Published on 28 Jul 2017 Sections

Republican senators kill Obamacare repeal bill

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

It was a night of breathtaking drama, as three Republican senators broke ranks to derail a seven-year effort by their own party to scrap Obama’s healthcare law. Among them, John McCain, who’d delayed his cancer treatment to vote. That would be enough turmoil for most administrations, but not President Trump’s White House. His new communications director Anthony Scaramucci set the headlines ablaze with an expletive-filled tirade to a reporter, much of it directed at fellow White House staff.