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  • Mark Meadows, who heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said after a White House meeting with Vice President Mike Pence that his group had more than enough members to stop the bill from passing, although he remained hopeful for potential changes to the legislation. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the administration was optimistic, citing a...

  • President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders struggled on Wednesday to get enough support in the House of Representatives to win passage of their Obamacare rollback bill, watched by wary investors in financial markets. Repealing and replacing Democrat Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act is a first major test of Trumps legislative...

  • A major goal of the revisions, unveiled late Monday night, is to create more options for older adults dealing with high medical bills, whose costs in many cases would have gone up markedly under the previous GOP bill. Separately, the bill gives states the option of imposing work requirements for able-bodied older adults on Medicaid. Under the Obama-era law, about...

  • Earlier on Monday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told reporters that new language was expected on taxes and Medicaid provisions in an effort to move the bill to the floor of the House by Thursday. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," Brady said of planned changes to treatment of...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told reporters that new language was expected on taxes and Medicaid provisions in an effort to move the bill to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Thursday. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," Brady said of planned changes to treatment...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told reporters on Monday new language was expected on taxes and Medicaid provisions in an effort to move the bill to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Thursday. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," Brady said of planned changes to...

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

    "I think the way we deliver it from the House is going to create a lot of momentum for the Senate going forward," Rep. Kevin Brady says.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives will release changes to their healthcare bill on Monday, a top lawmaker said, in hopes of winning passage for the legislation later this week, and eventually, in the Senate. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," House Ways and Means...

  • In all, the bill provides $883 billion in tax relief by repealing almost all of the taxes enacted under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, according to estimates by the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation, the official tax scorekeeper for Congress. For example, the biggest tax cut in the GOP plan would eliminate a 3.8 percent tax on investment...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- The White House and congressional leaders said on Tuesday they were weighing changes to their plan to dismantle the Obamacare health law as Republicans' questions mounted following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said White House officials and leaders in the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- President Donald Trump and congressional leaders are weighing changes to their plan to dismantle the Obamacare health law, a White House spokesman said Tuesday, as Republicans defended their effort following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said White House...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- President Donald Trump and congressional leaders are weighing changes to their effort to dismantle the Obamacare health law, a White House spokesman said Tuesday, as Republicans defended their plan following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said White House...

  • SEATTLE, March 14- Boeing Co and about 90 other aerospace companies are urging Congress to overhaul the U.S. tax system, saying a set of changes Republicans proposed last year- including a big cut in the corporate tax rate- will make them more competitive globally and help create U.S. jobs. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was among those who signed a letter...

  • SEATTLE, March 14- Boeing Co and about 90 other aerospace companies are urging Congress to overhaul the U.S. tax system, saying a set of changes Republicans proposed last year- including a big cut in the corporate tax rate- will make them more competitive globally and help create U.S. jobs. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was among those who signed a letter...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

    Tax reform and health-care reform are running on parallel tracks in the House, Rep. Kevin Brady told CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, March 9- The Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system cleared its first hurdle on Thursday, but its chances for passage in Congress looked uncertain with Democrats, conservatives and industry groups opposed. After the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee vote, the House Energy and Commerce Committee...

  • *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,...

  • Harold Hamm

    Oil and gas CEOs expressed optimism about a pro-fossil-fuel president but appear to be on the fence about GOP tax and trade policy.

  • WASHINGTON, March 8- A potentially lengthy U.S. legislative fight over replacing the Obamacare health law starts on Wednesday as two House of Representatives committees negotiate changes to a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump. In a letter, the American Medical Association rejected the measure and urged lawmakers to reconsider its drastic...

  • WASHINGTON, March 8- A potentially lengthy U.S. legislative fight over replacement of the Obamacare health law gets underway on Wednesday as two House of Representatives committees begin negotiating over changes to a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump. The Republican plan unveiled on Monday would scrap Obamacare's requirement that most...