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Month: September 2017

Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal G.O.P. Senator Declares Opposition

WASHINGTON — A last-ditch attempt by President Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act appeared to collapse on Monday as a pivotal senator announced her firm opposition to the latest repeal plan, virtually ensuring that Republicans would not have the votes they need for passage. The announcement by the senator, Susan Collins […]

At Least 6 White House Advisers Used Private Email Accounts

WASHINGTON — At least six of President Trump’s closest advisers occasionally used private email addresses to discuss White House matters, current and former officials said on Monday. The disclosures came a day after news surfaced that Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and adviser, used a private email account to send or receive about 100 work-related emails during […]

Senate Republicans Pull Their Last Obamacare Repeal Bill Before the Vote

Thus ends the latest chapter in a seven-year-long health care drama. Senate Republican leaders decided on Tuesday to not hold a vote on a last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before a critical, end-of-the-month deadline. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) had been pushing for a vote on their legislation that would block-grant federal […]

Price’s private-jet travels included visits with colleagues, lunch with son

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price took a government-funded private jet in August to get to St. Simons Island, an exclusive Georgia resort where he and his wife own land, a day and a half before he addressed a group of local doctors at a medical conference that he and his wife have long […]

McCain Urges Congress to Waive Shipping Restrictions to Puerto Rico

A day after the Trump administration denied the request, Sen. John McCain on Tuesday urged Congress to waive shipping restrictions in order to quickly bring fuel and other vital supplies to Puerto Rico, which is in ruins following Hurricane Maria, New York Daily News reported. In his letter to lawmakers, McCain says he is “concerned” by […]

Trump’s tax plan could actually benefit wealthy people like him

President Donald Trump has revealed some details about a sweeping tax reform plan. The president says he wants tax cuts for everyday working people, not the rich. USA TODAY   WASHINGTON – President Trump is making one thing clear about his plan to cut taxes: It won’t be a windfall for the richest Americans, including him. “It’s […]

Phil Mickelson takes the most presidential selfie in history

Your browser does not support iframes. It’s not often that Phil Mickelson is the fourth-most famous person in a photo, but Thursday’s selfie at the start of the Presidents Cup certainly qualifies. The Presidents Cup brings together the best players in the United States and the non-Europe rest of the world for a little friendly […]

POWERFUL LETTER To Cowardly Steelers Coach Will Make You Want To Stand Up and Cheer: “You’ve taken something that unites Americans of every color, creed, and religion and managed to divide them”

An anonymous blogger who goes by the name of “Lovely” wrote a scathing letter to Mike Tomlin, the Pittsburgh Steeler’s head coach who criticized the former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva who now plays for the Steelers, for daring to stand alone for our national anthem while the rest of the team hid in a tunnel. Her […]

State Passes Law To Severely Punish Protestors Who Purposely Block Traffic. Do You Support New Law?

For several years now, America has been divided on the issue of race. While the Black Lives Matter camp wants police to change the way they deal with the public, the Blue Live Matter group believes that the police are doing the best they can. Neither side seems willing to listen to the other and reconcile their […]

Should students be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning?

The Pledge of Allegiance has been a nationally recognized symbol of loyalty to country for American citizens since 1942. While the text has undergone many iterations, it continues to represent American patriotism and pride. Many have questioned the requirement of school aged children to “pledge their allegiance” to a national symbol of the flag; citing […]