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Senate confirms Trump’s pick for national intelligence chief

The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice for national intelligence director. Senators voted 85-12 Wednesday to approve the nomination of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, making him the fifth person to hold the post created after the Sept. 11 attacks. Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration. As the Trump

‘Death spiral’? ObamaCare problems making coverage harder to afford, find

When Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey announced recently that it’s $46 million in debt and shutting down, it became the 17th failed ObamaCare co-op since the Affordable Care Act launched three years ago. Those failures – just six of the original 23 co-ops remain – have left hundreds of thousands of people scrambling for

Sen. Coats blasts Cruz: œHe’s the most self-centered, narcissistic, pathological liar I’ve ever seen

Thomas Madison, H/T Joe LaVeque Senator Dan Coats skewered Canadian Cruz after his self-promoting, 2020 campaign speech at the Republican National Convention, during which he refused to endorse Donald Trump for president. It was Trump who gave the free prime time air to the Canadian. Expecting an endorsement and call for party unity, instead the

IRS chief: Agency encourages illegal immigrant theft of SSNs to file tax returns

Washington Examiner – by Rudy Takala The IRS is struggling to ensure that illegal immigrants are able to illegally use Social Security numbers for legitimate purposes, the agency’s head told senators on Tuesday, without allowing the numbers to be used for “bad” reasons. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made the statement in response to a question