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Final details of budget deal emerging

President Donald Trump and bipartisan congressional leaders clinched a sweeping two-year budget agreement that would produce hundreds of billions in new spending and take the threat of a fiscal crisis off of Washington's plate for more than two years.

Mnuchin: Treasury can't comply with deadline for Trump tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin informed Congress early Wednesday evening that his department would be unable to comply with House Democrats' deadline for President Donald Trump's tax returns, inserting himself into what is sure to be a pitched battle for the closely held documents.

Waters to Mnuchin: 'If you wish to leave, you may leave'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ended a long day of testimony before House lawmakers in a verbal sparring match with California Rep. Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, over his insistence on leaving for a previously scheduled appointment.

Pressure grows on Saudis over missing journalist

President Donald Trump vowed in a "60 Minutes" interview that the United States would get to the bottom of what happened to a missing Saudi journalist and that there would be "severe punishment" if he were found to have been killed.

White House rejects Turkey's offer for pastor's release: report

The White House has rejected a Turkish offer to release an American pastor in exchange for forgiveness of billions of dollars in US fines on a Turkish bank, expressing that other matters would be considered only after Andrew Brunson is released, a senior administration official told The Wall Street Journal.

Steven Mnuchin is the British pound's new best friend

U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond defused an awkward moment at the World Economic Forum on Thursday with a joke, publicly thanking his American counterpart for comments that sent the pound to its highest level against the U.S. dollar since June 2016.