The president’s Cabinet is finally full, as the Senate approved Alexander Acosta to serve as labor secretary on a 60-38 vote.
The Congressional Budget Office’s damning report on the party’s replacement for Obamacare stunned some GOP lawmakers. They shouldn’t have been surprised.
People with preexisting conditions could face sharply higher costs in some states if the legislation was enacted, the Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday.
The president’s business tells lawmakers it is too difficult to track all its foreign revenue in accordance with constitutional requirements, and it hasn’t asked Congress for a permission slip.
The president promised to pour $1 trillion into rebuilding the nation’s roads and bridges. His proposal sets aside just $200 billion, with the details still to come.
It may be Trump’s proposal, but his first fiscal blueprint reflects the vision of the House Freedom Caucus co-founder, and the president has left the sales job to him.
As assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, Sheriff David Clarke might have less direct authority than he wields over inmates in the county jails.
The odds of major tax legislation are growing longer, but GOP leaders held an initial hearing on Thursday to show they’re determined to forge ahead.
Democrats and Republicans each had reasons to praise the appointment of the former FBI director to lead the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.
After new allegations against the president, Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday vowed that the House would conduct its oversight role “regardless of which party is in the White House.”
The Trump administration is pledging to audit the Department of Defense for the first time in its history while simultaneously demanding a record spending increase. Can it do both?
“You’ve really taken a beating tonight,” one woman told Representative Tom MacArthur during his town-hall after helping to pass the GOP health-care bill. That was the point.
Some GOP lawmakers criticized the firing of FBI Director James Comey, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood by the president and rejected calls for a special prosecutor.
Funding for the 20-year-old law runs out in September, and a bipartisan extension is taking a backseat to the all-consuming Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
From making unrealistic promises to striking back-room deals, the GOP is repeating the same mistakes in trying to repeal Obamacare that they criticized when it was enacted.
Republicans in the upper chamber might set aside the House-passed bill and write their own legislation instead. Their narrow majority leaves them almost no room for division.
Republicans overcame an embarrassing early failure to pass their replacement for the Affordable Care Act with few votes to spare. Now, they await the political fallout.
Party leaders have set a vote for Thursday on the American Health Care Act, insisting they finally have the votes to pass it.
The $1.1 trillion bill advanced despite opposition from conservatives who believed the GOP got the short end of the bipartisan agreement.
Republican leaders have flipped a pair of crucial defectors, Representatives Fred Upton and Billy Long, by adopting their amendment to modestly boost protections for people with preexisting conditions.
For the second time, GOP leaders have lost the support of a key House veteran for the American Health Care Act at a critical juncture.