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Trump slams Democrats, McCain over health care bill

President Trump on Saturday chided Democrats who praised Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainSenate’s defense authorization would set cyber doctrine Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over …

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The real reason health care in America is a mess

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), center, listens as Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), left, speaks about their health-care bill. At right is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (Alex Brandon/Associated Press) Until Donald Trump briefly applied himself to the subject, “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.” President Van …

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GOP lawmaker faces rowdy town hall on health care

Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstOvernight Finance: McConnell, Schumer spar over debt limit | WH says tax reform depends on Dems | Mnuchin doubts Trump’s corporate tax goal possible | Dem wants criminal probe of Equifax stock sales | Mystery surrounds Cordray’s plans GOP senator calls for caps on ex-presidents’ benefits …

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Week In Politics: Trump And Kim, Health Care – NPR

Week In Politics: Trump And Kim, Health CareNPRSeptember 23, 20178:11 AM ET. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday · Ron Elving 2017 · Ron Elving. President Trump exchanged insults with Kim Jong Un this week, while Sen. John McCain said he would vote against the Republican health care effort.

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Why the Latest Health Bill Is Teetering: It Might Not Work

Should the Graham-Cassidy measure die, it would almost surely end the long Republican quest to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Mr. Obama’s signature domestic achievement. If the Senate does not vote by Sept. 30, the drive to kill the Affordable Care Act will lose special protections under Senate …

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Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure. Trump appealed to Sen. Lisa …

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Toxic Leaks From Massive Landfills

Hurricane Maria tore off roofs and downed power lines in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands this week, triggering a presidential emergency declaration and help from FEMA, the US Coast Guard, and the military. Now environmental experts are worried about a lesser-known casualty of the storm: more than 30 …

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Trump criticizes McCain over health care bill

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) looks on during a press conference about his resistance to the so-called “Skinny Repeal” of the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 27, 2017. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein and Reuters WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch …

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