Republican lawmaker quits conservative House group over healthcare conflict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Ted Poe resigned from the House Freedom Caucus on Sunday over the conservative legislative group’s role in sinking a healthcare overhaul championed by President Donald Trump.

Trump ally Stone offers to testify in Russian meddling probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, said on Sunday he has offered to testify before a congressional committee investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and ties to the Trump campaign.

House Ways and Means Chairman aims to move tax bill through committee in spring

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representative Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said he aims to move a tax reform bill through his committee this spring.

White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan: Priebus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s tax plan would include both a border tax and middle class tax cuts that the administration will aim to sell to moderate Democrats as well as Republicans.

Republican Meadows says not given up on healthcare overhaul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said on Sunday that he had not given up on reviving a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare before moving on to tax reform.

How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repeal

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Republicans may have failed to overthrow Obamacare this week, but there are plenty of ways they can chip away at it.

Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally on California beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday and four people were arrested, law enforcement said.

Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Reuters) – The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out – at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress.