The South Carolina Republican is unfazed by the Inspector General's probe into the Hurricane Dorian forecast debacle around President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
As President Donald Trump claimed Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama, the National Weather Service tweeted to correct the rumors.
The Trump administration's Secretary of Commerce threatened top employees at the NOAA after the agency contradicted the president in a tweet about Hurricane Dorian's prospective path.
"The president has made it clear that he is watching very carefully what's happening," Ross said. "He talked about the possibility of troop build-up and it's not that we are not watching it, it's a question of what role is there for the U.S. in that matter. This is an internal matter."
The short answer is: not a whole lot — at least in the near future.
The commerce secretary wonders why federal workers going without pay don't just take out a loan.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said there's a need for creating "structural reforms" and "penalties" in order to restore standard trade with China.
If Hurricane Florence damages reach the top of current estimates, it would be the costliest storm to ever hit the U.S.
Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor who advised the president on regulatory reform, sold millions in steel-related stocks days before President Donald Trump announced he would impose steep tariffs on foreign steel.
"I just bought this can today at a 7-Eleven, and it's priced at $1.99," he said while holding the can of soup. So if the price goes up a bit, "who in the world is going to be too bothered?"
President Donald Trump will take an overnight flight Wednesday to attend the World Economic Forum, but members of his Cabinet are already at the conference and promoting the president's America First policy.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may have fallen out of favor with the president.
Ross still retains interest in Navigator Holdings, which has received millions of dollars every year in earnings due to coastal shipping services provided to Venezuela's state-oil giant.
"The major issue of our time is the...handful of billionaires [who] own and control a significant part of the global economy," he said.
Any other U.S. official would have their security clearance revoked and could face criminal charges.
Cutting IRS funding will increase the deficit and let more rich people dodge tax.
After rigging the U.S. election, he would have done better to keep his funding of Le Pen secret.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman has made it clear his allegiances are with Trump, not Congress.
Trump and associates' murky financial dealings deserve greater scrutiny.
If he had something good, Flynn would approach prosecutors quietly and reach a deal.
During his election campaign, Trump threatened to pull out of NAFTA, which he views as damaging to U.S. workers, unless it was renegotiated to his liking.
The U.S. Senate voted 72-27 to confirm the 79-year-old corporate turnaround expert's nomination, with strong support from Democrats.