Trump backs GOP budget as step toward massive tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Thursday blocked an effort by Democrats to preserve their ability to raise roadblocks in front of a $1.5 trillion GOP tax cut plan later this year.

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  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiator


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.

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  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says health insurers have been "enriched" by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. So why are companies pulling back from the law's insurance marketplaces?