Need to catch up on all things Trump? Here's a list of highlights from the White House for Monday.
The day began with a few words of advice:
It is amazing how rude much of the media is to my very hard working representatives. Be nice, you will do much better!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2017
And a few replies:
Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare, the nonpartisan U.S. Congressional Budget Office says in a report that dealt a potential setback toTrump's first major legislative initiative.
A Republican plan to repeal taxes set under Obamacare would benefit the wealthiest U.S. households at more than five times the rate for middle-income families, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.
ObamaCare is imploding. It is a disaster and 2017 will be the worst year yet, by far! Republicans will come together and save the day.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice asks for more time to respond to a request from lawmakers for evidence aboutTrump's allegation that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election campaign.
Overlooked in all of this: KellyAnne Conway seems to think Inspector Gadget was an inspector of gadgets, not a gadget-filled inspector pic.twitter.com/dlsuKm3Kd0— Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) March 14, 2017
A group of states renew their effort to blockTrump's revised temporary ban on refugees and travelers from several Muslim-majority countries, arguing that his executive order is the same as the first one that was halted by federal courts.
Trump's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been pushed back from Tuesday until Friday because of the winter storm bearing down on the northeastern United States, the White House says.
Ahead of her trip to Washington, Merkel tells business leaders in Munich that free trade is important for both the United States and Germany.
Trumpis planning to host Chinese President XiJinpingat a two-day summit next month, according to media reports, as his administration seeks to smooth relations with the world's second-largest economy.
Trump's Middle East envoy and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem as the new administration tries to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.
Trumpis set to formally announce a review of vehicle fuel efficiency rules locked in at the end of the Obama administration when he meets with automaker chiefs this week, according to two sources briefed on the matter.
Trumpon Thursday unveils his 2018 budget emphasizing a military buildup, and some Republicans are concerned they will be forced to choose between opposing the president or backing reductions in popular programs such as aid for disabled children and hot meals for the elderly.
The U.S. Senate confirmsTrump's pick to run the government health programs for the elderly, poor and disabled, Medicare and Medicaid, filling a critical role as Republicans fight to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Kimberly M. Aquilinacontributed to this report.