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Lawmakers who supported GOP health care bill get ad boost

And then I'd have to decide what I want to do because I want people to have health care . Good point. This bill gives them one month, it gave, you know the subsidy ... Republicans have built up far too much momentum on "repeal and replace", they'll either make it happen on their own or fail on their own. And the fact that many voters are willing to back legislators who will put the voters' own health at risk to support their political ideology is simply surreal.



James Comey urges Federal Bureau of Investigation to maintain independence

In firing Comey, Trump said he knew he ran the risk he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the investigation" into ties to Russian Federation. Republican leaders brushed off the idea as unnecessary. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, testifying in place of Comey, contradicted Trump's appraisal of turmoil at the FBI, saying that Comey had "broad support" from the rank and file "and still does to this day".



Donald Trump Gives A Typically Bullshit Answer About Firing James Comey!

I'm not talking about anything else. Instead, the committee got Andrew G. McCabe, the Comey deputy who took over leadership of the bureau after Trump abruptly fired Comey as the FBI director on Tuesday afternoon. Trump had thanked Comey in his letter dismissing him from his position for telling him he was not under investigation. Moscow has denied any such interference and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation.


President Donald Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

President Donald Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

The new commission aims at investigating the President's claims that three to five million people voted illegally for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential polls, CNN reports . Thanks in no small part to Kobach, Kansas has some of the most restrictive voting laws in the country. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Elijah Cummings, ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued similar statements .



President Trump Launches Commission to Investigate Voter Fraud

I am concerned that this new commission is masqueraded under the guise of improving "election integrity" yet nothing but an attempt to justify future attempts to suppress voter turnout. MCEVERS: To talk about this now we are with NPR's Pam Fessler, who covers this issue. Kobach has long claimed that there's widespread illegal voting by noncitizens in the USA, despite the lack of evidence.



Trump suggests Republicans use 'nuclear option'

The White House last week had dropped the request over concerns about passage of the broader spending bill; Republicans will need support from Democrats in the Senate to pass the legislation. "That will not happen", McConnell said during a press conference. "It would be the majority, right?" That included lost revenue for the national parks.