WMAL Interview - AL WEAVER - 04.05.17

Apr 06, 2017, 05:06 PM

Interview – AL WEAVER – political reporter for Washington Examiner covering congress

GORSUCH SUPREME COURT NOMINATION UPDATE: McConnell claims votes to bust Supreme Court filibuster. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is claiming he has the votes necessary to thwart a planned Democratic filibuster of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, as a showdown draws near that could change the Senate, and the court, for generations. Leader McConnell‏ @SenateMajLdr 11h11 hours ago: Due to an unprecedented filibuster threat, I just filed cloture on the Judge #Gorsuch nomination. #SCOTUS

OBAMACARE REPEAL: Trump White House Sells New Health Plan as GOP Seeks Details. (NBC News) — Hours after President Donald Trump told NBC News that he was serious about reaching a deal on health care with members of his party, Vice President Mike Pence headed to Capitol Hill Monday night armed with a compromise proposal for the House conservatives who had helped doom the Republican health care bill a little more than a week ago.