Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that congressional Democrats won’t be able to savor very long the survival of Obamacare, after Trump administration and House Republican leaders lost a bid to repeal and replace the law.
A conservative group called for the ouster of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and the rest of the GOP leadership team Friday afternoon, just hours after they saw their Obamacare repeal effort crash and burn.
President Trump said Friday that the health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare fell short in the House because of no support from Democrats.
House Democrats took a “victory” lap Friday after their Republican colleagues pulled the plug on their plan to scrap Obamacare.
The head of the Democratic National Committee said the House GOP’s failure Friday to find consensus on a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as a “BFD.”
House Republicans called off a vote on their Obamacare repeal bill Friday, acknowledging a stinging defeat and sending the party on a round of deep soul-searching about whether they can be a governing majority.
The fate of the Republican health care bill won’t affect the rest of President Trump’s agenda, the White House said Friday.
A House GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare sped toward a risky, take-it-or-leave-it floor vote late Friday, after President Trump threatened to move on unless the party backed his plan.
The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday that President Trump’s former campaign chairman has agreed to talk with the panel as part of its investigation into Russia tampering in the presidential election.
The House Intelligence Committee has asked FBI Director James B. Comey and NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers to testify in closed session for the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and allegations of Obama administration surveillance of the Trump campaign.
House Democrats on Friday said GOP lawmakers should be “ashamed” of the health care bill that President Trump and Republican leaders are pushing through Congress, warning that many of the people that voted for the president will be harmed.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is calling on his GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill to move forward with the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system.
A Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee stopped short of calling for Rep. Devin Nunes to be stripped of his chairmanship over the Republican’s decision to go public with allegations that communications from the Trump transition team were inadvertently intercepted by U.S. spy agencies before sharing the information with Democrats on the panel.
The head of the Department of Health said Friday he believes President Trump will follow through on his plan to move on to other issues if the GOP’s health care bill dies in the House.
Rep. Chris Collins of New York said Friday he is “counting on” his colleagues in the House to join him in passing the GOP’s health care plan, saying they have the choice of voting to get rid of Obamacare or to keep it intact.