This week marked the utter collapse of health care reform efforts in the U.S. Senate. With several GOP defections, the Senate’s bill was mercifully put out of its misery. Of course, Mitch McConnell has put forward the very idea he appears to have wanted to avoid by calling for a floor vote for a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act… which, if you recall, | Read More »
It’s almost like they should have listened to what the voters and conservatives have said for the last 8 years or something.
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In the legal world, words can mean just as much actions, and sometimes more. Law is determined by words, phrasing, and interpretation (moreso the latter if you disagree with the law you’re fighting at the time). In the case of Donald Trump, Jr., the law is simple: you cannot solicit any aid from a foreign nation for election purposes. The statute in question is (a)Prohibition It | Read More »
The Senate will be waiting a bit longer to take up consideration of a GOP-led health care reform effort following a medical procedure to one of the GOP’s members. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted out a statement on Saturday night, saying consideration would be deferred to a later date while Senator John McCain recovers from have a blood clot removed above his eye. My statement | Read More »
Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is out of intensive care, according to multiple reports. The Washington Examiner states that Scalise was moved out of the Intensive Care Unit at MedStar Washington, the hospital he was admitted to after being shot multiple times by a gunman targeting Republicans at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise went back into the ICU last week due to | Read More »
With the Trinity Lutheran decision offered by the Supreme Court yesterday, we officially reached the end of an era. That case was the last one the Obama Administration took any part in, having filed an amicus brief to the court supporting the state of Missouri’s decision to withhold funds from the Christian school. The decision, which was overwhelmingly in favor of the school and not the | Read More »
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The Supreme Court’s decision to life some of the restrictions on Donald Trump’s travel ban gives at least a partial victory to the Trump Administration. But, buried within the decision is what can only be considered a jab at liberal activist groups. Supreme Court, writing unanimously in the travel ban case, is wise to how liberal activist groups operate pic.twitter.com/Nu97q4omkY — Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) June | Read More »
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Today on Meet The Press, Ohio Governor and 2016 Republican contender John Kasich took Republicans and Democrats to task for “not caring about the poor.” His strategy seems to be running a near-independent platform in which he attacks both parties, thinking he’ll attract middle of the road moderates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich: Neither party “cares about helping poor people” https://t.co/ZO53h33s4T pic.twitter.com/lZspEGUZDP — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) | Read More »
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Bernie Sanders appeared on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd this morning. The topic of discussion was mostly on the Senate’s healthcare bill, which Sanders seems to be leading the charge in opposing. However, at one point, Todd asked Sanders about the rhetoric he and other Democrats have been using about healthcare reform, specifically referencing a Sanders tweet on the matter. Let us be clear and | Read More »
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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, one of Donald Trump’s seemingly smarter Cabinet picks, seems to understand that there is some dissatisfaction in the GOP with the current attempts to undo the damage of Obamacare. According to Politico, he’s inviting more discussion on the current efforts (which is a good thing): Tom Price, secretary of Health and Human Services, said on “Fox News Sunday” | Read More »
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