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By Criticizing Obama, Trump Contradicts His Own Comments on Russian Meddling

Tuesday  03:20,   27 june 2017
The New York Times

President Trump has refused to acknowledge that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, but he has blamed his predecessor for not responding to that interference.Mr. Trump’s latest assertions were made after The Washington Post reported on Friday[...]

The Latest: Hawaii senator calls GOP bill 'mean, ugly'

Tuesday  01:56,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>White House: Congressional Budget Office finding of 22 million more uninsured by 2026 'must not be trusted blindly.'</p>EARLIER: WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times[...]

The Latest: Hawaii senator calls GOP bill 'mean, ugly'

Tuesday  01:56,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>White House: Congressional Budget Office finding of 22 million more uninsured by 2026 'must not be trusted blindly.'</p>EARLIER: WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times[...]

FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe

Tuesday  01:56,   27 june 2017
MSN

FBI has been probing alleged hacker group for defacing websites.FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people[...]

FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe

Tuesday  01:55,   27 june 2017
MSN

FBI has been probing alleged hacker group for defacing websites.FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people[...]

Without Clinton or Obama, Pelosi Becomes GOP’s Top Target

Tuesday  01:25,   27 june 2017
Roll Call

When Nancy Pelosi boasted last week she was “worth the trouble,” even when congressional candidates were negatively tied to her, the National Republican Congressional Committee ironically sang its own praises for the House minority leader. “We[...]

House members want taxpayer money to hire personal security

Tuesday  01:25,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>House of Representatives lawmakers want $25,000 each to hire private security right away to protect them in their home districts, an unusually quick, bipartisan response to the shooting of a Republican House leader and others at a baseball[...]

The most devastating passage in the CBO’s report on the Senate health bill

Tuesday  01:02,   27 june 2017
Vox.com

<p>CBO says “few low-income people would purchase any plan” under GOP health bill.</p>But the most devastating of CBO’s conclusions can be found on page eight. There, the Congressional Budget Office says that the BCRA would make decent[...]

The most devastating passage in the CBO’s report on the Senate health bill

Tuesday  01:01,   27 june 2017
Vox.com

<p>CBO says “few low-income people would purchase any plan” under GOP health bill.</p>But the most devastating of CBO’s conclusions can be found on page eight. There, the Congressional Budget Office says that the BCRA would make decent[...]

American Medical Association Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Tuesday  00:45,   27 june 2017
Time

The CEO of the American Medical Association has written a letter to Senate leadership laying out the organization’s opposition to the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill. “Medicine has long operated under the precept of Primum non nocere,[...]

CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026

Tuesday  00:05,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>Senate Republicans’ bill to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act would cause an estimated 22 million more Americans to be uninsured in the coming decade — just over a million fewer than similar legislation recently passed by the House, [...]

Senate Dems plan floor protest ahead of ObamaCare repeal vote

Monday  23:30,   26 june 2017
The Hill

Senate Democrats are planning an hours-long floor protest for Monday night.Ben Wikler, the Washington director for the progressive outside group MoveOn.org, urged supporters to come to the Capitol on Monday night to watch the floor speeches from[...]

Republican push for 20-year tax cut intensifies; Ryan is skeptical

Monday  23:22,   26 june 2017
Bloomberg

<p>A Republican senator is building support to change budget rules in order to make temporary tax cuts last for two decades or more, but he has yet to convince a critical figure — House Speaker Paul Ryan.</p>Ryan says he wants permanent tax[...]

Republican push for 20-year tax cut intensifies; Ryan is skeptical

Monday  23:22,   26 june 2017
Bloomberg

<p>A Republican senator is building support to change budget rules in order to make temporary tax cuts last for two decades or more, but he has yet to convince a critical figure — House Speaker Paul Ryan.</p>Ryan says he wants permanent tax[...]

CBO to release crucial report on Senate Obamacare replacement bill

Monday  22:50,   26 june 2017
CNBC

The CBO's estimate of the plan's effect on the number of uninsured Americans could influence whether Republican senators support it. Senate Republicans last week released a draft of their secretive Obamacare replacement bill, called the[...]