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US Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the US Senate.

 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.

Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

US President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Wednesday of obstructing his agenda, the day after a fellow Republican won a Georgia congressional election that many saw as a referendum on his turbulent presidency. 

Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and their allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577 seat National Assembly. 

Nearly 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump for accepting funds from foreign leaders

Nearly 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump for accepting funds from foreign leaders

Nearly 200 Democrats on Wednesday filed a law suit against U.S. President Donald Trump alleging that he has violated the emoluments clause of the Constitution by accepting gifts and benefits from foreign leaders through Trump business entities without Congressional approval.

Trump to unveil tax reform, cut corporate rate to 15%

Trump to unveil tax reform, cut corporate rate to 15%

The Trump administration is poised to unveil its long-awaited tax reform plan Wednesday that will slash corporate taxes to 15 percent, in the "biggest tax cut" in US history.

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

The committee has sent a second letter to ex top officials of CIA, National Intelligence and one ex-deputy attorney to appear at a hearing on May 2.

Nikki Haley gets heckled at global women summit in NYC

Nikki Haley, the tough-talking and blunt US Ambassador to the UN, was heckled during an annual summit on women here as she spoke about President Donald Trump and Russia.

US Senate panel expected to approve Trump's Supreme Court pick, set up Senate showdown

US Senate panel expected to approve Trump's Supreme Court pick, set up Senate showdown

A U.S. Senate panel on Monday is expected to advance President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to a full Senate vote later in the week, setting up a political showdown as Democrats seek to block his confirmation.

Wall Street hits six-week low on Trump''s healthcare bill defeat

Wall Street`s main indexes hit their lowest levels in six weeks on Monday after Republicans pulled a healthcare bill, raising questions about President Donald Trump`s ability to deliver on his ambitious economic agenda.

After legislative defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

After legislative defeat, Trump promises 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

Donald Trump has suffered a humiliating legislative defeat as Republicans were forced to pull their repeal of the Obamacare bill, prompting the US President to declare that his predecessor's flagship scheme will fall apart, as he promised to make a "great" new healthcare plan for Americans.

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

The top U.S. Senate Democrat on Thursday pledged to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Republican President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight.

High stakes for Donald Trump in vote on US healthcare plan

U.S. President Donald Trump may face his first major legislative hurdle on Thursday: a do-or-die vote in the House of Representatives on a plan that would roll back the signature healthcare law of former President Barack Obama.

12.2 million sign up for 'Obamacare' despite its problems

More than 12.2 million people have signed up for coverage nationwide this year under the Obama-era health care law even with the uncertainty created by President Donald Trump's vow to repeal and replace it.

Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

Congress is poised to complete its initial step toward dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, as Republicans divided over how to replace it face pressure from Donald Trump for quick action.

Republicans, Democrats unite behind Donald Trump to attack United Nations

The deeply divided Democrats and Republicans have rallied behind US President-elect Donald Trump in the House of Representatives to denounce the UN for a Security Council resolution condemning Israel for building settlements on the occupied territories.

Republicans drop ethics rules change after Trump rebuke

Republicans drop ethics rules change after Trump rebuke

US House Republicans scrapped Tuesday a controversial rules change that would have gutted a congressional ethics office, after President-elect Donald Trump rebuked the strategy hours before lawmakers were to vote on the measure.

Challenging election results may not be easy for Donald Trump: Report

The CRS report argued that there is little evidence of mass scale voter fraud in US elections.  

Donald Trump emerges as most discussed person on Twitter during final presidential debate

Donald Trump emerges as most discussed person on Twitter during final presidential debate

Donald Trump has dominated the Twitter conversation surrounding the third and final presidential debate.

Donald Trump lashes out at `disloyal` Republicans

Embattled presidential hopeful Donald Trump lashed out against "disloyal" Republicans in a ranting tweetstorm Tuesday, deepening a split that threatens the future of the 162-year-old party.