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McConnell glanced in the direction of Senators Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, and John McCain , R-Ariz., when he said " most of us". In a statement released early this morning, Johnson said he was "disappointed not only in the failure to pass legislation to begin to fix the damage done by Obamacare , but also in the dysfunctional process that directly led to this result".
  • 20 years of USA trade with Russian Federation

    20 years of USA trade with Russian Federation

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    Those cuts will be made not just at the embassy in Moscow, but also the consulates in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok. The Foreign Ministry also accused the USA of violating diplomatic protocol, particularly in its seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds in NY and Maryland that the US said were being used by Russian intelligence.
  • The US Sanctions Bill Is a Win for Russian Federation

    The US Sanctions Bill Is a Win for Russian Federation

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    The provisions were included to assuage concerns among lawmakers that the president's push for better relations with Moscow might lead him to relax the penalties without first securing concessions from the Kremlin. The North Korea sanctions are created to punish the country for its nuclear and ballistic-missile programmes. What's so interesting is that the Trump administration made very clear they didn't want to see this move ahead.
  • Reince Preibus' Last Moments With Trump Team Were Brutal AF

    Reince Preibus' Last Moments With Trump Team Were Brutal AF

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    Before being appointed as the White House Chief of Staff, Priebus was the chairman of the Republican National Committee, in which capacity he played a key role in Trump's presidential election. "As a Marine Corps officer, he instilled loyalty, respect and admiration from all who served under him". A shakeup at the White House. The New York Post reports that it was the Mooch's "naked political ambition", (i.e., shameless Trump dick riding) that did his marriage in.
  • Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions

    Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions

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    While the measure was debated in Congress, White House officials wouldn't commit to whether the president would sign the bill, saying it may infringe on presidential authority. 2 Republican, said on Tuesday there had been no decision on when the Senate might begin to consider the House bill. "It was the last drop that made all this happen", he said in reference to the "completely weird and unacceptable" bill approved by the U.S.
  • GOP fears political fallout after health care 'epic fail'

    GOP fears political fallout after health care 'epic fail'

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    Congressional Democrats are praising Republican Senator John McCain after he helped them defeat a proposed law Thursday night that would have repealed the seven-year old Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. One provision that had been restored after the parliamentarian initially struck it was an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood for a year. There's also the issue of the federal Children's Health Plan, which is set to run out of federal funding later this year.
  • Congress Passes Sanctions on Russia, Now Heads to Trump

    Congress Passes Sanctions on Russia, Now Heads to Trump

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    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump would sign the bill, but only after having negotiated "critical elements" of it. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate votes in favor of the sanctions "represent the strong will of the American people to see Russian Federation take steps to improve relations with the United States ".
  • Russian Federation retaliates to new sanctions by telling U.S. to cut diplomats

    Russian Federation retaliates to new sanctions by telling U.S. to cut diplomats

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    That severely limits Trump's ability to cut a deal with Putin, whose top priority is the rollback of USA and European sanctions against his economy and associates. Trump's concerns include a provision letting Congress stop any effort to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation. But Trump has not done so, and the sanctions he now plans to sign into law will now make that almost impossible given sharp anti-Kremlin sentiments in Congress.