails' may soon, mercifully, end up in the ditch with all the other b*%$#!

The Federal Reserve did the right thing by leaving interest rates unchanged, former President Bill Clinton told CNBC Monday.central bank kept its benchmark interest rates near zero on Sept.

] Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and top U., asked McCabe if he would commit to informing the committee of any political interference in the Russia investigation, and McCabe responded, "I absolutely do.

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called on President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans to get something done and avoid "relitigating" well-defined differences that have been hashed out over the last six years.The Republican former congressman said the president has an opportunity to implement a pro-growth policy by supporting the Trade Promotion Authority—a legislative procedure through which Congress defines U.

5 million Americans living in the commonwealth is at stake," Antonio Weiss, a counselor to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, said at a hearing at the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.commonwealth needs the ability to file for bankruptcy protection, changes to Medicaid funding and access to the Earned Income Tax Credit.

‹ Despite scandal, VW posts Sept.sales surprise VW dealership traffic 'quite good': AutoNation CEO › VW's problems have continued to escalate in recent days, and even as prosecutors in both the U.

Since July, Congress has voted four times on whether to defund Planned Parenthood.Sue Ogrocki | AP A Planned Parenthood Clinic in Oklahoma City, July 24, 2015.

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Monday the stunning resignation by House Speaker John Boehner could help avert a potential government shutdown.Read More Boehner: House leadership turmoil would do harm Washington insiders told CNBC on Friday that Boehner had come under pressure from the GOP's tea party movement and conservative Freedom Caucus.

But the thorniest topic of all isn't on the agenda: trade.Formal talks will instead be handled by Trump and his counterparts in the G-7 when they convene later this month in Sicily.

The fight over tax reform is starting to get personal.But the Save our Savings Coalition — whose members include AARP, Fidelity and TIAA — is worried that promise could come with some big caveats.

government could reach its borrowing limit late this summer -- sooner than previously expected, according to two people familiar with the discussions.The Congressional Budget Office had forecast in March that the debt ceiling would not previously be hit until the fall.

The Senate Intelligence Committee said ousted FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify in an open session.The committee said in a late Friday statement that it plans to schedule the hearing for after Memorial Day.

In his opening statement, Coats argued that "permanent reauthorization" of FISA without amendment is "vital" to identifying threats and protecting Americans.Mark Warner of Virginia asked Coats and Rogers about media reports that Trump asked them to publicly say that evidence showed that Trump's campaign did not collude with Russia.

The assumption in President Donald Trump's budget for 3 percent economic growth is possible, but Republicans need to get their legislative agenda moving, economist Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Wednesday.economy will reach 3 percent growth by 2021 and beyond.

1 trillion, the Treasury is seen running out of money to pay bills in full and on time by Tuesday next week.David Orrell | CNBC Jack Lew, Treasury Secretary.

The ex-FBI director said he kept records of his meetings with Trump because he thought the president might lie.Lordy, I hope there are tapes," Comey said.

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump blasted Super PACs on Monday.The business impresario said Super PACs are a "scam" and that they are "very unfair to a person like me who has disavowed all PAC's & is self-funding.

strategy at Societe Generale, said that while a deal will surely be reached before a default, markets could still react negatively.There will be a deal in the end, but the perception of a real problem will grow," McDonald said Thursday on CNBC's "Trading Nation.

Brad Wenstrup told CNBC after Wednesday morning's shooting that "it's a shame" that people need security at a baseball practice.and started firing shots," Wenstrup said.