President Trump expressed optimism Sunday about GOP congressional leaders being close to overhauling the “dead carcass” of ObamaCare but acknowledged more deal-making is needed to get enough votes, while Republican senators appeared to put their chamber’s legislation in further doubt.
The pro-Trump super PAC that vowed an ad campaign against Nevada GOP Sen. Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the Republican Senate’s ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media.
The Senate Republican’s ObamaCare overhaul bill would roll back the 2010 health care law’s taxes, reduce Medicaid expansion and give states more leeway on opting out of its regulations, according to draft legislation obtained Wednesday by The Washington Post.
Jeff Sessions came out swinging.
Several Republican senators have indicated that they would be willing to support a health care bill that funds Planned Parenthood or some abortion services, Fox News has learned.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday parodied President Trump’s compliment-heavy Cabinet meeting where high-level government officials lined up to shower the president with praise.
Senate Democrats are looking to intensify the Russia-related investigations on Capitol Hill despite a call from Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel to abandon the “collusion” track for lack of evidence – with plans to grill Attorney General Jeff Sessions and even a bid to get President Trump under oath.
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch should testify before the Senate, top Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, in the wake of fired FBI Director James Comey calling into question her handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.
The GOP-controlled Congress returns Monday in what members and top staffers say will be one of the busiest Junes in years, as Republicans try to pass ObamaCare reform or another top item in President Trump’s legislative agenda.
Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery and a spokesman says the Republican hopes to be back on the job soon.