Senators sponsoring a last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill raced to save it from near-certain death Sunday, circulating a new version aimed at winning over several GOP holdouts.
With the latest Republican-only Obamacare repeal proposal hanging by a thread, President Donald Trump took to his favorite bully pulpit on Saturday to chide lawmakers who’ve announced their opposition or are on the fence.
The public dispute between TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel and Senate sponsors of a plan to replace Obamacare underscores how little is known about changes the last-ditch proposal would bring to U.S. health care.
The latest effort to repeal Obamacare -- which Senate GOP leaders hope to pass next week -- would end the current health law’s guarantee that sick people won’t pay higher premiums.
The Senate Intelligence Committee expects representatives of Facebook Inc. to testify at a public hearing examining Russia’s use of social media to influence last year’s U.S. presidential election.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, agreed to testify at a public hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Oct. 25 after the panel canceled his closed-door meeting with staff on Tuesday.
Facebook Inc. has given special counsel Robert Mueller extra details on political ad spending from a Russian group that tried to sow discord online ahead of last year’s U.S. presidential election, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort may be subpoenaed because his lawyers aren’t returning the Senate Judiciary Committee’s phone calls, panel Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday.
The Senate Intelligence chairman said he wants "a full accounting" from Facebook Inc. and other social media companies about any foreign money used to manipulate the 2016 U.S. election.
Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham said Thursday they will introduce a revised version of their proposal to replace Obamacare, with the goal of getting a vote by the end of this month.
Donald Trump Jr. discussed details of his much-scrutinized meeting with several Russians during the presidential campaign in a five-hour, closed-door meeting Thursday with staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Almost eight months after President Donald Trump took office and promised to immediately repeal Obamacare, Republican senators are instead developing a small package of changes to help the health law rather than end it.
The House Wednesday passed $7.4 billion for a federal disaster-relief fund two days before it’s set to run out as Senate GOP leaders plan to use the measure to suspend the nation’s debt limit.
Congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the U.S. election likely will be extended -- perhaps into next year -- because of revelations during Congress’ August recess about Trump associates’ contacts and meetings, Democrats on the Senate and House intelligence committees said Tuesday.
House Republicans are working to advance emergency funds for Hurricane Harvey this week while Senate GOP leaders may add a debt limit suspension to the measure when it reaches their chamber, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
Some White House and Republican officials are exploring the idea of putting West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin in charge of the Energy Department, according to four people familiar with the discussions, a move that could boost President Donald Trump’s stalled legislative agenda.
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, his son Donald Trump Jr. and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have started turning over documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the panel’s expanded investigation of Russian election-meddling.
Donald Trump may have annoyed the wrong man in Congress.
Top Senate Republicans are trying to move on from their partisan drive to replace Obamacare despite urging from President Donald Trump to keep seeking a broad alternative to President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement.
After the collapse of the Obamacare repeal, Republicans may have to choose between pursuing another health bill or pushing through a tax overhaul this year, because there’s almost certainly not enough time to do both.
If Republicans had forgotten that Senator John McCain used to be America’s most famous political maverick, they got a big reminder in the wee hours of Friday morning.
Republicans in Congress have been unable to agree on a way to repeal and replace Obamacare -- and now they’re divided on whether they should give up on their GOP-only approach.
A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health-care legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Senator John McCain joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill.
Several key Republicans said Thursday night they were ready to vote for a stripped-down Obamacare repeal plan just released by the Senate GOP leader after receiving personal assurances from House Speaker Paul Ryan that his chamber wouldn’t pass the measure.
The Senate rejected a simple repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, still in the early stages of an unpredictable floor debate on health care amid significant doubts that Republicans can muster the 50 votes needed to pass any kind of bill.
The Senate rejected Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s health-care proposal late Tuesday at the start of several days of debate with no clear idea of what Obamacare-replacement plan the senators will ultimately be asked to pass.
A Senate committee has reached an agreement to receive testimony from President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and is dropping a subpoena.
Donald Trump lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions again on Tuesday, drawing an immediate backlash from Republican senators who rallied around their former colleague in a direct rebuke of the president.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called a vote Tuesday to begin the process of repealing Obamacare after key Republican holdouts on health-care legislation said would they will vote to begin debate even though senators don’t know exactly where the legislation will end up.
A Senate panel said Friday that Donald Trump Jr. and President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort agreed to discuss handing over documents ahead of a possible public hearing.
The Senate parliamentarian issued a preliminary finding that key parts of Republicans’ health-care proposal don’t qualify for a fast-track procedure being used by the GOP, dramatically complicating Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s already slim prospects of passing a bill next week.
Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine is ready to start over with the health-care debate. John McCain is back home indefinitely in Arizona fighting brain cancer.
President Donald Trump’s interview with the New York Times on Wednesday has stirred speculation he may consider firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller for investigating Trump’s business dealings as part of the Russia probe.
Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, were asked to testify July 26 before the Senate Judiciary Committee as the panel expands its scrutiny of potential links between the president’s associates and Russia.
President Donald Trump told Senate Republicans Wednesday they should stay in Washington until they repeal Obamacare, sparking renewed negotiations just two days after GOP efforts to enact a new health-care law collapsed.
President Donald Trump is now more likely than ever to end his first year in office without a single major legislative accomplishment.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s new proposal to simply repeal Obamacare appears to be dead less than 24 hours after he dropped his replacement plan for lack of support among fellow Republicans.
Republicans in Congress were reeling Tuesday from the failure of their latest health bill as President Donald Trump said he’s willing to let Obamacare fail and called on the Senate to change one of its central rules.
Senate Republicans anxiously awaiting a key analysis of their revised health bill have more time to wait, and debate on the controversial measure that had been expected this week will also be delayed following a medical scare involving one of its potential backers.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest health care draft almost certainly is headed to a rewrite again to find a way to appease the handful of Republican moderates worried about Medicaid cuts in their states.
Two Republican senators immediately rejected the party’s latest health-care bill Thursday, leaving the party no margin for additional defections as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seeks a vote next week to replace Obamacare.
Senate Republicans’ revised proposal to replace Obamacare would provide an added $70 billion to stabilize insurance exchanges over a decade compared with an earlier version, according to a summary of the plan obtained by Bloomberg News.
The federal investigation of Russia’s role in the 2016 election that Donald Trump frequently dismisses as a “witch hunt” got a key endorsement Wednesday, from the president’s own pick to lead the FBI.
President Donald Trump’s credibility took a sharp blow after his son released emails that directly contradict months of assertions that investigations of possible campaign collusion with Russia were nothing more than a partisan “witch hunt.”
Senate Republican leaders dropped provisions that would repeal two taxes on high earners in a revised draft of their health-care bill sent to the Congressional Budget Office, according to GOP senators.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s delaying the Senate’s August recess by two weeks after divided lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to revise health-care legislation he proposed to replace Obamacare.
Senate Republicans clashed Sunday about the path forward for their stalled health-care bill, with passage of any plan before the August congressional recess in doubt and rival factions trying to pull it in opposite directions.
Senate Republican leaders trying to break a logjam on their proposed health-care legislation are working with congressional budget officials to examine the impact of various changes they’re considering, a process that could take about two weeks, according to a GOP aide.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible links to Russia is now focused sharply on financial transactions involving the president’s associates -- with the committee searching for improprieties in more than 2,000 documents it has received from the Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit.
Republican Senator Bob Corker said Thursday that he expects GOP leaders to scrap a provision in their health bill that would repeal a tax on investment income that affects high-income earners.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to delay a vote on health-care legislation came as a relief to some Republican holdouts, but it sets off what will be a furious few weeks of talks to deliver on the GOP’s seven-year promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
At least three Republican senators said they would vote to block the current version of their party’s health-care bill from advancing, endangering Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to repeal Obamacare.
Senate Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare will increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million, raise costs for many people currently enrolled in private insurance and slash Medicaid by billions of dollars, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.
Senate leaders released a slightly revised version of their health-care bill Monday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tries to win over enough holdouts to pass the measure, with at least six Republicans signaling opposition.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has started a probe into reports that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave assurances that the federal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails wouldn’t go too far.
President Donald Trump pressured the handful of Republican senators who may be planning to vote against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to overhaul Obamacare, days before the Senate is likely to begin debate on the measure.
Senate Republican leaders issued a long-awaited health-care proposal aimed at winning over both the moderate and conservative wings of their party, but their draft bill was immediately opposed by a group of four GOP senators.
Senate Republicans’ proposal to replace Obamacare would provide $50 billion over four years to stabilize insurance exchanges in addition to cost-sharing subsidy payments through 2019, according to a person familiar with the plan.