EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump should not have pardoned a former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of criminal contempt in a case of racial profiling, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: House Republicans say they have proposed a way for the Senate to resolve a procedural dispute over a bill to impose sanctions on Russia and Iran, allowing the House to take up the measure passed by the Senate.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s tax plan next week likely won’t include a border-adjusted tax that House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed, a senior administration official said.
EghtesadOnline: Bill Hoagland spent 25 years as a Republican aide in the Senate, a career spanning the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and both George Bushes. He’s old enough to remember when the GOP was capable of tough things, such as comprehensive tax reform. He also remembers when he could count on such creatures as “yellow dog” Democrats, who were conservative enough to be to the right of a handful of liberal Republicans.
EghtesadOnline: The top Republican in Congress on Tuesday stood by Devin Nunes, the embattled head of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, who is under fire for his handling of an investigation into possible Russian ties to President Donald Trump's election campaign.
EghtesadOnline: Two weeks ago, Paul Ryan rolled up his shirtsleeves to deliver an energetic PowerPoint presentation of a health-care bill he said conservatives have been “dreaming about.” On Friday, a chastened Ryan stood in the same spot, admitting that Obamacare would remain the law of the land.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s call for tapping the private sector to help finance $1 trillion in infrastructure improvements faces a little-noticed challenge from his own party -- a House Republican proposal to eliminate the tax break for corporate borrowing.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan say they’re ready to put a tax overhaul at the top of their agendas.
EghtesadOnline: In public, President Donald Trump is standing by House Speaker Paul Ryan over the failed Obamacare replacement bill.
EghtesadOnline: House Republicans abandoned their efforts to repeal and partially replace Obamacare after President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan couldn’t wrangle enough votes, raising doubts about their ability to deliver on the rest of their agenda.