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by | June 21, 2017 | 03:55

The Hill reports that McConnell has focused on winning over moderate Republicans, though conservatives in the House say the bill will die there unless the Senate keeps provisions including the phasing out of ObamaCare's extra Medicaid funding by 2020.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:56

The Supreme Court case comes as a result of a decision by a court in Wisconsin , which found that the state's Republican lawmakers had violated the Constitution's First Amendment as well as equal rights protections for citizens through partisan gerrymandering .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:51

Forest Service Battalion Chief Chon Bribiescas. Big Bear-area residents are watching the fire's progress closely, said Ronna VanOostendorp, who works at the popular Thelma's Family Restaurant on Big Bear Boulevard. The smoke from the fire was creating unhealthy air conditions in portions of the eastern San Bernardino Mountains, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:49

The latest batch of heat will cook an area from northern California to western Texas, a region home to some seven of the 10 fastest-warming cities in the country. Airlines can take other steps when the temperature climbs too high. To compensate, Jensen said, Boeing sells a "hot and high" package to its customers for flights in hot weather or high altitude environments.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:42

Representatives for President Trump's son-in-law have reached out to these attorneys because Kushner's allies have been questioning the connection between Kushner's current lawyer and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the report said. Sekulow says the president never said Rosenstein did anything wrong. "No, he's not being investigated", the president's lawyer said. "That signifies this president knew all too well that it was inappropriate", Schiff said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:16

Promising to get rid of Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had set an informal June 30 deadline to pass the GOP health bill before the July 4 holiday. President Donald Trump privately called the House bill "mean" last week. But Republicans threw the Democrats' own history on health care back at them, arguing that Democrats deployed secretive techniques and the party-line budget reconciliation process to ultimately pass a portion of the PPACA into law.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:14

It now begins: "Despite what you may hear, for most nationalities, North Korea is probably one of the safest places on Earth to visit provided you follow the laws as provided by our documentation and pre-tour briefings". The president must send an unequivocal message to Kim Jung Un - harm another American citizen and the Armed Forces of these United States will rain down hell fire on his godforsaken wasteland of a nation.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Douglas Gallagher, intellectual property attorney at SmithAmundsen LLC's Indianapolis office, was surprised by how broad the decision was. The U.S. Supreme Court has wisely upheld the principle that the freedom of speech must extend to speech we don't like, or else it's not really freedom at all.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:11

Analyses showed the bill would result in higher prices for older and sicker Americans, coverage losses, and a slew of other negative side effects. "And at the last minute they present it, they push it through and that is one sixth of the American economy and millions of people thrown off of health insurance".

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:08

Live video from SkyFoxHD showed dozens of firefighters and other first responders at the scene working to free the third person. The ground floor of the building appeared to be covered in heavy debris - bricks, concrete, boards and other objects.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:49

Monday's briefing - the White House termed it a "gaggle", a more informal set-up, though it took place in a format much like a briefing - was likewise off-camera, with audio broadcasting forbidden. When asked when the Trump administration would release a statement about the recordings, Spicer stated, "So it's possible that we have an answer to that by the end of this week".

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:45

In response to Russia's warning Monday that USA planes flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria would be tracked both by aircraft and anti-aircraft batteries, Army Col. Earlier, General Joseph Dunford , chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff , said officials are trying to re-establish the communications link to prevent potentially deadly accidents, and that the de-confliction efforts have worked well in the past.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:34

Trump is understandably ticked, he said. Gingrich prefaced the Mueller accusation with a post that labeled Mueller as "the anti-Trump special counsel". "The American people have the right to expect that the rule of law will prevail, that no one is above the law", Gingrich said on the House floor the same year.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:27

The fire began just after 3:00 pm, on June 19, 2017, in the Holcomb Valley area, northeast of Big Bear. There are voluntary evacuations for homes in the Baldwin Lake and Holcomb Valley areas and around the Big Bear dump, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and Big Bear Fire Department.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:27

In a statement released Monday, Wisconsin's Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel said the state's redistricting was constitutional. And your $5F lives in Maryland, which is comically Democratically gerrymandered , so yeahyeah #BothSidesDoIt.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:08

Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". Despite the president's purported abhorrence for those within the government who leak news about the White House government to the press , almost every story about the White House involves anonymous statements.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:55

Political Scientists have found a formula they call, the "Efficiency Gap" in calculating the amount of bias against one political party or another while drawing the electoral college geographical maps. Why, then, are there so many cases being forth right now for gerrymandering and what makes this the worst time in our nation's history for swaying things toward one party or the other? "Leftists want the courts to overturn district lines if not enough Democrats win", said Judicial Watch ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:55

Sekulow appeared on NBC's Meet the Press , CBS News' Face the Nation , CNN's State of the Union and Fox News Sunday. When Wallace said Sekulow did not appear to know whether Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice, Sekulow sarcastically suggested that he had not been informed that special prosecutor Robert Mueller was investigating the president.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:18

The truce that went into effect Saturday came after some of the worst fighting in months between rebels and pro-government forces. The U.S. military confirmed a U.S. The incident further complicates the country's six-year war and comes as a US-led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State group from its Syrian bastion Raqa.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:12

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:43

Republicans and Democrats have swapped political insults for friendly rivalry at their annual congressional baseball game in honour of House of Representatives politician Steve Scalise , critically injured in a shooting rampage. The president said that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:39

The comedian stands accused of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly sexually assaulting Constand in his Cheltenham mansion in January 2004. He argued the case is "as straightforward as you're ever going to see in a sex crimes case - ever". Cosby says they enjoyed a mutual "petting" session.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:41

Gilliland says Lewis texted family members from the hospital, where she had been taken after being injured in a traffic accident. "She talked with me". Lewis' family members said they knew something was wrong when they received frightening text messages from her, indicating she was in the hospital after a vehicle wreck.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:35

The court ruled 8-0 in favor of the Portland, Oregon-based Asian-American dance rock band , which had been denied a trademark because the government deemed its name disparaging to people of Asian descent. Alito was backed in the majority opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., Justice Clarence Thomas and Justice Stephen Breyer . "The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's 2014 decision cancelling six Redskins trademark registrations on the basis that they are disparaging will not be able ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:17

Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No. 218529218525218525Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimonyPresident Trump spoke out publicly a day after former FBI Director James Comey Friday testified that to protect against lies by Mr.