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The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that the “skinny repeal” bill would leave an estimated 15 million more Americans uninsured next year.
The party’s senators trimmed their vision of a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but three Republicans turned on the bill in the dead of night.
Lacking major legislative wins and besieged by White House infighting, the president will remind his supporters of his commitment to a campaign promise.
The program, which pays for veterans to see private doctors instead of being wait-listed for V.A. care, passed despite opposition from veterans’ groups.
In an interview with Fox News, the attorney general defended his choice to recuse himself from the Russia investigation and said he remained committed to doing his job.
The nearly $790 billion spending package marks Republicans’ latest plan to keep the government funded — and comes right before they head home for recess.
The sanctions force President Trump to either take a hard line against Russia or appear soft on Moscow during investigations into election meddling.
The president is frustrated that his national security aides have not given him any options on how the United States can leave the Iran nuclear accord.
Activists called Wednesday the White House’s “anti-L.G.B.T. day” after it barred transgender people from the military, intervened in an employment suit and nominated a gay rights opponent as an ambassador.
Using vulgar language in an interview with The New Yorker, Mr. Scaramucci, the White House communications director, disparaged his adversaries.
Gov. Sam Brownback has accepted a job with the Trump administration. His departure will be an anticlimactic turn for a man who once had presidential aspirations.
Russia’s president, Vladimir V. Putin, said he considered the threats to increase sanctions and various probes underway in Washington “an increase in anti-Russia hysteria.”
The military’s policy is unchanged until the White House alters the rules, a top Pentagon official said a day after President Trump announced that the armed services would bar transgender members.
The blunt lingo of President Trump and his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, can sometimes sound like a cross between “Goodfellas” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Republican negotiators hope to pass the first major revision of the tax code since 1986, after dropping a contentious border adjustment tax on imports.
Read about how the other side thinks: Writers across the political spectrum on the president’s barring of transgender people from military service.
Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor for The Times, explains the voting and amendment process that the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act must go through next.
The missile test is likely to infuriate President Trump but is not prohibited under the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of six nations led by the United States.
President Trump’s nominees to oversee large banks said in a hearing that the government should roll back some post-crisis strictures.
The war in Congress over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has brought anxiety to the people whose health insurance is at risk.
Faced with an apocalyptic hypothetical question, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet reiterated the principle of civilian control of the military.
As Republicans seek to repeal the Affordable Care Act, scores of former Obama aides who helped create the law are fighting to save it.
President Trump has promised tougher measures against the oil-exporting country if it goes through with elections on Sunday. But that could raise gas prices in America.
Republican lawyers raised the possibility of “Armageddon” — a map that endangered a half-dozen G.O.P. districts.