Following the failure of President Donald Trump and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to usher in a long-promised bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, questions remain over how the defeat will influence the new president's agenda. NewsHour Weekend Special…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.
By Erica R. Hendry
In the course of 24 hours, the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act went from poised for approval to on hold, back to the House floor, and then, totally dead.
It was a hectic day on Capitol Hill as top Republicans tried win enough votes to pass an Obamacare replacement. But House Speaker Paul Ryan, along with President Trump, decided to pull the repeal when it was clear it would…
Former President Barack Obama’s health care law will remain in effect “for the foreseeable future,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis) said Friday after pulling a vote on the House Republican’s health care bill, acknowledging a stinging defeat for a party…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he would be willing to reopen negotiations for a health care bill with Democrats if the Affordable Care Act fails.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at a press conference on Friday, amid uncertainty on Capitol Hill over the House vote on the Republican health care bill, that "the president and his team have committed everything they can to…
By Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press
In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly.
By Lisa Desjardins
This makes for the extraordinary situation where House leaders have scheduled one of the most significant votes in years without knowing if it has the support to pass.
By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for…
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