Derek Reinbold // 4/30/17 //
The government may be headed toward a shutdown as the Trump administration has pushed congressional Republicans to use the looming Friday deadline as leverage to win funding for the border wall (WaPo, NY Times).
The increasing popularity of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) hinders the Trump Administration’s proposal to condition funding for the ACA on funding for the border wall, argues Philip Bump (WaPo).
Trump and congressional Republicans have been too mismatched to accomplish anything, writes Dan Balz (WaPo).
Senate staff are concerned by the Trump administration's unusual plans to host a private briefing in an unsecured White House location on North Korea (WaPo).
Although Republicans have used the Congressional Review Act to undo many Obama Administration regulations, they have not used it to the extent that some feared, writes Dan Farber (LegalPlanet).