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  • U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement on health care while standing with 'victims of Obamacare' at The White House on July 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of his tax plan this past week and claimed he was trying to keep the Obama health law's insurance markets afloat even as he took steps that could well sink them. A look at his statements on a grab-bag of hot topics spanning the economy, Iran, health care and the way he treats his subordinates:.

  • WASHINGTON— A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage. Susan Collins of Maine, who has cast pivotal votes on health care in the...

  • The White House has announced that the Republican administration will stop paying billions of dollars to insurers to help low-income consumers meet out-of-pocket medical expenses, as part of the president's step-by-step effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • WASHINGTON— A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Susan Collins of Maine, who has cast pivotal votes on health care in the narrowly divided Senate. Her comments reflected an increasing focus...

  • President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence in the Blue Room during a 'Made in America' product showcase event at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2017.

    New analysis published Friday found that in 12 individual House campaigns, in all regions of the country, 11 had shifted to the benefit of Democrats.

  • *Trump frustrated that Congress failed to dismantle law. Frustrated by the failure of his fellow Republicans who control Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare, Trump has taken this and several other steps to chip away at it. Congressional Democrats accused Trump of sabotaging the law, and Democratic state attorneys general in New York and California...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a deal with him on healthcare after he scrapped billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to private health insurers for low-income Americans in a move that raised concerns about chaos in insurance markets and could face legal challenges. The payments cost $7 billion this year and...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a healthcare deal after cutting off Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients in a forceful move that sparked threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets. The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care...

  • The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which extended insurance to 20 million Americans. The move drew swift condemnation from Democrats and threats from state attorneys general in New York and California to file lawsuits. Senate Democratic Leader...

  • The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which extended insurance to 20 million Americans. The move drew swift condemnation from Democrats and threats from state attorneys general in New York and California to fight back with lawsuits.

  • The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which extended insurance to 20 million Americans. The move drew swift condemnation from Democrats and threats from state attorneys general in New York and California to fight back with lawsuits.

  • In a separate statement, the White House said the government cannot legally continue to pay the so-called cost-sharing subsidies because they lack a formal authorization by Congress. Halting the payments would trigger a spike in premiums for next year, unless Trump reverses course or Congress authorizes the money. The top two Democrats in Congress sharply...

  • Congressional Democratic leaders say it will be an act of "vast, pointless sabotage" if President Donald Trump halts payments to insurers under "Obamacare." The White House said in a statement Thursday night that the Department of Health and Human Services has determined there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers under the...

  • Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook

    Sandberg shuttled around the capital to talk with dozens of lawmakers and made numerous promises about how the company would change, the NYT reports.

  • The White House said in a statement that the government cannot legally continue to pay the so-called cost-sharing subsidies because they lack a formal authorization by Congress. Halting the payments would trigger a spike in premiums for next year, unless Trump reverses course or Congress authorizes the money. The top two Democrats in Congress sharply...

  • WASHINGTON— One of Facebook's top executives met Wednesday with House members investigating the company's Russia- linked ads and told them the social media giant is serious about dealing with the issue. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, told lawmakers behind closed doors that the company is working hard to ensure Americans "understand...

  • The U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee has approved $36.5 billion in funding for relief from the recent hurricanes and wildfires.

  • WASHINGTON— Don't cry for Henry Kissinger. Here's a look at Trump's comments on that matter and more Tuesday as well as a misbegotten attempt by the White House to blame a Republican senator for the Iran nuclear deal. Henry Kissinger does not want to pay 116 percent increase in his premiums, but that's what's happening.

  • WASHINGTON— The White House on Tuesday asked Congress for $5 billion to ease a fiscal crisis striking the government of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The administration's request, so far delivered informally, would provide $4.9 billion for Puerto Rico and its local jurisdictions. The White House also requested $150 million to help Puerto Rico...