WP: Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare

WP: Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare

By Mike DeBonis January 27 at 11:08 PM PHILADELPHIA — Republican lawmakers aired sharp concerns about their party’s quick push to repeal the Affordable Care Act at a closed-door meeting Thursday, according to a recording of the session obtained by The Washington Post. The recording reveals a GOP that appears to be filled with doubts […]

WP: Without evidence, Trump tells lawmakers 3 to 5 million illegal ballots cost him the popular vote

WP: Without evidence, Trump tells lawmakers 3 to 5 million illegal ballots cost him the popular vote

By Abby Phillip and Mike DeBonis January 23 at 8:05 PM  Days after being sworn in, President Trump insisted to congressional leaders invited to a reception at the White House that he would have won the popular vote had it not been for millions of illegal votes, according to people familiar with the meeting. Trump has repeatedly claimed, without […]

WP: Paul Ryan widens the crack between Hill Republicans and Donald Trump

WP: Paul Ryan widens the crack between Hill Republicans and Donald Trump

By Amber Phillips January 13 at 11:53 AM Just a week after the election, the cracks were starting to show between Trump and Republicans on some pretty major issues. Now that the election is over and it’s time for Republicans to govern, they appear to be growing wider. Deportation forces? Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s use of the phrase, House Speaker […]

NPR: Late Night Deal To Gut House Ethics Office Backfires. Trump Tweets to Take Credit

NPR: Late Night Deal To Gut House Ethics Office Backfires. Trump Tweets to Take Credit

Susan Davis, Brian Naylor January 3rd, 2017  After a storm of criticism, including from President-elect Donald Trump, House Republicans have reversed themselves and restored the current rules of the Office of Congressional Ethics. GOP members met Tuesday afternoon and agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw a change to House rules approved late Monday evening, before […]