• Rand Paul Doesn't Support GOP Health Bill
Rand Paul Doesn't Support GOP Health Bill

Collins said she was going to spend more time reviewing the bill and communicating with stakeholders before deciding where she stands on it. Jason Pye, director of public policy and legislative affairs for FreedomWorks, provided some initial reactions to Breitbart News.

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  • Trump reverses on deportation of undocumented children
Trump reverses on deportation of undocumented children

Kelly wrote that he chose to withdraw the Obama policy after considering "a number of factors, including the preliminary injunction in this matter, the ongoing litigation, the fact that [the Obama memorandum] never took effect, and our new immigration enforcement priorities".

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  • Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced
Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

So, instead of serving a life sentence in prison, the 27-year-old will be freed after 10 years already served. In August, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin overturned Dassey's conviction , ruling that the court found his confession was involuntary .

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  • DHS: Russians Tried to Hack 21 State Election Systems
DHS: Russians Tried to Hack 21 State Election Systems

The efforts by Russian agents were largely aimed at obtaining voter registration information, the committee was told. He says to his current knowledge, there's no evidence any votes or results were tampered with. The two tweets followed another implying that if the Russians had hacked the election, President Obama should have gotten more involved...

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  • Cindy Now a Tropical Depression
Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Cindy has weakened significantly since coming ashore, being reclassified as a tropical depression late this morning. Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that Louisiana is "not out of the woods yet" as the remnants of Cindy continue to move north across the state.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. Fires Off 80-Plus Tweets In Support Of Dad
Donald Trump Jr. Fires Off 80-Plus Tweets In Support Of Dad

On Thursday, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee the president asked him to "let go" of the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and to "lift the cloud" of the ongoing Russian Federation probe.

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  • Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

Handel, 55, embraces her experience as a statewide and local elected official. "I don't think anyone who is truly left-of-center would be in a situation where they would have had a hard choice to make over Ossoff or Handel", Owens said .

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  • GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill
GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill

In a separate statement released Wednesday, Cruz said he is "hopeful that as we openly debate this legislation, real improvements will be made prior to floor consideration". Higher rates of health insurance were also meant to reduce the amount of uncompensated care hospitals have to provide uninsured people in emergency departments.

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  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods
Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

The storm's first fatality was reported on June 21 when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log that a large wave dislodged as he stood near the shore in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County coroner said. "It squeezes against a cold front, and that's why western Tennessee, southeastern Arkansas, all the way through western Pennsylvania will see...

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  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah, and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin issued a short, terse, joint statement that said "we are not ready to vote for this bill " while also stating that it does contain elements "that represent an improvement to our current healthcare system".

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  • Technology company CEOs meet with Trump
Technology company CEOs meet with Trump

The American Leadership in Emerging Technology Event was held, among other goals, to discuss potential for commercial drone activity and government regulation for the aircraft. An attempt to expand those limits has been put on hold as a result of concerns from law enforcement agencies. "Reports that Trump administration officials are disregarding...

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  • Scalise Shooter Googled '2017 Republican Convention' Night Before Attack
Scalise Shooter Googled '2017 Republican Convention' Night Before Attack

Roger Williams, R-Texas. The agency is investigating the attack as an assault on a member of Congress and an assault on a federal officer. When the unit was searched, authorities found components for the SKS rifle, a receipt for a November 2016 gun purchase, and 200 rounds of ammunition.

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  • Obama trashes Senate Health Care Bill: 'Not a health care bill'
Obama trashes Senate Health Care Bill: 'Not a health care bill'

The Congressional Budget Office projected the House health-care plan would cost SC $2 billion over the next 10 years, Berkowitz said, estimating the Senate plan could cost even more. residents, some experts said. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) hold a news conference following the release of the GOP plan to replace Obamacare at ...

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  • Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill
Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

In both the House and Senate bills, the cuts to spending on Medicaid and other programmes would go toward funding a substantial tax cut for the healthcare industry and the wealthy. "Ninety percent of the Obamacare subsidies remained in the House bill and they've been adding to them", said Republican Kentucky Sen. Conservative Republica...

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  • Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill
Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

The Senate legislation drew support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which said it would "stabilize crumbling insurance markets" and curb premium increases. The reason is simply that too many otherwise healthy people will simply wait until they get sick to sign up. The proposal would by 2024 phase out funding for states like Kentucky that e...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy's maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with continued weakening expected over the next two days. Cindy is the second tropical storm to form during the Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1. The National Weather Service says that the highest rainfall totals ...

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  • Trump making case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap
Trump making case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

The White House noted that there are now six million job vacancies in the United States, the highest number in almost 40 years, but workers don't necessarily have the skills to fill them. But it's also possible Trump's " workforce development week" is just lip service that won't be followed by any serious action. After his remarks at the a...

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  • Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna
Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

When G7 leaders met in Sicily last month, they publicly recognised that the USA was isolated on the climate issue, with the other six member countries vowing to continue their efforts to address global warming by curbing emissions while promoting green technology and renewable energy forms.

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  • At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'
At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'

According to The Daily Beast , Washington, D.C., firefighters extinguished the flames that surrounded the Dupont Circle memorial around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. A vigil had been held at the site the night prior. Soloman has been charged with vandalism. Hassanen's father, Mahmoud, told reporters he believes "100 percent" that his daughter w...

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  • States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts
States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

Air Force investigators have identified the remains of a New Mexico-based airman who vanished in the mountains of Montana in June 1974. "We do caution everybody to manage their expectations about the potential of hunting grizzly bears ".

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