Trump, Republicans look for Plan B after healthcare delay
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A day after U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was forced to delay a vote on the Senate version of President Trump's healthcare overhaul, Republican leaders are looking for a way to overcome resistance from across the Republican spectrum.
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The former US vice president is launching a bid for the White House. This is no normal set of circumstances for Mike Pence, who was loyal to former US President Donald Trump for years, only parting ways with him after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Pence is polling in the single digits and along with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is entering a growing field of Republican candidates challenging Donald Trump, who is the current frontrunner by far.
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