Senate Republicans failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment in a vote Friday morning, signaling what could be the end to any hopes of repealing and replacing ObamaCare. As the clock neared 2 a.m. ET, the amendment proposal failed, 51-49, with Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine
Gage Cohen | CNS News, “The Affordable Care Act is unsustainable,” said Senator DeMint. During a conference call on Friday, conservative leaders from organizations including the Tea Party Patriots, Club for Growth, and ForAmerica, as well as former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), demanded that Republicans in Congress completely repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly
Paul Driessen, President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary battles in September. That’s fueling consternation and con jobs in the heartland. According to
Michelle Moons, WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump responded during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to a question on the shooting of a police officer in Paris on Thursday. “Our condolences from our country to the people of France,” said President Trump. “It looks like another terrorist attack,” he continued.
President Trump on Thursday struck back at the House caucus that sunk his ObamaCare replacement bill, threatening their legislative careers if the staunchly conservative members refuse to get on board with the new president’s agenda. “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must
Nick Giampia, Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Tuesday he agrees with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the federal government should not fund cities that harbor illegal immigrants. “The idea that the federal government should fund belligerent resistance to federal government policies is maybe the definition of insanity,” he told the FOX
President Trump handed a bill to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for about $400 billion — money he claims Germany owes NATO — during their White House meeting earlier this month, according to a British newspaper. Trump has been outspoken about NATO countries not meeting their pledge to spend at last 2 percent of GDP on
Jennifer Van Laar, We now know what led up to Rep. Devin Nunes’ hastily-called press conference Wednesday in which he told reporters he had evidence that members of the Trump transition team had been incidentally surveilled. The Daily Beast received information from “three committee officials and a former national security official with ties to the