Officials say Trump's opioid emergency won't mean new money

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday plans to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency — a step that won't bring new dollars to fight a scourge that kills nearly 100 Americans a day but will expand access to medical services in rural areas, among other changes, White House officials said Thursday.

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  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and CARLA K. JOHNSON , Associated Press

GAO to probe activities of Trump voter fraud commission


The Government Accountability Office has accepted a request by a group of U.S. senators to investigate the activities of President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud.

  • Written by By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY , Associated Press

House passes $4T budget in step forward for Trump tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday gave a significant boost to President Donald Trump's promise to cut taxes, narrowly passing a GOP budget that shelves longstanding concerns over federal deficits in favor of a rewrite of the tax code that Republicans promise will jump-start the economy.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press