by | May 25, 2017 | 12:49

Section 18, Article VII of the 1987 Constitution says that the President may "in case of invasion or rebellion, when the public safety requires it" suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus or place the country under martial law. Trump then added: "I think we had a previous president who did not understand that". He also stated that the enactment of martial law "will be no different than what President Marcos did".

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:49

WASHINGTON (AP) - The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday .

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:50

The maximum penalty if convicted of the assault charge is a $500 fine and 6 months in jail. In an era of extreme congressional partisanship, toeholds like the Montana seat are valuable ground for both Republicans and Democrats. "Further, Speaker [Paul] Ryan and the National Republican Campaign Committee should not waste another minute before publicly denouncing their candidate and apologizing for the millions of dollars they spent on his behalf".

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:36

The sides still have two jurors and six alternates to seat, according to reports. O'Neill said he would revisit the issue if defense lawyer Brian McMonagle offered statistical evidence to back his discrimination complaint. The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in 2004. He has called the encounter consensual. Cosby goes on trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:18

How proud they were that they played to their base by passing a bill, HR 1628, that would eviscerate Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement, the Affordable Care Act . That last part is key: Because of the complex budget process the Senate is using, the health overhaul bills can not increase the deficit beyond the 10-year budget window.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:43

Ryan says House could pass bill without border tax MORE (I-Vt.) gave a succinct review of the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) new score for the House-passed Republican health care bill. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) unveiled its revised score of the House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare Wednesday afternoon.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:10

A horrifying day for the small town began in the morning, when Hartless took two passers-by hostage in a wooded area behind Pine Kirk Nursing Home . 'I went back in the house, and I heard another one, and that's all I know. Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an OH nursing home. A woman who works about a block from where an OH police chief and two nursing home employees were killed says she heard gunshots followed by screaming and then sirens.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:58

Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian tweeted that Gianforte "body slammed me and broke my glasses" at a campaign event in Bozeman, Montana. Gootkin said he wasn't sure of Gianforte's whereabouts. Tina Olechowski says Quist was making the rounds across the state to thank volunteers and was on his way to Missoula on Wednesday when the altercation involving Republican Greg Gianforte happened.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:58

She then heard "a giant crash" before Jacobs hit the floor. In a recording of the incident, Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs said he was "body-slammed" by Gianforte and wanted to call police. It seems like there is more of us than there is of him. The race is turning out to be closer than many thought the traditional Republican stronghold would be.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:34

The approval came on the same day that the House gave preliminary approval to a bill that prohibits transgender students from using the bathroom of their choice in public schools. Gov. Dan Patrick (R), who has embraced them as he seeks to grow his political profile, in favor of Patrick. The House version still needs to pass a final vote (which could happen as soon as Monday ) and move through the Senate , but the Senate's likely to approve the amendment since it already passed the ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:45

Over half of the students in the room even stood up and turned their backs to the Secretary of Education, sparking the hashtag #BacksToBetsy . For almost the entire time the secretary of education spoke, she was booed, shouted at, and met with calls of "Go home!" from students and audience members.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:10

Francis went as far as to say that building such walls is " not Christian ", but did not comment on the border fence that already exists between California and Mexico that was built during former president Bill Clinton's administration in 1993.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:21

And Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has also pushed legislators to pass some kind of bathroom restriction this session. Advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, including the Human Rights Campaign, opposed the bill. That directive has since been rescinded by the Trump administration. It would not ban, as the original bill would have, trans children from using the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:09

Specifically, while speaking with Mike Allen of Axios , Ryan made it clear that he doesn't share Trump's disparaging assessment of Comey . "Yeah, I don't agree with that", Ryan replied. I'm not sure it was meant that way. "I just fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation", he said, according to a report based on a summary of the meeting obtained by The Times.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:36

The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026 under the bill, which was approved this month by the Republican-dominated House of Representatives. Rolling back that expansion would limit future enrollments. Their average premiums would be lower by 2026 than they would be under Obamacare, but mainly because they would have fewer benefits.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:40

The University of Louisville sophomore has withdrawn his name from the mix in the NBA Draft and will return to the Cardinals' program for his junior season. Deng's return is the final question mark of the 2017-18 roster. Earlier this month, Rick Pitino reiterated a previous claim that he plans to use Adel more in the two guard spot this upcoming season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:54

When President Donald Trump set his hands on a glowing orb during his first foreign trip to Saudi Arabia , social media lit up with science fiction jokes. "There was not a single hint of a protester anywhere there during the whole time we were there". "I want you to know how much we appreciate the change in American policy on Iran, which you enunciated so clearly just an hour ago".

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:36

The statement added that the reporter's injuries did not meet the legal definition of felony assault. He also discounted Republican critiques that he was "in bed" with Rep. The Guardian says Jacobs attempted to ask Gianforte a question while he was being interviewed by a local TV station. Authorities say they're investigating allegations of assault.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:08

Scanlon said Jacobs then grabbed Gianforte's wrist and both apparently fell to the ground. "May I play you a recorded message from President Donald Trump about the upcoming special election?" The last guy who came in here you did the same thing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:35

When they emerged, the judge said he had chose to keep the woman on the anonymous jury because the prosecution had offered a "race-neutral" explanation, though he encouraged the defense to present a statistical analysis of the prosecution's jury decisions to bolster its claim of whitewashing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 11:04

State Rep. Karl Oliver has apologized for using the word in a Facebook post and has taken the post down but not before he was thrust into the national spotlight. His disfigured body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River, and his mother held an open-casket funeral in Chicago. He should resign for the good of his constituents, his party, the House of Representatives and the state.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:19

Wednesday's projections will serve as starting points for Senate Republicans writing their own health care bill . If that threshold had not been met, the House would have had to vote again on a new bill. While healthier individuals would be able to buy low-priced insurance as a result of those waivers, those with pre-existing conditions "would ultimately be unable" to buy insurance with benefits and premiums comparable to what they now have, "if they could purchase it at all".

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:13

Trump thanked the president for Italy's contributions to global counterterrorism efforts, especially for its participation in the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS and its active role in Iraq and Afghanistan. The president gave the pope a case of books by Martin Luther King Jr., and the pope gave Donald Trump a medal by a Roman artist, inscribed with an olive branch .

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:49

Because the sales tax hike would start July 1 and the income tax cuts would go into effect on January 1, 2018, the Senate plan would produce $147 million in new tax revenue for the 2017-18 budget year, but it would create budget shortfalls each year thereafter, growing to a $178 million deficit for 2021-22, according to Deputy Revenue Secretary Mark Muchow.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:16

Now there's a real chance it could come to fruition, transforming American health care for the second time in a decade. The rate of health care cost increases slowed under the ACA. "An inability to pay, or a pre-existing condition should never stop you from going to the doctor's appointment, receiving the tests and getting the treatment that could save your life", Mr.

by | May 25, 2017 | 10:20

Cosby arrived at the Allegheny County Courthouse just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. The pool of about 93 people appears to include eight black women and three black men. The 79-year-old is scheduled to go to trial June 5 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Pennsylvania mansion in January 2004.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:51

The Trump Organization forwarded this pamphlet to members of the House Oversight Committee in response to their request for more information. The Trump Organization, Dillon, and the White House could not immediately be reached for comment.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:51

President Trump is visiting the Middle East. "They have thrived. They have become so successful in so many places and they have enlightened the world". Tom Sutton, a political science professor at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, said the tone of the trip affirmed two important allies the US has in Israel and Saudi Arabia, which Trump visited immediately prior to his trip to Israel.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:47

A financial analysis of the American Health Care Act , slated to be released Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office, could decide the fate of the bill in its current form - and if it continues on to the Senate or returns to the House to be reworked.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:29

The White House did not deny the claim. The press conference was also one of Trump's last opportunities to speak on the record to the American media before his first trip overseas as president later this week. No American reporters were allowed in to document the meeting, only a Russian Foreign Ministry photographer. Trump also changed his story once again about the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, returning again to the White House's original rationale that he based his decision ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:43

In a rush to pass the bill while they had enough Republican support, House leaders chose to hold a vote to repeal Obamacare before receiving a score from the Congressional Budget Office-a highly unusual move for such a momentous bill. The Congressional Budget Office gave the revised AHCA a slightly better review on some counts than the original version. The CBO score released on Wednesday suggests it may have been wise to pass the bill early: had there been a CBO score earlier, ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:33

Monday in the Veterans Freedom Park (formerly Pico Park). Robert Ewing, retired U.S. Army major, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Next come stops at Evergreen Cemetery, May Creek Senior Living Campus and finally, Turtle Lake Cemetery.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:17

A White House spokesman said there would not be confirmation or denial of "unsubstantiated claims based on illegal leaks from anonymous individuals". "The President will continue to focus on his agenda that he was elected to pursue by the American people".

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:29

In March, the CBO projected that the measure would reduce the federal deficit by $150 billion over the next decade. MacArthur continued to defend the legislation, arguing that the status quo would result in an insurance market collapse and cause even more Americans to lose coverage.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:28

A group of heavily-armed militants with ties to the Islamic State entered a town in the southern Philippines , leading to a clash with the military Tuesday, according to Philippine military officials. Gen. Restituto Padilla said a combined military and police force initiated the operation in Marawi. Duterte will leave Russian Federation at 10 p.m. Moscow time to return to Manila.