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The new health care bill passed last month by the House would decrease the number of insured Americans by 23 million over 10 years if it passes the Senate . For ill people in those states, "it would become more difficult" for seriously ill people to buy insurance "because their premiums would continue to increase rapidly", the report said.
  • Federal court again asks Justice Dept. to explain Trump's 'travel ban'

    Federal court again asks Justice Dept. to explain Trump's 'travel ban'

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    In that event, the White House might have to rethink the outlines of an order to carry out one of Donald Trump's signature promises as a candidate and as president. "Over time the president clarified that what he was talking about were Islamic terrorist groups and the countries that shelter or sponsor them", said Wall, adding that "what he wanted to do was increase the vetting procedures".
  • Most Excited 'Price Is Right' Contestant Ever Sets Plinko Record

    Most Excited 'Price Is Right' Contestant Ever Sets Plinko Record

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    Good for Ryan! And things could have worked out much differently; according to this ( unsurprisingly) detailed Plinko Wiki , there have actually been twelve instances where a contestant has earned five chips and walked away with $0. When " The Price Is Right " host Drew Carey notified the Millerton, Pa. native that he had broken the record, previously set at $23,000, he stared in awe.
  • Most Americans don't believe key points of Trump's narrative on Comey

    Most Americans don't believe key points of Trump's narrative on Comey

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    The strongest support is unsurprisingly from Republican voters but even there only 42% approve of the legislation against 24% who disapprove. Eighty percent of Republicans echoed President Donald Trump's claims that the press is filled with fake news stories, while 60 percent of independents and 53 percent of Democrats said the same.
  • Ryan health care bill creates 23 million losers

    Ryan health care bill creates 23 million losers

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    While the CBO estimated it would leave 23 million more uninsured in 2026 than the current law, which would be 51 million uninsured by that date, the proposed legislation would generally lower premiums, in part because insurers would likely cover less services.
  • Trump's former security advise slammed with 2 new subpoenas

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    One of those memos reportedly details Trump pressuring Comey to shut down the bureau's investigation into former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn . Representative Adam Schiff , the House intelligence committee's top Democrat, told reporters Mr Flynn declined to turn over records to the committee, and he said it will be "following up with subpoenas".
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    GOP Politician Allegedly "Body Slams" Reporter, And The Audio Recording Is Nuts

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    The alleged assault, which reporter Ben Jacobs claimed broke his glasses, came after Gianforte was asked about the Congressional Budget Office's score of the Republican health-care bill now in Congress. Before the charges were filed, Gianforte's spokesman Shane Scanlon issued a statement, placing the blame on Jacobs and claiming the candidate's actions were a response to Jacobs pushing a phone in his face during "a separate interview in a private office" that he entered "without ...
  • NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

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    Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, said in a statement that Trump "should not be lecturing our closest and most steadfast allies". "For 23 of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying for their defence", he said.
  • Donald Trump 'praises great job' by Rodrigo Duterte in Philippines drug fight

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    Around 100 heavily armed gunmen linked to Islamic State swept into Marawi City, on the island of Mindanao, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS. If there's an open defiance, you will die. Jaime Mayormita's wife Wendelyn is among more than a dozen people taken from a cathedral compound in Marawi city.
  • Ben Carson: Poverty 'To Large Extent' Is 'A State Of Mind'

    Ben Carson: Poverty 'To Large Extent' Is 'A State Of Mind'

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    Carson, the famed neurosurgeon and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, made the comments while speaking with longtime friend and confidant Armstrong Williams on SiriusXM Radio. It's worth noting President Trump's 2018 budget blueprint will cut more than $6 billion from HUD. But the Housing Secretary is not an advocate for government assistance, criticizing programs that are "sustaining [people] in a position of poverty".
  • House Intel prepares to grill ex-CIA chief Brennan in Russian Federation probe

    House Intel prepares to grill ex-CIA chief Brennan in Russian Federation probe

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    A new report says USA intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign advisers. Later in the hearing, Gowdy continued to push Brennan about whether he had seen "evidence of collusion, coordination, conspiracy between Donald Trump and Russian Federation state actors".
  • Voters Agree With Decision to Name Special Counsel for Russia Probe

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    But in that case, the White House effort was created to refute news accounts, not the testimony of a sitting FBI director who was leading an open investigation. Albans Messenger before the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and related matters.