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Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

Pelosi herself erupted about the GOP ads last week, after Republicans accused Democrats of overly harsh rhetoric in the wake of the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice in Virginia. Ryan said they did not emerge with "any action items". Pelosi touted her own leadership bonafides, characterizing herself as "a master legislator" and a "strategic, politically astute leader".



North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

Warmbier died Monday after his June 13 return to his home state of OH, where doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center treated him. Kenneth Bae, another American held for two years in North Korea, told CNN he thinks its possible that Otto Warmbier was tortured.



Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

In a separate statement, Olivia Golden, executive director of the Center for Law and Social Policy, said the Medicaid cuts in the Better Care Reconciliation Act would put pressure on state budgets and likely lead to cuts to education budgets.



Senate Healthcare Bill Makes Major Cuts to Medicaid

The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance , while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the ACA . The move to repeal Obamacare has already created chaos in the insurance market; the replacement proposed by Congress would destroy the market entirely.


Attorneys General Plan To Sue Trump Over His Foreign Business Dealings

Attorneys General Plan To Sue Trump Over His Foreign Business Dealings

According to Racine and Frosh, Trump has abused his position in the government to bring more business to his hotels, including business from foreign diplomats, leaving Maryland and D.C.at a disadvantage. "It is unprecedented that the American people must question day after day whether decisions are made and actions are taken to benefit the United States or to benefit Donald Trump ", Frosh said during the press conference.



Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Heller, who is up for reelection in 2018, has expressed concerns about the way the measure addresses the future of Medicaid . The subsidies help reduce deductibles and copayments for people with modest incomes. However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes". "I think that they'll probably get there, but we'll have to wait and see".