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Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies – The Hill

Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies – The Hill

Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) did not intend to pick a fight when he questioned President Trump’s expectations and was surprised by the explosion it produced, according to people close to the Senate GOP leader. McConnell and Trump spoke Wednesday about what McConnell’s allies characterized as a misunderstanding, but that did ...

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THE MEMO: Trump's base cheers attacks on McConnell – The Hill

THE MEMO: Trump's base cheers attacks on McConnell – The Hill

Grassroots conservatives are cheering on President Trump’s attacks on Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.), even as Republicans inside the Beltway express anger and confusion. Trump has assailed McConnell repeatedly this week for the failure to pass legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. Republican ...

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McConnell, Trump point fingers – The Hill

McConnell, Trump point fingers – The Hill

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) are publicly criticizing one another as Republicans point fingers over why they’ve have struggled to score political wins. The public shots between the GOP president and Senate leader follow growing conservative criticism of McConnell, who has become a target for two right-wing candidates ...

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GOP chairman opens door to Democrats on ObamaCare – The Hill

GOP chairman opens door to Democrats on ObamaCare – The Hill

A Senate chairman on Tuesday took a significant step toward working with Democrats on stabilizing a core facet of ObamaCare — the healthcare exchanges. Sen. (R-Tenn.), who helms the Senate Health Committee, announced he will hold bipartisan hearings during the first week of September on strengthening ObamaCare’s individual markets for ...

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Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans appear poised to ignore President Trump’s demands that they immediately resurrect ObamaCare repeal and abolish the legislative filibuster. Trump has waged a public pressure campaign against GOP senators since they failed to pass even a “skinny” bill repealing ObamaCare last week. Unless Republicans are “total quitters,” Trump tweeted, ...

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GOP lawmakers, Trump at odds over insurance payments – The Hill

GOP lawmakers, Trump at odds over insurance payments – The Hill

Lawmakers are facing off with President Trump over key ObamaCare payments that are in jeopardy after the collapse of efforts to repeal the healthcare law. Trump is threatening to cancel the payments, known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs), as part of his effort to make ObamaCare “implode.” ADVERTISEMENT But he is ...

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Dems pivot to offering ObamaCare improvements – The Hill

Dems pivot to offering ObamaCare improvements – The Hill

House Democrats are poised to advance a flood of proposals designed to address the problems dogging President Obama’s signature healthcare law –– a move that puts pressure on Republican and Democratic leaders alike. The strategy marks a pivot for the Democrats, as party leaders have throughout the year discouraged members ...

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