China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing

Politics 03/28/19, 21:12

Trade negotiators from China and the U.S. are resuming talks to try to resolve their tariff dispute over China's technology ambitions. Representatives of both sides arrived Friday morning at a government guest house in western Beijing where they posed for photos ...

High-level US and China trade talks to resume next week

Business 03/19/19, 16:03

Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of negotiations, a White House official said Tuesday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead the delegation, Trump administration officials said. ...

Update: US announces sanctions against Maduro officials

America 02/15/19, 11:16

The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 12:10 p.m. The Trump administration has sanctioned Venezuela's oil chief and key intelligence officials under President Nicolas Maduro, tightening pressure on the embattled leader. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that ...

Trump taps World Bank critic David Malpass to lead it

Politics 02/06/19, 14:38

President Donald Trump says Treasury Department official David Malpass is his choice to lead the World Bank. Trump introduced Malpass on Wednesday as the "right person to take on this incredibly important job." Malpass is a sharp critic of the 189-nation ...

House Dems want Treasury records on Russian sanctions move

Politics 01/29/19, 18:18

Three senior House Democrats have demanded Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turn over documents that would show how his department decided to lift financial sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Reps. Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Eliot Engel ...

US hits Venezuela state-owned oil company with sanctions

Business 01/28/19, 15:55

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday on the state-owned oil company of Venezuela, a potentially critical economic move aimed at increasing pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the opposition. National security adviser John Bolton and Treasury Secretary Steven ...

Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

Politics 01/15/19, 19:44

Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting ...

White House names scaled-back delegation for Swiss forum

Business 01/15/19, 09:19

The White House has named the members of a scaled-back delegation that will represent the Trump administration next week at an annual economic conference in Switzerland. President Donald Trump had planned to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, but canceled ...

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