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Can Mitch McConnell Save the Republican Health Care Bill?

Tuesday  23:56,   27 june 2017
Time

One of Washington’s unwritten rules is this simple maxim: never underestimate Mitch McConnell. Yet even the Senate Republican leader, regarded by both parties as one of Capitol Hill’s craftiest tacticians, proved unable to steer a wildly unpopular[...]

Reporter snaps at Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she goes on lengthy rant bashing the press

Tuesday  23:56,   27 june 2017
Business Insider

Screenshot/White HouseA White House reporter called out Sarah Huckabee Sanders after the deputy press secretary went on a lengthy rant bashing the press for its coverage of the administration. The two had a spirited back-and-forth after Sanders [...]

If health bill fails, Trump says he won't like it 'and that's OK'

Tuesday  23:56,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>President Trump says Senate has chance to pass important health care bill; if it fails, he won't like it "and that's OK"</p>This is a breaking news update. Check back later for[...]

Reporter snaps at Sarah Huckabee Sanders after she goes on lengthy rant bashing the press

Tuesday  23:41,   27 june 2017
Tech Insider

A White House reporter called out Sarah Huckabee Sanders after the deputy press secretary went on a lengthy rant bashing the press for its coverage of the administration. The two had a spirited back-and-forth after Sanders started the press briefing [...]

GOP Lawmaker Loses $17 Million as Favorite Stock Plunges

Tuesday  23:36,   27 june 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- A Republican congressman’s hot biotechnology stock pick just went south. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode = "PRMQAP"; var config = {}; [...]

Schumer: 'The Fight Is Not Over' On Senate GOP's Obamacare Repeal

Tuesday  23:15,   27 june 2017
MSN

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday said Democrats will keep fighting Senate Republicans’ proposal to repeal parts of Obamacare, after Republican leaders announced that a vote on the bill will be delayed until“We know the fight is [...]

Sally Yates: Trump administration behavior 'should be alarming to us as a country'

Tuesday  23:00,   27 june 2017
The Hill

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates slammed the Trump administration on Tuesday for ignoring legal and political norms, arguing that concerns about President Trump's conduct should go much deeper than whether he committed an impeachable[...]

Sally Yates: Trump administration behavior 'should be alarming to us as a country'

Tuesday  23:00,   27 june 2017
The Hill

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates slammed the Trump administration on Tuesday for ignoring legal and political norms, arguing that concerns about President Trump's conduct should go much deeper than whether he committed an impeachable[...]

Sanders gives White House briefing in surprise sub for Spicer

Tuesday  22:31,   27 june 2017
The Hill

Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed for Sean Spicer at Tuesday's daily press briefing. Sanders's surprise appearance came as Spicer, who was scheduled to lead the briefing, was on Capitol Hill with other White[...]

A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

Tuesday  22:20,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>There was no March 1, 2009, issue of Time Magazine. And there was no issue at all in 2009 that had Trump on the cover</p>“Donald Trump: The ‘Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the big headline said. Above the Time nameplate, there was[...]

A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

Tuesday  22:20,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>There was no March 1, 2009, issue of Time Magazine. And there was no issue at all in 2009 that had Trump on the cover</p>“Donald Trump: The ‘Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the big headline said. Above the Time nameplate, there was[...]

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

Tuesday  21:35,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods at a time the struggling effort to[...]

Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders postpone vote to overhaul Obamacare

Tuesday  21:26,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>Facing a rebellion within their own ranks, Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday postponed a vote to overhaul the 2010 Affordable Care Act until after the July Fourth recess.</p>The current proposal by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell[...]

Panetta: Russia hacked US because of perceived 'weakness'

Tuesday  21:01,   27 june 2017
FOX News

Former Obama defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta says perceived “weakness” encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to direct cyber-attacks against the United States and interfere with the 2016 election. 6 Incredible Cards You[...]

Cornyn: Key vote to advance health bill likely Wednesday

Tuesday  20:39,   27 june 2017
The Hill

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the Senate's No. 2 Republican, says a key vote to advance the GOP ObamaCare repeal bill will likely occur on Wednesday.&nbsp;"It's looking a little more like tomorrow right now," Cornyn told reporters on Tuesday,[...]