The level of candor and raging frustration Scaramucci expressed yet again stunned a Washington political class that has become increasingly inured to the unorthodoxy of this White House.
The cliffhanger vote left it unclear how Republicans will proceed in their years-long effort to overhaul Obamacare.
After a majority of senators voted against the GOP “skinny repeal” health-care bill, July 28, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it was “clearly a disappointing moment.”
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on July 28 voted against the Republican “skinny repeal” health-care bill.
He attacks Trump's top two advisers and muses about killing people.
Television networks could face tough judgment calls if the White House continues to follow the infomercial model.
Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Lindsey O. Graham say they'll take concrete steps to prevent President Trump from firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions or special counsel Robert Mueller.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) on July 28 said the GOP health-care bill “is not perfect but it’s better than the status quo” under the Affordable Care Act.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) urged his colleagues to delay a vote on the Health Care Freedom Act on July 27.
Protesters chanted “Shame!” on July 27 as Vice President Pence arrived on Capitol Hill for a Senate health-care vote.
As a vote on a Senate health-care bill neared, July 27, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) told GOP senators to show Americans the same “care” they showed her when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer.
Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) told Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on July 27 that her “time might be better spent taking a look” at the GOP health-care bill instead of asking questions about it on the Senate floor.
Wealthy, centrist Democrat ousted a longtime Republican from western Maryland in 2012 to win his congressional seat.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on July 27 chided the Republican Senate leadership for introducing a “skinny repeal” health-care bill.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) introduced the Health Care Freedom Act on July 27.
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on July 27 said he would vote for a “skinny repeal” GOP health-care bill after House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said he is willing to use the bill as a basis for negotiation between the House and the Senate.
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci insulted White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and President Trump’s chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon in an interview published by the New Yorker on July 27.
If enacted, the bill would result in an across-the-board 13 percent cut in Pentagon spending absent an agreement with Democrats to lift the budget caps.
Republican lawmakers push back, even as they work to pass bills they hope Trump will sign.
The Senate on July 27 passed a bill that increases sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran. The White House hasn’t said whether President Trump will veto the bill.
White House communications chief Anthony Scaramuccui said Thursday that the president might want to push for “an even tougher deal.”
Trump gets an earful on his Sessions attacks, transgender ban and Boy Scouts speech.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on July 27 said none of the current Republican bills would address the shortcomings of the U.S. health-care system.