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Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Central, South Carolina June 1, 2015.
United States Senator from South Carolina


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  • Conservatives have plenty to like in the White House plan, with its 10 percent increase in military spending next year and beefed-up funding to help deport more illegal immigrants and build a wall on the border with Mexico. But the gaze into Trump's priorities for the next four years proved too savage for many Republicans' taste, foreshadowing an intense battle...

  • Speaking to reporters aboard presidential plane Air Force One after the rally, Trump expressed optimism about his plan's chances in Congress. Republicans control both Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, but the overhaul still faces political battles to be fought by a president new to governing. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told...

  • March 15- President Donald Trump used his barnstorming strategy on Wednesday to try to build momentum for his first legislative initiative, a healthcare overhaul, by holding a massive rally in Nashville, Tennessee, reminiscent of his campaign events. Republicans control both Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, but the overhaul still...

  • "We're obviously in talks with Speaker Ryan, the entire leadership team over there... to get the best outcome based on feedback from members," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters during a briefing. Specifically, conservatives want Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor to end sooner than proposed by the Ryan plan, and want to...

  • Republican lawmakers said on Wednesday they were close to embracing their party's healthcare overhaul plan after the White House signaled openness to ending an expansion of the government health insurance program for the poor even sooner than proposed. Vice President Mike Pence met behind closed doors with the Republican Study Committee, the biggest...

  • WASHINGTON, March 15- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday the major elements of the Republican healthcare overhaul plan backed by President Donald Trump will remain intact despite conservative opposition to a bill whose prospects remain up in the air. The White House and Ryan struggled to shore up support among Republican...

  • Senator Lindsey Graham

    A Republican senator calls for Congress to investigate wiretapping and Russia in last year's election, NBC News reports.

  • President Donald Trump

    The Justice Department was asked to provide any evidence of the president's wiretapping claims before a March 20 hearing.

  • I was sent here on a fiscal note, said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010.. The release of Trumps budget, which comes as the Republican president is facing an intraparty revolt over proposed legislation to replace the Obamacare...

  • I was sent here on a fiscal note, said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010.. The release of Trumps budget, which comes as the Republican president is facing an intraparty revolt over proposed legislation to replace the Obamacare...

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