A Blackberry With a Cracked Screen Led to Some Weird Moments in the Biden Impeachment Inquiry

The House of Representatives had plenty of fireworks Wednesday during the Oversight and Accountability Committee’s hearing into the impeachment of President Joe Biden. Tony Bobulinski, a former business partner of Hunter Biden, was one of the star witnesses of the hearing and so was his Blackberry. See How X-Men ’97 Faithful Riffs on the Classic … Read more

Ukraine’s success ‘matter of U.S. credibility’: Polish foreign minister

Ukraine sympathizers carry placards and fly a Ukrainian flag outside the U.S. Capitol building as the Senate works through the weekend on a $95.3 billion foreign aid bill with assistance for Ukraine and Israel on February 11, 2024 in Washington, DC.  Roberto Schmidt | Getty Images Ukraine succeeding against Russia in the war has become … Read more

U.S. consumer sentiment stays steady

Shoppers are seen at Whole Foods Market on October 14, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage | Afp | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you … Read more

Wall Street focus turns to the Fed

A trader works, as a screen displays a news conference by Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell following the Fed rate announcement, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 13, 2023. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings … Read more

Senate should move swiftly on TikTok bill

TikTok creators gather before a press conference to voice their opposition to the “Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act,” pending crackdown legislation on TikTok in the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 12, 2024. Craig Hudson | Reuters White House national security adviser John Kirby said Sunday that the … Read more

Former Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is putting together an investor group to buy TikTok

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is building an investor group to acquire ByteDance’s TikTok, as a bipartisan piece of legislation winding its way through Congress threatens its continued existence in the U.S. The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill that if signed into law would force ByteDance to either divest its flagship … Read more

Former Vice President Mike Pence will not endorse Trump in 2024

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Summit in Las Vegas on Oct. 28, 2023. Steve Marcus | Reuters WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that he would not endorse his former boss for president in the 2024 election. Pence revealed the decision … Read more

Macron doubles down on NATO deployment in Ukraine

A photo of a television screen shows French President Emmanuel Macron during a televised address to the nation, made from the Elysee Palace, after signing into law a pensions reform, in Paris, on April 17, 2023. Ludovic Marin | AFP | Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron has doubled down on the possibility of sending … Read more

Three Politicians Who Voted for the TikTok ‘Ban’ Have Active Accounts

The U.S. passed a bipartisan bill on Wednesday to force ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, to divest from the social media platform or face a complete ban in the country. The bill passed 352 to 65 and needs to be taken up by the Senate and signed by President Joe Biden to become law. But … Read more

Janet Yellen says Biden spurred electric vehicle investment boom

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the “Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council” on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2024. Amanda Andrade-rhoades | Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday lauded President Joe Biden’s investment in electric vehicles for accelerating the sector, … Read more