The first congressional recess during the Trump administration forced many Republican lawmakers into an awkward position, as they faced tough questions from voters angry about proposed changes to the national health care law and other issues. VOA's Katherine Gypson traveled to Arizona - a Republican stronghold - to see if this growing movement will have an impact as Congress returns to D.C.
Health care reform was front and center at the White House Monday, as President Donald Trump met with governors and insurance executives in separate meetings. While the president has pledged to dismantle the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - many questions remain as to the specifics of how to repeal and replace the legislation. VOA’s Elizabeth Cherneff reports.
President Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress and the American people Tuesday in his first major speech since his inauguration last month. Trump is expected to talk about his budget priorities for the coming year including a big boost in defense spending and cuts in foreign aid programs and domestic spending. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has a preview from Washington.