Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:
- After the attack in New York that killed 8, Trump calls for merit-based immigration
- Trump spokeswoman dismisses Russia-related indictments: "Nothing to do with" the president
- Special counsel's inquiry yields first guilty plea, from former Trump aide who lied to the FBI
- Paul Manafort and another Trump campaign aide indicted; Manafort's bond is $10 million
In announcing his new executive order on healthcare, President Trump said that it would "increase choice and increase access to lower-priced, high-quality healthcare options" for "millions of Americans."
Critics of the order warned that it could endanger care for millions of other Americans with existing health problems such as cancer, heart disease or diabetes.
But healthcare experts said Thursday that the effect of the order -- for good or bad -- won't be fully known for months, at the earliest. That's because the order set out broad policies and directed three federal agencies -- the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury -- to come up with the detailed plans.
"It's remarkable how truly vague the executive order is, with words like 'consider' and 'potentially,'" tweeted Larry Levitt, senior vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation.