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- Trump Warns In 'Art Of The Deal': 'Deliver The Goods' Or Lose In A 'Landslide'
President Trump co-wrote the book on making a deal in 1987. But the former businessman couldn't deliver on overhauling health care.
- Health Care Bill Collapses After Republicans Fail To Garner Enough Support
Republicans pulled their health care bill on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House. In a statement, President Trump said he wanted to move onto tax reform.
- Trump, Ryan Pull Health Care Bill After Failing To Secure Enough Votes
Republicans pulled their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Friday after failing to secure enough votes for it to pass in the House of Representatives.
- Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal
A Pennsylvania jury convicted Graham Spanier on Friday of one of three counts against him for his handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
- Rep. Byrne Outlines How Health Care Fight Exposed Divisions In GOP
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne about the decision to pull the Republican health care bill on Friday.
- Trump Delivers Statement After Republican Leaders Pull Health Care Bill
President Trump spoke from the Oval Office on Friday after Republican leaders made the decision to pull their health care bill that was designed to replace the Affordable Care Act.
- State Department Instructs Embassies To Beef Up Screening For Visa Applicants
The directions, in four memorandums sent last week, require social media checks on certain applicants and instruct consular officials to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny."
- U.S. Women's Hockey Starters Plan To Boycott Championship
Women's hockey holds its world championship next week. The defending champion U.S. will send a team, but the starters are boycotting. The first team, led by captain Meghan Duggan, says it will sit out the championship if players don't get better pay and support from USA Hockey.
- Paul Manafort Agrees To Testify Before Congress In Russia Probe
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to testify before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into potential ties between Trump aides and the Russian mischief in the 2016 presidential campaign. But partisan rancor and unusual revelations threaten to derail the committee's investigation â€” or at least, per critics, its credibility.
- Trump Suffers Huge Failure As GOP Withdraws Health Care Bill
According to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, President Trump "left it all on the field" in terms of his efforts to gain support for the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
- Many Insurance Companies Stay Quiet On Health Care Debate
With AHCA coming to the house floor for a highly anticipated vote, some of the biggest stake holders that are closely following the health care political circus are health insurance companies around the country. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Professor Sabrina Corlette of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University about what she has heard from the health care industry.
- House Republican Leaders Withdraw Health Care Bill
House Republican leaders have pulled their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act after it became clear they did not have the votes to pass it.
- Disenrollments Place Washington Native American Tribe's Sovereignty In Jeopardy
The sovereignty of a Native American tribe in Washington state is in jeopardy. This comes after the tribe disenrolled about 15 percent of its members â€” members it says don't belong.
- Week In Politics: House Intel Committee, GOP Health Care Bill
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to political commentators Kimberly Atkins of the <em>Boston Herald</em> and Guy Benson of Townhall.com for the about the controversy surrounding the House Intelligence Committee, the debate over the GOP health care bill and Democrats' plan to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
- Health Care Bill Debate Centered On Essential Health Benefits
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Noam Levey, who covers national health care policy for <em>The Los Angeles Times</em>, about why essential health benefits became such a sticking point in the health care debate.