Trump’s anti-Obamacare bill fails to get support Read

Donald Trump suffered yet another defeat as bill seeking to replace major parts of Affordable Care Act, popularly called Obamacare was yanked from the floor of the House. President Donald Trump and the Republicans have been forced to admit defeat as they could not gain sufficient support from their own side for the plan to overhaul US health insurance of his predecessor, Barack Obama. The bill seeking to replace major parts of Obamacare was stopped after it became clear that the measure would be defeated, in large part because of opposition from a relative handful of conservative and moderate Republicans, Guardian reports.

President Donald Trump said that the overall Republican effort in Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare could be suspended for some time, as his administration pivots.

Meanwhile, gathered that the U.S. Supreme Court on March 21, put new restrictions on presidential powers. The law successfully limits a president’s authority to staff certain top government posts. Chief Justice John Roberts said that under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, a person would not be able to serve as the acting head of a federal agency once the president nominates him or her to permanently serve in the role.

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