Tension between party leaders who will not compete for unlikely seats and an energized base loath to concede anything to Republicans risks demoralizing activists.
Statements like this one by Ben Carson “encapsulate everything that is wrong with the current Republican-led administration.”
The treatment of a reporter by Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in a Montana special election, was either “outrageous” or “totally out of character,” depending on whom you ask.
Senator Ron Wyden told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that the administration was using accounting that would “make Bernie Madoff blush.”
Does the health care bill passed by the House live up to Republicans’ promises? We checked the facts.