GOP Pulls Troubled Health Bill, Trump’s Former Campaign Chair Speaks, and More

After delays, debates, and even ultimatums, the American Health Care Act is dead in the water. 

It’s unclear what will happen next, but the failure is a major setback for the administration; repealing and replacing Obamacare was one of Trump’s main campaign promises. Read the story from The AP. 

Manafort to Testify

There’s a lot happening surrounding the House Intelligence Committee’s probe into the Russia scandal. The newest: Trump’s former campaign chair, Paul Manafort — who is accused of having close ties to Russia during the campaign — volunteered to be interviewed by the committee. Read the story from NPR. 

Bracket Buster

The NCAA basketball championships have a new underdog in town: No. 11-seed Xavier beat No. 2-seed Arizona by a basket, with seconds left to go in the game. Read the story from The AP. 


Thirty foreign companies and people from 10 countries have been slapped with sanctions by the Trump administration. Read the story from The AP. 

Know It All

It’s pretty well established that honest feedback and constructive criticism are invaluable to making everything from pitches to products the best they can be. But how to encourage a culture like that at the office? As Matt Kincaid and Doug Crandall demonstrate in their new book, it starts at the top. Leaders who demonstrate transparency and candor inspire the same in their employees. Take a couple hours this weekend to listen to their tips, and return to work on Monday braced with the tools necessary to start inspiring more honest feedback, and improve every aspect of your company.