Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen 'bathroom bill'

House Minority Leader Scott Inman said he had "never seen more lipstick applied to a pig" and blamed Senate President Pro Tem Mike Schulz and Senate Republicans for the impasse over revenue. "The report makes clear: Trumpcare would be a cancer on the American health-care system, causing costs to skyrocket, making coverage unaffordable for those with pre-existing conditions and many seniors, and kicking millions off their health insurance", said Schumer of NY.

Tipton: New health plan protects those with pre-existing conditions

Overall, women would bear an outsized share of harmful Medicaid cuts because they not only make up a majority (54 percent) of North Carolina's Medicaid beneficiaries, but are also the primary users of maternity benefits and specific health care services for women.

Manchester police make 'significant progress' in bombing probe

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the issue of the leaks with President Donald Trump in Brussels later. The leaks have opened a diplomatic row as United Kingdom officials are said to be "furious" that their investigation was compromised when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in the " New York Times ".

Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestiality

Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestiality

The House budget still has far to go. With debate raging over whether the amendment barred transgender students from using the bathroom of their gender identity, Patrick called the House amendment ambiguous and ineffective. House Republicans have signaled for months that their proposed tax breaks won't be as substantial as the Senate , whose tax changes would eat up more than $1 billion in revenue through mid-2019.

Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with United States election

The House committee's subpoenas "will be created to maximize our chance of getting the information that we need", Schiff told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor . Flynn's misleading statements about money he received from Russian and Turkish government-related bodies, and his frequent contacts with Russia's USA ambassador after the election, are being examined by the Justice Department, Congress, and the Pentagon.