Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday praised a plan by cable company Charter Communications to hire 20,000 American call center workers, but the hiring initiative dates back to 2015 as part of the company's successful efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable.

  • Written by JOSH BOAK and TALI ARBEL , AP Business Writers

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