'Red Lines' and the Repeal That Wasn't: A Look at the Week in Politics

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President Donald Trump (C) delivers remarks on health care and Republicans' inability thus far to replace or repeal the Affordable Care Act, during a lunch with members of Congress in the State Dining Room of the White House on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Also in the picture (L to R); Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). (Photo: Michael Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images)

It has been a busy week in politics. Bloomberg News reported that Special Investigator Robert Mueller is looking into President Trump's personal financial dealings -- something the President warned would be crossing a "red line" and outside the scope of Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference. That warning came during an interview with the New York Times in which President Trump also said that we would never have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions if he knew Sessions were going to recuse himself from the Russia investigation. Also, after a week where Senate Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Congressional Budget Office reports that about 32 million people would lose health insurance over the next decade under the Senate's most recent plan to repeal the ACA. Our round table of reporters and experts discuss the latest news from Capitol Hill.

Jennifer Steinhauer,
congressional reporter, New York Times
Phil Ewing, national security editor, NPR
David Mark, executive editor, Morning Consult