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The Dow crossed 23,000 points for the first time in its history just months after hitting a previous record of 22,000 points amid expectations of tax cuts and deregulation under the Trump administration.
President Trump applauded the prospect of a bipartisan short-term deal by Senate leaders to subsidize insurance plans for low-income Americans just days after signing an executive order to halt the payments.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders insisted “the president wasn’t criticizing predecessors but stating a fact.”
After he defended his decision to slash more than $7 billion in subsidies for working-class families, two senators announced a bipartisan agreement to continue supports.