CNBC - Politics Trump orders review to strengthen US defense industry 2017-07-21T22:38:00.000000000+00:00 Trump signed an executive order initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it. Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary after objecting to Scaramucci hire 2017-07-21T18:53:00.000000000+00:00 Press secretary Sean Spicer resigned after opposing Trump's appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. Scaramucci tapped for White House job before hedge fund sale is final 2017-07-21T18:39:00.000000000+00:00 The founder of SkyBridge is set to take over as communications director following months of speculation and false starts. How Trump’s new communications director Anthony Scaramucci made his millions 2017-07-21T17:40:00.000000000+00:00 Before being called to the political sphere, he was a hedge fund financier and entrepreneur two times over. Doctors' group tells Senate to fix, not repeal 'Obamacare' 2017-07-21T17:37:00.000000000+00:00 The AMA told senators its better to fix Obamacare, not repeal it. Trump wants Scaramucci to be White House communications chief, but top staff pushes back 2017-07-21T15:36:00.000000000+00:00 Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon are pushing back against Scaramucci as White House communications chief, NBC reports. After Otto Warmbier's death, US to ban travel to North Korea: US official 2017-07-21T15:19:00.000000000+00:00 The U.S. government will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea. Why Washington and Republicans need John McCain 2017-07-21T14:45:00.000000000+00:00 McCain's vaunted status in the Senate means that everything he says counts, Newsweek reports. Big battle ahead as California considers restricting farm pesticide Trump's EPA supports 2017-07-21T14:43:00.000000000+00:00 A widely used farm pesticide that the Trump administration refused to ban could get restricted in California. US general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse' 2017-07-21T14:08:00.000000000+00:00 U.S. allies worry Russia's war games in September could be aimed at leaving behind military equipment in Belarus.