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Ryan says Obamacare will 'remain the law of the land' after bill failure

(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a central campaign promise from Congress and the president -- the Wisconsin Republican pulled the measure from the floor, calling it "... Read More

Trump calls Democrats 'losers' after GOP health bill failure

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump spoke out Friday afternoon after Republicans pulled the Obamacare overhaul he had endorsed, criticizing Democratic opposition to the bill and passing off the responsibility for its failure.

"I've been say... Read More

How the GOP health care bill failed without a vote

(WASHINGTON) -- In the first big blow to the Trump administration’s legislative agenda, the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to garner enough support to bring it to a vote on the floor of the House Friday.

A... Read More

Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- House Republican leaders decided to pull their Obamacare replacement bill at the last minute at the request of President Donald Trump -- capping a rocky series of weeks since the controversial measure was introduced and an order from ... Read More

Trump appears to take a page from "The Art of the Deal" in health care negotiations

(WASHINGTON) -- As the House of Representatives prepares to vote Friday on the GOP’s alternative to Obamacare, a question hovering over negotiations on the bill is whether President Trump’s reputation as a dealmaker in business can transl... Read More

Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe

(WASHINGTON) -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., announced Friday that Paul Manafort, former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, has volunteered to testify in front of the committee.

Nunes told the... Read More

State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline

(WASHINGTON) — The White House announced Friday it has signed off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, authorizing the Canadian company behind the project to begin construction.

According to a press release from the Department of State, ... Read More

Budget director Mick Mulvaney on fate of GOP health care bill: 'I have a lot of confidence in the president'

(WASHINGTON) — After a last-ditch appeal to House Republicans, Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, said Friday morning that he's not sure if there will be enough votes in the House to pass the GOP health care bill.

"That'... Read More

Health bill vote set for Friday as Trump draws line in the sand

(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a central promise of GOP leadership, is set for a showdown Friday as President Donald Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that
the House of Representatives move forward.
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President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker

(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump, trucker in chief?

That's the role the president briefly assumed Thursday when he climbed into the driver’s seat of a Mack 18-wheeler parked on the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump, who wor... Read More

GOP health care plan would hit people in counties Trump won hardest

(WASHINGTON) -- Areas that voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election by the widest margins could see significantly larger cuts in health care subsidies than other Americans, according to a new
ABC News analysis of data provided by the Kaiser ... Read More

Intel chair Devin Nunes unsure if Trump associates were directly surveilled

(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, R-Calif., does not know "for sure" whether President Donald Trump or members of his transition team were even on the
phone calls or other communications now being ci... Read More

Why 'essential benefits' are sticking point in Obamacare overhaul

(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are scrambling on Capitol Hill to rewrite their health care bill ahead of an anticipated vote on the measure, which could come as early as Friday morning after it was
postponed on Thursday.

Some Conservati... Read More

Revised GOP health bill still leaves 24M more uninsured after decade, CBO says

(WASHINGTON) -- A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the GOP’s health care bill says that the revised version would have similar effects on health insurance coverage and
premiums, and a smaller effect on reducing the... Read More