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McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote

McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote

Sen. John McCain John McCain McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote Senate Dems launch talkathon ahead of ObamaCare repeal vote Overnight Healthcare: Trump pressures GOP ahead of vote | McConnell urges Senate to start debate | Cornyn floats …

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Senate Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

Senate Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

WASHINGTON—The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, ordering him to appear before the panel on Wednesday. In a joint statement, Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R, Iowa …

Americans share their ACA success stories with John McCain before he votes on health care reform

Americans share their ACA success stories with John McCain before he votes on health care reform

Sen. John McCain is returning to Washington Tuesday to provide a pivotal vote on health care reform. The maverick senator was diagnosed with brain cancer just five days ago, but he apparently got approval from doctors to make the trip back to Congress.

White House issues new Sessions warning as Trump tears into AG

White House issues new Sessions warning as Trump tears into AG

The top White House spokesperson warned Tuesday that President Trump’s frustration with Jeff Sessions is not going away, moments after the president tore into his attorney general on Twitter as “VERY weak” on Hillary Clinton’s supposed “crimes.”

President Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'very weak' on 'Clinton crimes'

President Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions ‘very weak’ on ‘Clinton crimes’

The president also returned to his theme of dismissing the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to Trump associates as a “witch hunt.” Jared Kushner did very well yesterday in proving he did not collude with the …

The Morning Brief: Health Care Vote, Boy Scout Jamboree and Salmonella

The Morning Brief: Health Care Vote, Boy Scout Jamboree and Salmonella

The Senate is expected to vote today on a motion that could begin the debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act. Sen. John McCain, who last week announced he’s been diagnosed with brain cancer, said he will return to Washington to participate.

GOP Sets Senate Health Care Vote Buoyed by John McCain's Return to D.C.

GOP Sets Senate Health Care Vote Buoyed by John McCain’s Return to D.C.

(WASHINGTON) — Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama’s health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing Sen. John McCain. No stranger …

8-year-old boy raises money to buy his bestie a new wheelchair

8-year-old boy raises money to buy his bestie a new wheelchair

When Paul Burnett first met Kamden Houshan in kindergarten, the two boys quickly became friends. They bonded over playing superheroes and creating goofy videos. While others often focus on Kamden’s wheelchair and disability, Paul never acted like Kamden …

John McCain goes back to Washington, but to do what?

John McCain goes back to Washington, but to do what?

A cancer diagnosis hasn’t stopped Senator John McCain from blasting President Trump. McCain slammed President Trump’s administration for deciding to halt a CIA training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting Bashar al-Assad’s regime. USA TODAY PHOENIX …

Trump taking aim at Sessions for ‘weak’ position on Clinton, reportedly discussing firing

Trump taking aim at Sessions for ‘weak’ position on Clinton, reportedly discussing firing

President Trump took his criticism of Jeff Sessions to a new level Tuesday morning, describing his stance on Hillary Clinton’s alleged misdeeds as “VERY weak” – amid reports the president has spoken with advisers about the possibility of firing the …

Trump reportedly spoke to advisers about firing Sessions

Trump reportedly spoke to advisers about firing Sessions

President Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation, the Associated Press reported, citing three …

Senate Health Care Vote: What to Expect

Senate Health Care Vote: What to Expect

• The Senate is expected to hold a procedural vote, called a motion to proceed, on health care as early as Tuesday afternoon. If successful, that vote would allow debate to begin on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. • The exact timing of …

John McCain Set To Make A Dramatic Return Amid Political Storm

John McCain Set To Make A Dramatic Return Amid Political Storm

It was just five days ago that John McCain, the longtime Arizona senator, two-time presidential candidate and perhaps America’s most famous prisoner of war, was diagnosed with a deadly form of brain cancer. And yet, McCain is set to make a dramatic return …

Gowdy previews Kushner meeting, says investigation being run 'exactly' the right way

Gowdy previews Kushner meeting, says investigation being run ‘exactly’ the right way

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser to President Donald Trump, is set to meet with the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday as part of its investigation into possible Russian collusion with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.

RNC officials who followed Spicer, Priebus to White House worried about jobs, sources say

RNC officials who followed Spicer, Priebus to White House worried about jobs, sources say

Multiple former Republican National Committee officials who followed Reince Preibus and Sean Spicer to the White House are “seriously concerned” about their jobs now that President Trump tapped Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director …

Jared Kushner Returns to Capitol Hill for a Second Day of Closed-Door Russia Interviews

Jared Kushner Returns to Capitol Hill for a Second Day of Closed-Door Russia Interviews

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House …

McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote

McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote

Sen. John McCain John McCain McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote Senate Dems launch talkathon ahead of ObamaCare repeal vote Overnight Healthcare: Trump pressures GOP ahead of vote | McConnell urges Senate to start debate | Cornyn floats …

Current and Former Boy Scouts React to President Trump's Jamboree Speech

Current and Former Boy Scouts React to President Trump’s Jamboree Speech

President Trump’s speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree has drawn criticism from former Boy Scouts and current Scout leaders alike, with some comparing the speech to a “political rally.” During Monday night’s speech, Trump referred to “this horrible thing …

Speaking to Boy Scouts, Trump attacks media and demands Obamacare repeal

Speaking to Boy Scouts, Trump attacks media and demands Obamacare repeal

President Donald Trump is addressing thousands of Boy Scouts at a national gathering in West Virginia. Trump says that the country “has no better citizens than its Boy Scouts,” adding: “The Scouts believe in putting America first.” (July 24) AP President …

McCain to return to Washington for health-care bill vote

McCain to return to Washington for health-care bill vote

A cancer diagnosis hasn’t stopped Senator John McCain from blasting President Trump. McCain slammed President Trump’s administration for deciding to halt a CIA training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting Bashar al-Assad’s regime. USA TODAY PHOENIX …

OnPolitics Today: From Russia with Love

OnPolitics Today: From Russia with Love

Happy Monday, OnPolitics peeps! We woke up to the news that Jared Kushner had released a statement about his Russia contacts, which definitely set the tone for this fine Monday. Perhaps he’s taking some advice from Donald Trump Jr., he of the infamous …

Trump scolds Republicans for not ending the ‘Obamacare nightmare’

Trump scolds Republicans for not ending the ‘Obamacare nightmare’

A frustrated President Trump ratcheted up pressure on Senate Republicans to back their party’s legislative effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. “Every Republican running for office promised immediate relief from this …

Trump just had his most freewheeling rally in months — and it was to a massive group of Boy Scouts

Trump just had his most freewheeling rally in months — and it was to a massive group of Boy Scouts

President Donald Trump gestures as former boys scouts, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, watch at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean,W. Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. Steve Helber/AP In a speech …

Trump asks if The Washington Post is an Amazon 'lobbyist weapon'

Trump asks if The Washington Post is an Amazon ‘lobbyist weapon’

President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to call out The Washington Post and asked if Amazon’s billionaire-owner Jeff Bezos is using the paper as a “lobbyist weapon against Congress.” “Is Fake News Washington Post being used as a lobbyist weapon …

Trump Urges GOP Senators to Overturn Affordable Care Act

Trump Urges GOP Senators to Overturn Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump made a last-minute pitch to GOP senators urging them to vote Tuesday to begin debate on a sweeping health-care law, an exhortation that added to the pressures facing congressional Republicans at a critical moment.

Scott Pruitt Spent Much of Early Months at E.P.A. Traveling Home, Report Says

Scott Pruitt Spent Much of Early Months at E.P.A. Traveling Home, Report Says

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, traveled to his home state, Oklahoma, 10 times over three months this year, largely at taxpayer expense, according to a report released Monday. The findings from the Environmental Integrity …

With the Trump White House, a New Bar for Outrage

With the Trump White House, a New Bar for Outrage

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — Remember that time President George W. Bush told his attorney general to investigate Al Gore for his “crimes”? Or President Barack Obama called for a Justice Department prosecution of John McCain? Neither did that, of course, nor …

Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not plan to resign

Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not plan to resign

Attorney General Jeff Sessions still has no plans to quit, CBS News’ Paula Reid reports, after another Trump tweet betraying some frustration with him over the Russia investigation, as well as a report saying that the former Russian envoy told his …

John McCain set for Senate return on Tuesday following cancer diagnosis

John McCain set for Senate return on Tuesday following cancer diagnosis

Following the announcement last week that he has brain cancer, Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, is set to return to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, according to a statement from his office. “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States …

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as White House spokesman questions the 'future of the relationship'

Troubles deepen for Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions as White House spokesman questions the ‘future of the relationship’

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions faced increasing questions about his future as Monday began with a fresh public slap from his boss, President Trump, and continued with new calls to testify about his conversations with the Russian ambassador last year. Sessions …

President Trump Brags About His Election Victory During Boy Scout Jamboree Speech

President Trump Brags About His Election Victory During Boy Scout Jamboree Speech

President Donald Trump spoke Monday night at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree, where he bragged about his victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 campaign and bashed the media. “Who the hell wants to talk about politics when I’m in front of the Boy Scouts?

McCain to return to Senate on Tuesday ahead of crucial health care vote

McCain to return to Senate on Tuesday ahead of crucial health care vote

Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., will return to the Senate on Tuesday, his office announced on Monday night. McCain, 80, has been home in Arizona following a brain tumor diagnosis. The announcement of McCain’s return comes as Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Trump leaves Sessions twisting in the wind while berating him publicly

Trump leaves Sessions twisting in the wind while berating him publicly

President Trump and his advisers are privately discussing the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and some confidants are floating prospects who could take his place were he to resign or be fired, according to people familiar with the …

Health care turnaround: How the White House is trying to get Sen. Lee to vote 'yes'

Health care turnaround: How the White House is trying to get Sen. Lee to vote ‘yes’

In an attempt to turn Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) from a no to a yes on the Senate health care bill, White House officials and advisers assured him that his Consumer Freedom Amendment will be fully implemented in the new health care bill, the FOX Business …

John McCain to return to Senate for key health care vote

John McCain to return to Senate for key health care vote

Sen. John McCain is expected to return to the Senate Tuesday as lawmakers face a key vote on health care, just days after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate …

CIA, FBI release new material on Kennedy assassination investigation

CIA, FBI release new material on Kennedy assassination investigation

The National Archives on Monday made public over 400 previously unreleased documents related to the CIA and FBI’s investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Among the 441 materials released include 17 audio files of interviews of Yuri …

Senate healthcare vote presents critical test for GOP and Trump

Senate healthcare vote presents critical test for GOP and Trump

With a strong, last-minute push from President Trump, Senate Republicans face a pivotal vote Tuesday in their long bid to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. But the outcome remained in doubt, largely because senators have not even been told which …

Democrats rebrand under new slogan – will their product sell?

Democrats rebrand under new slogan – will their product sell?

Congressional Democrats, with a new slogan in hand, launched a public campaign Monday to rebrand themselves in the wake of 2016 election losses that handed total control of Washington to the Republicans. “We are back,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer …

Trump criticizes Senate Republicans for not doing 'their job' in Obamacare fight

Trump criticizes Senate Republicans for not doing ‘their job’ in Obamacare fight

President Donald Trump was critical of Senate Republicans for their work – or lack thereof – on health care reform during remarks at the White House today. “So far Senate Republicans have not done their job in ending the Obamacare nightmare. They now …

President Trump Says Obamacare Has 'Wreaked Havoc' on Americans

President Trump Says Obamacare Has ‘Wreaked Havoc’ on Americans

One day before the Senate votes whether to begin debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, President Trump called the 2010 law “death” and a “nightmare” that has wreaked havoc on the lives of Americans. Speaking from the Blue Room in the White House …

Defense Secretary Mattis rips Pentagon for wasting money on Afghan army uniforms

Defense Secretary Mattis rips Pentagon for wasting money on Afghan army uniforms

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis blasted the Pentagon bureaucracy for “cavalier” spending in light of a recent report that showed as much as $28 million had been wasted in buying uniforms for the Afghan army, according to a memo obtained by USA …

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McCain surgery delays health bill vote

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Senate delays health bill vote as Sen. McCain recovers from surgery

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