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At NATO summit, European leaders reach out to an unpredictable Trump

European leaders have been urging Trump not to abandon the US commitment to cutting greenhouse gas emissions made when his predecessor Barack Obama signed up to the U.N. "One of the reasons why we are investing in our collective defence, why we are increasing our presence in the eastern part of the alliance, is of course as a response to the aggressive actions of Russian Federation we have seen in the Ukraine", Stoltenberg said.


GOP health bill: 23 million more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

GOP health bill: 23 million more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

And thus, almost all the talk since the new report came out has been about CBO's assessment of the individual insurance market changes that persuaded the House Freedom Caucus to climb onboard the Trumpcare train, along with the last-minute money thrown at high-risk pools for people with preexisting conditions that kept just enough "moderates" onboard to pass the bill.



57% disapprove of GOP health care bill

A majority of Republican voters, 67 percent, do have a positive view of the president, the poll found. Moreover, 70 percent expressed disapproval over the way Comey probed Clinton's email scandal. GOP approval had been between 84-87 percent during Trump's first three months in office. Some of the drop in approval comes from Republicans, as just 81 percent approve of the president.


Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

The Trump administration's FY 2018 budget proposes additional Medicaid cuts and was in part crafted so as to conform with the American Health Care Act . Even before the report was released, Republican members of the Senate noted that their chamber is likely to make significant changes to the House proposal scored by the CBO.


Trump administration asks for time to weigh Obamacare subsidies

Trump administration asks for time to weigh Obamacare subsidies

Politico embraced the warped narrative about the bill's campaign consequences, publishing a story with the headline "Obamacare repeal vote upends 2018 House landscape". So far, most 2018 rate filings I've read assume that the Trump administration will pay the CSR subsidies. The GOP has control of the House, the Senate , and the White House .


Abbott signs improper teacher-student relationships law

Abbott signs improper teacher-student relationships law

He also argues the property tax bill would make it harder for the City of Houston to provide essential services by capping the amount that rates can rise. Teachers would also get training on how to properly handle personal boundaries and relationships with students. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, the sponsor of a bill that allows the state to withhold funding from local governments for acting as sanctuary cities, speaks during debate on the proposal at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.