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GOP looks to Oval Office to set lines

Mar 02, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

WASHINGTON - By now, Republicans in Congress thought they would be working closely with the White House on signature items of the GOP agenda - repealing and replacing Obamacare, overhauling the tax code.

Many hoped President Donald Trump would play the classic executive's role: rolling up his sleeves to chart the direction, settle disputes and spend his political capital to bring wayward lawmakers in line.

But instead, Trump has been reluctant to take charge of Republicans' policy pr...