Thu Jun 22, 2017 AT 2:48 PM EDT
Senate Republicans, who have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act for seven years, took a major step on Thursday toward that goal, unveiling a bill to cut Medicaid deeply and end the health law’s mandate that most Americans have health insurance, reports The New York Times.
Wed Jun 21, 2017 AT 2:24 PM EDT
Former President Obama’s Homeland Security secretary on Wednesday defended his response to Russian interference in the 2016 election, arguing the last administration’s careful characterization was intended to ensure it was not seen as taking sides in a political fight, reports The Hill.
Tue Jun 20, 2017 AT 2:03 PM EDT
Federal investigators probing the lobbying work of ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn are examining the role of Bijan Kian, Flynn’s former business partner, according to an FBI interviewee, reports Reuters. Investigators are also looking at whether payments from foreign clients to Flynn and his company, the now-inactive Flynn Intel Group, were lawful, according to two separate sources with knowledge of the inquiry into Flynn’s business activities.