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From Repeal to Neglect?

David Nather: “Trumpcare may be dead, but that doesn’t mean Obamacare is safe. The next thing to watch is whether the law actually does fall apart, not because of the design flaws, but because the Trump administration has no incentive [...]

How Many Roles Does Jared Kushner Have?

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Democrats In No Mood to Help Trump

New York Times: “And while his electoral success in states represented by Democrats in Congress had been thought to put such lawmakers in a vise between their party and their president, Mr. Trump demonstrated no ability to pick off centrist [...]

Kushner Will Lead SWAT Team to Fix Government

Washington Post: “The White House Office of American Innovation, to be led by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will operate as its own nimble power center within the West Wing and will report directly to Trump. Viewed [...]

GOP Unity Elusive With Obama Gone

New York Times: “For eight years, those divisions were often masked by Republicans’ shared antipathy toward President Barack Obama. Now, as the party struggles to adjust to the post-Obama political order, it is facing a nagging question: How do you [...]

Senate Committee Wants to Question Kushner

“Senate investigators plan to question Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a close adviser, as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials or others linked to the Kremlin,” the New York Times reports. “The [...]

Republicans Set Sights on Major Tax Cuts

New York Times: “Mr. Trump’s inability to make good on his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act has made the already daunting challenge of tax reform even more difficult. Not only has Mr. Trump’s aura of political invincibility been [...]

Meadows Hailed as a Hero Back Home

“House insurgent Mark Meadows embarrassed the White House and forced his fellow Republicans to turn tail on a seven-year pledge to tear down Obamacare,” Politico reports. “His constituents are throwing him a party.” “In these small rural towns that double [...]

Who Gets the Money from Ivanka’s New Book?

Coming soon: Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success by Ivanka Trump. Bloomberg: “Given that her father is now president, Trump has pledged to donate all of the proceeds to charity. But with pre-publication orders coming in, she has [...]

Bannon Wanted Sessions to Run for President

New York Times: “One evening in January 2013, two guests showed up for dinner at the Capitol Hill townhouse that Bannon liked to call the Breitbart Embassy. One was the man Bannon would later describe to me as his ‘mentor’ [...]

Poe Quits House Freedom Caucus

Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) announced he has resigned from the conservative House Freedom Caucus over its opposition to the Republican health care plan, CNN reports. Said Poe: “In order to deliver on the conservative agenda we have promised the American [...]

The Freedom Caucus Is About to Battle Trump Again

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The Blame Game Consumes the White House

“With President Trump’s sweeping agenda hitting the rocks as he edges toward the 100-day mark, top aides, political allies and donors are embroiled in a furious round of finger-pointing over who is at fault,” Politico reports. “The recriminations extend far [...]

Kasich Says He Won’t Run Again

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) told CNN that despite keeping up a high profile since his failed 2016 presidential bid, he has no intention of running for office again. “The two-term Republican governor has continued to do national interviews, has [...]

Why Tax Reform May Already Be Dead

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Freedom Caucus Is Acting Like a Separate Party

FiveThirtyEight: “The problem for Trump and Ryan now is that there is no way to placate the Freedom Caucus without upsetting more moderate Republican House members. The moderates may be more willing to compromise than the Freedom Caucus, but not [...]

How the Freedom Caucus Held Firm

Politico: “In a conference room in the Rayburn House Office Building, the group met that evening and made a secret pact. No member would commit his vote before consulting with the entire group — not even if Trump himself called [......

White House Aides Now Fear Government Shutdown

Mike Allen: “Amid high-stakes postmortems that include conversations with President Trump about White House staffing and operations, aides are rewriting their plans for the next legislative fight — with a weakened president and speaker, emboldened House hardliners, and a party [...]

Kennedy Leans Towards Bid for Connecticut Governor

Connecticut state Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. (D) is said by multiple sources to be strongly leaning toward a run for Connecticut governor in 2018, the Connecticut Post reports. “A person close to Kennedy put the chances at ’90 percent’ that [...]

Tax Reform Is Already In Trouble

Stan Collender: “Many of the very same pressures that stopped the GOP’s American Health Care Act dead in its tracks will be present again with tax reform. As a result, unlike what many analysts were saying just a few days [...]

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