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Koch network criticizes Sessions sentencing memo

Sessions addressed that "epidemic" Thursday while speaking in Charleston, West Virginia. Mr Sessions has argued an uptick in violence in United States cities and the opioid epidemic underscores a need for tougher law enforcement. However, data from the Prison Policy Initiative shows that over half of those in federal prison are there for drug offences. All of those charging factors are now gone under Sessions' reign and not surprising, as he has previously telegraphed his desire to ...



New CBO Score Confirms the American Health Care Act Puts Patients Last

The new score , which reflects last-minute revisions that Republicans made to win over several conservative lawmakers and a handful of moderates , calculates that the American Health Care Act would reduce the federal deficit by $ 119 billion between 2017 and 2026.


Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

A wide-ranging bill more similar to North Carolina's that would have affected all public restrooms and preempted local anti-discrimination ordinances was passed by the Texas senate earlier this year but stalled in the state house of representatives, where the speaker, Joe Straus, was anxious that businesses and sports events could pull out of the state and damage the economy.



Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Italy's Prime Minister and host of the meeting Paolo Gentiloni signed a declaration in the presence of the other leaders. Some of the leaders watch an Italian flying squadron at the summit. "I reminded him of the importance these agreements have for us", Macron said, adding that the pact was also important for job creation and economic development.



Gianforte wins US House race day after charged with assault

Republican technology executive Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanour assault after a political correspondent for the USA edition of the Guardian newspaper said the candidate had "body-slammed" him during a campaign event in Bozeman.



President Trump meets French President Macron for working lunch in Brussels

U.S. President Donald Trump and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron met for the first time as they convened at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Belgium, and, as is tradition in the Western world, shook hands at the conclusion of remarks in front of reporters.