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  • By Kelsey Snell, Damian Paletta and Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's proposal to cut federal spending by more than $3.6 trillion over the next decade - including deep reductions for programs that help the poor - faced harsh criticism in Congress on Tuesday, where even many Republicans said the White House had gone too far.

  • By Sean Sullivan and David Weigel | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - Republican efforts to overhaul the nation's health-care system collided Tuesday with fierce resistance about how it would affect people with preexisting medical conditions, casting the proposal's future into deeper uncertainty as GOP leaders scrambled to try to salvage it.

  • By George Will

With a mellifluous name suggesting bucolic tranquility, Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican, is an unlikely object of the caterwaul…

  • By John Wagner | The Washington Post

President Donald Trump cast blame Sunday for the collapse of his effort to overhaul the health-care system on conservative interest groups and far-right Republican lawmakers, shifting culpability to his own party after initially faulting Democratic intransigence.

  • By Kery Murakami | CNHI Washington Reporter

WASHINGTON – Shortly after Republican leaders pulled the vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan lamented that “moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains and well, we’re feeling those pains today.”

  • By Mike DeBonis, Juliet Eilperin and David Weigel | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - The Republican health-care overhaul spearheaded by House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) and backed by President Donald Trump hung in the balance Wednesday, as the White House signaled at the 11th hour a willingness to rework the measure to mollify conservatives.