Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening told senators that he will make a deal with lawmakers on health care despite the fact that House Republicans were forced to pull their bill to repeal Obamacare due to a lack of support for the legislation.

"I know that we’re all going to make a deal on health care. That’s such an easy one. So I have no doubt that that’s going to happen very quickly," Trump said at a reception at the White House for senators and their spouses. "I think it will, actually. I think it’s going to happen. Because we’ve all been promising, Democrat, Republican, we’ve all been promising that to the American people."

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A lawyer for President Donald Trump on Monday signaled that he will seek to dismiss a lawsuit filed against Trump in New York, arguing that the President is immune to lawsuits filed against him in state court.

Trump is looking to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed in New York state Supreme Court by Summer Zervos, a past contestant on Trump's reality television show, "The Apprentice." Zervos filed the lawsuit in January, after Trump denied her allegations that he kissed and groped her inappropriately in 2007 at a hotel in Los Angeles.

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Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, confirmed Tuesday morning that the committee's chair, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has cancelled all of the committee's meetings this week.

During an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," co-host Joe Scarborough said that a spokesperson for a member of the committee told MSNBC that Nunes had cancelled all of the meetings for this week.

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The day after House Republicans yanked their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) faced a loud, angry crowd back home in Texas.

During a town hall event on Saturday, hundreds of constituents packed into a middle school auditorium for an hour and a half, asking Culberson about Republicans' health care agenda and President Donald Trump.

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The Senate Intelligence Committee has told the White House that it wants to interview adviser Jared Kushner about meetings he attended with Russian officials as part of the committee's investigation into ties between Russia and campaign aides to President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported Monday morning, citing unnamed officials in the administration and Congress.

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