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Trump lambasts GOP for failing to pass health care bill

President Trump on Sunday threatened the GOP for failing to make good on his campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Republican leader warned of an unspecified fallout that awaits members of his own political party on the eve of a health care speech Monday at the White House. “If Republicans don’t Repeal and Replace the ...

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Trump lambasts GOP for failing to pass health care bill

President Trump on Sunday threatened the GOP for failing to make good on his campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Republican leader warned of an unspecified fallout that awaits members of his own political party on the eve of a health care speech Monday at the White House. “If Republicans don’t Repeal and Replace the ...

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White House indicates Trump will sign Russia sanctions bill

President Trump maybe, just maybe, will support a slap on Russia. The White House indicated Sunday that Trump will sign a bill imposing sweeping sanctions on Russia for its election and human rights violations — even though he seemed destined to say nyet to it. “The administration is supportive of being tough on Russia, particularly in putting these sanctions in ...

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GOP health care bill hit with new obstacle

The flailing Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare suffered another blow Friday when the Senate parliamentarian said the GOP would need 60 votes to pass two controversial provisions. Republicans, who have been struggling to cobble together 50 votes to pass the legislation, need 60 votes to keep the anti-abortion provisions in the bill, and the same amount to pass ...

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NYPD must disclose all the cash and property it seizes under bill

The NYPD will have to publicly disclose how much cash and property it seizes from citizens under legislation passed by the City Council Thursday. The bill, which the mayor is expected to sign into law, forces the NYPD to issue reports on property taken through a practice called civil forfeiture. A lawsuit from legal aid groups charged cops wouldn’t release ...

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GOP health bill defector faces Trump’s wrath at senator lunch

A GOP senator who dodged reporters after helping tank the Senate health care bill had to face the music Wednesday at the White House. Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran — who announced in a Monday-night statement with Utah Sen. Mike Lee they would effectively kill the bill with their joint opposition — sat through President Trump’s awkward scolding at a health ...

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Trump hopes lunch, tweets will revive GOP health care bill

Lunch isn’t fixing this. After the latest attempt at a GOP health care bill has gone down in flames, President Trump seems to think a White House lunch — and a few furious tweets — might somehow revive it. Trump has scheduled a lunch on Wednesday with Republican Senators as a belated attempt to turn them around on the health ...

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Trump's plan to replace 'failing' Obamacare in TATTERS after Senators bail on health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed “unprecedented obstructionism” and announced that the upper chamber would vote on a bill to simply repeal Obamacare without any replacement in the coming days. Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran each announced on Monday night via Twitter that they could not support the healthcare bill in its current form, effectively torpedoing the revised version ...

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Mayor, governor rally against Republican health care bill

A threat to millions of New Yorkers’ health care is so dire it brought Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo together Monday. The longtime critics of each other appeared together at a rally where officials announced the state would go to court to overturn the Republican health care bill if it passes Congress. “We’re going to stand up with our ...

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Two more GOP senators announce opposition to healthcare bill

Sens. Jerry Moran and Mike Lee denounced the GOP’s latest attempt to replace Obamacare on Monday night, a blow likely to cripple the flailing legislation. Both lawmakers opposed prior versions of President Trump’s backed pledge to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. “There are serious problems with Obamacare, and my goal remains what it has been ...

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