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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he supports President Donald Trump holding talks with Iran, but listed conditions for such discussions to move forward.

Pompeo just defeated Bolton in the war to be Trump’s top adviser on foreign policy

John Bolton's personality and hardline stances against US adversaries like Iran and the Taliban increasingly put him out of step with President Trump.

The US is seriously considering issuing ultra-long bonds of up to 100 years — but Wall Street might not have the appetite for them

One of the biggest risks of investing in ultra-long-term bonds is that demand can become very volatile as the economy fluctuates.

Bitcoin tumbles after US lawmakers take aim at Libra — ‘Facebook has burned down the house over and over’

Bitcoin plunged 16% after Sherrod Brown joined Donald Trump, Steven Mnuchin, Jerome Powell, and others in attacking Facebook's planned cryptocurrency.

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin warned that Facebook’s Libra could be a tool for terrorists, traffickers, and drug smugglers

Mnuchin has joined Donald Trump, Jerome Powell, and Maxine Waters in questioning the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin traders yawned.
President Donald Trump.

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other officials for shooting down a US drone last week.
Harriet Tubman.

A mock-up of the redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman leaked — after it was delayed by the Trump administration

The New York Times published a leaked a mock-up for the new $20 bill with Harriet Tubman Friday. The Trump administration delayed its release to 2028.

It looks like the US has abandoned any pretense that its war on Huawei is unrelated to the China trade talks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump would be willing to do 'certain things' on Huawei if China backed down in trade talks.
President Donald Trump.

Democrats have just subpoenaed for Trump’s tax returns after weeks of defiance

Democrats sent the subpoena to Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig.

Trump’s top trade negotiator confirms the China tariffs will increase on Friday, accuses Beijing of walking back on trade deal

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer confirmed that US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods would increase on Friday at 12:01 a.m. ET.
Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin officially refuses to give Trump’s tax returns to Democrats, setting up high-stakes showdown

Democrats now have several options before them, including a subpoena for the returns.