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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.
An Iowa congressman walked out of a television interview on Monday, declining to explain why his staff is prescreening constituents who plan to attend his town hall meetings this week.
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.
WASHINGTON - Republicans led by Vice President Mike Pence pushed to revive a moribund health-care bill on Tuesday, meeting late into the night with key lawmakers eager to build new GOP consensus to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.”
WASHINGTON – Shortly after Republican leaders pulled the vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan lamente…
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.