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Tillerson, Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad in Syria

Haley said that the U.S. believes Assad must go, while Tillerson suggested his fate would be decided by the Syrian people.

Pelosi: Bring the House back in session to debate Syria

The House left Washington on Thursday for a two-week Easter recess; the Senate is expected to recess later Friday.

GOP House leaders say health bill tweak shows progress, but larger divisions remain

The revision came after Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy met with Mike Pence, officials said.

At Trump’s request, House may tweak health care bill before leaving for recess

There are tentative plans to add an amendment providing for “high-risk pools” — a mechanism to subsidize insurance coverage for the seriously ill — to the health-care bill at a House Rules Committee meeting Thursday.

Conservatives outside Congress say latest health-care revision push has foundered

The remarks from the head of Heritage Action for America reflect a new push to blame moderates, rather than hard-liners, for the failure of the American Health Care Act last month.

With help from Pence, House Republicans suddenly rekindle health-care talks

Freedom Caucus, days after being lambasted by Trump, says it is eagerly awaiting a formal proposal that could allow insurers to charge the sick more.

Trump: ‘We must fight’ hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections

There are about 32 members of the Freedom Caucus, most of them elected or reelected comfortably in solidly Republican districts.

Trump administration still plans to undo parts of the ACA, Tom Price testifies

The HHS secretary testified about how officials could scale back on key mandates of the health-care law.

GOP lawmaker: Senate should take lead on Congress’s Russia investigation

The remark from Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) comes after progress on the House Intelligence Committee all but ground to a halt this week amid partisan fighting.

House GOP has high hopes, but not high likelihood, of reviving health-care bill

Speaker Paul Ryan said some in the “no” camp “expressed a willingness to work on getting to yes.”

Paul Ryan: House Republicans will continue their push for health-care reform this year

The House speaker said a new plan was being developed in time to brief donors at a retreat scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Florida.

Who is to blame for the failure of the health-care overhaul? The finger-pointing begins.

Some Republicans blamed Ryan. Some blamed Trump. Some blamed the Freedom Caucus. They all have their work cut out to show the nation they can get things done.

House leaders prepare to vote Friday on health-care reform

The push comes after President Trump delivered an ultimatum: Vote for the bill, or reject it and move on.

GOP health-care plan hangs in balance as House leaders push for Thursday floor vote

Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan signaled an 11th-hour willingness to rework the measure to mollify the House Freedom Caucus.

What the Freedom Caucus wants in the GOP health bill, and why they aren’t getting it

The Republican health-care bill stands in a legislative Catch-22, held hostage to demands that GOP leaders wish that they could grant but insist that they cannot.

House Republican health-care plan set to face key hurdle before floor vote

Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have put their weight behind the American Health Care Act.

Trump to GOP critics of health care bill: ‘I’m gonna come after you’

The president met with House Republicans behind closed doors to sell the revised health-care bill as it races toward an expected vote on the floor by the end of the week.

Trump to visit Capitol Tuesday, urge House Republicans to vote for health bill

Trump’s visit comes as House GOP leaders put the finishing touches on the American Health Care Act.

House health-care bill will change to offer more help to seniors, Ryan says

Meanwhile, Cruz said White House officials are negotiating even more dramatic revisions in hopes of winning over hard-liners.

No new evidence to support Trump’s wiretap claims, House intelligence chairman says

Rep. Devin Nunes spoke a day before his panel holds its first public hearing on alleged Russian attempts to interfere in last year’s election.

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