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After senators attended a briefing on North Korea at the White House, April 26, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Angus King (I-Maine) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) said China must pressure North Korea into stopping its nuclear weapons program.
The Trump administration on April 26 unveiled measures to revamp the tax code while House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) praised a new GOP proposal to revise Obamacare.
Jess Phoenix, a volcanologist running for local office in California, is part of a growing movement of scientists turned politicians hoping to combat the Trump administration.
Since the election, President Donald Trump has pledged that he will donate his $400,000 per year presidential salary to charity. So far, he’s already been paid $66,000, and none has gone to charity. Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold will be keep track to see if Trump follows through on promises his camp has made. We’ll get back to you every month.
Republicans believe health-care reform is still possible even after House leadership pulled the bill abruptly before it was scheduled for a vote.
President Donald Trump called for a vote on the House's bill to revise Obamacare on March 24. House Republicans who support the bill agreed that the ultimatum was an effective way to bring the bill to vote.
President Trump met with House Republicans to encourage members to vote in favor of the GOP plan to replace Obamacare. Trump called out Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and members of the House Freedom Caucus for not supporting the bill.
Republicans and Democrats on March 16 weighed in on President Trump’s budget proposal, which projects increased military spending and cuts to several federal agencies.
The CBO’s analysis of the American Health Care Act has been politicized by all sides. Two former directors of the non-partisan agency give their perspective on why the report matters.
In interviews with The Washington Post, March 7, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) criticized the plan put forward by House Republicans to alter the Affordable Care Act.