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DC Daily: After health care bill failure, it's back to the drawing board for President Trump

Posted: 7:50 AM, Mar 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-03-27 15:25:42Z

What's happening in the political world:

Ohio governor says Trump needs to work with Democrats on health care
-- Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election, said the president needs to work with Democrats if there is to be a new solution for health care.

In an interview with CNN, Kasich said: "You cannot have major changes in major programs affecting things like health care without including Democrats from the very beginning."

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Trump's son-in-law picked to run new WH office
-- Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, was tapped to lead the new White House Office of American Innovation.

The Office of American Innovation will be tasked with crafting ideas to reshape the federal bureaucracy to make it leaner and more effective.

The new office will look to churn out new ideas to reform the federal government, with Kushner proclaiming to the Washington Post that "we should have excellence in government."

"The government should be run like a great American company," Kushner told the newspaper.

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Weekend pro-Trump rally in Orange County turns violent
-- At least three people were arrested Saturday after a "Make America Great" rally in Huntington Beach escalated into a physical confrontation that included the use of pepper spray, according to published reports.

According to an Orange County Register report, organizers said a man wearing a black mask pepper-sprayed an organizer of the event and was tackled and punched by Trump supporters. Video from the scene, posted on Facebook, showed the confrontation.

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