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The Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election has been accused of assaulting a reporter.
"What it does is it perpetuates a myth that we can go out there and balance a budget without touching entitlements,” said Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) at a House Budget Committee hearing. “It's not only a myth, it's frankly a lie."
The New Jersey Republican negotiated with the hard-right Freedom Caucus and struck a deal that ensured passage of the American Health Care Act.
A potential rival, Rep. Jim Jordan, said he will not challenge Gowdy for the chairmanship.
Fiscally conservative lawmakers, particularly in the House, found a lot to praise — setting up a potential clash between House and Senate Republicans.
The exiting Republican has requested documents and testimony concerning President Trump’s alleged interference in an FBI investigation.
A rare round of bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill — but a complex landscape of competing investigations lies ahead.
“You have to be very careful when you’re using humor,” said Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), excusing Kevin McCarthy’s suggestion that he’d been paid by Vladimir Putin. “Kevin didn’t mean any harm.”
A rising chorus of voices on Capitol Hill were calling Wednesday for investigations into President Trump’s sharing of classified information with Russia, his former national security adviser and his firing of FBI Director James Come...
The ‘I-word’ was being used before lawmakers found out that a special counsel had been appointed.
The GOP has shown few signs of discord, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wished the White House would produce “less drama.”
“The chaos” in the Trump administration “creates a worrisome environment,” said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).
Democrats need 24 seats to retake the House. They hope to take advantage of this year’s showing of grass-roots anger at President Trump to recruit candidates.
The “cost-sharing reduction” payments are meant to subsidize out-of-pocket expenses for low-income Americans who receive insurance through ACA marketplaces, and they are seen as a key factor in maintaining the stability of the market for individual insurance in many states.
Ryan (R-Wis.) taped a get-out-the-vote robo-call set to reach Republican voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, where the GOP is hoping to hold on to the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
The president reshuffled his agenda weeks after he seemed to abandon the health-care law.
It will come at a moment when U.S. tensions with Russia have been newly inflamed by President Trump’s decision to strike a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack carried out by the regime of Bashar al-Assad, a key Russian ally.
“Our message in this ad is: Come on board, keep the promise that you and our party made to finally repeal Obamacare,” the group’s president said.
Save My Care, backed by labor and progressive groups, is spending over $1 million on spots that highlight support for the GOP health care plan that now stands in limbo in the House.
“I think what we should do is ask Russia, ‘How could it be, if you have advisers at that airfield, that you didn’t know that the Syrian air force was preparing and executing a mass murder attack with chemical weapons?’” Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said.