President Donald Trump’s administration suffered another legal blow yesterday after a federal judge in Hawaii ordered a nationwide loosening of his temporary travel ban. The judge, Derrick K. Watson of Federal District Court in Honolulu, ruled that the ban on travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries and on refugees should not prevent grandparents and other close … Continued
The State Department initially denied the team entry into the United States, citing fears they would not return to Afghanistan.
As the Senate GOP met to discuss their renewed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday morning, they unveiled their revised version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. JUST IN: Senate Republicans release draft of health care bill. Read it: https://t.co/HYfWR1e4V6 pic.twitter.com/mV75oovM1u — CNN (@CNN) July 13, 2017 BREAKING: New GOP health care bill … Continued
News comes amid release of new video showing Trump with Russian associates involved in email controversy.
After Donald Trump Jr. all but revealed that he and the Trump campaign were engaged in active collusion with the Russian government yesterday, the White House was left reeling and in damage control mode. President Trump initially offered a half-hearted defense of his son via a statement, saying: “My son is a high-quality person and I applaud … Continued
E-mail Donald Trump, Jr. Received Before His Russian Lawyer Meeting Is Very Bad News for the White House
A new e-mail unearthed by The New York Times spells more trouble for Donald Trump, Jr. as he tries to deny evidence that he colluded with the Russians to impact last year’s election. The e-mail was sent by Rob Goldstone who helped set up Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Russian lawyer. It makes clear that Russia intended … Continued
A new analysis of health insurers’ financial data by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation finds that Obamacare’s individual exchanges have seen increased insurer profits and that the individual market is “stabilizing.” The study also found that insurer financial results do not indicate any “sign of a market collapse.” An earlier Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of premium … Continued
In a major reversal, Donald Trump Jr. issued a statement on Sunday clarifying that a meeting he had with a Kremlin connected lawyer last June was in fact related to the 2016 campaign. On Saturday, The New York Times reported that Donald Trump, Jr. “arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer … Continued
Speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation yesterday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) had sobering words for the Senate health care bill’s prospects. He said the measure. which aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is “probably going to be dead” when Congress returns today from the July Fourth recess. “My view is that it’s probably going to be … Continued
Donald Trump has made no secret of his contempt for CNN, the most frequent target of his attacks on what he calls the “fake news media.” That war has escalated recently with Trump’s tweeting a gif of himself body slamming an adversary who has a CNN logo for a head. #FraudNewsCNN #FNN pic.twitter.com/WYUnHjjUjg — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) … Continued