German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party cruised to victory Sunday in a regional election that analysts say was an early test of whether she will face any serious challenge when she pursues a fourth term as Europe’s most dominant political leader in September.
Both liberals and conservatives are rejecting a deal being pondered by Senate Democrats who would allow Judge Neil Gorsuch to earn a seat on the Supreme Court in exchange for a promise that the GOP won’t do away with the filibuster for future nominees.
While the enforcement of the revised executive order remains blocked, the juxtaposition of the recent court rulings shows there could be hope yet for the administration’s policy, which has thus far been mostly losing what is expected to be long and drawn out legal fight.
The director of the White House Office of Management and Budget said Sunday that the House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace Obamacare failed because “Washington won.”
“Don’t worry.” That is what President Trump told Americans after the American Health Care Act — Trumpcare — was recalled on Friday. It is good advice, particularly as the news media and giddy Democrats return to their favorite old claims that the White House and the GOP are in disarray.
Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone said Sunday that he is the victim of a smear by Democratic lawmakers.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Sunday that Democrats are ready to work with President Trump to fix Obamacare if Republicans abandon their drive to repeal the law.
Rep. Jim Jordan said House conservatives may have done America “a favor” by derailing the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
President Trump this week will sign an executive order to begin unraveling the Clean Power Plan, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Sunday.
President Trump blames the House Freedom Caucus and conservative groups for derailing the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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.”