• Senate health care bill unveiled
Senate health care bill unveiled

Jason Pye, director of public policy and legislative affairs for FreedomWorks, provided some initial reactions to Breitbart News. It maintains Obamacare-era pre-existing condition regulations. They said GOP characterisations of the law as failing are wrong and claimed the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facin...

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  • Wisconsin AG Plans to Appeal Dassey Decision
Wisconsin AG Plans to Appeal Dassey Decision

Dassey's uncle, Steven Avery , was convicted in a separate trial and is serving a life sentence . A federal magistrate judge in Wisconsin ruled in August that investigators coerced Brendan Dassey into confessing and overturned his conviction.

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  • Three Louisville residents killed in head-on crash in Ohio
Three Louisville residents killed in head-on crash in Ohio

The 21-year-old man who was driving the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene along with a 19-year-old woman in the front passenger seat and a 25-year-old man in the back seat. Speed is the main cause of the crash, which remains under investigation, according to the highway patrol. The driver of the truck from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, was not in...

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  • Hackers Reported to Have Altered 2016 Presidential Campaign Voter Information
Hackers Reported to Have Altered 2016 Presidential Campaign Voter Information

Given the scope and breadth of the Kremlin's attempts to interfere in the November election, the Obama administration has faced questions about the timing of its public disclosure, just a month before Americans went to the polls. Here's FBI Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Division, Bill Priestap. "I think, regardless, President Trump ha...

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  • US investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes
US investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

Sessions actually offered to resign, even though his friends say he doesn't want to leave, but Trump has refused to accept that resignation. President Donald Trump dismissed the notion of asking for a loyalty pledge on June 9 during a press conference, despite asking voters to pledge their loyalty to him (video below).

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

The risk will decrease Thursday , but a tornado can not be ruled out across portions of Louisiana and Mississippi. "Certainly it's not been as bad as we feared". The lakes are Fort Loudoun, Watts Bar, Chickamauga, Nickajack, Guntersville, Wheeler, Wilson, Pickwick and Kentucky. Off Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard helped the four-member crew of a s...

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  • Cindy Makes Landfall, Rain Remains in the Forecast
Cindy Makes Landfall, Rain Remains in the Forecast

He said it's important for people to stay out of the flood waters and avoid the masses of ants at all cost. Several roads in coastal areas remain closed because of high water. The Coast Guard lowered a dewatering pump to help pump out the boat and then escorted it safely back to Freeport, TX. In nearby Biloxi, a waterspout moved ashore Wednesda...

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  • Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy
Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

Areas shaded in lime green are under a coastal flood advisory from 5 p.m.to 9 p.m. Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 4 inches are expected to begin and expand across parts of the Tennessee and OH valleys. Cindy is forecast to drop between 3-6 inches (7.5-15 centimeters) of rain, "with isolated maximum amounts up to 12 inches (30 centimeters)" ...

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  • Republican health project comes to light
Republican health project comes to light

But according to an analysis from Kaiser Health News , the Senate version would offer stricter limits on Medicaid funding than the House version. Obama acknowledged the existing political divisions in the United States, but also said that he expected senators to step back, look at what's really at stake, and understand that health care must be...

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  • Rainy weather moving in this afternoon
Rainy weather moving in this afternoon

New rainfall amounts could be between a quarter and half an inch. A cold front passing through southeast MI will bring chances for strong to severe storms late Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service . East winds at 5 miles per hour. Looking ahead, it says stronger thunderstorms on Friday have potential to produce isola...

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  • Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill
Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

Medical groups are beginning to weigh in on the Senate Republican health care bill , and they have problems with the proposal. Trump welcomed the bill but indicated that changes may be in store. Under ObamaCare, Medicaid expansion has enabled many states to provide comprehensive treatment to people caught in the opioid epidemic. In addition ...

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  • Unhealthy outlook for repealing ObamaCare as some GOP senators defect from bill
Unhealthy outlook for repealing ObamaCare as some GOP senators defect from bill

It would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor and disabled over three years, from 2021 to 2024, and then enact deeper cuts in the program than the House version, beginning in 2025. "Simply put, if there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill will do you harm", Obama said, adding there...

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  • Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs
Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs

He also named former Goldman Sachs executives Steve Mnuchin as Treasury secretary and Gary Cohn as his top economic aide. He further stated that the rich cabinet members are great businessmen with brilliant minds and the country needs them because "we can't have the world taking advantage of use anymore.

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  • Arrests of Trumpcare Protesters, Some in Wheelchairs, Outside McConnell's Office
Arrests of Trumpcare Protesters, Some in Wheelchairs, Outside McConnell's Office

The incident occurred after about 60 members of ADAPT , a USA disability rights organization with fierce objections to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), staged a "die-in" outside of the Kentucky senator's office. ADAPT confirmed that 50 protesters with disabilities were arrested during the incident and are still being held in custody. McCo...

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  • Dozens Stand with Schumer Against Senate's Health Care Bill
Dozens Stand with Schumer Against Senate's Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans , led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , released their so-far largely private health care bill online on Thursday. In particular, he noted that Florida has a "low baseline" for Medicaid payments, and he does not want the state penalized by a system that builds from a baseline forward in coming years.

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  • How the Republican health care bill changes Obamacare
How the Republican health care bill changes Obamacare

A group of four Senate Republicans has already come out to say they are now a "no" on the bill, effectively killing it where it stands. What will happen to pregnant mothers, children with disabilities, poor adults and seniors who need long-term care once they can no longer count on Medicaid? "We fought for it because we knew it would save...

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  • Dem: Pelosi more toxic than Trump in some areas of the country
Dem: Pelosi more toxic than Trump in some areas of the country

Progressives certainly aren't cozy with Pelosi , and have called for her to no longer serve as a Democratic party figurehead. At least one Democratic lawmaker called Ossoff's loss a "wake-up call for Democrats ". An important question going forward was how much that vote swapping would stick. In a particularly nefarious ad, a PAC supporting...

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  • Holcomb fire near Big Bear now 65 percent contained
Holcomb fire near Big Bear now 65 percent contained

By June 21, the fire covered 1,200 acres. Hundreds of firefighters were working tirelessly to make progress on the Holcomb Fire burning northeast of Big Bear Lake Thursday. Closed due to the Holcomb Fire, Highway 18 between Big Bear and Lucerne Valley is scheduled to reopen Friday, June 23, at 6 a.m. The fire broke out Monday afternoon.

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  • Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

The Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, a North Korean organization dealing with South Korean affairs, issued criticism on Moon's recent remarks on inter-Korean relations in the form of an interview with the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

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  • Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act
Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act

Two nonprofits are suing over White House use of encrypted messaging apps Signal and Confide, and for the deletion of some presidential tweets . Still, the night presented a rare escape for a president who, just hours earlier, finally admitted he did not record conversations with then-FBI director James Comey .

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