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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirms that the senators have been invited to lunch to discuss the way forward on health care after it became clear that they did not have the votes to pass a plan to replace "Obamacare."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is confirming that President Donald Trump had a follow-up conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 summit earlier this month in Germany. National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton says it happened during a dinner for the world leaders and their spouses. Anton describes the talk as a casual, saying, "A conversation over dessert should not be characterized as a meeting."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations that a Russian developer's representative was the eighth attendee at a Trump Tower campaign meeting arranged by President Donald Trump's eldest son prompted a new round of castigation Tuesday from Democrats. The news also brought word that the special counsel investigating possible Trump campaign ties to Russia wants more information about the sit-down.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen a man he once called a "weak" ambassador to represent the U.S. in Moscow. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. Huntsman was ambassador to Singapore under President George H.W. Bush and to China under President Barack Obama. Huntsman and Trump buried their differences during Trump's transition.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis say they are re-evaluating their policy on body cameras after the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer. Justine Damond was shot Saturday night by an officer responding to her 911 call. Neither that officer nor his partner had their body camera running. Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo says a review of the program includes how often officers activate them. He says the department wants to increase that.
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