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Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts

Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have unveiled a draft of their legislation to revamp the government’s role in the nation’s health care system, a proposal that includes big reductions to Medicaid spending, tax cuts and the elimination of the mandate for …

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Michael Moore Slams Dems: 'No Message, No Plan, No Leaders'

Michael Moore Slams Dems: ‘No Message, No Plan, No Leaders’

Just one day after the party lost congressional elections in Georgia and South Carolina, Moore fired off a blistering series of tweets warning that Democrats were in danger of getting routed in next year’s midterm elections. He wrote: If u think the …

Rocky rollout for Senate healthcare bill

Rocky rollout for Senate healthcare bill

The Senate healthcare bill had a rocky rollout on Thursday as Republican senators complained it doesn’t do enough to repeal ObamaCare or lower healthcare costs. The blowback raised doubts over whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Mitch …

Coats Tells House Investigators President Trump Seemed Obsessed with Russia Probe

Coats Tells House Investigators President Trump Seemed Obsessed with Russia Probe

Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told House investigators Thursday that President Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe and repeatedly asked him to say publicly there was no evidence of collusion, a U.S. official familiar with the …

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Trump says he does “not have” tapes of Comey conversations

Ending weeks of speculation, President Trump tweeted Thursday that he does not have, and is not aware of, any tapes of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, although he did not rule out the possibility that such recordings exist. ..

Amid Controversy, Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

Amid Controversy, Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

President Donald Trump’s approval rating remains historically poor but stable amid months of feuding in Washington over his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a new poll from NBC …

GOP pushes quick passage on ObamaCare cuts

GOP pushes quick passage on ObamaCare cuts

Fox News: “Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a draft version of their healthcare reform bill that cuts Medicaid, ends penalties for people not buying insurance and reshapes subsidies to low-income users. The bill, revealed by Senate Majority Leader …

Four Senate conservatives say they oppose ObamaCare repeal bill

Four Senate conservatives say they oppose ObamaCare repeal bill

Four Senate conservatives have announced their opposition to the Senate GOP bill repealing ObamaCare, a power move intended to give them leverage going forward. Sens. Rand Paul Rand Paul Rocky rollout for Senate healthcare bill Overnight Healthcare: Latest …

White House Admits Trump’s ‘Tapes’ Tweet Aimed To Impugn Comey

White House Admits Trump’s ‘Tapes’ Tweet Aimed To Impugn Comey

WASHINGTON ― The White House on Thursday appeared to concede that President Donald Trump issued a baseless statement about “tapes” of a conversation with his just-fired FBI Director James Comey in order to impugn his credibility. “I think it was …

Four Senate Republicans Say They Can’t Support Health Care Bill Yet

Four Senate Republicans Say They Can’t Support Health Care Bill Yet

Four Republican senators say they will not vote for the GOP health care bill unless changes are made, putting passage of the bill at risk just hours after it was unveiled. With Republicans holding 52 seats in the Senate and no Democrats expected to support …

The Republican Health Care Bill Faces Trouble in the Senate

The Republican Health Care Bill Faces Trouble in the Senate

As legislative rollouts go, the health care bill drafted by Senate Republicans left much to be desired. The Thursday unveiling—to the public and to most lawmakers at the same time—ended weeks of speculation about what Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Some Of Trump's New Election Investigators Don't Seem To Have Much Election Experience

Some Of Trump’s New Election Investigators Don’t Seem To Have Much Election Experience

“I’m just a very small old country boy from Arkansas in this bigger commission with Vice President Pence, and I’m just going to do the best I can, to be honest.” President Donald Trump quietly announced Wednesday evening he intended to appoint …

Advisers Don’t Want Trump Talking About Russia. But He Is.

Advisers Don’t Want Trump Talking About Russia. But He Is.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s senior staff, energized by recent Republican wins in South Carolina and Georgia, urged the president not to talk about the Russia investigation during his Wednesday night speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one top …

4 Republican senators 'not ready to vote' for health care bill

4 Republican senators ‘not ready to vote’ for health care bill

Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a “discussion draft” of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party’s ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Four Republican senators have already come out in …

Body-Slamming Rep. Gianforte Sent Orange Jumpsuit on First Day

Body-Slamming Rep. Gianforte Sent Orange Jumpsuit on First Day

Montana Democrats wanted newly elected Rep. Greg Gianforte from Big Sky Country to stand out on his first day on Capitol Hill, so they sent him a bright orange prison jumpsuit to wear. The Democrats from Gianforte’s home state hoped it would serve as a …

'This Bill Will Do You Harm.’ Read Barack Obama’s Statement on GOP Health Plan

’This Bill Will Do You Harm.’ Read Barack Obama’s Statement on GOP Health Plan

President Barack Obama is urging lawmakers to ” step back and measure what’s really at stake” when considering a health care bill proposed Thursday by Senate Republicans. The measure would replace the Affordable Care Act, a crowning achievement of Obama …

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: I Didn't Write Department Budget

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: I Didn’t Write Department Budget

(WASHINGTON) — Republicans and Democrats denounced President Donald Trump’s proposed energy budget Thursday, and even Trump’s energy secretary distanced himself from a plan that would slash funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and basic science.

Ted Cruz Just Got Owned By Alyssa Milano

Ted Cruz Just Got Owned By Alyssa Milano

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) needs to have more chill. On Thursday, the senator inexplicably responded to a tweet about hugging from actress Alyssa Milano on Wednesday night. Milano’s initial tweet called for a “group hug” and appears to have been her …

Senate health care bill: 4 key Republicans come out against GOP plan

Senate health care bill: 4 key Republicans come out against GOP plan

Key Republican senators came out against the Senate Republican health care plan on Thursday, and their opposition is enough to defeat the package before a vote. Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said they …

Trump: 'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes

Trump: ‘I did not make, and do not have’ Comey tapes

Despite his tweet in the aftermath of James Comey’s dismissal in May, President Donald Trump did not make and does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday. “With all of the recently reported electronic …

Pelosi Strikes Back: ‘I Think I’m Worth the Trouble’

Pelosi Strikes Back: ‘I Think I’m Worth the Trouble’

WASHINGTON — Pushing back on criticism from fellow party members after the Democratic loss in a Georgia special election this week, Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she’s “worth the trouble” as Democrats’ leader in the House. “I feel very …

Republicans Might Actually Defund Planned Parenthood This Time

Republicans Might Actually Defund Planned Parenthood This Time

After more than a half-decade of unsuccessful attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, the GOP appears on the verge of actually doing it. The health care bill released by Senate Republicans on Thursday would block Medicaid patients from accessing family …

Hillary Is Just as Unpopular as She Was After the Election, New Poll Shows

Hillary Is Just as Unpopular as She Was After the Election, New Poll Shows

It’s been more than seven months since Election Day, but Americans’ opinions of Hillary Clinton remain the same. A new Gallup poll finds just 41 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the former presidential candidate, with 57 percent expressing an …

4 Republican Senators Say They're Opposed to the GOP Health Care Bill

4 Republican Senators Say They’re Opposed to the GOP Health Care Bill

Four GOP Senators have come out in opposition to the Republican health care bill, just hours after it was publicly released Thursday morning. Sens. Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson, Rand Paul and Mike Lee said they are not ready to vote for the bill yet, but are …

Four GOP senators say they oppose current Obamacare repeal bill as political jockeying begins

Four GOP senators say they oppose current Obamacare repeal bill as political jockeying begins

Four key conservatives senators — Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Rand Paul — jointly announced their opposition to the GOP’s draft Obamacare repeal bill Thursday, setting the stage for an intense political showdown ahead of next week’s vote.

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could ‘take 50 seats’ in House

The results of recent congressional elections suggest that Democrats could “take 50 seats” in the House of Representatives in 2018, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on “The View” today. Perez noted that Democrats are losing, but by …

Trump: I didn't tape James Comey conversations

Trump: I didn’t tape James Comey conversations

President Trump tweeted on Thursday “I did not make, and do not have” any recordings of conversations with ex-FBI Director James Comey, ending speculation – that he started – about whether he had taped private talks with the since-fired Comey. “With all …

Trump stirs the pot on Nancy Pelosi: 'I certainly hope' Democrats don't force her out

Trump stirs the pot on Nancy Pelosi: ‘I certainly hope’ Democrats don’t force her out

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she’s confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after Democrats lost a Georgia special election. (June 22) AP After Democrats lost the Georgia special election (and, you …

Trump called for legislation blocking immigrants from receiving welfare for 5 years — but it already exists

Trump called for legislation blocking immigrants from receiving welfare for 5 years — but it already exists

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Associated Press/Charlie Neibergall President Donald Trump announced at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday that he will seek legislation preventing …

Trump calls Russia election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

Trump calls Russia election hack a ‘big Dem hoax’

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a “big Dem hoax” and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email systems last year. “Why did the DNC REFUSE …

Bipartisan lawmakers give blood in honor of Scalise

Bipartisan lawmakers give blood in honor of Scalise

A bipartisan group of lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill Thursday to donate blood in honor of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), as well as the other victims of last week’s shooting during a congressional GOP baseball practice. The blood drive …

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say

The hacking of state and local election databases in 2016 was more extensive than previously reported, including at least one successful attempt to alter voter information, and the theft of thousands of voter records that contain private information like …

Trump: Immigrants Should Not Get Welfare for at Least Five Years

Trump: Immigrants Should Not Get Welfare for at Least Five Years

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Donald Trump said in a speech here Wednesday night he would soon introduce legislation that immigrants to America should not receive welfare benefits for at least five years. The new measure will stipulate that “those …

GOP senators unveil ObamaCare overhaul

GOP senators unveil ObamaCare overhaul

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a draft version of their healthcare reform bill that cuts Medicaid, ends penalties for people not buying insurance and reshapes subsidies to low-income users. The bill, unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Democrats Push White House To Explain Why Jared Kushner Still Has Security Clearance

Democrats Push White House To Explain Why Jared Kushner Still Has Security Clearance

“We have serious concerns about whether the White House is properly safeguarding classified information,” the letter begins. The Democrats say Kushner had “failed to disclose contacts with dozens of foreign officials on his security clearance …

Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

Trump calls Russian collusion claims a ‘HOAX!’

President Trump on Thursday called allegations his campaign colluded with Russia “a big Dem HOAX,” firing off several tweets to highlight testimony Trump says vindicates him and taking shots at the Obama administration for failing to stop the Kremlin …

Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina

Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces growing doubts among some Democrats after losing the special election in Georgia, but former 2016 presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says the real problem for the Democrats is they don’t have a political platform.

Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts

Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have unveiled a draft of their legislation to revamp the government’s role in the nation’s health care system, a proposal that includes big reductions to Medicaid spending, tax cuts and the elimination of the mandate for …

Important change may be coming for baby car seats in New York

Important change may be coming for baby car seats in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Children under age 2 would have to remain in rear-facing car seats under legislation passed by the New York state legislature this week. Current state law doesn’t require any age for rear-facing car seats, but the bill would mandate it …

Pelosi's party begins to turn on her after defeats, stagnation

Pelosi’s party begins to turn on her after defeats, stagnation

Democrat Jon Ossoff finished behind Republican Karen Handel in Georgia’s special House election on Tuesday night, but the real loser could turn out to be House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. While Pelosi is in no immediate danger of losing her House perch …

Senate Republicans set to unveil 'discussion draft' of health care bill

Senate Republicans set to unveil ‘discussion draft’ of health care bill

Seven weeks after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, Senate Republicans are set to unveil their version of the health care bill Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will reveal the legislative text at an …

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President Donald Trump Acknowledges No Tapes Exist Of Comey Conversations | MSNBC

President Donald Trump Acknowledges No Tapes Exist Of Comey Conversations | MSNBC

GOP Senator Shares His Concerns Over Health Bill | Morning Joe | MSNBC

GOP Senator Shares His Concerns Over Health Bill | Morning Joe | MSNBC

How The Country's Wealthiest Impact Information Access | Morning Joe | MSNBC

How The Country’s Wealthiest Impact Information Access | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Senators respond boldly to the new GOP healthcare bill

Senators respond boldly to the new GOP healthcare bill

Senate GOP unveils health care bill

Senate GOP unveils health care bill

Dems Have Lost Economic Message, Says Dem | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Dems Have Lost Economic Message, Says Dem | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Nancy Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone,' Says Democrat | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Nancy Pelosi’s Time Has ‘Come And Gone,’ Says Democrat | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Draft of Senate GOP health bill expected today

Draft of Senate GOP health bill expected today

Mike Pence Not Without Options To Pay Legal Defense Bills | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Mike Pence Not Without Options To Pay Legal Defense Bills | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Report Donald Trump Once Called 'Stupid' Says His Net Worth Has Fallen | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Report Donald Trump Once Called ‘Stupid’ Says His Net Worth Has Fallen | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

GOP Health Care Bill Authors Blasted Dems For Secrecy In 2009 | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

GOP Health Care Bill Authors Blasted Dems For Secrecy In 2009 | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Donald Trump: Democrats' Help Could Make Health Bill Better | The Last Word | MSNBC

Donald Trump: Democrats’ Help Could Make Health Bill Better | The Last Word | MSNBC

Hayes: Hard To Say Philado Castile Got Due Process | All In | MSNBC

Hayes: Hard To Say Philado Castile Got Due Process | All In | MSNBC

Donald Trump Gets A Royal Snub | All In | MSNBC

Donald Trump Gets A Royal Snub | All In | MSNBC

Sen. Brian Schatz: Senate GOP bill 'Extremely Cruel' | All In | MSNBC

Sen. Brian Schatz: Senate GOP bill ‘Extremely Cruel’ | All In | MSNBC

Are Republicans concerned after the Georgia election?

Are Republicans concerned after the Georgia election?

Michigan Airport Stabbing Of Officer Appears To Be Terrorism | MSNBC

Michigan Airport Stabbing Of Officer Appears To Be Terrorism | MSNBC

Vladimir Putin's Power In Russia Exaggerated, Says Author Mikhail Zygar | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Vladimir Putin’s Power In Russia Exaggerated, Says Author Mikhail Zygar | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Who is Karen Handel?

Who is Karen Handel?

Former homeland security chief testifies on Russia

Former homeland security chief testifies on Russia

Senator Chris Murphy On The Future Of The Democratic Party | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Senator Chris Murphy On The Future Of The Democratic Party | Morning Joe | MSNBC

GOP Senator Bill Cassidy On Health Bill: I Don't Like The Process | Morning Joe | MSNBC

GOP Senator Bill Cassidy On Health Bill: I Don’t Like The Process | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Jon Ossoff's Loss To Karen Handel Should Be A Wake-Up Call For Dems | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Jon Ossoff’s Loss To Karen Handel Should Be A Wake-Up Call For Dems | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Jon Ossoff's Loss In Georgia | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Jon Ossoff’s Loss In Georgia | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Karen Handel thanks Trump in victory speech

Karen Handel thanks Trump in victory speech

Robert Mueller Team Paints Picture Of Donald Trump Russia Investigation | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Robert Mueller Team Paints Picture Of Donald Trump Russia Investigation | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Former Dem Rep.: Special Elections Don't Tell Us Everything | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Former Dem Rep.: Special Elections Don’t Tell Us Everything | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Former GOP Rep.: Republicans Failed To Hit Reset Button In Georgia | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Former GOP Rep.: Republicans Failed To Hit Reset Button In Georgia | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Sean Spicer Can't Say If Donald Trump Believes Russia Hacked 2016 Election | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Sean Spicer Can’t Say If Donald Trump Believes Russia Hacked 2016 Election | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Mike Pompeo Still Briefed Mike Flynn On Secrets As CIA Knew Concerns: NYT | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Mike Pompeo Still Briefed Mike Flynn On Secrets As CIA Knew Concerns: NYT | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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