House Republican health bill on the brink hours from showdown vote - Press Herald

President Trump has summoned the conservative Freedom Caucus to meet with him midday today ahead of the vote. By ERICA WERNER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment. Read Article ...

5 news stories you need to know before you go to work - WXII The Triad

Nunes said Wednesday that Donald Trump's personal communications and those of associates may have been picked up by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance after the election, hurrying to the White House to brief the President and angering ...

In Final Hours, GOP Leaders Scramble For Votes On Bill To Gut 'Obamacare' - NPR

Republicans will be tested today on the strength of party unity in the Trump era and their party's ability to deliver on the promises they've made to the voters that sent them here. "This is our chance and this is our moment. It's a big moment," House ...

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote - WTOP

After eight hours of debate, House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., the vice-chair, listen to arguments from committee chairs as the panel meets to shape the final... WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP's ...

Obama health law's 'essential benefits' may be in jeopardy - Wichita Eagle

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks in support of the Republican health care bill during a TV interview in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. J. Scott Applewhite AP Photo. By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ...

Republican health bill would widen America's big wealth gap - News & Observer

FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. gestures during a television interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans' health care bill provides massive tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing taxes for many ...

Trump Pushes Healthcare Bill, Makes Headway With Conservatives - The Wire

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber speaks during a protest against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act outside the Capitol Building in Washington, US, March 22, 2017. Credit: Reuters. Washington: US President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders ...

Despite Trump push, healthcare vote going to the wire - Digital Journal

President Donald Trump faces a reckoning Thursday as US lawmakers vote on his presidency's biggest legislative test, the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, as conservatives vowed to kill it unless important last-minute changes are made.

Can Trumpcare live up to its promises? - Deutsche Welle

The vote over a bill which will repeal Obamacare is a key test of the Trump presidency. It'll also affect millions of lives. The plan will be good for the federal economy but it'll be a burden on budgets.

GOP seeking '100% pure' health care legislation - Albuquerque Journal

Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent purity, the company would likely have made the claim. Purity, apparently, is what some conservative ...

Race to close the deal on GOP healthcare law: Paul Ryan fails to win around moderates in late-night meeting as Trump ... - Daily Mail

... go far enough; But Ryan's meeting ended with most avoiding reporters, and the Freedom Caucus say that they feel optimistic about tomorrow's vote; Republican support is teetering. The GOP can afford just 21 defections within the ranks of its 237 ...

Trump, desperate for a win, bets on health care - Gant Daily

The House is expected to hold a cliffhanger vote on a repeal bill Thursday as acrimony among GOP lawmakers threatens to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory on an objective that has motivated conservative voters for years. The vote heralds a moment ...

A Florida Republican frets party squandering opportunity on health care - Tampabay.com (blog)

"If we don't pass this out of the House, this is the beginning of the end for us as a Republican Party," U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross said, predicting voters will exact revenge on lawmakers who have campaigned against the Affordable Care Act — and taken ...

Letter, 3/23: AHCA a death sentence - Lincoln Journal Star

For more than 25 years, I have been self-employed and bought my own health insurance. I was about to be priced out of any health insurance when the Affordable Care Act was passed. After a rocky start, it has provided me with the best and most ...

ObamaCare replacement bill in jeopardy after conservatives, moderates fail to reach deal - Fox News

House Republicans' ObamaCare replacement plan was in peril early Thursday after lengthy leadership and committee meetings failed to produce an agreement that would shore up support among conservative members. "We have not cut the deal yet," said ...

Health care billfoes not swayed - Longview News-Journal

WASHINGTON — A small but potentially pivotal group of House conservatives appeared largely unmoved Wednesday by appeals from Vice President Mike Pence and House Republican leaders to support a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, ...

Late GOP Proposal Could Mean Plans That Cover Aromatherapy but Not Chemotherapy - New York Times

Most Republicans in Congress prefer the type of health insurance market in which everyone could “choose the plan that's right for them.” Why should a 60-year-old man have to buy a plan that includes maternity benefits he'll never use? (This is an ...

House Rules to resume work on Obamacare repeal Thursday morning - Politico

The House Rules Committee recessed late Wednesday after more than 13 hours of deliberations without finalizing a rule for debating House Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, after key parts of the legislation remained in flux. The committee will ...

Donald Trump and the Republicans Shotgun Marriage Is Off to a Rocky Start - Daily Beast

Things got hot and heavy between conservatives and populists, but they don't really belong together over the long haul. Will Marshall. 03.22.17 10:00 PM ET. Many Congressional Republicans regard Donald Trump as an interloper, so it's not surprising ...

Thursday is 'do or die' for Trump, GOP on healthcare bill - Washington Examiner

President Trump and House Republican leaders face their first real legislative test on Thursday, when the GOP will try to push through a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after days of round-the-clock negotiations and personal calls from Trump to ...