Squawk Box

Hoyer on 2020: Joe Biden ‘a Very Viable Candidate’

Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) voiced his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020. Host Joe Kernen asked the Maryland congressman if Biden is a “viable candidate at this point,” to which

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Sen. Rick Scott on Trade Talks: China ‘Is Not Our Friend’

Amid ongoing trade talks between China and the United States, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) on Wednesday’s “Squawk Box” on CNBC reminded viewers that China is not a friend of the U.S. Scott called leaders of China’s government “bad actors” who

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Barney Frank: Green New Deal a ‘Loser’ for Democrats

Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk Box Tuesday, former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) called the Green New Deal a “loser” for 2020 Democrat presidential candidates, arguing that you “don’t destabilize a society by doing too much change at once.”

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Mulvaney: Trump Won’t Shut Down Government Before Midterms

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney in an appearance Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” said President Donald Trump was telling the truth when he claimed the government would stay open despite the lack of border wall funding in the

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Bill Gates Likens Trump ‘Upbeat Message’ to JFK

Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Microsoft founder Bill Gates revealed he had a phone conversation with President-elect Donald Trump in recent days. Part of that conversation, Gates said, dealt with Trump seeing areas where things could be improved. In that

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CNBC’s Kernan: Rubio Sounded Like ‘Baghdad Bob’ Last Night

Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the day after the Super Tuesday presidential contests, host Joe Kernan reacted to Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) speech in Miami, FL reacting to his performance. Kernan declared Rubio’s message to be a “weird alternate universe”

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Ben Carson: ‘Solving Poverty Takes Care of Inequality’

Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson discussed some of the elements of his economic plan with network co-host Larry Kudlow. Kudlow lamented the lack of economic discussion in the last debate and pointed out the lagging

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