President Trump’s budget blueprint sets up a fight with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, who has maintained that to tame the deficit, Congress must cut Social Security and Medicare.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] Some G.O.P. lawmakers are rallying around the idea that less taxation is more important than less debt, in a break from their party’s vocal deficit hawks.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] President Trump’s assertion that 122 former prisoners released during the Obama administration have returned to militant activity is false.
[ Originally published on this site as post ] It is possible that Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, views the potential failure of the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare as an eventual boon.