Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act on Tuesday, intending to cover the cost of the southern border wall by seizing more than $14 billion in drug proceeds from infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
The House Republican tax reform plan introduced by Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) would create 1.7 million jobs and increase after-tax incomes on average by 8.7 percent, according to a report from the Tax Foundation.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R., Calif.) announced Thursday he has temporarily stepped aside from an ongoing investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
President Donald Trump, who has been widely criticized for only speaking with right-wing news outlets, called the Washington Post and the New York Times first on Friday to talk about the House Republicans health care bill.
President Trump has requested that the American Health Care Act, Speaker Ryan’s (R., Wis.) replacement to Obamacare, be pulled from a vote, which was scheduled to happen at 3:30 on Friday after being delayed from Thursday night.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) rushed to the White House Friday afternoon to tell President Donald Trump that they do not enough votes to pass legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported.
The online gambling site Bovada has released betting lines for the 2020 presidential election. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) and former First Lady Michelle Obama are the top Democratic contenders, according to the St. Louis Dispatch.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) tweeted out a question late on Monday about people’s experiences with Obamacare but did not get the response she was looking for.
House Republicans introduced legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday night. The American Health Care Act attempts to deliver relief to the American people from Obamacare’s taxes and regulatory mandates.
President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday that restricts immigration from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days, dropping Iraq from January’s original version of the order, and suspends the United States refugee program for 120 days.