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Fact-checking Trump’s ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare timeline

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Following the collapse of the Republican-backed American Health Care Act Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his long-held stance that President Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, should be repealed and   ... Read More

Democrats react to collapse of GOP health care bill

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- “So much for 'The Art of the Deal.'”Those were the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, who, along with several of his Democratic colleagues on the Hill, declared victory Friday after   ... Read More

Ryan says Obamacare will ‘remain the law of the land’ after bill failure

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a central campaign promise from Congress and the president -- the Wisconsin Republican pulled the measure from the   ... Read More

How the GOP health care bill failed without a vote

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the first big blow to the Trump administration’s legislative agenda, the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to garner enough support to bring it to a vote on the floor of the   ... Read More

Trump calls Democrats ‘losers’ after GOP health bill failure

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump spoke out Friday afternoon after Republicans pulled the Obamacare overhaul he had endorsed, criticizing Democratic opposition to the bill and passing off the responsibility for its failure."I've been saying for the last year   ... Read More

Trump appears to take a page from “The Art of the Deal” in health care negotiations

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the House of Representatives prepares to vote Friday on the GOP’s alternative to Obamacare, a question hovering over negotiations on the bill is whether President Trump’s reputation as a dealmaker in business can translate to   ... Read More

Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe

Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., yet again faced the press for an announcement Friday, this time to note that Paul Manafort, former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, has volunteered to   ... Read More

Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Republican leaders decided to pull their Obamacare replacement bill at the last minute at the request of President Donald Trump -- capping a rocky series of weeks since the controversial measure was introduced and an order   ... Read More

State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The White House announced Friday it has signed off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, authorizing the Canadian company behind the project to begin construction.

According to a press release from the Department of State, a   ... Read More

Trump budget director unsure if enough votes to pass health care bill

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — After a last-ditch appeal to House Republicans, White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Friday morning said he's not sure there will be enough votes to pass the health insurance bill intended to   ... Read More

President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump, trucker in chief?

That's the role the president briefly assumed Thursday when he climbed into the driver’s seat of a Mack 18-wheeler parked on the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump, who wore   ... Read More

GOP health care plan would hit people in counties Trump won hardest

apbalboa/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Areas that voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election by the widest margins could see significantly larger cuts in health care subsidies than other Americans, according to a new
ABC News analysis of data provided by   ... Read More

Intel chair Devin Nunes unsure if Trump associates were directly surveilled

Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, R-Calif., does not know "for sure" whether President Donald Trump or members of his transition team were even on the
phone calls or other communications now being   ... Read More

Why ‘essential benefits’ are sticking point in Obamacare overhaul

Image Source Pink/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are scrambling on Capitol Hill to rewrite their health care bill ahead of an anticipated vote on the measure, which could come as early as Friday morning after it was
postponed on Thursday.

Some   ... Read More

Health bill vote set for Friday as Trump draws line in the sand

tupungato/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a central promise of GOP leadership, is set for a showdown Friday as President Donald Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that
the House of Representatives move forward.

The American   ... Read More

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Fact-checking Trump’s ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare timeline

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Following the collapse of the Republican-backed American Health Care Act Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his long-held stance that President Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, should be repealed and   ... Read More

Democrats react to collapse of GOP health care bill

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- “So much for 'The Art of the Deal.'”Those were the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, who, along with several of his Democratic colleagues on the Hill, declared victory Friday after   ... Read More

Ryan says Obamacare will ‘remain the law of the land’ after bill failure

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a central campaign promise from Congress and the president -- the Wisconsin Republican pulled the measure from the   ... Read More

How the GOP health care bill failed without a vote

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the first big blow to the Trump administration’s legislative agenda, the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to garner enough support to bring it to a vote on the floor of the   ... Read More

Trump calls Democrats ‘losers’ after GOP health bill failure

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump spoke out Friday afternoon after Republicans pulled the Obamacare overhaul he had endorsed, criticizing Democratic opposition to the bill and passing off the responsibility for its failure."I've been saying for the last year   ... Read More

Trump appears to take a page from “The Art of the Deal” in health care negotiations

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the House of Representatives prepares to vote Friday on the GOP’s alternative to Obamacare, a question hovering over negotiations on the bill is whether President Trump’s reputation as a dealmaker in business can translate to   ... Read More

Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe

Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., yet again faced the press for an announcement Friday, this time to note that Paul Manafort, former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, has volunteered to   ... Read More

Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Republican leaders decided to pull their Obamacare replacement bill at the last minute at the request of President Donald Trump -- capping a rocky series of weeks since the controversial measure was introduced and an order   ... Read More

State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The White House announced Friday it has signed off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, authorizing the Canadian company behind the project to begin construction.

According to a press release from the Department of State, a   ... Read More

Trump budget director unsure if enough votes to pass health care bill

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — After a last-ditch appeal to House Republicans, White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Friday morning said he's not sure there will be enough votes to pass the health insurance bill intended to   ... Read More

President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump, trucker in chief?

That's the role the president briefly assumed Thursday when he climbed into the driver’s seat of a Mack 18-wheeler parked on the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump, who wore   ... Read More

GOP health care plan would hit people in counties Trump won hardest

apbalboa/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Areas that voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election by the widest margins could see significantly larger cuts in health care subsidies than other Americans, according to a new
ABC News analysis of data provided by   ... Read More

Intel chair Devin Nunes unsure if Trump associates were directly surveilled

Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, R-Calif., does not know "for sure" whether President Donald Trump or members of his transition team were even on the
phone calls or other communications now being   ... Read More

Why ‘essential benefits’ are sticking point in Obamacare overhaul

Image Source Pink/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are scrambling on Capitol Hill to rewrite their health care bill ahead of an anticipated vote on the measure, which could come as early as Friday morning after it was
postponed on Thursday.

Some   ... Read More

Health bill vote set for Friday as Trump draws line in the sand

tupungato/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a central promise of GOP leadership, is set for a showdown Friday as President Donald Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that
the House of Representatives move forward.

The American   ... Read More

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