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President Trump’s executive order, signed hours after he was sworn in, roiled the already unstable Affordable Care Act marketplaces and could affect how many people enroll in plans and what benefits insurers must offer. One longtime critic of the health law called the order a “bomb” that signals it will be a “disorderly transition” to a replacement plan.
Sen. Marco Rubio has expressed significant reservations about Rex Tillerson, but the former presidential candidate is under intense pressure from Republican leaders to back the ExxonMobil chief executive, and backlash from the new White House would probably be intense.
The group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said that because Trump-owned buildings take in rent, room rentals and other payments from foreign governments, the president has breached the Emoluments Clause.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer. (AP)
White House press secretary Sean Spicer. (AP)
Margaret Sullivan
Media Columnist
Sean Spicer’s remarks about the audience for Trump’s inauguration were full of falsehoods, and they should inspire journalists to dig in and pay far more attention to actions than sensational tweets or briefing-room lies.
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After the president’s press secretary made easily disproved claims about the size of the inauguration crowd, chief counselor Kellyanne Conway sparred on “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd, who said, “Alternative facts are not facts.”
Metro recorded more than a million trips on Saturday, almost twice as many as the 570,557 trips taken on Friday, the day of President Trump's inauguration.
D.C. officers arrested 230 people during Friday’s demonstrations, but they can’t tie individuals to acts of vandalism, the lawyers say.
The District, Maryland and Northern Virginia say they’ll give the transit system the extra money it has asked for in its next budget.
It won’t be a pretty trek back to work and school, with some heavy rain and winds that could gust up to 40 mph — strong enough to warrant a wind advisory from the National Weather Service.
John Kelly
Columnist
An artist who works with light explains how he created colorful works of public art.
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The popular Republican is embracing paid sick leave and a tuition cap as he eyes a second term in the deeply blue state.
Nearly 800 square feet of terraces expand the outdoor living space of the four-level, 4,553-square-foot contemporary home.
Thomas J. LeBlanc comes to George Washington University after nearly 12 years in South Florida at a school that has undergone a transformation similar to GW’s — from a regional commuter school to a national university with a broad research mission.
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Dale Zanine/AP)
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Dale Zanine/AP)
Barry Svrluga
Columnist
In Sunday’s win over Pittsburgh, Chris Hogan became the latest journeyman receiver to turn into a star thanks to Brady.
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In the Czech Republic, the tug of war for influence between Moscow and the West has lurked just below the surface since the fall of the Iron Curtain.
The largest devastation appeared to occur in the southern Georgia town of Adel, where officials said seven people died. The state’s governor declared a state of emergency in seven counties near the Florida border.
The brief conversation centered on concerns about Syria, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, aides say.
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Trump's inaugural address in three minutes
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