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Trump: 'We Were Very, Very Close' on Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Health Care Domino: Why Trump's Tax Cuts Depend on the ObamaCare Repeal

The House of Representatives Rules Committee is meeting Wednesday to set the stage for the big health care debate Thursday, when the full chamber will vote on a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Some Republican lawmakers are banking on passage of the American Health Care Act in order to focus on another pivotal item of the Party’s agenda: tax reform.

Supreme Court Nominee Stakes Out Independence from Trump

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.