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DC Roundup: Kushner Testifies, Senate Health Care Vote, Russia Sanctions

Developments in Washington, D.C., over the weekend include upcoming congressional testimony from President Donald Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort; an upcoming vote in the Senate on its latest health care legislation; a tweet storm by the president early Saturday; and the resignation of former White House communications director Sean Spicer and the addition of the new head, Anthony Scaramucci.   ​5 Reasons Why Health Care Bill Would Fail, 3 Why it May Not —  There are many reasons why the Senate will…

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5 Reasons Why Health Care Bill Would Fail, 3 Why it May Not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans’ crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation. Leaders say the Senate will vote Tuesday on their health care legislation. They’ve postponed votes twice because too many Republicans were poised to vote no. That could happen again. The latest bill by McConnell, R-Ky. – and it could change anew – would end penalties Democrat Obama’s health care law…

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Trump Goes ‘Groundhog Day’ on Health Care

It’s “Groundhog Day” in Washington – except few people are laughing. Facing the prospect of an embarrassing legislative defeat at the six-month marker of his presidency, Donald Trump on Wednesday called on GOP senators at the White House to revive their original plan to replace Obamacare simultaneously with their attempt to repeal it. Read Full Article » … Read the referenced story here: Trump Goes ‘Groundhog Day’ on Health Care

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