por | Junio 25, 2017 | 10:46

Since the bill may be passed through the budget reconciliation process - thus requiring a simple majority vote, rather than the normal 60 votes needed to bring it to the floor for a vote - its measures would need to be ruled as pertaining to the budget.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 10:33

The Democrats have turned to the charge of " obstruction of justice " only because the "earnestly desired evidence" of collusion between Trump's associates and Russians has not materialised, says Holman Jenkins in The Wall Street Journal. Officially, Mueller spokesman Peter Carr told NPR's Carrie Johnson, "We'll decline to comment". Other presidents have managed to compartmentalize investigations and go about the business of governing, but Trump seems consumed by the Mueller probe.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 10:33

Such policy characterized the United States approach to Cuba for decades. In a statement on state television it denounced the measures, but said Havana "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". The senator, who challenged Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, was expected to travel with the president aboard Air Force One and appear with him at Friday's announcement.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 10:21

Kathleen Rice's office, though it was not clear what if anything would come of it. "My decision about how long I stay is not up to them", Pelosi said earlier in the conference. It's not fair. It's not accurate in its attacks on our leader, but it's effective. "They're winning so we have to address that reality". She continues to command a great degree of loyalty from many House Democrats , and allies dismissed the idea that her position was in any kind of jeopardy.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 10:13

A portrait of Sanders, the Independent senator from Vermont and the first Jewish candidate to win major nominating contests in a presidential primary season when he vied previous year for the Democratic presidential nod, is the background photo on Hodgkinson's Facebook page .

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 09:53

Let it not be forgotten that President Obama not infrequently chose Republicans for positions he thought they were best suited, whereas in the Trump administration, we have a who's who of radical extremists who are at times completely unfit for their position.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 09:38

The thing is, the Republican Party knows that no one wants the American Health Care Act . Then there is the fact that it remain decidedly unclear whether 50 Republican Senate votes exist for any sort of compromise health care legislation.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 09:13

Voting yes on the Senate health care bill would be a vote directly against me, my family and all Pennsylvanians. "There's still an opportunity to make this bill better", he said. "It's not that they're opposed", he said. "But I believe we can get to 'yes'". For the House of Representatives' version of healthcare , Trump held regular meetings with representatives at the White House.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 09:10

He said on Wednesday he wanted a health plan "with heart". Democrats defended Obama's decision to wade into the political fight by accusing Trump of leveling personal attacks against him on a regular basis. "The chaos the Republican Party is wrecking across our health care system won't just be felt in our insurance markets but in doctor's offices, ER's and clinics across the state of in", says Myers.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 09:11

Schumer said federal cuts would hurt the 6.3 million New Yorkers on medicaid and that nearly 40 percent of the state's funding to fight opioid abuse would be slashed. But the Senate measure would bring additional Medicaid cuts to states including Wisconsin, which is penalized in both bills for not fully expanding Medicaid under Obama's law, he said.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:53

The Senate version mostly mirrors the House bill but would allow for the continuance of federal subsidies that under the Affordable Care Act are allocated to those who can not afford to pay their monthly health insurance premiums. Both bills would eliminate most of the taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act. Menendez gave his remarks at the Newark Community Health Center , a federally-funded health clinic where over 60 percent of patients rely on Medicaid to fund treatment.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:48

US Senate Republicans have unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as some senators voiced scepticism.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:36

On Facebook , Obama said at the heart of the bill was "fundamental meanness". "The real goal here is to try to lower the cost of health care", Lynch said. "NAMI opposes this effort to decimate our nation's already struggling mental health system", the organization said in a written statement . In the same bill in which the Senate slashes health care for low-income households, they also propose massive tax cuts for high-income households.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:35

Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured. Insurers would receive more federal funds. His administration has toughened immigration enforcement, pursued his travel ban targeted at six majority-Muslim nations, and targeted Obama administration initiatives created to change law enforcement and sentencing practices.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:35

The Nevada senator joins four other Republicans in expressing opposition to the draft bill as it is now written. Sens. Ted Cruz , Ron Johnson , Rand Paul , Mike Lee said publicly on Thursday that they are not ready to vote for the bill as is, although they are open to negotiations to change it.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:33

The Tea Party-aligned group FreedomWorks also said in s statement that the bill doesn't live up to promises by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., of a full repeal of the ACA. Instead of caring for a disabled relative at home, where it is less expensive, cutting funding for home help aides might prompt families to seek out the more expensive option of institutionalizing their disabled relative, Cronin said.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:11

He said the Democratic Party, however, isn't self-aware enough to realize that they'll always have an uphill battle if she's the face of the party. Kathleen Rice , one of a small group who has gone public with the message that Pelosi should go, hosted a dozen Democrats in her office Thursday for an hour-long strategy session.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 06:59

The daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, she rose quickly through Democratic ranks in the 1980s as California party chairman, then finance chair for the party's Senate campaign committee. In the record-breaking special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, Republicans routinely featured Pelosi in TV ads and mailers attacking Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff - seeking to paint him as a liberal whose values were more in touch with Pelosi's San Francisco district than ...

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 07:00

Twice. In Georgia and SC. President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington . "I certainly don't feel it". And we need a message . Democrats knew the seat was winnable, or they wouldn't have poured millions of dollars into the race.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 06:57

I don't think this kills the bill: Heller is the single most deserving of a lifeboat of any Republican senator, given his reelection circumstances, and McConnell may well have given him the nod to go ahead with this statement . For states that opted into the expansion, people whose household incomes were up to 138% of the federal poverty level could qualify for coverage. Maria Cantwell at Virginia Mason Medical Center Friday to blast the newly unveiled Senate Republican health-care ...