Rob Portman

Trump assails GOP senator who opposed health care bill

President Donald Trump accused Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a fellow Republican, of disappointing the country by opposing the GOP effort to demolish the Obama health care law, after initial votes demonstrated the party will be hard pressed to make any sweeping changes in the statute.

Senators planned to vote Wednesday on a Republican amendment to repeal much of President Barack Obama's law and give Congress two years to come up with a replacement. That was expected to be rejected by a combination of solidly opposed Democrats and Republicans unwilling to tear down the law without a replacement in hand.

"Now we have to keep working hard," Senate Majority Leader...