The Senate's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act dominated most of the conversation on the Hill this week. But it was also another themed week at the White House, an infamous political scandal had a big birthday and the president was back on the campaign trail.
The special counsel overseeing the Justice Department's Russia investigation met with the leaders of the House Russia probe Tuesday evening, as the two sets of investigators figure out how to co-exist.
President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at a senior Justice Department official, in a tweet that seemed to encapsulate his frustration with the ongoing focus on Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election.
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord is the latest example of his raw political instincts pulling him away from the center, in spite of a chorus of moderates in the business community and in the administration urging him to stick with the agreement.