GOP Senator Concedes Democrats Had A Better Process When Passing Health Care Law

GOP Senator Concedes Democrats Had A Better Process When Passing Health Care Law

GOP Senator Concedes Democrats Had A Better Process When Passing Health Care Law Senator : Sen. Tom Cotton said the GOP needed more than 18 days to come up with a plan. But they actually had seven years. Ever since President Donald Trump and Republicans failed spectacularly on Friday in their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they have been busy finding people to blame. Republicans who opposed the bill have argued that the process was rushed, laying the blame on House GOP leaders like Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)…

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Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary

Most Americans Say FBI Investigation Of Trump-Russia Ties Is Necessary The public largely believes that it’s worthwhile to investigate links between Russian government officials and associates of President Donald Trump, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. Americans say by a 17-point margin, 48 percent to 31 percent, that the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia is a legitimate issue. Forty-seven percent say they consider it a serious problem, although just under one-third say it’s very serious. Thirty-seven percent say it’s not very serious or not a problem at all, with another 16…

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Obama Administration Looks To Be In Very Serious Legal Trouble

Obama Administration Looks To Be In Very Serious Legal Trouble

Obama Administration Looks To Be In Very Serious Legal Trouble There is a lot of breaking news this weekend as the nation learns that a sitting President (Obama) looks to have used the nation’s national security apparatus – which is empowered to protect this nation from foreign enemies and threats – for crass political gain (read “personal gain”).  If this is even partially true, this would be Watergate on steroids and irreparably tarnish the Obama administration for all history. These high stakes may also explain the irrational fear and hate…

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Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says

Potential 'smoking gun' showing

Potential ‘smoking gun’ showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says Republican congressional investigators expect a potential “smoking gun” establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News. Classified intelligence showing incidental collection of Trump team communications, purportedly seen by committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and described by him in vague terms at a bombshell Wednesday afternoon news conference, came from multiple sources, Capitol Hill sources told…

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Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump

Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump

Clinton World Isn’t Ready To Move Past Comey, Even As The FBI Turns To Trump “There were two active investigations involving presidential candidates last year, and he only told the voters about one.” As they watched Director James Comey testify that the FBI was undertaking a counterintelligence investigation into the president of the United States, an odd mix of emotions crept up on those who endeavored to deny Donald Trump the presidency. There was a sense of vindication, for all the warnings they had issued prior to the election about…

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With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate

With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate .The Supreme Court nominee took no questions, but Democrats gave him a taste of the heat he can expect.

With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate The Supreme Court nominee took no questions, but Democrats gave him a taste of the heat he can expect. On the same day President Donald Trump’s intemperate wiretapping tweets gained him a sharp rebuke in Congress, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began the process of asserting his independence from him in the Senate, which is considering his nomination to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. As Gorsuch sat silently Monday through several hours of opening…

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Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky

Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky

Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky The House Freedom Caucus comes out “confident” that the current legislation won’t fly. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) acknowledged Wednesday there will have to be changes to the House Republicans’ health care bill, just as conservatives acknowledged that, short of a massive overhaul to the measure, they probably won’t support the legislation. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, emerged from the HFC meeting late Wednesday to suggest that Republicans may have to start…

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The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble The failure of Ryancare is going to be momentous. The myth of Paul Ryan is in serious trouble. This was likely inevitable, but it certainly is on stark display in the debate among Republicans over his “Ryancare” bill, which was supposed to be the “repeal and replace Obamacare” answer to all conservatives’ dreams. Quite obviously, Ryan’s bill fell far short of this lofty goal. It is currently being savaged from all sides within the Republican caucus alone. But beyond the bill’s likely failure,…

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Trump ‘Stands By’ Debunked Claim That Obama Spied On Him, Sean Spicer Says

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Intelligence leaders in both parties say there is zero evidence of this. President Donald Trump is sticking with his claim that President Barack Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower last year, despite intelligence officials saying there’s no evidence that ever happened, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. “He stands by it,” Spicer insisted in his Thursday briefing. Spicer was visibly flustered as reporters pressed him on Trump’s charges, given that there is bipartisan consensus among intelligence leaders that there is no basis for his claims. Sens. Richard…

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This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump

This Conservative Senator Is Trying To Woo Progressives With Bills He Says Restrict Trump Conservative James Lankford said Democrats should back his bills because they’ll keep the president’s agency heads in check. A Republican senator is trying to pitch progressive Democrats on a package of bills that he says will limit President Donald Trump’s powers. No, it’s not a joke. Conservative Sen. James Lankford, who was elected two years ago, wants progressives to give his bills a chance, arguing they aren’t on the “far-right edge” but are admittedly not far…

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