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Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

Mulvaney said it was "hardhearted" to take money from taxpayers for ineffective prorams. President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress slashes $3.6 trillion over 10 years in an effort to balance the federal budget. Mulvaney's appearance was one of four slated on Wednesday as Trump Cabinet officials fanned out on Capitol Hill to defend Trump's budget, which contains jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.



Have fun on Memorial Day, but don't forget its objective

By the 1920s, it was more commonly known as Memorial Day and was extended to honor all American servicemembers who died in defense of our country. Memorial Day moved to the last Monday in May, and a stand-alone date to honor fallen soldiers and veterans for their incredible sacrifices was absorbed into a three-day weekend to celebrate the start of the summer season.


Grassley may call on Mueller over documents request

Grassley may call on Mueller over documents request

Trump made the request after FBI Director James Comey announced the existence of the FBI's investigation at a March hearing before the House Intelligence Committee. Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page says he will testify next month before the House intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.



Iran Blasts Trump for Creating "Iranophobia"

Rouhani was responding to a question on Monday from The Associated Press at a news conference in Tehran . Accompanying President Donald Trump on his first trip overseas as commander-in-chief - and hours after the administration announced some $109 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and $350 billion in direct US investment over 10 years by the Muslim-majority country - Tillerson referenced multiple potential threats facing the two countries.


Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

That 10-year figure is slightly less than originally estimated. That's $ 32 billion less than the estimated savings for the previous version of the bill. He called on the Senate to "abandon partisan repeal of the ACA and instead work across the aisle to keep what works and fix what doesn't - not tear our health care apart".


CBO: GOP health care plan would leave 23 Million uninsured

CBO: GOP health care plan would leave 23 Million uninsured

The analysis appears to undermine the Republican argument that the proposal wouldn't impact Americans with pre-existing conditions . Their average premiums would be lower by 2026 than they would be under Obamacare, but mainly because they would have fewer benefits.