President Trump’s tentative deal with Democrats has elevated the one issue that most fiercely divides Republicans, threatening the party’s broader agenda.
Senator Orrin G. Hatch of Utah warned that a tax overhaul promised for the week of Sept. 25 may be only “guidance” or “signposts” for tax legislation.
The White House has set a deadline of Oct. 5 for immigrants to reapply for protected status under DACA. A Brooklyn judge said the deadline was too soon.
Senator Bernie Sanders argued that most Americans want Medicare for all, while critics say similar systems in other countries produce worse outcomes.
President Trump thrust himself back into the racial storms of Charlottesville, repeating his charge that those resisting neo-Nazis and white supremacists were as much to blame as the alt-right.