Time is ticking before a crucial House vote on the bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are trying to close the deal, pushing for votes and privately telling members their jobs are…
By Associated Press
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan.
By PBS NewsHour
Unveiled today, President Trump's first federal budget embodies stark changes in federal spending priorities. The more-than $1.1 trillion proposal would cut funding to the EPA and the State Department by almost a third, while boosting spending for the Pentagon, Department…
In our news wrap Thursday, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they've seen no indications to prove President Trump's claim that he was wiretapped by former President Obama. Also, the House Budget Committee narrowly approved the Republicans’ replacement bill…
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
Sens. Richard Burr and Mark Warner said Thursday they saw no evidence that Trump Tower was under surveillance by the government before or after Election Day 2016.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The vote was 19-17, with Democrats unanimously voting no. Had one more Republican joined them, the measure would have failed in what would have been a damaging, embarrassing — but not fatal — blow to the measure, despite its backing…
By Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Dealing with skepticism from conservatives and moderates alike, the White House is considering changes to the bill that might reassure conservatives, all in an effort to muscle through the GOP-backed health care plan in the House next week.
By PBS NewsHour
How important is it to get to the bottom of President Trump’s allegation that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower? Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Democratic strategist Karine Jean-Pierre join Judy Woodruff to discuss the state of investigations…
By Laura Santhanam
The plan would cut federal spending by more than $337 billion between 2017 and 2026, according to budget office analysis.
While two House committees worked through the night to pass the GOP health care bill in party line votes, party leaders aimed for the big picture. Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi decried the lack of analysis yet by the CBO, and…
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