United States House and Senate lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday to begin working on a major tax cut compromise bill -- just two days after GOP senators narrowly approved their chamber’s plan on a 51-to-49 vote. The House, which has a larger Republican majority, approved its version last month.
In the aftermath of his first major legislative defeat, President Donald Trump is standing by his team, preaching confidence in House Speaker Paul Ryan, and remains convinced of Obamacare's eventual downfall.
Washington's battles over government funding ended with a whimper today as the US Senate approved a 1.1 trillion dollars spending bill that quells for nearly nine months the threat of another federal agency shutdown.
Negotiators in the US Congress unveiled a 1.1 trillion dollars spending bill that aims to prevent another government shutdown while boosting funding levels slightly for military and domestic programs - but not for Obamacare health reforms.