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One year of Donald Trump: The administrative presidency on steroids

As President Donald Trump's first year in office comes to a close, the assessments are rolling in. Expect full reviews of the President's Twitter taunts, his low popularity, his campaign's ties to Russia, White House staff turmoil, his struggles to repeal and replace Obamacare despite GOP control of Congress, and - finally - the late-year success on major tax cut legislation. 

Latest Attempt to Repeal the Obama Healthcare Act has Failed

The latest attempt to repeal the Obama-era healthcare act has failed after a dramatic night in the US Senate, reported BBC.

At least three Republicans - John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski - voted against the bill, which needed a simple majority to pass.
President Donald Trump said the three had "let the American people down".

US Senate advances on healthcare, with dramatic return by McCain

U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on July 25 to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law still faces significant hurdles.

The Senate deadlocked 50-50 on moving forward with the healthcare debate, forcing Vice President Mike Pence to cast the tie-breaking vote.

Senate Republicans to Open Debate on Obamacare Eepeal After 51-50 Vote

The US Senate voted 51-50 Tuesday to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama's health care reforms, according to France24.

The vote was a victory for President Donald Trump, who spent weeks cajoling, strong-arming and warning Republicans to get on board with his effort to overhaul Obamacare.