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Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

How many more people will have to lose access to health coverage before Congress does something?”. Blum is reassuring Iowans fearful of losing health coverage that the House GOP bill is jus. Blum asserted he does not believe anyone will lose Medicaid coverage under the House plan after event attendees questioned the potential for loss of care.



Former FBI agent: Trump's comments on Comey 'detestable'

Comey declined to make that pledge. Again during their dinner, Mr. Trump told Comey he needed his loyalty. Mr McCabe promised to tell senators of any White House meddling into the agency's probe on Russian Federation. "It was the right one", she told reporters responding to a volley of questions at her daily news conference. Trump was responding to the fallout from his Thursday NBC News interview about the firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director earlier in ...



Moon Seeks to Mend China Ties Over Thaad in Call With Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping tacitly asked new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Thursday to reconsider the deployment of a US anti-missile system. Trump extended an invitation to Moon to visit the United States. He has said he would be prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". The deployment of the THAAD system was agreed on by Park's administration a year ago after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space.



Former Florida lawmaker found guilty of fraud

At issue was her relationship with the One Door Educational Foundation and the use of dollars from the organization prosecutors said was for Brown's personal gain. CBS affiliate WJAX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida, tweeted that one person could be heard crying softly in the courtroom and that Brown remained stoic as the verdicts were read.


Video Of Crazy Cyclist Climbing Over Level Crossing Goes Viral

Video Of Crazy Cyclist Climbing Over Level Crossing Goes Viral

He threw his hands up in exasperation as the South West service missed him by mere inches. BBC radio host Jeremy Vine has shared a video of a man barging through a level crossing with his bike before nearly being hit by a train. "The behaviour of this man is stupid and reckless. Trains travel at extraordinary speeds so before you have time to react, you may be struck and seriously injured or even killed", they said.