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President Donald Trump indicated Friday that his praise for Australia's publicly funded universal health-care system was no endorsement of pursuing a similar setup in the U.S. but rather a rumination on what he sees as the sad state of the Affordable Care Act.
With the new administration comes a new cable-news pick at the Food and Drug Administration: Officials switched television monitors at the agency’s main campus to Fox News from CNN, before later changing some of them back.
White House chief usher Angella Reid is out of her job managing the president's executive residence, the White House confirmed Friday.
Stephen Colbert admitted he may have crossed the line of taste in his bleeped-out crude criticism this week of President Donald Trump. Did the late-night comedian cross the legal line as well, by breaking federal rules against broadcast television "obscenity"?
Not 24 hours after House Republicans passed their bill to replace most of the Affordable Care Act, the peril they face in the 2018 elections is coming into clear view.
What’s at Stake Under New GOP Health-Care Bill 14 Players to Watch in Senate Health-Care Overhaul Seib: The Balance Sheet for Republicans After Big Health Vote U.S. Hiring Expected to Pick Up After Slow Winter U.S. Jet Fighters Flex Muscle Amid Russia Tensions Seib Video: What the GOP Health Bill’s Passage Means Good morning. THE […]
President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order is probably most noteworthy for what it doesn’t do, so we’ll start there. In February, The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets reported that a draft executive order on religious freedom, sweeping in scope, was circulating in the administration. It would have forced the federal government to “accommodate” […]
As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kicks off a restructuring effort, he has enlisted a consulting firm to ask thousands of State Department employees to help craft "word clouds," rank their proudest accomplishments and suggest things the department should stop doing.
A group of the largest U.S. companies heads into the debate over corporate tax policy aware that they will have to give up some tax breaks to get the lower rate they want, said Josh Bolten, president of the Business Roundtable.
The cost of air travel for President Donald Trump’s trips to his Palm Beach, Fla., resort on two weekends earlier this year was a combined $1.3 million, according to Department of the Air Force records obtained by the conservative group Judicial Watch.
Here are the 13 Obama-era rules that have been nixed by Republicans under the Congressional Review Act so far.
House GOP Leaders Say They Have Votes for Health-Care Bill Trump to Ease Restrictions on Religious Groups House Passes Spending Bill That Excludes Some Trump Priorities Comey Defends Handling of Clinton Email Investigation Seib Video: Why the 2016 Election Won’t Go Away Good morning. GOP SETS HOUSE VOTE ON HEALTH BILL: House Republican leaders said […]
A top Democrat has nixed a plan to invite former Obama administration national security adviser Susan Rice to testify in front of a Senate panel next week on the topic of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election.
James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, and defended his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe and discussed the threat from Russian efforts to impact U.S. elections. Here are some highlights.
The “yes’’ votes on the GOP health bill are coming largely from lawmakers whose states have the largest shares of people likely to be affected by changes to coverage for pre-existing conditions.
GOP Health-Bill Woes Signal Centrists’ Rise Trump Raises His Allies’ Stress Levels Trump, Putin Discuss Crisis in Syria Clinton Blames Self, as Well as Comey, Russia for Loss Seib Video: Where Does Health-Care Reform Stand? Good morning. GOP HEALTH-BILL WOES SIGNAL CENTRISTS’ RISE: The latest Republican effort to reshape the nation’s health-care system is teetering […]
A number of prominent Democrats are seizing on talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel's story of his son’s heart condition to argue against a House Republican plan to overturn portions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dismissed President Donald Trump's suggestion to eliminate the 60-vote threshold to pass legislation, saying bluntly "that will not happen."
Vice President Mike Pence will release his tax returns after a mandatory IRS audit, his office said.
A nationally watched special House election in Georgia is a dead heat, according to a new poll that finds Democrat Jon Ossoff edging out Republican Karen Handel by 48% -47%.