GOP leaders canceled a planned Friday vote on their health insurance overhaul bill, dealing a major setback for Republicans looking to replace the Affordable Care Act and marking the first legislative failure for President Donald Trump.
GOP leaders canceled a planned Friday vote on their health insurance overhaul bill, dealing a major setback for Republicans looking to replace the Affordable Care Act and marking the first legislative failure for President Donald Trump.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Friday blasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) for postponing a public hearing with former Obama administration intelligence officials on Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Friday blasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) for postponing a public hearing with former Obama administration intelligence officials on Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
After years of promising to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, House GOP leaders postponed a key Thursday vote on their bill to replace the 2010 health care law amid doubts of whether the measure has enough Republican support.
After years of promising to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, House GOP leaders postponed a key Thursday vote on their bill to replace the 2010 health care law amid doubts of whether the measure has enough Republican support.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is facing a federal criminal investigation into whether he misused campaign contributions for personal use, according to a statement released Thursday by the House Ethics Committee.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is facing a federal criminal investigation into whether he misused campaign contributions for personal use, according to a statement released Thursday by the House Ethics Committee.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) told reporters Thursday that "it didn't look like today" would be the day for a vote on a Republican health care bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, adding that a vote could take place on Friday.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) told reporters Thursday that "it didn't look like today" would be the day for a vote on a Republican health care bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, adding that a vote could take place on Friday.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday urged members of his caucus to filibuster President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, setting up a showdown which threatens to change the rules of the chamber.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday urged members of his caucus to filibuster President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, setting up a showdown which threatens to change the rules of the chamber.
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Washington Brief: Gorsuch Stresses Independence From Trump; Schumer Calls for Delaying Confirmation Vote

On his second day of confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stressed his independence from President Donald Trump. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Gorsuch’s confirmation vote should be delayed because of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe of alleged ties between the Russian government and Trump’s presidential campaign.

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

President Donald Trump unveiled his fiscal year 2018 budget blueprint. Along with proposed cuts to foreign aid and the Department of Energy, the proposal would roll back funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, cut funding for the National Institutes of Health and implement large cuts across the government to fund defense and security increases.

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