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'His credibility is taking a direct hit': CNN political analyst tears into Trump over GOP healthcare bill

Political analyist David Gergen called President Donald Trump’s reaction to the Republican health care bill's failure, "delusional" on Friday. Gergen compared Trump to House Speaker Paul Ryan in his remarks, saying "I thought Paul Ryan...Show More Summary

A trio of key Trump associates have taken a big step forward in the Russia investigation

Trump associates Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, and Carter Page all sent letters to the House Intelligence Committee on Friday volunteering to be interviewed as part of the committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016...Show More Summary

'You don't haul somebody overseas': Ex CIA director says Michael Flynn may have gone too far in a meeting with Turkish officials

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed removing a controversial Muslim cleric from US soil in a meeting with Turkish government ministers in September, former CIA Director James Woolsey told...Show More Summary

HILLARY CLINTON: 'Today was a victory for all Americans'

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released a statement in the wake of the American Health Care Act failing on Friday, calling the Republican defeat a "victory for all Americans." "Today was a victory for the 24,000,000...Show More Summary

Trump's childhood home in New York City just sold for $2.1 million — take a look inside

A brief connection with Donald Trump will provide a happy return for the owner of an unassuming property in Queens, New York. The two-story, Tudor-style home where Trump once lived as a child hit the auction block January 17, and weShow More Summary

TRUMP: 'The best thing we can do is let Obamacare explode'

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats on Friday for the failure of the Republican bill to replace to Affordable Care Act and said "the best thing we can do is let Obamacare explode." Speaking from the Oval Office after he told House...Show More Summary

One of New York's most prestigious power-lunch spots reportedly just filed for bankruptcy — here's what it's like to eat there

One of New York's most storied power-lunching spots could be on its way out. Tucked inside the Bloomberg Tower at 58th Street and Lexington Avenue, Le Cirque is one of New York City's most famous restaurants. The restaurant, established...Show More Summary

Obama spokesman tweets out photo of jubilant former president as GOP Obamacare replacement fails

Former President Barack Obama's spokesman, Kevin Lewis, tweeted a photo on Friday of Obama striking what looks like a boxing pose in the White House on the day the Affordable Care Act passed Congress seven years ago. Lewis posted the...Show More Summary

Democrats gloat after 'Trumpcare' fails: 'So much for "The Art of the Deal"'

Democrats took a victory lap Friday after President Donald Trump requested that House Speaker Paul Ryan pull the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, effectively ending the party's quest to replace what is known as "Obamacare." The GOP-backed bill, the American Health Care Act, did not have enough Republican votes to pass the House. Show More Summary

Wall Street's pivoting toward a bullish pitch on Trumpcare's collapse — but it's totally missing the point

Like most in people in sales, Wall Streeters make a living out of putting a positive spin on things. So, maybe it was to be expected that — after they touted Donald Trump's healthcare plan as make-or-break for the new president — analysts...Show More Summary

Is it ACHA or AHCA? A linguist explains why so many people are abbreviating the healthcare bill wrong

As Congress geared up for a vote on the American Health Care Act on Friday before the bill was pulled, one thing was for certain: folks were having a difficult time abbreviating its title. All over social media, journalists, pundits,...Show More Summary

The Republican healthcare plan just failed because Trump is bad at making deals

I wrote on Wednesday that Republicans forced themselves into a corner with seven years of lying and overpromising about healthcare. The fact that nothing they do now will live up to the promises they made before is a big political problem. That's...Show More Summary

'This bill is a shame and a disgrace': Watch John Lewis' fiery speech opposing the GOP health care bill

Representative John Lewis took the podium to deliver a fiery speech urging his colleagues to vote 'no' on the AHCA. The House floor is currently hearing a debate before the critical vote. Join the conversation about this story »

Eric Trump says he'll share Trump Organization financial reports with his father

Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's youngest son, said he would keep the president in the loop about the Trump Organization's profits, only minutes after denying he would do so. "There is kind of a clear separation of church and state...Show More Summary

'Open warfare on House Intel?': Democrats and Republicans battle it out over Trump investigations

In just over a week, the chasm between the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee seems to have grown. Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat, held dueling press conferences on...Show More Summary

'TRUMPCARE' JUDGMENT DAY: The GOP's Obamacare replacement is in danger

The House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act on Friday after an ultimatum to GOP lawmakers from President Donald Trump. The House will go through four hours of debate on the bill. The final vote is expected soon after 4 p.m. Show More Summary

Pro-Trump faction of conservative media ready to lay the blame on Paul Ryan for healthcare failure

Conservative media outlets supportive of President Donald Trump are on the attack, already blaming House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican lawmakers for a possible failure of the American Healthcare Act, which is up for a vote in...Show More Summary

'All of us are essentially in the dark': Adam Schiff slams House Intel chair for canceling public Russia hearings

The House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat said Friday that it would be "a serious mistake" not to hold public committee hearings related to the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Rep. Adam Schiff, a Democrat, told reporters that the committee's chairman, Rep. Show More Summary

People on Twitter are mocking Trump for pretending to drive a big rig truck

President Trump met with truckers and trucking CEOs at the White House, and at one point, he sat behind the wheel of a big rig for a photo shoot that will live forever on the internet as a meme. Here are some of the best reactions to the moment, including references to "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "The Dukes of Hazzard." Join the conversation about this story »

Benny Johnson demoted from role as chief content officer at Independent Journal Review

Benny Johnson has been demoted from his role as chief content at the Independent Journal Review after an internal review concluded he violated several company standards, a person familiar with the matter told Business Insider on Friday. The...Show More Summary

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