I was watching President Trump during a press availability after he met with GOP leaders on the health care bill, when he said this: “Fake news—I watch, I say that’s not the bill we’re passing… “ObamaCare is dead.
Rep. Mark Meadows and Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, among congressional Republicans skeptical about the GOP’s ObamaCare replacement plan, met this weekend with key figures in President Trump’s effort to pass and sign the legislation.
President Trump claimed Friday that House conservatives previously opposed to ObamaCare replacement legislation moving through the chamber are now on board after “changes” were made – an assertion that could be put to the test as early as next week.
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the presidential election, according to documents released Thursday by a Democratic congressman.
President Trump stepped up his administration’s push Monday for an ObamaCare repeal bill, meeting at the White House with “victims” of the original law and vowing that Republicans’ proposal will drive insurance costs “down, down, down.”
President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency secret new authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, U.S. officials said, changing the Obama administration’s policy of limiting the spy agency’s paramilitary role and reopening a turf war between the agency and the Pentagon.
Trump administration officials and other key Washington Republicans on Sunday downplayed the impact of the upcoming Congressional Budget Office report on the GOP’s ObamaCare replacement plan, suggesting the nonpartisan group has miscalculated before on such complex legislation.
President Donald Trump sends Congress a proposed budget this week that will sharply test Republicans’ ability to keep long-standing promises to bolster the military, making politically painful cuts to a lengthy list of popular domestic programs.
The White House is trying this weekend to rally support for a ObamaCare replacement plan — with Vice President Pence in Kentucky and President Trump using the bully pulpit and old-reliable Twitter.
Always the policy bridesmaid, tax reform once again is taking a back seat as Congress debates ObamaCare repeal legislation.