GOP health bill short of support ahead of do-or-die vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by President Donald Trump. Short of support, Speaker Paul Ryan met with Trump at the White House to discuss how to go forward.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election.

 

  • Written by JULIE PACE , AP White House Correspondent

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House steered toward a climactic vote Friday on the Republican health care overhaul, plunging ahead despite deep uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press