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3 key things to know about the Senate health care bill

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
CBS News

GOP Senate leaders' version of Obamacare repeal has finally landed, and here's what consumers will care about mostThe Senate's health insurance bill is finally available for scrutiny. While Washington watchers analyze its chances for[...]

3 key things to know about the Senate health care bill

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
CBS News

GOP Senate leaders' version of Obamacare repeal has finally landed, and here's what consumers will care about mostThe Senate's health insurance bill is finally available for scrutiny. While Washington watchers analyze its chances for[...]

Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

Friday  07:40,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall — a plan he says would help pay for the wall's construction and add to its aesthetic appeal. "We're thinking about building the wall as a solar[...]

Trump: 'Bothersome' how close Mueller is to Comey

Friday  06:31,   23 june 2017
The Hill

In an interview with "Fox and Friends" scheduled to air Friday, President Trump says he is bothered by special counsel Robert Mueller's relationship with former FBI Director James Comey. "Well he's very, very good friends with [...]

The Latest: Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

Friday  06:25,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

The Latest on President Donald Trump's claim that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired FBI director James Comey (all times EDT):11 p.m.President Donald Trump says it's "bothersome" that the man[...]

Let the political jockeying begin as Republican senators deal on Obamacare repeal

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
MSN

Get ready for drama-filled days of mock hand-wringing, political jockeying and backroom brinkmanship as the Senate GOP health care plan heads toward a hoped-for vote next week. No sooner did Senate MajorityNo sooner did Senate Majority Leader Mitch[...]

The CBC had no intention to meet with Trump: Omarosa

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
MSN

Omarosa Manigault, the director of communications in the White House Office of Public Liaison, discussed Thursday why the Congressional Black Caucus refused to have a follow-up meeting with President Trump. “Coming to the table over and over[...]

Neb. Democratic official ousted for allegedly wishing Scalise dead

Friday  05:36,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

The chairwoman of the Nebraska Democrats removed a party official from his post Thursday, after a recording surfaced that appeared to capture the official saying he was glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and that he wished Scalise[...]

Two GOP senators wanted $45 billion in health care bill to battle opioid crisis. They got $2 billion

Friday  05:06,   23 june 2017
STAT

Two Republian senators wanted $45 billion in the health care bill to battle the nation's opioid crisis. They got $2 billion for one year.Sens. Rob Portman (Ohio) and Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) at one point had requested $45 billion over the[...]

House intel panel will interview John Podesta next week: report

Friday  04:45,   23 june 2017
The Hill

John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman whose private email was hacked during the 2016 presidential election, will be interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee next week, multiple sources familiar with the expected interview told [...]

Coats to House Investigators: Trump Obsessed With Russia Probe

Friday  04:45,   23 june 2017
NBC News

Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told House investigators Thursday that President Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe and repeatedly asked him to say publicly there was no evidence of collusion, a U.S. official familiar with [...]

Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

Friday  04:35,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income Americans. The bill’s largest benefits go to the wealthiest Americans, who have the most comfortable[...]

Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

Friday  04:35,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income Americans. The bill’s largest benefits go to the wealthiest Americans, who have the most comfortable[...]

Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

Friday  04:25,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.Johnson raised money for Trump's presidential campaign and donated funds to help pay for inaugural festivities.[...]

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

Friday  04:10,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

President Donald Trump is hosting his first congressional picnic and says he hopes a spirit of "unity" will soon develop in nation's capital. Trump is also offering prayers for Rep. Steve Scalise, seriously wounded in a shooting last[...]