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Reince Priebus Is Forced Out as Trump’s Chief of Staff

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Reince Priebus, who has served as President Trump’s chief of staff for six months, has been pushed out of the White House. Michael D. Shear, a reporter for The New York Times, explains what this shake-up means.

Tracking the Roller Coaster Relationship of Reince Priebus and Donald Trump

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 23:01
The now-former White House chief of staff was one of the first Republican officials to take Trump seriously, but his relationship with the president had been rocky.

Trump, on Long Island, Vows an End to Gang Violence

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:36
President Trump described the perpetrators of violent crimes as “animals” and said his administration seeks to “dismantle, decimate and eradicate” gangs.

John Kelly, New Chief of Staff, Is Seen as Beacon of Discipline

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:27
President Trump’s decision to bring the homeland security secretary to the White House could impose new order at an often-chaotic White House.

Behind Legislative Collapse: An Angry Vow Fizzles for Lack of a Viable Plan

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:24
Voter anger turned Republicans against the Affordable Care Act, but amid the promises of repeal, the party never offered a viable alternative.

The Republican Women Behind the Vote

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:12
Senator John McCain shocked his party when he turned his thumb down and voted “no” to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But it was two staunch female Republican senators — Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine — who fought the Senate repeal from the start.

Scaramucci’s Vulgar Rant Spurs Newsroom Debate: Asterisks or No Asterisks?

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 21:02
Some news organizations avoided the White House communications director’s profane rant entirely. But many others considered it newsworthy, obscenities and all.

F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 20:39
The agency opened the door to endorsing ‘vaping’ as a means to getting tobacco smokers to quit.

Scaramucci Did Not Invent the Word ‘Paranoiac’

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 18:15
As the word makes its way into all kinds of peculiar sentences, it seems worth clearing up one matter: Anthony Scaramucci should not be blamed or credited with inventing it. It is a real word, with a complex history.

Reince Priebus Pushed Out After Rocky Tenure as Trump Chief of Staff

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 17:24
A six-month tenure as President Trump’s top aide failed to impose order on an unruly and fractious White House.

Right and Left React to ‘Skinny Repeal’ Defeat and Scaramucci’s Interview

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 16:41
Read about how the other side thinks about the health care debate and the new White House communications director’s profanity-laced tirade.

Economic View: Why Health Care Policy Is So Hard

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:18
Anyone who has spent some time thinking about health care policy sees its complexity. Here are some tips for understanding why it is so vexing.

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, the Pentagon Says

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:59
The American military said it was still assessing the situation. A missile test by North Korea earlier this month showed it was capable of reaching Alaska.

Republicans Try to Regroup After Health Care Failure, Democrats Exult

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:52
After loss, Democratic leaders urge Republicans to negotiate with them to repair the Affordable Care Act.

A Manhattan Skyline Sketch by Trump Sells at Auction for $29,000

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:42
The future president drew and signed it in gold ink in 2005 for a charity event. The only recognizable building in the sketch? Trump Tower.

News Analysis: On Policy, Republicans Find They Cannot Beat Something With Nothing

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:50
For seven years, Republicans promised their voters they would replace the Affordable Care Act with something better, cheaper and just as generous. They forgot to figure out what.

Treasury Ends Obama-Era Program to Help Workers Save for Retirement

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:05
The program, known as myRA, was meant to help people without access to workplace savings plans put away money for retirement.

Russia Seizes 2 U.S. Properties and Orders Embassy to Cut Staff

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:20
It was the government’s first retaliatory steps against proposed new American sanctions against Russia.

McCain’s Vote Provides Dramatic Moment in 7-Year Battle Over Obamacare

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 05:33
He kept his intention quiet until the end, when he joined Democrats and two Republican senators to defeat the measure.

John McCain Casts Decisive Health Care Vote

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 05:11
Senator John McCain of Arizona, who just this week returned to the Senate after receiving a diagnosis of brain cancer, cast the decisive vote to defeat the G.O.P.’s “skinny repeal” health care proposal.