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Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Deny Russia Evidence

The Post also reported that Trump made the same request to the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats . "Rubio told CBS some of his questions will include: "'What did the president say? Trump , according to his own retelling, asked Comey three times - twice on the phone and once in person - whether he was under investigation in the Russian Federation case.



GOP health care working group runs into early obstacles

Casey said he believes the process should be more bi-partisan. Congressman Dan Newhouse missed the May 4 House vote on the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) as he cared for his wife, Carol, during her battle with cancer. The district placed about 400 Medicaid reimbursement orders a year ago, most of which paid for health screenings or audio equipment for hearing-impaired students, Roy said.



GOP pleased over Trump budget blueprint

These would include USD193 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $21 billion from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). He also describes the president's recommendations as a "message budget to the right wing of the party". Trump's balanced-budget goal depends not only on the growth projections that most economists view as overly optimistic but also a variety of accounting gimmicks, including an nearly $600 billion peace dividend from winding ...



Coats, NSA chief refused Trump's request to push back on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the Post report is "yet another disturbing allegation that the president was interfering in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe" and Congress "will need to bring the relevant officials back to testify on these matters, and obtain any memoranda that reflect such conversations".



No decision yet on $7B health subsidies

For that, it's vital to have a strong president to keep the party unified and bring along reluctant colleagues. "Will another vote be necessary?" In fact, splitting with an unpopular president could be politically beneficial for some. Many GOP members will have to take uncomfortable votes they would prefer to avoid. The White House was expected to deliver a final decision Monday about whether it would continue to defend a lawsuit that could determine the fate of Obamacare's coverage ...



Manchester bomber 'likely' had accomplices, United Kingdom minister says

In apparent reference to the involvement of British troops in military action against it, IS said the attack had been aimed at "infidels... in response to their transgressions against the lands of the Muslims". Neighbour Natalie Daley said she was frightened by a loud bang, then police yelling, "Get in your houses - get away from the windows!" This will include an extra armed presence at the FA Cup final at Wembley and the Premiership rugby final at Twickenham this weekend.