• White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be financed by Mexico.

  • Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials.

  • Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform.

  • In health care push, Trump couldn’t master art of consensus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thought he had a deal.

  • GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave “Obamacare” in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails.

  • Beal, Wall lead Wizards to 104-100 win over Hawks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First, the Washington Wizards hung around their game against the Atlanta Hawks with their defense.

  • The Latest: Police arrest 54 during Capitol protest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local):

  • Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump’s wrath

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his favorite biblical passage is “an eye for an eye.” Many appear ready to risk it.

  • Trump’s SEC pick, an ex-Goldman lawyer, to face skepticism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.

  • GOP leaders boost pressure as health bill crunch time nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their top legislative priority dangling in peril, President Donald Trump and Republican leaders cajoled recalcitrant GOP lawmakers Wednesday to back their health care overhaul. A day ahead of a long-awaited House showdown roll call, conservatives insisted they had the votes to torpedo the measure and the number of lawmakers publicly expressing opposition snowballed.