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Breaking down the fiscal 2018 budget passed by Senate
By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans passed a fiscal 2018 budget right along party lines, with every single Democrat voting against the budget framework, and all Republicans, save for one, voting for it. The fiscal 2018 budget passed late-Thursday night is not a legally binding document, but it
Senate Republicans pass budget that will add $1.5 trillion to deficit, slash Medicare and Medicaid
Senate Republicans passed a budget late Thursday night, setting the stage for the GOP 's ultimate goal of tackling tax reform later this year. The measure is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years, and contains about $4 trillion in spending cuts. “We have a once in a
Congressional Republicans send letters to Trump and administration urging Cuba remain open
Two groups of pro- Cuba engagement House and Senate Republicans each sent letters to President Donald Trump and members of his administration, respectively, asking for Cuba to remain open in the wake of reports the administration is leaning toward reversing its policy on the island nation. The
Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans
Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump ’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes don’t always bear much resemblance to the president’s list of priorities.
Republicans change their tune on Congressional Budget Office after health care report
After the Congressional Budget Office released its report Monday on the Republican-backed American Health Care Act, estimating that 14 million more people will be uninsured next year -- a number that grows to 24 million by 2026 -- supporters of the plan were quick to levy complaints against the
Senate Confirmation Hearings Continued Today for 4 Trump Nominees
There is pressure to confirm them before the president-elect is sworn in on Friday.
What Trump's Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos Said About Guns in Schools
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump 's pick for Education Secretary, raised eyebrows during her confirmation by refusing to say guns shouldn't be in schools and quipping that in one case in Wyoming, they would help protect against grizzly bears. When asked by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
Trump Cabinet Picks Under Fire
Donald Trump's choices to lead Health and Human Services, Tom Price, and the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, are expected to have heated hearings, and Education pick Betsy DeVos faced tough questions from Senate Democrats.
Senate GOP Clears Key Hurdle in 'Obamacare' Repeal
Senate Republicans cleared an important hurdle early Thursday in the legislative process to repeal the Affordable Care Act, capping off a marathon seven-hour voting session by passing a budget resolution. It was a key step for Republicans as they move to undo major parts of President Obama's
Liz Cheney One Step Closer to Congress With Primary Win
After last night’s primary results in Wyoming, the Cheney name is well on its way back to Capitol Hill . Liz Cheney , the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney , won a crowded GOP primary for the state’s sole House seat -- sending her on a fast track to Congress, assuming she wins the