Undocumented migrants wait for asylum hearings outside the US port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico: President Donald Trump ridiculed border security, falsely blaming Democrats for separating families and dismissing proposals to hire thousands of new immigration judges. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker

US president Donald Trump was due on Capitol Hill for a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday evening, amid continuing public outrage at the US po(...)

US president Donald Trump: his economic policies are all about empowering ethically challenged businesses to cheat and exploit the little guy. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty

People keep saying that Donald Trump is a populist. I do not think that word means what they think it means. Okay, it’s true that the so-called presi(...)

The Fed said it still expects it will need only gradual rate increases. Photograph: AFP

Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s (...)

Although job growth has accelerated and the unemployment rate has dropped to seven-year lows, that has not been accompanied by strong wage growth

US employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find skilled workers, according to a survey published on Monday, suggesting upward pressure on w(...)