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Rand Paul previews ObamaCare replacement plan focusing on lower cost policies

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday previewed his ObamaCare replacement plan — in an apparent effort to take the lead in the growing GOP effort to simultaneously repeal and replace the 2010 health care law. Paul, who was a 2016 presidential candidate, said the bill that he and other congressional Republicans have crafted attempts to

Romney says he has ‘increasing hope’ for Trump administration after dinner meeting

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said Tuesday that he had “increasing hope” that President-elect Donald Trump would lead America to a “better future” after the two met for dinner in Manhattan. Romney, who is rumored to be on the shortlist for the secretary of state position in Trump’s cabinet, praised the real estate mogul for

Trump may discuss U.S. secretary of state job with critic Romney

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump planned a Saturday meeting with Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and fierce Trump critic, and may discuss whether he should be a candidate for secretary of state, a source familiar with the meeting said on Thursday. Trump already has a lengthy list of potential candidates for the post of

TRUMP CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISORY COUNCIL

New York, NY — Today, Donald J. Trump announced the appointment of several key members to his national security advisory council following a roundtable meeting in New York. Mr. Trump’s national security team is comprised of some of the brightest minds in foreign policy, nuclear non-proliferation, combating ISIS and rebuilding our national defense. This distinguished group

Why Newt Gingrich Will Likely Be Trump’s VP Pick

From May 25th  2016:  After Donald Trump insulted Susana Martinez on Tuesday, shutting down a possible running mate, speculation is again turning to whom The Donald will actually pick. A source inside Trump’s orbit told PJ Media that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is his most likely selection. Here are the six reasons why Newt has

Trump Turns Usually Secretive VP Search Into a Very Public Audition

The selection process has been an act of improvisation. Donald Trump, who broke political rule after political rule on the way to becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is breaking a few more as he decides on a running mate. While most White House campaigns take extraordinary lengths to maintain secrecy during their vice presidential selection process,

Canning Corey: Why Trump firing Lewandowski could shift his campaign

Howard Kurtz,   The Trump campaign jet, after hitting substantial turbulence, has just jettisoned one of its key pilots. In his highest-profile firing since “The Apprentice,” Trump dumped Corey Lewandowski, the fiercely loyal, rough-and-tumble campaign manager who arguably did more than anyone else to win his boss the nomination. Trump’s move yesterday came after much

How the media are portraying Trump’s campaign: Apocalypse now

Howard Kurtz, As the controversies mount and the poll numbers slide, the media are depicting Donald Trump’s campaign as a train wreck. It’s been a rough patch, no question about it. But perhaps journalists are forgetting how many times they wrote this guy off during the primaries. Maybe we’ll look back and say this is

˜Highly offensive:’ GOPe lawmakers distance selves from Trump #AmericaFirst

Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump’s inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton delivered fiery denunciations that underscored the potential peril for the GOP. Republican hopes are fading for a new, “more presidential” Trump as the party’s divisions around him grow ever more acute. Clinton,

Trump calls Gingrich criticism of judge comments ‘inappropriate’

Donald Trump bristled Monday at supporter Newt Gingrich joining the chorus of criticism over his comments on the Mexican heritage of a federal judge — saying it was “inappropriate” for Gingrich to weigh in, while once again defending his remarks.  Trump for days has defended claims that American-born District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, whose parents are

Jeff Sessions Open to Running as Trump’s Vice President

Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama says he is open to serving as Donald Trump’s running mate, describing it as a potential opportunity to work in a “historically positive administration.” The 69-year-old Republican, currently in his fourth term, made the rare acknowledgement of interest in a higher office to U.S. News in an interview on Thursday,