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Trump Sides With Dems On Debt Limit, Complicating Forecasts Of Health Legislation

September 06, 2017
Lawmakers' handling of disaster-relief legislation will set the tone for how, or whether, they handle other urgent legislation, such as renewing funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program and community health centers, and President Donald Trump complicated that calculation on Wednesday when he sided with Democrats on combining disaster relief with a three-month deal on lifting the debt limit and funding the government. The deal, which at press time hadn't been agreed to by congressional Republicans, is assumed to give...


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