, Philadelphia Inquirer The moves by the White House to bar cameras or audio from press briefings are another small step on the road to authoritarianism. It's time to turn the cameras back on, or walk out the door.
, IBD On Monday the Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate of the Republican Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act. Ã‚ CBO calculated that the proposed bill would reduce the deficit by $321 billion over the next decade. That is welcome news.Less welcome, however, was CBO's conclusion tha
, National Review Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from Henry Olsen's The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism. It is reprinted here with permission. Ronald Reagan often said that he did not leave the Democratic party, the party left him. That statement is usually considered to be mere political fluff, a ruse to make himself politically palatable to the voters who revered FDR and the New Deal. Yet, that view is both condescending and wrong. A close reading of Reagan's thought shows that he was always more concerned with what government sought to do than...
, CNN In the wake of Jon Ossoff's special election loss a week ago, calls began, again, within some corners of the Democratic caucus that it was time for Nancy Pelosi to step aside as the highest ranking House Democrat.
, Daily Mail CNN's high moral ground has crumbled beneath it in spectacular style. In a humiliating moment in its history, CNN just accepted resignations from three of its top journalists for a fake story.
The Trump administration is getting ready to put its temporary travel ban in place. It will stop most visits from six mainly-Muslim countries for 90 days. On Monday, the Supreme Court threw out lower-court orders blocking the ban. Jan Crawford reports.
The White House says voters should not trust a new Congressional Budget Office report on the Senate Republicans' health care bill, which estimates 22 million more people will be uninsured by 2026 if the Senate bill replaces Obamacare. There are six GOP senators who are currently against the plan. Nancy Cordes reports.
The White House says it has evidence the Syrian government is planning to use more chemical weapons on its own people. Also, another Senate Republican says "no" to the latest GOP health care bill after a new estimate finds it would leave 22 million more people without insurance. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.