Congressional Republicans are expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code today. On Tuesday night, Republicans announced that they would delay the release of the legislation as they admitted they were still struggling to reach a consensus on the bill.
After the collapse of the Republicans’ attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act, and before his lunch with GOP senators, President Trump tweeted that lawmakers “MUST keep their promise to America” and vote to repeal the ACA.
Senate Democrats blocked a deal providing funding for the fight against the Zika virus. In a 52-48 vote, the Senate fell eight votes short of moving past a procedural hurdle against the House-Senate conference report on a military and veterans spending bill, which includes $1.1 billion to fund Zika virus research.