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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

Added: 25.03.2017 6:52 | 4 views | 0 comments


President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and the party's most conservative lawmakers left them short of votes, ensuring that Trump's first major legislative initiative since taking office on Jan. 20 ended in failure. House Republicans had planned a vote on the measure after Trump late on Thursday cut off negotiations with Republicans who had balked at the plan and issued an ultimatum to vote on Friday, win or lose.

Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution

Added: 25.03.2017 6:43 | 2 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the European Union on Friday for hypocrisy and called the bloc "sons of bitches" after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs. Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.

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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

Added: 25.03.2017 0:48 | 17 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Black lawmakers ask FBI to help find missing black girls

Added: 24.03.2017 22:47 | 8 views | 0 comments

Washington, D.C. police say there are 22 unsolved cases of missing juveniles in the district so far this year, and they say the number is not actually so unusual

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Lawmakers select 2 nominees for political practices office

Added: 24.03.2017 21:54 | 16 views | 0 comments


HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Legislative leaders have ended a stalemate and will forward two names for Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to consider for the next commissioner of political practices.
The four Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate on Friday agreed to add former state Sen. Jeff Mangan ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Plan to dig up President Polk's body again stirs trouble

Added: 24.03.2017 21:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

A push by lawmakers in Tennessee to dig up President James K. Polk's body and move it for the third time since his death nearly 170 years ago is riling people

From: abcnews.go.com

Trump suffers bruising defeat as health reform effort collapses

Added: 24.03.2017 21:41 | 4 views | 0 comments


Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat Friday in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers. Barely two months into his term, Trump was forced to withdraw an embattled Republican health care bill, moments before a vote, leaving his campaign pledge to dismantle his predecessor's health care reforms unfulfilled. "We were very, very close," Trump said in the Oval Office regarding support for the bill.

House rejects moving Montana State Parks from FWP

Added: 24.03.2017 20:55 | 15 views | 0 comments


HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The House has voted against removing Montana State Parks from the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Lawmakers voted 50-49 Friday against the measure that would have given the parks division its own executive director and control of its own budget by administratively attaching it to ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

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