Facing strong pushback, GOP leaders advance health care bill 

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major parts of the Obama-era overhaul. The House Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee will convene what are […]

The Republicans take on health care — and it won’t be easy – CNN

NBCNews.com The Republicans take on health care — and it won't be easyCNN(CNN) Republican lawmakers have finally unveiled a plan to repeal major portions of Obamacare, capping years of attacks against the health care law and a months-long debate that exposed deep rifts within the GOP. Now comes the hard part. Republicans …House leaders brace for […]

As president, Trump seeks answers on his own wiretap mystery 

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — If Donald Trump wants to know whether he was the subject of surveillance by the U.S. government, he may be uniquely positioned to get an answer. In a series of weekend tweets, the president accused his predecessor, Barack Obama, of ordering wiretaps on his […]

Trump signs new travel bad targeting those seeking new visas

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and shutting down the U.S. refugee program. The revised travel order leaves Iraq […]

New executive order bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries applying for visas – Washington Post

Washington Post New executive order bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries applying for visasWashington PostPresident Trump is preparing to sign a new executive order Monday that White House officials hope can withstand legal scrutiny in imposing a 90-day ban on U.S. entry for new visa seekers from six majority-Muslim nations, according to a fact sheet […]

Trump expected to sign new travel ban order 

JULIE PACE, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries and halting the nation’s refugee program is set to go to President Donald Trump soon. A White House official says plans to roll out the order are on track for […]

House Intelligence Committee to investigate Obama wiretaps of Trump campaign

The Latest: House intel panel to probe Trump wiretap claims WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s claim that then-President Barack Obama had Trump’s telephones tapped during last year’s election (all times EST): 12:45 p.m. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says President Donald Trump’s allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower last […]

White House: Congress must probe alleged Obama power abuse 

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The White House demanded on Sunday that Congress investigate whether former President Barack Obama abused his executive powers in connection with the 2016 presidential election. President Donald Trump leveled that claim on Saturday when he accused his predecessor of tapping telephones at […]

“March 4 Trump” draws huge crowds across America

The Associated Press Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, March – From Colorado’s state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving “Deplorables for Trump” signs and even carrying a life-size cutout of the president. Chelsea Thomas, an accountant from Thornton, Colorado, […]

Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phones 

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year’s election, lodging a startling allegation of abuse of power without evidence or explanation. An Obama spokesman declared the assertion “simply false.” In a series of […]

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