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Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Published 01/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump listens as South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a statement from the Rose Garden after meetings at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation.

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U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to press India`s Modi on trade, investment

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to press India`s Modi on trade, investment

Published 24/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Richard Neal (D-MA) listen to testimony before the committee on tax reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Leading U.S. congressmen have called on President Donald Trump to press Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove barriers to U.S. trade and investment when they meet for the first time on Monday.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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House tax committee plans public hearings on tax overhaul

House tax committee plans public hearings on tax overhaul

Published 05/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) arrives at a House of Representatives conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The tax oversight committee in the U.S. House of Representatives will hold public hearings in coming weeks as the panel prepares to unveil legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code, congressional aides said on Wednesday.

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Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan

Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan

Published 24/03/2017

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney arrive for a meeting about the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S. March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

U.S. President Donald Trump warned House Republican lawmakers that he will leave Obamacare in place and move on to tax reform if they do not get behind new healthcare legislation and support it in a vote on Friday.

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Trump fights for healthcare bill, makes headway with conservatives

Trump fights for healthcare bill, makes headway with conservatives

Published 23/03/2017

Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act outside the Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders pushed on Wednesday for votes for their plan to overhaul Obamacare and said they were making progress in their efforts to win over conservative Republicans who have demanded changes to the legislation.

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Trump tries to rally support for healthcare bill as U.S. markets drop

Trump tries to rally support for healthcare bill as U.S. markets drop

Published 22/03/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (L) enter the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump tried to rally Republican lawmakers behind a plan to dismantle Obamacare on Tuesday as U.S. stock markets showed their worst one-day performance since the November election.

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Republicans weigh health bill changes as doubts mount

Republicans weigh health bill changes as doubts mount

Published 15/03/2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell departs after speaking with the media following the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

The White House and congressional leaders said on Tuesday they were weighing changes to their plan to dismantle the Obamacare health law as Republicans' questions mounted following an estimate that it would cause 14 million Americans to lose insurance next year.

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Trump tests dealmaker image to sell healthcare bill

Trump tests dealmaker image to sell healthcare bill

Published 10/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a listening session with CEOs of small and community banks at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

President Donald Trump has launched a charm offensive of the type not seen before in his brief and chaotic tenure, forcefully rallying behind legislation to repeal the Obamacare healthcare law while trying to placate the bill’s opponents.

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Republican health plan clears first hurdles, fate uncertain

Republican health plan clears first hurdles, fate uncertain

Published 09/03/2017

A copy of Obamacare repeal and replace recommendations (L) produced by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives sit next to a copy of the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price addresses the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system cleared its first hurdles in Congress on Thursday, but its chances for passage looked uncertain and top Republicans scrambled to bring disgruntled conservatives aboard.

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