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by | May 12, 2017 | 12:32

The poll, released Thursday by Quinnipiac University, found that just 21% of American voters approve of House Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, while 56% oppose it. This is an act of deliberate betrayal: Everything about Trumpcare is specifically created to do exactly the opposite of what Trump , Paul Ryan and other Republicans said it would.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:56

And if Republicans cut enough domestic spending to make up for Trump's increases, they won't be able to pass the bill through the Senate. The compromise bill Congress is expected to pass this week - which Trump is slated to sign into law - would fund the government through September 30 and keep the government running beyond Friday's deadline.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:43

White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, said the nominations were a vindication of a commitment Mr. Trump made during the campaign "to appoint strong and principled jurists to the federal bench who will enforce the Constitution's limits on federal power and protect the liberty of all Americans".

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:30

The deputy attorney general must now decide what to do about growing demands from Democrats - and an unusually direct approach from the New York Times editorial board - to appoint an independent special prosecutor to investigate the Russian Federation allegations.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:54

He then went through a long list of jokes, essentially declaring that, thanks to Trump, Bush is no longer the most hated president of recent years, smugly declaring, "history has proven to be kinder to me than you thought". Trump's rally in Harrisburg attracted thousands of supporters , and the president used the opportunity to jab the media. "As for the other guy, I think he's in Pennsylvania because he can't take a joke".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:19

LePage rules out Senate bid MORE is not a Republican, Congressman". A few constituents also demanded that he call for a special prosecutor to investigate whether President Donald Trump's aides colluded with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:19

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to ask ASEAN member nations for their "robust" implementation of global sanctions against North Korea. "We think that more can be done, not just in Southeast Asia", he said. "We really have to understand, in each country or each region of the world that we're dealing with, what are our national security interests, what are our economic prosperity interests, and then, as we can advocate and advance our values, we should", he said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:24

He was from Lebanon, New Jersey. Eight fraternity brothers and the fraternity itself are accused of involuntary manslaughter while the others face charges which range from supplying alcohol to minors to evidence tampering. Mr Piazza was taken to hospital and died the next day. The grand jury presentment alleges the Piazza and 13 fellow pledges were put through a "gauntlet" of drinking stations where they consumed excessive amounts of alcohol in a short period of time.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:38

While Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told Bloomberg he has “never been very comfortable” with the waste of natural gas from public land, his department said after the vote it had “flagged the Waste Prevention rule as one we will suspend, revise or rescind .”.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:05

Twenty Republicans and all 193 Democrats voted against it. It all depends on what you call a lie. Both Sheldon and Bosley said one of their biggest fears, if the bill passes, is what will happen when they turn 26 years old and will no longer be on their parents' insurance.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:21

Following the briefing, the text of Trump's statement , entitled " Donald J. Trump Statement On Preventing Muslim Immigration " no longer appeared on the campaign website. "To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting". "This is not a Muslim ban", said Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:06

The ad is in addition to the organization's $2 million TV campaign which uses similar language to thank members in 21 congressional districts for their support of the GOP health care measure. Despite the CBO report , the bill seemed to be on course as it cleared two hurdles, moving forward with approval from the Ways and Means Committee and the House Budget Committee.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:32

Southeastern states from Florida to North Carolina could also see flooding on Monday, according to the NWS . The National Weather Service says parts of the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, Georgia and MS could be affected. Gov. Greg Abbott visited Canton on Sunday. Kyle Allen walks his parents' property in Canton , Texas on Sunday, April 30, 2017 , looking for personal items.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:38

The meeting will be attended by foreign ministers from Russia, Canada and other nations with territory in the Arctic - which scientists warn could suffer trillions of dollars worth of climate change-related damage to infrastructure in the coming decades.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:22

The HBCU leaders in attendance described a freakish meeting - the same one where aide Kellyanne Conway was pictured kneeling on a couch - with "very little listening to HBCU presidents."That's where, school officials said , the conversation started to bring DeVos to Bethune-Cookman's graduation".

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:17

The statute Heyman is being charged under, West Virginia Code 61-6-19 , states that "any person [who] willfully interrupts or molests the orderly and peaceful process of any department, division, agency or branch of state government or of its political subdivisions" is guilty of a misdemeanor.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:30

Eighteen days after first learning of Yates's concerns, Trump fired Flynn, saying he no longer had confidence in having him as a key White House adviser. Flynn's lawyer at the time argued that Flynn had been open about his speech to RT-TV, including briefing the Defense Intelligence Agency on his trip.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:47

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that nearly no senators would support removing the legislative filibuster, which is the procedural tool that can be overcome only by a so-called supermajority of 60 votes. At a US Air Force Academy Commander-in-Chief trophy presentation, Trump called the bill a "clear win for the American people". Previous government shutdowns have cost the USA economy tens of billions of dollars and seen government services grind to a halt as ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:38

Benjamin Lake, his wife Ingrid and their 6-year-old son Lennox were on their way home from Disneyland when police said Banda drove his truck through a stop sign and hit their auto . Immigration and Customs Enforcement is prohibited from providing details on dates and locations pertaining to Banda-Acosta's deportation history due to privacy restrictions, but confirmed that he was deported in November 2002, was last deported on January 18 and has been kicked out of the United States 15 times ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:45

The white gunman who opened fire on a group of black party-goers at a San Diego apartment complex Sunday was a vehicle mechanic who struggled with massive debt and a failing marriage in the last two years. Zimmerman says Selis' family knew he was distraught but said there was no indication he would resort to violence. But Griffin disputed that and said there was "no beer involved".

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:54

Chris' wife, who worked as a teacher for Waterbury public schools from 1972 to 1987, was killed in a two-vehicle auto crash on Tuesday, May 9 at around 2:15 p.m.in Woodbury, Connecticut, according to a state police report. The driver of the other vehicle, Edward Bertulis, 87, of Waterbury, was also killed. Condolences began to pour in after Chris' wife was killed in a auto accident.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:23

Environmentalists notched a rare win in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday as a GOP effort to reverse an Obama-era rule restricting harmful methane emissions unexpectedly failed . The American Petroleum Institute and other industry groups have said the methane rule is unnecessary because companies have made strides in reducing leaks on their own.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:08

The hailstorm may be among the costliest to hit the Denver area . Late morning showers and storms will return to the area, as upper-level energy interacts with a stationary front draped across central Virginia. "A lot will depend on the cloud cover". "It looks like a mirror image of last weekend - which was also fantastic". Temperatures are expected to warm up into the 80s on Wednesday before dropping back into the the upper 70s on Thursday and Friday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:44

In an effort to dispel the perception of Chicago as a violent, unsafe city, Barack Obama seeks to start job creation programs immediately. It was Obama's second public appearance since he left office, providing another glimpse of post-presidential life.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:17

If the Senate voted against the bill, the government would have run out of money at midnight on Friday. But Republican leaders and the president himself also praised the stop-gap measure as a major accomplishment and a sign of his masterful negotiating with Democrats.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:12

And yet I suspect it will end up being somewhat soothing for those who fear that Trump will mark the end of American democracy and the beginnings of an authoritarian regime. "The majority, the vast majority, of Federal Bureau of Investigation employees enjoyed a deep and positive connection to director Comey", McCabe testified.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:04

Hurd, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, called the timing "troubling, especially since the Justice Department Inspector General was conducting an independent investigation into Comey's handling of the Clinton email case". As voters processed the latest news out of Washington they remained divided along party lines with Republicans and Trump supporters seeing Comey's dramatic firing as necessary and Democrats viewing it with suspicion.

by | September 10, 2016 | 05:03

Phil and learned what Burke Ramsey , who was just 9 at the time of JonBenét's death, had to say. Burke Ramsey's demeanor in his first interview EVER since his sister, JonBenet's, tragic murder is quite disturbing. "Oh my gosh!' running around my room looking for JonBenét", he said. Burke continued, "The next thing I remember is a police officer coming in my room shining a flashlight".