The Trump administration is considering suspending China flights

U.S. consumer confidence increased by more than expected to a five-month high in January on brighter views of labor-market conditions, adding to signs that Americans are poised to keep supporting a record-long expansion. The Conference Board’s index climbed to 131.6 from an upwardly revised December reading of 128.2, according to data released Tuesday that topped all estimates of economists in a Bloomberg survey calling for a rise to 128. (Bloomberg)

White House officials have told U.S. airlines the Trump administration is considering suspending China flights amid an escalating death toll from the new coronavirus, but it has not decided to take that step. The restrictions could affect flights into and out of China, as well as airports across the United States, the officials said. (CNBC)

President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Tuesday completed their oral arguments in the Senate impeachment trial, bringing to a quick end a defense that attempted to discredit the evidence gathered by HouseDemocrats in their initial probe. (CNBC)

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