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  1. Trump denounces removal of 'beautiful' Confederate statues

    08.17 / 14:02 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    President Donald Trump spoke out against removing Confederate statutes — reinforcing rhetoric he used in a widely-panned news c…
  2. Schwarzman and CEOs dispute Trump's account of who disbanded their policy forum

    08.17 / 14:02 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Blackstone's Schwarzman thought he had an agreement with the White House to announce the disbanding as a joint…
  3. Mitch McConnell's secret fury over Charlottesville response highlights GOP's Trump dilemma

    08.17 / 14:02 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    There was a reason why it took Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell an entire night to respond to President Trump's chaotic news conference. He was…
  4. A Gary Cohn resignation would 'crash the markets,' management guru Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says

    08.17 / 13:05 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Investors are counting on Trump aide Gary Cohn to help push through tax reform, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld tells…
  5. Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant

    08.17 / 12:04 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    The Wisconsin State Assembly will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's…
  6. Trump's crisis spurs talk of White House departures

    08.17 / 11:05 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    President Donald Trump's turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville has led to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way…
  7. Steve Bannon reportedly says the US is already in an ‘economic war’ with China

    08.17 / 11:05 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Steve Bannon said the U.S. is already in an "economic war with China," The American Prospect…
  8. Apple's Tim Cook 'disagrees' with Donald Trump's take on neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville

    08.17 / 11:05 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Cook also pledged new donations to the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League, Recode…
  9. Inside the dramatic decision by corporate giants to rebuke Trump

    08.17 / 11:05 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    A powerful business council, formed by President Trump, had to disband because of the impact of his incendiary…
  10. Tax reform was hard for Reagan to do in 1986. It might be even harder for Trump to do now

    08.17 / 00:04 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Congress agreed on a tax reform package 31 years ago…
  11. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: It should be obvious that neo-Nazis are wrong

    08.16 / 23:01 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    "It's a disgrace that we still need to say that neo-Nazis and white supremacists are wrong — as if this is somehow not obvious," Zuckerberg w…
  12. Marcus Lemonis: If you’re OK with what Trump said, don’t shop at my business

    08.16 / 20:47 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Marcus Lemonis had some choice words about those who may support Trump's response to the violent white supremacist rally in…
  13. View from the White House is a lonely one as business community abandons Trump

    08.16 / 19:42 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Trump's base is not large enough to frighten business leaders. And their reaction is a measure of the emergency Trump…
  14. Republicans back away from Trump after his fiery defense of Virginia rally

    08.16 / 17:30 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Top GOP lawmakers either called out Trump outright or condemned racism following his latest remarks about the…
  15. Trump abruptly ends manufacturing council after CEOs disband strategy and policy forum

    08.16 / 17:30 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he would end the two advisory forums as corporate backlash…
  16. Top CEOs jump from Trump, disband strategic council of corporate giants

    08.16 / 17:30 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    The business backlash to the president follows his tepid response to violence at a white nationalist rally over the…
  17. While Trump was distracted, North Korea calmed down. That’s not a coincidence.

    08.16 / 15:25 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    While Trump was responding to Charlottesville, North Korea walked back a nuclear threat on Guam, Vox…
  18. Mitch McConnell just escaped humiliation in Alabama — for now

    08.16 / 15:25 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell narrowly escaped humiliation at the hands of Alabama’s voters, Vox r…
  19. Baltimore removes Confederate statues in overnight operation

    08.16 / 15:25 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    Statues dedicated to Confederate heroes were removed across Baltimore in the small hours of Wednesday morning, The New York Times…
  20. Larry Summers: CEOs who stay on Trump councils are on the wrong side of history

    08.16 / 15:25 cnbc.com CNBC - Politics
    The former Clinton Treasury secretary says he's surprised no officials of Trump's administration have…