U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said he “probably” won’t support legislation to let states require out-of-state Internet retailers to collect sales taxes, saying it would be too cumbersome to implement.
The Pentagon may have recovered more than a third of the $757 million in overpayments it says went to Supreme Foodservice, a contractor in Afghanistan, yet several U.S. lawmakers say that’s too little, too late.
President Barack Obama told House Democrats this week that it’s better to make changes to entitlement programs when a Democrat is in office rather than risk doing so under a Republican chief executive, according to two lawmakers who attended.
The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. employee who criticized the company’s culture in a newspaper column is a wise person “who told it like it is,” according to U.S. Representative Peter Welch, a Vermont Democrat.
U.S. Representative Peter Welch, a Vermont Democrat, talks about his request to release oil from the strategic reserves last month. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)
American International Group Inc. said it has a duty to weigh joining a suit by former Chief Executive Officer Maurice “Hank” Greenberg that claims the insurer’s 2008 U.S. bailout was unconstitutional.