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Can Republicans govern if they can’t keep a promise they’ve made for 7 years?

Republicans exulted in November when they won the White House and both congressional chambers, promising aggressive moves on health care, taxes and immigration. But a spectacular stumble by House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump on repealing Obamacare and passing a new health bill begs the question of whether the party will be able to get anything done if it can’t deliver on that promise.

Nation & World

Hardball political operative Roger Stone finds himself on the receiving end

Veteran political operative and longtime Trumpster Roger Stone says he had nothing to do with Russian hacking of Democratic politicians during last year’s election. But his reputation as a high practitioner of the political dark arts is making it hard for a lot of people –– including Democratic congressmen and possibly the FBI –– to believe him. In his fullest statement yet on his role in the hacking controversy, Stone explains to the Miami Herald why they’re wrong.

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Trump to Merkel: ‘At least we have something in common’ in reference to wiretapping

President Trump addressed his wiretapping claim during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday at the White House. Trump brought up Merkel's experience with U.S. wiretapping when he was questioned about his own allegations. In 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. National Security Agency had tapped Merkel’s phone.
The White House
Trump to Merkel: ‘At least we have something in common’ in reference to wiretapping 1:42

Trump to Merkel: ‘At least we have something in common’ in reference to wiretapping

Paul Ryan's best Irish joke? His staff says it's his Irish accent 2:56

Paul Ryan's best Irish joke? His staff says it's his Irish accent

Sec. Tillerson: Patience with North Korea 'has ended' 1:42

Sec. Tillerson: Patience with North Korea 'has ended'

White House: 'CBO coverage estimates are consistently wrong' 1:27

White House: 'CBO coverage estimates are consistently wrong'