House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday pushed back at claims his draft plan on health care amounts to “Obamacare lite” and will not attract enough GOP votes to pass, saying it is a bold overhaul that had wide appeal during the campaign.
President Donald Trump has a Commerce secretary. Vice President Mike Pence has administered the oath of office to Wilbur Ross on Tuesday, a day after the Senate voted 72-27 to confirm him.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Tuesday that the House and Senate intelligence committees are the proper venues for looking into issues surrounding Russia’s attempted interference in last year’s election and said “we need to get answers” on the matter.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday said that repealing and replacing Obamacare is a form of “entitlement reform,” and that President Trump does understand long-term changes are necessary to programs like Medicare and Social Security.
President Trump says he thinks former President Obama is “behind” the recent protests at town halls that Republican congressmen have been holding in their districts and that some of the government leaks could be coming from people loyal to Mr. Obama.
First lady Melania Trump will sit with the families of three people killed by illegal immigrants as her husband, President Trump, delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday he had not examined in detail recent interactions between top FBI officials and the White House regarding alleged connections between Trump administration officials and Russia, nor has he decided whether or not to recuse himself from any potential Justice Department investigation of the matter.
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President Trump said a “revved up economy” will help pay for the planned $54 billion increase in military spending in his 2018 budget blueprint.
Sen. Tom Udall, New Mexico Democrat, is trying to get both President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland on the federal bench at the same time, according to CNN.
President Trump says he’d give himself an “A+” for effort, an “A” for achievement, but a “C” or “C+” for messaging so far during his time in office.
The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.
The Trump administration is reversing yearslong federal support for a legal challenge to Texas’ toughest-in-the-nation voter identification law, withdrawing a Justice Department claim of discrimination from a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups, one of which called the reversal an “extraordinary disappointment.”
President Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday directing federal agencies to channel the wisdom of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in reconsidering an Obama administration rule that expanded Washington’s jurisdiction over state and local waterways under the Clean Water Act.
President Trump said not all sources are made up, but in light of the prevalence of “fake news” he didn’t think it would be appropriate to attend this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.