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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...

  • Trump's plan, submitted to Congress on Thursday and showcasing his administration's economic priorities, is just the first volley in what will likely be an intense battle over spending in coming months. Although Trump's fellow Republicans control both the Senate and House of Representatives, Congress holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves...

  • Although both the Senate and House of Representatives are controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans, Congress holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves presidents' budget plans. Trump's plan took a big swipe at some federal institutions, envisaging a more than 31 percent cut, or $2.6 billion, for the Environmental Protection Agency and a 28 percent...

  • House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media at the Capitol March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will address reporters Thursday morning in her weekly press conference.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress,...

  • NEW YORK, March 14- A group advising U.S. The group, led by billionaire New York real estate developers Richard LeFrak and Steve Roth, made the suggestion to Trump and others in the White House last week, LeFrak told Reuters on Monday. Any pilot program would be up to state and federal officials and Congress, he said.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also reduce the budget deficit, a nonpartisan congressional research office said on Monday, throwing President Donald Trump and Republicans on the defensive as they press forward with replacement...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also reduce the budget deficit, a nonpartisan congressional research office said on Monday, throwing President Donald Trump and Republicans on the defensive as they press forward with replacement...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also reduce the budget deficit, the nonpartisan U.S. The CBO report, which also dealt a potential setback to President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, forecast that 24 million more people...

  • House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media at the Capitol March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi responds to the CBO score for the GOP health care plan. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A Republican plan to repeal taxes set under Obamacare would benefit the wealthiest U.S. households at more than five times the rate for middle-income families, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. We found that a typical middle-income family would get a tax cut averaging about $300, while people in the top 0.1 percent would get a...

  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY.

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi is slated to discuss the Congressional Budget Office's report on the proposed health care replacement law.

  • We found that a typical middle-income family would get a tax cut averaging about $300, while people in the top 0.1 percent would get a tax cut of about $207,000, " Howard Gleckman, a senior fellow at the nonprofit research group, said on Monday. The proposed changes are part of a plan backed by Republican President Donald Trump to repeal and replace the law officially...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts a presentation of the American Health Care Act, the GOP's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, March 9, 2017.

    This week's health-care rollout couldn't have gone worse for Republicans, but there may be a way to save it, NBC News reports.

  • House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media at the Capitol March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Pelosi has been one of the key defenders of the Affordable Care Act amid the GOP push to repeal it.

  • President Donald Trump walks in a corridor of the White House to greet visitors, while a portrait of Hillary Clinton hangs on the wall, March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    How the Trump administration has ignored some of the key lessons in how to pass health reform through Congress, NBC News reports.

  • *White House says Trump open to "constructive improvements". Republicans, who control the House and the Senate, are eyeing mid-April for passage of the bill. The legislation would end the financial penalty for not owning health insurance, reverse most Obamacare taxes, introduce a smaller system of tax credits based on age rather than income, and overhaul Medicaid,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 8- The top U.S. doctors' organization and several hospital groups came out strongly on Wednesday against a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul America's healthcare system, as Democrats mounted a fierce battle to thwart the bill. Two House of Representatives committees debated the plan late into the night, two days...

  • WASHINGTON, March 8- The top U.S. doctors' organization and several hospital groups came out strongly on Wednesday against a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul America's healthcare system, as Democrats mounted a fierce battle to thwart the bill. Two House of Representatives committees began debating the plan and considering...

  • Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi

    House Democratic Leader Pelosi and Members of the Democratic Women's Working Group hold an event to honor International Women's Day and "A Day Without Women."