France, Kentucky Derby, Trump: Your Weekend Briefing

The legislation, which would roll back the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, now moves to the Senate. Its future there is uncertain.

House Republicans who voted for the bill could face a backlash in next year’s elections, especially if the measure’s potential to hurt the economy is realized. Above, protesters in Washington.

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3. But right now, the economy is good. So good, in fact, that the U.S. is getting close to full employment.

The latest numbers showed the jobless rate dropped to 4.4 percent, the lowest in more than 10 years.

Wage growth, however, needs to be stronger to declare full employment, our economic reporter said.

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4. It was a busy week for President Trump.

On Friday, his second nominee to be secretary of the Army withdrew from consideration.

Earlier in the week, he met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, above, during his first trip back to New York as president.

He also hosted the Palestinian leader at the White House, spoke with Russia’s president by phone and signed an order on religious liberty.

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5. The House is in recess all week; the Senate is not. Senators have a subcommittee hearing Monday on Russian interference in the election.

Sally Q. Yates, above, the former acting attorney general, and James R. Clapper Jr., the former director of national intelligence, are expected to testify.

Also, the Senate Intelligence Committee has requested that a number of high-profile Trump campaign associates hand over…

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