• Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''
Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

John Kennedy has taken a position yet on the bill. And because California is a high-cost state, premiums and deductibles are likely to spike for some middle-class families. The right path is to fix its flaws and to focus on reducing health care costs, not to wipe it out. "If there's one member of Congress that I believe has the ability to bring u...

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  • Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for 2018 also includes $600 billion in decreases to Medicaid, apparently on top of health care bill cuts. "They were literally carried from the space out to a separate area". We know with the proposed cuts to Medicaid people with disabilities will die. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Capitol P...

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  • Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office
Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office

The Democrats used the Twitter hashtag #ShowUsTheBill several days before to protest what they referred to as the "mystery" bill. The protesters were demonstrating against what they believe to be cruel cuts to health care that could put lives in danger.

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  • CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer
CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer

They returned to face the White House Press Corps on Friday, albeit during a much-maligned audio-only gaggle, to which CNN sent a sketch artist to compose visuals for its viewers en lieu of permissible cameras. While the Bush and Obama governments encouraged the live telecast of the event, the white house price secretary, Sean Spicer made a dec...

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  • Plane crash in Dayton, Oh
Plane crash in Dayton, Oh

WHIO-TV said two people were initially trapped but one was removed from the plane. Both were taken to a local hospital where they are receiving care and now in good condition. "Our first priority is taking care of our Thunderbird teammates and ensuring future safety", Lt. Col. Jason Heard said in the statement posted to Facebook.

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  • US Senate health-care bill is 'unacceptable,' says bishops' spokesman
US Senate health-care bill is 'unacceptable,' says bishops' spokesman

The emerging Senate bill was described by people on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly. Heller faces a hard re-election fight next year. Sandoval said he would do "everything in my power" to make sure those people can maintain the quality of life they now have. Republican senators from states that ex...

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  • Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids
Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Central Command, headquartered at MacDill. The drone was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft at about 12:30 a.m. OIR said that that armed drone "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces". The jet was downed on Sunday evening after regime forces targeted the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab and...

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  • Shot US congressman Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Shot US congressman Steve Scalise out of intensive care

US Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman, who turned out to be an unemployed home inspector with a deep animosity towards President Donald Trump and other Republicans. Hodgkinson , was shot by police and later died of his wounds. Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March and drove to the Alexandria are...

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  • Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over hea
Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over hea

As the die-in was taking place, protesters chanted, " No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty! ". Tense situation outside McConnell's Russell office as protesters gather. - Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioDC) June 22, 2017Q: Are you being arrested? Approximately 60 protesters - many of them in wheelchairs - flooded Mr McConnell's office around 11 am ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday morning for the entire state of Louisiana as a result of Tropical Storm Cindy . Cindy is expected to dump 3 to 6 inches (7.5 to 15 cm) of rain as it heads north and east into the Ohio Valley and the Appalachian Mountains through Saturday , said Brian Hurley, a weather service m...

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  • Cuteness Alert! Ivanka Plays On White House Lawn With Arabella
Cuteness Alert! Ivanka Plays On White House Lawn With Arabella

Timothy Harleth will oversee the White House residence staff, more than 90 people in all. "I am so pleased that Timothy will be joining our team", she said in a statement . Hillary Clinton said she walked around town wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses and sweat clothes, and required the members of her security detail to try to blend in with to...

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  • Gov. Kay Ivey, officials say threat not over from tropical depression
Gov. Kay Ivey, officials say threat not over from tropical depression

The storm was centered Wednesday afternoon about 135 miles south of Lake Charles, Louisiana and had top sustained winds of 50 mph. Although Cindy is expected to continue weakening over the next 48 hours, the National Weather Service said the weather disturbance could still produce a few tornadoes Thursday night from the lower MS and Tenness...

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  • The Outlook After the Special Elections
The Outlook After the Special Elections

At this point a coup seems unlikely, though Vela said, "I think there was consensus within the room that there are other members within the caucus who feel just like we do". " Nancy Pelosi was a great speaker, she was a great leader, but her time has come and gone". "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out".

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  • US OK's sale of drones to India
US OK's sale of drones to India

One of Modi's most famous videos displaying his penchant for camera was when he had visited the Facebook headquarter in the US. "India's partnership with the United States is multi-layered and diverse, supported by not just Governments but all the stakeholders on both sides".

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  • Hillary Clinton: Republicans Will be
Hillary Clinton: Republicans Will be "Death Party" if Obamacare Repeal Passes

The score for the House bill projected that 23 million people would lose their insurance, whilst cutting the federal deficit by $119bn over a decade. "And now the Senate doubling down on that I think means , it's extra mean". Republicans are maintaining that no one is being kicked off the program, although funding sources will change to make...

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  • 'I just don't want a poor person' running the economy
'I just don't want a poor person' running the economy

President Donald Trump said he'll propose legislation that would ban US immigrants from receiving any welfare benefits for five years. He also named former Goldman Sachs executives Steve Mnuchin as Treasury secretary and Gary Cohn as his top economic aide.

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  • Wounded Rep. Scalise out of ICU amid 'continued good progress'
Wounded Rep. Scalise out of ICU amid 'continued good progress'

Scalise's condition was upgraded earlier this week. "Scalise's continued good progress allowed him to be transferred out of the Intensive Care Unit", the hospital said in a Friday update. He has undergone several surgeries since the shooting. His condition later improved. Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican who is filling in as wh...

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  • USA attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump over his business empire
USA attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump over his business empire

The suit , which was filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland, is the third such lawsuit against Trump , arguing that the president is violating key parts of the Constitution created to ensure that the country's leader is not beholden to foreign interests.

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  • Hillary Clinton: GOP Is 'Death Party' If O'Care Repeal Bill Passes
Hillary Clinton: GOP Is 'Death Party' If O'Care Repeal Bill Passes

Farley David says she appreciates politicians' desire to be fiscally responsible, but she argues that cuts to Medicaid ultimately cost taxpayers more - because people with mental illness and substance-abuse issues will wind up in emergency rooms and jails.

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  • Yellowstone grizzly bears lose federal protections
Yellowstone grizzly bears lose federal protections

The text of the final delisting rule has not been released. The change, which is set to take effect next month, is a sign of the major comeback by the Yellowstone bears. "We anticipate going to court to challenge this premature, deeply concerning decision", said Bethany Cotton, wildlife program director for the conservation group WildEarth Gua...

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