National Debt News
Trump's plan for spike in defense spending faces big hurdles
With Republicans in charge of Congress, President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon's budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet
Tea party gains voice in Trump's Cabinet with budget chief
The tea party wing of the GOP gained a voice in President Donald Trump's Cabinet on Thursday when Mick Mulvaney was sworn in as director of the White House budget office
Mongolia nationalizes mine, prompts warning on investors
Mongolian lawmakers have told the government to revoke a private company's purchase of a stake in a major copper mine, prompting the president to warn they might scare away investors as the country tries to reverse an economic slump
Portugal Is Cautioned Over High Debt, Low Investment
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has warned Portugal that its fragile banks and high national debt make it especially vulnerable to events, such as a slump in world trade or financial jitters in Europe
Donald Trump Nominates Mick Mulvaney to Lead Office of Management and Budget
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be head of the Office of Management and Budget . A South Carolina Republican who has advocated for spending cuts in Congress, Mulvaney will become the chief architect of Trump's budget as the director of the OMB. In a statement, Trump
Michelle Dockery on 'Good Behavior,' Life After 'Downton Abbey'
Dockery appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about her new role in the TNT prime-time drama "Good Behavior"
Pumpkins and Politics in Pennsylvania: Tour Philadelphia With a Ben Franklin Impersonator
Take a tour of the founding fathers' stomping grounds with a Ben Franklin Impersonator in Philadelphia.
Mitt Romney Often Wonders Why He Stayed Out of 2016 Presidential Race
Mitt Romney today expressed disappointment in the state of the presidential race, joking that he often asks himself why he stayed out of the 2016 bid for the White House. "I get asked on a regular basis, 'Boy, why aren't you running this year?' I ask myself that a lot too. But I did that once,"
Mitt Romney Says Presidential Debates Didn't Address Key Issues
The former presidential nominee lists off several key issues facing the United States and attributes a lack of political will as the reason solutions have not been implemented.