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Obama's foreign policy was a mess. Trump's is even worse.

Tuesday  19:02,   28 march 2017
The Week

President Trump is barely two months into his term, and already he's on course to make the foreign policy mistakes of the Obama administration much, much worse. Instead of cutting American losses in unwinnable situations, moving toward[...]

Trump Won The Health Care Battle

Tuesday  19:02,   28 march 2017
The Daily Caller

Under the old system Trump would be toast, but we’re not using a toaster anymore .Surely Trump is not fazed by Democrats feeling they finally won a battle. As with Holocaust statements and attacks on SNL, the president gains maneuverability when his [...]

Republicans can still fix health care. Here's how.

Tuesday  19:02,   28 march 2017
The Week

What now? That's the question everyone's asking after the GOP's humiliating health-care debacle. The answer from the White House and the Republican leadership in Congress? "Tax cuts!" This is not good enough. President Trump[...]

Opinion | How Trump can get his groove back

Tuesday  19:02,   28 march 2017

The president could reach out, from a position of strength, to forge a compromise on religious liberty and LGBT rights.The central promise of the Trump administration — the repeal and replacement of Obamacare — has failed. The central premise of the [...]

Judge Jeanine Pirro: Paul Ryan must go. Now

Tuesday  06:05,   28 march 2017
FOX News

Paul Ryan needs to step down as Speaker of the House. The reason? He failed to deliver the votes on his health care bill. The one trumpeted to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The one that he had seven years to work on. The one he hid under lock and[...]

American health care can be free market or cheap. It can’t be both.

Tuesday  00:05,   28 march 2017

Republicans need to decide if a conservative health care system is worth the cost. Paul Krugman has a column today offering Republicans some advice for how to improve Obamacare. This paragraph is worth calling out: One important answer would be to[...]

Juan Williams: If Obama had acted like Trump...

Monday  21:25,   27 march 2017
The Hill

OPINION: The right would be incandescent with rage if Obama had behaved how Trump does.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

3 Non-Stupid Strategies For Republicans To Reverse Their Obamacare Fail

Monday  20:51,   27 march 2017
The Federalist

Enacting these policies would put Democrats in a huge political bind, similar to President Trump co-opting some of their issues in his campaign. Do Democrats vote against these things because they are now being proposed by Republicans? Because they [...]

The bipartisan path forward on health care: Andy Slavitt

Monday  20:36,   27 march 2017

The failure of Trumpcare last week can be seen as a rejection of policies that Americans judged would move the country backwards. But it also presents the opportunity to end the divisiveness that hampered the Obamacare era and move forward in a[...]

Comment: Brace yourself, taxpayers: Trump's plutocracy doesn't come cheap

Monday  20:27,   27 march 2017

Donald Trump ran for office as a man of the people, but his rich-and-famous lifestyle is costing Americans a bundle.Well, think of it this way. The Washington Post this week had a scoop on the Secret Service requesting an additional $60 million in[...]

Let's admit the obvious: Afghanistan War is unwinnable

Sunday  04:11,   26 march 2017
The Hill

OPINION | We can't continue to throw good money after bad. President Trump is a pragmatic businessman, who knows when it's time to stop the bleeding. He's clearly not afraid to pull the plug on a lost cause - or a bad "investment."Douglas A.[...]

We are in this together

Sunday  04:11,   26 march 2017
The Boston Globe

Women of America arise: It is safe to come out from under the bus. That’s where the Republican fun bunch in Washington tossed us en route to The Greatest Obamacare Replacement in the History of the Universe. Before it all imploded last week, the[...]

Time for 'J. Edgar' Comey to take his leave

Sunday  04:10,   26 march 2017
The Hill

OPINION | Comey is an arbitrary gatekeeper of state secrets.Another day, another felonious leak of highly sensitive information to the media by anonymous within the FBI seemingly bent on destroying the[...]

As Trump stumbles on health care, GOP must redeem itself

Saturday  21:01,   25 march 2017
The Boston Globe

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to replace the Affordable Care Act with “something terrific.” The plan he signed onto as president was anything but — and no amount of presidential spin or salesmanship could alter that reality. Unable to [...]

Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump?

Saturday  21:01,   25 march 2017
Daily Intelligencer

This week in Trump’s America: The president is flailing. But how he responds to his setbacks is far from certain.Is he waving or drowning? Swimming or[...]