The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to…

First Ever Scratch And Sniff Stamps Debut In Austin Next Month

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells. The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first…

Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests. …

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration’s temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on…

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at…

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year. Source: Business – The Eagle

US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have agreed to take measures to “substantially reduce” America’s massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the…

US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to “significantly increase” its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the…

Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers trying to rewrite the government’s much-criticized sugar program,…

Congressman Bill Flores Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, released the following statement applauding the passage of a message to allow…

Showing Appreciation for Local Law Enforcement  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the nine-and-a-half years I spent as an undercover officer in the CIA, I worked alongside my colleagues…

House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system, a major shift aimed at reducing wait times and…

US home building slides 3.7 percent in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer apartment buildings last month, pushing overall home construction down 3.7 percent from March. Source: Business – The Eagle

Congressman Kevin Brady I support President Trump’s decision to roll back over $15 billion in wasteful, government spending. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington has a spending problem. President…

Congressman Michael McCaul Sunday Morning FuturesTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – I joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” to discuss the latest foreign policy issues surrounding Iran and…

Congressman Mac Thornberry Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA), which authorizes spending…

Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday defended his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions “get back into business, fast,” despite criticism from Democrats…

Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead…

Supreme Court greenlights driver rights in rental case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the…