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

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says after the battle over health care, the administration will turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer