The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reversed course on payday lending since industry ally Mick Mulvaney became acting director in November.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can't get the U.S. to extradite exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen for his alleged role in a failed 2016 coup. So the U.S. lobbyists in Turkey are trying to persuade the states that Gulen's charter schools are defrauding American taxpayers.
The first episode of Netflix's "Dirty Money" takes a deep dive into the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.
The Democrats’ bill comes weeks after the Department of Labor issued waivers to convicted banks, including one that owns at least $130 million of debt from President Trump, allowing them to manage funds in federally regulated retirement systems.
Lawmakers were scrambling on Thursday to avoid a government shutdown. The previous one cost taxpayers billions.
The industry funneled money to the president and top GOP lawmakers, then Trump officials moved to undo new regulations.
Kris Kobach was considered the GOP front runner for this year's gubernatorial race in Kansas. However, the newest campaign disclosures show he's raised significantly less money than his Republican rival.
According to a new study, donations from anonymous sources in the last days of the campaign were a key factor in Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton.
The lawsuit charges that the Federal Election Commission is failing to enforce federal law — which allowed a private prison company to shape a Trump administration policy it benefited from.
Trump Administration Waives Punishment For Convicted Banks, Including Deutsche — Which Trump Owes Millions
President Donald Trump owes millions to Deutsche Bank, which was one of five convicted banks that just saw its punishment waived by the Labor Department.
Gifts From Foreign Governments To US Intelligence Director Include Rugs, Daggers And Dragon Sculptures
Over the years, foreign governments have given a variety of odd gifts to the director of national intelligence.
The author of the federal marijuana enforcement policy that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded last week told IBT the policy was written to help push Mexican cartels out of the domestic marijuana market.
The bank is aiming to prevent a vote on an initiative to require executives to detail their efforts to influence politicians
Multiple deputies and at least one civilian were shot after police responded to a domestic disturbance call outside of Denver.
Police found an arsenal of weapons and ammunition in the man's 28th-floor hotel room, according to local reports.
New data shows the final tax bill could deliver 10 times more tax relief to real estate moguls than did the Senate version of the bill.
Cornyn Pipeline Amendment Enriches GOP Lawmakers; Language Inserted As Cornyn’s Former Aide Lobbied On The Issue
Sen. John Cornyn’s pipeline provision benefits Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republicans. He inserted it into the tax bill as his former chief of staff lobbied on the issue.
The GOP tax bill includes a special real-estate tax cut — a provision that could personally enrich more than a dozen Republican senators who voted on the bill.
The GOP senator's chief of staff has been investing in real estate LLCs that could get new tax cuts under controversial last-minute provision.
Orrin Hatch argued that the tax break was already in the House version of the tax bill. Experts disagree.
In response to IBT’s investigation, the GOP senator is pressing his party for answers about the provision, which could enrich Corker and other GOP lawmakers. Corker also said the provision was in the House version of the bill, a claim experts disputed.
Senator Bob Corker Said He Hasn’t Read The Tax Bill, Denies Changing His Vote In Exchange For Personal Tax Breaks
In a series of telephone calls with IBT, GOP senator denies knowledge of a key provision that could enrich him.
President Donald Trump has made tens of millions of dollars of rental income that could be subjected to a special new tax break in the Republicans’ tax legislation released Friday.
The new tax break — slipped into the final bill — specifically benefits people who own large real estate holdings through LLCs and partnerships, experts said.
Critics of the Republican tax bill charge that the legislation was crafted by lobbyists. But what does that really mean? A lobbying expert breaks down the lobbying sector and its influence.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and 12 other Republicans are crafting tax provisions that could end up making them big money.
GOP’s middle-of-the-night tax break for oil and gas investors would benefit some of the Republican Party’s wealthiest legislators
Following an IBT report on payday lenders' campaign donations to Mick Mulvaney, two Democratic senators —and possible presidential candidates — called out the acting CFPB director's conflicts of interest.
Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts represents Koch Industries home state in Congress — and pushed to let the billionaire brothers write off their donations to secretive political groups.
A last-minute provision would give the GOP’s fossil-fuel donors a new tax break.