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The Trump-McConnell bond is being tested. So is the GOP agenda.

June 27, 2017
Robert Costa, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
That fragile peace between a taciturn insider and a brash newcomer has helped both men pursue Republican priorities, but it faces an uncertain future this week as a major rewrite of the nation’s health-care laws falters in the Senate.
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5 questions on the future of Trump's travel ban

June 27, 2017
Josh Gerstein | Politico
President Donald Trump’s travel ban gained legal traction at the Supreme Court Monday after months of setbacks from lower courts.
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The Senate just released a new draft of its health bill. Here’s what changed.

June 27, 2017
Sarah Kliff, Dylan Scott | Vox
The Senate health care bill will aim to penalize Americans who have breaks in insurance coverage, an updated draft released Monday shows.
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White House Says Syria May Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack, Warns Assad Will "Pay A Heavy Price"

June 27, 2017
Nancy Youssef, Claudia Koerner | Buzzfeed
Syria appears to be preparing a new chemical weapons attack against its citizens, the White House said Monday, warning that if the weapons are again used, the US will make the Syrian government "pay a heavy price."
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‘Give Me a Chance,’ Trump Associate-Turned-Housing-Official Says

June 27, 2017
Yamiche Alcindor | The New York Times
Lynne Patton shakes her head and sighs when she thinks about the New York Daily News front-page story that called her “The Wedding Scammer” and led many people across the country to ridicule her as the Trump family wedding planner turned federal housing official.
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Can Trump Destroy Obama’s Legacy?

June 24, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The president seems determined to define his time in office by demolishing what his predecessor did.
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White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

June 24, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Tom LoBianco, Dan Merica | CNN
The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday -- asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey -- stand as the President's official statement.
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Trump joins the effort to pass a health-care bill, but another GOP senator is opposed

June 24, 2017
Robert Costa, Sean Sullivan, Kelsey Snell | The Washington Post
President Trump and his allies are waging their most aggressive effort yet to help Senate GOP leaders pass an expansive health-care bill next week, but the endeavor encountered new resistance Friday when a fifth Republican senator said he does not support the bill as is.
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How does the closed-door health care debate compare to Obamacare debate?

June 23, 2017
Democrats complained about the Republicans' secretive process to repeal Obamacare.
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