Republicans’ plan to erase Obama legacy starts with chipping away at Obamacare

Congressional GOPs repeal and replace legislation may demonstrate tricky to legislate, while Democrats focus on fighting verification of Trump cabinet nomineesA Republican-dominated Congress convenes on Tuesday with a carefully crafted plan to erase much of what the Obama administration considered to be its main domestic accomplishments, beginning with the healthcare…

Muslims, guns and ‘New York values’: tensions boil over at Republican debate

Hostility between Trump and Cruz on citizenship and conservatism predominated televised debate among many skirmishes on the NSA, Islamic State and moreThe race for the Republican presidential nomination erupted into open conflict between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Thursday night, with the partys two frontrunners launching blistering assaults over…

House Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

Partisan approval with one vote to spare sends American Health Care Act to uncertain fate in Senate, after negotiations reveal fissures in Republican partyHouse Republican narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal…

Tom Price resigns as health secretary over private flights and Trump criticism

Former Georgia congressman resigns after chairwoman says decision imminent, having apologized and refunded some costsThe health and human services secretary, Tom Price, has resigned, after revelations that he spent more than $ 1m of taxpayers' fund on traveling including chartered flights. Reports about such travel by Price and other cabinet…
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