5 GOP Senators Say They Oppose Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans Thursday released their long-awaited bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase Obama-era tax increases the Democratic president imposed on the wealthy to finance his expansion of coverage.

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Democrats Assail GOP Senators for Health Care Rewrite Secrecy

Senate Democrats escalated their protest against Republican secrecy over their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare Tuesday by shutting down committee hearings. The action came on the heels of a roughly six-hour talkathon staged by the Democrats Monday night that stretched past midnight.

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Comey Adds Fuel to Obstruction-of-Justice Concerns

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney went on the offensive Thursday afternoon, attacking several points former FBI director James Comey made in two hours of testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The problem is, in the process, he may have compounded Comey’s claims of being defamed by the administration and left the question of the president’s possibly obstructing justice unresolved.

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