House Republicans

WH Cancels Scheduled Rollout of Citizenship for Illegal Aliens Plan

The White House has canceled their planned meeting with lawmakers to roll out their immigration “framework” that gives U.S. citizenship to at least 1.8 million illegal aliens, as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demands more concessions from the administration.


Uphill Battle: Poll Shows Strong Public Opposition to Tax Bill Before Its Release

Republican efforts to enact tax reform face a serious challenge.

Even before the House bill was released Thursday, 60 percent of Americans said the plan favored the wealthy, according to a poll by ABC News/Washington Post. The poll was taken between October 29 and November 1, the day before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was released.

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Here’s What We Think We Know About the GOP Tax Bill

House Republicans delayed the release of their tax bill Tuesday night, a sign that the GOP leaders still have not resolved disputes between its members over tax breakers and how to pay for tax cuts.

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House to Vote on Pain Capable 20-Week Abortion Ban

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joined Reps. Diane Black (R-TN), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Vicki Hartzler (R-MO), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) to announce a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a measure that would ban abortion past the fifth month of pregnancy.

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After Health Care Defeat, Everyone Is Smarter than Trump. Oh, Really?

The Beltway consensus is that President Donald Trump lost so badly by pulling the American Health Care Act last Friday that he has permanently crippled his presidency. He may not achieve anything in his first 100 days (as if he hasn’t already); he may not even last a full term.

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CBO Warns: Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Lead to Additional Births

The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) report on the House Republicans’ healthcare plan says the included provision to defund Planned Parenthood would result in “additional births stemming from the reduced access” to “services that help women avert pregnancies.”