Ronald Bert Smith Jr. was "not anesthetized at any point during the agonizingly long procedure," his legal team says.
Hospitals and insurers want to know soon how GOP leaders plan to address the consequences of repealing the health law.
The stopgap spending bill passes by a 63-36 vote shortly before a midnight deadline.
Democrats drop their objections to the spending bill after taking the debate right to the brink before a midnight deadline.
The president-elect shut down firms that appeared connected to a possible venture there, corporate documents show.
A longtime union chief and a 19-year-old woman got menacing phone calls after the president-elect went after them on Twitter.